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We’re Twitter millionaires! Thanks for helping @TheNextWeb reach 1m followers

The Next Web’s Twitter account has just hit a major milestone – we now have 1 million followers. Thanks to each and every one (...)

2013-12-25
Simplicity sells: 10 surprising innovations that make life simpler

Margaret Molloy is the Global CMO for strategic branding firm Siegel+Gale. Follow her at @MargaretMolloy. We live in a world where (...)

2013-12-25
December in Latin America: All the tech news you shouldn’t miss from the past month

December has been a fairly eventful month in Latin America so far, with a flurry of deals and launches being announced before the (...)

2013-12-25
Twitter appears to be testing mobile app install ads in its own apps

It looks like Twitter has been testing out a new type of ad unit on mobile: promoted app installs. Circa co-founder Matt Galligan (...)

2013-12-24
All I want for Christmas is for Twitter to hide images that repeat over and over in my feed

Okay, world peace and an end to illness, poverty and starvation rank above my little wish for a better Twitter experience, but we’re (...)

2013-12-24
The 10 Best Design Books Of 2013

Infographics both retro and modern, futuristic transportation, and cartoons of Professor Lucifer Gorgonzola Butts are all featured (...)

2013-12-23
Myspace for iOS gets a redesigned stream, a better profile editor, event live streaming and more

It’s been almost a year since Myspace launched its reimagined social network to the public. The company is struggling to recapture (...)

2013-12-24
Snow! Facebook has added a sprinkle of the white stuff to Chat Heads this Christmas

Last week, many Facebook users saw a cryptic sponsored post crop up in their News Feed: “Chatting just got more festive! Look out (...)

2013-12-24
How to track Santa with Google and Microsoft in 2013

Google site and Microsoft’s respective Santa tracking services are  are now up and running, giving you regular updates as Father (...)

2013-12-24
Check out this Auto-Awesome video shot with Google exec Vic Gundotra’s quadcopter at Stanford

Urs Hölzle took fellow Google exec Vic Gundotra‘s quadcopter to Stanford University last weekend for a spot of filming. We’ve (...)

2013-12-24
Is The New Snapchat Brilliant Or Totally Boneheaded?

A polarizing design decision reveals how the Snapchat founders are thinking about the next phase of their company.Snapchat quietly (...)

2013-12-23
Astronaut Karen Nyberg Talks About Taking Pinterest to Space

At its launch, Pinterest was immediately labeled as an inherently feminine social-media site in its method, largely, it seems, because (...)

2013-12-23
Birdi, The Anti-Pollution Smoke Detector, Tries To Light A Fire On Indiegogo

What if your smoke detector could measure more than just smoke or carbon monoxide?Necessity is the mother of invention, as the old (...)

2013-12-23
This Smart Workout Gear Will Replace Your Trainer

From counting your reps to critiquing your form, these exercise clothes prove that wearable tech is getting smarter.What happens when (...)

2013-12-23
US judge rules privacy lawsuit claiming Hulu gave user data to Facebook and comScore can proceed

A US judge in San Francisco has ruled that a privacy lawsuit against Hulu will move forward. Reuters reports that in today’s ruling, (...)

2013-12-23
Stevie now turns any Twitter topic into a social TV channel

Stevie, the TV-focused startup that emerged from Microsoft’s Azure Accelerator in Israel in early 2012, has introduced an interesting (...)

2013-12-23
TNW is nearly at 1m Twitter followers. Help us celebrate and maybe win a PlayStation 4!

Sometime in the next few days we’ll be millionaires – in terms of Twitter followers, anyway. Yes, @TheNextWeb is teetering on (...)

2013-12-23
CircleMe takes its interest-based social network to Android

We first took a peek at CircleMe way back in October 2011 when it launched in private beta. In a nutshell, the app makes it easy to (...)

2013-12-23
Social Media Mixology: Which Networks to Use Together

Here at Mashable, we preach the importance of knowing your social networks. Different sites have different audiences, favor different (...)

2013-12-23
Thailand’s top tech entrepreneurs aim to fix Southeast Asia’s e-commerce ‘bottleneck’

Though it boasts a population of over 600 million people, e-commerce in Southeast Asia is fundamentally broken. Amazon, eBay and (...)

2013-12-23
20 social apps that got us talking in 2013

As we wind down the year, The Next Web compiled a list of some of the social apps that have made some significant moves in 2013. How (...)

2013-12-22
Why founders should never sacrifice company culture

Anthony Del Monte is the CEO and founder of Squeaky Wheel Media, a Web design and development agency based in NYC, as well as the (...)

2013-12-22
9 of the best green gadgets from 2013

2013 has been a breakthrough year for technology: Google Glass, the smartwatch, and 3-D printing all entered the tech scene and dazzled (...)

2013-12-22
Tags and hashtags: The ultimate guide to using them effectively

Denis Duvauchelle is the CEO and co-founder of Twoodo, the ultimate online collaborative tool. Why does researching [hash]tags matter? (...)

2013-12-21
5 of the most awesome interactive online music videos

Garrett Heath is a technology storyteller with Rackspace and an enchilada fan who maintains SA Flavor, a blog on where to eat (...)

2013-12-21
Google Play Music for iOS gets ‘I’m Feeling Lucky’ Radio, genre search and more

The recently launched iOS version of Google Play Music has received an update bringing it up to par with its Android and browser-based (...)

2013-12-21
The Prettiest Way To Brew Pour Over Coffee

Introducing the Canadiano, a smart little wooden block for making a morning cup of jo.Pour over coffee is having a moment. The method (...)

2013-12-20
Exfm shutting down January 15, creates export tool and Chrome extension to let users keep music

Exfm is shutting itself down … well sort of. The blog-powered music discovery service says that it is facing financial, technical, (...)

2013-12-20
Vine opens up vanity URL profile reservations for verified Twitter users

As promised, Twitter has opened up for verified users vanity URLs for upcoming profiles on its Vine short video service . To reserve (...)

2013-12-20
Japanese recipe site Cookpad expands abroad with acquisition of Allthecooks and Mis Recetas

Cookpad, Japan’s top recipe website, is making an aggressive international push by acquiring Spain’s Mis Recetas and an equity (...)

2013-12-20
Oculus VR now has a publishing arm to help develop video games for its virtual reality headset

The Oculus Rift is a landmark piece of technology, representing the first truly immersive, consumer-friendly virtual reality headset. (...)

2013-12-20
7 networking tips from the most successful super connectors

Ilya Pozin is an entrepreneur, writer and investor. He is the founder of Open Me a social greeting card company, and Ciplex, a digital (...)

2013-12-20
Google+ will make custom Year in Review videos for users that have been uploading their photos

Google has revealed that its nifty Auto Awesome video and photo editing feature for Google+ will automatically generate Year in Review (...)

2013-12-20
Hey Super Bowl Fans, Ready For Some Blipping? 20 Million Pepsi Cans Feature AR App

Not familiar with Blippar? You will be soon. The beverage maker tapped the augmented-reality platform to bring its Super Bowl XLVIII (...)

2013-12-20
News Corp acquires social media news agency Storyful for $25 million

News Corp announced today that it has acquired Storyful, a team of journalists that sources content for traditional news outlets on (...)

2013-12-20
Google’s proposals to settle antitrust case ‘are unacceptable’, says EU competition commissioner

The European Commission still isn’t happy with the proposals Google has put forward to put a long-standing antitrust case to rest. (...)

2013-12-20
Why Ukrainian tech companies face raids by masked police

Over the past few weeks, Ukraine has been mentioned hundreds of times in many global news publications because of huge protests against (...)

2013-12-20
Hey Facebook, chat app Line is introducing video ads that users will be paid to watch

Facebook’s move towards video ads raised concern among users this week, but what if you were paid to watch them? That’s a concept (...)

2013-12-20
The CyanogenMod Oppo N1 smartphone gets Google’s approval, will ship on December 24

The first device running CyanogenMod out of the box, the popular and custom Android firmware developed by Cyanogen Inc, has been (...)

2013-12-20
Twitter adds emergency alert sign-ups to its mobile apps, expands service to Brazil and Australia

Twitter has released a new feature for its crisis alert service and expanded its accessibility. Starting today, users will be able (...)

2013-12-19
TIME Names Instagram Photographer of the Year

Time awarded the Associated Press’ chief Asia photographer David Guttenfelder as its Instagram photographer of the year, and (...)

2013-12-19
Facebook Home updated with time, weather and notifications in the lock screen

Facebook updated its Home launcher for Android, adding the time, weather and notifications to the lock screen. The move appears to (...)

2013-12-19
The 21 Best Infographics Of 2013

When it comes to data viz, 2013 was the best year yet. Here are some of the best.One of the basic laws of quantum mechanics is that (...)

2013-12-19
Who Would Spend a Whole Day Making One Vine Video?

Sitting in the dark production studio of a New York City high-rise, Meagan Cignoli gazes at her progress with the self-critical (...)

2013-12-19
Google Search app gets an iOS 7 redesign, smarter Google Maps integration and image search on iPad

Google updated its Search app today for Apple hardware with a refined iOS 7 redesign, expanding the overall UI and swipe-up Google (...)

2013-12-19
Any good for brands? Instagram reveals ‘promising’ results of its first sponsored ad campaigns

It’s been a couple of months since Instagram introduced ads into its News Feed and there have been some users that have criticized (...)

2013-12-19
How to Make an Infographic (Even When You’re Not a Designer)

Infographics are all the rage these days. Attractive and pinnable, they communicate a great deal of information in a quick, eye-catching (...)

2013-12-19
This is what 6 Apple moonshot technologies could look like

A few days ago, our own Martin Bryant published a post cleverly titled ‘What would an Apple moonshot look like?‘ I was intrigued (...)

2013-12-19

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