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Facebook and Yahoo team up to keep recycled email addresses from compromising other accounts

Remember when Yahoo released all those in-active email address? Yeah, that was kind of a mess because any accounts tied to those email (...)

2014-10-22
10 startups you should meet at #TNWUSA

Over the past few weeks, we’ve interviewed close to a hundred startups. And the next few weeks will see us interview almost a hundred (...)

2014-10-22
Facebook built a forum platform for your smartphone inside the new Rooms app

In the 1990s and early 2000s I was the member of a couple car forums. First Honda forums and then a Subaru forum. I used these forums (...)

2014-10-22
Memeoirs now lets you make picture books out of your WhatsApp conversations

Memeoirs, the company that lets you make physical books out of your email, Facebook, and WhatsApp conversations, has today announced (...)

2014-10-22
Charlie connects to your Google Calendar to prep you for meetings

If you’re OK with the idea of letting yet another service access your Google Calendar information and are frequently finding yourself (...)

2014-10-22
LG G Watch R to go on sale from beginning of November in Europe, US and others to follow

LG has announced that its new circular G Watch R announced in August will go on sale in France, Italy, Spain and the UK “in the (...)

2014-10-22
Mozilla’s Webmaker app will make it easy for anyone to create Web apps on their smartphone

Mozilla is working on an app for Android, iOS and Firefox OS that gives smartphone users the ability to easily create and share (...)

2014-10-22
Can a ‘TechNorth’ cluster put the North of England on the technology map?

The UK government is backing a new agency to promote technology companies in a cluster of cities across the North of England. It’s (...)

2014-10-22
Google teams up with Oxford University to advance artificial intelligence research

Google has joined forces with the University of Oxford in the UK in order to better study the potential of artificial intelligence (...)

2014-10-22
27 Autumn Photos That Will Leaf You Wanting More

Hold on to your cider donuts, because Autumn is in full swing. The change of season has officially hit with a flurry of flannel (...)

2014-10-21
Google Earth for Android gets a 3D overhaul and faster map updates

Google today released an update to its Google Earth Android app that brings the service’s first major improvement to its 3D rendering (...)

2014-10-21
Maximizing your minimum viable product: How to get high results without releasing a ‘minimal’ product

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

2014-10-21
2015 Challenge Cup Kicks off: Here are the winners from Washington, D.C.

The new year came early to 1776 last night. The D.C. incubator – which launched in February 2013 – hosted the first regional pitch (...)

2014-10-21
Google announces Inbox: A more intelligent way to handle email

Google today announced a new take on email, dubbed Inbox. The free app/service includes reminders, bundles similar messages together (...)

2014-10-21
Twitter introduces its modular SDK, Fabric for Twitter feeds, ads and crash tracking

At its first developer conference Twitter CEO Dick Costolo announced Twitters new modular SDK,  Fabric to the assembled developers. (...)

2014-10-21
Jawbone is launching Drop, a playlist service that lets friends suggest songs through Twitter

It looks like Jawbone is preparing to launch a new music service, called Drop, at Twitter’s Flight mobile developer conference today. (...)

2014-10-21
Microsoft releases Kinect v2 SDK 2.0, allows devs to publish apps in the Windows Store

Microsoft today released the final build of its second-generation Kinect SDK 2.0 for Windows, in addition to one huge change related (...)

2014-10-21
The coming wave of 3D mobile cameras get a boost from Metaio’s new SDK

Google’s Project Tango is just one of the inititives currently aimed at bringing cameras that can ‘see’ the world in 3D to mobile (...)

2014-10-21
The psychology of Web design: How colors, typefaces and spacing affect your mood

This is the second of a series on "The Guide to Your Online Portfolio," and has been brought to you by Squarespace. Create exceptional (...)

2014-10-21
Barnes & Noble launches a 10.1-inch version of its Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 Nook tablet for $299.99

Almost two months to the day since Barnes & Noble launched its Samsung-developed 7-inch Galaxy Tab 4 Nook tablet, a new larger-screen (...)

2014-10-21
Get to grips with DSLR photography with 87% off this Adobe KnowHow bundle

Getting into DSLR photography can be daunting, but a little guidance in the right direction can help you grasp the fundamentals of (...)

2014-10-21
Microsoft’s Garage project spawns two Android apps and twist-to-search Bing app for Android Wear

Microsoft is highlighting the work of Garage, an internal initiative that encourages employees to work on experimental projects in (...)

2014-10-21
Fantastical’s iOS apps get a Today widget, interactive notifications and app extension support

Fantastical has bumped up its iPhone and iPad calendar apps to version 2.2, adding a Today widget, interactive notifications and (...)

2014-10-21
Announcing: The Next Web USA Hack Battle

For half a decade, The Next Web has been hosting hack battles at each of its TNW Conferences without fail, and #TNWUSA 2014 in New (...)

2014-10-21
Pandora AMPs up the music with new data and insights platform for artists

Earlier this week we reported how Pandora wants to reward listeners with ad-free music for engaging with brands. Today, Pandora has (...)

2014-10-21
Groupon’s site now has dedicated pages for 7 million businesses across the US

Groupon is moving into Yelp’s territory with the launch of Pages, a new feature for its daily deals site which gives businesses (...)

2014-10-21
Uber brings its larger-vehicle UberXL service to the UK

For those moments when a regular car is just a little too small, Uber is launching an ‘UberXL’ option in the UK. These larger (...)

2014-10-21
Rovio tries again with RETRY, its first game under experimental publishing arm LVL11

After soft-launching the game in Finland, Canada and Poland, Angry Birds maker Rovio has released its first title worldwide under (...)

2014-10-21
Sky+ iOS and Android apps now allow you to display photos directly on your TV

BSkyB has updated its mobile apps today to include a new feature that allows users to view photos stored on their devices directly (...)

2014-10-21
Rakuten takes another stab at the UK market with rakuten.co.uk e-commerce site

Rakuten, the Japanese e-commerce company already known in the UK for play.com and the streaming service Wuaki.tv, has launched a (...)

2014-10-21
Blizzard’s Hearthstone is coming to iPhones and Android smartphones in early 2015

Earlier today, gaming giant Blizzard offered a status update on the mobile versions of its popular Hearthstone digital card game. (...)

2014-10-20
MobileX Labs launches its app building platform Nativ as an open beta

App creation platform MobileX Labs has announced the open beta for Nativ, its newly rebranded toolkit for building and marketing (...)

2014-10-20
After reports of iCloud phishing attempts in China, Apple shows users how to stay safe

After recent reports of iCloud logins being harvested in China through purportedly state-sponsored phishing attempts, Apple is doing (...)

2014-10-20
Microsoft will replace its Nokia brand with ‘Microsoft Lumia’

It’s been a gradual process since Microsoft finalized the deal to acquire Nokia’s Devices & Services division back in April, (...)

2014-10-20
Product Hunt now lets you follow other users and receive notifications of new products

We knew it was coming, but now Product Hunt users have a raft of new social features designed to make it easier to keep track of people and (...)

2014-10-20
Google’s Penguin is flapping again – but what about the much-feared guest post penalty?

Rohan Ayyar works at E2M, a premium digital marketing firm specializing in creative content strategy, Web analytics and conversion (...)

2014-10-20
How to integrate social media into unexpected parts of your business

This post is part of a new series titled “Business Social,” and is brought to you by Hootsuite.It’s hard to believe that (...)

2014-10-20
Get over 50% off Slidevana template bundles for Keynote and PowerPoint

A well-designed slide deck for your next presentation can go a long way in helping to get your point across better, and making a lasting (...)

2014-10-20
UK’s GCHQ staff would rather quit than be involved in mass surveillance, says its outgoing chief

The outgoing Director of GCHQ Sir Iain Lobban took the opportunity during his valedictory speech today to reflect on his 31 years (...)

2014-10-20
Singapore’s Infocomm wants to invest in European startups and prepare them for business in Asia

Singapore’s Infocomm Investments is expanding the scope of its $200 million fund to include European startups. Establishing a base (...)

2014-10-20
Uber and Lyft can both offer rides to San Francisco International Airport now

Today Lyft and Uber both announced that their car services are allowed at San Francisco International Airport (SFO). The two companies (...)

2014-10-19
Facebook is suing the lawyers that defended a faked company ownership claim

Facebook and its CEO Mark Zuckerberg today sued four law firms which represented Paul Ceglia in a 2010 case where the client claimed (...)

2014-10-19
Microsoft announces new Azure G family virtual machines and premium storage feature

At today’s Microsoft cloud event, Vice President of Cloud and Enterprise, Scott Guthrie introduced two new services to Azure. The (...)

2014-10-19
Microsoft offers up Azure’s cloud processing power to help combat Ebola

At its cloud computing event today, Microsoft SEO Satya Nadella announced that the company would be offering up its Azure cloud computing (...)

2014-10-19
First Spotify, now Pandora wants to reward listeners with ad-free music for engaging with brands

Internet radio streaming service Pandora has announced a new Sponsored Listening offering, letting brands give listeners a full (...)

2014-10-19
Holvi adds support for IBANs to help transform banking for European SMEs

Holvi launched its online banking platform for small businesses in Europe back in August, and now the Finnish startup has announced (...)

2014-10-19
The perfect workspace: How to design an office that boosts productivity

This post is brought to you by Staples – we make it easy to make more happen.We’re all looking for quick ways to intuitively (...)

2014-10-19
The in-depth guide to using Pocket

The internet has created a new era of journalism. Readers have an ever-growing number of newspapers, magazines and blogs at their (...)

2014-10-19

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