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5 questions designers should ask themselves before joining any startup

Enrique Allen is the co-director of Designer Fund where he provides angel funding, mentorship and connections to designers creating (...)

2014-02-05
Leading Designers At Square, Dropbox, And Flipboard On How To Land A Dream Job

Six mistakes designers make in interviews with startups, and how to avoid themI continue to be excited by the number of startups that (...)

2014-02-05
How Adobe Solved The Biggest Problem In Digital Font Design

Thank two font magicians for making sure digital fonts had a future.Back in the late 1970s, computer scientists working on the first (...)

2014-02-04
Downward Facing Alpha Dogs: The Mindful Rise Of The New Tech Humanists

In this time of inner-peace-seeking, meditating, chia-seed-chomping CEOs, there is a new movement of Tech Humanists emerging. Can (...)

2014-02-05
Google finally settles its antitrust case in the EU with commitment to promoting rival services

Google’s long-running antitrust case with the European Commission is finally coming to a close. The technology company has agreed (...)

2014-02-05
Moto G launches in India, available exclusively at online retailer Flipkart

Motorola today launched its Moto G smartphone in India. While the device doesn’t yet have a price at the time of writing, it will (...)

2014-02-05
It’s been 3 months since Google announced KitKat, and only 1.8% of Android phones have it

Google officially introduced the latest KitKat version of its Android operating system in October last year, and despite three months (...)

2014-02-04
Meet The Magician Who Can Fix Your Crappy No-Bars Cell Signal

While it might sound like a luxury, having signal is often the difference between life and death.In 2006, a CNET editor named James (...)

2014-02-04
Twitter begins showing retweet, reply and favorite counts for tweets on iPhone and Android

Twitter is rolling out a new feature to its iPhone and Android apps that shows the number of retweets, replies and favorites that (...)

2014-02-04
FiftyThree applies for ‘Paper’ trademark after Facebook launches new iPhone app with the same name

FiftyThree, the company behind the iPad sketching app Paper, has asked Facebook to change the name of its new iPhone app, which also (...)

2014-02-04
Massive Open Online Courses come home to high tech

Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) aren’t new anymore, but they continue to gain ground. Take a Harvard professor who’s been (...)

2014-02-04
A Hand-Drawn History of Facebook

It’s hard to believe that it has been 10 years since the launch of Facebook. Ten years of new features, design updates and (...)

2014-02-04
Taxidermied Hyenas, Fake Shrunken Heads, And Other Tricks Of The Oddities Trade

It takes an intense attention to detail and a lot of patience to build the coolest and weirdest shop in New York City.Papier-mâché (...)

2014-02-04
Firefox 27 arrives with simultaneous Social API services, TLS 1.2 support, and more languages on Android

Mozilla today officially launched Firefox 27 for Windows, Mac, Linux, and Android. Additions include Simultaneous Social API notifications, (...)

2014-02-04
Microsoft names Satya Nadella as CEO

Microsoft today announced that its board of directors has appointed Satya Nadella as the technology giant’s new chief executive. (...)

2014-02-04
What The Internet Would Look Like As A World Map

An artist has created a hand-drawn map of the Internet, where Google, Apple, and porn are continents.The world of the Internet mirrors (...)

2014-02-03
Take a Look Back Into Your Facebook History

Facebook is celebrating 10 years of existence today, and to mark the occasion, the company created a special "Look Back" feature, (...)

2014-02-04
Don’t like Twitter’s new design? Here’s how you can change it

Twitter rolled out its new design to all users of its official website today, but many users (including myself) found the refreshed (...)

2014-02-04
Navigate The Internet On This Stunning Antique Map Of The Online World

Take a trip to the Yahoo Ice Shelf or visit the Island of Memes.An artist has mapped the Internet, literally. According to this amazingly (...)

2014-02-03
U.S. Pushes Ahead on "Talking Cars" Equipped with Crash-Avoidance Systems

A proposal before the administration is expected to arrive in early 2017, before President Obama leaves office.New cars could be required (...)

2014-02-03
Facebook’s ex-CTO Bret Taylor on the site’s 10 year milestone, lessons learned from Mark Zuckerberg

As Facebook marks its 10th anniversary this Tuesday, it’s rather difficult to boil up everyone’s opinions about the social network (...)

2014-02-03
Facebook, LinkedIn, Yahoo, Google and Microsoft disclose new data about number of NSA requests received

Facebook, LinkedIn, Yahoo, Google, and Microsoft have all released new data about the national security requests they’ve received. (...)

2014-02-03
14 Designers Reimagine The Classic Bourgie Lamp

To celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Bourgie, Kartell asked designers--like Philippe Starck, Patricia Urquiola, and Lenny Kravitz--to (...)

2014-02-03
Google opens up Chromecast to developers, releases Cast Software Development Kit for apps and websites

Google today launched the Google Cast Software Development Kit (SDK), bringing the tool out of preview. The SDK lets developers build (...)

2014-02-03
Google Calendar now displays holidays from 30 new countries, including Austria, Brazil, and Canada

Google Calendar has received an update today that now lets you keep track of holidays in an additional 30 countries. In a blog post, (...)

2014-02-03
Paper app creator FiftyThree asks Facebook to change the name of its new standalone iPhone app

Oh dear. FiftyThree isn’t happy with Facebook’s decision to brand its new iPhone app ‘Paper‘. The company has an app of its (...)

2014-02-03
Facebook estimates between 5.5% and 11.2% of accounts are fake

Last week, during its fourth-quarter earnings report, Facebook revealed it had 1.23 billion monthly active users, 757 million daily (...)

2014-02-03
Facebook Paper is now available on the iPhone in the US

Facebook launched a new, standalone iOS app called Paper for fans of the social network in the United States today. Unveiled last (...)

2014-02-03
The 5 Greenest Countries On Earth (And All Of The Rest), Ranked

Want to live in a beautiful nation that protects your health? It turns out Switzerland is your best bet (the chocolate is also good).Switzerland (...)

2014-02-03
Twitter teams up with Thomson Reuters to give Eikon users tweets and analysis for listed firms

While much of the attention and scrutiny around Twitter’s monetization efforts has revolved around advertizing, the company has (...)

2014-02-03
Middle East tech news: What you need to know from the past 2 months

There’s been a quiet entrepreneurial revolution in the Middle East that’s been hidden from global eyes by the incessant news about (...)

2014-02-03
YouTube exec: We’ve paid out over $1 billion to the music industry over the ‘last several years’

Much has been said about how much or how little music streaming services actually pay artists who host music on their platform, and (...)

2014-02-03
Facebook is testing Graph Search on mobile devices, hinting that a full rollout is coming soon

Facebook launched Graph Search on the Web browser as a way for people to query their social graph to find out what people are (...)

2014-02-02
Twitter partners with 300 Entertainment to give ‘full access’ of its user data to the music industry

Hot on the heels of a deal with CNN and Dataminr to bring the benefits of its data to journalists, Twitter is focusing on unlocking (...)

2014-02-02
GoDaddy changing security policy after infamous social engineering attack on @N

Naoki Hiroshima’s scary tale of losing his single-character Twitter handle has captivated the internet over the last few days. (...)

2014-02-01
January in Latin America: All the tech news you shouldn’t miss from the past month

January was a fairly eventful month in Latin America, with some last-minute announcements still coming out of Campus Party, whose (...)

2014-02-01
How marketers can build thought leadership

Brian Honigman is a marketing consultant, a freelance writer and a social media enthusiast. This post originally appeared on Adknowledge. (...)

2014-02-01

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