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Behind the scenes of how Google brought Street View to the Pyramids

How #Google brought Street View to the Pyramids via @ZDNet, @damianradcliffe http://t.co/P1PXhVDVPl #travel #tech pic.twitter.com/Tex5lYWn3i

— Jason Kries (@jasonkries) September 19, 2014

Summary: Google is turning to locals to help build out Street View imagery as it takes its mapping services to pastures new. 

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Middle East Digital Developments

Google tests ultra high-speed wireless Internet technology

Google is seeking FCC permission to test new technology which could marry the speed of Google Fiber to wireless services.

In an application to the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on Monday, the tech giant requested permission to conduct tests in California across wireless spectrums. 195 more words


Following yesterday’s leaked screenshots of a new version of Office for Mac, ZDNet is reporting that its contacts have told it that Microsoft will announce timings for the new edition of Office for Mac “very soon.” 53 more words


La SVOD, la nouvelle manne des studios hollywoodiens (ZDNet)

RBC Capital Markets vient de publier une étude qui révèle que la SVOD est en passe de devenir une source de revenus essentielle pour les studios américains. 77 more words

Digital Entertainment Marketing

Netflix goes HTML5 for laptop streaming

Netflix said Wednesday that it is midway through a transition to HTML5 for its laptop streaming technology at the expense of Microsoft’s Silverlight. [...] Netflix highlighted that it is able to support more set-top boxes and that it is updating its recommendation engine, which now includes visual searches on the Web and mobile. 36 more words

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Des taches de ketchup sur l’écran de la smart TV (ZDNet)

La fin de cet été 2014 a été marquée par une série de rendez-vous importants pour l’avenir de la télévision connectée : le Festival international de la télévision d’Édimbourg, l’IFA (la Foire internationale d’électronique grand public) de Berlin et enfin l’IBC (le Salon international de la télévision numérique) d’Amsterdam. 12 more words

Digital Entertainment Marketing

BlackBerry Passport: More Strong Reviews (and Converts, too!)

Three weeks ago, the BlackBerry Passport made its debut, and the reviews are still coming in, with more to come as it launches in other regions. 1,530 more words