Sony Pictures Hack Not Done By North Korea According To FBI

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Following on from the recent Sony Pictures hack, there have been a number of rumors that the hack originated from North Korea, and was rumored to be related to the Sony movie ‘The Interview’ which has been condemned by the North Korean government.

Now the FBI has issued a statement and have said that there is not connection to North Korea in the Sony Pictures hack, where movies and other details were leaked.

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San Andreas Movie Official Teaser Trailer Shows The Rock Battling An Earthquake (video)

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Moviegoers that enjoy a disaster movie may enjoy this short teaser trailer for the upcoming San Andreas 2015 movie that stars Dwayne Johnson (The Rock) and that will be shaking into to theatres May 29th, 2015.

The San Andreas movie also stars Carla Gugino, Alexandra Daddario, Ioan Gruffudd, Archie Panjabi and Hugo Johnstone-Burt to name few. During which Johnson has to battle against a magnitude 9 earthquake in California.

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Bloodhound Supersonic Car Hybrid Rocket Motor Test Fired

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We have talked about the Bloodhound rocket car in the past. Bloodhound isn’t your typical car; this is a vehicle aiming to go 1000mph on the ground using a rocket engine for propulsion. Last time we spoke of the Bloodhound was last summer when we got a look at the shape of the vehicle and its cockpit.

This week the hybrid rocket engine that will be used on the car was tested by Nammo. Nammo is the rocket provider for the Bloodhound team. The test firing of the hybrid rocket lasted ten second and went off with no issues. During the test, the engine produced three tons of thrust. The test was ended by closing the oxidizer valve on the motor.

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Wearhaus Arc Wireless Headphones Raise Over $185,000 (video)

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Anyone in the market for a new pair of wireless headphones might be interested in the Wearhaus Arc, that launched over on the Kickstarter crowdfunding website last month and have raised nearly $190,000 in pledges.

The Wearhaus Arc campaign is currently in the final three days and has over 960 backers waiting to receive their innovative wireless headphones that include precision tuned audio, social music listening, colour customisations and touch controls.

 

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Google Starts $19 Million In App Purchase Refunds

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Google has started its $19 million US dollar refund for in app purchases from the Google Play Store, the refunds come after a settlement with the U.S. Federal Trad Commission relating to unauthorized in app purchases.

The company has started emailing customers who many have been affected, and the refunds cover the period from the 1st of March 2011 until the 18th of November 2014.

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Tesla Model S Launched In Australia

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Tesla has expanded its launch of its electric vehicles to another country, the Tesla Model S is now available in Australia, and Tesla is also planning to launch a new charging network in Australia.

As well as the launch of the Tesla Model S in Australia, the company has launched two supercharger stations, one is located in their Sydney showroom and the other at the Star Casino in Darling Harbour.

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Pixelduino Arduino OLED Display (video)

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Makers, hobbyists and developers that enjoying building projects using the Arduino platform might be interested in a new Arduino compatible micro controller called the Pixelduino, that is equipped with a full colour 1.5 inch Arduino OLED display.

The Pixelduino has been designed by Rabid Prototypes and includes a built-in microSD card reader and offers a resolution of 128 x 128 pixels. Watch the video below to learn more about this useful little Arduino OLED display.

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Samsung Galaxy S6 Specs Appear In Benchmarks Again

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The Samsung Galaxy S6 specs were confirmed last week when the handset appeared in some benchmarks, the device will come with the model number SM-G925F, this is the European version of the handset.

Now the Samsung Galaxy S6 has turned up in the AnTuTu benchmarks again, and the specification confirm more details on the handset, although some are slightly different than the last ones we heard.

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Amazon Prime Instant Video Now Streaming 4K Ultra HD Movies And Programs

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Amazon has today announced that their Amazon Prime Instant Video streaming service has started streaming high definition 4K Ultra HD movies and TV shows to Prime members at no extra cost.

From today movies and TV series available in 4K Ultra HD include Amazon Original Series Alpha House and Transparent as well as critically acclaimed BBC America thriller, Orphan Black.

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New Twitch Xbox One App Receives Major Update With New Advanced Filtering Options (video)

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Twitch has this week released a major new update for its Twitch Xbox One app, bringing with it a wealth of new features, tweaks and enhancements for Xbox One gamers to enjoy. Including a new Twitch filtering system that has been designed to help you find exactly what you might be interested in watching instantly using highly adjustable a filtering.

The launch of the new Twitch Xbox One app was announced overall the Major Nelson website where Larry Hryb, Xbox Live’s Major Nelson spokesperson detailed some of the new features you can expect to enjoy in the Twitch Xbox One app in the video below.

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