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Microsoft now expects to close $7.2B deal to buy Nokia’s Devices & Services division in April

When Microsoft announced plans to buy Nokia’s Devices & Services division for $7.2 billion in September, it foresaw the deal (...)

2014-03-24
Twitter’s TV ratings service is headed to Australia this year

Twitter is continuing to expand the reach of its TV rating service with Nielsen, after it announced plans to launch it in Australia (...)

2014-03-24
Apple is reportedly seeking a breakthrough in streaming TV by teaming up with Comcast

Apple is in talks with cable TV provider Comcast to come up with a streaming TV service that dishes up high network-like quality TV (...)

2014-03-23
Wearable tech for tracking when cows are ‘in heat’? Sure, why not?

2014 might be the year for wearable tech, but there’s no reason for it to stop at humans. Or dogs. Is there? That’s right, although (...)

2014-03-23
16 Luminous Buildings In Modern Scandinavia

Architects in the far north have to accommodate extreme light conditions when designing their buildings--leading to some stunning (...)

2014-03-21
Get out of your head! How to stop internal dialogues from halting your productivity

Andrea Ayres-Deets is the Lead Writer at ooomf, an invite-only network connecting short-term software projects with handpicked developers (...)

2014-03-23
Upgrade your brain: Programming resources for coding newbies

Adam Benzion is the founder of Entirely—a Seattle startup focused on social innovation, keen on connecting more people in more (...)

2014-03-23
LG announces a smart bulb that connects to iOS and Android devices

LG’s foray into new verticals consists of more than just its first smartwatch — the G Watch, which was announced last week — (...)

2014-03-23
Sound familiar? Bitcoin exchange Vircurex freezes customer accounts as it battles insolvency

The implosion of Mt. Gox has been widely heralded as a sign of a new era of Bitcoin companies, but there are still examples of the (...)

2014-03-23
The NSA reportedly spied right into the heart of ‘security threat’ Huawei

The New York Times and German newspaper Spiegel Online have reported the existence of a document that purports to show the US government (...)

2014-03-23
Turkey blocks Google DNS and Twitter’s IP addresses in attempt to further censor Twitter

The Turkish Government blocked Twitter a few days ago after it was used to expose alleged government corruption. Turkish residents (...)

2014-03-22
Delta is offering the opportunity to meet entrepreneurs at 35,000 feet

A new program being run by Delta is offering the opportunity to meet entrepreneurs at a height like never before; 35,000 feet. Delta (...)

2014-03-22
Turkey blocks Google DNS in attempt to further censor Twitter

The Turkish Government blocked Twitter a few days ago after it was used to expose alleged government corruption. Despite the ban, (...)

2014-03-22
Silicon Valley can’t keep up with Korea’s financial revolution

Jon Norris is a writer for TransferWise who splits his time between the U.S. and the U.K. This post originally appeared on the TransfireWise (...)

2014-03-22
How to design a recurring revenue model that will attract capital

George Deeb is the Managing Partner at Chicago-based Red Rocket Ventures, a startup consulting and financial advisory firm based (...)

2014-03-22
How I tried to crowdfund my tuition, but got 20 potential clients instead

Vikas Lalwani is part of Product and Marketing team at Frrole, a tech startup based in India. It all started earlier this year when (...)

2014-03-22
What do selfies really say about us?

What is the most obnoxious thing on the planet these days? If you said selfies, then you got that right. We could blame the whole (...)

2014-03-21
Twitter pulls its #Music app from the App Store, existing users have until April 18

Twitter is discarding its #Music iOS app as a failed experiment after spending nearly a year trying to gain traction for it. The company (...)

2014-03-21
9 Smile-Inducing Vine Videos to Bring You Joy

We rang in the second-annual International Day of Happiness on March 20. Thousands of people joined in the celebration by sharing (...)

2014-03-21
Macworld/iWorld names Trunx the official photo app for next week’s confab

We’ve heard of major events having their own mobile apps to help you sort through and plan your attendance at numerous sessions (...)

2014-03-21
What Happened When AgLocal Derailed From Its Vision

AgLocal returns to its roots, allowing consumers know exactly where their dinner is coming from, proving that sometimes the best idea (...)

2014-03-21
Telegram ups its security, allows iOS and Android users to delete individual chat messages

Almost a month ago, messaging service Telegram exploded in popularity, climbing to the top of the App Store in nearly 50 countries (...)

2014-03-21
Is the Internet making us more democratic?

Matthew Carpenter-Arévalo is a peer at #DemocraciaEnRed, a Latin America-based movement to promote the evolution of democracy through (...)

2014-03-21
Microsoft offers Windows XP users $100 off select Windows 8 PCs

With the Windows XP end-of-support date now less than three weeks away, Microsoft has yet another deal trying to woo users off the (...)

2014-03-21
The Next Web’s articles get a visual refresh: This time it’s personal

One thing I love about The Next Web is how we’re always iterating. While many of our rivals push out a whole new design every two (...)

2014-03-21
This Flappy Bird-esqe game for iPhone connects with Fitbit to get easier the more steps you take

When Flappy Bird was pulled from the App Store last month, a slew of imitations remained in-tact, and many more flappy/flippy/crappy (...)

2014-03-21
How over-reliance on LinkedIn can lead to hiring pitfalls

Jeff Zwelling is co-founder and CEO of Convertro, which provides marketers and agencies with cross-channel analytics, insights and (...)

2014-03-21
Stream Web for iOS is a social, gesture-based app for browsing the Internet

Most mobile browsers are shrunken versions of their desktop counterparts. You type in a site with the traditional ad bar at the top (...)

2014-03-21
Your startup might be your baby, but your employees aren’t

This post originally appeared on the 15five blog and has been republished with permission. Running a company can often feel like caring (...)

2014-03-21
Evernote for iOS updated with better business card scanning and Presentation Mode

Evernote today released an update for its iOS app, focused on two key tools that are exclusive to Evernote Premium subscribers: Presentation (...)

2014-03-21
Can artificial intelligence give a TED talk? The XPrize Foundation wants to find out.

Innovative non-profit XPrize Foundation is teaming up with TED to advance artificial intelligence, but it wants your help to make (...)

2014-03-20
PayPal’s food payment services Pay At Table and Order Ahead come to the UK and Australia

PayPal has switched the Pay At Table and Order Ahead features in its iOS app on in Europe, starting with the UK, as TechCrunch reports. (...)

2014-03-20
Twitter gets blocked in Turkey, as its Prime Minister threatens crackdown on other social media

Turkey has cracked down on social media — not for the first time – after Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan blocked access (...)

2014-03-20
Chat app Line is launching a Netflix-like video streaming app for kids TV shows in Japan

Messaging app Line is branching out into video content in Japan, where it has announced plans for an app that caters to kids programming. (...)

2014-03-21
Facebook opens an office in Indonesia, its fourth largest country with 65m users

Facebook has opened an office in Indonesia, the Southeast Asian country that is its fourth-largest market with 65 million registered (...)

2014-03-21
Glassdoor: Employees rank LinkedIn’s Jeff Weiner as CEO of the year; Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg loses top spot

Career website Glassdoor today released its latest report highlighting 2014′s top 50 Chief Executive Officers (CEOs), and once again (...)

2014-03-21
Mobile browser-maker UCWeb, another global tech firm under the radar, crosses 500m users

Facebook’s $19 billion acquisition of WhatsApp has woken many in the West to companies that are building their business in global (...)

2014-03-21
Photo app Pressgram adds more platforms and editing tools, phases out in-app social network

Pressgram, the iOS app launched last year that replicates Instagram without being tied to the Facebook-owned platform, has released (...)

2014-03-21
Hawking Hummus In Utah Is Just As Hard As You Think

What happened when we went on the road with hummus company Sabra as it urged wary Americans to dip into its products for the first (...)

2014-03-21
Gmail now always uses an HTTPS connection and encrypts all messages moving internally on Google’s servers

Google today announced it has made security improvements to Gmail to further protect users’ emails from snooping. Gmail now always (...)

2014-03-20
Mobile word processing app Quip updated with Comments, Likes and Themes

Quip, the collaborative word processing app for Android and iOS devices from ex-Facebook CTO Bret Taylor, has been updated today to (...)

2014-03-20
Camera Plus AirSnap feature lets iOS photographers into the picture

Does this sound familiar? You’re always the self-appointed—or designated—photographer for your family and friends. It’s not (...)

2014-03-20
Google starts rolling out new Sheets with offline editing, speed improvements, and filter views to all

Google today announced it has started rolling out its faster, more powerful version of Google Sheets: users will be automatically (...)

2014-03-20
The Fascinating Neuroscience Of Color

This seemingly simple area of study offers insights into all sorts of behavior--from attention to decision-making.Neuroscientist Bevil (...)

2014-03-20
Yahoo and Viacom sign exclusive Tumblr advertising deal for the upfront season

Viacom today struck an exclusive advertising partnership with Yahoo to serve “co-branded content campaigns” with its partners (...)

2014-03-20
Dark Energy Reservoir review: An 8,000mAh slimline battery pack for charging two devices at once

While modern smartphones, tablets and all kinds of other devices offer up a world of possibilities, they all require one thing – (...)

2014-03-20
Tribune’s new mobile app ‘reads’ you the news from online publications

American media behemoth The Tribune Company (‘Tribune’) has launched an interesting new service that lets you audio-stream text-based (...)

2014-03-20
How mobile is bridging brick and mortar’s data gap

Smart marketers know that offline marketing techniques like in-store promotions, events, and free samples are powerful techniques (...)

2014-03-20

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