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USAID gives its side following reports of subversive government-funded “Cuban Twitter”

On the heels of reports that the US government tried to create a social network in Cuba to destabilize the government, USAID has published (...)

2014-04-07
The Spotify effect: Why every company is now a data company

Marius Moscovici is the founder and CEO of Metric Insights. After landing a $200 million credit line and acquiring music data platform (...)

2014-04-07
Blue Bottle Coffee acquires subscription coffee startup Tonx

Tonx, a startup working on a subscription model for coffee beans, has just announced an acquisition deal from Blue Bottle Coffee. (...)

2014-04-07
Uber announces UberRUSH, a bicycle courier service, launching first in Manhattan

While Uber has quickly become one of the easiest ways for us to get where we need to go, the company now wants to help get things (...)

2014-04-07
Does Google Need YouTube Music?

It was announced last week that YouTube will be delaying the launch of its much anticipated music service until later this year. (...)

2014-04-07
Bop.fm’s music-streaming aggregator now lets you import playlists and share with anyone

With the likes of Spotify, Rdio, Beats, Deezer, and many others locking horns, the online music-streaming realm is becoming increasingly (...)

2014-04-07
Twitter acquires Android lockscreen startup Cover, will keep app alive ‘for now’

Twitter today announced it has acquired Android lockscreen app startup Cover. The app, which only launched as a beta in October, will (...)

2014-04-07
Disqus launches Sponsored Comments for brands to reach specific audiences

Commenting platform Disqus has launched a new advertising product called Sponsored Comments, letting publishers and brands reach (...)

2014-04-07
Microsoft targets broadcasters with the new studio-grade Skype TX

Microsoft is extending its reach into the broadcasting realm with a new product called Skype TX, which it calls “studio grade software (...)

2014-04-07
Microsoft’s first original TV content for the Xbox One and 360 reportedly set to debut in June

Microsoft’s efforts to go up against rivals like Netflix and Amazon in the TV arena by commissioning original TV programming for (...)

2014-04-07
Shopify Cuts Credit Card Processing Fees To Take On Square

In an effort to woo merchants to its platform, the e-commerce platform has also reduced the time it takes for funds to reach business (...)

2014-04-07
Day Flow for iPhone is a simple time-tracker that helps you visualize your efficiency

While there’s no shortage of general productivity tools in the App Store, Day Flow has thrown its hat into the time-management app (...)

2014-04-07
ASCIIcam: The geekiest selfie tool ever?

This selfie thing is getting all too common, why not take a different approach? ASCIIcam is a fun site that takes your photo using (...)

2014-04-07
The growing power of online video, captured in... an online video

It’s no secret that video is a powerful form of online content, but just how powerful? Shutterstock has collaborated with comScore (...)

2014-04-07
How often should you update your app? 5 ways to plan the perfect iteration schedule

David Noy is CMO of Ginger Software, a language learning and productivity boosting software for ESL and native English speakers. (...)

2014-04-07
Yahoo is reportedly ready to commission Netflix-like original TV series for a new push into video

Yahoo has big plans for online video content — and it is eyeing original TV series the likes of those that Netflix and Amazon are (...)

2014-04-07
Hate Comic Sans? Maybe you’ll find Comic Neue more appealing

For those who can’t stand the sight of Comic Sans, say hello to Comic Neue. Developed by Craig Rozynski, an Australian graphic designer (...)

2014-04-07
Startupbootcamp Berlin to focus on smart transport and energy, with US program to follow

European accelerator Startupbootcamp has today announced that its Berlin-based program will focus on startups working in the areas (...)

2014-04-07
How to manage talented people by not bossing them around

Walter Chen is the founder and CEO of iDoneThis, the easiest way to share and celebrate what you get done at work, every day. On (...)

2014-04-06
The ideal length for everything on the Internet

This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog. Every so often when I’m tweeting or emailing, I’ll think: Should I really be (...)

2014-04-06
Waze CEO confirms Google paid $1.15B for the company, hints that investors forced the deal

Google completed its acquisition of Waze last June, but only now has the price tag that it paid for the Israel-headquartered social (...)

2014-04-06
Why the best entrepreneurs and creators are humble

Herbert Lui is the Creative Director of marketing agency Wonder Shuttle. He is the author of a guide to building credibility online. This (...)

2014-04-06
Google is reportedly planning a new platform for set-top boxes called Android TV

Google is reportedly about to launch a renewed effort to become your TV hub with a new platform destined for set-top boxes called (...)

2014-04-05
Plex media client is coming to the Xbox One

Plex, one of the best apps for media consumption on a large screen is coming to the Xbox One, after Microsoft announced support for (...)

2014-04-05

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