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The Kaiser Chiefs worked with Wieden + Kennedy London, B-Unique and and Fiction Records (a division of Universal Music UK) to take digital album downloads into a new dimension. Fans can create – and sell – their own bespoke versions of the new album, The Future Is...

Specific Media, the ad network, has launched a fully integrated video advertising service to help brands reach addressable audiences via video. brandrepublic.com...

W Hotels Worldwide has launched its W app for the iPhone. Not only can consumers use it to book rooms at W abodes, but they can also listen to exclusive content thanks to an integrated music platform. There are also W Insider tips, fashion finds,...

The rumor mill has been churning Monday afternoon with reports that Twitter is working on its own photo-sharing service that would compete with the likes of Twitpic and Yfrog. mashable.com...

Seems we have come one step closer to mobile payment systems with the recent launch of Square Register, an app that allows merchants to accept payments by way of the card reader and a headphone jack-connected credit card reader. Trials are already under way in SF. engadget.com...

Are we in a time where investors are buying users rather than revenue? Here’s a chart looking at the most recent over-the-top tech valuations that could be cause of concern. gplus.com...

BzzAgent announce that hit is being acquired by a subsidiary of Tesco, the world’s third-biggest retail chain. BzzAgent created a network of 800,000 agents who test new products and services — and then “buzz” about them to others, both online and off. boston.com...

LiveScribe makes pens that record audio in sync with a writer’s notes and allow him to play it back at a specific moment by tapping the desired place in his notebook. The pen comes with free software that makes the resulting pair of recordings —...

Cr-48 laptop, the first implementation of Google’s cloud-based Chrome operating system came on the market a few months back. But are we ready for this ‘minimal local storage, no discernible file system, no print drivers, and no client applications’ future? wired.com...

After playing cat-and-mouse games to defy court orders the Pirate Bay website is still alive and kicking hosted by the Pirate Party. Despite the raid leading to the arrest and convictions of the site’s four founders who face prison and multimillion-dollar fines. wired.com...