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E-commerce is a hot topic as 12 startups vie for investor interest at JFDI’s latest demo day

Singapore-based incubator JFDI Asia is popular among startups in Southeast Asia — after all it is a member of Techstar‘s Global (...)

2014-07-06
Review: Intensify Pro photo app offers dazzling quick fix

Photographers always have their favorite go-to fixes when confronted by flawed photos. The first destination is often Photoshop. (...)

2014-07-06
What I learned from building my first physical product and mobile game without code

Len Kendall is the founder of CentUp. Prior to starting a company, he worked in PR where he helped put out fires and manage digital (...)

2014-07-06
BBC iPlayer Radio app finally launches for Windows Phone

Good news for Windows Phone users in the UK – the BBC  has finally brought its iPlayer Radio app to Windows Phone 8, almost two (...)

2014-07-06
Microsoft will discontinue MapPoint and Streets & Trips on December 31, 2014

Microsoft has quietly announced plans to discontinue its MapPoint and Streets & Trips products at the end of this year. Both (...)

2014-07-06
MTV creates a new social media-powered music-video chart

Global music brand MTV is turning to the global throng of internet users to establish a new socially-powered music-video chart. The Your (...)

2014-07-06
Brands on Chinese messaging app WeChat can now reach users via its self-serve advertising platform

After WeChat allowed official account owners to set up shop on Weixin — the version of its popular messaging app offered in (...)

2014-07-06
Kim Dotcom’s Megaupload extradition hearing has been delayed again

As the BBC reports, notorious web entrepreneur Kim Dotcom has had his extradition hearing delayed once again. Despite being accused (...)

2014-07-06
Nokia’s Lumia 930 will go on sale across the world this week for $599, but not the US

Nokia unveiled a new high-end smartphone in its Lumia series at Microsoft’s Build 2014 conference in April this year, the Lumia (...)

2014-07-06
With Skype 5.2 for iPhone, you can now listen to voice messages again

Less than a month after Skype rolled out a remastered incarnation of its iPhone app, the Microsoft-owned company has introduced a (...)

2014-07-06
How the internet is democratizing luxury

France has been getting some bad press of late where entrepreneurship and disruption are concerned. First there was the damning New (...)

2014-07-06
Teletext is being used to make retro pixel art

Remember Teletext? The information retrieval service developed in the 1970s to broadcast pages of text and odd-looking geometric (...)

2014-07-06
YouTube partners with Indian carrier to offer pre-paid mobile streaming from just $0.15

YouTube is focusing on mobile in India after the Google owned-video site teamed up with operator Tata Docomo to offer a new range (...)

2014-07-06
You can pre-order Microsoft’s Kinect for Windows now for $199 ahead of its July 15 launch

Microsoft’s online stores in the US and UK have seemingly confirmed that its next-generation motion sensing Kinect 2 device will (...)

2014-07-06
The year of the tablet: Gartner predicts global shipments will finally overtake PCs in 2015

Research firm Gartner is predicting that 2015 will be the year in which the number of tablet devices finally overtakes the number (...)

2014-07-06
Expedia increases its presence in Asia Pacific with $658m deal to buy web travel firm Wotif

US travel booking giant Expedia is expanding its presence in the Asia Pacific region after announcing a deal to buy Australia-based (...)

2014-07-06
LG’s 10.1-inch G Pad tablet begins rolling out worldwide, initially in the US

LG has begun to introduce the 10.1-inch version of its new G Pad tablet range worldwide, starting in the US on Monday. The company (...)

2014-07-06
Flying to the US is becoming more inconvenient as TSA bans uncharged devices from flights

If you forgot to charge your phone before leaving for a US-bound flight, you may just find your device confiscated by security from (...)

2014-07-05
Report: Most data captured by the NSA belongs to ordinary internet users

The vast majority of information collected by the NSA’s controversial surveillance programs belongs to ordinary internet users. (...)

2014-07-05
Getting to ‘no’: Why rejections aren’t always a bad thing

Marc Albanese is the founder of Smart Vision Labs. This post is part of the Lessons Learned series featuring NYU entrepreneurs’ (...)

2014-07-05
3 things you can change to go from startup to grown up

Callum Laing is the CEO of Entrevo Asia and the founder of Fitness-Buffet, an employee fitness business in 11 countries. There are (...)

2014-07-05
How CIOs can adapt to embrace developer-led innovation

Jim Franklin is the CEO of SendGrid. Developers are accustomed to using SaaS, cloud and developer-friendly tools to build and scale (...)

2014-07-05
Samsung Gear Live review: Finally a smartwatch you could wear every day

For what seems like forever, companies have been telling us that wearables are here to stay and trying to sell them to the public (...)

2014-07-04
How companies are tracking their best people without becoming big brother

Andre Lavoie is the CEO of ClearCompany, the first talent alignment platform that bridges the gap between talent management and (...)

2014-07-04
Irregular immaturity: Why 21st century parents must replace sex talk with tech talk

A marker of 21st century adult life may be the eternal debate about whether to “disconnect” once in a while, but for children (...)

2014-07-04
4 easy tricks to personalize your marketing strategy

Ritika Puri is a content marketer, freelance business writer, and media entrepreneur. This post originally appeared on the Evergage (...)

2014-07-04
FIFA cracks down on Twitter users using its logos as avatars

FIFA is in charge of the biggest sporting event outside of the Olympics. But in addition to making sure the games start on time, (...)

2014-07-03
Chronicunlocks circumvents iPhone Activation Lock feature for $150

Sometimes you forget a password and sometimes that password is the iCloud password associated with your iPhone. Now instead of a smartphone, (...)

2014-07-03
Why mobile advertising isn’t as huge as it’s hyped to be (yet)

Christof Wittig is founder and CEO at LiquidM, a white-labeled Mobile Advertising Management Platform (MAMP).  Mobile is huge, tech (...)

2014-07-03
5 methods and 15 tools to find your audience and build a community

Alex Manthei is the Community Manager at mention, a media monitoring app that lets you monitor, react, collaborate and analyze your (...)

2014-07-03
Keep your kids busy with science at Google and Maker’s 3rd annual online DIY Maker Camp

Summer vacation is awesome. You have three whole months to sit around and gradually get bored. Fortunately, for the creative and technically (...)

2014-07-03
American Apparel Apologizes for Using Challenger Disaster Photo Instead of Fireworks

American Apparel has apologized after posting a photo of the space shuttle Challenger disaster on its Tumblr account, mistaking (...)

2014-07-03
Tinker is a beautifully simple to-do list app for iPhone

Productivity apps may be plentiful, but that doesn’t stop a steady slew of new additions to the App Store every month. The latest (...)

2014-07-03
Morph is back! First episode in the Kickstarter-funded series hits YouTube later today

Morph, the beloved stop-motion sketch show featuring a tiny, orangey-brown character made entirely from plasticine, is ready for (...)

2014-07-03
Same video, different song: How music guides perception

Derick Rhodes is a footage content producer at Shutterstock. This post was originally published on the Shutterstock blog and has been (...)

2014-07-03
An early look at the Gramofon, a cheap Wi-Fi router that lets you stream Spotify to any speaker

It should be simple for multiple people to control and stream music through a single sound system. But too often, it’s not. Some (...)

2014-07-03
Google denies being deliberately over-zealous on your right-to-be-forgotten, but it does want a debate

In the wake of the landmark EU ruling back in May, stipulating that individuals should have the right to be forgotten by removing (...)

2014-07-03
These Are the Ultimate Beach Hacks

Heading to the beach this summer? Elliott has you covered with these must-know DIY beach tricks. And on Thursday, Elliott was (...)

2014-07-03
Mind Candy gets social with Instagram-inspired PopJam app for kids

Mind Candy, the creator of Moshi Monsters, is back with another mobile app for children. It’s called PopJam and offers an Instagram-inspired (...)

2014-07-03
Alibaba’s first US retail site 11 Main is now open to shoppers, but by invitation only

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba is finally opened up its first direct-to-consumer online store to shoppers in the US, after launching (...)

2014-07-03
Little trouble in big China: Flickr, OneDrive, Line and Kakao Talk suffer accessibility issues

There is currently trouble brewing in China as several foreign internet companies are experiencing accessibility issues in the country (...)

2014-07-03
Facebook builds on its suggested events feature to introduce ‘Events for You’

Facebook rolled out suggested events way back in 2011, and now it is finally beefing up its event discovery role with a redesign that (...)

2014-07-03
This restaurant reservation startup is all kinds of sleazy

I’m not keen to give the recently launched ReservationHop startup attention it doesn’t deserve, but I hope this is a cautionary (...)

2014-07-02
Wait for It... Twitter Collectively Holds Its Breath in World Cup Shootouts

The moment of anticipation between when the World Cup referee blows the whistle and when the player takes his shot is one of those (...)

2014-07-02
Wait for It... and Tweet! Twitter Collectively Holds Its Breath During World Cup Shootouts

The moment of anticipation between when the World Cup referee blows the whistle and when the player takes his shot is one of those (...)

2014-07-02
Russia’s Runa Capital is raising a $200m fund to invest in European startups

Russia’s Runa Capital has announced details of a new fund that it plans to close at a figure of $200 million. Although Moscow-based, (...)

2014-07-02
Habits, not resolutions: Chase goals you can control

Belle Beth Cooper is the co-founder of Hello Code. This post originally appeared on her personal blog. Something I noticed around (...)

2014-07-02
Subject yourself to Facebook’s controversial emotion experiment with this Chrome plugin

For those of you curious what Facebook’s academic psychological experiment was like, you can now recreate it on your own account with (...)

2014-07-02

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