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Hootsuite plans to integrate messaging apps as it makes a big push into Asia
2014-06-30

Social media management dashboard Hootsuite is fresh from its rebranding that ushered in a new logo and name stylization, but 2014 (...)

New Photoshop extension cures the multiple open document blues
2014-06-30

While the ability to open and switch between multiple documents in Photoshop can be a major lifesaver, sometimes it’s too much of (...)

Rdio seeks to improve music discovery for its listeners with acquisition of TastemakerX
2014-06-30

After Spotify acquired The Echo Nest earlier this year, rival music streaming service Rdio had to ditch the music data platform as (...)

The World Cup gets a flat design makeover
2014-06-30

Most people watching the World Cup 2014 competition in Brazil have their eye on the ball. But a pair of designers–Guus ter Beek (...)

Following acquisition by Nokia HERE, Desti to shut down on September 3
2014-06-30

When HERE, Nokia’s mapping division, acquired personalized travel planning app Desti in late May, the company said it would shut (...)

Twitter acquires mobile ad-buying platform TapCommerce to bolster its ad strategy
2014-06-30

Today Twitter announced that is agreed to acquire mobile-advertising firm TapCommerce. This is the second bit of advertising news (...)

Forget the turing test: Users value authentic, not artificial, intelligence
2014-06-30

Greg Zontanos is the co-founder and CEO at Locish, a Q&A app that helps users find new places to eat, drink, and have fun. They (...)

Infinit and beyond: This could become the ultimate file-sharing desktop app for creatives
2014-06-30

Back in November, we brought you news on Infinit, which we called a fast, unlimited file-transfer desktop app for creatives. Then, (...)

Samsung Gear Live now available for pre-order in Australia, Japan and South Korea via Google Play
2014-06-30

If you live in Australia, Japan or South Korea, it’s now possible to pre-order the Samsung Gear Live from the Google Play store. (...)

How Solar-Paneled "Plug-And-Play Donkeys" Bring The Internet To Turkish Sheepherders
2014-06-30

Information wants to be flea-free?The Turkish government has made recent attempts to censor the Internet, but meanwhile some citizens (...)

The missing manual for connecting and collaborating on video Google Hangouts
2014-06-30

Danny Schreiber is a marketer at Zapier. This post originally appeared on the Zapier blog. As a remote team of 12, we’ve come (...)

Samsung’s new low-end smartphones offer Android 4.4 and its redesigned TouchWiz skin
2014-06-30

It’s almost impossible to keep up with Samsung’s ever-expanding smartphone portfolio. Unfortunately, the problem only deepened (...)

June in Africa: All the tech news you shouldn’t miss from the past month
2014-06-30

Last month was a typically busy one for the African tech scene, with notable activities from big international players and a number (...)

Apple updates iTunes U with new features to make managing and creating courses easier, coming July 8
2014-06-30

Apple will be updating its iTunes U catalog of educational materials to make it easier to manage courses directly from an iPad. Announced today, (...)

Facebook posts, comments and likes related to the World Cup have already topped 1 billion
2014-06-30

The FIFA World Cup is a sure-fire way to get people talking. Goals, dives, injuries and unexpected results; all of this has people (...)

Over 8 million PC gamers were logged into Steam at the same time during the Summer Sale
2014-06-30

PC gaming is far from dead. The latest figures from Steam, the digital storefront and gaming platform run by Valve, the prolific developer (...)

California legalizes the use of Bitcoin and other digital currencies
2014-06-30

There’s more good news for Bitcoin after California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law a bill known as AB 129 under ‘Lawful (...)

Why Facebook isn’t getting into the lucrative chat app gaming space
2014-06-29

Facebook practically created the casual gaming boom that began with hyper-addictive games like FarmVille. However, the world’s largest (...)

Facebook’s emotion experiment wasn’t just another A/B test, and we need to be ‘algorithm-savvy’
2014-06-29

Facebook’s experiment with manipulating the emotions of hundreds of thousands of users has quite rightly drawn criticism from people (...)

The legal loophole of advergames: How ads disguised as video games are impacting today’s youth
2014-06-29

Last fall, we witnessed what select tech press called “one of the most successful marketing campaigns in history.” To promote (...)

6 ways content marketing has changed the way we do PR
2014-06-29

Shannon Byrne is the Content and PR Manager at Mention where she crafts words, creates strategies, and recruits loyal advocates. (...)

Twitter: Brazil-Chile World Cup game is the most tweeted sporting event ever
2014-06-28

The FIFA World Cup has just reached the knockout stages. That increase in drama and tension has set a new record for Twitter, which (...)

Facebook manipulated 690,000 users’ News Feeds to run a psychology experiment
2014-06-28

Facebook is more than just a social network, it is also officially an online science laboratory. The company has revealed in a research (...)

A survival guide on developer evangelism
2014-06-28

Brian Koles is Head of Business Development at ChallengePost – a platform and community for growing developer ecosystems though (...)

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