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Tim Cook: 2.8 million Apple TVs sold already this year, TV is 'area of intense interest'

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Still pontificating onstage at D10, Apple CEO Tim Cook was inevitably queried by Kara Swisher and Walt Mossberg about the ongoing Apple TV rumors, though for now he only referred to the company's existing set-top box. He revealed that Apple sold 2.7 million of the hockey pucks last year,...
Tim Cook: 2.8 million Apple TVs sold already this year, TV is 'area of intense interest'

YouTube Search Stories: Where is Chris Pirillo?

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YouTube Search Stories: Where is Chris Pirillo? is a post from Chris PirilloGoogle has unveiled a new YouTube feature that allows users to create their own video stories out of Google searches, a la the “Parisian Love Story” commercial that aired during the Super Bowl. Dubbed “Search Stories,” the new...
YouTube Search Stories: Where is Chris Pirillo?
Matias Duarte on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean and the Nexus 7 (video)
Box CEO Aaron Levie: 'I thought Google Wave was the future of the Internet, but I was wrong'

Charlie Brooker: It's OK to shout at machines | Comment is free

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If we think we're overstimulated today, tomorrow will consist of flashing lights and punchbagsI'm running a slight fever, so this might not make sense, but you can read it anyway if you like. Continue?OK. About an hour ago I yelled at a machine. Told it, pointlessly, to shut up. The...
Charlie Brooker: It's OK to shout at machines | Comment is free

Marissa Mayer To Michael Arrington In 2010: Running Yahoo Would Be "A Difficult Job" [Video]

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During a December 2010 fireside chat, TechCrunch founder (and then-editor) Michael Arrington asked Marissa Mayer what she would do if she hypothetically ran Yahoo. As you all know, Mayer was VP at Google at the time, but left on Monday to become the CEO of Yahoo. The oddly prophetic interview...
Marissa Mayer To Michael Arrington In 2010: Running Yahoo Would Be "A Difficult Job" [Video]

Freak'n Genius develops first Google Glass app ... kind of

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The creative folks over at Freak’n Genius don’t quite yet have Google Glass, but the clever parody video above sure does make you think otherwise. The Seattle startup “likes to make fun of everything,” as community manager Gillian Pennington put it. Like many others, the Freak’n Genius employees enjoyed...
Freak'n Genius develops first Google Glass app ... kind of

Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon - review

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Xbox 360, PS3, PC; Ubisoft; £10.99 - £11.99 (1200 MSP)Reading this on mobile? Click here to viewAlthough it uses Far Cry 3's game engine and mechanics, Blood Dragon has absolutely nothing else to do with it, eschewing all the attempted seriousness and hostage drama for a movie reference-laden story of...
Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon - review

What Google+ Needs To Do Now

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It has been five months since Google+ opened to everyone. 90 million users have at least turned it on, and new Google users get Google+ automatically. It underlies all of Google now, from search to chat to maps to YouTube. It's even on the sacrosanct front page of Google.com. But...
What Google+ Needs To Do Now

VIDEO: Comedians turn to web for laughs

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Comedians seeking to jumpstart their careers are creating content specifically aimed online video-hosting websites - and finding their creations win plaudits....
VIDEO: Comedians turn to web for laughs

Louis C.K. Creating Post-Grad CBS Sitcom

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CBS is looking to Louis C.K. and Spike Feresten for laughs.The network has ordered an untitled comedy pilot from the comedic duo, who previously collaborated on a passed over sitcom pilot Boomtown more than a decade earlier. The current project centers on an ensemble of young people who are trying...
Louis C.K. Creating Post-Grad CBS Sitcom

The Peter Thiel Audience Q&A

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Tonight at the PandoMonthly fireside chat with Peter Thiel, Sarah opened up to questions from the audience. We’ve reposted some of the questions that were asked and the answers Thiel gave. Keep in mind that with these answers, Thiel went for brevity over nuance, and as a result some of...
The Peter Thiel Audience Q&A

The arrival of the iPad in pictures – Part 1

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Saturday morning revealed an around-the-block line of people anxious to get their hands on the “magical” iPad at the Stockton street Apple Store. The masses did their best to relax, chill out, catch a few laughs and blog real-time as the clock wound down to the moment all had been...
The arrival of the iPad in pictures – Part 1

Turning An Accidental Launch Into An Opportunity For Success

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Many times, when a company has an early release of their work leaked in the wild, it responds in much the same way that Fox responded when an unfinished version of the movie Wolverine was leaked. It complained about the leak. It got the FBI involved. It fired one of...
Turning An Accidental Launch Into An Opportunity For Success

Bringing wireless to the disconnected: internet tales from the South Pacific

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"We only have dial-up here. You'd be shocked at the speeds. [Laughs.] But it's okay -- as long as I can send and reply to email, I'm fine with it."Those were the words spoken to me just weeks ago by the absolutely precious owner of Litia Sini Beach Resort...
Bringing wireless to the disconnected: internet tales from the South Pacific

Creepy! This Extension Will Tweet Everything You Search On Google (GOOG)

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Does anyone remember @oldmansearch? Some random guy claims he convinced his 80-something grandfather that Twitter was Google, therefore every hilarious thing the grandpa thought he was looking up was tweeted for the world to see. If you think your Google searches are also stuff of comedic gold, you can...
Creepy! This Extension Will Tweet Everything You Search On Google (GOOG)

Nestle: Buy Our Candy So We Can Hunt You Down

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Corporate contests. They so often lead to hijinks at the hands of technology, such as that time the internet decided Mountain Dew's new flavor should be "Gushing Granny." Oh, and there was that one online promotion that sent something called Taylor Swift to sing at a school for the deaf....
Nestle: Buy Our Candy So We Can Hunt You Down
Andrew Slack Rallies Dumbledore's Army For Marriage Equality, Haiti Earthquake Relief

Video: Can Google Make a TV That Will Listen When I Talk to It?

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A visit to YouTube's lab, where they are building the TV of the future TV works great when it's TV. You turn it on, a moving picture displays something. You use a rudimentary device to tune into different programs. Repeat. Internet video works great when it's Internet video. You...
Video: Can Google Make a TV That Will Listen When I Talk to It?

breakfast pizza

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My son’s favorite game in the whole world is Let’s Play With The Other Baby! You Know, The One We Keep In The Mirror. We bring him over to this giant mirror in the hallway and he goes berserk, he paws at the “other” baby, kicks his legs, squeals...
breakfast pizza

Bravo 'Start-Ups' Star: Some Of The Cast Members 'May Be Insane'

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Bravo's "Start-Ups: Silicon Valley" has received its fair share of reviews since premiering two weeks ago.  People have criticized the reality-TV show for not depicting an accurate, authentic view of life in Silicon Valley. "The problem with Start-Ups is that there's absolutely nothing that's reflective of the place and culture that...
Bravo 'Start-Ups' Star: Some Of The Cast Members 'May Be Insane'

Boot up: iPhone 5 supply choke, Twitter unfails, the useless web and more

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Plus Chrome gets Do Not Track, the real lesson of Nate Silver's win, Adobe zero-day for sale and moreA quick burst of 10 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology teamThe Useless WebYou didn't actually have anything needed doing today, did you?Group-IB US: Zero-day vulnerability found...
Boot up: iPhone 5 supply choke, Twitter unfails, the useless web and more
Google Glass & awkward tech bloggers mocked on SNL (video)

Day two: Faceplanting into Windows Phone app development

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Woah. Starting to learn mobile development from a knowledge base of nil is fantastically difficult. After floundering about magnificently today, I’ve come to a great number of conclusions. These conclusions will be useful for those of you who have not yet started to learn how to build apps. If you can already...
Day two: Faceplanting into Windows Phone app development

Sext in Motion: Snapchat Is Now the Snapchat for Video

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Intern Myles demonstrates the pink button of doom! It seems like just 18 hours ago, we were begging some industrious app developer to get at us with a pitch for “the Snapchat for video,” that would let you send snippets of film with a self-destruct button. From that clamoring pit of...
Sext in Motion: Snapchat Is Now the Snapchat for Video

Elderly storytelling android debuts in Japan

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A robot copy of Beicho Katsura III, a master comic storyteller in Japan, takes the stage in Osaka and gets a few laughs. [Read more]...
Elderly storytelling android debuts in Japan

'Arrested Development' a bust? Netflix laughs off the critics

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The mixed critical response to 'Arrested Development' trips up Netflix's ambitions for buzz-worthy original programming, but it certainly isn't slowing down the company. [Read more]...
'Arrested Development' a bust? Netflix laughs off the critics
Sony's Shu Yoshida talks PlayStation 4: PS3/PSN compatibility, microtransactions, and more

The Morning Lowdown 3-21-12

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Some of the stories people are talking about this morning: »  Comics are now selling laughs by the download (NYT) »  No joke: YouTube (NSDQ: GOOG) gets its first live comedy show (GigaOM) »  Beats buying up music service MOG (GigaOM) »  Can Spotify become the iTunes of streaming...
The Morning Lowdown 3-21-12

The precursor...

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Precursor - one that precedes and indicates the approach of another It’s time for a vacation.  I have a free round trip ticket from Southwest for all of the travel that I do.  Where to go, what to see?  I need some me time.  But I’m different…changed.  What am I taking...
The precursor...
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?