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XPRIZE launches $15m contest to bring literacy and numeracy to 250m kids in the developing world

XPRIZE has announced its latest initiative to fix our planet’s biggest problems – a $15 million private-sector led challenge to (...)

2014-09-21
Skype gets the iOS 8 treatment, meaning you can now manage calls and messages from your lock screen

In the wake of the iOS 8 launch last week, countless tech brands rolled out updates to their iPhone and iPad apps. Today it’s Skype’s (...)

2014-09-21
Get 80% off the WordPress Theme Lifetime Plan from TeslaThemes

Your next Web project deserves a beautiful design, and we’ve got just the thing; a great deal on lifetime access to all current (...)

2014-09-21
Microsoft now lets eligible students sign up for free Office 365 subscriptions

Microsoft has announced a new self-serve program for students at eligible schools that allows them to sign up for a free Office 365 (...)

2014-09-21
CSS Development at Large-Scale Websites

Here are links to seven blog posts that give an overview of the tools, philosophies, and techniques being used to develop CSS at large (...)

2014-09-21
Explore The Private Collection Of A Mid-Century Design Power Couple

Twentytwentyone is auctioning one-of-a-kind treasures once owned by Robin and Lucienne Day.For generations of students, the chair (...)

2014-09-18
DuckDuckNo: The privacy-focused search engine is blocked in China

DuckDuckGo, the privacy-focused search engine that lives in Google’s enormous shadow, has joined its big rival and plenty of other (...)

2014-09-20
The marketing tools you need for any self-published book

Paul Jarvis experiments with words and design. His latest book is called The Good Creative: 18 ways to make better art.  The advice (...)

2014-09-20
8 things you should never, ever include in a pitch deck

You have perfected your pitch and are feeling confident. But before you step into that big meeting, there are a few common stumbling (...)

2014-09-20
Against all odds: Gaza is now home to a promising startup scene

This post originally appeared on Geektime. With a total population of around 1.7 million in Gaza, the startup scene is relatively (...)

2014-09-20
Oculus announces mobile SDK and platform for developers

Samsung has been working on its virtual reality platform for some time, with the device finally unveiled at its Unpacked event this (...)

2014-09-19
Oculus announces Samsung Gear VR Innovator Edition and mobile SDK for developers

Samsung has been working on its virtual reality platform for some time, with the device finally unveiled at its Unpacked event this (...)

2014-09-19
Oculus unveils Crescent Bay prototype virtual reality headset

At the first ever Oculus conference, the company has unveiled a new prototype headset that features integrated audio, a new display (...)

2014-09-19
6 great reasons (not) to buy the Apple Watch

You’ve watched the Apple keynote and read the reviews (“Here it is: The Apple Watch”) so now it is time to ask yourself; am (...)

2014-09-19
How 3D printing will impact our future: A rundown of companies to keep your eyes on

Rudy de Waele is a Technology Innovation Strategist and Author/Curator of Shift 2020. The first time I saw a 3D-printer in action (...)

2014-09-19
Pixar’s palette explored in captivating color-blocked supercut

Jordan Roland is a staff designer/illustrator for the Shutterstock blog. You can follow him on pretty much any social site via username (...)

2014-09-19
A practical guide to writing an effective social media policy

Brian Honigman is a marketing consultant, a professional speaker and freelance writer. This post originally appeared on his blog. (...)

2014-09-19
Why startups, not media giants, lead online video in Africa

Global data use through the consumption of video is set to increase by around 55 percent per year until the end of 2019, according (...)

2014-09-19
Get apps and training for less, with 4 great TNW Deals

We’ve featured some amazing offers from TNW Deals lately that we know you don’t want to miss. Here are the top deals that are (...)

2014-09-19
8 affordable tools to help optimize for conversion and understand your users better

Paul Rogers works as Digital Marketing Manager for The Inviqa Group and is also the founder of MageSEO. Conversion rate optimization (...)

2014-09-19
Seven years later, Netflix is finally headed to Linux

In 2007, Netflix introduced video streaming to computer browsers. But not all operating systems got to enjoy the straight-to-DVD movies, (...)

2014-09-18
5 analog approaches to unconventional photography

Lindsay Comstock is a New York-based writer, photographer, and editor. Her work has appeared in publications including American Photo, (...)

2014-09-18
Alibaba kicks off its IPO on the New York Stock Exchange, trading at $92.70 per share

Alibaba, the Chinese e-commerce powerhouse, started trading on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) today at a price of $92.70 per share. (...)

2014-09-18
Sunrise for Android now supports push for Google Calendar, integrates Trello and Todoist dates

Sunrise is one of the best third-party calendar apps and today, it just got a little better for the Android community. The app now (...)

2014-09-18
Rocket Internet’s Hellofood acquires Entrega Delivery, its fourth competitor in Brazil

Hellofood already offers its online food delivery service in Brazil, but that hasn’t stopped it from acquiring local competitor (...)

2014-09-18
OpiaTalk expands its “Widget-as-a-Service” for online retail, launches partnership with Rosetta Stone

Tom Popomaronis knows the power of LinkedIn. After launching OpiaTalk last year, he needed traction for his social commerce widget, (...)

2014-09-18
Google Maps turn-by-turn navigation arrives in 19 new countries, making 96 in total

Google Maps Navigation is now available in a host of new African, Caribbean, South American and Asian countries, making it 96 countries (...)

2014-09-18
Looking for a waterproof e-reader? Meet the Kobo Aura H2O [Review]

Amazon has become more or less synonymous with e-books with its omnipresent Kindle brand, but Kobo has been building out its e-reading (...)

2014-09-18
Getty Images launches Stream, an iOS app anyone can use to browse its vast photo library

Getty Images today launched an app called Stream that makes it easy for any iPhone or iPad user to browse, save and share photos (...)

2014-09-18
Citysocializer moves beyond the UK, and now wants to help people socialize in New York

Citysocializer, the mobile and Web-based app that helps you tap into social gatherings in your locale, is finally expanding beyond (...)

2014-09-18
Goodbye nokia.com? Microsoft redirects UK visitors to its own site

Slowly but surely, Microsoft is bringing everything related to Nokia’s devices and services division inside its own corporate structure. (...)

2014-09-18
The iPhone 6 Plus really isn’t THAT big

I picked up an iPhone 6 Plus from my local Apple Store this morning. Like most people, I hadn’t seen it ‘in the flesh’ before (...)

2014-09-18
iFixit opens up Apple’s iPhone 6 Plus to peek at its huge battery and the rest of its innards

Apple repair company iFixit is traditionally the first to get inside Apple’s new iPhones every year, and it continued its run today (...)

2014-09-18
Indicative launches to help build the ‘next generation of Web and mobile analytics’

From the founders of Xtify, later acquired by IBM, and MeetMoi, subsequently snapped up by Match.com, comes Indicative, a company (...)

2014-09-18
Netflix goes live in Belgium and Luxembourg, taking it to 6 new countries in Europe this week

Netflix has completed a busy week in Europe after launching its video streaming service in Belgium and Luxembourg. These launches (...)

2014-09-18
iPhoneographers pine for their beloved Camera Roll

It’s curious what people get attached to. Despite the huge number of changes to the photography apps in Apple’s iOS 8, a controversy (...)

2014-09-18
YouTube adds real-time analytics with minute-by-minute view counts for videos

YouTube has added new real-time reporting to its analytics dashboard that provides view counts down to the minute for your videos. (...)

2014-09-17
Microsoft redesigns Bing Image Search to be more touch friendly, adapt based on your query and device

Microsoft today announced a significant update to Bing Image Search, rolling out “in the coming weeks.” The company says the new (...)

2014-09-17
Twitter for iPhone gets a redesigned profile with expanded features for iOS 8

Twitter for iPhone got a revamp today with a new profile look that features lots of white space, expanded bio views and extra features (...)

2014-09-17
How to make your blog more Twitter-friendly

Brian Honigman is a marketing consultant, a professional speaker and freelance writer. This post originally appeared on the SumAll (...)

2014-09-17
Sony opens its PlayStation Now game streaming beta to PS3 users in US and Canada

More than a month after releasing the PlayStation Now open beta on the PS4, Sony has opened up its game streaming service to PS3 users (...)

2014-09-17
Apple is working on a new digital music format, U2’s Bono says

Apple is working with U2 to develop a new music format that is designed to tackle piracy by making digital downloads of albums and (...)

2014-09-17
Dropbox and Google create Simply Secure, an organization trying to make open source security tools easy to use

Dropbox, Google, and the Open Technology Fund today announced a new organization focused on making open source security tools easier (...)

2014-09-17
California Lawyer Faces Suspension For Fake Photoshops With Dozens Of Celebrities

Her website once showed her posing with President Obama, the Clintons, and more.A California lawyer has been recommended for a six-month (...)

2014-09-17
Virtually everything: How the physical world is being consumed by software services

This post is brought to you by Comcast Business. Follow us @comcastbusiness. Marc Andreesen famously said in 2011 that “software (...)

2014-09-17
FlightAware now lets you track exactly where your Apple iPhone 6 pre-order is

Knowing full well that the world would wake up today keen to know exactly where their pre-ordered iPhone 6 and 6 Plus devices are (...)

2014-09-17
Samsung Galaxy Note 4 available to pre-order in UK from tomorrow, arriving in-store October 10

Samsung has confirmed that the latest in its line up of phablet devices – the Galaxy Note 4 – will be available to pre-order for (...)

2014-09-17
Amazon just forked out $4.6 million to own the .Buy domain

US online retail giant Amazon is embracing the era of new internet domain names after it forked out nearly $4.6 million to gain exclusive (...)

2014-09-17

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