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Amazon's new data warehousing service takes aim at "old guard" IT giants

Chrome Remote Desktop comes out of beta, adds real-time audio feed for Windows users

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After a year of living in beta, Chrome Remote Desktop is finally ready for primetime. Similar to other screen sharing services like LogMeIn and Splashtop, Chrome Remote Desktop lets you access other computers remotely. Of course, it is special to the Chrome browser, and by extension, the Chrome OS....
Chrome Remote Desktop comes out of beta, adds real-time audio feed for Windows users
Adobe and NBC team up for the first-ever Olympics apps

Wiipop incorporates Kinect camera and several Wiimotes into a veritable electric boogaloo

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Sure, we've seen plenty of dancing games harness the Wii and Kinect's unique motion capture systems, but the Wiipop prototype takes things to another level, combining the technology of both with some pro-level dance moves. The game utilizes the Kinect's 3D camera and up to eight body-mounted Wiimotes, letting...
Wiipop incorporates Kinect camera and several Wiimotes into a veritable electric boogaloo

SimCity for Mac pushed back to August

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To put it mildly, the EA Maxis team has learned a few hard lessons about launching only when ready. The company is putting that theory into practice: it's delaying the launch of SimCity for Mac from June 11th to August. The OS X version just isn't "ready for primetime,"...
SimCity for Mac pushed back to August

I/O Preview: Google Set This Week to Challenge Amazon, Sonos, Apple and … Oh, Just Fill in the Blank Here

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This week, some 5,500 developers will converge in San Francisco for Google I/O to listen to the search giant’s latest and greatest plans for Android, Chrome and other products. And, of course, to pick up the best schwag in the conference business. Tickets to the sold-out show — which buyers...
I/O Preview: Google Set This Week to Challenge Amazon, Sonos, Apple and … Oh, Just Fill in the Blank Here

Accelerate Your Database: MemSQL Launches With $5M From Ashton Kutcher, Max Levchin & More

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Last year, we introduced you to MemSQL, a plucky young Y Combinator alum that was building technology that would let developers give their databases a Nitrous boost, while simplifying application development and maintenance. Founded by ex-Facebookers Eric Frenkiel and Nikita Shamgunov, MemSQL raised $2.1 million in seed funding last July...
Accelerate Your Database: MemSQL Launches With $5M From Ashton Kutcher, Max Levchin & More

Adult Swim to Get Another Hour of Primetime Beginning January 2011

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Adult Swim to Get Another Hour of Primetime Beginning January 2011

HP Moonshot server class leaves concept, to power commercial-grade internet of the future

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We're all about the future of the internet here at Engadget, so you can imagine our excitement when HP today announced that it's shooting for the moon with its latest server system, the HP Moonshot. Promising significantly reduced energy consumption and space requirements, the Moonshot is HP's "second generation"...
HP Moonshot server class leaves concept, to power commercial-grade internet of the future
Mercededes-Benz pushes electric car performance forward with flashy SLS AMG Electric Drive
Microsoft to give Surface a grand midnight launch on October 26th

Put more older women on screen, Miriam O'Reilly tells TV bosses

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Former BBC Countryfile presenter says report on public concern at lack of diversity is a clear message to programme makersFormer Countryfile presenter Miriam O'Reilly has called on television executives to put more older women on screen as the BBC's director general, Mark Thompson, admitted it was an issue that "needs...
Put more older women on screen, Miriam O'Reilly tells TV bosses

Oh, the places you'll go... with this shoulder-mounted telepresence robot (video)

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In what's likely to be good news for mothers that just can't seem to cut the cord, a team of Japanese engineers from Yamagata University have crafted a tiny telepresence robot that mounts to your shoulder. Part of this year's IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, the unsettling...
Oh, the places you'll go... with this shoulder-mounted telepresence robot (video)

Olympic Tape Delays Roil Fans, But For NBC It’s Good For Business

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NBC won’t be winning any medals for its coverage of the Winter Olympics in Vancouver this year, although its strategy of withholding online coverage to encourage people to watch on television during primetime appears to be working — at least, it’s working when the Americans win lots of medals. The...
Olympic Tape Delays Roil Fans, But For NBC It’s Good For Business

Intel, like Apple, is having trouble getting content deals for its TV product, won't be ready for CES

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Adding to an earlier report, the WSJ today says that Intel’s TV initiative isn’t nearly ready for primetime The Intel Plan: Intel has pitched media companies on a plan to create a “virtual cable operator,” which would offer U.S. TV channels nationwide over the Internet in a bundle similar to...
Intel, like Apple, is having trouble getting content deals for its TV product, won't be ready for CES

VMultra bundles USB hub, DVD drive, SD slot and 500GB HDD to form ultimate laptop peripheral

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While Velocity Micro announced the VMultra earlier this year at CES, it's only now ready for primetime. The VMultra combines a USB hub, an SD card slot, a DVD±RW drive and 500GB of storage into a surprisingly slim package that connects to any computer via USB 3.0. If you...
VMultra bundles USB hub, DVD drive, SD slot and 500GB HDD to form ultimate laptop peripheral

Dish Network starts rolling out Hopper / Joey multiroom DVR setup today (video)

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We're still not sure what inspired Dish Network to choose a kangaroo theme for its new multiroom DVR setup -- going as far as bringing out a live baby 'roo during its CES 2012 unveiling -- but if there's room in your home and heart for the Hopper (XiP813)...
Dish Network starts rolling out Hopper / Joey multiroom DVR setup today (video)

Eye-Fi debuts Circ photo service with unlimited free storage, Android and iOS apps

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In its former life, Eye-Fi was the exclusive provider of a practical in-camera WiFi solution. That was 2006. Now, as manufacturers begin to implement wireless technologies of their own, it's back to the drawing board for the former king of in-cam 802.11. Circ appears to be the company's latest...
Eye-Fi debuts Circ photo service with unlimited free storage, Android and iOS apps

As Square prepares to hit primetime, a look back at the evolution of its reader

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The announcement that Starbucks will now use Square for all credit- and debit-card payments means the mobile payments startup is about to hit primetime. Here's a look at how the square Squares evolved. [Read more]...
As Square prepares to hit primetime, a look back at the evolution of its reader

HTC One V for Telus goes on the record with Sense 4.0 (video)

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Remember the Legend? That, now ancient, lip-laden Android device has found a rebirth of sorts in the One V -- HTC's entry-level bid for budget smartphone dominance. Initially unveiled at this past Mobile World Congress, the handset was up for a hardware hands-on only, as its unfinished Ice Cream...
HTC One V for Telus goes on the record with Sense 4.0 (video)

Firefox 14 Launches, Now Encrypts Your Google Searches By Default

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Mozilla today launched Firefox 14, the latest version of its popular browser. As usual, this new version doesn’t introduce any major new interface redesigns or other radical changes, but it does come with a number of welcome new features that should make the browsing experience a bit more pleasant and...
Firefox 14 Launches, Now Encrypts Your Google Searches By Default
BII MOBILE INSIGHTS: Mobile Ad Spend To Increase 3x By 2017

Upcoming Google Music Features

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Google Music's source code includes a few references to some new features. There's a Music Labs page that will probably include new ways to organize and visualize your songs. "Google Play music player labs is a testing ground for experimental features that aren't quite ready for primetime. They may change,...
Upcoming Google Music Features

The Primetimeness of Apple's Passbook

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I’m not really in the habit of breaking down other writer’s posts, but in this case I’ll make an exception. Erica Ogg wrote the article linked above at GigaOm, entitled Apple’s New Passbook Isn’t Quite Ready For Primetime. In it she describes the points that she feels are still showing...
The Primetimeness of Apple's Passbook
'The Twilight Zone' could re-enter our dimension with upcoming CBS TV Studios remake

Salt Lake City Police Dept. Makes The Move To 'Always-On' Eyecams

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In the beginning, there were dashcams. Cops utilized these to provide Fox's primetime programmers with glorious footage of high speed pursuits and the occasional drunk shirtless man falling down. It provided a record of traffic stops and PIT maneuvers, but the downside was that it failed to capture anything out...
Salt Lake City Police Dept. Makes The Move To 'Always-On' Eyecams

Clearly Tape Delay Isn't Hurting NBC's Olympics Ratings

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While NBC has gotten lots of flack for tape delaying the Opening Ceremony and key events for its primetime coverage, its decisions appear not to have hurt ratings. The network said on Sunday that ratings for the opening night of competition were its best ever. With 28.7 million average viewers...
Clearly Tape Delay Isn't Hurting NBC's Olympics Ratings

Project Moonshot take two: HP's low-power Gemini servers let go of ARM's Calxeda for Intel's Centerton,

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Last we'd heard of HP's Project Moonshot, that effort to create low-energy servers was set to ride on the back of the Calxeda SoC. But for the rollout of its production-ready "Gemini" models, the company's changed tack, replacing the previously announced ARM chips for Intel's Centerton. Why the sudden...
Project Moonshot take two: HP's low-power Gemini servers let go of ARM's Calxeda for Intel's Centerton,
Staples Now Sells 3D Printers - But They're Not Ready For Primetime Office Use

Samsung Display will show off a 5.5-inch flexible screen at CES

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Samsung’s (005930) impending Galaxy S IV may not feature an unbreakable or flexible screen, but that doesn’t mean the company isn’t working hard to get such high-tech displays onto its phones within the next year. Engadget reports that Samsung display panel spin-off Samsung Display is preparing to demonstrate a 5.5-inch,...
Samsung Display will show off a 5.5-inch flexible screen at CES
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