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The Most Innovative Gadgets Of 2012

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2012 was a great year for gadgets.  While it's easy to focus on big-name product launches like the Galaxy S III or iPad Mini, there were a bunch of other innovative products that came out this year. We put together the best, most innovative gadgets that launched in 2012. The Lytro...
The Most Innovative Gadgets Of 2012
'Dyskograf' sound installation replaces vinyl and needles with paper and cameras

An E-Book Argument: Are Fixed Prices Needed to Preserve Publishing?

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The U.S. Department of Justice’s decision to file antitrust charges against Apple and five of the nation’s largest publishers for conspiring to raise e-book prices may do more harm than good if it dissolves the new agency pricing model for books those companies created. At least that’s the case being...
An E-Book Argument: Are Fixed Prices Needed to Preserve Publishing?
Rumblefish’s Friendly Music relaunches with 750k licensed songs

Nokia lands patent for social network automatic sharing

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Nokia has been granted a patent for technology that enables phones to automatically upload data to social networks. The patent describes a system that could be used to initiate automatic uploads whenever a user performs certain operations, such as changing a music track, capturing an image or video, accessing a...
Nokia lands patent for social network automatic sharing

Music site This Is My Jam could spin out from Echo Nest

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Buzzy song-sharing site This Is My Jam could be going independent from its parent company as it prepares to take the next step in its evolution. The site, which lets people share their favorite music track-by-track, has proven an underground hit online less than a year after launching publicly: more...
Music site This Is My Jam could spin out from Echo Nest

Emerging paid iOS apps: Tank Hero, The Lost City and Reckless Racing 2

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This week the paid iOS charts showed a good variety of new games and returning favorites. Clapfoot Inc’s older game Tank Hero surged to the top of the iPhone charts, and while the iPad charts were lead by established leaders, new releases from Crescent Moon Games and Polarbit also fared...
Emerging paid iOS apps: Tank Hero, The Lost City and Reckless Racing 2

Facebook loses friends in Germany over privacy breaches

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Before you've even sipped your morning brew, a regional German court has delivered yet another stern judgement affecting a multinational organization. This time it's Facebook back in the dock over the Friend Finder feature, which uploads a user's contact list to Zuckerberg's bunker without proper warning. Another offense involves the...
Facebook loses friends in Germany over privacy breaches

Pulselocker's music streaming service could be the next big thing in the DJ world

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Music streaming and subscription service for DJs Pulselocker is launching today in invite-only public beta mode, the San Francisco-based company announced today. The app is now available on Mac OS X in the US, Canada and the European Union. Pulselocker’s ambition is both simple and innovative: give DJs a single...
Pulselocker's music streaming service could be the next big thing in the DJ world
Changemakrs Looks To Reinvent Inspirational Quotes For A More Social Web

Here's Why You Should Ditch iTunes Forever And Use Spotify

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For $10 per month, the streaming music service Spotify gives you unlimited access to millions of songs from all four major record labels. (Plus many of the smaller ones.) You can stream all of your music to any computer or smartphone. You can also download songs to your phone...
Here's Why You Should Ditch iTunes Forever And Use Spotify

Not So Hip 2 Da Game: 90s Rapper Sues Upstart Mac Miller For Doing What Rappers Do

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Okay, this one is just crazy. You hopefully already know about Mac Miller. We wrote about him last year, as he was the first truly independent artist to release an album that topped the charts in over a decade. Historically, the charts are absolutely dominated by major label acts, because...
Not So Hip 2 Da Game: 90s Rapper Sues Upstart Mac Miller For Doing What Rappers Do

Search your Android phone with written gestures

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As mobile phones become increasingly powerful and can store more data, we've introduced new methods of search to get you to your content faster, such as search suggestions or search by voice. But sometimes, typing to get to the right search suggestion takes too long, and you may be in...
Search your Android phone with written gestures

Smule Launches Strum, A Social Video App With Musical Filters

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The latest product from music startup Smule isn’t what I was expecting — instead of releasing another music-centric app like Ocarina or Magic Piano, it’s launching a social video app called Strum. Music still plays a role in the app, but it’s not center stage here as it is with...
Smule Launches Strum, A Social Video App With Musical Filters

The right to resell: a ticking time bomb over digital goods

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It’s easy to borrow a book from the library, rent a DVD or sell CDs to a local record store. Why, then, is it so hard to do the same when this content is in digital form? The reason is that laws that govern how we sell our stuff aren’t...
The right to resell: a ticking time bomb over digital goods

Virgin Media's Usain Bolt ads banned

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Watchdog rules claims about broadband speed in cable firm's multimillion-pound TV push are misleadingThe advertising watchdog has banned Virgin Media's multimillion-pound TV campaign featuring Usain Bolt, ruling that the cable firm could not deliver on a promise relating to superfast broadband.Virgin Media's high-profile TV campaign consists of a series of...
Virgin Media's Usain Bolt ads banned

Here's Why The New iTunes Won't Lure You Away From Spotify

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Apple has been promising a new version of iTunes will be out this month, and the clock is ticking.  Meanwhile, 15 million users have taken up a compelling alternative: For $10 per month, the streaming music service Spotify gives you unlimited access to millions of songs from all four major...
Here's Why The New iTunes Won't Lure You Away From Spotify

After 250m app downloads, Shazam expands its social TV features

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US viewers will be able to tag any TV show as 'mobile discovery' firm fends off Zeebox, GetGlue and IntoNowMobile firm Shazam has hit its latest big milestone - 250m users of its mobile app - while expanding its social TV features in the US to allow all shows to be...
After 250m app downloads, Shazam expands its social TV features
Rdio And Shazam Expand Full Music Track Streaming Partnership To UK, Canada, Australia, Brazil And Mexico

Ears-on with HD Voice on the Sprint HTC EVO 4G LTE

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So this definitely isn't your ordinary hands-on -- there's really no way to accurately capture audio coming through the earpiece in a mobile phone -- so, well, we'll just have to use our words. Sprint's just-announced HTC EVO 4G LTE is the first device to feature what the carrier...
Ears-on with HD Voice on the Sprint HTC EVO 4G LTE

Starbucks Expands Special Offers Via iOS App

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Coffee king's digital rewards hint at next-gen shopping. Starbucks' Pick Of The Week promotional service is now expanding so that the coffee retailer can offer its clients digital content--such as an app, or a free music track--via its own iOS app over the store's wireless link. Since its 2008...
Starbucks Expands Special Offers Via iOS App
Amen gets major feature boost and new investors

HERE IT IS: Wall Street's First Bullish Rating And Price Target On Facebook (FB)

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It's begun: Wall Street is already putting out ratings and reports on Facebook. First out of the gate: Michael Pachter at Wedbush, who has put a $44 target and an 'Outperform' rating on Facebook. Here's are the two key paragraphs: We are initiating coverage of privately held Facebook, Inc. with...
HERE IT IS: Wall Street's First Bullish Rating And Price Target On Facebook (FB)

Flaming Lips Force Siri To Participate In Steaming Pile of Hipster Art

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  Flaming Lips frontman Wayne Coyne has released a "Sound construction piece featuring Lips, Erykah Badu, Siri, and Biz Markie backwards." according to the description of a new novelty music track posted by the band on Soundcloud. "Now I Understand" may simultaneously be the most important and completely irrelevant...
Flaming Lips Force Siri To Participate In Steaming Pile of Hipster Art

UK Movie Pirates Spend (Way) More at The Box Office

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Another week, and another report has appeared showing that pirating consumers spend more money on entertainment than average buyers. This time it comes from the UK. The UK communications regulator OFCOM published a comprehensive survey into the piracy habits of the UK population. A survey among 4,400 Internet users aged...
UK Movie Pirates Spend (Way) More at The Box Office

Twitter launches #music track-discovery, charting service

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Twitter has launched its rumored music service today, revealing both a web app and one for iOS. Twitter #music uses posts on Twitter, artists followed and mentioned by users, to generate a playable list of tracks that are either highly talked about on the microblogging service, artists it believes are...
Twitter launches #music track-discovery, charting service
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