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Xbox One Makes The Console Gaming Experience Less Lonely

Exclusive: Google Commerce Exec Tilenius Departs for Kleiner

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Stephanie Tilenius, the eBay exec that Google hired away to jumpstart its commerce and mobile payments efforts, is departing the company to become an entrepreneur-in-residence at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. “The pace of innovation is so unprecedented, especially in social and mobile,” she said in an interview this...
Exclusive: Google Commerce Exec Tilenius Departs for Kleiner

Unofficial 'Firefly' Serenity Lego kit goes on sale

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Lego may not be feeling the love for "Firefly," but that hasn't stopped a dedicated fan and Lego designer from putting together the ultimate Serenity model kit. [Read more]...
Unofficial 'Firefly' Serenity Lego kit goes on sale

Firefly's Original Writers Return To The 'Verse With New Classic Tales [Firefly]

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It's not as good as a new season of Firefly on television, but it's still cause for celebration — a new anthology will feature original tales from TV series writers Jane Espenson, Jose Molina, Brett Matthews and Ben Edlund. More »...
Firefly's Original Writers Return To The 'Verse With New Classic Tales [Firefly]

Must See HDTV (November 5th - 11th)

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Halo 4 After more than a decade the Halo series is still going strong, although development has moved from Bungie to 343 Industries. Fans shouldn't let that switch worry them however, as Joystiq's review assures it is a "decadent show of strength" for the series that lives up to...
Must See HDTV (November 5th - 11th)
'Avengers' director Joss Whedon's slow rise to the top of Hollywood

Joss Whedon joins Twitter

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The director of "The Avengers" and creator of such shows as "Buffy, the Vampire Slayer" and "Firefly" has finally joined the the ranks of Twitter. [Read more]...
Joss Whedon joins Twitter
Makers Of Firefly 'Fan-game' Abuse DMCA To Try To Silence Critic
What Jason Fried taught me about selling software

Nathan Fillion Stops Just Short of Couch-Jumping Over His iPhone 5

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Basically singing an aria right now. (Photo: Screencap) Nathan Fillion, hunky star of the beloved-but-taken-too-soon TV series Firefly (and also Castle, we suppose?) appeared on Conan last night. And it seems the main thing he could talk about was how much he loves his iPhone 5.  He loves his iPhone 5 more than you...
Nathan Fillion Stops Just Short of Couch-Jumping Over His iPhone 5

Angry Birds Hand Sanitizer (hands-on)

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Listen, when you work hard (and play hard) the way we do, your hands are going to get dirty from time to time. In fact, if we've got one piece of advice for frequent trade show attendees, it would be: wash your hands. A lot. Of course, a clean...
Angry Birds Hand Sanitizer (hands-on)

'Firefly' Takes Flight Again With 'Browncoats: Redemption'

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Trekkie-like diehards called Browncoats, fans of the grounded Joss Whedon sci-fi western Firefly launching their own fan film Browncoats: Redemption based in the Whedon universe. The film starts showing on the con circuit, starting with GraniteCon on May 23....
'Firefly' Takes Flight Again With 'Browncoats: Redemption'

Google Sued For Using The Term 'Gadgets'; Tiny Company Afraid People Will Think They Support Google

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Ah, more trademark insanity. Eric Goldman points us to the news that Google has been sued, yet again, this time over a trademark infringement claim, with a company called Firefly Digital that makes some sort of content management system that it trademarked as "Website Gadget." As you may know, Google's...
Google Sued For Using The Term 'Gadgets'; Tiny Company Afraid People Will Think They Support Google

Hotel Lock Company Wants Hotels To Pay For Fixing Their Hackable Product

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Picture yourself on vacation. You leave your hotel room, listening to the fully-licensed music in the lobby on your way out. You make sure not to ask the hotel staff for anything as you leave, lest something called a PARFF come after you. And as you're out frolicking on the...
Hotel Lock Company Wants Hotels To Pay For Fixing Their Hackable Product

The Entire Whedonverse is Streaming on Netflix. Shiny! [Netflixy Goodness]

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That's right, nerds: All of Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Angel, Firefly, and Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog are at the touch of a broadbandy button More »...
The Entire Whedonverse is Streaming on Netflix. Shiny! [Netflixy Goodness]

Netflix's "Big Data" Programming

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Netflix's "Big Data" Programming: David Carr for NYT: Netflix, which has 27 million subscribers in the nation and 33 million worldwide, ran the numbers. It already knew that a healthy share had streamed the work of Mr. Fincher, the director of "The Social Network," from beginning to end. And films...
Netflix's "Big Data" Programming

Firefly: Screen Sharing For Customer Service And Competition To Salesforce.com's GoInstant

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Firefly is a new browser sharing service that has striking similarities to GoInstant, the company, Salesforce.com acquired earlier this year for $70 million. Like GoInstant,  Firefly has found a way to break through the complications of software-based web conferencing with a service that allows the sharing of web pages without any plug-in...
Firefly: Screen Sharing For Customer Service And Competition To Salesforce.com's GoInstant
LoveFilm combats Netflix’s UK takeover with Fox streaming deal

Fox Sends Cease & Desist Letters To Firefly Fans Selling Jayne Hats, Because Money

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As a whole bunch of you sent in, via a variety of different sources, apparently a maker of "Jayne hats" from the cult TV show Firefly has received a cease & desist letter from the legal attack dogs at Fox, just as an "authorized" version has shown up for sale...
Fox Sends Cease & Desist Letters To Firefly Fans Selling Jayne Hats, Because Money
Joss Whedon working on TV pilot for 'Avengers' offshoot 'S.H.I.E.L.D.'

Finally, The Secrets Of Firefly's Shepherd Book Will Be Told! [Firefly]

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We've been waiting years for the comic book that tells the backstory of Firefly's Shepherd Book, called The Shepherd's Tale. And now it's finally coming out, written by Zack Whedon from a detailed scene-by-scene outline by his brother Joss. More »...
Finally, The Secrets Of Firefly's Shepherd Book Will Be Told! [Firefly]
New telescope can spot planets orbiting stars outside our solar system
Deep Space Industries will send 'FireFly' ships to prospect for mineable asteroids in 2015

Why Hollywood Is Doomed: It Takes Sensible Advice Like 'Make Good Movies' And Turns It Into A Screed About Piracy

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Last week, Rob 'Cmdrtaco' Malda (and, can I just say that I think it's awesome the Washington Post allows Rob to keep "Cmdrtaco" in his byline?) wrote a perfectly reasonable (perhaps even tame) column with the admittedly inflammatory title Why Hollywood is doomed. But if you read the actual article,...
Why Hollywood Is Doomed: It Takes Sensible Advice Like 'Make Good Movies' And Turns It Into A Screed About Piracy
Watch this: 'Firefly,' a stylish skateboarding video shot with a drone
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