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Netflix inks US Warner Bros. deal for exclusive online rights to 2012-13 drama series

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The online entertainment streaming space is heating up, and much of the land-grab revolves around exclusive content acquisitions and premieres as companies such as Netflix and Amazon strive to make their respective services as appealing as possible to subscribers. Indeed, just a month after Netflix nabbed exclusive access to Disney’s...
Netflix inks US Warner Bros. deal for exclusive online rights to 2012-13 drama series

Kevin Bacon Coming To TV!

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Now that Kyra Sedgwick has ended her seven-season run on TV, it seems fitting that her Hollywood husband Kevin Bacon would finally make his serious primetime television debut in a starring role on Kevin Williamson's untitled drama pilot for Fox, reports The Hollywood Reporter.According to the site, Williamson's TV thriller...
Kevin Bacon Coming To TV!

Facebook creates new Friendship pages designed to help show your relationships

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Facebook has just rolled out a brand new way for you to look at your friendships. Starting today, if you want to see how you and a friend or family member are connected to each other, you can view a Friendship page that will display posts, photos, and events that...
Facebook creates new Friendship pages designed to help show your relationships
April fools: Facebook breakups abound on April 2

Any two Web pages are separated by just 19 clicks, study finds

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Any two pages among the estimated 14 billion on the Web are connected by 19 clicks or less, according to a new study of the make up of the Internet. Just like there are no more than six degrees of separation between Kevin Bacon and any Hollywood actor, new...
Any two Web pages are separated by just 19 clicks, study finds

Google's PageRank could get a boost from quantum computing

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Practical quantum computers don't exist yet, but if they did, could they solve the problem of searching the Web? A particularly challenging problem in finding content is ranking the results: determining which page out of the plethora is most relevant to the search terms, and which sources are most likely...
Google's PageRank could get a boost from quantum computing

EE's 4G mobile network: review

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Are fastest download rates in market worth EE's premium prices or do monthly download caps take the wind out of its sails?Jammed call centres, signal problems, breathtaking download speeds, and lots of Kevin Bacon adverts... The UK's first 4G mobile network, EE, is two weeks old and its arrival has...
EE's 4G mobile network: review

Netflix Inks Exclusive U.S. Online Rights To Warner Bros 2012-13 Drama Shows Including Revolution, The Following And The West Wing

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The latest skirmish in the ongoing battle between pay-TV and over-the-top providers to woo customers by building the most alluring content ecosystems has been won by on-demand streaming service Netflix (albeit, yesterday it was pay-TV’s day). Netflix has inked a deal with U.S. Warner Bros for the exclusive online rights to eight current...
Netflix Inks Exclusive U.S. Online Rights To Warner Bros 2012-13 Drama Shows Including Revolution, The Following And The West Wing

House of Cards: The "13-hour movie" defining the Netflix experience

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Every late January/early February TV calendar is loaded with premier dates. At first glance 2013 is no different—the network and cable heavyweights are obliging. (Editor’s note: Skip that Kevin Bacon show on Fox, but episode one of FX’s The Americans was fun.) But with this year’s slew of pilots,...
House of Cards: The "13-hour movie" defining the Netflix experience

Facebook starts selling Graph Search hard, despite fact that it's still not available to most users

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In January, Facebook announced the release of its newest product, Graph Search. Although the service is available to “hundreds of thousands” of its users right now, the social network has shared some of their favorite things that people are using it today: finding out about their friends, looking for photos,...
Facebook starts selling Graph Search hard, despite fact that it's still not available to most users

Google adds 'Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon' Easter Egg

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Now when you type in an actor's name and 'bacon number,' Google will list the degrees of separation and the points of connection between each actor....
Google adds 'Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon' Easter Egg
Twitter updates promoted tweets, allows more restricted targeting

Twitter adds new search options and matching of Promoted Tweets to relevant trending topics for advertisers

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Twitter has today introduced two new options for users of its advertising products like Promoted Tweets. The first is an improved search system that allows advertisers to match by exact words, phrases and keywords. The second, and much more powerful, is the ability to match Promoted Tweets automatically with relevant...
Twitter adds new search options and matching of Promoted Tweets to relevant trending topics for advertisers

Google Search Shapes Memory, New Research Shows

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What's the first thing you think of when faced with a difficult (or even a not-so-difficult) question? According to four recent studies, your mind is primed to think about computers. In the past decade, we have retrained our minds to google just about everything we want to know, according to...
Google Search Shapes Memory, New Research Shows

Watch a star-studded reading of the play 8 live on YouTube this Saturday night

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From time to time we invite guests to the blog to talk about a topic of interest. We’re thrilled to have Rob Reiner, actor and director, join us today. -- Ed. I want to invite you to come to YouTube on Saturday, March 3, to watch a reading of a...
Watch a star-studded reading of the play 8 live on YouTube this Saturday night

Google beefs up Knowledge Graph with Bacon number

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The search giant traces the connections between Kevin Bacon and other actors -- and shows how its search engine is evolving. [Read more]...
Google beefs up Knowledge Graph with Bacon number

Google builds Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon into its search system

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Google builds Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon into its search system : To use Google's system, the user simply types in the words "Bacon number" followed by the name of the actor. By way of example, typing "Bacon number Simon Pegg" reveals that Bacon and the British actor are linked...
Google builds Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon into its search system

EE sees contract activations fall during its first quarter with LTE

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When EE activated its LTE network part-way through its fourth-quarter, there was an assumption speed-hungry Brits would storm the company's numerous stores to get at that super-fast mobile data. The reality, however, seems to indicate that it takes more than a Kevin Bacon commercial to send the homeland into...
EE sees contract activations fall during its first quarter with LTE
With Its New Liquipod, Liquipel Hopes To Make Your Gadgets Water-Resistant While You Wait
12 hours of Kevin Bacon: finding anyone in a social network

Google adds another cool tool to Search: The Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon

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Forget using Google’s more powerful search operators, the best ones are the most fun ones. We’ve seen ’tilt’ and ‘do a barrel roll’, but over the past day or so, the company has added another cool new search operator: Bacon number. No, it’s not a label that meatpacking companies assign...
Google adds another cool tool to Search: The Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon
Netflix grabs an exclusive deal on Warner Bros. TV shows

Google Knowledge Graph explains related content, finds the six degrees with less Bacon

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We had a bit of a laugh with Google's Kevin Bacon calculator. Not everyone needs to tie their searches to the star of Footloose, though, which is partly why Google is pushing out an update to its Knowledge Graph that explains how searches turn up related items. The effort...
Google Knowledge Graph explains related content, finds the six degrees with less Bacon

Canceled Soaps "All My Children" And "One Life to Live" Coming Back From The Dead On Hulu, iTunes

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It’s no “Arrested Development,” but Hulu is today announcing that it, too, is bringing TV programs back from the dead. (Coming back from the dead – hey, that sounds like a soap plot!). Hulu has now signed a deal with media production Prospect Park to air the previously canceled soap...
Canceled Soaps "All My Children" And "One Life to Live" Coming Back From The Dead On Hulu, iTunes

Twitter Adds More Keyword Targeting Options And Trending Topic Matching For 'Promoted Tweets'

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Lots of bold moves coming out of Twitter before the holiday season. The latest, and most subtle, is the offering of more granular search terms for advertisers to promote tweets against in its ‘Promoted Tweets’ product. As of today, Twitter will now let Promoted Tweets customers match their tweets to...
Twitter Adds More Keyword Targeting Options And Trending Topic Matching For 'Promoted Tweets'
Google search gets its very own 'Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon' calculator
Viacom and DirecTV negotiating failure leaves 26 channels dark
Google adds Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon tool to Search

Facebook appears to be testing new analytics to help Page owners understand how fans find updates

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Facebook Pages could be getting a new analytic metric soon, that is if what we’re seeing on the site are true. Seen in the wild, at least some Pages administrators are now able to see the breakdown of who’s viewed specific posts by organic and viral means. Normally, administrators will...
Facebook appears to be testing new analytics to help Page owners understand how fans find updates

Exclusive: Tupac Coachella Hologram Creator Tells How He Resurrected Rapper

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'It was [Dr.] Dre's vision to bring this back to life,' says Nick Smith president of the company that created the Tupac hologram at Coachella.By Gil Kaufman 2Pac hologram at Coachella Photo: Getty Images The Coachella festival is a place where minds routinely get blown, usually due to an awesome...
Exclusive: Tupac Coachella Hologram Creator Tells How He Resurrected Rapper
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