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TPP trade deal ready for final approval as digital rights groups sound warning

After five years of marathon talks, the Trans-Pacific Partnership has finally been agreed to. But as trade leaders take the hard sell back home, civil liberties advocates say the deal is bad news for digital rights.

By 6 October 2015


Windows 10 can find and disable pirated games

EULA reveals Microsoft's plans to clamp down on PC piracy.

By 17 August 2015


Boosting browsers, Adobe extends its DRM to Web video

The move could mean people watch copy-protected premium video in a single browser rather than with dozens of video apps. For now though, Adobe's HTML video approach only works with Firefox.

By 8 September 2014


Matchstick snuffs out Firefox-based streaming dongle

Developers behind the unreleased streaming stick blame challenges related to digital rights management for the cancellation.

By 4 August 2015


iTunes users hit stumbling blocks with arrival of Apple Music

Some people are complaining because they can no longer share music to their iOS devices, while others say the iCloud Music Library is making a mess of their local iTunes library.

By 3 July 2015


'Blind agreement' and closed-door deals: Report slams TPP negotiations

With sign-off on the Trans-Pacific Partnership edging closer and critics warning the deal could "attack internet freedoms," a Parliamentary review has slammed the negotiating process for a lack of oversight.

By 29 June 2015


What is FLAC? The high-def MP3 explained

CNET explains what FLAC is, as well as where to buy music in the FLAC format, and how to play it on your iPhone, computer, or MP3 player.

By 27 June 2015


​Amazon's Comixology delivers DRM-free comics backups

At San Diego Comic-Con, digital comics reader and marketplace Comixology unveils long-requested feature.

By 25 July 2014


Microsoft's answer for the Xbox One: Make it work with as many games as possible

At the year's biggest video game confab, Microsoft positions its Xbox One console as a device capable of stretching across multiple screens and reaching new audiences.

By 16 June 2015


What to expect from Microsoft's Xbox One press conference

Microsoft will kick off the year's biggest video-game conference at 9:30 a.m. PT Monday. Here's what to watch for.

By 12 June 2015