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"The cutting edge of cybercrime"--Lulzsec hackers get up to 32 months in jail
Killer fail: how Romney's broken Orca app cost him thousands of votes

Will Animated GIFs Decide The Elections?

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2012 is the year of the political GIF. Not just for Internet forum users, now established journalists and even Presidents are usins this venerable image format to convey instant commentary. (The Live GIF off, anyone?) The GIF's rise in prominence this election year even prompted PBS Ideas Channel host Mike Rugnetta...
Will Animated GIFs Decide The Elections?

PBS profiles Martin Goetz, recipient of the first software patent

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PBS has been exploring a fair bit technology history with its digital shorts lately -- examining the likes of animated GIFs, indie games and coding as art in its Off Book series -- and it's now tackled one issue that's making more headlines than ever: software patents. It hasn't...
PBS profiles Martin Goetz, recipient of the first software patent

Aereo countersues broadcasters over its internet TV streaming service

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Now that Aereo has launched its antenna TV-over-the-internet service it can devote some attention to its legal issues, and today countersued the TV networks suing it (Fox, PBS, Univision, WPIX and WNET) in the U.S. District Court in Manhattan. It's already filed another suit against Disney, CBS NBCUniversal and...
Aereo countersues broadcasters over its internet TV streaming service

The Short-Lived Brilliance of Batter Blaster

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Making waffles for his wife one day (and destroying his kitchen in the process), Sean O'Connor dreamt up the perfect shortcut: a can that would squirt out pancakes or waffles with the ease of a whipped cream dispenser. The result, Batter Blaster, briefly revolutionized breakfast for thousands of people...
The Short-Lived Brilliance of Batter Blaster
Aereo launching streaming broadcast TV service in NYC on March 14th

HEY, CORD CUTTERS: Here's How To Get Live TV On Your iPad Without Going Through Cable (AAPL)

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Big media companies are still trying to figure out the best way to get live TV on your iPad or tablet. Some, like Time Warner and Comcast, have apps that let you stream a handful of channels to your mobile device. But you must be a subscriber and use...
HEY, CORD CUTTERS: Here's How To Get Live TV On Your iPad Without Going Through Cable (AAPL)

watching The Buddha on PBS http://www.pbs.org/thebuddha # buddhism

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watching The Buddha on PBS http://www.pbs.org/thebuddha # buddhism

The Buddha, a two-hour documentary, premieres on PBS on April 7, 2010 at 8 ~ http://www.pbs.org/thebuddha via @TheBuddhaPBS #buddhism

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The Buddha, a two-hour documentary, premieres on PBS on April 7, 2010 at 8 ~ http://www.pbs.org/thebuddha via @TheBuddhaPBS #buddhism

The PBS & RWW party is at Austin City Limits at 9pm (Activitystreams meetup before main party, 8pm same place): http://j.mp/9wy0CC

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The PBS & RWW party is at Austin City Limits at 9pm (Activitystreams meetup before main party, 8pm same place): http://j.mp/9wy0CC

'Beat Making Lab' brings music tech, know-how to aspiring talent in developing communities

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Is the next Mos Def or Azalea Banks languishing in a region where there's no way to get his or her talent across? The producer who's laid down beats for those stars, 'Apple Juice Kid' (aka Steven Levitin) along with fellow UNC prof Pierce Frelon aim to find out...
'Beat Making Lab' brings music tech, know-how to aspiring talent in developing communities

Content Guerrillas Go Hyperlocal: PBS & NPR’s Big Bet http://j.mp/biC61N by @jhouston89

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Content Guerrillas Go Hyperlocal: PBS & NPR’s Big Bet http://j.mp/biC61N by @jhouston89

Hulu Plus for Android rolls out children's section

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The dozens of Nickelodeon, PBS, and Lionsgate children's programs featured in Hulu Kids can now be watched on any Hulu Plus supported Android device. [Read more]...
Hulu Plus for Android rolls out children's section
Networks sue "unauthorized" streaming service Aereo ahead of NYC launch

Big Bird helps presidential debate soar to most tweeted about political event in US history

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Fueled in part by candidate Mitt Romney’s comments about the Sesame Street character Big Bird, Wednesday evening’s presidential election debate in Denver, Colorado set a new record as the most tweeted about political event in US history. Twitter’s dedicated government and politics account Tweeted the milestone shortly after the debate...
Big Bird helps presidential debate soar to most tweeted about political event in US history

Households Earning Less Than $13,000 A Year Spend 9% Of Their Income On Lottery Tickets

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It has often been said that lotteries are a tax on the poor. And that's a fair description. Joe Weisenthal pointed out yesterday that poor people regularly buy lottery tickets, while rich people only buy them when the jackpots have gotten huge. What's less commonly realized is just how...
Households Earning Less Than $13,000 A Year Spend 9% Of Their Income On Lottery Tickets

Kindle Fire for kids: Amazon launches subscription for children's books, apps, shows

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Look out, iPad? Amazon is trying to win the hearts of parents, and their kids, with a new subscription service called FreeTime Unlimited for children’s books, shows, and apps on Kindle Fire tablets. Working in conjunction with the Free Time parental controls on the Kindle Fire devices, the service provides...
Kindle Fire for kids: Amazon launches subscription for children's books, apps, shows

Introducing Popcorn Maker

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Brett Gaylor launching Popcorn Maker at the Mozilla Festival this morning Today at the Mozilla Festival, we’re extremely proud to launch the 1.0 version of Popcorn Maker, a free web app that makes video pop with interactivity, context and the magic of the web. Popcorn Maker makes it easy to...
Introducing Popcorn Maker
Watch this: PBS 'Off Book' explores worlds beyond the human eye

Happy Pi Day, 3.14.13

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How do we love Pi? Let us count the 3.141592654... ways. It's Pi Day which may, or may not, stir up a nightmarish flashback to those endless math lessons of your youth because it's all about that irrational number 3.14159265358979323846264338327950288419716939 (and on and on). Pi is, lest you forget,...
Happy Pi Day, 3.14.13

In Which I Debate A Media Mogul Who Insists It's Crazy To Give Content Away For Free

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Last week, I went on PBS Mediashift's podcast to debate media mogul Steven Brill about the power of paywalls. Brill runs Press+, one of the first companies that built a business around setting up paywalls for publications. They focus on NYT/FT-like "metered" paywalls, where you get some content for free,...
In Which I Debate A Media Mogul Who Insists It's Crazy To Give Content Away For Free

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'
Watch This: explore the art of logo design with PBS 'Off Book'
Watch This: PBS 'Off Book' explores the world of competitive video games

SkyDrive comes to Xbox Live as Microsoft teases over 40 new apps for 2013 (video)

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Ever the tease, Microsoft's Larry Hryb (aka Major Nelson) has listed 43 apps that'll arrive on Xbox consoles in selected regions between now and the spring of 2013. Notable additions include HBO Nordics in Denmark and Sweden, CBC Hockey Night in Canada and PBS here in the States. In...
SkyDrive comes to Xbox Live as Microsoft teases over 40 new apps for 2013 (video)

Google Buzz buttons

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Posted by Mussie Shore, Product ManagerWe've seen lots of people using Google Buzz to share interesting links from around the web. To do so, you had to copy and paste the link from one browser window to another — there weren't buttons that made it easy to post to Google...
Google Buzz buttons
'Steve Jobs: The Lost Interview' available on iTunes as $3.99 rental

Hulu adds PBS shows to its TV content library

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Streaming video service Hulu is adding a huge collection of PBS television shows to its content library, the company announced Thursday. The new content is available with commercials to all Hulu plus users, while premium subscribers of Hulu Plus can want it commercial-free. Some of the shows now available include...
Hulu adds PBS shows to its TV content library

Former Regulator Talks Fraud and the Big Bank Getaway | PBS NewsHour | Feb. 17, 2010 | PBS

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Former Regulator Talks Fraud and the Big Bank Getaway | PBS NewsHour | Feb. 17, 2010 | PBS
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