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Google Invests In Undersea Cable To Boost Internet Speeds

A new underwater cable network promises speeds 100 times faster than the typical modem.Google is looking underwater for faster Internet (...)

2014-08-11
Holvi is bringing its online banking service for ‘makers and doers’ to 19 new European countries

Holvi is taking its online banking service for “makers and doers” beyond its home market of Finland and into 19 new European markets. (...)

2014-08-11
The White House creates a Digital Service team to solve government tech problems

Learning from its mistakes with the Healthcare.gov debacle, the Obama administration has launched the US Digital Service, a team of (...)

2014-08-11
How positive thinking builds skills, boosts health and improves your work

James Clear writes about using behavioral science to master your habits and improve your health. His free guide, Transform Your (...)

2014-08-11
QiStone+ wireless portable charger review: For people who really, really hate carrying cables around

Running out of power is a pretty dependable occurrence for anyone who forgets to charge their phone or other devices on a regular (...)

2014-08-11
Ghost gives its blogging platform a huge upgrade before moving to a 2-4 week release cycle

Ghost has updated its open-source blogging platform with a bevy of technical improvements that should help it to compete with established (...)

2014-08-11
EA’s game subscription service for Xbox One emerges from beta

Electronic Arts has officially launched its new EA Access subscription service for the Xbox One. The publisher first announced the (...)

2014-08-11
Kontakt.io’s Wi-Fi Cloud Beacon helps businesses track and engage with customers in-store

Beacons have the potential to radically change how we interact with physical stores, and Kontakt.io believes it has the best products (...)

2014-08-11
Fiverr’s budget creative marketplace is now easier to navigate – but does it undermine professionals?

Low-cost creative services marketplace Fiverr has launched new features today that make it easier to navigate its huge catalog of (...)

2014-08-11
Gartner: Chromebook sales will grow 79% to 5.2 million units in 2014, but ‘will remain a niche market’

Chromebooks are expected to reach 5.2 million units in 2014, a 79 percent increase from 2013, according to Gartner. While the growth (...)

2014-08-11
The danger of vanity metrics: Creating a reality distortion field

Jo Johansson is the Content Strategist at Geckoboard where she plans, produces and publishes content. This post originally appeared (...)

2014-08-11
#WhyWeNeedFrat Hashtag Angers Feminists and Greek Life Members

A recent video and accompanying social media push by the Greek Life culture site Total Frat Move, entitled "Why We Need Frat," is (...)

2014-08-09
Acer’s $279 Chromebook promises 13 hours of battery life thanks to Nvidia’s Tegra K1 processor

In a bid to keep costs and the final retail price as low as possible, Chromebooks are usually lacking in one of a few key areas: display, (...)

2014-08-11
Rocket Internet’s Helpling gets a mobile app to let you book cleaners in Europe on the go

Rocket Internet’s cleaning startup, Helpling, has launched a mobile app on iOS and Android to make it more convenient for users (...)

2014-08-11
Want to watch Sky Sports? NOW TV is offering a £10.99 weekly pass until November

BSkyB has announced a new premium tier for people subscribing to its range of sports channels via its NOW TV streaming service. Available (...)

2014-08-11
61% of Consumers Prefer Companies With Custom Online Content

Content marketing campaigns have become essential for marketers to engage audiences and generate leads. In fact, more than half (...)

2014-08-11
This amazing Microsoft technology turns shaky first person videos into smooth timelapses

Last week, it was reconstructing sound using tiny vibrations on objects — this week’s science wow comes from Microsoft Research, (...)

2014-08-11
What really happens when someone clicks your Facebook Like button

This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog. Funny, we’ve had the Facebook Like button along the side of every Buffer blog (...)

2014-08-10
The psychology behind optimizing your website for goal-oriented and unintentional visitors

Dr. Liraz Margalit is the Customer Experience Psychologist at ClickTale. This article was co-written with Udi Zisquit. After a long (...)

2014-08-10
How to get more TNW in your diet. You know you want to...

Maybe you visit this site once a week and browse through our channels. Or maybe you follow us via RSS, or maybe you receive our weekly (...)

2014-08-10
10 Strategies for a Summer a Social Media Detox

Facebook is making you sad. Twitter is the root of all your procrastination issues. Instagram is turning your friends into enemies. (...)

2014-08-09
How top VC firms use storytelling to connect with entrepreneur communities

Research from Pricewaterhouse Coopers (PWC) reveals that in 2013, US venture capitalists committed $29.4 billion to 3,995 deals, (...)

2014-08-09
3 tools to help protect your brand while retargeting

Sam Barnett is the CEO and co-founder of Struq. It is possible for almost anyone to undertake some basic retargeting and get positive (...)

2014-08-09
Google’s new Chrome Experiment tells the story of a unique spacecraft

Google has launched a new Chrome Experiment focused on ISEE-3, a small NASA spacecraft that has roamed the Solar System for 36 years. (...)

2014-08-09
Why you should turn down a job offer from Facebook

Ilya Pozin is a serial entrepreneur, writer and investor. He is the founder of online video entertainment platform Pluto.TV, social (...)

2014-08-09
Mobile Homes Are Now Selling For Millions

Oh, California.Trailers were supposed to be cheap. The prefab, space-efficient housing was, by nature, always more affordable than (...)

2014-08-08
The 7 (mostly free) tools Product Hunt used to build its early-stage community

Erik Torenberg is Product Hunt’s first hire. This article originally appeared on the CMX Hub. I’ve been thinking about building (...)

2014-08-08
Anonymous email service Leak suspends service, is working on its own email backend

After going live less than two weeks ago, Leak, the anonymous emailing site, has suspended service citing issues with email providers (...)

2014-08-08
The 10 best SlideShares every social media enthusiast must read

This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog. One of my favorite visual social networks—and one that probably flies under the (...)

2014-08-08
Skype reverses decision to drop OS X 10.5 support, will rerelease an older compatible version ‘soon’

Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard users recently found that Skype no longer works on their system: despite upgrading to the latest version they (...)

2014-08-08
Facebook unveils Autoscale, its load-balancing system that achieves an average power saving of 10-15%

Facebook today revealed details about Autoscale, a system for power-efficient load balancing that has been rolled out to production (...)

2014-08-08
Sky Sports revamps its website, mobile apps, and adds On Demand football club sections

Sky is bolstering its claim as the premier destination for sport in the UK by revamping its Sky Sports website, apps and catch-up (...)

2014-08-08
Google’s Android Device Manager now lets you set a callback number for when the inevitable happens

Most people spend their lives rushing from one place to another, so it’s little surprise that most people also, at some point, end (...)

2014-08-08
Movie magic: 4 ways your color palette can transform your work

From her home base in Los Angeles, Roxy Radulescu has worked on a variety of projects, from traditional graphic design to more craft-oriented (...)

2014-08-08
Automatic life-logging diary app Rove roves onto Android

Automatic ‘diary’ app Rove has been gradually iterating on iOS for some time, and today it’s made the leap to Android. Rove is (...)

2014-08-08
4 Western founders discuss what it’s like to run a startup in Asia

I was struck by a recent blog post from two US founders who explained that their startup would have died had they not moved it from (...)

2014-08-08
‘China’s Twitter’ Weibo ups media focus by bringing video recording and viewing to its mobile app

Chinese microblogging service Weibo, typically known as ‘China’s Twitter,’ has just introduced video recording and direct video (...)

2014-08-08
Twitter has quietly removed Bing translation from its mobile apps and web platform

A useful translation feature (albeit poorly executed at times) appears to have disappeared from Twitter’s platform, less than two (...)

2014-08-08
SlimWiki makes it easy to create attractive, mobile-friendly private pages for your company

If you’re seeking a private space online for your company — perhaps to host internal documents, guides or more — then SlimWiki is (...)

2014-08-08
Twitch drops highlight limitations and enables copyright appeal following user feedback

Cult gaming site Twitch is tweaking the new copyright protection policy that it announced earlier this week, after revealing that (...)

2014-08-07
Report: Women are more engaged and spend more than men when it comes to mobile games

Many think that the mobile gaming scene is dominated by males, who are naturally driving games revenue, but a new Flurry report shows (...)

2014-08-07
Microsoft confirms the Windows Phone Store has over 300,000 apps

Microsoft today updated its by the Numbers webpage to note that the Windows Phone Store has now passed 300,000 apps, as pointed out (...)

2014-08-07
Evernote offers a free safe haven for Fotopedia images

Last week came the stunning news that famed travelogue site Fotopedia was shutting down as of August 10. Apart from the shock and (...)

2014-08-07
Yahoo follows Google with plans to support end-to-end email encryption this fall

Yahoo announced today at the Black Hat security conference that it will introduce an optional end-to-end encryption setup for its (...)

2014-08-07
12 Extraordinary Maps By Leading Creative Minds

The likes of Damien Hirst and Yoko Ono created fantastical maps for a new atlas that rethinks cartography for the 21st century.Before (...)

2014-08-07
Facebook reportedly in talks with major film studios and directors about creating content for the Oculus Rift

Facebook’s $2 billion acquisition of Oculus VR is seen as a long-term play for the future that naturally includes much more than (...)

2014-08-07
3 ways to squash burnout and boost productivity

Joelle Steiniger is the co-founder of Small HQ, HookFeed and Minimalytics. This post originally appeared on the Crew blog. You have (...)

2014-08-07
Check who can see your Google Drive files with WhoHasAccess

One of the most useful aspects of Google Drive is its sharing capability; being able to collaborate on documents through the Web (...)

2014-08-07

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