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How smart is Smart TV?

I have been interested in Smart TV for a while now and I think it is an interesting area to look into. First of all, because it is TV and, despite what some people might think, TV still drives an enormous part of how we consume content. Secondly, the integration between telly and the Internet is likely […]

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Lessons learnt from Marc Andreesen: making your own cake and eating it

It’s always interesting to read Marc Andreesen’s thoughts on things. As a co-founder of browser firm Netscape and investor in Internet success stories like Zynga, Twitter, LinkedIn and Groupon I find that Andreesen tends to have a good overall perspective on things, being familiar with the world of startups as well as with that of established […]

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Cadillac and the promise of its new infotainment system

Not that I ever would be able to afford one (or be able to properly reverse park it), I got very excited about driving a Cadillac this week. Not because of its great looks, slick interior or amazing rims, but purely since Cadillac just announced Cadillac User Experience (CUE). These are the main things worth […]

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Amazon is really getting into interactive TV

Back in January, Amazon acquired Lovefilm to strengthen its position in the online video market. It has now bought Pushbutton a London-based digital agency specialised in interactive television content and services for new platforms such as Internet Protocol Television (IPTV), internet-enabled TV sets and tablets. Pushbutton counts the linkes of Sky, BBC, Virgin and Microsoft among its clients […]

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Mozilla is trying to make our (sign-in) life easier

How convenient would it be if you did not have to have different login details for a range of sites? And if you could store your user data more securely? Mozilla has started to look into this and has just launched BrowserID, an experimental tool that stores your identity information inside your browser. Mozilla claims […]