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DarbeeVision announces Cobalt video processor set to enhance any consumer's content

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If you are not a videophile, then you've probably never heard of the Darblet video processor. While those obesesed with the best picture quality money can buy, were head over heals for the little box that you put in-line between your HD set-top and your HDTV, via HDMI, the...
DarbeeVision announces Cobalt video processor set to enhance any consumer's content

On Twitter, the Oscar winners don’t stack up to the Grammys or Superbowl

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The post-game analysis from the social media set is rolling in, and it seems like the Oscars, while big, didn’t manage to generate nearly as much conversation as The Grammy’s or Superbowl. We’re not just using Twitter as a easy excuse to pontificate about current events. As Reuters points out,...
On Twitter, the Oscar winners don’t stack up to the Grammys or Superbowl
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Compact cameras die in a flash thanks to smartphones

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The technology was primitive but now photographers such as Annie Leibovitz can't be parted from smartphone camerasIn an August, 2010 Monday Note called Smartcameras in our future?, I hoped for smartphone-like apps running on a nice compact camera such as Canon's S90 (now replaced by the S100). At the time,...
Compact cameras die in a flash thanks to smartphones

Dish.fm Relaunches Its Foodspotting Competitor To Make "Best Dish" Recommendations Using Reviews From Yelp, Foursquare And Instagram

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Dish.fm is a new restaurant recommendation mobile application, launching today, which focuses on helping users find the best dishes at their local eateries. Initially, the company had gone the Foodspotting route, having debuted an early version of the app this summer which relied on crowd-sourcing techniques to fill its database...
Dish.fm Relaunches Its Foodspotting Competitor To Make "Best Dish" Recommendations Using Reviews From Yelp, Foursquare And Instagram

Bang!

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We went to see The Artist last night. I didn’t want to go; if God wanted silent movies he wouldn’t have invented sound, etc. And black and white to boot. Making a black and white 3D movie, maybe. But inexorably the Oscars loom, and the last thing I want is...
Bang!

Samsung's next big thing is an 85-inch television that looks like a chalkboard

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Samsung (005930) has been teasing us with visions of a revolutionary new television set recently, and the company did its best to deliver at the Consumer Electronics Show Monday by showing off an 85-inch television set that bears a striking resemblance to a chalkboard. The Samsung S9 UHD TV comes with...
Samsung's next big thing is an 85-inch television that looks like a chalkboard

6 Oscar-Nominated Films That Shine A Spotlight On Visual Wizardry

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With the Academy Awards nominees now out, it's clear that in New Hollywood technology and innovative takes are making the moving pictures prettier than ever. Lincoln tops the list for 2013's Oscar nominations, with a grand total of four score and seven... well, twelve nominations including Best Picture and...
6 Oscar-Nominated Films That Shine A Spotlight On Visual Wizardry

Voltage Pictures Thinks Canada's New Copyright Law Opens The Door For More Trolling

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You may recall Voltage Pictures not because it once made a movie that won the Oscar for Best Picture (Hurt Locker), but because it was basically the first Hollywood studio to embrace copyright trolling. This is the company whose boss, Nicolas Chartier, once said that anyone who criticizes his company...
Voltage Pictures Thinks Canada's New Copyright Law Opens The Door For More Trolling

Netflix Gets Streaming Rights To Oscar Favorite, Other Weinstein Titles

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With its content deal with premium cable channel Starz set to expire next week, Netflix (NSDQ: NFLX) is moving quickly to fill the void of prestige titles on its streaming catalog. The company has reached an agreement with The Weinstein Company to stream foreign language, documentary and other select...
Netflix Gets Streaming Rights To Oscar Favorite, Other Weinstein Titles

LG flaunts Optimus UI 3.0, an ‘unobtrusive and simple’ overlay for ICS devices

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Click to view slideshow. LG announced this morning that it developed a new LG Optimus 3 overlay. The press release claimed Optimus UI 3.0 is “unobtrusive and simple” to use, and its primary design function has speed in mind. For example, a new memo function called “Quick Memo” allows users to jote notes...
LG flaunts Optimus UI 3.0, an ‘unobtrusive and simple’ overlay for ICS devices

Netflix Watch Instantly's life after Starz includes Academy Award winners, more captions

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In a change of conversation that would make Don Draper proud, Netflix has picked up its blogging pen and accentuated the positive, even as hundreds of titles provided by Starz Play blinked away this week. The first bit of good news? Content that's coming instead of going includes several...
Netflix Watch Instantly's life after Starz includes Academy Award winners, more captions
uberVU Declares The Help Winner of the “Social Oscars”

Got a new Roku? Here are five tips to get the most out of your gift

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New Roku owners: Get the best picture quality possible, watch YouTube videos, stream photos straight from your mobile phone and access lots of unofficial content sources (naughty and nice) with our five essential Roku tips: Optimize your home network Got a Roku 2 XS? Then make use of that Ethernet...
Got a new Roku? Here are five tips to get the most out of your gift

What's the secret behind Oscar winning screenplays? The Black List

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Before Argo won the Oscar for Best Picture, before the script was even made into a movie, the story circulated on The Black List. The Black List is network that connects scripts with the people who turn them into films. Three out of the past five Best Picture winners and...
What's the secret behind Oscar winning screenplays? The Black List

Five best matte-screen TVs for bright rooms

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We believe a matte-screen finish offers the best picture quality in rooms where you can't control ambient light. Here are CNET's favorites so far this year. [Read more]...
Five best matte-screen TVs for bright rooms

Best Picture 2009?

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Tomorrow night they announce the winners of the Academy Awards, and for the first time in a long time, I don't really think there is a movie up to being called Best Picture. The only one I haven't seen is Precious. So it might be the exception. Of all the...
Best Picture 2009?

benkessler: ollymoss: I worked with the Academy to create the...

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benkessler: ollymoss: I worked with the Academy to create the official 85 Years of Oscars poster.  Click here to see it in detail! The brief was one of the hardest I've ever had; find a way to reference every single Best Picture winner from the last 85 years.  Thanks to Gallery...
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Statistics wizard Nate Silver gives his Oscar predictions

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Silver calculates that "Argo" is a lock to take home the Best Picture Oscar, and Steven Spielberg will top Ang Lee for Best Director. [Read more]...
Statistics wizard Nate Silver gives his Oscar predictions

Hurt Locker Makers To Sue Thousands of BitTorrent Users

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The Hurt Locker has been a great success on BitTorrent, before and after its Oscar triumph. The film’s screener leaked in February of last year, months before it premiered in movie theaters in the United States. However, the demand on BitTorrent went up significantly after it was chosen as the...
Hurt Locker Makers To Sue Thousands of BitTorrent Users

Pirating the 2010 Oscars: District 9 Beats Avatar

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Which movie is gonna take home the prestigious Best Picture price: Avatar or The Hurt Locker? That’s the big question of tonight’s Academy Awards, if we can believe Hollywood pundits. Both movies have been nominated for nine awards, and anything seems possible. Of course, Avatar has some commercial momentum on...
Pirating the 2010 Oscars: District 9 Beats Avatar

"The Hurt Locker is the lowest-grossing movie ever to win best picture" http://r2.ly/z8nn

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"The Hurt Locker is the lowest-grossing movie ever to win best picture" http://r2.ly/z8nn

nevver: Best Picture Nominees These are fantastic.

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Matt Owen Phantom City Creative Joshua Budich nevver: Best Picture Nominees These are fantastic....
nevver: Best Picture Nominees These are fantastic.

13 New Best Picture Nominees [Shooting Challenge]

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The Academy Awards: the final bastionary celebration of the non-YouTube-famous. For this week's Shooting Challenge, you created homages to your favorite films of the year. More »...
13 New Best Picture Nominees [Shooting Challenge]

Did Blog Buzz for “Hurt Locker” Predict Its Oscar Win?

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The blogosphere was literally split down the middle in terms of online buzz around the 82nd Academy Awards Best Picture nominees. Both Avatar and The Hurt Locker each maxed out with three quarters of a percent (.75%) of blog post buzz across the web.The data in question comes from...
Did Blog Buzz for “Hurt Locker” Predict Its Oscar Win?

NASA Releases the Best Picture of Earth Ever

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Photo via NASA Never before has the Earth been captured in such high resolution. Researchers at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center recently uploaded an amazing series of composite pictures of our planet, named "Blue Marble," onto the photo sharing Web site Flickr. One look at such a clear view...
NASA Releases the Best Picture of Earth Ever

Moneyball for software engineering, part 2

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Brad Pitt was recently nominated for the Best Actor Oscar for his portrayal of Oakland A's general manager Billy Beane in the movie "Moneyball," which was also nominated for Best Picture. If you're not familiar with "Moneyball," the subject of the movie and the book on which it's based is...
Moneyball for software engineering, part 2
Google search rankings correctly pick four out of six Oscar winners

livejamie on Best picture of a dog getting hit in the crotch with a tennis ball you will see all day. Yup that's my dog.

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livejamie on Best picture of a dog getting hit in the crotch with a tennis ball you will see all day. Yup that's my dog.

Infographic: Fun Oscar Trivia

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LocateTV has created a wonderful infographic titled “Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About The Oscars”, which is filled with fun facts about the Academy Awards. For example, which person has won the most Oscars? What is the longest acceptance speech in history? Or the box office factoid above...
Infographic: Fun Oscar Trivia
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