Top Stories this Week – Streaming Backlash, Sling TV, and the Hyperloop

I found some time to do some site maintenance this weekend, so you may notice that I added a new section highlighting the latest innovations in Transportation. This is now the third major category of society covered by this blog (the other two being Entertainment and Health). Expect even more subjects to be added in the … Read more

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16% of Canadians Don’t Have Cable TV

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A recent report by CBC indicates that 16% of Canadians don’t have cable TV service, up from 12% three years ago. What does this tell us? Well, for starters, it is confirmation that the cord-cutting movement is not isolated to the United States. Cord-cutting is an idea that seems destined to spread anywhere where Internet speeds are … Read more

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Online NFL Game To Be Broadcast by Yahoo!

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It was announced this week that Yahoo! will globally broadcast one NFL game over the Web in October. The move is historic in that it marks the first time a publicly accessible NFL broadcast will take place on the Web . Note that it is not the first time that an NFL game has been broadcast … Read more

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Cord-Cutting Services Plagued By Account-Sharing

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A new report suggests that over 25% of Sling TV users access the service with “borrowed” credentials, allowing full access for free. The idea of “sharing” media with one another has been pretty rampant within certain tech-savvy communities since the turn of millennium; when services such as Napster, LimeWire, and KaZaa brought peer-to-peer downloading technologies … Read more

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