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Flipboard for Android gains audio, lets us tune into SoundCloud from our Samsung

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Flipboard on iOS has had audio for some time, giving users the chance to go all high-brow as they listen to NPR while browsing the news on their iPad. It's Android's turn to adopt that cultured stance: an update to Flipboard on its newer platform includes the full, listen-in-the-background...
Flipboard for Android gains audio, lets us tune into SoundCloud from our Samsung

Conservative Writer Has Become A Hero After Swiping Woman's Cell Phone In Theater And Throwing It Across The Room

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National Review columnist Kevin Williamson is so fed up with people using their cell phones during the theater-going experience that he physically removed a woman's phone from her hands and threw it across a New York theater. Here's how it all went down. The play was high brow --"Natasha, Pierre,...
Conservative Writer Has Become A Hero After Swiping Woman's Cell Phone In Theater And Throwing It Across The Room

Google's Schmidt Preaches Tech Utopia To The Choir

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Google (NSDQ: GOOG) chairman Eric Schmidt is a passionate advocate for the technology industry, and he laid on the charm in an hour-long appearance at Mobile World Congress that was part Chrome commercial, part techno-utopian vision, and part high-brow version of Reddit’s Ask Me Anything. Here’s what he said…...
Google's Schmidt Preaches Tech Utopia To The Choir

Stilly Is A One-Button GIF Maker For iPhone That's Even Easier Than Vine

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Like GIFs? Tumblr? Got an iPhone? $2.00? OK, good, then you’ll probably like this new app called Stilly which is either the most ridiculous thing ever or the most fun you’re going to have all weekend. The app, in a nutshell, turns anything you capture with your iPhone’s camera into...
Stilly Is A One-Button GIF Maker For iPhone That's Even Easier Than Vine

Vice's Shane Smith and CollegeHumor's Ricky Van Veen Are Kings of All Media

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Build a brand and an audience, and you can do whatever you want. That’s the takeaway from a wild interview with Shane Smith, founder and CEO of Vice Media, and Ricky Van Veen, co-founder of CollegeHumor, which closed out D:Dive Into Media. Both are about to release big projects through...
Vice's Shane Smith and CollegeHumor's Ricky Van Veen Are Kings of All Media

With $2M In Tow, Branch Teams Up With Twitter Co-Founders’ Obvious For ‘New Brand Of Discourse’

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Last June, Twitter Co-founder Biz Stone announced that he was stepping back from Twitter to again team up with co-founder Evan Williams and early employee Jason Goldman to re-start The Obvious Corporation — an idea incubator — the one that initially helped give life to Twitter. A few months later,...
With $2M In Tow, Branch Teams Up With Twitter Co-Founders’ Obvious For ‘New Brand Of Discourse’

Sony puts animated .gif creation in more hands with mobile app

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Sony may be winding up production of its cassette tape players this month, but the firm is nevertheless going back in time to kickstart another retro media format. The company has just released a production studio for partially-animated .gifs, catering to the growing appreciation of the lo-fi graphics format. Motiongraph...
Sony puts animated .gif creation in more hands with mobile app

Hipstamatic launches Oggl, an all new photo app with subscription model

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The folks at Hipstamatic know better than to mess with success. Their flagship photo filter app will continue to evolve, albeit slowly. More dramatic experiments in business model and UI design will instead show up in Oggl, the company's newest app that doesn't stray too far from the mold....
Hipstamatic launches Oggl, an all new photo app with subscription model
'2001: A Space Odyssey' explained to kids in 1960s comic
Photoset, The Paris Review, and More
BermanBraun's Mom.me Enters the Crowded Parenting Space, Offering "Mass With Class"
Rumor Roundup: iPad Mini Funding Favors, a Field Trip to Phish, and an Art.sy By Any Other Name

Ben Huh: SOPA Will Be the Big Topic at ROFLCon

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Mr. Huh (flickr.com/yodelanecdotal) Ben Huh, the CEO of Seattle-based Cheezburger Network, stood in the lobby of the Le Parker Meridien hotel on W. 56th St. peering into his phone as he uploaded a photo of a soggy Central Park snapped from the view outside the elevator. "All my friends have...
Ben Huh: SOPA Will Be the Big Topic at ROFLCon

Posting a Selfie Is Now 'Social Currency'

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(Photo: Twitter/MileyCyrus) The Pew Internet & American Life Project has once again sent its demographers out into the binary wilds to examine how human behavior is evolving in the digital age. The organization’s latest report, culled from interviews with 1,005 respondents over 18 years old, found that “Photos and videos...
Posting a Selfie Is Now 'Social Currency'
Branch aspires to be a simplified, successful Google Wave

Shelby.tv gears up for SXSW with its “PROJECT G.O.A.T.S.” celebrity interview series

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We’re now just one month away from SXSW, specifically the Interactive portion of the event that draws geeks, entrepreneurs and wannabes from all over the world for a five-day event to celebrate all that’s holy and good about emerging tech. While the San Francisco-based startup LaunchRock plans its epic campground party, New...
Shelby.tv gears up for SXSW with its “PROJECT G.O.A.T.S.” celebrity interview series
Well, I for one like the Bravo "Silicon Valley" show

You Can Now Buy @GSElevator-Themed Items, Like a $3,000 Backgammon Set

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Looks great on our Ikea coffee table. (Photo: Gentology) There’s not much we know about @GSElevator, the anonymous high-brow (bordering on despicable) Twitter account that supposedly shares lurid gossip from Goldman Sachs’ elevators. Since 2011, it has racked up nearly half a million followers for giving normals a glimpse into the high-rolling, glitterati...
You Can Now Buy @GSElevator-Themed Items, Like a $3,000 Backgammon Set

LG Ultra HD Touch Display hands-on (video)

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We bet you're yawning at the mention of 4K TVs by now, but here's a slight twist on that high-res concept. LG is showing off the so-called Ultra HD Touch display at its CES booth. It's pretty much what it sounds like: a 4K TV with five-point multitouch. LG...
LG Ultra HD Touch Display hands-on (video)

[Hilarious "Jack Bauer Facts"-style compilation on our fave high-brow tech blogger] @LouisGray Facts http://bit.ly/cGETSs

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[Hilarious "Jack Bauer Facts"-style compilation on our fave high-brow tech blogger] @LouisGray Facts http://bit.ly/cGETSs
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