Huge Scandal Engulfs Greek Anti-Piracy & Royalties Group

Greek anti-piracy and royalties group AEPI is in crisis after a government-commissioned investigation found huge irregularities in its accounts. Following an audit by Ernst & Young, it was discovered the group had failed to pay more than 42 million e.....»»

Category: internetSource:  torrentfreakMar 20th, 2017

YouTube Music Head Says Company Pays Higher Royalties Than Spotify in US

An anonymous reader shares a report: Making a living from streaming royalties is tough for music artists, and YouTube has had one of the worst reputations in the music industry for a while. Even Lyor Cohen, the current head of YouTube Music, knows th.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News5 hr. 3 min. ago

Did you catch the huge Marvel easter egg hiding in "The Defenders" finale?

This post contains spoilers for the finale of The Defenders, so unless you've finished episode 8, make like Danny and get lost. We were honestly expecting a higher body count from The Defenders — okay, so Stick and The Hand bit it, but that's.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News5 hr. 43 min. ago

The internet waves goodbye to Steve Bannon with its middle finger

Few happy moments still exist in the Twitterverse anymore, so when Steve Bannon resigned from the White House, the tweets flew fast, furious, and anti-fascist.  On Friday, The New York Times reported that the White House was planning to force ou.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News6 hr. 27 min. ago

Star Wars Armada Purchasing Guide

Star Wars Armada is already a huge game without its slew of expansions. Here's where to start. IGN is covering board games new and old all month long. If you enjoy these articles, let us know! Note that if you click on one of these links to bu.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News8 hr. 3 min. ago

Infosys Chief Quits After Battle With Founders

Vishal Sikka’s departure from the Indian technology giant comes just months after a similar struggle at the top of the Tata Group, a powerful conglomerate......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated News9 hr. 27 min. ago

"Simpsons" fan creates handy way of remembering the counties of Ireland

There are people who enjoy The Simpsons and then there are people who love The Simpsons so much that they think in terms of the long-running comedy. Brian Quinn is one such member of the latter group.  SEE ALSO: These guys covered 'Baby on Board.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News11 hr. 55 min. ago

Essential"s startup advantage might come back to haunt it

"Most companies would get a stage, and we'd have lights and music and everything else," joked Andy Rubin as he addressed a group of reporters. "But that really isn't our style." He was casually dressed in jeans and a blue T-shirt w.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated News12 hr. 3 min. ago

Google"s stance on neo-Nazis "dangerous", says EFF

A digital rights group criticises action taken by Google, GoDaddy and Cloudflare against the Daily Stormer......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated News15 hr. 3 min. ago

Lasers and giant speakers: How airports chase birds off the runway

Around 360,000 flights land and take off from Singapore's Changi airport each year.  Yet hardly anyone ever thinks about what it takes to keep the runways clean. SEE ALSO: This might be the coolest airport ever Birds for one, pose a huge problem.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News16 hr. 43 min. ago

Alibaba nets CNY5.65 per share for 2Q17

The largest China-based e-commerce service provider Alibaba Group has published its second-quarter 2017 financial report, posting consolidated revenues of CNY50.184 billion (US$7.403 billion), net operating profit of CNY17.513 billion, net profit of.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News17 hr. 12 min. ago

Artists Protest RIAA for Trampling on Their Moral Rights

A coalition of several artist groups has sent a letter to the RIAA, accusing the group of ignoring the moral rights of songwriters. In a recent response to a US Government consultation, the RIAA argues that it would be "complex" to always attribute w.....»»

Category: internetSource:  torrentfreakRelated News18 hr. 11 min. ago

Splatoon 2 Topped Software Sales for July 2017

Nintendo was the best-selling software and hardware manufacturer for the month. According to figures released by The NPD group, Nintendo Switch was the top-selling console for July 2017, and Splatoon 2 was the month's best selling game in the U.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsAug 17th, 2017

New Skype for desktop preview adds @mentions, message reactions, and more

The new chat oriented Skype Preview is available to download for Windows, macOS and Android, offering new features like @mentions, message reactions, new notification panel, new chat media gallery and enhanced group calls......»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsAug 17th, 2017

YouTube music head says company pays higher royalties than Spotify

Making a living from streaming royalties is tough for music artists, and YouTube has had one of the worst reputations in the music industry for a while. Even Lyor Cohen, the current head of YouTube Music, knows that many are skeptical about.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated NewsAug 17th, 2017

Stimulating the Brain with Magnetic Fields Can Control Movement

Scientists have developed a method to stimulate small clusters of brain cells using magnetic fields. Using this technique, they were able to control movement in mice. Understanding how the brain works is an ongoing effort, with a huge number of resea.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  medgadgetRelated NewsAug 17th, 2017

What It’s Like To Have Your Anti-Trump Art Go Mega-Viral

“When something really pisses me off, I get a little extra inspired,” Austin-based artist Mike Mitchell says. In the wake of the Charlottesville demonstrations, many calls to impeach President Trump have been accompanied by a powerful i.....»»

Category: topSource:  fastcodesignRelated NewsAug 17th, 2017

802.11ax Holds Promise Beyond Higher Speed

The IEEEs’ 802.11 Working Group continues to churn out useful standards. The latest, 802.11ax, has been in the pipeline for several years......»»

Category: itSource:  itbusinessedgeRelated NewsAug 17th, 2017

AMD Vega Chips Have Different Heights And Finish Quality, Could Impact Custom Variants

Some new information regarding the AMD Vega chips has come into the spotlight and it seems that there are two different kinds of chips and they differ in height of the die and quality of the finish. While this might not seem to be a huge concern it i.....»»

Category: gameSource:  segmentnextRelated NewsAug 17th, 2017

Why Russia Has Its Own Car-Version Giant Fidget Spinner

Russian group called Garage 54 had a wacky experiment of connecting three Lada Samara cars to form like a giant fidget spinner......»»

Category: autoSource:  autoworldnewsRelated NewsAug 17th, 2017

How to Create a Contact Group on Samsung Galaxy Phones

Contact Groups existed even before the advent of smartphones. For some users, the feature is a must because it allows them to send SMS to multiple contacts simultaneously. If you are a Samsung Galaxy phone user, you may be wondering why the ability t.....»»

Category: topSource:  techrecipesRelated NewsAug 17th, 2017