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50 Cent Talks About Tech Investing Lessons From The Music Industry

The rapper talks about his new Google Glass app and the increasingly visual nature of communication.Musical success in the iTunes (...)

2014-01-27
Will The Home Automation Revolution Be DIY?

We talk to industry experts about whether the smart home will be a phenomenon of the people.At its most accessible, a connected home (...)

2014-01-27
Indiegogo Raises $40 Million To Expand Globally

How meta.Crowdfunding platform Indiegogo has a fundraising announcement of its own Tuesday: The company closed a $40 million series (...)

2014-01-28
Google Glass can now be used with regular glasses after Google introduces $225 frames

Google has been promising to make its Google Glass wearable technology compatible with prescription glasses, and that day has now (...)

2014-01-28
Microsoft joins Facebook-founded Open Compute Project, touts its ‘unprecedented’ contributions

The fifth summit of the Open Compute Project is happening on Tuesday, and Microsoft has revealed that it is the latest member to join (...)

2014-01-27
Rdio makes it easier for you to share music on Twitter, Facebook via a drag and drop feature

US music streaming service Rdio has introduced a new Drag & Share feature that makes it easier for you to share music you have (...)

2014-01-27
You can now crop and rotate your photos right within the Twitter app, starting with Android

Twitter is putting more focus on visual images as it’s making it easier for you to take photos, then crop them by selecting an (...)

2014-01-27
This Auto Insurer Is Not Happy About A Future Of Driverless Cars

The first serious accident caused by an algorithm will be a major challenge to the fully driverless future.People get into car accidents (...)

2014-01-27
Pinterest launches Interests, a tool to let users explore topics and find pins they like

Pinterest today announced a sneak preview of a new tool called Interests. As its amazingly clever name implies, Interests lets users (...)

2014-01-27
Prepare Yourself For Skies Filled With Flying Robot Jellyfish

Just like a jellyfish contracts to push water downward, this new drone design uses a similar motion to propel itself through air and (...)

2014-01-27
Watch These Chilling Videos About The Scary Future Of Cybersecurity

As we all start wearing Google Glass contacts and voting for the next president online, hackers will evolve, too. These videos show (...)

2014-01-27
Google Calendar can now show Persian calendar dates alongside Gregorian equivalents

Google today announced it has added support for the Person calendar, Solar Hejri. As a result, you can now display Persian dates alongside (...)

2014-01-27
Adobe: Facebook ad click-through rates up 365%, but Pinterest poised to post higher revenue per visitor in 2014

Social ad revenue has been on a tear over the last few years, capping off 2013 with some big figures. Social channels drove a growing (...)

2014-01-27
20 visions of life in the year 2020

2020 is only six years away and yet it’s a nice round number to use as a milestone from which to judge the progress of technology (...)

2014-01-27
How technology is transforming the business of Hollywood

Garrett Heath is a technology storyteller with Rackspace. Ever since T-1000 morphed from liquid metal into human form in Terminator (...)

2014-01-27
The 7 Best Tech Companies to Work For

Tech and social media are booming, and it seems every company these days is offering a position for someone to handle its social (...)

2014-01-27
LinkedIn to get a boost in China from its integration with popular messaging app WeChat

It looks like LinkedIn has progressed one more step in China after a WeChat update over the weekend revealed that the wildly-popular (...)

2014-01-27
Google acquires artificial intelligence firm DeepMind, likely to aid its robotics project (Updated)

UPDATE: A Google spokesperson has confirmed to us that it has acquired DeepMind, but declined to provide further details on the terms (...)

2014-01-26
In a bid to challenge Google, Baidu tests localized search services in Thailand, Brazil and Egypt

Chinese search giant Baidu is making moves to challenge Google in several countries as its search engine in Thailand, Brazil and (...)

2014-01-27
Twitter’s biggest problem isn’t narcissism, it’s turning new users into regulars

The New York Times’ Jenna Wortham penned an interesting opinion article on the rise in narcissism on Twitter, explaining how selfish (...)

2014-01-26
How the Kiev disturbances are affecting Ukraine’s tech sector – for good and bad

Recent events in Ukraine and particularly in its capital, Kiev, have attracted the world’s attention to the country. What started (...)

2014-01-26
8 ways startups are changing the healthcare industry

Few industries stand to gain more from recent innovations in technology (and certain federal legislation) than healthcare. In 2014 (...)

2014-01-26
App.net launches Backer, a service to help startups and developers crowdfund new features

App.net, the social platform by Dalten Caldwell has launched a new crowdfunding service called Backer that allows companies to ask (...)

2014-01-25
TV social network GetGlue is rebranding to tvtag and will get a major update next week

GetGlue is rebranding next week to tvtag as part of an acquisition by i.TV completed in November 2013. Writing in an email to customers (...)

2014-01-25
Tumblr drafts new terms of service that encourage attribution, ban impersonation and more

Yesterday, Tumblr published a draft revision to its terms and policies to Github for reading by the public before it updates them (...)

2014-01-25
Reset: When should you rewrite your mobile app?

Nicholas Clark is the CTO of DoubleDutch, the company that creates social event apps for trade shows and conferences. In September (...)

2014-01-25
Has BYOD changed the way you hire? Here are some things to consider

Ziv Eliraz is the Founder and CEO of Zao, social employee referral management platform. Connect with Ziv and Zao on Facebook, Twitter, (...)

2014-01-25
Glasses That Turn Your Cocktail Into Conceptual Art

A Beijing studio adds a new twist to the double-walled drinking glass.Double-walled glass is one of those simple technologies that (...)

2014-01-24
More than messaging: Why you should stop comparing WeChat to WhatsApp

Rui Ma is a Venture Partner at 500 Startups, a leading accelerator and seed investment fund in technology companies. Tencent’s (...)

2014-01-24
How One Website Set Out To Rebrand Vintage Fashion

Fed up with fast fashion and the perception of vintage as kitschy and nostalgic, Byronesque.com gives vintage fashion a makeover with (...)

2014-01-24
Gmail and other Google services affected by temporary outage, but it’s coming back now (Update)

Some users are experiencing issues accessing email through Gmail and there are some signs that appear other Google services may be (...)

2014-01-24
5 Google+ Features You Probably Aren’t Taking Advantage Of

You know you’re supposed to be on Google+ — everybody says it’s good for SEO, networking, marketing and more, with new reports (...)

2014-01-24
Show Off Your Doodles for Our Snapchat Challenge

It’s time to flex those fingers, because we want to see your best Snapchat doodles. The first-ever Mashable Snapchat Challenge (...)

2014-01-24
This company shows how the Internet of everything will make a difference to your dogs and cats

The Internet of everything is all the rage now in the tech scene — especially after Google pumped in a hefty $3.2 billion to acquire (...)

2014-01-24
Vine at One: A Creative Tool That’s Changing Lives

Happy Birthday, Vine. You’re officially one year old. Unofficially, you’re a few months older. The app soft-launched (...)

2014-01-24
Adobe overhauls its Photoshop Express app for Android, makes it KitKat-compatible

Adobe has overhauled its Photoshop Express app for Android devices, a free app that lets you edit photos via Adobe’s technologies (...)

2014-01-24
Life outside of Tech City? London is only just getting started

London’s startup scene is best known for one thing: Tech City in Shoreditch. But that’s not the only place in the capital that (...)

2014-01-24
Google’s Schmidt wants to use encryption to help overcome China’s censorship

Google’s executive chairman Eric Schmidt has already expressed his view that government censorship can be ended within a decade (...)

2014-01-23
Facebook uses Princeton’s own research methods against it to critique doomsday study

You’ve probably seen a story or two yesterday talking about how Facebook’s ultimate demise will come about by 2017 when 80 percent (...)

2014-01-23
Google is offering 25% off Nexus 5 and Nexus 7 cases in the Google Play store

If you own a Nexus 5 or the refreshed Nexus 7, listen up. A number of accessories for the two stock Android devices have just received (...)

2014-01-23
Google offers $2.71828 million in total rewards at Pwnium 4 hacking contest for Chrome OS

Google today announced it is hosting its fourth Pwnium competition, aptly named Pwnium 4, this March. The security contest’s main (...)

2014-01-23
Twitter adds analytics to Cards to give partners insight into how their links are being shared

Twitter has announced a new analytics dashboard for its Twitter Cards feature in an effort to provide its partners with a deeper understanding (...)

2014-01-23
Twitter is expanding its TV ratings service to Europe, starting with Germany, Austria and Netherlands

Twitter continues to push its TV and media credentials after it revealed plans to expand its TV ratings service into Germany, Austria (...)

2014-01-23
Facebook releases App Insights 2.0 beta with cleaner interface, actionable data, and improved reliability

Facebook today introduced the first major update to its App Insights product, aiming to help developers better understand how users (...)

2014-01-23
The Two Emotions That Can Save Your Brain From Burnout

In the world of entrepreneurship, burnout is real and failure is the default. Cultivating excitement and empathy can help.There are (...)

2014-01-23
Google integrates ‘OK Google’ hands-free voice search into Chromium, prepares to add the feature to Chrome

Google has integrated its “OK Google” hands-free voice search into Chromium. The new feature was added just two months after it (...)

2014-01-23
Likes or lies? How perfectly honest businesses can be overrun by Facebook spammers

Many of us are trusting. We like to believe the best in people – in their honesty, integrity, and good intentions. For society to (...)

2014-01-23
StackSocial releases an iPhone app for its social commerce platform

StackSocial has launched an iPhone app to offer a native mobile experience of its Web-based social marketplace. The app offers one-touch (...)

2014-01-23

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