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Trend: When Digital Displays Fuel Social Commerce

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Left: American Eagle’s flagship retail store in Times Square allows shoppers to post their photo to the marquee for their “15 seconds of fame”, you can even read how some shoppers, like Bryan, from Birmingham, tells his story. Smorgasbord of Digital at Times Square After finishing my keynote at...
Trend: When Digital Displays Fuel Social Commerce

Picture of the Day: The East Coast at Night with the Aurora Borealis in the Distance

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On January 29, one of the members of the Expedition 30 crew currently on board the International Space Station orbiting Earth snapped this incredible picture of the East Coast at night. The hive that is New York City and surrounding areas shine brightly in the lower center. Philadelphia and Boston...
Picture of the Day: The East Coast at Night with the Aurora Borealis in the Distance

Via Licensing assembles an LTE supergroup to share standards-essential patents

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Dolby spinoff Via Licensing has shone a signal into the night sky and assembled some of the world's biggest telecoms players to form a patent supergroup. AT&T, NTT DoCoMo and Telefonica are some of the names that'll pool their standards-essential LTE patents to prevent getting embroiled in litigation over...
Via Licensing assembles an LTE supergroup to share standards-essential patents

A very technical answer to the question “Why is the sky dark at night?” [video]

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It’s amazing how many things happen in the world that we simply accept at face value. It gets dark at night, big whoop. But why? Easy, it’s because the earth spins and eventually we’re no longer facing the sun. Or not? Here’s an in-depth explanation of an alternative theory as...
A very technical answer to the question “Why is the sky dark at night?” [video]

Hubbl, The App Discovery Service From Disrupt Finalist Hmmm, Goes Live On iOS And Android

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In August, the founders of TechCrunch Disrupt finalist Hmmm announced their plans to shift their attention (dare you to say pivot!) to a new app discovery service called Hubbl. Today, Hubbl is available for download on both the iOS and Android app stores. Although the new app is participating in...
Hubbl, The App Discovery Service From Disrupt Finalist Hmmm, Goes Live On iOS And Android

Emerging paid iOS apps: Shark Dash, Hambo and SpellTower

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This week’s paid charts start with a familiar description — once again, Rovio leads the top paid app chart with Angry Birds Space, holding the No. 1 spot on the iPhone and iPad. However, the momentum behind Zynga’s Draw Something does appear to be slowing as the app drops to...
Emerging paid iOS apps: Shark Dash, Hambo and SpellTower
Samsung Describes Galaxy S4 As, "A Precious Stone Glittering In The Dark"

4 things Microsoft Office 'Gemini' needs to succeed

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Whether talking about the constellation in the night sky or the sign of the zodiac, the word "Gemini" is synonymous with twins. It's no coincidence that Gemini is reportedly the code name for an upcoming Microsoft Office build that could be the twin project to Windows Blue. Together, the two...
4 things Microsoft Office 'Gemini' needs to succeed
Tonight: Get the clearest, brightest view of Saturn in years

Into the wild: cultivating the next generation of American scientists with Project Aether

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At first it was faint -- a blurry smear bisecting the sky above, running roughly north to south and flanked by a second, even more indistinct line to the west. Soon, though, both lines began to change, coalescing and intensifying into bright green streaks impossible to miss and difficult...
Into the wild: cultivating the next generation of American scientists with Project Aether

Watch the planets dance in a triple conjunction

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In just a few days, Jupiter, Mercury, and Venus will come together in the night sky in what is known as the "Dance of the Planets." [Read more]...
Watch the planets dance in a triple conjunction

The Night Sky for iPhone and iPad

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The Night Sky from iCandiApps is a stargazing app for the iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch. You point your iOS device skyward, and see a real-time, geolocated display of the heavenly bodies overhead--stars, constellations, planets, satellites, and galaxies....
The Night Sky for iPhone and iPad

Emerging paid iOS apps: Lock My Screen, Angry Birds Space and Spelltower

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In a repeat of last week’s paid app charts, Rovio and Zynga still have the No. 1 and No. 2 spots on both iPhone and iPad under tight control. This week’s No. 5 paid app is Triple A App’s Lock My Screen. Released on March 9, the $0.99 app has...
Emerging paid iOS apps: Lock My Screen, Angry Birds Space and Spelltower

Emerging paid iOS apps: Infinity Blade, Clear Vision and Angry Birds Space

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Established hits dominate the paid app charts this week. Rovio’s Angry Birds Space holds the No. 1 spot on both the iPhone and iPad paid app charts this week, continuing the chart-topping success of its debut.  Zynga’s Draw Something follows in second place on both charts. Epic’s Infinity Blade holds the No. 4 spot...
Emerging paid iOS apps: Infinity Blade, Clear Vision and Angry Birds Space
NASA launching five rockets in as many minutes in ATREX weather study
Engage! Star Chart updates its incredible Windows 8 app for launch day

Stunning auroras sparked by solar flare

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"Glowing green and red, shimmering hypnotically across the night sky, the aurora borealis is a wonder to behold," says NASA Science's Tony Phillips. [Read more]...
Stunning auroras sparked by solar flare

Watch: Spectacular video of Australia's night sky

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Western Australia's ASKAP Radio Telescope peers deep into the night sky in this stunning and stylish video shot in the remote Outback. [Read more]...
Watch: Spectacular video of Australia's night sky

Emerging paid iOS apps: Angry Birds dethrones Draw Something

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This week finally sees some variety in the top paid iOS app charts as Rovio’s Angry Birds Space prevents Draw Something from topping the charts for the third week in a row. Upon its release, Angry Birds Space shot to the top of both the paid and top grossing charts in over 28 countries....
Emerging paid iOS apps: Angry Birds dethrones Draw Something
Take a tour of the European Southern Observatory's stunning research facilities

Look in the sky! It's a 'cat signal' for Net freedom

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A group known as the Internet Defense League will launch Thursday with a cat signal shining into the night sky and onto the buildings of several major cities. The IDL's goal? Efficiently fight off future Internet censorship legislation. [Read more]...
Look in the sky! It's a 'cat signal' for Net freedom

San Francisco Man Films Mystery Lights, Is Pretty Sure They're a UFO

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Not pictured: the Cigarette Smoking Man. (Screencap) Meanwhile, in Silicon Valley: The local CBS affiliate reports that a San Francisco man has captured video of mysterious lights zipping about the night sky. Well, The X Files did warn us that our alien colonizers would arrive on December 22, 2012. Maybe fans should...
San Francisco Man Films Mystery Lights, Is Pretty Sure They're a UFO
NASA's Spot the Station sends texts or emails when the ISS is visible
Watch this: Full 360-degree view of the night sky captured with fisheye lens

iPad Astronomy

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iPad Astronomy is a post from Chris Pirillo Add to iTunes | Add to YouTube | Add to Google | RSS FeedStar Walk for the iPad could quite possibly be one of the coolest things I’ve ever seen. You can use the app to look at the solar system and...
iPad Astronomy

Watch Starry Night come to life in this mind-blowing interactive animation

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In what I can only describe as perhaps the most impressive application of openFrameworks I have ever seen, Petros Vrellis‘s interactive animation of Starry Night will surely blow your mind. Just when I thought that everything has been done, something like this pops up and knocks me off my pessimistic high-horse. As you...
Watch Starry Night come to life in this mind-blowing interactive animation

Canon's New Full-Frame Video Sensor Can Shoot Clear HD Footage In Exceptionally Low Light

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Canon today announced the successful creation of a new full-frame CMOS sensor, designed exclusively for shooting video. The new sensor can capture full-HD video with extremely low noise in settings where it has been hard for traditional cameras to even operate at all in the past. The sensor will have immediate benefits for astrophotography...
Canon's New Full-Frame Video Sensor Can Shoot Clear HD Footage In Exceptionally Low Light
James Cameron updates starry night sky in 'Titanic' thanks to Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson

Emerging paid iOS apps: Modern Combat 3: Fallen Nation, Goodreader and iPhoto.

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In what is becoming an increasingly repetitive statement, this week’s No. 1 paid iPhone and iPad app is once again OMGPOP’s Draw Something. Yesterday the game pulled the same feat, leading our free iPhone and iPad charts for the second week in a row. While there were no notable debuts on...
Emerging paid iOS apps: Modern Combat 3: Fallen Nation, Goodreader and iPhoto.
Canon EOS 60Da lets you shoot the night sky with its modified IR filter
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