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All airspace over London closed due to computer failure

The airspace above London has been closed due to a computer failure. The situation was first announced by Eurocontrol, the European (...)

2014-12-12
24me’s smart assistant is now officially available on Android

24me‘s smart assistant that helps users remember to pay bills, send birthday cards and make important calls may well have been available (...)

2014-12-12
You can now buy the Samsung Galaxy Note Edge in the UK

If you’re in the UK and have been itching to get your hands on Samsung’s Galaxy Note Edge with its curiously curved display, your (...)

2014-12-12
Clip for iOS lets you create and share 20 second videos with a soundtrack and lyrics

If you’re looking to add some pop to your smartphone videos, try shooting with Clip. This new app for iOS lets you add licensed (...)

2014-12-12
British spy agency GCHQ launches cryptography app for students

British intelligence agency GCHQ has today launched an app called Cryptoy that is aimed at teaching secondary school-age children (...)

2014-12-12
Adobe acquires stock company Fotolia to boost Creative Cloud asset supply

Adobe announced it has entered into an agreement to purchase Fotolia, a privately held company that specializes in royalty-free photos, (...)

2014-12-11
Music magazine app Pause hits Android as expansion into new topics looms

Less than a year after launching its curated music magazine app Pause for iPad and iPhone, Shuffler.fm is expanding the app’s scope (...)

2014-12-11
Digital Comic Museum puts a bygone era in your hands

Like comfort food, comics have a capacity to sooth the soul. And while there are plenty of places to purchase new and used comic books, (...)

2014-12-11
Google is reportedly shutting down its Russian engineering operations

It seems Google isn’t getting along with Mother Russia. According to a report by The Information, the search companyis shutting (...)

2014-12-11
Media experts discuss the future of storytelling at the Mashable Media Summit

On Dec. 5, digital media experts descended on New York City for the Mashable Media Summit to analyze how technology is impacting (...)

2014-12-11
Getting started with user experience design

This post is brought to you by General Assembly, we turn thinkers into creators through education in technology, business, and (...)

2014-12-11
Microsoft acquires HockeyApp to bolster its cross-platform development for mobile apps

Microsoft today announced it had acquired HockeyApp, a crash analytics service for mobile apps. The company intends to integrate (...)

2014-12-11
Balancing design-minded photography and planned chaos with offset artist Adrian Mueller

Keren Sachs is the director of content development at Shutterstock and Offset. She has previously worked at National Geographic, Martha (...)

2014-12-11
ACDSee launches combo asset manager-photo editor to compete with Adobe

While Adobe’s massive Creative Cloud suite— starring Photoshop, Illustrator, and a host of Web and video apps — may fairly (...)

2014-12-11
Sony reportedly attempting to stop downloads of stolen data

New leaks of Sony’s confidential internal documents have been appearing daily, while the company works with the FBI in an attempt to (...)

2014-12-10
Facebook brings publishers new tools for helping get stories in front of users

Facebook today announced a number of new tools for publishers to help them connect to readers on the social network and to understand (...)

2014-12-10
Minecraft lands on Windows Phone for the first time

Just a few months ago, Microsoft acquired Mojang, the developer behind the extremely popular Minecraft game. Today, it’s making (...)

2014-12-10
EA boss blasts Twitter after it rejects his harassment report

An Electronic Arts executive spent Tuesday night blasting Twitter and its policies for handling abusive users after he said particularly (...)

2014-12-10
Sprint starts pre-installing Uber on Android phones

Uber just can’t stop steaming ahead, even despite recent criticism. The company today announced a partnership with Sprint that will (...)

2014-12-10
Google launches new Cardboard VR headset app collection page and new specs

With Oculus VR and the Samsung Gear pushing the very limits of what you can cram on your face to see things in 3D, the Google Cardboard (...)

2014-12-10
Google releases app that will bring live television broadcasts to Android TV

When you’ve got a set-top box for your TV, you might want to watch some live TV, right? Google hasn’t said much about Android (...)

2014-12-10
Bing Search is now available directly within Office Online

After replacing the Clip Art of yore with Bing Images, Microsoft is now integrating its search platform even more into Office Online: (...)

2014-12-10
The first of Apple and IBM’s new suite of business-focused apps are now available

Apple and IBM today announced the launch of the first round of IBM MobileFirst apps for enterprise iOS users. The apps are available (...)

2014-12-10
Social marketing platform SocialBro adds full Twitter Firehose access

Social media campaign management platform SocialBro has just launched a monitoring tool that harnesses the power of the Twitter Firehose, (...)

2014-12-10
Malware reportedly spotted in the wild using Sony’s security certificate

After Sony’s passwords and security certificates leaked in plain-text, we’ve now reportedly seen the first piece of malware in (...)

2014-12-09
Amazon-owned Twitch acquires esports agency GoodGame

Game streaming service Twitch has just announced that it has acquired esports agency GoodGame. In an announcement Twitch stated: The (...)

2014-12-09
LastPass follows Dashlane in letting you change loads of your passwords at once

Just a few hours after Dashlane incorporated automatic password changing, popular password manager LastPass can now do the same. (...)

2014-12-09
The Pirate Bay is offline after Swedish police seize servers

You might have noticed that The Pirate Bay is offline today; the site has disappeared after Swedish Police reportedly raided premises (...)

2014-12-09
Top warning signs that your employees are disengaged

Ilya Pozin is a serial entrepreneur, writer, and investor. He is the founder of online video entertainment platform Pluto.TV, social (...)

2014-12-09
Amazon brings 4K streaming to its Instant Video shows and movies

With the move towards all things 4K, it had to happen eventually: Amazon will now begin streaming some of its video content in the (...)

2014-12-09
Facebook’s 2014 year in review: World Cup and Ebola top the charts for global topics

It’s the time of the year when Facebook stops to reflect on its most popular topics and trends for users around the world. And (...)

2014-12-09
Android studio hits 1.0, makes it easier to build Android apps

Google announced Android Studio at Google I/O 2013 as a new IDE built for Android developers to make it easier to build apps. Today, (...)

2014-12-08
Searching for an accelerator? Upshift will help startups scale their sales

He grew up on a commune with no internet or TV. He dropped out of college, using credit cards and home equity lines to bootstrap his (...)

2014-12-08
Wayra 2014 London demo day: Our 10 favorite startups from the new arrivals and graduating teams

It’s the time of year again when the Telefónica-backed Wayra accelerator assembles the latest startups to join its Wayra UK and (...)

2014-12-08
YouTube now tells you what happens when you upload copyrighted music

For a number of years now, YouTube has used its Content ID service to automatically scan for copyrighted tracks and remove them. Sometimes, (...)

2014-12-08
The dark side of Apple’s two-factor authentication

Earlier this week, a strange message popped up on my Mac that I thought nothing of. “You can’t sign in because your account was (...)

2014-12-08
Web Site Designs From Around The World – 17 Highlights

An inspirational showcase gallery of 17 Wordpress powered websites from all over the world including France, Netherlands, UK, Austria, (...)

2014-12-08
Facebook finally brings Graph Search to mobile, now lets you look up specific posts

Facebook’s Graph Search tool introduced couple of years ago brought along some significant changes to what you could do with the (...)

2014-12-08
These Whimsical Gadgets Predict The Next Ten Minutes Of Weather

Three simple white boxes that could be the 21st Century equivalent of the household barometer.Berg was a revolutionary British design (...)

2014-12-08
Microsoft’s Bing introduces ‘Fact Answers’ for steamlined access to phone numbers, directions and more

Microsoft today unveiled some upgrades for Bing aimed at making its information more accessible to users. Called ‘Fact Answers,’ (...)

2014-12-08
Notifications meet speed-reading on the Uno Noteband

Most wearables we’ve seen hit the market so far aim to cut down the number of times you check your phone for notifications. But (...)

2014-12-08
$200 Samsung Gear VR headset is now available for purchase

Samsung was spot on about the “early December” tease when we last heard about its impending launch of the Oculus-powered Gear (...)

2014-12-08
Yahoo is hosting its first ever developer conference on February 19

Yahoo today announced it will be hosting The Yahoo Mobile Developer Conference – its first ever conference aimed at developers (...)

2014-12-08
How to utilize Facebook to win e-commerce marketing this Christmas

Joey Kotkins is the CMO & Co-Founder of Inside Social. The 2014 holiday season will break every digital marketing record. (...)

2014-12-07
Why Coca-Cola is targeting experienced entrepreneurs without startups

Although traditional corporations and hip and innovative startups may be seen as being on opposite sides of the barricades, they often (...)

2014-12-07
Encouraging people to wear wearable technology

Howard Simms is the co-founder and director of Apadmi. Wearable technology is seen by many developers as an opportunity to bring smart (...)

2014-12-07
MagicPicker plug-in update delivers more color control over Photoshop and Illustrator

There are few things digital artists are more finicky about than color, but for Photoshop and Illustrator users, color selection and (...)

2014-12-06
Dramatic double exposures that blend portraiture and nature photography

Sarah Maloy is Shutterstock’s content marketing manager. She’s also an entertainment writer, social media nerd, and chronic binge-watcher. (...)

2014-12-06

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