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Salesforce unveils Salesforce1, a new CRM platform to help companies shift focus to customers

The advancement of technology has enabled companies to become better connected with the global marketplace. However, it also places (...)

2013-11-18
Twitter brings its Alerts service for emergency communications to the UK and Ireland

In September, Twitter launched Twitter Alerts in the US, Japan and South Korea, a feature that gives users important and accurate (...)

2013-11-17
Apple reportedly acquires 3D sensor tech company PrimeSense for $345m

Israeli news outlet Calcalist is reporting (in Hebrew) that Apple has acquired Tel Aviv-based 3D sensor technology company PrimeSense (...)

2013-11-17
Why Google Play Music All Access beats Spotify hands down

Ever since Spotify was launched I’ve been a subscriber and huge fan of the service. I’ve sworn by it for years and have built (...)

2013-11-16
How Twitter’s new expanded images increase clicks, retweets and favorites

This post was originally published on the Buffer blog. I recently covered some big changes that Twitter has made, and here is another (...)

2013-11-16
Ghost in the Cloud: Dealing with data after death

Death is nothing new to Dr. John Troyer. As Deputy Director of the UK’s sole centre devoted to studying the social aspects of (...)

2013-11-16
How We Built A New Design Language For "Aware" Apps

Intelligent, contextually aware apps like Siri require a new kind of prototyping, so we created an open-source solution.We are living (...)

2013-11-15
#Antisec Hacktivist Jeremy Hammond Given Maximum Sentence

Jeremy Hammond, the 28-year-old hacker who rose to prominence for the 2011 Stratfor hack, was sentenced to 10 years in prison today. (...)

2013-11-15
Pinterest launches a localized version of its social network in the Nordics

Pinterest has added a new version that will be appealing to users in the Nordics. The interest-based social networking company announced (...)

2013-11-15
An App Designed To Keep Your Micromanaging Boss At Bay

Peak replaces incessant "shoulder taps" from managers with silent automated task-tracking. Is it just micromanagement by other means?Marissa (...)

2013-11-15
A Visual History Of Poison

A new exhibit at the American Museum of Natural History explores poisons throughout history and around the world. Watch out for the (...)

2013-11-15
17 mobile apps to help you discover new music

If the last decade has taught us anything, it’s that ten years can be a very long time in technology. And one needn’t look any (...)

2013-11-15
A Tribute to Granny Glamazons

Hellooooooo, hot grandmama!In a tribute to gray-haired glamazons everywhere, legendary fashion photographer Tim Walker and illustrator (...)

2013-11-15
This is what the PlayStation 4′s Facebook integration looks like

As the Sony PlayStation 4 launches in the USA, gamers across the country will be digging into what the new console has to offer. Amongst (...)

2013-11-15
Google makes latest Chrome build open PDFs by default, argues browsers are more secure for the file format

Google is starting to change the way its browser handles PDF files, starting with the Chrome Canary channel. Citing security concerns, (...)

2013-11-15
Google Play Music for iOS is now available

It’s been more than four months since Google launched its on-demand music streaming service, Google Play Music All Access, on the (...)

2013-11-15
Why I don’t check Facebook until 6 p.m.

Herbert Lui does marketing for clients such as Pivotal Labs, Busy Building Things, and Renegades. He is the author of a free guide (...)

2013-11-15
Is A Startup Or A Corporate Job Better For Your Career?

Do you want freedom or structure, equity or compensation, dogs or suits? Exploring what goes into the right job fit.Dichotomies create (...)

2013-11-15
In One Year, Candy Crush Has Been Downloaded Half A Billion Times

A casual gaming app has become one of the most successful games ever.A year ago, the simple puzzler game app Candy Crush Saga hit (...)

2013-11-15
Marketing software provider Silverpop unveils mobile SDK to help apps deliver personalized experiences

Digital marketing software provider Silverpop is releasing an SDK for developers to include its personalization technology into their (...)

2013-11-15
Acer launches a new budget-sensitive C720 Chromebook model with 16GB SSD and 2GB RAM for $199.99

Acer America is launching a new model of its C720 Chromebook series that is geared towards the budget-conscious consumer. Just in (...)

2013-11-15
Google Play Movies & TV app updated in the UK with info cards for actors, related releases and more

Following a roll-out in the US earlier this year, Google is adding info cards to the Google Play Movies & TV app in the UK. Similar (...)

2013-11-15
The Simplest "Internet Of Things" Product Yet

The Spotter, a consumer-friendly product from Quirky and GE, gets us one step closer to the connected home.The Internet of Things (...)

2013-11-14
How Anti-Sexting Software Could Change The Web Forever

By teaching computers to "see" images, one Texas software company thinks it can stop blackmail and bullying--and maybe even upend (...)

2013-11-14
Soundwave now lets you create your own playlists in the iOS version of its social music app

Playlists have been added to the iOS version of Soundwave‘s social music app, encouraging users to save their favorite or recently (...)

2013-11-15
Candy Crush Saga tops 500 million downloads on Facebook, iOS and Android

Candy Crush Saga has been downloaded over half a billion times across Facebook, iOS and Android, social games developer King announced (...)

2013-11-15
Google Chrome for iOS update brings autofill, syncing your info between PC and mobile

If you’re an avid Chrome user on the desktop, things will soon get that little bit easier when using the iOS incarnation, as Google (...)

2013-11-15
This ProPublica project shows what kind of images get censored on ‘China’s Twitter’ Sina Weibo

The existence of censors in China — especially on social media platforms such as Twitter-like microblogging service Sina Weibo (...)

2013-11-14
Connected home provider Nest to roll out updates to its iOS and Android apps over coming days

Smart home technology provider Nest announced today that it is rolling out updates over the next few days to its iOS and Android (...)

2013-11-14
How Google Knowledge Graph Is Like Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon

The tech giant continues to enhance how we get information.In 2012, when Knowledge Graph first debuted, its visual was a panel that (...)

2013-11-13
How To Make It By Not Faking It With The Power Of Brand Advocates

Does your brand have trust issues? The drawbacks of trying to deceive your audience far outweigh the short-term gains.What is it about (...)

2013-11-14
JPMorgan Cancels Twitter Q&A After Flood Of Negative Tweets

The bank got flooded by abusive tweets in response to a call for submissions for a Twitter Q&A session.There are good corporate (...)

2013-11-14
Under Armour Acquires MapMyFitness With Big Plans For Wearable Fitness

The sports apparel and gear maker is entering the increasingly crowded market for fitness trackers with its acquisition of MapMyFitness (...)

2013-11-14
Domainapalooza: Yahoo Is Auctioning Off Some Amazing Domain Names

Sandwich.com or Marijuanadude.com, anyone?Over the years, Yahoo has amassed a huge collection of random domain names. Thanks to its (...)

2013-11-14
YouTubers Freak Out Over New Comment System

YouTube recently upgraded its comment system with a slew of handy new features, chief among them threaded replies (hallelujah), (...)

2013-11-14
Pinterest unveils its Domain API, enabling Disney, Zappos, Nestle, others to display top Pins on site

Pinterest has begun opening up its API as a means to allow third-party sites and publishers to display top Pins beyond the interest-based (...)

2013-11-14
Google triumphs in book scanning copyright case, judge rules it beneficial

Google has won an eight year long legal case against the Author’s Guild brought about by its decision to scan millions of books (...)

2013-11-14
Announcing The Next Web Conference Europe 2014 in Amsterdam

On April 24 and 25 next year, The Next Web Conference will be back again in Amsterdam to bring together the world’s tech industry. (...)

2013-11-14
Google opens up TV white space spectrum database API for curious devs and big business alike

Google has opened up an API for its database of TV white space spectrum in the US , allowing interested devs and businesses to explore (...)

2013-11-14
Nextt: A private social network for making plans with friends

You’ve probably noticed a minor backlash against the omnipresent Facebook in recent years, with the likes of Path’s limited-connections (...)

2013-11-14
LinkedIn partners with 7 online education firms to let users add certifications and courses to their profiles

LinkedIn today announced it has partnered with some of the biggest names in online education to help users include educational accomplishments (...)

2013-11-14
Twitter opens its advertising doors to small businesses in the UK, Ireland and Canada

Twitter today announced that small- and medium-sized businesses in the UK, Ireland and Canada will now be able to make use of its (...)

2013-11-14
Google releases Dart SDK 1.0, marking its JavaScript alternative as production-ready for Web developers

At the Devoxx conference in Belgium today, Google launched version 1.0 of its Dart SDK, the company’s cross-browser and open-source (...)

2013-11-14
Amazon Harnesses Facebook To Increase Social Shopping

The wish list just went social--but only if you want it to.Amazon just got a little more social. Users can now connect their shopping (...)

2013-11-13
How To Kill A Computer Virus Yourself

A programmer solves the age-old question: How do I analyze a computer virus without it infecting my local network?When viruses infect (...)

2013-11-13
LinkedIn has 3 million members in China — and that’s without a Chinese version

LinkedIn may not have a presence in China, but the service already has three million members in the country. Its desktop version (...)

2013-11-14
Google Street View now lets you sail down the canals of beautiful Venice

Tourists all over the world have fallen in love with Venice’s waterways, its beautiful architecture and charming atmosphere — (...)

2013-11-13
AirPR’s new analytics service counts on big data to transform the PR industry

PR marketplace AirPR recently launched Analyst, an analytics service for companies that measures the effectiveness of their public (...)

2013-11-13

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