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What The Future Of Advertising On Google Glass Might Look Like

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Early trials of Google Glass are earning some serious hype. Tech bloggers are almost panting with excitement. Ad agencies are "literally begging to get a pair." Google got so many submissions for the Glass Explorer program, in which early adopters could pay $1,500 for the chance to test out a...
What The Future Of Advertising On Google Glass Might Look Like

What Is the Future of Online News?

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Newspapers around the world are struggling to survive while competing with websites that offer comparable news more quickly and without a subscription fee. Many newspapers have embraced the Internet and use their own websites to post news. But their online revenue is a fraction of what they got from print...
What Is the Future of Online News?

The Current State of RPGs and their Future

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The Current State of RPGs and their Future

World's first digital laser shapes its own beam, heralds new age of trippy concert lighting

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Though lasers are seen as a sci-fi technology of the future, they're actually pretty prevalent today. However, just because they're prevalent doesn't mean they don't have a significant amount of space to evolve into something more useful than their current state. Now, researchers have developed the first digital laser, which...
World's first digital laser shapes its own beam, heralds new age of trippy concert lighting
Sony moves 'beyond' the living room as Microsoft takes it over

Microsoft Dynamics Tries To Ease Enterprise Customers Onto The Cloud

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The Next Web is having "a chuckle" at the expense of customers Microsoft is catering to with its enterprise resource planning products. And after spending an hour talking with Fred Studer, general manager of Microsoft Dynamics, and Microsoft Business Solutions Technical Fellow Mike Ehrenberg Thursday, we can say it's probably...
Microsoft Dynamics Tries To Ease Enterprise Customers Onto The Cloud

Finding airplanes in the sky

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Air traffic control has a pretty good picture of where all the airplanes in the sky are. The technology for finding airplanes is remarkably complex and varied and is in the middle of some significant upheaval. Plane location tech has been under development 50+ years and is slowly evolving from...
Finding airplanes in the sky

The Current State of The Internet [Video] - #lis48801 #lis48820 http://bit.ly/cNXTOZ (via @smashingmag)

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The Current State of The Internet [Video] - #lis48801 #lis48820 http://bit.ly/cNXTOZ (via @smashingmag)

Foursquare Nears 20 Million Users And Crowley Talks About His Co-founder's Recent Departure

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Foursquare founder Dennis Crowley is on stage at SXSW talking with CrunchFund's MG Siegler. Siegler asked Crowley about Foursquare's launch three years ago, and about the current state of Foursquare. Foursquare launched at SXSW but Crowley says it was more of a deadline than a make-or-break platform for his...
Foursquare Nears 20 Million Users And Crowley Talks About His Co-founder's Recent Departure

Tool Singer Defends His Lawn: Decries Our Entitled, Uncreative Society

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Reader vegetaman points us to some comments made by Maynard James Keenan (best known as the singer for the band Tool) in an Oregon radio interview that suggest he's reached the "get off my lawn" phase of his career. When asked about music piracy and its effect on the industry,...
Tool Singer Defends His Lawn: Decries Our Entitled, Uncreative Society
Leap Pushing the Interaction Market Forward, Launching Later This Year

Obama gets funky: White House releases dubstep video ahead of State of the Union address

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Much like its response to the public petition to build a Death Star, the latest video uploaded to the official White House YouTube channel once again proves that presidential administration is at least somewhat in tune (or perhaps in step?) with today’s popular culture. Rather than release a string...
Obama gets funky: White House releases dubstep video ahead of State of the Union address

Small objects blazing a path through Saturn's F ring

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From a distance, Saturn's rings look flawlessly smooth, as if they've been in their current state indefinitely. But as the Voyager and Cassini probes have witnessed, the rings are incredibly dynamic. Small moons shepherd the ice and dust that comprise the rings, providing them with structure. At the same...
Small objects blazing a path through Saturn's F ring

Japanese researchers show off 'interactive' plants: real leaves, artificial emotions

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Looking for a little more companionship from your household plants? Then a team of researchers from Keio University in Japan may have just the thing for you. They've developed a rather elaborate system that promises to lets plants react to you and display a variety of different emotions (see...
Japanese researchers show off 'interactive' plants: real leaves, artificial emotions

Mozilla Readies Major Firefox Redesign As It Ponders What The Browser Of The Future Should Look Like

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“Maybe we shouldn’t even call it a browser anymore,” Mozilla’s VP of Firefox engineering Jonathan Nightingale told me a few days ago. “‘Browser’ is really an antiquated word. People don’t really browse all that much anymore.” Instead, he argues, we now mostly use our browsers to access sophisticated web apps,...
Mozilla Readies Major Firefox Redesign As It Ponders What The Browser Of The Future Should Look Like
Handle Is A Priority Engine And Task Management App For Your Inbox

Twitter's Innovator's Patent Agreement Goes Into Action For 'Pull To Refresh,' Jelly And Lift Will Adopt The Framework

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Last year, Twitter announced something it called the Innovator’s Patent Agreement (IPA), which would keep patents in the hands of the designers and engineers that came up with the technology behind them. What this agreement serves as is a promise to only act on a patent for “defensive purposes.” Anything...
Twitter's Innovator's Patent Agreement Goes Into Action For 'Pull To Refresh,' Jelly And Lift Will Adopt The Framework

Steven Sinofsky Speaks! In The Comments Of A Blog! (MSFT)

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Good catch by Tom Warren at The Verge. Deposed Windows leader Steven Sinofsky left a comment on the blog of former Microsoft employee Hal Berenson. Berenson wrote a post saying Sinofsky was tearing the company apart from the inside and he was pushing out other Microsoft executives. This has been...
Steven Sinofsky Speaks! In The Comments Of A Blog! (MSFT)

Who Will Win As Mobile Payments Go Mainstream?

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Consumers gravitate to convenience. That's as true with payment technologies as it is with anything else. A prime example is the decades-old trend away from cash or checks and toward credit cards. Now, the mass adoption of smartphones and tablets has set the stage for a new move -- away...
Who Will Win As Mobile Payments Go Mainstream?

What the Yammer Acquisition Says About Microsoft - and Enterprise Social Networking

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Much of the recent analysis on Microsoft’s $1.2B acquisition of Yammer focused on the slick application Yammer had built, their rapid viral adoption, and how it represented the assent of the social enterprise as the next hot category. Certainly all this is true, as Yammer is a very simple and...
What the Yammer Acquisition Says About Microsoft - and Enterprise Social Networking

No More Buttons: Clear Demonstrates the Power of a Purely Gesture-Based Interface

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At Goldman Sach's technology and Internet conference today, Apple's CEO Tim Cook gave a rare live interview that provided a sweeping overview of the current state of Apple and some glimpses into its future. One moment that stuck with me was Cook noting how he things that at least some...
No More Buttons: Clear Demonstrates the Power of a Purely Gesture-Based Interface

Scope of damages phase of Oracle-Google trial will likely depend on copyrightability decision

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In this blog post (published on Sunday), I already expressed my opinion that Oracle's insistence on disgorgement of infringer's profit with respect to the rangeCheck function and eight decompiled files makes sense if one considers, beyond the current state of the infringement findings, the possibility of an appeal and/or retrial...
Scope of damages phase of Oracle-Google trial will likely depend on copyrightability decision
Mobile Search: How Smartphones Are Disrupting The Internet's Biggest Business

Apple, Samsung and the 'profit share trap'

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The current state of affairs, writes an analyst from Hyderabad, is untenable. FORTUNE -- In the midst of a loud debate over which matters most in the smartphone wars -- market share or profit share -- Sameer Singh calmly analyzes the situation from the perspective of disruption theory. Writing on...
Apple, Samsung and the 'profit share trap'

Pics.io Wants To Bring A Collaborative, RAW-Based Photo Editing Workflow To The Browser

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A new startup called Pics.io out of the Ukraine hopes to take the next big leap in the online photography workflow, by making browser-based, fully collaborative RAW image file processing a reality. The team has plenty of experience working in digital photography, and is now looking for funding to...
Pics.io Wants To Bring A Collaborative, RAW-Based Photo Editing Workflow To The Browser
BII REPORT: Why Mobile Payments Are Set To Explode

With 250k users, Vizify moves out of beta and launches mini self-infographics called Vizcards

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Vizify, the simple online profile service similar to About.me, has opened up its doors to the public. After amassing more than 250,000 users during its invite-only phase, the company is moving forward. In conjunction with this unveiling, it is launching a new feature: miniature infographics about users called Vizcards. The...
With 250k users, Vizify moves out of beta and launches mini self-infographics called Vizcards

Good Buzz thread started by @mattcutts on the current state of retinal displays: http://bit.ly/bC9zW2 #ar

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Good Buzz thread started by @mattcutts on the current state of retinal displays: http://bit.ly/bC9zW2 #ar
The New BGR
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?