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Sidecar becomes the first ride-sharing service authorized to take you to SFO

While Uber and Lyft fight about their driver recruitment methods, Sidecar has managed to get authorization to offer rides to SFO. (...)

2014-10-13
Google teases Android L ahead of rumored Nexus launch

Among rumors that the newest Nexus devices will be announced as soon as tomorrow, Google Senior VP Sundar Pichai sent out this tweet (...)

2014-10-13
The popular MacWorld/iWorld trade show is going on hiatus in 2015

First, Apple announced that after 2009, the company would no longer exhibit at Macworld Expo, the annual trade show-slash-revival (...)

2014-10-13
Snapchat to users: Beware of third-party apps

Snapchat today issued a statement regarding the photo leaks that occurred last Friday. This is the second statement from the company, (...)

2014-10-13
Top LinkedIn tricks for outfoxing your competition

Jeremy Goldman is the founder of Firebrand Group and the author of the book GoingSocial. Let’s be honest: it’s hard to find (...)

2014-10-13
Vine now has an official Xbox One app

Vine is a mobile-first video sharing app, but slowly it’s been experimenting with other platforms. After revamping its website in (...)

2014-10-13
Hailo to pull out of North America as the taxi wars heat up

Hailo will stop offering taxi services in North America following a rethink of company strategy amid fierce competition from rivals (...)

2014-10-13
This hardware-software combo for the iPad creates a desktop video production studio

If you’ve ever had to deliver an online presentation, do a product review, or even hold up your end of a long-distance conversation (...)

2014-10-13
BlackBerry Passport review: For every benefit, there’s a compromise

This isn’t a straight-forward review. If it was any other phone, I’d set it up, connect my usual accounts and go about my business (...)

2014-10-13
The metrics you need to know to measure social media customer satisfaction

This post is part of a new series titled “Business Social,” and is brought to you by Hootsuite.Providing excellent customer (...)

2014-10-13
Just Add Audio: A simple iPhone app that brings royalty-free music to your home videos

VideoBlocks, an online provider of stock media for creatives, has today launched its first consumer-focused mobile app. Though VideoBlocks (...)

2014-10-13
Dizmo’s multi-platform virtual workspace launches today, but could face challenges in the real world

Dizmo, a successfully funded Kickstarter campaign that aims to turn any digital surface into an interactive work space, has officially (...)

2014-10-12
Microsoft wants to keep you up to date this voting season with Bing Elections

The US is nearing its November 4th general election date, and keeping track of all the candidates and statistics on them can be (...)

2014-10-12
98,000 Hacked Snapchat Photos and Videos Posted Online

Rumors that a massive collection of private Snapchat pictures and videos had been hacked surfaced on Friday, with claims on 4chan (...)

2014-10-12
Searching For Symptoms? Google Tests Free Video Chat With Doctors

To boost Google Helpouts, the company is embedding its video chat-based marketplace into search results.Google is running a trial (...)

2014-10-12
Microsoft’s Windows 10 preview program already has 1 million users

Given the staunchly divided opinions Windows 8 elicited among its users, it should come as no surprise that the first look at the (...)

2014-10-12
Google’s Earth View extension for Chrome spruces up your boring old ‘new tab’ page

Do you know what’s boring? When you open a new tab in Google Chrome. Unless you have an extension installed, it’s a white canvas (...)

2014-10-12
Facebook stickers are coming to Timeline, Group and Event comments

All the stickers you’ve been using via Facebook Messenger will soon be available for all post comments. Beginning today, Facebook (...)

2014-10-12
Google’s Smart Autofill Add-on for Sheets will try to predict missing values with machine learning

Google has developed a Smart Autofill Add-on for Google Sheets which improves the spreadsheet tool’s ability to predict values (...)

2014-10-12
How to market a product no one understands

Sharon Greenberg is the CEO if CryptoNext plc. The hi-tech world is all about innovation, but selling a spanking new product or service (...)

2014-10-12
YouTube is opening a production ‘Space’ for video creators in New York next month

YouTube is opening another of its studio “Spaces” in New York to help its community of video makers learn, collaborate and create (...)

2014-10-12
Oppo teases its upcoming N3 smartphone, which comes with another rotating camera

Oppo has released a teaser image of its upcoming N3 smartphone, which features a swivelling camera for taking both front and rear-facing (...)

2014-10-12
Can Spotify and new local services drive Russian music fans to the right side of the law?

With a decades-long history of being one of the countries where online music has been mostly pirated, Russia is now seeing the emergence (...)

2014-10-12
Facebook’s Internet.org develops a way to help mobile networks improve app performance

Internet.org, the initiative spearheaded by Facebook to improve internet access around the world, is working directly with networks (...)

2014-10-12
Rocket Internet gets into the speedy grocery deliveries game with ShopWings

The first new startup launch for incubator/clone factory Rocket Internet following its recent mega-IPO is a step into a model that (...)

2014-10-12
6 ways an empathy map can help you craft winning headlines

Demian Farnworth is the Chief Copywriter for Copyblogger Media. This article originally appeared on the Mention blog. We all have (...)

2014-10-11
How to run a Facebook contest, analyze your page and more: 11 Ideal Facebook tools for marketers

This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog. The built-in tools that Facebook offers to business pages and advertisers are robust (...)

2014-10-11
A step-by-step guide to launching a product (for complete newbies)

Jason SurfrApp is the founder of IWearYourShirt and author of Creativity For Sale. After Skyping with some college students, I wanted (...)

2014-10-10
Designer passport: The colorful kingdom of the cheetahs

Rui Stalph is an artist and Web designer based in Germany and Japan. She loves to create designs that involve animals and colors with (...)

2014-10-10
Hands-on with classic 90s game Grim Fandango, remastered for the PS4

Among all the new games revealed at the E3 show this year, one of the titles I’m most excited about is over 15 years old. Sony (...)

2014-10-09
Mobile photography experts will gather next week for San Francisco meetup

Every smartphone on the planet has a camera, sometimes more than one. And for every smartphone camera, there are – it would seem (...)

2014-10-09
15 of the best browser extensions to improve your social media marketing

This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog. There are a few actions I perform over and over again as I work through my social (...)

2014-10-09
Announcing the 2014 Mashies Awards Finalists

Digital and social media have profoundly transformed the marketing industry over the past years. With new tools like Snapchat, custom (...)

2014-10-09
3 reasons your marketing needs a better design focus

This post originally appeared on the Crew blog. I’m a marketing consultant. Clients come to me and say, “I need more traffic to (...)

2014-10-09
What every business can learn from Apple’s mistakes

Ran Rachlin is the co-founder and CEO of Ubertesters, a global provider of a comprehensive, cloud-based, process management tool (...)

2014-10-09
Snapchat blames third-party clients for devastating photo leak

There’s been some furor today over the release of what appears to be tens of thousands of nude photos from Snapchat users on 4chan. (...)

2014-10-09
10 visually inspiring films from the 2014 Toronto International Film Fest

Alexander Huls is a freelance writer whose work has appeared in The New York Times, The Atlantic, Esquire and other publications. (...)

2014-10-09
Data scientists: Sexy or insufferable?

They have one of the sexiest job titles of the decade, but are data scientists really all that? Vooza – a video comic strip about (...)

2014-10-09
Citymapper now lets you see where you are in relation to upcoming train or bus stops

Citymapper, the popular transport app covering London, Paris, Berlin, New York, San Francisco and a handful of other cities, has introduced (...)

2014-10-09
Pay-per-laugh? This comedy club tracks your facial expressions to decide how much you pay

Facial recognition technology can be used for many ends, including tagging people in photos and ID-ing criminals. But what about detecting (...)

2014-10-09
Tesla unveils the ‘D’, a dual-motor all-wheel-drive super car with auto-pilot

Last week, Elon Musk promised to ‘unveil the D’ on October 9, whatever that meant. And on October 9, he delivered on that promise. (...)

2014-10-09
Lenovo’s new 13-inch tablet has a built-in projector — watch it in action here

Chinese electronics giant Lenovo unveiled a trio of new devices today, one of which was particularly interesting. The Yoga Tablet (...)

2014-10-08
Lenovo unveils a trio of new ‘Yoga’ devices, including a 13″ tablet with subwoofer and built-in projector

Lenovo has announced a trio of new devices today as it looks to differentiate and gain inroads in the competitive PC and mobile computing (...)

2014-10-08
Rewards and recognition: The keys to motivating your employees

Ernie Capobianco, CEO, Sq1, a digital conversion optimization agency. Retaining quality employees can be a challenge. High turnover (...)

2014-10-08
WSJ: Amazon reportedly to open its first physical store in New York

The online retailer is going to break the fourth wall. Amazon is reportedly getting ready to open a pop-up store in New York to (...)

2014-10-08
Sony announces the $199 Xperia Z3v for Verizon, coming October 23

At its Demand Great event in New York today, Sony Mobile announced the Xperia Z3v, the US version of its flagship smartphone coming (...)

2014-10-08
Kano review: A DIY computer and coding kit for curious minds

We live in an age where many children have access to smartphones, tablets and laptops. They’re powerful and intuitive, offering (...)

2014-10-08
3 simple steps to boosting registration conversions

This article originally appeared on the Gigya blog. The competition for audience connections is fierce — and that’s an understatement. (...)

2014-10-08

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