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Jurassic Ark: These Posters show what happens if you remove a letter from your favorite movies

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Removies is a new blog that re-imagines what a movie would be like, had a single letter been removed from its title. To do this, the author creates quite impressive theatrical poster designs, showing what you get when something’s missing… As you can see, we’re left with timeless classics like Jurassic Ark and Harry...
Jurassic Ark: These Posters show what happens if you remove a letter from your favorite movies

Flash Valet’s mobile app accelerates your car’s return

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Folks that like valet parking may like it even more thanks to Flash Valet, a new mobile app and platform that speeds both your car’s return as well as your valet payment. The product, from Klever Logic, was born from a realistic use case: “Daniela, wife of one of the...
Flash Valet’s mobile app accelerates your car’s return

Watch: FedEx guy delivers an iPad mini, UPS guy takes it

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Normally the folks delivering your packages play a Santa Claus-like role of bringing gifts and general Christmas cheer, but one UPS seasonal worker is giving them a bad name after being caught on camera playing the Grinch with an iPad mini delivered by FedEx. In case you’re on the edge...
Watch: FedEx guy delivers an iPad mini, UPS guy takes it

Revealed: Foosball bracket for the big GeekWire Summer Bash

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We’ve been watching with amazement as some of the world’s top footballers compete in the Euro 2012 soccer championship in Poland and Ukraine. And while the matches have been intense, they simply won’t compare to the action taking place in Seattle next Thursday as top foosballers convene at the Showbox...
Revealed: Foosball bracket for the big GeekWire Summer Bash
Cydia: Making iOS more like Android, one tweak at a time

Last.fm is testing a subtle but tasty redesign [Screenshots]

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Last.fm is currently prompting some users to try out a new design of parts of its site. While not a major departure from the current look, it is a welcome refresh for the site which has largely looked the same for a couple of years. A page explaining the changes...
Last.fm is testing a subtle but tasty redesign [Screenshots]
Google+ adds fullscreen mode to Hangouts on Air live video streams

Utrip makes it easy to plan that big multi-city trip to Europe

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Utrip launched in the middle of last year as a smart way to plan a city break. Now it’s expanded to support multi-city trips for when you’re feeling particularly adventurous. The Seattle-based startup has a neat approach to helping you plan out a trip, whether you’ve been to a city...
Utrip makes it easy to plan that big multi-city trip to Europe

Death To The Install! Long Live Virality! Play Facebook Games Straight From News Feed

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People don’t want to install and give data permissions to games, they want to play them, so now Facebook is allowing games to be played directly from within news feed or Timeline stories. These previews give gamers a taste and could get them over the install hurdle once they’re already...
Death To The Install! Long Live Virality! Play Facebook Games Straight From News Feed

Twitter removes client sourcing for tweets on the web

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It might be polite to include a “via” or “h/t” in your tweets that contain information gleaned from other users, but don’t think Twitter will provide that same courtesy to tweets that are delivered by its third-party developers. Twitter has now removed sourcing on individual tweets accessed on the web...
Twitter removes client sourcing for tweets on the web

Watch: This close-up video of Steve Jobs' super-yacht will give you a serious case of gadget envy

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If you’re up for the ultimate case of ‘gadget’ envy, take a look at this close-up video of Venus, the high-tech yacht designed by the late Steve Jobs, that was shot from the docks in Amsterda by TNW reader Michiel Frackers. The boat was recently set free from its temporary impoundment...
Watch: This close-up video of Steve Jobs' super-yacht will give you a serious case of gadget envy
The path to Pinterest: Visual bookmarks and grid sites

Uncanny tech industry lookalikes

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At The Next Web we’ve developed an unspoken ‘No branded infographics’ rule over the past year or so – largely because they’re generally low on useful content and are usually pitched to us with horrible, SEO-focused conditions along the lines of “Please link to DiscountHomeInsurance.info.” That said, Sivan Cohen from...
Uncanny tech industry lookalikes

Bing Ads Says Product Ads Are Coming This Summer (U.S. Only)

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Today Bing Ads announced on its Developer blog that they plan to roll out Product Ads in the U.S. sometime early this summer. The ad unit follows AdWords Product Listing Ads format with thumbnail image, merchant information, price and optional promotional text included in the ad. Bing says they are......
Bing Ads Says Product Ads Are Coming This Summer (U.S. Only)

Bollocks To Blind Clicks, Every URL Deserves A Preview

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“Check out this link: http://bit.ly/QGuBiv “ If you clicked that, you experienced something dumb but familiar on the web — blindly clicking a link only to end up somewhere you’ve been before or you didn’t want to go. Come on, Internet. We’re better than this. We’re too busy, and there’s too...
Bollocks To Blind Clicks, Every URL Deserves A Preview
YouTube Celebrates the 57th Anniversary of its Ancestor, the VCR, with a Special Icon on its Videos
Yahoo! Announces Axis, A New Visual Paradigm In Web Search UI

Structure:Data 2013 live coverage

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If you’re a regular reader of GigaOM you know that we’re big believers in the power of data — both big and, well, bigger — to change the way we think about our world. Until relatively recently, it hasn’t been possible to gather enough data at scale to truly understand...
Structure:Data 2013 live coverage

Craigslist Improves Its Image(s): Inline Photos Appearing Alongside Listings

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Craigslist has been making a lot of moves to ensure that third party developers get off its lawn, but the listings giant is also, it seems, trying to make that lawn a little more attractive for residents. At some point not too long ago it seems, the site quietly introduced...
Craigslist Improves Its Image(s): Inline Photos Appearing Alongside Listings

Patients can take control of MRI experience with iPad

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This screen grab from the promotional video shows some lighting and screen choices controlled via an iPad. Getting an MRI — that is, being conveyer belted into a claustrophobic tube that makes a seemingly endless series of obnoxious clanging noises — is no one’s idea of a good time. So...
Patients can take control of MRI experience with iPad

How Apple gets away with lower R&D spending

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Updated. For a company that manages to debut a new product line every few years that seizes the public’s attention worldwide, it is rather amazing to see how little it spends on research and development compared to its peers. Update: On Monday Apple number cruncher extraordinaire Horace Dediu at Asymco...
How Apple gets away with lower R&D spending

TweetDeck for Mac gets updated with Twitter Cards support, keyboard shortcuts and search editing

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Following updates to its PC and Chrome app, Twitter has released version 2.1 of its TweetDeck app for the Mac, featuring Photo and Player Card support, keyboard shortcuts, search editing and more. Adding new support for Photo and Player Cards is most essential, as this move helps to solidify Twitter’s plan to utilize...
TweetDeck for Mac gets updated with Twitter Cards support, keyboard shortcuts and search editing

Crunchyroll launches e-commerce platform to offer viewers merchandise alongside their favorite anime

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Crunchyroll, an on-demand streaming service for Japanese anime and television shows broadcast across Asia, is rolling out a new e-commerce platform today that offers viewers merchandise while they’re watching their favorite shows. As with Western comic books and sci-fi television shows, fans of popular anime such as Naruto Shippuden and...
Crunchyroll launches e-commerce platform to offer viewers merchandise alongside their favorite anime

How Code.org's 'Learn To Code' Video Starring Zuck And Gates Surpassed 12M Views In 2 Weeks

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You probably wouldn’t exactly expect a short film about computer programming to be a blockbuster hit, but that’s exactly what’s happened with the ‘Learn To Code’ short film that computer science non-profit Code.org debuted last month. The film, which is in both five minute and nine minute versions and was...
How Code.org's 'Learn To Code' Video Starring Zuck And Gates Surpassed 12M Views In 2 Weeks

Australia wants $29M in back taxes from Apple

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Apple’s well-documented accounting acrobatics have saved it from larger tax bills in its home country and abroad, but apparently not in Australia. On Friday the Sydney Morning Herald reported that Australian government billed Apple Australia for a whopping $28.5 million in taxes it hadn’t paid for fiscal year 2011. Apple’s...
Australia wants $29M in back taxes from Apple
Wists-ful thinking: lessons from a prelude to Pinterest

5 people making the Web a more beautiful place [Infographic]

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This post is part of a series sponsored by Internet Explorer 9. Learn more here. Missed the tweet and just now seeing this post? Pin this page in IE9 to see all of the content as it happens. As we’ve previously noted, design on the Web keeps getting more...
5 people making the Web a more beautiful place [Infographic]

Bing Updates Snapshot With People Autosuggest To Find Famous Faces And Colleagues With Public LinkedIn Profiles

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According to Bing, people searches account for roughly 10 percent of all searches on Bing, second only to navigational queries. Today, the company announced updates to Bing Snapshot with people autosuggest which provides a thumbnail image and brief description of individuals related to people... Please visit Search Engine Land for the...
Bing Updates Snapshot With People Autosuggest To Find Famous Faces And Colleagues With Public LinkedIn Profiles
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