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TNW at IBC: Philips discusses the future of remote control for interactive media

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The Next Web was in Amsterdam recently for the International Broadcasting Convention (IBC), recording interviews with the movers and shakers working in broadcast technology. Through the duration of the convention we spoke to all manner of technicians, designers, broadcast engineers and more. Along with the technology that finds ways to...
TNW at IBC: Philips discusses the future of remote control for interactive media
Project Glass Is The Future Of Google

Embracing the educational iOS device

www.computerworld.com
I recently offered some advice on how to configure an old iPad for a child, and while the subsequent reaction was largely positive, there were the few (and expected) replies that suggested exposing a child to an iPad would lead to a machine-dependent future, devoid of fresh air, firm muscle...
Embracing the educational iOS device
Researchers find botnet costing display advertisers $6.2M a month

Cash is on the line when Facebook comes calling...

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Facebook has more than a billion users, and is bidding to reach more by a smartphone takeover - with a twistInfectious diseases, says the World Health Organisation, "are caused by pathogenic microorganisms, such as bacteria, viruses, parasites or fungi; the diseases can be spread, directly or indirectly, from one person...
Cash is on the line when Facebook comes calling...
Adrian Grenier and his beer startup Churchkey crack open morning brews

Best Tech Events This Week (Ideas NYC, NY Tech Meetup, Digital Health Accelerator Demo Day, Investor Feedback Forum, GoGreen, Innovating for the Connected TV)

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This is a guest post from Gary Sharma (aka “The Guy with the Red Tie”), founder and CEO of GarysGuide and proud owner of a whole bunch of black suits, white shirts and, at last count, over 40 red ties. You can reach him at gary [at] garysguide.com. Last week...
Best Tech Events This Week (Ideas NYC, NY Tech Meetup, Digital Health Accelerator Demo Day, Investor Feedback Forum, GoGreen, Innovating for the Connected TV)
Redesigned Spreecast is Live Multi-Person Video Chat, Now More Interactive and With Better Producer Controls
Feature: Windows 8 and the disappearance of the Start button

Sherry Turkle: 'We're losing the raw, human part of being with each other'

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Face to face with the one-time 'cyber-diva' who some now call a 'technophobe'Bedraggled from a walk in the rain, Sherry Turkle shows up begging for a latte. She's left her wallet in her hotel room. She's exhausted, she says, and could do with a coffee. "You can see it's not...
Sherry Turkle: 'We're losing the raw, human part of being with each other'

Honda is set to invade UK gardens with the Miimo robot lawn mower

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From November 1, Honda UK is coming to invade your back yard with robots. Cool right? The Honda Miimo is the company’s first commercial product for domestic use and it’s a little lawn mower. We can only guess that ASIMO turned down the opportunity to be a gardener for now....
Honda is set to invade UK gardens with the Miimo robot lawn mower

Sneaky malware hides behind mouse movement, experts say

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Researchers from security vendor FireEye have uncovered a new advanced persistent threat (APT) that uses multiple detection evasion techniques, including the monitoring of mouse clicks, to determine active human interaction with the infected computer. Called Trojan.APT.BaneChant, the malware is distributed via a Word document rigged with an exploit sent...
Sneaky malware hides behind mouse movement, experts say

Microsoft Research's Illumiroom wants to expand gaming past your TV

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Have you ever stayed up really late, ingested some illicit substances, and wondered what would happen if a video game could, like, jump outside the TV screen, man? Microsoft Research is working hard to make that hazy dream a reality with Illumiroom, a project that uses a projector and a...
Microsoft Research's Illumiroom wants to expand gaming past your TV

AWS Needs To Figure Out Its Enterprise Plan

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Editor’s note: Rodney Rogers is chairman and CEO of Virtustream. He is also on the boards of UnitedLex, Teliris, and Greensmith Energy Mgmt., and is an angel investor in Cloud Sherpas, BetterCloud, iYogi and others. Follow him on Twitter @rjrogers87. I’m a large enterprise and my ears are ringing. I...
AWS Needs To Figure Out Its Enterprise Plan
The Apple / Google / Facebook Message War Starts Now

Holograms, 'Minority Report' Gestures And Other Ways Your Meetings Will Change By 2018

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Editor’s note: Jeff Cavins is the CEO of visual collaboration company FuzeBox. Follow him on Twitter @cavwave. I probably won’t ruffle too many feathers when I say very few people love meetings. As much as we’d like to think otherwise, meetings just don’t elicit the same emotions as, say, space flight. Of course,...
Holograms, 'Minority Report' Gestures And Other Ways Your Meetings Will Change By 2018

Twitter and Facebook encourage people to say things they regret, study suggests

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The absence of normal human interaction on websites such as Facebook and Twitter actively encourage people to say things they regret, a study suggests....
Twitter and Facebook encourage people to say things they regret, study suggests
Square Gets In-App Loyalty Cards And A Minor Facelift

Intel Capital Leads $5M Round In Spain's Indisys: Maker Of Machine-Human Interaction Natural Language Virtual Assistants

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Indisys, a Spanish company founded in 2005 which makes natural language virtual assistants and telephone operators to power 24/7 customer services, has raised a new funding round of $5 million, led by Intel Capital. Inveready Technology Investment Group also participated in the round. The investment is Intel Capital’s first in Spain...
Intel Capital Leads $5M Round In Spain's Indisys: Maker Of Machine-Human Interaction Natural Language Virtual Assistants

New Kinect for Windows to improve human interaction with computers

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Human interaction with computers could improve with the new Kinect for Windows sensor, which will be better at recognizing gestures, motion and voice....
New Kinect for Windows to improve human interaction with computers

Hubbub claims to be the first “real” social network for sound, isn’t

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Hubbub is a new ‘sound social network’ that is not to be confused with home delivery service Hubbub, federated social networking service Hubbub, design studio Hubbub, social media and content strategy agency Hubbub Consulting, HTML5 compliant parsing library Hubbub, communications agency Hubbub, catering firm Hubbub, buzz marketing firm Hubbub or...
Hubbub claims to be the first “real” social network for sound, isn’t

How Can Google's Project Glass Avoid Being an Even Greater Tech Distraction to Human Interaction?

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Google co-founder Sergey Brin’s favorite moment using the futuristic Project Glass prototype was taking a hands-free picture of his son in a moment of joy when he threw him in the air. Glass project manager Steve Lee said he loves that he can see text messages from friends who are...
How Can Google's Project Glass Avoid Being an Even Greater Tech Distraction to Human Interaction?

New APT malware monitors mouse clicks to evade detection, researchers say

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Researchers from security vendor FireEye have uncovered a new APT that uses multiple detection evasion techniques, including the monitoring of mouse clicks, to determine active human interaction with the infected computer....
New APT malware monitors mouse clicks to evade detection, researchers say

Yet Another Media Aggregation Site? Yup. And You'll Read It: Techmeme Unveils Mediagazer

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Does the Web need yet another outlet dedicated to media coverage? Nope. How about an another aggregation site? Plenty of those to go around, too. So what if you combined the two? Exactly. But here’s a not-very brave prediction: Mediagazer, which launches today, is going to do pretty well. For...
Yet Another Media Aggregation Site? Yup. And You'll Read It: Techmeme Unveils Mediagazer
Meet Marie: LaGuardia Airport's New Thumb-Twiddling Customer Service Avatar

Conway’s Game of Life in JavaScript

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The Game of Life, the most famous example of cellular automata and the basis of countless generative music, art and computer programming projects, has its own JavaScript simulator. The concept, created in 1970 by the mathematician John Conway, relies on very simple rules applied to cells on a board....
Conway’s Game of Life in JavaScript

I Tried Google Glass, And It Is Obviously The Future

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Few new technologies have been as hyped - or as misunderstood - as Google Glass, says Matt Warman Price: $1,500 (not currently available to the public) It's the computer that has both excited and worried millions. Forget the next iPad or the Samsung Galaxy S5 - Google Glass is...
I Tried Google Glass, And It Is Obviously The Future

Report: Companies experience a malware event every three minutes

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Organizations face malware-related events that bypass traditional defense technologies on their networks every three minutes, according to a new report released Wednesday by security vendor FireEye. "This activity can include the receipt of a malicious email, a user clicking a link on an infected website, or an infected machine...
Report: Companies experience a malware event every three minutes
Ex-Yahoos Confess: Marissa Mayer Is Right To Ban Working From Home (YHOO)

Clash of the Cultures: Sales vs. Engineering

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It has long been a maxim of the technology industry that companies have to choose between building a culture around either sales or engineering. For those of us focused on the enterprise, the question is even more poignant, yet far less practical. And while Ben Horowitz contends that sales isn’t...
Clash of the Cultures: Sales vs. Engineering
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