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Unicode Is Finally Proposing More Diverse Emoji

Adding to the emoji library is not as easy as one might think.This week, the Unicode Consortium, a group that oversees the way text (...)

2014-11-04
SoundCloud is launching its subscription music service with Warner Music Group in 2015

Today SoundCloud announced that the Warner Music Group is the first partner for its upcoming subscription service. The service (...)

2014-11-04
7 trends fueling a blue ocean opportunity for SaaS companies in Asia

Pieter Walraven is the co-founder of Pie, a Singapore-based startup building messaging for work. What do you get when you combine (...)

2014-11-04
Facebook sees a 24% increase in government data requests since second half of 2013

Facebook today released its third Government Requests Report, meant to provide greater transparency on the amount of data authorities (...)

2014-11-04
Why I think about ‘Star Wars’ whenever I make a PowerPoint

Seth Dotterer is the VP of Marketing at Conductor. Whenever I create a PowerPoint, I think about Star Wars. I’m a geek who grew (...)

2014-11-04
HTC kicks off holiday discounts with half-price Nexus 9 tablets for $199

HTC is running a holiday promotion with limited quantities of the Nexus 9 tablet for half-price. The 16GB WiFi version will cost (...)

2014-11-04
Amazon gives Prime members unlimited full resolution photo storage

Amazon today revealed the newest tool its Prime members have at their disposal: Prime Photos. As you might surmise form the name, (...)

2014-11-04
7 ways to staff a strong social media team

This post is part of a series titled “Business Social,” and is brought to you by Hootsuite.Managing your social media as a (...)

2014-11-04
Vimeo boosts its global credentials with new captioning and translation tools, currencies and more

Video-sharing platform Vimeo is receiving a number of new features as the company looks to expand its international credentials. With (...)

2014-11-04
Germany ponders new data law that could hit US tech firms hard

Germany may soon require IT companies operating in the country to reveal their software source code and other proprietary data, (...)

2014-11-04
Disney Movies Anywhere now lets you watch purchased titles on Android devices

Well in time for the holidays, Disney is now partnering with Google to bring its Disney Movies Anywhere service to Android devices, (...)

2014-11-04
Kansas City now has the fastest Starbucks Wi-Fi in the US thanks to Google Fiber

If you’re a coffee-drinker and frequent internet user, you’ve probably found yourself sitting in Starbucks on more than a few (...)

2014-11-03
Facebook’s Parse now lets you A/B test push notifications for free

Today, Parse is adding a new feature to its platform, Parse Push Experiments. The new tool now lets you easily create A/B tests for (...)

2014-11-03
Disqus takes its programmatic ‘Sponsored Comment’ ad platform global

Disqus has announced that it is making its programmatic ‘Sponsored Comment’ ad platform available globally from today, following (...)

2014-11-03
PayPal officially launches Pay After Delivery in the US, letting you delay payments up to 14 days

PayPal today officially launched a Pay After Delivery service, which gives you an extra 14 days to receive an item before your payment (...)

2014-11-03
Samsung confirms the Galaxy Note Edge for a November 14 US launch

Samsung today announced that its Galaxy Note Edge will be available in the US beginning November 14. The 5.6-inch screen phone is (...)

2014-11-03
ZipJet: Rocket Internet launches on-demand laundry service in London

Germany-based technology incubator Rocket Internet has launched a new on-demand online laundry service in London. Available on Android (...)

2014-11-03
Smartphones are the hotel room keys of the future

You can already use your phone to pay for your groceries and start your car – and soon, you’ll be able to use it to enter your (...)

2014-11-03
3 ways to attract the coveted active monthly user

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

2014-11-02
3 ways to attract to coveted active monthly user

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

2014-11-02
Vooza’s data scientist solves a problem that’s worried men since the dawn of time

Vooza’s smug data scientist is back, and this time he’s answering one of life’s great questions. Vooza – a video comic strip (...)

2014-11-01
5 top social media campaigns of 2014

When was the last time a social media campaign made you really feel something, whether it was happiness, hope or fear? Below are (...)

2014-10-31
Amazon Diversity Report: 63% male and 60% white

Continuing a recent trend among major tech companies, Amazon has released a diversity report for its workforce. Globally, 63 percent (...)

2014-10-31
Check out Honda’s ‘double-sided’ YouTube video

Honda is promoting its new Civic Type R Concept Car with a nifty interactive video campaign that lets you switch between two complementary (...)

2014-10-31
10 of the best Android apps from October

From maps to micro-investments, we covered a lot of ground with new Android apps in October. Here we present you with our selection (...)

2014-10-31
Common email mistakes that’ll haunt most professionals

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

2014-10-31
Retro album makeovers for modern musicians from Miley to Drake

Jami Miles is a University of Cincinnati student studying graphic design. She is passionate about music, fashion, photography and (...)

2014-10-31
Slack nabs $120M at $1.12B valuation, not bad for a 1-year-old startup

Few pieces of corporate-oriented software have managed to build a following the way Slack has. It seems others agree too, given that (...)

2014-10-31
The challenges of marketing a high-priced product (and how to overcome them)

Firas Kittaneh is the CEO of One Mall Group. Businesses make a killing selling products that rarely cost more than a hundred dollars. (...)

2014-10-31
Spain orders Google to pay news publishers a tax for search results

The Spanish parliament passed a ruling yesterday to allow news publishers to charge aggregators and search engines like Google each (...)

2014-10-31
Facebook is now available on Tor for more secure browsing

After enabling secure HTTPS browsing by default for all users in August last year, Facebook has taken another step to allow for secure (...)

2014-10-31
October in Africa: All the tech news you shouldn’t miss from the past month

October saw serious developments in the e-commerce, digital music and video on demand (VoD) sectors in Africa, as well as the usual (...)

2014-10-31
Samsung launches mid-range slimline A3 and A5 full metal unibody smartphones

Samsung has today announced two new mid-range smartphones that will go on sale in China and other markets from next month. The devices (...)

2014-10-31
Companies can now highlight important email information in Google’s Inbox app

Google just announced a new feature called Highlights in its email management app Inbox, to allow companies to make actionable items (...)

2014-10-31
Madefire updates Motion Book Tool to let authors add animations to their stories

Madefire has added a new and heavily requested feature to its Motion Book Tool for creating interactive digital comics: animated (...)

2014-10-30
Seth Rogen reported to play Woz in the upcoming Steve Jobs movie

After Christian Bale was set to portray Steve Jobs in the upcoming account of his life, Variety is today reporting that Seth Rogen (...)

2014-10-30
Clowdy: A professional hub for all content creators, from director to intern

While services like SoundCloud, Vimeo and YouTube allow content creators to share their work with the world, Clowdy is a relatively (...)

2014-10-30
3 keyword data workarounds for your organic search campaign

Stanley Meytin is the founder and Creative Director at True Film Production, a New York City-based video production company that (...)

2014-10-30
Finding Stuff To Read In Flipboard Just Got A Whole Lot Easier

The social reader app adds new algorithmic smarts, with help from a former competitor.Once upon a time, there were two clever personalized (...)

2014-10-30
Any.do goes freemium with a slew of new features, costing $5/month or $45/year

We’ve covered Israel-based startup Any.do for a number of years, and today the popular productivity-focused task-management app (...)

2014-10-30
Lenovo completes $2.91bn acquisition of Motorola from Google

Lenovo has today completed its $2.91 billion purchase of Motorola Mobility first announced in January this year. Formerly owned (...)

2014-10-30
Flipboard launches a fresh new design and gives you 30,000 topics to follow

Flipboard just launched v3 of its popular news aggregation app for iOS and Android devices, with a new UI and a host of smart new (...)

2014-10-30
Channel your inner spook for our Halloween Vine challenge

In the eerie spirit of Halloween, we brought on a true mastermind of spooky art, Jennifer Messmore, to guest-host our Vine challenge. We (...)

2014-10-30
Microsoft Band is a new cloud-powered wearable fitness tracker

Microsoft launched its new fitness-focused wearable that plugs into the new cloud-based Microsoft Health tracking service today. Dubbed (...)

2014-10-30
Google releases its new ‘Stars’ Bookmark Manager for Chrome

After multiple leaks over the past few months, Google’s new Stars interface for the Chrome Bookmark Manager has launched on the (...)

2014-10-29
Google Wallet now lets you add money through recurring bank transfers and send low balance alerts too

In a blog post today (currently down), Google announced it was introducing some new features for its Google Wallet apps. The main (...)

2014-10-29
IBM, Twitter: The New Business Intelligence Best Buddies

IBM is turning tweets into business intelligence, thanks to a massive new agreement with Twitter.Business intelligence is a massive, (...)

2014-10-29
Difficult conversations will grow your product

Nate Munger is a Customer Success Advocate at Intercom. This post originally appeared on the Intercom blog. An inherent challenge (...)

2014-10-29

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