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Tesco launches Blinkbox movie and TV streaming app on Xbox One, says Chromecast support is coming

The UK-only, Tesco-owned TV and movie streaming service Blinkbox has today launched a standalone app for the Xbox One games console. (...)

2014-05-27
Microsoft Ventures partners for cyber-security accelerator, one startup to get $1m investment

Microsoft Ventures, the startup-nurturing and investment-focused side of Microsoft, has announced today that it is launching a cyber-security-focuse (...)

2014-05-27
BBC iPlayer for Android and iOS gets new home screen, Collections and more

The BBC has just released new versions of its mobile apps for Android and iOS devices which promise new features and easier programme (...)

2014-05-27
Alibaba broadens its global expansion plans with a $249m investment in Singapore’s postal service

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba announced today that it will invest S$312.5 million ($249 million) into Singapore’s national postal (...)

2014-05-27
Valve delays Steam Controller and likely Steam Machines until 2015

If you’re avoiding the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in the hope that Valve’s Steam Machines will be the optimal solution for next-generation (...)

2014-05-27
Wuaki.tv is now available to stream on Chromecast in the UK

Music and TV streaming company Wuaki.tv has announced that its service is now supported by Chromecast devices in the UK. In order (...)

2014-05-27
Amazon confirms it’s ordering fewer Hachette books and blocking pre-orders

Amazon is heaping the pressure on book publisher Hachette in an attempt to get better deals for its wealth of literary titles. In (...)

2014-05-27
Watchmen writer Alan Moore unveils comic book app and open-source toolkit Electricomics

Alan Moore, the creator of iconic graphic novels such as Watchmen, V for Vendetta and The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, is spearheading (...)

2014-05-27
Microsoft’s Surface Pro 2 is now up to £150 cheaper in the UK

If you live in the UK and think Microsoft’s new Surface Pro 3 is just a little too large, it’s worth taking a look at the now (...)

2014-05-27
Amazon wants to make a mint with a new marketplace for collectible coins

Amazon has announced the launch of a new Collectible Coins marketplace today which gives buyers access to “more than 10,000 unique (...)

2014-05-27
China’s latest crackdown on messaging apps casts a shadow on WeChat’s global expansion plans

Tencent has ambitious global plans for its WeChat messaging app, but a new crackdown from China’s government could undermine its (...)

2014-05-27
WhatsApp rival Telegram gets an official app for Windows Phone

Telegram, a messaging app that competes with WhatsApp and others, has launched an official app for Windows Phone. The app is basic (...)

2014-05-27
LG G3 hands-on: A worthy contender to Samsung’s Note series, if it can live up to its early promise

LG unveiled its G3 smartphone today, a successor to the G2, with a larger display, new camera options and some interesting UI tweaks. (...)

2014-05-26
Korea’s big mobile messaging exit gives Silicon Valley a glimpse of the future

It may not have the jaw-droppingly high valuation of Facebook’s $19 billion acquisition of WhatsApp, but yesterday’s announcement (...)

2014-05-26
Google and Facebook reportedly looking beyond hot-air balloons and begin investigating satellites

Not happy with just offering fiber-optic internet access in select cities, Google — and Facebook to a lesser extent — are investigating satelli (...)

2014-05-26
Healthcare startup Zesty expands beyond dentistry in London, rest of UK to follow

Zesty, the last-minute dental appointment booking service available in London, has extended its remit to include other types of healthcare (...)

2014-05-26
Adobe Creative Cloud update lets you install older versions via its desktop app

A new update to Adobe’s Creative Cloud suite of software packages now allows for the installation of older Creative Suite apps that (...)

2014-05-26
10 surprising pricing strategies that can drastically improve sales

Gregory Ciotti is the marketing director at Help Scout. This post originally appeared on the Help Scout blog. Utilizing smart pricing (...)

2014-05-26
10 iOS apps that make your pictures talk

Almost everyone shoots photos and video. But how many people shoot multimedia? More than you might think. Multimedia apps — a hybrid (...)

2014-05-26
Apple to stream WWDC 2014 keynote on June 2

If you aren’t one of the lucky ticket holders for Apple’s Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) next week, you can at least watch (...)

2014-05-26
Finally, A Venmo For Bitcoin?

QuickCoin is a Facebook-based wallet app that aims to make sending and receiving Bitcoin a breeze.Bitcoin can still be confusing and (...)

2014-05-26
Send Your Email Subscribers to Different Landing Pages [Infographic]

List Segmentation is one of the most critical aspects of email marketing. You should always be looking at ways to separate your (...)

2014-05-26
Uber hits back at London critics, says it gives ‘consumers more choice and drivers better futures’

With just over two weeks before a planned protest by London taxi drivers, Uber has issued a statement defending the way its private (...)

2014-05-26
Nintendo is creating a YouTube affiliate program to split ad revenue with video creators

Nintendo is creating a new YouTube affiliate program that will share advertising revenue with channel owners who record and upload (...)

2014-05-26
Evernote inks its first-ever reseller agreement, as it links up with NTT Docomo in Japan

Evernote has inked several partnerships with carriers all over the world to offer their customers a Premium subscription for free (...)

2014-05-26
Moto E review: The new standard for entry-level Android smartphones

Motorola’s Moto G smartphone shocked everyone. Mid-range handsets rarely delight avid smartphone enthusiasts, as they’re often (...)

2014-05-26
The Recommender: Valerie Lapinski, Butter Lamb Artist

The best things on the Internet this week, curated by Fast Company employees. Name: Valerie Lapinski Role at Fast Company: Video (...)

2014-05-22
Apple is reportedly moving into smart home technology, while Google is said to eye home security

The race for smart home technology is heating up as the Financial Times reports that Apple is making a move into smart home technology, (...)

2014-05-25
Rap Genius co-founder resigns over insensitive comments on California mass shooter’s manifesto

A co-founder of Rap Genius, the service that allows users to view, annotate and discuss the meaning behind song lyrics, news and other (...)

2014-05-25
Inapp Translator could be the easiest way to translate any text on Android

Life can be tough for monolinguists at times. While English is often seen as the internet’s de facto lingua franca, serving as a (...)

2014-05-25
11 resources for website design inspiration

Attractive, user-friendly Web design can mean the difference between an interested customer and a lost lead. But not all founders (...)

2014-05-25
There’s a perfect storm brewing for SaaS startups in Asia

Pieter Walraven is the co-founder of Pie, a Singapore-based SaaS startup. As an Asia-based SaaS business founder, I’ve lost count (...)

2014-05-25
Stay.com iOS and Android apps updated with smarter search and ability to favorite guides for later

Stay.com, the service that allows you to peruse, create and share travel guides with friends, has announced new features for its iOS (...)

2014-05-25
Buffer buffs up its curated content credentials with new standalone iOS app

Social media sharing service Buffer has launched a new iOS app that helps you share more content (as you’d expect) by serving up (...)

2014-05-25
SurveyMonkey CEO says Asia could be its biggest market, but an Android app is ‘critical’

SurveyMonkey has its eye firmly set on Asia. In an interview with TNW on the sidelines of Social Matters in Singapore, SurveyMonkey (...)

2014-05-25
Torrent search engine Torrentz.eu forced offline following UK police request

With the likes of isoHunt shutting shop, and The Pirate Bay blocked by ISPs in some countries, the humble torrent has been facing (...)

2014-05-25
TeeVee’s slick TV show-tracking app arrives for iPad with a slew of fresh features

TeeVee has been helping TV fans track their favorite shows for a while already, and with the latest update arriving in the App Store, (...)

2014-05-25
Virtual world Second Life now supports the Oculus Rift

Linden Lab is hoping to rejuvenate the community for its massively multiplayer online (MMO) video game Second Life by supporting the (...)

2014-05-25
Google releases VirusTotal Uploader for OS X, hopes more malware submissions will beef up Mac security

Google today announced the release of VirusTotal Uploader for OS X, allowing Mac users to upload suspicious files for scanning. You (...)

2014-05-25
Indian e-commerce giant Flipkart raises $210 million, following its acquisition of rival Myntra

India e-commerce giant Flipkart last week bought up smaller, fashion-focused rival Myntra, and today it has more news after announcing (...)

2014-05-25
Chat app maker Kakao is merging with Korea’s second largest portal company Daum

Kakao, the Korea-based company behind the Kakao Talk mobile messaging app, is merging with Daum, the country’s second largest internet (...)

2014-05-24
The difference between traffic and audience

Jeremy Bencken is the co-founder of Written.com, the audience development platform for content marketing. A small shoe store in Austin, (...)

2014-05-24
How to use Google+ communities to grow your business

Brian Honigman is a marketing consultant, a professional speaker and freelance writer. This post originally appeared on the iAquire (...)

2014-05-24
7 things you should do before launching a beacon program

Sam Gaddis is the Chief Innovation Officer at Mutual Mobile. The buzz around beacons is substantial. Up to now it has been predominantly (...)

2014-05-24
Four things Microsoft can do to take Windows to the next level

Microsoft’s Surface Pro 3 event earlier this week showed the company at its strength. For the first time in many years, it’s got (...)

2014-05-23
Apple requests retrial to squeeze more money out of Samsung

Just when you thought that the Apple v Samsung case was finally over, Apple has requested a retrial to attempt to increase the damages (...)

2014-05-23
Why your next request for proposal won’t work

Corey Eastman is a Director at Climax Media, a digital technology agency who specialize in building customized platforms for enterprise (...)

2014-05-23
LG confirms its upcoming G3 smartphone will have a 5.5-inch screen with video teaser

LG has posted a video touting the “grip-ability” of its upcoming G3 flagship smartphone which confirms that it will come equipped (...)

2014-05-23

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