Google Street View users now able to "go back in time"

So, if it isn't enough for you that it's now possible to see the view from almost any road in the world while sitting at your computer, today Google announced a new Street View feature. If there's ...

15 hours ago from Gizmag

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Amazon Prime wins streaming deal with HBO

Amazon scored a deal Wednesday to distribute old shows from premium cable TV channel HBO to its monthly Prime subscribers, landing a blow on rival Netflix in the streaming video battle.

19 hours ago from Phys.org

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FCC to propose pay-for-priority Internet standards

The Federal Communications Commission is set to propose new open Internet rules that would allow content companies to pay for faster delivery over the so-called "last mile" connection to people's ...

4 hours ago from Phys.org

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Zynga founder Pincus leaving operations role

Online game maker Zynga says company founder Mark Pincus is stepping down as chief product officer, less than a year after he was replaced as the company's CEO.

15 hours ago from Phys.org

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Andy Warhol's Lost Amiga Computer Art Rediscovered 30 Years On

The Andy Warhol Museum has recovered a series of artworks created by the famed pop artist in the mid-1980s using a Commodore Amiga home computer. Newly retrieved from old floppy disks, they're ...

38 minutes ago from Gizmodo

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Facebook profits nearly triple to $642 mn; mobile soars

Facebook profits nearly tripled in the first quarter to $642 million on a 72 percent surge in revenues, helped by strong gains in mobile users and mobile advertising.

15 hours ago from Phys.org

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Introducing the Illum: Photography enters new dimensions with Lytro's refocusable camera

Lytro, the company that first introduced the concept of refocusing photos after they've been being taken, has launched a new camera that they say represents the "future of photography".

5 hours ago from The Independent

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SensaBubble: It's a bubble, but not as we know it (w/ video)

Multi-sensory technology that creates soap bubbles, which can have images projected onto them or when the bubbles are burst release a scent, will be unveiled at an international conference later ...

13 hours ago from Phys.org

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Brazil enacts Internet 'Bill of Rights'

Brazil's president signed into law on Wednesday a "Bill of Rights" for the digital age that aims to protect online privacy and promote the Internet as a public utility by barring telecommunications ...

4 hours ago from Phys.org

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The world's fastest elevators - 20 metres per second - are coming soon to China

In 1854, at a trade fair in New York, Elisha Otis removed his top hat while standing on a moving platform held up by a rope. On his order, a man among the crowd below swung an axe at the rope. ...

16 hours ago from The Independent

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