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Mercedes slaps sheet of LEDs on the side of an F-Cell, turns car into a chameleon

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It's not often that folks want to hide the fact that they're driving a Mercedes, what with plenty of them being among of the finest motorcars on the road. However, as part of a marketing plan to call attention to its zero-emissions F-Cell model, the German marque swathed a...
Mercedes slaps sheet of LEDs on the side of an F-Cell, turns car into a chameleon

Visualized: Enterprise cruises around Jersey on its air, land and sea triathlon

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On our last episode of "Spot the Enterprise," the grizzled shuttle prototype was being unloaded from a wheeled transporter after a private 747 flight. Now it's arrived on a barge at New Jersey, and onlookers on cruise ships, beaches and Coney Island were treated to a glimpse of the...
Visualized: Enterprise cruises around Jersey on its air, land and sea triathlon

Facebook Stock May Tank This Week As Banks Run For The Hills (FB)

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NEW YORK (Reuters) - Newly issued shares in Facebook Inc <FB.O> may have a hard time in the coming week if lead underwriter Morgan Stanley stops supporting the stock and managers lower down in the IPO book who were hoping for an early surge decide to get out before going...
Facebook Stock May Tank This Week As Banks Run For The Hills (FB)

San Francisco's Bay Bridge lights up with 25,000 computer controlled LEDs

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For decades, tourists have gaped at San Francisco's brightly colored Golden Gate Bridge, often overlooking the Oakland-connected Bay Bridge's less flashy looks. Luckily, the old bridge is being gussied up for onlookers -- Artist Leo Villareal has kitted out the 1.8-mile span with over 25,000 computer controlled LEDs. "My...
San Francisco's Bay Bridge lights up with 25,000 computer controlled LEDs
Unreal Engine 4 will bring us beautiful games faster than ever
Justin Bieber winning joust with Joustin' Beaver game creator

At His Last New York Performance, Mike Daisey Wins Crowds Over with Fabricated Tales of Foxconn

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Mr. Daisey Gawker may be on a witch hunt to catalog every lie and half-truth Mike Daisey has ever uttered, but audiences at the final performance of  his one-man show "The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs" were much more forgiving. In fact, the crowd at yesterday's matinee performance,...
At His Last New York Performance, Mike Daisey Wins Crowds Over with Fabricated Tales of Foxconn

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
Space Shuttle Discovery's 747 flight over Washington, DC documented in photos
BitTorrent inventor’s new p2p tech could ‘kill off television’

Watch this man destroy a T-Mobile store (and then get arrested)

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T-Mobile is trying to go for a little bit of a tougher image with its advertising campaign. But I don’t think this is what the company had in mind. A man in Manchester, England went absolutely berserk in a T-Mobile retail store, ripping displays off the wall and taking a...
Watch this man destroy a T-Mobile store (and then get arrested)

ASUS MWC teaser points to 'metallic miracle,' alien invasion (video)

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MWC hype is in full swing, and ASUS has just released the coolest teaser we've seen so far. It depicts a shiny spaceship landing on the Sagrada Família in Barcelona (Spain), shot from the perspective of baffled onlookers. We're just as perplexed, and have only got the phrases "ultimate...
ASUS MWC teaser points to 'metallic miracle,' alien invasion (video)

ZTE V66 Android tablet with 4G gets spotted

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Last month, the ZTE V66 popped up at the FCC awaiting approval for its 4G LTE wireless. Now, thanks to the Bluetooth SIG filing, onlookers have a better view of the seven-inch tablet. The device is expected to show up on Verizon's shelves in the not to distant future.......
ZTE V66 Android tablet with 4G gets spotted

Video: The Future Of The Remote Control In The Age Of Internet TV

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Wand, joypad, keyboard, trackpad, voice, mobile, wave, tablet or just plain ‘ol candybar? Which of these is the best way to navigate television, as the TV is upgraded by unfamiliar new features like web, apps, VOD and games? At IP&TV World Forum in London, I tried several of the...
Video: The Future Of The Remote Control In The Age Of Internet TV
Between pundits and priests: On moral appeal in videogames journalism

David Blaine gets 'electrified' as kids in London use laptops to change the current remotely

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Illusionist and ‘endurance artist’, David Blaine has taken on another high profile stunt, this time including Tesla coils and a ‘Faraday suit’. He’s currently standing on a platform on New York’s Pier 54 while a constant crackle of electricity surrounds him. The stunt will last around 73 hours and naturally...
David Blaine gets 'electrified' as kids in London use laptops to change the current remotely

The Myth of Corporate Persistence

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You could hear the disappointment in my friend's voice. "I had a lot of respect for Toyota," she said. More than most onlookers, she knew the literature about its vaunted system of continuous process improvement. Here, she thought — most of us thought — was an enduring example of superior...
The Myth of Corporate Persistence

Amazon will keep on raising its cloud spending

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Amazon didn’t wow the street with its second quarter earnings news but the company will definitely keep investing in its cloud infrastructure. For its upcoming third quarter, it plans to spend a healthy $800 million to $900 million in capex money on technology, Amazon CFO Tom Szkutak told analysts on the...
Amazon will keep on raising its cloud spending

The Times And Spotify: Why Pay When Everything's Free?

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I’ll bet The Times sub-editors raised some eyebrows when their business writer Emily Ford filed her piece, Why I’m not paying any more, for the weekend… “As (Spotify) got bigger, the annoying adverts started to creep in and, with them, the gnawing sense that it was unfair to get...
The Times And Spotify: Why Pay When Everything's Free?

Chill Out: Facebook Won't Ruin Instagram

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The news was barely off the digital presses yesterday before people started freaking out. Facebook, the world's largest social network, now everybody's favorite mobile photo-sharing app. While the news was certainly exciting for Instagram's team and many onlookers, some users were far from thrilled. Posts about how to export one's...
Chill Out: Facebook Won't Ruin Instagram

Seize Your Opportunities Like Jeremy Lin

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Editor’s Note: Contributor Ashkan Karbasfrooshan is the founder and CEO of WatchMojo, he hosts a weekly show on business and has published books on success. Follow him @ashkan. Last week, Forbes contributor Eric Jackson published a list on the 9 lessons that Jeremy Lin can teach you; number 2 on his list...
Seize Your Opportunities Like Jeremy Lin

The First Truly Social Olympics: Tell Me How You Really Feel

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It’s a brave new world my friends. There were more tweets sent in a single day during the Olympics last week than there were during the entire 17-day competition in Beijing in 2008. In 2010, during the Vancouver Winter Olympics, there were around 307,000 mentions of the term Olympics during...
The First Truly Social Olympics: Tell Me How You Really Feel
Spotify dips a toe in web waters, but isn’t yet swimming

Apple Rumor Watch Part Infinity: Cloud-Based iTunes on June 7

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My Lala account includes songs I've recently purchased for 10 cents a piece, 10 of which I can trade for a single iTunes song, now that Apple has acquired Lala. The Apple rumor mill is grinding once again — this time churning out unfounded speculation the company plans to roll...
Apple Rumor Watch Part Infinity: Cloud-Based iTunes on June 7
New Surface Pro ad debuts with beatboxing and breakdancing to launch Microsoft's latest tablet

Volar-e EV racer goes for a test drive, hopes to turn heads

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Still nervous about trading in your gas guzzler for an electric carriage? The European Commission wants you to cast your eyes on the Volar-e, a high performance EV prototype designed specifically to garner attention. Designed and built by Applus IDIADA, the Volar-e boasts 1,000 horses driven by four independently...
Volar-e EV racer goes for a test drive, hopes to turn heads

Meeting of the Minds: Zuck Asks Sergey Brin How He Can Wear Glass 'Without Looking Awkward'

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This is the face of excitement. (Photo: In the Capital) It seems that yesterday’s press conference for the launch of the Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences was an occasion for more than just reporter annoyance at waiting on tardy billionaires. Forbes reports that once the press conference was over, Zuck sidled up to Sergey...
Meeting of the Minds: Zuck Asks Sergey Brin How He Can Wear Glass 'Without Looking Awkward'
Social media's billion-person game of telephone is good for memes but bad for activism

Twitter as media: Its ambitions grow with NBC Olympic deal

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Just a few weeks ago, we wrote about how Twitter was dipping its toes into the media business by hiring editors and producers to curate content, followed by the launch of a NASCAR media hub that made it obvious where the company’s intentions lay. Now it is about to...
Twitter as media: Its ambitions grow with NBC Olympic deal
Meet Julie Larson-Green, the woman who will lead Windows
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