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The Apple iPod lawsuit may get thrown out for not having a plaintiff
/ December 5, 2014 9:39 am
The Apple iPod lawsuit may get thrown out for not having a plaintiff

Mashable reports "Between 2007 and 2009, the lawsuit contends, Apple deliberately deleted songs from competing services from users' iPods. An error message would prompt users to restore their iPods to factory settings without revealing that outside songs would be deleted. Apple maintains that this was a security measure to combat hacking." Read More

Netflix Sets Nina Simone Documentary From Liz Garbus
/ December 5, 2014 9:39 am
Netflix Sets Nina Simone Documentary From Liz Garbus

Netflix reports "With What Happened, Miss Simone?, Netflix for the first time joined the project at an early stage and is producing the documentary with RadicalMedia." Read More

The DeanBeat: Will Hollywood brands bring salvation from the rising cost of acquiring mobile gamers?
/ December 5, 2014 9:39 am
The DeanBeat: Will Hollywood brands bring salvation from the rising cost of acquiring mobile gamers?

Venturebeat reports "So many of these licensed games are coming out that it feels like movie and TV games are where social casino games were more than a year ago: the overhyped category of the moment." Read More

Grammy Nominations: Taylor Swift, Meghan Trainor Among Record of the Year Contenders
/ December 5, 2014 9:39 am
Grammy Nominations: Taylor Swift, Meghan Trainor Among Record of the Year Contenders

Variety reports "Taylor Swift and Meghan Trainor are among the contenders for Record of the Year honors at the 57th Grammy Awards." Read More

Primetime Ratings: ‘Peter Pan’ Doesn’t Soar as High as ‘Sound of Music’
/ December 5, 2014 9:39 am
Primetime Ratings: ‘Peter Pan’ Doesn’t Soar as High as ‘Sound of Music’

Broadcasting & Cable reports "Though it didn’t come anywhere close to The Sound of Music Live!, NBC’s three-hour live Peter Pan musical still posted solid numbers Thursday, drawing a 2.3 rating among adults 18-49 and 9.1 million total viewers, according to overnight numbers from Nielsen." Read More

Microsoft adds video calling between Skype and Lync for Windows, coming to Android and iOS next
/ December 5, 2014 9:39 am
Microsoft adds video calling between Skype and Lync for Windows, coming to Android and iOS next

Venturebeat reports "Microsoft today announced new cross-app integration between Skype and Lync: video calling." Read More

To Get Off Russia’s Blacklist, GitHub Has Blocked Access To Pages That Highlight Suicide
/ December 5, 2014 9:39 am
To Get Off Russia’s Blacklist, GitHub Has Blocked Access To Pages That Highlight Suicide

TechCrunch reports "GitHub is slowly navigating the tricky waters of Internet censorship in Russia, using its own platform to track how it’s doing it in an effort to remain transparent, but also agreeing to block pages that the regulator says offend content regulations." Read More

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