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  • Is The #NBCFail On Olympics Coverage Giving Rise To VPN Pirates?

    Is The #NBCFail On Olympics Coverage Giving Rise To VPN Pirates?

    We’ve been pretty outspoken about NBC’s coverage of the Olympics. From what looked like a good start full of social media promise, the broadcaster has failed to deliver the most crucial element of all: a large, unfettered river of live sports content from the event itself, available to anyone, not just cable subscribers (coverage here, here, and here). It’s been getting… Read More

  • NBC Links Up With Storify For Real-Time Curated Olympics Coverage Across Today.com And Owned Station Sites

    NBC Links Up With Storify For Real-Time Curated Olympics Coverage Across Today.com And Owned Station Sites

    On the heels of a deal with Facebook to promote Olympic conversations on NBC’s Facebook page, the broadcast network today is taking one more step to improve its social standing during the big sports event. It is linking up with Storify, the social-media “story creator”, to put streams of real-time Olympic content, curated by NBC journalists, across Today.com as well as… Read More

  • Can You Pull Off Wearing The RSW Nazca Sport Watch?

    I love how a design like that of the RSW (Rama Swiss Watch) Nazca is bound to be so polarizing. I think that RSW themselves gets a kick out of that. I mean, from a purely business-oriented motive you’d want to make timepieces that appealed to more people, not less people right? Yet despite this RSW continues to tread forth in the design of timepieces that appeal to just some people… Read More

  • FishCam Finds Nemo

    Caroline McCarthy over at CNET’s Crave posts about the Fishcam, a $362 Korean product that can beam back images of fish moving up to bait—allowing fishers to move their line toward them. The device uses a tiny camera attached to a special float and also can store the images on DVD. The British newspaper The Sun has some interesting comments about whether this kills or enhances… Read More