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Morning lowdown: New York Post, Jonah Lehrer, ESPN

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Some of the stories people are talking about this morning… Jonah Lehrer, self-borrowing and the problem with “big ideas” (paidContent) New York Post pivots on iPad strategy, dropping paywall (Forbes) Is Cue the cure for information overload? (Bloomberg Businessweek) Bing ties Yellow Pages for most accurate local data (Search Engine...
Morning lowdown: New York Post, Jonah Lehrer, ESPN

ABC's livestreaming TV app comes to Kindle Fire

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Following its initial launch on iOS, broadcast television network ABC is bringing its livestreaming app “Watch ABC” to Amazon’s Kindle Fire and Kindle Fire HD, the company announced today. The app itself will bring live TV to the Kindle Fire as its broadcasted on regular television. It also offers...
ABC's livestreaming TV app comes to Kindle Fire

Evri spins out SportStream with $3.5M from Paul Allen

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Seattle startup Evri was founded in 2007, designed to help people make better sense of news and information. A lot has changed since then, especially given the rise of tablets and mobile computers. Now, the company is evolving, announcing today that it has spun off a new social sports startup...
Evri spins out SportStream with $3.5M from Paul Allen
ESPN in talks with Apple about adding streaming sports to Apple TV

The Onion To Launch Weekly TEDTalks Competitor On YouTube: "No Mind Will Be Left Unchanged"

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Early last year, fabled satirical news source, The Onion, launched a sports TV show called “Onion SportsDome” that aimed to parody ESPN’s long-running daily news show about all-things sports. Unfortunately, the show was short-lived, but now The Onion is turning its satirical gaze to TED and its TEDTalks, with a...
The Onion To Launch Weekly TEDTalks Competitor On YouTube: "No Mind Will Be Left Unchanged"

Nokia Store has 120,00 apps, over 120 million users, foggy future

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As Nokia starts to roll out its latest slice of Symbian-powered hardware across Europe, the manufacturer has bundled up some upbeat usage statistics for its developers. It's a mixture of global clout, big user numbers and several mobile platforms, with Nokia declaring support from 145 operators, across 52 different...
Nokia Store has 120,00 apps, over 120 million users, foggy future

Sirius XM adds George Carlin, Howard Stern to Google TV

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Sirius XM will be heading onto Google TV in the near future. The app, requiring a seperate Sirius XM subscription and will bring additional programming not receivable by standard satellite radio sets. It will also offer additional channels such as ESPN SportsCenter, a channel dedicated to the comedy of George...
Sirius XM adds George Carlin, Howard Stern to Google TV

Apple TV could make ESPN another trick in its bag

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ESPN's network executive Sean Bratches said on Tuesday that the sports network would be interested in working with Apple to bring a version of the WatchESPN app to ESPN subscribers with the Apple TV. ESPN is the most-watched sports network in America, and a deal with the company could bring...
Apple TV could make ESPN another trick in its bag
Infographics For Everyone: Visual.ly Launches First Automated Tool Out Of Beta
Google Fiber adds ESPN, Disney to its TV lineup
Urban Airship prepares for its Super Bowl moment

ESPN to embed sports instant-replay videos in tweets

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The sports network's college football unit is teaming with Ford and Twitter to bring clips of the college bowl games to a tweet near you. [Read more]...
ESPN to embed sports instant-replay videos in tweets
PS Vita getting Hulu Plus and Crackle video-streaming apps 'soon'
StubHub shows off 3D maps for mobile app and site, says open APIs coming soon

Skyfire updates its iPad browser to support Skyfire Horizon for a more customizable experience

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Mobile video and cloud solutions company, Skyfire has released an update to its iPad application that it says will make mobile browsing more “social, contextual, and useful.” With the release of version 5 of Skyfire Web Browser for iPad, it includes its browser extension platform, Skyfire Horizon, giving users the ability...
Skyfire updates its iPad browser to support Skyfire Horizon for a more customizable experience

BT offering 38 'free' Premier League games to broadband and vision subscribers

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BT's plan to match Sky on sporting rights has already seen it spend big to buy ESPN UK, but how does it plan on recouping that cash? By giving away £738 million ($1.1 billion) worth of live Premier League games for "free" to new and existing BT customers. The...
BT offering 38 'free' Premier League games to broadband and vision subscribers

The Story Of Manti Te'o's Fake Girlfriend: Inside Deadspin's Monster Hit

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With a post that's nearing 3 million page views, Gawker's sports site is clearly the big (only?) winner in this mess. Here, some other eye-opening stats. For Deadspin, few stories have given them more praise, coverage, and views than the debunking of the story of Notre Dame football star...
The Story Of Manti Te'o's Fake Girlfriend: Inside Deadspin's Monster Hit

Revealed: Mobile Advertising Strategy From Top Publishers

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Mobile smartphones and tablets offer new revenue for publishers who can advertise smartly on them -- and The Weather Channel's popular mobile app is the latest to demonstrate it. Roughly 100,000 users daily download the app, for a total of 78 million downloads on smartphones and tablets combined to date,...
Revealed: Mobile Advertising Strategy From Top Publishers

Here Are The 23 Nintendo Wii U Launch Titles

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The Nintendo Wii U launches on November 18 with the support of 23 games. Nintendo stated previously that there would be 50 available before March 31, so, relatively so, the Wii U is launching with a strong amount of games including New Super Mario Bros U, Call of Duty: Black...
Here Are The 23 Nintendo Wii U Launch Titles

If Pinterest is the social network for women, Google+ is the social network for men

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With all of the talk about how Pinterest usage is skewed towards women, Google+ is apparently dominated by men as more than two-thirds of its 90M members are guys. This is good news for brands who are trying to reach a male-centric audience. According to report by NetworkWorld citing research...
If Pinterest is the social network for women, Google+ is the social network for men

NBC's Olympic Web Video Plan: Live, Legal and "Painful"

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Warren Little/Getty Images During the last summer Olympics, NBC wouldn’t show some of the most exciting events live on the Web, because it wanted to protect its ratings for its taped TV highlights. Four years later, the programmer has wised up, and will livestream every single event starting July...
NBC's Olympic Web Video Plan: Live, Legal and "Painful"
Event Management Giant Cvent Scoops Up Seed Labs To Help It Go Mobile
Funding Daily: Chugging towards change

Just how big are porn sites?

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It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a person in possession of a fast internet connection must be in want of some porn.While it’s difficult domain to penetrate — hard numbers are few and far between — we know for a fact that porn sites are some of the most...
Just how big are porn sites?

Engadget HD Podcast 302 - 06.05.2012

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E3 is under way this week, and early presentations from Microsoft and Nintendo has already given us plenty to talk about. Between the Xbox 360s enhanced set-top box suite of apps and SmartGlass second screen demos and the Wii U GamePad's IR control they're more a part of the...
Engadget HD Podcast 302 - 06.05.2012

A familiar face at AdReady: Aaron Finn returns as CEO

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Aaron Finn AdReady co-founder Aaron Finn stepped down from the online advertising rat race a few years ago to return to his home in Iowa. But now the former Classmates.com executive, who co-founded AdReady in 2006, is back at the helm of the Seattle startup. AdReady today is announcing that...
A familiar face at AdReady: Aaron Finn returns as CEO

A Really Good Mobile App Will Crush Your Mobile Website (AAPL, GOOG)

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Analytics company ComScore released an interesting, though somewhat inconclusive, report on time spent in mobile applications on smartphones. The startling headline stat that jumps out is 82% of time spent on mobile is inside of applications. This would confirm what a lot of people think -- applications are killing the...
A Really Good Mobile App Will Crush Your Mobile Website (AAPL, GOOG)

Ballmer: 4 million Windows 8 Upgrades sold, new apps

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Microsoft has sold over four million upgrades for Windows 8 in the first few days after its launch. Speaking at the Build developers event on the Microsoft campus, CEO Steve Ballmer confirmed the number in his keynote speech, alongside announcements for more Windows 8 apps, such as PayPal, Dropbox, and...
Ballmer: 4 million Windows 8 Upgrades sold, new apps

Microsoft and the National Football League team up for exclusive partnership

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Microsoft has just announced a broad partnership with the National Football League intended to make the Xbox One the definitive living room device for football fans. While the Xbox is known primarily as a gaming platform, Microsoft has been positioning the console as an all-in-one entertainment solution for some...
Microsoft and the National Football League team up for exclusive partnership

10 Best Windows Phone apps from August 2012

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Crackle, The Times, Nokia City Lens, ESPN Radio, Heathrow Airport Guide and moreIt's time for the first of our monthly Windows Phone apps roundups, which will sit alongside the weekly iOS and Android articles - as the flow of apps for Microsoft-powered devices increases, this may move to a weekly piece...
10 Best Windows Phone apps from August 2012
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