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Blizzard discusses closure of unauthorised classic WoW servers, says pristine realm is in discussion - CNET

CNET Media 2.0 - April 26, 2016 - 3:42pm
Community manager J. Allen Beck: "There is not a clear legal path to protect Blizzard's IP."

AT&T video push still fuzzy - CNET

CNET Media 2.0 - April 26, 2016 - 3:40pm
The telecom giant's sales topped $40 billion in the first quarter but details on its upcoming online video service remain scant.

Radioline claims OTT supremacy

BroadbandTVNews - April 26, 2016 - 3:28pm

Radioline says it is on the way to becoming most deployed radio and podcast app on the OTT market. It follows the decision by Huawei to make Radioline part of its Digital inCloud platform. Read the story »

Twitter counts on new math to show user growth, stock tanks - CNET

CNET Media 2.0 - April 26, 2016 - 3:13pm
Using a new way to tally active tweeters, the microblogging service says it added users in the first quarter. Even so, sales fell short.

Mechanical doping: Cyclist gets 6-year-ban for using bike with hidden motor - CNET

CNET Media 2.0 - April 26, 2016 - 3:08pm
Noted Belgian cyclo-cross star Femke Van den Driessche is the first cyclist to be charged with mechanical doping.

Apple incites weeping (with new ad about onions) - CNET

CNET Media 2.0 - April 26, 2016 - 3:04pm
Technically Incorrect: Coinciding with its quarterly results, Apple releases an iPhone 6S spot, featuring Neil Patrick Harris, all about our favorite weep-inducing vegetable.

Uncharted 4's story will dive into Nathan Drake's mysterious childhood - CNET

CNET Media 2.0 - April 26, 2016 - 2:30pm
"We don't know a lot about his childhood and what happened."

Reebok made Ripley's Alien Stompers shoes only in men's sizes - CNET

CNET Media 2.0 - April 26, 2016 - 2:24pm
Oh no you didn't, Reebok. Twitter users call out the shoe company for offering the iconic sneakers -- worn by one of sci-fi's most badass female characters -- only in sizes made for fellas.

Gears of War creator: 'I hope Microsoft doesn't screw it up' - CNET

CNET Media 2.0 - April 26, 2016 - 2:20pm
"It's kind of like breaking up with an ex and wanting to see them get remarried but not to somebody who is better-looking than you."

A Samsung fridge is a great place for an orgy - CNET

CNET Media 2.0 - April 26, 2016 - 2:12pm
Technically Incorrect: A peculiar new Samsung ad, starring Dax Shepard and Kristen Bell, shows foodstuffs making out. Oh.

FBI is trying to avoid saying how the San Bernardino iPhone was hacked - CNET

CNET Media 2.0 - April 26, 2016 - 1:43pm
According to The Wall Street Journal, the feds will argue that they don't know how the hack actually works.

Facebook seems to have burned Bernie, but that's not really what happened - CNET

CNET Media 2.0 - April 26, 2016 - 1:22pm
The #BernieBlackout hashtag was born when some Bernie Sanders-related Facebook pages were inaccessible. But it wasn't just about politics -- and it's happened before.

Ryan Reynolds kicks in $5K for Utah theater's 'Deadpool' defense fund - CNET

CNET Media 2.0 - April 26, 2016 - 12:58pm
The actor who plays the "merc with a mouth" donates to the legal fund of a movie theater that could lose its liquor license for serving alcohol during a screening of "Deadpool."

HTC pledges $100 million to fund VR content - CNET

CNET Media 2.0 - April 26, 2016 - 12:33pm
The maker of the Vive virtual-reality headset launches a $100 million startup accelerator to help build out a VR ecosystem.

Ugly hack at dating site for 'beautiful' people (CNET Update show notes) - CNET

CNET Media 2.0 - April 26, 2016 - 12:28pm
Security researchers find personal data leaked for more than 1 million users of the "elite" dating site BeautifulPeople.com. Spotify users may also be dealing with a hacking headache. Meanwhile, Twitter takes another step toward fighting online abuse.

Dropbox looks to declutter your hard drive - CNET

CNET Media 2.0 - April 26, 2016 - 11:14am
"Project Infinite" is meant to save you hard drive space by letting you work with your online files as easily as you do files on your drive.

Dailyme TV adds classic TV series

BroadbandTVNews - April 26, 2016 - 8:58am

German smartphone and tablet users may now time travel back into the 1960’s, 70’s and 80’s with mobile TV app dailyme TV offering 17 classic TV series. Read the story »

Wuaki.tv button comes to Hisense smart TVs

BroadbandTVNews - April 26, 2016 - 8:57am

A dedicated Wuaki.tv button will be placed on the Hisense remote controls for its 2016 newly designed smart TV models. Read the story »

3D vision makes industrial robots friendly

Reuters Technology - April 26, 2016 - 3:41am
Algorithms that can make a collaborative robot arm react to moving objects within milliseconds could mean a future where robots and humans work closer together on production lines. Jim Drury reports.

Ruwido behind Sky Q remote

BroadbandTVNews - April 26, 2016 - 3:13am

It may have launched in February, but only now do we get a line from Ruwido that its behind the remote used by the new Sky Q entertainment system. Read the story »

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