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Facebook’s embeddable video player won’t let you livestream



When Facebook announced its new embeddable video player at F8 on Wednesday, the social network didn’t touch live video. That’s because live video won’t be embeddable when the player rolls out for all users on Wednesday.

Facebook, to be fair, doesn’t currently offer an in-house live video solution. Live video on Facebook until now — this week’s F8 stream, a fireside chat with the Hunger Games cast, the occasional Oprah clip — were all handled by third-party solutions and shared on the social…

3 ways to reduce your burn rate



This article is part of DBA, a new series on Mashable about running a business that features insights from leaders in entrepreneurship, venture capital and management.

This year Amazon joined Netflix and the usual TV and cable outlets in contention for one of Hollywood’s most prestigious awards — the Golden Globe for best TV series. This has prompted many in the press to proclaim that Amazon has grown up, and proven that you don’t need a major network to make quality content. However, while…

Hypnotic video visualizes half a million journeys on the London Underground



LONDON — It might not seem it when you’re armpit-deep into a stranger at 8 a.m. on a Monday morning, but the thousands of underground journeys Londoners make daily can be quite beautiful.

26-year-old Will Gallia used Oyster card data from 562,145 journeys on the London Underground network in 2009 to create this visualisation. Using Transport for London’s recommended journey routes, he predicted the path that each individual would take across the network with a custom journey…

Is Residential Solar Energy Worth It?


The amount of solar energy varies greatly depending on what part of the world that you can live. Places to get much sun are most beneficial when it comes to installing residential solar power systems. Any person residing in an area like Florida or Phoenix would actually losing significant savings. You can save thousands of dollars a year with a residential solar system if you live in one of these areas. It is very obvious and if you thought you could not afford it, but have skills in…

Apple working on an Internet TV subscription service — report



Apple is working on an Internet television service that would offer 25 channels including three of the major broadcast networks, according to a report from the Wall Street Journal.

The service would feature ABC, CBS and Fox as well as a variety of cable channels including ESPN and FX for between $30 and $40 per month, according to the report. Subscribers would be able to access the service on Apple’s mobile devices as well as the company’s set-top box, Apple TV.

Twitter’s Meerkat crackdown reignites concerns among developers



On Thursday afternoon, a crowd of developers gathered at a large event space on the West Side of Manhattan to hear Twitter executives and engineers explain how to use the company’s tools to build, monetize and promote their apps. It was the latest stop on a “worldwide tour,” which Twitter dubbed Flock, intended to give face-time to its developer community after a long and complicated relationship.

Barely 24 hours after the event in New York ended, the flock got ruffled all over againMeerkat,…

Off Grid Solar – The Best Financial Solution for Your Home

Consider using solar energy in a better way? Installing a solar power system outside the network today and stay tension free all year – round!

As we can see, solar power systems have become very popular these days because of its effectiveness and meaningful approach. This new trend of installing solar systems in homes has radically changed the way we live. This is the most effective way to manage your home with free electricity and store all your utility bills thereafter….

Facebook buys shopping search engine TheFind



Facebook has acquired TheFind, an ecommerce search app.

TheFind announced the deal Friday on its website

“We are now starting our next chapter by combining forces with Facebook to do even more for consumers. Facebook’s resources and platform give us the opportunity to scale our expertise in product sourcing to the over 1 billion people that use the platform,” the company wrote.

In the post, TheFind said many of its employees would be…

With tech out of the picture, ‘Last Man on Earth’ is rather timeless



In a fictional world in which nearly every human has been wiped out by a disease, as you might guess, there’s very little technology on Fox’s Last Man on Earth

Cell phones, the Internet, social media — none of those really rank high on the priority lists of Phil (Will Forte) and Carol (Kristen Schaal), the last two people on the planet

But that’s what makes it a special show, says Schaal, who spoke to Mashable about the series, which premiered last week.

Lady Gaga’s Backplane Crashes, Burns Money, Tries To Rise Again

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