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When it comes to purchasing tickets for popular concert and sporting events, Ticketmaster is a dominant force for anyone looking to score a good seat to the venue. Now the company is looking to expand its dominance in online ticketing by adopting facial recognition technology to speed of the process of "checking in" concert goers. Ticketmaster is teaming up with Blink Identity, a company that specializes in facial recognition technology. Using this technology, Ticketmaster customers will be able to associate their facial data with their ticket, which will then allow them simply walk through an event's ticketing checkpoint without forking over a printed sheet of paper (how quaint) or displaying... Read more...
The live U2 streamed concert over YouTube happened earlier in the week, and the Internet is still alive. Barely, maybe, but it's still humming along. In what's being described as the largest concert to ever be streamed over the 'Net, U2's 360 Tour stop at California's Rose Bowl was beamed out live over the Google-owned media streaming site, and now that the numbers are in, we're even more impressed. We tuned in for the first 80% of the show, and outside of a few blips and bloops here and there, the show was as smooth as butter on a standard cable broadband connection. Frankly, we were amazed at what we saw. The quality was top notch for being such a big attraction, and U2 has now confirmed exactly... Read more...
SAN JOSE, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- Nov 29, 2006 -- Mired in obscure acronyms, complicated processes and the pursuit of ever-advancing technological achievement, it's easy to forget the human aspect of the technology industry. In a clear demonstration of their commitment to community, Silicon Valley technology companies and individuals are uniting to present "The Heart of Technology," a live music benefit on Wednesday, December 6, at 5:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m. at South First Billiards in San Jose. The event will raise money for Second Harvest Food Bank, the nation's largest charitable hunger-relief organization. Read more here...... Read more...