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Google Amps Up Glass’ Audio Smarts With ‘Listen To’, Sound Search & Google Play Music Access

‘Ok Glass, listen to Atari Teenage Riot’…<p>Google’s augmented reality specs, Google Glass, are getting a new set of features focused on audio. The new functionality gives Glass users the ability to ask Glass to pull up a track from Google Play Music or All Access and play it by telling it to ‘listen …

Marvel Teaming With Netflix For Four New Superhero Shows And One Miniseries

Marvel and Netflix are teaming up for a sprawling, multi-year content partnership that will focus on NYC heroes centered in the Hell’s Kitchen neighborhood, the company announced today. This will involve the creation of four new serialized shows, culminating in a multi-part miniseries tying the …

The Life and Times of an Aging Superhero Captured in Oil Paintings by Andreas Englund | Colossal

<p>In his ongoing series of photorealistic oil paintings called the <i>Aging Superhero</i>, Swedish artist Andreas Englund takes us into the candidly humorous …

Microsoft's Xbox One Video Tour Shows Off new Dashboard, Apps, Games

Microsoft posted an extensive video walkthrough of the Xbox One dashboard today, taking you through the general UI and how to access video games, apps and the new integration with live TV.<p>The 12-minute tour by Microsoft’s Marc Whitten and Yusuf Mehdi is the most thorough and accurate representation …

Android 4.4 KitKat and Google's quest to take over the world

Can a low-end Android phone be any good? For Mountain View, a billion users are at stake<p><i>"As we get on our journey to reach the next billion people, we want to do it on the latest version of Android." — Sundar Pichai</i><p>At its root, Google’s Android platform has always been about growing the audience …

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Twitter now targeting Nov. 4 for IPO

Twitter accelerated its march toward Wall Street on Friday as executives prepared for meetings to sell potential investors on buying what so far is a conservatively priced stock.<p>The San Francisco microblogging service confirmed in an online video and other investor material Friday that it is now …

Markets

PlayStation 4 Android app launching in mid-November in North America, Europe

Sony on Friday announced that its new PlayStation App for Android will be launched in mid-November in certain markets, just in time for the PlayStation 4 arrival, its brand new gaming console.<p>The app will be available as a free download from the Google Play Store starting with November 13 (North …

Mobile Devices

Context is king: Cover for Android changes your lock screen as you move

Contextual features that use information such as time of day and your location are becoming increasingly important on smartphones today. Today’s smartphones know where you are, where you’re going, who you’re with, and what you like to do. After years and years of claims from smartphone companies …

Microsoft's Frank Shaw rips into Apple and the press for daring to compare iWork to Office

As is tradition, Apple threw a bit of smack talk Microsoft's way during its big iPad presentation yesterday. While CEO Tim Cook didn't specifically call out Microsoft, he said Apple's competition was "confused." "Now they're trying to make PCs into tablets and tablets into PCs," Cook said in an …

Incredible Underwater Park in Austria

Grner See (Green Lake) is a lake in Styria, Austria known for its shimmering, emerald-green hue and its fluctuating depth throughout the year, at times leaving a park completely submerged in it. Being that the water for the lake is provided mainly by runoff from the surrounding karst mountains, it …

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The Future of Auto Marketing Could Be a Little Creepy

If the automotive industry can be seen as a bellwether for digital marketing, get ready for some seriously precise targeting that straddles the line …

Microsoft's new iOS and Android Remote Desktop apps let you control a PC from a phone

Microsoft is providing a new way for iOS and Android users to access their Windows PCs today. A new Remote Desktop app is now available for both operating systems, letting you simply connect to a Windows PC and control it. While a number of third-party solutions have existed previously, including …

Inside Facebook's Mobile Strategy

Eighteen months ago, Mark Zuckerberg was not happy with Facebook's mobile strategy. The world's largest social network was offering up a weak product …

Facebook hopes AI can help it better understand the content of your posts

Facebook is using an artificial intelligence method called deep learning to analyze data collected from its 1 billion users in a new way. The goal of the project — which is run by an eight person group known as the "AI team" — is to understand the meaning and importance behind the things users …

26 Ways to Market Your Business With Tumblr

Shares 3K<p>How much do you know about the microblogging site Tumblr?<p>Launched in 2007, Tumblr has experienced tremendous growth over the past several …

How Pinterest Helped a Mom Win Major Brands as Clients

Stacy Teet, a mother of three and former Air Force intelligence analyst, has been described as a <i>Curator of Awesome</i>.<p>She is a sought-after contributor …

5 Creative Ways to Use LinkedIn Company Pages

Does your business have a LinkedIn company page?<p>Have you noticed how other businesses are using LinkedIn lately?<p>A number of larger brands are …

29 Tools to Enhance Your Business Blog

Are you looking for cool blogging tools to enhance your business blog?<p>The right mix of blogging plugins and widgets can make it easier to blog and …

Infographics

Never forget with Thinglist, a fun way to organize and remember things

A new app from the guys behind Vimeo and Forrst<p>Thinglist isn’t like most iPhone apps. Its promo video includes no glockenspiels, acoustic guitar strums, or coffee-sipping cafe dwellers. Instead, a man appears from of the darkness and says, "You know, I don’t have the best memory" as a piano drones …