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BSkyB: Watch & Record TV With a Tweet

BSkyB (‘Sky’) is trialing a new Twitter-based tool that lets its subscribers watch and record movies and TV shows by interacting with a tweet.<p>If you see ‘#WatchOnSky’ within a tweet from Sky, it can be expanded to reveal ‘Watch’ and ‘Record’ icons that link directly to Sky’s mobile TV service Sky …

Corner drug store may move overseas to save on taxes

The business model at Walgreen Co. US:WAG depends largely upon billing the U.S. government for prescription drugs, but some investors are pressuring …

Drugstore

How Android 5 Can Lock Manufacturers Tightly In To Google's Ecosystem

The discovery of some reworked icons (posted by Android Police) points towards a refresh of Android’s user interface in the next iteration of Google’s mobile operating system, but Android 5 can do more than change the look and feel of the world’s most popular smartphone OS. It can bind the …

Samsung launches website highlighting 'meaningful' design

In the midst of a major "copycat" lawsuit, Samsung has launched a site that highlights original design from the company. Emblazoned with the tagline "make it meaningful," it's described as "a platform to present influential design stories and solutions to be shared around the world." It features …

Journalism In America Is Undergoing A Digital Resurrection

"It looks like a weird dictatorship theme park," the sardonic reporter told the camera. A new report by the Pew Research Centre, a think-tank, finds that a third of Americans now watch news videos online, about as many as say they watch news on cable television. Among those aged 18-29, around half …

Journalism

Japanese Girl Shreds Guitar, Gender Stereotypes, With Face-Melting Metal Solo

Just because she's nearly the same size as her instrument doesn't mean this Japanese girl's metal solo won't melt your face clean off.<p>Known on YouTube only as Li-sa-x, the 8-year-old shared this video last December in which she covers "Scarified" by Racer X. Despite her diminutive stature, she …

Microsoft loses longtime Windows and Office leader Antoine Leblond

Antoine Leblond, a longtime Windows and Office executive at Microsoft, is leaving the company, according to Re/Code.<p>Leblond worked at Redmond, Wash.-based Microsoft for nearly 25 years. But he was moved aside in a reorganization last year. He is leaving the company on Monday.<p>“After almost 25 years, …

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Worker lauded for inviting teen with autism to help him stock supermarket<p>Good Samaritans join police in dramatic car fire rescue: Video<p>Officer …

Crime

Why The Microsoft Surface Just Died Last Week

Would I purchase the Microsoft Surface? Not anymore. And I’m not sure that you should either.<p>I’m looking for a new laptop and the Surface has been one of the top contenders. I like it a lot. And although a slow seller for Microsoft it’s been gaining in popularity and many reviewers have given it …

Thermodo turns your smartphone into an instant thermometer

Today’s smartphones offer countless apps to check the weather, find out upcoming forecasts, or even get alerts when it’s about to rain or snow. But no app can tell you exactly what the temperature is right where you stand. That’s why Robocat, the developers of Haze and other smartphone weather …

Hallelujah, there’s a $30 bluetooth module for wearables on Kickstarter

Do you own a smart watch yet? What about some smart jewelry? LED-embedded clothing that communicates with your phone? Likely you don’t, and its even …

BBC iPlayer App Lets You Stop Chromecast and Resume Playback on Mobile

The BBC today updated its iPlayer apps for iOS and Android, adding a couple of important features for Chromecast owners in the UK.<p>Across both platforms, it’s now possible to pause a program that was casting to a TV and then resume playback from the exact same spot inside the iPlayer app. So if your …

13 Creative Uses of Twitter Photo Collages

Twitter just upped the ante.<p>The social media site announced on March 26, via its blog, that mobile users can now upload four photos at a time. They …