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Streaming ‘Pirate’ Video is Illegal, High Court Judge Says

When users stream illegal content from an illegal source, rightsholders insist that's copyright infringement. However, the EU Commission notes that it's probably not an offense, a stance recently supported by Trading Standards in the UK. Interestingl.....»»

Category: internetSource:  torrentfreakMar 20th, 2017

Flytrex launches an autonomous on-demand drone delivery service in Iceland’s capital

 Flytrex wants to prove that drones are a realistic option for on-demand logistics with a new delivery program that took off in Iceland’s capital today. While other companies, including Amazon, have tested drone deliveries, Flytrex says th.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News2 hr. 50 min. ago

Semiconductor industry capital spending to rise 20% in 2017, says IC Insights

IC Insights has revised its outlook for semiconductor industry capital spending to 20% growth in 2017. Spending for the first half of 2017 was already 48% greater than a year ago, according to IC Insights......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News3 hr. 59 min. ago

Global mobile DRAM revenues increase 14.8% in 2Q17, says DRAMeXchange

Global sales of mobile DRAM memory grew 14.8% sequentially to US$6.21 billion in the second quarter of 2017, according to DRAMeXchange. The industry is expected to post another sequential revenue growth in the third quarter......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News3 hr. 59 min. ago

China 1H17 LED lighting exports total US$10.4 billion, says GGII

China-based LED lighting firms recorded total export value of US$10.4 billion in first-half 2017, increasing 63% on year, and the corresponding export volume of 7.9 billion units grew 46% on year, according to Shenzhen Gaogong Industry Research (GGII.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News3 hr. 59 min. ago

Flash Memory Shortage Hits Smartphone Supply

Rising prices and limited availability of flash memory and OLED displays expected to affect sales of premium smartphones in the second half of the year, Gartner says......»»

Category: hardwareSource:  eetimesRelated News3 hr. 59 min. ago

With 45.7 megapixels and 7 fps, Nikon D850 DSLR is a beast

With a 45.7-megapixel full-frame sensor, full-width 4K video, and high-speed continuous shooting at up to 9 fps, the D850 pushes the envelope of what we thought was possible with a DSLR. The post With 45.7 megapixels and 7 fps, Nikon D850 DSLR is a b.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News3 hr. 59 min. ago

Susan Fowler’s lawyers just told the Supreme Court why tech cos should eliminate arbitration agreements

 Susan Fowler, the former Uber engineer whose blog post about the company’s internal workings eventually led to the ouster of its CEO Travis Kalanick, has a new message for the Supreme Court: get rid of arbitration agreements. In a develop.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News7 hr. 50 min. ago

Privacy group says Washington cyberbullying law is censoring instead

Anti-cyberbullying laws are noble, but attempting to punish online speech is tough. Digital rights group Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) claimed that Washington state's anti-cyberbullying legislation goes too far -- and ends up cen.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated News7 hr. 51 min. ago

A startup aims to stop gentrification, with help from the tech industry

At Ars Technica Live, entrepreneur and civic organizer Catherine Bracy explains how. At Ars Technica Live, Catherine Bracy talked about her nonprofit startup TechEquity, and how the tech industry can mitigate the housing crisis. (video.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News9 hr. 7 min. ago

Judge sides with YouTubers Ethan and Hila Klein in copyright lawsuit

 Ethan and Hila Klein, the husband-and-wife team behind the popular H3H3 YouTube channel, appear to have won their legal battle against Matt Hosseinzadeh, a.k.a. Matt Hoss. A New York judge today issued a summary judgement in favor of the Kleins.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News9 hr. 38 min. ago

Apple’s new iPhone has old features, iOS 11 tutorials, and the Apple Car lives: Macworld Podcast episode 570

The upcoming iPhone 8 has new features that aren't really that new. Apple has new video tutorials for iOS 11. And the Apple Car lives, but not as an actual car.Macworld’s Roman Loyola, Leah Yamshon, Susie Ochs, and Adam Patrick Murray talk abo.....»»

Category: mcitoshSource:  macworldRelated News11 hr. 23 min. ago

New to Netflix for September

Netflix in September means the streaming premiere of Disney's Beauty and the Beast, new BoJack Horseman, Walking Dead: Season 7, and more. September is coming and Netflix has a big month awaiting us all. And not one just filled with endless Net.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News11 hr. 59 min. ago

Overwatch Rise And Shine Video Explores Mei’s Origins

The new Overwatch short shows what happened when Mei woke up from her nine year nap and how she managed to survive. Read Overwatch Rise And Shine Video Explores Mei’s Origins on Siliconera!.....»»

Category: gameSource:  siliconeraRelated News12 hr. 14 min. ago

Here"s What"s Leaving Netflix in September

Scream, A Nightmare on Elm Street, The Omen, Sweeney Todd, Lilo & Stitch and more - here's your "last call" list for Netflix in September. School's back in and the days of summertime laze are behind us, but that doesn't mean streaming and bingi.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News12 hr. 23 min. ago

Bethesda announces release dates for virtual reality versions of Skyrim, Doom and Fallout 4

Virtual reality’s impact on the gaming industry hasn’t been as profound as some pundits had anticipated. The high cost of entry has had a lot to do with slow adoption although it’s just one of several contributing factors......»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News13 hr. 6 min. ago

Samsung says it"s building an Echo-like smart speaker

Samsung is spilling the beans on more than just its smartwatch plans in the wake of its Galaxy Note 8 event. In an interview with CNBC, mobile division chief DJ Koh has confirmed that his company is working on a smart speaker. He's sh.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated News13 hr. 6 min. ago

BREIN Goes After Developers of ‘Pirate’ Kodi Builds

Dutch anti-piracy group BREIN is actively going after developers of infringing Kodi builds. The group has thus far signed settlements with ten individuals, but more are likely to follow. Pursuing sellers and developers of pirate Kodi add-ons has beco.....»»

Category: internetSource:  torrentfreakRelated News13 hr. 14 min. ago

The Apple Car is now just an over-glorified autonomous shuttle for employees, says report

Apple's automotive ambitions might finally come to life near its sprawling new HQ, but we shouldn't expect to see an Apple Car anytime soon. The company's long-rumored Project Titan vehicle will instead debut in the form of a shuttle bus for Apple em.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News13 hr. 15 min. ago

Star Wars video puts BB-8 and porgs together and the cuteness burns

We already knew that porgs are basically the puffins of the Star Wars universe (and possible Wookiee food). The adorable creatures are likely to be our favorite thing about the upcoming Lucasfilm blockbuster The Last Jedi.  SEE ALSO: Everyth.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News13 hr. 15 min. ago

Video: Galaxy Note 8 First Look and Tour!

Annnnd I’m back from the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 event after spending a good amount of time with the latest do-everything phone. I ran through the software, the S Pen features, felt that premium glass and metal body, and dove into the camera, sin.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  droidlifeRelated News13 hr. 15 min. ago