From: Digital Trends - Minecraft movie gets a director in Rob McElhenney from It’s Always Sunny

The Minecraft movie will be directed by It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia’s Rob McElhenney, according to game publisher Mojang AB. The Warner Bros. project will bring the game to the big screen.

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From: GeekWire - ‘Bazillion Dollar Club’ sneak peek: Syfy show stars Dave McClure and Brady Forrest

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What happens when a software accelerator and hardware accelerator join forces in search of a new wave of breakthrough startups? That’s the premise of “The Bazillion Dollar Club,” an upcoming show on Syfy that features hard-charging Silicon Valley investor Dave McClure of 500 Startups; and Brady Forrest, the former Seattleite who runs the Highway1 hardware accelerator. Syfy announced the show last fall, and the first trailer just went up this afternoon. Check it out above. Based on the sneak peek, it looks like a fun show, with lots of attitude. McClure introduces himself in the trailer himself as a “greedy, blood-sucking venture capitalist,” while Forrest says he’s “looking… Read More

From: The Verge - All Posts - Google knows where you’ve been, and Your Timeline for Maps shows you

If you’re all-in on Google services — say, if you use Google Now on your smartphone — you’re likely aware of the fact that Google tracks your location to serve you useful information. What you might not realize is just how much location data Google has on you. Surprisingly enough, the company has just turned that somewhat creepy bit of info into a new feature called Your Timeline. For Google Maps users on Android and on the web, this feature will let you “visualize your real-world routines” — a less sketchy way of saying you can see everywhere that Google has tracked you with its Location History setting.

In fitting with Google’s typically excellent app design, Your Timeline shows up in a nice, scrollable format that reminds me of the…

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