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Social media planner Buffer passes 1 million registered users, as it approaches its 3rd birthday

Buffer, the service that helps you plan and spread updates to social networks, has hit a notable landmark as it passed 1 million registered (...)

2013-09-18
The 10 Happiest Cities In America

San Francisco is beautiful, wealthy, and has a booming economy. But, of 10 cities surveyed for happiness, it has the least number (...)

2013-09-18
Get paid for the photos you take: Foap app launches on Android

The social photo app Foap is now available to download on Android smartphones and tablets, allowing users to monetize their photo-snapping (...)

2013-09-18
Chirpify steps up its social commerce platform with buy, donate and vote #Actiontags

Social e-commerce startup Chirpify has released a new feature called “#Actiontags” that turns hashtags like #buy, #donate and (...)

2013-09-18
HP adds Leap Motion’s gesture controller tech into its Envy 17 laptop, available soon for $1049.99

Leap Motion, the maker of the 3D gesture controller, is moving into other devices to help bridge the compatibility gap when it comes (...)

2013-09-18
How technology is changing the entertainment industry, according to Adam Leipzig

We’re less than two weeks away from the first ever TNW Conference USA, taking place in the Big Apple from October 1 – 2. We have (...)

2013-09-18
Internet Archaeologists Reconstruct Lost Web Pages

The Internet is disappearing. And with it goes an important part of our recorded history. That was the conclusion of a study Technology (...)

2013-09-17
Twitter updated for iOS 7 with Twitter #music station on iTunes Radio, Siri search, and Safari integration

Twitter today updated its iOS app with a new design specifically for iOS 7, although it still works with iOS 6 and iOS 5. You can (...)

2013-09-17
Chrome 30 for iOS is out: New iOS 7 design, requires iOS 6 or higher, links to Google Maps and Gmail apps

That was fast. Google released Chrome 29 for iOS just six days ago, and today it has released version 30 just 30 minutes after iOS (...)

2013-09-17
BlackBerry may slash 40 percent of its workforce to cut costs and compete with Apple, Google

BlackBerry is planning on cutting up to 40 percent of its workforce in a move to help the company get a handle on costs and better (...)

2013-09-17
Are Robots In The Operating Room Doing More Harm Than Good?

From hysterectomies to heart procedures, robots are becoming popular assistants in the operating room. In 2011, in the U.S. alone, (...)

2013-09-17
Google updates BigQuery with real-time streaming inserts, time-based queries, and new functions

Google today announced a big update to BigQuery, its service for quickly analyzing large amounts of data. The company has added new (...)

2013-09-17
Google announces Calico, a new company to tackle age-related health problems, led by Apple chairman Art Levinson

Google’s co-founder Larry Page announced today that his company is forming a new healthcare and wellness company called Calico that (...)

2013-09-17
Stop Tweeting Boring Sh*t And Other Extremely Blunt New Rules Of Work

Welcome to the New Workplace, or, Nothing You Learned in College Will help You Here, But You Still Have to Pay Back Your Student Loans. (...)

2013-09-17
How Rogue Mobile Workers Are Putting Their Companies At Risk

Workers in the United States are putting themselves and their employers at risk by indiscriminately using nonsecure apps services (...)

2013-09-17
At Last, Drunk Driver From YouTube Confession Pleads Guilty

One viral video and several twists and turns later, Matthew Cordle finally kept his promise to accept responsibility for his involvement (...)

2013-09-17
Shazam 7 arrives just in time for iOS 7, now lets you mention friends when sharing to Facebook

We all knew iOS 7 was arriving today, and with that news we always brace ourselves for a slew of app updates designed specifically (...)

2013-09-17
Twitter is testing a new Related Tweets feature on the Web

Twitter regularly carriers out small tweaks and tests of potential features, as a recent company blog post explained, and today we’ve (...)

2013-09-17
CDC: "We Will Soon Be In A Post–Antibiotic Era"

In a highly unusual new report, the Centers for Disease Control warned that America is threatened by a wave of new antibiotic–proof (...)

2013-09-16
Quora dives into iOS 7 as its app focuses on faster discovery, reveals iPad version coming this year

Quora, the Q&A social network, released today an iOS 7 update to its mobile app that is more than just a redesign — it has (...)

2013-09-17
New Nexus 7 32GB with LTE now available in Australia, Canada, Germany, Spain, France, UK, Japan, and Korea

Google today released the 2013 version of its 32GB Nexus 7 with 4G LTE in Australia, Canada, Germany, Spain, France, the UK, Japan, (...)

2013-09-16
Facebook outlines suicide prevention resources as it plans PSA campaign in US, Canada, and the UK

Facebook wants you to know that people care about you. That’s the message coming from the social networking company’s Chief Security (...)

2013-09-17
Anger Spreads Faster On Social Media Than Any Other Emotion

The emotions you express in your social media missives––particularly anger and joy––could play a role in whether (...)

2013-09-16
10 tweets that gripped the world

Twitter is synonymous with many things. It’s where people go to catch up on the gossip of their favorite TV shows, see what their (...)

2013-09-16
Google purchases entire output of a 240MW Texas wind farm, will start producing energy in late 2014

Google today announced it has invested in yet another wind farm, this time a 240MW one outside of Amarillo, Texas. Called Happy Hereford, (...)

2013-09-16
Now Uber Lets You Share Your ETA With Friends

Uber, one of the bigger beasts of the sharing economy, has launched a new feature that allows its users to tell their friends what (...)

2013-09-16
Twitter and Facebook are blocked again in Iran, ‘technical glitch’ blamed for brief access

Internet users in Iran were able to log into Twitter and Facebook using domestic carriers for the first time in four years yesterday, (...)

2013-09-16
Twitter encourages German voters to engage with political parties ahead of September 22 election

With Germany’s general election fast approaching on September 22, it seems Twitter is recognizing its role in the process by encouraging (...)

2013-09-16
How You Can Help With The Devastating Floods In Colorado

Last week, torrential walls of water slammed eastern Colorado, inundating highways, homes, and leveling some 30 bridges. The most (...)

2013-09-15
NBC and Fox Lead the Way in TV Network Online Chatter

With fall comes new TV seasons, and social media analysis firm NetBase has analyzed seven shows to find the opinions expressed across (...)

2013-09-16
Spammers are back on Twitter, and this time they’re coming after you through lists

Twitter users are finding themselves dealing with a new, but ambiguous onslaught from spammers. But instead of directly getting your (...)

2013-09-16
The Devastating Floods In Colorado And How You Can Help

Last week, torrential walls of water slammed eastern Colorado, inundating highways, homes, and leveling some 30 bridges. The most (...)

2013-09-15
Google updates AdSense to support serving ads on HTTPS pages

Google today announced it has updated its AdSense platform with support Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure (HTTPS). In other words, (...)

2013-09-15
Google acquires Bump, the mobile contact and file-sharing service, no plans to shutter ‘for now’

Bump, the app that lets people interact and share information with each other by bumping their phones together, has been acquired (...)

2013-09-15
Google Analytics to drop Internet Explorer 8 support at the end of 2013

Google today announced that its Analytics service will stop supporting Internet Explorer 8 at the end of the year. As a result, Google (...)

2013-09-15
Revealed: Most Influential Emotions on Social Networks

One well-known feature of social networks is that similar people tend to attract each other: birds of a feather flock together. So (...)

2013-09-15
Box unveils Notes, its take on Google Docs that’s coming to all users in 2014

Cloud storage platform Box today unveiled a new feature designed to allow its customers to create content right from within its service. (...)

2013-09-15
DataSift adds support for Tumblr to its social data and analytics platform

Social data platform DataSift has added another big name to its growing list of data sources, this time bringing in Tumblr. Starting (...)

2013-09-15
China’s Baidu under pressure as third- and fourth-placed search rivals team up in $448m merger

Rumors were aplenty that Chinese tech company Qihoo 360, which launched a search engine of its own last year, was at the forefront (...)

2013-09-15
Office, school or government block a website you want to read? Use Google Translate.

Here’s an incredibly useful trick for anyone who lives in a country that restricts access to websites, or uses a controlled version (...)

2013-09-15
Google Glass gets app-based data sharing, removing the need for a dedicated tethering plan

The ‘Explorer Edition’ of Google Glass is very much in beta, as evidenced by a range of recent updates for the wearable device, (...)

2013-09-15
Twitter Experiment DMs You Recommendations on Who to Follow

While Twitter rolled out its stealth IPO last week, it was also busy working on another under-the-radar project designed to add (...)

2013-09-14
Google Street View car crashes into TWO minivans and a parked vehicle – driver runs off [Photos]

Google’s map services are increasing important for drivers — particularly after the company scooped up smart navigation service (...)

2013-09-13
Google Keep code hints at future Google Drive integration and support for video playback

Ever since Google launched Keep, its rival to note-taking apps like Evernote, there’s been an assumption that the service will integrate (...)

2013-09-13
Twitter #Music charts are now available inside Rdio

Twitter released a Spotify app for its #Twitter Music service this week, but the company isn’t forgetting other streaming sites (...)

2013-09-13
Windows Phone’s big problem isn’t a lack of apps

So, the iPhone event came and went, people argued on Apple’s innovation credentials, the Android vs. iOS debate reared its head (...)

2013-09-13
Why outsourcing innovation is going to be big for the tech industry and beyond

Paul Jozefak, co-founder and managing director of innovation laboratory Liquid Labs, argues that outsourcing innovation will become (...)

2013-09-13
The Ultimate Guide for Blog Post Promotion

If you have been blogging for a little while or have been involved in any type of content marketing, you know Content is not king (...)

2013-09-12

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