The video game industry’s best-of-class DRM is routinely cracked in less than 24 hours

The video game industry’s best-of-class DRM is routinely cracked in less than 24 hours

Denuvo is billed as the video game industry’s “best in class” DRM, charging games publishers a premium to prevent people from playing their games without paying for them. In years gone by, Denuvo DRM would remain intact for as long as a month before cracks were widely disseminated. (more…)Read full story

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Trump’s “free market” FCC loves monopolies, especially when they rip off prisoners’ families

Trump’s “free market” FCC loves monopolies, especially when they rip off prisoners’ families

The American prison system is home to one of the greatest market-failures in the history of telephony (which is saying something): a monopolistic system in which sole-supplier, hedge-fund owned telcoms operators charge as much as $14/minute for prisoners to talk with their lawyers, families and loved ones. (more…)Read full story

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Here’s the $30 billion startup you’ve probably never heard of

Here’s the $30 billion startup you’ve probably never heard of

China’s Meituan Dianping just became the world’s fourth-most valuable startup, reaching a $30 billion valuation that puts it ahead of high-fliers like Airbnb Inc. and Space X. Never heard of Meituan? You’re not alone. The Beijing-based company, led by Wang Xing, is almost unknown beyond its home country. It delivers food to people’s homes, sells groceries and movie tickets, provides reviews of restaurants, and markets discounts to consumers who buy in groups. It’s a sort of mashup of Groupon, Yelp, Foodpanda and Uber Eats. Meituan’s appeal for investors is its…

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Bezosville: Mashable’s proposal for Amazon’s second headquarters

Bezosville: Mashable’s proposal for Amazon’s second headquarters

Dear Mr. Jeff Bezos, We, the humble city of Gatestown in collaboration with Mashable, are pleased to submit our application to become the home to Amazon’s second headquarters.  We want this thing. We need this thing. Our city hasn’t had any good news since we took on the name of Gatestown in an attempt to woo Microsoft for a Zune factory. That did not turn out well.  Now, we’re all in on Bezosville. We’re ready to remake our fair town in the image of all things Amazon. We may not…

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Male radio host takes pay cut so his female co-host is paid the same

Male radio host takes pay cut so his female co-host is paid the same

Take note, men. Comedians Dave Hughes and Kate Langbroek are both hosts on KIIS FM, a radio station in Sydney, Australia. They do the same job, ribbing off each other as you do on an afternoon show, but Langbroek was getting paid significantly less than her male counterpart. SEE ALSO: Women face pay inequality and have no path for advancement at Google, lawsuit claims “I found out last year that you get paid 40 per cent more than I do for doing this show,” she said on air back on…

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Watch your heads: CNN allowed to fly drones over crowds

Watch your heads: CNN allowed to fly drones over crowds

CNN will soon be the flying news network.  The company announced Wednesday that it had received a waiver form the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to fly a drone over crowds of people. SEE ALSO: Police warn people on Facebook not to fly their drones near wildfires The Part 107 waiver the company was granted means CNN will be able to fly a 1.37-pound Vantage Robotics Snap flying camera over crowds and at outdoor news events. This is a first-of-its kind approval for the cable news outlet, the company says. CNN…

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5 tips to transforming your career with Jean Case

5 tips to transforming your career with Jean Case

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