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BSkyB announces Now TV, offering pay-as-you-go Internet TV to the masses

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The Next Web is at the Guardian Changing Media Summit this week, a conference promising to deliver insights from the organisations and individuals capitalising on disruption within the digital content space. You can monitor all our coverage here. Jeremy Darroch, CEO of BSkyB, was the first keynote of the two-day...
BSkyB announces Now TV, offering pay-as-you-go Internet TV to the masses

Jinni's TV search tools selected by Time Warner and Vudu to power intelligent search

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Whenever you ask a friend to suggest a good TV show, they often just bellow praise for The Wire, Breaking Bad or My Little Pony -- not useful if your tastes are a little more diverse. That's why major players Time Warner and Vudu have signed up Jinni's taste...
Jinni's TV search tools selected by Time Warner and Vudu to power intelligent search
'Star Wars Rebels' is Lucasfilm's first animated series under Disney, coming fall 2014
Apple Acquires 18 'Axis-Based User Interface' Patents from Maya-Systems
Microsoft's New Logo: Hip to Be Square

Jurassic Park 3D Blu-ray comes home April 23rd after its one-week theatrical return

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We've known since last year that Jurassic Park would make its return to theaters in 3D this April, but now Universal has also dropped the details about its Blu-ray 3D release, as well as the 2D release of all the flicks individually in March. Just to fill in the...
Jurassic Park 3D Blu-ray comes home April 23rd after its one-week theatrical return

Microsoft: New logo marks 'new beginning' for company

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Microsoft this morning unveiled a new logo, the first major revamp in 25 years, but the design won’t be a shock to anyone who has been tracking the company’s products. Here it is … What do you think? The font is the same one that the company has been using in...
Microsoft: New logo marks 'new beginning' for company

A Google graveyard; Bill Gates' next big bet; and other top posts of the week

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We’ve had a busy few days here at GeekWire — launching our new events calendar; opening nominations for the May 9th GeekWire Awards; and announcing plans for the first-ever live performance of the GeekWire radio show. (Yes, it’s going to be a fun one, so get your tickets now). But we’ve also...
A Google graveyard; Bill Gates' next big bet; and other top posts of the week

iPad: $1 Billion Later, What Do You Think of It Now?

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The iPad has passed $1 billion in sales, according to simple multiplication of the company's 2 million announced sales of the product after a mere 2 months of availability. Earlier this month Yankee Group analyst Carl Howe predicted that the iPad would become the fastest consumer product to hit $1...
iPad: $1 Billion Later, What Do You Think of It Now?

Software Glitch Mars Nokia’s US Re-Entry

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Nokia Corp.’s Lumia 900 smartphone was supposed to help usher in a new era for the once-dominant Finnish mobile phone giant, but a software glitch could derail the company’s splashy re-entry into the U.S. Reuters Nokia CEO Stephen Elop is banking on a new smartphone lineup based on Microsoft’s Windows...
Software Glitch Mars Nokia’s US Re-Entry
Survey says: People start caring about internet on their TVs, but price trumps everything

CHART OF THE DAY: Microsoft Is No Longer The Windows Company (MSFT)

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For the longest time, Windows was the most important part of Microsoft's business. Turns out that's changing. As you can see in this chart, the Business Division, which is home to Office group, has blown past the Windows division as growing percentage of the company's operating profit. The two...
CHART OF THE DAY: Microsoft Is No Longer The Windows Company (MSFT)
Shapeways, the startup that lets you print 3D designs, is about to take off
New York isn't the next Silicon Valley, and San Francisco isn't the new Manhattan
Steve Ballmer's letter to team on Sinofsky departure
Lumia 900 review

LA’s tech scene gets a shot in the arm from Science, the newest incubator

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The hustling Los Angeles tech scene is revolving around a new center these days: an incubator called Science. It started just a couple months ago and is the work of former MySpace CEO Mike Jones and Color co-founder Peter Pham. We took some time over the past couple of weeks to talk with Pham...
LA’s tech scene gets a shot in the arm from Science, the newest incubator
Vimeo’s Festival + Awards reveals how it is intensely embracing past and future
Mobile phones and social networks are turning us into a bunch of whiners

A new era of GPU benchmarking: Inside the second with Nvidia's frame capture tools

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This story was brought to you by our friends at The Tech Report. You can view the original story here. We've come a long way since our initial Inside the second article. That's where we first advocated for testing real-time graphics and gaming performance by considering the time required...
A new era of GPU benchmarking: Inside the second with Nvidia's frame capture tools

Svbtle and Medium are trying to reinvent blogging -- but who's going to pay for it?

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Depending on how you define it, blogging is about 15 years old now, and many believe that it has either been killed off by social networks such as Twitter and Facebook or forced to go upscale like The Huffington Post. But there are those who are trying to reinvent the...
Svbtle and Medium are trying to reinvent blogging -- but who's going to pay for it?
Home away from home: The unspoken significance of Facebook's latest showpiece

The SOPA/PIPA Protest Shows Why There Needs To Be Complete Transparency With TPP

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Lawyer Jonathan Band has written up an execllent analysis for why what happened with SOPA/PIPA (pdf) demonstrates why the Obama administration and the USTR in particular must be significantly more transparent when it comes to TPP, the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement. TPP, of course, is the evil stepchild of ACTA. Rather...
The SOPA/PIPA Protest Shows Why There Needs To Be Complete Transparency With TPP

STOP COMPLAINING! Study Shows New Era Of Abundance In Music, Entertainment [INFOGRAPHIC]

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A new white paper presented today a Midem, Techdirt founder Mike Masnick heralds a very different present and future for the music and entrainment industries than the doom and gloom often presented in the mainstream media. Combining statistics from a  number of sources, "The Sky Is Rising" shows that:...
STOP COMPLAINING! Study Shows New Era Of Abundance In Music, Entertainment [INFOGRAPHIC]

Facebook Home and the next stage of iPhone vs. Android

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analysis Facebook Home signals a new era in the war between Android and iPhone, and right now Google has the advantage. [Read more]...
Facebook Home and the next stage of iPhone vs. Android

Unpolitic.me Hides Political Posts On Facebook and Twitter

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I know Facebook and Twitter forever changed the political process and promises to usher in a new era of global citizenship. But, sometimes I just need a mind-numbing escape of drunken Vegas photos and cat memes. Now you can relive the old glory days of social media with a new...
Unpolitic.me Hides Political Posts On Facebook and Twitter

Instagram and the New Era of Paparazzi

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A photo of Beyoncé, the popular singer, and her baby daughter that has made its way around the Web was captured by an enthusiastic fan on Instagram....
Instagram and the New Era of Paparazzi
University of Arizona's TEX II is a seaworthy autonomous robot designed for other planets

ROI: How to Measure Return on Investment in Social Media

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What follows is the entire version of my recent post on Mashable, “The Maturation of Social Media ROI“ Over the years, Social Media experts attempted to redefine ROI for a new era of influence. While some introduced alternative philosophies for measuring the nuances tied to social media, others wondered...
ROI: How to Measure Return on Investment in Social Media

Twitter reveals new back-end photo storage system

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In light of the photo wars going on among social media companies of late, a Twitter engineer wrote in a blog post Tuesday explaining that the company has built it’s own back-end storage solution for photos, replacing previous partner Photobucket which had housed the photos. In a lengthy blog post explaining...
Twitter reveals new back-end photo storage system
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