Friday, June 17, 2011

AMD Catalyst 6.11 released!

U.S. to pursue the streaming of copyrighted works

Streaming of copyrighted works will be prosecuted in the United States in the same way that the downloads themselves. This has passed a Senate committee that sets penalties of five years in prison for sites that profit from this kind of offer. The rule will be debated in the full House.

Existing laws in the U.S. punish the reproduction and distribution of works protected by copyright. The law is primarily aimed at P2P file sharing systems.

Google: Me on the Web is on

Google has launched a new feature called "Me on the Web", which alerts us if someone mentions our name on the internet, giving the availability to delete the content which appears on our behalf from the Google content.

Microsoft opens up its system to developers Kinect PC

The U.S. company Microsoft has released, Thursday, June 16, codes of his video game system without a controller Kinect. Developers can design the operating system Windows 7 applications using this technology gesture recognition. This is a "free public beta for non-commercial applications," said Microsoft.

A commercial version of the developer kit is expected "at a later date," the company said Redmond. Kinect uses a camera and recognition software to allow users to play video games on the Xbox 360 from Microsoft using natural body movements and voice commands instead of the traditional controllers.

Restructuring at RIM after disappointing sales deemed

The Canadian group Research in Motion (RIM) announced (. Pdf) restructuring following the release Thursday, June 16, deemed disappointing sales in its first quarter. RIM, which has seen the value of the melt as half since February, posted a net profit of 695 million U.S. dollars (491 million euros). This is consistent with analysts' expectations for the first quarter of fiscal 2012, ended May 28, but down about 10% over the same period last year.

Android: Oracle requires billions of dollars to Google

The software company Oracle said Thursday that claimed several billion dollars in damages from Google, he has pursued since August 2010 and accused of violating patents owned by its Android operating system. "Claims for damages to Oracle in this case amount to billions of dollars," Oracle argues in a motion filed with the court Thursday, denying that this information be kept confidential as requested by Google.