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Oppo teases its upcoming N3 smartphone, which comes with another rotating camera

Oppo has released a teaser image of its upcoming N3 smartphone, which features a swivelling camera for taking both front and rear-facing (...)

2014-10-12
Can Spotify and new local services drive Russian music fans to the right side of the law?

With a decades-long history of being one of the countries where online music has been mostly pirated, Russia is now seeing the emergence (...)

2014-10-12
Facebook’s Internet.org develops a way to help mobile networks improve app performance

Internet.org, the initiative spearheaded by Facebook to improve internet access around the world, is working directly with networks (...)

2014-10-12
Rocket Internet gets into the speedy grocery deliveries game with ShopWings

The first new startup launch for incubator/clone factory Rocket Internet following its recent mega-IPO is a step into a model that (...)

2014-10-12
6 ways an empathy map can help you craft winning headlines

Demian Farnworth is the Chief Copywriter for Copyblogger Media. This article originally appeared on the Mention blog. We all have (...)

2014-10-11
How to run a Facebook contest, analyze your page and more: 11 Ideal Facebook tools for marketers

This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog. The built-in tools that Facebook offers to business pages and advertisers are robust (...)

2014-10-11
A step-by-step guide to launching a product (for complete newbies)

Jason SurfrApp is the founder of IWearYourShirt and author of Creativity For Sale. After Skyping with some college students, I wanted (...)

2014-10-10
Designer passport: The colorful kingdom of the cheetahs

Rui Stalph is an artist and Web designer based in Germany and Japan. She loves to create designs that involve animals and colors with (...)

2014-10-10
Hands-on with classic 90s game Grim Fandango, remastered for the PS4

Among all the new games revealed at the E3 show this year, one of the titles I’m most excited about is over 15 years old. Sony (...)

2014-10-09
Mobile photography experts will gather next week for San Francisco meetup

Every smartphone on the planet has a camera, sometimes more than one. And for every smartphone camera, there are – it would seem (...)

2014-10-09
15 of the best browser extensions to improve your social media marketing

This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog. There are a few actions I perform over and over again as I work through my social (...)

2014-10-09
Announcing the 2014 Mashies Awards Finalists

Digital and social media have profoundly transformed the marketing industry over the past years. With new tools like Snapchat, custom (...)

2014-10-09
3 reasons your marketing needs a better design focus

This post originally appeared on the Crew blog. I’m a marketing consultant. Clients come to me and say, “I need more traffic to (...)

2014-10-09
What every business can learn from Apple’s mistakes

Ran Rachlin is the co-founder and CEO of Ubertesters, a global provider of a comprehensive, cloud-based, process management tool (...)

2014-10-09
Snapchat blames third-party clients for devastating photo leak

There’s been some furor today over the release of what appears to be tens of thousands of nude photos from Snapchat users on 4chan. (...)

2014-10-09
10 visually inspiring films from the 2014 Toronto International Film Fest

Alexander Huls is a freelance writer whose work has appeared in The New York Times, The Atlantic, Esquire and other publications. (...)

2014-10-09
Data scientists: Sexy or insufferable?

They have one of the sexiest job titles of the decade, but are data scientists really all that? Vooza – a video comic strip about (...)

2014-10-09
Citymapper now lets you see where you are in relation to upcoming train or bus stops

Citymapper, the popular transport app covering London, Paris, Berlin, New York, San Francisco and a handful of other cities, has introduced (...)

2014-10-09
Pay-per-laugh? This comedy club tracks your facial expressions to decide how much you pay

Facial recognition technology can be used for many ends, including tagging people in photos and ID-ing criminals. But what about detecting (...)

2014-10-09
Tesla unveils the ‘D’, a dual-motor all-wheel-drive super car with auto-pilot

Last week, Elon Musk promised to ‘unveil the D’ on October 9, whatever that meant. And on October 9, he delivered on that promise. (...)

2014-10-09
Lenovo’s new 13-inch tablet has a built-in projector — watch it in action here

Chinese electronics giant Lenovo unveiled a trio of new devices today, one of which was particularly interesting. The Yoga Tablet (...)

2014-10-08
Lenovo unveils a trio of new ‘Yoga’ devices, including a 13″ tablet with subwoofer and built-in projector

Lenovo has announced a trio of new devices today as it looks to differentiate and gain inroads in the competitive PC and mobile computing (...)

2014-10-08
Rewards and recognition: The keys to motivating your employees

Ernie Capobianco, CEO, Sq1, a digital conversion optimization agency. Retaining quality employees can be a challenge. High turnover (...)

2014-10-08
WSJ: Amazon reportedly to open its first physical store in New York

The online retailer is going to break the fourth wall. Amazon is reportedly getting ready to open a pop-up store in New York to (...)

2014-10-08
Sony announces the $199 Xperia Z3v for Verizon, coming October 23

At its Demand Great event in New York today, Sony Mobile announced the Xperia Z3v, the US version of its flagship smartphone coming (...)

2014-10-08
Kano review: A DIY computer and coding kit for curious minds

We live in an age where many children have access to smartphones, tablets and laptops. They’re powerful and intuitive, offering (...)

2014-10-08
3 simple steps to boosting registration conversions

This article originally appeared on the Gigya blog. The competition for audience connections is fierce — and that’s an understatement. (...)

2014-10-08
Shazam makes a big move into interactive radio content

Shazam today announced it is entering a partnership with Sun Broadcast Group, a network covering over 8,000 radio stations in the (...)

2014-10-08
Google launches Primer app to get startups up to speed on marketing, PR and search advertising

Google is looking to bridge the gap between the complexity of its ad products and startup users’ often relative inexperience with (...)

2014-10-08
The past, present and future of UK venture capital is explored in a new report

How are British VC firms adapting to a shifting funding landscape and the challenges of a constrained talent market? It’s the lifeblood (...)

2014-10-08
Skype announces version 7 for Mac and Windows Preview to look more like the mobile app

Skype has been quickly iterating its applications for Mac, Windows and mobile and today it announced Skype 7 for OS X and a preview (...)

2014-10-08
Google launches dedicated Hangouts app for Chrome OS and Windows

Google has launched a standalone Hangouts app for Chrome in a bid to encourage more people to use the service, rather than rivals (...)

2014-10-08
Task management app Todoist revamps Karma points system and extends it to mobile

Task management and productivity app Todoist has overhauled the way its ‘Karma’ system works today to introduce a range of new (...)

2014-10-08
New DeviantArt channel on Madefire mobile apps puts indie artists in the spotlight

Madefire, the company behind the Motion Books publishing platform, announced at New York Comic Con that it has launched an exclusive (...)

2014-10-08
Hands-on with HTC’s RE action camera and Desire Eye smartphone

HTC announced two image-focused products at its Double Exposure event on Wednesday: the RE action camera and the selfie-taking Desire (...)

2014-10-07
These Portable Ebola Clinics Fit Inside Shipping Containers

Could these designs from Texas A&M architecture students solve the shortage of mobile health units overseas?In addition to claiming (...)

2014-10-07
HTC announces RE portable action camera

HTC on Wednesday announced the RE action camera, a periscope-shaped 16-megapixel GoPro competitor that records 1080p video. You can (...)

2014-10-07
Microsoft, Google Partner With Code.org To Get 100 Million Students Coding

New campaign looks to raise funds for both learning and teaching computer science.With a goal of introducing 100 million students (...)

2014-10-07
The art of rejection: How to win respect at work by saying ‘no’ more often

Jeremy Goldman is the founder of Firebrand Group and the author of the bookGoingSocial. I’ve got to admit, I don’t always say (...)

2014-10-07
Jukely lets you attend unlimited concerts in NYC for $25 a month

Like listening to live music and are located in the New York City area? You could be in for a good deal. After securing $2.4 million in (...)

2014-10-07
Slack exposes companies’ team names to outsiders, but it’s a feature, not a bug

There’s a bit of chatter today about an apparent Slack vulnerability that allows people to snoop around other companies to find (...)

2014-10-07
Chromecast now lets you set a custom ‘backdrop’ with Google+ photos, artwork, news and more

When not being used to stream content, Google’s Chromecast usually occupies your TV’s screen with a slideshow of pre-selected (...)

2014-10-07
Microsoft makes it easier for enterprise customers to share OneDrive files through Outlook

Microsoft has announced it’s making it easier for business customers to share files via Outlook on the Web using OneDrive. Now, (...)

2014-10-07
Microsoft rolls out OneDrive update for iOS, bringing PIN code and Touch ID support

Microsoft has today announced a minor update for its iOS OneDrive app, which brings a couple of UI tweaks designed to increase security (...)

2014-10-07
New York City now has its own top-level domain: .NYC

New York City today celebrated the launch of the .NYC top-level domain, making it the first US city with a custom extension. You’ll (...)

2014-10-07
Google Now Will Now Remind You When Your Bills Are Due

"Okay, Google. Show me my bills."Out of the current crop of virtual assistants that fit in your pocket, Google Now is far and away (...)

2014-10-07
How to do your PR in the age of information overload

Javier Sanz is a marketer at Woorank. The moment has arrived: Startups and companies are pitching media with guest posts that (...)

2014-10-07
Google pushes Chromebooks for Work with a new $50/year subscription plan for advanced features

Google is making a big push for the enterprise market today as it announces a slew of features designed to make Chromebooks more appealing (...)

2014-10-07

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