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Here’s how Roku – the electronics company that’s kept Apple and Amazon at bay – makes money

If you’re familiar with Roku, the first thing that likely comes to mind are its digital media players. But the company has other ways of bringing in money that just by selling its $100 boxes and $40 streaming sticks. In fact, the fastest growing area of its business is actually selling advertising. The private company revealed some crucial details about ... Read More »

With Olympic Cleanup Cancelled, Rio Resigned to dirty Bay

Rio de Janeiro: visitors flocking to Rio de Janeiro for this summer time’s Olympic video games will locate each dramatic landscapes and polluted, junk-stuffed water in the finger-like inlet that forms the town’s coastline and harbour. Guanabara Bay, which carves into southeast Brazil from the Atlantic Ocean, literally gave the city its call whilst Portuguese mariners mistook it for a ... Read More »

Uber’s Real Estate Footprint Unmatched Among Bay Area Startups

Uber’s new Oakland headquarters is about four times bigger than Internet radio service Pandora Media’s office nearby, and will house about five times the number of employees that ride-hailing competitor Lyf has at its headquarters. The on-demand ride service paid $123.5 million for Oakland’s historic Sears building last year and has so far filed building permits to complete at least ... Read More »

You Can Now Stream Movies, TV Shows on The Pirate Bay

You can now stream movies and TV shows directly on a torrent website and right onto your Web browser. The Pirate Bay, one of the most popular torrent websites, has adopted Torrents Time’s technology to allow its visitors to stream the files inside a torrent with just one click. For those unfamiliar, Torrents Time is a light plugin or extension ... Read More »