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The difference between productivity and getting things done

This post originally appeared on the Exist blog. I’ve been a sucker for so-called “productivity porn” for a while. I still am, (...)

2014-09-02
Google-founded Calico teams up with AbbVie to research treatments for age-related diseases

Calico, the Google-founded research and development company with a healthcare focus on diseases of the aging, has announced a new (...)

2014-09-02
Twitter adds more prominent tweet to and direct message buttons to Web profiles

If you’ve been poking around Twitter.com today, you probably noticed a couple new buttons on the site. Twitter announced today that (...)

2014-09-02
Digg expands Digg Deeper with Reader and iOS app integration, Daily Digest email roundup

Digg today announced it is expanding its recently-launched Digg Deeper service, which shows you what interesting links your friends (...)

2014-09-02
Samsung Gear VR hands-on: The secret lies in a really big smartphone

We had months in advance to prep for the launch of Samsung’s latest Note device, but when the Gear VR headset popped up on the radar (...)

2014-09-02
Samsung Galaxy Note Edge hands-on: Curved OLED never looked so cool

The idea of a curved screen isn’t particularly new: Sony, LG and Samsung have all unveiled curved OLED televisions at past CES events, (...)

2014-09-02
The Next Web is hiring two writers. Come join us!

Here at The Next Web we’re always looking for great writers. Currently we’re specifically on the lookout for two new people to (...)

2014-09-02
Samsung announces the Super AMOLED Galaxy Note 4 and Note Edge with curved screen

At its global unveiling event today, Samsung announced the Galaxy Note 4, the latest addition to its family of Android phablets. The (...)

2014-09-02
Samsung reveals its virtual reality headset, the Gear VR Innovator Edition, launching this year

Alongside the announcement of the Galaxy Note 4, Samsung has also introduced a virtual reality (VR) headset, the Samsung Gear VR (...)

2014-09-02
Warby Parker Goes Country, Opens Second Corporate Office in Nashville

How the New York-based eyewear startup used data to pick its second homeThe fast-growing eyeglasses startup Warby Parker, which is (...)

2014-09-02
Flares wants to be the Yo of real-time location sharing, available now for iOS users in the US

Flares, an app that allows users to quickly share their location in real-time, is now available to download for iPhone users in (...)

2014-09-02
Messaging app Telegram gets background media downloads, tweaked UI on Android

WhatsApp rival Telegram has updated its Android mobile app to include new features like automatic downloading of media in the background, (...)

2014-09-02
People Like To Watch Porn On Mobile Devices--Not So Much In North America

Talk about a mood killer: In Asia, a video can stall 38.4 seconds for each minute of playback.When it comes to mobile video, YouTube (...)

2014-09-02
Hackers are reportedly using a ‘law enforcement tool’ to download users’ iCloud backups

While Apple has denied that its iCloud service was at fault in last week’s leaking of nude celebrity photos, Wired is reporting (...)

2014-09-01
Reddit Users Get Remorse Over Nude Pictures, Try Donating to Charity

UPDATE, September, 2, 5:32 p.m. ET: The Prostate Cancer Foundation have shut down the charity page referenced below and released (...)

2014-09-01
30 actionable tips for getting serious about influencer marketing

Barry Feldman is a content marketing consultant, copywriter, social media advisor and more. This post originally appeared on his (...)

2014-09-01
30 actionable tips on getting serious about influencer marketing

Barry Feldman is a content marketing consultant, copywriter, social media advisor and more. This post originally appeared on his (...)

2014-09-01
Apple says iCloud wasn’t breached in celebrity photo leak, individual accounts were targeted

After an internal investigation, Apple is claiming that its iCloud and Find my iPhone services were not compromised in a recent mass (...)

2014-09-01
Google rebrands its enterprise business services as Google for Work

Google has cast aside the stodgy “enterprise” label that has, until now, described its business offerings in favor of a new name, (...)

2014-09-01
onOne Perfect Photo Suite upgrade will compete with Lightroom and Aperture

onOne Software is taking the occasion of the Photoshop World conference to announce an overhaul of its Perfect Photo Suite image (...)

2014-09-01
Google Forms now let you create customized themes

Google Forms is one of the most popular methods of creating surveys and forms, but until now it’s been limited in terms of visual (...)

2014-09-01
Microsoft confirms Xbox One launch dates for 28 markets in September, including China, Russia and Japan

Microsoft has made its Xbox One console available in a number of countries around the world for a while already, and has now confirmed (...)

2014-09-01
Facebook confirms Europeans can again use Tag Suggest facial recognition in photos, for US friends only

Facebookers in Europe can once again use the Tag Suggest feature to automatically recognize people in photos they upload, however (...)

2014-09-01
Become a WordPress pro with the 0-100 Starter Kit: 93% off

Want to design and code quality themes and plugins for the world’s most popular CMS? We’ve got just what you need to develop your (...)

2014-09-01
Content marketers: BuzzSumo helps you understand what your audience wants

Content has become the marketing battleground online, but knowing what works with your target audience is key to success. BuzzSumo (...)

2014-09-01
Sidestage brings its musician-booking platform to London

Sidestage, a platform for booking bands, DJs and other musicians for private gigs, is now open to users in London, following an initial (...)

2014-09-01
Uber banned across the whole of Germany, appeal likely

Car-hailing service Uber has been banned from operating its services anywhere in Germany, according to German newspaper Der Spiegel today. (...)

2014-09-01
How to make a crowdfunding video that sells itself

Johnathan Leow is the author of “The Crowdfunded Kit.”  I’ve had a lot of fun coming up with the video concept for my previous (...)

2014-08-31
How to Write a Winning Web Design Proposal

Learn to draft a winning web design proposal by outlining real solutions, rather than meaningless price tags that can scare clients (...)

2014-08-31
August in Eastern Europe: All the tech news you shouldn’t miss

The last month of summer has proved what we were suspecting for a while — there’s no such thing as “quiet time” in the tech (...)

2014-08-31
August in Latin America: All the tech news you shouldn’t miss from the past month

While Brazil’s falling into recession isn’t good news for Latin America, it remains to be seen how much this will affect the region’s (...)

2014-08-31
August in Africa: All the tech news you shouldn’t miss from the past month

August was an exciting month for a number of African companies, with a batch of funding rounds, acquisitions and new product offerings. (...)

2014-08-31
This could be the Apple iCloud flaw that led to celebrity photos being leaked

An alleged breach in Apple’s iCloud service may be to blame for countless leaks of private celebrity photos this week. On Monday, (...)

2014-08-31
Blinkist for Android gives you the gist of non-fiction books in 15 minutes

We first brought you news on Blinkist back in January, delving deep into the reading subscription service that helps you get to grips (...)

2014-08-31
BBC reveals new coding and computing content to tie-in with new UK school curriculum

The BBC has today introduced a range of computing and coding-related shows, games and competitions for kids designed to help (...)

2014-08-31
Trouble in China: Microsoft has 20 days to explain itself in antitrust probe

Things aren’t looking all that good for Microsoft in China as it comes under close scrutiny by the government for antitrust issues. (...)

2014-08-31
This video shot by a flying drone shows Apple’s spaceship campus in construction

There’s been a lot of hype about Apple’s new ‘spaceship’ Campus 2, a 2.8 million square-foot collection of buildings that (...)

2014-08-31
Identity crisis: Will genetic alterations modify human society?

“Keep in mind, this child is still you. Simply, the best, of you. You could conceive naturally a thousand times and never get such (...)

2014-08-30
Online teaching’s the new blogging: How to turn your followers into course buyers

A.J. O’Connell is an author, teacher and journalist with 10 years of experience covering education and culture for local newspapers. (...)

2014-08-30
It’s about time: September ticks over with another smartwatch explosion

As folks come back from their August vacations, September is poised for another rapid-fire batch of consumer electronics announcements. (...)

2014-08-30
4 money-saving TNW Deals you shouldn’t miss

We’ve featured some amazing offers from TNW Deals lately that we’re sure you don’t want to miss. Here’s our pick of the week: (...)

2014-08-30
The gadget conundrum: The difference between collecting and hoarding

Marcus Lim is the founder and CEO of local services marketplace Oneflare.com.au, connecting Australians with 40,000 businesses across (...)

2014-08-29
Svpply addict? Wonder what you’ll do after it closes? Here’s where you can move your data

Back in June, eBay announced that it would shut down its Svpply social shopping site as of August 31. Avid calendar-watchers will (...)

2014-08-29
A musician’s guide to using Twitter effectively

Even if people aren’t paying for music, they still like to talk about it. Music is one of the most popular topics of conversation (...)

2014-08-29
500px debuts new discussion groups on its portfolio site

500px, the photo portfolio sharing site that caters to pros, has launched a new Groups and Discussions feature to facilitate discussion (...)

2014-08-28
Photoshop Mix update makes app easier to use and interoperable with Photoshop Express

Adobe’s Photoshop Mix app for iPad, released alongside a flurry of new updates for Adobe’s Creative Cloud 2014 suite, did something (...)

2014-08-28
When should you delegate your tasks? A helpful guide for control freaks

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

2014-08-28
Internet Archive posts millions of images from old books on Flickr

If you’re up for taking a trip down memory lane, this new Flickr photostream has got you covered. The Internet Archive teamed (...)

2014-08-28

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