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Taxi app will use Apple’s iBeacon and your iPhone to broadcast coupons to nearby users

How would you feel being a walking advertisement? If you’re wearing a T-shirt with a company’s logo on it, that’s one thing. But your phone — in your pocket? That’s quite another, and it’s just what taxi hailing company Taxi Magic is doing with its iOS app. A new version being released this Thursday will let you beam out your referral code for the service to others, all using Apple’s iBeacon technology.

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Monty Python’s final show will be broadcast to theaters around the world

On July 20th, the five remaining members of famed comedy group Monty Python will reunite for one last show, and you won’t have to fly to the United Kingdom to watch. Due to popular demand, The Last Night of Monty Python will be streamed live to 1,500 theaters around the world.

The performance is expected to include some of the group’s famous sketches, although we’re not yet sure which ones.  “I think you can expect a little comedy, a lot of pathos, some music and a tiny bit of ancient sex,” Eric Idle told the UK Press Association.

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Secrets of broadcast branding revealed at Kyoorius FYIday

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British creative agency DixonBaxi is to kick off the second Kyoorius FYIday, held across India on 23, 24 and 25 January.

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Xbox One live gameplay broadcast feature could still be months away

Microsoft couldn’t deliver one of the Xbox One’s key features at launch: the ability to stream your gameplay, live, for anyone on the web to watch. Here’s more bad news: the company behind that feature,, has no idea when it will launch either. According to a tweet from the company, Microsoft hasn’t yet provided any date, and it could be “a few more months” before it arrives.

What’s the hold up? We can’t say, but one possibility is that Microsoft hasn’t yet figured out how to deal with streams of an unsavory nature. Sony’s PlayStation…

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A broadcast institution transformed into print

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Designer Neil Stevens perfectly captures the ‘feel’ of the Shipping Forecast The Shipping Forecast, broadcast by the BBC on Radio 4, always conjures up imagery of isolated fishing boats out at sea, late at night and battling through storm and thunderous weather.

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Graffiti billboards broadcast powerful message

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vimeo: 76857629 Whilst street art provides a splash of colour in an often mundane setting, it can also be there to present a powerful message. Here, three Soulful Creative graffiti artists, Koze, Richt and 45RPM created these billboard illustrations for a wholly important cause. 

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The Island Continent: Studies in Broadcast Colour

I’m mesmerized by Island Continent’s Studies in Broadcast Colour print series (part two here):

‘Studies in Broadcast Colour’ by The Island Continent is an exploration into the way colour is rendered and translated through the red, green and blue channels of obsolete Cathode Ray Tube or CRT television sets. Taken using modern digital SLR photography of a static colour broadcast via a 1988 Phillips Natural 14″ CRT Tube Television, this is part of an ongoing series of colour, moving image and archival television studies magnified through the RGB CRT screen.








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Adobe Creative Day to be broadcast live

Leading figures join Adobe’s top evangelists for talks, demos and debates at this world-class event. We reveal how to follow along online – plus we have 10 FREE tickets up for grabs!


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