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NSA PRISM program taps in to user data of Apple, Google and others

NSA PRISM program taps in to user data of Apple, Google and others | CUSCI BUS 550 | Scoop.it
• Top secret PRISM program claims direct access to servers of firms including Google, Skype and Yahoo • Companies deny any knowledge of program in operation since 2007
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"Although the presentation claims the program is run with the assistance of the companies, all those who responded to a Guardian request for comment on Thursday denied knowledge of any such program."

 
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Big movies, big data: Netflix embraces NoSQL in the cloud

Big movies, big data: Netflix embraces NoSQL in the cloud | CUSCI BUS 550 | Scoop.it
With billions of reads and writes daily, Netflix relies on NoSQL database Cassandra to replace a legacy Oracle deployment
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Netflix is changing its cloud based database to support exponential increase in streaming reqeusts.

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Startups use Netflix rental model for clothing, jewelry

Startups use Netflix rental model for clothing, jewelry | CUSCI BUS 550 | Scoop.it
Startups have applied the Netflix rental model to fashion, helping people spice up their wardrobe without breaking their budget.
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It will be interesting to see if the same distribution channels can be applied to larger products utiling the Netflix rental model.

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Staples starts selling The Cube 3-D printer

Staples starts selling The Cube 3-D printer | CUSCI BUS 550 | Scoop.it
Staples says it's the first major U.S. retailer to sell a 3-D printer. The Cube, made by 3D Systems, is available on Staples.com now and will hit stores by June.
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Netflix boss predicts end of TV as we know it

Netflix boss predicts end of TV as we know it | CUSCI BUS 550 | Scoop.it
The Kingston Daily Freeman is your source for all Hudson Valley 24-hour breaking news, local news, sports, entertainment and more. View daily weather updates, watch videos and photos. Keep up with Kingston's News and Kingston local Sports.
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Netflix streams 4 billion hours in last quarter

Netflix streams 4 billion hours in last quarter | CUSCI BUS 550 | Scoop.it
That's the word from company CEO Reed Hastings, who touted his company's success on his Facebook page. Read this article by Don Reisinger on CNET News.
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Wow, unbelievalbe bandwidth!

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FAUXMOTICONS

FAUXMOTICONS | CUSCI BUS 550 | Scoop.it
Cute! RT @wiredinsider: Fauxmoticons--emoticons we really wish existed: http://t.co/m2rW7Edj4F
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Vernacular evolution?

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Documents: U.S. mining data from 9 leading Internet firms; companies deny knowledge

Documents: U.S. mining data from 9 leading Internet firms; companies deny knowledge | CUSCI BUS 550 | Scoop.it
U.S. intelligence has access to the servers of nine Internet companies as part of top-secret effort.
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Netflix's Big Data Gamble to Become the HBO of Streaming | Gadget Lab | Wired.com

Netflix's Big Data Gamble to Become the HBO of Streaming | Gadget Lab | Wired.com | CUSCI BUS 550 | Scoop.it
Reed Hastings has a dream. Actually, it's more of an obsession. The Netflix CEO wants the streaming video service to become the next HBO but without the cable subscription.
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To compete with traditional networks, Netflix is attempting to use Big Data to track and forecast viewing habits and preferences. "It knows who watches what and it’s making huge bets that their algorithm will help it determine which shows will be hits."

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Netflix Video Puts Even More Strain on the Internet

Netflix Video Puts Even More Strain on the Internet | CUSCI BUS 550 | Scoop.it
Netflix continues to be the biggest hog of Internet bandwidth in North America, with its video traffic jumping more than 35% in March from a year earlier, according to a new study. The video-subscr...
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NPR.org » With Gorgeous Dorms But Little Cash, Colleges Must Adapt

NPR.org » With Gorgeous Dorms But Little Cash, Colleges Must Adapt | CUSCI BUS 550 | Scoop.it
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mas MOOCs!

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Massive Open Online Courses, aka MOOCs, Transform Higher Education and Science: Scientific American

Massive Open Online Courses, aka MOOCs, Transform Higher Education and Science: Scientific American | CUSCI BUS 550 | Scoop.it
Science, engineering and technology courses have been in the vanguard of the massive open online course movement. These classes also are providing fodder for scientific research on learning
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BioFab: Applying Moore's Law to DNA Synthesis

BioFab: Applying Moore's Law to DNA Synthesis | CUSCI BUS 550 | Scoop.it
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The evolution and adherence to Moore's Law in the tech industry is evident as devices become increasingly smaller and faster with each new generation release.  Biotechnology instrumentation is also following the path of the tech industry, however at a much slower pace.   This is may be due to the uncertainty of biology and demand limitations for the standard consumer.  However, application of Moore's law will benefit biotechnology, and more specifically, synthetic biology, allowing researchers to develop DNA for use in designing personalized therapies.

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CONAN Performance! “The Way We Move” and “Found My Heart” | Langhorne Slim

CONAN Performance! “The Way We Move” and “Found My Heart” | Langhorne Slim | CUSCI BUS 550 | Scoop.it
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Conan has skills!

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