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What the media industry can learn about native advertising from mobile games

Robert Weber is the co-founder and senior vice president of business development at NativeX, the leading native advertising platform (...)

2014-06-06
These drawings tell us a lot about children’s attitudes to technology

How can we deal with the growing problem of waste and pollution? That’s the question that research firm Latitude asked 270 children (...)

2014-06-06
Path is turning its users’ private messages ephemeral, if you can call 24 hours ‘ephemeral’

Path, the much-discussed social app startup that is either a flop or ‘big in Asia’ depending on who you ask, is set to change (...)

2014-06-06
Tracking is not enough: Three things Apple’s Health app must do to make us healthier

Dr. Thomas J. Morrow is the Chief Medical Officer at aren’t hesitant to share their suspicions that health benefits of trackers (...)

2014-06-06
Getting your startup visa: Seven tips on choosing the right immigration attorney

Mikita Mikado is a software engineer and entrepreneur from Belarus, now based in San Francisco. He is the co-­founder and CEO of Quote (...)

2014-06-06
The first Vine from space is a thing of wonder

Here’s one small step for man and one giant leap for social media: Astronaut Reid Wiseman has posted the first Vine video from space. (...)

2014-06-05
This Chrome extension kills website overlay popups

Have you ever wished you could just get rid of the annoying popup message on a site that is blocking the actual content? BehindTheOverlay (...)

2014-06-05
This guy built a 3D printer for under €100

Many believe a 3D printer will be in everyone’s home one day. If you’re okay with building one yourself, you can join the revolution (...)

2014-06-05
Klear makes your animated GIFs go berserk

Tired of the same old animated GIFs and looping videos circa 1995? Now you can put some punch into that action. Klear, an online (...)

2014-06-05
At The Pool moves away from social discovery as it readies Yeti, a new app for local discussion

At The Pool is pivoting away from its “anti-Facebook” social discovery platform with the upcoming launch of Yeti, a mobile app (...)

2014-06-05
Apple’s fresh focus on iMessage is all about protecting the App Store

Apple CEO Tim Cook heralded this year’s WWDC event as the biggest ever, thanks to a slew of announcements and features for developers (...)

2014-06-05
Facebook’s Parse adds support for Apple’s new Swift programming language

On Monday, Apple released Swift, a new programming language for iOS and OS X. Today, still in the same workweek, Facebook’s Parse (...)

2014-06-05
The expert’s guide on how to grow a massive email list

This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog. Where do email subscribers fall on your list of priorities? We’ve recently pushed (...)

2014-06-05
Evernote updates Notebook and Business Card features for iOS

Today Evernote updated its iPhone and iPad apps with enhanced business card note features and the separation of your business and (...)

2014-06-05
Apple reportedly acquires location recommendation app Spotsetter

Apple is believed to have acquired Spotsetter, a “social search engine” for finding places to go, according to TechCrunch. Spotsetter (...)

2014-06-05
To-do lists? Really, there’s always been an app for that

Know someone who leans on their apps just that little too much? Show them this. Every week, Vooza – a video comic strip about the (...)

2014-06-05
Uber raises $1.2 billion, valuing the 4-year-old company at $17 billion

Uber today announced it has raised a whopping $1.2 billion from “top tier institutional investors, mutual funds, private equity (...)

2014-06-05
Meet 5 companies building keyboards for iOS 8

Following all the hullabaloo at WWDC this week, with OS X Yosemite, iCloud Drive, iOS 8, HealthKit, HomeKit, and a brand new programming (...)

2014-06-05
Microsoft OneNote gets a Chrome extension and a migration tool for Springpad users

Microsoft today released two useful OneNote tools: Clipper for Chrome and a Springpad migration tool. Having made OneNote free for (...)

2014-06-05
The future fifty: A dissection of the United Kingdom’s tech scene

Jay Patani is an analyst at EC1 Capital, a London-based early stage, Web technology focused venture capital company. The UK government (...)

2014-06-05
Ideo Releases A New Photoshop For Interaction Design

The design agency offers an improved version of Origami, the open-source UX prototyping tool Facebook released earlier this year.A (...)

2014-06-05
Secret plans to integrate Russian social network VK into its anonymous sharing app

Secret, the iOS and Android app that lets you share messages anonymously, is working on an integration with the popular Russian social (...)

2014-06-05
Monyq wants to bring order to your personal finances using more than just shoeboxes on shelves

From Mint.com in the US, through to Money Dashboard in the UK, and onto global indie apps such as Dollarbird, there’s no shortage (...)

2014-06-05
Google marks D-Day’s 70th anniversary with a huge online exhibit for the Normandy landings

Google has released a new collection as part of its Cultural Institute to mark the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings. The exhibit (...)

2014-06-05
How eyetracking can improve your Webpage design

Alexander Huls is a freelance writer who has been writing about pop culture for over five years. His work has appeared in the New (...)

2014-06-05
Exciting Improvements in WordPress 3.9

More than 200 changes were introduced in WordPress 3.9 (code name "Smith"). This is a discussion of some of the big changes.The post (...)

2014-06-05
‘Orange Is the New Black’ season two is now available on Netflix

Netflix has tried a number of original TV shows, but few have garnered the same critical acclaim as its political drama House of Cards. (...)

2014-06-05
Yahoo confirms it will remove Facebook and Google sign-ins from Flickr after June 30

Yahoo earlier this year announced plans to phase out Google- and Facebook-based sign-in from its services. The feature was initially (...)

2014-06-04
Google’s Chromebooks can now play movies and TV shows offline

Google announced today that its new Play Movies & TV Chrome app now has an offline mode on Chrome OS (via Gigaom). This means (...)

2014-06-05
Yahoo will remove Facebook and Google sign-ins from Flickr after June 30

Yahoo earlier this year announced plans to phase out Google- and Facebook-based sign-in from its services. The feature was initially (...)

2014-06-04
Vine on Xbox One could be the future of sharing video game footage

During its update dump of the last few days, Microsoft added over 30 apps to its Xbox One console. The most intriguing app on the (...)

2014-06-04
Album cover art as emoji — will it be the new craze?

It’s already got something resembling a cult following. That’s because even the most bored, cynical, and hungover observers can (...)

2014-06-04
Watch D-Day Unfold in Real Time on Twitter, 70 Years Later

As the world prepares to commemorate D-Day on its 70th anniversary Friday, the story of the largest seaborne invasion in history (...)

2014-06-04
Aereo for Android gets Chromecast support for streaming live TV

Aereo today added Google Chromecast support to its Android app, allowing subscribers to stream live broadcast television to their (...)

2014-06-04
Samsung acquires and shutters Shelby.tv to create its own curated video service

Samsung is getting into the curated video space with news that it has acquired social-video startup Shelby.TV. The TNW2012 Startup (...)

2014-06-04
Verizon sends cease and desist letter to Netflix over buffering message that blames ISP

Verizon has taken offense at Netflix’s buffering message that blames Verizon’s busy network for sub-par video delivery. It’s (...)

2014-06-04
Facebook explains why your organic Page reach has dwindled

When Facebook adjusted the algorithm in December 2013 to determine what a user sees in their Newsfeed, anyone that had a Facebook (...)

2014-06-04
Stuck in a rut? An exercise on how to be an out-of-the-box thinker

Jason SurfrApp is the founder of IWearYourShirt.com. His new book, Creativity For Sale, is an in-depth look at how to turn passion (...)

2014-06-04
15 productivity tips for a startup parent

Sahil Parikh is the founder of Brightpod, a Web-based project management software for marketing teams. I have a three-year-daughter (...)

2014-06-04
Product Hunt is leveling the playing field to help good apps and startups get attention

If you’re interested in the technology scene or startups at all, you’re probably already part of the Hacker News community as (...)

2014-06-04
Missed out on Google I/O tickets? We have 15 registration codes to give away

If you missed out on the chance to attend Google’s I/O developer conference during the initial lottery, we’ve got some good news (...)

2014-06-04
The Guardian adopts Aaron Swartz’s WikiLeaks-style SecureDrop system for whistleblowers

One year after NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden first gave the Guardian newspaper a series of surveillance scoops, the UK-based publication (...)

2014-06-04
Samsung and Barnes & Noble partner to launch a Galaxy Tab 4 Nook tablet

Samsung and Barnes & Noble are joining forces to build co-branded tablets. That’s right, the result of this partnership will (...)

2014-06-04
Control VR emerges from stealth with a motion capture glove for virtual reality

Virtual reality headsets are super cool, but they need new types of input methods to go with them to make their experiences truly (...)

2014-06-04
Google Play for Education now lets US schools add up to 5 student accounts to each tablet

More than six months ago, Google Play for Education was officially unveiled for tablets, as the internet giant sought to tackle Apple’s (...)

2014-06-04
Shrturl.co: You’ll never trust a shortened URL again

We always like it when our people work on their own projects and hobbies. Hacking cool stuff together is in our DNA and how most of (...)

2014-06-04
@Everyword: The 7-Year Twitter Project Comes to an End

This weekend, Twitter bot @everyword is set to transmit its final tweet — the supposedly last word in the English language. (...)

2014-06-04
How Crowdsourcing And Machine Learning Will Change The Way We Design Cities

Researchers at MIT Media Lab are using crowdsourced data to create an algorithm that determines how safe a street looks to the human (...)

2014-06-03

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