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Apple faces jury in video compression patent case

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Apple faces jury in video compression patent case Apple is in the dock again, this time accused of infringing a video compression technology patent. Apple and LG Electronics are both accused of copying Alcatel-Lucent’s video-compression technology that allows data to be sent over communications media, such as the internet and satellites, or stored on optical media. The lawsuit was filed ...

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Patent ‘hints at Apple home entertainment device’

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Patent ‘hints at Apple home entertainment device’ Apple has filed a patent that may hint that the company is developing a home entertainment device. The patent is for “a method of controlling transmission of data from a computer to a video client via an interface device”. Macsimum News suggests that this could have something to do with a home entertainment ...

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Chip shortage will hit MP3 players, says Creative

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Chip shortage will hit MP3 players, says Creative An industry-wide shortage of a key flash-memory chips will hit the availability of some MP3 player models during the upcoming holiday shopping period, the head of Creative Technology’s US unit said Wednesday. “One of the key challenges we face in our MP3 business is an industry-wide shortage of 1GB flash memory,” said ...

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TERA Expansion Gets Release Window and New Details 

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TERA Expansion Gets Release Window and New Details  Bluehole Studios has released some more information about the recently announced Fate of Arun expansion for TERA: Rising, the free-to-play MMORPG. This info also included a release window of December 2014, but no specific date has been announced yet. A new level cap of 65 of course means new skills, 3 per ...

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New MGS V: Metal Gear Online Glitch Allow Players To Rank Up Fast

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New MGS V: Metal Gear Online Glitch Allow Players To Rank Up Fast Do you want to get a higher rank in Metal Gear Online without honestly playing for hours and hours? We don’t appreciate that, let us tell you. Anyway, this doesn’t mean we can’t help. YouTuber LAZTURNTONLINE has shared a video detailing how to rank up faster than ...

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Apple improves Retina MacBook Pro shipping times

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Apple improves Retina MacBook Pro shipping times Apple’s Retina MacBook Pro is now shipping faster to online customers, according to the company’s e-stores for the U.S., Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, Japan and several other countries. The higher-resolution notebook now shows shipping delays of two to three weeks after ordering, a shortening of the three-to-four-week delay customers have dealt with ...

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Penguin cuts ebooks from library over DRM security

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Penguin cuts ebooks from library over DRM security Spooked by the possibility of piracy, one publisher has removed its ebooks from libraries’ digital shelves, including Kindle editions. Penguin Group USA cited “concerns about the security of our digital editions” in a statement to Library Journal’s Digital Shift blog. The publisher didn’t elaborate on its concerns, but said it’s “working closely ...

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Pay for Steam games using bitcoins

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Pay for Steam games using bitcoins As of today—right this minute, even—you can purchase Steam games using credit cards, PayPal, and bitcoins. Rory Desmond, director of business at bitcoin payment service provider BitPay, laid out details for the company’s new partnership with Valve. “Valve reached out to us because they were looking for a fast, international payment method for Steam ...

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Ghost Recon Future Soldier Multiplayer beta extended by one week

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Ghost Recon Future Soldier Multiplayer beta extended by one week Ubisoft has just announced that Ghost Recon Future Soldier multiplayer beta has been extended by one week. The announcement was made by Ubisoft on Ghost Recon Future Soldier official Facebook Page. On Facebook, Ubisoft wrote, “Ghosts – we’ve been working hard to incorporate your feedback into the beta. We want ...

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League of Legends Has 27 Million Daily Players | League of Legends

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League of Legends Has 27 Million Daily Players | League of Legends With 27 million daily users and 67 million monthly users, Riot continues to dominate the MOBA scene. Free-to-play MOBA juggernaut League of Legends announced today that they have an impressive 27 million players a day.  This number is astonishingly large for several reasons. To begin with, that means that ...

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