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BBC iPlayer booms in Australia, with a quarter of global subscribers now ‘Down Under’

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Two months after BBC Worldwide launched its global iPlayer app to 11 Western European countries in July, the app arrived in Australia, followed swiftly by Canada and then Scandinavia. The global BBC iPlayer app is a Video-on-Demand (VoD) pilot (paid) subscription service that differs from the UK version of iPlayer,...
BBC iPlayer booms in Australia, with a quarter of global subscribers now ‘Down Under’

To Work Better, You Need a Change of Perspective

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"Is that Charlie?" booms a voice. "It's been years. Man, great to see you!"...
To Work Better, You Need a Change of Perspective

Startup Winter Is Coming: Beware Funding Cliffs and Falling Valuations in the Consumer Web

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“It’s harder to act in a disciplined way in summer. All around you, you see excess and nonsense, companies being bought or funded for zillions of dollars without traction.” Eric Ries, the pioneer behind the Lean Startup movement, wrote those words back in August, 2011, warning that in the cyclical...
Startup Winter Is Coming: Beware Funding Cliffs and Falling Valuations in the Consumer Web

Ashton Kutcher in Jobs - the first clip

www.guardian.co.uk
Watch the first clip of Ashton Kutcher as Steve Jobs, as the biopic of the charismatic co-founder of Apple Computers has its world premiere at the Sundance film festival"How can someone know what they want if they've never even seen it?" booms Ashton Kutcher, channelling the spirit of Steve Jobs...
Ashton Kutcher in Jobs - the first clip

Sony's The Dark Sorcerer is scary -- and funny

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July 9-10, 2013 San Francisco, CA Tickets On Sale Now Sony showed off The Dark Sorcerer from Quantic Dream. The game featured amazing graphics of the human face of a sorcerer. But rather than evoking fear, the title is a comedy. David Cage, founder of Quantic Dream, is busy...
Sony's The Dark Sorcerer is scary -- and funny

BitTorrent Traffic Booms Due to “Licensing Challenges”

torrentfreak.com
Over the years we have been following various reports on Internet traffic changes, specifically in relation to BitTorrent. One of the emerging trends is BitTorrent and P2P traffic as a whole losing its share of total Internet traffic, in the U.S. at least. This downward spiral is confirmed by a...
BitTorrent Traffic Booms Due to “Licensing Challenges”
Dear Santa, here's my LA Tech Christmas wish list
StyleCaster acquires Daily Makeover, raises $2M in fresh funding

Optical Delusion? Fiber Booms Again, Despite Bust.

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Telecom contractor Bob Sellenriek recently bought three massive bulldozers and fitted them with cable-burying plows that had been gathering dust in his warehouse for a decade. Mr. Sellenriek needed the plows for something he has done very little of since the telecom bubble burst and wiped out $2 trillion in...
Optical Delusion? Fiber Booms Again, Despite Bust.

It’s the end of the line for telco

gigaom.com
The telecom industry has reached its peak. This is it. Look around you. Whatever you are doing in telecom, however you are making money in the field, it isn’t going to get better than this. This industry has acquired its maximum share of the economy. We are the digital railroad business...
It’s the end of the line for telco
Chart: US phone companies are losing their voice

The Government Wants To Build An App Store For Real-Life Jack Bauers

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The US Department of Defense Explosive Ordinance Disposal unit is look for a few good coders to help build apps and an entire app store for bomb technicians and soldiers involved in ordnance handling. This is when sliding to unlock could mean the difference between life or death. The request...
The Government Wants To Build An App Store For Real-Life Jack Bauers

Just as I suspected, the dog hair thing isn't doing any good for the oil spill. It's just a disorganized bunch of do-goodery. What is anyone supposed to do with all that hair once it gets there? It has to be turned into something usable. It's a logistical

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Just as I suspected, the dog hair thing isn't doing any good for the oil spill. It's just a disorganized bunch of do-goodery. What is anyone supposed to do with all that hair once it gets there? It has to be turned into something usable. It's a logistical

ReadWriteWeb DeathWatch: Best Buy

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While Apple Store employees are all getting raises, Best Buy workers are getting pink slips. Is it all over for the last of the big box electronics mega-chains, or will a last-minute offer from its billionaire founder help Best Buy reinvent itself? Wobbled by the same market changes that killed...
ReadWriteWeb DeathWatch: Best Buy

UE Boom: a splash-resistant, Bluetooth-enabled speaker for overzealous rioters

www.engadget.com
You know what'll go perfectly with that waterproof Bluetooth speaker ball that a Billy Corgan doppelganger recommended a few years back? That odd tube you're undoubtedly fixated on above. That's the Ultimate Ears UE Boom, and those people underneath are presumably blitzed from a day of raving at [insert...
UE Boom: a splash-resistant, Bluetooth-enabled speaker for overzealous rioters

DevOps Booms In The Enterprise

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The meek may inherit the earth, but at this rate, DevOps will inherit the enterprise. At least, that's one lesson to take from a Puppet Labs survey of over 4,000 IT operations and development professionals. Whereas developers used to be second-class citizens within the enterprise, today they're taking on new authority and...
DevOps Booms In The Enterprise

The Pyro-Technology Behind Those Fireworks

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As U.S. residents crane their necks skyward this week during their local Fourth of July fireworks displays, they may not realize the degree to which increasingly sophisticated software technology is behind all of the booms, blasts and starbursts....
The Pyro-Technology Behind Those Fireworks
Sponsor post: As paid content booms, will ad opportunities shrink?
Milkshakes: unusual earthquakes in Wisconsin
iPhone trade-in biz booms ahead of Sept. 12, values expected to plummet after event

Is Google's new Blink browser engine good or evil? It depends

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Two large booms in the browser wars sounded on Wednesday; the loudest in a long time. First was the news that Mozilla and Samsung are partnering for a new mobile browser engine called Servo. Later in the day, before the echoes of that news disappeared, Google announced it would be...
Is Google's new Blink browser engine good or evil? It depends

Blinkx will miss video ad sales predictions

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As the online video opportunity booms, video index and advertising firm Blinkx is growing fast – but not quite as fast as had been expected. The San Francisco and London firm says it will post 12-month revenue of $114 million. That is a hefty 72 percent up from a...
Blinkx will miss video ad sales predictions
Hack Team's Voice-Guided Learn To Drive App Makes Learning With Mom & Dad Less Domestically Disruptive

Booting Up: Silk Road Founder Unruffled by Bitcoin Ups and Downs

betabeat.com
Oh hello. There are now 150 million Snapchats sent every day. Very few of them are sent by people older than 30. [Business Insider] Facebook is testing ads in your Graph Search, but so far they’re not based on your searches. (So you won’t get an eHarmony ad when you...
Booting Up: Silk Road Founder Unruffled by Bitcoin Ups and Downs

The Rise of Mobile Cloud Services: BaaS Startups Grow Up

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"Backend as a Service" (BaaS) companies provide easily integrated cloud-based backends for mobile app developers. Though not as well known as Software as a Service (SaaS), Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) or Platform as a Service (PaaS), the BaaS ecosystem has quickly evolved from a niche vertical into an...
The Rise of Mobile Cloud Services: BaaS Startups Grow Up

Meteor explodes over Russia, injuring hundreds

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As everyone was watching a large body called 2012 DA14, which is heading for a close approach to Earth today, a far smaller body exploded in a spectacular fireball over Russia's Ural region. Although it's not yet clear whether any pieces of the meteor survived to land on Earth,...
Meteor explodes over Russia, injuring hundreds

Roboinvest, ‘Trading for the Rest of Us,’ Booms After Debut of One-Click Copy Trading

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Mr. Giles. (Bloomberg) Roboinvest, which lets ordinary folks follow each others' trades in real-time, booted up at the end of January with a partnership with amateur trading clearinghouse E*TRADE. The startup has processed $2.5 million in trades and grown to 1,300 users since then, founder Michael Giles told Betabeat, with...
Roboinvest, ‘Trading for the Rest of Us,’ Booms After Debut of One-Click Copy Trading
Groupon may be the ultimate goat right now, but mark my words: We'll see a Groupon 2.0

Spotify Needs Big Funding To Pay Big Content’s Tax On Success

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There’s a fundamental problem with startups that depends on premium licensed content. If you succeed, the content owners will jack up their licensing fees. This is why Business Insider’s rumor that Spotify is raising a big round of funding makes sense. In the 7 months since Spotify launched in the...
Spotify Needs Big Funding To Pay Big Content’s Tax On Success

How Jenna Lyons Transformed J.Crew Into A Cult Brand

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How Jenna Lyons Transformed J.Crew Into A Cult Brand: Danielle Sacks: Not since Steve Jobs and Jonathan Ive at Apple has a creative pairing been as intriguing and fruitful as that of Drexler and Lyons. Drexler became chairman and CEO at J.Crew in 2003, four months after Gap fired him...
How Jenna Lyons Transformed J.Crew Into A Cult Brand
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