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

 

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Nintendo Targets Wii U Price Cut to Drive Sales

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Nintendo discontinues 8GB version of Wii U, drops the 32GB version's price by $50 ... Read more ...
Aug
30
2013



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Cyberlocker Hotfile Loses MPAA Lawsuit, Owner Found Personally Liable

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Cyberlocker website Hotfile faces major setback, as judge awards a summary judgement to the MPAA and finds Hotfile's owner and CEO personally liable for damages ... Read more ...
Aug
29
2013



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Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending 17th August 2013

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Check out the US Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending 17th August 2013 ... Read more ...
Aug
29
2013



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Kevin Spacey: 'Give People What They Want' to Fight Piracy

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Kevin Spacey delivers passionate speech urging changes to the way content is delivered to viewers, saying that the Netflix model of giving people what they want, when they want it, is the solution to piracy ... Read more ...
Aug
26
2013



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Weekly News Roundup (25 August 2013)

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Weekly News Roundup for the week ending 25 August 2013 ... Read more ...
Aug
25
2013



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Pirate Bay Censorship Fails to Curb Piracy Problem, New Study Finds

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The Netherland's Pirate Bay blockade seems to have had no effect on piracy rates across the country, a new study finds ... Read more ...
Aug
24
2013



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Google Adds Widevine DRM to Chrome for Android

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Chrome for Android to get HTML5 based DRM, paving the way for streaming video playback without the need for Flash or Silverlught, or a dedicated app ... Read more ...
Aug
23
2013



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Sony Launches 12GB PS3 For North America

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Sony launches the 12GB version of the PS3 in North America following a successful debut in other regional markets, available today for $199 ... Read more ...
Aug
22
2013



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Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending 10th August 2013

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Check out the US Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending 10th August 2013 ... Read more ...
Aug
22
2013



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Weekly News Roundup (18 August 2013)

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Weekly News Roundup for the week ending 18 August 2013 ... Read more ...
Aug
18
2013



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DMCA Used For Censorship By 'Straight Pride UK'

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Controversial heterosexual rights group used the DMCA to censor their own response to questions ... Read more ...
Aug
18
2013



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Peter Molyneux: Xbox One Backlash Unfair, Online Inevitable

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Gaming pioneer says gamers have unfairly treated Microsoft over Xbox One's DRM scheme, and that the future of gaming lies online ... Read more ...
Aug
16
2013



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Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending 3rd August 2013

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Check out the US Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending 3rd August 2013 ... Read more ...
Aug
15
2013



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Game of Thrones Piracy Better Than Winning Emmy, Says Time Warner CEO

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CEO of Time Warner, owners of HBO, says Game of Thrones piracy record is better than winning an Emmy ... Read more ...
Aug
12
2013



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Weekly News Roundup (11 August 2013)

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Weekly News Roundup for the week ending 11 August 2013 ... Read more ...
Aug
11
2013



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Blu-ray and Digital Rise To Offset DVD's Decline

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Blu-ray and digital revenue, including subscription streaming, helping to offset big declines in DVD sales, as the rental market declines further ... Read more ...
Aug
11
2013



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Sky UK Piracy Filter Can be Exploited to Block Almost Any Website

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UK ISP's piracy filter can be exploited to block any other website ... Read more ...
Aug
10
2013



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Obama Administration Aims to Make Unauthorized Streaming a Felony

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A very controversial part of SOPA may be revived by the Obama administration, which could end up sending people who upload YouTube covers to prison ... Read more ...
Aug
8
2013



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Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending 27th July 2013

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Check out the US Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending 27th July 2013 ... Read more ...
Aug
7
2013



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Xbox One GPU Speed Increased To Combat Superior PS4 GPU

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Xbox One's GPU speed upped in a bid to compete with the PS4's superior CPU/GPU combo ... Read more ...
Aug
6
2013



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Weekly News Roundup (4 August 2013)

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Weekly News Roundup for the week ending 4 August 2013 ... Read more ...
Aug
4
2013



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300GB Blu-ray Success Being Planned Sony and Panasonic

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Sony and Panasonic are joining forces again to develop the next-generation optical disc format capable of holding 300GB, but it will mainly be for archival storage purposes for now ... Read more ...
Aug
2
2013



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Wii U Sale Plummets, Only 160,000 Sold in Three Month Worldwide

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Struggling Wii U only manages to sell 160,000 units in an entire quarter, and that's worldwide ... Read more ...
Aug
1
2013



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Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending 20th July 2013

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Check out the US Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending 20th July 2013 ... Read more ...
Aug
1
2013