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Hack In The Box 2012 Malaysia: Like No Other

Hack In The Box 2012 Malaysia: Like No Other

Controversial Global hacking conference Hack In The Box just celebrated its ten-year mark in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The event attracted hackers from all over the world and company participants that included Google, Mozilla, Microsoft, Amazon, sponsor 'friends' such as Megaupload, and many more.

published October 16, 2012 by

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Photos: NICTA robot plays the clarinet

Photos: NICTA robot plays the clarinet

Australian ICT research centre NICTA has teamed up with a robotics group from the University of NSW (UNSW) to build a robot that plays the clarinet, demonstrating new applications of embedded systems.

published July 20, 2008 by

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A world without Wikipedia

Jimmy Wales jumped on the "screw SOPA" bandwagon this week and led Wikipedia into a 24-hour blackout to protest, causing panic, confusion and general hysteria among the knowledge-seeking population. But ask yourself this: what if Wikipedia never came back online?

published January 19, 2012 by

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Metadata key to video industry: Adobe

Although video is beginning to take up a large portion of traffic on the internet, search engines aren't yet at the stage where they can completely index and understand the content. ZDNet Australia speaks to Adobe on how to overcome these issues using metadata.

published November 17, 2011 by

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Content owners don't back AFACT: iiNet

Content providers are stepping away from the Australian Federation Against Copyright Theft (AFACT)'s pursuit of ISPs over copyright infringement, and are open to iiNet's piracy mediator model, according to iiNet's chief regulatory officer Steve Dalby.

published June 2, 2011 by

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See how big piracy is in Beijing

CNET News.com's Michael Kanellos recently took a trip to Beijing, where he got to see up close just how big piracy is in China. Armed with a video camera, he took to the streets to examine why copied discs are so widespread in the region.

published June 5, 2007 by

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Davy Jones in 'Pirates of the Caribbean'

At 12, Hal Hickel submitted a plot idea to Lucasfilm. It was politely rejected. Now the grown-up Hickel is animation supervisor for the Pirates movies series at Lucasfilm's ILM. That rejection letter hangs proudly in his office, and now he's hoping he'll have an Oscar for his Pirates work to place next to it. CNET's Veronica Belmont reports.

published January 25, 2007 by

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Industrial Light and Magic's brilliant pirate master

ILM's visual effects supervisor oversees all the gruesome characters and supernatural transformations you see in the Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest. Those effects have earned a 2007 Oscar nomination. Meanwhile, John Knoll is facing an April deadline for scenes to be in the next installment: Pirates of the Caribbean: At Worlds End. CNET's Veronica Belmont got to talk with Knoll in his office the day after the nomination was announced.

published January 25, 2007 by

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Moving 50,000 hours of video

Darcy Antonellis, senior vice president of worldwide antipiracy operations and executive VP of distribution and technology at Warner Brothers, was a panelist at the NAB2006 conference in Las Vegas on April 25. The topic: how to preserve and market unique Hollywood content.

published May 4, 2006 by

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LG F1200

LG F1200

LG's mid-range musical phone features dual colour displays and tri-band connectivity, but it lacks memory expansion options.

published October 4, 2005 by

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Nokia 6230i

Nokia 6230i

Nokia's 6230i is an upgraded version of its classic, unpretentious 6230 with a higher quality screen, 1.3-megapixel camera and Bluetooth.

published July 11, 2005 by

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Samsung D500

Samsung D500

Samsung's latest slider phone, the D500, looks a lot like its sliding predecessor, but comes in a black case with a megapixel camera and an MP3 player.

published April 25, 2005 by

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Motorola E398

Motorola E398

Motorola's music mobile combines a full-featured handset that will appeal to a wide range of users whether they're looking for fun, functionality or the perfect mixture of both.

published November 15, 2004 by

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First Look: Sony Hi-MD MZNH700

First Look: Sony Hi-MD MZNH700

We take a peek at one of Sony's upcoming Hi-MD portable music players, supporting a gigabyte of removable storage thanks to the company's new higher-capacity MiniDisc. Sony's upcoming range of digital music players revamps previous MiniDisc players by introducing Hi-MD media.

published May 20, 2004 by

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