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Twitter has acquired developer collaboration platform TenXer

Twitter has snapped up TenXer, a collaboration platform for developers and engineers. The deal was first reported by VentureBeat, (...)

2015-04-01
What does a tweet feel like on your wrist?

Wired has published an in-depth look at the development of the Apple Watch today. One thing that stands out to me is the thought that (...)

2015-04-01
72% off Power Vault 18000mAh portable battery pack with international shipping

Charge up your mobile devices wherever you go with the Power Vault. Its powerful 18,000mAh battery can juice your phone and tablets (...)

2015-04-01
Scanbot adds Slack and Wunderlist integration to its Android and iOS document scanning apps

Document scanning tool Scanbot has updated its Android and iOS apps with a bunch of new features and improvements, including integration (...)

2015-04-01
Airbnb expands its home rental service to Cuba, but only for US travelers

Airbnb has begun listing residences in Cuba on its home rental service for US-based travelers, reports the AP. The company has expanded (...)

2015-04-01
Google releases a tool for developers to launch Android apps on Windows, Mac, Linux and Chrome OS

Google has opened up its App Runtime for Chrome (ARC) to developers so they can run their apps on any desktop with a Chrome browser, (...)

2015-04-01
Microsoft updates Outlook for iOS and Android with a new address book and calendar improvements

Microsoft has updated its Outlook email apps for iOS and Android with a raft of new features, rounding out the address book, calendar (...)

2015-04-01
Google to drop China’s CNNIC Root Certificate Authority after trust breach

Last month, a Chinese certificate authority issued valid security certificates for a number of domains, including Google’s, without (...)

2015-03-31
EE’s Power Bar scheme lets you grab a new portable charger whenever you like

With smartphone battery life a long lamented pain point of pretty much any smartphone from the last few years, EE has today launched (...)

2015-03-31
N64 and Nintendo DS games available on Wii U Virtual Console from today

Nintendo has announced that it’s bringing Nintendo 64 and DS games to the Wii U via its virtual console service beginning today. (...)

2015-03-31
Why most digital transformations will fail (and how to make sure yours doesn’t)

This article is part of a series written by speakers featuring at our upcoming tenth TNW Conference Europe. Martin is VP, Principal (...)

2015-03-31
You can now opt out of Verizon Wireless’ relentless tracking program for real

Verizon Wireless is finally letting its customers opt out of its ad-targeting program that uses persistent, undeletable tracking codes (...)

2015-03-31
OnePlus’ latest product is a palm-sized drone

Chinese smartphone manufacturer OnePlus picked a great day to launch an unexpected product. The DR-1 is a tiny quadrocopter that you (...)

2015-03-31
Truefilm wants to be an Adobe Lightroom replacement on your iPhone

Last summer, we reviewed a new iPhone photo editor called Truefilm, which marketed itself as a cross between AfterLight, Facetune, (...)

2015-03-30
This website shows you everything thats streaming on Periscope right now

Twitter’s new live-streaming app, Periscope, launched less than a week ago but it’s still a little tricky to discover feeds on (...)

2015-03-30
Curator, Twitter’s answer to Storify, is now publicly open to media organizations

Earlier this year, Twitter teased Curator, its own media aggregation tool that combines select tweets and vines into an embeddable (...)

2015-03-30
Xiaomi launches special edition Mi Note and Redmi 2 Android phones and a new Bluetooth weighing scale

Ahead of its fifth anniversary on April 6, Chinese smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi has announced five new products in the country today. (...)

2015-03-30
WhatsApp for Android now allows all users to make voice calls, iOS coming soon

If you’ve been wondering when, oh when, someone will ring you via WhatsApp so you’ll get its new voice calling feature, you won’t (...)

2015-03-30
After the US, it’s India’s turn to fight for net neutrality

While net neutrality may have a secure future in the US, its fate in India will be decided upon soon. The Telecom Regulatory Authority (...)

2015-03-30
Google’s Cloud Console for Android lets you manage your App Engine projects on the go

Google has launched Cloud Console for Android, a new app for Android that lets developers manage their projects hosted on the company’s (...)

2015-03-30
Hands on with Project Spartan, Microsoft’s Internet Explorer replacement

For all the things Windows 10 is supposed to do better than Windows 8, one of the most anticipated features in the operating system (...)

2015-03-29
Jay-Zzzz: Tidal music service is artist-owned to serve no one but his own posse

Earlier today, Tidal, the music streaming service that Jay-Z purchased earlier this year, broadcast a live “launch” of its (...)

2015-03-29
Microsoft’s Project Spartan browser is now available in the latest Windows 10 build

Microsoft’s long-awaited new browser is finally here for you to try. It just landed in the latest build of Windows 10 available (...)

2015-03-29
Facebook now offers notifications for events near you hosted by bands, businesses and other pages

You’re on Facebook for the brands, right? A new button allows you to get notifications whenever your favorite brand/musician/page (...)

2015-03-29
Gmail for Android now lets you check all your accounts in a single inbox

Google is unleashing a significant update to its Android Gmail app today that should please users with several email accounts. You (...)

2015-03-29
The great escape: Survey reveals the secret struggles of corporate life

Chuk Ikéh is Head of Content at Tyba, our partner for TNW Jobs. Job satisfaction is key to deriving gratification from your work. (...)

2015-03-29
Meet Adobe Comp CC, an iPad app that lets designers execute a complete layout on-the-go

If you’re a designer, and have the motive or opportunity to create a usable comp from start to finish on-the-go, you are in luck. (...)

2015-03-29
95% off a lifetime subscription to Theme.Works WordPress Builder

If you’re building a new WordPress site, it’s important to customize it with your brand’s own style and flair so it stands out (...)

2015-03-29
Lingua.ly adds open source translation platform Tatoeba in latest iOS update

Language learning app Lingua.ly has introduced a suite of new features for its iOS app, including the incorporation of open-source (...)

2015-03-29
Periscope won’t change the world – but it appeals to journalists’ vanity

The more people start to get excited about an app, the more the instinct to push back starts kicking around in my guts. Last week, (...)

2015-03-29
Amazon’s new Home Services section lets you order anything from a plumber to a goat herder

Amazon may be the go-to place to shop online for physical goods, but it’s not of much use when your sink is clogged and you need (...)

2015-03-29
India wants to use more open-source software to build e-governance apps

The Indian government announced a policy yesterday that makes it mandatory to use open-source software in building apps and services, (...)

2015-03-29
This MacBook case lets you dress up your laptop with LEGO bricks

Many people use their laptop lids as canvasses to express themselves with stickers and decorative skins. The Brik case takes for MacBooks (...)

2015-03-29
GitHub may have been targeted by Chinese hackers in DDoS attack

Code management platform GitHub has been fending off a days-long distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack since last Thursday. (...)

2015-03-29
Here’s how to add a ‘Follow me on Meerkat’ button to your site

Livestreaming app Meerkat has just added a helpful tool to generate a ‘Follow me on Meerkat’ button that you can easily add to (...)

2015-03-29
4 ways to improve customer experience with data

Sara Vera is a data scientist at Insightly, a CRM and project management tool. In marketing, data is power. Surveys of marketers across (...)

2015-03-29
The secret science of shopping: Why we buy what we do

This article originally appeared on the Crew blog. I remember sitting in a McDonald’s as a kid and complaining that it was so cold. (...)

2015-03-27
Google and Johnson & Johnson team up to build surgery-assisting robots

Johnson & Johnson, one of America’s largest beauty and pharmaceutical manufacturers, today announced that it is partnering (...)

2015-03-27
How to attract global traffic to your website on a budget

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

2015-03-27
4 tools to skyrocket your demand generation strategy in 2015

Yoav Vilner is CEO at Ranky, the startup-marketing team. He’s helping startups grow and then shares his insights regularly at Forbes, (...)

2015-03-27
Product Hunt interviews Periscope: where it came from and its pivot from photos to video

Periscope, the new video streaming app owned by Twitter, launched today. In that time, we’ve seen users stream everything from (...)

2015-03-26
How the world’s first robot astronaut is helping pave the way for the future of human-android interaction

With automated systems, self-driving cars, and robot helpers on the horizon, the way in which we interact with technology is going (...)

2015-03-26
Mashable came to break the Internet at SXSW

And break the Internet we did. Mashable has always had a huge presence at SXSW, and 2015 was our biggest year yet. People LITERALLY (...)

2015-03-26
How To Balance Client Work With Personal Passion Projects

Matt Owens, co-founder of design studio Athletics, reveals how he manages to take self-started work as seriously as paid client work.Co.Design (...)

2015-03-26
Behance Cofounder Matias Corea On How He Built A Thriving Hub For Creatives

Corea explains building the online portfolio platform from scratch and how it went from seemingly risky to massively popular.Co.Design (...)

2015-03-25
Facebook’s LiveRail will let publishers monetize both video and display ads in mobile apps

Among the myriad announcements that Facebook crammed into its hour-long F8 Developer Conference keynote was an update on its video (...)

2015-03-25
Airbnb will provide 20,000 rooms for the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro

Airbnb has won a contract to provide 20,000 rooms to accommodate athletes and attendees at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. The (...)

2015-03-25
Beyond wearable tech: How Philips is pushing towards the future of connected health

Health tech was a big theme at SXSW last week, and I met up with Liat Ben-Zur, Senior Vice-President and Digital Technology Leader (...)

2015-03-25

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