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Hacked Colorado TV Station Broadcasts Zombie Warning

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"Bodies of the dead are rising from their graves and attacking the living." Oh, hackers. Is there anywhere you aren't these days? Stabbing away at the NYT, the WSJ--anything with an acronym, basically--and now they've taken over KRTV, a Colorado TV station. The merry bunch of pranksters decided that...
Hacked Colorado TV Station Broadcasts Zombie Warning

Exclusive: HitFox's AppLift raises $13M from Prime Ventures

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HitFox today announced that its mobile game marketing platform AppLift raised $13 million from venture capital and growth equity firm Prime Ventures. This is AppLift’s second round of funding, after recieving its first round of funding from HitFox, an incubator focused on investing and acquiring game distribtuion and user acquisition...
Exclusive: HitFox's AppLift raises $13M from Prime Ventures

Hackers broadcast TV 'zombie alert'

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A message telling of a fake zombie apocalypse is heard on a TV station in Montana....
Hackers broadcast TV 'zombie alert'

Jolla shows off Sailfish mobile OS to Finnish TV station, pushes speed, multitasking (video)

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As promised, Jolla has shown off its newly launched Sailfish OS today, and said that UI will be all about speed and multitasking, while also cutting down on the finger dancing required to use it. The experience will start from the homescreen, where users will be able to control...
Jolla shows off Sailfish mobile OS to Finnish TV station, pushes speed, multitasking (video)

Touchalize makes video ads interactive, and can even make you the star

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One of the startups to grab our attention at LeWeb last month was Phonitive and its product Touchalize, which makes videos interactive in some interesting ways. Designed with marketing in mind, Touchalize is touchscreen-focused and allows end users to manipulate video. Watching an ad for a new car but want...
Touchalize makes video ads interactive, and can even make you the star

Samsung’s products could be banned in Iran, over an ad it didn’t produce

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An Israeli commercial may be on the verge of causing Samsung’s products to be banned entirely in Iran, as well as bringing an end to Iran’s trade ties with South Korea. A commercial produced by Israeli TV station Hot, depicts Israeli Mosaad agents disguised as Iranian women, and while...
Samsung’s products could be banned in Iran, over an ad it didn’t produce

Google Search For "Foolproof Suffocation" Found On Casey Anthony's Computer From The Day Her Daughter Disappeared

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A jury might not have acquitted Casey Anthony of the ‘drowning’ death of her daughter if they knew she Googled “foolproof suffocation” on the last day little Caylee was seen alive. It’s the latest example of Google search history becoming evidence in murder case. But this time the digital footprints...
Google Search For "Foolproof Suffocation" Found On Casey Anthony's Computer From The Day Her Daughter Disappeared

Student Was Suspended After Putting Principal's Mugshot On Instagram

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A Georgia teen has been suspended for putting his principal's mug shot on Instagram and telling his followers he thought she was busted for a DUI, wsbtv.com reports. Riverdale High School senior Keandre Varner got called to the principal's office after she found out he'd posted the mug shot to...
Student Was Suspended After Putting Principal's Mugshot On Instagram

note to social media marketers: do the math

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A Twitter comment from the London-based writer, Alain de Botton got me thinking. We can argue the numbers all day long, but they seem fairly ballpark to me, so let’s just assume for now that Alain is correct: “The Law of Money & Complexity: An artist needs 20 followers to...
note to social media marketers: do the math
Tape.tv, a Pandora for video, targets British launch

Kim Dotcom Gives TV Interview Where He Insists The Charges Against Him Are A Joke

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While Kim Dotcom is out on bail in New Zealand, he gave an interview to a New Zealand TV station. You can watch it below or read the transcript at the previous link: Generally speaking, if you're facing criminal charges, it's probably not a wise idea to give public interviews...
Kim Dotcom Gives TV Interview Where He Insists The Charges Against Him Are A Joke

Channel NewsAsia overhauls its Android app with new interface, adds ability for users to submit news leads

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Singapore’s Channel NewsAsia TV station has finally revamped its Android app, a full year after it overhauled its iPhone and iPad app. Launched today and currently available on Google Play, the app allows users more freedom in customising the way their app looks, as they can choose between a list...
Channel NewsAsia overhauls its Android app with new interface, adds ability for users to submit news leads
Reuters Fired Its Indicted Social Media Editor After Bad Social Media Editing
Amazon to investigate claims of worker mistreatment at German warehouse

Reuters Social Media Editor Charged With Helping Anonymous Hackers

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A social media editor for the Reuters news service today stands indicted for allegedly helping the loose affiliation of computer hackers that calls itself Anonymous carry out attacks against websites controlled by the Tribune media company. You can read the original indictment below. But federal authorities say that in late...
Reuters Social Media Editor Charged With Helping Anonymous Hackers
Behold Apple's massive solar farm from the sky [photos]

Apple & Google: Tech Leaders in Harnessing Solar Energy

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It's a known fact that Apple has spent nearly $3 million to buy more than 200 acres of property in Catawba County for another solar farm. It's just another step in Apple's pledge to have its Maiden data center running on 100 percent renewable energy by the end of the...
Apple & Google: Tech Leaders in Harnessing Solar Energy

Bill Is a Boon for Wireless

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Wireless carriers could be among the biggest beneficiaries of Congress’s plan to extend the payroll-tax cut because the legislation currently includes a provision to raise billions of dollars by auctioning off television airwaves. Congressional negotiators were still hammering out details, but the legislation would authorize the Federal Communications Commission to...
Bill Is a Boon for Wireless

Reuters Producer Indicted for Allegedly Conspiring with Anonymous

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Mr. Keys. (Photo: Twitter) Power-Twitterer and Reuters deputy social media editor Matthew Keys has been indicted by the Justice Department, accused of “conspiring with members of the hacker group ‘Anonymous’ to hack into and alter a Tribune Company website.” That would be the homepage of the Los Angeles Times. All...
Reuters Producer Indicted for Allegedly Conspiring with Anonymous

Twitter turns TV station

www.telegraph.co.uk
Twitter has set its sights on hosting unique TV content in its latest step towards becoming a media company, writes Emma Barnett....
Twitter turns TV station

Chinese media attack on Apple, VW exposed; backfires badly

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An attempt by China Central Television (CCTV) to paint Apple and Volkswagen in a bad light through a celebrity-driven Sina Weibo campaign has backfired badly on the state-run media outlet after one of the celebrities posting an "Apple-bashing" post accidentally included an instruction on when to post from the TV...
Chinese media attack on Apple, VW exposed; backfires badly

Can Paul Allen bring a Super Bowl to Seattle? Maybe if the billionaire can change the weather

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Could the Vince Lombardi trophy be hoisted in Seattle? Photo: Wikipedia Super Bowl Sunday could find its way to Seattle some time after 2015 if the Microsoft co-founder and Seattle Seahawks owner Paul Allen has his way. Q13 reported Sunday that the Seahawks have submitted paperwork to the NFL expressing...
Can Paul Allen bring a Super Bowl to Seattle? Maybe if the billionaire can change the weather
Microsoft ending Scroogled TV advertising campaign
Watch this: First head-cam video from Felix Baumgartner's supersonic free fall

BBC News - Brazil launches international TV station for Africa

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BBC News - Brazil launches international TV station for Africa

"Viral nature of the Internet" means only family can release autopsy photos

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In 1983, two-year-old Phillip Buell died of head injuries, which his mother's boyfriend at the time, Kenneth Marsh, testified came from the boy falling off the couch and hitting the fireplace hearth. Kenneth was convicted of second-degree murder and later acquitted, but the story still captured the public interest, especially...
"Viral nature of the Internet" means only family can release autopsy photos
Nokia exploring TV white space for networking and positioning

NYC's WPIX resurrects Intellivision gaming segment for Morning News

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Those of you out there over the age of about 26 who live in the New York metro area might remember a popular call-in segment on WPIX. During day time children's programming, like the classic Magic Garden, viewers were encouraged to dial in and play a simple Intellivision game...
NYC's WPIX resurrects Intellivision gaming segment for Morning News
Revenge porn is "just entertainment," says owner of IsAnybodyDown

Congressman Sues TV Stations For Defamation For Airing Political Ads Against Him

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Now that we're neck deep in election campaigning, we're all used to the attack ads and the "fact checking" behind them showing how many of them struggle with being truthful. But most campaigns get this and move on (or they release their own attack ads that are just as bad)....
Congressman Sues TV Stations For Defamation For Airing Political Ads Against Him
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