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This page contains all the news items for the month of December 2013.

 

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Game of Thrones Crowned King of Pirated Downloads For 2013

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Season finale of Game of Thrones officially the most downloaded TV show episode for 2013, easily beating the series finale of Breaking Bad ... Read more ...
Dec
29
2013



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Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending 14th December 2013

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Check out the US Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending 14th December 2013 ... Read more ...
Dec
27
2013



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Weekly News Roundup (22 December 2013)

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Weekly News Roundup for the week ending 22 December 2013 ... Read more ...
Dec
22
2013



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The Pirate Bay Returns Home After Failing To Find Friendly Port

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The Pirate Bay tries three new domain names before returning back to its .SE roots ... Read more ...
Dec
22
2013



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Netflix To Use HEVC To Solve Bandwidth Problem For HD, 4K

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Netflix to turn to H.265, of HEVC, to solve 4K bandwidth puzzle, and to further reduce bandwidth for existing content ... Read more ...
Dec
21
2013



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PS4 Blu-ray & DVD Playback Not As Good As PS3's, Tests Confirm

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PS4 not as good as PS3 for playing certain Blu-ray and DVD content, HDTVtest's extensive video performance testing reveals ... Read more ...
Dec
20
2013



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Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending 7th December 2013

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Check out the US Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending 7th December 2013 ... Read more ...
Dec
18
2013



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Weekly News Roundup (15 December 2013)

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Weekly News Roundup for the week ending 15 December 2013 ... Read more ...
Dec
15
2013



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YouTube Copyright Madness Wreaks Havoc On Gaming Videos

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YouTube's latest gaming video copyright crackdown threatens the very future of "Let's Play" videos ... Read more ...
Dec
15
2013



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PS4 is Top Console For November in US, Xbox One 'Fastest Selling'

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NPD figures reveal the current winner of the console wars, as Wii U's struggles to get attention of gamers ... Read more ...
Dec
14
2013



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Blu-ray sales stats for Black Friday Week 2013

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Check out the US Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending 30th November 2013, the Black Friday sales week ... Read more ...
Dec
11
2013



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Lorde 'Royals' Parody Latest Victim of Copyright Zealotry

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A parody video of Lorde's Royals music video taken down on copyright grounds, despite adherence to fair use regulations ... Read more ...
Dec
9
2013



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Weekly News Roundup (8 December 2013)

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Weekly News Roundup for the week ending 8 December 2013 ... Read more ...
Dec
8
2013



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Xbox One Beats PS4 2-to-1 At Walmart, Target Black Friday Sales

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Shoppers opt for more expensive Xbox One at Walmart and Target, while the Wii U struggles to get any attention ... Read more ...
Dec
8
2013



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Removing DRM Improves Music Sales, A New Study Finds

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Removing DRM increased digital sales, with sales of less well known albums up by 30% in some cases, according to a new working paper ... Read more ...
Dec
7
2013



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Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending 23rd November 2013

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Check out the US Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending 23rd November 2013 ... Read more ...
Dec
6
2013



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Hotfile Shuts Down Following $80 Million Settlement of MPAA Lawsuit

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Cyberlocker Hotfile agrees to $80 million settlement deal with the MPAA, and shuts down immediately ... Read more ...
Dec
5
2013



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Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending 16th November 2013

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Check out the US Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending 16th November 2013 ... Read more ...
Dec
3
2013



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Weekly News Roundup (1 December 2013)

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Weekly News Roundup for the week ending 1 December 2013 ... Read more ...
Dec
1
2013



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Xbox One Doesn't Support BD-Rs, Has 50Hz Framerate Issues

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Xbox One blocks recordable Blu-rays from being read, possibly as a copy protection measure against ripped Blu-rays and copied games ... Read more ...
Dec
1
2013