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Riffle: a handy Chrome extension for viewing Twitter activity across various platforms

If you’re a social media fiend, or more specifically a Twitter-holic, CrowdRiff’s Riffle Chrome extension could be just what you need for (...)

2014-05-05
How to successfully use email autoresponders without being obnoxious

Email autoresponders are one-to-one emails sent to a subscriber on your list that are triggered to add value to the experience a person (...)

2014-05-05
Bitcasa launches CloudFS platform to make it easier for devs to deploy cloud-based apps

Cloud storage company Bitcasa has today launched CloudFS, a dev-focused platform with key APIs for building apps that make use of (...)

2014-05-05
Tumblr finally adds blog theme customization to its iOS and Android apps

Tumblr is bringing in-depth blog theme customization to its mobile apps. On iOS and Android, you can now tap on a user’s name and (...)

2014-05-05
LinkedIn launches language preference targeting and personalized page feeds to help brands reach more users

LinkedIn today launched two new features to help brands reach more users: language preference targeting and the personalized page (...)

2014-05-05
VSCO Increases Artist Initiative Fund From $100,000 to $1 Million To Help Creatives Jumpstart Their Projects

The company also announced a $40 million series A investment from Accel Partners.It has been a big year so far for VSCO, the San Francisco-based (...)

2014-05-05
Rhapsody makes its first outside investment as it backs theFuture.fm creator Dubset Media

Rhapsody International, the parent company of music services Rhapsody and Napster, today that it is leading the Series B round for (...)

2014-05-05
Todoist boosts its task management apps with support for Google Drive and Dropbox file attachments

Todoist is bolstering its cross-platform task management service today with wider support for file attachments and sharing. The company (...)

2014-05-05
This 17th-century hand-painted art book bears an uncanny resemblance to the Pantone system

Once upon a time—even before there existed a system called Pantone—artists were obsessed with categorizing color. So much so that (...)

2014-05-05
Opera 21 for Mac and Windows now available, brings new hardware acceleration for snappier animations

Opera has released the latest version of its desktop browser for Windows and Mac machines today, promising that its new ‘Aura’ (...)

2014-05-05
TradeHero launches a Chinese version, bringing the stock market game to traders in China

Singapore-based mobile virtual stock market game TradeHero has taken a huge step forward in China by launching a Chinese version (...)

2014-05-05
On your way? Routeshare for iPhone lets you share your real-time ETA with a link

‘Location’ is a core part of many mobile services these days. Local news, local weather, local restaurants, local hotels… you (...)

2014-05-05
Update: Rovio’s new Flappy Bird-style game has soft-launched in Finland, Canada and Poland

Finnish game publisher Rovio, best known for its Angry Birds series of games, has launched a new side-scrolling title for iPhone (...)

2014-05-05
Dropbox patches shared link vulnerability, disables sharing of affected files for ‘a few days’

Dropbox has made a change to its feature that lets users share links to their documents, after it revealed a vulnerability that could (...)

2014-05-05
DrawQuest closes down after suffering a security breach

DrawQuest, the iPad that lets users channel their creativity through drawing, has been living on its last legs since early this (...)

2014-05-05
500px teams up with About.me for picturesque personal sites

500px announced it has teamed up with the personal blog service, About.me, allowing members to include photos from 500px in their (...)

2014-05-04
Tencent buys 11% of mapping firm NavInfo for $187m, weeks after Alibaba’s AutoNavi deal

Tencent is upping its battle with Alibaba, its closest rival in China’s Internet space, after securing a deal to buy an 11.3 percent (...)

2014-05-04
Members-only investment club Q Ventures launched to connect super angels with fast-growth startups

A new private investment organization called Q Ventures has launched today in a bid to bring ‘super angels’ and venture capital (...)

2014-05-04
Criptext’s super-secure messaging system wants to dethrone aging BBM

The leak wasn’t even a screenshot. It was a photo of a BlackBerry with a BBM on the screen. A secure text-messaging network had (...)

2014-05-04
Mela promotes collaborative filmmaking via hashtag #hashtag

It’s all in the hashtag. Mela, a brand new social video app for iPhone, uses crowdsharing via hashtag to mix user videos into unique (...)

2014-05-04
Jury finalizes $119.6 million damages award to Apple for Samsung patent infringement

Following an initial ruling in the Apple vs. Samsung patent lawsuit, the federal jury has finished its calculations and finalized (...)

2014-05-04
Leaked Google Stars video and screenshots show built-in search, filter, folder, security, and sharing features

As we wrote last month, Google is building a favoriting service called Google Stars that will let users save, share, and organize (...)

2014-05-04
Google Docs now lets you crop, rotate, and add borders to images

Google today updated Google Docs with some basic image-editing tools. You can now crop, rotate, and add borders to images in a document (...)

2014-05-04
China’s Tencent is embracing ‘connected companies’ as it focuses on online-to-offline services

China’s largest Internet firm Tencent wears many hats — other than owning social network QQ and popular messaging service WeChat, (...)

2014-05-04
7 reasons why your startup will fail (and how to soften the blow)

Rahul Varshneya is the co-creator of Foster.fm, a platform that helps startups grow their business through social media. If you’re (...)

2014-05-04
Google AdSense Conspiracy Theory Angers Online Publishers

An anonymous whistleblower, claiming to be a former Google employee, came out last week and posted a scathing exposé accusing (...)

2014-05-04
Automattic nabs a whopping $160m to help WordPress ‘win’ the competitive blogging market

Wowzers. WordPress developer Automattic has announced a staggering $160 million funding round. Founder and WordPress creator Matt (...)

2014-05-04
Google Play Music arrives in Canada, free 60-day trial available today only

Google today finally launched Google Play Music in Canada, two-and-a-half years after first debuting the service back in November (...)

2014-05-04
Why entrepreneurs should focus on building just one product

JT Marino and Daehee Park are the founders of Tuft & Needle, an e-commerce mattress startup cutting out the industry gimmicks (...)

2014-05-04
Five months after acquisition, Square open-sources Viewfinder server, Android and iOS apps

Square today announced it is open-sourcing everything behind the photo-sharing tool Viewfinder on GitHub. All 250,000 lines of code (...)

2014-05-04
Y Combinator’s Startup School hits the road for the first time, starting with New York and London

Startup accelerator program Y Combinator (YC) is taking its renowned Startup School on the road, kicking off with New York on June (...)

2014-05-04
The best tools, tricks, and strategies to create successful social video content

Video content is staging a takeover of the Internet. By 2017, Cisco projects that video will account for 69 percent of all Web traffic. (...)

2014-05-04
John McAfee launches Chadder, a new encrypted private messaging app

Antivirus software pioneer John McAfee has launched a new messaging app called Chadder, with a focus on encryption and security. The (...)

2014-05-04
uTest rebrands as Applause, acquires crowdtesting platform Testhub for European push

Web and mobile app testing company uTest has delivered on a promise from last year to rebrand the company as Applause, marking the (...)

2014-05-04
Nokia announces a $100 million fund to invest in automotive technology and services

Nokia may have finally offloaded its device and services division to Microsoft afters its $7.2 billion deal  was completed last (...)

2014-05-04
Tumblr founder David Karp says Yahoo has ‘lived up to everything it promised’

It’s been almost one year since Yahoo announced that it had acquired Tumblr for $1.1 billion, and David Karp, founder and head of (...)

2014-05-04
UCWeb says its new mobile search service has hit 20% market share in China and angered Baidu

Shenma, a mobile search engine that Chinese browser-maker UCWeb recently formed in a joint venture with e-commerce giant Alibaba, (...)

2014-05-04
Which rapper uses the widest range of lyrics in hip hop?

Here’s an interesting use of big data. Matt Daniels, a New York-based designer, analyzed the vocabulary of hip hop artists in a (...)

2014-05-04
Police Break Up Massive Party of 1,500 Teens After Word Spreads on Twitter

Police in Brampton, Canada, broke up a massive party Friday night after more than 1,500 teens showed up to a "mansion party" that (...)

2014-05-03
10 mobile marketing statistics to help justify your budget

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

2014-05-03
Who needs coffee while they’re sleeping? Why companies need to embrace location-based marketing

Yoshi Tuk is a freelance journalist. Maria Golovanova is an international Communication and Media student with a passion for online (...)

2014-05-03
3 reasons why every CEO should do their own customer support

Girish Mathrubootham is the CEO of Freshdesk, a SaaS based customer support software.  Some may know me as the CEO of Freshdesk, (...)

2014-05-03
Wikipedia tweaks mobile design to put emphasis on contributors

Wikimedia has been thinking hard about how to better humanize it’s editable encyclopedia, with a project kicking off last September (...)

2014-05-02
Is Instagram’s move to replace Foursquare with Facebook Places premature?

Jonathan Barouch is CEO and Founder of location-based analytics company Local Measure. About a month ago, a subset of Instagram users (...)

2014-05-02
Digital tools to help whip your body into shape

Technology has crept into almost every single aspect of our lives these days and fitness is no exception. With summer season coming (...)

2014-05-02
Under the hood: 10 design newsletters that will spark your inspiration

This post originally appeared on the Fueled blog. There are plenty of ways to stay informed in the interactive design space. Plugging (...)

2014-05-02
Federal jury rules Samsung infringed on Apple’s patents, but awards just $119.6 million in damages

After three days of deliberations, a federal jury has found that Samsung infringed on some of the Apple patents brought against it, (...)

2014-05-01
Flickr overhauls blog as it preps for Sunday’s 10th anniversary photo walk

What are you doing on Sunday? Whatever the answer is now, you might want to consider dropping in on Flickr’s global photo walk, (...)

2014-05-01

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