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Adobe shows off Photoshop CS6's content-aware move feature

Zetrip Finds Travel Photos And Recommendations From Your Facebook Friends, Raises Seed Funding

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Zetrip, new startup offering to help users find “travel inspiration” based on the activity of their Facebook friends, just raised an undisclosed amount of seed funding from Inspiration Ventures. Co-founder and CEO Edouard Tabet said he came up with the idea last year, when he was planning a trip to the...
Zetrip Finds Travel Photos And Recommendations From Your Facebook Friends, Raises Seed Funding

Review: Defishr removes fish-eye distortion from video

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Is your video giving you the evil eye? The evil fish-eye? Well, Prodad's Defishr has you covered. A companion to Prodad's Mercalli V2 and Mercalli Easy video stabilization software, Defishr renders your fish-eyed video into the flat-horizon variety without a whole lot of work on your part. Defishr cost...
Review: Defishr removes fish-eye distortion from video
DMCA Nonsense: Your Default Login Page Is A Ripoff Of Our Default Login Page!

As Patent Drama Continues, 3D Printing Provides A Way Out For Mashup Creators

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Editor’s note: Michael Weinberg is vice president at Public Knowledge where he focuses primarily on copyright, issues before the FCC and emerging technologies like 3D printing. Follow him on Twitter @mweinbergPK. Mashups are one of the great art forms of our time. Easy and accessible digital tools have allowed anyone to remix videos, music and...
As Patent Drama Continues, 3D Printing Provides A Way Out For Mashup Creators

BitTorrent distances itself from piracy by claiming connection to Facebook, Twitter code deployment

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BitTorrent on Tuesday launched a new marketing campaign to distance itself from piracy: DoesBitTorrentEqualPiracy.com. On the site, the company lists over 50 ways it has helped the Internet build and distribute great content, build a relationship with a massive audience, and other interesting quick facts. For example, BitTorrent is the...
BitTorrent distances itself from piracy by claiming connection to Facebook, Twitter code deployment
MakerBot unveils its most disruptive tool yet: The Digitizer 3D scanner
Prehistoric Egyptian jewelry made from a meteorite, say researchers

Skillz rides skill-based real money gaming to pass 1M downloads in its first two weeks

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Betting is nearly as old as human civilization itself, as demonstrated by writings and artifacts found in ancient tombs and other archaeological sites. It’s not surprising then, that with the emergence of casual social and mobile gaming, players have gravitated toward putting money on the line wherever possible. Capitalizing on...
Skillz rides skill-based real money gaming to pass 1M downloads in its first two weeks

Dish Anywhere app delivers content on the go, Sling video feed from Hopper DVR (hands-on)

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Dish is further reinforcing its promise to deliver content even when you're not in front of the TV. The new Dish Anywhere app is your portal for live streaming, powered by Sling, along with on-demand content direct from the web. As one of three apps designed specifically with Hopper...
Dish Anywhere app delivers content on the go, Sling video feed from Hopper DVR (hands-on)

Harvard makes distortion-free lens from gold and silicon, aims for the perfect image (or signal)

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Imaging has been defined by glass lenses for centuries, and even fiber optics haven't entirely escaped the material's clutch. Harvard's School of Engineering and Applied Sciences might have just found a way to buck those old (and not-so-old) traditions. A new 60-nanometer thick silicon lens, layered with legions of...
Harvard makes distortion-free lens from gold and silicon, aims for the perfect image (or signal)
Visting Wales? Bring your phone to the first Wikipedia Town

The Internet Archive teams up with BitTorrent, starts seeding 1M torrents

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The Internet Archive just embraced P2P in a big way: The site is making more than one million torrents of its books, movies, TV show episodes and music albums available for free download. Torrents are seeded by two Archive.org servers, so download speeds should be fast even if a file...
The Internet Archive teams up with BitTorrent, starts seeding 1M torrents

Nokia experiments with location-based white space services in Cambridge, UK (video)

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Following news of the first successful white space trials in Cambridge, UK, Nokia is now touting its research in the area with a demonstration of location-based services for the unlicensed spectrum. Traditionally, proponents of white space usage have positioned this unused portion of the airwaves as a viable, low-cost...
Nokia experiments with location-based white space services in Cambridge, UK (video)

Drools Guvnor – JBoss Community

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Drools Guvnor is a centralised repository for Drools Knowledge Bases, with rich web based GUIs, editors, and tools to aid in the management of large numbers of rules. As you know, Drools allows you to create executable knowledge bases. The repository component is where you can store versions of...
Drools Guvnor – JBoss Community
Picturing two decades of music video history, from Michel Gondry to OK Go

DailyDirt: More Clouds & Rainbows

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Unusual cloud formations and strangely diffracted sunlight are fascinating phenomena, and more amateur photographers are capturing these ephemeral meteorological events all the time now. So instead of chasing chemtrail conspiracy theories, we can document weird-looking patterns in the sky and try to figure out how/why they happen. Here are just...
DailyDirt: More Clouds & Rainbows

NASA PhoneSat returns photos from orbit, reminds us of streaming circa 1998

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The launch of NASA's PhoneSat mission last year was loaded with promise: finally, proof that mobile technology could power nanosatellites and stick it to The Man. The photos have returned, and... well, Lockheed won't be scrapping its big satellites just yet. While we're impressed that the Nexus Ones onboard...
NASA PhoneSat returns photos from orbit, reminds us of streaming circa 1998

Behind the scenes with the world's greatest 'Star Wars' collection

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At Rancho Obi-Wan in Petaluma, Calif., hard-core devotees and casual fans alike can check out better artifacts than even George Lucas has, thanks to founder Steve Sansweet. [Read more]...
Behind the scenes with the world's greatest 'Star Wars' collection

Halo 4 trailer video shows Forerunners, new tech

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At the Microsoft press briefing this morning, the Halo 4 video showed the audience new and expected features of the highly anticipated upcoming game. In the video, strange new lifeforms creep out of the jungle. While we know that the covenant are returning for this installment, these are new...
Halo 4 trailer video shows Forerunners, new tech

48fps preview of 'The Hobbit' gets mixed reaction at CinemaCon

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Peter Jackson has been vocal about his decision to film The Hobbit at 48 frames per second, with the director claiming it offers smoother, more natural motion free from artifacts like strobing. It seems that he may have a tough time getting audiences on his side, however — a...
48fps preview of 'The Hobbit' gets mixed reaction at CinemaCon

Apple releases bug-fix update for 2012 MacBooks

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This update tackles, and hopefully quenches, problems with graphics artifacts and USB connectivity. [Read more]...
Apple releases bug-fix update for 2012 MacBooks
Hamazon: an Amazon-style market for flotsam and jetsam

Peter Jackson unfazed by 'Hobbit' footage pushback, but will stick to 24 fps for trailers

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Calm down, cinema-goers. It just takes time to "settle in" to the strange new ultra-realistic world of high frame-rates, according to Peter Jackson, who's been responding to audience's rather strong panning of 48fps rough cuts from his upcoming 3D epic, Hobbit. Viewers' main beefs were the surprising appearance of...
Peter Jackson unfazed by 'Hobbit' footage pushback, but will stick to 24 fps for trailers

Inaugural MuckerLab Demo Day Brings the House Down

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LA has incubators galore though not all are created equal. MuckerLab is one that people may not hear the most about, but which has been quietly making a name for itself among people in the know. Yesterday was Mucker’s inaugural Demo Day. The event was attended by nearly 300 angel...
Inaugural MuckerLab Demo Day Brings the House Down
Dead Space 3 review: What have I become, my sweetest friend?

Google Earth 6.2 seamlessly stitches over mismatched patchwork

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Unsightly mosaic artifacts no longer mar Google Earth's high-altitude views. But for an even more singular look at the planet, check Flickr's latest NASA contribution....
Google Earth 6.2 seamlessly stitches over mismatched patchwork

Porn Site Breaks Down Searches By Country, Surprising No One

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In what amounts to either a breathtaking breach of privacy or one of the most fascinating sex research artifacts of the year, PornMD (acceptably SFW as long as you don’t search), a porn search engine, has broken down porn searches by country and U.S. state. The system offers a fairly...
Porn Site Breaks Down Searches By Country, Surprising No One
The Lightning Digital AV Adapter doesn't do native 1080P out, possibly because it is an AirPlay receiver
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