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Microsoft’s Garage project spawns two Android apps and twist-to-search Bing app for Android Wear

Microsoft is highlighting the work of Garage, an internal initiative that encourages employees to work on experimental projects in (...)

2014-10-21
Fantastical’s iOS apps get a Today widget, interactive notifications and app extension support

Fantastical has bumped up its iPhone and iPad calendar apps to version 2.2, adding a Today widget, interactive notifications and (...)

2014-10-21
Announcing: The Next Web USA Hack Battle

For half a decade, The Next Web has been hosting hack battles at each of its TNW Conferences without fail, and #TNWUSA 2014 in New (...)

2014-10-21
Pandora AMPs up the music with new data and insights platform for artists

Earlier this week we reported how Pandora wants to reward listeners with ad-free music for engaging with brands. Today, Pandora has (...)

2014-10-21
Groupon’s site now has dedicated pages for 7 million businesses across the US

Groupon is moving into Yelp’s territory with the launch of Pages, a new feature for its daily deals site which gives businesses (...)

2014-10-21
Uber brings its larger-vehicle UberXL service to the UK

For those moments when a regular car is just a little too small, Uber is launching an ‘UberXL’ option in the UK. These larger (...)

2014-10-21
Rovio tries again with RETRY, its first game under experimental publishing arm LVL11

After soft-launching the game in Finland, Canada and Poland, Angry Birds maker Rovio has released its first title worldwide under (...)

2014-10-21
Sky+ iOS and Android apps now allow you to display photos directly on your TV

BSkyB has updated its mobile apps today to include a new feature that allows users to view photos stored on their devices directly (...)

2014-10-21
Rakuten takes another stab at the UK market with rakuten.co.uk e-commerce site

Rakuten, the Japanese e-commerce company already known in the UK for play.com and the streaming service Wuaki.tv, has launched a (...)

2014-10-21
Blizzard’s Hearthstone is coming to iPhones and Android smartphones in early 2015

Earlier today, gaming giant Blizzard offered a status update on the mobile versions of its popular Hearthstone digital card game. (...)

2014-10-20
MobileX Labs launches its app building platform Nativ as an open beta

App creation platform MobileX Labs has announced the open beta for Nativ, its newly rebranded toolkit for building and marketing (...)

2014-10-20
After reports of iCloud phishing attempts in China, Apple shows users how to stay safe

After recent reports of iCloud logins being harvested in China through purportedly state-sponsored phishing attempts, Apple is doing (...)

2014-10-20
Microsoft will replace its Nokia brand with ‘Microsoft Lumia’

It’s been a gradual process since Microsoft finalized the deal to acquire Nokia’s Devices & Services division back in April, (...)

2014-10-20
Product Hunt now lets you follow other users and receive notifications of new products

We knew it was coming, but now Product Hunt users have a raft of new social features designed to make it easier to keep track of people and (...)

2014-10-20
Google’s Penguin is flapping again – but what about the much-feared guest post penalty?

Rohan Ayyar works at E2M, a premium digital marketing firm specializing in creative content strategy, Web analytics and conversion (...)

2014-10-20
How to integrate social media into unexpected parts of your business

This post is part of a new series titled “Business Social,” and is brought to you by Hootsuite.It’s hard to believe that (...)

2014-10-20
Get over 50% off Slidevana template bundles for Keynote and PowerPoint

A well-designed slide deck for your next presentation can go a long way in helping to get your point across better, and making a lasting (...)

2014-10-20
UK’s GCHQ staff would rather quit than be involved in mass surveillance, says its outgoing chief

The outgoing Director of GCHQ Sir Iain Lobban took the opportunity during his valedictory speech today to reflect on his 31 years (...)

2014-10-20
Singapore’s Infocomm wants to invest in European startups and prepare them for business in Asia

Singapore’s Infocomm Investments is expanding the scope of its $200 million fund to include European startups. Establishing a base (...)

2014-10-20
Uber and Lyft can both offer rides to San Francisco International Airport now

Today Lyft and Uber both announced that their car services are allowed at San Francisco International Airport (SFO). The two companies (...)

2014-10-19
Facebook is suing the lawyers that defended a faked company ownership claim

Facebook and its CEO Mark Zuckerberg today sued four law firms which represented Paul Ceglia in a 2010 case where the client claimed (...)

2014-10-19
Microsoft announces new Azure G family virtual machines and premium storage feature

At today’s Microsoft cloud event, Vice President of Cloud and Enterprise, Scott Guthrie introduced two new services to Azure. The (...)

2014-10-19
Microsoft offers up Azure’s cloud processing power to help combat Ebola

At its cloud computing event today, Microsoft SEO Satya Nadella announced that the company would be offering up its Azure cloud computing (...)

2014-10-19
First Spotify, now Pandora wants to reward listeners with ad-free music for engaging with brands

Internet radio streaming service Pandora has announced a new Sponsored Listening offering, letting brands give listeners a full (...)

2014-10-19
Holvi adds support for IBANs to help transform banking for European SMEs

Holvi launched its online banking platform for small businesses in Europe back in August, and now the Finnish startup has announced (...)

2014-10-19
The perfect workspace: How to design an office that boosts productivity

This post is brought to you by Staples – we make it easy to make more happen.We’re all looking for quick ways to intuitively (...)

2014-10-19
The in-depth guide to using Pocket

The internet has created a new era of journalism. Readers have an ever-growing number of newspapers, magazines and blogs at their (...)

2014-10-19
Amazon Kindle Voyage review: The ultimate reading machine

Amazon doesn’t have to make a great ereader. It’s really the ecosystem that makes an ereader worth purchasing and the Kindle line (...)

2014-10-19
Fab CEO: We were spending $14 million per month before Hem pivot

Fab was spending $14 million per month before it decided to layoff the bulk of its staff and refocus around Hem, a new e-commerce (...)

2014-10-19
The BBC taps Doctor Who to bring the basics of coding to kids

Tying in with the new coding and computing content initiative announced by the BBC last month, the British broadcaster has announced (...)

2014-10-19
The problem with problems: Google[X] chief on finding the right real-world issues to fix

‘Head of getting moonshots ready for contact with the real world‘ isn’t the simplest job title you’ll ever see, but that’s (...)

2014-10-18
Which startups should jump into the ‘Shark Tank’?

As child refugees from Lebanon, Donna and Rosy Khalife knew how to get creative. Growing up in Canada, then Massachusetts, their dad (...)

2014-10-18
The iPhone is now the perfect smartphone

Big screens are finally in fashion — well, for Apple at least — after what seems like eons of rumors, leaks and predictions from (...)

2014-10-18
The UK will quadruple prison sentences for online abuse, trolls can get up to 2 years in jail

The issue of online trolling is never too far away from public debate, but the UK government is gearing up to tackle the problem head-on (...)

2014-10-18
The content marketing trends your business should be implementing

JT Ripton is a business consultant and freelance writer. Through proper content marketing, businesses can build their brand, raise (...)

2014-10-18
How publishers and brands can measure the value of native advertising

Brian Honigman is a marketing consultant, speaker and a freelance writer. This post originally appeared on the Skyword blog. There’s (...)

2014-10-17
6 TV ads by A-list directors: From Wes Anderson to David Lynch

This post was originally published on the Shutterstock blog and has been reprinted with permission. Whether they’re flexing their (...)

2014-10-17
Baby boomers aren’t tech novices. They just want you to think they are

When it comes to technology, whether it be consumer tech or the overall concepts of technological advancement, most people in our (...)

2014-10-17
Privacy in the Internet of Things era: Will the NSA know what’s in your fridge?

Wojtek Borowicz, community evangelist at Estimote, freelance writer and a strong believer in the Internet of Things. We’ve already (...)

2014-10-17
Flickr finally launches for iPad, but for iOS 8 only

Good news for Flickr users today – the Yahoo-owned photo-storage and sharing app has finally been optimized for iPad, though (...)

2014-10-17
Google Improves Search Engine To Battle Copyright Piracy

Avast ye matey! Finding pirated content on Google is about to get more difficult.Google is rolling out an update to its search engine (...)

2014-10-16
Who or what is Hatsune Miku? The making of a virtual pop star

Doug Levy is a staff copywriter and editor for the Shutterstock blog. This post was originally published on the Shutterstock (...)

2014-10-16
Palettab Chrome Extension offers color themes and fonts right from your browser tab

Looking for font/color theme ideas? Palettab, a Chrome browser extension whose mission in life is to generate ideas for your creative (...)

2014-10-16
1Password 5 for OS X is now available with full Yosemite support

Popular password manager 1Password has just hit version 5 on OS X today, the company announced on its blog. The update includes a (...)

2014-10-16
BBC will publish list of its articles removed from search results under ‘right to be forgotten’ ruling

The BBC said today that it will soon begin publishing a public log of articles whose links have been removed from Google and other (...)

2014-10-16
23 of the most beautiful typefaces from September 2014

Sean Mitchell is an interactive designer based in Vancouver, British Columbia, and the editor of Type Release. Time to count down (...)

2014-10-16
A SIM card that supports multiple operators? Apple isn’t the first

After a slightly underwhelming Apple event yesterday, many people concluded that the most exciting thing to come out of it was an (...)

2014-10-16
Meet the blind ultramarathon runner using technology to run solo

“My name is Simon Wheatcroft, I’m an ultramarathon runner, father, and Glass Explorer,” explained the 30-something man on stage (...)

2014-10-16

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