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Finally: Taco Bell Plans To Let You Order With An App

The widely beloved taco chain plans on rolling out a new mobile ordering system nationwide this year.We have some good news to report (...)

2014-02-14
YouTube now promotes top tracks and playlists when you search for music

While Google is rumored to be working on a YouTube music and video subscription service, it’s already developing its existing site (...)

2014-02-14
Twitter Trends are now available in 50 new cities across Europe, Middle East and beyond

Twitter has expanded its Trends service to 50 new locations worldwide, including a number of cities across Asia, Europe, the Middle (...)

2014-02-14
Users in Venezuela report Twitter images are being blocked, hinting at government crackdown

Twitter users in Venezuela are reporting that images are being blocked across the service, in what appears be the government’s latest (...)

2014-02-13
Caribou Coffee Launches New Blend With A Five-Story Pinterest Board

Brand pins some promotion hopes to a social move at the Mall of America.Seeing as so many people spend an incredible amount of time (...)

2014-02-13
How The Founder Of WeTransfer Went From Blog To Startup

The Dutch entrepreneur known on the web as Nalden took early experimentation with Microsoft Frontpage and built it into a cultural (...)

2014-02-13
Why "This Is My Jam" Stopped Overthinking Music Discovery

Can a service that only showcases one song at a time fix the music discovery problem?The question will likely be timeless: How do (...)

2014-02-13
Why Mary Barra Should Be the Norm, Not the Exception

Praise the little things, practice good listening, involve the whole gang--with collaborative management styles, are women the leaders (...)

2014-02-13
Facebook Adds New Gender Identity Options for Users

Facebook has always pushed users to reveal their true identities on the service, and on Thursday, it took that commitment to a new (...)

2014-02-13
Google speeds up Chrome by compiling JavaScript in the background

Google today revealed a tweak it has made in the latest Chrome beta to further boost performance: concurrent compilation, which offloads (...)

2014-02-13
Twitter’s latest profile redesign highlights its struggle to balance accessibility with simplicity

Twitter is walking a tightrope. The fast-paced social network stood at 241 million monthly active users earlier this month and while (...)

2014-02-13
Facebook now lets you select a custom gender on your profile

Facebook today announced it has added the ability to select a custom gender on your profile, a change it has made after working closely (...)

2014-02-13
10 days with Facebook Paper. I’m still using it, are you?

When Facebook launched Paper for the iPhone last week, I was skeptical. The company’s social network is a huge, lumbering machine (...)

2014-02-13
Countdown timer returns to Google Search on the desktop

For a short while last year, you could access a countdown timer directly via Google Search on the desktop. To do so, you just had (...)

2014-02-13
LinkedIn: 81% of Small and Medium-Sized Businesses Use Social Media

New research from LinkedIn found that the majority of small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) are turning to social media for growth. Roughly (...)

2014-02-13
Soviet Propaganda Becomes Fabulous Gay Pride Posters

An anonymous group called "Pride Propaganda" has repurposed Soviet-era propaganda posters to support gay rights.With the Sochi Olympics (...)

2014-02-12
Singapore is becoming a favorite stop for China’s top tech firms

It’s still off to an early start for the year 2014, but it seems like there’s already lots to look forward to from a handful of China’s (...)

2014-02-13
Surprise: The most popular online dating site in the emerging world is... Facebook

We recently explained that Facebook is flourishing worldwide despite a perception that it declining in the West, and a new survey (...)

2014-02-12
Disney Is Launching A Startup Accelerator

Mickey Mouse, the venture capitalist. Ten media and entertainment startups will receive upwards of $120,000.The Walt Disney Company (...)

2014-02-12
Disney teams with Techstars to launch accelerator program for media and entertainment startups

The Walt Disney Company is launching an accelerator program to help ten lucky startups succeed and give the media giant more insights (...)

2014-02-12
PayPal-owned StackMob to shut down on May 11 so team can focus on mobile payment technology

We now know what PayPal is going to be doing with the StackMob team. In a blog post, co-founders Ty Amell and Will Palmeri announced (...)

2014-02-12
A Handheld Device That Can Diagnose Diseases And Drug Resistance In 15 Minutes

The quick diagnosis relieves patient anxiety and leads to faster, better treatments. The first trial is a malaria test, but the company (...)

2014-02-12
These Ridiculous Bag-Jackets Can Help You Beat Airline Fees

These wearable bags require fashion courage. It depends just how far you are willing to go to avoid luggage fees.There was a time (...)

2014-02-12
VSCO Cam for iPhone takes on Instagram with a photo feed that lets you follow other people

VSCO Cam for iOS and Android is known for its collection of creative, professional filters and advanced photo-editing tools. Today, (...)

2014-02-12
Google Science Fair 2014 kicks off to find bright young scientists with ideas to change the world

Google has kicked off Google Science Fair 2014, its annual online competition for bright, creative and ambitious teenagers who want (...)

2014-02-12
Major Bitcoin Exchanges Are Attacked At Once, Creating Pandemonium

Experts say the exchanges should be able to come back online after changes to how they track transactions.Bitstamp on Tuesday became (...)

2014-02-11
As LinkedIn passes 50 million users in Asia, it knows there’s still a lot of room to grow

LinkedIn has been growing rapidly in Asia-Pacific, as it announced today that it just crossed 50 million registered users in the region (...)

2014-02-12
Google will deprecate the standalone AdMob SDK for Android on August 1, asks developers to use Play services

Google today announced plans to deprecate its standalone AdMob SDK for Android on August 1, 2014. The company wants to move mobile (...)

2014-02-12
6 Successful Leaders On What It Takes to Be Fearless

These movers and shakers took big risks to get where they are today. Here are some words of wisdom from their journeys.What does it (...)

2014-02-11
Want to Change The World? Join A Corporation

The thought might make some cringe, but the case for changing the world through working for (or with) an industry giant is compelling.If (...)

2014-02-11
Klout reportedly to be acquired by social marketing company Lithium Technologies

Klout is reportedly being acquired by the social marketing company Lithium Technologies. Sources tell Re/code that the deal is in (...)

2014-02-11
Google Cloud SQL hits general availability with data encryption, 99.95% uptime, and databases up to 500GB

Google today announced the general availability of Cloud SQL, which, as its name implies, is a MySQL database that lives in Google’s (...)

2014-02-11
Google explains why it won’t add a ‘mute tab’ option to Chrome, considers Tab Audio API for extensions

In Chrome 32, Google added tab indicators showing a speaker icon to show which tab is making noise, as well as icons on tabs currently (...)

2014-02-11
This Drone Just Covered A Presidential Election

If we can use them to spy on people, surely we can use them for reporting.Watch out, Beltway reporters. In the future, there will (...)

2014-02-10
Awesome Sass + Bide Ad Is Like Google Street View For Fashionistas

Australian brand Sass & Bide has created a luxe, interactive online ad.In New York, Fashion Week has spawned all kinds of attention-grabbing (...)

2014-02-10
Five Hard Questions You Should Ask Yourself Before Starting Up

Are you really the right person to build this product? And other soul-searching topics for would-be tech entrepreneurs.Product Hunt (...)

2014-02-10
Microsoft, Google and Twitter mark Safer Internet Day with privacy awareness initiatives

Today is Safer Internet Day and three of the biggest names on the Web have announced campaigns to raise awareness of privacy issues. Microsoft (...)

2014-02-11
Google reportedly has a partner in its robotics efforts: Apple supplier Foxconn

For years, Taiwanese manufacturer Foxconn – also known as Hon Hai – has been Apple’s largest supplier. However, it is now also (...)

2014-02-11
Android customization app Themer returns to Google Play after being pulled over Apple copyright complaint

Update: All the coverage today must have sped up Google’s process. Themer is once again available over on Google Play. The original (...)

2014-02-10
Google won’t say when skinning app Themer will return to Play store, was pulled over Apple copyright complaint

Popular Android skinning app Themer was suspended from Google Play on the night of February 2 due to its “Seven” theme, several (...)

2014-02-10
Google Glass worn by Virgin Atlantic staff to assist passengers at London’s Heathrow airport

In an effort to make its airline service more glamorous and personalized, Virgin Atlantic is equipping some of its concierge staff (...)

2014-02-10
Flickr marks its 10 year anniversary helping users share photos with their friends

Flickr is celebrating a milestone that many popular services like LinkedIn, WordPress, and Facebook have marked recently: its 10th (...)

2014-02-10
Themer doesn’t know when its app will return to Google Play, says removal due to Apple copyright complaint

Popular Android homescreen app Themer was suspended from Google Play on the night of February 2 due to its “Seven” theme, several (...)

2014-02-10
Ranking The Architecture Of The 2014 Winter Olympics

More skating palaces!Thousands of the best athletes in the world have descended on Sochi, Russia, for the 2014 Winter Olympics, ready (...)

2014-02-10
Facebook wants to challenge Twitter as the go-to place for discussing TV shows in real-time

A Facebook study has revealed that Twitter might have a battle on its hands as the social network of choice for real-time engagement (...)

2014-02-10
How Facebook’s Open Academy helps students to become better software engineers

It’s well known that software engineers are in high-demand right now with startups and companies around the world. And if they’re (...)

2014-02-10
Google’s Chromecast is reportedly landing in Australia this year, could see content from Telstra

Google’s Chromecast is reportedly launching in Australia later this year and possibly with content from Telstra’s BigPond media (...)

2014-02-09
20 ways to be awesome on the Internet

Shy Rosenweig is the co-founder and COO of Meetey, bringing social networking to your neighborhood. You’ll find tips and tricks (...)

2014-02-09

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