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Google's next task for Glass? Making it look like something you want to wear

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Google's Glass augmented reality project opened itself to a few thousand more potential wearers with the #ifihadglass promotion, but according to the New York Times it's already addressing the question of if people want Glass. One major obstacle to introducing such a new type of product is making it...
Google's next task for Glass? Making it look like something you want to wear

First Project Glass video samples, more photos emerge

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The first video taken with Google's Project Glass wearable computing device has shown up on the Internet. The video is part of a collection of media, all produced with Project Glass, that was posted to a Google+ Photography Conference album. The 15-second clip, in a manner somewhat reminiscent of a...
First Project Glass video samples, more photos emerge

The Opinion Graph? Cheerboo Launches An Easy Way To Gauge Public Sentiment On Any Topic

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Just as Pinterest has become increasingly important to marketers, it’s been said that the first company to own sentiment, or the interest graph, in a social context will be a force to be reckoned with. But don’t take it from me, take it from a giant, robot dinosaur: “FIRST PERSON...
The Opinion Graph? Cheerboo Launches An Easy Way To Gauge Public Sentiment On Any Topic

Search Your Public Facebook Updates

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Search Your Public Facebook Updates is a post from Chris PirilloAs the World continues to talk about Facebook and their privacy practices, a couple of developers have pushed the popular site even closer to the brink of no return. Their new project, Openbook shows that every public status update you...
Search Your Public Facebook Updates

Tesla CEO and SpaceX Founder Elon Musk: The Full D11 Interview (Video)

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As CEO of both Tesla Motors and SpaceX, Elon Musk is methodically and intensely focused, but in conversation he’s surprisingly easygoing and willing to poke fun at himself. Somehow he’s actually pioneering space travel to Mars and also the first person to make the joke about how ridiculous that sounds....
Tesla CEO and SpaceX Founder Elon Musk: The Full D11 Interview (Video)
New study delves into Wikipedia editing process

Meet Amanda Wixted, An Early Zynga Employee And The Most Eligible Mobile Talent In New York

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Amanda Wixted turned down an early position at Instagram that could have netted her millions of dollars when it sold to Facebook for $1.2 billion. But Wixted wasn't phased. She's already had an amazingly successful career anyone would kll for. She was Zynga's 75th employee and the first on its...
Meet Amanda Wixted, An Early Zynga Employee And The Most Eligible Mobile Talent In New York
The 4th is coming up fast – get your DEMO applications in now

Slot City, Duck Hunting and Osmos HD and more on this week’s Android app charts

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Once again, the Android charts were lead by many apps we’ve seen before. DeNA’s Rage of Bahamut continues to hold the No. 1 spot on the top grossing app chart, further adding to its already impressive streak and likely making DeNA a lot of money on the platform. Japanese social...
Slot City, Duck Hunting and Osmos HD and more on this week’s Android app charts

Facebook football game I Am Playr hits 1m monthly active users

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First launched back in November 2010 by social games publisher We R Interactive, social football game I Am Playr came out of beta in October last year, and it has now announced that it’s notching up a cool one million monthly active users around the world. If you’re new to...
Facebook football game I Am Playr hits 1m monthly active users

Leap: Better Living Through Scavenger Hunts

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Do you ever wish you were more… I don’t know… awesome? Wish you remembered to hit the gym more often, or floss your teeth daily, or to call your mom once a week to say hello? Don’t worry. Me too. We can do it together. Well, we’d each floss...
Leap: Better Living Through Scavenger Hunts

After 100,000 posts in Gmail’s forum, its biggest fan scores a trip to the Googleplex

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From time to time we’ve all entered the forums for a product that we need to ask questions about. Depending on how popular the product is you might get lucky and get a response within a few hours of posting your question. For example, Apple’s forums are full of product...
After 100,000 posts in Gmail’s forum, its biggest fan scores a trip to the Googleplex

Samsung to exhibit 13.3-inch notebook display with 3,200 x 1,800 resolution

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On top of yesterday's 4K announcement, Samsung has also given us a quick heads-up on one of the prototype displays it's planning to show off at this year's Display Week event. It's a highly gawp-worthy 3,200 x 1,800 ("WQXGA+") panel destined for 13-inch laptops that insist on taking things...
Samsung to exhibit 13.3-inch notebook display with 3,200 x 1,800 resolution
Insights from Duane Campbell, a Microsoft coding legend who's retiring after 28 years

From Lady Gaga to Apple: meet the überfans

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Life in line to meet Lady Gaga or buy the latest iPad can be a solitary sit-in or, for these extreme queuers, a two-week partyThe Lady Gaga fanJunior Maxwell, a 23-year-old barista from Manchester, was first in line to see Lady Gaga in Manchester at her Born This Way tour.Queueing...
From Lady Gaga to Apple: meet the überfans

Starting today, the US has a 'first to file' patent system, so you can leave that prior art at the door

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Public service announcement: starting today, as per the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act, the United States has switched from a ‘first to invent’ system to a ‘first to file.’ In short, it doesn’t matter if someone thought up your idea a week before you and has a single scribbled note on paper...
Starting today, the US has a 'first to file' patent system, so you can leave that prior art at the door
Xbox SmartGlass, Curiosity, Sparkling Maps, Rockmelt, more

The arrival of the iPad in pictures – Part 1

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Saturday morning revealed an around-the-block line of people anxious to get their hands on the “magical” iPad at the Stockton street Apple Store. The masses did their best to relax, chill out, catch a few laughs and blog real-time as the clock wound down to the moment all had been...
The arrival of the iPad in pictures – Part 1

Twitter's Innovator's Patent Agreement Goes Into Action For 'Pull To Refresh,' Jelly And Lift Will Adopt The Framework

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Last year, Twitter announced something it called the Innovator’s Patent Agreement (IPA), which would keep patents in the hands of the designers and engineers that came up with the technology behind them. What this agreement serves as is a promise to only act on a patent for “defensive purposes.” Anything...
Twitter's Innovator's Patent Agreement Goes Into Action For 'Pull To Refresh,' Jelly And Lift Will Adopt The Framework

Citations & Sarcasm: How Gizmodo Got A Defamation Lawsuit SLAPPed Down

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Gizmodo.com published an article, Smoke & Mirrors: The Greatest Scam in Tech, about Redmond's venture, Peep Telephony. In addition to using the word "scam" in the title, the article had lots of denigrating things to say about Peep and about Redmond's prior initiatives. (The opinion lays out the beefs, although...
Citations & Sarcasm: How Gizmodo Got A Defamation Lawsuit SLAPPed Down

Steve Ballmer: Here's How Michael Dell Reacted To Our Surface PC (MSFT, DELL)

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Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer says the very first person he showed Microsoft's Surface PC to outside of Microsoft was Michael Dell. Ballmer says that Dell's reaction was "very thoughtful." We'll bet it was. Microsoft had finally done what all of its PC partners feared it would do, create its own...
Steve Ballmer: Here's How Michael Dell Reacted To Our Surface PC (MSFT, DELL)

Joke about blowing something up on Twitter, get arrested

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A man who threatened on Twitter to blow up Doncaster airport has been found guilty of sending a “menacing electronic communication”. He is thought to be the first person in the UK country to have been arrested for comments on Twitter. He is now appears to be the firstsecond person...
Joke about blowing something up on Twitter, get arrested

Black Ops 2 confirmed for Wii U

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Activision will be bringing its popular Call of Duty franchise to the Wii U with a version of Black Ops 2 designed for the system. Joystiq snapped a picture of a demo kiosk showing the game at the Wii U announcement event this morning, confirming the existence of the best-selling...
Black Ops 2 confirmed for Wii U
After 2 years in a Chevy Volt, this guy is averaging 460 mpg

Yes, there is already an iPad Mini installed in a car dashboard (video)

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What's that? You had dreams of being the first person in the world with an iPad Mini installed in your 2012 Toyota's dashboard? Well consider those dreams dashed, as Tampa, Florida's Soundwaves is way ahead of you. Like, "they already did it" ahead of you. That regular old iPad...
Yes, there is already an iPad Mini installed in a car dashboard (video)

Someone better than that

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The news that Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson has lied about having a computer science degree is now four days old. Neither Yahoo nor Thompson have denied that this happened or have presented any sort of story that mitigates the damage. And as of today Thompson still has his job. I...
Someone better than that

No UGC, please – but will the Olympics’ social media strategy work?

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Like some of the athletes it will host this summer, London 2012′s upcoming Olympic Games is exerting itself and sweating hard, to ensure its teammates in Big Media can win out. According to tickets’ entry terms for event spectators: “Images, video and sound recordings of the Games taken by a...
No UGC, please – but will the Olympics’ social media strategy work?

A First-Person View Of A Sea Lion Versus A Huge Octopus - Science [VIDEO] - io9

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A First-Person View Of A Sea Lion Versus A Huge Octopus - Science [VIDEO] - io9

Baumgartner gives supersonic skydive a go (live video)

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The daredevil parachutist wants to be the first person ever to hit Mach 1 in a freefall. To that, he'll be jumping this morning from a balloon gondola 23 miles above the surface of the Earth. [Read more]...
Baumgartner gives supersonic skydive a go (live video)

Korean online game firm Nexon acquires stake in GameHi for $59M (exclusive)

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Fast-growing online game firm Nexon has bought a controlling stake in Korean game development firm GameHi for $59.8 million. Nexon is buying 29.3 percent of the company’s shares as well as management rights for control of GameHi from GunIl Kim, the largest shareholder in GameHi. GameHi is known for...
Korean online game firm Nexon acquires stake in GameHi for $59M (exclusive)
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