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Xbox 360 gets HBO Go support just in time for Game of Thrones

LA Rapid Accelerator StartEngine Reveals Mixed Early Results, Looks For Gems in its Third Class

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Of the handful of accelerators vying for top entrepreneurial talent in Los Angeles, StartEngine has taken a contrarian approach in more ways than one. Rather than set up shop in the hip beachfront cities of Santa Monica or Venice, the program is located an upscale executive tower along the Wilshire...
LA Rapid Accelerator StartEngine Reveals Mixed Early Results, Looks For Gems in its Third Class

The Best Tech Events This Week (The NY Giants SuperBowl Champions Edition)

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This is a guest post from Gary Sharma (aka “The Guy with the Red Tie”), founder & 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 follow him at @garysguide and reach him at...
The Best Tech Events This Week (The NY Giants SuperBowl Champions Edition)

Stanford engineer launches GoldieBlox, a toy to inspire young girls to be engineers

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A month after Maykah made it’s debut on Kickstarter, another inspiring toys for girls company is heating up on the popular crowdfunding website. GoldieBlox reached its Kickstarter goal of $150,000 after just five days, and is currently at $172,000 with just over three weeks to go. The founder is Debbie...
Stanford engineer launches GoldieBlox, a toy to inspire young girls to be engineers

Microsoft Xbox Live to add Comcast, HBO Go tomorrow

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The next update to Microsoft’s XBox Live service is slated for release this Tuesday, and will include long-awaited applications from some heavy-hitting partners. Sources tell me that the update will have new content from Comcast’s video-on-demand service and HBO Go. Both Comcast and HBO were among the first new content...
Microsoft Xbox Live to add Comcast, HBO Go tomorrow

HBO considers U-turn on cable-free access to HBO Go

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Reuters reports that HBO may be considering a reversal of its previous position of not allowing access to GBO Go without a cable subscription. HBO Go was launched three years ago to allow subscribers to watch shows on iPads and other mobile devices, but the service is so far restricted...
HBO considers U-turn on cable-free access to HBO Go

The 11 Winners of New York City’s Third BigApps Contest

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Ninety-six apps were submitted to the New York City BigApps competition, a city-run contest that encourages developers to play with government data. The winning apps were eligible to earn up to $50,000 in prize money as well as fame, fortune, and two NY Tech Meetup demo slots, two TechStars finalist spots,...
The 11 Winners of New York City’s Third BigApps Contest

HBO Go

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Yesterday as I was getting off a plane, I saw this tweet on my phone and replied to it: @jwklemanski yessssss @sai_tools @stevekovach — Fred Wilson (@fredwilson) February 12, 2013   Steve probably tweeted that news at me because of the HBO No Go post from last August in which...
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Togather: A new crowdsourcing platform that brings audiences and authors together

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Started out of Huge Inc’s secretive Labs program, Togather is a new platform that wants to empower authors to book (and fill) talks, signings and lectures based on demand from fans. They call it “fansourcing.” Here’s how Togather works: Authors let the public know when they’re ready and available to talk. From there,...
Togather: A new crowdsourcing platform that brings audiences and authors together

Flashback malware removal tool arrives for Java-less Mac users

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Apple has released another Flashback malware removal tool—this time for OS X Lion users who do not have Java installed. At the moment, Apple doesn't offer a similar stand-alone tool for earlier versions of the OS. Earlier this week Apple acknowledged the presence of malware being spread by a...
Flashback malware removal tool arrives for Java-less Mac users

Groupon Fights For Its Life As Daily Deals Collapse (GRPN)

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CHICAGO/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Groupon and its compatriots in the much-hyped daily deals business were supposed to change the very nature of small-business advertising. Instead, it is the daily deal vendors that are racing to change as evidence mounts that their business model is fundamentally flawed. Groupon last week reported...
Groupon Fights For Its Life As Daily Deals Collapse (GRPN)

A boost for brain training: Lumosity can help lift 'chemo fog,' study finds

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Brain training – that booming yet much-debated business – just got another feather in its cap. In a study published in the peer-reviewed journal Clinical Breast Cancer, Stanford researchers demonstrated that breast cancer patients who had been treated with chemotherapy improved their cognitive function after using exercises developed by brain...
A boost for brain training: Lumosity can help lift 'chemo fog,' study finds

What do people watch on HBO Go? Mostly HBO shows

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Since launching HBO Go on the iPhone, iPad and Android mobile devices last spring, premium cable network HBO has seen a massive increase in the number of viewers tuning in to watch its programming on their PCs, mobile devices and increasingly on connected TV platforms. Before a press screening of...
What do people watch on HBO Go? Mostly HBO shows

HBO Go finally gets AirPlay support on iPhone and iPad, COO says it will come to Apple TV

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Because there is a subscription required to view the content in the app in the first place, it made little to no sense for the HBO Go iPad and iPhone apps not to support Apple’s AirPlay. Well it appears that HBO finally agrees, as HBO president and COO Eric Kessler...
HBO Go finally gets AirPlay support on iPhone and iPad, COO says it will come to Apple TV

Facebook revenues up 40%

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Social networking company performs better than expected thanks to surge in people accessing site via mobileFacebook beat Wall Street's expectations on Wednesday, announcing fourth-quarter earnings of $64m (£40.5m) on revenues up 40% to $1.59bn, and announced that mobile revenue had doubled and mobile users exceeded desktop ones. But its shares...
Facebook revenues up 40%

No joke: HBO Go coming to Xbox 360 April 1

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Engadget reports that HBO Co-President Eric Kessler has announced that the cable network's popular HBO Go on-demand streaming service will be available through the Xbox 360 starting April 1. The service has been expected on the system since last December, when Microsoft began rolling out additional Xbox 360 streaming...
No joke: HBO Go coming to Xbox 360 April 1

HBO Go app update allows users to stream to TVs content over AirPlay

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At the D: Dive Into Media conference on Tuesday, HBO CEO Eric Kessler announced that subscribers using the company's "HBO Go" iOS app will be able to stream content from the iPhone or iPad to their TVs via Apple's AirPlay protocol....
HBO Go app update allows users to stream to TVs content over AirPlay

Game Of Thrones On Track To Be Most Pirated Show Of 2012; Pirates Still Asking HBO For Legitimate Options

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Much like the North, Game of Thrones cannot be held—it's too big and too wild. Matthew Inman warned HBO that they should make their content more accessible or risk driving people to piracy, but that isn't really HBO's style. Now jilocasin points us to the news that Game of Thrones...
Game Of Thrones On Track To Be Most Pirated Show Of 2012; Pirates Still Asking HBO For Legitimate Options

Xbox Live Gets A Huge Update Today (MSFT)

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Xbox Live's newest update will include content from Comcast's video-on-demand service and HBO Go, reports GigaOM. This is actually a little ahead of schedule -- in February, HBO co-president Eric Kessler said HBO Go would be coming to Xbox Live on April 1, arriving just in time for the...
Xbox Live Gets A Huge Update Today (MSFT)

HBO considers U-turn on cable-free access to HBO Go

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Reuters reports that HBO may be considering a reversal of its previous position of not allowing access to GBO Go without a cable subscription. HBO Go was launched three years ago to allow subscribers to watch shows on tablets, but the service is so far restricted to those who have a cable...
HBO considers U-turn on cable-free access to HBO Go

HBO GO Finally Lands On Xbox 360 On April 1 (And No, It’s Not A Joke)

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I remember back when HBO GO first launched, and it was only available to Verizon Fios subscribers. All that True Blood, and so very few viewers to enjoy it. But in the past year, HBO GO has extended itself to the far reaches of our Internet-connected universe, and according to...
HBO GO Finally Lands On Xbox 360 On April 1 (And No, It’s Not A Joke)

Eric Kessler announces AirPlay support for HBO Go and Max Go apps, says à la carte HBO access still isn't economically viable

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Eric Kessler, President & COO at HBO, just announced that a long-awaited feature will be going live today during his interview at D:Dive Into Media 2013. HBO Go and Max Go users with Apple products filling the home will now be able to enjoy AirPlay beaming. Straight from the...
Eric Kessler announces AirPlay support for HBO Go and Max Go apps, says à la carte HBO access still isn't economically viable

HBO Go landing on Xbox 360 on April 1?

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Eric Kessler, co-president of HBO, has let it be known that April 1 will be the long-awaited day its streaming service comes to the console, Engadget says. [Read more]...
HBO Go landing on Xbox 360 on April 1?

HBO to Finally Let Subscribers Stream HBO Go to TV Over AirPlay

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HBO said on Tuesday that, at long last, its subscribers will be able to stream programming from an iPhone or iPad onto their television via AirPlay. Speaking at our D: Dive Into Media conference on Tuesday, HBO’s Eric Kessler said, “effective today, we will be enabling AirPlay” for HBO Go....
HBO to Finally Let Subscribers Stream HBO Go to TV Over AirPlay

Winter Is Coming (Geeks, Too): HBO Premieres New Season of "Game of Thrones" in SF This Week

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It’s no secret in Silicon Valley that the HBO series “Game of Thrones” is a big favorite among the geek set — including Facebook CEO and co-founder Mark Zuckerberg — what with its dungeons-and-dragons tone and fur-and-leather outfits. Which is why Time Warner’s premium cable network decided to do...
Winter Is Coming (Geeks, Too): HBO Premieres New Season of "Game of Thrones" in SF This Week

An update on the Google bar

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Two months ago, we announced our plans to roll out a new design for the Google bar. Our goal was to create a beautifully simple and intuitive experience across Google. Based on your feedback, we realized there were some elements of the new bar that we could improve, and with...
An update on the Google bar

Open webOS Won't Support TouchPad, Pre3, Veer

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When Hewlett-Packard finally releases Open webOS, the open source version of the mobile operating system originally developed by Palm, it won’t support the devices on which its predecessor was designed to run. The Open webOS project announced Tuesday evening that the fledgling OS won’t support any existing webOS hardware. “For...
Open webOS Won't Support TouchPad, Pre3, Veer

HBO Now Allows Subscribers to Stream HBO Go to Apple TV using AirPlay

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At today's AllThingsD Dive Into Media Conference, HBO's Eric Kessler announced that from this moment forward, HBO subscribers will be able to use AirPlay with the HBO Go app. "Our longterm goal for Go is to be on all devices all platforms," said Kessler. HBO Go is HBO's streaming service that...
HBO Now Allows Subscribers to Stream HBO Go to Apple TV using AirPlay

HBO To Enable AirPlay Streaming For Apps

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iOS users can now view HBO content on their Apple TVs. HBO President and COO Eric Kessler announced Tuesday at the D: Dive Into Media conference HBO will enable AirPlay streaming for its content, Techcrunch reported. That means that everything from Lena Dunham's Girls to Veep can be streamed...
HBO To Enable AirPlay Streaming For Apps
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