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Atari Founder Nolan Bushnell: 'There Are Steve Jobses All Around Us' (AAPL, GOOG)

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No one will ever be able to replace Steve Jobs. But there are plenty of creative, talented visionaries out there today who have the potential to innovate and disrupt the tech industry just like Jobs did.  In Atari co-founder Nolan Bushnell's book, "Finding the Next Steve Jobs--How to Find, Hire, Keep and...
Atari Founder Nolan Bushnell: 'There Are Steve Jobses All Around Us' (AAPL, GOOG)
After Plenty Of Duds, LG May Finally Have A Winner With The Optimus G Pro

The 404 1,213: Where Sphere says no to Yes to the Dress (podcast)

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Sphere's Law of Recurring Subject Matter argues that, given enough time, all conversations with Steve Guttenberg will inevitably become audiocentric. As usual, The Audiophiliac brings a ransom list of talking points today, including Spotify robbing musicians, Benford's law, Say Yes to the Dress, and a Monoprice controversy. [Read more]...
The 404 1,213: Where Sphere says no to Yes to the Dress (podcast)

10 brilliant and barmy Twitter accounts you should know about

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If you’re not a total celeb-nut, marketer, news junkie or sports fan, it can be difficult to grasp what Twitter is all about when you first jump on board. It took me long enough to properly get into it, and even now I’d hardly call myself a power-user. But Twitter...
10 brilliant and barmy Twitter accounts you should know about

LG unveils world's smallest wireless charger, preps it for global availability

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LG may have an obsession with hulking smartphones, but it's taken a different tact with its latest wireless charger, which is being hailed as the world's smallest. Christened the WCP-300, the pad juices up Qi-compatible devices such as the Nexus 4 (if you're not in the mood for a...
LG unveils world's smallest wireless charger, preps it for global availability
The Verge Mobile Show 006 - June 03rd, 2012

PHOTOS: Google's New Home Entertainment Device, The Nexus Q (GOOG)

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It seems like Google's Nexus 7 tablet is getting all the attention today. But we're also very impressed with the Nexus Q, a tiny sphere that connects to your TV and lets you stream movies, TV shows, and music from the Google Play Store. The Nexus Q is a bit...
PHOTOS: Google's New Home Entertainment Device, The Nexus Q (GOOG)

Currently Famous: This mobile app mines Twitter for the top trending celebrity stories

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It seems Twitter can be whatever you want it to be – from a job-search tool to a real-time bus timetable platform. With that in mind, this latest mobile app promises to help you keep well and truly up-to-date with what’s happening in the celebrity sphere, by using a “sophisticated...
Currently Famous: This mobile app mines Twitter for the top trending celebrity stories

Sponsored post: Open source: how new models are challenging the nature of business

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While the historical role of hobbyists in the tech sphere can be traced back to the Homebrew Computer Club and beyond, in 2013 a series of trends are empowering the current breed with more disruptive potential than ever before. On one hand, the maker movement blends technological innovation with more-traditional...
Sponsored post: Open source: how new models are challenging the nature of business

After Last Week's Worm, Tumblr Goes Dark Again; Company Says Outage Is Intentional To Resolve "Network Issue"

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As you may have heard by now, this afternoon, many users have reported being unable to access their favorite mixed media blogging platform, Tumblr. The company confirmed this afternoon that this is not in fact one of the first signs of the Mayan prophesy, tweeting that the site is “currently...
After Last Week's Worm, Tumblr Goes Dark Again; Company Says Outage Is Intentional To Resolve "Network Issue"
MorpHex robot can now walk and roll
Google+ adds a slew of new features, updates iOS & Androids apps

Netflix CEO claims Amazon losing up to $1 billion a year in streaming video war

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Netflix isn't sinking, but it's certainly not the soaring brand it once was and has endured its fair share of struggles over the last several years. But, if you think Reed Hastings is shaking in his boots over encroaching competition you'd be wrong. The CEO says that Amazon will...
Netflix CEO claims Amazon losing up to $1 billion a year in streaming video war

Russia denies Apple's iPad design patent appeal

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Apple's attempt to register a patent in Russia for the schematic design of its iPad has been rejected. Russia's Chamber for Patent Disputes, which handles appeals of decisions made by the Russian Patent Office, rejected Apple's attempt to secure a patent on the iPad's design, claiming that the features Apple...
Russia denies Apple's iPad design patent appeal

Google+ widget lets you embed Photo Spheres on any website

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One of the biggest highlights of Android's jump to 4.2 was the addition of Photo Sphere, a 360-degree panoramic shooting mode that pans vertically as well as horizontally. It's a neat trick, but the only way to share it was on Google+ or on a device running Android 4.2...
Google+ widget lets you embed Photo Spheres on any website

Sphero And Augmented Reality: Made For Each Other

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Sphero had a big 2012, but it’s clear that 2013 will be even bigger for the company. This week at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, the makers of a phone-friendly robotic ball launched a handful of augmented reality games, expanding the breadth of the little sphere’s functionality....
Sphero And Augmented Reality: Made For Each Other

Sphere Guide OnlineClock Videos http://bit.ly/9LwIES

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Sphere Guide OnlineClock Videos http://bit.ly/9LwIES

Instapaper, Readability and monetizing other people’s content

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There’s been a minor furore brewing in the digital-content sphere over the past few days involving Readability, an app and web service that allows readers to save content from any website and read it later — without any of the advertising that most sites rely on for revenue. Not...
Instapaper, Readability and monetizing other people’s content

Highlight Post-SXSW

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Highlight Post-SXSW: Some good thoughts on Highlight (a CrunchFund portfolio company) by my good friend Brenden Mulligan. I wrote up my thoughts leading up to SXSW, Brenden’s thoughts are obviously post-SXSW. I’m with him that SXSW was far from an ideal place for the app to fully break out for a...
Highlight Post-SXSW

i have great new logos for scarybirds thanks to Stu and Yvette and family http://scarybirds.com/sites/scarybirds.com/files/sphere.png

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i have great new logos for scarybirds thanks to Stu and Yvette and family http://scarybirds.com/sites/scarybirds.com/files/sphere.png

Play this: 'Rotational' adds a new dimension to 'Super Hexagon'

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Terry Cavanagh's Super Hexagon is challenging enough without throwing depth and lateral movement into the mix, but that's what Kevin Messman has done with Rotational. Described by its creator as a "love letter to Hexagon," Rotational involves similar slip-through-the-shapes gameplay while shifting the action to the surface of a...
Play this: 'Rotational' adds a new dimension to 'Super Hexagon'

MapMyFitness edges past 10m members, and gears up for another $3m in funding

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One month to the day after MapMyFitness revealed a fresh $9m Series B funding round, the online health and fitness powerhouse has announced that it has edged past ten million registered members and is arranging a further $3m in financing from Square 1 Bank. MapMyFitness is the Texas-based tech fitness...
MapMyFitness edges past 10m members, and gears up for another $3m in funding

This May Be the First Computer-Generated Motion Picture

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Of course, it was made at Bell Labs, like everything else. This simple animation of a satellite orbiting a sphere may be the very first computer-generated movie. Ed Zajac created the simulation at Bell Labs in an effort to better understand the forces at play in the company's work with...
This May Be the First Computer-Generated Motion Picture

EA Launches Lord of Ultima Strategy Game With Facebook Connect

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EA’s latest browser-based strategy game, Lord of Ultima, leverages Facebook Connect to allow you to play the game with friends from your social graph. The game itself is a city-building game where you collect resources to build a city and empire on a large world map. The game recently entered...
EA Launches Lord of Ultima Strategy Game With Facebook Connect
Google makes Android 4.2 SDK and source code available for developers

Eyes-on with 3D System's CubeX and next-generation Cube

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3D Systems isn't exactly new to the consumer 3D printing space, but its history lies in professional additive manufacturing. Its machines have found homes around the globe in high profile businesses like Boeing. That hasn't stopped the company from rolling out a pair of impressive home options at CES....
Eyes-on with 3D System's CubeX and next-generation Cube

Google Chrome’s Matt Frost will give keynote at Streaming Media East 2012

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StreamingMedia.com just announced Senior Business Product Manager for Google Chrome Matt Frost would give a keynote speech during the 15th annual Streaming Media East conference in New York that is occurring between May 15 and May 16 at the Hilton. Frost’s presentation will discuss device, operating system, and browser deviation and how it impact...
Google Chrome’s Matt Frost will give keynote at Streaming Media East 2012

Inhabitat's Week in Green: Biobot, Nintendo Power Glove and an inflatable bathroom bubble

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Each week our friends at Inhabitat recap the week's most interesting green developments and clean tech news for us -- it's the Week in Green. This week President Barack Obama set the tone for the coming year in his 2013 State of the Union address, which advocated 3D printing...
Inhabitat's Week in Green: Biobot, Nintendo Power Glove and an inflatable bathroom bubble
Sphero's New Augmented Reality App Allows You To Walk A Beaver Around Your House

Media outsourcing and Journatic: Hate the player, not the game

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There’s been a debate raging in the media sphere lately over the practices of a journalism-outsourcing startup called Journatic, which used to provide hyper-local news content to papers like the Chicago Tribune and the San Francisco Chronicle. The service was dropped by several newspapers after it was revealed that...
Media outsourcing and Journatic: Hate the player, not the game
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