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Uber Testing Begins In LA & Toronto; Edward Norton Gets Beaten Out For LA’s “Rider 0″ Title

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Uber, that pesky on-demand car service that lets you request a ride at any time using SMS or the company’s iPhone and Android apps, has seen its fair share of struggles in providing a disruptive alternative to cab services. Uber has continued rolling on in spite of it, raising $32...
Uber Testing Begins In LA & Toronto; Edward Norton Gets Beaten Out For LA’s “Rider 0″ Title

Apps Rush: Barclays Pingit, Makego, AP Live, Tweek for iPad, Chickens Can't Fly, Vera Wang and more

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What's new on the app stores on Thursday 16 February 2012A selection of 25 apps for you today:Barclays PingitBritish bank Barclays has launched an ambitious new app that promises to let people send money to family, friends and small businesses using just a mobile number. At first, only Barclays customers...
Apps Rush: Barclays Pingit, Makego, AP Live, Tweek for iPad, Chickens Can't Fly, Vera Wang and more

Google's Grammys Nexus 4 ad: Look, it's smarter than iPhone 5

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Google chooses the occasion of the Grammys to make people feel confident that Google Now on the Nexus 4 is far better than, say, Siri. [Read more]...
Google's Grammys Nexus 4 ad: Look, it's smarter than iPhone 5
AFP's top photos of 2012 provide a stunning visual history of the past year

What Do You Think Of Microsoft's New Surface Pro Commercial? (MSFT)

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Microsoft debuted its first commercial for the new Surface Pro tablet during the Grammys last night. Like the first Surface commercial, it's just a bunch of dancing around and very little explanation of what the product can do. And aside from the office setting, it's tough to tell how the...
What Do You Think Of Microsoft's New Surface Pro Commercial? (MSFT)

This 3D Printer Sells for $4,000 and Prints Chocolate Instead of Plastic

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(www.chocedge.com)A new company reminds us that as far as the 3D printing revolution goes, we have only seen the tip of the iceberg. U.K.-based Choc Edge Ltd. has developed a 3D printer, the Choc Creator, that prints in chocolate, not plastic. The demo video is typical for the 3D printing aesthetic,...
This 3D Printer Sells for $4,000 and Prints Chocolate Instead of Plastic

Steve Jobs Honored at Grammys

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Apple co-founder Steve Jobs was awarded a posthumous Grammy Trustees Award Saturday evening for his contributions to the music industry and his part in creating the iPod and iTunes. Apple senior vice president of Internet Software and Services, Eddy Cue, accepted the award on his behalf. “Accepting this award means...
Steve Jobs Honored at Grammys

And Spotify's Grammys Go To...

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Spotify is betting that it can predict which artists will take home coveted gold gramophones at the Grammy Awards, based on how many times their tracks or albums have been streamed....
And Spotify's Grammys Go To...

Can Spotify Predict The Grammys?

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The favorite music-streaming site pits its wits, and its analytics, against the music industry. Spotify is trying its hand at predicting the Grammys. It thinks Gotye will win Record of the Year and Best Pop Duo/Group with "Somebody That I Used To Know", Mumford & Sons' "Babel" will win...
Can Spotify Predict The Grammys?
Shirtless Justin Bieber tries to upstage Grammys, takes down Ustream instead

Grammy Awards partner with CBS for digital experience

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In these heady two-or-three-screen days, the Grammy Awards has been a classic case study in how social media engagement can pay off ratings-wise. Viewership of the on-air broadcast have increased dramatically since 2009 in younger demographics, with no small amount of credit due to the increasingly elaborate digital campaigns implemented...
Grammy Awards partner with CBS for digital experience

Climate sceptics 'capture' the Weblog Awards science category | Leo Hickman

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Founder Nikolai Nolan admits that climate sceptic bloggers have pushed out 'legitimate' science blogs from his awardsFebruary is the best month of the year for fans of emotional acceptance speeches. Baftas, Oscars, Grammys, the Brits - there's a lot of mothers and agents to thank.Ever since 2001, blogs have had...
Climate sceptics 'capture' the Weblog Awards science category | Leo Hickman
90 Seconds on The Verge: Monkeys in Space, #pornvine, and 'Star Wars' prequels

Google airs Nexus 4 commercial showing off Google Now during the Grammys

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Live in the Now During the Grammys award show Sunday night, Google aired a new commercial highlighting the Nexus 4 and its Google Now found within Jelly Bean.? Mountain View's Google Now voice-assistant has?received many praises since its debut at Google I/O 2012 last May.?Weather, train schedules, local guides,...
Google airs Nexus 4 commercial showing off Google Now during the Grammys

Red Sox' David Ortiz Unleashes An Expletive During Televised Speech; FCC Says 'F**k It'

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At times, there's no one in a more unenviable position than the chairman of the FCC. When not dealing with larger issues like net neutrality and wireless competition, you're at the beck and call of every member of an Overly Concerned Citizens' Group that feels the need to start...
Red Sox' David Ortiz Unleashes An Expletive During Televised Speech; FCC Says 'F**k It'

Near-Record Ratings for the Grammys. CBS Credits the Web

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Last night’s Grammys roped in some 40 million viewers. That’s the second-largest audience the award show has ever had, and the number was up 50 percent from last year. Why the spike? A good chunk of it, I assume, has to do with the death of Whitney Houston the day...
Near-Record Ratings for the Grammys. CBS Credits the Web
Shazam Starts Identifying Baseball Games, Let's Hope it Gets the Rest of the World Next

Streamy Awards 2010: Here Are the Winners

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The winners of the 2010 Streamy Awards were announced in a ceremony in Los Angeles this evening. We’ve got the complete list of winners below.The Streamys are awarded to web TV series by the International Academy of Web Television — they’re similar to the Oscars, Emmys or Grammys.Crackle’s The...
Streamy Awards 2010: Here Are the Winners

As Developers Seek More Interactivity, PubNub Raises $4.5M For Its In-App Messaging Solution

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With the world of apps no longer in its early days, we are starting to see the emergence of a lot more services that give developers more sophisticated ways of interacting with users, and monetizing what they create. One of the more popular has been the rise of real-time messaging...
As Developers Seek More Interactivity, PubNub Raises $4.5M For Its In-App Messaging Solution
‘Best of the Grammys 2012′ on Google Music: 59 cent songs and $3.99 albums

The latest Google+ TV Ad is based on a Googler’s real-life experience

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If you watched The Grammys last night, you might have seen a new commercial for Google+ called “New Dad”. I was doing dishes at the time and wasn’t watching the TV, but listened. The commercial starts out with a male voice describing how he took a bazillion pictures of his...
The latest Google+ TV Ad is based on a Googler’s real-life experience

Google's New Commercial Shows Off Android's Superior Siri Competitor (GOOG)

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Google debuted a new ad for its Nexus 4 smartphone during the Grammys last night. It focused almost exclusively on Google Now, a voice assistant for Android devices that's similar to Siri. There are plenty of examples where the service predicts a user's schedule and provides accurate and helpful suggestions...
Google's New Commercial Shows Off Android's Superior Siri Competitor (GOOG)

Apps Rush: Barclays Pingit, Makego, AP Live, Tweek for iPad, Chickens Can't Fly, Vera Wang and more

www.guardian.co.uk
What's new on the app stores on Thursday 16 February 2012A selection of 25 apps for you today:Barclays PingitBritish bank Barclays has launched an ambitious new app that promises to let people send money to family, friends and small businesses using just a mobile number. At first, only Barclays customers...
Apps Rush: Barclays Pingit, Makego, AP Live, Tweek for iPad, Chickens Can't Fly, Vera Wang and more

Simultaneous Web and TV Use Is Surging [STATS]

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New data from The Nielsen Company lends more credence to the idea that watching television while surfing the web is becoming more common in U.S. households.In fact, nearly 60% — or 134 million people — do it at least once a month, with the average time spent consuming media...
Simultaneous Web and TV Use Is Surging [STATS]

Adele Confirms Grammys 2012 Performance

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Adele fans, set your calendars for February 12: the singer will perform at the Grammys 2012, as speculated before. She's just confirmed the excellent news on her Twitter. In late 2011, Adele underwent throat surgery after suffering from recurrent hemorrhage. She's been on vocal rest ever since and canceled all...
Adele Confirms Grammys 2012 Performance

New Mac OS X Mountain Lion Let Loose, Facebook Launching Verified Accounts, Apple Responds To Contact Privacy Concerns

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Breaking news from your editors at Fast Company, with updates all day.Apple Lets Loose Mountain Lion OS On Devs. Apple is releasing an early version of "Mountain Lion," their new OS for the Mac, to developers today. Early reviews of the OS show that Apple is unifying their display options...
New Mac OS X Mountain Lion Let Loose, Facebook Launching Verified Accounts, Apple Responds To Contact Privacy Concerns
Facebook Counted 43M Grammy-Related Likes, Comments -- Oh, And 26M Related To Super Bowl Ads Last Week

Happy birthday Twitter – 6 years ago, @jack was ‘just setting up his twttr’

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On the 21st of March 2006, Jack Dorsey sent the first public tweet into the world (“just setting up my twttr”). Can you believe that was 6 years ago today? Dorsey was evidently one of the key people in the early days of Twitter, and today he still serves as...
Happy birthday Twitter – 6 years ago, @jack was ‘just setting up his twttr’

Engadget HD Podcast 336 - 02.12.2013

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This week kicks off with a slew of set-top box news: Dish is shipping its Hopper with Sling DVR, the TiVo Mini DVR is available on Suddenlink and Roku's next media streamer just hit the FCC. Moving onto more modern concerns, second screen apps for events like the Super...
Engadget HD Podcast 336 - 02.12.2013

Kenny Rogers knows when to hold 'em...and sue EMI

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The music labels should be basking in the glow of the Grammys and recent sales increases. Instead, they're getting sued by artists and one label is accused of cashing in on a singer's death. [Read more]...
Kenny Rogers knows when to hold 'em...and sue EMI
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