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April’s top TNW Deals: Grab them while you can!

For folks looking to upgrade their computing skills and security, April was a good month at TNW Deals, but there was also plenty for (...)

2015-04-29
12 productivity hacks to optimize your time like a pro

Matthew Capala is an Internet entrepreneur, SEO strategist, speaker, and author. He is the founder of Alphametic, an organic growth (...)

2015-04-28
The problem with human resources

David Hassell is Founder & CEO of 15Five. This post originally appeared on the 15Five Blog.  The term “human resources” (...)

2015-04-27
Amazon opens a store for businesses

Amazon announced today the launch of Amazon Business, a new marketplace where customers can buy everything from mundane office supplies (...)

2015-04-27
6 reasons why American healthcare is broken

Robert J. Szczerba is the CEO of X Tech Ventures, an innovative company focused on solving some of today’s most challenging problems (...)

2015-04-25
5 psychology principles every visual marketer should know

This post first appeared on the Image Brief blog. Let’s face it. Lifestyle photography can be cheesy, bland, or completely lackluster. (...)

2015-04-25
How being unprofessional increases employee engagement

David Hassell is Founder & CEO of 15Five, web-based communication software that elevates the performance of managers, employees (...)

2015-04-25
Smugglers use social media to lure migrants in the Mediterranean

VALLETTA, Malta — Human traffickers throughout North Africa and the Middle East are using Facebook, Viber and other social (...)

2015-04-24
10% off select lifetime deals, this weekend only!

Whether you’re into programming, Web design, or games and app development, you’ve got to check out our latest bunch of lifetime (...)

2015-04-24
Stop consuming, start acting

Paul Jarvis is a best-selling author and designer. He writes weekly for his popular newsletter and runs an online course on becoming (...)

2015-04-24
Famous Logos Look Better Lettered By Hand

Burger King has never looked so classy.In the age of Adobe Illustrator, a sincere, hand-lettered sign or logo is a rare artifact of (...)

2015-04-23
Moments as a currency: Brian Wong on identifying and addressing customers’ needs at TNW Europe Conference

Sharing his ideas on the future of advertising at TNW Europe Conference, Kiip founder Brian Wong spoke about the importance of identifying (...)

2015-04-23
Teamleader and Somewhere claim TNW Europe Boost and henQ awards

At the annual TNW Europe Conference today, Somewhere – a platform that wants to reinvent how we approach our professional lives (...)

2015-04-23
Timewaste Timer charges you $1 for every hour you waste on Facebook

Have you ever been regretting spending too much time on social networks, where you only logged in for a second to find out when your (...)

2015-04-23
Tech5: Fairphone named Europe’s fastest-growing startup of 2015

Huge congratulations to Amsterdam-based social enterprise Fairphone, which has just been announced as the winner of this year’s Tech5 (...)

2015-04-23
The Comcast/Time Warner Cable merger is dead

Comcast has just announced that its planned merger with Time Warner Cable has been canceled. Here's Comcast CEO Brian Roberts (...)

2015-04-23
The NEXT Next Web: Try our big redesign right now

A big redesign is coming soon the The Next Web and we want you to give it a serious roadtest, so we’re opening it up in beta from (...)

2015-04-23
You can now push Google Maps directions from your desktop to your smartphone

We all use our smartphones more often than we’d like to admit, but let’s face it: Typing on a full-sized keyboard will always (...)

2015-04-23
What’s your Apple Watch notification strategy?

The Apple Watch, early orders of which are delivered to buyers today, is supposed to help iPhone users spend less time looking at (...)

2015-04-23
Neelie Kroes and Werner Vogels honored with lifetime achievement awards at TNW Europe Conference

The Next Web’s Europe Conference kicked off today in Amsterdam, starting with Amazon CTO Werner Vogels and The Netherlands’ Special (...)

2015-04-22
Two-pizza teams: Werner Vogels on Amazon’s secrets for innovation at TNW Europe Conference

Speaking at TNW Europe Conference in Amsterdam today, Amazon CTO Werner Vogels shared a few of the company’s strategies to ensure (...)

2015-04-22
Carphone Warehouse is launching its own mobile service in the UK next month

Carphone Warehouse has today confirmed that it will be launching its own operator service in May, called iD. The service will be underpinned (...)

2015-04-22
Deliveroo expands its food delivery service to France and Germany

Deliveroo, a platform that delivers food from restaurants that don’t traditionally offer take-out, has announced today that it is (...)

2015-04-22
Google launches Project Fi, its mobile network for US-based Nexus 6 users

The Google mobile network is at last official: The company has launched its Project Fi service in the United States exclusively for (...)

2015-04-21
Astronauts celebrate Earth Day with incredible photos, video

Even astronauts in space celebrate Earth Day. Crew members on the International Space Station have been honoring their home planet (...)

2015-04-21
Periscope and Meerkat officially banned by the NHL

NHL fans hoping to live-stream their rinkside experiences will find themselves out of luck. NHL Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly nixed (...)

2015-04-21
Vine’s new share screen lets you post to multiple social networks at once, including Tumblr

Vine today received a little update that should make sharing just a touch easier… literally. With a new share screen, Vine users (...)

2015-04-20
Corrello gives project managers powerful dashboards in Trello

With 5 million users as of the fall, Trello has become one of the most popular project management systems. Being a simple and (in (...)

2015-04-20
OnePlus inks first carrier partnership with Malaysia’s Maxis, handsets in-store from tomorrow

Yesterday, OnePlus announced that it was ditching its irritating invite system for its OnePlus One smartphone, and today it has confirmed (...)

2015-04-20
Microsoft announces Azure Service Fabric to help developers scale their cloud services

Microsoft has today announced the Azure Service Fabric, a new tool in its cloud platform product to help developers scale their cloud (...)

2015-04-19
YouTube switches off its mobile app for second-gen Apple TVs and older iOS devices

Time to pull out the sad emoji. YouTube today announced a change in its data API that will make its app unavailable for older devices (...)

2015-04-19
Why Norway Is Ditching FM Radio

Norway is abandoning FM radio for all-digital broadcasts in 2017.No more FM? Norway is becoming the first country to scrap FM broadcasts (...)

2015-04-19
Twitter now allows anyone to send you a direct message, even if you don’t follow them

Direct Messages on Twitter are about to become a lot more useful… or annoying. Normally, you can only receive direct messages from (...)

2015-04-19
Watch now: How to manipulate the media

We’ve just added Ryan Holiday’s talk from TNW Europe Conference 2013 to our TNW Video site and you can watch it right now (...)

2015-04-19
The OnePlus One now available without an invite, but you’ll still need one for the OnePlus Two

Good news if you’ve been itching to get your hands on a OnePlus One – you can now buy it without an invite. This Thursday (April (...)

2015-04-19
You can now download your Google search history, warning: may contain embarrassment

You can now download your Google search history. Spotted by the unofficial Google Operating System blog and noted by Venture Beat, (...)

2015-04-19
John Oliver explains why patent trolls are the worst with help from ‘America’s Top Model’

John Oliver’s got a knack for making complex issues understandable. Last time we checked in with him, he was quizzing Edward Snowden (...)

2015-04-19
Sony’s new Android flagship Xperia Z4 is thinner, lighter and better at selfies than the Z3 — but that’s about it

Sony quietly launched its flagship Xperia Z4 Android phone in Japan today, with a very similar design to its predecessor and marginally (...)

2015-04-19
Write ugly: How to write 20 posts in two days

This post originally appeared on the Crew blog. Despite spending the last half decade writing for a living, I still have a serious issue (...)

2015-04-18
What I learned from sacking 100 employees and losing $1.5 million

Vitaliy Rizhkov is the founder of Finic, which helps turn your memories into art. He is running the startup with 100 percent transparency (...)

2015-04-18
The secrets to successful kickoff meetings

Jerry Cao is a UX content strategist at UXPin — the wireframing and prototyping app. To learn more about design collaboration without (...)

2015-04-17
The most productive ways to waste your time

This post originally appeared on the Crew blog. You’re a responsible adult. Like most of us, you want to improve your personal and (...)

2015-04-17
The most popular TNW Deals this week – grab them while you can!

Lots of great e-learning and security deals this week, a solar charging battery, AND we’re giving away an Apple Watch of your choice. (...)

2015-04-17
A brief history on the origins of letters

This post originally appeared on the Fontyou blog, and has been adapted with permission. You may know the philosophy of Andy Warhol (...)

2015-04-17
Facebook wants to help your friends pronounce your name correctly

Do you have a strange, oft mispronounced name (like yours truly?) Then Facebook wants to help you out. A small number of Facebook (...)

2015-04-16
Lomo’Instant is the toy instant camera to please advanced photographers

Walk into any Urban Outfitters in America and you’ll see an array of candy-colored film cameras designed to give hipsters an easy (...)

2015-04-16
Microsoft’s new Maps app for Windows 10 phones combines the best of Bing and HERE maps

One of the most notable features of Windows 10 is its support for universal apps that run on both desktop and mobile hardware. Naturally, (...)

2015-04-16
Streamalong helps you discover the best (and worst) of Periscope

If you’re tired of seeing the same streams over and over again on Periscope, then Streamalong is worth checking out. The website (...)

2015-04-16

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