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WordPress preemptively resets 100,000 accounts as a precaution over recent Gmail password leaks

Earlier this week, news emerged that up to 5 million Gmail usernames and passwords were published to a Russian Bitcoin forum, though (...)

2014-09-12
#iPhoneRescue: The gripping social media saga of a missing smartphone

Back in early August, TNW’s Community Director Matt Navarra was invited to a gathering of friends in London for a boat trip along (...)

2014-09-12
Brand value: How brand-focused accelerators help startups reach customers

If you’re a young startup with a gleam in your eye, a working prototype in your back pocket and very little else, then making the (...)

2014-09-12
Apple CEO Tim Cook to discuss TV, Steve Jobs and Beats in Charlie Rose interview

Rounding out his media tour for this week’s Apple event, CEO Tim Cook has recorded a multi-part interview for the Charlie Rose Show. (...)

2014-09-11
6 Vines That Bring Stories and Doodles to Life

Last week, we challenged you to give life to something on paper in a Vine. Canadian artist couple Daniel Lynds and Sundi Richard (...)

2014-09-11
Kevin Rose launches Tiiny, a fun iPhone app for sharing temporary photos and videos

After teasing the app earlier this week, Digg co-founder Kevin Rose has released Tiiny, the first app from North Technologies, his (...)

2014-09-11
Moto 360 smartwatch review: A beautifully flawed watch

The best part about the Moto 360’s design is that you don’t always notice just how thick it is. At certain angles, the flat black (...)

2014-09-11
How to craft a compelling storyline for your company

Brian Honigman is a marketing consultant, speaker and a freelance writer. TThis post originally appeared on the SumAll blog. Content (...)

2014-09-11
Effective communication tips for operating a business across time zones

Anton Gladkoborodov is the founder and CEO of Coub, an HD video sharing website and app. With the internet facilitating global connectivity, (...)

2014-09-11
Virgin Media’s TiVo UI and navigation overhauled with a focus on discovery and recommendations

Virgin Media has announced today that its TiVo television service has been updated for the first time in around four years, bringing (...)

2014-09-11
Google is promoting Chromebooks to US students with a traveling Lending Library

Google is making moves to promote Chromebooks in colleges later this year, as it announces a new Chromebook Lending Library initiative. (...)

2014-09-11
Mail call: awesome postage stamps from around the world

Doug Levy is a staff copywriter and editor for the Shutterstock blog. This post was originally published on the Shutterstock blog (...)

2014-09-11
Now you can have the Apple Watch design on your Android Wear timepiece

Back in March, Google announced Android Wear, a project that extends the company’s mobile operating system to wearables, kicking (...)

2014-09-11
Grand Theft Auto V hits PS4 and Xbox One on November 18, PC to follow on January 27

What’s better than Grand Theft Auto V on Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3? Grand Theft Auto V on Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC, of course. (...)

2014-09-11
Virgin Media completely overhauls TiVo UI and navigation, focusing on discovery and recommendations

Virgin Media has announced today that its TiVo television service has been updated for the first time in around four years, bringing (...)

2014-09-11
HTC is reportedly planning to launch a GoPro-style 16-megapixel action camera

HTC is holding a press event next month, and the latest rumor suggests that the Taiwanese firm will unveil a waterproof camera in (...)

2014-09-11
Sega has built an arcade machine where a sandbox is your controller

Sega is launching an arcade machine in Japan that uses a custom sandbox as the controller. The iconic game developer and former console (...)

2014-09-11
Google made this video in 2003 to stop one of its execs popping balloons

It’s rare that we, the general public, catch a glimpse of Google’s inner workings. A peak behind the stream of polished press (...)

2014-09-11
Google launches Cloud Platform for Startups, a program that offers $100,000 in credit and 24/7 support

Google today announced Google Cloud Platform for Startups, a new program to help early-stage startups with $100,000 in Cloud Platform (...)

2014-09-11
Iconfinder launches subscription pro plan for designers

Icons form the backbone of interface design — for products and apps as well as for the Web. 500 Startups-backed Iconfinder offers (...)

2014-09-10
Amazon is killing off its free P2P money-transfer service WebPay on October 13, 2014

Amazon WebPay, a free online money-transfer service, is shutting down October 13, 2014. This means you’ll no longer be able to send, (...)

2014-09-10
Ticketmaster acquires YC-backed mobile ticketing platform Eventjoy

Ticketmaster and its parent company Live Nation Entertainment have announced the acquisition of Eventjoy, a Y Combinator startup focusing (...)

2014-09-10
Google acquires Polar for Google+, will close its polling service at the end of 2014

Google has acquired Polar, a startup that allows anyone to create a visual poll for their website or app. Terms of the deal haven’t (...)

2014-09-10
This Barclays Premier League app is the perfect guide for attending away games

Every weekend, football fans travel across the country to see if their favorite team can pick up some points away from home. To make (...)

2014-09-10
Gogobot adds hand curated local event feature GoGo This Week

The Gogobot app has traditionally been known as the app you use to find interesting things while traveling. With today’s update, (...)

2014-09-10
‘Tumblr of e-commerce’ Tictail launches a consumer app for one-of-a-kind items from 55,000 stores

If you love nothing more than shopping for one-of-a-kind products from indie retailers, you might like Tictail’s new app for iOS. (...)

2014-09-10
BlackBerry acquires virtual SIM startup Movirtu, plans to support ‘all major smartphone operating systems’

BlackBerry today announced it has acquired Movirtu, a UK startup that allows multiple numbers to be active on a single device. The (...)

2014-09-10
Rakuten isn’t ruling out more billion-dollar deals to grow its US e-commerce business

Rakuten announced the much-rumored acquisition of US e-commerce company Ebates, which operates a number of shopping sites, for $1 (...)

2014-09-10
Netflix rolls out new instant search tool for the Web, displaying results and cover art as you type

Netflix has introduced a new instant search tool on the Web, as it looks to expedite your search for TV shows and movies. Now, as (...)

2014-09-10
Kevin Rose’s North mobile design studio is building an app for sharing tiny disappearing photos

Digg co-founder Kevin Rose is getting back into the startup game, and it looks like his first product will be an iPhone app for sharing (...)

2014-09-09
Google announces iOS Sync, a mobile device management tool for Google Apps

Google today announced iOS Sync for Google Apps, a new device management feature for your Apple devices. iOS Sync will be built directly (...)

2014-09-09
California has passed a ‘Yelp Bill’ that protects the customer’s right to review businesses

A new law has taken effect in California that prevents businesses from forbidding and penalizing customers from writing reviews. Though (...)

2014-09-09
Don’t leave money on the table: How to negotiate your next community job offer

Crystal Coleman is the Director of Community at Townsquared. This post originally appeared on CMX Hub. Negotiation certainly wasn’t (...)

2014-09-09
Flight is Twitter’s first mobile developer conference, costs $140, takes place October 22 in San Francisco

Twitter has announced its first mobile developer conference. Called Twitter Flight, the event takes place on October 22 at the Bill (...)

2014-09-09
Google acquires Lift Labs, the maker of a self-stabilizing spoon for Parkinson’s patients

Google has announced the acquisition of Lift Labs, a research group that created tremor-canceling technology for patients with Parkinson’s (...)

2014-09-09
Google Hangouts now offers free voice calls to numbers in the US and Canada

Earlier today, Google started offering Google Voice users the option to migrate their accounts to Hangouts. Now, we know the full (...)

2014-09-09
4.93 million Gmail usernames and passwords published, Google says ‘no evidence’ its systems were compromised

Approximately 4.93 million Gmail usernames and passwords were published to a Russian Bitcoin forum on Tuesday, as first reported by (...)

2014-09-09
GifDeck is a super easy way of transforming SlideShares into animated GIFs

File and presentation-hosting platform SlideShare launched way back in 2006, letting users upload PowerPoint, PDF, Keynote or OpenDocument (...)

2014-09-09
Microsoft previews Azure’s Live Streaming and Content Protection, makes Media Indexer generally available

Microsoft today released the public previews of Live Streaming and Content Protection offerings as part of its Azure Media Services (...)

2014-09-09
Mozilla, Netflix, Kickstarter and others use iconic loading symbol to campaign for net neutrality

Some of the most prolific technology companies are banding together today to rally support for net neutrality and protest proposals (...)

2014-09-09
Deezer announces US launch with new high-quality music streaming service

Deezer, the second-largest streaming music service in terms of paid subscribers, has announced its US debut with the upcoming launch (...)

2014-09-09
The Apple Watch will be the most viral Apple product ever

In economics and business, a network effect (also called network externality or demand-side economies of scale) is the effect that (...)

2014-09-09
Apple’s now accepting Swift-coded iOS apps for the App Store

Back in June, Apple announced Swift, a new programming language for iOS and OS X, and the reaction in the developer community was (...)

2014-09-09
It’s official: Rocket Internet is going public with a $970m IPO in Germany this year

Rocket Internet, the European incubator-cum-global-super-cloner, has confirmed rumors that it will list on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (...)

2014-09-09
Google finally begins allowing its Google Voice service to be integrated with Hangouts

Google appears to have finally hit the button to integrate Google Voice into Hangouts messaging service. Android Police first noted that (...)

2014-09-09
Hands-on with the larger iPhone 6 and much larger iPhone 6 Plus

The Samsung Galaxy Note showed smartphone makers that the world really wanted a larger computer in its pocket. Today Apple complied with (...)

2014-09-08
iPhone camera gets Focus Pixels sensor and image stabilization

Apple has announced that the new camera for the iPhone 6 models has the familiar 8 megapixel iSight camera with an ƒ/2.2 aperture, (...)

2014-09-08
Google is pushing product ads to third-party e-commerce sites for more ‘contextually relevant results’

With Shopping Campaigns, Google lets merchants organize their online product inventory within AdWords, helping them create customized (...)

2014-09-08

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