July 22, 2014 by The Huddle Feed in Technology

Daily Report: Netflix Makes Plans for International Growth

The company reported that its business grew in the second quarter, thanks to customers outside the United States and little adverse effect from an announced price increase. Read Full Story About The Huddle Feed

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July 21, 2014 by The Huddle Feed in Technology

Chromecast Hack Lets You Rickroll Your Neighbor’s TV

One of the biggest draws of Google’s Chromecast is how simple it is to set up and use. But the streaming dongle also comes with a bug that may hinder its usability — one that a security researcher has hilariously exploited in the name of rickrolling Dan Petro built a

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July 21, 2014 by The Huddle Feed in Technology

How Sports Data Analytics Is Upsetting The Game All Over Again

New predictive analytics are making Moneyball look obsolete. This article contains interviews with Ray Hensberger, chief technologist, Booz Allen Hamilton, Strategic Innovation Group and Jessica Gelman cofounder and co-chair of the MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference. Read Full Story Read Full Story About The Huddle Feed

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July 21, 2014 by The Huddle Feed in Technology

Verizon FiOS Uploads Are Finally Going to Get Faster

Verizon FiOS is increasing its upload speeds to match its download speeds The update, which the telecom company announced Monday on its website, is free for current customers. However, users may not notice a difference immediately, as the faster speeds will be rolled out to Verizon’s more than 6 million

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July 21, 2014 by The Huddle Feed in Technology

Goodwill Investigating Possible Theft of Credit Card Data

An unusually high number of fraudulent purchases tied to cards used at its thrift stores led authorities to contact Goodwill on Friday about a possible data breach. Read Full Story About The Huddle Feed

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July 21, 2014 by The Huddle Feed in Technology

Chinese Team Wins Biggest-Ever Prize in Professional Video Gaming

The most lucrative videogame tournament ever concluded on Monday afternoon in Seattle with the five members of Team Newbee each $1 million richer, after winning an annual tournament for the online battle game Dota 2. Read Full Story About The Huddle Feed

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July 21, 2014 by The Huddle Feed in Technology

13 Things We Learned at Fortune’s Brainstorm Tech Conference

ASPEN — For many in the tech world, it’s becoming an annual pilgrimage: more exclusive than SXSW, not quite as elite as Sun Valley, in a far better location than CESFortune magazine’s tech conference at the Aspen Institute, Brainstorm, was where Spotify chose to introduce its service to the U.S.

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July 21, 2014 by The Huddle Feed in Technology

Robot Wearable Adds 2 Fingers to Your Hand

Have you ever tried opening a jar with one hand? What about peeling a banana? You could use your teeth, but wouldn’t an extra pair of fingers come in handy? Researchers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) think so and have developed a wearable robotic device that could someday add

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July 21, 2014 by The Huddle Feed in Technology

Yahoo Acquires Flurry to Bolster Mobile Offerings

As Yahoo seeks to expand its mobile presence, the purchase will give it insight into how apps are used on the 1.4 billion mobile devices that run Flurry’s software as well as access to Flurry’s mobile ad technology. Read Full Story About The Huddle Feed

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July 21, 2014 by The Huddle Feed in Technology

This Two-Handed Controller Complements the Oculus Rift

While we may be months or years away from virtual reality headsets you can actually buy, it hasn’t stopped creators from releasing new and different controller options for tackling the platform. Startup TrinityVR is targeting a lower price point for its just-announced Magnum controller, a two-hand device that relies on

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