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Gcorelab Gets $482,000 For New Battery Cooling Technology
Peculiar explosions could be a new type of supernova

As Zynga Stumbles, All Eyes Are Now On This Startup

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Will Harbin is Mark Pincus's worst nightmare. Here's why the CEO of upstart gaming studio Kixeye is such a threat to Zynga, the giant of social games. Zynga is having a lot of trouble trying to find a new business as its Facebook games stagnate or decline. One direction it's...
As Zynga Stumbles, All Eyes Are Now On This Startup

Fake Tweet And Algorithmically Twitchy Financial Markets Lead To Market Swing; But Is That So Bad?

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Lots of people have been rightfully concerned about just how much of the trading in the financial markets is done algorithmically via high frequency trading systems that execute trades faster than any of us can comprehend, based on various algorithms, trying to shave little bits and pieces of profit. The...
Fake Tweet And Algorithmically Twitchy Financial Markets Lead To Market Swing; But Is That So Bad?

How A Webcam Pointed at a Police Radio Won The Internet Friday

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The events in Boston, starting Monday with a pair of explosions that killed three and injured 176 near the finish line of the Boston Marathon came to a dramatic close Friday night with the capture of 19-year old Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, one of two brothers suspected of carrying out the attacks....
How A Webcam Pointed at a Police Radio Won The Internet Friday

Zynga Makes A Bigger Play For Arcade-Style Games With Bubble Safari

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Zynga is taking yet another step away from its long line of casual sim “-Ville” games today with the launch of Bubble Safari. It’s a arcade game where a monkey named “Bubbles” has to shoot down pieces of fruit hanging above him to save his friends from poachers. If he...
Zynga Makes A Bigger Play For Arcade-Style Games With Bubble Safari

Guest Post: Punch Quest - Optimizing UI Flow for IAP

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Editors note: The following guest post was written by Ethan Levy, co-founder of Quarter Spiral a new game publishing startup, and uses the game Punch Quest as a case study on how one can streamline a title’s UI in order to make in-app purchases a more common experience. Levy is a...
Guest Post: Punch Quest - Optimizing UI Flow for IAP

Commutist podcast: Director Jay Duplass on lo-fi movies through high-tech

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When you think about technology and movies, what probably pops into your mind are CGI dinosaurs and face melting explosions. But advances in technology have also freed filmmakers to create more organic, lo-fi films. Jay Duplass is one half of the Duplass brothers, the creative forces behind such indie hits...
Commutist podcast: Director Jay Duplass on lo-fi movies through high-tech

Boston marathon explosions: hoax Twitter accounts criticised

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Hoax Twitter accounts have been criticised in the wake of the Boston Marathon explosions for spreading false information and attempting to capitalise on the tragedy.    ...
Boston marathon explosions: hoax Twitter accounts criticised

False Tweet on White House Blast Causes Stir

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The Twitter account for The Associated Press was hacked on Tuesday and sent out an erroneous tweet saying there had been explosions at the White House....
False Tweet on White House Blast Causes Stir
Twitter VP wants to see Facebook-Home-like presence on Android lock screens

The Theory uses tiny MicroVision projector to concoct even tinier police chase (video)

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Looking like the ghost of Hot Wheels fantasies past, a new video short has beamed out of the minds at The Theory -- a production team that just happens to have a MicroVision pico projector. Called "Speed of Light", the mixed media film was made by projecting shots onto...
The Theory uses tiny MicroVision projector to concoct even tinier police chase (video)

Redditors Crowdsource Boston Marathon Terrorism Investigation

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Reddit's users launched a new subreddit, Findbostonbombers, where hundreds of amateur sleuths are crowdsourcing clues and suspects in the Boston terrorist attack. In an inevitable development, Reddit users have begun crowdsourcing an investigation into the Boston terrorist attack. A new subreddit called Findbostonbombers has over 870 subscribers and 1,600...
Redditors Crowdsource Boston Marathon Terrorism Investigation

Why it's time for Twitter to add two-factor authentication

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As it becomes clear that an errant tweet can move stock prices, perhaps it’s time for Twitter to improve security measures and add two-factor authentication for accounts. The Associated Press’s Twitter account was hacked this morning, sending out updates saying that explosions hit hit the White House and President Barack Obama had...
Why it's time for Twitter to add two-factor authentication

Boston Marathon explosions online resource guide

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Oganizations setting up sites useful for tracking down friends and family, donating blood, or finding out the latest news after the Boston Marathon tragedy [Read more]...
Boston Marathon explosions online resource guide
Play this: 'Star Drill'

Humint Events Online: Forget the Ejecta Here-- Check Out the Row of Explosions at the 75th Floor

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Humint Events Online: Forget the Ejecta Here-- Check Out the Row of Explosions at the 75th Floor

AP Twitter hack causes panic on Wall Street and sends Dow plunging

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Market recovers after hackers tweeted from the official AP feed that two explosions had hit the White HouseWall Street collided with social media on Tuesday when a false tweet from a trusted news organization sent the sent the US stock market into freefall.The 143-point fall in the Down Jones industrial...
AP Twitter hack causes panic on Wall Street and sends Dow plunging

AP Twitter Hacked, Claims Barack Obama Injured In White House Explosions

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In an alarming false tweet Tuesday, the Associated Press claimed that President Barack Obama had been injured in explosions at the White House:  Within minutes, AP Corporate Communications reported that the tweet was false. That is a bogus @ap tweet. -- AP CorpComm (@AP_CorpComm) April 23, 2013 The AP later...
AP Twitter Hacked, Claims Barack Obama Injured In White House Explosions

Consumer tech key in Boston Marathon bombing probe

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Users of consumer technology and social media reacted quickly after explosions ripped through crowds near the finish line of the Boston Marathon last week, sending out updates, snapping photos and recording videos that officials said could turn out to be critical pieces of evidence....
Consumer tech key in Boston Marathon bombing probe

Reddit + Boston: Journalism gets better when more people are doing it

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We’ve already talked about how Twitter has changed the way that real-time journalism functions during news events like the Boston bombings, by taking all the editorial activity that usually happens behind the scenes in newsrooms — the speculation, the fact-checking, and so on — and pushing it out into the...
Reddit + Boston: Journalism gets better when more people are doing it

In wake of Boston tragedy, Google launches Person Finder

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As it has done for every major tragedy in the last three years, starting with the 2010 earthquake in Haiti, Google has launched a Person Finder for Boston. One of the primary strains for those with friends and family in areas like today's Boston Marathon explosions is anxiety over...
In wake of Boston tragedy, Google launches Person Finder

Boston blasts show two sides of social media

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Twitter users reacted fast to the explosions that ripped through the Boston Marathon Monday, but the incident also revealed how social media can only be so reliable in such situations.Twitter spread news of the blasts quickly and was a useful communications tool for public authorities such as the Boston...
Boston blasts show two sides of social media

The Witness is headed exclusively to PlayStation 4, the next game from Braid creator Jonathan Blow

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Nothing could've been more delightful than Braid creator Jonathan Blow suddenly appearing on-stage at Sony's big PlayStation 4 reveal only to make fun of all the explosions the event had already featured. Oh sure, he was also at the event to reveal that his latest game, The Witness, is...
The Witness is headed exclusively to PlayStation 4, the next game from Braid creator Jonathan Blow

Technology Failed Many in Today’s Explosions in Moscow Subway

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As many of you already know, earlier today a terrible tragedy happened in Moscow - two explosions in the subway executed by two female suicide bombers and took lives of 38 people (with many still in intensive care of various hospitals so the number will probably increase still in the...
Technology Failed Many in Today’s Explosions in Moscow Subway

RT @Mona: At Least 25 People Killed in Moscow Metro Explosion http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/europe/8592190.stm #moscow (2 explosions already)

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RT @Mona: At Least 25 People Killed in Moscow Metro Explosion http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/europe/8592190.stm #moscow (2 explosions already)
Can We Agree That The Bridge Blow-Up Scene In Dark Knight Rises Is One Of The Most Amazing In Movie History?

Cute quotient overload: eyes-on with the Street Fighter x Sanrio Fightstick for Xbox 360

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Thought the holidays were over? So did we. Imagine our surprise, then, when we returned to the office to find one last, special package lying in wait: Mad Catz Street Fighter x Sanrio Arcade Fightstick Pro. As ridiculous explosions of cute go, this one takes the sugoku kawaii cake...
Cute quotient overload: eyes-on with the Street Fighter x Sanrio Fightstick for Xbox 360

Russian dashboard cameras, YouTube beam meteor explosion worldwide

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As jumbled news reports of what appeared to be a meteor shower over Russia trickled out of the country, some of the best views of what happened were from the dashboards of Russian cars. Over 400 people were injured in the event, many from broken glass, as explosions boomed...
Russian dashboard cameras, YouTube beam meteor explosion worldwide
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