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Buffer now auto-completes Twitter usernames and changes them to full names on other social networks

Social media sharing service Buffer has added an intelligent auto-complete feature for Twitter usernames that converts handles to (...)

2013-09-26
10 educational and enlightening Twitter accounts you should follow

Twitter may share some things with Facebook, but it’s ultimately a different beast altogether. Many Twitter noobs open an account, (...)

2013-09-26
Peering into the Large Hadron Collider: Google Street View arrives at CERN

CERN, the world’s largest particle physics laboratory, has opened its doors to Google’s Street View cameras, allowing viewers (...)

2013-09-26
Be careful: Google Talk and Hangouts are sending some messages to the wrong recipients

Google’s Talk/Hangouts platform is reportedly suffering from quite the privacy issue today, with many users reporting that the chat (...)

2013-09-26
A Smartphone Breathalyzer To Keep On Your Keychain

Not sure if those drinks have worn off yet? Before starting the engine, Breathometer wants you to use its smartphone Breathalyzer. (...)

2013-09-25
Google Play Books is now available in New Zealand and 8 new Asian countries

Google Play Books is now available in nine new countries, this time in Asia and New Zealand. The move comes after the service was (...)

2013-09-26
Nest to open its real-time Web API in 2014 and adds support for Control4′s home automation system

Smart home technology provider Nest is opening up its thermostat API for developers to poke around and create useful apps. This is (...)

2013-09-26
Google Hangouts for Android gets icons to show who is online, contact categories, and option to hide contacts

Google today announced an update to Hangouts for Android, adding multiple new features including a very useful one that lets you finally (...)

2013-09-25
Catching Up On Email Marketing: Mobile And Triggered Messages [Infographic]

Email has been with us for long and we’re so used to it, nobody expect it to change. But email marketing is definitely changing. (...)

2013-09-25
Twitter launches Alerts service in the US, Japan, and Korea to keep users informed during emergencies

Twitter today launched Twitter Alerts, a new feature that gives users important and accurate information from credible organizations (...)

2013-09-25
Facebook crafts guide to help educators show teens how to use the social network responsibly

It’s certainly common knowledge that Facebook isn’t just for one specific type of user — it’s for everyone, and the social (...)

2013-09-25
Google Search gains support for hashtags, but only for Google+ content

Google today announced it has added hashtag support to Google Search, but only for Google+ content. The update is rolling out “within (...)

2013-09-25
YouTube’s new Audio Gallery gives you 150 royalty-free tracks to use anywhere...not just YouTube

YouTube now has an Audio Gallery featuring 150 royalty-free instrumental tracks, which can be used for anything…not just YouTube (...)

2013-09-25
Google announces a new Tech Hub Network, kicking off with 7 co-working spaces in North America

Almost a year to the day since Google launched Google for Entrepreneurs to keep a closer eye on startups around the world, the Internet (...)

2013-09-25
50 people in NYC’s tech scene that you need to know

Courtney Boyd Myers and Erica Berger are the founders of 3460 Miles, a bi-weekly newsletter that connects the New York and London (...)

2013-09-25
Common email marketing mistakes and why marketers shouldn’t worry too much about Gmail tabs

While social may be the hot button for marketers today, underestimate email at your peril. That’s the main focus for email marketing (...)

2013-09-25
Google’s same-day local delivery service opens to all in San Francisco area, hits Android and iOS too

Almost six months after it started trialling a same-day local delivery service in San Francisco, Google has announced that it’s (...)

2013-09-25
The Cities Most At Risk To Be Destroyed By Earthquakes, Floods, And Storms

The future of cities has never been brighter. More people want to live in them (two–thirds of the planet will be urban by 2050, (...)

2013-09-25
Schizophrenia, Paranoia, Depression, And Other Mental Illnesses Brought To Life As "Real Monsters"

Artist Toby Allen has long suffered from general and social anxiety, illnesses that are burdensome to those they plague, but often (...)

2013-09-25
Typing On The IPhone Is Frustrating. The Solution? Swipe Gestures

A patent awarded to Apple on Tuesday shows the Cupertino–based company has been looking to incorporate multitouch keyboard gestures (...)

2013-09-24
Future Spacecraft Will Be 3–D Printed––In Space, By Robots

Space exploration has always been restricted by the fact that all technology is to–go. Everything we put into the great beyond (...)

2013-09-24
Equality Everywhere: Coming Out in the Digital Age

Digital and social media can turn the very personal journey of coming out into a very public process. Social networks such as Facebook (...)

2013-09-25
Finally, A Super–Accessible Way To Search The Web

3–D printing is very visually dependent, from designing the 3–D models to finding the right file for your printer to physically (...)

2013-09-24
Google starts rolling out streamlined New Tab page for Chrome with a search bar front and center

Google today announced that it has started rolling out a New Tab page for Chrome that features a search bar front and center. It also (...)

2013-09-24
Google’s phone-finding Android Device Manager now lets you lock your handset remotely

Almost two months after Google first started rolling out its phone-finding service Android Device Manager, the company has finally (...)

2013-09-24
Favorite shows or sports being ruined by Twitter and Facebook? Try Spoiler Shield for iOS

Social networking brings many benefits to our lives, whether that’s simply staying in contact with people you know, connecting with (...)

2013-09-24
Guild.is Wants To Prevent The Next Sharing Economy Insurance Debacle

In 2012, a vehicle rented out with RelayRides––a site that lets people rent out their vehicles to strangers––was (...)

2013-09-24
China to lift ban on Facebook and Twitter – but only within free-trade zone

The Chinese government has decided to end a long-standing ban on sites including Facebook and Twitter, but only within a free-trade (...)

2013-09-24
How Fuel Efficient Is Your Plane?

Even the greenest of environmentalists would have a hard time avoiding air travel, which accounts for some 2.5% of overall greenhouse (...)

2013-09-23
Avoid the ‘Breaking Bad’ series finale spoilers on Twitter thanks to this Netflix app

Are you a fan of Walter White and Breaking Bad? Did you happen to miss last Sunday’s episode where Heisenberg…wait, spoiler alert! (...)

2013-09-23
Google-funded Constitute site holds every constitution currently in force across the world

Politics can be a difficult subject for newcomers to immerse themselves in, given that so much of the official information is scattered (...)

2013-09-23
The top 20 tech hangouts in New York City

Courtney Boyd Myers and Erica Berger are the founders of 3460 Miles, a bi-weekly newsletter that connects the New York and London (...)

2013-09-23
Onboarding Techniques and Examples for Your New Users

Onboarding is an important UX process for getting a new user introduced to your app. Learn some popular onboarding techniques and (...)

2013-09-23
LinkedIn hits back at lawsuit, claims users permit it to access emails

Business-focused social network LinkedIn has hit back at claims that it hacks into users’ email accounts to blast out messages (...)

2013-09-23
Hands-on with Apple’s Touch ID: Thumbs up for fingerprint sensors

When we got our literal hands on the iPhone 5s this morning, the first thing we did was try out Touch ID, the new fingerprint sensor (...)

2013-09-21
Amid Growing Losses, BlackBerry Is Slashing 4,500 Jobs

BlackBerry announced it will slash 4,500 jobs, or about 40% of its workforce, amid growing losses. Shares for the Canadian company (...)

2013-09-20
The future of cinemas

This is the third in our Future Of series, where we analyze and dissect one facet of life that’s been impacted by digital technology. (...)

2013-09-20
Google Translate gets the iOS 7 treatment, gains handwriting support, and now covers over 70 languages

Google today released version 2.0 of its Google Translate app for iOS, revamping it for iOS 7 and adding handwriting support. You (...)

2013-09-20
What’s inside the iPhone 5s? iFixit’s latest teardown reveals all.

The iPhone 5s is the latest device to get the teardown treatment from iFixit, after the company opened up the flagship Apple smartphone (...)

2013-09-20
Google unveils new logo and navigation bar with apps launcher, rolling out over the next few weeks

Google today announced a new logo and navigation bar for all its websites. The company says it will be rolling out the update across (...)

2013-09-19
Google makes Quickoffice for Android and iOS free for all, bringing Microsoft Office editing to the mobile masses

Google today announced it is making Quickoffice free for everyone. That means Android and iOS users can edit Microsoft Office documents, (...)

2013-09-19
Google acquires SF incubator Hattery’s design team

Google has acqui-hired the design team behind Hattery, an incubator, co-working space, and VC firm started by ex-Googlers, Fortune (...)

2013-09-19
Google launches new logo and navigation bar with apps launcher, rolling out over the next few weeks

Google today announced a new logo and navigation bar for all its websites. The company says it will be rolling out the update across (...)

2013-09-19
Pinterest gets into advertising with promoted pins experiment

Pinterest has announced a monetization experiment that will bring ads to its platform in the form of promoted pins from businesses. CEO (...)

2013-09-19
Google upgrades ALL Google+ Hangouts to HD quality

While HD video calling in Google+ has been a possibility for publicly broadcast Hangouts On Air video chats, it isn’t one that (...)

2013-09-19
Google Wallet finally arrives for iPhone, exactly 2 years after it launched on Android

Google Wallet has finally arrived for iPhone, two years to the day after it launched on Android. Though the Android incarnation has (...)

2013-09-19
Google adds startup, lock, unlock, and shutdown sounds to latest Chrome OS build

Google has added new sounds to the dev version of Chrome OS. The addition means Chrome OS users on the latest build of the company’s (...)

2013-09-19
Twilio launches foundation to help non-profits use its cloud telephony API for social good

Twilio, a cloud communications platform company, is taking its API and using it to do some social good. At its third-annual developer (...)

2013-09-19

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