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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
Survey: YouTube More Popular Than Live TV

A new survey from Adroit Digital suggests that YouTube is now more popular than live TV Out of 2,000 people surveyed (U.S. respondents (...)

2014-07-02
Indiegogo’s co-founder on ethos, safeguards and how crowdfunding is becoming an incubator for VCs

Crowdfunding might now be making its way into the mainstream non-tech vocabulary, but Indiegogo co-founder Danae Ringelmann is no (...)

2014-07-02
Try to kill your startup before you start

George Deeb is the Managing Partner at Chicago-based Red Rocket Ventures, a growth consulting, advisory and executive staffing firm (...)

2014-07-02
Want to create your own live wallpapers on Android? Murtastic has you covered.

Android is well-known for the customization it enables, but what about creating your own live wallpaper from scratch? This is where (...)

2014-07-02
Sunrise brings its stellar calendar app to the Mac

Sunrise has already made a name for itself on iOS, Android and the Web, but today it’s catering to Mac users with a new, native (...)

2014-07-02
HummingBoard challenges Raspberry Pi in the tiny computer market

The maker community is growing and with that growth more companies are jumping on the opportunity to create the hardware that will (...)

2014-07-02
Facebook Messenger is now optimized for iPad

Just a few months after Facebook revealed it was removing Messenger from its main iOS and Android apps, the social networking giant (...)

2014-07-02
At The Pool launches Yeti, an iOS app for local conversations

At The Pool today launched its new iOS app, Yeti, in an effort to pivot to fostering local discussions about places to go and things (...)

2014-07-02
Nintendo’s Digital Event E3 presentation was watched ’4 to 5 million times,’ says Miyamoto

Last month, for the second year running, Nintendo abstained from the three-way press conference battle royale at E3. Instead, it focused (...)

2014-07-02
The making of a viral video: OK Go takes us behind the ‘wall’

Doug Levy is a staff copywriter and editor for the Shutterstock blog. This post was originally published on the Shutterstock blog (...)

2014-07-02
CitizenMe: A little app with a big vision – to help you trust internet companies again

As we sign up for more and more online services, it can be hard to keep track of exactly what rights we’re giving up to whom, and (...)

2014-07-02
TimeAway for Android lets you control when your kids can use their mobile devices and apps

If you are getting frustrated over your children burying their noses in their mobile devices, a new Android app is out to place control (...)

2014-07-02
Google’s new DevArt exhibition is creative, quirky and a whole lot of fun

Art is often perceived in two ways. Physical and digital. The former reminds us of tradition; famous painters, illustrators and sculptors, (...)

2014-07-02
eBay wants to help you never miss a parcel as it expands its UK click-and-collect deal with Argos

Digital-native companies are increasingly turning to bricks-and-mortar stores to help cater for customers’ needs, and internet juggernaut (...)

2014-07-02
What Happens At The Ultimate Summer Camp For Influencers

With a (very) tightly curated guest list and a non-conference vibe, Spark Camp encourages creative conversations between genius strangers.In (...)

2014-07-02
Taxi regulator TfL takes legal advice and concludes Uber is operating lawfully in London

Back on June 11, thousands of black-cab drivers filled the streets of London in protest against Transport for London (TfL) and technology-enabled (...)

2014-07-02
Rocket Internet launches SpaceWays to store Londoners’ stuff

Startup factory Rocket Internet has today unveiled its latest company. UK-based SpaceWays has launched to store the physical goods (...)

2014-07-02
Taxi regulator TfL concludes Uber is operating lawfully in London

Back on June 11, thousands of black-cab drivers filled the streets of London in protest against Transport for London (TfL) and technology-enabled (...)

2014-07-02
The TripAdvisor app now lets you download reviews and maps for on-the-go access even while offline

TripAdvisor’s iOS and Android apps have been updated with a useful offline feature, which lets travelers download review, photos (...)

2014-07-02
Microsoft is reportedly releasing a fitness band that works with Android, iPhone and Windows Phone

It seems like tech companies all want a slice of the wearables market, and Microsoft is no exception. Microsoft expert Paul Thurrott (...)

2014-07-01
New Photoshop plugin kicks design collaboration up a notch

Designers often need face time to make sure that complex projects are on track. Yet, chat rooms and presentation platforms tend to lack (...)

2014-07-01
Weibo takes a page out of Twitter’s book with the beta launch of its TV ratings service

Weibo, the Chinese microblogging service commonly known as ‘China’s Twitter,’ has followed in its counterpart’s footsteps after (...)

2014-07-02
How Jumpsuits Became Cool Again

One-pieces have gone utterly mainstream in the past three years, and designers and retailers are capitalizing on the trend.Before (...)

2014-07-01
You can now use Sculpteo for 3D printing straight from Photoshop

Adobe Photoshop CC now supports Sculpteo, a cloud-based 3D print service that lets you upload designs for creating 3D objects. Users (...)

2014-07-01
4 pieces of advice about accepting advice

Kevin George is the co-founder of HireCanvas. This post is part of the Lessons Learned series featuring NYU entrepreneurs’ (...)

2014-07-01
Radical.fm takes its ‘pay-what-you-can’ music-streaming service to Android in the US

Almost a year after Radical.fm brought its ad-free ‘pay-what-you-can’ music-streaming service to iOS in the US, it’s finally (...)

2014-07-01
Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg apologises for psychological News Feed experiment

Facebook’s chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg has admitted that a week-long psychological experiment affecting almost 700,000 (...)

2014-07-01
Amazon pushes back on FTC request to tighten in-app purchase procedure

According to the WSJ, Amazon is resisting requests from the FTC to change the way it handles in-app purchases. The underlying issue (...)

2014-07-01
‘Blocked’, a tool for sharing porn-free sites caught in the UK’s porn filter, gets a revamp

One year ago, UK Prime Minister David Cameron outlined changes to the way in which ISPs would enact filters for blocking content (...)

2014-07-01
Human’s new city visualization tool shows you the most popular activities around the world

Human, the app that set out with a goal of getting people moving for 30 minutes or more every day, has launched a visualization tool (...)

2014-07-01
Todoist now lets you set location-based reminders for all those important things you need to do

Todoist is introducing an interesting update to its task-management apps for iOS today, one that alerts users of an item on their (...)

2014-07-01
The bare minimum skills required to work for yourself in a creative field

Paul Jarvis experiments with words and design. His latest book is called The Good Creative: 18 ways to make better art. Wouldn’t (...)

2014-07-01
Online retailer Fab announces Hem, its new brand for customizable home furnishings

Fab, a design-focused online retailer which recently changed its focus of operations to concentrate on selling its own products rather (...)

2014-07-01
How DJ Skee Is Reinventing What It Means To Be A DJ

With over a billion media impressions over the last decade, and dedicated online and IRL fans, Scott "DJ SKEE" Keeney is a new kind (...)

2014-06-30
Flying Cars Are Coming

The flying car is finally getting off the ground! Will pigs follow? Elliott Morgan looks at how close we really are to living (...)

2014-07-01
Haste for iPhone is like QuizUp meets Boggle

With games such as QuizUp seemingly killing it in the popularity stakes, it’s no surprise that we now see a steady slew of similar-ish (...)

2014-07-01
Alibaba’s rival JD.com pushes crowdfunding in China by launching its own platform

Crowdfunding is still pretty much a novelty in Asia, and in particular China. Though there are a few homegrown firms, the concept (...)

2014-07-01
Customers shopping on US online retail giant Newegg can now pay via Bitcoin

US online electronics retailer Newegg teased the introduction of Bitcoin payments on its platform early this year, and now the company (...)

2014-07-01
Facebook Faces Investigation in UK Following Emotion-Manipulation Study

Facebook is facing more than just user backlash following news that the social network was purposely trying to manipulate user emotions (...)

2014-06-30
FTC says ‘Un-carrier’ T-Mobile charged customers millions in deceptive fees

T-Mobile likes to tout itself as the Un-carrier–the carrier that goes against the grain and offers up services the other carriers (...)

2014-06-30
AKVIS Pastel transforms your photos into pastel works of art

Pastels—part crayon, part colored pencil, part paint—are not only a great artistic favorite for their intuitive ease of use, but (...)

2014-06-30
The Social Media Day 2014 Highlight Reel (Spoiler: GIFs Ahead)

Guests flocked to the Royal Palms Shuffleboard Club in Brooklyn on Sunday to celebrate Mashable’s fifth annual Social Media (...)

2014-06-30
Germans can now customize their own Moto X Android phones

Everything’s coming up German this week. First they advance in the World Cup and now they can get their hands on customized Moto (...)

2014-06-30
Google’s new Smarty Pins map-based game reminds me I know nothing about American Civil War locations

Google unleashed a new map-based game called Smarty Pins (get it, Smarty Pins, oh Google). The game is a great way to remind yourself (...)

2014-06-30

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