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Using independent teams to scale a small company: A look at how games company Wooga works
2013-09-08

Jesper Richter-Reichhelm is Head of Engineering at social games company Wooga. Here he gives an insight into the firm’s internal (...)

These geeks are urging Google to name the next version of Android after Indian sweet Ladoo
2013-09-07

Google’s decision to name the next version of Android (build 4.4) KitKat has certainly been a controversial one, but it could all (...)

Google Authenticator returns to the iOS App Store, restoring accounts the previous version removed
2013-09-07

Google Authenticator, the 2-factor authentication app that Google pulled from Apple’s App Store earlier this week after version (...)

A scientific guide to posting tweets, Facebook posts, emails and blog posts at the best time
2013-09-07

This post was originally published on the Buffer blog. We’re pretty keen on optimal timing for social media here at Buffer, (...)

In The First Half Of 2013, The U.S. Made 12,444 Data Requests From Yahoo
2013-09-06

Following the heels of Google and Facebook, Yahoo today published its first transparency report detailing government requests for (...)

Google reportedly speeding up its encryption program to better protect user data from the NSA
2013-09-07

Google has told The Washington Post that it is accelerating its pace to encrypt the “torrents of information” following news this (...)

Iran Leaders Tweet Rosh Hashanah Wishes
2013-09-06

Maybe the Jewish New Year really has ushered in the positive change it’s supposed to represent. Over the past few days, Iran’s (...)

How to build a Silicon Valley caliber product engineering team in Asia
2013-09-06

Thomas Clayton has started and run numerous high-tech startups in Silicon Valley. He is currently CEO of Bubbly, a social media (...)

Instagram goes to space with NASA to share images of Earth and beyond
2013-09-06

Instagram is now going where no photo-sharing app has gone before. Today NASA announced that it has set up an official account on (...)

This is what Google Glass looks like under X-ray
2013-09-06

We’ve already seen the inside of Google Glass through teardowns, but now you can get another look inside the eyewear through STEMbite’s set (...)

Twitter #Music for iOS lets you reply to, favorite and retweet users that share tracks in your #NowPlaying feed
2013-09-06

The real potential for Twitter #Music has always been the idea of combining a robust music player app with the real-time trends and (...)

"I Killed a Man": A YouTube Confession for a Drunken Car Crash
2013-09-06

In a YouTube video posted this week, a 22-year-old confessed that he was drunk when he crashed his pickup truck into another car (...)

Google launches ‘Minchizu’, custom maps showing geotagged photos for Google+ Communities in Japan
2013-09-06

It started with a Google+ Community called ‘Tokyo Slide Map’. A group of users wanted to chronicle the very best children’s (...)

Google+ photo editing has been restored on the Web after disappearing for nearly a week
2013-09-06

Google+ users will be pleased to hear that they can edit their photos again from the lightbox. The photo editor disappeared from (...)

Google’s Super Monkey Ball-inspired Chrome experiment gets a new course for the browser’s 5th birthday
2013-09-06

Back in March, Google launched a Super Monkey Ball-inspired Chrome Experiment called World Wide Maze. Essentially, you could grab (...)

Google Earth for Android app now lets you rediscover all of your geotagged Google+ photos
2013-09-06

If you’re the type of person who travels a lot and captures all of your photos with a smartphone, tablet, or other device with geotagging (...)

15 Brands Kicking Butt on Vine
2013-09-06

Despite Instagram’s massive following and its new video feature, many brands have committed to Vine. It’s entirely (...)

MyGlass update lets you control Google Glass using your Android device
2013-09-06

Grappling with the small touchpad fitted on the side of Google Glass can be a little frustrating and inelegant. Likewise, shouting (...)

Facebook delays privacy policy update amid protests by watchdogs
2013-09-06

Facebook has said it will not roll out a scheduled update to its privacy policy till next week, after it takes the time to “ensure (...)

Facebook-Flavored Ice Cream Is a Real Thing
2013-09-06

Can you imagine tasting a social network? Two enterprising ice cream makers at Valentino Ice Cream Shop in Tisno, on Croatia’s (...)

Microsoft revamps Bing News with trending stories from Facebook and Twitter
2013-09-05

Microsoft has rolled out a new look for its Bing News service that introduces trending stories from Facebook and Twitter and includes a (...)

People Like Giving More When The Giving Is Social
2013-09-05

There are many, many selfless motivations for giving to a charity or doing a good deed. But being honest, most of us would also admit (...)

What You Missed: September 4, 2013 Edition
2013-09-05

Honey I Shrunk the Computer This hobbyist built a 1/3 scale 128k Apple computer. He calls it Mini–Mac. Aereo Has Time On (...)

Rinema: International movie recommendations from viewers with similar tastes as you
2013-09-05

Rinema has launched its social movie site for cataloguing the movies you’ve seen and finding people with similar taste as you. Movie (...)

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