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Electronic artists turn 600 phones into a symphony of light and sound

Forget Prince's "Purple Rules" demanding smartphone-free concerts, one group is actually encouraging fans to wave their handset in the air because it's part of the show. Electronic group Booka Shade recently performed a concert where the audience's phones played coordinated sound and lights via a …

TouchCast Brings Its Interactive Video Tools To PCs

TouchCast, a startup with a more interactive approach to online video, is launching a beta version of its Windows PC app today.<p>The company was co-founded by former TechCrunch editor Erick Schonfeld and it launched its first product, an iPad app, back in June. The app combines easy-to-use video …

Beats to launch streaming music service in January

Beats Electronics, the headphone company founded and run by music industry legend Jimmy Iovine, plans to launch a subscription music service in January.<p>Beats Music, meant to compete with the likes of Spotify and Deezer, will focus on combining algorithms with curated programming from tastemakers. …

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Google Glass Banned From Restaurant After Glasshole Tries To Get Employee Fired

<i>Dramatization.</i><p>The inevitable has occurred. Another restaurant in Seattle, Washington, has banned Google Glass from its establishment due to privacy concerns. The first restaurant to do so earlier this year was the 5 Point Cafe. Now the Lost Lake Cafe And Lounge (co-owned by the owner of the 5 Point …

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Google Chromecast adds HBO Go

Google's Chromecast device that allows users to stream video from the Web to their televisions has added another important partner: HBO Go.<p>The company confirmed HBO has added support for the device through its Android, iOS and Web apps.<p>The $35 device resembling a thumb drive fits into the back of a …

Spotify raises $250 million, valued above $4 billion

http://online.wsj.com/news/article_email/SB10001424052702304791704579212152163448852-lMyQjAxMTAzMDIwMTEyNDEyWj<p>It looks like those buzzy rumors …

Samsung CEO promises to deliver devices with 'folding displays' in 2015

At Samsung's Analyst Day, alongside talking serious financial numbers, forward looking statements and such, the company has announced that it will bring fully-foldable screens to willing customers some time in 2015. The screen tech (which we've seen an incremental nudge towards with the Galaxy …

Sprint's 'Spark' technology enables cellular data speeds of up to 60Mbps

Sprint claims it has developed a new wireless technology that could allow the carrier to surpass the wireless data speeds of its rivals. Dubbed Sprint Spark, the "super-high-speed" currently reaches peak rates of 50 to 60Mbps, but Sprint insists that number will grow as the technology matures. In …

Canadian government: 'We want to unbundle television channels'

The Canadian government will soon require that consumers be allowed to buy cable and satellite channels on an a la carte basis, according to Reuters. "We don't think it's right for Canadians to have to pay for bundled television channels that they don't watch," James Moore, Canada's Industry …