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Microsoft ends support for Windows XP and Office 2003

Microsoft’s support for two major products ends today: Windows XP and Office 2003. As a result, the company will no longer release (...)

2014-04-07
OpenSSL has a critical security vulnerability that needs to be patched right away

The OpenSSL project has just disclosed a devastating security flaw in the protocol that could expose the cryptographic keys and private (...)

2014-04-06
USAID gives its side following reports of subversive government-funded “Cuban Twitter”

On the heels of reports that the US government tried to create a social network in Cuba to destabilize the government, USAID has published (...)

2014-04-06
The Spotify effect: Why every company is now a data company

Marius Moscovici is the founder and CEO of Metric Insights. After landing a $200 million credit line and acquiring music data platform (...)

2014-04-06
Blue Bottle Coffee acquires subscription coffee startup Tonx

Tonx, a startup working on a subscription model for coffee beans, has just announced an acquisition deal from Blue Bottle Coffee. (...)

2014-04-06
Uber announces UberRUSH, a bicycle courier service, launching first in Manhattan

While Uber has quickly become one of the easiest ways for us to get where we need to go, the company now wants to help get things (...)

2014-04-06
Does Google Need YouTube Music?

It was announced last week that YouTube will be delaying the launch of its much anticipated music service until later this year. (...)

2014-04-06
Bop.fm’s music-streaming aggregator now lets you import playlists and share with anyone

With the likes of Spotify, Rdio, Beats, Deezer, and many others locking horns, the online music-streaming realm is becoming increasingly (...)

2014-04-06
Twitter acquires Android lockscreen startup Cover, will keep app alive ‘for now’

Twitter today announced it has acquired Android lockscreen app startup Cover. The app, which only launched as a beta in October, will (...)

2014-04-06
Disqus launches Sponsored Comments for brands to reach specific audiences

Commenting platform Disqus has launched a new advertising product called Sponsored Comments, letting publishers and brands reach (...)

2014-04-06
Microsoft targets broadcasters with the new studio-grade Skype TX

Microsoft is extending its reach into the broadcasting realm with a new product called Skype TX, which it calls “studio grade software (...)

2014-04-06
Microsoft’s first original TV content for the Xbox One and 360 reportedly set to debut in June

Microsoft’s efforts to go up against rivals like Netflix and Amazon in the TV arena by commissioning original TV programming for (...)

2014-04-06
Shopify Cuts Credit Card Processing Fees To Take On Square

In an effort to woo merchants to its platform, the e-commerce platform has also reduced the time it takes for funds to reach business (...)

2014-04-06
Day Flow for iPhone is a simple time-tracker that helps you visualize your efficiency

While there’s no shortage of general productivity tools in the App Store, Day Flow has thrown its hat into the time-management app (...)

2014-04-06
ASCIIcam: The geekiest selfie tool ever?

This selfie thing is getting all too common, why not take a different approach? ASCIIcam is a fun site that takes your photo using (...)

2014-04-06
The growing power of online video, captured in... an online video

It’s no secret that video is a powerful form of online content, but just how powerful? Shutterstock has collaborated with comScore (...)

2014-04-06
How often should you update your app? 5 ways to plan the perfect iteration schedule

David Noy is CMO of Ginger Software, a language learning and productivity boosting software for ESL and native English speakers. (...)

2014-04-06
Yahoo is reportedly ready to commission Netflix-like original TV series for a new push into video

Yahoo has big plans for online video content — and it is eyeing original TV series the likes of those that Netflix and Amazon are (...)

2014-04-06
Hate Comic Sans? Maybe you’ll find Comic Neue more appealing

For those who can’t stand the sight of Comic Sans, say hello to Comic Neue. Developed by Craig Rozynski, an Australian graphic designer (...)

2014-04-06
Startupbootcamp Berlin to focus on smart transport and energy, with US program to follow

European accelerator Startupbootcamp has today announced that its Berlin-based program will focus on startups working in the areas (...)

2014-04-06
How to manage talented people by not bossing them around

Walter Chen is the founder and CEO of iDoneThis, the easiest way to share and celebrate what you get done at work, every day. On (...)

2014-04-05
The ideal length for everything on the Internet

This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog. Every so often when I’m tweeting or emailing, I’ll think: Should I really be (...)

2014-04-05
Waze CEO confirms Google paid $1.15B for the company, hints that investors forced the deal

Google completed its acquisition of Waze last June, but only now has the price tag that it paid for the Israel-headquartered social (...)

2014-04-05
Why the best entrepreneurs and creators are humble

Herbert Lui is the Creative Director of marketing agency Wonder Shuttle. He is the author of a guide to building credibility online. This (...)

2014-04-05
Google is reportedly planning a new platform for set-top boxes called Android TV

Google is reportedly about to launch a renewed effort to become your TV hub with a new platform destined for set-top boxes called (...)

2014-04-04
Plex media client is coming to the Xbox One

Plex, one of the best apps for media consumption on a large screen is coming to the Xbox One, after Microsoft announced support for (...)

2014-04-04
This 360° video shot with 6 GoPro cameras will blow your mind

If you thought those ‘miniature world’ photos were cool, this video will make you wish you had a bunch of GoPro cameras lying (...)

2014-04-04
Understanding Klout as a brokerage business

Lucy Leiderman is the Director of Digital Strategy at Pilot PMR. Klout, the San Francisco based start up that measures your social (...)

2014-04-04
Lumia gaga: Why Nokia must ditch its arcane numbering system

Microsoft made a slew of announcements at its annual Build conference this week, covering everything from universal Windows apps to (...)

2014-04-04
Time is of the essence, so you better track it well

Lindsay Goldwert is a content strategist and senior program executive at Hotwire PR, a global tech public relations firm. In our (...)

2014-04-04
11 Web tools for controlling internal email chaos

Whether your team works remotely or side by side, minimizing inessential inbox chaos is a constant challenge startups face. Luckily, (...)

2014-04-04
Brace Yourselves: 15 New Types of Twitter Ads May Be Coming

Twitter is stepping up its advertising game in a big way, according to reports New app install ads, among other ad formats, are (...)

2014-04-03
How to place images inside text for that old-fashioned look

I always loved Bruce Springsteen’s Greetings from Asbury Park N.J. Sure, I love the music, but it was the cover, with all those (...)

2014-04-03
China’s Weibo sets IPO range at $17-19 with valuation of over $3.5 billion

Weibo, the Chinese equivalent of Twitter, has released a pricing range for its upcoming IPO that would peg shares between $17-19, (...)

2014-04-03
Will.i.am is building a smart.phone.watch

Smartwatch makers have yet to find the sweet spot for replicating your phone’s functionality while also creating new uses. Musician (...)

2014-04-03
Google brings its ‘in-depth articles’ Search feature to the UK

If you live in the UK, you may have noticed a slight tweak in the way Google Search results are displayed. After launching in the (...)

2014-04-03
Front helps companies collaborate with shared email inboxes

Email may or may not have a long and prosperous future lying in wait, but for now it’s showing no real signs of weakening its grip (...)

2014-04-03
comScore: Apple takes 41.3% share as top US smartphone maker, Samsung hits 27%; Android outgains iOS

Apple’s dominance as the top smartphone OEM in the US seems to have peaked at just above 41 percent. Samsung is taking advantage (...)

2014-04-03
Phil Spencer admits Microsoft made ‘wrong decisions’ with Xbox One and pushes ‘gaming first’ strategy

As Microsoft refocuses its messaging for the Xbox One around video games, Phil Spencer, the new Head of Xbox, today admitted the (...)

2014-04-03
7 essential LinkedIn stats: When to post, what to post and how to improve

This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog. A quick glance at a chart of the Internet’s fastest-growing social networks reveals (...)

2014-04-03
This robot playing Threes is hypnotic and better than you

Here’s a little something for your Friday afternoon/evening: A Twitch stream of a robot playing the addicting mobile game Threes (...)

2014-04-03
This is Amazon Dash, a voice-enabled scanner for creating AmazonFresh shopping lists

Mere days after Amazon launched its Fire TV media streaming set-top box, the retailer is back with another device, this time to draw (...)

2014-04-03
Alternate Reality Game Will Turn You Into a Fitness Maniac

"Run an Empire" is like the board game Risk mashed up with Nike+."Alternate reality game" is the term du jour for what used to be (...)

2014-04-03
Our Ultimate Driverless Car Report Card

A recent poll found that about 9 out of 10 American adults are afraid of the technology that will take their hands off the wheel. (...)

2014-04-03
Watch Out, AT&T? Google Might Launch Its Own Wireless Network

A new report suggests Google wants to offer "a full-fledged wireless service" in cities where it offers Google Fiber.With its high-speed (...)

2014-04-03
Tech5: Meet the fastest growing tech companies in France

All too often, the technology industry is examined from its opposing ends. A spotlight is given to the latest batch of promising startups, (...)

2014-04-03
Pixelstick: Light painting evolved to span video and photos

Derick Rhodes is a footage content producer at Shutterstock. This post was originally published on the Shutterstock blog and has (...)

2014-04-03
Startups and the state: How Eastern European governments help (or don’t help) tech entrepreneurs

Having a healthy level of entrepreneurship in their country is a great thing for governments, not least because it can be a significant (...)

2014-04-03

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