The Drill Down 337: Monkey Selfie
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This week, will cellphones be banned from airlines?, Russians hack over a billion passwords, malware in your USB, a camera that can decipher sound from silent video, the Sprint/T-Mobile merger is dead, and…if a monkey takes a selfie in the jungle, does it own the copyright?

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The Drill Down 325: Don’t Underestimate The Power Of The 4th
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This week, tech giants take a stand against the FCC, Russia restricts free speech for bloggers, China’s about to launch an IPO that may dwarf Facebook, Who really won Samsung vs. Apple? …and < em>Star Wars the way it was really meant to be seen…

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Miso Wants To Provide More Accurate TV Ratings

I am one of the few people among my acquaintances that is utterly uninterested in using location-based check-in services like Foursquare, Gowalla, and Facebook Places. When I’m out and about I tend to make a solid effort to experience the real world, since I’m usually sitting at home watching movies or television shows.

Miso — a service that’s been described as Foursquare for couch potatoes — makes perfect sense to me. It allows for users to “check-in” when they are watching a movie, television show, or web program (such as the entire lineup from Revision3). And just like Foursquare, users can attain special badges for checking in often or for specific shows.

You can comment on each show, see what your friends are watching or have been watching, and basically it allows you to share the experience with others in a unique way that wouldn’t bother anyone not watching.

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