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Glacial melt may hit the Oscars with the stunning, somber Chasing Ice

Lawmakers Question Proposed Change to Video Privacy Law

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Let's say you like to watch heady documentaries over Netflix's streaming service and would like to share recommendations with your friends on Facebook. Netflix......
Lawmakers Question Proposed Change to Video Privacy Law
'Sword & Sworcery' composer Jim Guthrie releases first solo album in a decade

You can now watch all of the TechStars TV content in one place

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TechStars, the incubator that has inspired many more like it, has started putting all of its videos from its documentaries and TV series on the web. If you’re an aspiring entrepreneur, you’ll definitely find this stuff extremely interesting and valuable. Here’s what the company had to say about it today:...
You can now watch all of the TechStars TV content in one place

Letters: Sunday Dialogue: A New School Schedule?

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Readers react to a proposal for a longer school year and day.    ...
Letters: Sunday Dialogue: A New School Schedule?

Netflix to Stream Weinstein Movies

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Netflix struck a multiyear licensing deal with Weinstein Co., giving the online movie company first access to "The Artist" as well as foreign-language films and documentaries....
Netflix to Stream Weinstein Movies
Bleacher Report Announces YouTube Lineup

VIDEO: Change how a documentary ends

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David Reid finds a way to change the content and storyline of dramas and documentaries...
VIDEO: Change how a documentary ends

Booting Up: Happy Birthday to You, 2013

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Cerf. (Wikipedia) Vint Cerf is wishing the modern-day Internet a happy 30th birthday today. [Google] Reddit had 37 billion page views and 400 million unique visitors in 2012. [Reddit] If the New Year left your brain feeling like this GIF looks, we sympathize. [Daily Dot] Here’s a trend to watch...
Booting Up: Happy Birthday to You, 2013

Social Networks, How Do They Work? JuggaloBook Brings The Clowns To Town

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True social networks bring multiple birds of a feather together across vast expanses of time and space. Look at Facebook – it’s mostly for finding bullies you went to grade school with, allowing you to gloat over their misfortune. Now there’s another, decidedly more positive social network: JuggaloBook, a social...
Social Networks, How Do They Work? JuggaloBook Brings The Clowns To Town

LinkTV World News for the iPad wants to reinvent global news for the YouTube era

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Link TV is launching a free iPad app dedicated to curating the most important video coverage of major international news events, its non-profit parent company Link Media announced today. Called LinkTV World News, it combines mainstream media content to eyewitness reports and documentaries. According to Link TV president and CEO, Paul S. Mason, the...
LinkTV World News for the iPad wants to reinvent global news for the YouTube era

CNN: Facebook is our biggest competitor

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At the two-day Bloomberg BusinessWeek media summit in New York, CNN president Jon Klein had a Q&A with BusinessWeek editor Josh Tyrangiel. Asked about the competition with Fox News, Klein answered: "The competition I'm really afraid of is social nets. We want to be the most trusted source. But on Facebook,...
CNN: Facebook is our biggest competitor

Disney Mobile: 'Somebody's going to build a game that reaches 1bn people'

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Bart Decrem talks Where's My Water, freemium dominance and Chinese opportunitiesWhere's My Water isn't just notable for being the 25 billionth download from Apple's App Store.When it launched in September 2011, its alligator hero Swampy became the first new Disney character to be launched in a mobile game, rather than...
Disney Mobile: 'Somebody's going to build a game that reaches 1bn people'

21st Century Insurance Hands Media Account to Mindshare

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NEW YORK (AdAge.com) -- Auto insurer 21st Century Insurance and Financial Services has shifted its estimated $50 million U.S. media planning and buying account to WPP's Mindshare without a review. The account was previously run by Omnicom Group's Omnicom Media Group....
21st Century Insurance Hands Media Account to Mindshare
Where Europe's subscribers are -- and aren't

Kickstarter-Funded Movie Wins Oscar For Best Documentary

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Earlier this year, in noting just how many movies were getting funded by Kickstarter, we also mentioned that two films that had been funded via the site had been nominated for Oscars in the past -- and that there were quite a few documentaries that were "shortlisted" to be nominated...
Kickstarter-Funded Movie Wins Oscar For Best Documentary

You Don't Know 'Weird' Until You've Seen These 11 YouTube Videos (GOOG)

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YouTube receives 72 hours of video uploads every minute. With all this volume, there are videos of types and qualities. Important documentaries, fun family vacation videos, instructional how-tos, and on and on. We'd like to turn your attention to a very specific population of videos - the weird, head-scratching stuff...
You Don't Know 'Weird' Until You've Seen These 11 YouTube Videos (GOOG)

The Super Times brings curated podcast playlists offline via a sweet iOS app

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We first covered Said.fm way back in February last year, a small UK startup that let its users discover spoken-word podcasts that tell great stories. Almost two years on and, well, the service has relaunched in a slightly different guise. The original Said.fm incarnation wound down in May last year,...
The Super Times brings curated podcast playlists offline via a sweet iOS app

Free Movies Online: Great Classics, Indies, Film Noir, Documentaries & More | Open Culture

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Free Movies Online: Great Classics, Indies, Film Noir, Documentaries & More | Open Culture

I can haz no exploitation: Why we should keep an eye on the internet's most famous cats

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Revision3 has lately expanded its range of vertical content (niche channels dedicated to niche audiences), including a focus on animals in general and pets in particular — adorable animals doing stuff on video being an everpresent part of web video culture. So on Friday, when Rev3 announced that Lil Bub,...
I can haz no exploitation: Why we should keep an eye on the internet's most famous cats
The 3 Best Places To Legally Watch Free Movies Online
RED's 4K shootout canceled two days after its announcement

Apple designer Jonathan Ive "winced" over some Apple design choices

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Apple's prized product designer Jonathan ("Jony") Ive is a constant source of fascination among the press—doubly so after the death of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs. Though Ive appears with relative frequency in news articles and documentaries, interest in his design philosophy has never let up. Perhaps that is because Ive has always...
Apple designer Jonathan Ive "winced" over some Apple design choices

NationBuilder Community Organizing Platform Raises Another $8M

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NationBuilder, which makes a set of online tools for community organizing, has raised a Series B round of venture funding consisting of $8 million from Omidyar Network and previous investor Andreessen Horowitz. The Los Angeles-based company got its start with customer relationship management software for politicians. It’s now also used...
NationBuilder Community Organizing Platform Raises Another $8M

BBC World Service - Documentaries - Opposing Obama

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BBC World Service - Documentaries - Opposing Obama

Lawmakers question proposed change to video privacy law

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Let's say you like to watch heady documentaries over Netflix's streaming service and would like to share recommendations with your friends on Facebook. Netflix would like to offer that service, but the company says a 24-year-old U.S. law is in the way....
Lawmakers question proposed change to video privacy law

Condition One immerses iPads and iPhones in 180-degree video, shakes up dreary apps (video)

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Video in tablet magazines and similar apps sometimes -- okay, often -- comes across as a grafted-on extra. Condition One, a startup by war photographer Danfung Dennis, wants to make video an intrinsic part of the experience by taking advantage of the motion sensors in smartphones and tablets. Video...
Condition One immerses iPads and iPhones in 180-degree video, shakes up dreary apps (video)

Netflix adds 100 music concert, documentaries for streaming

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Earlier this week, Netflix made about 100 rock concerts and documentaries to their US catalog. The additions lean heavily towards classic concerts featuring acts such as Queen, Deep Purple, and early ZZ Top. While Netflix is no stranger to music-related programming, such a large increase in the library of offerings...
Netflix adds 100 music concert, documentaries for streaming

Sony's 3D Experience channel tops 10 million views, some people like the extra dimension

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Since kicking off its free 3D Experience channel, Sony has managed to notch up 10 million viewers in just short of six months. The channel offers up samples of music, movies, sports and documentaries for free, in an effort to tempt viewers into ponying up cash for the full...
Sony's 3D Experience channel tops 10 million views, some people like the extra dimension

Portfolio - micro-documentaries

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Portfolio - micro-documentaries
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