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Google is building Chromecast streaming right into Chrome

A Google+ post from François Beaufort indicates the company is working on a way to build the feature into the browser itself. The change means you may soon be able to right click a page in Chrome and see the “Cast” option show up to send whatever’s in your browser window to a nearby Chromecast-equipped TV. – Nick Statt, The Verge

Students from Wroclaw Establish 250km Long WiFi Connection Record

photo: Wireless Group

The students from Wroclaw have set Polish record with the help of a 250km (155.343 miles) long WiFi connection. This is the second longest in Europe and the third longest in the world. These students belong to the science group “ Wireless Group of the Technical University of Wroclaw.” – Adarsh Verma, fossBytes

Netflix Needs BitTorrent Expert to Implement P2P Streaming

Netflix’s data use is quite costly for the company and also results in network congestion and stream buffering at times. However, thanks to P2P-powered streaming these problems may soon be a thing of the past. In a job posting late April, Netflix says it is looking to expand its team with the addition of a Senior Software Engineer. While that’s nothing new, the description reveals information on the company’s P2P-streaming plans. – Ernesto, TorrentFreak http://ift.tt/1JAoNCb

iOS 8 beta 4 brings streaming voice recognition to keyboard dictation [video]

In previous versions of iOS, dictating text into an app would send your voice to Apple’s server once you finished speaking to be analyzed and return the converted text. Siri used to function the same way, but with iOS 8 Apple made changes that allowed voice input to be streamed to the server for conversion while the user was still speaking. As of IOS 8 Beta 4, the system keyboard’s dictation feature now works the same way. – Mike Beasley,9to5Mac.com  http://ift.tt/1sGDAnl