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Vevo updates its iOS app with user profiles and curators

Vevo is determined to become the best destination for music videos on mobile. As its next big step since refocusing its energies around mobile last year, the company has refreshed its iOS app to better surface videos according to the user’s taste, while also enlisting curators and hosts for its slate …

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Mastercard redesigns its iconic logo for the digital age

Gasp! Mastercard has gone and messed with one of the most iconic logos in corporate history and, shockingly, the new one isn’t absolutely terrible. Far from it, in fact, as the old payments processing giant has done a fine job of modernizing its signature interlocking circles and integrating them into …

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Finally, a reliable 65-foot USB connection

Everyone, at some point or another, has wished that they could have a longer USB cable: whether it’s a few more inches to reach the plug under your desk, a 5-foot long cord to plug a phone in on your nightstand, or a 65-foot long USB cable that stretches across …

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Boeing is using Google Glass to build airplanes

Google Glass, the company’s augmented reality eyewear, may have been a huge consumer flop, but it’s still finding its way into the workflows of professionals. In a report from CIO.com, members of Boeing’s research and technology division say they’ve used the original Google Glass to construct aircraft wire harnesses. Because planes …

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An introduction to Syfy's best new show: The Expanse

The Expanse was one of my absolute favorite shows from the last year. Based on the series from James S.A. Corey, the show is one of the best to come out of Syfy since Battlestar Galactica. But for whatever reason, The Expanse hasn’t captured the same mainstream attention as Battlestar. …

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Chuck Lorre and Kathy Bates are making a Netflix comedy about weed

Netflix is giving Disjointed, a multi-camera weed comedy from TV powerhouse Chuck Lorre (Two and a Half Men, The Big Bang Theory), a 20-episode series order. The show is going to revolve around Kathy Bates, a longtime legalization advocate who’s living on cloud nine because she’s running a Los Angeles-area …

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