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Jeff John Roberts / Gigaom:
Aereo's CEO on the future of Netflix, TV sports and the public airwaves   —  In 2012, Chet Kanojia set out to take on TV's goliaths with a slingshot full of tiny antennas, but he never imagined things would go so far so fast.  Aereo, the start-up he created, is going before the Supreme Court …
Apr 20, 2014, 7:25 AMIn context
Kevin Fitchard / Gigaom:
Welcome to the spectrum-dome: FCC lays groundwork for its controversial incentive auction   —  This spring is shaping up to be a very contentious season for almost everyone that has a stake in the country's wireless airwaves.  The Federal Communications Commission on Friday released …
Apr 18, 2014, 10:50 PMIn context
Kevin Fitchard / Gigaom:
Citymapper raises $10M to help you navigate on buses and trains   —  Citymapper, a mapping app that specializes in navigating the complexities of public transportation in big cities, has raised a $10 million Series A round led by Balderton Capital with participation from Connect Ventures, Index Ventures and Greylock Partners.
Apr 18, 2014, 6:10 AMIn context
Janko Roettgers / Gigaom:
LG releases open source Connect SDK, wants every TV to behave like Chromecast   —  Mobile app developers just got a bit of a break when it comes to bringing their content to the TV screen, courtesy of LG: The consumer electronics maker released an open source Connect SDK Thursday …
Apr 17, 2014, 12:30 PMIn context
Kevin Fitchard / Gigaom:
Time Warner Cable bets big on easy and secure Wi-Fi, rolling out Hotspot 2.0 networkwide   —  Time Warner Cable has turned on the Hotspot 2. capabilities across its public Wi-Fi network, letting customers with newer smartphones or tablets connect to its 33,000-node wireless network without entering passwords …
Apr 17, 2014, 1:30 AMIn context
Kevin Fitchard / Gigaom:
New Volvos will get AT&T connectivity starting this summer   —  AT&T will put the connected in Volvo's connected cars here in the U.S. and Canada starting with model year 2015 vehicles being released this summer.  AT&T will provide the mobile internet link to Volvo's updated Sensus Connect infotainment system …
Apr 16, 2014, 6:50 PMIn context
Janko Roettgers / Gigaom:
Netgear adds BitTorrent Sync to its network-attached storage drives   —  Now this is smart: BitTorrent Inc. has teamed up with Netgear to take its P2P-powered Dropbox competitor BitTorrent Sync to the next level.  Owners of a ReadyNAS device can now install apps for Sync directly on that device …
Apr 16, 2014, 12:25 AMIn context
Kevin C. Tofel / Gigaom:
Chrome Remote Desktop for Android beta being tested   —  Remotely accessing a computer isn't new and there are plenty of options to do so.  One of the newest is coming from Google however: The company has been working on an Android version of its Chrome Remote Desktop app for nearly a year and a full release is likely imminent.
Apr 14, 2014, 4:55 AMIn context
Jeff John Roberts / Gigaom:
“Brightest Flashlight” Android app disclosed location of 50 million people, but FTC imposes no fine   —  Even judging by the low standards of creepy data-mining apps, “Brightest Flashlight” did something pretty egregious.  The free app, which was installed by at least 50 million Android users …
Apr 13, 2014, 5:50 AMIn context
Kevin C. Tofel / Gigaom:
PayPal releases mobile payment app for the Samsung Galaxy S5 fingerprint reader   —  With the Samsung Galaxy S5 now available, PayPal is making good on its promise to use the handset's fingerprint reader.  The company released mobile apps specifically for the Galaxy S5 and Samsung's latest wearables on Friday.
Apr 12, 2014, 1:25 AMIn context

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