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Submission + - Connected TVs will not break the Internet, but may be illegal in your country (oecdinsights.org)

Raindeer writes: The OECD, an organisation working on better policies for better lives in 34 countries, released a new report last week showing that combining the Internet and television will not break the Internet. Most networks will be able to handle it. Some networks, such as Swisscom, are even encouraging Over-The-Top television. Other networks however are considering charging content providers. This reports evaluates those proposals and also shows why content providers do not sign up for many proposals. Furthermore it shows that for-example Cablevision's Cloud DVR would be illegal in France and Australia. (btw I'm the author)

Submission + - The (dis-)utility of Computer Science degrees (powerdns.com)

An anonymous reader writes: PowerDNS developer, Fox-IT CTO and university physics drop-out Bert Hubert was asked by the Eindhoven University Computer Science department as a keynote speaker at a symposium to honor the 55th anniversary of the University. The topic was the role of science in developing software. http://www.tue.nl/en/university/about-the-university/lustrum-tue-55-years/jaarprogramma/may/science-in-business-symposium-on-entrepreneurs-and-spin-offs-in-technology/

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