Filmotech’s entire catalogue will soon be available to be viewed at any time, for an amount between one to four euros per view and available on the device of your choice (TV, PC, iPod or mobile phone).
Archive for 2011/01/07
Dutch Free Record Shop fears loss of revenue as a result of the free distribution of CDs by a singerPosted: 2011/01/07 in Education / Awareness, New Business Models
In response to multiple media reports that Google is in the process of returning to the mainland China market, Google spokeswoman Jessica Powell said that the statement is inaccurate since Google cannot return when it has never left.
Powell said that Google still has 600 employees in mainland China and still develops products and provides services to mainland clients, advertisers and partners.
Google China currently has several hundred commercial partners of all sizes, and search traffic remains stable. Powell emphasized that in addition to the 600 employees in mainland China, Google also has staff in Hong Kong and Taiwan.
Rather than having to download a video and watch it in a separate player, you can now stream a video within your browser. But to do so, you’ll need Flash installed in your device. To begin, upload a video of up to 1GB to Google Docs in one of the following formats: Google’s WebM (Vp8 codec and Vorbis Audio codec), .Mpeg4, 3GPP, MOV, .AVI, .MPEGPS, .WMV and .FLV.
The maximum resolution for optimal playback is 1920×1080.
Once you’ve uploaded your video, simply click on the file from your Documents list and it will start streaming in the Google Docs Video Player.
Anonymous has joined with Tunisian activists to call for end to the government’s stifling of online dissent
Google has reacted to a Derbyshire police plea for help in solving a crime by telling officers: you’ll have to take us to court.
The Italian Police were first alerted to the criminal activity when a grandmother, who had been innocently surfing the internet buying gifts for her grandchildren, clicked on a link to an online shop only to find herself redirected to a child abuse website. She immediately informed the police who, in early 2009, began routinely monitoring the activities of the illicit web pages which seemed to be hosted on an Italian web server.
The Streak 7 weighs less than a pound, and comes complete with 5 megapixel rear and 1.3 megapixel front-facing cameras, Nvidia’s graphically delicious Tegra 2 processor behind a 7-inch Gorilla Glass WVGA touch display. It’s the first tablet to hop on a 4G network, specifically T-Mobile’s supah-fast HSPA+
Google Apps will now contain an anti-spam feature using Domain Keys Identified Mail (DKIM) to sign outgoing messages as a method of authenticationPosted: 2011/01/07 in Education / Awareness, Google, Tech Evolution
This means users of Google Apps, including school and university users have the option, if their organisation supports it, to add an extra layer of protection to their inboxes enabling their messages to easily slip through Google’s spam filter.
In short, it means more genuine emails will pass through the spam filters unharmed and dejunked.
4G is going to allow carriers to permit their subscribers to download data at unprecedented wireless speeds. But what is that really going to translate to in terms of cost?Posted: 2011/01/07 in Education / Awareness, Mobile tech, Stats / reports
The Broadband Forum has released its latest worldwide broadband and IPTV (Internet TV) statistics for Q3-2010, which are sourced from Point Topic data. The results found that the world is now home to 508,761,837 broadband subscriptions, which is up by +2.88% (+14.3m lines) on Q2-2010. The overall year on year growth rate was 6.7%.
The first three quarters of 2010 are characterized by uneven growth patterns, although China and India reported their second best quarters ever and other developing broadband markets showed over 20% growth in the last 12 months (Russia, Vietnam, Ukraine and the Philippines).
Upcoming BitTorrent Certified technology ecosystem includes TVs, mobile devices and other consumer electronicsPosted: 2011/01/07 in Education / Awareness, New Business Models, Tech Evolution
Anti-Piracy Outfit ACAPOR personally delivered several boxes of complaints to the Attorney General’s Office, wearing T-shirts with the slogan “Piracy is Illegal.”Posted: 2011/01/07 in Education / Awareness, Enforcement, Privacy / Data Protection, Public Policy
Suggestion that BSkyB “contaminated” subscriber information it sent to ACS:Law, which led to someone being accused of piracy who had no broadband account with BSkyBPosted: 2011/01/07 in Education / Awareness, Stats / reports
Intel Insider isn’t some evil scheme to put DRM inside your CPU. No, the real story is actually kind of sad. The electronics industry has let itself be bullied by Big Content, and Sandy Bridge is just the latest episode in a decade of capitulation.
National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace (NSTIC)—an effort to support private-sector solutions to make the online environment more securePosted: 2011/01/07 in Cybercrime, Education / Awareness, Network Security, Privacy / Data Protection, Public Policy
United States Secretary of Commerce Gary Locke is headed for the Stanford Institute on Policy Research on Friday. He’s there to talk up the Obama administration’s efforts to “enhance online security and privacy and next steps in meeting the challenges of a growing cyber world,” according to a press statement.
We’re only one day into a brave new world with the Mac App Store, and users have apparently already downloaded more than 1 million apps. But not all is smooth sailing in Apple Land—a simple trick has been posted on the Web that details how users can pirate a number of paid apps from the Mac App Store.
Former Michigan State Police director Mike Robinson is being upped to executive vice president, content protection, chief of operations. Kevin Suh was named senior vice president, content protection, Internet