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Redesigned Facebook Messenger with phone number integration opens to Android and iOS users

Last month Facebook began testing a new version of its standalone Messenger app for Android that integrated phone number-based messaging (...)

2013-11-13
Facebook’s Open Academy lets university students work on open source projects for academic credit

Facebook launched an educational program called Open Academy for 22 universities around the world today. The scheme gives students (...)

2013-11-13
Stop trying to please Google with SEO and start properly hyper targeting your audience

Richard Baxter is the CEO and founder of SEOgadget, a creative agency specialising in Technical SEO, Conversion Rate Optimisation, (...)

2013-11-13
The Paradoxical Traits Of Resilient People

Resilient people develop a mental capacity that allows them to adapt with ease during adversity. Like bamboo, they bend but rarely (...)

2013-11-13
Brand.com launches a program for deleting false Web pages on Google, Yahoo and Bing

Managing your reputation online seems to be virtually impossible as there is no way to control the way your name appears in slanderous (...)

2013-11-13
Google Play for Education is shipping on the Nexus 7 from today, for K-12 students in the US

Six months after Google first announced the program in beta, Google Play for Education has officially been unveiled for tablets, as (...)

2013-11-13
LeWeb Paris has revealed its 2013 program. Here’s why you should attend

LeWeb in Paris is a firm fixture on the international tech conference calendar that we make a point of attending every year. Now it’s (...)

2013-11-13
SumUp takes its mobile point-of-sale technology to Latin America, kicking off with Brazil

SumUp, the Berlin-based mobile point-of-sale (mPOS) startup that brings Square-like technology to merchants in Europe, has expanded (...)

2013-11-13
This Man Thinks He Can 3–D Print An Entire House

Scientists already are working on 3–D printing organs. If we can do that, a house should be easy.While enthusiasts believe that (...)

2013-11-12
With GE By Its Side, Quirky Plans A Dozen New Smart Devices In The Next Year

The ongoing partnership could yield gadgets like a connected sprinkler system, garage door opener, and coffee maker.Looks like the (...)

2013-11-13
Amazon leverages Facebook to boost your social shopping experience with public wishlists and more

Amazon is seeking to boost the social experiences of its customers who shop on its website by introducing a new discovery feature (...)

2013-11-13
Jolla spurns Google, picks Yandex’s alternative Android app store for its smartphones

Yandex.Store, an alternative Android app store run by Russian Internet giant Yandex, is going places — as it was announced today (...)

2013-11-13
Google alumni launch analytics startup Sparkline to mine data and provide insights for Asian businesses

Huge volumes of data are common in this time and age as people increasingly live out their lives on the Internet — but analyzing (...)

2013-11-13
Ninja Metrics’s new social analytics engine tracks influence down to the dollar

Ninja Metrics has officially launched its Katana Analytics Engine for tracking the monetary value of social influence. Measuring an (...)

2013-11-12
Google rolling out Android 4.4 KitKat update for its Nexus 7 and Nexus 10 tablets

Google has announced that its Nexus 7 and Nexus 10 tablets are getting Android 4.4 KitKat today. The company said Nexus 4 and the (...)

2013-11-12
10 surprising social media statistics that might make you rethink your social strategy

This post was originally published on the Buffer blog. Social media is changing faster than ever, as if that wasn’t something everyone (...)

2013-11-12
Google says it is working on automatically updating Android’s Chromium-based WebView just like Chrome

Google today announced it plans to eventually serve automatic updates to Android’s WebView just like it does for its Chrome browser. (...)

2013-11-12
CyanogenMod publishes its one-click installer app on Google Play, launches PC companion app to boot

CyanogenMod today announced its one-click installer app has been finally published to Android’s app store; you can download it now (...)

2013-11-12
Will The Next IPhone Have A Pressure–Sensitive Screen?

A newly discovered Apple patent hints at a very interesting revolution in touchscreen interfaces.Following a slightly unbelievable (...)

2013-11-12
Artist Opens His Twitter Account to the Public

Twitter went public last week, and in response, media artist Kyle McDonald decided to open his own personal Twitter account to the (...)

2013-11-12
Twitter Launches Custom Timelines For TweetDeck

Custom timelines let users control how tweets show up in their timeline by allowing them to curate tweets around a given topic or (...)

2013-11-12
How To Play "Call Of Duty" With NFL Athletes

OverDog is an iPhone app which lets ordinary gamers play Xbox and Playstation games against pro football and basketball players.Former (...)

2013-11-11
Modern social media summed up in 33 seconds

Vooza has summed up modern social media life pretty accurately in this 33 second video. You probably should tweet about it, or something. (...)

2013-11-12
Confirmed: Play Music and All Access coming to Google Glass in a few weeks, stereo earbuds to follow

Confirming a report earlier today by The New York Times, Google has announced that Google Glass will soon be updated with Google Play (...)

2013-11-12
Early logo designs reveal what Twitter could have looked like under alternative names Smssy and Twttr

While Twitter was still in development, its founders considered naming it Twitch, Friendstalker, Smssy and Twittr. Nick Bilton, columnist (...)

2013-11-12
Google Glass to get music-related features including song search and streaming via Google Play

As Google accelerates its efforts to make Google Glass wider to the available public, it is adding more features to create a more (...)

2013-11-12
Adobe’s social marketing platform gets updated, now lets you post to China’s Twitter Sina Weibo

Adobe’s social marketing platform, Adobe Social, has been expanded to include integration with China’s Twitter-like microblogging (...)

2013-11-12
Instead Of A Digital Detox, Why Not Take A Weekly Tech Shabbat?

Extreme "unplugging" is kind of a fad, but who can afford to cut off their Internet for weeks on end? Try it just one day a week.In (...)

2013-11-11
Pinterest launches a Japanese version as it seeks to expand its presence in the country

Visual bookmarking and curation site Pinterest has finally launched a Japanese version of its service, more than a year after it indicated (...)

2013-11-11
Red Cross Apologizes for Tweeting False Typhoon Haiyan Image

The American Red Cross has patched up a mistake it made Monday. The organization used Twitter to share an image comparing the size (...)

2013-11-11
GOCE Satellite Burned Up Over Falkland Islands

After the European Space Agency lost radio communications with its Gravity field and steady-state Ocean Circulation Explorer (GOCE) (...)

2013-11-11
Fab COO Beth Ferreira Is Leaving The E–Commerce Company

A week after Fab cofounder Bradford Shellhammer announced he would step away from his day–to–day role at the company, sources (...)

2013-11-11
SimCityEDU: A Video Game That Tests Kids While Killing The Bubble Test

A $10.3 million collaboration between Electronic Arts, Pearson, and a nonprofit yields a simulation game that tests thinking and emotion, (...)

2013-11-11
Google launches App Translation Service, lets Android developers buy translations from pre-qualified vendors

Google today launched the App Translation Service, first previewed at its Google I/O 2013 conference, to all developers. It lets developers (...)

2013-11-11
Tour Builder: Google wants you to tell your stories using Google Earth

The product of a joint project between Google Creative Lab and Google Earth Outreach, Google has lifted the lid on Tour Builder, a (...)

2013-11-11
Can machine algorithms truly mimic the depths of human communication?

Mayel de Borniol and Josef Dunne are the founders of Babelverse, a TNW Conference 2012 alumni focused on human translation technology. Stepha (...)

2013-11-11
Google debuts Chrome 32 beta with tab indicators, window manager and app launcher in Windows 8′s Metro mode

Google today announced the release of Chrome 32 beta for Windows, Mac, and Linux. New features include tab indicators, a new look (...)

2013-11-11
Tweetbot 3 for iPhone gets right-swipe gesture, text-resizing and more

A little over two weeks after Tapbots released version 3 of the perennially popular Tweetbot Twitter client, a new version has just (...)

2013-11-11
Google announces general availability of Cloud Endpoints, larger media file support in Mobile Backend Starter

The Google Cloud Platform team today announced two big updates for mobile app developers. Google Cloud Endpoints, which helps developers (...)

2013-11-11
Is Competition Killing Your Productivity?

Like any weapon, competition needs to be handled with care. Here, we explore how to foster collaboration–boosting competition without (...)

2013-11-11
The Postal Service Will Now Deliver Your Amazon Packages On Sunday

In a bid to capture your holiday season spending dollars, Amazon starts Sunday deliveries in two major U.S. cities.Amazon has struck (...)

2013-11-11
USPS Makes Sunday An Amazon Package Delivery Day Too

In a bid to capture your holiday season spending dollars, Amazon starts Sunday deliveries.Amazon has struck a special deal with the (...)

2013-11-11
This script shows you how Facebook ranks all your friends

Have you ever wondered how Facebook ranks your friends for you? The company keeps a score for everyone you interact with on the social (...)

2013-11-10
Circus Social is a Singapore-based social marketing startup that even Ogilvy wants a piece of

Ogilvy & Mather is one of the most well-known international advertising, marketing and public relations agencies. But when it (...)

2013-11-10
15 Gorgeous Double-Exposed Instagram Photos

Get ready to step up your Instagram game, because we have a new challenge: double exposure Multiple exposure in analogue photography (...)

2013-11-10
Happify Is An Online Platform To Make You Happier

Based on theories of positive psychology, the site comes up with activities and suggestions to make you a happier person. But actually (...)

2013-11-08
It’s not just you: Instagram is down due to system issues

If you’re unable to use Instagram, it’s not just you. A slew of tweets from users complaining that both the Instagram application (...)

2013-11-09
Nexus 5 review: Finally, a near-perfect fusion of Android hardware and software

The Nexus series of smartphones are, on one hand, the closest that Google ever comes to an iPhone-like union of hardware and software, (...)

2013-11-09

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