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Watch this: robot Greyhounds race for the bourgeoisie of the future

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Like a page ripped from Syd Mead's sketchbook, this extended advertisement from Absolut Vodka pits impressively rendered remote-control robot greyhounds against one another — like a futuristic drag race. Performing for a masquerade of enraptured bon vivants, the elegant robo-dogs bound across the desert in pursuit of a hovering...
Watch this: robot Greyhounds race for the bourgeoisie of the future

Effen vodka thinks its name's effing comical

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Effen vodka thinks its name's effing comical

Portlanders love vodka, Detroiters volunteer and New Yorkers play board games: What HowAboutWe's 1M dates say about the way we go out

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HowAboutWe knows dates. Two years into its existence, the online dating site is responsible for facilitating a million of them (1.4 million technically, at latest count). Today HowAboutWe released a pile of dating data in the form of an infographic (below), revealing that New Yorkers and Austinites prefer board games,...
Portlanders love vodka, Detroiters volunteer and New Yorkers play board games: What HowAboutWe's 1M dates say about the way we go out

NBD: NYU MBAs Code Up a Simple Top 10 Site Based on Social Media Sentiment

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Mr. Grant. (Twitter) Adrian Grant and Vivek George, self-identified "NYU biz guys," may not have gotten into Y Combinator. But they did teach themselves to code. While working on their first project, they struggled with finding the best software-as-a-service tool for the job--which led them to abandon the idea and...
NBD: NYU MBAs Code Up a Simple Top 10 Site Based on Social Media Sentiment

Trading of Pandora's stock halted due to massive sell-off following Apple's musical rumor

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After plunging more than 14% following news that Apple plans a rival service, Pandora’s stock has been halted from trading. This is what the company is currently enduring in the public market: Warning: the following image may cause seizures among certain viewers. Moments ago, rumor broke that Apple, the consumer electronics and...
Trading of Pandora's stock halted due to massive sell-off following Apple's musical rumor
Someone Just Proposed to Mashable's Marketing Chief Using An Infographic

Big Ol' iPhone Statue Erected in Russia as Tribute to Steve Jobs

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(Photo: Igor Rossak, RIA Novosti) The international community, it seems, is still publicly grieving the loss of Apple founder Steve Jobs. In fact, the St. Petersburg National Research University in Russia unveiled a statue of a huge iPhone today to commemorate Mr. Jobs’ death, because it’s Russia, you guys. The super tall...
Big Ol' iPhone Statue Erected in Russia as Tribute to Steve Jobs

AbsolutData spreads gospel of Big Data around the world

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Big Data company AbsolutData received $20 million from Fidelity Growth Partners India. AbsolutData provides data analytics to companies around the world. While most businesses (and journalists) operating in technology hubs cannot escape the growing empire of Big Data, it is still a new concept in other parts of the world....
AbsolutData spreads gospel of Big Data around the world

Not Long After Passing Censorship Legislation, Russian Government Censors All of LiveJournal

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Not too long ago, despite the protests of several sites, Russia passed its own little version of SOPA. It did so for the typical "for the children" reasoning. Even though this new censorship power is only a couple of weeks old, the Russia government wasted no time in taking advantage...
Not Long After Passing Censorship Legislation, Russian Government Censors All of LiveJournal

Love Cocktails? Say Hello to Minibar, an App as Classy as Your Taste in Drinks

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For many of us, the idea of a homemade cocktail amounts to nothing more than pouring some vodka and Coke into the same glass. Many mobile apps have popped up in the past few years to help wannabe mixologists become a bit more adventurous, but none that we’ve seen have...
Love Cocktails? Say Hello to Minibar, an App as Classy as Your Taste in Drinks

Christmas Eve Dealmaster: Quiet your relatives with headphones!

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Merry Christmas Eve, Arsians! Too much family got you down? Aunts and uncles and cousins and in-laws invading your personal space, going through your fridge, screaming at each other at the top of their lungs? It's all part of the holiday experience! But it doesn't have to get you...
Christmas Eve Dealmaster: Quiet your relatives with headphones!

must get 1 for my night stand (aka private bar) RT @rbieber: Almost bought this last weekend & I don't even drink vodka http://post.ly/f8w9

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must get 1 for my night stand (aka private bar) RT @rbieber: Almost bought this last weekend & I don't even drink vodka http://post.ly/f8w9

Spicy Vegan Vodka Shots in Chocolate Glasses

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We’ve previously featured Spabettie’s scrumptious-looking vegan s’more cocktails. The cups were made out of chocolate using Cool Shooters ice trays, so you can devour them with no clean up concerns. Now Spabettie is continuing with the same theme, this time using vegan white chocolate. She poured a pepper-infused vodka...
Spicy Vegan Vodka Shots in Chocolate Glasses

Gentlemen: Ketel One Is Looking For A $100,000 Idea

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Step up, especially if you're creatively minded, sophisticated, and capable of answering "A Gentleman's Call." Ketel One Vodka, along with GQ, the magazine known for its celebration of gentlemanly culture, are inviting America's best to present an idea, inspiration, or endeavor that will raise society's behavioral bar. And to...
Gentlemen: Ketel One Is Looking For A $100,000 Idea

Skyy Vodka Team Acquires Anchor Brewing

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Skyy Vodka Team Acquires Anchor Brewing

Sharents to Bio-facture: buzzwords for the future

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From tech-savvy children to fruit plants that grow fabric, here's what some experts predict for the next 10 yearsWhat will the next ten years look like? Trend forecasting agency The Future Laboratory recently revealed a number of buzzwords to reflect the state of tomorrow. Here are a choice few:• Sharents Those...
Sharents to Bio-facture: buzzwords for the future
The Vergecast 022 - 03.16.2012

Enter the accelerator. Seven Wayra London Academy teams discuss their first weeks

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Getting any startup off the ground is no mean feat so bagging a place on an accelerator is a neat way to speed up the process and gather skills in a nurturing environment. As we reported last month, Wayra, the technology accelerator of O2’s parent company, Telefónica, took on 16 startups...
Enter the accelerator. Seven Wayra London Academy teams discuss their first weeks

Rewind radio: The Beatdown with Scroobius Pip; Phil Williams; Afternoon Drama: Kokomo - review

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Scroobius Pip proved the ideal musical host while the best of the week's drama asked unsettling questions about our digital livesThe Beatdown with Scroobius Pip (Xfm)Phil Williams (5 Live) | iPlayerAfternoon Drama: Kokomo (R4) | iPlayerYou may have noticed that this column tends to concentrate on speech radio, as opposed...
Rewind radio: The Beatdown with Scroobius Pip; Phil Williams; Afternoon Drama: Kokomo - review
BACTrack is the "quantified self" app for boozers

Two vodka OJs with maverick social entrepreneur Steve Keil at #TNW2012

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Steve Keil thinks business is broken. He doesn’t think human beings should be treated like cogs in a machine. I happen to agree. At the 7th annual The Next Web Conference, I found Steve by the speaker’s bar enjoying a couple vodka OJ cocktails. His incredibly high energy is addictive and...
Two vodka OJs with maverick social entrepreneur Steve Keil at #TNW2012
Evgeny Morozov and Nicholas Carr on how we're all addicted to the Web

YesterdayMe: A Site That Tracks Yesterday’s Alcohol Consumption

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Every few days something really amazing dumps over the transom here at TC HQ. Today it was YesterdayMe.ru. Built by Vladimir V. Tuporshin and partner, Ilja Razinkov, the site essentially allows you to enter yesterday’s alcohol consumption. Why? Because, that’s why. While the Russians are known for their heavy-duty drinking...
YesterdayMe: A Site That Tracks Yesterday’s Alcohol Consumption

RT @engadget: Spike Jonze's free web film features robot love, vodka, long wait times http://bit.ly/chgNrd

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RT @engadget: Spike Jonze's free web film features robot love, vodka, long wait times http://bit.ly/chgNrd

P. Diddy Accompanied by Perfume Sprayers Team

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P. Diddy was accompanied by a team of perfume sprayers on a recent night out. The rapper amazed revelers at London’s Runway club by having the DJ play a 30-minute set of his songs to signal his arrival and then insisting on having his own Sean John fragrance sprayed...
P. Diddy Accompanied by Perfume Sprayers Team

Budweiser Asks Paramount To Remove Their Beer From The Movie Flight

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As product placement in television and film becomes more prevalent, it was only a matter of time before intellectual property silliness had to follow. For example, we've seen such wonderful cases of egocentrism as a copyright claim over a painting shown in a movie. Couple that with product placement examples...
Budweiser Asks Paramount To Remove Their Beer From The Movie Flight

Twitter fiction: Deborah Levy

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The writer takes up our Twitter-based challenge to come up with a story in 140 characters or fewerI said, yes. Please do visit me. My husband is away at war. You gave me a goldfish with long flowing fins. You stayed. Today the war ended.• Black Vodka by Deborah Levy is out now priced...
Twitter fiction: Deborah Levy

For IP Security at Startups, "Later" Isn't Soon Enough

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A brilliant idea. A great team to work on it. A fridge full of Red Bull. Those are the first three items on every tech startup's checklist (more or less). Much farther down the list - if it's there at all - is the security plan the startup needs to...
For IP Security at Startups, "Later" Isn't Soon Enough

The Winklevii Buy a Hollywood Hills Bachelor Pad, Prepare to Invade L.A.

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That’s quite a view. (Photo: TMZ Say it ain’t so! It appears that New York will be losing one of its two Winklevii. TMZ reports (via TechCrunch) that Tyler Winklevoss will be picking up stakes for Silicon Beach, to launch the West Coast outpost of the twins’ aptly named VC firm, Winklevoss Capital....
The Winklevii Buy a Hollywood Hills Bachelor Pad, Prepare to Invade L.A.
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