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ABC Officially owns black people on Thursday Night

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Is Scandal a good show or a bad one for black America and those who love it?  That’s all up for debate.  But what isn’t debatable is the success of the show.  Millions of consistent viewers have turned Scandal into one of the hottest shows on television and made Shonda Rhimes very powerful and popular in Hollywood. African Americans watch ...

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Facial Recognition Technology: Xbox One vs PlayStation 4

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By Nigel Boys Dan Ackerman, technology writer for CNET, has just finished comparing the facial recognition capabilities of the PlayStation 4 camera and Xbox One Kinect. Here are some of the results of his comparison. According to Ackerman, both game systems can be used to log on users using facial recognition through the use of proprietary camera technology but he ...

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New Videogame Console Costs Only $99

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Have you heard of the new video game system called Ouya? You will. And at just $99 for open gaming, you’ll want one. Thanks to pledges of more than $3 million in two days on the crowd-funding website, Kickstarter, the Ouya has the potential to become the gaming world’s next best thing. The video game project made Kickstarter history by ...

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CEO Says Your “Internet Activities” Will Last Over 100 Years

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Techyville.com Staff Writer No one can say what the future will hold, but Phil Libin, CEO of Evernote is stating you will be able to look back on your past through internet archives stored on his website for at least 100 years. As history has shown us through the years, it changes and it does so drastically.  Just two decades ...

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Microsoft applies to patent gesture-based MIDI interface, turn us all into Jean Michel Jarre

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Microsoft has applied to patent a free-space gesture controller for a MIDI interface that could see you kicking out jams on invisible instruments. Using a Kinect-style depth camera, individual movements would be mapped to notes and played out by the games console observing the action. The company actually teased a similar function in its Kinect Effect advert, where it showed cellists, violinists and pianists all miming in front of the sensor, although we doubt the technology is at a sufficiently capable stage just yet.

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Disney troubled over early offering of John Carter DVD by Netflix and Redbox

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Well, well, the warrior from Mars seems to have stirred some problems over in the US of A. According to the LA Times , Disney isn't exactly happy with Netflix and Redbox , mainly because they're both offering the hot-off-the-press John Carter DVD ahead of that 28-day rental window -- granted, the parties never agreed to a deal in the first place, and thus it shouldn't cause any legal troubles. The conundrum started after Walt's movie studio couldn't close a pact with Netflix and Redbox that'd see them offer new rentals after the aforementioned time frame .

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Microsoft Now Lets You Blast Cell Phone Play Onto the Xbox 360 Big Screen

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Microsoft today announced a new platform called Smart Glass.  The platform lets users play video and other media on a big screen television, while beaming the content from their mobile device.  The Xbox 360 is the primary mobile companion needed for gameplay. Microsoft’s announcement today confirms an earlier report claiming that Microsoft was planning to launch an AirPlay competitor. According to ...

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