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Automattic acquires WordPress security plugin BruteProtect

Automattic has acquired the BruteProtect plugin for protecting against malicious attacks to your WordPress installation. The company (...)

2014-08-26
Foursquare users can now add expiration dates to tips for time-limited advice

Tips on restaurants and stores can be useful ways of getting the most out of your experience, but sometimes they become outdated as (...)

2014-08-26
Audible for iOS gets a bright redesign, new Discover section and 30-second forward button

Audible, the audiobook service owned by Amazon, today updated its iOS app with a much-needed redesign and a handful of new features (...)

2014-08-26
Instagram launches Hyperlapse, an iPhone app for capturing smooth time-lapse videos

Following Bolt, Instagram is back with another new mobile app. It’s called Hyperlapse and promises iPhone owners an easy way (...)

2014-08-26
Pinterest releases new analytics dashboard with deeper insights for all business accounts

Following Instagram, Pinterest today launched a series of new analytics tools to help businesses measure and analyze the performance (...)

2014-08-26
Jimmy Carter Talks Preventable Disease at Social Good Summit 2014

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter will join the Social Good Summit this year via a special video message. Also the founder of The (...)

2014-08-26
Acorns for iPhone wants to help you get rich by micro-investing your spare change

There’s a growing arsenal of apps that integrate with your daily spending habits to deliver smart tips on how to make the most of (...)

2014-08-26
Note-taking app Evernote adds beautiful desk tidies to its online store

Evernote today expanded Market, a range of premium products and accessories designed to compliment its cross-platform note-taking (...)

2014-08-26
ArcSoft Simplicam: A solid Dropcam rival with face detection and cloud recording

In the personal connected camera market, Google-owned Dropcam is the company to beat with its well-designed hardware and premium cloud (...)

2014-08-26
Netflix pushes to block the Comcast-Time Warner merger, submitting a ‘Petition to Deny’ to the FCC

Netflix has made no secret of its opposition to the proposed Comcast-Time Warner merger, previously calling it ‘anti-competitive’. (...)

2014-08-26
Can You Distinguish Fake Coffee From The Real Stuff?

Twigs. Wheat. Corn. As coffee prices balloon, one chemist has designed a test to track down the foul play lurking in your cup.Wheat. (...)

2014-08-26
Review: Blue’s first ever $350 Mo-Fi headphones are outstanding, but I’ll be leaving them at home

When you’re known for making high-end studio microphones, deciding to break into a new market altogether is a brave move. It’s (...)

2014-08-26
Picdeck is TweetDeck for Instagram

If you like TweetDeck and you like Instagram, you might well like Picdeck. In a nutshell, Picdeck brings a TweetDeck-style interface (...)

2014-08-26
Permission-based tracking app Folr keeps tabs on your kids and other family members

The mainstream adoption of smartphones has brought with it many benefits. As well as putting the internet in your pocket, communicating (...)

2014-08-26
Skyscanner now wants to help you find hotels from your phone with a new standalone app

Skyscanner has long since cemented its position as one of the world’s largest flight search engines, but wherever it is people are (...)

2014-08-26
YouTube will soon give you the option to import your Google+ videos

Google will soon give YouTube users the ability to import videos from their Google+ account. From the upload window, a new button (...)

2014-08-26
WeChat and third-party Android app stores: How China’s mobile ecosystem is different from the West

China is the world’s largest smartphone market, and with that comes a lot of interest in how mobile users behave. As one of the (...)

2014-08-26
Twitter takes its advertising products, including Promoted Tweets, to 12 more markets across Europe

Twitter’s arsenal of advertising products, including Promoted Tweets, are now available in 12 new markets across Europe. Announced (...)

2014-08-26
ASUS once again teases its first smartwatch, which will be unveiled next week

Wearables, wearables, wearables. It seems that nearly every tech company — bar a few notable exceptions — is getting into wearables. (...)

2014-08-26
Samsung says there are now over 1,000 apps for its Gear smartwatches

Wearable gadgets haven’t taken off among mainstream consumers yet. Many people simply don’t see the use in a smartwatch, one of (...)

2014-08-26
LG announces the G3 Stylus, a Samsung Galaxy Note rival with a ‘fair price’

LG is introducing yet another variation of its flagship G3 smartphone, one which seems likely to go head-to-head with Samsung’s (...)

2014-08-25
Auto imaging tech takes the pain out of keyword tagging and searching

Possibly the most tedious part of photo management is tagging images so that users can easily classify and locate them in the future. (...)

2014-08-25
California becomes the first state to require mandatory smartphone ‘kill switch’

In an effort to reduce smartphone thefts, California Governor Jerry Brown has signed the “kill switch” bill which requires all (...)

2014-08-25
A step-by-step guide to hosting or joining a Twitter chat

This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog. A few months ago we started up a new Twitter chat series, #Bufferchat. So far, (...)

2014-08-25
A bigger iPhone will be better for you, even if you don’t realize it yet

It’s been all but announced; at least one model of the iPhone 6 will be bigger than you’re used to. Rumors have been swirling (...)

2014-08-25
Amazon buys Twitch for $970 million

In a deal that seems a bit confusing at first look, Amazon has purchased Twitch for $970 million. The Information broke the story (...)

2014-08-25
Behind Bold Designs, A Thin Skin: Zaha Hadid Sues Publisher For Defamation

The architect sues the New York Review of Books over an article by critic Martin Fuller.The escalating battle between Pritzker Prize-winning (...)

2014-08-25
Amazon now reportedly in the running to acquire Twitch

A few weeks ago is was “confirmed” that Google was on the verge of acquiring video game live streaming service Twitch. Then nothing (...)

2014-08-25
Bing Maps update makes it easier to travel around Japan using public transport

Bing Maps is less popular than Google Maps, but the Microsoft-owned navigation service is still being updated on a regular basis. (...)

2014-08-25
This Android app lets you control which photos your friends see when you hand your phone over

If you have a penchant for handing your phone to others to show them photographs you’ve snapped, you might like Bound It for Android. (...)

2014-08-25
10 tips to build trust with first-time subscribers, leads and customers

Brian Honigman is a marketing consultant, speaker and a freelance writer. This post originally appeared on the Jumplead blog. You’ve (...)

2014-08-25
Spotify makes it easier to save albums to ‘Your Music’ inside the iOS app

Spotify updated its iOS app today with a few useful tweaks regarding the way it displays albums. A new, prominent ‘Save’ button (...)

2014-08-25
Jawbone reveals how many Up users were woken up by the Napa earthquake

A magnitude six earthquake shook the Napa Valley and Northern California on Sunday, damaging buildings and disrupting power. Jawbone, (...)

2014-08-25
Bored of the gym? This iPhone app gives Londoners a curated choice of quirky fitness classes

Gyms can be great, but you need to be sure you have the time to regularly visit, otherwise you could be squandering anything up to (...)

2014-08-25
Mozilla is launching its first Firefox OS smartphone in India this week

Slowly but surely, Mozilla is pushing its Firefox OS mobile operating system into new markets. Although the nonprofit had already (...)

2014-08-25
Uber has until the end of October to introduce two-step payments in India, or face a ban

Uber has until the end of October to change its payment process in India or risk being banned from operating there. That’s because (...)

2014-08-25
WhatsApp reaches 600 million active users

WhatsApp leads the rest of the mobile messaging field when it comes to popularity, and now the Facebook-owned service has passed (...)

2014-08-24
Music in the midnight sun: Behind Norway’s edge in online music

If Capsule.fm has its way, Siri and Samantha will be replaced by Miranda. The first two AI assistants are ubiquitous to Apple users (...)

2014-08-24
How visiting the Himalayas changed my perception of entrepreneurship

Nihar Sawant is a co-founder at Expojure. This post originally appeared on his Medium blog. Recently, I was in the Himalayas for two (...)

2014-08-24
An international CEO’s guide to Silicon Valley

Stéphane Le Viet is the CEO and Founder of Work4. To the international community, Silicon Valley is the heart of the startup world. (...)

2014-08-24
The Colors of Motion is an interactive visualization of movie color

The Colors of Motion is a beautiful, interactive experiment that looks at the use of colors in movies, showing them off in a way that (...)

2014-08-23
Sony is closing its PlayStation Home virtual world in Asia

PlayStation Home, Sony’s Second Life-style virtual world, will close down in Asia in March 2015. The company doesn’t state why (...)

2014-08-23
Stop giving people the ‘click-flu’: When to start giving a damn about your content

Jake Athey is the Marketing Manager for Widen Enterprises. The internet is ballooning with fluff, and bad content marketing is to (...)

2014-08-23
Bridging the gap: The rise of tech designed for low-income Americans

One of the pieces of advice I hear regularly for startup founders looking for a business idea is to find a problem they’re experiencing (...)

2014-08-23
Startup founders in Southeast Asia, it’s time to step up

Dropifi is looking to streamline customer feedback. The Ghanian startup built a widget to replace contact forms and provide businesses (...)

2014-08-23
Apple is offering battery replacements for a limited number of defective iPhone 5 units

If you’ve noticed a battery problem with your iPhone 5, Apple might have a fix for you. 9to5Mac reports that the company has just (...)

2014-08-22
15 Twitter hacks that will turn you into a tweeting ninja

This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog. Admit it. Sometimes, your Twitter life is messy. You follow hundreds of people — (...)

2014-08-22
Hands on with Instapan: Transform panos into Instagram video

The allure of panoramas continues unabated. But if you’re an Instagram habitué, no doubt you’ve been frustrated by its lackluster (...)

2014-08-22

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