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Podcast: More media, more problems and more music on Twitter

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NOTE: This week’s episode of the GigaOM Weekly News Wrap-Up was recorded on the morning of Thursday, April 18, prior to the heavy police activity that followed later that night. On this week’s show, we look at the media landscape in the aftermath of the Boston terror attack. How does...
Podcast: More media, more problems and more music on Twitter

ICYMI: Bit-conned? IoT Shark Week and can podcasts make money?

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From Sharks to Earwolfs it was a fun week of podcasting here at GigaOM HQ. Here’s your chance to catch up in case you missed any: Bitcoins bite the dust? Uh-oh, Aereo and Austin’s fiber (Download the news wrap up) Shark Week for the Internet of Things (Download the IoT...
ICYMI: Bit-conned? IoT Shark Week and can podcasts make money?

The Simpsons, Jaws, WWE and more on this week's top free iOS apps

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Electronic Arts’ The Simpsons: Tapped Out conquered the top of the free iOS apps charts this week. The city building game based on the beloved animated series was first released back in March but was removed from the Apple App Store shortly thereafter due to connectivity issues. Now, with the...
The Simpsons, Jaws, WWE and more on this week's top free iOS apps

RT @miko_lee: The world's first ever shark sanctuary - Palau starts its 2010 shark week today. SOSF will be reporting from the event http://bit.ly/dD24GS

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RT @miko_lee: The world's first ever shark sanctuary - Palau starts its 2010 shark week today. SOSF will be reporting from the event http://bit.ly/dD24GS

Podcast: The history of the internet of things includes a Swedish hockey team and LEGOs

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Thirteen years ago Adam Dunkels was trying to hook up a hockey team in Lulea, Sweden with sensors and cameras so coaches and fans could track helmet cams and players’ vital signs. It was an academic project but it was also an early example of the internet of things. The...
Podcast: The history of the internet of things includes a Swedish hockey team and LEGOs

Podcast: What you really need to know before buying connected devices

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In my time talking to people about the internet of things, we sometimes get so excited about the possibilities of the technology that we forget about the consumer who has to install it or has their own vision for connected living that they are trying to implement. So this week...
Podcast: What you really need to know before buying connected devices

Podcast: How the internet of things may make parents less worried but more neurotic

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Parenting is tough. Not only are babies incapable of listening to your rationale pleas for sleep, but they are tiny, fragile things that require your constant vigilance and protection. Or at least that’s the messaging around parenting in the U.S. To support new parents an entire industry of products from...
Podcast: How the internet of things may make parents less worried but more neurotic

Amazon Prime adds Deadliest Catch, Dirty Jobs and other Discovery shows

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Amazon just boosted the video catalog available to Amazon Prime subscribers — announcing a deal with Discovery Networks to add shows including Deadliest Catch, Mythbusters, Man vs. Wild, Dirty Jobs, Shark Week, Whale Wars, Cake Boss and other programs from Discovery Channel, Animal Planet and TLC. In a note to...
Amazon Prime adds Deadliest Catch, Dirty Jobs and other Discovery shows

Celebs are great, but brands might be even better: Socialcam grabs the OWN Network

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The latest trends for startups, specifically mobile applications, is to attract celebrities with big followings to their platform. So far, it has worked for companies like Instagram, Mobli, Viddy, and Socialcam. While celebs bring a select audience, depending on how young, old, and rabid those fans are, brands can grab...
Celebs are great, but brands might be even better: Socialcam grabs the OWN Network

IoT Podcast: Where self-milking cows graze fields of data gold

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Connecting devices to the internet helps solve the problem of turning on your lights without ever leaving your chair, but a 1980s device called The Clapper did the same thing. To really bring connected devices into the future people are using them to build services. That’s fun, but it gets...
IoT Podcast: Where self-milking cows graze fields of data gold

Podcast: Shark Week for the Internet of Things

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Want to know how many fish there are in the sea? The amount of carbon dioxide in the water in the mid-Pacific? How about getting humpback whales a record deal? These are all projects that Liquid Robotics’ connected, sensor packed robots have undertaken. The company, which makes self-sufficient, autonomous ocean-going...
Podcast: Shark Week for the Internet of Things

Shark Week Plus Web Video Plus Comedy = YouTube's New Ad Pitch

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YouTube wants to be more like TV – at least when it comes to attracting TV ad dollars. So here’s its latest strategy: Copy TV’s programming stunts. Specifically, copy Discovery’s “Shark Week” — the cable channel’s enduringly popular week of programming about… well, you know. YouTube’s plan is to do...
Shark Week Plus Web Video Plus Comedy = YouTube's New Ad Pitch

WickedLasers Releases 1.25W Spyder Super Laser

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This being Shark Week and all, budding super villains may be interested in this 1.25W laser from WickedLasers. This monstrous slab of electronics sends out a beam powerful enough to pop multiple balloons and looks like a light saber. It would look great on your shark’s head. The 1.25W...
WickedLasers Releases 1.25W Spyder Super Laser
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Three "Shark Week" Apps to Sink Your Teeth Into

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Impressed by Olympic swimmers? How about swimmers who have been reported to swim at speeds up to 60 miles per hour? In case you missed the memo, it’s Shark Week. For those not familiar with Shark Week, it’s seven days of Discovery Channel programming devoted to those vilified, sharp-toothed sea...
Three "Shark Week" Apps to Sink Your Teeth Into

Oreo takes Facebook 'Daily Twist' campaign to Times Square for final day

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For the final day of its 100-day campaign driven largely through Facebook, Oreo has installed a one-room ad agency in Times Square so it can take suggestions from the public and debut the final “Daily Twist” image on a digital billboard in New York City. Oreo has been celebrating its...
Oreo takes Facebook 'Daily Twist' campaign to Times Square for final day

Must See HDTV (August 13th - 19th)

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With the Olympics finally concluded, it's back to our regular programming. While that includes a number of premieres this week including such highlights as Oh Sit!, a musical chairs game show (really), Stars Earn Stripes and BBC America's first original series Copper, there's also a long list of anticipated...
Must See HDTV (August 13th - 19th)

Shark Week, Thunderclap Form Voltron Of Awesomeness

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Pledge a tweet, save a shark. Discovery Channel's Shark Week is teaming up with Thunderclap to give its social campaign some extra bite. Shark Week is supporting three shark conservation groups--the Pew Environment Group, Oceana and Shark Savers. Regular shark lovers can rally behind the the trio this season and...
Shark Week, Thunderclap Form Voltron Of Awesomeness

The Discovery Channel partners with Thunderclap for social conservation efforts during Shark Week 2012

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The idea of a mass message isn’t exactly new, but Discovery Channel’s Shark Week is taking a different approach to things by using a service called Thunderclap. The idea is that people will sign up to spread the word about Shark Week and, if a certain number of shares are...
The Discovery Channel partners with Thunderclap for social conservation efforts during Shark Week 2012

Amazon Signs Deal With Discovery, Now Has 17,000 Streaming Video Titles Available

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Amazon announced a new licensing deal this morning with Discovery Communications, the media company behind cable TV channels including the Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet, Investigation Discovery, Science and Military Channel. Under the terms of the agreement, Amazon Prime customers will now have the rights to stream series and specials from...
Amazon Signs Deal With Discovery, Now Has 17,000 Streaming Video Titles Available

Vodio, Another Social Video-Watching App, Comes to iPhone

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Densa. Dejo. Showyou. Watchup. Each of these apps, and more, has been described as a “Flipboard for video.” Vodio fits into that group, too, but aims to stand apart by offering a personalized rotation of video clips that incorporates clips from social media. After six months in the App Store...
Vodio, Another Social Video-Watching App, Comes to iPhone
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