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Netflix reportedly plans streaming purge for January 1

If you think you're going to need a "Top Gun" or "Titanic" fix from Netflix soon, you'd better get it out of the way before Wednesday.<p>Those titles are among the dozens of movies and TV shows scheduled to be purged from the movie rental site's list of instant streaming offerings on January 1, …

Microsoft loses top engineer to Google

Blaise Agüera y Arcas, a former distinguished engineer at Microsoft, is joining Google. Agüera y Arcas originally joined Microsoft in 2006 after the software giant acquired his Seadragon startup. He was a key software architect who helped develop and build Microsoft’s Bing Maps service and its …

Intel CEO Krzanich: driving the 'internet of things', Intel will embrace 'open' - Enterprise | siliconrepublic.com - Ireland's Technology News Service

ROME – The CEO of Intel Brian Krzanich said that in targeting the ‘internet of things’ and the wearable computing opportunity, there is also a chance …

Internet of Things

Google Wants To Build The Ultimate Personal Assistant

Google Search is changing rapidly. Given the company’s love of small, rapid-fire updates, its sometimes hard to keep track of where the company is going, but earlier this month, at the LeWeb conference in Paris, Google Engineering Director Scott Huffman presented a pretty compelling overview of the …

Roku player software cracked open temporarily, root now to run XBMC later

Roku's line of set-top boxes have been popular thanks to their simple controls, large set of available apps (recently expanded to include YouTube for the new Roku 3) and hardware ranging in price from inexpensive to downright cheap. Still, despite an active and encouraged developer community with …