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Roku Has Sold 10 Million Devices in the U.S.

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Roku announced on Tuesday it has sold 10 million of its set-top boxes in the United States, meaning about 8.6% of the country’s 115 million households own — or have owned — the device.

Roku, which launched in May 2008, was the first device to stream Netflix on TV. Since then, others including Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV and Google Chromecast have emerged as competitors. Gaming consoles including Xbox and PlayStation also offer streaming. Roku’s latest figures compare to sales of 20 million for Apple TV, a figure the company reported in April

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Hackers Reportedly Exploited Heartbleed Bug to Steal 4.5 Million Patient Records

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The hackers who stole 4.5 million patient records from an American hospital network might have exploited the infamous Heartbleed bug to carry out the hack — the first time the bug has been reported to be at the center of a high-profile breach.

The attackers, who are suspected to be Chinese hackers, took advantage of a device that had not been patched to fix the Heartbleed bug to steal user credentials. They later used the login information to get into the network of Community Health Systems (CHS), where they siphoned off patients’ information such as names, addresses, birth dates, telephone numbers and social security numbers, according to Dave Kennedy, the CEO of security company TrustedSec. Read more…

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Inside Jony Ive’s $25 Million Mansion on Billionaire’s Row in San Francisco [Photo Gallery]

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It’s not every day you get an inside peek at the private life of some of the biggest names in tech. Today, we have just that opportunity by way of Jonathan “Jony” Ive, Apple’s Senior Vice President of Design, and the man credited with the look and feel of iMacs, iPods, iPhones, and iPads from the last decade. Ive purchased the home in 2012, when it was listed by Sotheby’s for $ 25 million. After all the negotiating was done, he picked it up for a reported $ 17 million.

It sits in one of San Francisco’s most prestigious neighborhoods, nicknamed “Billionaire’s Row,” and offers stunning views of the San Francisco Bay, Alcatraz Island, and the Golden Gate Bridge. It has 4 bedrooms, 7 bathrooms, a spa, multiple fireplaces, and a library.

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BuzzFeed Snags $50 Million Investment, Plans International Expansion

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Viral media website BuzzFeed has secured a new round of investment to the tune of $ 50 million from Silicon Valley venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz, the company announced on Sunday

“Tonight I’m tickled pink to be able to talk about our new investment in Buzzfeed!” wrote Andreessen Horowitz co-founder Marc Andreessen on Twitter, just before launching into one of his now familiar tweetstorms detailing the reasoning behind the investment

“We think the opportunity in front of [CEO Jonah Peretti], [Editor-in-Chief Ben Smith], [EVP of Video Ze Frank], and their colleagues is effectively unbounded,” wrote Andreessen. “We are very excited to work with everyone at Buzzfeed to help them realize their dreams...

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