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Spotify now has 10 million paying subscribers and 40 million active users

Spotify announced today that its music streaming service has hit a new milestone of 10 million paying subscribers and 40 million active (...)

2014-05-20
You can now pre-order Microsoft’s new Surface Pro 3

As promised, Microsoft today opened pre-orders for its upcoming Surface Pro 3 laptop-tablet hybrid. You can reserve the 12-inch device, (...)

2014-05-20
Pinterest boosts analytics for businesses by opening its platform to third-party marketers

Pinterest has decided that providing its own analytics for businesses via Pinterest Analytics probably isn’t robust enough — (...)

2014-05-20
Samsung announces its own digital rental service for TV shows, kicking off in Asia this year

After taking a big step into the music-streaming fray with the launch of its own mobile app called Milk Music, Samsung is now entering (...)

2014-05-20
Dropbox buys 3D photo-stitching app Bubbli with plans to integrate technology

Dropbox’s desire for photo apps and services has swallowed another company. TechCrunch reports that the cloud-storage service has (...)

2014-05-19
Infographic: 165 Killer Basketball Jerseys

With the NBA playoffs at hand, PopChart Labs gives us a poster delineating real, throwback, and novelty jerseys.As the final battle (...)

2014-05-19
Surface Pro 3 first impressions: Third time’s almost the charm

At the New York press event for Microsoft’s Surface Pro 3 today, CEO Satya Nadella and Surface Corporate Vice President Panos (...)

2014-05-19
Backblaze’s new referral program offers you and your friends a free month of cloud backups

Cloud backup service Backblaze has launched a referral program that could get you free storage for life if you convince enough people (...)

2014-05-19
Chrome for Android gets Undo Tab Close, fullscreen video with subtitles and HTML5 controls, Chromecast support

To line up with the Chrome 35 desktop release, Google today also updated Chrome for Android with a bevy of new features. You can download (...)

2014-05-19
Sprites eases creation of animated online infographics

When it comes to creating presentations, you either have the skill or you don’t. However, an online tool called Sprites has set (...)

2014-05-19
Google+ for Android revamped with new Auto Awesome features, photo tweaks and a refreshed UI

Google has updated its standalone Google+ app for Android devices to introduce a number of new features as well as a revamped UI (...)

2014-05-19
Microsoft unveils new Type Cover for Surface Pro 3: 68% larger trackpad and magnetic sealing mode

To go alongside its new Surface Pro 3 tablet-laptop hybrid, Microsoft has unveiled a new version of its Type Cover. Panos Panay, Corporate (...)

2014-05-19
Box updates Android app with improved gallery and overhauled UI

Cloud-storage service Box has updated its Android client. The latest update brings a slicker UI, an improved gallery experience and (...)

2014-05-19
Chrome 35 launches with more developer control over touch input, new APIs and JavaScript features

Google today released Chrome version 35 for Windows, Mac, and Linux. The new version is mainly for developers, especially those building (...)

2014-05-19
Skype for Xbox One gets full Snap support: Make voice and video calls while playing games and watching TV

Microsoft today updated Skype for Xbox One with full Snap support. In other words, gamers can finally make a Skype voice or video (...)

2014-05-19
Kik sets its sights on becoming the Twitter of messaging apps

Messaging app firm Kik quietly launched its own virtual currency last month, but today it has been a bit more public with an announcement (...)

2014-05-19
Google+ Stories uses your photos, videos and location to build stunning digital travelogues

Google is on a mission to make the photos and videos you backup more useful. The company today introduced a new feature for Google+ (...)

2014-05-19
5 Creative Ways to use Social Media for Your Business

Many of us are in a rut with social media. Just like to a joyless, 9-5 job we show up everyday and halfheartedly tweet a few posts (...)

2014-05-19
Empathy for the user: Experience design secrets from an expert

Jo Plumridge is a UK-based photographer, writer and lecturer. This post was originally published on the Shutterstock blog and (...)

2014-05-19
China bans Microsoft’s Windows 8 on new government computers amid security concerns

China has issued a notice late last week that outrightly bans Microsoft’s Windows 8 on new government computers. State news agency (...)

2014-05-19
Nintendo will close its online play ‘Wi-Fi Connection’ service for DS and Wii today

Nintendo is shutting down its online play ‘Wi-Fi Connection’ service for a large number of Nintendo DS and Wii titles today. Online (...)

2014-05-19
China hits back at US claims of cyber theft by Chinese military hackers

China has retaliated after the US announced charges against five Chinese military officers for cybersecurity breaches against six (...)

2014-05-19
Media streaming app AllCast now lets you beam content to other Android mobile devices

If you’re an Android device owner who is into streaming, then AllCast is probably an app you know well… or at least you should. (...)

2014-05-19
Alibaba extends the reach of its Alipay payments service into Korea

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba has been in the limelight recently after it filed for a US IPO that could potentially raise up (...)

2014-05-18
What’s next for Dangerdust, Ohio’s anonymous chalkboard art duo?

Dangerdust has graduated. That’s right. That anonymous dynamic duo of motivational chalkboard metaphysics — which is to say, (...)

2014-05-18
Klout releases its first Android app as it continues to focus on content creation

Klout released its first Android app today to advance the #NewKlout content creation initiative it launched earlier this year. Similar (...)

2014-05-18
How to bounce back from burning out

Andrea Deets is the Lead Writer at Crew, an invite-only network connecting short-term software projects with handpicked developers (...)

2014-05-18
Gone viral, now what?

Dangerdust has graduated. That’s right. That anonymous dynamic duo of motivational chalkboard metaphysics — which is to say, (...)

2014-05-18
New beginnings from old endings: When should you pivot your company?

Carlos Eduardo Espinal is a partner at Seedcamp, an early stage mentoring and investment program that engages startups through monthly Seedcamp  (...)

2014-05-18
US charges five Chinese military hackers for alleged attacks against American companies

The US has filed espionage charges against hackers who allegedly spied on several US businesses, including Westinghouse and (...)

2014-05-18
Microsoft and Ubisoft launch 3D Web game Assassin’s Creed Pirates, built with open-source framework Babylon.JS

Microsoft and Ubisoft today launched the first Assassin’s Creed game for the Web. Assassin’s Creed Pirates is a demo available (...)

2014-05-18
Vote on Twitter for the next word to make it into the Collins Dictionary, you adorkable duckface

Yep, that’s right, Collins is calling for your votes via Twitter to see which word should make it into the twelfth edition of its (...)

2014-05-18
Telenav switches Scout navigation apps to OpenStreetMap, and rebrands Skobbler 4 months after acquisition

Navigation company Telenav has announced that its US-focused Scout app for iPhone is today switching to OpenStreetMap (OSM) from TomTom (...)

2014-05-18
Google will remove the Calendar Invitation feature within Gmail in July

Google is planning to retire the option which allows users to insert calendar invites directly within emails. Spotted by the Google (...)

2014-05-18
Open source laptop Novena raises nearly three times its crowdfunding target

Last month, we wrote about what could be the world’s first open source laptop, Novena. Developed by Andrew ‘Bunnie’ Huang, an (...)

2014-05-18
Celebrate the Rubik’s Cube’s 40th anniversary with this fully functional Google Doodle

The Rubik’s Cube is an iconic combination puzzle that tests your skill and patience in equal measure. Invented by Hungarian sculptor (...)

2014-05-18
Xiaomi continues its overseas expansion as it lands in Malaysia, bringing the $277 Mi 3 first

Popular Chinese smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi is taking one step further in its overseas expansion plans as it announced today that (...)

2014-05-18
YouTube taps into Thailand’s content producers with localized site and partner program launch

Thailand is the latest stop for YouTube, after the Google-owned company introduced a localized version of its site and its YouTube (...)

2014-05-18
WhatsApp pulled from Windows Phone store due to technical issues

Late last week, WhatsApp mysteriously disappeared from the Windows Phone app store with little fanfare, leaving many users of the (...)

2014-05-17
What to consider before selling your startup to big companies

George Deeb is the Managing Partner at Chicago-based Red Rocket Ventures, a startup consulting and financial advisory firm based (...)

2014-05-17
The rise of the ‘Uberized economy’ and what it means for business

Matthew Faustman is co-founder & CEO of San Francisco-based startup UpCounsel. The world of labor is changing. Through laptops (...)

2014-05-17
Are you building a business that can scale? Seven questions for startup founders

Georgianna Oliver is the founder and CEO of Package Concierge, developer of a package locker solution for apartment and student housing (...)

2014-05-17
Meet Noisli, the beautiful background noise generator that helps you be more creative

It’s been proven that the right background noise can spur creativity and keep you motivated as well as increasing your focus. The new (...)

2014-05-16
Google releases Hangouts extension for Microsoft Outlook

Not wanting to leave Microsoft Office users behind, Google has released a Hangouts extension for Outlook to help them schedule calls (...)

2014-05-16
Microsoft’s touch-first Modern Office suite revealed in documents

It’s been a year and a half since Microsoft released Windows 8 and its ‘Modern’ interface to the world, but we’re still yet (...)

2014-05-16
13 ways to keep your uninterested leads active

Staying front and center in a potential customer’s mind without pushing them away can be a tricky line to walk. Push too hard for (...)

2014-05-16
How to master voice control on Android: Going beyond Google Now

When Apple first introduced Siri with the iPhone 4S, it was not the first time the world had seen voice control, but it did mark the (...)

2014-05-16
How Google Authorship will continue to change the search paradigm

Tom Rusling is the General Manager at iAcquire, a content marketing agency with offices in New York, San Diego and Phoenix.  This (...)

2014-05-16

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