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I miss the Airship Ventures zeppelin floating in the sky. Turns out it's in for annual maintenance and will be back next month. http://www.airshipventures.com/calendar.php

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I miss the Airship Ventures zeppelin floating in the sky. Turns out it's in for annual maintenance and will be back next month. http://www.airshipventures.com/calendar.php

Photo-sharing service Picplz to shut down on 3 July

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Picplz, one of the most prominent rivals to Instagram at one time, is to close down on 3 July, a notice on its blog has announced. The startup, which had a key advantage over Instagram in being available on Android as well as Instagram, has seemingly lost traction in recent...
Photo-sharing service Picplz to shut down on 3 July

NASA will e-mail you when the ISS is overhead

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"Spot the Station" sends alerts when the International Space Station, the third brightest object in the sky, is going to pass above your location. [Read more]...
NASA will e-mail you when the ISS is overhead

A History of the Sky - Evil Mad Scientist Laboratories

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A History of the Sky - Evil Mad Scientist Laboratories

Livescribe Sky released, adds Wi-Fi to smartpen system

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Livescribe has announced the Sky Wi-Fi Smartpen, the first digital pen to integrate Wi-Fi technology and cloud services. Sky can convert written words and drawings into images, and can send both the resulting pictures and recorded audio to the user's personal Evernote account. Writing and audio can then be archived...
Livescribe Sky released, adds Wi-Fi to smartpen system

For Civilian Drones, the Sky is the Limit

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Potential uses of civilian unmanned aerial vehicles include monitoring railroad cars, scanning agricultural fields and scoping out the extent of a forest fire....
For Civilian Drones, the Sky is the Limit

David Attenborough's Galapagos 3D begins airing New Year's Day in the UK on Sky 3D

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The long nights, relentless Christmas adverts and brisk chill in the air are all signs the year is coming to an end, and what better way to see in the next than with British documentary legend Sir David Attenborough? The first episode of his new three-part natural history series...
David Attenborough's Galapagos 3D begins airing New Year's Day in the UK on Sky 3D
NASA captures photos of 'ISON Comet' that could light up the sky later this year

How would you change Acer's Aspire S5?

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If Acer's Aspire S5 were an episode of Friends, it'd be forever known as "The One with the Motorized Port Cover." Unfortunately, while it was cool to have a complex, Thunderbirds-esque mechanical loading sequence on the laptop, it did make using its USB ports a bit of a chore....
How would you change Acer's Aspire S5?
Broadcom's new GPS chip promises improved indoor tracking, 50 percent more battery life

Giant airplane-mounted telescope sees first light!

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Very cool news: the flying infrared observatory, SOFIA (Stratospheric ......
Giant airplane-mounted telescope sees first light!

Whole flock of birds falls dead from the sky

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Whole flock of birds falls dead from the sky

Analysts slap sky-high $1,000 price target on Google

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Analysts slap sky-high $1,000 price target on Google

Clouds in the forecast: Amazon S3 grew 192% year-over-year

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Keep your eyes to sky because clouds are in the forecast. Amazon Web Services has reported massive growth for its number of objects stored in the Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3), with a 192 percent increase year-over-year. Amazon Web Services is by far the most popular cloud infrastructure provider in...
Clouds in the forecast: Amazon S3 grew 192% year-over-year

Why Do The People Who Always Ask Us To 'Respect' Artists Seem To Have So Little Respect For Artists?

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Over the years, we've posted tons and tons of stories of content creators embracing the internet, exploring the new opportunities it creates and often profiting greatly from doing so. We regularly celebrate the great creativity from these artists, and cheer them on as they succeed and (sometimes) make lots of...
Why Do The People Who Always Ask Us To 'Respect' Artists Seem To Have So Little Respect For Artists?

Who knew five hours of plane landings at San Diego airport could be so mesmerizing? [Video]

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Thanksgiving is one of the busiest times of the year in the United States. Perhaps even more so than Christmas, everyone is looking to drive or fly home in order to be reunited with their family and loved ones. So it should come as no surprise that American airports get...
Who knew five hours of plane landings at San Diego airport could be so mesmerizing? [Video]

Joke about blowing something up on Twitter, get arrested

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A man who threatened on Twitter to blow up Doncaster airport has been found guilty of sending a “menacing electronic communication”. He is thought to be the first person in the UK country to have been arrested for comments on Twitter. He is now appears to be the firstsecond person...
Joke about blowing something up on Twitter, get arrested

STOP COMPLAINING! Study Shows New Era Of Abundance In Music, Entertainment [INFOGRAPHIC]

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A new white paper presented today a Midem, Techdirt founder Mike Masnick heralds a very different present and future for the music and entrainment industries than the doom and gloom often presented in the mainstream media. Combining statistics from a  number of sources, "The Sky Is Rising" shows that:...
STOP COMPLAINING! Study Shows New Era Of Abundance In Music, Entertainment [INFOGRAPHIC]

Man acquitted as #TwitterJokeTrial appeal ends in victory

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Paul Chambers, who was previously found guilty of sending a "menacing tweet," has been acquitted by the High Court after two-and-a-half years trapped in legal limbo. On hearing of the closure of his local airport, the 27-year-old had sent out a facetious tweet to his 600 followers that mentioned...
Man acquitted as #TwitterJokeTrial appeal ends in victory

Design to 'harpoon satellites'

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UK engineers are developing a system to harpoon rogue or redundant satellites and pull them out of the sky....
Design to 'harpoon satellites'
Curiosity undergoes software update to better explore the surface of Mars

The Dealmaster wants to charge up your gadgets with solar power

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The Dealmaster hates it when his DealPhone runs out of power when he's on the go. Getting D-mails from my DealMinions requires a lot of juice, and sometimes I'm not near a convenient power outlet. Today's Top Deal is aimed at curtailing that inconvenience—the Kiwi Choice 2000 mAh solar-powered...
The Dealmaster wants to charge up your gadgets with solar power

Sharp reveals see-through solar panel

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Sharp's latest solar cell panel seems perfect for green fiends living within a sky-rise condominium. [Read more]...
Sharp reveals see-through solar panel

A Proposal to Fix Online Identity

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Facebook's social graph of you isn't you. It's an approximation and an extrapolation based on little clues you've left lying around the Web. Using your Facebook or Google identity gives those services more data points about what you do, but that doesn't mean it substitutes for whom you are. The...
A Proposal to Fix Online Identity

Ball of light, heat in sky shocks DC residents http://bit.ly/bvNIOD

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Ball of light, heat in sky shocks DC residents http://bit.ly/bvNIOD

The neuromorphic bug eye cam: A 180-degree visual system for drones

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Autonomous drones are basically cameras with wings. While high resolution cameras focused on the ground might need to be optimized for contrast sensitivity and feature extraction, those that look around the sky may need a wide FOV with good deep resolution. A new device known as the CURVACE (Curved Artificial...
The neuromorphic bug eye cam: A 180-degree visual system for drones

Viacom Releases More Google Lawsuit Documents

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Viacom has just released new documents in their Google lawsuit that they claim present a smoking gun against the search giant.Viacom claims that the documents released today, “make clear one of our core claims in the case: that Google made a deliberate, calculated business decision not only to profit from...
Viacom Releases More Google Lawsuit Documents

A Responsible Citizen Not Only Shares Culture, But Destroys The Copyright Industries

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“Honest.” This word was used by the copyright industry, to try to get citizens to do their bidding. Honest. Could you believe that today? This industry dared take that word in their mouths? For some time, it may actually have worked. Not for us who worked with technology and knew...
A Responsible Citizen Not Only Shares Culture, But Destroys The Copyright Industries
Al-Qaeda document suggests 22 ways to avoid drone attacks

The Last Couple Years Of Kevin Systrom's Life, As Told Through His Instagram Photos

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Instagram co-founder Kevin Systrom made $400 million today when he sold his company Instagram to Facebook for $1 billion. What was his life like leading up to the deal? And what was his life like when he first launched Instagram less than two years ago? We checked photos that he...
The Last Couple Years Of Kevin Systrom's Life, As Told Through His Instagram Photos
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