While users housing content on the troubled Megaupload site were given a two-week reprieve, one of its co-founders is having less luck. Kim Dotcom has lost his appeal for bail, with prosecutors fearing that he would flee from New Zealand and return to his native Germany, possibly making him safe from extradition.
Kim Dotcom'sgetting his fortune back, and to celebrate, he's throwing a party. The Megaupload founder tweeted this morning that Auckland's High Court will return the cash, vehicles and property that were seized on behalf of the USback in 2012.
The BBC isn't due to transition BBC Three to anonline-only channel until late next year, but that isn't stopping it from testing the waters first. The Beeb confirmed today that for the first time, it will make a complete series available on BBC iPlayer before airing it on TV, allowing you to indulge in aNetflix-style binge(should you so wish).
Lindsay Lohan has officially sued Take Two and Rockstar, makers of the Grand Theft Auto game franchise. Lohan insists that a character in grand Theft Auto V was modeled after her, both in likeness and storyline. The troubled actress feels the equally troubled character in a video game is an attempt to gain from her issues.
You might say the day is never really done in consumer technology news. Your workday, however, hopefully draws to a close at some point. This is the Daily Roundup on Engadget, a quick peek back at the top headlines for the past 24 hours -- all handpicked by the editors here at the site. Click on through the break, and enjoy.
hat would lead to better donor matching, which would reduce-long term organ rejection and complications, which is one of the major issues in organ transplant."One of the biggest problems with organ donation is availability. People will sit on waiting lists for months before getting the organ they need to survive. Now the BBC is reporting a potentially huge scientific breakthrough.
After launching its first 4K laptopin the UK, Toshiba has just announced US availability. Stateside, it'll be called the P55T, but as before, it's a 15.6-inch laptop with 3,840 x 2,160 resolution -- a staggering 282 PPI, if you're scoring at home. Driving all those pixels is AMD's 2GB DDR5 Radeon R9 M265X discrete graphics, a 4th-gen Intel quad-core i7 CPU and 16GB DDR3L max memory.
Microsoft might just give you a little help finishing your next term paper. The company isintegrating academic datainto Bing and services that use it, like Cortana inWindows Phone 8.1. When the upgrade hits in the fall, you should have an easier time tracking down articles on given subjects, finding an author's other works or following news from a conference.
Friday night was harsh for people trying to make it in Hollywood. "Kim Kardashian: Hollywood," the popular new mobile game that could rake in around $85 million this year for its namesake, went offline for a little while on Friday. And people were not happy about it.
A federal appeals court on Friday reversed the conviction of Andrew “Weev” Auernheimer, a hacker and self-described Internet troll, who was accused of stealing the personal data of 114,000 Apple iPad users in 2010.At the time, Mr.
What do you get when you combine a few respirator bags, some silicone air valves and a motion detector? A contraption that produces a synthetic version of our most sensual form of communication, the whisper.
If you've experienced problems trying to access BBC iPlayer or Sky's streaming apps on your iPhone or iPad today, you're not alone. In what appears to be a connected issue, both companies have confirmed that users are currently unable to access their streaming services on an Apple device.
The BBC teased us with stories of anew, improved iPlayernearing the end of the last year, and today we're seeing the first part of that go live. Arriving today on the web and smart TVs, the "completely re-built" iPlayer has a simpler, image-focused UI that'll be consistent across all platforms when tablet and smartphone apps catch up in a few months.
Roku baked its comprehensive search feature into itsmobile apps last month, but only folks who used it with the firm'sHDMI Streaming Stickhave been able to enjoy life without wielding a remote to hunt and peck for letters. Starting today, however, more of the outfit's hardware is getting some love: an update is trickling out toRoku 3devices that'll enable the search feature with the apps.
To all our wonderful friends in Seattle, let's make it clear: there's no better place to be this Friday (July 18th) at 7PM than theShowbox SODOfor our secondEngadget Liveevent of the year! Why is this a cant-miss event? Flip through the gallery below to find out.