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Google acquires mDialog to boost DoubleClick and help publishers monetize their video content
2014-06-19

Google has acquired mDialog, a company that helps media companies deliver, analyze and ultimately monetize advertising against their (...)

LD West’s leather under-arm phone holster is a dream come true, but it’s not very useful
2014-06-19

Pop culture has left many of us with a fascination for the holster, thanks to iconic looks from the likes of Pulp Fiction, Tomb Raider, (...)

To Get More Done At Work, Just Say No To Tabs
2014-06-19

Those millions of tabs open on your task bar represent an endless rabbit hole of distraction. One solution? This guide to Tabless (...)

New visual storytelling site highlights how to engage your audience
2014-06-19

NewsCred, the visual content marketing and syndication service, today launched a new microsite called The Power of Visual Storytelling, (...)

Simple drastically reduces transfer times for its down to earth banking service in the US
2014-06-19

If you use Simple in the US, the company is making it easier to transfer money to and from your account. Starting today, moving cash (...)

The minimalist’s guide to boosting brands’ Instagram engagement
2014-06-19

Eric Dahan is co-founder and CEO of InstaBrand, the Web’s premier Instagram/Vine influencer platform. The recent release of Instagram (...)

Hire learning: 5 ways to craft an unforgettable anti-resume
2014-06-19

Lindsay is a New York-based writer, photographer, and editor. Her work has appeared in publications including American Photo, PDN (...)

Congrats, Your Facebook Relationship Survived Another Year!
2014-06-19

Facebook wants you to share good news with your friends A new feature on the platform congratulates users on relationship or wedding (...)

One of the Nokia teams not owned by Microsoft has built its own Android launcher
2014-06-19

Now that its Devices and Services business is owned by Microsoft, Nokia is able to experiment more freely in the mobile space. One (...)

Google explains the different Android Wear notifications: Stacks, Pages and Replies
2014-06-19

Android Wear is an unknown quantity at the moment. Aside from the teaser videos and Developer Preview released back in March, it’s (...)

Intel releases Pocket Avatars, a chat app that maps your facial expressions onto silly characters
2014-06-19

When you think of Intel, you normally think of PC chips, but the company is bucking expectations today with the release of a social (...)

Twitter’s evolution as a broadcasting platform continues as it acquires live-TV clipping service SnappyTV
2014-06-19

Twitter has announced it’s acquiring live-TV clipping service SnappyTV, a platform used by broadcasters and rights-holders to edit (...)

Delectable adds near-instant wine label scanning to its iOS app
2014-06-19

Delectable released version 4.0 of its wine journaling app today, allowing users to take a picture of a wine bottle and have it (...)

How to identify, build and retain social media influencers
2014-06-19

This post is brought to you by Simply Measured.Influence on social media is a function of follower count and thought leadership. (...)

Twitter acquires live-TV clipping platform SnappyTV
2014-06-19

Twitter has announced it’s acquiring live-TV clipping service SnappyTV, a platform that has been used by broadcasters and rights-holders (...)

Netflix will release its first original chat show hosted by Chelsea Handler in early 2016
2014-06-19

Netflix is already working on a dizzying number of original shows, but it’s just added a new genre to its growing repertoire of (...)

Codecademy, Google and DonorsChoose team up to get more girls studying Computer Science
2014-06-19

Codecademy, the New York-based startup behind the learn-to-code platform of the same name, has teamed up with Google and online charity (...)

Google launches ‘Made with Code’ initiative to encourage more girls to code, backed by $50m pledge
2014-06-19

Google has announced that it will provide up to $50 million for organizations that can help encourage more girls to take an interest (...)

Overswipe: Give your iPhone to friends and display only the photos you want them to see
2014-06-19

Picture the scene: You’re guffawing over some photos you just took of your buddies larking around, and everyone now wants to see (...)

BillGuard now helps Brits, Aussies and New Zealanders combat credit card fraud and hidden merchant fees
2014-06-19

Arriving for US consumers way back in 2010, BillGuard touts itself as the world’s first ‘people-powered antivirus system for (...)

LinkedIn launches a new Job Search iPhone app in the US
2014-06-19

LinkedIn has released a new app for the iPhone focused squarely on job hunting, which means no news, updates or other content to distract (...)

Sparks for iOS lets you create rich visual messages with text, images and GIFs
2014-06-19

There’s yet another new social sharing app on the block, but this time the messages include GIFs. Sparks is an iOS app which lets (...)

Dropbox is blocked again in China, both apps and web-based service appear affected
2014-06-19

Well, that was brief. Back in February, Dropbox was found to have been unblocked in China, but now it seems that the popular cloud-storage (...)

Facebook is down across the world right now (Update: Now back)
2014-06-19

Update: Facebook is back after that 30-minute outage. Hold the phone, Facebook.com is not working! Yes, if you’ve found yourself (...)

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