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Shazam makes a big move into interactive radio content

Shazam today announced it is entering a partnership with Sun Broadcast Group, a network covering over 8,000 radio stations in the (...)

2014-10-08
Google launches Primer app to get startups up to speed on marketing, PR and search advertising

Google is looking to bridge the gap between the complexity of its ad products and startup users’ often relative inexperience with (...)

2014-10-08
The past, present and future of UK venture capital is explored in a new report

How are British VC firms adapting to a shifting funding landscape and the challenges of a constrained talent market? It’s the lifeblood (...)

2014-10-08
Skype announces version 7 for Mac and Windows Preview to look more like the mobile app

Skype has been quickly iterating its applications for Mac, Windows and mobile and today it announced Skype 7 for OS X and a preview (...)

2014-10-08
Google launches dedicated Hangouts app for Chrome OS and Windows

Google has launched a standalone Hangouts app for Chrome in a bid to encourage more people to use the service, rather than rivals (...)

2014-10-08
Task management app Todoist revamps Karma points system and extends it to mobile

Task management and productivity app Todoist has overhauled the way its ‘Karma’ system works today to introduce a range of new (...)

2014-10-08
New DeviantArt channel on Madefire mobile apps puts indie artists in the spotlight

Madefire, the company behind the Motion Books publishing platform, announced at New York Comic Con that it has launched an exclusive (...)

2014-10-08
Hands-on with HTC’s RE action camera and Desire Eye smartphone

HTC announced two image-focused products at its Double Exposure event on Wednesday: the RE action camera and the selfie-taking Desire (...)

2014-10-07
These Portable Ebola Clinics Fit Inside Shipping Containers

Could these designs from Texas A&M architecture students solve the shortage of mobile health units overseas?In addition to claiming (...)

2014-10-07
HTC announces RE portable action camera

HTC on Wednesday announced the RE action camera, a periscope-shaped 16-megapixel GoPro competitor that records 1080p video. You can (...)

2014-10-07
Microsoft, Google Partner With Code.org To Get 100 Million Students Coding

New campaign looks to raise funds for both learning and teaching computer science.With a goal of introducing 100 million students (...)

2014-10-07
The art of rejection: How to win respect at work by saying ‘no’ more often

Jeremy Goldman is the founder of Firebrand Group and the author of the bookGoingSocial. I’ve got to admit, I don’t always say (...)

2014-10-07
Jukely lets you attend unlimited concerts in NYC for $25 a month

Like listening to live music and are located in the New York City area? You could be in for a good deal. After securing $2.4 million in (...)

2014-10-07
Slack exposes companies’ team names to outsiders, but it’s a feature, not a bug

There’s a bit of chatter today about an apparent Slack vulnerability that allows people to snoop around other companies to find (...)

2014-10-07
Chromecast now lets you set a custom ‘backdrop’ with Google+ photos, artwork, news and more

When not being used to stream content, Google’s Chromecast usually occupies your TV’s screen with a slideshow of pre-selected (...)

2014-10-07
Microsoft makes it easier for enterprise customers to share OneDrive files through Outlook

Microsoft has announced it’s making it easier for business customers to share files via Outlook on the Web using OneDrive. Now, (...)

2014-10-07
Microsoft rolls out OneDrive update for iOS, bringing PIN code and Touch ID support

Microsoft has today announced a minor update for its iOS OneDrive app, which brings a couple of UI tweaks designed to increase security (...)

2014-10-07
New York City now has its own top-level domain: .NYC

New York City today celebrated the launch of the .NYC top-level domain, making it the first US city with a custom extension. You’ll (...)

2014-10-07
Google Now Will Now Remind You When Your Bills Are Due

"Okay, Google. Show me my bills."Out of the current crop of virtual assistants that fit in your pocket, Google Now is far and away (...)

2014-10-07
How to do your PR in the age of information overload

Javier Sanz is a marketer at Woorank. The moment has arrived: Startups and companies are pitching media with guest posts that (...)

2014-10-07
Google pushes Chromebooks for Work with a new $50/year subscription plan for advanced features

Google is making a big push for the enterprise market today as it announces a slew of features designed to make Chromebooks more appealing (...)

2014-10-07
Fitbit has no plans to integrate with iOS 8’s Health app

With the growing popularity of fitness wearables, Apple’s Health app in iOS 8 seeks to keep all your health information stocked (...)

2014-10-07
Flush with fresh funding, Product Hunt will soon let you follow other users

Product Hunt, the community based around finding the best new products, has announced today that it’s rolling out a number (...)

2014-10-07
One video. Every original Game Boy start screen.

Wave Race. Super Mario Land. Pokemon Blue. James Bond 007. These were the cartridges I had locked in my original Game Boy for years (...)

2014-10-07
EE enters into TV wars with first set-top box and catch-up streaming service

UK mobile network operator EE has today launched its own set-top box in a bid to grab a slice of the UK’s on-demand TV market. Announced (...)

2014-10-07
12 Vines That Show the Artistic Value of a Glitch

Our most recent Mashable Vine Challenge was a real catch for fans of wild color combinations. Lovers of neon, repetition and short (...)

2014-10-07
Report: Facebook Readying App for Anonymous Sharing

Facebook might soon offer the option for users to share with one another completely anonymously. The social network is preparing (...)

2014-10-06
Google rolls out local News & Weather app for iOS

Google just introduced a new app for iOS that displays local news and weather. It’s like the nightly local news except on your (...)

2014-10-06
Facebook Will Deliver Highly Targeted Ads To Third-Party Apps

Early advertising partners have already seen higher engagement with their ads, Facebook says.Facebook on Tuesday launched Audience (...)

2014-10-06
Squarespace announces a major upgrade to its platform with new Getty Images and Google integrations

Squarespace today announced its first major platform update in two years: Squarespace 7, adding new splash pages, templates and integrations (...)

2014-10-06
Hacker News launches API with near real-time access to site’s data

When you have a site called Hacker News that’s a destination for developers, startups and anyone interested in the startup world, (...)

2014-10-06
Sony Xperia Z3 review: Iterative upgrades in just the right places

The Sony Xperia Z3 has a lot of promise to live up to. It’s predecessor, the cunningly named Z2, performed admirably in most departments, (...)

2014-10-06
8 tips for writing like you mean it

John Collins is the managing editor of InsideIntercom, the blog from Intercom focused on design, customer experience, start-ups, (...)

2014-10-06
Twitter files lawsuit to publish full transparency report about government surveillance requests

Twitter wants to be able to share more information about the scope of the US government’s surveillance of Twitter users. Today it (...)

2014-10-06
GitHub announces free developer tools for students

Social coding community GitHub has announced that students will now be able to gain free access to a slew of developer tools. The (...)

2014-10-06
Livefyre revamps Storify with Enterprise launch, real-time collaboration and a new story editor

Livefyre has launched a new version of its Storify social content service, marking its biggest update since acquiring the company (...)

2014-10-06
NYT: Facebook reportedly working on anonymous mobile app

Facebook recently came under fire for its real name policy and how it enforces that policy. Now it looks like the company is exploring (...)

2014-10-06
Highfive: A new device and cloud service that will fix your meetings and video conferences

Even with technological advances in other aspects of our lives, business meetings have remained frustratingly antiquated. Conference (...)

2014-10-06
Opera Mini will let you browse the Web on your Samsung Gear S smartwatch

A little over a month ago, Samsung unveiled its new Gear S smartwatch, a Tizen-powered timepiece capable of making calls and going (...)

2014-10-06
Key visual mobile metrics to improve your app’s design success

Alon Even is the VP of Marketing at Appsee. Over the past few years there has been a dynamic shift with regards to how software and (...)

2014-10-05
LinkedIn now tells you which actions led to higher profile views

LinkedIn is giving users more detailed insights about which specific actions on the business-focused social network have caused interesting (...)

2014-10-05
GT Advanced Technologies, a sapphire supplier for Apple, has filed for bankruptcy

GT Advanced Technologies, a sapphire supplier that entered a multiyear deal with Apple last November, has filed for bankruptcy. (...)

2014-10-05
Stock up: How to structure employee equity in Europe

Andrej Kiska is an Associate at Credo Ventures. In my last post on importance of employee equity, I set myself up for an ambitious (...)

2014-10-05
Sold! Facebook completes its $19 billion WhatsApp acquisition

Facebook’s acquisition of mobile messaging giant WhatsApp is complete. After getting the green light from Europe’s antitrust regulator (...)

2014-10-05
Google Is Inventing Screens That Snap Together Like Lego

What if you could build a giant screen from countless tiny ones? Google is trying to enable just that.Today, LCDs are chopped up in (...)

2014-10-05
Google Campus Madrid to open in 2015

Google plans to nurture the startup community in Spain with a new Google Campus. The community hub for budding entrepreneurs will (...)

2014-10-05
Skype to stop users in India from calling domestic mobiles and landlines from November 10

Skype users in India will soon be unable to call landlines and mobiles based inside the country. The feature will will be unavailable (...)

2014-10-05
BBC iPlayer moves beyond its 7-day catch-up window, now lets you watch and listen for up to 30 days

There’s good news for UK TV viewers today – the BBC has boosted iPlayer’s hitherto seven-day catch-up window to 30 days. BBC (...)

2014-10-04

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