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How to raise money for your startup from VCs and investors in Asia

Thomas Clayton has started and run numerous high-tech startups in Silicon Valley. He is currently CEO of Bubbly, a social media startup (...)

2013-09-12
Orée introduces marble wireless charging pebble and wooden touch pad

Orée, the French company that combines technology with luxury craftsmanship, has launched new additions to its range of computer (...)

2013-09-12
Chirp, the clever app that lets you share pictures and more using ‘digital birdsong’, hits Android

Chirp, an app that lets you share links and photos using short bursts of  ”digital birdsong”, has launched on Android. Rather (...)

2013-09-12
Video, TV and social: Meet the 5 startups that just graduated Turner Media’s latest accelerator

Turner Broadcasting held its second demo day today in San Francisco for its Media Camp accelerator. After three months of working (...)

2013-09-12
Facebook pulls the plug on Credits as transition to local currency payments is completed

Facebook has officially pulled the plug on its virtual currency Facebook Credits, after announcing the shutdown when it unveiled (...)

2013-09-12
Verified Twitter users are getting new ways to better manage their Connect feed

Twitter is rolling out a new feature for verified users that it hopes will help improve the experience of reading through who contacts (...)

2013-09-12
Tech goes glam as Apple and Samsung partner with high fashion to promote their devices

Gadgets and fashion are colliding this month as both Apple and Samsung are collaborating with high-end fashion brands to promote their (...)

2013-09-12
Academics Launch Fake Site to Get Inside China Censorship

Nine years after Mark Zuckerberg quit Harvard University to build Facebook, one of the university’s political science professors, (...)

2013-09-11
Facebook Tests Video Autoplay in Mobile News Feeds

Facebook will begin testing a new mobile feature Thursday that plays videos automatically as users scroll through their News Feeds. (...)

2013-09-11
Facebook testing feature on its mobile apps that auto-plays directly uploaded videos on News Feed

Facebook is experimenting with a new way to view videos right from its News Feed. Starting today, a select group of individuals, bands, (...)

2013-09-11
Twitter files for its IPO

Twitter has announced that it has filed for its IPO. We’ve confidentially submitted an S-1 to the SEC for a planned IPO. This Tweet (...)

2013-09-11
Chrome 29 for iOS is out: Faster return to search results, data savings, and voice search pronoun support

More than three weeks after Chrome 29 for the desktop and Android arrived, Google today announced the release of Chrome 29 for iOS, (...)

2013-09-11
Google Drive for Android gets lighter color theme, buttons for uploading, creating, and scanning documents

Google has updated Drive for Android with some minor but noteworthy changes. You can download the latest version now directly from (...)

2013-09-11
Givit partners with Sector 9 and Ball is Life to bring skate and basketball videos to Google Glass

Social video platform Givit has teamed up with skateboarding company Sector 9 and basketball site Ball is Life to bring their user-generated (...)

2013-09-11
YouTube offers creators new tools to add videos from other channels through playlists

YouTube is making it easier for content creators to bring in videos from other channels through playlists into their own. The company (...)

2013-09-11
Google revamps Trends with new design, adds Trending Top Charts and past 30 days of hot searches

Google today announced it has made a significant update to its Google Trends service. Among the changes is a new design as well as (...)

2013-09-11
Nuance licenses The Echo Nest’s data to make its voice recognition technology more musical

Voice recognition specialist Nuance has tapped The Echo Nest to put its comprehensive music data to work enhancing its entertainment (...)

2013-09-11
‘Where’s My Water? 2′ arrives on iOS and Windows devices for free with Facebook support and more

Disney Interactive released on Thursday the sequel to the popular mobile game Where’s My Water? for iOS, Windows and Windows Phone (...)

2013-09-11
Google captures the beautiful Galapagos Islands with new 360-degree Street View imagery

After venturing to the Galapagos Islands earlier this year with the now instantly recognizable Street View Trekker, Google is today (...)

2013-09-11
Dell shareholders approve $24.9bn buyout by Michael Dell and Silver Lake to take the firm private

It’s been an awfully long-winded affair, but Michael Dell and technology investment firm Silver Lake Partners have finally persuaded (...)

2013-09-11
AT&T CEO apologizes for 9/11 photo on Twitter: ‘It is a day that should never be commercialized.’

AT&T experienced some heavy backlash on Twitter yesterday, after it posted an image of a smartphone user capturing a photograph (...)

2013-09-11
You can now embed Facebook posts on your hosted WordPress.com blog

Good news bloggers, you can now embed Facebook posts directly on your hosted WordPress.com blog. To do so, you’ll need to grab the (...)

2013-09-11
A New Underclass: The People Who Big Data Leaves Behind

Many people are becoming concerned about the myriad ways their lives are monitored, tracked, and reduced to mere data points for some (...)

2013-09-11
#MeetandTweet: One man’s mission to meet every one of his Twitter followers

Scriptwriter and magician Declan Dineen wants to meet every single person who follows him on Twitter. He kicked off the #meetandtweet (...)

2013-09-11
Here’s why you should care about Snapseed for the Web, even though it’s attached to Google+

Google announced Wednesday that it is bringing its Snapseed photo editor features into Google+, marking the company’s latest effort (...)

2013-09-11
You won’t believe Sina Weibo’s censorship efforts: 150-man team handles 3 million posts every day

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

2013-09-11
“Build, Grow, Monetize”: Facebook’s Zuckerberg on the mission to connect the next 5 billion people

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says that it’s been an “interesting year” and spoke about the company’s focus now that it’s (...)

2013-09-11
Capture a Photo of Your Favorite Place

Placemaking is an approach to transforming communities around the world by creating and revitalizing open, public spaces. An area (...)

2013-09-10
Social reader app Flipboard nears 85 million registered users

Flipboard is nearing 85 million users. The publishing service’s growth was revealed by Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers venture capitalist (...)

2013-09-10
10 simply breathtaking 360-degree Photo Spheres uploaded by the Google Views community

Photo Spheres were introduced in Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean), but we really don’t see enough of these unique, 360-degree images on (...)

2013-09-10
Google reveals new line-up of Chromebooks powered by Intel Haswell microarchitecture

Google announced at the Intel Developer Forum in San Francisco a new lineup of Chromebooks powered by Intel Haswell’s microarchitecture (...)

2013-09-10
Google Alerts regains RSS delivery option it lost after Google Reader’s demise

Google has quietly added back a Feed delivery option to its Google Alerts service. The return of the feature means you can once again (...)

2013-09-10
Job Seekers Recruited via Social More Likely to Be Hired

As newly graduated students and the recently unemployed look for open positions in a difficult job market, companies are on the (...)

2013-09-10
10 more Facebook campaigns to inspire your business

It’s been a couple of years since we last took a good look at some of the best Facebook marketing campaigns out there, as businesses (...)

2013-09-10
How Awkward People Can Start Non–Awkward Conversations

"Remember that most people in the room at any given networking event feel the same way you do," Anna Runyan writes for the Daily Muse. (...)

2013-09-10
Announcing The 54 Finalists In Our Innovation By Design Awards

In many ways, the word design is a misnomer. Truly innovative design reaches beyond aesthetics to encompass science, intuition, and (...)

2013-09-10
An Immersive, Cinematic Approach To Showcasing Architecture Online

Major architects would seem to be likely candidates for having the most amazing websites. But in preparing to create an online experience (...)

2013-09-10
Welcome to our home: You can now visit the Moto X factory on Google Street View

Motorola said it’s bringing US smartphone production ‘home,’ and now parent company Google is opening the doors to its not-so-humble (...)

2013-09-10
Moto X manufacturer says labor costs for producing in the US are 3 times higher than China

Motorola’s contract manufacturer for the Moto X has revealed that the labor costs for the device’s Stateside production are three (...)

2013-09-10
Facebook rolls out larger images for link share posts to help boost clickthrough rates

If you’ve been sharing links or done ads on Facebook a year ago, you would have noticed that the images were the size of thumbnail (...)

2013-09-10
Apple’s iPhone 5s Touch ID fingerprint scanning feature will kick off a biometric adoption race

At today’s Apple press event where the company unveiled not one, but two iPhone variations, one of the newest pieces of technology (...)

2013-09-09
Google is working with Harvard and MIT’s edX platform to help anyone create online courses

A little over a year since Harvard and MIT joined forces to launch the not-for-profit online learning venture edX, Google has announced (...)

2013-09-09
5 Mistakes You Might Be Making on Social Media

Guest post by Shanna Mallon from Straight North. Let’s be honest: To most brands, social media is still confusing. Use Facebook (...)

2013-09-09
Google Wants To Power the Online Learning Revolution With MOOC.org

EdX, the not–for–profit online learning initiative founded by Harvard and MIT, today announced a partnership with Google (...)

2013-09-09
Social Storytelling Platform Storify Acquired By Livefyre

Storify, the social media storytelling platform, has been acquired by the social commenting company Livefyre for an undisclosed sum. (...)

2013-09-08
Why the Web Hates Nickelback and Hearts J-Law

Canadian rock band Nickelback released its first major single, "How You Remind Me," the summer of 2001The song was an instant hit. (...)

2013-09-09
Audio Ammunition: Google releases documentary on the Clash, including unseen footage of Joe Strummer

Hot on the heels of seminal punk band The Clash announcing it was releasing a boxset of remastered albums among other gems, Google (...)

2013-09-09
Google now automatically shares Blogger posts to Google+, turns feature on by default for linked accounts

Google today announced that Blogger users can now automatically share their blog posts publicly to Google+ as soon as they are published, (...)

2013-09-09

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