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Kickstarter Finally Opens Up to UK-Based Projects Kickstarter Finally Opens Up to UK-Based Projects

Today, crowdfunding site Kickstarter announced that they will finally open up to folks in the UK. Although we knew that this was coming since July, today’s announcement provides details and a specific date for project-creators to shoot for. On October …

Bing UK Adds “Popular Now” Feature to Homepage Bing UK Adds “Popular Now” Feature to Homepage

Bing has just announced that users in the UK will now be able to see which searches are trending, right on the homepage. Today, they’ve launched the “Popular Now” section on their homepage. “Each day the Bing UK editorial team …

Netflix Hits One Million Members in the UK & Ireland in Only Seven Months Netflix Hits One Million Members in the UK & Ireland in Only Seven Months

In just seven months after launching their streaming service in the UK & Ireland to compete with European heavyweight Lovefilm, Netflix is announcing a pretty big milestone: UK & Ireland Netflix members now total over one million. Netflix says that …

Barnes & Noble Takes Nook To The UK, Expanding Internationally For The First Time Barnes & Noble Takes Nook To The UK, Expanding Internationally For The First Time

Barnes & Noble is bringing its Nook products to the UK this fall, the company announced today. Customers will be able to access the digital storefront via nook.co.uk, and the company will begin selling its E Ink Readers, Nook Simple …

This Ferris Wheel Uses Tweets To Lighten Up The Mood Of The Olympics This Ferris Wheel Uses Tweets To Lighten Up The Mood Of The Olympics

EDF Engergy and Sosolimited are working together to put on what EDF calls the world’s first social media-powered light show. It uses tweets, and turns them into a real-time light show using the London Eye, a famous Ferris Wheel in …

UK Pirate Bay ISP Blockade Did Nothing To Stop Piracy UK Pirate Bay ISP Blockade Did Nothing To Stop Piracy
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The entertainment industry is pretty short-sighted when it comes to finding solutions to piracy. They file a little lawsuit here and a little domain ban there in hopes that people stop using P2P services to download their content free of …

Bing Says It’s More Relevant Now In The UK Bing Says It’s More Relevant Now In The UK

Bing announced that it’s rolling out some updates to its UK site, including some design tweaks, speed adjustments, and some changes that have improved relevance. The design adjustments allow for the homepage image to be displayed larger (as seen above). …

Facebook App Center Pushed To U.K. Users Facebook App Center Pushed To U.K. Users
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Facebook launched the App Center in the U.S. on June 8th, after a few weeks of speculation. The Facebook App Center was billed as the best new way to find all of the Facebook-connected mobile and web apps, all collected …

Stonhenge Function May Have Been Discovered Stonhenge Function May Have Been Discovered
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The mysteries surrounding Stonehenge have baffled scientists for a very long time. Who built them? Why were they built? How did they even manage to get the stones to the spot? Aliens? Druid priests? All of these questions have been …

Sony Finally Brings Google TV to the UK Sony Finally Brings Google TV to the UK

Google announced over the weekend that Google TV is finally coming to the U.K. Those who have been waiting for a Google TV device can now pre-order a Sony Internet Player with Google TV from Sony’s web store. The players …

Nike Admonished For Wayne Rooney Twitter Ad Campaign Nike Admonished For Wayne Rooney Twitter Ad Campaign

If you are an athlete, actor, musician, etc. – just how far do you have to go to make it clear to your social media followers that a communication is serving as a sponsored advertisement? That’s the issue at the …

First London Underground Wifi Stations Named First London Underground Wifi Stations Named

London is installing 80 new wifi hotspots in its subway system, and some of the stations in the Underground that will be connected have been announced. Transport for London has named King’s Cross, Leicester Square, Liverpool Street, Oxford Circus and …

Google Disagrees With UK Porn Blocking Plan Google Disagrees With UK Porn Blocking Plan

A couple of weeks ago the Parlament and the Prime Ministerin the United Kingdom began a debate over whether pornography should be automatically banned from the internet. The blocking would be at the network level and people would have to …

Teenager Named Britain’s Most Beautiful Woman Teenager Named Britain’s Most Beautiful Woman
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(image) Meet Florance Colgate, an 18 year old from Deal, Kent in England, who has been named the most beautiful woman in Britain following a contest by ITV’s Lorraine program. The contest wanted to find the most beautiful face without …

ZX Spectrum & St. George’s Day: United In UK Google Doodle ZX Spectrum & St. George’s Day: United In UK Google Doodle

If you’re Google, and you have two significant historical events that you want to celebrate with your Doodle, which one do you pick? Well, at least for today, the answer is both. Today’s awesome Google Doodle is a mash-up, as …

Nerlens Noel Picks Kentucky: Next Anthony Davis? Nerlens Noel Picks Kentucky: Next Anthony Davis?

The nation’s top basketball recruit has decided to bring his game to the bluegrass state, where Wildcat fever is spreading like wildfire (or couch-fire, if you prefer) after winning the 2012 National Championship. “I’ll be taking my talents to the …

First F-35 For The Netherlands Rolls Off The Line First F-35 For The Netherlands Rolls Off The Line

The Joint Strike Fighter has had a rather tumultuous journey from the start. It was an undertaking by the United States, The United Kingdom, Australia, Italy, Canada, Netherlands, Norway, Turkey, Israel, and Japan to make a stealthy aircraft that could …

UK Wildcat Fans Watch & Celebrate 8th National Championship [Exclusive Video] UK Wildcat Fans Watch & Celebrate 8th National Championship [Exclusive Video]

It’s been two days since the University of Kentucky Wildcats won their 8th national championship, and it’s starting to sink in around the state. If you know any UK fans, most likely they’re already donning apparel in celebration of the …

Twitter Wedding: Tweet Garners Donations For “Dream Wedding” Twitter Wedding: Tweet Garners Donations For “Dream Wedding”
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Imagine planning for months, spending time and money to get everything just right for your big day, and agonizing over every little detail–from the tablecloths to the bridesmaid’s gifts–only to have it all almost ruined in an instant by an …

Kentucky Beats Kansas: On The Court And On Twitter Kentucky Beats Kansas: On The Court And On Twitter

On Monday night, the University of Kentucky Wildcats defeated the Kansas Jayhawks to clinch their 8th NCAA Tournament title. Kansas put together a nice little run at the end of the game to make it closer, but Kentucky simply dominated …

Anthony Davis Earns USBWA Player of the Year Anthony Davis Earns USBWA Player of the Year
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University of Kentucky’s Anthony Davis has been selected to receive the U.S. Basketball Writers Association National Player of the Year. Davis is the only player from the University of Kentucky to win the award, and only the second in the …