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SV Staff  |  Nov 10, 2008  |  0 comments
Just a few days ago, we reported that YouTube's big daddy, Google, was in negotiations with a variety of entertainment companies, but no names were mentioned. Well, the negotiations must have gone well, because MGM has just announced a...
SV Staff  |  Nov 10, 2008  |  0 comments
Is this yet another case of "too little, too late?" Blockbuster CEO/Chairman Jim Keyes made an interesting announcement during an investor call last week. Perhaps after seeing the reception that the Xbox 360 and Playstation made with...
SV Staff  |  Nov 07, 2008  |  0 comments
Feeling lucky? How lucky? Do you wait until Black Friday to pick up a Blu-ray player for a great price, or trust that the price at the floundering Circuit City will be your best bet? For a limited time (guessing at that — they're listed in...
SV Staff  |  Nov 07, 2008  |  0 comments
Nothing's safe anymore, is it? The folks over at the Doom9 forum just posted an update to their Blu-ray disc copying software. What's included now?The software is one of the first, as far as we know, to copy the BD-Live extension. Blu-ray...
SV Staff  |  Nov 07, 2008  |  0 comments
Pandora, take a breath. Slacker, slack off. True, a deal has not yet been struck between the Digital Media Association, which represents web-based radio, and SoundExchange, the agency in charge of royalties for the RIAA. Still, the heavy lifting...
SV Staff  |  Nov 07, 2008  |  0 comments
This one seems to be a no-brainer. According to a new study by ABI Research, age plays a part in how viewers access their video content. “The willingness to adopt new forms of entertainment delivery is in many cases determined by the age of...
SV Staff  |  Nov 07, 2008  |  0 comments
Looks like I bought a new cellphone a few years too early. While most phones are maxing out these days at around 5 megapixels — 8 if you're lucky — Sony Ericsson just announced plans to blow those numbers out of the water.In a bit of...
SV Staff  |  Nov 06, 2008  |  0 comments
Lasers have left science fiction movies and just gone to the movies. The Chinese Academy of Science has developed a projector with lasers as the key ingredient. Unlike plasma TVs that display about 50% of the color range visible to the human eye,...
SV Staff  |  Nov 06, 2008  |  0 comments
One of the most fascinating facts I learned in college was that microphones and loudspeakers are really physically the same. Well, you know those parabolic microphones you see on the sidelines of football games? You know, the ones that look like...
SV Staff  |  Nov 06, 2008  |  0 comments
Long the home for user-created video clips, YouTube is looking at offering feature films. Yup — full-length feature flicks from one of the biggest Hollywood studios. Hulu better watch out. According to a report on CNET news, an exec with inside...

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