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Apple isn’t happy with the BBC

As we expected, Apple isn’t staying quiet after some worrisome claims by the BBC’s recent investigation into the company’s (...)

2014-12-19
Rediscover the power of the mixtape with Tapely

A personalized playlist is a great way to let someone know how you feel, and it’s easy to make one online with the vast range of (...)

2014-12-19
Get to grips with Ruby on Rails: 92% off the ‘Rookie To Rockstar’ bundle

Ruby on Rails is easy to learn, quick to build with and powerful enough to craft complex sites and apps. And whether it’s first (...)

2014-12-19
Bing Search apps updated for iPhone and iPad with a new look

Search engine Bing has refreshed its apps for iPhone and iPad, with a revised home screen that looks better and simplifies navigation (...)

2014-12-19
Uber suspends service in Portland for three months

When a city sues your service, it’s probably a good idea to try and work it out with said municipality. The Wall Street Journal (...)

2014-12-18
Flickr won’t print Creative Commons wall art after all, issues refunds to customers

Flickr today has killed a new service that promised to allow you to print wall art of any creative commons image from the service. (...)

2014-12-18
500px iOS app update debuts a new camera and Adobe photo editing tools

500px, primarily known as a community for sharing and purchasing high-end photography, has updated its iOS app to include camera features (...)

2014-12-18
This, right here, is the problem with most startup growth metrics

If you’ve ever tried to blind someone else with stats, or if you’ve had to endure startups claiming “500 percent growth” but (...)

2014-12-18
OnePlus rival Micromax’s controversial Cyanogen-powered smartphone launches in India

The battle is on: Micromax, the Indian electronics brand that got OnePlus banned from selling phones in India, has just launched its (...)

2014-12-18
Apple may be in trouble over iPhone sales tactics in Canada

Apple is being investigated in Canada to ascertain whether the company used its influence over the market to promote the sale of iPhones (...)

2014-12-18
Bebo has been reincarnated as a crazy, hashtag-filled messaging app

In 2010, after AOL acquired Bebo but struggled to do anything with it against formidable rival Facebook, the company shut the social (...)

2014-12-17
We all lose when theater chains bow to Sony hackers

The GOP (Guardians of Peace) hackers that infiltrated Sony Entertainment’s corporate network have won. After hacking into a system (...)

2014-12-17
Snapchat’s CEO: “It’s not okay that people steal our secrets”

Yesterday, reports of Snapchat’s secret product acquisitions appeared after a new Sony leak included emails between executives from (...)

2014-12-17
Facebook’s Rooms app gets a curated ‘Explore’ feature

Facebook is rolling out a small but notable update to its topic-based discussions iOS app Rooms today. ‘Explore’ highlights rooms (...)

2014-12-17
Venturefund.io wants to help startups understand their traction, and invest in them too

We’ve seen a few innovations in approaches to venture capital in recent years – most popularly a service model, where VC firms (...)

2014-12-17
Sony reveals clip-on unit to turn any eyewear into Google Glass-style smart glasses

Sony has unveiled a new clip-on display unit that will attach to the frame of any eyewear and transform it into a pair of smart glasses (...)

2014-12-17
Brandwatch acquires social analytics firm PeerIndex

Brandwatch, the British social media monitoring firm, has acquired PeerIndex, the London-based social analytics firm, for an undisclosed (...)

2014-12-17
The countries with the most and least Internet freedom

Internet freedom around the world has declined for the fourth year in a row, as more countries introduce aggressive online censorship (...)

2014-12-17
Complex Questions About Life And Death, Explained In A Simple Animated Video

What is life? Is matter dead or alive?Kurzgesagt is a Munich-based studio of designers, artists, musicians, and scientists who create (...)

2014-12-16
Remember when Rapportive was great? FullContact’s new Gmail plugin is better

Rapportive used to be a fantastic Gmail plugin that gave you lots of context about the people you were in contact with, as a sidebar (...)

2014-12-16
Leave virtual notes around the world with Space Tag for iOS

Israeli startup Shopcloud has just launched its latest app that lets users create digital notes with photos and leave them around (...)

2014-12-16
KineMaster brings powerful video editing to Android at last

This article is brought to you by KineMaster, the only professional video editor available for Android devices.Traditionally, Android (...)

2014-12-16
Ultrakam 4K video app arrives for iPhone 6

Earlier this year, Ultrakam Apps launched a video shooter for Apple’s iPhone 5 series that was capable of recording 2K footage. (...)

2014-12-16
Pikock update makes code-free website building even easier

Drag-and-drop website creation tool Pikock has just got an update that helps its users set up their online presence more easily than (...)

2014-12-16
Opera’s Coast browser for iOS gets HandOff support and data saving Turbo mode

Opera’s Coast browser launched on iOS earlier this year and it’s now time for another major update. Opera Coast 4.0 has just arrived (...)

2014-12-16
Google top searches 2014: Flappy Bird, Alibaba and the iPhone 6 are tech stars

There may still be a couple of weeks left before 2014 becomes history, but Google has today shared the top searches of the year, showing (...)

2014-12-16
Aviary’s photo SDK is now integrated into Adobe’s Creative SDK

Following up on its September acquisition of Aviary, the popular photo editing platform, app and SDK, Adobe today announced in a blog (...)

2014-12-15
Uber accessed reporter’s data because she was “late,” now restricts God View access

Following Senator Al Franken’s open letter to Uber, the company has responded to his concerns — raised after it was revealed that (...)

2014-12-15
Bose is exploring its own music streaming service

File this under, LOLWUT? Bose looks like it’s embarking on its own cloud streaming music service. In a job posting found by (...)

2014-12-15
Can I really take a social media vacation?

Stories about unplugging for the holidays abound at this time of year. Most deal with shutting down email and counsel leaving the (...)

2014-12-15
TNW’s Apps of the Year: PushBullet for Android

In our Apps of the Year series, The Next Web team shares personal recommendations for gifts to give this holiday season. This time, (...)

2014-12-15
Microsoft Sway now available for all, gets new features

Microsoft’s Sway, a new tool for telling your story without the hassle is now available for all to use without invitations. (...)

2014-12-15
The Pirate Bay comments on the raid, doesn’t know if it will return

After The Pirate Bay was brought down by Swedish authorities last week, it seemed like this time the popular torrent website might (...)

2014-12-15
T-Mobile announces Un-carrier 8.0 event for December 16

It’s been a few months since the last Un-carrier event, so it’s time to spin up the magenta lights and fill  T-Mobile CEO John (...)

2014-12-15
BT confirms it’s in exclusive negotiations to buy EE for £12.5 billion

BT has announced that it has entered into exclusive negotiations to acquire EE. It confirmed last month that it had begun talks with (...)

2014-12-15
Long-distance carsharing service Carpooling partners with Uber to boost its US launch today

European ridesharing platform Carpooling.com has launched in the US, using the slightly shorter name Carpooling. The service allows (...)

2014-12-15
Nike Reveals Recovered Emails, Texts In Lawsuit Against Former Designers

Using computer forensics, Nike says the three ex-designers who jumped ship to Adidas used their work computers to negotiate the switch.The (...)

2014-12-12
Tech support through the ages

This post is brought to you by Rackspace, the #1 managed cloud company.A casual search on YouTube reveals a wealth of funny—and (...)

2014-12-14
The Sony Pictures hack: Everything we know so far

Sony’s hacking story has been a long, confusing one to follow. Leaks have seemed endless since first starting and more crazy details (...)

2014-12-13
Facebook drops Bing for search, nobody bats an eyelid

If Facebook drops a search provider, but nobody cared, did it really happen? Reuters reported late Friday that Facebook ended a deal (...)

2014-12-13
5 common mistakes guaranteed to screw up your PR strategy

Conrad Egusa is the CEO of Publicize. He is happy to connect on LinkedIn here. Successful people know how to learn from their own (...)

2014-12-13
How fitness apps and wearables can impact your performance at work

Brian Honigman is a marketing consultant, speaker and freelance writer. This post originally appeared on the SumAll blog. In a pair (...)

2014-12-13
5 contemporary photographers who are playing with gender

Alina Kulesh is a writer currently living in Toronto. Beautiful and provocative stories are at the core of her career. This post (...)

2014-12-13
A scaling playbook for entrepreneurs: Hiring for growth

Henry Kim is the president and co-founder at Symphony Commerce. Generally speaking, entrepreneurs are great at creating something (...)

2014-12-13
Get 58% off the Limefuel LP200X portable battery – available worldwide

When you’ve got a busy day to tackle, your phone’s battery might not be able to keep up. But with the new Limefuel LP200X, you (...)

2014-12-12
Google is retiring the Google Earth API

It’s been six years since Google introduced the Earth API for 3D mapping, but today the company is announcing its retirement. Google (...)

2014-12-12
BBM 2.6 arrives with better iOS 8 and Android Lollipop support, plus improved chat features

BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) is getting a slew of updates today for Android, iOS, and of course, BlackBerry phones themselves. The (...)

2014-12-12
Skype updates its video messaging app Qik so you can actually save your videos now

Skype’s video messaging app Qik got an update today that should make anyone that wants to archive their best messaging videos happy. (...)

2014-12-12

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