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Amobee buys Adconion and Kontera for a combined $359m to boost its digital marketing arsenal

Digital marketing firm Amobee, which was acquired by Singtel in 2012 for $321 million, announced today that it has purchased two companies (...)

2014-06-09
Alibaba buys browser-maker UC Web, claims the deal is China’s largest tech acquisition

Another big Alibaba deal has just taken place: the e-commerce giant has swallowed up the whole of UC Web. Financial terms are not (...)

2014-06-09
Tango brings content channels to its chat app, but isn’t planning payments or commerce yet

Mobile messaging app Tango is boosting its multimedia presence and potential to make money after it introduced content-rich ‘channels’ (...)

2014-06-10
Mozilla is bringing cheap Firefox OS smartphones to India in the ‘next few months’

Mozilla has revealed that its Firefox OS smartphones are expanding into India, after the company agreed to deals with local OEMs Intex (...)

2014-06-10
From cloud gaming to VR, Sony is poised to own the full-stack of the future of entertainment

Sony’s E3 keynote on Monday came as a flurry of game trailers and reveals, but the company also showed off its strategy for the (...)

2014-06-09
Firefox 30 arrives with sidebars button, GStreamer 1.0 support, and quickshare in context menu on Android

Mozilla today officially launched Firefox 30 for Windows, Mac, Linux, and Android. Additions include a button for direct access to (...)

2014-06-09
EU will reportedly launch an investigation into Apple’s Irish tax arrangement

Apple is reportedly again coming under fire in the European Union about how it uses the Irish county of Cork to allegedly avoid (...)

2014-06-09
Wimbledon ‘near-live’ highlights will be broadcast globally across Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and YouTube

Back in September last year, we brought you news on London-based startup Grabyo launching a video clip-sharing service in cahoots (...)

2014-06-09
Google adds Docker image support to App Engine, releases open source container manager and resource usage tools

At DockerCon 2014 today, Eric Brewer, Google’s VP of Infrastructure, announced the company is adding support for Docker images in (...)

2014-06-09
A Thai educational startup wins the race at Echelon 2014 by making it fun for kids to learn

Making it fun for kids to learn is something that holds a lot of potential for mobile startups, and that direction is now further (...)

2014-06-09
Twitter Counter launches new Chrome browser plug-in that recommends how to improve your tweets

Twitter Counter, a part of The Next Web family of companies, has released a new Chrome browser plug-in which provide users with at-a-glance (...)

2014-06-09
Powers, The First TV Show Made Exclusively For PlayStation, Is About Superhero Detectives

The new series is based on a comic book and graphic novel imprint of the same name.At E3 yesterday, Sony announced a new TV show produced (...)

2014-06-09
Medium Relaunches Matter, Devoted To Long-Form Journalism

An experiment in digital publishing continues to evolve.Medium, the publisher-platform hybrid backed by Twitter cofounder Ev Williams, (...)

2014-06-09
Honeywell heats up its connected home efforts with Lyric, an intelligent round thermostat

Honeywell today announced the launch of a new smart thermostat, the first in a family of connected home products. The $279 Lyric features (...)

2014-06-09
BBC gives its child-friendly CBBC iPlayer a serious makeover ahead of CBeebies iPlayer redesign

The BBC has launched a redesigned version of its CBBC iPlayer for kids programming which keeps the overall design closely in line (...)

2014-06-09
Facebook launches Trending World Cup hub for soccer fans to keep in touch with the action in Brazil

Facebook has launched a hub for football fans to keep in touch with all the news and updates coming out of the World Cup in Brazil. (...)

2014-06-09
Twitter brings back hashflags just in time for World Cup 2014 kick-off

Twitter has launched new World Cup-specific features for users today designed to make it easy to keep up with your team’s progress in (...)

2014-06-09
Amazon brings Audible to its Kindle apps to help you switch between reading and listening

Amazon’s Whispersync for Voice has been around for a while already, letting users switch effortlessly between reading e-books and (...)

2014-06-09
A $1.7m, 370-inch TV. And only 4 of these will be made.

As TVs get bigger, so do the price-tags. But now, a UK manufacturer is taking screen-sizes and the associated price-tags to astronomical (...)

2014-06-09
Fancy a trip to space? You can buy it on Alibaba’s Taobao site for $96,400

If you think Alibaba selling planes on its Taobao marketplace was already a shock, try space travel. Orders open tomorrow on Taobao (...)

2014-06-09
You can now register a .uk domain and save your visitors three keystrokes

It’s always been a little bit odd that if you want a French domain you get .fr and if you want a German domain, you get a .de Web (...)

2014-06-09
Tencent closes 20 million WeChat accounts in China linked with prostitution

Tencent revealed today that it has shut down a whopping 20 million accounts on its WeChat messaging app, as they were linked with (...)

2014-06-09
Xbox One will go on sale in Hong Kong, India, Singapore and Taiwan on September 23

Microsoft has confirmed that the Xbox One will go on sale in its first wave of countries in Asia — Hong Kong, India, Singapore (...)

2014-06-09
Japan’s Docomo wants this portable device to free your SIM card from your phone

Japanese operator Docomo wants to free your SIM card from your phone to help manage your presence across multiple devices. Today, (...)

2014-06-09
Socialbakers buys EdgeRank Checker to add Facebook News Feed insight to its social analytics

If your work involves online marketing, then you may be interested to hear that Socialbakers, a company known for social media analytics, (...)

2014-06-09
The Last of Us: Remastered hits PlayStation 4 on July 29

We already knew that Sony was bringing Naughty Dog’s critically acclaimed ‘The Last of Us’ game to PlayStation 4 this summer, (...)

2014-06-08
Sony announces Powers, the first exclusive TV show for PlayStation Network

Taking a cue from Microsoft, at E3 today Sony announced its first exclusive TV show for the PlayStation Network, Powers. With a name (...)

2014-06-08
Grand Theft Auto V is coming to the PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC this fall

Grand Theft Auto V is heading to the PlayStation 4 this fall, after Sony showed the first trailer of the game on the console at E3 (...)

2014-06-08
Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End will arrive on PlayStation 4 in 2015

The Uncharted series will make its PlayStation 4 debut in 2015. At its E3 2014 press conference, Sony showed off a substantial teaser (...)

2014-06-08
Line teams up with Salesforce to help companies connect with users of its messaging service

Marketers are starting to realize the power of mobile messaging but currently, full integration for such a channel may not be that (...)

2014-06-09
Roundup: Sony’s new PlayStation 4 games and announcements from E3 2014

Sony was the latest company to hold a press event at E3 2014, showing fans a range of upcoming titles and a hardware bundle. All-in-all, (...)

2014-06-09
Everything Ubisoft announced during its E3 press conference

Ubisoft held its E3 2014 press conference today, revealing a bevy of titles for video game enthusiasts to get excited for. If you (...)

2014-06-08
Tell Microsoft what to do with the new Xbox via its Feedback site

You know what people love? They love a good listener. Well, Microsoft wants to be a good listener and today it announced the Xbox (...)

2014-06-08
‘Halo Nightfall’ digital series headed to Xbox One with remastered Halo compilation this November

After announcing the project as part of its ‘Originals’ initiative, Microsoft today revealed a little more about one of its upcoming (...)

2014-06-08
Instagram will introduce ads in the UK, Canada and Australia ‘later this year’

Instagram has announced plans to incorporate ads in its photo feed “later this year” to subscribers in the UK, Canada and Australia. (...)

2014-06-08
The art of live tweeting: How to provide value without annoying your followers

Matthew Capala is the author of  “Away with the Average,” an NYU Professor, and Founder of SearchDecoder.com. This post originally (...)

2014-06-08
What the Internet looked like before Drupal, WordPress and Joomla

Dominic Smith is a senior writer and content strategist for Rackspace Digital, the digital marketing infrastructure specialists. Putting (...)

2014-06-08
Job Advice Your College Never Told You

What is it with colleges teaching you all sorts of stuff, but never giving you any life advice? Elliott Morgan shares some important (...)

2014-06-08
Telenor says Thailand’s recent Facebook outage was ordered by the government

There was widespread panic in Thailand last month when access to Facebook was cut via the country’s major ISPs and mobile operators (...)

2014-06-08
Microsoft begins selling the Xbox One without Kinect for $399.99

As promised, Microsoft is now offering a version of its Xbox One console without Kinect. The new bundle is available for $399.99/ (...)

2014-06-08
Report: Asia-Pacific is home to 1.7 billion mobile subscribers, half of the world’s total

The mobile revolution in Asia-Pacific isn’t showing signs of slowing down. The GSM Association released a report today that reveals (...)

2014-06-08
Motorola’s ‘Try Then Buy’ deal lets anyone in the US test a Moto X for 2 weeks for $0.01

Motorola’s latest effort to woo the US public into buying its Moto X device is a ‘try before you buy deal.’ There was much (...)

2014-06-08
Google reportedly plans to alert European users of links removed by ‘right to be forgotten’ law

Google is reportedly taking steps to ensure its users in Europe know that certain search results have been removed due to a ruling (...)

2014-06-08
Southeast Asian retailers are like ‘deer in headlights’ with e-commerce, but things are changing

E-commerce is taking over Southeast Asia. Already, consumers can buy items in messaging apps, but future storefronts might be found (...)

2014-06-08
Watch Dogs review: This long-awaited game is addictive, but mostly a mess

The hype since E3 2012 for Ubisoft’s Watch Dogs has been continued since it was unveiled at E3 2012. Many who watched that early (...)

2014-06-07
Slide decks 101: 10 actionable SlideShare tips for maximum results

This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog. Is SlideShare part of your content strategy? Truth be told, we have yet to fully (...)

2014-06-07
The high road to building an enterprise SaaS company

Yoav Leitersdorf and Ofer Schreiber of are partners at YL Ventures. Developing an enterprise-grade SaaS product is not easy. The (...)

2014-06-07
Netflix updates Android app to make it easier to binge watch on the go

Everyone’s had at least one Netflix binge; where you end up watching hours of TV despite intending to watch only one episode, thanks (...)

2014-06-06

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