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How the tablet market evolved in 2013: Google, Apple, Samsung, Amazon, and Microsoft battle on

2013 was the most intense year in the tablet war yet. Amazon and Google kept their prices low, Apple and Samsung responded accordingly, (...)

2013-12-16
This Interactive Map Illustrates Our E-Waste Problem

The mountain of waste is due to grow by one third by 2017, to 65.4 million tons.An interactive waste map created by a UN partnership (...)

2013-12-16
Twitter vulnerability lets apps send DMs without user permission

Security researcher Egor Homakov has discovered a Twitter vulnerability which allows apps to send DMs without requiring explicit user (...)

2013-12-14
Twitter tests showing tweets near your location on iOS

Over the past few weeks, Twitter has been running a number of public iOS tests with many users seeing slightly different versions (...)

2013-12-14
14 ways Google gets it right even after 15 years

Earlier this fall, Google wished itself a happy 15th birthday. There was pomp, circumstance, and of course, a Google doodle. And the (...)

2013-12-14
G Flex review: LG’s giant smartphone with a natural grip is proof curved could be mainstream

Curved smartphones have hogged the limelight this year in the gadget world for their groundbreaking technology in hardware — Samsung (...)

2013-12-14
9 Weird Tumblrs You Need to Follow

The Tumblr community allows people with many different interests to post content and interact with other like-minded individuals. (...)

2013-12-14
Google acquires a company that makes walking, running robots – including one faster than Usain Bolt

Google has acquired Boston Dynamics, as the New York Times reports. The company builds robots that can walk and run and have names (...)

2013-12-14
How Newtown Parents Are Building A Long-Term Legacy And A Model For Cause Groups

Watch parents of Sandy Hook Elementary school students explain the evolution of a social movement on the one-year anniversary of the (...)

2013-12-14
5 Free Apps To Help You Reconnect With Nature, Learn To Code, And More

Learning to code and exploring the great outdoors might be completely different experiences--so why not do both?If you need to blow (...)

2013-12-13
Online Deal Makes 100 Cronuts Available Outside New York

Gourmet food and gifts curator Goldbely has added exactly 100 cronuts to its inventory. Behold, the first startup to leverage the (...)

2013-12-13
Memoir adds Twitter support to its social photo archive iOS app

Memoir has updated its Timehop-style social photo app for iOS with support for Twitter. The free app combines cloud storage, social (...)

2013-12-13
This Man Pitched Taco Bell A Doritos Taco Shell 18 Years Ago

A Fast Company exclusive: The long path to innovation gets a little longer.Who thought up the Doritos-flavored Taco Bell taco? The (...)

2013-12-13
"Bored" With Traditional Releases, Beyoncé Puts Out A New Album In Secret

With a strategic and secretive overnight launch of her new "visual album," Beyoncé gives the music industry a nudge toward change.Surprise! (...)

2013-12-13
Solve Our Visual Riddle Mashup And Win A Sonos Play:5 Music System

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2013-12-13
Twitter Is Starting To You When Your friends Talk About TV Shows

A push notification spotted by Alex Rainert shows the social network wants to keep you updated on your favorite TV shows. Twitter (...)

2013-12-13
Instagram Direct isn’t Snapchat, or just another messaging app, and for me that’s a massive relief

Before Instagram Direct was unveiled, I had reservations about how private messaging would be integrated into the platform. The pure, (...)

2013-12-13
LinkedIn will kill RSS support on December 19

LinkedIn yesterday quietly sent out an email to some of its users announcing that its Network RSS feed will be retired on December (...)

2013-12-13
Atmospheir for iPhone reimagines your address book for the social era

There’s no shortage of third-party address book apps for the iPhone, but that isn’t stopping Atmospheir from throwing its hat (...)

2013-12-13
Google Maps Navigation on Android now supported in 25 more countries around the world

Google has added support for a raft of new countries to use Google Maps Navigation on Android devices for the first time. According (...)

2013-12-13
Relaxed will automatically respond to Twitter and Facebook messages on your behalf this Christmas

For some people, social media is baked into their lives – not a minute or a meal can pass without it being shared with the world. (...)

2013-12-13
Appsfire is abandoning its popular app discovery service for iOS and Android to focus on mobile ad tech

Appsfire is ditching its renowned app discovery service on iOS and Android in order to shift its business towards its new developer-focused (...)

2013-12-13
Amazon Fresh Rolls Into San Francisco

San Francisco residents in select zip codes can now order their groceries from Amazon.San Francisco residents now have Amazon Fresh. (...)

2013-12-12
Taco Bell Heard a Pitch for a Doritos Taco Shell in 1995

A Fast Company exclusive: The long path to innovation gets a little longer.Who thought up the Doritos-flavored Taco Bell taco? The (...)

2013-12-13
Google+ gets a new Explore experience on the Web, promotes major topics and content discovery

Yesterday, Google unveiled a new Explore area for the Google+ Android app, which lists a number of major categories at the top of (...)

2013-12-13
Behind the scenes of YouTube’s epic 2013 Rewind video

Google on Wednesday released its year-end Rewind video ”What Does 2013 Say?“, taking the annual mashup video’s epic proportions (...)

2013-12-12
Google Chromecast now supports casting Google Play Movies and Music from the Web

Google today announced a great update to its nifty Chromecast device: support for casting Google Play Movies and Google Play Music (...)

2013-12-12
LinkedIn redesigns the inbox with larger pictures, centralized navigation, and message previews

LinkedIn today launched a redesigned inbox to help its users manage and build their professional relationships. The revamped tool (...)

2013-12-12
How Blue Apron Helps Aspiring Home Cooks Get Their Chef On

Subscription service Blue Apron helps you get a homemade dinner on the table in a flash. But its bigger creative vision, says chef (...)

2013-12-12
3 New Ways To Craft Compelling Stories With Social Media

Three social media giants have released new features that will change the way you interact with your audience.Visual storytelling (...)

2013-12-12
With WordPress Update, A Lot More Websites Will Be Completely Responsive

WordPress 3.8 comes less than two months after version 3.7, bringing with it redesigned themes, a streamlined dashboard, and refreshed (...)

2013-12-12
5 Lessons to Sync Social Media With Your Email Strategy

Increasingly, social marketers are realizing the sheer power of email, and email marketers are realizing that social media is impossible (...)

2013-12-12
5 myths about the marketplace that mobile strategies busted

Navin Chaddha and Tim Chang are Managing Directors at Mayfield. In the era of mobile, social, and the sharing economy, we’re (...)

2013-12-12
Buffer adds advanced analytics and restricted profiles to its social scheduling service for businesses

Buffer, a service for scheduling posts, updates and other content for social media accounts, today launched Buffer for Business, a (...)

2013-12-12
DataSift releases VEDO, lets you run custom rules for its social data platform on a massive scale

DataSift, a platform for compiling data from Facebook, Twitter and other social platforms, today released a new processing engine (...)

2013-12-12
Coinbase raises $25 million Series B in largest Bitcoin startup funding round to date

Bitcoin’s price may be rising and falling day-by-day, but the virtual currency remains a hot topic for the tech industry and investors. (...)

2013-12-12
Where Have All the Cats Gone? Professionals Now Rule YouTube

Take a look at the top Youtube videos for 2013. 1Ylvis - The Fox (What Does the Fox Say?) by tvnorge 2Harlem Shake (original (...)

2013-12-11
Google updates Keep Web app with new design, option to rearrange lists, better search, and a navigation drawer

Google today updated its Keep note-taking Web app with a slew of new features. You can check them out now immediately at keep.google.com. (...)

2013-12-11
Watch These Designers Recreate A Classic Mac With Legos

Then it becomes an iPad dock worthy of a true Apple nerd.A brand has to inspire a certain level of loyalty to deserve scale Lego models (...)

2013-12-11
Square opens up its Connect API to let merchants create custom solutions with their data

Payment technology company Square is making it easier for merchants and third-party developers to create tools and apps around its (...)

2013-12-11
Google updates its Keep Web app with new design, option to rearrange lists, better search, and a navigation drawer

Google today updated its Keep note-taking Web app with a slew of new features. You can check them out now immediately at keep.google.com. (...)

2013-12-11
Gmail for Android gets a vacation responder, attachment support for all file types, and printing on KitKat

Google today updated Gmail for Android, adding a vacation responder, attachment support for all file types, and printing on Android (...)

2013-12-11
Google launches 2D physics library LiquidFun, Google Play games plugin for Unity, and new game categories

Google today announced new developer tools specifically for building mobile games. The company has launched a new 2D physics library (...)

2013-12-11
Gmail on Android gets a vacation responder, attachment support for all file types, and printing on KitKat

Google today updated Gmail for Android, adding a vacation responder, attachment support for all file types, and printing on Android (...)

2013-12-11
Facebook rolls out its new Like and Share buttons, while adding flexible width for embedded posts

After unveiling a redesigned set of Like and Share buttons last month, Facebook is today rolling them out to all of its users alongside (...)

2013-12-11
Twitter launches broad match for keywords, lets advertisers target synonyms, different spellings, and tweet lingo

Twitter today launched broad match for keywords, making it easier for companies to sell ads against tweets. The move is part of an (...)

2013-12-11
Google+ Sign-In gets support for all Google accounts, migration from other auth methods, and incremental auth

Google today announced an update to Google+ Sign-In, adding three improvements: support for all Google account types, easy migration (...)

2013-12-11
Pinterest redesigns its iPad app for iOS 7 with a new menu, long-press board sharing and discovery

Pinterest fans will be pleased to hear that the firm’s iPad app has finally been given the iOS 7 treatment, revamping the design (...)

2013-12-11

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