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Magic Leap is partnering with Turner Sports and the NBA to stream games on an app

Magic Leap and the National Basketball Association are partnering with Turner Sports to show live games on its platform in an app that will be available to Magic Leap One "Creator Edition" customers.

A Slack integration is Magic’s next act

Remember the text message-based service on-demand company, Magic Assistant? In a whirlwind two months after the service's launch on Product Hunt, Magic went viral based on its claims to deliver anythi

Technology trends changing the world as we look ahead

S. Somasegar Contributor S. Somasegar is managing director at Madrona Venture Group and the former head of Microsoft’s Developer Division. More posts by this contributor XR is a new way to consider

Program your own self-driving racer with FormulaPi

Self-driving race cars are a few years away but why not simulate the roar of robotic Formula 1 cars with a little Raspberry Pi magic? The folks at Piborg are offering the opportunity for hackers and m

Now You See Me 2 director talks stage magic and CGI

How do you bring stage magic to life with contemporary movie technology? That’s what I asked Now You See Me 2 director Jon M. Chu — after all, you could use CGI to make any trick work on-scree

Make Magic’s Assistants Do Almost Anything With $100/Hour And A Text Message

Magic Assistant, an SMS-based personal assistant service, is rolling out a new plan that provides a more premium service for $100 an hour. Magic's new service, Magic+, is built around getting anything

Walmart Simple Text Could Be Walmart’s Version Of Magic

One of the very cool things about hackathons is that you learn what type of technology that people are really using. We’re all wondering what the hot “trends” are going to be at one

Mobile Messaging Conjures A Commerce Platform

America is finally discovering what Asia has known for years: mobile messaging is a commerce platform.

Sources: Magic Is Raising $12M From Sequoia At A $40M Valuation

Magic, an SMS-based on-demand delivery service that started as a YC company's weekend project, is raising $12 million in Series A funding led by Sequoia, according to sources. Sources also say that th

No, Magic Can’t Deliver A Tiger

Earlier this week, as Re/Code's Jason Del Rey was trying to procure a chicken parmesan via text, we were trying to procure a tiger via text. "You want a tiger delivered? Just text the details and Magi

Magic Is A Startup That Promises To Bring You Anything — If You’re Willing To Pay For It

Get sushi on a boat, a tiger at your door, or make your parking ticket vanish into thin air. An ambitious new startup says it will let you text for anything you want (and they do mean anything) as lon

Researchers Train Computers To Make Up Magic Tricks

Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic but what if the technology actually creates magic? A group of researchers at the Queen Mary University of London have trained a com

iBUYPOWER turns any game into multi touch

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/07/MAGIC.jpg" />iBUYPOWER just announced their <em>MAGIC</em> software, a new interface that's designed to let you play any game using multi

Apple: Can we stop with the "magical" already?

In doing a survey of history, a few things could be called “magical and revolutionary” products. These include, but are not limited to, Pegasus, pasteurized milk, the polio vaccine, Apollo

Unreleased Android-running HTC Hero caught on camera

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/05/g3_htc_hero_1-620x389.jpg">Lookie, lookie. It seems that HTC's next Android handset couldn't avoid the geek paparazzi. We hear that this

Unreleased Android-running HTC Hero caught on camera

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/05/g3_htc_hero_1-620x389.jpg" />Lookie, lookie. It seems that HTC's next Android handset couldn't avoid the geek paparazzi. We hear that thi

Rumor: HTC Magic coming to T-Mobile with a horrible name?

Oh, inventory systems. You’re the source of countless pre-release confirmations, open to anyone with a polo bearing the proper logo. T-mobile hasn’t (officially) confirmed the HTC Magic wa

The HTC G2 Magic spotted, Vodafone bound

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/02/htc-magic.jpg" />If we are to believe this Vodafone ad (and who are we to doubt the Internet), the European carrier will be the exclusive

Stress-absorbing magic vase from Japan

In case you are constantly stressed out and don’t have anyone to take it out on, the Sakebi no Tsufu comes to the rescue. This “shouting vase” from Japan is able to reduce stress if

Interactive videos land at YouTube; First usage is for a sucky card tricks!

We guess it was only a matter of time. The first interactive YouTube videos are here. By using annotation tools, much like the “notes” in flickr, you can give some click-and-activate actio
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