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Debate makes Big Bird a big hit on Twitter

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The famed yellow avian star of "Sesame Street" flies high on social media after Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney mentions him during tonight's debate. [Read more]...
Debate makes Big Bird a big hit on Twitter

Hasbro's Toy Fair 2013 booth tour: Transformers, Furby rockers, Iron Man and more

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Oh, the wondrous experience that is Toy Fair. And that particular experience, as you may know, includes anything from NERF hoop games and foam fusillades, to boxing robots and itty-bitty, tinkering novelties. To make things even better, though, Hasbro was kind enough to invite us over to its 2013...
Hasbro's Toy Fair 2013 booth tour: Transformers, Furby rockers, Iron Man and more
'Sesame Street' eyes one billion YouTube views

Nokia Store has 120,00 apps, over 120 million users, foggy future

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As Nokia starts to roll out its latest slice of Symbian-powered hardware across Europe, the manufacturer has bundled up some upbeat usage statistics for its developers. It's a mixture of global clout, big user numbers and several mobile platforms, with Nokia declaring support from 145 operators, across 52 different...
Nokia Store has 120,00 apps, over 120 million users, foggy future
Callaway Digital Arts teams with Sesame Street on 3 new kids apps

YouTube launches pilot program for paid subscriptions, channels start at $0.99 per month

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We've had a pretty clear indication that it was coming, and YouTube has now gotten official with one of the biggest changes to the way it does business to date. It's today kicking off a pilot program for paid subscriptions, which initially consists of a small group of partners...
YouTube launches pilot program for paid subscriptions, channels start at $0.99 per month

Sesame Street's Count von Count ... Can't Count

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In a celebration of Sesame Street's YouTube channel getting to its one billionth view, the Count sings a song with some faulty math....
Sesame Street's Count von Count ... Can't Count

Name that Tech Tune, Space Shuttle edition: Chance to win two new Xbox 360 games

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Identifying the song for this week’s Name that Tech Tune contest is the easy part. But this is a two-step challenge, and the ultimate answer we’re looking for is considerably harder than that: What is the significance of this song in Space Shuttle history? Up for grabs are two new...
Name that Tech Tune, Space Shuttle edition: Chance to win two new Xbox 360 games

Crave Ep. 112: Sesame Street passes 1 billion views on YouTube

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This week on Crave The Count counts YouTube views. The DRM chair self destructs after 8 sittings and sex up your iPhone with Sexy Smarty Pants. [Read more]...
Crave Ep. 112: Sesame Street passes 1 billion views on YouTube

RT @sesamestreet: Over on Google Buzz, we're discussing which Sesame Street Muppets we love best! Who's your favorite? http://bit.ly/StreetFave

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RT @sesamestreet: Over on Google Buzz, we're discussing which Sesame Street Muppets we love best! Who's your favorite? http://bit.ly/StreetFave
The Funniest Tech-Related For Dummies Books

Video: Jony Ive on Blue Peter

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For American viewers, it's better than a guest spot on Sesame Street or Mister Rogers FORTUNE -- Not having grown up watching the world's longest-running children's program, the news Friday that Sir Jony Ive, designer of every Apple (AAPL) product since the Bondi blue iMac, had won a gold Blue...
Video: Jony Ive on Blue Peter

Blurtt Co-Founder Jeanette Cajide Explains Why We Need Another Photo App

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Blurtt is a photo sharing app with a twist – you can add funny captions to your photos before you share them (a little like Hipster, but not) and essentially turn your dull life into LOL life. I spoke with founder Jeanette Cajide about the process of building an app...
Blurtt Co-Founder Jeanette Cajide Explains Why We Need Another Photo App

On Twitter, PBS stands up to Romney after 'Big Bird' quip

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After the Republican presidential nominee suggests he would cut funding for PBS -- a threat to the famous "Sesame Street" character -- the network buys a promoted tweet tied to the term. [Read more]...
On Twitter, PBS stands up to Romney after 'Big Bird' quip

Roku can now tell you how to get, how to get to Sesame Street with new PBS channels

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Big Bird (or "Big Yellah," as we like to call him) and his Sesame Street cohorts are now available for streaming on your Roku box. Not just that, but his non-avian colleagues from PBS and PBS Kids are also making the trip, arriving today in new PBS and PBS...
Roku can now tell you how to get, how to get to Sesame Street with new PBS channels

Big Bird film project raises money to profile Sesame Street puppeteer

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Caroll Spinney has given life to Oscar the Grouch and Big Bird, and now a Kickstarter documentary hopes to tell his storyAfter portraying Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch since Sesame Street began more than 40 years ago, puppeteer Caroll Spinney is now set to have the spotlight turned on...
Big Bird film project raises money to profile Sesame Street puppeteer
YouTube announces paid subscriptions with TV show partners
Everyone Can't Stop Talking About Qualcomm's 'Cringeworthy' CES Keynote

Big Bird helps presidential debate soar to most tweeted about political event in US history

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Fueled in part by candidate Mitt Romney’s comments about the Sesame Street character Big Bird, Wednesday evening’s presidential election debate in Denver, Colorado set a new record as the most tweeted about political event in US history. Twitter’s dedicated government and politics account Tweeted the milestone shortly after the debate...
Big Bird helps presidential debate soar to most tweeted about political event in US history

Numby teaches your kids how to count in weird and wonky ways

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Emerging technology holds promise for countless industries, and seeing how kids so easily gravitate towards tablets and mobile devices, it’s becoming clear that education and learning are ripe for innovation. We’ve looked at the future of children’s books and covered the different ways kids look at technology. Now, I’d like to...
Numby teaches your kids how to count in weird and wonky ways
One Laptop Per Child comes back with tablet, new OS, and touchscreen laptop

Netflix and Hulu have nothing to fear from YouTube's paid channel plans

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With much fanfare last month, YouTube introduced the launch of paid, premium channels. YouTube identified about 30 of its partners and also announced that other producers would soon be able to set up their own paid channels – from obscure, niche start-up programming, such as “Cars.TV,” to marquee programming by...
Netflix and Hulu have nothing to fear from YouTube's paid channel plans
Adafruit web series uses puppets to teach kids about engineering

YouTube launches pilot program for subscription based channels, broader rollout in coming weeks, starts at $0.99/month, 14 day trials

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Following weeks of rumors, YouTube has launched a pilot program for subscription-based YouTube channels. Subscription rates will begin at 99 cents per month, but all plans include a 14 day free trial for YouTube channel viewers. YouTube says that a broader rollout will occur in the coming weeks. Starting today,...
YouTube launches pilot program for subscription based channels, broader rollout in coming weeks, starts at $0.99/month, 14 day trials

The 404 1,098: Where our punishment must be more severe (podcast)

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Anyone else notice that Bane's post-tracheotomy voice in "Dark Knight Rises" sounds like The Count from Sesame Street? On today's show, we'll talk more about what you need to know before seeing the movie (no spoilers), 3d-printed assault rifles signaling the end of gun control, and where to draw the...
The 404 1,098: Where our punishment must be more severe (podcast)

Kids Are Going To Freak Out When They See This Tablet App

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Qualcomm developed the technology behind this impressive augmented reality app that brings Sesame Street characters to life, reports The Next Web. We could describe it in writing, but that'd take away from the video. Imagine being 5 years old today and having access to this! Please follow SAI: Tools...
Kids Are Going To Freak Out When They See This Tablet App

Amazon Instant Video on Xbox Live: The good, the bad and the buffering

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As an Xbox Live Gold member and Amazon Prime subscriber, the release of Amazon Instant Video for Xbox Live yesterday was pretty much made for people like me. For no extra charge (beyond the ~$140/year we already pay for both services), we get access to a library of 17,000 movies...
Amazon Instant Video on Xbox Live: The good, the bad and the buffering

Sesame Street Launches Paid eBookstore http://goo.gl/fb/3lY2Y

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Sesame Street Launches Paid eBookstore http://goo.gl/fb/3lY2Y

T-Mobile brings the Playground and Urban Zone to its TV app

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We know you can't help but let your kids smear their sticky fingers all over your G-Slate and Galaxy S II. To make matters worse (but for a good entertainment cause), T-Mobile's TV app is on the receiving end of a fresh set of channel bundles -- one of...
T-Mobile brings the Playground and Urban Zone to its TV app

Amazon's all-you-can-eat kids' Kindle content should scare competitors

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Amazon’s new unlimited digital offering for kids, Kindle FreeTime Unlimited, is a very ambitious program. For a set monthly price, families get unlimited access to ebooks, movies, TV shows, educational apps and games aimed at 3- to 8-year-olds. Kindle FreeTime Unlimited works only on the newest Kindle Fires as an...
Amazon's all-you-can-eat kids' Kindle content should scare competitors
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