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Read our roundup of the latest news for the week ending 5 October 2014

Weekly News Roundup (5 October 2014)

Posted by: Sean F, 18:59 AEDT, Sun October 5, 2014

Weekly News Roundup for the week ending 5 October 2014 ... More

Rights-holders in Germany demand €36 'Piracy Tax' for all mobile phones sold in the country

Germany: Rights-holders Want €36 'Piracy Tax' On All Smartphones

Posted by: Sean F, 13:30 AEST, Mon July 23, 2012

Rights-holders in Germany make huge "piracy tax" demands from tech vendors, including a €36 on all phones sold in the country ... More

Watching movies on devices like the iPad2 means portable DVD players are not needed anymore

Is DVD On The Way Out?

Posted by: Anne N, 13:02 AEST, Wed August 24, 2011

New study shows people are increasingly using tablets and smartphones to watch full length movies, instead of using portable DVD players ... More

News Icon Microsoft Will Stop Producing Zune Hardware

posted by: Sean F, 17:24 AEDT, Wed March 16, 2011

The production of Zune music players may be halted due to lack of demand, as well as Microsoft's shifting focus towards the Windows Phone

News Icon Kinect Coming to the PC With Official SDK, and Windows Phone

posted by: Sean F, 17:09 AEDT, Fri February 25, 2011

Microsoft plans to bring Kinect to both Windows and Windows Phone, with the separate announcements of an official PC SDK for Kinect, and also a demo of Kinect/Windows Phone interaction

News Icon Opinion: Nokia Going With Windows Phone Makes Sense

posted by: Sean F, 19:40 AEDT, Thu February 17, 2011

In this opinion piece, we look at Nokia's recently announced alliance with Microsoft, and why it's a great idea

News Icon Microsoft to PS3 Hacker: Let's Work Together

posted by: Sean F, 13:02 AEDT, Fri January 21, 2011

Microsoft devs have offered an olive branch to notorious hackers geohot, even as he is being sued by Sony for hacking Microsoft's rival's console, the PS3

News Icon Windows Phone 7 DRM Broken?

posted by: Sean F, 14:01 AEDT, Sat January 1, 2011

Despite being only available recently, the Windows Phone 7 DRM appears to have already been broken, meaning that WP7 app piracy is about to begin

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