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Apple's polarising iPhone SE and porn comes to life (CNET UK podcast 474 show notes) - CNET

CNET Media 2.0 - March 24, 2016
On the UK's best tech podcast this week is the arrival of Apple's new old phone and whether VR porn could lead to some embarrassing moments.









Adding virtual reality to a roller coaster: Good idea, or nauseating? (The 3:59, Ep. 16) - CNET

CNET Media 2.0 - March 24, 2016
Today, Roger and Ben focus on virtual reality, thrill rides and, uh, porn. Yes, porn.









Iranians indicted in hacks on US banks, New York dam - CNET

CNET Media 2.0 - March 24, 2016
The formal accusation comes as the government warns of hacking dangers to US infrastructure.









YouTube may run with its own live-video app - CNET

CNET Media 2.0 - March 24, 2016
Apparently dubbed YouTube Connect, the app would let you broadcast and watch live video streams from your smartphone or tablet, according to a VentureBeat source.









'Lego Batman Movie' teaser trailer takes us inside the brick Batcave - CNET

CNET Media 2.0 - March 24, 2016
Teaser proves the plastic-brick superhero film, due in 2017, won't be as serious as its live-action predecessors.









Watch Machete slay these delicious tacos -- in 360 degrees - CNET

CNET Media 2.0 - March 24, 2016
Three-minute clip on YouTube lets you watch Danny Trejo enjoy some delicious tacos in all their 360-degree glory. Mesmerizing.









'Batman v. Superman,' 'Suicide Squad' figures seek super battles (pictures) - CNET

CNET Media 2.0 - March 24, 2016
As the DC movie universe expands this year so, too, will the tie-in toys and collectibles. Some are already available or on their way, as seen at the recent New York Toy Fair.









Apple offers Office 365 as option with new iPad Pro - CNET

CNET Media 2.0 - March 24, 2016
Windows users, Apple really, really wants to see its 9.7-inch iPad Pro in your hands









Chris Dziadul Reports: Liberty’s inevitable move

BroadbandTVNews - March 24, 2016

Liberty Global’s decision to combine its operations in the Czech Republic and Slovakia makes sense on many levels. Read the story »

'Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice' isn't the superhero movie your kids deserve - CNET

CNET Media 2.0 - March 24, 2016
Wondering how to teach your offspring that the world is a horrifying, random, awful place? Let Zack Snyder and Ben Affleck take care of that for you.









My favorite roller coaster has been turned into a virtual reality ride - CNET

CNET Media 2.0 - March 24, 2016
Commentary: CNET reporter Katie Collins tests out a theme park ride in its new guise as the world's first VR coaster, Galactica.









Jabba the Hutt marshmallow treats: 'Bring me sugar and the Wookiee!' - CNET

CNET Media 2.0 - March 24, 2016
Bite into a grumpy Star Wars alien with a recipe for making your own sugar-coated Jabba the Hutt marshmallow snacks.









10 bonkers bunnies to haunt your Easter holiday - CNET

CNET Media 2.0 - March 24, 2016
Rabbits aren't all just fluffy cute little things. Sometimes they eat medieval knights, glow under blacklight or grow a Benedict Cumberbatch face.









UKTV upgrades broadcast management system

BroadbandTVNews - March 24, 2016

UKTV is to deploy a new broadcast management system at its Hammersmith headquarters. Read the story »

Oslo trash incinerator in carbon capture trial

Reuters Technology - March 24, 2016
A unique experiment to capture carbon dioxide from the fumes of burning rubbish is underway in Norway. Jim Drury reports.

Teo streamlines DVB-T rebroadcasting

BroadbandTVNews - March 24, 2016

The Lithuanian incumbent Teo has renounced the services of the second network of the Lithuanian Radio and Television Center (LRTC-2) and surrendered the licence for rebroadcasting TV channels using that network. Read the story »

UPC expands Swiss and Austrian cable network

BroadbandTVNews - March 24, 2016

UPC Cablecom and UPC Austria will invest over €250 million in extending their cable network to 250,000 additional premises in Austria and Switzerland over the next five years. Read the story »

Mood lighting for stress-free chickens

Reuters Technology - March 24, 2016
An energy efficient lighting system designed specifically for poultry farms emits a light spectrum adjusted for a chicken's retinas, helping to promote happy and stress-free fowl. Matthew Stock reports.

Poland gets Hip hop TV channel

BroadbandTVNews - March 24, 2016

A new music channel named Hip Hop TV has made its debut in Poland. Read the story »

Telekom Slovenije enhances offer

BroadbandTVNews - March 24, 2016

The Slovenian incumbent Telekom Slovenije has added a new integrated package to its offer. Read the story »

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