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WeChat adds looping Vine-style video to iOS upgrade

WeChat, the free messaging and calling app from Tencent, includes all kinds of animated, flashy, multimedia thingies to accompany (...)

2014-09-30
Hands on with the Windows 10 preview build

At the beginning of today’s Microsoft event Joe Belfiore, Vice President of the Operating Systems Group at Microsoft made certain (...)

2014-09-30
Lenka black & white camera app is free for one week — starting now

Come and get it! Lenka, the new black & white camera app for iOS — regularly available for $2.99 on the App Store — is free (...)

2014-09-30
Top 9 struggles new managers face (but you don’t have to)

Elli Bishop is the community manager for BusinessBee, a place for business owners and executives to discover and compare various (...)

2014-09-30
5 fintech startups to watch from Techstars’ Barclays Accelerator

London is well known for being a global center of business and finance, so it makes some sense that it’s also now home to a flourishing (...)

2014-09-30
Darma is a smart cushion for making your smart ass smarter

Move over wearables, Darma wants “sittables” to be the new trend as it prepares to launch its smart cushion for your office chair. (...)

2014-09-30
Google unveils Drive for Education with free, unlimited storage and ‘Classroom’ integration

Google Apps for Education just got a little bit sweeter: In the coming weeks, new and existing customers will have access to Drive (...)

2014-09-30
Why offering employee equity is crucial for your startup

Andrej Kiska is an associate at Credo Ventures. Dealing almost exclusively with first time startup founders, we tackle the following (...)

2014-09-30
Ghost introduces new plans and pricing for its Ghost(Pro) fully-hosted blogging service

The team behind Ghost, a non-profit and open source blogging platform, is introducing new plans and pricing for its Ghost(Pro) hosting (...)

2014-09-30
Get noticed by employers with 98% off a Resumonk lifetime plan

A professional résumé is key to getting your profile noticed by employers and hiring managers. If you’ve found it hard to land (...)

2014-09-30
Nokia’s offline maps for Android: We go hands-on

Late in August, Samsung unveiled its new Gear S smartwatch, a Tizen-powered timepiece capable of making calls and going online without (...)

2014-09-30
September in Africa – All the tech news you shouldn’t miss from the past month

September in Africa was all about startups, with a host of top events and the launch of new accelerators as well as the usual funding (...)

2014-09-30
Watch Gehry, Boiler, Behar, And Others Talk About The Importance Of The Creative Brief In "Briefly"

The new short doc Briefly explores the critical, evolving role of the creative brief across design and advertising.At its most basic (...)

2014-09-29
Twitter publishes the schedule for Flight, its first mobile developer conference

Twitter Flight, the company’s first ever mobile developer conference, is coming up next month, and now you can check out the schedule (...)

2014-09-29
Pay (for) attention! Chartbeat’s new certification may help publishers quit pageview addiction

Sick of websites desperately trying to make you click on more and more pages? Recent times have seen a drive from some quarters to (...)

2014-09-29
Lark relaunches with an iOS 8 app that coaches you to be healthy

Lark Technologies got its start as a hardware sleep tracker, but it’s taking a software-only approach with the launch of its new (...)

2014-09-29
Mention turbo-charges its ‘Google Alerts for the social Web’ as it prepares for US expansion

It’s been a while since we last caught up with Mention, a Parisian startup that has set out its stall to reinvent Google Alerts (...)

2014-09-29
Google unveils new mobile-focused display ad formats, rolling out in the ‘coming months’

Google is developing a new portfolio of display ad formats and tools for advertisers to use across its Google Display Network, AdMob network (...)

2014-09-29
Microsoft will open a flagship store at 677 Fifth Avenue in New York

Microsoft is opening a new flagship store in New York City. The company has signed a lease for a space at 677 Fifth Avenue and plans (...)

2014-09-29
Tesco will close its free, ad-supported Clubcard TV streaming service on October 28

Tesco will close Clubcard TV, its ad-supported movie and TV streaming service, on October 28. The supermarket quietly announced its (...)

2014-09-29
Jawbone’s new UP fitness app for iOS syncs with Apple Health for deeper insights

As promised, Jawbone has released a new health and fitness-tracking app for iOS 8 that accepts data from a bevy of different devices (...)

2014-09-29
Ello experiences first major outage, confusingly can’t decide if maintenance or DDoS attack is to blame

Social networking site Ello went down hard today. The new service has been available for just over a month, but already it is running (...)

2014-09-28
The Rise of Rebittance
: Reinventing money transfers in the Philippines with Bitcoin

Luis Buenaventura is Head of Product at Satoshi Citadel Industries, a Bitcoin startup operating out of the Philippines. Bitcoin advocates (...)

2014-09-28
A day in the life of a social media manager: How to spend your time on social media

This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog. You spend part—maybe all—of your day on social media, hopping from network to (...)

2014-09-28
Google Now starts showing some UK users what to watch on TV tonight

Google Now’s hitherto US-only ‘TV cards’ feature has quietly rolled out to some UK users. Android Police first reported the (...)

2014-09-28
Famous founders and investors: A blessing or a curse?

Biz Stone launching Jelly, Sean Parker launching Airtime, Ashton Kutcher investing in your company, Ray Ozzie launching Talko. (...)

2014-09-28
How to retarget your audience with native advertising

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

2014-09-28
Top 6 characteristics of rock star Chief Product Officers

What exactly should your chief product officer (CPO) do? And more importantly, how do you identify the right person for the job? (...)

2014-09-27
How do advertisers find users on a second device and why do they care?

Sam Barnett is the CEO and co-founder of Struq. According to research by Time Warner, users switch between devices an average of 27 (...)

2014-09-27
Hands on: ProCamera 8 overhaul boosts DSLR style-shooter with third-party HDR and more

With varying degrees of success, iOS app makers have sought to emulate high-end DSLR functionality into the iPhone’s 8-megapixel (...)

2014-09-26
LA and San Francisco DAs say Uber, Lyft and Sidcar are engaging in illegal practices

Ride sharing services are once again coming under scrutiny by government officials. This time the district attorneys of Los Angeles (...)

2014-09-26
Teaching the Web: The lasting impact of Mozilla’s Maker Party campaign

Children scatter across the hall in all directions, as if someone had suddenly dropped a bag of marbles from a great height. The energy (...)

2014-09-26
WEB: A touching documentary about One Laptop Per Child and the spread of the Internet

In keeping with this year’s Social Media Week theme of “Reimagining Human Connectivity,” filmmaker Michael Kleiman has released (...)

2014-09-26
The sky is falling: Is cloud computing right for your business?

This post is brought to you by Comcast Business. Follow us @comcastbusiness. I might be risking any credibility I have (...)

2014-09-26
Guy on a scooter steals an ′iPhone 6′ during TV interview outside an Amsterdam Apple Store

Millions of people were able to get their hands on one of the new iPhones last week, and the gradual global rollout continued today (...)

2014-09-26
Sony’s Xperia Z3 and Z3 Compact are now available in the UK SIM-free and on contract

Earlier this month, Sony unveiled two new flagship Android smartphones – the Xperia Z3 and Xperia Z3 Compact. These are now available (...)

2014-09-26
A List of CSS Style Guides for Inspiration

A discussion of the CSS style guides created and maintained by companies and open source projects like GitHub, Google, WordPress, (...)

2014-09-26
Typeform now lets you create slick online surveys with e-commerce functionality built right in

Back in February, we wrote about a fledgling startup called Typeform, which is setting out its stall to help you create beautiful, (...)

2014-09-26
Apple begins selling the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus in more than 20 new countries

Fresh from a record 10 million iPhone sales over launch weekend, Apple’s new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are going on sale in 20 (...)

2014-09-26
Apple invites media inside its top-secret device testing lab

Apple just opened the door ever so slightly into its world of design and testing hoping to squelch bendgate. The same thing happened (...)

2014-09-25
Wayfare brings penpals into the age of mobile and social media

I’ll admit it. I have a soft spot for technology that helps make the world a smaller place. So the prospect of testing out Wayfare, (...)

2014-09-25
Microsoft starts rolling out Groups collaboration feature to Office 365, coming to Yammer and Lync next

Microsoft today announced it is rolling out the first phase of Groups for Office 365, a new collaboration feature, starting with the (...)

2014-09-25
Instagram adds front camera support to its Hyperlapse app

Instagram has released an update to its Hyperlapse app for iOS that will let you create timelapse videos using your front-facing (...)

2014-09-25
Twitter CEO Dick Costolo finally has a Verified account

Dick Costolo has been Twitter’s chief executive since October 2010, but until now his account on the behemoth social network wasn’t (...)

2014-09-25
Top 20 reasons why startups fail: Report

At the start of the year, CB Insights gathered a collection of over 100 “startup failure post-mortems” which explained why the (...)

2014-09-25
Dear Rupert: Google responds to News Corp’s criticisms point-by-point in ongoing EU antitrust case

Google has responded to an open letter, written by News Corp for the European Commission, which criticises the company and claims (...)

2014-09-25
HERE and now: Nokia’s curbing Windows Phone development in a bid for mapping supremacy

Nokia may have been gradually building out its mapping empire for more than 10 years, but it’s only now preparing to really ramp (...)

2014-09-25
Learn to design for Web and mobile... and name your own price!

If you’re serious about learning to design for web and mobile platforms, there’s never been a better time to get started: (...)

2014-09-25

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