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Microsoft Apologizes After Dance Routine At Norway Event Gets Naughty

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Somewhere there’s a handful of Microsoft marketing contractors getting fired. That’s an easy conclusion from the PR blunder stemming from a Microsoft developers event in Norway that included some dancing girls, and some embarrassing lyrics accompanying their routing. As reported by Geekwire, the dance routine took place at an event...
Microsoft Apologizes After Dance Routine At Norway Event Gets Naughty

GeekWire's Top 50 Posts of 2012: Milestones, stunts and more craziness from the year in tech

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Photo via Creativity103 It’s that time when journalists take a moment to reflect on the past year. We’re doing that here on GeekWire too, with a series of stories that look back at 2012. (See our earlier recap: Startups 101: Advice from 63 entrepreneurs in the trenches and our special New...
GeekWire's Top 50 Posts of 2012: Milestones, stunts and more craziness from the year in tech
Create your own J-pop video with motion-captured dance data from Perfume

"The Words 'MICRO' And 'SOFT' Don't Apply To My Penis" [WHOOPS!]

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Well, file this one in the "whoops" category. Microsoft launched some updates to its Azure cloud platform this week. And, as Todd Bishop of GeekWire observed, some folks in Norway got so that they preceded the Azure presentation at the Norwegian Developers Conference with the following dance routine. Basically, it's...
"The Words 'MICRO' And 'SOFT' Don't Apply To My Penis" [WHOOPS!]

New Video Releases for the Week of April 27th, 2010

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Read on for this week’s new DVD, Blu-ray, and Netflix Instant Watch titles. New Releases: The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus – (DVD & Blu-ray) The latest from Terry Gilliam, and the last performance we’ll see from Heath Ledger (until his 10 Things I Hate About You song and dance routine...
New Video Releases for the Week of April 27th, 2010
Samsung Galaxy S4 First Impressions: Beautiful But Bloated [Gallery]

The story behind that nasty Microsoft dance routine

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This past weekend we reported on a song and dance routine staged by Microsoft Norway at the Norwegian Developers Conference, with lines including “The words MICRO and SOFT don’t apply to my penis” … “or vagina,” as the on-stage slide added, strangely. Microsoft has issued multiple apologies for the incident....
The story behind that nasty Microsoft dance routine

Y Combinator S12 Demo Day, Batch Three: Dreamforge, BigCalc, Tracksby, And More

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We’re still here at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, California watching Demo Day for Y Combinator’s Summer 2012 class, the storied incubator’s biggest yet. Today’s 75 presentations have been broken up into five batches, with the fifth being off-the-record. The third round of startups just presented their wares...
Y Combinator S12 Demo Day, Batch Three: Dreamforge, BigCalc, Tracksby, And More

Kinect to the music: How this geek turns motion into song

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As if Kinect didn’t do enough already, Aussie sound artist and developer Chris Vik is working on software that translates motion into music. Or as Vik, who just appeared at the Seattle Science Festival, puts it in geek speak: “I’m currently developing a tool for Max that receives data from...
Kinect to the music: How this geek turns motion into song

Top posts: A sexually-charged video promoting Windows Azure leads the charts

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Who knew that a video of a cheesy dance routine from a developer’s conference in Norway promoting Microsoft’s Windows Azure would grab so much attention. But that video, which we described as “raunchy” and GeekWire readers called “inappropriate”  and ”weird,” led the charts for the month of June. The post set off an...
Top posts: A sexually-charged video promoting Windows Azure leads the charts

Hulu Plus for Android adds new Kids section, squashes a few bugs

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Hulu Plus for Android received an update today that integrates the company's new Hulu Kids section with ad-free, child-friendly content. This new feature adds parental controls that help block programing unsuitable for children. The application's other renovations include enhanced content-discovery trays that help subscribers find video clips, TV shows...
Hulu Plus for Android adds new Kids section, squashes a few bugs

Thank you hater: comedian hits back at trolls in mock tribute

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Isabel Fay's tirade against online bullies – which features Richard Herring and Josie Long – becomes an online hitA comedian's mock musical tribute to the online "trolls" who targeted her has gone viral on a day when a mother who faced the same problem won legal backing to have her...
Thank you hater: comedian hits back at trolls in mock tribute

Here's Why Kim Dotcom's New File-Sharing Site MIGHT Be Legal

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THERE are less conspicuous ways to launch a business. A staged helicopter raid and a synchronised dance routine that would put Korean rapper Psy to shame were the sideline attractions as German-born entrepreneur Kim Dotcom, a 39-year old whose bluster is as big as his waistline, returned to public life...
Here's Why Kim Dotcom's New File-Sharing Site MIGHT Be Legal

Top Viral Videos Of The Week: This Hurdler's Warm-Up Dance Is Absolutely Mesmerizing

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Michelle Jenneke mesmerized the world this week when a video of her pre-race dance warm-up went viral.  Our very own Sports Page editor Leah Goldman sums up perfectly why this video turned viral: "While other hurdlers are stretching, Jenneke is bouncing around, dancing. Oh, she's also very pretty." Videos of...
Top Viral Videos Of The Week: This Hurdler's Warm-Up Dance Is Absolutely Mesmerizing

Microsoft stumbles with off-color quip in Norway

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In an extraordinary display of entertainment at the Norwegian Developers conference, Microsoft offers a dance routine and rap number with some quite unforgettable lyrics. [Read more]...
Microsoft stumbles with off-color quip in Norway

How Gangnam Style went too far

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It seems that everyone thinks it's cool to do a Gangnam-style dance routine. Yes, even the Remnant Knights video game has a Gangnam flash mob. Oh, no. [Read more]...
How Gangnam Style went too far

Microsoft's 'big boobs' code is a big blunder -- get over it

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We can already hear the giggles now. Apparently, as reported by NetworkWorld’s Buzzblog, the phrase “big boobs” — or at least a geek’s coded version of the phrase — was slipped into some code by someone from Microsoft. Maybe they can blame it on whoever was behind that Norwegian dance routine....
Microsoft's 'big boobs' code is a big blunder -- get over it

Boot up: Habbo Hotel, latest on Google Street View Wi-Fi case, Ping to die and more

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Plus those Microsoft lyrics explained, Verizon whacks moderate data users in the US and moreA (delayed; apologies) quick burst of 7 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology teamShould your child play in Habbo Hotel? >> Channel 4 NewsExclusive: a Channel 4 News investigation uncovers shocking...
Boot up: Habbo Hotel, latest on Google Street View Wi-Fi case, Ping to die and more

Video: Microsoft's new Surface tablet gets first ad

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Microsoft is less than two weeks away from releasing its first computer, the Surface tablet running Windows 8, and tonight the company provided a sense for how it will market the machine, debuting the first Surface television advertisement. The ad focuses heavily on the signature keyboard accessory, with an attention-grabbing...
Video: Microsoft's new Surface tablet gets first ad

Video: Raunchy dance routine a PR nightmare for Microsoft

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Microsoft released an attention-grabbing set of updates to Windows Azure this week … and this is how somebody in Norway decided to celebrate, apparently. A techno-dance routine that preceded Microsoft’s Windows Azure presentation at the Norwegian Developers Conference this week featured a group of women jumping around on stage...
Video: Raunchy dance routine a PR nightmare for Microsoft
Microsoft apologizes for attempt at making cloud-based Azure ‘exciting’

How do you deal with cyberbullies? Sing them a tribute song

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Nicola Brookes took Facebook to court to force the social network to reveal the identities of her trolls. Fearne Cotton took them on head-on on Twitter. Now comedian Isabel Fay has decided to write a song, "Thank You Hater!", about cyberbullies. The YouTube video includes contributions from other actors and...
How do you deal with cyberbullies? Sing them a tribute song

Microsoft reportedly building up to 5 million Surface tablets for the fall

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Just how confident is Microsoft that its Surface tablets will take off? To the tune of 3 to 5 million units shipped in the fall alone, according to the Wall Street Journal's supplier contacts. While that wouldn't be much when Apple already ships more than three times as many...
Microsoft reportedly building up to 5 million Surface tablets for the fall

Ridiculously embarrassing Microsoft dance routine is top story of the month (again)

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Sometimes it’s the odd, offbeat stories that grab the attention of our readers. How better to explain the fascination with the absurd techno-dance routine (posted above) that preceded Microsoft’s Windows Azure presentation at the Norwegian Developers Conference in June. For the second month in a row, the sexually-charged video...
Ridiculously embarrassing Microsoft dance routine is top story of the month (again)
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