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Foursquare Sells Location Data to Help Advertisers Target Users Outside Its App

The data will help advertisers identify users to serve display and video ads more effectively. Sitting on a data treasure trove (...)

2013-07-31
Saudi Arabia Is Fracking Worried About U.S. Energy Independence

As oil from fracked wells starts to replace oil shipped in from Saudi Arabia, officials in the kingdom are seeing a bleak future. (...)

2013-07-31
Rdio Pairs Unreleased Music With Wild New Visuals For Its New Music Weekly series

A 15-second snippet of new music, with some bold animation in front of it, is a pretty good way to help you find your new favorite (...)

2013-07-31
How Do Audio Maestros Engineer Video Game Music?

Not content with sold-out symphony halls and packed panels at gaming conventions, video game music is getting a convention of its (...)

2013-07-31
The Disintegration Of Android, Visualized

Android is the biggest mobile operating system on Earth, but it’s death by a thousand cuts for developers. Google’s (...)

2013-07-31
Perfume To Evoke Memories Of Younger Days For People Who Have Forgotten The Past

These "smell kits" help reactivate the memories of people suffering from Alzheimer’s and dementia. A smell can do more (...)

2013-07-31
Twitter for Windows 8 gets support for multiple accounts, lists, Start screen pinning, and native sign-up

Twitter today released an update for Windows 8 and Windows RT, adding new features and improving the overall speed of its app. You (...)

2013-07-31
This Fun Tool Teaches Kids To Program With Pictures

It’s like Codecademy meets Colorforms. Do you ever feel pressured to know how to code? With so much buzz surrounding DIY (...)

2013-07-31
Automate Your House Like A Boss With This Smart-Thing Platform

The dream of a connected home, where smart devices communicate like technologically advanced Toy Story characters, still feels far (...)

2013-07-31
Friends Of The 26-yr-old Creator Of The "Ryan Gosling Cereal’ Vine Help Him Fight Cancer

Friends of Ryan McHenry, creator of "Ryan Gosling Won’t Eat His Cereal" start an Indigogo campaign called "Ryan Gosling Won’t (...)

2013-07-31
Would You Eat These Plates Of Living, Breathing Food?

Sushi connoisseurs know that wiggling and writhing equal freshness. But one foodie designer foresees a future in which we create (...)

2013-07-31
A New Magazine Of Objects (In A Cooler, No Less)

Container is the latest "knick knacks as periodical" company. Bridging the gap between the digital and analog worlds has become (...)

2013-07-31
Watch: The Most Beautiful Video Of Soap You’ll Ever See

It’s just water, ink, oil, and soap. But in the hands of an artist, you can see the whole psychedelic cosmos. The first (...)

2013-07-31
This Tiny Alaskan Village Will Be Underwater In Just 10 Years

Think climate change isn’t going to really start affecting anyone until it’s time for our kids to handle it? Tell that (...)

2013-07-31
Not Just For Gun Nuts: German Cops Are Experimenting With 3-D Printed Weapons

The Liberator might be the first 3-D printed gun, but it won’t be the last. German law enforcement has its own 3-D printer (...)

2013-07-31
This Quirky Health Clinic Is Designed To Break Down Sexual Taboos

Penis-shaped mobiles? Cat and rooster decals? Could a dose of humor improve health care compliance in young people? Imagine (...)

2013-07-31
Inside The Greenest Office Building in The World

Seattle’s Bullitt Center goes way beyond LEED certification. It has entirely zero impact, from clean materials, composting (...)

2013-07-31
Pinterest now sends you an email notification whenever one of your pins drops in price

Pinterest is slowly starting to prove its worth as an e-commerce platform thanks to a site update that sends users an email notification (...)

2013-07-31
IPanda: China Is Creating A 24-Hour Live Panda Stream

A research center in Chengdu will direct 28 cameras on its more than 80 giant pandas. To sate your panda fix (sneezing panda, (...)

2013-07-30
Why This Photog Sets His Negatives Ablaze

He’s not protesting, or even erasing the evidence: Photographer Peter Hoffman burns film negatives to make an environmental (...)

2013-07-30
The Delicious Case For Replacing Family Dinners With Family Breakfasts

By dinnertime, your family is tired, in a bad mood, and often not together. The morning is another story--and can bring all the (...)

2013-07-31
Create Your Own Hipster Logo In 6 Steps

Launching your very own artisanal organic ketchup company? Do yourself a favor and make a hipster logo to go with it. It’s (...)

2013-07-31
Here’s What Brick-And-Mortar Stores See When They Track You

Retailers are already able to track your movements and activities in the physical world like websites do on the Internet. Is that (...)

2013-07-31
This Futuristic Pool Cleans New York’s Polluted Water, Then You Swim In It

If this project has its way, you’ll be taking a dip in cleaned water from Newtown Creek, one of the city’s dirtiest (...)

2013-07-31
Behind DogTV—And The Question Of Whether Dogs Actually Watch TV

DOGTV founder and chief content officer Ron Levi talks to Co.Create about the inspiration behind the network for dogs, which will (...)

2013-07-31
Mountain Dew Commercials Create Fantastical Living Portraits Of The Brand’s Team Of All-Stars

Dale Earnhardt Jr., Paul Rodriguez and Danny Davis are immortalized in a series of artful spots created by BBDO New York and Psyop. (...)

2013-07-31
TV shows now available in the UK Google Play store, watch The Walking Dead, Breaking Bad and more

TV shows are now available in the Google Play store for consumers in the United Kingdom, making it the first region to receive such (...)

2013-07-31
Google extends Microsoft’s access to Exchange ActiveSync until December 31

Google has held off on killing access to its sync service on Windows Phone devices, after the Internet giant granted an extension (...)

2013-07-31
The Berlin Geekettes partner with Deutsche Telekom to support women in tech in Germany

A wise friend once told me that we share the same survivor-like qualities: we learned to cast very wide nets, very early on. It is (...)

2013-07-31
Timehop for iOS loses ‘friend feed’ feature, gets redesigned sharing buttons

Timehop, the very cool app that lets you go back in time to see your Internet and social media activity from the past, has updated (...)

2013-07-31
Facebook completes transition to HTTPS secure browsing by default

Facebook announced today that it is completing the implemention of secure HTTPS browsing for all users. The news comes two years after (...)

2013-07-31
Kickstarting: A Handy Bluetooth Keyboard For Your iPhone

MyType is a flexible keyboard for your smartphone or tablet. And it fits in your pocket. MyType, the pocketable, Bluetooth keyboard (...)

2013-07-30
Healthier Employees Are Happier Employees (And Also Cheaper Employees)

Sherpaa tries to cut through the insanity of the health care industry to bring streamlined heath care to employees and streamlined (...)

2013-07-30
Facebook breaks public content out of its box with Embedded Posts for the Web

Facebook is releasing a new feature that will eventually give all publishers and users the ability to embed any public post from the (...)

2013-07-30
LinkedIn launches new Company Page analytics for tracking follower growth, post performance and more

LinkedIn is targeting businesses, brands and social media managers once again with a redesigned and expanded analytics section for (...)

2013-07-30
How Social Brands Manage Their Customer Care [Infographic]

Some brands have taken their traditional customer care approach to successfully adapt it to social media. In this Infographic, Social (...)

2013-07-30
“Uncarriable Carrier Bags” Remind Us, Cheekily, To Not Carry Bags

Whatcha got in the bag, freak? Mother London really wants you to stop carrying plastic bags, and the ad firm will shame you (...)

2013-07-30
Money Turns People Into Jerks, Says Science

Running stop signs. Taking candy from children. Cheating at games. If you’re wealthy, chances are, you’re more likely (...)

2013-07-30
Even Republicans Think Climate Denial Is Crazy

Young Republicans--the future of the party--are on board with the idea that climate change is a real thing. Not even Republicans (...)

2013-07-30
How To Save Your Startup From The “Spotlight Effect”

In the beginning of 2010, when daily deals site Groupon was really hitting its stride and copycat businesses were popping up left (...)

2013-07-30
Present-Day Marketing Teases Future Film, “X-Men: Days Of Future Past”

"The Wolverine" is less than a week old, and Fox is already hard at work promoting the next movie in the series. As the websites (...)

2013-07-30
You Tell Me If This Word Processing App Is Worth $15 Million

The Valley is trapped in a bubble. And just because it hasn’t popped doesn’t make it any more removed from reality. (...)

2013-07-30
Condoms Don’t Just Protect Against Bad Bugs, They Help Good Ones

Scientists have found that using protection does a lot of good for the vagina’s microbiome. So wrap it up: chivalry now comes (...)

2013-07-30
Watch This Guy Hack His MacBook Air Into A Gaming Beast

In exchange for effortless portability, MacBook Air users accept that their sliver-thin machines will never be able to play graphical (...)

2013-07-30
Burpple redesigns its foodie photo-sharing app for iOS and Android, adds Social Menus and Wishlists

Burpple updated its foodie-focused photo-sharing and discovery app for iOS and Android today with its most significant redesign to (...)

2013-07-30
StackSocial signs strategic partnership with AOL for its white-label online marketplace

E-commerce platform StackSocial has announced signing a partnership with AOL. The startup will provide its white-label online marketplace (...)

2013-07-30
Infographic: Porn Vs. Real Sex, Explained In Food

Put it this way: A banana and a jar of Nutella can go a long way toward explaining the difference between pornography and real-life (...)

2013-07-30
Documenting San Diego’s Disturbing Lack Of Street Lights

A new photo and reporting series talks to locals who’ve been affected by the city’s broken or missing streetlights. (...)

2013-07-30

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