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What to do when you don’t have UX unicorn money

Matt Grant is the Director of Content Strategy at Aquent. Everyone loves unicorns. They are magical, mystical creatures that live (...)

2014-08-14
Photo sharing service EyeEm acquires ‘computational aesthetics’ startup Sight.io

EyeEm today announced the acquisition of Sight.io, a company building computer vision technology for ranking photos based on how beautiful (...)

2014-08-14
The common pitfalls in naming a tech company or product

Aaron Hall is the Associate Director of Naming at Siegel+Gale. While naming your new tech product or company can be a lot of fun, (...)

2014-08-14
Digg founder Kevin Rose is preparing to launch a new mobile startup

Google Ventures partner Kevin Rose said earlier this year at TNW Europe that he wanted to have another go at building a startup, and (...)

2014-08-14
Tesla retroactively includes the Model S drive unit in its 8-year battery warranty

Tesla today announced that it has extended the same warranty for its Model S batteries to include the vehicle’s drivetrain units. (...)

2014-08-14
Engineer 3-D Prints An Adorable Dog Wheelchair For A Two-Legged Puppy

SQUEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEAn adorable two-legged Chihuahua puppy in Indianapolis recently got a new set of wheels from a stranger (...)

2014-08-14
Airbnb expands its Verified ID process with support for Google and Weibo accounts

Airbnb today expanded its Verified ID process for improving accountability between renters and property owners on its service. The (...)

2014-08-14
Disruptors and the End of Digital: The Future of PR

There’s a lot of talk about where the future of P […]Disruptors and the End of Digital: The Future of PR originally appeared (...)

2014-05-19
Three Mobile Social Networks to Keep an Eye On

This April, technology and digital news site ReadWrite  […]Three Mobile Social Networks to Keep an Eye On originally appeared (...)

2014-07-08
The Sunday Share: How to Use Social Media to Grow Your Business

As a business resource, Slideshare stands pretty much h […]The Sunday Share: How to Use Social Media to Grow Your Business (...)

2014-07-12
The Ballad of Safe, Potential and Already There

There were three businessmen walking down a long and wi […]The Ballad of Safe, Potential and Already There originally appeared (...)

2014-07-14
Are We In Danger of Losing the Right to an Opinion?

Back in 2009, I published a post about online watch sal […]Are We In Danger of Losing the Right to an Opinion? originally appeared (...)

2014-07-16
Afterlight brings its extensive photo-editing and filter app to Android

If you’re passionate about mobile photography, you should always be on the lookout for better editing apps. Today Afterlight made (...)

2014-08-14
5 contemporary illustrators pay homage to art nouveau

Lindsay Comstock is a New York-based writer, photographer and editor. Her work has appeared in American Photo, PDN and Rangefinder. (...)

2014-08-14
Barnes & Noble teases Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 Nook tablet ahead of New York launch event

What better way to tease a new device than to have seemingly random people declare their unequivocal appreciation for it? Amazon took (...)

2014-08-14
How Rocket Internet’s Dafiti is helping to shape the future of e-commerce in Latin America

Fashion e-commerce portal Dafiti is undoubtedly one of Latin America’s most interesting companies to watch. Take a close look at (...)

2014-08-14
Cards with Xbox One and Xbox 360 digital download codes to be sold across the US and UK

Physical cards with digital download codes for Xbox 360 and Xbox One games will soon be offered in stores across the US and UK. Instead (...)

2014-08-14
These Reinvented Running Blades Could Let More Paralympians Into The Olympics

Oscar Pistorius was just the start: Engineers and designers have created a next-gen technology that comes even closer to mimicking (...)

2014-08-13
Now even Microsoft is cloning Snapchat with its own Windows Phone app

Microsoft Research has published a messaging app in the Windows Phone store that behaves exactly like Snapchat, as spotted by Neowin. (...)

2014-08-14
The Premier League is developing tech to detect GIF and Vine videos of match highlights

The much-anticipated new English soccer football season kicks off this weekend, and already the The Premier League is warning fans (...)

2014-08-14
Google brings Chrome OS’ user management system to latest Chrome builds

Google Chrome has supported multiple user accounts for years now, but the options to add and manage them have been buried in the browser’s (...)

2014-08-13
Whisper’s new non-profit project offers resources to battle bullying and mental health issues

Anonymous sharing app Whisper has launched a non-profit project that is focused on helping those suffering at the hands of bullying, (...)

2014-08-13
eBay is reportedly ready to embrace Bitcoin by accepting it at Braintree

eBay has been working to integrate the acceptance of Bitcoin into its subsidiary Braintree, the Wall Street Journal reports, though (...)

2014-08-14
Sprint’s new CEO announces ‘very disruptive’ mobile plans coming next week

Well it looks like the new CEO of Sprint, Marcelo Claure isn’t wasting any time. In a company-wide address, the new carrier boss (...)

2014-08-13
Samsung acquires Internet of Things company SmartThings

Samsung is investing heavily in the Internet of Things with the purchase of SmartThings. The acquisition kickstarts any IoT hardware (...)

2014-08-13
Sony’s PS4 beats the Xbox One for 7th straight month, The Last of Us Remastered tops game sales

Sony today claimed victory in NPD’s monthly market research console figures. The PlayStation 4 beat out Microsoft’s Xbox One in (...)

2014-08-13
Intel and SMS Audio’s in-ear wearable fitness tracker could mark the beginning of a new Intel

While everyone is clamoring to get something on our wrists, most don’t actually record biometric information from their skin contact. (...)

2014-08-13
Fractograf for iPhone redefines photo mosaics with social and collaborative features

Fractograph — a term not yet in the Oxford Dictionary — describes a variation on the photo mosaic theme, photo mosaics being a tableau derived (...)

2014-08-13
Google adds new user menu to Chrome Canary for easy account switching, accessing incognito and guest modes

Google Chrome has supported multiple user accounts for years now, but the options to add and manage them have been buried in the browser’s (...)

2014-08-13
Amazon Appstore begins accepting self-contained Web apps

In a move that will certainly add more apps to its forked Android Appstore, Amazon is now accepting self-contained Web apps in its (...)

2014-08-13
3 steps to forming partnerships with influencers on Tumblr

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

2014-08-13
HTC releases new Zoe app that allows more Android users to create and share video edits

HTC is no longer developing apps exclusively for its own handsets. Today, the smartphone maker launched a standalone Zoe app that (...)

2014-08-13
Yahoo relaunches its ecommerce platform as Yahoo Stores: SEO, themes, real-time analytics for Web and mobile

Yahoo today announced it has relaunched its ecommerce platform as Yahoo Stores, a “completely reimagined, next-generation version” (...)

2014-08-13
Uber is facing another ban in Europe: This time it’s Berlin

Uber has come upon a stumbling block in Germany, after the Berlin government issued a prohibition order that seeks to ban both its (...)

2014-08-13
LinkedIn details new publishing platform improvements: feeds, notifications and Pulse emails

LinkedIn today outlined on its engineering blog a series of recent technical updates to improve distribution for new posts on its (...)

2014-08-13
TechStars NYC co-founder launches Spring, a brand-backed mobile marketplace

David Tisch, the co-founder of TechStars NYC, today launched his new startup, Spring, an iOS-based ecommerce platform that has the (...)

2014-08-13
Why the UK’s new local TV stations are doomed to fail

Anthony Rose is co-founder and CTO of Beamly, the social and content network for television. Before Beamly, he headed up BBC iPlayer (...)

2014-08-13
Get 95% off 8 great Mac apps in the Award-Winning MacLovin’ Bundle

Our latest deal features a great collection of apps to help you get the most out of your Mac. Whether you want to create gorgeous (...)

2014-08-13
Grooveshark brings its music streaming service to the Google Chromecast

Google’s Chromecast has become an important stop for companies in the content streaming space. Music service Grooveshark is the (...)

2014-08-13
Report: People in emerging markets prefer big smartphones. Here’s why.

Apple is strongly rumored to be preparing to release a larger version of the iPhone next month. While the company is almost certain (...)

2014-08-13
Uber pits itself against taxi-booking apps with launch of uberTAXI in Hong Kong

Uber is aggressively expanding into the turf of taxi-booking apps in Asia. Today it announced the launch of ‘uberTAXI’ in Hong (...)

2014-08-13
Flipboard will introduce videos ads in September with Chanel as an initial partner

Social reading service Flipboard is the latest US social network to go down the route of video advertising, following the path of (...)

2014-08-13
CyberLink’s YouCam Makeup app puts a virtual makeup kit inside your phone

There are plenty of apps out there to help your selfies look more flattering. And while some can be dismissed as superficial, software (...)

2014-08-12
You can now Pin and watch Vevo music videos on Pinterest

If you regularly watch music videos on Vevo, it’s now possible to save and share all of your favorite tracks on Pinterest. The integration (...)

2014-08-12
How to illuminate your brand’s vision: tips from a top agency

This post was originally published on the Shutterstock blog and has been reprinted with permission. Behind every brand — and every (...)

2014-08-12
Listen to 110 years of uninterrupted Billboard Charts with Remix of the Century

Ever wondered what was the number one on the Billboard Charts in 1920? Nor us, either. But, out of interest, it was a song called (...)

2014-08-12
US online retailer Newegg is now selling in India, Singapore and 4 other countries

Online US electronics retailer Newegg has expanded its footprint in Europe and moved into Asia, after launching localized sites in India, (...)

2014-08-12
Don’t like Instagram’s icon? This app lets you change it and any others on your phone.

You can customize the outside of your phone, so why not the software that runs on it too? That’s the premise of Cocoppa, a service (...)

2014-08-12

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