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Samsung targets kids in Southeast Asia with a new content subscription service for tablets

As Android phone manufacturers increasingly fight for the attention of consumers, Samsung is taking to content subscription services (...)

2014-05-29
Google is pushing Play Music tonight with a live concert TV ad in the UK

Tonight, Google will promote its Google Play Music streaming and download services with a live concert aired during a TV ad break (...)

2014-05-29
Why we need infographics and how to make them great

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

2014-05-29
Oppo N1 mini smartphone breaks cover with a 13-megapixel swiveling camera

Following its rather monstrous N1 smartphone, Oppo is readying a smaller version called the N1 mini. The petite handset has broken (...)

2014-05-29
Google introduces an online form to let EU users request the removal of outdated links

UPDATE: Google has made the online form publicly available. “When evaluating your request, we will look at whether the results (...)

2014-05-29
It’s confirmed: Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer is buying the LA Clippers NBA team for $2 billion

UPDATE: It’s confirmed — Shelly Sterling has issued a press release announcing that she has signed a binding contract for the (...)

2014-05-28
Messaging app Kik vows to stay independent

With the string of mobile messaging exits recently (in particular Facebook’s huge $19 billion acquisition of WhatsApp), Kik seems (...)

2014-05-29
Alibaba is helping its merchants advertise within Chinese online videos

Advertising on TV is passé – now Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba is taking to targeting online video viewers instead. The company (...)

2014-05-29
Google to introduce an online form to let EU users request the removal of outdated links

The Court of Justice of the European Union (ECJ) ruled earlier this month that individuals should have the right to remove outdated (...)

2014-05-29
Korean chat app Kakao Talk is now available on Mac, while a search chat feature lands on Windows

After the announcement of a merger with Korea’s second-largest internet portal Daum, chat app maker Kakao isn’t resting on its (...)

2014-05-29
SpaceX unveils a ‘fully reusable’ spacecraft that can carry 7 astronauts and land anywhere on Earth

SpaceX founder Elon Musk took the wraps off its next-generation spacecraft today, called Dragon V2. The key improvements are that (...)

2014-05-28
Brands can now set up shop inside Chinese messaging app WeChat

Popular messaging app WeChat has taken a step forward in evolving as a platform after it opened up an option on Weixin — the version (...)

2014-05-28
Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer is reportedly buying the LA Clippers NBA team for $2 billion

Steve Ballmer, Microsoft’s former CEO, has found something new to do with this time. According to the LA Times, he just won the (...)

2014-05-28
PicTricks emerges from beta to let real humans fix your photos for $5 each

So you have a poorly lit, badly composed photo. Join the club. Despite exponential growth in the quantity of photos shot for social (...)

2014-05-28
Pixar offers RenderMan free to non-commercial users and drops price to $495

Pixar has announced a radical price restructuring of its RenderMan 3D and animation technology. With the upcoming version, the software (...)

2014-05-28
Amazon reportedly adding music streaming to Prime this summer

Amazon is gearing up to add music streaming to its Prime offering as early as June or July, BuzzFeed reports. Before you get too excited, (...)

2014-05-28
Microsoft and Salesforce.com partner to bring Salesforce platform to Windows, Windows Phone, and Office 365

Microsoft and Salesforce.com today announced a strategic partnership that will bring the latter’s Customer Relationship Management (...)

2014-05-28
Google can now shame US ISPs with its YouTube Video Quality Report, more countries to follow

There are now fewer places for US internet service providers (ISPs) to hide. From today, Google is expanding its Video Quality Report (...)

2014-05-28
Twitter’s Crashlytics officially releases Beta, a tool for testing apps on iOS and Android

Crashlytics has announced the official release of Beta, its cross-platform tool for distributing beta versions of apps to iOS and (...)

2014-05-28
Twitch now lets you filter Counter Strike: Global Offensive streams by map or skill level

Twitch has teamed up with Valve, the iconic video game developer and mastermind behind Steam, to add the first “advanced directory” (...)

2014-05-28
Google Play will stop accepting apps using legacy AdMob on August 1, platform will be sunset on August 31

Google today announced it has completed the rollout of the new AdMob to over 200 countries and as such the Google Play store will (...)

2014-05-28
The NSA publishes the email Edward Snowden sent to question legal authority

The NSA has published the one email correspondence it found with whistleblower Edward Snowden as it continues to challenge his assertion (...)

2014-05-28
With Heartbleed as a wake up, what is a Man-in-the-Middle (MITM) attack?

Zuk Avraham is the CEO and founder of Zimperium. You grab your coffee, connect to the coffee shop’s Wi-Fi and begin working. You’ve (...)

2014-05-28
Quip 2.0 arrives with read-only publishing, search operators and Word doc exporting

Collaborative document service Quip bumped up to version 2.0 today with the addition of several major features, including the ability (...)

2014-05-28
Firefox Nightly gets WebRTC communications feature powered by TokBox’s OpenTok video and voice platform

Mozilla today announced a new WebRTC communications feature has landed in Firefox Nightly. The company has partnered with TokBox, (...)

2014-05-28
Finally, A Useful Correlation Between Cell Phones And Cancer

Most mobile health apps use human experts to dole out advice to users. This one uses nothing but software to identify whether or not (...)

2014-05-27
Beautifully simple calendar app Sunrise hits Android and officially launches on Chrome and the Web

Much-praised iOS calendar app Sunrise has today opened up to a wider audience with the launch of an Android app and a version (...)

2014-05-28
The Guardian gets personal with slick, redesigned adaptive mobile apps

The past 12 months has perhaps been one of the biggest years in the Guardian’s recent history. Besides the Edward Snowden NSA revelation (...)

2014-05-28
Vimeo gets into the original content game after funding six new ‘High Maintenance’ episodes

Taking a page from the Netflix playbook, Vimeo has invested in its first original TV show. The company is funding a further six episodes (...)

2014-05-28
Leap Motion takes a big step forward with the public beta of its next-gen software to track hands

Leap Motion’s 3D gesture control has taken a big step forward today after the company made the second-generation version of its (...)

2014-05-27
Apple’s Eddy Cue explains the ‘no-brainer’ $3 billion deal to buy Beats

Apple confirmed the frenzy of speculation around its rumored acquisition of Beats today when it announced plans to buy the company (...)

2014-05-28
Apple’s upcoming product line-up will be the best in 25 years, says Eddy Cue

Apple executive Eddy Cue wants you to be very excited about what the company has up its sleeve. In fact, he believes Apple’s upcoming (...)

2014-05-28
Dropbox reaches 300m users, adding on 100m users in just six months

Dropbox announced today that it has hit a new milestone of 300 million users, tacking on 100 million users in just six months since (...)

2014-05-27
Google: We’re “not where we want to be when it comes to diversity”

Google on Wednesday shared diversity numbers for its organization for the first time, offering a more open look at the makeup of the (...)

2014-05-27
Videohance for iPhone offers expert video options but keeps shooting and editing simple

Some people go to their local animal shelter every week in search of the perfect dog or cat. Other people go to Apple’s iTunes store (...)

2014-05-27
"This American Life" Goes Indie, Will Be Self-Distributed

After leaving longtime distributor PRI, the iconic weekly public radio show has made a deal with online distribution service PRX to (...)

2014-05-27
Apple confirms $3 billion acquisition of Beats 

Apple today confirmed plans to acquire Beats Electronics, the maker of a popular line of headphones and a less-popular streaming music (...)

2014-05-27
Google Camera for Android gets timer, option to take pictures while shooting video, 16:9 aspect ratio, and more

Google today updated its Google Camera app for Android with a multitude of new features. You can download the new version now directly (...)

2014-05-27
9 iconic growth hacks tech companies used to boost their user bases

John McLaughlin is a start-up founder and entrepreneur based in Manhattan and a writer for Fueled, a mobile development company based (...)

2014-05-27
Uber partners with AT&T to pre-install its app on new Android phones

Uber and AT&T today announced a non-exclusive partnership that will see the Uber app come pre-installed on new Android devices (...)

2014-05-27
Write brings its gorgeous, minimalist note-taking app to the Mac

I’ve tried a variety of note-taking apps on my iPhone, but Write is easily one of my favorites. The uncluttered menu system and (...)

2014-05-27
Mystery solved: Where’s the animation window in Photoshop Creative Cloud?

Daryl Lang is the Managing Editor for the Shutterstock Blog. This post was originally published on the Shutterstock blog and has been (...)

2014-05-27
Barriers to entry: How to build a startup that has an unfair advantage

Andrej Kiska is an Associate at Credo Ventures. The team, the product and the size of the market: these three ingredients are typically (...)

2014-05-27
Samsung introduces Simband modular health band powered by open source SAMI platform

At a “Voice of the Body” event today in San Francisco, Samsung president and chief strategy officer Young Sohn announced the (...)

2014-05-27
Twitter rolls out its new Web user profiles to all

Twitter today announced it is rolling out its new profile pages on the Web to all users. If you’re still stuck on the old version, (...)

2014-05-27
Google’s Self-Driving Car Project could destroy taxis, Uber and Lyft because it knows everything about you

Google co-founder Sergey Brin introduced the company’s Self-Driving Car Project at the Code Conference yesterday. The two-seater (...)

2014-05-27
Apple now offers educational discounts for the iPad in the US

Apple has added the entire iPad portfolio to its educational discount program, giving staff and students in the US some small, but (...)

2014-05-27
Songkick for iOS now suggests new concerts based on your favorite artists and gigs you’ve already been to

After hitting 10 million unique monthly “fans” and generating $100 million in ticket revenue, Songkick is introducing a new suggestion (...)

2014-05-27

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