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How a Blu-ray disc could install malware on your computer

March 2nd, 2015 No comments

A pair of vulnerabilities found in hardware and software for playing Blu-ray discs might come in handy for secret snooping by the U.S. National Security Agency.

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EFA lists movies pirates can't obtain legally

August 15th, 2014 No comments

Seven out of the 10 most pirated films this week are not legally available for digital purchase in Australia, according to a new website by Electronic Frontiers Australia.

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How Netflix streams movies to your TV

May 21st, 2014 No comments

At peak times, Netflix accounts for around a third of the consumer Internet traffic in North America. This week, one of its senior engineers described how it gets all those movies to your screen.

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270-degree ScreenX technology shows ultra-wide movies on three walls

October 18th, 2013 No comments

South Korea’s largest cinema chain will soon be showing 270-degree movies. Theater operator CJ CGV has developed technology — called ScreenX — that projects footage onto both of a theater’s side walls as well as its main screen

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NY Film Festival: 5 movies you should know about

October 14th, 2013 No comments

Over the past two weeks, New York cinephiles have been buzzing over the wide range of movies screening at the 51st New York Film Festival, which included many of this year’s most anticipated Oscar contenders. I’ve attended my fair share of New York Film Festival screenings, and while scheduling conflicts meant I couldn’t cross every film off my list — sorry, 12 Years a Slave and Nebraska — I did …

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BT strikes deal to carry Sky Movies on its TV service

October 14th, 2013 No comments

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s BT has struck a deal to show BSkyB’s Sky Movies on its TV service, marking an easing in tension between the companies that have been battling to attract soccer viewers since the summer. Telecoms company BT said on Monday its television customers would be able to add Sky Movies for a monthly subscription from October 26. In addition, its broadband customers would be …

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SKorean, Mongolian movies win awards at Busan fest

October 12th, 2013 No comments

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Movies from South Korea and Mongolia have won $30,000 New Currents Awards for emerging filmmakers at Asia’s largest film festival.

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Now at your library: Streaming movies, music

October 2nd, 2013 No comments

SEATTLE (AP) — There’s a new source to stream movies and other digital content, and it’s not a tech company with tens of thousands of titles.

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'Star Trek Into Darkness' Warps Into Blu-ray Frontier

September 10th, 2013 No comments

Set your TV remotes to stun, the “Star Trek Into Darkness” Blu-ray will hit store shelves at warp speed on Tuesday (Sept. 10) and includes some fun glimpses into exactly how J.J.

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Senator says DVD of Syrian chemical attack 'horrendous'

September 5th, 2013 No comments

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The head of the Senate Intelligence Committee on Thursday said a DVD prepared by the Central Intelligence Agency showing YouTube videos of victims of a suspected chemical weapons attack in Syria was “horrendous.” Senator Dianne Feinstein, a Democrat, said she had asked the CIA to prepare a DVD for lawmakers that showed evidence that the Syrian government used chemical …

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