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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
Tumblr, Tomfoolery, and 12 months of Yahoo acquisitions

“Per the agreement and our promise not to screw it up, Tumblr will be independently operated as a separate business,” noted Yahoo’s (...)

2014-05-16
“I Am Alive”: The role of apps in disaster relief

On January 2, a piercing boom ripped through Beirut. A car bomb placed near a Hezbollah security zone had exploded, leaving five people (...)

2014-05-16
LifeLock Wallet pulled from app stores and all user data deleted amid security concerns

Identity theft security firm LifeLock has pulled its popular Wallet app from availability and taken the unusual step of deleting all (...)

2014-05-16
Apple and Google settle Motorola patent disagreement and agree to cooperate on patent reform

Apple and Google have reached a settlement for the extended patent lawsuits between Apple and Motorola Mobility, as first reported (...)

2014-05-15
Emory University server accidentally sends reformat request to all Windows PCs, including itself

Have you ever reformatted a computer and then immediately realized you shouldn’t have? Well, an “accident” at Emory University (...)

2014-05-15
Trying to copy tech hubs is the worst thing small startup communities can do

Paul Orlando is an entrepreneur, co-founder and director of AcceleratorHK, a mobile startup accelerator. He is the author of Startup (...)

2014-05-15
Google acquires Quest Visual to incorporate Word Lens augmented reality technology into Google Translate

Google today announced it is acquiring Quest Visual, the startup best known for its Word Lens augmented reality app Word Lens Translator. (...)

2014-05-15
Watch: Here’s how AMC captured that classic 80s look for its upcoming ‘Halt and Catch Fire’ show

If you’re a child of the 70s and 80s, AMC’s “Halt and Catch Fire” series will have some totally bodacious nostalgic moments (...)

2014-05-15
What designers need to make wearable tech exciting again

Amin Zayani is the tech evangelist and maker-in-residence at Relayr. The Verge’s list of “best wearables of 2014” is mainly (...)

2014-05-15
Bing now shows ‘snapshot’ information for medication and food inside its search results

Microsoft is slowly updating Bing with many of the deeper and contextual information features found on Google Search. The latest additions (...)

2014-05-15
Nokia Lumia 630 with digital TV tuner unveiled for Brazil ahead of FIFA World Cup

Microsoft hopes to capitalise on the furore of the FIFA World Cup with an edition of its Nokia Lumia 630 smartphone that features (...)

2014-05-15
Chrome still most used across desktop and mobile, Firefox falls below Safari and IE

Social discovery and sharing platform Shareaholic today updated its browser share report, showing how the market has changed in the (...)

2014-05-15
Friends Reunited...reunited: Britain’s ‘Facebook precursor’ is back with the original founders

The Web is a different beast in 2014 to what it was 10 years ago. Facebook was a glorified Harvard intranet, twitter was a noise birds (...)

2014-05-15
10 Mondo movie posters that rival the original artwork

Jordan Roland is a staff designer/illustrator for the Shutterstock blog. This post was originally published on the Shutterstock (...)

2014-05-15
Carpets For Space Geeks

Photorealistic rugs bring the cosmos down to earth.Swiss design studio Schönstaub has created exquisite carpets with designs that (...)

2014-05-14
Halo 5: Guardians will arrive on Xbox One in fall 2015

Microsoft today revealed that the next chapter in Master Chief’s adventures will be called Halo 5: Guardians. The first-person shooter (...)

2014-05-15
Love Titanfall? EA has launched a companion app for iOS and Android

“Stand by for Titanfall.” If you’re used to hearing that immensely satisfying phrase multiple times each day, we suspect you’ve (...)

2014-05-15
Samsung is rebranding London Heathrow’s Terminal 5 as ‘Terminal Samsung Galaxy S5′

Samsung’s marketing budget is phenomenal. We all know that. But completely taking over Terminal 5 at London’s Heathrow Airport? (...)

2014-05-15
Buy Me a Pie for iOS updated with advanced sharing and private list options

Buy Me a Pie, the grocery shopping list app for iOS, has been updated with new features which include advanced list sharing and (...)

2014-05-15
Uber rival GrabTaxi launches a limo service for Southeast Asia, starting in Malaysia

GrabTaxi, the taxi-booking service that operates in Southeast Asia, is taking a leaf out of big rival Uber’s book after it unveiled (...)

2014-05-15
Adobe blames day-long Creative Cloud outage on database maintenance

Adobe put out a blog post at around 10:30 Pacific Time, telling users that database maintenance was the cause of the massive 28-hour (...)

2014-05-15
GREE Ventures announces a new $50m fund for tech startups in Japan and Southeast Asia

There’s more positive news for entrepreneurs in Asia this week. Hot on the heels of Monk’s Hill Road’s new $80 million fund, (...)

2014-05-14
Circle’s Bitcoin-powered financial platform is a glimpse at the future of money

Digital currency startup Circle today emerged from stealth with the launch of its banking service that it believes will take Bitcoin (...)

2014-05-15
Adobe restores Creative Cloud services after extended outage [Update]

Adobe has reported on its @Adobecare twitter feed that Creative Cloud services, which were down for more than 24 hours, have now been (...)

2014-05-14
Adobe’s Creative Cloud extended outage ends as services are restored [Update]

Adobe reports that its Creative Cloud online service, which powers access to some 16 creative applications including Photoshop, Illustrator, (...)

2014-05-14
The 6 things you need to know about today’s FCC proposal on net neutrality

If you’ve noticed a bit more outrage than usual on the internet, you’re not alone. Today’s FCC proposal concerning net neutrality (...)

2014-05-14
Here’s what the new Google Glass apps from Foursquare, TripIt, OpenTable are like to use

With this week’s announcement that the Google Glass is officially on sale for anyone in the US with $1,500 sitting pretty, it’s (...)

2014-05-14
NPD: Sony’s PS4 beats Microsoft’s Xbox One as top US console for the fourth month in a row

Sony widened its lead over Microsoft in April as its PlayStation 4 console outsold the Xbox One for the fourth month in a row, according (...)

2014-05-14
Apple releases OS X 10.9.3 with improved 4K display support and USB contact, calendar syncing

Apple today updated OS X Mavericks to version 10.9.3, adding better 4K display support for late 2013 Mac Pros and 15-inch Retina MacBook (...)

2014-05-14
eBay launches Spanish and Portuguese versions for Latin America

eBay today announced the availability of new Spanish and Portuguese versions of its popular shopping website to better reach customers (...)

2014-05-14
The best free stock image resources on the Web

This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog. Here on the Buffer blog, we think a lot about visual content. We’ve shared our (...)

2014-05-14
Adobe’s Creative Cloud experiences extended worldwide outage

Adobe reports that its Creative Cloud online service, which powers access to some 16 creative applications including Photoshop, Illustrator, (...)

2014-05-14
Google Play gets PayPal support in 12 countries, expanded carrier billing, gift cards, and developer sales

Google today announced a sizeable update to Google Play Payments with the addition of PayPal support in 12 support. Additionally, (...)

2014-05-14
The big thing Foursquare left out of Swarm: Check-in points. I’ll miss them

It seems a little ridiculous to mourn the passing of a feature in an app but that’s exactly what I’m going to do here. Foursquare (...)

2014-05-14
Yahoo Movies relaunches as a digital magazine with trailers, behind-the-scenes scoops, and red-carpet galleries

Yahoo today relaunched its Yahoo Movies website as a digital magazine. Yahoo Movies now features a full-screen experience with first-look (...)

2014-05-14
Velo Labs wants $50,000 to build a keyless lock that tells you if someone tries to steal your bike

Cyclists get a rough time of it on the roads, and if being side-swiped by cars, trucks and buses all day long isn’t enough, when (...)

2014-05-14
The Old Reader adds Spritz integration so you can zip through your RSS feeds

RSS service The Old Reader has announced today that you can now Spritz your way through your updates thanks to a new integration with (...)

2014-05-14
Back to basics: Swarm redefines the Foursquare check-in to help you meet nearby friends

Foursquare was founded on check-ins. When the original app emerged in 2009, it blossomed on the idea that you could broadcast your (...)

2014-05-14
BlackBerry 10.3 update will bring improvements to UI, home screen, Hub and more

BlackBerry’s upcoming update to its BlackBerry 10 OS (10.3) will introduce UI tweaks and new features like limitless apps per folder (...)

2014-05-14
LittleBits adds programmable Arduino to quick-prototyping hardware modules

The Arduino has become the darling of the electronics platforming world, with its easy to use software and hardware. The littleBits (...)

2014-05-14
5 mistakes to avoid when approaching an investor

Andrej Kiska is an Associate at Credo Ventures. “All these investors claim that there are not enough opportunities out there to (...)

2014-05-14
BillGuard now helps Android-users combat credit card fraud and hidden merchant fees

Arriving for US consumers back in 2010, BillGuard sells itself as the world’s first ‘people-powered antivirus system for bills’. (...)

2014-05-14
Buffer adds RSS-style news feed and content suggestions to the social sharing mix, as it hits 1.5m users

Social media sharing, scheduling and analytics service Buffer is becoming a lot more than that from today. Have you ever heard the (...)

2014-05-14
Fleksy for Android now challenges you to become the fastest texter in the world

Fleksy is rolling out a couple of updates to its smart keyboard app on Android and iOS today, with the company saying that the apps (...)

2014-05-14

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