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Feeling Burned Out? The One Change That Could Fix Everything

What do Steve Jobs, Bob Dylan, and Plato all have in common? Apart from being some of the most influential people in history, all (...)

2014-02-28
What coworking spaces can do for you, your company, and your community

Adam Benzion is the founder of Entirely—a Seattle startup focused on social innovation, keen on connecting more people in more (...)

2014-02-28
Pinterest Announces Unlimited Secret Boards

Pinterest announced Friday that users can now have an unlimited amount of secret boards Previously, a user could only have six secret (...)

2014-02-28
Pinterest now lets you create as many secret boards as you want

Pinterest today announced everyone can now create an unlimited number of secret boards. For those who don’t know, secret boards (...)

2014-02-28
A guide to getting everlasting traffic with keyword research

Denis Duvauchelle is CEO and co-founder of Twoodo, helping your team organize itself using simple #hashtags. When you look at any (...)

2014-02-28
In Venezuela, the Only Free Media Is Twitter

Venezuelan retired army general Angel Vivas had heard the authorities were coming for him on Sunday. He had no intention of surrendering, (...)

2014-02-28
Interactive Virtual Reality In 3-D, The Newest Learning Tool

Watch what happens when the Oculus Rift headset and the Leap Motion 3-D gesture controller are combined to help kids learn the periodic (...)

2014-02-27
Inside The Weird, Profitable Study Of "Social Physics"

An MIT professor studies how counterintuitive cultural practices can make companies work better.MIT professor Alex "Sandy" Pentland (...)

2014-02-27
Manchester United fans are getting a shot to ‘be’ at a match via a live Google+ Hangout

Manchester United has teamed up with Google to let a selected group of fans “be” at Old Trafford on March 16 for the kick-off (...)

2014-02-28
Google amps up Hangouts for iOS, adding stickers and Vine-like short video messaging

Google has finally taken steps to super-charge its Hangouts app with new features, catching up with many of the messaging apps out (...)

2014-02-27
Google Hangouts on iOS Now Looks Like Messenger, WhatsApp

Google gave its Hangouts app for iOS a complete overhaul on Thursday — one that will look very familiar to users of other (...)

2014-02-27
What Eating A Burger A Week Reveals About Good Design

In a creative rut? Your new muse awaits at the nearest In-n-Out.Hamburgers often seem anti-design. There are no clean lines or carefully (...)

2014-02-27
8 Great Plugins to Integrate Your Blog to Social Media

Want to integrate your blog more fully with your social profiles? Plugins make it easy. But with so many plugins now available online, (...)

2014-02-27
Chrome 34 beta arrives with responsive images, unprefixed Web Audio API, and hands-free Google Voice Search

About a week after the stable version of Chrome 33 was released, Google has announced the release of Chrome 34 beta for Windows, Mac, (...)

2014-02-27
How to make your posts stand out on the Web: The complete guide to social media formatting

This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog. Social media is a crowded place. You need every competitive advantage possible (...)

2014-02-27
What are the fastest-growing tech startups in Europe?

Wouldn’t it be cool to have a list of the fastest-growing tech startups in Europe? Yes, that’s what we thought as well and it (...)

2014-02-27
Google launches Maps Gallery, a new digital atlas that lets you explore third-party maps

Google announced the launch of Google Maps Gallery today, a new way for governments, non-profit organizations and businesses to (...)

2014-02-27
Mike Parker, Godfather Of Helvetica, Dies

A legendary type designer with more than 1,100 typefaces to his credit, Parker also helped popularize Helvetica.Mike Parker--a legendary (...)

2014-02-27
Facebook gives up on desktop apps: Facebook Messenger for Firefox will also shut down on March 3

Less than 24 hours after Facebook confirmed it was shutting down Facebook Messenger for Windows on March 3, we’ve discovered the (...)

2014-02-27
Event organizer? Attendify lets you create Eventbrite-powered ‘mini social networks’

Ukrainian-born startup Attendify has announced a partnership with Eventbrite, one of the biggest self-service event ticketing platforms. (...)

2014-02-27
Google releases 360-degree Street View photos for the ‘polar bear capital of the world’

To celebrate International Polar Bear Day, Google has released a new set of Street View photos documenting the majestic creatures (...)

2014-02-27
Google debuts online education tool Oppia to help anyone create interactive activities for teaching others

Google today launched a new online education tool called Oppia, currently an open source project with the goal of making it easy for (...)

2014-02-26
Livefyre pushes the limits of its technology with Oscars red carpet photo booth that tweets for fans

Livefyre’s #MyOscarPhoto Academy Award photo campaign offers a good look at the power of its platform and its ability to use technology (...)

2014-02-26
Why The New American Workforce Wants Better Consumption, Not Just More

While spending might be up for the richest 1%, the rest of Americans are quietly revolutionizing the economy, reshaping their spending (...)

2014-02-26
With A Warming Planet May Come Hotter Tempers, And 22,000 Additional Murders

Hotter days bring more crime, and so one researcher has looked at just how much more we could expect as the average U.S. temperature (...)

2014-02-26
A Psychologist In Y Combinator, And His Controversial Mission To Revolutionize Therapy

The web has democratized access to everything, and Dr. Glen Moriarty thinks that should include mental health treatment--not necessarily (...)

2014-02-26
Worth a read: ‘Time’ goes behind the scenes with Google’s Project Ara modular smartphone

Dovetailing with Google’s announcement of a developer conference for its Project Ara modular smartphone effort, Time’s Harry McCracken (...)

2014-02-26
Facebook Messenger for Windows will shut down on March 3

Facebook today began prompting Facebook Messenger for Windows users with a message saying the app is shutting down next week. Without (...)

2014-02-26
Google+ for Android gets photo editing across devices, one view for all photos, new filters and creative tools

Google today updated Google+ for Android with a slew of new features focused just on photos. You can download the new version now (...)

2014-02-26
Facebook will restructure its advertising platform into campaigns, ad sets, and ads on March 4

Facebook today announced it will launch a new campaign structure on March 4 with the goal of making it easier for advertisers of every (...)

2014-02-26
No Seconds: Photographs Recreate The Last Meals Of Prisoners On Death Row

Timothy McVeigh got ice cream. One prisoner requested a single olive. And one prisoner refused to eat anything at all.Fried chicken. (...)

2014-02-26
You can now link your AdWords and Google Analytics accounts, use auto-tagging to get new mobile app reports

Google today announced deeper integration between AdWords and Google Analytics for Mobile Apps. In short, you can now link your AdWords (...)

2014-02-26
Google never made an offer to acquire WhatsApp, says Google’s Sundar Pichai

In the days that followed Facebook’s gargantuan $19bn WhatsApp acquisition, some argued that Facebook didn’t bid enough, while (...)

2014-02-26
Your business card sucks

Want to make a really big impression with your business cards? Spoof startup Vooza has you covered. Every week, Vooza – a video (...)

2014-02-26
Code.org Lets You Program Your Own Game Of Flappy Bird

Flappy Bird-sized hole in your heart? Code.org will let you program your own.Code.org is putting the incredible popularity of Flappy (...)

2014-02-26
The House Just Passed A Bill That Would Make Unlocking Your Phone Legal Again

The U.S. House of Representatives narrowly passed a bill Tuesday that will allow Americans to legally "unlock" their cell phones once (...)

2014-02-26
Google Search now lets you vote for American Idol, Facebook will offer real-time voting progress updates

Google today launched a new feature that lets American Idol fans vote for their favorite performers directly from the search engine (...)

2014-02-26
Google partners with ‘Russia’s Google’ Yandex in a reciprocal advertising deal

Yandex is typically known as ‘Russia’s Google’ but it has now teamed up with Google itself so their respective advertising clients (...)

2014-02-26
OpenX launches the first global exchange for real-time bidding on native mobile advertising

Ad tech leader OpenX today announced Native O|X, a new ad exchange with an unprecedented combination of several of the most popular (...)

2014-02-26
Happy ending: @N has been restored to its rightful owner

Many of you have been following with interest Naoki Hiroshima’s tale of how he was extorted into giving up his valuable @N username (...)

2014-02-25
Your Twitter Search Results Will Now Feature Promoted Accounts

Twitter says recent studies indicate that users are 72% more likely to make a purchase from a brand they follow.Coming soon to Twitter: (...)

2014-02-25
SocialRank helps you find your most valuable Twitter followers

Nearly two months ago, Alex Taub and Michael Schonfeld bid Dwolla farewell and set off to start their own company called Modern MAST. (...)

2014-02-25
Twitter will now display Promoted Accounts in search results

Twitter is continuing to ramp up its monetization efforts, after it confirmed that it’s introducing Promoted Accounts to search (...)

2014-02-25
The (Not So Difficult) Trick To Get Your Emails Read

To stand out in a flooded inbox, you need to begin with the end.We spend hours sorting through the 150 billion or so emails that ricochet (...)

2014-02-25
Facebook Is Killing Its Email System (That Everyone Already Forgot About)

The social network is quietly retiring its @facebook.com email system.So long, Facebook email. The social network is quietly shelving (...)

2014-02-25
What Slime Mold Can Teach Us About Fixing Our Highways

Using biomimicry, urban planners could learn how to build better networks of roads and railway lines by looking at the super-efficient (...)

2014-02-24
Infographic: Find Out Which Job In Movies You Should Have

Aukland-based designer Enni Tuomisalo created a cheeky flowchart revealing which particular careers are suited for which talents in (...)

2014-02-24
Author behind @GSElevator Twitter account unmasked (but doesn’t work for Goldman Sachs)

Spoiler alert, if you like parody Twitter accounts without knowing the background behind them, turn away now. Well, you read the headline (...)

2014-02-24

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