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Swipe Launches To Save You From Death By PowerPoint

Swipe — not to be confused with software keyboard maker Swype — launches out of private Beta today with a cloud-based tool for creating and consuming slide deck-style presentations. So far, so Prezi, you might say. Or LinkedIn-owned SlideShare, and a number of other competitors.<p>But where the London …

You Can't Predict Viral Hits, But You Can Help Make Them Happen

One of the harder things for people to understand is why top actors and musicians get paid so much more money than top teachers and nurses. It isn't …

Report says Apple planning to launch new ad exchange service

While Tim Cook didn’t seem to place too much emphasis on advertising being a core business for Apple when asked about mobile advertising during his recent D11 interview, BusinessInsider reports it has heard from sources that Apple is gearing up to launch an ad exchange service similar to recent …

What Apple's 'Limit Ad Tracking' Feature Means to Users

Back in 2011, with the release of iOS 5, Apple deprecated the use of UDIDs by developers. A few months later they started rejecting apps that used a …

Participant Announces Name For Its New TV Network, Original Programming With Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Craig Pearce

Today, Participant Media announced the name and first round of programming for its new TV network, one that was first announced in December and that …

New Creepy Poster for James Wan's THE CONJURING http://geektyrant.com/news/2013/3/27/new-creepy-poster-for-james-wans-the-conjuring.html I love it whenever I find a noose hanging in the tree outside of my house...

Kate Mara Joins Johnny Depp Alcon Pic ‘Transcendence’

<b>BREAKING</b>: The directorial debut of Christopher Nolan’s longtime DP Wally Pfister continues to get more interesting. He’s added Kate Mara to the cast …

Amazon Officially Announces Comedy Pilot ‘Betas’

As it just did with <i>Zombieland</i>, Amazon Studios acknowledged the existence of its comedy pilot <i>Betas</i> after the project was cast and well into …

How To: 10 DIY Ways to Repair Nicks & Scratches on Wooden Furniture

If you've had wooden furniture in your living space for a while, chances are that you've accumulated at least a couple of nicks and scratches on the …

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Right to be forgotten on the web unworkable, argue data watchdogs | V3

Privacy groups' calls for European citizens to have the right to be forgotten online are unrealistic and could damage the economy, according to …

Announcing a new TV White Spaces trial in South Africa

article<p>en_US<p>https://africa.googleblog.com/2013/03/announcing-new-tv-white-spaces-trial-in.html<p>Official Google Africa …

Badgeville Gamifies Salesforce Platform Toolkit To Drive Behavior, Increase Use Of Cloud Apps

Badgeville today launched a toolkit on the Salesforce Platform that is designed to get people more engaged in using online apps. The new toolkit puts a Salesforce Force.com wrapper around Badgeville’s APIs that hook into behavior tools and are designed to affect how people use the customer’s …

Creator Rob Thomas Calls The Veronica Mars Kickstarter Campaign A Guinea Pig For Cult TV Shows

After the initial success of the Kickstarter campaign for a movie based on the TV show <i>Veronica Mars</i> (with a goal of $2 million, it has currently raised $3.9 million, and there are still 17 days to go), I had a chance to interview the show’s creator Rob Thomas and his agent Julien Thuan about what’s …

Pink Floyd: Journey to the Dark Side

David Gilmour and Roger Waters on why the the fragile collaboration behind the band's masterpiece was doomed to fail<p>It could be a new Pink Floyd …

Pride and Prejudice Book Scarf - Infinity Scarf, Literary Scarf, Jane Austen, Book Lover, Books, Reading, Teacher Gift

Wrap up with a good Book Scarf! Let everyone know about your great taste in literature with a page from Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice on an infinity scarf.<p>This Storiarts Book Scarf is cream colored, made from American-made super soft 100% cotton knit fabric, about 63" in circumference and 12" …

Firefox déploie pour les développeurs son filtre bloquant les cookies tiers

<b>La Fondation Mozilla met sa menace à exécution. L'éditeur du navigateur Firefox avait indiqué qu'il déploierait une mise à jour visant à bloquer</b> …

Facebook introduces 'tracking specs' for advertisers to measure actions

Facebook has created “tracking specs,” a new way for advertisers to define and track any action that might be important to their campaigns through …