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Little Caesars Mocks All of Modern Tech in One Great Commercial

The pizza chain uses a Steve Jobs-style keynote to encourage people to use their revolutionary new "legs" rather than some app to fetch dinner.<p>Tech is great for all kinds of on-demand stuff.<p>You can order via Instacart to replace the groceries you left in your Uber, and then use TaskRabbit to find …

Google Hints At YouTube Kids Rollout With New Online Survey

According to an online focus group questionnaire, Google is mulling a paid YouTube Kids product.<p>Google's long-rumored YouTube for kids service may be just around the corner. Currently the company is running web surveys asking prospective users to indicate their preference on a series of possible …

China Flies Its Largest Ever Drone: The Divine Eagle

It's Going to Hunt Stealth Bombers<p>New images of testing materials have emerged of China's largest ever UAV, the secretive Divine Eagle. Compared to other Chinese aviation projects like the J-20 stealth fighter and Y-20 heavy transport aircraft, the lack of publicly available photos of the Divine …

Google's adorable new Android ad tells us to be 'friends furever'

Google's latest Android ad is simply adorable. Called "Friends Furever," the spot is little more than a collection of cute videos showing animals working together, but it ends with a message: "Be together. Not the same."<p>That same motto runs at the end of its previous spot, highlighting that while …

Screenshots of Microsoft’s upcoming Project Spartan browser leak on Web

Screenshots showing Microsoft’s upcoming browser — codenamed Project Spartan — are out on the Web today.<p>The screenshots, with Chinese text, were first posted on the Chinese site ITHome. The Project Spartan browser is part of the Windows 10 OS, and was first previewed by Microsoft last month.<p>A …

Windows 10

Email Marketing Startup Iterable Raises $1.2M

Iterable has raised $1.2 million for what it says is a comprehensive platform for email marketing.<p>CEO Justin Zhu told me that he came from Twitter, while his co-founder Andrew Boni came from Google. At both companies, they saw the impact that email marketing can make, but they also saw some of the …

Marketing

Pittsburgh's Gulf Tower is turning into an Instagram mood ring

For years, people in Pittsburgh have been able to get weather forecasts, holiday displays and occasional sports updates by glancing at the illuminated peak of the city's Gulf Tower building. There will be a change in programming, though, on February 11-13th, when the "Weather Beacon" will be …

Canon, Pentax power forward to lure high-end camera buyers

Canon and Pentax just put on a burst of speed in the race to attract well-funded camera buyers.<p>The smartphone camera has proved to be a mixed blessing for the photography industry. With a smartphone, people always have a camera on hand and can share the shots immediately, and people are documenting …