IOS 8: How to get it -- and whether you should mercoledý, 17 Settembre 2014 - 11:38 AM - 2 Months, 1 ago - 13 Letture - top stories - C-Media Apple's new operating system isn't the radical upgrade that iOS 7 was, but it has a handful of new features that look promising. IOS 8 will let apps display useful information in the "Today" screen, including sports scores and weather updates.
cinec 2014 - International Trade Fair for Cine Equipment and Technology, which will take place in Munich, Germany, from 21 - 23 September 2014 giovedý, 18 Settembre 2014 - 08:54 PM - 2 Months ago - 13 Letture - top stories - 1-CreativeCow (München--September 18, 2014) When images on the big screen take one’s breath away, it is often partly due to the technology which is behind the screen, and often “Made in Germany”. Every two years filmmakers and technicians meet in Munich for one of the most important Trade Fairs of the industry, cinec which honors the most outstanding innovations in the area of film production. Admittedly, comparatively few people have heard about the “Tech”-Oscars compared to the famous Hollywood ceremony but the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Science have been presenting awards for technical developments in the movie business since 1931 – just two years less than those “other” Oscars.
New laws to target terrorism advocates domenica, 21 Settembre 2014 - 05:22 AM - 2 Months ago - 13 Letture - top stories - C-Media New laws will crack down on those who incite terrorism but Attorney-General George Brandis denies Islamic preachers will be specifically targeted. Parliament is set to debate moves to expand the Australian spy agency's powers from Monday and Senator Brandis will introduce a foreign fighters bill to the Senate on Wednesday which includes measures to criminalise terrorism advocacy.
Stardom for the Regent Street sheep created by Dacorum sculptors sabato, 20 Settembre 2014 - 10:16 PM - 2 Months ago - 13 Letture - top stories - C-Media Madison the sheep and sculptor of the sheep Jonathan Sanders and Deborah Foster, whose firm Nelson & Forbes cast it in bronze When the USA's oldest men's clothing chain asked Dacorum workers to help make a bronze statue for its Regent Street outlet in London, they weren't sheepish about it. Since its unexpected arrival, Madison the sheep - named after the clothier's oldest store in Madison Avenue, New York - has generated a huge amount of excitement and laughter.
Facilis TerraBlock Shared Storage Supercharges Turnaround for Buddha Jones lunedý, 22 Settembre 2014 - 11:57 PM - 2 Months ago - 13 Letture - top stories - 1-CreativeCow (September 22, 2014) Buddha Jones is the entertainment-marketing heavyweight behind several film, television and game trailers for major studios like Paramount, Warner Brothers, NBC, Fox, EA and Ubisoft. With an impressive list of credits to its name and a reputation for delivering the highest-quality content, the company's services are in high demand in Hollywood. Each month Buddha Jones' creative team manages thousands of hours of HD and 4K footage. As its project load continues to grow, the team is banking on a Facilis TerraBlock Shared Storage System to handle the influx. Last year, I.T. Director Kyle Gascho began looking for a new storage solution that would provide enough speed to handle a massive volume of high-resolution content for coloring and final output, as well one that would offer a more efficient method for team members to connect with one another across projects. Upon recommendation from reseller Melrose Mac, Gascho investigated Facilis’ TerraBlock. Impressed with his findings, he opted to integrate a TerraBlock 24D into Buddha Jones’ post production workflow. He said, “We were looking for a cost-efficient solution with stability, speed and scalability, and we found it all in TerraBlock.”
Miss America Kira Kazantsev was tossed from sorority for hazing, new reports say lunedý, 22 Settembre 2014 - 10:36 PM - 2 Months ago - 13 Letture - top stories - C-Media Newly crowned Miss America Kira Kazantsev was tossed from her Hofstra University sorority in 2013 for abusively hazing pledges, according to Jezebel. A former pledge told that Jezebel website that Kazantsev -- who graduated from Walnut Creek's Las Lomas High School -- was a mean girl who made recruits' lives "a living hell."
Trollbäck + Company Creates Animated Videos To Promote A Low-Carbon Economy giovedý, 25 Settembre 2014 - 12:06 AM - 1 Month, 4 ago - 13 Letture - top stories - 1-CreativeCow (September 24, 2014) We Mean Business (partnering with the World Bank) is a coalition of organizations and companies focused on a low-carbon economy. They needed an easy way to communicate the problem and the solution for permanent carbon pricing change. Trollbäck + Company's solution was to create a minimal graphic language system built on color and iconography. This allowed them to tell a sophisticated yet understandable story about the complexities of carbon pricing. Trollbäck + Company is also in the process of creating five :30 animated pieces for the We Mean Business website, which will profile the various companies, such as IKEA, Apple and others that are taking steps towards carbon pricing. One of the videos was played before Apple CEO Tim Cook's presentation at the Climate Week in NYC on Wednesday the 23rd.
Who won Monday night's ratings race? mercoledý, 24 Settembre 2014 - 01:06 PM - 2 Months ago - 13 Letture - top stories - C-Media The competition was thick during prime time on Monday, and we're not talking about "Dancing with the Stars" or "The Voice." With the debut of Fox's "Gotham" and CBS' "Scorpion," plus the return of fan-favorite series "The Big Bang Theory," "The Voice," "Sleepy Hollow" and "The Blacklist," September 22 was packed with options.
Atomic Fiction Opens New Studio in Montreal giovedý, 25 Settembre 2014 - 10:00 PM - 1 Month, 4 ago - 13 Letture - top stories - 1-CreativeCow Facility Selected as Lead VFX House for Robert Zemeckis’ ‘The Walk’ (Montréal--September 25, 2014) Atomic Fiction, an award-winning visual effects studio, has announced the opening of a new flagship facility in Montreal. The first project at the Montreal office is “The Walk,” a feature film based on the story of French high-wire artist Philippe Petit, co-produced, co-written and directed by Robert Zemeckis (“Back to the Future” I, II & III, “Forest Gump,” “Flight”).
Universal Music sues Monster over Beastie Boys music giovedý, 25 Settembre 2014 - 01:03 AM - 1 Month, 4 ago - 13 Letture - top stories - Topix Media Two Universal Music Group units sued Monster Beverage Corp on Wednesday for using music co-owned by the Beastie Boys in a promotional video, accusing the energy drink maker of copyright infringement. The lawsuit, filed in New York federal court, comes three months after the Beastie Boys obtained a $1.7 million verdict against Monster over copyrights for the same music.
Man charged after turtles found beneath clothing giovedý, 25 Settembre 2014 - 04:35 PM - 1 Month, 4 ago - 13 Letture - top stories - C-Media A Canadian man has been charged after border agents at the Detroit-Windsor Tunnel found more than 50 turtles strapped to his body and hidden between his legs. The Detroit News reports that Windsor, Ontario, resident Kai Xu was charged Wednesday with smuggling, illegal trading and exporting.
Nielsen's top programs for Sept. 22-28 martedý, 30 Settembre 2014 - 07:48 PM - 1 Month, 3 ago - 13 Letture - top stories - C-Media ABC and ESPN are owned by The Walt Disney Co.; CBS is a division of CBS Corp.; Fox is owned by 21st Century Fox; NBC is owned by NBC Universal. BUFFALO, N.Y. - A cluster of 100-foot-tall grain silos in Buffalo is being turned into the world's largest six-pack.
'The View' may get an on-set timeout room venerdý, 03 Ottobre 2014 - 09:17 PM - 1 Month, 3 ago - 13 Letture - top stories - C-Media The ladies of "The View" might get their own timeout room, where the co-hosts can go to sort out any trouble away from audience members. Since Rosie O'Donnell and Whoopi Goldberg had it out last week during a commercial, in front of the studio audience, executives are concerned about getting any more negative press, according to the New York Daily News.
Time Warner shareholders OK Comcast deal giovedý, 09 Ottobre 2014 - 06:20 PM - 1 Month, 2 ago - 13 Letture - top stories - C-Media Time Warner Cable said Thursday its shareholders approved its acquisition by Comcast Corp., clearing another hurdle for the $45 billion deal. In February, Comcast said it agreed to buy rival Time Warner in an all-stock deal.
Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows venerdý, 17 Ottobre 2014 - 08:50 PM - 1 Month, 1 ago - 13 Letture - top stories - C-Media ABC's "This Week" - Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases; to Judge Clay Jenkins, top administrator for Dallas County, Texas; Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York. CBS' "Face the Nation" - Fauci; Richard Umbdenstock, president and CEO of the American Hospital Association; Dr. Robert Wah, president of the American Medical Association; Jean Ross, co-president of National Nurses United.
Calif. man gets life in prison for triple murder sabato, 18 Ottobre 2014 - 11:45 AM - 1 Month ago - 13 Letture - top stories - C-Media City News Service says Luis Erasmo Rivera Garcia of Compton was sentenced Friday for the August 2008 attack that occurred near Inglewood. Garcia was convicted last fall of first-degree murder for shooting Los Angeles residents Jose Farias, Victor Farias and Vidal Rebolledo.
Russell Brand threatened with arrest during... sabato, 18 Ottobre 2014 - 03:25 PM - 1 Month ago - 13 Letture - top stories - C-Media RUSSELL BRAND was threatened with arrest in New York earlier this week as he staged a protest outside Fox News headquarters after alleging he had been dumped from a planned TV appearance. The comedian/actor claimed a planned guest spot on political pundit Sean Hannity's show was pulled at the last minute and he decided to make a mockery of the cancellation by campaigning on the street outside the channel's studios.