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Google Hangouts video calls no longer require a Chrome plugin

Google Hangouts video calls will soon be just a tad simpler in Chrome. In a Google+ post, software engineer Victoria Kirst announced (...)

2014-06-26
9 ways virtual reality will affect the startup scene

It sounds like science fiction, but virtual reality technology is taking off. Not even the sky’s the limit for imagining what (...)

2014-06-26
You can download the wallpapers from the Android L Developer Preview right now

Google released a Developer Preview of its next major Android update, known simply as L , for the Nexus 5 and Nexus 7 (2013, Wi-Fi (...)

2014-06-26
Facebook continues open-source push with mid-year status report

As children, many of our parents instructed us to play well with others. It not only helped us build relationships, but it also made (...)

2014-06-26
Apple will phase out Aperture and iPhoto, replacing them with the new Photos app

Considering Apple’s halting development of  iPhoto, its consumer photo editing-tool and Aperture, its professional photo management (...)

2014-06-26
5 data-driven ways to get your Facebook posts seen

This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog. If you’ve been struggling with Facebook lately for your brand page, don’t think (...)

2014-06-26
Xbox One owners will be able to watch recorded game clips on xbox.com starting next week

Microsoft is revamping xbox.com for its growing base of Xbox One customers. Starting next week, players will be able to log-in and (...)

2014-06-26
Tencent pursues e-commerce with $736m investment in ‘China’s Craigslist’ 58.com

Chinese internet giant Tencent, best known for its messaging app WeChat, is further pursuing its e-commerce ambitions after announcing (...)

2014-06-26
How to determine the right price for your product

Anand Srinivasan is a digital media consultant and is the author of the book, “How We Did It: 100 entrepreneurs share the story (...)

2014-06-26
How to build a globally successful startup from a small country: Lessons from Prezi

Building a startup anywhere is hard, but it’s especially difficult if you’re based in a country that isn’t a huge market itself. (...)

2014-06-26
The best thing I ever created: What is mediumalism?

Brian Solis is a Principal Analyst at Altimeter Group, a research-based advisory firm that helps companies thrive with disruptive (...)

2014-06-26
I Almost Won the First $500k Winner-Takes-All Open Basketball Tournament

I felt like I had been hit by a truck. My left calf twitched, an unrelenting ache lived somewhere within my right ankle, and the (...)

2014-06-26
Akamai: Global average web speed up 24% annually to 3.9 Mbps, 20% of connections now above 10 Mbps

The global average internet speed is continuing its steady increase, growing 1.8 percent quarter-over-quarter and 24 percent year-on-year (...)

2014-06-26
Facebook lifts the lid on its battle against New York court’s ‘unprecedented’ user data request

Facebook has been striving for transparency in its dealings with various law enforcement agencies around the world, particularly (...)

2014-06-26
Samsung follows Motorola’s lead, lets US customers try its Galaxy devices before buying

As competition among smartphone manufacturers heats up, Samsung is now letting interested customers in five US cities try its Galaxy (...)

2014-06-26
YouTube Announces Translator, Tip Jar and Other Goodies at Vidcon

ANAHEIM, CALIFORNIA — YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki announced a series of new features for both fans and creators at Vidcon on (...)

2014-06-25
The Pirates of Silicon Valley: Google’s ATAP team is ‘trying to do epic shit’

At the Google I/O ATAP session this morning, ATAP Lead Regina Dugan told the assembled audience that is was going to “Glimpse (...)

2014-06-25
Dadaviz targets artistic nerds with YouTube-style creative feed

Data visualization — data viz — is equal parts art and science with a splash of auto-generated visual voodoo. This technology is (...)

2014-06-25
Alibaba to IPO on the NYSE with ticker $BABA

Alibaba revealed today in an updated SEC filing that its US IPO will take place on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker $BABA. (...)

2014-06-25
5 simple tips for visual branding on social media

Over the past few years, social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter and YouTube have introduced a series of design changes that (...)

2014-06-25
Be a smart driver: Use Sygic GPS Navigation, the world’s most installed offline navigation for iOS and Android

This article is brought to you by Sygic: the world’s most installed offline navigation.The traditional in-car navigation unit is (...)

2014-06-25
Trunx enters the photo-sharing fray with the promise of free, unlimited cloud storage for life

Trunx, a cloud-based photo sharing and storage app, has now officially launched its apps for iOS and Android devices, promising to (...)

2014-06-25
Fliplingo uses professional translators to help you tweet in up to 30 different languages

Nearly three-quarters of Twitter’s users are based outside of the US. The service is available in 33 different languages, but tweets (...)

2014-06-25
BeamIt is a new visual messaging iOS app from photo sharing service Cooliris

Cooliris is a service that puts photos from multiple social networks in a single place — and now it has branched out into messaging (...)

2014-06-25
With Shutter, StreamNation makes your iPhone camera roll truly unlimited with free cloud storage forever

The handiwork of Deezer co-founder Jonathan Benassaya, StreamNation launched to the world in July last year, serving as a platform (...)

2014-06-25
Skype for Windows Phone update brings Cortana integration to let you dial with your voice

Skype has released a new version of its app for Windows Phone 8 and Windows Phone 8.1 devices which increases language support, provides (...)

2014-06-25
Passenger for iPhone not only logs all your journeys, it also lets you ask friends for directions

From Google Maps to Scout, the App Store is already awash with ways of getting you from A to B and beyond. With Passenger, things (...)

2014-06-25
Twitter extends World Cup ‘hashflags’ feature to help users celebrate Ramadan, in English or Arabic

Twitter has today announced that it is extending its ‘hashflags’ feature used for the World Cup for use during Ramadan – the (...)

2014-06-25
China’s top e-commerce firms, Alibaba and JD, jump onto the internet of things bandwagon

Google has been making the headlines for its internet of things ambitions, particularly with its $3.2 billion Nest acquisition, and (...)

2014-06-25
SoundCloud launches a revamped iOS app focused on getting you to listen to more audio

Audio-sharing platform SoundCloud has been working on growing its audience of listeners (as opposed to content creators) over the (...)

2014-06-25
Look Out for New Emoji

Becca Frucht from Pop Sugar is hanging out on the Mashable Minute today! She’s here to weigh in on the pros and cons of the (...)

2014-06-25
Look Out for New Emojis

Becca Frucht from Pop Sugar is hanging out on the Mashable Minute today! She’s here to weigh in on the pros and cons of the (...)

2014-06-25
9 principles Google created for its colorful ‘Material Design’ UI refresh

When Google unveiled its ‘L Developer Preview‘ for Android yesterday, it did so alongside a new “visual language” called Material (...)

2014-06-25
Google will stop showing authors’ Google+ profile pics and circle counts in search results

Authorship in Google search results is one of the primary reasons that many in the media are on Google+. The ability to put your (...)

2014-06-25
Foodpanda finally lets you go cashless for food delivery orders by introducing mobile payment

German technology incubator Rocket Internet is most commonly associated with being a ‘clone factory’ that creates imitations (...)

2014-06-25
‘India’s Amazon’ Flipkart announces its first self-branded tablet, a 7-inch Android device for $166

Indian e-commerce juggernaut Flipkart has stepped into the tablet space with the launch of its own offering, a seven-inch tablet under (...)

2014-06-25
Google’s wacky new Cardboard project could help take virtual reality mainstream

Amidst Google’s numerous announcements at its I/O developer conference, it was Google’s low-budget but practical take on virtual (...)

2014-06-25
Hands-on with the Moto 360: It’s as beautiful as promised

Here at Google I/O today, the company announced that the Moto 360 will be available later this summer, but we managed to find a (...)

2014-06-24
Google announces Google Fit Platform Preview for developers

Google today announced Google Fit, an open platform designed to help people keep track of their fitness goals. It’s a single set (...)

2014-06-24
Google I/O 2014 liveblog

It’s that time again – Google is bringing out the big guns for another I/O developer conference in San Francisco. Join TNW’s (...)

2014-06-24
Aereo’s free-to-air broadcast TV service violates the Copyright Act, Supreme Court rules

It’s been a long road, but Aereo‘s antenna and internet-based TV service has been struck a chunky blow, after a  6–3 Supreme (...)

2014-06-24
Barnes & Noble confirms it will spin out its Nook ebook business as a separate company in 2015

It has been a long time coming, with rumors going back at least two years, but Barnes & Noble has confirmed that its board has (...)

2014-06-24
Forget.me wants to make it easier to exercise your ‘right to be forgotten’ on Google

In the wake of the landmark EU ruling last month stipulating that individuals should have the right to be forgotten by removing outdated (...)

2014-06-24
Facebook’s ephemeral messaging app Slingshot is now available globally

Facebook has today announced that its experimental Slingshot app for Android and iOS is now available to download worldwide. The (...)

2014-06-24
Skyscanner boosts its efforts in China with acquisition of Chinese travel search firm Youbibi

Skyscanner is making its ambitions for China clear after it announced an acquisition of Chinese metasearch firm Youbibi today. The (...)

2014-06-24
Video site Viddsee branches out from short films into Web series

Singapore-based video site Viddsee has been focused on showcasing short films ever since its launch in February 2013. However, (...)

2014-06-24
This time next year, every mobile messaging app will be exactly the same

While the last 12 months will be remembered for many things, in the technological realm mobile messaging apps will likely feature (...)

2014-06-24
You Are Saying GIF Wrong!

Geef! Jiff! Jeef? How do you really pronounce "GIF?" Elliott and good friend, President Barack Obama, settle this great pronunciation (...)

2014-06-24

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