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Sony tries to register determination of "Let's Play" as a trademark

1 year, 6 months ago
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The Sony company once again decided to play with fire, otherwise as own trademark it is impossible to call a solution of the company on attempt of registration of expression of "Let's Play".

The American division of Sony Computer Entertainment tries to register the term "Let's Play" as own trademark and, as a result, to acquire the rights for "electronic transfer, loading of videos of game processes through local and wide area networks, and also for stream audio, visual and audiovisual materials through local and wide area networks".

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The automatic machine for issue of maknaggets from Lego

1 year, 7 months ago
Handymen from Astonishing Studios assembled from Lego Mindstorms the automatic machine for issue of maknaggets which lacks only system of heating of food and the increased stock of packagings — the automatic machine is expected two boxes and two sauces.


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The Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation in YouTube is more popular than DARPA and Ministry of Defence channels of the USA combined

1 year, 7 months ago
The Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation in YouTube is more popular than three combined channels of the Ministry of Defence of the USA — DARPA TV, DoD and DoD News. The Russian videos gain up to seven million viewings. In the last two months videos about blows precision weapons from the ship "Dagestan" and with group launch of cruise missiles from an underwater state of the Rostov-on-Don submarine became most popular. The last roller of the Ministry of Defence — nearly half a million viewings in twenty hours gains popularity.


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YouTube published a rating of the most popular videos in the Russian segment for 2015

1 year, 7 months ago
The Google company published in the official blog a rating of the most popular videos and music videos Youtube in the leaving 2015. In Russia the most popular video – a concert of the Orenburg schoolgirls at which they perform dance in style a twerk. A concert took place at the end of January of this year, video was uploaded on April 12, and after that the Investigative Committee of Russia began check upon emergence of the video with erotic dance of minors. The Effect Streisand worked, and video gained 28 million viewings.


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70% of Internet traffic in America are legal video

1 year, 7 months ago
The Business Insider edition paid attention to research of the Sandvine company which is engaged in production of network equipment. Specialists of the company studied character of Internet traffic worldwide and drew a conclusion that the predominating role in it the traffic of video services — such as Netflix occupies, YouTube and Amazon Video. In America the share of this traffic exceeded 70%, and this indicator for the last five years grew at least twice: then its value made 35%.

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Video: two racers arranged real arrival in helmets of virtual reality

1 year, 7 months ago
Two professional racers competed with each other on one virtual route, but on two different platforms. Drivers did not see the road — they used helmets of virtual reality of Oculus Rift DR2 VR. Everyone managed Ford Mustang V8 of the 2015th year of release.


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Video: entrusted the 4-year-old girl the Volvo truck on the control panel

1 year, 7 months ago
The vendor of Volvo cars removed advertizing in which he entrusted control of truck to the four-year-old girl who is at distance, safe from a site. In two days the roller gained 1,2 million viewings. During control of truck Sofia inverted the truck and destroyed the building. Nobody suffered.


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Supersymmetry [Vert Dider Postscoring]

1 year, 7 months ago


"Somewhat, all obstacles which we face are fine". The ode of the son to the father, recognition to him in love in gratitude for the imparted love to space and its secrets. Frames of the family chronicle and a newsreel are mixed with the Universe photo that helps to inform of the main idea — we part of space, we from it.

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The pirate needs to gather 200 000 viewings on YouTube, or it is threatened by a huge penalty

1 year, 7 months ago
The 30-year-old Czech pirate Yaqub F. whom the representative of owners of Business Software Alliance (BSA) accused of illegal copying and software distribution, including Microsoft Windows got involved in a bad story. Within eight years Yaqub loaded on different forums of the link for downloading of non-licensed programs from the faylokhostingovy websites.

Punishment was inevitable. Experts of BSA found his personality — and reported in police. After a search those confiscated the computer, external HDD and the disks DVD. Business was brought to trial, listenings took place in September. The court sentenced unfortunate to three years conditionally and confiscations of the equipment. But history did not end on it. The different corporations affected by Yaqub's actions, including Microsoft, HBO, Sony Music and Twentieth Century Fox, assessed damages in total at $ 373 000, only one Microsoft made out a bill on 223 000.

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Instead of one thousand words, or Promotion of applications through videos

1 year, 7 months ago
Video advertizing forces out everyone and everything, some experts of internet marketing even predict death of banners and transition to short videos. Honestly — the demonstration roller shows all delights of your product in "action", in half-minute, relieving of need to read descriptions and to consider screenshots. We considered several options and made recommendations as it is the best of all to advance the applications on different platforms, using video advertizing.
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