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vjay Preview: Fun and Impressive Realtime Video Processing on an iPad

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In November 2010, Mac and iOS developers Algoriddim first previewed their djay app for iPad. The beautifully designed app pushed some boundaries of the iPad by taking advantage of new iOS 4.2-specific audio features that allowed them to perform realtime mixing effects and audio analysis. That app has since received...
vjay Preview: Fun and Impressive Realtime Video Processing on an iPad

The U.S. Army's Guide to Pinterest (Really)

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Maybe you’ve had a very, very long nap and missed the last few weeks. So you haven’t heard of Pinterest. No shortage of ways to catch up, including this nice meta-explainer from our corporate cousins at the Wall Street Journal. For the advanced class, check out the site’s attempt to...
The U.S. Army's Guide to Pinterest (Really)
The agony and the ecstasy of ecosystems: an in-depth comparison

E3 2012: Hitman Absolution – preview

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The Hitman faithful can breathe a tentative sigh of relief – a lot of what made the franchise a hit is still in placeContrary to what outsiders may conclude from its title, the Hitman series' principle draw has never been solely about killing people. Players were drawn to the Hitman...
E3 2012: Hitman Absolution – preview

How much traffic does a tweet from Paris Hilton bring you?

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Recently someone who works at an innovation department explained to me why it is so difficult for bigger companies to innovate. He explained: “When 29 people think that something is a great idea but one manager hates it the idea will be killed” I understood what he meant and I...
How much traffic does a tweet from Paris Hilton bring you?

8 Hard-Earned Insights Into Raising Startup Capital

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Approaching investors for the first time is a daunting exercise for any startup. Regardless of whether you’re raising venture capital, approaching angels or still trying to figure out where to get started, it’s critical to stay level-headed about what you’re really pitching - and what it’s actually worth. The...
8 Hard-Earned Insights Into Raising Startup Capital

How Should America Solve Its Fat Problem?

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Fat has become an epidemic in America, with a staggering 30% of the population now classified as "obese." Although there have been reports that obesity growth has tapered off, a new study predicts that, within 20 years, more than 40% of Americans will be dangerously overweight.The good news is that...
How Should America Solve Its Fat Problem?

Google Plus Motorola: The Gadget Geek's Dream Scenario

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For the second Mobile World Congress in a row, Google's Android booth is the coolest in Barcelona. Not just because it's big and bright, and features free snacks, but because it epitomizes Google's geekiness. There's the same slide to whiz down as Google had last year, and the same...
Google Plus Motorola: The Gadget Geek's Dream Scenario
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DailyDirt: Anthropomorphizing Animals

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Humans tend to think about other animals in human terms -- which is only natural since we don't really have other frames of reference other than our own experiences. So not surprisingly, it's always interesting when animals seem to enjoy the same activities that people do and seem to be...
DailyDirt: Anthropomorphizing Animals

Hitman: Absolution Developer Interview

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We sit down with Tore Blystad, game director on Hitman: Absolution, to discuss the game's cinematic influences, the controversial "Saints" trailer and "Instinct" mode. Buckle up, it's a long ride....
Hitman: Absolution Developer Interview

Check out the 10 startups demoing at this month's New York Tech Meetup

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Anyone that’s found themselves eying New York’s tech scene is bound to have heard of NY Tech Meetup, the massive monthly gathering that comes together to watch approximately 10 companies demo their work to the tech community for 3-5 minutes each. Every month a slim 850 seats are available for...
Check out the 10 startups demoing at this month's New York Tech Meetup
Big Tech: Microsoft Strengthens Patent Arsenal With Purchase of Perceptive Pixel

Yahoo execs planning today for a ground-up restructuring

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Yahoo executives might be slashing and burning products, departments, and jobs today at an all-day offsite meeting, with cuts being led by the company’s still-new CEO, Scott Thomas (pictured). The meeting will likely end in a bottom-line-friendly restructuring of Yahoo, anonymous sources have told All Things D. Thompson, an...
Yahoo execs planning today for a ground-up restructuring

The Costanza Proposal: Why Scott Thompson Should Start Doing the Opposite of His Instinct

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For our younger readers — and Nathaniel and Trevor — there’s an episode of “Seinfeld” where the hapless George Costanza decides his life is going so horribly that he should start doing the opposite of every instinct. His first act, if I remember correctly, is ordering the opposite of what he...
The Costanza Proposal: Why Scott Thompson Should Start Doing the Opposite of His Instinct
Pincus: Jeff Bezos Gave Me Great Advice, Then Just Stopped. I Don't Know Why

Google's Dork Glasses

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Google's Dork Glasses: I had been sitting on this for a couple of days trying to collect my thoughts on Google’s real-life goggles, as reported by Nick Bilton. Unsurprisingly, my thoughts are mainly in line with John Gruber’s here: My first thought was to laugh, but, hey, at this point,...
Google's Dork Glasses

A Bad Windows 8 Omen?

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A Bad Windows 8 Omen?: Admittedly, I haven’t been following the news about Windows 8 all that closely — I care because the dominant computer OS is getting a major overhaul, but I doubt I’ll end up using it much — but reading pieces like this one, my instinct is...
A Bad Windows 8 Omen?
Crush Your March Madness Pool (And Win $100K) With numberFire
Which is less expensive: Amazon or self-hosted?

Club W Hits $1 Million In Annualized Revenue In 12 Weeks

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If you love old Vitamin W as much as I do, you’ll be pleased to note that folks who are disrupting the staid old wine industry are doing well. Case in point: Club W just announced they ‘re on track to sell $1 million worth of wine in the past...
Club W Hits $1 Million In Annualized Revenue In 12 Weeks
Warren Buffet buys 26 local papers, calls free online news 'unsustainable'

The 10 features removed from Mountain Lion that we miss the most

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Antoine de Saint-Exupéry once wrote, "perfection is finally attained not when there is no longer anything to add, but when there is no longer anything to take away." To make sure perfection doesn't slip through its fingers, Apple always errs on the side of taking away a bit more than...
The 10 features removed from Mountain Lion that we miss the most

Apple Finally Gives Proper Credit To OpenStreetMap In iPhoto For iOS

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When Apple launched iPhoto for iPhone, it quickly became clear that there was something odd going on with the maps in the application. Even though Apple never talked about this publicly, the data Apple used to render these new maps was clearly not from Google anymore. Instead, most experts agreed,...
Apple Finally Gives Proper Credit To OpenStreetMap In iPhoto For iOS
Apple finally gives OpenStreetMaps credit for iPhoto map data (two months late)

Content Sharing, It’s Not About Influencers: More People Sharing To Smaller Audiences Provides More Impact

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When lunching a viral campaign geared towards virality one’s typical marketing  instinct is to be picked up by major influencers.  A recent article by AdAge shows that this may not be the most fruitful effort.  Jon Steinberg, President of BuzzFeed, and  Jack Krawczyk, senior marketing manager... Please visit Marketing Land for the full...
Content Sharing, It’s Not About Influencers: More People Sharing To Smaller Audiences Provides More Impact

Hitman Absolution Sniper Challenge DLC – review

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Xbox 360/PS3/PC; free (with pre-order of Hitman: Absolution); Square Enix/Io InteractiveAs an incentive to pick up a copy of Hitman Absolution, the Sniper Challenge DLC is (cough) perfectly targeted. If you've never played a Hitman game in your life, you'd probably look at it as a puzzling curio at worst...
Hitman Absolution Sniper Challenge DLC – review

From the archive, 31 January 1994: Piers Morgan appointed editor of the News of the World

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Originally published in the Guardian on 31 January 1994It would be tempting to write a profile in tabloid style of the man who has just been named acting editor of the News of the World:Brash pop-writer Piers Morgan yesterday shocked the newspaper world by becoming the youngest national newspaper editor...
From the archive, 31 January 1994: Piers Morgan appointed editor of the News of the World

iPhone 4G: What Steve Jobs Needs to Announce Today

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You may have heard that a little company called Apple will be announcing, among other things, a new iPhone today. Supposedly called the "iPhone 4G" (or maybe the "iPhone HD?"), for the first time ever since the product's initial debut, news of the latest Apple gadget may not be met...
iPhone 4G: What Steve Jobs Needs to Announce Today

The Challenge: Loving Your Customers

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Customers: that is what you are building your company on, right? Those people who visit your blog, who come to your store, who complain via email and leave comments that don’t make sense. Those are the ones that end up paying your salary so you should love them for it....
The Challenge: Loving Your Customers
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