Grooveshark Music Streaming Service Closes Down

Grooveshark

Today the troubled streaming music service Grooveshark has announced that it will be closing its doors and will stop streaming music, ending the legal action started by Warner, Sony, and Universal Music back in 2011.

In an announcement today Grooveshark apologised for some “serious mistakes” it had made whilst streaming music without securing licences from the rights holders.
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PlayStation 4 Worldwide Sales Pass 22.3 Million

PlayStation 4 Worldwide Sales

In Sony’s latest financial report that has been released this week the Japanese company reports on its PlayStation 4 worldwide sales, revealing that its next-generation PS4 console that launched back in 2013 has now sold more than 22.3 million units worldwide.

To put this into perspective Sony has need to sell over 44,000 PlayStation 4 consoles every day since launch to reach that figure, and Sony is expecting to sell another 16 million units before the end of March 2016.
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Sony HMZ Head Mounted Displays Discontinued To Focus On VR

Sony display HMZ-T3

It has been reported today by the Japanese news website AV Watch, that Sony has decided to stop development and manufacture of its Sony HMZ series of head mounted displays.

Instead Sony is now going to focus all its research and development into the launch of its virtual reality headset codenamed Morpheus. That is currently being developed to be used with Sony’s next generation PlayStation 4 games console.
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Autodesk Spark 3D Printing Software Will Be Embedded In Windows 10

Spark 3D Windows 10

This week Autodesk the creators of a wide range of CAD software for designers, architects, and engineerings and also the creators of the 3D printing software Spark 3D.

Have announced that the Spark 3D software will be integrated into Microsoft’s latest Windows 10 operating system, providing easy access to a range of 3D printing functions directly from your Windows desktop PC, without the need to install any additional 3D printing software.
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Lowe’s in-store and online 3D printing

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Lowes hardware is adding in-store and online 3D printing and scanning for 3D printing. This should win them some customers since it makes it easier to do things like get a replacement part of a hard to find bolt or curtain end piece, just to name a few examples. As you might expect the in-store 3D printing options are limited right now.

There will be in-store 3D printing options at the Orchard Supply Hardware store in Mountain View, California, as well as online at Osh.com. You will be able to scan objects that you want printed, and there will be a lot of customization options as well. This sounds great and it will mean a lot of extra business for Lowes.
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Secret App To Shutdown

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Secret started out as an anonymous sharing application and then an anonymous chat app and now the company has announced that it will be shutting down the app.

Secret launched in 2014 and it managed to raise $35 million from investors, the company has said that it still has a significant amount of the original investment which will be returned to investors.

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