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The Limits Of Anonymity: The Netflix Prize Undone

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In a rambling grabbag of an article in the NY Times, Steve Lohr mentions in passing that Netflix has shelved a second contest to improve its recomendation capability based on privacy concerns: How Privacy Vanishes Online On Friday, Netflix said that it was shelving plans for a second contest —...
The Limits Of Anonymity: The Netflix Prize Undone

Amazon announces X-Ray for Movies, a Kindle feature that uses IMDB to name the actors for you

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Amazon is on a roll at its Kindle press event today, unveiling tons of new hardware, but it's also got some software tricks up its sleeve too: the company just announced X-Ray for Movies, a feature that uses the Internet Movie Database (IMDB) to name the actors for you....
Amazon announces X-Ray for Movies, a Kindle feature that uses IMDB to name the actors for you

Beer Wars movie #2 most popular documentary on Internet Movie Database

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Beer Wars movie #2 most popular documentary on Internet Movie Database

Six degrees of IMDb founder Col Needham

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This man has seen 8,524 movies. How does he know? Because he invented the Internet Movie Database - the indispensable cinema encyclopaedia - and put Bristol on Hollywood's mapCol Needham is 46 and lives in Frampton Cotterell, a small village eight miles outside Bristol. He is bright-eyed, wears glasses and...
Six degrees of IMDb founder Col Needham

How A Steve Martin Quote Inspired Col Needham To Found IMDB

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One movie quote--uttered by none other than Steve Martin--inspired Col Needham to found the Internet Movie Database....
How A Steve Martin Quote Inspired Col Needham To Found IMDB

Amazon's 'X-Ray' feature expands to TV shows, with help from IMDb

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Amazon’s ownership of IMDb, the widely used Internet Movie Database, might have been a head-scratcher or a novelty in years past. But all that data is becoming increasingly useful to the company, and an announcement this morning is the latest case in point. Amazon is expanding its “X-Ray” feature to television...
Amazon's 'X-Ray' feature expands to TV shows, with help from IMDb

Apple’s 1080p compared with Blu-ray: Not too much difference

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Click to view slideshow. Along with Apple’s refreshed Apple TV capable of 1080p video output, iTunes movies also got a bump up to 1080p with the introduction of iTunes 10.6. While there were some concerns over increased file sizes, for the most part iTunes users seem to be quite pleased...
Apple’s 1080p compared with Blu-ray: Not too much difference

Actor suing IMDb for revealing her age loses landmark lawsuit

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Junie Hoang wanted more than $1m from IMDb Pro website, claiming its revelation of her true age branded her 'over the hill'A 42-year-old actor who claimed she lost out on movie roles after the Internet Movie Database published her real age has lost a landmark lawsuit against the website.Texan Huong...
Actor suing IMDb for revealing her age loses landmark lawsuit

IMDb announces 40m app downloads, as it introduces check-ins and new discovery features

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The Internet Movie Database (IMDb) feels like it has been around since the dawn of the Web. And you may be surprised to learn that it has in fact been around since the advent of the modern Internet era, launching initially in 1990, before going on to be acquired by...
IMDb announces 40m app downloads, as it introduces check-ins and new discovery features

How to Search for the Golden Age of Television

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The Golden Age of television history spawned classics such as I Love Lucy and The Twilight Zone. A look at Internet Movie Database data, however, reveals a new and recent Golden Age hidden in plain sight. Mathematician and Social Dimension blogger Samuel Arbesman crunches the numbers....
How to Search for the Golden Age of Television

Actress’s suit vs. Amazon’s IMDb may have bigger impact on privacy

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Junie Hoang A lawsuit against Amazon.com’s Internet Movie Database (IMDb) for disclosing an actress’s age could have a larger impact on the way online companies gather and use personal information. That’s the upshot of a New York Times article this morning, which digs into the case of the 40-year-old actress who sued...
Actress’s suit vs. Amazon’s IMDb may have bigger impact on privacy
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Actress claim against IMDb rejected

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An actress who sued Amazon.com after her age was posted on its Internet Movie Database has her claim rejected by a federal jury in Seattle....
Actress claim against IMDb rejected

Col Needham: a FILMCLUB webchat with the IMDb founder

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Col Needham, who set up the biggest film website in the world from his home outside Bristol, will be quizzed by FILMCLUB reporter Dorothy McCormack, 12, between 3.30 - 4.20 GMTCheck back here at 3.30pm GMT for a 50-minute interview between young reporter Dorothy McCormack, 12, and Col Needham, who...
Col Needham: a FILMCLUB webchat with the IMDb founder

GetGlue Expands From Toolbar to Popups

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GetGlue, the social network and recommendation engine, has launched some new features that it hopes will broaden the appeal of its service by adding popup content widgets to any page that contains a link to Wikipedia, the Internet Movie Database, Last.fm and dozens of other popular sites, with related...
GetGlue Expands From Toolbar to Popups
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?