Google finishes volume one of Book Search legal saga

Google has finally settled its legal dispute with publisher groups over its plans to digitize books and make them searchable. But the company is still engaged in legal dispute with authors. The settlement should end a lawsuit filed by five publishing houses in 2005. Previous courtroom deals between the two sides have fallen to legal […]

Featured Sci-Fi Short: Tears of Steel [Video]

This 12-minute short film (which includes the credits) is quite a creative masterpiece. Created using Blender, an open source 3D content creation suite and crowdfunded from the Blender Institute in Amsterdam, it’s quite a feast for the eyes. Without giving too much away, the story is centred on a man who is trying to make […]