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Thursday, 1 Mar 2012

Can You Own the Copyright to Bird Songs?

Can You Own the Copyright to Bird Songs?

A recent dispute involving a video uploader and Rumblefish brings into question how YouTube manages copyright complaints. Is the current Content ID system the best answer for resolving such disputes?

Ubuntu Helps Bring Out the PC in Every Dual-Core Smartphone [Updated with Video]

Ubuntu Helps Bring Out the PC in Every Dual-Core Smartphone [Updated with Video]

A new product from Canonical, titled Ubuntu for Android, is aiming to help turn your smartphones into full-blooded PCs. After docking your smartphone, users will be able to use it as a replacement for the CPU in the traditional desktop setup.

Wednesday, 29 Feb 2012

Intel Clarifies Ivy Bridge Delay Rumors

Intel Clarifies Ivy Bridge Delay Rumors

Intel says that its Ivy Bridge CPUs will be only delayed for a few weeks, dispelling the earlier rumor that their release would be delayed by two months.

RIM Demonstrates Confetti Concept for PlayBook

RIM Demonstrates Confetti Concept for PlayBook

At MWC 2012, Research in Motion showcased a concept named Confetti that lets its PlayBook tablet share an extended working space across multiple devices, based purely on its Wi-Fi and camera module.

The Pirate Bay Clears Out Its Torrent Files

The Pirate Bay Clears Out Its Torrent Files

The Pirate Bay, home to the world's largest stash of torrents, has officially removed all torrent links on their website and replaced them with magnet links. But that doesn't mean that it's the end of torrents.

Ousted Olympus CEO Michael Woodford Tells All

Ousted Olympus CEO Michael Woodford Tells All

Last year, Michael Woodford, the first non-Japanese to become the CEO of Olympus, confronted Japanese Olympus executives and board members over questionable deals and was then promptly dismissed by the board. He then went to the press, and the ensuring firestorm has seen arrests of Olympus' previous CEO (among others) and a US$10 million lost blamed on the accounting scandal.

Be Careful What You Share on Facebook (Unless You Want to Sell Lubricant)

Be Careful What You Share on Facebook (Unless You Want to Sell Lubricant)

Be careful what you share on Facebook! Nick Bergus found a giant 55 gallon of lubricant for sale on Amazon, and posted it on Facebook together with a funny line. A week later, his post returned as an ad from Amazon on his friends' news feeds.

Apple iPad 3 Event Confirmed for 7th March 10am PST

Apple iPad 3 Event Confirmed for 7th March 10am PST

Apple's official invite for an event on the 7th of March can only mean one thing - the unveiling of the third Apple tablet. Just one more week, and we'll see how the iPad 3 will shake things up in the tablet scene.

Tuesday, 28 Feb 2012

Panasonic Eluga Spotted at MWC 2012

Panasonic Eluga Spotted at MWC 2012

The Panasonic Eluga Android smartphone took a dive in the water at Mobile World Congress 2012 but escaped unscathed. Read on to find out more.

Samsung and Sony to Establish Unilateral TV Pricing

Samsung and Sony to Establish Unilateral TV Pricing

Samsung and Sony plan to level the playing field against online retailers and mega-stores with their new unilateral pricing policies. This move would ensure that independent or smaller dealers have a chance of making the sale in light of the aggressive price competition.

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