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Rhapsody announces two million subscribers as it expands service in Latin America and Europe

Established in 2001, Rhapsody helped start the music streaming business before Spotify, Rdio, the iTunes Store and even the iPod. (...)

2014-07-28
500px launches Insights for iPhone to help photographers track their stats

500px, the photo portfolio website, has launched 500px Insights, a free iPhone companion app that lets you track your stats while (...)

2014-07-27
Facebook is killing messaging in its main mobile app and pushing Facebook Messenger

Facebook is completing the separation of its main social network and its messaging service. If you want to send messages via Facebook (...)

2014-07-27
How Google Searches Can Predict The Next Stock Market Crash

Researchers have created a method to identify search patterns that can predict stock market movement.When will the stock market crash? (...)

2014-07-27
Why Internet of Things startups need to shift speed gears to survive the era of Net Neutrality

Brian Kelly is the chief technology officer of Golgi, a data transport platform that helps developers eliminate the detrimental “spinning (...)

2014-07-27
The science of viral content: Which emotions are shareable for different age groups and genders?

This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog. Is creating the next viral hit on your marketing to-do list? If you’re in the (...)

2014-07-27
Fitbit finally comes to Windows Phone, with live stats and real-time Bluetooth syncing

Fitbit is a name synonymous with activity-tracking and wearables, with an estimated 67 percent of all trackers in the US shipping (...)

2014-07-27
Hitting the ground: What it takes to launch Uber, Hailo and Citymapper in a new city

For most tech companies, expansion is all about country-by-county localization. When your service requires a city-by-city approach, (...)

2014-07-27
Meeet connects designers and developers to collaborate on their side projects

Side projects are tricky. You’ve usually got plenty of ideas, but finding the time to work on and eventually ship the product is (...)

2014-07-27
Blockchain’s Bitcoin wallet returns to App Store after being pulled by Apple

Bitcoin fans who had previously been managing their cryptocurrency via an iOS device were dealt a blow when Apple removed what was (...)

2014-07-27
Sidestage helps you book bands and musicians for all your events

Being a gigging musician and keeping the booking list filled is a pretty tough task, but with today’s launch of Sidestage they (...)

2014-07-27
Europe won’t stand in Apple’s way over $3bn Beats deal

The European Commission (EC) has announced that it has no problem green-lighting Apple’s $3 billion purchase of personal audio company (...)

2014-07-27
Microsoft offices paid an unexpected visit by Chinese authorities

Microsoft’s offices in China have been visited by officials from the State Administration for Industry & Commerce in the (...)

2014-07-27
Technology is inspiring the modern Columbus. Here’s how...

This advertorial has been brought to you by GeniusFlight.com – fly by price!Some years ago, Gennie Freen – a Dutch entrepreneur (...)

2014-07-27
Update: Uber seems to have blocked a hack that let you check your user rating

Uber regulars know that the service’s rating system isn’t just reserved to passenger opinions on drivers — that’s right, drivers (...)

2014-07-26
Cortana outsmarts Siri in Microsoft’s new Windows Phone 8.1 ad

Cortana, the personal assistant for Windows Phone that Microsoft developed to rival Apple’s Siri and Google Now, gets the limelight (...)

2014-07-27
A leaked document reportedly suggests Amazon is preparing to launch a mobile credit card reader

Amazon is preparing its own mobile credit card reader that could go on sale next month at Staples, 9to5Mac reports, citing internal (...)

2014-07-27
This neat trick lets you find out how Uber drivers rate you as a passenger

Uber regulars know that the service’s rating system isn’t just reserved to passenger opinions on drivers — that’s right, drivers (...)

2014-07-26
JD.com starts taking pre-orders for Microsoft’s Xbox One in China via WeChat

Chinese e-commerce firm JD.com, although still arguably very much overshadowed by its larger rival Alibaba, is starting to pick up (...)

2014-07-26
Why last click attributions breed bad decisions in a multi-device world

Sam Barnett is the CEO and co-founder of Struq. The last click attribution model has always been flawed. It attempts to simplify complex (...)

2014-07-26
The toolkit for mobile ad buyers: Steps to scaling your advertising on mobile

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

2014-07-26
How to shoot, edit and publish videos from your Android smartphone

Without meaning to stray to far into truism territory, the core raison d’être of smartphones is that they are designed for many (...)

2014-07-26
15 must-have apps for Android Wear

Last month at Google I/O, Android Wear was finally launched and two devices were released running the new platform; the Samsung (...)

2014-07-26
Trimming the fat: Evaluating your business partnerships and nurturing their success

Jim Ivers is the Chief Security Strategist for Covata. For any industry, partnerships are the lifeblood to a successful and long-lasting (...)

2014-07-26
Why it might be time for Twitter to start filtering your feed

If you came to this article via our Twitter account, did you click the link the first time we tweeted it? Maybe the second? Or the (...)

2014-07-25
Online payments and prostitution: How the internet is transforming the oldest profession

The world is moving toward a paper-free financial system, but in the borderline-legal organizations of the world’s underbelly economy, (...)

2014-07-25
5 criteria for selecting the best mobile app platform for your business

David Akka is the Managing Director of Magic Software Enterprises (UK). As mobile apps move from the edge to become a core part of (...)

2014-07-25
The present past: a visual exploration of heritage

Deanna is a digital designer at Shutterstock with a passion for typography, layout, branding, curation and education. This post was (...)

2014-07-25
Apple confirms it acquired book data startup BookLamp earlier this year

Apple has confirmed that it acquired BookLamp, a startup that, among other things, developed book recommendation technology known (...)

2014-07-25
How to create a social media marketing plan from scratch

This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog. When I went rock climbing for the first time, I had no idea what I was doing. My (...)

2014-07-25
Verizon confirms plan to throttle the top 5% of LTE users during peak data usage

Verizon has introduced new Network Optimization guidelines to help ease network congestion. That’s a fancy way of saying that if (...)

2014-07-24
What type of sharer are you? Understanding your social media personality

This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog. Whenever I find myself doing research for new social media tips, the studies (...)

2014-07-24
Bose files copyright infringement suit against Beats concerning noise canceling technology

With timing that’s, well odd, Bose has filed suit against the almost-owned by Apple, Beats Electronics alleging the company infringes (...)

2014-07-24
Google sets up a community site to help improve Google Translate

Google today launched a new community site to help improve Google Translate, its free online language translation service. Aimed at (...)

2014-07-24
What developers must do to make in-app purchases morally responsible

Mat Peterson is the founder of Shiny Things, a Sydney based app development company building educational apps aligned with educational (...)

2014-07-24
Google Docs now turns Microsoft Word tracked changes into Suggested Edits automatically

Microsoft Word is still the world’s go-to application for writing reports, essays and other documents, but Google is trying to make (...)

2014-07-24
Lyft launching in New York City after concessions with regulators

Earlier this month, Lyft announced it was launching its regular-folks-as-taxi-drivers service in New York City (NYC). But regulators (...)

2014-07-24
Google is working on multiple language detection for Voice Search

Google is developing a new feature for Voice Search that will allow you to ask a question in one of multiple languages – without (...)

2014-07-24
10 lessons from veteran book cover designers

Alexander Huls is a freelance writer who has been writing about pop culture for over five years. His work has appeared in the New (...)

2014-07-24
Spuul now lets all Android users watch its Bollywood films offline

Bollywood-focused movie streaming service Spuul is removing some of the barriers around content on its Android app. An update now (...)

2014-07-24
London Underground, Overground and DLR will accept contactless payments from September 16

Paying for a ticket on the London Underground, Overground and Docklands Light Railway (DLR) is about to get much simpler. From September (...)

2014-07-24
Firefox for Android Beta update brings better customization options and new add-on APIs for devs

Mozilla has released an updated version of its Firefox for Android Beta app, which it promises will make the browser more easily (...)

2014-07-24
Looking for things to do in London? Timista’s smart planner for iPhone has you sorted

Two years after Timista launched for the Web, the intelligent ‘things to do in London’ service now has a dedicated iPhone app (...)

2014-07-24
This website ranks hotels based on the quality of their WiFi

There are few things more frustrating than booking what you think is a great hotel, and then learning about the woeful WiFi service (...)

2014-07-24
Google’s new moonshot project maps out what a healthy human being looks like

There’s a new project brewing at Google X — the company’s research arm — and it has to do with how a healthy human being should (...)

2014-07-24
China Telecom will start selling Microsoft’s Xbox One in September as its exclusive carrier partner

One of China’s three largest telecommunications firm, China Telecom, revealed at a press conference yesterday that it will be the (...)

2014-07-24
News summary app Clipped gets automated infographics as it readies API

Clipped, an app that automatically generates summaries of news articles using natural language processing (NLP), has released a major (...)

2014-07-23
Why stress sucks and how to escape it

This post originally appeared on the Crew blog. I’ve never been good at dealing with stress. In high school, I used to pluck out (...)

2014-07-23

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