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Into 'Oblivion': DJI Phantom drone test flight over Iceland's black sand desert

Into 'Oblivion': DJI Phantom drone test flight over Iceland's black sand desert

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Sometimes we get asked to do the craziest of things. Crazy in the most brilliant of ways. So when a phone call came through inviting us to visit Iceland to explore shooting locations from the Joseph Kosinski movie Oblivion - starring Mr Top Gun himself,... >>

Sky Go gets Disney Movies, Syfy, Universal Channel and more, now offers 49 live channels

Sky Go gets Disney Movies, Syfy, Universal Channel and more, now offers 49 live channels

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A swathe of new channels has been added to Sky's mobile live and on-demand TV platform, Sky Go. Disney Movies will be available from 6pm tonight (28 March) to Movies subscribers and then during the same time slots as its broadcast TV equivalent every... >>

Jaws Blu-ray: New 4K transfer delivers more detail than ever before

Jaws Blu-ray: New 4K transfer delivers more detail than ever before

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Jaws is finally coming to Blu-ray on 3 September this year (14 August in the US) and Universal Pictures promises that this edition will be the best looking yet. The film was chosen to be one of the 13 back catalogue movies to be completely restored in... >>

Universal last of big four music labels to join Apple iCloud

Universal last of big four music labels to join Apple iCloud

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While unconfirmed at present, it is widely believed that Universal Music Group has joined Sony, Warner and EMI in signing a licensing agreement with Apple to use its content on the company's forthcoming iCloud streaming service. The official announcement... >>

Apple signs up EMI for iCloud music service

Apple signs up EMI for iCloud music service

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Apple has signed a licensing agreement with music label EMI to include its content in the forthcoming iCloud service. In addition, the Cupertino giant is close to striking similar deals with the Universal Music Group and Sony Music Entertainment. Having... >>

Vevo launches in the USA

Vevo launches in the USA

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Universal Music's much-discussed music video service has finally been brought to life. The Hulu-like site, which was formed following major label dissatisfaction with YouTube, has gone live with content from Universal, Sony Music and EMI. Independent... >>

Coraline - DVD
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Coraline - DVD

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Based on the children's book by Neil Gaiman, Coraline is a dark and haunting fairytale that continues director's Henry Selick journey from Nightmare before Christmas into the 3D realm. The story is a simple one. A young girl moves into a big strange house.... >>

BT plans music subscription service

BT plans music subscription service

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BT is reportedly in early discussions with execs at all four major labels to try and build a legal music subscription service to rival the vague plans that Sky says it has about a similar initiative. Sky says that it's reached agreements with EMI and... >>

Orange music goes DRM-free

Orange music goes DRM-free

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Orange has followed Vodafone in announcing it will offer digital rights management-free music downloads in what it says is a "major refresh" of its music portal. Orange will sell DRM-free music downloads from Universal Music, EMI Music and a number of... >>

Universal buys film rights to "Asteroids"

Universal buys film rights to "Asteroids"

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Reuters is reporting that movie producer Universal has just acquired the movie rights to 1979's arcade smash hit "Asteroids", following a four-studio bidding war. Matthew Lopez, the chap behind "Race to Witch Mountain", will be writing the script. It's... >>