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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
Pinterest shares diversity numbers: 40% female, 50% Caucasian

Pinterest today released a diversity report for its organization, revealing that it’s composed of 40 percent female employees and (...)

2014-07-23
Madefire Motion Books arrives on Android

Madefire’s Motion Books, the digital comics publishing platform that combines images, sound and interactivity, has launched on (...)

2014-07-23
Watch the first trailer for Halo: Nightfall, the live-action digital series by Ridley Scott

Microsoft has released the first trailer for its upcoming Halo: Nightfall live-action digital series, which Ridley Scott is working (...)

2014-07-23
New App or New Ad? Instagram Teases Us With Bolt

What exactly does Facebook have up its sleeve? An ad for a new app called Bolt mysteriously appeared on Instagram on Wednesday. (...)

2014-07-23
Chrome Beta for Android updated with Material Design tweaks and simplified sign-in

Google updated its Chrome Beta for Android app today with Material Design elements and “simplified sign-in,” which gives users (...)

2014-07-23
How to run a Google+ Hangouts series

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

2014-07-23
Google updates Hangouts on Air to help brands promote merchandise and related products

Google today unveiled Showcase, a new Hangouts on Air app that allows broadcasters and brands to easily promote merchandise and related (...)

2014-07-23
Google Maps Engine Pro subscriptions now include access to its Coordinate workforce management tools

Google has today announced that paying users of its Maps Engine Pro custom mapping service can now access its Google Maps Coordinate (...)

2014-07-23
Nutrino for iPhone is now better at helping you eat better

It seems to be the week for updates from companies we first heard from at last year’s TNW Europe Conference. Following on from the (...)

2014-07-23
12 things product managers should do in their first 30 days at a new company

Ken Norton is a product partner at Google Ventures where he advises startups on product management and also helps organize workshops. (...)

2014-07-23
Driverless horses!

That supposed Henry Ford quote about “If I had asked people what they wanted, they would have said faster horses” leads the Vooza (...)

2014-07-23
Vuzix partners with Lenovo to launch its Google Glass-style M100 smart glasses in China

While Google Glass is only available to purchase in the US and the UK, video eyewear specialist Vuzix is hoping to gain a foothold (...)

2014-07-23
Oyster now lets you read in any browser as the ebook subscription space heats up

If there was any lingering questions around whether there is a market for monthly ebook subcriptions, Amazon surely went some way (...)

2014-07-23
Matter inserts otherworldly forms into your photos for viewing and animating

If you’re not satisfied with photographing the world as it is, Pixite’s new Matter app for iPhone and iPad has devised a way (...)

2014-07-23
Facetune finally takes its portrait and selfie photo-editor to Android

Way back in March last year, we brought you news on Facetune, calling it an intuitive, easy way to touch up portrait photos. The previously (...)

2014-07-23
Qualcomm launches $150m China startup fund, as reports of incoming monopoly fine surface

There’s good news and bad news in China today for Qualcomm, the US giant that creates chipsets for smartphones, tablets, PCs and (...)

2014-07-23
LG bucks struggling Android trend with record shipments and highest revenue since 2010

LG is bucking the trend of struggling Android smartphone companies like Samsung and HTC, after revealing that is shipped a record (...)

2014-07-23
Google Street View expands in Asia as cars hit the road capturing images in Laos

Google has expanded its Street View imagery initiative in Asia after its distinctive camera-clad cars hit the roads of Laos, starting (...)

2014-07-22
Xiaomi’s Hugo Barra defends ‘sensational’ copycat claims, says Apple is an inspiration

Xiaomi’s office is still humming way past 7pm on the day after their major product launch event. Employees typically end their days (...)

2014-07-22
Google Maps challenges Foursquare with new Explore feature on Android and iOS

Google announced today the addition of an Explore Nearby button for Google Maps on iOS and Android. The featuring is rolling out “starting (...)

2014-07-22
Twitter releases its first diversity report, admitting it has ‘a lot of work to do’

Like the rest of tech sector, Twitter has released its diversity report. Also like the rest of the sector, it’s a largely white, (...)

2014-07-22
Facebook now has 399 million users who login only from mobile devices

Facebook revealed in its second-quarter earnings today that it has 399 million mobile-only monthly active users (MAUs). That’s about (...)

2014-07-22
Uber finally has a proper, native Windows Phone app

Uber is back with a new Windows Phone app. The firm has supported Microsoft’s mobile OS before, but its previous effort was eventually (...)

2014-07-22
Foursquare reveals a new logo and previews its overhauled discovery app

Foursquare is preparing a major redesign of its original mobile app. After it pulled the traditional check-in and launched a new, (...)

2014-07-22
Nokia Lumia 930 review: Finally, a flagship Lumia that feels like a phone first and a camera second

The Lumia 930 is Microsoft’s first flagship Windows Phone handset since completing its acquisition of Nokia’s Devices and Services (...)

2014-07-22
Fantastical for iOS now lets you snooze calendar reminders

Fantastical finally launched its uber-popular calendar app for iPad back in April, 18 months after it first arrived for iPhone. And (...)

2014-07-22
LittleBits’ new cloudBit device adds your dumb gadgets and household appliances to the Internet of Things

The magnetically connected littleBits electronics library got a new internet-connected addition. The new Internet of Things cloudBit (...)

2014-07-22
Premium not freemium: Fleksy follows in SwiftKey’s footsteps with a new store for themes

Fleksy’s regular Android updates continues today with the news that the smart keyboard app is getting a general design refresh alongside (...)

2014-07-22
FiftyThree’s new SDK means its stylish Pencil stylus can now be fully supported in other apps

FiftyThree wants to make Pencil, its stylish Bluetooth Low Energy stylus for the iPad, more useful. Some of its best features, such (...)

2014-07-22
500px now supports light-field photos shot with the $1,599 Lytro Illum camera

500px is one of the most respected photo-sharing sites on the Web and to further emphasize its commitment to the art form, the company (...)

2014-07-22
Mediametric is a handy tool for writers and publishers to measure reach and online influence

Without the tools to capture and analyze data, capitalizing on the wealth of digital information is a challenge for online publishers. (...)

2014-07-22
China is forcing app developers to reveal their true identity amid a porn crackdown

China has embarked on a “clean-up” of mobile internet services, and now app developers are the government’s next target. The (...)

2014-07-22

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