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Boxee launches Cloudee, its private online video-sharing service

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Boxee is best known for software that makes online video more accessible on user’s TV screens. Now it’s working on something totally different — helping users to take their own personal videos and making them available in the cloud. With the launch of Cloudee, the New York City-based startup is...
Boxee launches Cloudee, its private online video-sharing service

South Park finally arrives on-demand in the UK

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South Park Digital Studios and Comedy Central UK have launched South Park on Demand, letting fans of the adult-oriented animated series access Cartman, Stan, Kyle, Kenny and Co. via a dedicated South Park online service. South Park Digital Studios is a joint venture between Viacom Media Networks and South Park...
South Park finally arrives on-demand in the UK

UK Internet TV service YouView could finally be set for launch in May

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YouView is a joint TV venture by some of the UK’s biggest TV and broadband brands, including the BBC, Channel 4, BT and TalkTalk. The project aims to bring together catch up TV services together on one platform, but it has faced delay-after-delay over the past couple of years. Founded...
UK Internet TV service YouView could finally be set for launch in May

IKEA to sell TVs integrated in its furniture

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Associated Press Already the one-stop shop for smart and compact home furnishing, IKEA is venturing into the world of technology — with the IKEA TV. European Pressphoto Agency LED TV and sound system integrated in the furniture are part of a mock-up for Swedish home furniture firm IKEA’s venture into...
IKEA to sell TVs integrated in its furniture

Fitness Video Games are Keeping Your Child Fat

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Summer vacation, which is just around the corner, used to be a time to take in the great outdoors, but increasingly video games have replaced the sandlot and soapbox derby to the chagrin of many parents - especially as child obesity levels rise. The game makers have responded in recent...
Fitness Video Games are Keeping Your Child Fat

Porn on large screen TVs shocks at Best Buy

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Police are investigating how pornography was played on 55-inch TV screens at a Best Buy in Greenville, S.C. The store claims its Wi-Fi was infiltrated. [Read more]...
Porn on large screen TVs shocks at Best Buy
The Art of Apps: Paper, Tweetbot, Mixel, and Piictu creators on designing beautiful apps

Flying the 787 'Dreamliner': What It's Like to Ride Boeing's Newest Airplane

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With huge, futuristic, "smart glass" windows, colorful LED lights, and big TV screens, Boeing's new 787 'Dreamliner' isn't just a new plane, it's a great new gadget for passengers. Late last month, Japan Airlines launched the first 787 route to the United States, from Tokyo to Boston. Come along for...
Flying the 787 'Dreamliner': What It's Like to Ride Boeing's Newest Airplane

Must See HDTV (May 21st - 27th)

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House After eight seasons, the run of Gregory House MD comes to an end on Fox tonight with a double episode. While we'll miss Hugh Laurie fumbling around on our American TV screens every week, it definitely felt like time for the series to come to an end. We'll...
Must See HDTV (May 21st - 27th)

Simon Amstell's Twitter travails take a fresh twist

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The project to beef up the comedian's social media presence suffered a blow when he was unfollowed by his own co-writerIt's been a busy time for Simon Amstell. He has performed at a comedy festival in Australia, the second series of Grandma's House has just arrived on our TV screens,...
Simon Amstell's Twitter travails take a fresh twist

Someone Just Used WiFi To Put Hardcore Porn On Best Buy's In-Store TVs

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Gloria Berg was browsing TVs at the local Best Buy with son and grandchildren when suddenly some hardcore pornography was flashed on one of the TV screens. Here's how she described it to the local CBS news outlet: "It was extremely, extremely pornographic image," customer Gloria Berg says.  "I...
Someone Just Used WiFi To Put Hardcore Porn On Best Buy's In-Store TVs

Brit awards on TV: did they hit the right note?

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When the most memorable moment is Adele being cut off mid-speech, it makes you wonder if awards are really good TVThis morning, everyone's talking about Adele's acceptance speech at the Brit awards. Thanks to a rambling Damon Albarn and the imminent arrival of the News at Ten, she barely started...
Brit awards on TV: did they hit the right note?
Retail games market squeezed by digital, physical sales hit all-time low in UK

CBS hints it may yank content from Dish over ad-skipping technology

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Dish’s bold move to help consumers skip advertisements on the TV screens is rankling the top brass of television. Despite being difficult to track, and not too hard to avoid, television advertisements remain a massive business. Sure, gone are the days in which a ‘speed bump’ of ads on a...
CBS hints it may yank content from Dish over ad-skipping technology
Tablets coming to taxis, if Square gets its way
Former Apple Hardware guru leads the charge at Square
$99 Android-powered gaming console looks to shake things up [video]

Why Tablets Should Replace TVs in New York City Taxis

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Hop into the back seat of a cab, and you're likely to see one of those annoying mini-TV screens/credit card machines playing some banal news cast or commercial. To drown out that background noise, you stare at your smartphone and frantically check email and Facebook. Or maybe you put the...
Why Tablets Should Replace TVs in New York City Taxis

Orange Fancies Itself As GetGlue, Miso Social TV Rival

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Orange is having a run at the nascent second-screen social-TV space already occupied by the likes of GetGlue, Miso, Zeebox and Intonow. It is bringing TVCheck, its smartphone app for checking in to TV shows, from France to the UK. TVCheck asks users to point their phone’s camera at...
Orange Fancies Itself As GetGlue, Miso Social TV Rival

Live: Sprint, Verizon, AT&T and T-Mobile CEOs Square Off in New Orleans

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It’s easy to hear what one of the major carriers has to say. After all, their adds flood TV screens, their billboards dot the highways and it often seems there is a store at every strip mall. But it’s harder to hear all four carriers at once. Such a gathering...
Live: Sprint, Verizon, AT&T and T-Mobile CEOs Square Off in New Orleans

Boxee’s Newest Adult Resident: Pornhub, the ‘YouTube Of Porn’

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Boxee has slowly but surely been building out the adult content offered through its streaming service, and now there is one more in the mix: Pornhub (NSFW link) — which informally calls itself the YouTube for porn, offering a mix of user-generated and more professional content — is now also...
Boxee’s Newest Adult Resident: Pornhub, the ‘YouTube Of Porn’

Square’s Old School Competitors Really Don’t Want To See iPads and Apps Instead of Taxi TV

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via Wikimedia Last week, we told you about an innovative proposal from Square, the mobile payments company run by dashing parallel entrepreneur Jack Dorsey, who is simultaneously employed as the executive chairman of Twitter. Rather than squawking Taxi TVs, which allow consumers to pay by credit card, but force cabdrivers...
Square’s Old School Competitors Really Don’t Want To See iPads and Apps Instead of Taxi TV
A Visit to the Only American Mine for Rare Earth Metals

VEVO CEO Tries To Explain Their Hypocritical Act Of Piracy At Sundance

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Yesterday I reported on a bizarre incident I witnessed at Sundance last month: VEVO, the music portal owned by some of the biggest record labels in the US, had a pirated NFL playoff game playing on screens throughout its ‘PowerStation’ venue. The incident was immensely hypocritical, given that VEVO is...
VEVO CEO Tries To Explain Their Hypocritical Act Of Piracy At Sundance

To Catch A Hypocrite

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Yesterday, Jason Kincaid posted damning evidence of VEVO, the online music video entity jointly owned by a few major record labels, committing piracy at their boozy event at Sundance this year. Watch the video, then read Jason’s full story. It’s worth it. Today, VEVO’s CEO has responded. Here’s his stance: A guest...
To Catch A Hypocrite

Nielsen: Women more likely to visit a social networking site while watching TV

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Some highlights from part two of Nielsen’s State of the Media: Advertising & Audiences report: Teenagers use game consoles for 8 minutes per night, on average, during primetime, which is more than twice as much as the general population. Women spend 61.2% of their time-shifted viewing during primetime watching Dramas. Women...
Nielsen: Women more likely to visit a social networking site while watching TV
Facial detection startup changes privacy policy after Friday launch
Will Microsoft reveal new Xbox Smart Glass at E3? New domain purchases say yes.

VEVO Powerstation at Sundance: An Explanation

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You may know we had some fun at the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah last month. Our VEVO Powerstation & Sorel Suite was a popular spot for celebrities to get warm, pick up some gifts from our friends at Sorel and Fresh and, most of all, to relax...
VEVO Powerstation at Sundance: An Explanation

The rise of bokeh photography

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Bokeh has suddenly splattered onto our TV screens, writes Paul Mason....
The rise of bokeh photography
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