BlackBerry, News

Can RIM strike it lucky with BlackBerry 10?

Blackberry2 (650 x 430) BlackBerry manufacturer Research in Motion (RIM) is not in the best of health at the moment. Its latest hope for a miracle cure comes in the shape of the BlackBerry 10 platform, which it launched today at BlackBerry World in Orlando Florida. The company claims that developers and top brands are already on board with the new platform, although it's clearly hoping to woo more in. Any developer that attends the company's BlackBerry 10 Jam will be given a BlackBerry ...

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Facebook, Hollywood big shots and Bjork: Webby winners announced

390px-webby_awards_svg The Webby Awards is one of the most prestigious events on the tech calendar. Not for nothing are they referred to as "the Oscars of the internet". Although the ceremony is still a few days away, the winners for the 16th edition of the awards have been revealed. This year the body behind the awards -- the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences -- has recognised winners in some 70 web, 21 interactive advertising, 26 online film & video, ...

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Pinterest, Google+ win big at Webby Awards

The Webby Awards, presented by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences, have been around for some 16 years now. In the world of online that's a seriously long time. Over those 16 years they've recognised some of the most innovative players in tech. This year is no different. In terms of prestige, the Webbys, are a bit like the Oscars of online. In terms of spirit they're more like earlier iterations of the MTV Movie Awards. In truth though, ...

Video

The new Dark Knight Rises trailer is epic [Video]

dark-knight-rises-bane-hardy Anyone who's a fan of Christopher Nolan's Dark Knight series (by which I mean everyone everywhere) of movies should prepare to be very excited. A new trailer has landed. So if you're sitting in your office right now, sit down and do whatever you must to suppress the whoops of delight you'll want to let out at various points in the trailer. Of course if you're one of those ultra-dedicated fans, you will have already seen it. People participating in ...

Video, YouTube

9 of the coolest educational videos from TED-Ed

ted education When TED launched its educational website for younger students last week, I think teachers everywhere realised they had to up their game. The 3-10 minute videos are designed to encourage curiosity and show how the world works using compelling animation and the audible explanations of a gifted teacher.  Even if you’re not in high school, the videos are sometimes fascinating, sometimes kinda strange, but generally very cool. Here are some of the best videos that are designed to amaze and ...

Advertising & Marketing, Google

How Google moved the online advertising goalposts

Goal Net The power of digital marketing over its more traditional offline brethren such as TV and Radio has been the measurability of the medium: advertisers can see, down to the penny, what their marketing spend is achieving in terms of impressions, clicks, and ultimately conversions. The particular agency I work for even built with offering clients a performance model based on achieving those conversions at a price that provides high value to the end client as well as a viable income ...

Startups

6 Japanese startups worth keeping an eye on

Given that Japan has some of the biggest tech companies on the planet, it's easy to overlook its startup scene. It's also probably fair to say that the country's emerging tech companies also don't get nearly as much press those from Silicon Valley, or even China and Russia. Thing is, once you take a step back from the massive corporates, there are some very exciting things happening in Japan. At a recent tech event I had the privilege of finding ...

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Co-founder of string theory chronicles the eventual downfall of Moore’s Law [Video]

Since Moore's Law was first formulated in 1965, it's pretty much dictated the speed of technological progress. But all that could change in the near future. The law basically states that the number of transistors that can be placed inexpensively on an integrated circuit doubles approximately every two years. The trouble, as theoretical physicist Michio Kaku explains, is the materials we currently use to build chips. More specifically silicon. Once a chip gets past 5nm across Silicon simply starts to ...

News, Twitter

Australian billionaire plans to build Titanic II, Twitter asks why

Yes, an Australian billionaire is going to build a replica of the Titanic -- imaginatively named the Titanic II -- which is scheduled to make its maiden voyage from England to New York in late 2016. Déjà vu, anyone? According to the Sydney Morning Herald, mining tycoon Clive Palmer has commissioned a Chinese company to construct an almost exact replica of the ill-fated vessel. The Titanic II will apparently be identical to its namesake except for a few modern luxuries, like ...

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President Obama roasts HuffPo for its Pulitzer [Video]

The annual White House correspondents dinner is a chance for the US president and his staff to kick back and relax with the media who interrogate their every move on a daily basis. This year President Obama decided to have a dig at the Huffington Post. More specifically he poked fun at the Pulitzer the site won for David Wood's 10 part series on the struggles of wounded American soldiers returning home from Afghanistan and Iraq. “I’d be remiss if ...

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