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Spotify and Uber partner to let you control the music during your ride, kicking off Nov. 21 in 10 cities

It may not have been the best-kept secret, but Spotify has confirmed (update: the blog post has now been pulled) a tie-up with Uber (...)

2014-11-17
CareerFoundry And TeacherTube team up to bring coding courses to teachers across the US

There’s no question that in the 21st century, knowing how to code is one of the most widely useful skills a student can have. But (...)

2014-11-17
This Comic Book Makes Important, Boring Data Fun To Read

Terms of Service ingeniously harnesses the power of comics to keep readers engaged.Terms of Service is a newly published digital graphic (...)

2014-11-17
55% of recruiters reconsider job candidates after seeing their social profiles

In 2014, 93% of recruiters will use social media to evaluate job candidates Competition is increasing in the head hunting industry (...)

2014-11-17
SEO simplified for short attention span

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

2014-11-16
Tuck shop 2.0: How to promote positive entrepreneurship skills for teens

Joe Mathewson is cofounder of learning platform Firefly, working with nearly 300 schools around the world. The movie “The Social (...)

2014-11-15
7 secrets that sales and marketing colleagues should know about each other

Doug Camplejohn is the CEO and Founder of Fliptop, a leader in Predictive Analytics applications for B2B companies. Everybody’s (...)

2014-11-15
Look out for Uber launching a Spotify partnership on Monday

Yesterday, Uber sent out music-themed invites to a press call with CEO Travis Kalanick about a ‘Special Partner Announcement’. (...)

2014-11-15
When it comes to fashion, UK men aren’t well served online: The Idle Man wants to change that

If someone was to ask you where you bought most of your clothes, you might list the usual high-street chains, and you might reel-off (...)

2014-11-15
The truth about your ego: Why we’re so resistant to change

Michael Tunney is a writer, editor and media strategist based in Chicago. This post originally appeared on Lantern. Let’s face it. (...)

2014-11-15
Aviary’s Photo Editor app gets its first update under Adobe — and it’s worth up to $200

When Aviary, the all-purpose mobile photo editor teamed up with Adobe, it seemed only a matter of time before the words Creative (...)

2014-11-14
London-based ad tech firm Future Ad Labs rebrands as Adludio

Future Ad Labs is no more – at least not under its old name. On November 14, the mobile ad unit provider told The Next Web exclusively (...)

2014-11-14
Liberio expands its ebook sphere to include popular cloud services

Liberio, the online publishing platform that launched this summer, lets you fashion ebooks straight from documents in Google Drive. (...)

2014-11-14
We tested all the best advice to get more clicks on Facebook. Here’s what worked

This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog. As we work together to figure out the Facebook News Feed and to find organic ways (...)

2014-11-14
You can now get an Asus ZenWatch for $199 on the Google Play Store or Best Buy

Although most people have been captivated by Android Wear watches with circular displays, some manufacturers are still sticking to (...)

2014-11-14
Meet the conference Q&A jerk

There’s always one – the person during a conference Q&A session who has to make it all about them… Vooza – a video comic (...)

2014-11-14
How to promote a first-time manager without upsetting everyone else

David Hassell is the CEO of 15Five. This post originally appeared on the 15Five blog. When your business is growing fast, you (...)

2014-11-14
Google Play Music subscribers automatically get access YouTube Music Key

When YouTube Music Key was announced a couple of days ago, we learned that subscribers would automatically be signed up for Google (...)

2014-11-14
Apple responds to that scary-sounding Masque Attack: Heed warnings and you’ll be fine

Earlier this week, security research firm FireEye pointed to a flaw that it called Masque Attack, which could allow malicious apps (...)

2014-11-14
TNW Deals Freebie Friday: Get these deals for nothing!

It’s time for another bunch of useful freebies from TNW Deals. Learn to code websites, keep your Mac running like new, rock your (...)

2014-11-14
Amazon Kindle update lets you share books with the whole family

Amazon has announced a Kindle update that will let you share books with someone else. The new Family Library feature gives you access (...)

2014-11-14
WhatsApp now lets you disable read receipts

While a lot of people were happy to see WhatAapp now notifies you when somebody reads your messages, not everyone took so well to (...)

2014-11-14
17 streaming video firms form an alliance... without Netflix or YouTube

A new industry group, the Streaming Video Alliance (SVA), has formed to work on industry-wide standards and best practices in internet (...)

2014-11-14
Telenav’s Scout GPS navigation app goes social with real-time location sharing, group chat and more

Earlier this year, navigation company Telenav announced that its US-focused mobile Scout app was switching to OpenStreetMap from TomTom (...)

2014-11-14
US Department of Justice planes reportedly mimicked cell towers to grab data

The US Department of Justice is reportedly using aircraft deployed with specialised electronic equipment to mimic cellphone towers (...)

2014-11-14
The UK’s NHS breaches data laws 6 times a day including social media snafus

Patient records are lost or inappropriately shared by the NHS an average of six times a day, according to new research (PDF) (...)

2014-11-14
Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian returns to company as CEO resigns

Reddit today shared details of a significant leadership shuffle that sees CEO Yishan Wong stepping down and co-founder Alexis Ohanian (...)

2014-11-13
Google to sunset Wallet for digital goods purchases

In a world filled with payment processors for dealing with online in-app purchases, Google has decided to step out of the game. The (...)

2014-11-13
The MINE app lets you keep tabs on news about everybody in your network

As you forge business connections and build up your professional network, keeping track of what all your contacts are up to can get (...)

2014-11-13
How (and when) to design a mood board

Mikael Cho is the co-founder of Crew, a network that connects short-term software projects with handpicked developers and designers. (...)

2014-11-13
Amazon and Hachette bury the hatchet over e-book dispute

Amazon and publisher Hachette have announced they’ve resolved their dispute and signed a new multiyear deal, which will take (...)

2014-11-13
21 of the best typefaces from October 2014

Sean Mitchell is an interactive designer based in Vancouver, British Columbia, and the editor of Type Release. Did October bring (...)

2014-11-13
Facebook proposes changes to its T&Cs, and gets down to basics with new privacy guides

Facebook is today introducing a new Privacy Basics section to its site, serving up tips and how-tos to manage information on your (...)

2014-11-13
Spreaker Studio: Podcast live from your Android device

Spreaker, the podcast listening and creation app, which claims to now have over 4 million active users, is splitting in two. While (...)

2014-11-13
UK telecoms watchdog: EE and O2 offer fastest 4G downloads, while Three lags behind

The UK telecoms regulator Ofcom has released a report looking at the performance of 3G and 4G connectivity in the UK across major (...)

2014-11-13
YouTube for iOS gets new music dashboard and ‘Mix’ mode for auto-generated playlists

Just as YouTube revealed a new music subscription service, the Google-owned service has given its iOS app a lick of musical paint (...)

2014-11-13
Uber introduces Paytm digital-wallet payments in India in response to new e-commerce ruling

Uber has been ramping up its presence in India in recent times, and today the increasingly ubiquitous taxi service announced that (...)

2014-11-13
Demystifying the Bézier curve

How does a Bézier curve work under the hood? If you design vector graphics for a living — or aspire to do so — you might just (...)

2014-11-12
Samsung opens up Simband wearable to developers on top of its SAMI health platform

At the Samsung developer conference today, Samsung president and chief strategy officer, Young Sohn announced that the company was (...)

2014-11-12
Samsung Galaxy Note 4, Note Edge and Gear S smartwatch to get live traffic updates, ‘Car Mode’ and more

Samsung is bringing live traffic data and other new driving-related functionality to users of some of its Galaxy devices following a (...)

2014-11-12
Google’s DoubleClick for Publishers is down, removing ads from sites across the Web

Around 9:40 AM EST, several websites using Google’s DoubleClick ad service started experiencing problems as Google’s servers apparently (...)

2014-11-12
Why economic uncertainty is not a bad thing for entrepreneurs

Gregg Schwartz is the Director of Sales and Marketing at Strategic Sales & Marketing, an industry-founding lead generation company (...)

2014-11-12
Get 82% off this complete iOS design course

Interested in designing delightful apps, but don’t know where to begin? The best way to get started is to develop a strong foundation (...)

2014-11-12
Tor and Mozilla team up for a more private and powerful Web browsing experience

Today the Tor Project announced that it will be teaming up with Mozilla, the maker of the Firefox browser, and the Center of Democracy (...)

2014-11-11
Barnes & Noble launches Nook Press Print, a print-on-demand service for authors

Here’s an interesting piece of news from Barnes & Noble – the US book giant is rolling out a new print-on-demand service (...)

2014-11-11
Quirky + GE announces Norm, the $80 ‘anti-thermostat,’ along with 6 new smart home products

At its Connected Home press event in New York City today, Quirky, in partnership with General Electric, announced a new line of smart (...)

2014-11-11
The guide to tightening your social media security

This post is part of a new series titled “Business Social,” and is brought to you by Hootsuite.The Internet is a dangerous (...)

2014-11-11
UK Amazon Prime members can now get free unlimited storage for their photos

Amazon Prime members in the UK can now get unlimited photo storage. Amazon announced free unlimited full resolution photo storage (...)

2014-11-11

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