ACE bears down on pirate site in darkest Peru
Shuts down Pelisplushd.net
The Alliance for Creativity and Entertainment (ACE) claims to have tracked and shut down Pelisplushd.net, a massive pirate streaming site with roughly 70 million visits per month.
GeForce Now speaks Chromebook
Additional 40 million possible gamers
Nvidia is investing heavily in a cloud gaming platform called GeForce Now, and we had a chance to get an update from an old friend and industry veteran Phil Eisler, VP of GeForce Now and cloud gaming. The biggest announcement for today is that Chromebooks have support for GeForce now.
Disney+ off to a proper HD start
Lockdowns will help
Disney chose the right time to launch its service as Austria, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom got the Disney Plus service starting on Tuesday, March 24.
Internet streaming and usage soars
Oddly not as much as we expected
The first internet streaming and usage figures are coming in as the coronavirus pandemic places a quarter of the world’s population under lockdown.
Xilinx introduces Versal Premium adaptable accelerator for Core network
Designed for high bandwidth core and 5G tasks
Imagine an FPGA that can replace 22 currently shipping FPGA Adapters and provide a high bandwidth needed for the Internet and 5G demand of the future? That seems the best way to visualize Versal Premium, as this is a product design to address the explosion of data and bandwidth growth.
Facebook tightens live streaming features
After New Zealand massacre
Social networking outfit Facebook is tightening rules around its live streaming feature ahead of a meeting of world leaders aimed at curbing online violence in the aftermath of a massacre in New Zealand.
5G to XR glasses demo is impressive
100s of Mbps needed
One of the big questions for many 5G sceptics is how it works in real life, and Qualcomm has been pushing for the need for higher data rates, low latency and eXtended Reality.
BBC, Roku locked in deadly embrace
Updated! We can rock you, baby
People using the BBC iPlayer and a number of streaming products are finding themselves between a Roku and a hard place.
Streaming is killing music piracy
Drops below 10 per cent
Big content will have to find other reasons why its shallow, talentless music stars are not making them money, now that music piracy figures have dropped to a record low.
Streaming overtakes satellite and cable TV for the first time
At least in the UK
The number of British people subscribing to TV services like Netflix, Amazon and Sky’s NOW TV, has overtaken traditional satellite and cable TV for the first time, media regulator Ofcom has announced.