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Nielsen: Cord Cutting And Internet TV Viewing On The Rise

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According to a new report from Nielsen, the number of U.S. homes that have broadband Internet, but only free, broadcast TV, is on the rise. Although representing less than 5% of TV households, the number has grown 22.8% over the past year. In addition, the behaviors within these homes are...
Nielsen: Cord Cutting And Internet TV Viewing On The Rise

This popular website helps Icelandic couples avoid incest

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When your country has a population of just 300,000 people and it’s not a question of whether you are related to someone, just how far back, an Icelandic genealogy website is successfully identifying connections between couples, helping them avoid incest. The website is called Íslendingabók (the Book of Icelanders) and it lists information...
This popular website helps Icelandic couples avoid incest

Report: How Americans are Spending their Media Time… and Money

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Americans spend more than 33 hours per week watching video across the screens, according to the latest Nielsen Cross-Platform Report. But how they’re consuming content—traditional TV and otherwise—is changing. Demonstrating that consumers are increasingly making Internet connectivity a priority, 75.3 percent pay for broadband Internet (up from 70.9% last year);...
Report: How Americans are Spending their Media Time… and Money

Welcome to the world’s smallest IKEA store: Just 300px wide and holds 2,800 products

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When you think of IKEA, you probably picture a giant blue and yellow warehouse with lots of furniture, accessories and cheap food. The company is one of the biggest retailers in the world, but its new advertising campaign has seen it focus on becoming as small as possible. Recognising that...
Welcome to the world’s smallest IKEA store: Just 300px wide and holds 2,800 products

Why has one of tech’s most innovative industries stopped innovating?

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If you look back over the past 10 years or so of Internet and technology life, there’s one thing that’s incredibly difficult to dispute — we owe a lot of credit to the porn industry for innovation. You’ve probably heard the argument before, but it bears repeating. Technologies like video...
Why has one of tech’s most innovative industries stopped innovating?

Exclusive: New Google+ Study Reveals Minimal Social Activity, Weak User Engagement

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Larry Page recently called Google+ the company's "social spine." If that's the case, then Google's backbone might be much weaker than Page has been letting on, at least according to a new report from RJ Metrics. This week, the data analytics firm provided Fast Company with exclusive new insights...
Exclusive: New Google+ Study Reveals Minimal Social Activity, Weak User Engagement
The A/B Test Results Are In

China’s Wikipedia, Hudong teams up with Bing to boost search technologies

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Hudong, the for-profit, crowdsourced, Chinese language, online encyclopaedia is teaming up with Bing to improve search with its experience in knowledge content. The partnership should help Bing compete in the Chinese market as it hopes to launch localized products and services based on Chinese users’ habits. Who better to enrol...
China’s Wikipedia, Hudong teams up with Bing to boost search technologies
Into the 'Deep:' Steam's game engine used to make animated movie

India tipped to overtake the US to become the world’s biggest Facebook market by 2015

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It has just seen Brazil overtake it to become Facebook’s largest overseas market, but India is being tipped to overtake the US and the Latin American country to become the planet’s largest collection of Facebook users by 2015. India currently has 57 million registered Facebook members, putting it some distance...
India tipped to overtake the US to become the world’s biggest Facebook market by 2015
Content, not hardware, have made tablets the current king

Facebook launches a tool showing you what sponsored stories look like in your news feed

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As Facebook has started to drop sponsored stories into news feeds, it has also recetly launched a new beta tool which advertisers can use to see exactly how their ads are going to look in the wild, Simply Zesty reports. The Facebook Demo Tool gives advertisers the chance to view both sponsored...
Facebook launches a tool showing you what sponsored stories look like in your news feed

Uniiverse wants to save us from our depressed, Internet addicted lives

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Last year, we saw innovative companies like Airbnb and Skillshare take off. We’ve also seen a slew of smaller startups like Eventup and GetAround spring up in this “sharing economy” space. While the population continues to expand and the Internet weaves itself into our daily lives, our networks are becoming...
Uniiverse wants to save us from our depressed, Internet addicted lives

Android now accounts for half of all smartphones sold in Southeast Asia

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Android has propelled Samsung to the top of global smartphone, and overall mobile, sales and the operating system is flourishing in Southeast Asia, where it now accounts for half of all smartphone purchases. The diverse range of devices running the Google-owned platform saw its share of new smartphones sales in...
Android now accounts for half of all smartphones sold in Southeast Asia
10-year game of 'Civilization II' results in mass famine, nearly two millenniums of war

Here Are The HTC Phones Invited To The Ice Cream Sandwich Social

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Though it’s far and away the best iteration of Android to date, 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich has only made its way to a very small percentage of the Android population. I mean, we’re talking less than five percent, and that’s generous. Luckily, HTC is doing its part to bring the...
Here Are The HTC Phones Invited To The Ice Cream Sandwich Social

Intel puts Ivy Bridge on the map: first 22nm product, decent official benchmarks, quad-cores from $174

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We hear that pilgrims have already started flocking to the town of Ivybridge (population 12,056) in the forested depths of southwest England. Very soon though, you'll be able to pay homage to Moore's Law without travelling further than your favorite online retailer, because the third generation of Intel Core...
Intel puts Ivy Bridge on the map: first 22nm product, decent official benchmarks, quad-cores from $174
Google Now: hands-on with Jelly Bean's Siri competitor

China Now Leads the World in New iOS and Android Device Activations

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Flurry recently quantified China’s meteoric adoption of iOS and Android applications.  While China ranked 10th in application sessions at the beginning of 2011, it finished the year in 2nd place, only behind the United States.  With its large population and rapidly emerging middle class, adoption of apps vaulted China into...
China Now Leads the World in New iOS and Android Device Activations
'Map of the Dead' tailors Google Maps for zombie apocalypse survival

Okay, Folks, Let's Put Aside Politics And Look At The Facts... [CHARTS]

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The biggest issue in this year's election is the economy. Unfortunately, this topic has now been "politicized," which means that you can't talk about it without being instantly cheered or jeered by fans of each respective political team. But the economy is much more important than this year's election or...
Okay, Folks, Let's Put Aside Politics And Look At The Facts... [CHARTS]

Rockstar condemns Max Payne 3 cheaters to play only against each other

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Most online game developers deal with the persistent problem of in-game cheating by simply issuing blanket bans, hoping to eliminate the problem players from their universe entirely. Rockstar is taking a slightly different tack for online play in Max Payne 3, however, letting them continue to play in a quarantined,...
Rockstar condemns Max Payne 3 cheaters to play only against each other

Verizon's 4G LTE blankets two-thirds of U.S. population

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On Thursday, the wireless carrier will expand its LTE coverage into 27 new markets and 44 existing markets as it maintains its lead over rivals AT&T and Sprint Nextel. [Read more]...
Verizon's 4G LTE blankets two-thirds of U.S. population
Cisco predicts mobile data traffic to increase 18-fold over next five years
A lack of sex drives flies to drink
A/B Test Results: How IGN Makes Small Changes for Mass(ive) Effect

Microsoft’s latest Facebook project: Meet ‘A Year In The Like’

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Microsoft and Facebook are quite the buddies, with strong product integration, and Redmond owning a piece of the social giant. That friendship was recently on display with the launch of a new little Microsoft project called ‘A Year In The Like,’ a tool that provides a neat visualization of your...
Microsoft’s latest Facebook project: Meet ‘A Year In The Like’

Kickstarter Shares The Effects Of Its Blockbuster Season

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February was a big month for Kickstarter. Not only did they have a number of record-breaking projects, but they were shoved into the mainstream consciousness with a flood of traditional news coverage. But there was always the question of whether these thousands of pledges would have any lasting effect on...
Kickstarter Shares The Effects Of Its Blockbuster Season
Construction of Japan's largest solar power plant to begin in July at a cost of ¥25 billion

Thunderbolt is everywhere, now let's make it faster with PCI-Express 3.0

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Things are different on Planet Intel. Over there, Thunderbolt drives and peripherals are as cheap and abundant as artificial intelligences in a Culture novel, so the population's attention has already turned to what comes next. Some are prepared to wait for a promised 50Gbps optical interconnect by 2015, but...
Thunderbolt is everywhere, now let's make it faster with PCI-Express 3.0
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