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Epson Moverio BT-100 3D goggles now shipping in the U.S. for $699

Retired Boeing 737 repurposed as garage-kept flight simulator (video)

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A fresh concept it's not, but a fresh look? Yeah, we'll take that. California resident, air traffic controller, pilot and all-around gentleman James Price has converted the actual nose of a 1969 Boeing 737 into his own personal flight simulator. According to the man himself, he "gutted" the bird,...
Retired Boeing 737 repurposed as garage-kept flight simulator (video)

Amazon preparing to launch a pilot retail store in Seattle?

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Despite its domination of the digital marketplace, Amazon is reportedly preparing for a move into brick and mortar retail stores, according to Good eReader. Apparently, the company will start in the next few months with a boutique retail store in Seattle to gauge interest and see if it could...
Amazon preparing to launch a pilot retail store in Seattle?

Amazon is reportedly testing in-app payments for Kindle apps

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Amazon is testing an in-app purchase system for users of its Kindle tablet devices, in a move that would give content providers and developers increased opportunities to monetize services. The system has been piloted for the last month, according to a report from Businessweek, and would allow users to buy both subscriptions...
Amazon is reportedly testing in-app payments for Kindle apps

YouView gets first public trial

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YouView, the much delayed web TV service, finally launches with a small scale public pilot....
YouView gets first public trial

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
Congress says FAA must let drones fly in domestic airspace

AT&T small cell site pilot due between late 2012, 2013

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AT&T has been hinting for a while that it's getting closer to implementing small cell sites in its network, and at CTIA Wireless 2012 gave a stronger clue as to when and how the mini network hubs will operate. Executive technology VP John Donovan clarified to Reuters that a...
AT&T small cell site pilot due between late 2012, 2013

Pilot mistakes Venus for plane, sends own plane into dive

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A disoriented Air Canada pilot flying from Toronto to Zurich wakes up from a nap and finds the wrong reason to send the plane plummeting. [Read more]...
Pilot mistakes Venus for plane, sends own plane into dive

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

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
'Star Trek: The Next Generation' first full Blu-ray season arrives July 24th

Raspberry Pi cooks up a storm on launch

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After a long period of development, Raspberry Pi, the low-cost computing initiative out of Cambridge, U.K. that’s aiming to improve computer education, has finally gone on general sale. Following a pilot run at the end of last year, the £22 ($35) device went on sale Wednesday morning at the Raspberry...
Raspberry Pi cooks up a storm on launch

Square Gets Approved for New York City Taxicab Pilot

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The New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission has approved a proposal to deploy Square payments technology in 30 taxicabs as part of a test phase. VeriFone Systems Inc. and Creative Mobile Technologies LLC currently hold contracts to power credit card payments in more than 13,000 cabs across the city,...
Square Gets Approved for New York City Taxicab Pilot

FINALLY: New Details Explain Why Air France Jet Plunged Into The Atlantic

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The disappearance of Air France flight 447 over the Atlantic three years ago was as mysterious as it was terrifying. With no wreckage or black boxes to examine, investigators were forced to guess what had happened, and the guesses didn't make much sense. Then, two years later, when the wreckage...
FINALLY: New Details Explain Why Air France Jet Plunged Into The Atlantic

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

'Codebreaker – Alan Turing's life and legacy' at the Science Museum – video

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The new Alan Turing exhibition at London's Science Museum features the Pilot Ace – the universal, programmable computer that Turing dreamed up in 1945...
'Codebreaker – Alan Turing's life and legacy' at the Science Museum – video
Introducing The Elevator Pitch: Where entrepreneurs have 43 seconds to reach the top
Comcast answers data cap questions

Raveld reveals Klout-like score for cloud spending on AWS

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It may start getting easier to make optimal Amazon Web Services purchasing decisions. Or, at least, less expensive. Raveld, a Seattle-based startup formed last year, is launching a new free service to help organizations decide which AWS resources they need. At its heart, it is a report containing what the...
Raveld reveals Klout-like score for cloud spending on AWS

Don't Text and Fly: Pilot Nearly Crashes Plane While Checking Text Messages

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In an extreme case of cell phone distraction, a commercial passenger airplane nearly touched down without its landing gears, because the pilot was too busy texting while flying....
Don't Text and Fly: Pilot Nearly Crashes Plane While Checking Text Messages
The lessons of Virgin Media’s flexible working initiative
OnTheAir: Why Just Video Chat When You Can Have Your Own Talk Show?

Maine announces nation's first statewide medical image archive

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Maine's health information exchange has announced a pilot image archive that will eventually allow all of its healthcare provider facilities to share patient radiology images regardless of where the patient is being treated....
Maine announces nation's first statewide medical image archive

Garmin launches Pilot app, eyes iOS, Android platforms

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Garmin Pilot will provide a bevy of data for the aviation industry, which is increasingly relying on tablets in the cockpit....
Garmin launches Pilot app, eyes iOS, Android platforms

The 404 1,076: Where you don't know you're beautiful (podcast)

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Leaked from today's 404 episode: Microsoft's secret 4-year Xbox 720 road map leaked onto the Web, using Web browsing idiosyncrasies to gauge depression, CBS green lights a Draw Something game show pilot, and Jeff sees a movie he actually liked! [Read more]...
The 404 1,076: Where you don't know you're beautiful (podcast)
Solar-powered airplane embarks on first transcontinental flight

Elevator Pitch: Can this Amazon vet’s startup make it to the top?

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We’re back for another installment of Elevator Pitch, the show where entrepreneurs pitch their business plans in the 43 seconds it takes to ride to the top of Seattle’s iconic Space Needle. In case you missed last month’s episode, PetHub founder Tom Arnold wowed us (and pulled at our heart...
Elevator Pitch: Can this Amazon vet’s startup make it to the top?

Modern Media

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I was out at a "policy" dinner this evening, and on coming home realized how much I was enjoying talking to my wife -- and after she conked off, narcotized by my fascinating chitchat, how much I was enjoying looking through some actual, physical magazines. The ones that happened to...
Modern Media

No Instant ‘Smash’ For NBC

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Associated Press In this image released by NBC, Katharine McPhee portrays Karen in the new series “Smash.” NBC’s heavily promoted new show, “Smash,” is still looking to become a smash itself. The drama, set behind the scenes of a Broadway musical, averaged 11.5 million viewers in its debut performance...
No Instant ‘Smash’ For NBC
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