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This page contains all the news items for the month of January 2014.

 

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Microsoft May Release White Xbox One, And Budget Version Without Disc Drive

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A white Xbox One (that won't cost you $11,000), a 1TB version, and one budget version without a Blu-ray drive - check out th latest Xbox One rumors ... Read more ...
Jan
31
2014



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Study Finds French 'Three-Strikes' Had No Effect On Piracy Habits

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French "three-strikes" did not change user behaviour, according to new study ... Read more ...
Jan
30
2014



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Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending 18th January 2014

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Check out the US Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending 18th January 2014 ... Read more ...
Jan
29
2014



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Weekly News Roundup (26 January 2014)

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Weekly News Roundup for the week ending 26 January 2014 ... Read more ...
Jan
26
2014



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Google Glass Wearing Moviegoer Detained, Questioned By Federal Agents

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Man using turned off Google Glass as his prescription glasses in cinema hauled away by a federal agent, questioned on piracy charges ... Read more ...
Jan
24
2014



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Analyst Predicts PS3/Xbox 360 Price Drop In February

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Could the Xbox 360 and PS3 both see a price drop in February? Wedbush analyst Michael Pachter believes so, with game publishers the ones pushing for a quick price cut in a bid to keep the Xbox 360/PS3 relevant ... Read more ...
Jan
23
2014



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Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending 11th January 2014

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Check out the US Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending 11th January 2014 ... Read more ...
Jan
22
2014



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Xbox One Tops U.S. Next-Gen Console Sales In December

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Xbox One has sales lead over PS4 in December, in the U.S., despite the PS4's global sales lead ... Read more ...
Jan
21
2014



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Weekly News Roundup (19 January 2014)

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Weekly News Roundup for the week ending 19 January 2014 ... Read more ...
Jan
19
2014



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Net Neutrality Ruling Sends Netflix Stocks Down

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Court of appeals rules against Net Neutrality, analysts say ruling could cause Netflix costs to rise by $1b annually ... Read more ...
Jan
18
2014



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MPAA Joins Web Standards Group

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W3C adds pro-DRM lobby group to its list of members ... Read more ...
Jan
17
2014



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Developer Gives Inside Look At Wii U Development Troubles

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The reason third-party developers are ignoring the Wii U spelled out by anonymous developer who worked on a Wii U game ... Read more ...
Jan
17
2014



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Ellen Show May Be Source of 'Walter Mitty' Pirated Screener

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Walter Mitty downloads floating on piracy networks might have been copied from screeners originally sent to Ellen DeGeneres ... Read more ...
Jan
16
2014



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Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending 4th January 2014

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Check out the US Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending 4th January 2014 ... Read more ...
Jan
16
2014



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Weekly News Roundup (12 January 2014)

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Weekly News Roundup for the week ending 12 January 2014 ... Read more ...
Jan
12
2014



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PS4 Has Worldwide Million Unit Plus Sales Lead Over Xbox One

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PS4 outsells Xbox One by 1.2 million units worldwide in 2013, and is within reach of outselling the Wii U ... Read more ...
Jan
12
2014



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Samsung Readies 125GB Blu-ray Discs For 4K Streaming

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Samsung says a 4K Blu-ray disc and player can be here this year if a video codec standard is chosen, while Netflix believes disc formats are an outdated solution to the 4K problem ... Read more ...
Jan
11
2014



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PS4 Blu-ray Problems Irking Early Adopters

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PS4 users reporting Blu-ray playback problems for popular titles ... Read more ...
Jan
10
2014



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MPAA's Lawyer Answers Questions On SOPA, Google and isoHunt

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The government, Google and other industries can do a lot more to combat piracy, according to the MPAA's top lawyer ... Read more ...
Jan
9
2014



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Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending 28th December 2013

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Check out the US Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending 28th December 2013 ... Read more ...
Jan
8
2014



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Weekly News Roundup (5 January 2014)

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Weekly News Roundup for the week ending 5 January 2014 ... Read more ...
Jan
5
2014



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Google's VP9 vs HEVC, 4K Codec War Heating Up

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Google puts forward its VP9 codec as a contender for 4K streaming, announcing it will use the open source codec to stream YouTube Ultra HD clips ... Read more ...
Jan
4
2014



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Streaming and Downloads Helps UK Entertainment Sales to Rise After Five Year Decline

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Digital streaming and downloads reverses fortune for UK's home entertainment industry, helping it to record its first rise in sales in over five years ... Read more ...
Jan
2
2014



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Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending 21st December 2013

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Check out the US Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending 21st December 2013 ... Read more ...
Jan
2
2014