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11 Musicians on Tumblr Who Hit the Right Note

Welcome to Tumblr, Lana Del Rey. The singer is the latest in a slew of songbirds taking up social residence on the blogging site. (...)

2014-04-17
Samsung hints that Milk Music will ‘soon’ include ads, and offer a $3.99/month premium service

When Samsung introduced its first Internet radio service Milk Music in March, one of the things that stood out was that it was available (...)

2014-04-16
A Facebook e-money service could be a big hit in Asia

Reports this week suggest that Facebook is preparing to launch an e-money service. The Financial Times believes that the US company (...)

2014-04-17
Uber adds vague $1 “Safe Rides Fee” for UberX rides

Uber recently began adding a $1 “Safe Rides Fee” for UberX ridesharing trips on its platform. Users have been receiving the following (...)

2014-04-16
Risk-averse Chinese mobile tech firms are suddenly going all-in on global, but why?

Si Shen is the founder and CEO of PapayaMobile, a global mobile company. This article originally appeared on LinkedIn and was republished (...)

2014-04-16
Laughing Giraffe’s new Soundpix app makes your photos talk

A tiny subset of photography apps has slowly emerged from the vast pack on Apple’s app store to offer an alternative multimedia (...)

2014-04-16
EdTech champions: The Sanoma startup challenge presents its 5 finalists

One space in tech that is not broadly covered, but is super interesting, is education. Finnish media and learning giant Sanoma ($3 (...)

2014-04-16
Nitrous.IO launches a ‘Hack’ button to help developers test open source codes with one click

Nitrous.IO, a 500 Startups-backed backend development platform, prides itself on helping software developers save time by cutting (...)

2014-04-16
Optimizely launches platform for testing and tweaking your native iOS apps

Optimizely, a website optimization platform, has launched a beta of its iOS testing tools, which allow technical and non-technical (...)

2014-04-16
How to retain mental and creative focus

David Hassell is the CEO of 15Five. This post originally appeared on the 15five blog. Have you ever wondered why, when you leave (...)

2014-04-16
Polling app Poutsch relaunches as Voice – a name you can actually pronounce and spell

There has been no shortage of polling apps launched in the past few years and one of the most interesting was Poutsch (we called it (...)

2014-04-16
Evernote and Moleskine’s new business notebook gives you more ways to share and organize pages

I’ve tried going digital-only for all off my note-taking needs, but in the end I always revert back to pen. It’s the physical (...)

2014-04-16
Flickr apps overhauled with new look and features for editing images and adding filters [updated]

Yahoo today launched a major update for its Flickr photo app on iOS and Android, bringing a completely overhauled and redesigned look (...)

2014-04-16
Nokia puts European Lumia 2520 sales on hold following potential electric shock risk from charger

Nokia has issued a product recall for the European and UK variant of the AC-300 charger that is supplied with each sale of a Lumia (...)

2014-04-16
Notegraphy, an Instagram-style app for beautiful typography, arrives on Android

Four months ago we covered Notegraphy, an Instagram-inspired editing app for creating notes with beautiful typography. At the time (...)

2014-04-16
Isitbump.in could show you how busy your favorite stores and bars are before you leave the house

While a lot of the early Internet of Things chatter brought us things like internet-connected lightbulbs, plugs and many other household (...)

2014-04-16
BBC iPlayer and Sky’s iOS TV streaming apps are currently experiencing problems

The BBC iPlayer and Sky’s Now and Go TV apps for the iPhone and iPad are both experiencing problems today, with some users of Apple’s (...)

2014-04-16
Flickr for Android overhauled with new look and new features for editing images and adding filters

Yahoo has launched a major update for its Flickr photo app for Android today bringing a completely overhauled and redesigned look (...)

2014-04-16
PlayStation 4 is getting an update with a video editing app for you to customize gameplay videos

Sony’s PlayStation 4 is scheduled to get an update “soon” that will introduce a new video editing app, as revealed in a blog (...)

2014-04-16
Weibo’s IPO disappoints, but plenty of positives remain for ‘China’s Twitter’

Weibo, the microblogging firm known as ‘China’s Twitter,’ made a less than impressive public bow on the US markets after raising $286 (...)

2014-04-16
Line opens its ‘creators market’ to let you sell your own stickers on its messaging service

Few companies have done more to pioneer the concept of stickers than Line, and now the Japanese company is democratizing sticker production (...)

2014-04-16
Union unmasks the charm of silhouettes and composites

Sometimes you have a creative vision that the camera alone cannot capture. For that, you have to go into software, where your hand-eye (...)

2014-04-16
Amazon partners with Samsung to launch custom Kindle e-Book service for Galaxy devices

Amazon and Samsung have today announced that the two companies will launch an e-Book download service designed specifically for the (...)

2014-04-16
China’s Alibaba will launch its first mobile telecom services in June

In December last year, the Chinese government issued what is known as ‘mobile virtual network operator’ licenses to HiChina, (...)

2014-04-16
Eyefi launches cloud service integrated with its Wi-Fi Mobi camera card

Last year, Eyefi introduced Mobi, a wireless SD camera card that used a peer-to-peer connection to transfer images from your DSLR (...)

2014-04-16
Search giant Baidu is the latest Chinese tech firm to launch a mobile wallet service

China’s mobile payments market is heating up, with nearly $1.6 trillion in transactions made in 2013. Now search giant Baidu has (...)

2014-04-16
Sony passes 7 million PlayStation 4 units sold globally

Sony announced on Wednesday that it has sold over 7 million PlayStation 4 consoles as of April 6th. That’s counting sell-through (...)

2014-04-15
Digital disruption is changing business, but technology isn’t the only answer

Brian Solis is principal analyst at Altimeter Group, a research firm focused on disruptive technology. He’s also a digital anthropologist (...)

2014-04-15
Tech blog Stratechery goes freemium as Ben Thompson strikes it out as an indie writer

Ben Thompson, the Taiwan-based American writer behind popular tech blog Stratechery, has quit his day job to become a full-time blogger. (...)

2014-04-15
Samsung’s Gear 2 smartwatches didn’t live up to expectations, but Gear Fit is a useful fitness band

Samsung has rolled out a bumper crop of wearable devices in conjunction with its latest flagship, the Galaxy S5 — two Gear smartwatches (...)

2014-04-15
WhatsApp, Instagram and the new rules of marketing for the networked age

Sangeet Paul Choudary is the author of the blog Platform Thinking. Patrick Vlaskovits is a NYT bestseller author and CEO of Superpowered. (...)

2014-04-15
WordPress 3.9 arrives with better media editing, gallery previews, audio and video playlists, and more

WordPress.org today announced the debut of WordPress 3.9, which adds a slew of “refinements” to the blog management tool. You (...)

2014-04-15
Meet 100 startups in Europe waiting to get funded

If you’re an investor and look for dealflow in Europe, I have good news for you. We’ve done all the work, you only have to cherrypick. (...)

2014-04-15
Google+ Pages with 1,000+ followers can now create +Post ads, promote Hangouts on Air and automatic posts

Google today expanded its test of +Post ads, a new type of monetization for its social network that lets brands turn Google+ content (...)

2014-04-15
BBC Three will premiere all six episodes of Chris Lilley’s new comedy on iPlayer

As BBC Three prepares to become an online-only destination from next year, the UK broadcaster is already making moves to position (...)

2014-04-15
With PiQ, PeerIndex wants to help marketers make sense of Twitter

Algorithmic social ranking service PeerIndex has been building an arsenal of tools over the past few years, designed to bring meaning (...)

2014-04-15
Goodreads makes it easier to add your Amazon book buys to your virtual shelves

Starting from today, social reading platform Goodreads is making it easier for you to add your Amazon book purchases to your virtual (...)

2014-04-15
Fleksy eyes international growth with AZERTY, QWERTZ and QZERTY keyboard support on Android

Fleksy is making a bigger push for international markets with the latest version of its smart keyboard app for Android. With version (...)

2014-04-15
Mt. Gox is reportedly planning for liquidation, but remains hopeful of being acquired

Mt. Gox, the fallen Bitcoin exchange that was once the toast of the virtual currency world, is reportedly ditching plans to rebuild (...)

2014-04-15
Samsung says it will launch Tizen phones before August, but Android still its ‘main business’

Samsung has lifted the lid on its plans for Tizen, after Yoon Han-kil, senior vice president of the Korean firm’s product strategy (...)

2014-04-15
Samsung talks up its design processes and original thinking with new website

What’s the best way to deny long-standing rumors that you copy someone else’s work? Aside from getting a big power (like Google) (...)

2014-04-14
Alibaba’s US IPO is shaping up to be one of the biggest tech listings ever

Alibaba isn’t a household name in the US, but the e-commerce firm from China is shaping up to hold one of the biggest technology (...)

2014-04-15
Favstar founder launches Respondly to help companies use Twitter as a service desk

Today, the founder of Favstar has taken the wraps off a new service: Respondly, a team support inbox for Twitter. Twitter has become (...)

2014-04-14
BBC iPlayer video downloads come to all Android devices running Ice Cream Sandwich or above

After launching iPlayer video downloads for 11 Android devices last September, the BBC today said all hardware running Ice Cream Sandwich (...)

2014-04-14
EU Commission VP Neelie Kroes is “outraged” by Uber ban in Belgium

Neelie Kroes, vice-president for the European Commission, has struck out against a court order banning Uber’s ride-sharing service (...)

2014-04-14
BitTorrent brings file synchronizing service Sync to NAS devices, starting with Netgear partnership

BitTorrent today announced its Sync file synchronization tool has gained support for network-attached storage (NAS) devices. The company (...)

2014-04-14
12 gadgets we’d love to see a startup re-engineer

Smartphones? Can’t live without them. 3D printers? Why not. When it comes to bringing the extraordinary into homes and workplaces, (...)

2014-04-14
Neil Young’s PonoPlayer shatters $800,000 Kickstarter goal, raises $6.2m

Musician Neil Young has shattered his $800,000 Kickstarter goal set up to fund production of a new portable music player called the Pono. (...)

2014-04-14

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