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Kodi piracy boxes prompt investigation and consultation by IPO

The UK’s Intellectual Property Office (IPO) is launching an investigation and consultation on how best to tackle the problem of Kodi boxes, the set-top devices that allow Netflix-like access to pirated content. While a seller of those media streamers was arrested back in 2016, rights holders argue that Kodi piracy …

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Custom AMD gaming PC winner announced

Although we give away a lot of solid gaming gear on KitGuru, it’s not often that we run contests for fully built gaming PCs. That’s exactly what we did at the start of February though, offering up a customised AMD gaming PC with RX 470 graphics, 32GB of memory, custom …

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Arrested Samsung official will be charged with bribery

Jay Y. Lee, the heir apparent of Samsung and a billionaire in his own right, is set to be indicted on charges of bribery and embezzlement, following his arrest last week after months of investigation by prosecutors. If found guilty, he faces potentially years in a South Korean jail. Lee has …

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SpaceX will fly two anonymous tourists around the moon

SpaceX has planned a launch at some point in 2018 that will see it fly two tourists out of Earth’s atmosphere and around the moon before returning home. This would be the furthest tourists have ever been in space and would be the first time any human has travelled beyond …

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EA’s Esports head has left to run Liverpool FC

The head of EA Game’s Esports division, Peter Moore, must have made a good impression on the world of football, as he’s accepted a new role within the real world sports industry as CEO of Liverpool FC. Moore is set to join the club in Summer this year, though has …

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Verizon and Yahoo agree to $4.48 billion purchase price

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Following lengthy debates and much fall out at the news that Yahoo had suffered a number of breaches over the past few years, a deal has been reached for the planned Verizon buyout. It won’t be quite the near $5 billion initially offered, but neither has Yahoo lost a billion …

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