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Selling Game Copiers Is Illegal In France

Game pirates have felt the strong hand of the law after being prosecuted for selling equipment that facilitates game piracy on Nintendo consoles and the Paris court of appeals ruled against six companies for selling linkers, such as the R4. The distributors have been ordered to pay over 5.2 million euros (AU$7.32 million) in damages and fines to…
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iPhone 5 Will Arrive On October 15th Said France Telecom CEO

France Telecom’s CEO Stephane Richard says new iPhone’s launch date is October 15 and it certainly sounds like he’s also interpreting certain rumors that are currently flying around. Orange is directly interested in selling the iPhone 5, we can also assume he’s not just referring to current rumors and it's also very likely that the CEO of a…
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BBC iPlayer App Released For European iPads

BBC is offering European users access to British TV programming with the launch of the new global BBC iPlayer app, which is available exclusively on iPad and this brand-new video on demand subscription service will launching first in Western Europe will deliver the award-winning programming upon which the BBC's history and heritage is built to…
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Nikon Shows Off Prototype And Concept Cameras In France

Nikon engaged in a bit of conceptual product. Nikon isn’t exactly a company I associate with out there designs and concept devices. The company does design some though and has several concepts and prototypes on display in France at the Hello Demain exhibition. The first of the concepts in the photo below is a very interesting looking camera that…
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BlackBerry PlayBook Rolling Out Internationally

Research in Motion (RIM) is now gearing up to make the BlackBerry PlayBook available outside North America and the plan being to introduce the tablet in 16 more countries over the next 30 days. The list of markets getting the BlackBerry PlayBook in the near future includes the UK, the Netherlands, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Hong Kong, Australia,…
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Europe’s First Solar Powered Train

Europe's first solar powered train tunnel goes live on Belgian high-speed line and the installation's 16,000 solar panels will be used to provide 50 percent of the energy needed to power nearby Antwerp Central Station and to provide extra juice for both high-speed and traditional trains. The roof of the new station will have 4,400 panels and a…
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Live TV Coming To Xbox 360

Microsoft will expand the non-game entertainment offerings on its Xbox 360 console with new video offerings and YouTube will be integrated into the console in a future update, bringing the Google-owned video service to the console via a dedicated application. You'll be able to use Bing to find more content to watch, by searching the Web, YouTube,…
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French Radio & TV Bans Facebook & Twitter

The word 'Twitter' will be banned from French radio and television news stations - unless the story is specifically about the microblogging site and similarly Facebook will be forbidden on French broadcasts. CSA also considers that viewers and listeners can be oriented towards the homepage of a show on social networks............
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