Insights

Communication and Technology news
Video: LG teases the G Watch, the first smartwatch powered by Android Wear

The rumors are that LG’s first smartwatch will go on sale within the next few months, and now the company has published its first video (...)

2014-05-10
Couple social network Between makes it easier to buy gifts by launching an e-commerce store

Between, an app that originated from South Korea for couples to share their moments in a private social network, is developing its (...)

2014-05-10
LG announces new 7-inch, 8-inch and 10.1-inch G Pad tablets

LG announced its G Pad 8.3 tablet back in September and now the company is adding three more devices to its range, admitting that (...)

2014-05-10
The truth about jet lag and how to overcome it

This article originally appeared on the Crew blog. In a couple of weeks I’m flying to Europe, so I’ve been thinking about jet (...)

2014-05-10
Why most product managers suck (and how to be a better one)

Vik Singh is CEO and co-founder of Infer, a provider of data-powered business applications, with customers such as Tableau, SurveyMonkey, (...)

2014-05-10
A step-by-step guide to effectively managing an outsourced content marketing team

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

2014-05-10
Amazing Jailbreak tweak brings true multitasking support to the iPad

One of the biggest selling points that Microsoft has against Apple is the fact that the iPad lacks the ability to operate two or more (...)

2014-05-10
Mozilla defends plans for sponsored tab pages after user backlash

Back in February, Mozilla announced that it was working on a replacement page for the ‘new tab’ view in its Firefox browser that (...)

2014-05-09
Facebook testing shortcut numbers to help you find friends

Facebook is testing a new way to help you find your friends called ‘shortcuts’ that’s not too dissimilar from sharing your phone (...)

2014-05-09
Bitly says users are safe after its data breach, 2-factor logins coming soon

After Bitly was compromised this week, the company has shared more information on what actually happened to the service yesterday (...)

2014-05-09
Google appears to be testing a stunning Gmail overhaul that puts the focus solely on email

Google is constantly testing new designs and features, but Geek recently spotted a beautiful new visual overhaul of Gmail’s web (...)

2014-05-09
Google testing stunning Gmail overhaul that puts the focus on email

Google is constantly testing new designs and features, but Geek recently spotted a beautiful new visual overhaul of Gmail’s web (...)

2014-05-09
Climbing the enterprise cloud market ladder

Sean Jennings is the Senior Vice President, Solutions Architecture at Virtustream. It’s no secret that most new industries consolidate (...)

2014-05-09
The dangerous impacts of social media and the rise of mental illnesses

Mariel Norton is a copywriter for a digital marketing agency, and is also a relationship blogger for WeLoveDates. Less FaceTime, more (...)

2014-05-09
12 ways to get ahead in the App Store

Shy Rosenweig is the co-founder and COO of Meetey, bringing social networking to your neighborhood. Congratulations! Your app has (...)

2014-05-09
Facebook has resolved a sitewide issue that caused downtime for some [Updated]

Update (6:26pm Pacific): Facebook says it has completed backend service repairs and everything should be back to normal. A company (...)

2014-05-08
Stunning full-size poster of historical cameras is available free for download

If you love photography, Visual.ly is featuring some historically valuable eye candy that you may want to post somewhere within your (...)

2014-05-08
Facebook kills off its Poke and Camera apps

Facebook has pulled its Poke and Camera apps from the App Store, leaving them to die quietly, The Verge reports. While Poke was positioned (...)

2014-05-08
Quora joins Y Combinator’s latest class as an experiment in late-stage investments

Y Combinator just announced that it is adding question and answer service Quora to its Summer class of startups. The move is bound (...)

2014-05-08
The Wayback Machine passes 400 billion indexed webpages, covering the Web from late 1996 to a few hours ago

The Internet Archive today announced a massive milestone for its Wayback Machine: 400 billion indexed webpages. The data encompasses (...)

2014-05-08
Kik introduces a virtual currency to encourage engagement and (potentially) make money

Messaging apps are the flavor of this year, as evidenced by Facebook’s $19 billion WhatsApp deal, but lately we’ve barely heard (...)

2014-05-08
Why you should consider taking a break from your career

Jennifer Cirpici is a Dutch graphic designer and blogger. Designers are often people who are stubborn, full of drive, and either good (...)

2014-05-08
Ahead of Swarm’s release next week, Foursquare freezes mayors ‘for the time being’ and drops ousting feature

Foursquare today revealed more details about its service split into its existing app and its new Swarm app, which it now says is coming (...)

2014-05-08
Tough mothers: Big-screen moms you don’t want to mess with

Doug Levy is a staff copywriter and editor for the Shutterstock blog. This post was originally published on the Shutterstock blog (...)

2014-05-08
Microsoft beats Google by launching Bing Search for Firefox OS

Microsoft this week quietly launched Bing Search for Firefox OS, which joins the roster of competing platforms that have an app for (...)

2014-05-08
Experts will debate ‘killer robots’ at the UN in Geneva

Lethal autonomous weapons systems described as “killer robots” are to be debated at a United Nations (UN) Convention on Conventional (...)

2014-05-08
Inside The Company Building The Googleplex Of Marijuana Edibles

There was a time when the CEO of Dixie Elixirs & Edibles could only find convicted felons to work for him--now he manages 45 employees (...)

2014-05-08
Hoopla app streams videos, music, and audiobooks from your local library

Accessing the multimedia available at your local library no longer requires leaving the house. All you need is the Hoopla app. (...)

2014-05-08
News-specs? CNN wants citizen journalists to contribute via Google Glass

CNN’s iReport is probably about as mainstream a citizen journalist platform as you’ll find, giving budding hacks a genuine conduit (...)

2014-05-08
This is what happens when stand-up comedy comes to a tech conference

We’ve shared many Vooza videos with you over the past couple of years, but co-founder and CEO ‘Matthew Stillman’ (AKA NYC-based (...)

2014-05-08
What it’s like to interview with Y Combinator

Alex Klein is the co-founder of YogaTrail. This post originally appeared on the YogaTrail blog. YogaTrail is a global yoga directory, (...)

2014-05-08
With A/x testing, Mailjet helps marketers compare up to 10 different versions of emails before sending

Hot on the heels of Mailjet‘s $3 million funding round back in March and the launch of its New York office, the French startup has (...)

2014-05-08
Epiclist’s app lets you plan, book and share your next travel adventure

Earlier this year, Epiclist launched a well-designed app that helps adventure-seeking travelers discover and share journeys around (...)

2014-05-08
Did Dr. Dre just confirm that Apple is buying Beats for $3.2 billion?

Apple is rumored to be acquiring Beats Electronics in a landmark deal worth $3.2 billion. While the purchase is yet to be confirmed (...)

2014-05-08
European payments processor PayLane launches Android app in mobile push

Web-based payments processor PayLane has today announced availability of its first native Android app, marking the company’s first (...)

2014-05-08
Indian music streaming service Gaana adds video and lyrics to its iOS and Android apps

Gaana, the Bollywood and Western music streaming service focused on India, has gotten a significant update for its iOS and Android (...)

2014-05-07
Photo journaling app Sunlit no longer requires an App.net account

Sunlit, the impressive photo journaling app for iOS that we wrote about in January, has responded to the disappointing news around (...)

2014-05-07
Netflix increases its price by £1 in UK and €1 in Europe, existing users unaffected for two years

We already knew that Netflix is planning to increase the cost of membership for its streaming service, and now the first wave of (small) (...)

2014-05-08
6 Branding Lessons from the Pioneers of Weed Design

Four experts in cannabis culture explain how to brand a high-demand, once-illegal product.The marijuana industry never had room for (...)

2014-05-07
Twitter updates its Web layout with a third column for content recommendation

Twitter is rolling out an update that will add a third column for users accessing the service from a Web browser. The new layout moves (...)

2014-05-07
Apple reportedly close to acquiring Beats Electronics for as much as $3.2b

A new report from Financial Times claims that Apple is close to signing a $3.2 billion acquisition deal for Beats Electronics that (...)

2014-05-07
Canalys: PC shipments up 5% in Q1 2014, Apple still first as tablets account for 41% and laptops take 38%

In Q1 2014, the worldwide PC market experienced just 5 percent growth year-over-year to 123.7 million units, if you take into consideration (...)

2014-05-07
Facebook launches Audience Insights, a marketing tool offering trends around current and potential customers

Facebook today launched a new tool for marketers called Facebook Audience Insights, available within Ads Manager for all US marketers (...)

2014-05-07
Snapchat settles with the FTC over database leak and misrepresentations of disappearing messages

Ephemeral messaging service Snapchat has reached a “consent decree” agreement with the FTC after addressing concerns that the (...)

2014-05-07
Twitter beefs up security with streamlined password reset process and better blocking of suspicious logins

Twitter today rolled out two improvements to account security, in terms of protection as well as restoring access. The first is a (...)

2014-05-07
Lighting the fuse for the in-app advertising explosion

Bertrand Schmitt is the CEO of App Annie. In-app ad revenue across major markets is rising, and will continue to rise as in-app advertising (...)

2014-05-07
Twitter’s ‘The ultimate guide to photo sharing’ aims to convince you to post your pics

Over the past few months, Twitter has made several major updates to photo sharing on its platform in hopes of countering the assumption (...)

2014-05-07
Product lessons we can learn from Google+

Paul Adams is the VP of Product at Intercom, previously at Facebook and Google. This post originally appeared on the Intercom blog. (...)

2014-05-07

Need a profissional and scalable solution for seriuos e-Commerce business?

Learn More about Shopify Plus