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Weekend Ar(t)s: Cartoon College may be the Indie Game of comics

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During the weekend, even Ars takes an occasional break from building the best bargain computer or trying to solve mindblowing puzzle games. Weekend Ar(t)s is a chance to share what we're watching/listening/reading or otherwise consuming this week. For everyone whose parents scoffed at a Liberal Arts degree... How do...
Weekend Ar(t)s: Cartoon College may be the Indie Game of comics

Behind The App: Twitterrific 5

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I’ve always loved shows that take you behind the scenes of creative efforts: Project Runway and Classic Albums being two of my favorites. Here’s one about the development of Twitterrific 5. Since a lot of the people reading this aren’t developers, I’m going to keep the jargon to a minimum....
Behind The App: Twitterrific 5

Katalyst rolls out its primary weapon to support new channel: Ashton Kutcher

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In a world over-run with inexpensively produced reality series, having your celebrity co-founder lend a little face time can help you stand out. For its part, Katalyst Media insist that’s not the entire motive in enlisting Ashton Kutcher for some light appearance time on the production company’s new YouTube channel,...
Katalyst rolls out its primary weapon to support new channel: Ashton Kutcher

AOL unveils video channel hub to TV advertisers

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Joining the ranks of digital companies which have organized their premium video holdings into hubs of curated program channels, AOL announced Tuesday the launch of the AOL On Network. On this hub, the oft-reinvented AOL will sift through a library of over 320,000  short-form videos created by more than 1,000...
AOL unveils video channel hub to TV advertisers

Sennheiser bets on black for its latest headphones

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LAS VEGAS--I may not be a devotee of Project Runway, but audio company Sennheiser assures me that black is currently dominating the latest collections from the leading fashion houses. It's in that spirit that the company just released the Momentum Black, a follow-up design to its relatively new, lifestyle-focused...
Sennheiser bets on black for its latest headphones
Lexus brings the sexy back into hardware development

Amazon Prime Instant Video nabs the A&E shows that Netflix lost

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Amazon has signed a licensing deal with A&E to make shows from the A&E, Bio, History and Lifetime channels available for streaming on Prime Instant Video, the company announced Friday. Netflix lost streaming rights to many of those shows (800 hours’ worth) last September, meaning Amazon is the only place...
Amazon Prime Instant Video nabs the A&E shows that Netflix lost

This is beautiful. Watch Evan Boehm's 'The Carp and the Seagull' interactive short film

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Wrap yourself around this for a few minutes because it’s beautiful. Evan Boehm has made a short film where you can turn the scene around, interact with the characters and follow the tragic story of a fisherman and see the darker side of his journey. Boehm made the basis of...
This is beautiful. Watch Evan Boehm's 'The Carp and the Seagull' interactive short film
'The Carp and the Seagull' is an eerie interactive journey between two worlds
Ford banks on Yahoo reality series to launch new Focus

QVC Acquires Personalized E-Commerce Site For Fashion Accessories, Send The Trend

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QVC, a home shopping network and e-commerce site, has acquired Send the Trend, a recently launched e-commerce site that brings personalization to the world of fashion accessories. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Send the Trend had previously raised $3 million from Battery Ventures and Founder Collective. Send...
QVC Acquires Personalized E-Commerce Site For Fashion Accessories, Send The Trend
Ashton Kutcher-Backed Startup Fashism Is In Acquisition Talks with Fashion GPS

Brother's DreamWeaver sews the clothes for you (video)

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LAS VEGAS--A $10,000 sewing machine is not for the faint of wallet, but Brother International's new DreamWeaver XE is perfect for budding fashion designers. We watched the DreamWeaver in action at the International CES this week. It lets sewing enthusiasts use embroidery software to upload patterns they've designed (or...
Brother's DreamWeaver sews the clothes for you (video)
A&E, HISTORY, and Lifetime launch iPad apps with full episodes, additional content for XFINITY TV users

Zeebox adds Viacom to its list of second-screen partners

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We love riffing on TV shows like a latter-day MST3k, which means that companies are desperate to harness our homespun satire to their own ends. Second-screen start-up Zeebox has inked a deal with MTV and Comedy Central owner Viacom, offering exclusive content in exchange for on-screen advertising. That said,...
Zeebox adds Viacom to its list of second-screen partners
(Founder Stories) Send The Trend’s Gugnani On Seizing An Idea, Surviving A Crash & Being Acquired By QVC

Verizon’s mobile TV plans don’t make sense (like its proposed spectrum buy)

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Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam is pitching a form of integrated wireless and wireline cable TV package if the government approves its plans to buy $4 billion worth of spectrum from a variety of cable companies. McAdam told the Wall Street Journal about his plans, but so many aspects of the...
Verizon’s mobile TV plans don’t make sense (like its proposed spectrum buy)

Chic Meets Geek

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Chic Meets Geek is a post from Chris Pirillo Add to iTunes | Add to YouTube | Add to Google | RSS FeedAre you a geek living / working in the San Francisco Bay area? Even if you’re not there, perhaps you know someone who is? Be sure to let...
Chic Meets Geek

Bravo goes digging for drama (and finds plenty) in Silicon Valley

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A forthcoming reality show enlists the help of Randi Zuckerberg (Mark's sister) and draws fire from the startup communityThe television network Bravo has made a name for itself by producing highly addictive reality fare like Queer Eye for the Straight Guy, Project Runway and the Real Housewives series. Like any...
Bravo goes digging for drama (and finds plenty) in Silicon Valley

Fashion Stake Crowdsources Haute Couture

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A new startup is looking to apply crowdsourcing to the fashion industry. Fashion Stake, whose website will open to the general public in several weeks, will allow the fashion-conscious to directly invest in designers. Its motto is, "Democratize Fashion" - a tall order. The site, led by Harvard Business School...
Fashion Stake Crowdsources Haute Couture
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