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5 top social media campaigns of 2014

When was the last time a social media campaign made you really feel something, whether it was happiness, hope or fear? Below are (...)

2014-10-31
Amazon Diversity Report: 63% male and 60% white

Continuing a recent trend among major tech companies, Amazon has released a diversity report for its workforce. Globally, 63 percent (...)

2014-10-31
Check out Honda’s ‘double-sided’ YouTube video

Honda is promoting its new Civic Type R Concept Car with a nifty interactive video campaign that lets you switch between two complementary (...)

2014-10-31
10 of the best Android apps from October

From maps to micro-investments, we covered a lot of ground with new Android apps in October. Here we present you with our selection (...)

2014-10-31
Common email mistakes that’ll haunt most professionals

Denise Chan is the US Inbound Marketing Associate for Mailjet, an email service provider with more than four years of experience (...)

2014-10-31
Retro album makeovers for modern musicians from Miley to Drake

Jami Miles is a University of Cincinnati student studying graphic design. She is passionate about music, fashion, photography and (...)

2014-10-31
Slack nabs $120M at $1.12B valuation, not bad for a 1-year-old startup

Few pieces of corporate-oriented software have managed to build a following the way Slack has. It seems others agree too, given that (...)

2014-10-31
The challenges of marketing a high-priced product (and how to overcome them)

Firas Kittaneh is the CEO of One Mall Group. Businesses make a killing selling products that rarely cost more than a hundred dollars. (...)

2014-10-31
Spain orders Google to pay news publishers a tax for search results

The Spanish parliament passed a ruling yesterday to allow news publishers to charge aggregators and search engines like Google each (...)

2014-10-31
Facebook is now available on Tor for more secure browsing

After enabling secure HTTPS browsing by default for all users in August last year, Facebook has taken another step to allow for secure (...)

2014-10-31
October in Africa: All the tech news you shouldn’t miss from the past month

October saw serious developments in the e-commerce, digital music and video on demand (VoD) sectors in Africa, as well as the usual (...)

2014-10-31
Samsung launches mid-range slimline A3 and A5 full metal unibody smartphones

Samsung has today announced two new mid-range smartphones that will go on sale in China and other markets from next month. The devices (...)

2014-10-31
Companies can now highlight important email information in Google’s Inbox app

Google just announced a new feature called Highlights in its email management app Inbox, to allow companies to make actionable items (...)

2014-10-31
Madefire updates Motion Book Tool to let authors add animations to their stories

Madefire has added a new and heavily requested feature to its Motion Book Tool for creating interactive digital comics: animated (...)

2014-10-30
Seth Rogen reported to play Woz in the upcoming Steve Jobs movie

After Christian Bale was set to portray Steve Jobs in the upcoming account of his life, Variety is today reporting that Seth Rogen (...)

2014-10-30
Clowdy: A professional hub for all content creators, from director to intern

While services like SoundCloud, Vimeo and YouTube allow content creators to share their work with the world, Clowdy is a relatively (...)

2014-10-30
3 keyword data workarounds for your organic search campaign

Stanley Meytin is the founder and Creative Director at True Film Production, a New York City-based video production company that (...)

2014-10-30
Finding Stuff To Read In Flipboard Just Got A Whole Lot Easier

The social reader app adds new algorithmic smarts, with help from a former competitor.Once upon a time, there were two clever personalized (...)

2014-10-30
Any.do goes freemium with a slew of new features, costing $5/month or $45/year

We’ve covered Israel-based startup Any.do for a number of years, and today the popular productivity-focused task-management app (...)

2014-10-30
Lenovo completes $2.91bn acquisition of Motorola from Google

Lenovo has today completed its $2.91 billion purchase of Motorola Mobility first announced in January this year. Formerly owned (...)

2014-10-30
Flipboard launches a fresh new design and gives you 30,000 topics to follow

Flipboard just launched v3 of its popular news aggregation app for iOS and Android devices, with a new UI and a host of smart new (...)

2014-10-30
Channel your inner spook for our Halloween Vine challenge

In the eerie spirit of Halloween, we brought on a true mastermind of spooky art, Jennifer Messmore, to guest-host our Vine challenge. We (...)

2014-10-30
Microsoft Band is a new cloud-powered wearable fitness tracker

Microsoft launched its new fitness-focused wearable that plugs into the new cloud-based Microsoft Health tracking service today. Dubbed (...)

2014-10-30
Google releases its new ‘Stars’ Bookmark Manager for Chrome

After multiple leaks over the past few months, Google’s new Stars interface for the Chrome Bookmark Manager has launched on the (...)

2014-10-29
Google Wallet now lets you add money through recurring bank transfers and send low balance alerts too

In a blog post today (currently down), Google announced it was introducing some new features for its Google Wallet apps. The main (...)

2014-10-29
IBM, Twitter: The New Business Intelligence Best Buddies

IBM is turning tweets into business intelligence, thanks to a massive new agreement with Twitter.Business intelligence is a massive, (...)

2014-10-29
Difficult conversations will grow your product

Nate Munger is a Customer Success Advocate at Intercom. This post originally appeared on the Intercom blog. An inherent challenge (...)

2014-10-29
Google announces the next Project ARA modular phone event and we get a video of the prototype booting up

The Project Ara modular phone is exciting, but taking a while to actually come to market. It turns out creating a phone with developer-created (...)

2014-10-29
Yummly now serves up recipe suggestions based on time, location, weather and more

Recipe search platform Yummly has introduced interesting new personalization features to its iPhone and iPad app. Launched back in (...)

2014-10-29
The guide to crafting an amazing online portfolio

This is the third of a series on "The Guide to Your Online Portfolio," and has been brought to you by Squarespace. Create exceptional (...)

2014-10-29
HP introduces the quirky Sprout all-in-one computer with a built in projector and 3D scanner

HP is ditching the keyboard and mouse today with it’s quirky new computer: the HP Sprout. At its core its a touch-enabled Windows (...)

2014-10-29
Bitstrips turns its cartoon avatars into emoji stickers with new Bitmoji app

Bitstrips, the personalized cartoon app that people love to hate but secretly kind of love, today launched a new app, Bitmoji, that (...)

2014-10-29
How Nara Found The Restaurant Supernodes

A small cluster of restaurants are connected to the majority of the other restaurants in cities like New York and San Francisco.Nara (...)

2014-10-28
15 Vines that show an unexpected turn of events

Many award-winning films lend their greatness to twist endings. Stories that are too predictable are often less interesting, so (...)

2014-10-28
10 ingredients that concoct a subconsciously addictive mobile app

Gal Shvebish is the VP Products at MOBurst, a global mobile marketing agency helping first tier startups and brands grow their mobile (...)

2014-10-28
Google announces a futuristic nanoparticle project that could detect cancer in your blood

Google unveiled a futuristic project today at the WSJD Live conference that could someday embed nanoparticles in your bloodstream (...)

2014-10-28
Twitter and Wikipedia are co-hosting a language hackathon on November 1

Twitter and Wikipedia are well known global entities on the Web, and as such the two brands have announced a co-organized hackathon (...)

2014-10-28
Google launches Google Fit app for Android, capturing all your fitness data in one place

Back in June, Google Fit was unveiled to the world, promising a platform to help people track their fitness goals. It’s essentially (...)

2014-10-28
How to correct a social media blunder

This post is part of a new series titled “Business Social,” and is brought to you by Hootsuite.There is an old adage that any (...)

2014-10-28
Grooveshark gets into events with Grooveshark Presents, a new crowdsourced concert initiative

Music streaming service Grooveshark today announced a live concert series called “Grooveshark Presents.” With the initiative, (...)

2014-10-28
iPod Classic was killed because because Apple couldn’t get the parts ‘anywhere on Earth’

Speaking at the WSJ.D conference today in Laguna Beach, California, Apple CEO Tim Cook responded to an audience member’s complaint (...)

2014-10-28
Solving the mobile money problem in the Philippines

Luis Buenaventura is Head of Product at Satoshi Citadel Industries, a Bitcoin startup operating out of the Philippines. It’s (...)

2014-10-27
Customer segmentation and personalization: How to combine 2 powerful techniques

David Arnoux is Head of Growth and co-founder of Twoodo, helping teams organize using simple #hashtags. This post originally appeared (...)

2014-10-27
YouTube Space arrives in Brazil’s São Paulo, its fifth video-production hub globally

Adding to its existing studios in LA, Tokyo, New York and London, Google is launching a new YouTube Space in the Brazilian city of (...)

2014-10-27
Microsoft brings WebRTC closer to Internet Explorer for easier Skype calls in the browser

Today Skype announced that it has begun work with the W3c (World Wide Web Consortium) and the IETF (Internet Engineering Task Force) to (...)

2014-10-27
Shareaholic: Facebook still drives the most traffic, but Pinterest is a contender

Today, social discovery and sharing platform Shareaholic released its quarterly report detailing traffic stats from eight of (...)

2014-10-27
Chinese smartphone giant Xiaomi reveals plans for an Indian data center in 2015

Xiaomi, the Beijing, China-based electronics company said today that it plans to open a data center in India soon. Just days after (...)

2014-10-27
Amazon’s crowdsourced publishing program, Kindle Scout, is now open for voting

With Kindle Scout, Amazon’s taking a 21st century approach to publishing, letting readers nominate which books progress to funding. (...)

2014-10-27

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