Google to Team Up with James Cameron on Space Exploration Project

Now that he’s done exploring the vast depths of our planet’s oceans, James Cameron is looking towards the stars. The Avatar director has signed a deal with Google’s chairman Eric Schmidt and co-founder Larry Page for a space exploration venture called Planetary Resources to be announced next Tuesday, reports Huffington Post. According to a press release, Planetary Resources will: “combine […]

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Facebook clarifies changes to its terms of use

(CNN) — Facebook unveiled changes to its terms-of-use document on Friday, tweaking earlier drafts in an apparent effort to ease users’ concerns about privacy and how their information is used. The proposed changes to the networking giant’s Statement of Rights and Responsibilities come after the plan was opened up for user comments last month, and just weeks before Facebook is […]

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How Social Media Is Taking Over The News Industry

More than ever, people are using Twitter, Facebook and other social media sources to learn about what’s happening in the world as traditional news outlets become increasingly less relevant to the digital generation. American forces’ raid on Osama Bin Laden, Whitney Houston‘s death, the Hudson River plane landing — these are just a few of many major news stories ordinary […]

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Is Twitter Trying To End Tech Patent War?

Twitter announced an internal patent agreement on Tuesday that it says will empower designers and engineers — as well as hopefully begin a movement to quell the tech world’s rash of patent infringement lawsuits. Publicly revealed in a blog post and dubbed the Innovator’s Patent Agreement (IPA), the policy pledges that Twitter will not pursue offensive litigation over patents without […]

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The Technology Behind the Tupac Hologram at Coachella

[vsw id=”1aNLCw8Obtw” source=”youtube” width=”425″ height=”344″ autoplay=”no”] By now you have probably seen the footage of long-deceased rapper Tupac Shakur performing at Coachella (above: NSFW, language). Whether or not you thought you thought it was creepy, the technology behind the holographic resurrection is actually pretty cool. The blend of previously recorded live footage and CGI was created by Digital Domain — […]

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