ambitious attempt

ambitious attempt

Sidecar offers in-call media sharing, free Wi-Fi calls to US and Canada
Forget reward points: AmEx gives users Farmville cash

App.net reaches $500,000 funding goal with a day to spare

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Dalton Caldwell's ambitious attempt at a new kind of social network has just achieved its no less daring goal of half a million US dollars in pledged funding. The requisite threshold for funding App.net was crossed some 38 hours in advance of the midnight PT deadline that its developers had...
App.net reaches $500,000 funding goal with a day to spare

The New Digital Age by Eric Schmidt and Jared Cohen - review

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The predictions of two of Google's big thinkers constitute the most ambitious attempt yet to sketch a future dominated by technologyWhen, in early 2011, Eric Schmidt stepped aside from his position as Google's CEO to become the company's executive chairman, some of us were reminded of Dean Acheson's famous gibe...
The New Digital Age by Eric Schmidt and Jared Cohen - review
Dylan's Desk: Artificial intelligence's new hope is ... targeted marketing

Close encounters of the cultured kind at the Guardian Open Weekend

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The Guardian's experiment in open journalism was enlightening and civilised. So why can't virtual debates be as constructive, or as friendly, as live ones?I learnt a lot from the event I did at the Guardian Open Weekend on Saturday – a lot of it from my co-speaker Amit Sood. I...
Close encounters of the cultured kind at the Guardian Open Weekend

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen bankrolls Siluria in ambitious attempt to find an oil alternative

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Paul Allen speaking at Seattle’s Town Hall. Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen’s Vulcan Capital is co-leading a $30 million investment in Siluria Technologies, a San Francisco company that’s developing methods to convert natural gas into plastics, chemicals and transportation fuels. Siluria uses methane, which is the key component of natural gas and...
Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen bankrolls Siluria in ambitious attempt to find an oil alternative

Adobe releases Project Primetime video platform beta with new ad solution and media player

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Adobe’s Project Primetime is an ambitious attempt to bring broadcast TV into the multi-platform Internet age, and the company has just announced several new additions to it: a MediaWeaver ad insertion tool and a new Primetime Media Player for delivering content. “The introduction of Adobe MediaWeaver and Primetime Media Player mark a significant...
Adobe releases Project Primetime video platform beta with new ad solution and media player

First Look: Nivio Cloud Software Service Is Promising, but Overly Complicated

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Because Nivio is still in by-invitation beta, with elements such as a native iPad app not ready in time for this article, it's a bit premature to develop a formal opinion on Nivio. An ambitious attempt to adapt Windows--and Windows applications--for mobile devices, Nivio could turn into a powerful service,...
First Look: Nivio Cloud Software Service Is Promising, but Overly Complicated

Tumblr abruptly closes down its Storyboard project, lays off entire editorial team

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A year ago, Tumblr launched an ambitious attempt to curate content from within the blog network — a unit known as Storyboard, with its own editorial staff who highlighted and aggregated posts from popular Tumblrs. Although the company seemed to have high hopes for the project, founder and CEO David...
Tumblr abruptly closes down its Storyboard project, lays off entire editorial team

Wireless venture LightSquared files for bankruptcy

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The bankruptcy marks an end to an ambitious attempt to create an upstart provider of 4G LTE wireless services. [Read more]...
Wireless venture LightSquared files for bankruptcy
A dubious diagnosis: will New Yorkers really be able to see their health history online?

Google's Mr Maps aims for world delineation

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Brian McClendon presides over Google's ambitious attempt to map the world, from street plans to penguins and beyondEight years ago, Google bought a cool little graphics business called Keyhole, which had been working on 3D maps. Along with the acquisition came Brian McClendon, aka "Bam", a tall and serious Kansan...
Google's Mr Maps aims for world delineation

It May Not Be Televised, but the (Journalism) Revolution Will Be Hacked

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What a weird weekend for journalism. On Sunday, a day once reserved for fat feature-laden newspapers, a new television show and a San Francisco hackathon brought the future of the media into the limelight in very different ways. The TV show was HBO’s “The Newsroom,” the newest project of...
It May Not Be Televised, but the (Journalism) Revolution Will Be Hacked
Intel's TV project loses key exec months before going to market
Smith & Tinker revives Nanovor with mobile app (exclusive)
Google Fiber readies an army of satellite antennae for super-fast web service
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