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Google exec admits there were ‘real problems’ with YouTube’s Google+ comment system at launch

Bradley Horowitz, Google’s Vice President of Product Management for Google+, today admitted there were “real problems” with (...)

2013-12-11
Instagram’s Big Mystery Event: What to Expect

Instagram has something big up its sleeve. The photo-sharing platform and Facebook subsidiary will make a rare appearance in New (...)

2013-12-11
"Dreaming Together": How Xerox Keeps Big Ideas Flowing

How did Xerox move beyond its pedestrian copier DNA--and how does it get innovative ideas for sectors as diverse as transportation, (...)

2013-12-11
The 5 Best And Worst Things About Working From Home

For those trapped in a cubicle or an open office, working from home may sound like pajama-clad heaven. But there are two sides to (...)

2013-12-11
YouTube reveals its top 10 videos for 2013 (What Does YouTube Say?)

There are more than 6 billion hours of videos watched on YouTube each month so it’s certainly a barometer of what may be viral or (...)

2013-12-11
Glassdoor: Twitter dethrones Facebook as the best tech company to work for, ending three-year streak

Career website Glassdoor today released its sixth annual Employees’ Choice Awards, a list of the 50 best places to work for in the (...)

2013-12-11
Glassdoor: Twitter is the best tech company to work for, ends Facebook’s three-year streak at number one

Career website Glassdoor today released its sixth annual Employees’ Choice Awards, a list of the 50 best places to work for in the (...)

2013-12-11
Google Play Books for Android now lets users upload their own books

Google is rolling out an update to its Google Play Books Android app that will finally see users able to upload their own books to (...)

2013-12-10
This Man Is Making The Guns Of The Future In His Apartment

Need a silent gun powered by electromagnets? How about a laser gun? A German tinkerer who makes and sells working sci-fi creations (...)

2013-12-10
"The Jesus Face Database" Maps Out Every Farm Animal And Foodstuff In Which Christ Has Risen

Should a beardy visage appear in your garage, "Jesus Face Database" is there.In terms of post-mortem sightings, Elvis gets a lot of (...)

2013-12-10
New leak suggests NSA uses Google cookies to track surveillance targets online

New NSA documents leaked by whistleblower Edward Snowden suggest that the US intelligence agency is making use of cookies, the technology (...)

2013-12-10
Google is building password-free locking and unlocking into Chrome OS; use a phone, ring, watch, or badge instead

Google has a vision for how Chrome OS users will one day be able to lock and unlock their devices, without requiring a password. The (...)

2013-12-10
Twitter updates iOS, Android apps with photo sharing via DM and swipe to change timelines

Twitter has announced a major update to its iOS and Android apps, adding the ability to share photos over Direct Message and swipe (...)

2013-12-10
White 32GB Nexus 7 now available from Google Play for $269 in the US, the UK, and Japan

Google today announced a new white Nexus 7 tablet, available just in time for the holiday season. The device can be purchased in the (...)

2013-12-10
Facebook still Dominates Social Sharing but eCommerce is a Different Story [Infographic]

Even though Facebook lost a massive 9% in social sharing, it still dominates the pie. That’s expected, and it should continue (...)

2013-12-10
Microsoft previews third-generation of its Photosynth tool for generating 3D views of locations and objects

Microsoft today announced a technical preview of the third generation of its 3D technology. The new Photosynth technology supports (...)

2013-12-10
Enterprise team platform Huddle unveils Notes, another alternative to Google Docs and Microsoft Word

Online collaboration platform Huddle is adding a new option to allow its users to create content from within its mobile and Web application. (...)

2013-12-10
Crowd Companies is an association to help big companies better understand the collaborative economy

The world has been inundated with nearly hundreds of startups participating in the so-called collaborative economy. In this space, (...)

2013-12-10
DARPA Wants To Spy On Foreign Countries With A Giant Fold-Up Telescope

Ditching traditional glass mirrors makes it easier for DARPA to launch a 68-foot-wide piece of equipment 22,000 miles above the Earth.In (...)

2013-12-09
Google now lets you create your own Maps Street View using Photo Sphere or your dSLR camera

Google has unveiled a new way to allow anyone to create their own personalized Street View map of their location. The company states (...)

2013-12-09
Flipboard adds Reuters to its social reader app

Flipboard just added another big-name news source to its growing list of publications. The company that just raised another $50 million (...)

2013-12-09
Pinterest Founder Ben Silbermann On Why The Best Talent Goes After Adventure, Not Success

Not everyone chases just money, especially those at the top of the pile. The founder of Pinterest shares why the best employees never (...)

2013-12-09
The Pandora Alarm Clock Lets You Wake Up To Your Favorite Stations

The alarm clock will gently wake users with their favorite stations in the morning.Because a buzzing alarm clock is the epitome of (...)

2013-12-09
Groupon acquires social gifting service Boomerang for its new Freebies category

Groupon has acquired Boomerang, a service for sending gifts to friends, with plans to integrate the team into its Freebies coupon (...)

2013-12-09
Getonic is rolling out actionable ad units so you can buy products without ever leaving a page

Getonic, the company that wants to turn your social feeds into a retail channel, has rolled out a new ad product that allows businesses to (...)

2013-12-09
Delivering cloud-based apps onto mobile devices: Challenges and strategies

This post is brought to you by Comcast Business. Follow us @comcastbusiness. The key theme for Gartner’s annual Symposium (...)

2013-12-09
Pinterest Is Gaining Ground on Facebook and Twitter for News

When it comes to sharing news online, Facebook and Twitter get most of the attentionPinterest, a platform more traditionally known (...)

2013-12-09
Google tests letting brands turn Google+ content into display ads for its network of over 2 million sites

Google today announced it is testing a new type of monetization for Google+ called +Post ads. In short, the company is letting select (...)

2013-12-09
Barclays joins forces with Techstars on 3 month accelerator for financial services startups

Barclays has launched an accelerator in London for fledgling startups working in the area of financial services, with help from the (...)

2013-12-09
Mapping The Wealth Of U.S. ZIP Codes Shows The Haves Hiding From The Have-Nots

This interactive graphic, which lets you see the economic stats for every ZIP code in the country, shows the emergence of "Super ZIPs"--communities (...)

2013-12-06
Plastic Dishes That Look Like Ceramic

This new line of Danish kitchenware may be made of plastic, but it began as hand-thrown pottery.The problem with plastic kitchenware (...)

2013-12-06
How The Fourth Dimension Of Sound Is Being Used For Live Concerts

New 4-D sound systems envelope listeners in an interactive ocean of music. Electronic artist Max Cooper talks to Co.Labs about his (...)

2013-12-06
Google Play gift cards come to Japan, offering up to ¥20,000 ($195) per card

There’s good news for Android fans in Japan after Google Play gift cards were introduced there for the first time today. The vouchers (...)

2013-12-09
Here is everything Google changed from Android 4.4 to Android 4.4.1

Because Android is open source, the Android Open Source Project (AOSP lets anyone explore the source for Google’s mobile platform, (...)

2013-12-08
Path for Android now lets you share moments to WordPress blogs

Private social networking app Path is adding a new option to its sharing feature that allows users to post moments directly to WordPress. (...)

2013-12-07
10 surprising new Twitter stats to help you reach more followers

This post was originally published on the Buffer blog. Since social media is changing so often, it can be hard to keep up with stats (...)

2013-12-07
TechBritain unveils a revamped interactive map of the UK startup scene

It’s been almost a year since TechBritain unveiled its interactive map of the UK tech startup world, letting users explore local (...)

2013-12-07
A Suit Designed To Make Transgender Men And Butch Women Feel Handsome

There has long been a dearth of clothing tailored to trans and butch communities. But a spate of new companies is changing that.Over (...)

2013-12-06
Google News mobile on Android and iOS revamped with customization options, simple navigation, weather, and more

Google today announced it has revamped its Google News mobile Web app for users running Android and iOS. The new version will be rolling (...)

2013-12-06
This Artificial Hand Gives Wearers A Sense Of Touch

Researchers have been working on an artificial hand that can convey real touch sensations to a user.Artificial limb technology has (...)

2013-12-06
Apple Stores fitted with iBeacon transmitters in the US to give you optional in-store notifications

Apple has introduced a new technology called iBeacon to 254 of its retail stores in the US, enabling personalized notifications via (...)

2013-12-06
Which social networks are people using to get breaking news?

Anna Francis is the Content and Social Media Specialist at Blueclaw. How do you usually find breaking news, or consume news in general? (...)

2013-12-06
This is the world’s first Google Glass fart app

Google Glass developer Hung Truong has built GlassFart, which he claims to be the world’s first fart app for the world’s currently (...)

2013-12-06
When in doubt, raise your product’s price to improve your business

Drew Myler is Interaction Designer at Signal, a Chicago-based provider of mobile marketing technology. This article is part of (...)

2013-12-06
Google says 91.4% of non-spam emails sent to Gmail users are now authenticated using antiphishing standards

Google today declared that after almost a decade of fighting phishing emails, the Internet-wide efforts are finally paying off. The (...)

2013-12-06
Google finally releases the 11.6-inch Samsung Chromebook for $438 in India

Google released the Samsung Chromebook in India today, following the HP Chromebook 14 and Acer C720 in October. The 11.6-inch Chrome (...)

2013-12-06
Google Patent Will Let Software Do Your Socializing

Google has filed a patent for a software bot that would control your social media presence The software would first learn your (...)

2013-12-05
Finally, A Serious Critique Of iPhone Fart Apps

What happens when you have one of the most famous game designers of all time critique $1 fart apps? Hilarity, grounded in plenty of (...)

2013-12-05

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