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Google reportedly has a partner in its robotics efforts: Apple supplier Foxconn

For years, Taiwanese manufacturer Foxconn – also known as Hon Hai – has been Apple’s largest supplier. However, it is now also (...)

2014-02-11
Android customization app Themer returns to Google Play after being pulled over Apple copyright complaint

Update: All the coverage today must have sped up Google’s process. Themer is once again available over on Google Play. The original (...)

2014-02-10
Google won’t say when skinning app Themer will return to Play store, was pulled over Apple copyright complaint

Popular Android skinning app Themer was suspended from Google Play on the night of February 2 due to its “Seven” theme, several (...)

2014-02-10
Google Glass worn by Virgin Atlantic staff to assist passengers at London’s Heathrow airport

In an effort to make its airline service more glamorous and personalized, Virgin Atlantic is equipping some of its concierge staff (...)

2014-02-10
Flickr marks its 10 year anniversary helping users share photos with their friends

Flickr is celebrating a milestone that many popular services like LinkedIn, WordPress, and Facebook have marked recently: its 10th (...)

2014-02-10
Themer doesn’t know when its app will return to Google Play, says removal due to Apple copyright complaint

Popular Android homescreen app Themer was suspended from Google Play on the night of February 2 due to its “Seven” theme, several (...)

2014-02-10
Ranking The Architecture Of The 2014 Winter Olympics

More skating palaces!Thousands of the best athletes in the world have descended on Sochi, Russia, for the 2014 Winter Olympics, ready (...)

2014-02-10
Facebook wants to challenge Twitter as the go-to place for discussing TV shows in real-time

A Facebook study has revealed that Twitter might have a battle on its hands as the social network of choice for real-time engagement (...)

2014-02-10
How Facebook’s Open Academy helps students to become better software engineers

It’s well known that software engineers are in high-demand right now with startups and companies around the world. And if they’re (...)

2014-02-10
Google’s Chromecast is reportedly landing in Australia this year, could see content from Telstra

Google’s Chromecast is reportedly launching in Australia later this year and possibly with content from Telstra’s BigPond media (...)

2014-02-09
20 ways to be awesome on the Internet

Shy Rosenweig is the co-founder and COO of Meetey, bringing social networking to your neighborhood. You’ll find tips and tricks (...)

2014-02-09
Top Marketing and Advertising Jobs from MTV, The Onion and More

Are you searching for your next great career opportunity in the digital space? The Mashable Job Board is here to serve you as the (...)

2014-02-09
Smoke-testing your apps 101: A guide for the non-techie co-founder

Denis Duvauchelle is CEO and co-founder of Twoodo, helping you organize everything and anything using #hashtags. It’s doubtful that (...)

2014-02-09
6 random social media tips to help improve your marketing today

This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog and was republished with permission. When it comes to helping you out with Social (...)

2014-02-08
Exploring the greatest creative renaissance (since The Renaissance)

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

2014-02-08
Inside The Mind Of Art Spiegelman, The Creator Of "Maus"

A new exhibition offers a rare glimpse into the creative process behind this masterful comic artist.In 1972, artist Art Spiegelman (...)

2014-02-07
Marie Antoinette As A Hog-Chewing Harpy And More Freaky Pics From The French Revolution

The newly launched French Revolution Digital Archive has over 14,000 images available to the public. Get ready for a truly bizarre (...)

2014-02-07
What Every Company Can Learn From The "Pre-order" Kickstarter Model

One seasoned tech insider is determined to give smaller companies a competitive edge by redefining "the product launch."Big-name brands (...)

2014-02-07
Nokia and HTC reach patent sharing and collaboration agreement

Nokia and HTC have settled their differences and announced a patent licensing and technology collaboration agreement. The deal puts (...)

2014-02-07
California Could Require Mobile Devices To Have "Kill Switches"

The state could be the first in the nation to mandate a way for consumers to disable stolen or lost smartphones.California legislators (...)

2014-02-07
Facebook Page managers will see names of admins who made posts and comments starting February 20

Facebook today posted a message at the top of Pages on the social network to notify administrators that their the names will soon (...)

2014-02-07
Rosanne Cash Talks Songwriting, Twitter and How Streaming Hurts Musicians

Rosanne Cash has been writing songs for 35 years and creating hit records for almost as many, but few have achieved the popular (...)

2014-02-07
Facebook Pages will show the names of admins beside their posts and comments starting on February 20

Facebook today posted a message at the top of Pages on the social network to notify administrators that their the names will soon (...)

2014-02-07
LinkedIn will close Intro, a way to view LinkedIn profiles inside the iOS Mail app, on March 7

LinkedIn today announced it’ll soon be closing a couple of its less integral services, citing the need to concentrate “on fewer (...)

2014-02-07
What The Beatles Inadvertently Taught Us About Business

50 years ago, the Fab Four invaded the U.S. What can leaders learn from their legacy?Fifty years ago today, on February 7, 1964, the (...)

2014-02-07
Google plans to launch Chromecast in the UK within weeks

Google’s Chromecast is finally expanding beyond the US with a launch in the UK. Electrical retailer Currys expects to sell the (...)

2014-02-07
Bitcoin plunges as exchange Mt. Gox pauses all withdrawals due to technical issues

Mt. Gox, one of the world’s biggest Bitcoin trading exchanges, has temporarily suspended all Bitcoin withdrawals with immediate (...)

2014-02-07
Bitcoin value drops after exchange Mt. Gox pauses all withdrawals due to technical issues

Mt. Gox, one of the world’s biggest Bitcoin trading exchanges, has temporarily suspended all Bitcoin withdrawals with immediate (...)

2014-02-07
Google brings local payment for Android apps to Philippines, Indonesia, Thailand and Malaysia

Update: To clarify our earlier report, Google has rolled local payments for developers in four countries — the Philippines, Indonesia, (...)

2014-02-07
Google-backed Code Club Pro scheme will train teachers for new UK computing curriculum

In September, the UK government will introduce a new computing curriculum to ensure that the next generation is equipped with basic (...)

2014-02-07
Mt. Gox pauses all Bitcoin withdrawals due to technical issues

Mt. Gox, one of the world’s biggest Bitcoin trading exchanges, has suspended all Bitcoin withdrawals with immediate effect as the (...)

2014-02-07
Google expands local payment support for Android apps to 25 new countries

Google has added local payment support for Android apps in a 25 new countries. The important move will not only allow users in these (...)

2014-02-07
Google sunk $750 million in Lenovo as part of Motorola deal [Updated]

Update: While the deal was discovered on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange by media today, it was actually a part of the deal for Motorola (...)

2014-02-06
Google takes a shot at Russia’s anti-gay law with new doodle for Sochi Winter Games

Google has taken a shot at Russia’s controversial anti-gay law by expressing its support for LGBT olympians in its latest doodle (...)

2014-02-07
Google invested $750 million in Lenovo after selling Motorola to the Chinese firm

It has been revealed in a disclosure to the Hong Kong Stock Exchange that Google bought a 5.94 percent stake in Lenovo for $750 million (...)

2014-02-06
Vegas Tech Fund’s Jen Mccabe on making hardware startups easier and surviving the ‘trough of sorrow’

For the past eight months, Jen Mccabe has been leading Nimbus, the hardware investment portfolio for Tony Hsieh’s Vegas Tech Fund. (...)

2014-02-06
Can Content Marketing Help Improve Your Search Engine Rankings? [Infographic]

Content marketing can help grow your business in many different ways. We all know that because it has been repeated about a million (...)

2014-02-06
Facebook flaw allegedly prevents you from revoking app permissions on mobile

A new Facebook flaw reportedly allows a hacker to stop mobile users from being able to disconnect a mobile app connected to the social (...)

2014-02-06
Google launches Chromebox for Meetings, a $999 hardware platform from ASUS available today in the US

Google has launched a new platform aimed at helping businesses better set up, run, and manage meetings. With Chromebox for Meetings, (...)

2014-02-06
Rosetta Stone Will Now Teach You To Speak Business

The venerable software company expands its target market to include international business clients who would like to get ahead.If (...)

2014-02-06
Twitter transparency report shows government takedown and account info requests are on the rise

Twitter released its latest transparency report today, detailing a rise in the number of requests it received from government and (...)

2014-02-06
Social video success for brands on Vine and Instagram: Your 6-to-15 seconds of fame

Time is almost always a vital limiting factor in engaging with customers, but Vine and Instagram each impose a strict maximum (six (...)

2014-02-06
Google+ Hangouts enters the enterprise with VidyoH2O

Google+ Hangouts have proven to be a useful tool for anyone wishing to sidestep Skype and video-call with individuals or groups. But (...)

2014-02-06
20 must-attend tech conferences for female entrepreneurs in 2014

Earlier this month, I asked members of the Young Entrepreneur Council about the top events for founders in 2014. But we thought we’d (...)

2014-02-06
Ex-Googlers announce Beep, a Pandora-enabled WiFi controller for streaming music to any speaker

A pair of ex-Googlers have launched Beep, a beautiful WiFi-equipped dial that lets you stream music to any speaker with a line-in (...)

2014-02-06
UberConference turns Google Hangouts into a conference calling system

Firespotter Labs has integrated its UberConference call service with Google Hangouts. While Google currently permits inviting phone (...)

2014-02-06
Startupbootcamp opens a new fintech accelerator in London

Startupbootcamp, one of Europe’s preeminent startup accelerators (previous coverage) has launched a dedicated accelerator specifically (...)

2014-02-06
Fed up with Twitter’s official Android app? Try these alternatives

Twitter’s official Android app can feel bloated and unintuitive. The Discover and Activity tabs are given prominence at the top (...)

2014-02-06

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