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Stream TV glasses-free 4K 3D eyes-on (video)

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It wouldn't be CES without Stream TV showing off more interesting glasses-free 3D technology and then launching, um, nothing into the wide market. Hopefully that won't happen this time, now that the company has paired with OEM panel-makers Pegatron and Hisense, and is now showing off its technology in...
Stream TV glasses-free 4K 3D eyes-on (video)

Sound Familiar? Gawker’s New Commenting Threads are Called ‘Branches’

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Mr. Denton (flickr.com/scriptingnews) After a week of closed commenting sections, Gawker released its new commenting system today, and it's a doozy. Nieman Lab has a great rundown of the changes, including a computer algorithm that sifts through the comments and looks for ones to feature, as well as "a new inbox [that] focuses attention...
Sound Familiar? Gawker’s New Commenting Threads are Called ‘Branches’

Steve Jobs: Flash Is No Longer Necessary

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Steve Jobs has just posted a long open letter on Flash, listing all the reasons why Apple has decided not to support it on the iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch.The letter is a clear, sober, in-depth view in all of Flash’s defects from Apple’s point of view, and while...
Steve Jobs: Flash Is No Longer Necessary

UK scientists developing lower-cost 20Gbps broadband, 40Gbps on the cards

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Imagine a world where you can download 20 full-length movies in a second. Well, that's a reality a team of scientists based in Bangor, Wales are fighting for. They are researching ways of cramming more data down fiber-optic cables and negating "dispersion" (the deterioration of data when carried over...
UK scientists developing lower-cost 20Gbps broadband, 40Gbps on the cards

How Google's ContentID System Fails At Fair Use & The Public Domain

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We recently covered how YouTube briefly pulled down the NASA-uploaded public domain video footage from the Curiosity rover's Mars landing. We were quite careful in the piece not to call it a DMCA takedown, because it was pretty clear that the DMCA was not involved. Unfortunately, many have been assuming...
How Google's ContentID System Fails At Fair Use & The Public Domain

Instructure Lands A Hefty $30M To Take On The Blackboards And Moodles In A Multi-Billion Dollar eLearning Market

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The Learning Management System market is a wild and wooly place, relatively speaking, of course. “LMSes,” as they are known, are software applications and platforms that allow educational institutions and businesses to deliver courses, training, content and manage really every part of the learning process. Over time, the market has...
Instructure Lands A Hefty $30M To Take On The Blackboards And Moodles In A Multi-Billion Dollar eLearning Market

Mozilla on Firefox OS: 'Suing us probably doesn't make a lot of sense'

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Director of research Andreas Gal talks Firefox OS, HTML5 and open web standards on mobileiOS and Android have the smartphone market locked up, but they are ripe for disruption by Firefox OS, with its focus on open web standards and HTML5 web-apps says Andreas Gal, director of research at Mozilla."I...
Mozilla on Firefox OS: 'Suing us probably doesn't make a lot of sense'

Schmidt urges Apple return to Google Maps in future iOS update

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Google would like Apple to return to Google Maps in a future version of iOS, chairman Eric Schmidt said today at an AllThingsD conference. "We would still really like them to use our maps," said Schmidt. "It would be easy for them to take the app in the store and...
Schmidt urges Apple return to Google Maps in future iOS update

Larry Page Says Google Glass Runs On Android

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Google’s CEO Larry Page revealed something during today’s earnings call that his company doesn’t seem to have actually spelled out before: Google Glass runs on Android. In response to a question about how much people can expect to see engagement increment with new products like Glass, he said that “obviously, Glass...
Larry Page Says Google Glass Runs On Android

CIOs should look first to open source software, report says

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Businesses that want to trade in their old systems for new IT should consider moving to open source first before thinking about a proprietary system, according to a report commissioned by transaction processing services provider Amadeus IT Group....
CIOs should look first to open source software, report says

US military exploring Kinect for low-cost physical therapy routines

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When Bill Gates first demoed his BASIC interpreter for the Altair, it seems a safe bet that he could've never guessed that his company would eventually be collaborating with the US military to introduce new forms of physical therapy. Thanks to Kinect, however, Microsoft and the Air Force are...
US military exploring Kinect for low-cost physical therapy routines
Bloomberg launches financial app store, offers "Angry Bonds"

VMware To Competitors: You're The Ugly Sisters, We're Cinderella (VMW, RAX)

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Billions of dollars are at stake in the next-generation of enterprise IT systems and in the past few days every big player in the industry has made big moves. Today, Rackspace opened its first cloud built on technology its been working on for years, known as OpenStack. This is a...
VMware To Competitors: You're The Ugly Sisters, We're Cinderella (VMW, RAX)

Solving College With Big Data

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College is stuck in the past, and tech is always trying to tow it out of the mud. The trick is finding a solution that provides more access to higher education, improves the learning experience, and enables future improvement, instead of miring college in some company's proprietary system. Coursera...
Solving College With Big Data
Locu Launches To Merchants: Now Local Businesses Can Update Once To Publish Prices To Web, Mobile & Facebook
Penguin kills library ebook lending deal with OverDrive
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