Kimm Martin

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4oD catch-up streaming comes to Sky Now TV and Roku boxes

A smart TV box for a tenner is a nice thing, but one that streams <i>Homeland</i> on demand is arguably even nicer. As of today, owners of a Sky Now TV media player should see 4oD among their list of free channels, alongside the existing options like BBC iPlayer and Demand 5. Meanwhile, Channel Four's …

Report: China Has 270 Million Android Users

The number of daily active Android users in China has surpassed 270 million, according to a new report from Baidu, China’s dominant search company. To give an idea of the significance of that number, Google announced in September that it had activated a total of 1 billion Android devices to date — …

Sizing New Markets -- Five Solutions and Four Traps

Imagine the “Wow!” when someone first sees a flexible display screen. Tablet computers that can roll up into tiny scrolls, a comfortable “smart watch” – the potential applications abound. It is no surprise that Samsung and LG are rushing to monetize their current positions as the only companies …

How Tesla batteries are powering an energy revolution

Those Tesla Motors lithium-ion battery packs aren’t just powering electric luxury sports sedans for the 1% any more.<p>They’ve started appearing in a small number of California homes to store electricity generated by rooftop solar panels, and beginning today SolarCity, the Silicon Valley solar …

SolarCity

Instagram is the 'best platform for brands' in 2013, beating out Facebook, Twitter, and Google+

Instagram is the best platform for brands, according to a new study that reviewed all brands on social with over 25 fans on each of four major social platforms: Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Google+.<p>“With increases in fan/follower engagement nearly three times that of other networks studied, …

Android Flashlight-App Developer Settles FTC Privacy Complaint

The Federal Trade Commission said on Thursday that GoldenShores Technologies, maker of the Brightest Flashlight Free app for Android, had settled an …

Privacy

Clever Gets $10 Million From Sequoia To Provide A Standardized API For School Data

Clever launched about a year and a half ago to provide a standardized API for K-12 schools that allows them to unlock and share data with outside developers. It’s managed to get 10,000 schools signed up to use its tools since then. Now, according to our sources, the company has raised $10 million …

3 Ways Instagram Is Turning Into a Twitter and Pinterest-Killer

A big shift is underway for Instagram as the photo and video-sharing network is still discovering all of the possible roles it plays for users and businesses, and works out its monetization strategy. Kevin Systrom was quoted in a TechCrunch piece recently, outlining some of the ways that Instagram …

Obama kicks off CS Education Week with Code.org: 'Don't just play on your phone — program it'

This is shaping up to be the biggest Computer Science Education Week yet.<p>The annual event, meant to promote computer programming education worldwide, is focusing on a new “Hour of Code” initiative powered by the nonprofit Code.org. The goal is to give students a taste of coding with an hour-long …