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The quick and the dead: Quickflix searches for streaming's silver bullet

A collapsed deal with Presto, a mystery merger in Shanghai, dwindling finances and a major restructure of its content arrangements -- in a fast-changing streaming landscape, what is the future of Quickflix?

By 4 September 2015

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Uber suffers loss as judge grants drivers' suit class action status

A California judge rules that the employee vs. independent-contractor case that was limited to three drivers can now be expanded to thousands of drivers.

By 2 September 2015

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​If you stream it, they will come: Choice cites 'Netflix effect' for piracy decline

Consumer advocacy group Choice has long said access to timely and affordable content is the best way to stop piracy, and now it has the numbers to prove it.

By 4 September 2015

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Presto flips the switch on HD, Aussie pirates are sinking and IFA 2015 brings the 4K thunder (Girt by CNET podcast 40)

Australian streaming service Presto has unveiled a host of new features including HD video and a new-look app, data from Choice says we're pirating less and we look in on some of the big product news from Germany's premier tech show.

By 4 September 2015

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Slower-melting ice cream? Scientists may have it licked

Scientists work to conquer the problem of gooey ice cream dripping on your hands, with a protein that makes it more melt-resistant.

By 2 September 2015

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Presto goes HD, with AirPlay, surround sound and mobile app redesign

After humble beginnings as an internet TV echo of Foxtel, Presto is now carving out a place as an SVOD service to be reckoned with, updating its mobile app, adding HD and rolling out AirPlay support.

By 31 August 2015

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An on-demand alcohol delivery company just raised $4.5 million

Saucey expands beyond California roots as Silicon Valley-backed startups try bringing the liquor store to you.

By 2 September 2015

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Will gaming breathe life into live-streaming YouTube?

YouTube rules the realm of on-demand video, but live video still has a tournament of contenders. With a YouTube Gaming hub, Google is juicing up live features -- and that may bring you face-to-face with gameplay streams you never knew existed.

By 28 August 2015

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'Arrowhead' trailer promises 'interstellar Jekyll and Hyde'

The film tells the tale of survival in a hostile, barren wasteland with no way to get home, inspired by pulp sci-fi of the 1950s and 1960s.

By 2 September 2015

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This company hand-cuts custom vinyl records that won't break the bank (Tomorrow Daily 231)

Netherlands-based Vinylify has been in business for a while now, but just took their operation international. If you've ever wanted to create a personalized vinyl record without spending an arm and a leg, you're in the right place.

By 26 August 2015