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  • How The White House Is Leading The National Effort On Civic Innovation Crunch Network

    How The White House Is Leading The National Effort On Civic Innovation

    Silicon Valley, Uncle Sam needs you! No, I’m not talking about just your checkbook. Many of us who work in tech and live in California are accustomed to calls from candidates and campaigns asking for money every couple of years. But this request is much different. Members of a new White House effort, the U.S. Digital Service (USDS), have been making house calls, from Sand Hill Road to… Read More

  • New Daily Show App Gets High-Res Video, Still Doesn’t Let You Watch Full Episodes

    New Daily Show App Gets High-Res Video, Still Doesn’t Let You Watch Full Episodes

    Yesterday, the Daily Show featured a stellar parody yesterday of both Google’s connected, augmented reality eyeglasses (a.k.a Project Glass or, as I like to call it, “Project Sup Now, Warby Parker?”) as well as Instagram’s billion-dollar sale to Facebook. Fittingly, the show is today officially replacing its old app and is going all 2.0 with a new, upgraded and… Read More

  • Why Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert and online streaming are threatening cable companies

    Comedy Central said last week that it will stream the comedy triumvirate of “The Daily Show,” “The Colbert Report,” and “South Park,” in their entirety, on Fancast.com. (Silly name, but whatever.) Beyond the “wow, neat” reaction, there’s something else going on here that we already hinted at a few days ago: what if people, seeing all… Read More

  • YouTube Wants To Question Stewart and Colbert

    With the debate over copyright between YouTube and Viacom heating up, the online video site is hoping that some of its biggest stars will help them out in the debate over fair use of TV clips. YouTube intends to question Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert on what they think about Viacom’s decision to sue YouTube. The company needs 30 depositions from people to keep the legal battle… Read More