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OnTheAir: Why Just Video Chat When You Can Have Your Own Talk Show?
The lessons of Virgin Media’s flexible working initiative
Epson Moverio BT-100 3D goggles now shipping in the U.S. for $699

YouTube's redesigned 'One Channel' layout is now available for all users

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Google launched its new ‘One Channel’ redesign for YouTube in a limited trial last month and now the new layout — which includes cover photos and trailers — is available for all users. A post on the YouTube Creators blog explains the benefits that regular YouTube channel owners can enjoy, now that...
YouTube's redesigned 'One Channel' layout is now available for all users

Captain “Sully”, Hudson River emergency landing pilot retires - http://bit.ly/aOPJiJ

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Captain “Sully”, Hudson River emergency landing pilot retires - http://bit.ly/aOPJiJ

Farewell to Facebook, at least for now

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Filed under: Web services, Social Software My friends think I'm crazy ... overreacting. I've gone and done it, though. I've deactivated my Facebook account. My privacy settings were set to be as restrictive as Facebook allows, and I still didn't feel comfortable with it. Not because I have anything to...
Farewell to Facebook, at least for now

Google's BufferBox delivery lockers to arrive in San Francisco 'very soon'

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San Francisco is getting all sorts of delivery options courtesy of its friends in Mountain View. Not only has The City by the Bay been graced by Google's same-day delivery Shopping Express pilot, but it'll soon see kiosks from BufferBox, a startup offering lockers for stowing online purchases, which...
Google's BufferBox delivery lockers to arrive in San Francisco 'very soon'

O2 sees a considerable payoff via its work-from-home gamble

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In February, O2 launched its Flexible Working Pilot and let a quarter of its 12,000-strong workforce work remotely for the day as it tested its readiness for disruption during the Olympics. Today it has released the results of that action. On the day, more than 2,500 people worked remotely, with only 125...
O2 sees a considerable payoff via its work-from-home gamble

Pilot shot between the eyes keeps flying to save 20 soldiers

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Pilot shot between the eyes keeps flying to save 20 soldiers

MC Frontalot Brings Us Eine Kleine Nerdcore

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TechCrunch favorite MC Frontalot and filmmaker Caly Monardo have created a video for “I’ll Form The Head,” a rap song about a Voltron-esque group of heroes fighting a worm monster in their rhino robotic vehicles. Each one wants to form the head, and they explain their reasoning in surprisingly...
MC Frontalot Brings Us Eine Kleine Nerdcore

FBI investigates NYC drone sighting

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The FBI is investigating a pilot's report of a small unmanned drone aeroplane in the skies near a major New York City airport....
FBI investigates NYC drone sighting

Amanda Bynes Apparently Thinks Google Results Are a Substitute for a State-Issued ID

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Google me. Perfectly well-adjusted human being Amanda Bynes apparently believes that Google can help solve life’s pesky predicaments. TMZ reports that the talking, off-brand velour suit/actress was denied boarding on a private flight in New Jersey this weekend because her driver’s license was suspended, so she didn’t have a valid government...
Amanda Bynes Apparently Thinks Google Results Are a Substitute for a State-Issued ID

Airbus Electronic Flight Bag apps save iPad savvy pilots time and paper

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For a while now, iPads have been used to replace paper in a pilot's daily duties. Airbus is also looking to further the cause with its Electronic Flight Bag (EFB) applications for the Apple slate. Pretty soon, airlines will have an alternative to existing EFB tech that runs PC...
Airbus Electronic Flight Bag apps save iPad savvy pilots time and paper

Force Flyer accelerometer-controlled RC helicopter, we go gloves-on

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Being able to wave your hand through the air and control a physical object -- as if by magic -- is everyone's dream. And if you say it's not yours, then you sir or ma'am are a liar. That's why we had to stop at the Regal Elite booth...
Force Flyer accelerometer-controlled RC helicopter, we go gloves-on

FlyNano proto takes to the air, final model will soar mainly with electrons (video)

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Last time we saw the FlyNano amphibious ultralight plane, we weren't sure if it would be gas or electric, and we wondered who'd be brave enough to fly the tiny thing -- if it flew at all. That's all been answered, because the sub-154 pound carbon fibre vehicle completed...
FlyNano proto takes to the air, final model will soar mainly with electrons (video)

Share Your Phone Photos: #morningwsj

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Is the iPhone’s camera the only camera you need? WSJ’s Off Duty section investigated that question in a recent story, and now The Wall Street Journal would like to see your phone photos. We asked readers to send in photos about how they start their morning routines. From a pilot’s...
Share Your Phone Photos: #morningwsj

'The Walking Dead' Gets Series Pick-Up

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'The Walking Dead' will be getting a full season of episodes on AMC and not just the pilot that was we mentioned a couple of months ago . The show is about a post-apocalyptic zombie world and follows a set of survivors trying to find a safe place to live....
'The Walking Dead' Gets Series Pick-Up

Google launches the Brand Activate Initiative with new products for marketers

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Google has launched its latest suite of support products for marketers. Brand Activate is an initiative that comprises three new products, Active View, Active GRP and the company’s survey pilot. The new services address the issues of measuring brand success when the current metrics count click, user interaction rates and...
Google launches the Brand Activate Initiative with new products for marketers

Your Aviation-Porn Video of the Day: Endeavour Over SoCal

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For anyone who has not seen this, a truly beautiful extended-play video of the space shuttle Endeavour's final flyover across Southern California last month. It was shot, with impressively smooth camera control, from one of the accompanying fighter planes. To me it's fascinating to hear the chatter between the two-person...
Your Aviation-Porn Video of the Day: Endeavour Over SoCal

Start soaring with the Robocopter GST Special Edition [VB Store]

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Remote-controlled toys have never really gone out of style, and with technological advances it is likely that you’re already carrying around a remote for one in your pocket – your iPhone – so all you need now is the toy to control. That’s where the latest VentureBeat offer comes...
Start soaring with the Robocopter GST Special Edition [VB Store]

Death-defying circus of the sky

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Acro paragliding pilot Gill Schneider has brought a spectacular circus into the clouds. [Read more]...
Death-defying circus of the sky

Placed Debuts Location Affiliate Program For Developers Looking To Monetize Without Ads

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Location analytics startup Placed is debuting a new monetization option for mobile devs today, via its Placed Affiliate program. The new system would see mobile apps request that their users opt-in to sharing their anonymized location data with Placed for market research purposes, in exchange for affiliate fees based on both a...
Placed Debuts Location Affiliate Program For Developers Looking To Monetize Without Ads

Funk 101 Pilot

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Funk 101 Pilot

This Guy Saved His Airplane and His Passengers After the Propeller Detached In Flight [Video]

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A Cessna 172B pilot in Mexico had to save his plane after his airplane propeller detached in flight. Yes, detached. Plonk. You can see the action from the cockpit in this video, including the exhilaration and relief of the passengers at the end. More »...
This Guy Saved His Airplane and His Passengers After the Propeller Detached In Flight [Video]

CBS Just Approved A New TV Series Based On Groupon For Next Season

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If you didn't already have enough of Groupon on your computer, now it's coming to your television too. CBS has approved a new sitcom for next season based on the popular daily deal website, starring Christopher Mintz-Plasse from Superbad and Nicholas Braun from Red State, Vanity Fair reports. The new...
CBS Just Approved A New TV Series Based On Groupon For Next Season

RT @geekgiant: Disturbing... RT @justinmpeterson: Did that plane crash pilot write this? http://embeddedart.com/ #austin

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RT @geekgiant: Disturbing... RT @justinmpeterson: Did that plane crash pilot write this? http://embeddedart.com/ #austin

'X-ray' helmets aid fighter pilots

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BAE Systems' most advanced helmet can see through solid walls, and enables the pilot to see the target and fire without turning the plane....
'X-ray' helmets aid fighter pilots

Google flies Internet balloons in stratosphere for a "network in the sky"

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Googlers prepare to launch an Internet balloon. Google Google this week launched 30 balloons into the stratosphere in the first step toward creating what it calls a "network in the sky" that could eventually bring "balloon-powered Internet [to] everyone." Dubbed "Project Loon," Google's balloon-based wireless networks aim to bring...
Google flies Internet balloons in stratosphere for a "network in the sky"

Oops: Google backtracks and revokes some Glass Explorer invitations due to non-compliance

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Google has announced that some of the invitations it sent out for its Glass Explorer test group will be revoked because not all accepted applicants meet the terms of the contest. The company put out a call for applications in February, allowing Google+ and Twitter users to express interest in...
Oops: Google backtracks and revokes some Glass Explorer invitations due to non-compliance

Mr. Bond, your jetpack is ready

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According to a piece on GOOD: A New Zealand outfit called Martin Aircraft Company is going to start selling commercial jetpacks for about $75,000. They're 200-horsepower dual-propeller packs that can "reach heights of up to 2,400 metres and top speeds of 60mph" and don't require a pilot's license. Look...
Mr. Bond, your jetpack is ready
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