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Two Israeli teens arrested for running major DDoS service

Last week, the FBI arrested a pair of Israeli teenagers who allegedly ran an online booter service called vDOS, as reported by Brian Krebs. vDOS was an online service that helped carry out distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks against websites. The business allowed buyers to choose from various subscription options that specified how many seconds the attacks would run for. ...

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CBS boss suggests Apple’s TV streaming service is still stalled

All last year, Apple was said to be putting together a streaming service for the Apple TV, but report after report said it wasn’t going very well. Now, the newest word suggests that Apple may even have taken a break. CBS CEO Les Moonves has chimed in pretty frequently on the state of his company’s negotiations with Apple, and today he ...

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Comcast says its streaming TV service won’t count against data caps because it doesn’t use the internet

Comcast internet subscribers shopping around for streaming video services are going to have a pretty convincing reason to opt for the company’s own product, called Stream TV. That’s because data used for the service won’t count against subscribers’ data caps, which start at 300GB per month. In addition, bandwidth used by the service won’t impact your network speeds — Comcast ...

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BBC plans North Korea broadcasting service

Elizabeth ShimSEOUL, March 12 (UPI) — Britain’s BBC is planning to broadcast to North Korea, but the move could draw a strong reaction from Pyongyang. Top News – UPI.com

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Apple’s new premium music service reportedly launching by this summer

According to Billboard, Apple’s upcoming streaming service – the next evolution of Beats Music – could see a “possible” launch sometime in the spring, but is “certain” to reach consumers by summer. 9to5Mac reported on the revamped Beats-based service last week, putting forward iOS 8.4 as the update that could potentially put the on-demand, premium service into the hands of millions of iPhone ...

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Redbox Instant streaming video service shutting down on October 7th

Netflix’s grip on the streaming video market is tightening. Today, Redbox Instant announced that the service will be shut down in just a few days, on October 7th. The service, which went live last year as part of a partnership between Verizon and Redbox parent company Outerwall, has struggled to lure subscribers away from competing streaming sites like Netflix and Amazon Instant ...

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Gogo unveils in-flight text, talk service at 30,000 feet

CNET boarded a private jet at New Jersey’s Newark Airport to test Gogo’s latest in-flight talk and texting service. (Credit: Zack Whittaker/CNET) AT 30,000 FEET ABOVE NEW YORK — Gone are the days when aircraft were metal tubes of isolation. Get ready to hear more “Hello? I’m on a plane” on your cross-country flights. Gogo has unveiled its latest in-flight ...

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U.S. Service Sector Growth Quickens in October

Filed under: Economic Indicators, Job Market, Manufacturing, Economy, Investing David Goldman/AP By Steven C. Johnson NEW YORK — U.S. service-sector business activity picked up in October and firms took on workers despite a partial government shutdown, but new order growth slowed for a second straight month, an industry report on Tuesday showed. The Institute for Supply Management said its services ...

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