Facebook Gaming looks to give content creators music options for streams

Facebook Gaming streamers don’t need to worry about whether they’ll get slapped with a DMCA for playing copyrighted music in the background of their stream, the platform announced today.

In a blog post, Facebook Gaming said it’s worked out deals with numerous music labels, including Universal, Warner, Sony, Kobalt, and BMG, among others. While details of those agreements are confidential, Facebook is boasting that most popular music across a plethora of genres will be usable. 

To start, the platform is going to hook up Facebook Gaming partners with the feature. But it expects to give “Level Up” creators, the lower tier streamers, access soon. 

Facebook’s move toward getting gamers access to licensed music comes shortly after many streamers, primarily from Twitch, were given DMCA notices for playing background music on their streams earlier this summer. 

Since the issue arose, causing mass panic from online content creators, many streamers have avoided

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Top 10 antivirus software options for security-conscious users

The world is too dangerous to use the internet unprotected. Save your computers, tablets, and phones from being attacked–check out this antivirus software.

Antivirus software is an essential component of any Windows, Mac, or mobile operating system, especially workstations that access the internet and are used for financial transactions or to access and store confidential data. That doesn’t mean protecting servers with antivirus protection isn’t a critical responsibility–even those on segregated subnets without external access. Viruses can spread on internal networks if compromised machines are introduced into the environment without antivirus software.

Some antivirus products are paid (usually by annual subscription), some are free, some are geared toward consumers, and others have an enterprise angle. There are plenty of diverse options out there in antivirus protection, so here are 10 antivirus software products aimed at protecting systems that cover all walks of technological life. 

Note: Pricing may vary depending on

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Pandemic options if an appliance breaks :: WRAL.com

The pandemic has made everything more difficult. Even before COVID-19, it was a pain when an appliance broke.

But now – with delays in delivery times, financial and economic strain and anxiety over social distancing – a broken appliance is more stressful than ever.

Especially during the pandemic and upcoming flu season, what’s the best way to deal with a broken appliance? Should you shop for a new one online, from the safety of your home, but face potential delays in delivery? Should you venture into a store to purchase a replacement, or should you risk having a stranger enter your home to repair the appliance?

Melissa Collins faced this exact struggle when her refrigerator broke.

For a while, she used a mini-fridge to get by, but the lack of storage meant extra trips to the grocery store.

“It’s like,

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School Board rips failed communication, pushes to give teachers remote work options

In a meeting once again punctuated by their angry outbursts and frustration, Palm Beach County school board members demanded changes to a process that will sort requests from teachers and other staff who want to work remotely once students return to campus – even as the process has already begun. 



a man looking at the camera: School Board Chairman Frank Barbieri, left, and Superintendent Donald Fennoy listen to another speaker talk about coronavirus preparations during a Palm Beach County Commission meeting in March. [LANNIS WATERS/palmbeachpost.com]


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School Board Chairman Frank Barbieri, left, and Superintendent Donald Fennoy listen to another speaker talk about coronavirus preparations during a Palm Beach County Commission meeting in March. [LANNIS WATERS/palmbeachpost.com]

Chairman Frank Barbieri berated leadership for inept communication that has left parents and employees to rely on word of mouth and social media for answers to what a return to school will look like, and directed them to do better. 

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The trust of the community is on the line with school doors set to swing open fully by Sept. 21.

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Genova caters to luxury condo market with upscale design options

Genova, the new gated, resort-lifestyle, condominium community in Estero, is catching the eye of luxury condo buyers thanks in large part to its many upscale design options.

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At the Genova Sales Center, potential buyers can see firsthand the hundreds of custom designs and luxury finish options.

“In our Sales Center, we have samples of the most popular, luxury upgrades that our residents have selected for inclusion in their homes at Genova. These upgrades were selected based on what’s currently trending in the design world and what we’ve experienced in terms of market demand,” said John Debitetto, Sales Associate at Genova.

Each floor plan at Genova allows for modifications that potential buyers commonly seek. These include converting bedrooms to dens, adding a double shower to the master bathroom, a multitude of finish options for the flooring, cabinetry and counters, combining rooms to make for larger great rooms and adding

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Christian Purdie Photography Offers Family Portrait Options for Families in Las Vegas

Christian Purdie Photography Offers Family Portrait Options for Families in Las Vegas

Las Vegas, NV, August 31, 2020 –(PR.com)– Your family portraits should be as unique as your family is. When looking for a Las Vegas portrait photographer you should find a photographer that understands how to create a unique look that fits your family. Christian Purdie Photography is a great choice. If you’re looking for a traditional look or an update from the mundane with a more modern look, Christian and his team can help you.

There are lots of options when looking for a Las Vegas portrait photographer and it might be confusing to know which one is the best one that fits you and your family. Christian Purdie and his team have created an easy to use online booking system that is attached to his portfolio so you can see what you’re purchasing, book from the convenience of your home, and pay online. 48 hours after your session ends

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Apple and Google give states new options for exposure notification software

The software, which is built into the operating systems on Google’s Android phones and Apple’s iPhones, uses Bluetooth to tell whether people have spent significant time near one another. If a participant in the exposure notification program tests positive for the coronavirus, that person’s close contacts may get a notification.

“I would say this is an improvement,” said Jeffrey Kahn, director of the Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics. Kahn, who has been studying the use of technology to fight the virus, said states have been hamstrung by indecision around which technology vendors they should use to build their apps, among other issues. He said this may help speed up adoption, but shouldn’t be considered a magic bullet. “It’s still not probably serving all the interests that public health would want, but it’s better than nothing,” he said.

First launched in May, coronavirus tracking software got off to a rocky

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