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Stripe adds support for Alipay, helping Alibaba extend its global reach

US payments firm Stripe is adding support for Alibaba’s payments service Alipay, helping its businesses reach more customers in (...)

2014-06-23
Media reports and pulled app changelog all but confirm imminent Android TV launch at Google I/O

It’s the night before Google I/O, and the Wall Street Journal has added on to the piling rumors that the company will launch an (...)

2014-06-24
YouTube is killing off Channel owners’ inboxes in favor of a cleaner, new messaging system

YouTube is once again changing communications on its video site, after it announced plans to retire Channel owners’ inboxes and (...)

2014-06-24
YouTube Now Tells Fans When Gamers Go Live

YouTube is starting to incorporate Twitch features on videos. Twitch is the popular online service that allows players to stream (...)

2014-06-23
Twilio partners with Google to release a Chromebook communications package

Cloud telephony firm Twilio today announced Twilio CX for Chromebooks, a new partnership with Google that bundles its WebRTC-powered (...)

2014-06-23
Oculus acquires Carbon Design, the product studio that designed the Xbox 360 controller

Virtual reality firm Oculus VR announced today that it has acquired Carbon Design, the product development studio that built the Xbox (...)

2014-06-23
New York’s The Infatuation and growing up on the Internet

Five years ago, when Chris Stang and Andrew Steinthal were two music executives frustrated with the grandiosity of food criticism, (...)

2014-06-23
Google Glass gets Shazam, Runtastic, Duolingo and 9 other new or updated Glassware apps

Google today announced no fewer than 12 new and updated Glassware apps for users of its futuristic head-mounted computer to check (...)

2014-06-23
How to easily colorize a black-and-white photograph in Photoshop

Jordan Roland is a staff designer/illustrator for the Shutterstock blog. This post was originally published on the Shutterstock blog (...)

2014-06-23
FireChat’s anonymous, offline chat feature now works between iOS and Android devices

FireChat is a messaging app that lets you talk anonymously to people within 200 feet of your location without an internet connection (...)

2014-06-23
Apple TV updated with ABC News, PBS Kids, AOL On, Willow TV and revamped Flickr app

While the world longs for an entirely new Apple TV, the streaming set-top box continues to stay relevant with the occasional app refresh. (...)

2014-06-23
Does your to-do list make you sad? Here’s how to change that

Mikael Cho is the co-founder of Crew, a network that connects short-term software projects with handpicked developers and designers. (...)

2014-06-23
Shareaholic: Google, Bing and other search engines are driving a smaller percentage of site traffic

Search engines such as Google, Yahoo and Bing are driving a smaller proportion of total site traffic on the internet, according to (...)

2014-06-23
Google+ gets Auto-Awesome Effects for cityscape shots and option to adjust previous photo edits

Google+ is already a useful place to store your photos, but today Google is going one step further with new manual and automatic editing (...)

2014-06-23
Microsoft launches the Nokia X2, a 4.3-inch, $135 addition to its family of Android phones

Nokia Microsoft has added another device to its Android-powered ‘X’ family after it announced the Nokia X2. The phone becomes (...)

2014-06-23
See how Google Maps displays disputed territories around the world

Google Maps almost caused a war between Nicaragua and Costa Rica back in 2010, so it’s clear that border disputes are a sensitive (...)

2014-06-23
Nest opens its developer program to let apps and services tap into its smart home appliances

Nest, the company bought by Google for $3.2 billion, has opened its developer program to allow other apps and services to tap into (...)

2014-06-23
As it turns three, Line reveals its family of apps has chalked up over 1 billion downloads

We’ve known for some time that Japanese messaging app Line has very creative ways of engaging its 450 million-plus registered users (...)

2014-06-23
The Surprisingly Short History Of The Plus Sign

Before the 16th century, most math equations were written as metered verse. Thank god for graphic-design-inclined mathematicians.The (...)

2014-06-22
New Wolfram Programming Cloud lets you create and deploy cloud-based programs

On the 26th anniversary of the launch of Wolfram Research’s Mathematica, the computational knowledge engine company has released (...)

2014-06-22
Deezer added to ever growing list of services to support Google Chromecast

Music streaming service Deezer has announced that Premium+ subscribers will soon be able to make use of Google Chromecast integration, (...)

2014-06-22
BitTorrent is calling for Sync community testers ahead of significant client update

BitTorrent is launching a Community Testers Program for its multi-platform file synchronization tool Sync to get feedback ahead of (...)

2014-06-22
Yahoo opens Aviate, its smart Android homescreen, to all

After acquiring Aviate earlier this year, Yahoo today released the Android homescreen service out of beta. The service, available (...)

2014-06-22
Google begins testing a domain registration service

Google today revealed that it is building a domain registration service called Google Domains. The product is still an early work (...)

2014-06-22
Microsoft launches Interflow, a security and threat information exchange platform for professionals

Microsoft has launched the private preview of a new platform called Interflow today, which it hopes will help security professionals (...)

2014-06-22
Google Glass finally arrives in the UK, the first country outside the US

Google Glass, the head-mounted wearable computer unveiled more than two years ago, is finally available outside the US. After appearing (...)

2014-06-22
Box brings its Notes collaborative document service to iOS

Box has added support for its Box Notes service to its iOS app. The feature is available for both iPhone and iPad. Notes was first (...)

2014-06-22
A Trip to Africa Helped Facebook Improve Its Android App

Facebook updated its Android app last week, claiming it would work much faster for users. After a trip to Africa to test how the (...)

2014-06-22
Meet AppInTop, a Thailand-based Russian startup that automates mobile advertising chores

Looking at the history of computers and software, it’s safe to say that one of the main reasons behind their development was to (...)

2014-06-22
The step-by-step guide to measuring customer loyalty effectively

This post has been brought to you by GetResponse: Create stunning newsletters and landing pages in minutes.Every organization should (...)

2014-06-22
Opera’s Chromium-based Web browser is now available on Linux

To the surprise of some, Opera has released a new version of its Web browser for Linux-based operating systems. Available to download (...)

2014-06-22
Google Glass frames and shades designed by Diane von Furstenberg are now available in the US

As promised, a new range of Google Glass frames and shades designed by Diane von Furstenberg (DVF) launched in the US today. If you (...)

2014-06-22
BBC launches a video news channel on Reddit in pursuit of further digital experimentation

The BBC has been testing out new ways of distributing news recently and its most recent addition comes in the form of a dedicated (...)

2014-06-22
Technorati quietly killed its once-authoritative blog ranking system in May

There was once a time when Technorati.com meant something to online publishers. It was their professional reputation, and featuring (...)

2014-06-22
Whyd for iPhone is a social network that lets you ‘bookmark’ music from across the Web

There’s no shortage of apps designed to help you find, discover, and enjoy new music, but that isn’t stopping a steady flow of (...)

2014-06-22
Glasses Tricks for Every 4 Eyes

Do glasses make you smarter? Elliott Morgan finds out and offers up some need to know tips for people who wear glasses. And (...)

2014-06-22
8 Tips For Making Virtual Reality Viable

Mike Woods from Oscar-winning VFX company Framestore discusses the creative and technical issues to confront before entering the virtual (...)

2014-06-19
Apple’s top two manufacturers are reportedly hiring record numbers of staff to build next iPhone

In a clear sign that we’ve entered iPhone 6 hype territory, media in Taiwan are reporting that Apple’s biggest two manufacturing (...)

2014-06-22
Lenka is a beautifully simple iPhone app that gives photos that moody monochrome magic

What would noted photographer Ansel Adams do if he packed an iPhone in his pocket? Likely one of two things: seek out the best noir (...)

2014-06-22
The publishing industry isn’t dead – but it is evolving

Joe Hyrkin is the CEO of Issuu, the world’s fastest growing digital publishing platform. The rumors of the publishing industry’s (...)

2014-06-20
The one hire every startup desperately needs to make

Nick Marsh is the founder at Makeshift. This post originally appeared on Medium. I want to introduce a new concept — ‘talent (...)

2014-06-20
Wanted: Egyptian Police On the Hunt for Sophisticated Surveillance Tool

Egyptian police are looking to develop social media-monitoring software experts say would be the first to understand multiple forms (...)

2014-06-20
A 3-step framework to growing your social media budget

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

2014-06-20
The key to color harmony: Avoiding boredom and chaos

Odes Roberts is an in-house designer for Shutterstock. This post was originally published on the Shutterstock blog and has been (...)

2014-06-20
Techstars London Demo Day 2014: Our favorite startups

At the end of Techstars’ 13-week startup accelerator program, it’s traditional to have a Demo Day. It’s six minutes for the (...)

2014-06-20
Dropcam acquired by Google’s Nest and will be folded into the Nest brand

Home surveillance startup Dropcam has been purchased by Google’s Nest reports Re/Code. Nest, which was recently acquired by Google, (...)

2014-06-19
Twitch now lets broadcasters notify YouTube viewers when they’re streaming live

Twitch announced today a new Live Annotations feature for YouTube that will let game broadcasters add a real-time notification to (...)

2014-06-19
Adobe Photoshop Mix review: Not just another iPad photo app

Here’s the idea: Because even the newest and most advanced iPads have limited horsepower, on-the-go artists have to wait until they (...)

2014-06-19

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