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Guest post: How much does the #1 game on the iOS store earn in a day? $199k (I think)

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Editors note: The following guest post was written by Ethan Levy, co-founder of Quarter Spiral a new game publishing startup. Levy is a 10-year veteran of the video games industry, having recently worked at BioWare’s San Francisco studio as producer for Dragon Age Legends. Having a #1 grossing app on...
Guest post: How much does the #1 game on the iOS store earn in a day? $199k (I think)

'Charlie Bit Me' Kids Getting Their Own Web Show Even Though It's No Longer 2007

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(Photo: YouTube) Viral Spiral, a company that connects viral video creators with brands and agencies, announced today that it has teamed up with video distribution platform Rightster to produce an original series featuring the kids from the YouTube sensation “Charlie Bit Me!” The partnership marks the launch of Viral Studios,...
'Charlie Bit Me' Kids Getting Their Own Web Show Even Though It's No Longer 2007

ani625 on Fibonacci spiral

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ani625 on Fibonacci spiral

This is not a spiral

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Slightly off-topic, here, but I see lots of these optical illusion posts on the web, and although some of them are pretty impressive, this one borders on voodoo. I had to run my mouse pointer over the blue traces a few times to persuade myself. I've overlaid some big...
This is not a spiral

YouTube's Reign Threatened by a Spotified Revolution, and Other Reel Truths for Video in 2013

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From the continued growth of online video to Socialcam and Viddy’s up and down spiral, 2012 was a crazy year for the world of digital video, and I expect it to take a turn for the insane in 2013. In the past year, we’ve seen several niche social media networks...
YouTube's Reign Threatened by a Spotified Revolution, and Other Reel Truths for Video in 2013

Google's original Android mascot would have given children everywhere horrible nightmares

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It’s a good thing that companies don’t normally let software engineers produce marketing materials. Exhibit A is Android engineer Dan Morrill, who posted pictures on his Google+ page this week showing his original stand-in concept art for Google’s (GOOG) Android logo that he prepared for a presentation. In short, Morrill’s...
Google's original Android mascot would have given children everywhere horrible nightmares

Guest Post: Punch Quest - Optimizing UI Flow for IAP

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Editors note: The following guest post was written by Ethan Levy, co-founder of Quarter Spiral a new game publishing startup, and uses the game Punch Quest as a case study on how one can streamline a title’s UI in order to make in-app purchases a more common experience. Levy is a...
Guest Post: Punch Quest - Optimizing UI Flow for IAP

'Charlie Bit My Finger' is the first user-generated YouTube viral video to hit 500m views

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Remember the Charlie bit my finger – Again viral video? How could you have forgotten. But just in case, it’s the one where a kid (Harry) sits with a baby on his knee who then bites Harry’s finger and giggles at the resulting wails. Not only has it been developed...
'Charlie Bit My Finger' is the first user-generated YouTube viral video to hit 500m views

Nintendo 3DS owners start getting 3D music videos

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Nintendo on Wednesday began giving 3DS owners a promised set of 3D music videos. Anyone who has the Nintendo Video app will start automatically pulling a set of videos that take advantage of the glasses-free display, such as "The Rifle's Spiral" by The Shins. B.O.B. and Wale have videos in...
Nintendo 3DS owners start getting 3D music videos
Tablets Join The Long Race To The Bottom

This Is the Modem World: Do You Smell That?

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Each week Joshua Fruhlinger contributes This is the Modem World, a column dedicated to exploring the culture of consumer technology. There are two gadget scents: one triggers happiness and anticipation, the other conjures up sadness and fear. The first arrives like an emotional bullet as we open the box....
This Is the Modem World: Do You Smell That?

Letters: Sunday Dialogue: A New School Schedule?

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Readers react to a proposal for a longer school year and day.    ...
Letters: Sunday Dialogue: A New School Schedule?

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How PlayMesh used hardcore savages and trash talk to push Valor HD into the top grossing app charts

Google's Glass Project is Ramping up; the iWatch may adopt a Spiral User Interface; and the Woz Calls for iTunes on Android

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The afternoon edition of MORENEWS presents you with four links to interesting reports noted in our byline along with photos and a new video covering Google's upcoming Glass product line....
Google's Glass Project is Ramping up; the iWatch may adopt a Spiral User Interface; and the Woz Calls for iTunes on Android

Can finger-biting Charlie profit from spin-off series?

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It’s YouTube’s most viewed viral video of all time. But does virality equal longevity? Harry and Charlie Davies-Car, stars of their hit amateur Charlie Bit My Finger video, will appear in new “original programming” in a deal between viral video management firm Viral Spiral and online video distributor Rightster. The...
Can finger-biting Charlie profit from spin-off series?

Nokia shares plunge 10% on both sides of the Atlantic following new device launches

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It was billed as an event that would take the company’s rebuilding strategy to the next level but, right after Nokia completed its much anticipated press event in New York this morning (US time), the mobile firm’s share price tumbled more than 10 percent in both North America and its...
Nokia shares plunge 10% on both sides of the Atlantic following new device launches

The Gopher That Lives in Russia's Main Space Launch Facility

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We have the see of a hit Pixar movie: A gopher on the steppes of Kazakhstan at a Russian cosmodrome. Just imagine all his wacky hijinks! This is a Russian YouTube video of the playful creature who lives in the shadow of a rocket launch pad at Baikonur, a space...
The Gopher That Lives in Russia's Main Space Launch Facility
The Vergecast 017 - 02.10.2012

Hoop Technique - Vivian Spiral & Rich Porter #hooping

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Hoop Technique - Vivian Spiral & Rich Porter #hooping
Here's How To Deal With Doubters Who Think Your Product Idea Is Dumb (MSFT)

EE's CTO On The Challenges Of Launching 'Double-Speed' LTE

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Mobile network operator EE announced earlier today that it would be doubling its 4G network speeds in 10 metropolitan areas across the UK before the beginning of this summer. Top speeds would increase to 80 Mbps, while average connectivity would sit at roughly 20 Mbps for both new and existing...
EE's CTO On The Challenges Of Launching 'Double-Speed' LTE

Kickstarter: Own A Piece Of Role-Playing History With A Remake Of Tunnels & Trolls

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As fans of D&D will attest, there are not many games as satisfying as Gygax’s original but darn it if it wasn’t fun to try new platforms when they came out. Tunnels & Trolls, created 37 years ago by Ken St. Andre, wasn’t so much a D&D knock-off but an...
Kickstarter: Own A Piece Of Role-Playing History With A Remake Of Tunnels & Trolls

'Charlie bit my finger - Again' (and again) as viral kids are set to be an original series

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Remember the ‘Charlie bit my finger – Again‘ viral video? The one where a kid (Harry) sits with a baby on his knee who proceeds to bite Harry’s finger and giggle at the resulting wails? Yep, that’s set to become a series. Viral Spiral, the management company for viral content...
'Charlie bit my finger - Again' (and again) as viral kids are set to be an original series

RANKED: The Best Slides And Worst Slides In Google's Offices (GOOG)

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Google has some of the best offices in the world. They're gorgeous, huge spaces with tons of perks. Including slides. Lots of slides. But not all slides at Google's offices are created equal. We've taken a look at all the slides at Google offices we could find, and ranked them...
RANKED: The Best Slides And Worst Slides In Google's Offices (GOOG)

Bookstores may be closing down, but the Internet isn’t entirely to blame

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‘Digital’ gets blamed for just about everything these days. The state of the music industry? Blame Spotify. Movies? Why not point that bony finger at The Pirate Bay. High-Street retailers? Amazon, c’mon now. Yes, The World Wide Web would be top of the FBI’s most-wanted list if we were to...
Bookstores may be closing down, but the Internet isn’t entirely to blame
Startup Spotlight: Spiral Genetics offers software to help scientists analyze DNA

Aspiral Analog Clocks Use a Ball Instead of Hands [Clocks]

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Aspiral Clocks don't use hands or digital displays, just a ball. The clock itself spins, driving the ball through a spiral until—every twelve hours—it disappears in a hole at the center. Confused? Here's a video: I like it, but for $545, it will probably only excite fans of Bill Halley....
Aspiral Analog Clocks Use a Ball Instead of Hands [Clocks]

Spiral Circus Arts » Featuring Vivian Spiral #hooping

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Spiral Circus Arts » Featuring Vivian Spiral #hooping

Netflix loses $4.58 million, as DVDs decline and streaming grows

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Netflix has reported its first quarter financial results. The company lost $0.08 per share on $870 million in revenue in the quarter. Analysts had expected the company to lose 27 cents per share. The company exceeded that mark. Wall Street expects revenues of $897 million for the company in the...
Netflix loses $4.58 million, as DVDs decline and streaming grows
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