Chinese software development company DVDFab has released a beta version of the 11th version of its DVDFab software. The new version comes with a new user interface, adds a YouTube Uploader, adds the option to wirelessly transfer videos to a mobile devices and more.
Sony is testing a new method of Digital Rights Management (DRM) based on blockchain technology. The same technology that powers cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum. Initially the blockchain-DRM is tested on educational content from Sony's Global Education division. For as now the content only consists of written material.
YouTube has released a mini video player for the desktop version of its website. With the mini-player, users can watch videos in a small window while they visit other pages on the video streaming service.
Microsoft has announced it will start using Windows 10 telemetry data to help users with computer problems. Users with problems currently have to find the right troubleshooter to try to solve their issue. Troubleshooter is a tool in Windows in which users have to manually walk between different steps to resolve their issue.
Micron has announced its intent to acquire the remainder of shares in the IM Flash Technologies joint venture. The IM Flash joint venture started in 2006 and is a cooperation between Intel and Micron in which both companies develop and produce NAND flash and 3D Xpoint memory. Micron expects to pay approximately $1.5 billion in cash.