Streampocalypse of the Day: "Disney Movies Anywhere" Streaming Service Does Exactly What it Says on the Tin

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Streampocalypse of the Day: "Disney Movies Anywhere" Streaming Service Does Exactly What it Says on the Tin
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That is, assuming you already bought them.


If you own a digital copy of one of Disney's 400 "active" titles on iTunes, you can link your iTunes account with this new service and stream your movies on your iPod, iPad or iPhone for free no additional cost!

From the press release:

"Disney Movies Anywhere is an adaptable digital ecosystem designed to help consumers consolidate their Disney movie collections and enjoy them for years to come," said Jamie Voris, Chief Technology Officer, The Walt Disney Studios. "The beauty of this technology is that it enables us to work with iTunes and future provider partners to ensure movie lovers have streamlined access to all of their favorite Disney titles no matter which device they are on."

On the bright side, they're offering a free copy of The Incredibles if you sign up now.

Tragedy of the Day: Cop Kills a Teenager After Mistaking His Wiimote for a Gun

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17 year old Christopher Roupe is dead after a police officer shot and killed him, mistaking a Wiimote in his hand for a gun. The officer was attempting to serve a warrant to the boy's father, and claims Roupe pointed a gun at her when he answered the door. It turns out that gun was a Wiimote. The officer is currently on administrative leave, and Roupe's family has hired an attorney.

Gif of the Day: AAP Spokesperson Ezaz Khan Slapped by Teena Sharma on India News Program

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Gif of the Day: AAP Spokesperson Ezaz Khan Slapped by Teena Sharma on India News Program View Fullscreen
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This is what led up to the slap:

Teena: Inhone kaha hai mai brahman ka beta hun, brahman ki jativad ki rajniti to aap hi kar rahe hain. (They have said I am son of Brahman, they are only doing casticism politics.)

Anchor: Bilkul!
(Absolutely)

Ijaz: Dekhiye...
(Look..)

Teena: ????? ???? saath yahi kehte hai ki mai brahman ka beta hun, yeh rajniti to aap hi kar rahe hain. Fir dono partiyon se aap kaise...
(They only say that I am son of Brahman, they are only doing this politics. Then how can you with both parties...)

Ijaz: Dekhiye aap mujhe jawaab dene dengi ya beech me bolengi,
(Look, will you let me answer or speak in the middle,)

Teena: ????...

Ijaz: ya aap ye rona royengi...
(or will you cry this cry)

Woman: JUST SHUT UP!

Ijaz: AAP, AAP TAMEEZ SE BOLIYE!!!!! AAP BADTAMEEZI KAR RAHI HAIN!!!!!!!
(YOU, YOU SPEAK WITH MANNERS!!! YOU ARE MISBEHAVING!!!!)

[Silence]

Anchor: Mai chahungi ki in dono logon ko audit out kar diya jaye... Teena mai maafi chahungi is tarah ka bartaav aapke saath kiya gaya lekin Aam aadmi ke neta ya fir kisi bhi karya karta ko is cheez ki izajat bilkul bhi nahi di ja sakti ki woh ek mahila ke saath is tarah ki abhadrata kare. Ijaz apko iske liye maafi mangni hogi. Ijaz.
(I will want these both people be audited... Teena I apologize for this kind of behaviour met out to you but Aam Aadmi leader or any worker is not allowed to do such a thing that he does such indecency to a lady. Ijaz for this you will have to apologize. Ijaz.)

Ijaz: Ye zabardasti hai...
(This is coercion...)

Anchor: Izaz aapko maafi maangni padegi.
(Ijaz you will have to apologize.)

Ijaz: Maine koi galat shabd istemaal nahi kiya hai...
(I have not used any wrong word...)

Anchor: Aap TV channel pe baithe hue hain, aapke beech kamre mei yeh behes nahi ho rahi hai. Izaz aapko maafi maangni hogi.
(You are sitting on a TV channel, not debating in your room. Ijaz you will have to apologize.)

Ijaz: Maine ek shabd nahi kaha. ???? ??? ??? jaise shabd istemal kiye hain (slap)
(I have not uttered a single word. ??????? has used words like ????? )

Microsoft News of the Day: Satya Nadella Named CEO

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Microsoft Corp. today announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Satya Nadella as Chief Executive Officer and member of the Board of Directors effective immediately. Nadella previously held the position of Executive Vice President of Microsoft's Cloud and Enterprise group.

"During this time of transformation, there is no better person to lead Microsoft than Satya Nadella," said Bill Gates, Microsoft's Founder and Member of the Board of Directors. "Satya is a proven leader with hard-core engineering skills, business vision and the ability to bring people together. His vision for how technology will be used and experienced around the world is exactly what Microsoft needs as the company enters its next chapter of expanded product innovation and growth."

Since joining the company in 1992, Nadella has spearheaded major strategy and technical shifts across the company's portfolio of products and services, most notably the company's move to the cloud and the development of one of the largest cloud infrastructures in the world supporting Bing, Xbox, Office and other services. During his tenure overseeing Microsoft's Server and Tools Business, the division outperformed the market and took share from competitors.