Roku boxes "rooted"; Netflix chief gets 50 percent raise

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> Netflix CEO Reed Hastings will get a 50 percent raise in 2014. Story

> GTVHacker has "rooted" Roku 2 and Roku 3 players. A security fix is imminent. Story

> Samsung debuts its 110-inch, 4K TV set. Story

> Vice Media previewed its forthcoming news channel. Video

> "The Hobbit" was the most pirated movie of 2013, TorrentFreak said. Story

> The Guardian profiles Netflix's Ted Sarandos. Story

Telecom News

> KPN said it can deliver 80 Mbps over copper with VDSL and vectoring. Read more

WirelessTech News

> Sprint appears to be making progress with its 800 MHz LTE rollout. Read More

And finally... Netflix wants you to take binge watching to the gym. The company said more than half of Americans are "willing to exercise" while binge watching TV shows, rather than simply sit on the couch. Watching TV can help pass the time during long cardio workouts on an exercise bike or treadmill. "It makes cardio feel less boring," Harley Pasternak, a personal trainer said. Read more

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