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Netflix CEO says firm continues to look into entering China

Reuters - Netflix Inc will continue to look into the possibility of entering China, Chief Executive Reed Hastings said on Thursday, as the video streaming service seeks to grow its subscriber base outside its …

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  • Xu Lin, deputy director of China's internet regulator, attends a Shanghai delegation group discussion at the National People's Congress (NPC) in Beijing
    China appoints new internet regulator Reuters

    China on Wednesday appointed a new head of its powerful internet regulator, a man who has publicly vowed to maintain the ruling Communist Party's tight grip over cyberspace. In a brief report, the official …

    Xu Lin, deputy director of China's internet regulator, attends a Shanghai delegation group discussion at the National People's Congress (NPC) in Beijing

    China on Wednesday appointed a new head of its powerful internet regulator, a man who has publicly vowed to maintain the ruling Communist Party's tight grip over cyberspace. In a brief report, the official Xinhua news agency said Lu Wei will no longer head the Cyberspace Administration of China, naming one of his deputies, …

  • A man is silhouetted against a video screen with an Facebook logo as he poses with an Samsung S4 smartphone in this photo illustration taken in the central Bosnian town of Zenica
    Facebook wins privacy case against Belgian data protection authority Reuters

    By Julia Fioretti BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The Belgian data protection authority on Wednesday lost a legal battle with Facebook in which it sought to stop the social network from tracking the online activities …

    A man is silhouetted against a video screen with an Facebook logo as he poses with an Samsung S4 smartphone in this photo illustration taken in the central Bosnian town of Zenica

    By Julia Fioretti BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The Belgian data protection authority on Wednesday lost a legal battle with Facebook in which it sought to stop the social network from tracking the online activities of non-Facebook users in Belgium who visit the social network's pages. The Belgian Privacy Commission said the Brussels …

  • File photo of VW sign outside a Volkswagen dealership in London
    Volkswagen's diesel settlement will fund range of clean air efforts Reuters

    By David Shepardson and Joel Schectman WASHINGTON (Reuters) - German automaker Volkswagen AG will pay as much as $15.3 billion after admitting it cheated on U.S. diesel emissions tests for years, agreeing …

    File photo of VW sign outside a Volkswagen dealership in London

    By David Shepardson and Joel Schectman WASHINGTON (Reuters) - German automaker Volkswagen AG will pay as much as $15.3 billion after admitting it cheated on U.S. diesel emissions tests for years, agreeing to buy back vehicles from consumers and provide funding that could benefit makers of cleaner technologies. The largest-ever …

  • Soft-wheel robot could play a role in rescue missions or even deep space exploration
    Soft-wheel robot could play a role in rescue missions or even deep space exploration Digital Trends

    “Upon seeing this work, a friend at Iowa State suggested that we have committed the proverbial reinventing of the wheel,” Aaron Mazzeo, assistant professor in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace …

    Soft-wheel robot could play a role in rescue missions or even deep space exploration

    “Upon seeing this work, a friend at Iowa State suggested that we have committed the proverbial reinventing of the wheel,” Aaron Mazzeo, assistant professor in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, tells Digital Trends.

  • Google Maps for Android finally lets you set multiple destinations
    Google Maps for Android finally lets you set multiple destinations Digital Trends

    Google Maps for desktop has long let you set multiple destinations for your trip, however it has been missing from Android so far. Not anymore! Now you can finally set multiple destinations to your trip …

    Google Maps for Android finally lets you set multiple destinations

    Google Maps for desktop has long let you set multiple destinations for your trip, however it has been missing from Android so far. Not anymore! Now you can finally set multiple destinations to your trip in Google Maps for Android.

  • Nvidia’s Shield Android TV streaming box gets Netflix in HDR, plus a lot more Digital Trends

    Nvidia's latest update for its Shield Android TV streaming box brings the ability to stream Netflix content in HDR and YouTube in 4K at 60FPS, plus Plex Media Server support and a ton of other fea …

    Nvidia’s Shield Android TV streaming box gets Netflix in HDR, plus a lot more

    Nvidia's latest update for its Shield Android TV streaming box brings the ability to stream Netflix content in HDR and YouTube in 4K at 60FPS, plus Plex Media Server support and a ton of other features.

  • Microsoft shutting down Xbox Fitness service in 2017; no word on refunds Digital Trends

    Microsoft announced that it will discontinue support for its Xbox Fitness service in 2017, permanently closing off access to its associated Xbox One app and rendering user-purchased content inoperable …

    Microsoft shutting down Xbox Fitness service in 2017; no word on refunds

    Microsoft announced that it will discontinue support for its Xbox Fitness service in 2017, permanently closing off access to its associated Xbox One app and rendering user-purchased content inoperable.

  • Digital Camera Buying Guide: What to look for and what to avoid Digital Trends

    Is your smartphone camera enough for you? Do you need a point-and-shoot, mirrorless, or DSLR? Should you buy online or in a physical store? We answer these and more questions in our camera buying guid …

    Digital Camera Buying Guide: What to look for and what to avoid

    Is your smartphone camera enough for you? Do you need a point-and-shoot, mirrorless, or DSLR? Should you buy online or in a physical store? We answer these and more questions in our camera buying guide.

  • Microsoft CEO aims to build artificial intelligence capable of empathy, emotion CNBC

    Humans have a lot to contribute even in the face of artificial intelligence, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella said.

    We want robots to feel empathy and curiosity...like humans: Microsoft CEO Nadella

    Humans have a lot to contribute even in the face of artificial intelligence, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella said.

  • New malware can make a PC’s cooling fans cough up passwords, encryption keys Digital Trends

    Isolating a computer from every network may seem like a sure-fire, if not impractical, method of keeping your files safe - until researchers use your system's own fans to betray it.

    New malware can make a PC’s cooling fans cough up passwords, encryption keys

    Isolating a computer from every network may seem like a sure-fire, if not impractical, method of keeping your files safe - until researchers use your system's own fans to betray it.

  • Unleash your full selfie potential with Idolcam Digital Trends

    AeriCam has been building large drones for Hollywood for years. Now, it's working on Idolcam, an integrated camera and three-axis gimbal that seeks to bring out “your inner idol” with high-quality, …

    Unleash your full selfie potential with Idolcam

    AeriCam has been building large drones for Hollywood for years. Now, it's working on Idolcam, an integrated camera and three-axis gimbal that seeks to bring out “your inner idol” with high-quality, stabilized selfie videos.

  • Samsung Galaxy Note 6 and Galaxy Note 7 rumors Digital Trends

    Already looking to see what's up with the next Samsung Galaxy Note? Here's a look at the latest news and rumors surrounding the Note 6 (or maybe the Note 7), including talk of an early release …

    Samsung Galaxy Note 6 and Galaxy Note 7 rumors

    Already looking to see what's up with the next Samsung Galaxy Note? Here's a look at the latest news and rumors surrounding the Note 6 (or maybe the Note 7), including talk of an early release to jump ahead of the next iPhone.

  • Hands on: ZTE Axon 7 Digital Trends

    ZTE busts out its new flagship killer for 2016 with the Axon 7. This all-metal phone boasts high-end specs and a premium all-metal design for a much cheaper price than most. Here's our hands on.

    Hands on: ZTE Axon 7

    ZTE busts out its new flagship killer for 2016 with the Axon 7. This all-metal phone boasts high-end specs and a premium all-metal design for a much cheaper price than most. Here's our hands on.

  • Google sends Care.com shares soaring after buying $46 million stake CNBC

    Google Capital took a majority stake in Care.com, boosting shares of the on-demand family care service.

    Google sends Care.com shares soaring after buying $46 million stake

    Google Capital took a majority stake in Care.com, boosting shares of the on-demand family care service.

  • Would you buy a smartphone with baked in ads, if it meant a lower price? Digital Trends

    Amazon is selling the new Moto G4 and Blu's R1 HD at a discount with ads on the lockscreen and pre-installed Amazon apps. It sets a dangerous precedent for unlocked phones, and we're worried other …

    Would you buy a smartphone with baked in ads, if it meant a lower price?

    Amazon is selling the new Moto G4 and Blu's R1 HD at a discount with ads on the lockscreen and pre-installed Amazon apps. It sets a dangerous precedent for unlocked phones, and we're worried other retailers will do the same.

  • Fan-made website shows how powerful ‘OK Google’ really is Digital Trends

    How many "OK Google" commands can you think of off the top of your head? Having some trouble? Check out this fan-made site, which offers an extensive list of OK Google commands and their variations, …

    Fan-made website shows how powerful ‘OK Google’ really is

    How many "OK Google" commands can you think of off the top of your head? Having some trouble? Check out this fan-made site, which offers an extensive list of OK Google commands and their variations, with more on the way.

  • Here’s a complete list of what you’ll see in Windows 10’s big update this August Digital Trends

    Microsoft revealed Anniversary Update during BUILD 2016, a free OS upgrade bringing plenty of new elements to the Windows 10 platform. Here's an up-to-date catalog of all the major changing coming …

    Here’s a complete list of what you’ll see in Windows 10’s big update this August

    Microsoft revealed Anniversary Update during BUILD 2016, a free OS upgrade bringing plenty of new elements to the Windows 10 platform. Here's an up-to-date catalog of all the major changing coming on August 2.

  • Supposed Lightning EarPods for iPhone 7 shown in new leak Digital Trends

    Apple is widely expected to get rid of the headphone jack in the iPhone 7. So how will you listen to music? If this leak is to be believed, you'll listen through EarPods that have a Lightning connector …

    Supposed Lightning EarPods for iPhone 7 shown in new leak

    Apple is widely expected to get rid of the headphone jack in the iPhone 7. So how will you listen to music? If this leak is to be believed, you'll listen through EarPods that have a Lightning connector instead of the usual 3.5mm.

  • Mylio, which makes managing your images easier, now ‘Free Forever’ Digital Trends

    Mylio makes managing, accessing, and editing your images across multiple devices easier than ever, and now is offering its latest plan, Free Forever, which provides its service for just that, free.

    Mylio, which makes managing your images easier, now ‘Free Forever’

    Mylio makes managing, accessing, and editing your images across multiple devices easier than ever, and now is offering its latest plan, Free Forever, which provides its service for just that, free.

  • Facebook puts friends first in your feed thanks to transparent News Feed Values adoption Digital Trends

    Facebook is making big adjustments to how it feeds your personal Facebook news feed, putting friends first, pushing out Spam, and pushing sponsored content down below what it believes you will find most …

    Facebook puts friends first in your feed thanks to transparent News Feed Values adoption

    Facebook is making big adjustments to how it feeds your personal Facebook news feed, putting friends first, pushing out Spam, and pushing sponsored content down below what it believes you will find most relevant.