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Aereo fires up expansion plan with 19 cities in one fell swoop

Aereo's U.S. expansion this year will be a deluge, not a trickle. The startup plans to launch in as many as 19 new cities by the end of August, CEO and founder Chet Kanojia said Wednesday during a fireside-style chat at CE Week conference in New York.<p>The company, which has provoked media …

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Google to feds: Let us talk about government surveillance, please

Attorney General Eric Holder has prohibited tech companies from revealing what information they're legally required to disclose to the feds. Google wants to lift the gag orders.<p>Google today asked the U.S. government to lift a legal gag order and let it clear up speculation and erroneous reports …

Google confirms acquisition of Waze

One of the more persistent acquisition rumors as of late has come true: Google just confirmed that it bought Waze. As many expected, the deal will see Waze largely operate independently of its new parent while supplying Google Maps with traffic update features. The stand-alone Waze app, meanwhile, …

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Facebookers, beware: That silly update can cost you a job

Study shows that companies have rejected 1 in 10 people between ages 16 and 34 because of something the person shared on social media.<p>Little did Ashley Payne know that the festive photo of her holding both a pint of beer and a glass of red wine would lead to her losing her high school teaching …

Barry Diller Says Aereo Isn’t About Charging For Something That’s Free, But About Moving TV To IP

Aereo investor Barry Diller says that the company isn’t about taking free, over-the-air signals and charging for them, but is instead about moving TV from a closed system to IP. At the D11 Conference today, Diller defended the company’s plans to build a more open video distribution platform.<p>Diller …

Gmail wages war on inbox clutter with new design for mobile and desktop

Three years after Priority Inbox, Google tries another approach at managing email overload<p>Google begins rolling out a redesigned Gmail today with an eye on removing inbox clutter, separating bulk emails from the main feed with new tabs for messages from social networks, deal sites, businesses, and …

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Lambda Labs readying Google Glass face-recognition API

Are you bad at remembering faces? Let Glass do it for you. This API will reportedly be available to developers within a week.<p>Amid questions to Google from Congress about privacy concerns related to Google Glass, a San Francisco startup is preparing an API to recognize faces with the controversial …

Why Google Glass?

It's not a demo, more of a philosophical argument: Why did Sergey Brin and his team at Google want to build an eye-mounted camera/computer, codenamed …

Google Glass

Aereo confirms Atlanta launch on June 17th, will be third city to receive streaming service

It's still a long way from the 22 cities it hopes to launch in this year, but Aereo's expansion of its live TV streaming service beyond its NYC base is now moving steadily ahead. It's set to go live in Boston tomorrow, and the company has confirmed today that Atlanta will be next in line on June …

Projector tech explainer: All your front projection questions answered

Front projection is great, but before you jump into the ultimate big-screen experience, here are a few things you should know.<p>For the biggest TV, movie, and gaming experience, you need a projector. On top of all the "normal" TV jargon, projectors have their own buzz words and marketing fluff that …

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3D holograms show if baby's smiling in the womb

Want to see how your unborn baby is reacting to life on the inside? Pioneer has started printing the expressions of tiny tykes as ultrasound holograms.<p>Remember back in the olden days, when you had to wait till your baby came out of the womb to start determining whose nose and chin it had?<p>Pioneer, …

Netflix takes Bluth's banana stand on tour ahead of 'Arrested Development' return

Throughout <i>Arrested Development's</i> three seasons on Fox, Bluth's Original Frozen Banana Stand served as a constant set-piece and quite possibly the family's sole legitimate means of income. As Netflix prepares to revive the beloved series for its subscribers, it's giving fans the chance to visit the …

What I worked on the majority of my day @sharptopcove. I love my job!

Work Week starts Sunday! Here's a small preview of this year's t-shirt! #stcww13