Spotify about to launch a web radio?

Spotify is planning to launch a radio service similar to Pandora. According to reports Spotify is smooching with potential content partners already. At Spotify it’s the users themselves building lists which could be fed into a radio stream, at Pandora it’s an automated recommendation system that starts streaming stuff as soon as you gave the…

text-camera

Matt Richardson developed ‘The Descriptive Camera’, a gadget that works a lot like a regular camera—point it at subject and press the shutter button to capture the scene. However, instead of producing an image, this prototype outputs a text description of the scene. Modern digital cameras capture gobs of parsable metadata about photos such as…

Piratebay launches airborne servers

For those who missed this striking headline (like me) – The Pirate Bay now starts to place it’s severs on microplanes and drones to avoid someone taking their landbound servers down. With the development of GPS controlled drones, far-reaching cheap radio equipment and tiny new computers like the Raspberry Pi, we’re going to experiment with…

the benchmark smartphones have to knock down

Over 1.6 Billion computers are in use worldwide in 2011. Against all prophecies of doom the computer market is slowing down, but still – profiting from tablets – growing and developing. The USA are the leading screen gazers, and are supposed to have more PCs in-use than people at year-end 2012. Including mainframes, workstations and…

facebook shop

Online wholesale is one of the few online businesses suffering from dramatic increases in sales and generating revenues in cash and will continue to do so. So José Matías del Pino must be one of the smart guys, as he met Zuckerberg four years ago and was thinking about Facebook as a shopping channel back…