doddleTALKS Tech – Inside The Blackmagic Studio

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) At NAB, I sat down with Dan May to talk about their new camera products - including the Blackmagic Studio Camera, the 4K Blackmagic URSA Cinema Camera, a killer update to DaVinci Resolve that has over 140 new features (including editing capability) and host of what … [Read more...]

Movie Review: Transcendence

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Even very talented people are prone to error, Hollywood consistently proves that phenomena. In fact, a movie like Transcendence would never have been produced, if it wasn't for the big names blinded by a script which fails to transcend the limitations of its own … [Read more...]

doddleTV: NAB 2014 – Blackmagic Camera Walkaround

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Blackmagic did it again this year with the announcement of not one, but two new cameras. Here's our first look... http://youtu.be/V63j1HUDsyI … [Read more...]

Microsoft’s Xbox One sales cross 5 million

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SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) Microsoft Corp has sold over 5 million Xbox One video game consoles to retailers since its launch in November, the company said on Thursday. In January, the U.S. software company said Xbox One sales had crossed three million as of the end of 2013. The console went on … [Read more...]

Mt. Gox suitors seek support to save bitcoin exchange

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(Reuters) A group of investors seeking to buy Mt. Gox has launched a website to garner support from creditors of the bankrupt bitcoin exchange to prevent a liquidation of its assets. "We need your help to stop a liquidation, which would be good neither for Mt. Gox creditors nor bitcoin's … [Read more...]

Friday’s Funny Feature – Close Call, Featuring Freddie Wong & Google Glass

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By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) Ah, Google Glass. Seems so cool, right? Super tech, attached to our faces, like something out of a sci-fi movie. And priced about the same as a big budget sci-fi movie... Anyway, there's been a lot of debate about Google Glass, including etiquite, using while … [Read more...]

Magic Lantern Raw Featured in Swiss Airlines Campaign

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Magic Lantern, the plucky Canon firmware hack that provides amazing Raw video capability to Canon DSLRs, continues to gain more support and is being used more often where it counts... in big budget projects where the image isn't only vital, it's costly. And it just … [Read more...]

Ricoh Announces Medium Format Pentax 645Z HD Camera

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Shoots 70 mm Style High Definition Video By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) When you're talking about DSLRs, you can pretty much figure that the Canons, Panasonics and Nikons are going to suck up all the air in the room.  That pretty much leaves companies like Ricoh/Pentax alone in the shadows … [Read more...]

Retailer Michaels Stores confirms payment card data breach

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(Reuters) Michaels Stores Inc, the biggest U.S. arts and crafts retailer, on Friday confirmed that there was a breach of certain systems that process payment cards at its U.S. stores and that of its unit, Aaron Brothers. The company said in January that it was working with federal law enforcement … [Read more...]

Sony Vegas Pro 13 Now Available

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By Jeremiah Hall (doddleNEWS) Sony Creative Software announced the newest upgrade to their Windows-based editing system, Vegas Pro 13 at NAB 2014, and it is now available in three versions. Vegas Pro 13 includes several new improvements including new video plug-ins from FXHOME, new EBU … [Read more...]

Google still top pick for Wall Street, despite mobile ad challenges

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By Saqib Iqbal Ahmed (Reuters) Google Inc's disappointing first-quarter results left Wall Street unfazed about the internet giant's ability to come to grips with a shift to the fast-growing mobile advertising market. Google shares were down 2 percent in premarket trading on Thursday and at least … [Read more...]

Sony sells more than 7 million PlayStation 4 consoles

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By Malathi Nayak (Reuters) Sony Corp said on Wednesday it sold more than 7 million PlayStation 4 videogame consoles in just over four months to April 6, double the number of the older version, PlayStation 3, sold in about the same time frame after its launch. Sony is struggling to keep pace with … [Read more...]

Google, IBM results raise questions about other tech-sector companies

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By Alexei Oreskovic and Noel Randewich - SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) Disappointing results from Google Inc and IBM may unnerve investors shaken by a strong recent selloff in tech stocks, underscoring the challenges the Internet and IT sectors face as corporate report cards come due in coming … [Read more...]

doddleTV: NAB 2014 – MōVI Products First Look

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) NAB 2014 had us checking out the latest Freefly MōVI M5, but what we didn't expect was the opportunity to shoot with it for two hours, and to play with their new iPhone adapter. But even more exciting was the MōVI M15, designed specifically for larger cameras, a new … [Read more...]

Axiom 4K Camera To Sell for Cost During Crowdfunding Campaign

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First 250 cameras will be part of Beta Test By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Of all the cameras I saw at NAB this year, the one I didn't find was the Apertus Axiom. But that didn't mean its presence wasn't keenly felt, because shortly after the Las Vegas confab, Sebastian Pichelhofer, Lead Project … [Read more...]

Canadian charged in ‘Heartbleed’ attack on tax agency

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OTTAWA (Reuters) Canadian police have arrested a 19-year-old man and charged him in connection with exploiting the "Heartbleed" bug to steal taxpayer data from a government website, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) said on Wednesday. In what appeared to be the first report of an attack … [Read more...]

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