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New Home Sensors Will Keep You Up To Date On How Much Water And Power You’re Wasting

New additions to the suite of offerings to create the smart home will monitor exactly how all your resources flow in and out of (...)

2013-06-27
Vine Withers as New Instagram Video Shares Take Lead on Twitter

It has been only about 10 days since video on Instagram debuted, and Twitter-owned competitor Vine is already losing ground. Marketing (...)

2013-06-28
It’s time to stop comparing Instagram and Vine using Twitter

Reports this week suggesting that Instagram’s adoption of video has seen use of Twitter-owned Vine “tank” are wide of the mark, (...)

2013-06-28
Instagram comes under large-scale spam attack, prompts affected users to reset passwords

Instagram has prompted a large number of users to reset their passwords after the popular photo (and now video) sharing site came (...)

2013-06-28
This week at Microsoft: Build, Windows 8.1, and a new plan for startups

It was Build season in San Francisco, which meant that Microsoft was out in full force both digitally and in the flesh, talking up (...)

2013-06-28
Google Reader is going away on July 1. Here’s what you need to know.

In case you forgot, Google is cutting off service on its RSS reader product on July 1. If you’re one of the remaining few that’s (...)

2013-06-28
Facebook to review which Pages and Groups can show ads after complaints about inappropriate content

Facebook has revamped the way its advertising system works in response to concerns from major brands who were concerned about where (...)

2013-06-27
Google rolls out a new Google+ Follow button for sites and new badges for Communities, Pages, and Profiles

Google+ turned two years old today. To celebrate, Google has announced an updated Follow button, a new Communities badge, and updated (...)

2013-06-27
Facebook fixes behavior that caused Android app to collect user phone numbers, deletes data from its servers

Earlier this week, security firm Symantec discovered Facebook for Android leaks its users’ phone numbers, sending them back to the (...)

2013-06-27
Google+ Photos gets an option to move images between albums, new Download button, and faster uploading

Google+ turns two today and Google has already redesigned its buttons and badges, but that’s not all. The service is also getting (...)

2013-06-27
Google News gets a facelift with new sports scores, weather and section-specific Editors’ Picks

Google News has gotten a few new bells and whistles, in the form of a new box showing recent sports scores, a four-day weather forecast (...)

2013-06-27
Join Us for a Discussion About Social Media Day

In 2010, Mashable launched Social Media Day to celebrate the growth of digital and social media. Going into our fourth annual year (...)

2013-06-27
Google adds native Microsoft Word and Excel file editing to latest Chrome OS build

Google has added native Microsoft Office file editing to the dev channel for Chrome OS. The addition means Chrome OS users on the (...)

2013-06-27
Addvocate unveils its pricing structure, adds new social actions, and names ex-Oracle VP as COO

Employee advocacy and coordination platform Addvocate has launched a new pricing structure and also rolled out new social actions (...)

2013-06-27
Futureful takes its smart topic-based newsreader to the iPhone and launches globally

Part news reader, part browser and part social feed, Futureful is proving to be an interesting example of how smart design really (...)

2013-06-27
Digg: iOS app roll-out done, crawling over 3.3 million feeds, full Web release up next

Title says it all, really, but the folks over at Digg have posted a ‘quick update’ informing the world that it’s concluded the (...)

2013-06-27
Take a walk through the eerie Japanese island that inspired Skyfall villain’s hideout on Google Maps

Did the eerie Japanese island that inspired the villain’s hideout in James Bond movie Skyfall pique your attention? Google Maps (...)

2013-06-27
Taiwanese manufacturer Foxconn unveils smartwatch that can be connected wirelessly to an iPhone

More tech companies are exploring the arena of wearable devices, with the latest being Taiwanese manufacturer Foxconn, which has unveiled (...)

2013-06-27
Facebook launches a beta program for its Android app users in order to better understand feedback

Facebook shared some interesting news about its relationship with the Android operating system today. It is launching a beta program (...)

2013-06-26
Google adds its experimental QUIC network protocol to latest Chrome build, delivering HTTP over UDP

Google today took the wraps off a new experimental protocol called Quick UDP Internet Connections (QUIC) and added it to Chrome Canary, (...)

2013-06-26
Google starts letting organizations borrow its Street View Trekker to record imagery for Maps

Google today announced it is kicking off a new Google Maps pilot program that lets third-party organizations borrow the Street View (...)

2013-06-26
Firefox beta gets a new logo, Share button, Social API for all, mixed content blocker, network monitor, and more

Following the release of Firefox 22 just two days ago, Mozilla today announced updates to its Firefox Beta channel, which is now on (...)

2013-06-27
Google is reportedly developing an Android game console, smartwatch, and new Nexus Q

Google may be working on an Android-based game console, smartwatch, and an updated version of the Nexus Q, if reports are to be believed. (...)

2013-06-27
Vine for Android updated with front-facing camera support, new upload manager, and speed improvements

Twitter today updated Vine for Android and finally added front-facing camera support. You can download the new version now directly (...)

2013-06-27
“True Blood” Star Explains Why Rescue Dogs Are Perfect

In a new video from No Kill Los Angeles, True Blood star Kristin Bauer van Straten clears up a common misconception about rescues. (...)

2013-06-26
An App To Investigate The Biological Mysteries Of Depression

Instead of periodic mental health checkups, this app tracks how you’re feeling every day, and what activities and events (...)

2013-06-26
YouTube Celebrates Pride Month With LGBT Programming, Emotional Video

Coinciding with Pride celebrations all over the world--and the defeat of DOMA--YouTube is hosting a wealth of special programming (...)

2013-06-26
Why PHP Has No Place On Our Experiments Server

We’re trying to build an open-source, language-agnostic super easy-to-use experiments server. Call it an internal Heroku. (...)

2013-06-26
The Surprising Evolution Of The Term “Innovation”

To call someone an “innovator” would have been an accusation. Here’s how things changed. Being on staff at (...)

2013-06-26
Simple Genius: A Bendable Cheese Grater That’s A Cinch To Clean

Hard cheeses won’t get caught in this award-winning design grater. Recent events--RIP James Gandolfini--have prompted (...)

2013-06-26
Dennis Crowley Takes The Iron Throne, Celebrates A Big Gay Victory In Game of Cones

In the game of thrones, you win or you die . . . for this delicious ice cream! For the last several weeks, the ruling ice cream (...)

2013-06-26
Maybe Don’t Try This Virginity Lifehack

Comedy-music duo Garfunkel and Oates celebrate that workaround for anyone struggling to maintain their virgin status for religious (...)

2013-06-26
Modular Tiles That Form Beautiful Kaleidoscopic Patterns

Valencia, Spain-based Mut Designs take on their latest exploration into geometric forms with a series of cement tiles. A quick (...)

2013-06-26
YouTube Celebrates Gay Pride With Moving Video Tribute

The LGBT has celebrated a historic 24 hours, and YouTube is celebrating the occasion, — and Pride Month — by highlighting (...)

2013-06-26
“Breaking Bad” Name Lab Cooks Up a Batch of Facebook Profiles

Sure, you’re stoked for the final season of Breaking Bad, but do all of your Facebook friends know that? In anticipation (...)

2013-06-26
Virtual Pride Parade Lets Russians And New Yorkers March Together

In response to Russia’s ban on pride parades, here’s a virtual, geolocation-assisted show of solidarity. While Americans (...)

2013-06-26
Wendy Davis’ Running Shoes Keep Fighting the Patriarchy...On Amazon

Sneakers, the new symbols of feminist resistance. And Mizuno is happy to get on board. If you followed Texas state senator Wendy (...)

2013-06-26
Kickstarting: A Giant Floating Pool For New York’s East River

Three young designers continue their quest to fund their crazy vision, offering funders customized tiles in their future pool. (...)

2013-06-26
RSPCA Ads Show Animals’ Human Side

All creatures great and small. Dogs, cats, pigs, and even chickens are more like human beings than you might think, according (...)

2013-06-26
Do We Need Rules To Make Sure We Don’t Pollute Mars?

The cost of sterilizing spacecraft for Mars is just too damn high, researchers say. And then there is the issue of how bad we are (...)

2013-06-26
Where Is The Lightweight PHP Application Server?

Tell me if you’ve heard this one before: We have a problem with PHP. We’re trying to build a language-agnostic experiments (...)

2013-06-26
A Wooden Train Set That Lets Kids Compose Tunes

Ricardo Seola’s idea for musical train languished for years until Quirky’s product engineers came to the rescue. (...)

2013-06-26
Ad tech company MediaShift partners with 20 top US airports to help them offer free WiFi

Just about the only thing worse than being stuck in an airport is being stuck in one without free WiFi. MediaShift is doing its part (...)

2013-06-26
Tomfoolery launches Anchor, its consumer app to help coworkers be more social

Tomfoolery, a company specializing in creating consumer-quality, mobile-first software for the enterprise, has launched its first (...)

2013-06-26
Google introduces Affinity Segments for AdWords, allowing TV-style ad targeting via over 80 ‘lifestyle segments’

Google today announced the launch of Affinity Segments in AdWords and YouTube, a new way for brand advertisers to reach TV-style audiences (...)

2013-06-26
Eastern Blocks: Romanian Politics Go To Preschool

A new toy designed by artist couple Monotremu puts Brancusi’s minimalist sculptures into play. It takes a certain kind (...)

2013-06-25
Helping Women Get Back On Track After Prison, With A Little Crowdfunding

Mission:Launch is trying to support women using entrepreneurship to overcome the challenges that come with being released from (...)

2013-06-25
A Flexible Desk Lamp Made From A Ribbon Of LEDs

With Fluida, you don’t just redirect the light--you move the whole lamp itself. While floor lamps and overhead lights (...)

2013-06-25

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