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Test Run: Vine, Twitter's New Video Sharing App

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Vine, a new video capture tool introduced by Twitter, lends a quirky, stop-motion feel to its creations, which could have both entertaining and odd implications for the microblogging service....
Test Run: Vine, Twitter's New Video Sharing App

And Another Innovation Bites the Dust: Uber Shuts Down Taxi Service In NYC

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Screenshots from our attempts this morning. Earlier today, The Verge published a pretty damning report alleging that Uber was essentially shutting down its taxi service in New York City. The worst allegations involved the claim that multiple drivers received messages calling them into headquarters to get paid a cash bonus,...
And Another Innovation Bites the Dust: Uber Shuts Down Taxi Service In NYC
Square gets the green light to proceed with NYC taxi payment program
Indian streaming service Dhingana lands Universal ad deal with 15 million monthly users
Little Eye Labs Does Mobile App Crash Testing (Before The Day Of The Big Launch)

Test Run: Burner, a Mobile App That Gives You Disposable Digits

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Test Run will be a regular feature on Bits where we try out a new app, gadget or service and report on our first impressions. This week, a look at a mobile application called Burner that supplies users with disposable, temporary phone numbers....
Test Run: Burner, a Mobile App That Gives You Disposable Digits

Test Run: Splitsider Presents, an Online Movie Hub

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A new digital distribution service aims to compete with services like Vimeo, iTunes and VHX in offering a way for artists to sell their work directly to fans....
Test Run: Splitsider Presents, an Online Movie Hub

Army spy blimp to launch within weeks: 300 feet long, $500 million, 'multi-intelligent'

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It can't go faster than 34MPH and it's already a year late for its planned deployment in Afghanistan, but Northrop Grumman's Long Endurance Multi-Intelligence Vehicle (LEMV) is now set for its maiden flight. The test run is scheduled for sometime between June 6th and 10th over Lakehurst, New Jersey,...
Army spy blimp to launch within weeks: 300 feet long, $500 million, 'multi-intelligent'

London’s tube WiFi – Still a gimmick, with work to be done

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Being able to access the internet on the London Underground is a novel idea. For too long the tubes have been somewhat of a technological vacuum, stopping users from accessing their emails, tweets or favourite web pages. Transport for London (TfL) has recently teamed up with Virgin Media to bring...
London’s tube WiFi – Still a gimmick, with work to be done
The Michigan fight song and four other reasons to avoid Internet voting

Google announces that 2,000 schools now use Chromebooks, up 100% in three months

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Google is fearlessly trudging on with its Chromebook push in the education market. The company announced on Friday that there are now 2,000 schools using Chromebooks for Education around the world. Just three months ago, there were 1,000 schools, showing an impressive adoption rate so far. As part of the...
Google announces that 2,000 schools now use Chromebooks, up 100% in three months

Terahertz frequencies bring Japanese researchers 3Gbps in a WiFi prototype

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The terahertz wireless radio is small enough to fit in portable devices. A team of researchers at the Tokyo Institute of Technology have transmitted data on the terahertz range of spectrum using a wireless radio no bigger than a 10-yen coin (roughly the size of a penny). The tiny...
Terahertz frequencies bring Japanese researchers 3Gbps in a WiFi prototype

Test Run: Dots, a Simple but Addictive Game From Betaworks

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The popularity of Dots, a week-old free iPhone game from Betaworks, shows the appeal of simple design....
Test Run: Dots, a Simple but Addictive Game From Betaworks

By popular demand, Sony releases Jelly Bean alpha build for Xperia T

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Because the first time proved to be such a charm for Android developers, Sony's once again offering Xperia owners an official alpha ROM. And this time, it's of the Jelly Bean variety. But before you rush to the source and flash your cares away, there are a few caveats...
By popular demand, Sony releases Jelly Bean alpha build for Xperia T

First look video: Wahoo Blue HR heart rate monitor

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This year is shaping up to be a good one for health-related gadgets thanks to the new Bluetooth 4.0 specification and profiles. The $79 Wahoo Blue HR is among the first of these devices to take advantage of this low-powered wireless capability, and I took it for a 5-mile test...
First look video: Wahoo Blue HR heart rate monitor

Google's white-space spectrum database begins public trial

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The Federal Communications Commission has begun a 45-day public trial of Google's white-space spectrum database. The test run is designed to verify the accuracy of the system, which identifies unused portions of television spectrum, known as white spaces, that could be used for alternative forms of communication.......
Google's white-space spectrum database begins public trial

DestinationDoc: This app is a pocket compendium of medical professionals for your stay in London

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With the London Olympics a mere 14 days away, the UK capital is on course to receive millions of visitors from across the country, the continent and, indeed, the world. With that in mind, the good people at Nabu Medical, Inc have launched an app to help visitors easily locate...
DestinationDoc: This app is a pocket compendium of medical professionals for your stay in London

Do social media ads really work? We put them to the test!

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Social media sites already offer free advertising in the form of tweets and Facebook posts, but these tools can only take your brand so far. The next step involves paying for social media ads, and if you're considering this option, you're probably most concerned with one big question: What will my...
Do social media ads really work? We put them to the test!

Test Run: Mining Your Calendar to Cut Taxes

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A new Web service, MileLogr, which launched, on Monday is designed to help road warriors who rack up thousands of business miles a year in their personal vehicles save money on their taxes....
Test Run: Mining Your Calendar to Cut Taxes

Test Run: Glide Video Messenger App

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Glide, a new video-based start-up, hopes to reinvent video messaging by allowing people to chat through video with their friends and leave messages in the cloud....
Test Run: Glide Video Messenger App

Google Edition phones could jumpstart an Android ROM renaissance

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More choices in stock Android phones is great, but this test run could change the way we experience Android as a whole....
Google Edition phones could jumpstart an Android ROM renaissance

Couch Potatoes Rejoice: Spotify Lands On TiVo's Premiere Series DVRs

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At this point it’s probably easier to keep count of the devices that Spotify hasn’t weaseled its way onto, but you can hardly blame the company for hustling. Today, Spotify has announced that it has brought its streaming music service to yet another hardware line — users of TiVo’s Premiere...
Couch Potatoes Rejoice: Spotify Lands On TiVo's Premiere Series DVRs

Historic Flight Will Carry One Thousand Pounds Of Food, Clothes, Supplies To Space

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Earlier this year, SpaceX became the first private company to successfully dock a vessel with the International Space Station. That cargo delivery was just a test run and the Dragon capsule is now ready for its first official trip into space.  The spacecraft, on top of a Falcon 9 rocket,...
Historic Flight Will Carry One Thousand Pounds Of Food, Clothes, Supplies To Space

New Litigation Targets 20,000 BitTorrent-Using Downloaders

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Hugh Pickens writes "The Hollywood Reporter reports that more than 20,000 individual movie torrent downloaders have been sued in the past few weeks in Washington DC federal court for copyright infringement and another lawsuit targeting 30,000 more torrent downloaders on five more films is forthcoming in what could be a...
New Litigation Targets 20,000 BitTorrent-Using Downloaders
Exploratorium's new iPad app reveals 'magic of existing phenomena'
MTA tests inflatable 'plug' it hopes can shield NYC subway from weather disasters
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