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SuperPop Project develops game for children with motor skills impairments, aided by Microsoft's Kinect (video)

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The tools available to therapists tasked with helping children with motor skills impairments improve their range of motion are definitely helpful. But the Human-Automation Systems Lab at Georgia Tech is looking to make said tools even better (specifically for those with cerebral palsy) with the SuperPop Project. With the...
SuperPop Project develops game for children with motor skills impairments, aided by Microsoft's Kinect (video)

5 Highly Effective Landing Page Tips

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For many years, I’ve been on panels where I comment on PPC landing pages volunteered by the audience. Given the wild popularity of these sessions, it’s safe to say that marketers are still way behind in their landing page improvement efforts. Often, they just need a push to get started...
5 Highly Effective Landing Page Tips

Thoughts from Penelope Trunk of Brazen Careerist

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Penelope Trunk is the founder of Brazen Careerist and two other startups. She is a prolific writer and her blog, mixing a combination of work, entrepreneurship, and personal anecdotes, is one of the most popular blogs on the Internet. Penelope recently took the time to speak with me as...
Thoughts from Penelope Trunk of Brazen Careerist

Startup nation: UpWest Labs introduces its third batch of Israeli teams

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Today, we take a look at the six under-the-radar startups from Israel that were brought to Silicon Valley by the UpWest Labs accelerator program. This is the third batch of startups that have made it through the selection process and made their way from sunny Israel to no less sunny...
Startup nation: UpWest Labs introduces its third batch of Israeli teams

Tablet or smartphone? It might depend on your age (charts)

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While tablets are shrinking and smartphones are just getting bigger, people are still using them in very different ways. Flurry has some new data to show just how the two devices diverge and how their users compare. And it generally comes down to this: tablets appeal to an older and more gender-balanced...
Tablet or smartphone? It might depend on your age (charts)
You Are Watching More Web Video Ads Than Ever

'We, The Web Kids': Manifesto For An Anti-ACTA Generation

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One of the striking features of the demonstrations against ACTA that took place across Europe over the last few weeks was the youth of the participants. That's not to say that only young people are concerned about ACTA, but it's an indication that they take its assault on the Internet...
'We, The Web Kids': Manifesto For An Anti-ACTA Generation

DirecTV GenieGO DVR streaming app arrives on Android

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DirecTV subscribers with a penchant for travel have long had access to the Nomad (now GenieGO), a box that packages their DVR recordings for viewing on PCs and iOS devices. They haven't had an Android app, however, until now. Like its iOS peer, the new GenieGO client (which is...
DirecTV GenieGO DVR streaming app arrives on Android
When developing for Google Glass, simplicity is key

Kissinger: Smooching robot for virtual make-out sessions

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The Kissinger kissing robot concept from Lovotics lets people virtually smooch with each other. Big silicone lips on each animal-shaped device register and replicate lip movements for long-distance affection....
Kissinger: Smooching robot for virtual make-out sessions

Search Engine Land's SMX West comes to San Jose in 2 Weeks - Register Today!

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Attend SMX West and get expert insights and real-world-proven tactics that yield results instantly. The multi-track agenda, developed by the editorial team of Search Engine Land, includes 50+ sessions on SEO, PPC, mobile search, social media marketing at more. Learn from faculty of over 120 leading... Please visit Search Engine...
Search Engine Land's SMX West comes to San Jose in 2 Weeks - Register Today!

Consider Desktops in the Cloud for BYOD

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Desktop-as-a-Service is an interesting way for IT execs to provide cloud-based Windows desktop sessions, as well as shared resources such as storage....
Consider Desktops in the Cloud for BYOD

Why Facebook Is Sending Its People to Mobile Coding Camp (And Not Just Engineers)

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Do me a favor — listen to Facebook’s next earnings call and count the number of times CEO Mark Zuckerberg says the word “mobile.” If you played it as a drinking game, you’d be blotto before CFO David Ebersman even got on the line. That’s no mistake (obviously). It’s the...
Why Facebook Is Sending Its People to Mobile Coding Camp (And Not Just Engineers)

Karaoke for Xbox Live starts belting out hits

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Attention all songbirds: your time to shine is almost here. Microsoft and Stingray Media's Karaoke will be hitting Xbox Live on December 11th. The game is free to download, but would-be vocalists will have to purchase playing sessions of two, six and 24 hours respectively priced at: 240, 400...
Karaoke for Xbox Live starts belting out hits

SMX East Agenda Launched! Join Us Oct. 2-4 in NYC - Register Today, Save $400

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Attend SMX East and get expert insights and real-world-proven tactics that yield results instantly. The multi-track agenda, developed by the editorial team of Search Engine Land, includes over 50 sessions on SEO, PPC, local/mobile search, social media marketing and more. Register today and save... Please visit Search Engine Land for...
SMX East Agenda Launched! Join Us Oct. 2-4 in NYC - Register Today, Save $400

Next TPP Negotiation Session Has Only 3 Hours Allotted For Negotiators To Talk To Public Interest Advocates

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The USTR's handling of public interest access to TPP negotiators has bounced around over the last few negotiating sessions, with many suggesting that last months' meetings in San Diego were actually handled somewhat decently. However, with the upcoming negotiating round in Virginia, apparently there's no more time to be talking...
Next TPP Negotiation Session Has Only 3 Hours Allotted For Negotiators To Talk To Public Interest Advocates

Twitter looks to add two-factor authentication to stop password hacks

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Twitter is looking to add another layer of protection to its user authentication. After having at least 250,000 accounts' passwords compromised in an attack against its service last week, Twitter apparently plans to implement two-factor authentication as an option to help users better protect their accounts—or at least it's...
Twitter looks to add two-factor authentication to stop password hacks

Viber hits 100 million users, partners with Nokia on WP7

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The messaging company says that Nokia's Windows Phone 7 devices will now be able to place free HD-quality phone calls and hold group-messaging sessions. [Read more]...
Viber hits 100 million users, partners with Nokia on WP7

Privacy advocates welcome Yahoo Mail HTTPS roll-out

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Digital rights and privacy advocates have welcomed Yahoo's decision to provide its users with an option to enable HTTPS (HTTP Secure) for their entire webmail sessions....
Privacy advocates welcome Yahoo Mail HTTPS roll-out

Register Now for SMX Advanced - Rates Increase Next Week

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Search Marketing Expo – SMX Advanced is a fast paced, engaging, and intimate experience that emphasizes sharing ideas and networking with peers. The Search Engine Land editorial team creates the agenda, so you’ll be treated to sessions that are Q&A-packed, frequently controversial,... Please visit Search Engine Land for the full...
Register Now for SMX Advanced - Rates Increase Next Week

Google releases Course Builder, takes online learning down an open-source road

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Google is well-known for projects with unexpected origins. It's almost natural, then, that the code Google used to build a web course has led to a full-fledged tool for online education. The open-source Course Builder project lets anyone make their own learning resources, complete with scheduled activities and lessons,...
Google releases Course Builder, takes online learning down an open-source road

When and where to catch our Engadget Expand liveblogs today

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Can't make it out to Engadget Expand at San Francisco's Fort Mason today? 'Tis a shame, but we're happy to help ease the pain a bit. You'll be able to watch livestreams of all of today's sessions on this very website, and we'll be liveblogging a few, too, just...
When and where to catch our Engadget Expand liveblogs today

How to moderate a brainstorming session and get results

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This post is brought to you by Citrix GoToMeeting Ah yes, ye old brainstorming session. We’ve all been there, and have had varying degrees of success with the process. But what makes for a great brainstorming session, and more importantly, what drives a session to produce some truly great...
How to moderate a brainstorming session and get results
Dispatch: ‘Ambient awareness’ apps light up SXSW, but what about the wider world?

Magazine Publishers Start To Coalesce Around Better Digital Metrics

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Hearst is following Conde Nast’s lead and will start releasing metrics on its paid iPad editions, the company announced today. Separately, the Association of Magazine Media has released a new set of guidelines for digital metrics. Hearst, which charges separately for its magazines’ digital editions instead of bundling them...
Magazine Publishers Start To Coalesce Around Better Digital Metrics

The Unintended Consequences of Using Airtime

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Even Zuck uses Airtime. Forbes freaked out your Betabeat writers recently with an alarmist post about the way Sean & Shawn’s new videochatting service, Airtime, monitors the tool for inappropriate content. Apparently Airtime takes pictures of you sporadically throughout your videochat sessions to make sure there’s no sexy cam action...
The Unintended Consequences of Using Airtime

Apple Files For “iTunes Live” Trademark

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Apple has been filing applications for quite a number of trademarks lately, most of which get rigorously tracked and dissected by sites like PatentlyApple.com, among others. But somehow, the most recent applications filed by Apple trademark correspondent Lisa G. Widup have gone unnoticed. Until today. Looks like Apple earlier...
Apple Files For “iTunes Live” Trademark

Twitter May Release Some Deleted Usernames Within Weeks

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What’s happening with all those inactive and deleted usernames that Twitter has? Some of them will continue to be held back for a few more weeks; some likely for much longer, Twitter cofounder Ev Williams said yesterday. I caught Williams between sessions at the Chirp conference yesterday and put to...
Twitter May Release Some Deleted Usernames Within Weeks

Chrome's Native-Like Packaged Apps Now Discoverable In The Chrome Web Store For Windows And Chrome OS Dev Channel Users

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A few months ago, Google announced the Windows Start button-like app launcher for Chrome on Windows, and with it, a way to easily launch Chrome packaged apps, a new way to write apps that are based on Chrome and web technologies but behave like native apps. These packaged apps for...
Chrome's Native-Like Packaged Apps Now Discoverable In The Chrome Web Store For Windows And Chrome OS Dev Channel Users
Apple refutes claim they cribbed notes from Sony, reveal prototype "Purple"
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?