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DRM in HTML5 takes its next step toward standardization

Web group will also push measures to protect security researchers who find DRM flaws. Enlarge (credit: Floyd Wilde) Encrypted Media Extensions (EME), a mechanism by which HTML5 video providers can discover and enable DRM providers offered by a.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaMar 20th, 2017

MP3 Stream Rippers Are Not Illegal Sites, EFF Tells US Government

The music industry is doing its best to shutter YouTube converter sites and the RIAA recently reported several of them to the US Government. This didn't sit well with digital rights group EFF, who wrote a reply stressing that the music group is twis.....»»

Category: internetSource:  torrentfreakRelated News26 min. ago

2 Million IoT Devices Enslaved By Fast-Growing BotNet

An anonymous reader writes: Since mid-September, a new IoT botnet has grown to massive proportions. Codenamed IoT_reaper, researchers estimate its current size at nearly two million infected devices. According to researchers, the botnet is mainly mad.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News26 min. ago

Google officially activates Project Loon over Puerto Rico

Google's parent company, Alphabet, has officially brought its Project Loon balloons to Puerto Rico. The company is hopeful that its new technology will be able to restore internet and cell service to the people of the island. The post Google official.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News1 hr. 50 min. ago

First A350-900 delivered to Air Mauritius

Air Mauritius (MK, Mauritius) took delivery of its first A350-900 3B-NBP (msn 145) on Friday, October 20. It is the first of two such aircraft, the national carrier of Mauritius will dry-lease from AerCap. Six of the Trent XWB-84 equipped twinjets.....»»

Category: aviationSource:  ch_aviationRelated News2 hr. 17 min. ago

Sharp’s Aquos R Compact barrows the Essential’s camera notch

It’s been less than half a year since the Essential Phone debuted with a camera cutout in its display, introducing us to the soon-to-be-ubiquitous “notch.” Apple’s iPhone X was next, of course, and now the design is making its.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  slashgearRelated News2 hr. 17 min. ago

Latest video of iPhone X in the wild shows off white design and more

As we approach the release of the iPhone X next month, the device continues to make appearances in the wild. We shared a video and a handful of images of the device earlier this month, and now another close-up look of the iPhone X in white has hit th.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  9to5macRelated News2 hr. 17 min. ago

We now know when China’s ‘Heavenly Palace’ will crash to Earth. But where?

China's "Heavenly Palace" space station has accelerated its out-of-control descent and is expected to break apart and crash somewhere on Earth in early 2018. The post We now know when China’s ‘Heavenly Palace’ will crash to Earth. B.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News2 hr. 26 min. ago

Twitter explains why it takes time to roll out new safety rules

Twitter has been trying to stamp out harassment, violence and abuse on its platform for years, but it's nowhere near achieving that goal. Since its administrators regularly get a lot of flak for not moving fast enough to make the websit.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated News2 hr. 49 min. ago

Our second talk live from Dutch Design Week explores how design can help refugees

Design's role in the ongoing refugee crisis is the focus of our next Good Design for a Bad World talk, which is the second in a five-part series we're streaming live from Dutch Design Week. Read more Design's role in the ongoing refugee cri.....»»

Category: infraSource:  dezeenRelated News2 hr. 57 min. ago

Antisocial media?

 As Facebook finds itself publicly on the hook for enabling Russian agents to spread divisive propaganda via its platform, be it in the form of fake news, ‘dark ads’, issue pushing Facebook pages, and even political rallies organiz.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News3 hr. 57 min. ago

Experience The Walking Dead in VR with AMC’s new app

AMC’s The Walking Dead returns for its eighth season this weekend, and to help celebrate the TV network has released a new VR app that will let viewers finally step into the role of the show’s titular zombies. Titled AMC VR, the app is av.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  slashgearRelated News4 hr. 33 min. ago

How to watch this weekend’s incredible Orionid meteor shower

This weekend will be one of the best in 2017 for kicking back and watching the stars. The annual Orionid meteor shower is forecast to hit its peak in the early hours of Sunday morning; here's everything you need to know to make the most of it. The m.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  bgrRelated News4 hr. 33 min. ago

Comment: How the iPhone 8 & iPhone X pave the way for a fully enclosed, single piece of glass design

I’ve been using the iPhone 8 Plus for about a month now, and while it’s largely a holdover until the more exciting iPhone X next month, the iPhone 8 is a great phone in and of itself. The improvements are subtle yet contribute nicely to a notable.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  9to5macRelated News4 hr. 33 min. ago

As Spotify launches ‘RISE’ competitor, Apple files trademark for ‘Apple Music Up Next’

Spotify this week announced a new “RISE” program that’s eerily similar to Apple Music’s “Up Next” series. Both aim to highlight up and coming artists that represent the future of music, and Apple has showcased many.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  9to5macRelated News4 hr. 33 min. ago

New Sonos One smart speaker supports Alexa and Google Assistant

Sonos today announced the Sonos One smart speaker, a compact, high-performance speaker which will accept voice commands and execute them through Amazon's Alexa. Google Assistant compatibility is expected next year. The post New Sonos One smart speake.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News4 hr. 58 min. ago

YouTube Red’s next original series is a Tinder-based comedy called ‘Swipe Right’

YouTube Red‘s original programs have yet to catch up to those from Netflix and Amazon in terms of quality and viewership, but the premium service continues to expand its catalog of content. The company has now greenlit a scripted comedy series.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  slashgearRelated News5 hr. 17 min. ago

Two for One? Maphun Luminar will soon gain Lightroom-like manager

Macphun Luminar will soon be both a Photoshop competitor and a Lightroom competitor. Next year, the program is adding an asset manager for managing files both on a hard drive or stored on a cloud system. The post Two for One? Maphun Luminar will soon.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News5 hr. 50 min. ago

Apple’s new Chicago flagship store is more than an architectural marvel [Gallery]

Apple opened a new flagship store in downtown Chicago yesterday and it is stunning. Sitting right along the Chicago River, Apple Michigan Avenue has been moved south about 5 blocks. 14 years ago Apple opened its first flagship store here in Chicago,.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  9to5macRelated News5 hr. 57 min. ago

Apple Upgrade Program users get an early start on iPhone X pre-orders

We’re less than a week away from when Apple opens pre-orders for the highly anticipated iPhone X. While there’s little you can do to guarantee a device on day one, Apple has revealed it’s allowing members of its iPhone Upgrade Progr.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  slashgearRelated News6 hr. 9 min. ago

Our next talk live from Dutch Design Week explores how design can help refugees

Design's role in the ongoing refugee crisis is the focus of our next Good Design for a Bad World talk, which is the second in a five-part series we're streaming live from Dutch Design Week. Read more Design's role in the ongoing refugee cri.....»»

Category: infraSource:  dezeenRelated News7 hr. 25 min. ago