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Whether you want to code apps and sites, design graphics, create video game art and 3D models or get into animation, Stone River Academy (...)

2015-03-17
The top 50 marketing, social media and productivity blogs

This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog. Having a list of go-to blogs can be a great source of information and inspiration. (...)

2015-03-17
Facebook ads now let marketers target its 92 million expats

Facebook has announced a new targeting feature that allows marketers to reach expats with their ads on the social network. You can (...)

2015-03-17
Logo-design site 99designs teams up with site-building service Jimdo

If you’re a new company you’re probably in the market for a logo and some sort of web presence. 99designs wants to be the destination (...)

2015-03-17
Explore Brazil’s protected islands on land and underwater with Google Street View

After covering the busy cities of Bangladesh, Google’s latest Street View imagery takes users on a journey to Brazil’s Fernando (...)

2015-03-17
The Neptune Hub Android smartwatch will power a whole suite of mobile devices

Last month, we wrote about the upcoming Neptune Duo, a dual-device offering that included the Hub, a smartwatch capable of running (...)

2015-03-17
Adobe unveils its Document Cloud subscription service with an upgraded Acrobat at its helm by @jackidove

If you are familiar with Adobe’s Creative Cloud, then a new cloud formation, announced today, will operate on a familiar concept. (...)

2015-03-17
Google plans ranking algorithm change to penalize doorway pages

Google today announced that it’s making a change in the future to how it ranks ‘doorway pages’ and is encouraging users to stop (...)

2015-03-16
YouTube launches Artists initiative to give musicians more promotion tools

Early punk pioneered an ethic called DIY (Do It Yourself). Record labels were still weary of these musicians and the artists took (...)

2015-03-16
Mark Zuckerberg’s year of books – Ed Catmull’s ‘creativity’ review

Caitlin is Editor in Chief at Page19 and frequently writes about marketing, communications, and creativity. This post originally appeared (...)

2015-03-16
Facebook updates its Community Standards to explain what it’s banning on the social network

Facebook has updated its Community Standards to help users understand what they can and can’t share on the social network. The (...)

2015-03-16
Have advanced camera phones stunted our abilities to recognize professional photography?

In the wake of mass layoffs of photographers from major news organizations like the Chicago Sun Times and Sports Illustrated, (...)

2015-03-15
The email hot or not list

Denise Chan is the US Inbound Marketing Associate for Mailjet, an email service provider with more than four years of experience (...)

2015-03-15
Which website builder is right for you?

Web design tools — WordPress, Squarespace, Wix, and dozens of others — are popping up everywhere. Some of them claim they’ll (...)

2015-03-15
Blippar app visual overhaul aims to identify everything around you

Anyone who drinks Pepsi or reads a fashion magazine has come into contact with Blippar, the image recognition and augmented reality (...)

2015-03-14
The difference between perseverance and stubbornness

One day I found myself at an event organized by the founder of a company I had some shares in. He was all excited and had invited (...)

2015-03-14
The science of food: How GE is using Big Data to make sense of what you’re eating

It would be a crime to visit Austin without sampling the local barbecue here, so we stopped by General Electric’s BBQ Research (...)

2015-03-14
Samsung livestreamed the birth of a child in virtual reality

Here’s something I never expected to write: Samsung today announced that it has streamed the very first child birth in virtual reality. (...)

2015-03-14
Meet Instant AppMachine, a speedy mobile app builder for small businesses

Running a small business is challenging, not only when it comes to designing and managing the best product or service, but also when (...)

2015-03-14
Art and tech meet under a kaleidoscope of brilliant hues at SXSW

While technology is essentially creative, it does not always look creative. However, in the case of 3Ms huge outdoor installation (...)

2015-03-14
A Google Now open API is in the works... and support for theme park ride queue times

Google Now will one day be able to work with information from all of the apps you use. Expanding on the current pilot program that (...)

2015-03-13
Square is shutting down its Order food pickup service

Square today announced it’s shutting down Square Order, a service it launched less than a year ago. Square Order allowed users (...)

2015-03-13
YouTube now supports 360-degree videos; virtual reality cat videos incoming

It was only a matter of time: YouTube now supports 360-degree videos. We first noted reports of the imminent addition back in (...)

2015-03-13
Obamacare can’t fix cloud collaboration

Pep Rosenfeld is co-founder of comedy theater Boom Chicago and Boom Chicago Creative in Amsterdam. He loves both nerd chic and (...)

2015-03-13
Google Apps WHOIS error reveals hundreds of thousands of domain owners’ personal details

The names, contact addresses, email info and phone numbers of 282,867 Google Apps domain owners have been exposed thanks to a WHOIS (...)

2015-03-13
Twitter’s building a second-screen experience for TV shows

Twitter is experimenting with TV Timelines, a new way to surface tweets and media related to TV shows on air, reports Mashable. The (...)

2015-03-13
Chrome 42 beta brings push notifications, app install banners and more for developers

The web is quickly becoming as powerful as native apps and Chrome 42 beta brings a number of huge features for developers to Android (...)

2015-03-12
Apple launches its first public iOS beta program with version 8.3

We’d known Apple was likely planning to release iOS 8.3 as a public beta for a few weeks, and now it finally has: anyone can sign (...)

2015-03-12
Steam is down right now [UPDATE: It’s back!]

Steam, the gaming platform and store from Valve Software is currently down. It’s not clear exactly why the service is currently (...)

2015-03-12
Here’s why the ArcticStartup blog is launching a print magazine for entrepreneurs called CoFounder

In the week that we heard the sad news that Gigaom is shutting down, discovering that a European tech publication is launching a new (...)

2015-03-12
How to move readers to share your stories

Barry Feldman is a content marketing consultant, copywriter, social media advisor and more. This post has been adapted from an (...)

2015-03-12
Sony’s PlayStation Vue streaming TV service launching in the US within two weeks

Sony is launching its PlayStation Vue streaming TV service within the next two weeks in New York, Chicago and Philadelphia, reports (...)

2015-03-12
Jay-Z’s deal to buy Tidal and WiMP goes through, problems back down to 99

Back in January, we reported that Jay Z was looking to buy Swedish music streaming company Aspiro, which owns Tidal and WiMP, for (...)

2015-03-11
The Guardian retracts claims about anonymous app Whisper violating user privacy

Late last year, The Guardian posted a series of articles about Whisper, an anonymous app that allowed users to share messages anonymously. (...)

2015-03-11
How to change user habits with interaction design

Jerry Cao is a content strategist at UXPin — the wireframing and prototyping app — where he develops in-app and online content (...)

2015-03-11
Creative collaborations between Vine artists around the world

We teamed up with creative community Unpopular Now for our latest Vine challenge, themed around collaboration. We wanted to see (...)

2015-03-11
Tether uses your iPhone to unlock your Mac when you’re nearby

We’ve seen a few apps that promise new ways of unlocking your Mac, but Tether, a new free app, might be the easiest yet simply because (...)

2015-03-10
Twitter updates profiles on Android with larger photos

If you’re using the official Twitter app for Android, your profile just got a little bit better. Today Twitter announced it’s (...)

2015-03-10
Disqus co-founder confirms iOS app is coming in our interview on...Disqus

When Daniel Ha and Jason Yan launched Disqus in 2007, they weren’t originally planning to create a commenting system. Ha explains (...)

2015-03-10
SocialRank’s updated Tech Media Index reveals the secrets behind Twitter success

Analytics firm SocialRank has been on a roll recently: We wrote about the launch of its Tech Start Up Index back in January and its (...)

2015-03-10
How onboarding your clients helps manage expectations

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

2015-03-10
4 steps to make experimentation a repeatable process in your business

Mike Fishbein does content marketing at Alpha UX. You can connect with him @mfishbein or via his personal site, mfishbein.com. The (...)

2015-03-10
Twitter opens an office in Hong Kong, even though it’s banned in China

Twitter is opening an office in Hong Kong today, even though the social network is banned in mainland China, reports South China Morning (...)

2015-03-10
Europe’s fastest-growing young tech companies: Here are the Tech5 finalists

A little over a month ago we teamed up with global payments technology provider Adyen to kick off the second edition of The European (...)

2015-03-10
Stampsy: A creative medium between a blog and a website

Here’s the scenario: A website is overkill and poorly aligned with your artistic vision, and relying on Facebook or Tumblr doesn’t (...)

2015-03-10
Tech site Gigaom is shutting down

According to multiple Gigaom writers on Twitter, the site and business launched by Om Malik in 2006 is shutting down. For fans of (...)

2015-03-09
Streaming TV services like HBO NOW might not be cheaper, but they’re better for consumers

The a-la-carte dream of cable TV probably won’t ever happen. Instead, over-the-top services from individual networks like HBO and (...)

2015-03-09
The Apple Watch: Everything you need to know

Today’s Apple keynote is over, and it offered up some concrete new details about the company’s hotly anticipated new watch, (...)

2015-03-09

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