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Epic Win: Fringe Gets Renewed For A Third Season

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Epic Win: Fringe Gets Renewed For A Third Season

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The Lead Engineer Behind Google's Fringe Projects Reveals What It's Like At Google[x] (GOOG)

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Sebastian Thrun, one of the lead engineers behind Google's fringe Google[x] projects, was at the Wired Business conference in New York today. On stage he answered a few questions about the Google[x] program at Google, which handles outlandish projects like self-driving cars and its computerized glasses project. Here are some...
The Lead Engineer Behind Google's Fringe Projects Reveals What It's Like At Google[x] (GOOG)

Xbox Live account region migration is a go - you are now free to walk about the cabin

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Good news gamers: Xbox Live region migration is now fully live, meaning that if you move and change regions, you can now take your “gamerscore, unlocked achievements, any Microsoft Points already in your account and any remaining time on your Gold membership” with you, according to Microsoft’s Major Nelson. This...
Xbox Live account region migration is a go - you are now free to walk about the cabin

Amazon's short exclusive deal for 'Fringe' is harbinger

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Amazon announced it had obtained exclusive access to TV shows from Warner Bros.-- for the summer. That's a short window but an 'exclusive' tag on a show is supposed to bring marketing benefits. Is it worth it? [Read more]...
Amazon's short exclusive deal for 'Fringe' is harbinger

Apple rumored using thin bezel tech for 7.85-inch iPad

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A rumor starting the week has the often claimed 7.85-inch small iPad using relatively new technology to make the most of its screen. Part suppliers told Digitimes they anticipated Apple using thin bezel technology to make sure as much of the screen was available as possible. Indirectly supporting this, they...
Apple rumored using thin bezel tech for 7.85-inch iPad

State of the Augmented Reality Union from the RWW Mobile Summit

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Last Friday, ReadWriteWeb hosted our second unconference event in Mountain View, California as experts from around the world gathered to discuss the mobile Web and its future. One of the hot topics I was eager to discuss going into the event was augmented reality (AR) - a top trend that...
State of the Augmented Reality Union from the RWW Mobile Summit

Edinburgh festival: day 12 on the fringe

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What to see in Edinburgh and beyond, using Twitter properly - and can you believe anything you're told in the theatre?Of tickets and tweetsTwitter has been a game-changer in Edinburgh - not replacing word-of-mouth but certainly supplementing it. Perhaps more than anything, it allows companies to make contact with each...
Edinburgh festival: day 12 on the fringe

Must See HDTV (May 7th - 13th)

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24/7 Wild The US rebroadcast of BBC's Planet Earth Live gets started tonight on National Geographic Wild, retitled 24/7 Wild. With a focus on simultaneously following many different groups and types of animals all around the world during this spring, it should bring an all new look at life...
Must See HDTV (May 7th - 13th)

American Dread, American Dreams: Mark Dery's 'I Must Not Think Bad Thoughts'

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I Must Not Think Bad Thoughts: Drive-By Essays on American Dread, American Dreams Mark Dery (April, 2011) University of Minnesota Press, 304 pages “I do believe it's the political business of the cultural critic to poke the sharp end of his pen into the buried truths and dirty secrets,...
American Dread, American Dreams: Mark Dery's 'I Must Not Think Bad Thoughts'

ZTE Mimosa X to pack NVIDIA graphics, Icera HSPA+ chip

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ZTE braced its two LTE phones with one comparatively advanced 3G modem that marked a first for NVIDIA. The Mimosa X shares the 4.3-inch, 540x960 display and Android 4.0 of the N910, but uses both NVIDIA's Tegra 2 dual-core processor and its recent acquisition Icera's HSPA+ chipset. Although it officially...
ZTE Mimosa X to pack NVIDIA graphics, Icera HSPA+ chip

FLOTUS gets a fringe: Michelle Obama's new hairstyle

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Michelle Obama has debuted a new fringed hairstyle, coinciding with the launch of her Twitter account....
FLOTUS gets a fringe: Michelle Obama's new hairstyle

With Warner Bros. Deal, Netflix Will Stream "West Wing," "Chuck," "Political Animals," More

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The move signals more premium content for subscribers. Netflix, the streaming movie and home delivery service, inked a deal with Warner Bros. Television Group to secure the licensing rights for seasons of a number of popular shows including West Wing, Chuck and Fringe as well as more recent hits...
With Warner Bros. Deal, Netflix Will Stream "West Wing," "Chuck," "Political Animals," More
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Warner Bros. to bring 'Revolution,' 'Fringe' to Netflix

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The company has signed a deal with Netflix that will make the streaming service the exclusive online home of prior seasons of several of its shows. [Read more]...
Warner Bros. to bring 'Revolution,' 'Fringe' to Netflix

Amazon's "West Wing" Exclusive Could Be Very Short

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Aaron Sorkin fans with a jones for his “West Wing” days can now get their fix: Amazon has added the series, along with “Fringe” and other Warner Bros.-produced shows, to its “Prime Instant Video” offering. It’s now standard issue for Amazon and Netflix to announce new additions to their subscription...
Amazon's "West Wing" Exclusive Could Be Very Short

Sergey Brin's Team Working On Secret Projects Is Much Bigger Than We Imagined (GOOG)

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Google cofounder Sergey Brin's hush-hush research and development division, code-named Google X, might be bigger than most of us imagined. According to a high-powered tech exec who has been very close to Google for the past decade, Googlers are "fleeing" to the division in droves, eager to work on something exciting and...
Sergey Brin's Team Working On Secret Projects Is Much Bigger Than We Imagined (GOOG)

On the Fringe of the Rio Carnaval

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On the Fringe of the Rio Carnaval

Online clothes-shopping: is an avatar the answer?

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Tesco now offers a 'virtual fitting-room' on Facebook that you can try clothes on. So what did our writer make of it?Here's the thing: I just don't get online clothes-shopping. DVDs, washing powder, large consignments of alcohol: I can see why it's easier to buy these online – but clothes?...
Online clothes-shopping: is an avatar the answer?
J.J. Abrams' Bad Robot reportedly producing 'The Twilight Zone' creator's final script
Four minutes on the train with ... Kyle Kesterson of Freak'n Genius

Netflix Ireland, UK score deals to carry previous seasons of key Warner-distributed shows

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Hot on the heels of a deal for Canada, Netflix and Warner Bros. have spread their newfound affection for each other to a multi-year, exclusive agreement for Ireland and the UK. Both island nations are getting streaming access to past seasons of four Warner-distributed TV shows, with availability staggered...
Netflix Ireland, UK score deals to carry previous seasons of key Warner-distributed shows

Bitcoin Update

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I wrote a post about Bitcoin last November wondering if it was over or if we were just in a down phase in the hype cycle (http://www.avc.com/a_vc/2011/11/bitcoin.html). In the nine months since that post, Bitcoin has made a nice recovery. The price is up and volume of transactions is increasing....
Bitcoin Update

Bitcoin Just Hit The Big Time -- Here's What Everyone Ridiculing It Doesn't Understand

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The electronic currency Bitcoin just got a big vote of confidence from one of the world's most successful venture capital investors. Fred Wilson of Union Square Ventures just invested in a startup called "Coinbase," which facilitates Bitcoin transactions. This investment doesn't mean that Bitcoin is guaranteed to become a mainstream...
Bitcoin Just Hit The Big Time -- Here's What Everyone Ridiculing It Doesn't Understand

Amazon Prime adds 'West Wing' and 'Fringe' in exclusive streaming deal

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Amazon has struck a deal with Warner Bros. to bring West Wing and Fringe to its Amazon Prime Instant Video service before its rivals get the TV shows — the latest step its effort to boost the streaming features of its Amazon Prime subscription service. The company, competing against services...
Amazon Prime adds 'West Wing' and 'Fringe' in exclusive streaming deal
Amazon Prime streaming library grows again with Warner Bros. TV shows

Screen Grabs: Are agents on Fringe flashing their Google Wallet?

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Screen Grabs chronicles the uses (and misuses) of real-world gadgets in today's movies and TV. Send in your sightings (with screen grab!) to screengrabs at engadget dot com. We're not sure exactly what the FBI's standard issue kit consists of, but we imagine it has more than a few...
Screen Grabs: Are agents on Fringe flashing their Google Wallet?

Iran said to be responsible for cyberattacks on U.S. banks

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The massive wave of DDoS attacks that hit U.S. banks recently was thought to have been done by a fringe hacker group, however government officials now believe it was the work of Iran. [Read more]...
Iran said to be responsible for cyberattacks on U.S. banks

'Fringe' composer Chris Tilton on re-thinking the sound of 'SimCity'

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For the last five years, Chris Tilton served as the composer and orchestrator on Fringe, and prior to that he worked on a number of games and TV shows: everything from Alias to the Mercenaries series to an orchestral fan remix of the 1UP Show theme. Most recently, he's...
'Fringe' composer Chris Tilton on re-thinking the sound of 'SimCity'
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