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Vimeo opens the door for 4K UHD video, but no streaming yet

Vimeo will begin allowing Vimeo Pro users to offer 4K downloads for videos and sell 4K downloads on the video-on-demand service.
Movies & TV

Traditional Yule log lands in the digital age thanks to these awesome animations

Check out these entertaining Yule log-themed animations this Christmas and it's a dead cert you'll never look at the famous festive log in quite the same way again.
Web

Now Amazon wants to bring restaurant food to your door

Citizens of Seattle now have another option for getting restaurant food into their stomachs without leaving the sofa, thanks to a new delivery service launched recently by Amazon. If it proves a hit, a wider rollout is expected.
Web

Zuckerberg says Apple’s approach to ads is ‘ridiculous’

Back in September, Apple CEO Tim Cook said advertising-funded services used their customers as the product; Facebook CEO Mark Zuckberg disagrees, and thinks Apple should drop its prices.
Music

Too many views! Gangnam Style breaks YouTube’s counter

So many people are continuing to watch PSY's Gangnam Style on YouTube that the technology powering the site's view counter recently hit a wall. It's now been upgraded, allowing the insanely catchy song to gallop its way to 3…
Computing

Apple to offer free ‘Hour of Code’ workshops to inspire young programmers

Hour of Code is an annual event designed to get students interested in coding. Thousands of free workshops are taking place around the world on December 11, with Apple one of several tech companies getting involved.
Mobile

NSA’s Auroragold program spies on carriers to break into cell networks

An NSA program called Auroragold reportedly spies on carriers to break into cellular networks. The special unit monitors email correspondence between security experts who are associated with companies from the GSM Association.
Music

This video has Nick Offerman, a guitar, a horse, and whiskey. What more could you want?

Nick Offerman picks up his guitar to sing a song about his true love: Whiskey. He may not have a third hand to drink it, but he does have a good lesson for us all.
Web

Google confirms intention to launch kid-friendly versions of its products

Google has confirmed it's preparing to roll out child-oriented versions of its most popular products some time next year. The initiative will see "fun and safe" versions of YouTube and Search launched for kids and will also incorporate…
Mobile

Spotify slashes cost of Premium service to $1 a month for 3 months in special offer

Spotify is slashing the cost of its monthly fee for new subscribers from $10 to $1 for three months, after which you'll have to pay the regular rate. Still, if you're interested to know how its Premium service sounds without ads, it might…
Mobile

Robots have learned to read, so Google has killed CAPTCHAs

Google finally killed the CAPTCHA and is introducing a new security measure called No-CAPTCHA. The new system is easier to use and more mobile friendly. It should also keep robots out of your private info.
Mobile

A California man was just convicted for posting ‘revenge porn’ of an ex on Facebook

36-year-old Noe Iniguez was found guilty of violating two restraining orders and California's revenge porn law. As a result, he will serve one year in jail, becoming the first person convicted under the law.