Amazon may be working on a smartphone with hologram-like 3D Amazon is reportedly developing a smartphone that sports a 3D screen that relies on retina-tracking technology to make images seem to float above the screen like a hologram. With the smartphone, users would be able to navigate through content by using their eyes alone, according to two unnamed people who discussed the phone with the Wall Street Journal. More
YouTube launches pay channels with campy flicks Roger Corman's campy B movies, children's shows like "Sesame Street" and "Inspector Gadget," and inspirational monologues by celebrities — these are among the 30 channels that will require a paid monthly subscription on YouTube coming soon. More
FCC moving forward on speedier in-flight Internet service U.S. federal telecommunications regulators are pushing ahead with efforts to bring faster Internet service to commercial and private airline flights. The Federal Communications Commission on Thursday started deliberations on a proposal that would offer a new type of in-flight broadband service promising U.S. More
Microsoft may buy Barnes & Noble's Nook unit for $1 billion According to internal documents obtained by the website TechCrunch, Microsoft has offered $1 billion for the digital assets of Nook Media, Barnes & Noble's digital book venture. According to internal documents obtained by the website TechCrunch, Microsoft has offered $1 billion for the digital assets of Nook Media, Barnes & Noble's digital book venture. More
Yahoo to buy ad services provider Interclick for $270M IDG News Service - Yahoo said Tuesday that it has arrived at a definitive agreement to acquire Interclick, a provider of targeted advertising services, for about $270 million. The platform from Interclick has been optimized to work with large data volumes ... 11/1/2011 - 6:48 pm | View Link
Yahoo Acquires Interclick for $270 Million to Gain Ad Tools Yahoo! Inc., the U.S. Web portal that is exploring strategic options, agreed to buy Interclick Inc. (ICLK) for $270 million in cash to help advertisers reach online users with more targeted messages. Interclick stockholders will get $9 a share ... 11/1/2011 - 2:50 pm | View Link
Yahoo, still in CEO hunt, to buy Interclick for $270 million Yahoo Inc. hasn't yet decided on a new chief executive and it hasn't yet decided what to do with itself, but the company did announce the decision to pay $270 million to take over Interclick Inc. "This investment underscores our focus on enhancing the ... 11/1/2011 - 2:17 pm | View Link
Yahoo attempts right click with interclick buy (Reuters) - Yahoo Inc will pay $270 million for interclick inc as it tries to revive its ailing online advertising business, even as the search and advertising giant continues to scout for potential bidders. New York-based interclick buys bulk ... 11/1/2011 - 6:49 am | View Link
Yahoo to buy Interclick for $270 million NEW YORK (AP) — Internet company Yahoo Inc. has agreed to buy online advertising network Interclick Inc. for $270 million in cash. The deal announced Tuesday is expected to help Yahoo target advertisements to its online audience. Interclick's technology ... 11/1/2011 - 6:00 am | View Link
The Secret Service says it is investigating a credit- and debit-card data theft at Target stores.
Secret Service spokesman Brian Leary confirms the agency is investigating, but declined to provide further details.
Minneapolis-based Target Corp. did not respond to requests for comment. A MasterCard representative referred questions to Target.
Target has 1,797 stores in the U.
LG has just revealed its new flagship curved OLED screen—the largest one in existence—ahead of next January's CES convention. Because why wouldn't you you want 105 inches of curved OLED goodness? Oh right, you can't afford it. Read more
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) wants to end the "blackout" rule that has rankled sports fans for decades by prohibiting cable and satellite broadcasters from showing games with lackluster ticket sales
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The FCC posted its proposal — sparked by urging from the non-profit Sports Fans Coalition — online Wednesday.
It's been like this for some time now but nothing is ever real in movies anymore, it's just all special effects. Even that wall of that building that's out of focus in the background and completely forgettable was generated with a computer. That's why it's almost way more interesting to see the behind the scenes computer work—the VFX reel—of movies than to actually see the movie.
There's not a lot details of this video of a near collision between a fighter jet and an airliner. Taken from the fighter's cockpit, it seems that the pilot—who is Italian—was completely taken by surprise. It could have been a full frontal hit. Read more