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Service providers still act like utilities

If you ever want to enliven a cocktail party filled with executives from the telco or cable industry, just start talking about dumb pipes. As in, “your service doesn’t offer anything more than a simple connection from my devices to…

Netflix app is coming to Comcast X1 set-top boxes

Comcast and Netflix have reached an agreement in which the latter’s streaming service will be integrated into the cable provider’s latest set-top box. The two revealed the partnership to Re/code after being asked to comment on rumors. …