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Media Stories for 2011

Boxee 1.5 Will Be the Last Supported Desktop Version 113 comments
Ask Slashdot: Best Kit For a Home Media Server? 355 comments
Aging Consoles Find New Life As Video Streamers 255 comments
Google Deal Allegedly Lets UMG Wipe YouTube Videos It Doesn't Own 392 comments
Nightingale Media Player Preview Released 79 comments
Taking a Look At Kindle Format 8 76 comments
Corporate Claims On Public Domain YouTube Videos 320 comments
Does Mega Media Control 90% of Content? 231 comments
Royalty-Free MPEG Video Proposals Announced 108 comments
Webhosting For A Large Art Project? 137 comments
Netflix CEO Comments On Recent Decisions 360 comments
Web Usage-Based Billing On Its Way 397 comments
Good Disk Library Solutions? 371 comments
Ask Slashdot: Best Camera For Getting Into Photography? 569 comments
$350 Hardware Cracks HDMI Copy Protection 161 comments
Whither the Portable Optical Drive? 440 comments
'Arrested Development' Comes Exclusively To Netflix 201 comments
Occupy Flash? 507 comments
How Litigation Only Spurred On P2P File Sharing 140 comments
Microsoft Killing Silverlight? 324 comments
Adobe Ends Development of Flash On Mobile Browsers 485 comments
A Brief History of Failed Digital Rights Management Schemes 149 comments
B&N Nook Tablet vs. Amazon Kindle Fire 138 comments
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Won't Fit On a CD 488 comments
Ask Florian Kaps of the Impossible Project 61 comments
Redbox Raises Its Prices To $1.20 Per Day 232 comments
Netflix Expanding Streaming Service to The UK and Ireland 78 comments
The Kindle is Getting Support For HTML5 123 comments
Librarian Attacks Amazon's Kindle Lending Program 191 comments
SMH Outs Copyright-Violation Hunters As Porn-Pushing Brothers 80 comments
Pennsylvania Supreme Court Tweets Rulings 38 comments
Soon, No More Film Movie Cameras 227 comments
Netflix Kills Qwikster 253 comments
Should Book Authors Pursue a Patronage Model? 342 comments
Movie Industry: Loss of Control Worse Than Piracy 360 comments
Zune Dead, Then Not Dead, Then Officially Dead 181 comments
Put On Your 3D Glasses — Class Is About To Start 80 comments
Ask Slashdot: Best Long-Term Video/Picture Storage? 499 comments
Purdue Researchers Demonstrate Low-Power, Fast FeTRAM Memory 50 comments
VLC Player For Android Is Almost a Reality 144 comments
The Looming Video Codec Fight 235 comments
Ask Slashdot: Recovering Data From 20-Year-Old Diskettes? 375 comments
British Govt Debates Swapping Printers For iPads 237 comments
Senators Slam Firm For Online Background Check 196 comments
Netflix Creates Qwikster For DVD Only Business 481 comments
Famous Wildlife Photographer Busted For Using Stock Images 182 comments
Windows 8 Won't Support Plug-Ins; the End of Flash? 661 comments
YouTube Disables Comments and User Uploads For Korean Users 237 comments
Adobe Brings Flash-Free Flash To iOS Devices 178 comments
Ask Slashdot: Passively Cooled Hardware For Game Emulation? 229 comments
Verizon Makes It Easy To Go Over Your Data Cap 166 comments
Breaking Motion Capture Out of the Studio 39 comments
Start-Up Claims Immortality For Data With 'Stone-Like' Disc 261 comments
Ripping CDs Set To Be Legalized In UK 156 comments
DARPA Developing Video Parser 29 comments
Zediva Shut Down By Federal Judge, MPAA Parties! 189 comments
GE Bets On Holographic Optical Storage 159 comments
OK Go Goes HTML5 171 comments
Wal-Mart Jumps Into Video Streaming 150 comments
Public AAC Listening Test @ ~96 Kbps [July 2011]. 277 comments
Netflix Killing DVDs Like Apple Killed Floppies? 345 comments
Second Life Mine Simulation Receives an Emmy Nomination 65 comments
Aaron Swartz Indicted in Attempted Piracy of Four Million Documents 174 comments
Netflix Deflects Rage Over Price Increase 722 comments
Netflix Announces Streaming Only Plans and Higher Prices for DVDs 488 comments
Interview With the Editors of Libre Graphics Magazine 51 comments
News of the World Investigation Expanded to 9/11 Victims 135 comments
Sony Announces End For MiniDisc Walkman 191 comments
Creating a Mac OS X 10.7 Lion Bootable Flash Drive 206 comments
Media Companies Create Copyright Enforcement Framework 219 comments
Illegal Film Downloading Up 33% In the UK 259 comments
Twitter As Realtime Sports Reporter 47 comments
Is Final Cut Pro X Apple's Biggest Mistake In Years? 443 comments
'Dead Media' Never Really Die 85 comments
FTC Okays Social Media Background Check Company 229 comments
Ask Slashdot: Software To Organise a Heterogeneous Mix of Files? 254 comments
Student Suspended For Posting On YouTube 375 comments
YouTube Introduces Creative Commons Option 34 comments
Tennessee Makes it Illegal To Share Your Netflix Password 495 comments
Alaska Airlines Jettisons Paper Manuals For iPads 220 comments
Flight 447 'Black Box' Decoded 449 comments
Anti-Porn Facebook Page is Deleted, Then Restored 145 comments
FSF On How To Choose a License 210 comments
New Bill Ups Punishment For Hosts of Infringing Video Streams 278 comments
Facebook's Broad Patent On Digital Media Tagging 61 comments
Canadian Music Industry Seeks Copy Tax On Memory Cards 265 comments
Zediva Fights Back Against MPAA 112 comments
Netflix Available For Android 162 comments
Adobe Rolls Out Privacy Controls In Flash Player 10.3 63 comments
Museum Helps Domesday Reloaded Project 70 comments
Comcast Helps Fix Pirate Bay Connection Problems 237 comments
TwitPic Will Sell Your Photos, But No Cash For You 102 comments
Over 7.5 Million Facebook Users Are Under 13 194 comments
Unarchiver Provides LGPL RARv3 Extraction Tool 183 comments
Kdenlive 0.8 Adds Advanced Features for NLV Editing 182 comments
Adobe Ships Flash Player 10.2 For Android 3.x 39 comments
$53 Million Pledged To Kickstarter Over Two Years 73 comments
Google Will Save Videos After All 69 comments
Ask Slashdot: Are You Streaming-Only For Home Entertainment? 697 comments
YouTube Now Transcoding All New Uploads To WebM 267 comments
Why Has Blu-ray Failed To Catch Hold? 1162 comments
Adobe Adopts HTTP Live Streaming For iOS 97 comments
Today Is Record Store Day 2011 108 comments
Google Videos Going Offline; Time To Grab What You Want 131 comments
Maqetta: Open Source HTML5 Editor From IBM 121 comments
NZ MP Enjoys Copyright Infringement, Votes For 3 Strikes 220 comments
Next-Gen Low-Latency Open Codec Beats HE-AAC 166 comments
Flash On Android Fails To Impress 436 comments
'Scrapers' Dig Deep For Data On Web 158 comments
Google Rolling Out Live Streaming For YouTube 60 comments
US Students Suffering From Internet Addiction 314 comments
The Facebook Obsession 265 comments
California Library's Plan: Get Rid of Books 197 comments
Engineering Election Debates With Subtle Cues 105 comments
CD Ripper 'Incites Law Breaking,' Says British Regulator 204 comments
50% of Tweets Consumed Come From .05% of Users 141 comments
Ask Slashdot: Huge Digital Media Libraries 361 comments
CCIA Calls Copyright Wiretaps 'Hollywood's PATRIOT Act' 150 comments
Is the Business Card Dead? 370 comments
Time Warner Cable Cuts iPad Live TV Access 50% 225 comments
Time Warner Cable Launches iPad App With Live TV 141 comments
Man Arrested For Linking To Online Videos 308 comments
Flickr Censors Egypt Police Photos 163 comments
Crime Writer Makes a Killing With 99 Cent E-Books 445 comments
Virgin Media UK Begins Throttling P2P Traffic 220 comments
Piracy In Developing Countries Driven By High Prices 235 comments
Posting AC - a Thing of the Past? 390 comments
Boxee Scores $16.5M Investment 77 comments
eBook Lending Library Launched 145 comments
Motorola Xoom Won't Have Flash Support At Launch 187 comments
Goodbye, HD Component Video 469 comments
Proposed Standard Would Address Video Buffering 118 comments
E-Book Lending Stands Up To Corporate Mongering 259 comments
DailyMotion Now Streaming Live News 48 comments
Microsoft Offers H.264 Plug-in For Google Chrome 332 comments
Tech-Unfriendly Cafes Say No Kindles Allowed 375 comments
MPEG Continues With Royalty-free MPEG Video Codec Plans 139 comments
Ebooks Finally Included On the NYT BestSeller List 32 comments
Are Flickr Images Abused By Foreign Businesses? 227 comments
News Corp. and Apple Unveil The Daily 249 comments
Microsoft Makes Chrome Play H.264 Video 535 comments
eBooks Nearly Outsell Print Books At Amazon 154 comments
Google Submits VP8 Draft To the IETF 156 comments
FSF Announces Support For WebM 333 comments
How Do You Store Your Personal Photos? 680 comments
Righthaven Adds Forum Posters To Copyright Suit 83 comments
The Ambiguity of "Open" and VP8 Vs. H.264 493 comments
VP8 Decoder Implemented In Flash Using Alchemy 94 comments
Ars Thinks Google Takes a Step Backwards For Openness 663 comments
Sony Closing 18M CD/Month Plant 318 comments
Apple Pulls VLC Media Player From AppStore 754 comments
Samsung Set To Introduce Android-Based iPod Touch Competitor 221 comments

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