The Expendables 3 Gets Leaked Online

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Nothing proves the market for streaming movies over the Internet more than when a high-profile film gets leaked online. It happened with a rough cut X-Men Origins: Wolverine a few years ago, and now The Expendables 3 has been leaked and downloaded nearly 200,000 … [Read more...]

Red Giant Releases Update of Plural Eyes as Part of Shooter Suite

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Vs. 12.5 includes PluralEyes 3.5 upgrade. Denoiser II. Instant 4K. BulletProof 1.2. Frames. LUT Buddy By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Red Giant has announced a major league update to Shooter Suite 12.5, which will also include the latest version of Plural Eyes 3.5, Instant 4K, and a new utility … [Read more...]

With Blackmagic’s Crazy Pocket Cinema Camera Sale, Users Benefit From Color Correction Tips

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Production 4K Camera gets first feature test By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) $500. That's the current sale price of the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera. I know, crazy, right? But with the sale going until the end of August, you can bet that Grant Petty is going to have a whole bunch of new best … [Read more...]

EA Partners with Microsoft To Launch Subscription Game Service

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$5 a month Gets Best Game Play By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Electronic Arts (EA) has just announced a brand new cloud-based gaming subscription service called EA Access, which will offer users access to their best games for $5 a month, or $30 a year and marks a shift to cloud-based … [Read more...]

The Sony α7s May Have Great Dynamic Range, But Rolling Shutter Is An Issue

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4K camera struggles with movement By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) With the Sony α7s out, users are not only raving about it's ability to record 4K to an external recorder, but also has amazing dynamic range. And all that is great if you keep your camera locked down. But once you introduce a bit of … [Read more...]

Sprint, T-Mobile merger not expected before September – sources

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By Marina Lopes, Soyoung Kim, and Liana B. Baker WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) The long-anticipated merger of Sprint Corp and T-Mobile US Inc is not expected to occur before September, with the companies continuing due diligence and preparing a detailed case for a deal before U.S. regulators, … [Read more...]

New York Times forecasts further decline in print ad revenue

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By Jennifer Saba (Reuters) The New York Times Co reported a dip in second-quarter revenue as print advertising revenue erased the previous quarter's rise, and the company expects print ad revenue to continue to decline in the future. Shares of the company dropped almost 6 percent to $13.30 … [Read more...]

Internet users often unclear about their data use: U.S. watchdog

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By Alina Selyukh - WASHINGTON (Reuters) U.S. consumers often incorrectly estimate how much data they consume online and pay Internet providers for more downloading and uploading than they actually do, a U.S. government watchdog said in findings released on Tuesday. The observations were … [Read more...]

Apple updates MacBook Pro laptops, cuts price of older model

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(Reuters) Apple Inc said it updated its MacBook Pro line of laptops with a high-resolution Retina display, faster processors, and higher memory for a starting price of $1,299. The world's largest technology company also lowered the price of its older 13-inch MacBook Pro by $100 to … [Read more...]

With PlayStation Network, Sony goes back to the future in search of revival

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By Reiji Murai - TOKYO (Reuters) Japan's Sony Corp is hammering out plans to rise from the ashes of nearly $10 billion (£5.89 billion) lost in six years by building a future around its last consumer electronics blockbuster - the PlayStation. Sony plans to reposition the video console warhorse … [Read more...]

BuzzFeed writer Benny Johnson fired for plagiarism

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(Reuters) The news and entertainment website BuzzFeed has fired the writer Benny Johnson after its editors said they found he plagiarized others' work 41 times. BuzzFeed editor Ben Smith in a note late on Friday called writer Benny Johnson "a creative force" at his best, but said a review of more … [Read more...]

Bose sues Beats over headphone noise-cancellation patents

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By Andrew Chung (Reuters) High-end sound system and headphone maker Bose Corp is going after the newer kid on the block, Beats Electronics, with a lawsuit accusing Beats of infringing several patents related to noise-cancellation technology. In a lawsuit filed Friday in federal court in … [Read more...]

Amazon’s spending spree raises margin concerns

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By Soham Chatterjee (Reuters) Amazon.com Inc's heavy investment in content and technology to fight off deep-pocketed rivals is proving to be more costly than many had expected, raising fears that operating earnings will be remain under pressure indefinitely. Amazon's shares fell 12 percent to … [Read more...]

Facebook goes express to mega-cap status – now valued more than AT&T, Coke

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By Chuck Mikolajczak - NEW YORK (Reuters) In the days after its infamously mishandled initial public offering in May 2012, it looked as if Facebook would struggle to become a must-own for fund managers. Now the company's $190 billion market value makes it bigger than such bellwethers as … [Read more...]

The Sony α7S Could Have The Same Dynamic Range As An ARRI ALEXA

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.4 stops separates in tests By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) If you're looking to invest in your own cinema camera, the cost of the ARRI ALEXA starter kit is around $65,000 and change at AbelCine. And if you want to use the most award-winning digital cinema camera out there right now, it may be … [Read more...]

Amazon’s smartphone fails to kindle a ‘Fire’ among reviewers

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By Soham Chatterjee (Reuters) Amazon.com Inc's new Fire smartphone features "gimmicks" - such as 3D effects and object scanner - that may not be enough to entice users away from similarly priced Apple Inc iPhones and Samsung's Galaxy S5, reviewers said. Among the features of its first smartphone, … [Read more...]

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