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YouTube and Google+ get option to assign Communication Managers with restricted permissions

Google today announced managers of YouTube channels and Google+ Pages can now add a Communication Manager role. The goal is to let (...)

2013-10-22
Facebook brings Custom Audiences to all advertisers, lets them use their own contact lists for targeted ads

Facebook today announced its Custom Audiences targeting feature is now available to all advertisers. This means businesses of every (...)

2013-10-22
Google+ now shows you which Hangout party video calls you can join from within the Hangouts sidebar

Google is revamping the Hangouts sidebar found on the right hand-side of Google+ on the Web to give you better information and notifications (...)

2013-10-22
Peeved about mid-contract price-hikes? UK mobile and broadband providers told to lift levies for leaving

Ofcom, the UK’s communications’ regulator, has said that consumers and small businesses should be able to cancel their mobile, (...)

2013-10-22
Facebook backpedals and removes a violent beheading video as it updates related policies

A violent video depicting a beheading of a woman has gone viral on Facebook recently. The social networking site had lifted a temporary (...)

2013-10-21
Tesla’s Model S will likely get Google Chrome and third-party apps by the end of 2014

Tesla Motors will likely be adding Google Chrome and third-party apps to its Model S vehicles by the end of next year, according (...)

2013-10-22
Google offers new Chromebook owners 60 days of Play Music All Access for free

Google today launched a deal for new customers that buy a Chromebook: 60 days of Google Play Music All Access, the company’s music (...)

2013-10-21
YouTube expands paid channels pilot to partners with at least 10,000 existing subscribers, adds mobile support

YouTube today announced it is expanding its paid channels pilot to all eligible partners that have at least 10,000 existing subscribers. (...)

2013-10-21
Everything Apple announced at its October event in one handy list

While the anticipation at what might be announced was enough to whip the tech blogosphere up into a frenzy ahead of the event, we’ve (...)

2013-10-21
Google brings mouse and trackpad handwriting support to Gmail in over 50 languages and Docs in over 20 languages

Google today launched handwriting support for Gmail in over 50 languages and Google Docs in over 20 languages. The feature lets you (...)

2013-10-21
Google updates CardDAV API with high resolution contact photos, improved battery life, and POST support

Google today updated its CardDAV API, a protocol for sharing address books and contacts on a server. Developers who sync with Google (...)

2013-10-21
HTC’s future devices to have search-as-you-type function after agreement with ex-Googlers’ SRCH2

Taiwanese smartphone manufacturer HTC has inked an agreement with SRCH2, an enterprise search startup created by Google veterans, (...)

2013-10-21
An "All You Can Eat" College Degree Could Be The Future Of Higher Education

The credit–hour has long been the fundamental currency of higher education. Pay your way through the required time in a course (...)

2013-10-21
Apple will be livestreaming its event today to users of its own devices

The whole tech space is abuzz with anticipation over what Apple will announce at its event later today, which is widely thought to (...)

2013-10-21
Google acquires FlexyCore, the startup behind DroidBooster

Google has bought the Android optimization company FlexyCore for an undisclosed sum, a spokesperson for the company confirmed to The (...)

2013-10-21
AppMachine targets pro developers with the latest version of its app toolkit

The Dutch startup AppMachine, which provides tools that help lesser-technically skilled users build native Android and iOS apps, has (...)

2013-10-21
Twitter Arrives on TV in India

Technology and platform convergence is the next big thing that businesses are looking for –- whether it be mobile and Internet (...)

2013-10-21
Tumblr now lets you preview new themes in real-time and more easily customize your blog

Tumblr announced today that it has rolled out a nifty upgrade to its customize panel, which is a feature allowing users to design (...)

2013-10-21
YouTube announces the nominations for its first music awards – go vote for your favorite now

YouTube recently announced plans for its first-ever music awards and the nominations are in, so you can now go vote for your favorites. (...)

2013-10-21
Social collaboration service Solaborate launches a public beta and an Android app

Solaborate is publicly launching the beta version of its hybrid social networking and collaboration service for tech professionals. (...)

2013-10-20
Google launches Maps Engine Pro, an enterprise product for importing and visualizing location data

Google has unveiled a new offering for its Maps product in the business setting as part of its vision into making it the next productivity (...)

2013-10-20
Yahoo poaches the New York Times’ David Pogue to help build a new consumer-tech site

Technology writer David Pogue has announced he’s leaving the New York Times after thirteen years, taking up a new position at Yahoo (...)

2013-10-20
Finally: BBM rolling out in Google Play, iOS App Store and in select Samsung App Stores TODAY

BlackBerry announced the release of its BlackBerry Messenger iOS and Android app — long awaited, no less. The company says that (...)

2013-10-20
Google’s Project Shield offers free protection from DDoS attacks by leveraging the company’s infrastructure

Google today announced a new initiative called Project Shield, which lets webmasters leverage the company’s technology and infrastructure (...)

2013-10-20
Facebook rolling out video and cost-per-action options for mobile app install ads

Facebook has released two new mobile app install ad capabilities to help improve install rates for advertisers. App developers can (...)

2013-10-20
Not just ads: Adblock Plus now lets you block 21 other ‘annoyances’ in Facebook’s News Feed and sidebar

Adblock Plus already blocks all Facebook ads, including sponsored stories, page post ads, standard ads, promoted posts, and so on. (...)

2013-10-20
Your Future Energy Drink Will Blow Your Hair Back With Stronger Caffeine That Lasts Longer

The rise of questionably safe ultra–caffeinated food products has triggered the FDA in recent months to examine whether it really (...)

2013-10-20
Government Responds To Criticism Of Healthcare.gov Website With Mea Culpa

A devastating critique of the construction and subsequent testing of the Healthcare.gov website––the gloomy portal through (...)

2013-10-20
50 incredible stats about the tech scene that businesses need to know

The Internet can be a difficult space for entrepreneurs to maneuver considering the many facets to it. Should I start with a mobile (...)

2013-10-20
These UN ads use Google autocomplete to show many people think women shouldn’t work or vote

Google’s autocomplete feature reflects the most popular searches that people type into its search engine – and it has revealed (...)

2013-10-20
Spammers are dodging Twitter’s DM URL bug by sending links to tweets

When sending Twitter direct messages with links stopped working for some users earlier this week, speculation arose that it was a (...)

2013-10-19
A scientific guide to writing great headlines on Twitter, Facebook and your blog

This post was originally published on the Buffer blog. Ever since we started Buffer a little over two years ago, people have (...)

2013-10-19
13 industries that tech founders should watch

Savvy founders don’t just focus on iterating their own products – they look to other industries and niches for inspiration and (...)

2013-10-19
Mark Zuckerberg on the real beginnings of Facebook

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg made his annual appearance at Y Combinator’s Startup School event for a fireside chat with Paul Graham. (...)

2013-10-18
Microsoft blames Google and makes ‘adjustments’ so IE11 on Windows 8.1 renders the search engine correctly again

Some users who have upgraded to Windows 8.1 are reporting that Internet Explorer 11 isn’t rendering Google’s search engine correctly. (...)

2013-10-18
What happened when I let apps rule my life for a day

As technology journalists, every day we are pitched new products, apps, and services designed to elevate our lives to 21st century (...)

2013-10-18
Gmail gets a refreshed log-in page and now saves your account history to make it easier to sign back in

Google has quietly rolled out a new design for Gmail’s main log-in page on the Web. Chances are, you may not have noticed this given (...)

2013-10-18
Facebook tests new blue Like button for the Web

Facebook is testing a new blue Like button. Users have spotted it showing up on the Web, but not on the social network, which suggests (...)

2013-10-18
The future of gyms

This is the fourth in our Future Of series, where we analyze and dissect one facet of life that’s been impacted by digital technology. (...)

2013-10-18
Google fails to render correctly in IE11 on Windows 8.1 for some, disabling Compatibility View is a temporary fix

Some users who have upgraded to Windows 8.1 are reporting that Google.com doesn’t render correctly in Internet Explorer 11. Other (...)

2013-10-18
Google updates its Hangouts iOS app to now send and receive phone calls, adds more Google Voice support

Google has released an update for its Hangouts iOS app that includes some platform-specific updates and also copies the same improvements (...)

2013-10-17
Google tests intermediary Gmail page prompting users to sign into Chrome

Google has started testing a new “Sign in to Chrome” prompt that shows up when users of the company’s browser sign into Gmail. (...)

2013-10-17
HP Chromebook 11 review: Worth the $279 price, but still too limited

Is the world ready for another Chromebook? It appears so, as two more have already been announced, one of which being Google’s (...)

2013-10-17
Google partners with Facebook to help its clients buy retargeted ads via the social network’s FBX platform

Google today announced a partnership with Facebook based on the way both companies generate the larger majority of their respective (...)

2013-10-17
Facebook, Microsoft, Google and others want a debate in the UK about the reach of Internet snooping

Five of the Web’s largest and most influential companies (Facebook, Microsoft, Google, Yahoo and Twitter)  have called for a debate (...)

2013-10-17
isoHunt Will Shut Down Operations Worldwide, Fined $110 Million

The Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) has ultimately dismantled isoHunt, a BitTorrent and peer–to–peer search (...)

2013-10-16
Chinese company Huawei says it has never been asked by governments for customer data

Well, well. Chinese tech giant Huawei has released a report that claims it has never been asked to provide information about a citizen (...)

2013-10-17
Online video is exploding in Russia. This report tells you everything you need to know

It’s easy for tech news sites and entrepreneurs alike to focus on the USA and prominent Western European markets when there are (...)

2013-10-17

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