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Thomas Claburn has been writing about business and technology since 1996, for publications such as New Architect, PC Computing, InformationWeek, Salon, Wired, and Ziff Davis Smart Business. Before that, he worked in film and television, having earned a not particularly useful master's degree in film production. He wrote the original treatment for 3DO's Killing Time, a short story that appeared in On Spec, and the screenplay for an independent film called The Hanged Man, which he would later direct. He's the author of a science fiction novel, Reflecting Fires, and a sadly neglected blog, Lot 49. His iPhone game, Blocfall, is available through the iTunes App Store. His wife is a talented jazz singer; he does not sing, which is for the best.
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posted in October 2013

Twitter Becomes TV Remote

10/9/2013
Twitter deal with Comcast and NBCUniversal will let Xfinity TV subscribers record or change channels via a new "See It" button embedded in tweets.

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Keep The Web DRM-Free

10/3/2013
The World Wide Web Consortium is moving ahead with support for digital locks for content in the HTML specification. Pray the group reconsiders.

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Google's Flutter Buy: Big Gesture?

10/3/2013
Google's purchase of Flutter, a startup whose desktop application lets users control other apps using hand gestures, suggests motion control soon will be a bigger part of Chrome, Glass and Android.

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