Blockbuster said Wednesday that it will distribute its on-demand library via TiVo digital video recorders. Under the deal, Blockbuster's library of titles will be integrated in TiVo's Series 2 and 3, HD and HD XL DVRs.
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Nokia has announced a substantial investment in Silicon Valley service provider Obopay today, to the tune of $70 million. The amount gives Nokia a minority stake in the company, which specializes in payments via mobile phones.
More information has surfaced about the botnet "psyb0t," the first known to be capable of directly infecting home routers and cable/DSL modems.It was first observed infecting a Netcomm NB5 modem/router in Australia.
If you’re thinking about becoming a CIO, you can lay a good foundation by taking courses that translate into the skills and knowledge you’ll be using every day. Seasoned CIO Jay Rollins offers a list of essential classes that will help you get ready for the job.
Gerri Martin-Flickinger, CIO of Adobe, speaks to me about her top priorities at the graphics software maker. Martin-Flickinger shares her views on new ways the company is collaborating internally and the future of Rich Internet Applications for businesses.
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After more than a million Facebook users expressed their dislike of a recent Facebook redesign, the social networking site said today that it plans to make some changes, enhancements and other tweaks in response to user requests and concerns.In a blog post that acknowledged "thousands of e-mails, Wall posts and comments," the company said today that it plans to incorporate more control over the news feed and highlights, as well as other features.
If President Obama can argue that AIG going bankrupt would have led to a collapse of the whole financial system and, therefore, was worthy of government assistance, then there's also a valid argument that newspapers, carrying out their roles as watchdogs of government, are worthy of some help from Washington, too.Hold on.
YouTube reportedly has been blocked by authorities in China for reasons unknown to parent company Google, according to various press reports.The Chinese government isn't known for discussing its actions when it comes to blocking its citizens from access to what it considers to be questionable content.
Google announced two new enhancements to its core search engine, specifically what you see in the results pages following your search. The first involves longer summaries of the Web sites listed in the results pages when users type in longer queries.