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Twitter no longer shows embedded tweets on its web service

There’s bad news for Twitter users who appreciated Twitter.com showing embedded tweets, as the feature now appears to have been (...)

2014-09-17
Amazon unveils the $199 Kindle Voyage, a premium e-reader with haptic page-turning

Amazon today announced its latest high-end e-reader, the Kindle Voyage, which features a 7.6mm thin magnesium body, 39 percent brighter (...)

2014-09-16
Amazon introduces the next-gen Fire HDX 8.9 tablet with the latest Fire OS 4 Sangria

Amazon today announced the all-new Fire HDX 8.9, an upgrade to its current HDX tablet, adding a 2.5 GHz processor while sporting (...)

2014-09-16
Amazon announces new 6″ and 7″ Fire HD budget tablets, starting at $99

Amazon today announced two models for its Fire tablet line that take affordability to a whole new level. The Fire HD 6 costs $99, (...)

2014-09-16
Google CEO Larry Page reportedly interested in building a better airport and a model city

Google co-founder Sergey Brin may be in charge of the company’s X moonshot researchdivision, but that hasn’t stopped CEO Larry (...)

2014-09-16
Coursera launches in Brazil, becomes first online education provider to partner with its public universities

Coursera today announced it is officially launching in Brazil. The company is teaming up with the University of Sao Paulo (USP) and (...)

2014-09-16
iOS 8 breathes new life into your older iPhone Camera and Photos apps

Apple today put its hotly anticipated iOS 8 mobile operating system into the hands of its toughest critics: the users, and iPhoneographers (...)

2014-09-16
iOS 8 is rolling out now for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch

Gadget aficionados, start your engines: Apple has started rolling out iOS 8 and you should be able to download it now or momentarily. (...)

2014-09-16
Microsoft reduces Windows Dev Center fee from annual to one-time, details Benefits program for developers

Microsoft today announced the lifetime Dev Center account and a new Dev Center Benefits program. In short, the company is reducing (...)

2014-09-16
Indiegogo reveals that all successfully-funded campaigns can soon stay open after the deadline

Crowdfunding has taken on a life of its own since the dawn of the Web, with a myriad of online platforms serving to democratize the (...)

2014-09-16
23 of the most gorgeous typefaces from August 2014

Sean Mitchell is an interactive designer based in Vancouver, British Columbia, and the editor of Type Release. As always, we (...)

2014-09-16
MyFitnessPal partners with Adidas to sync miCoach data to its nutrition app

Calorie counter service MyFitnessPal has announced an integration with Adidas that will add support for data syncing from the miCoach (...)

2014-09-16
Unity Pro video game engine is now free for all licensed PlayStation developers

Unity is making the premium version of its video game engine and development platform free for all licensed PlayStation developers. (...)

2014-09-16
Giveaway: Win a new iPhone 6

Apple’s new iPhone 6 represents the cutting edge in mobile device technology and manufacturing. It’s available in two sizes that (...)

2014-09-16
The ‘Kindle Voyage’ could be Amazon’s next e-reader

Amazon could be gearing up to add a new ‘Voyage’ model to its range of Kindle e-readers. First spotted by Caschy’s Blog, via (...)

2014-09-16
Roundup: What the first reviews say about the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus

The first reviews of Apple’s new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus have been published today, with most critics impressed by the company’s (...)

2014-09-16
Google Play services updated with Google Fit testing, a new Drive API and enhanced analytics

Google has begun rolling out Google Play services 6.1 with a set of new APIs for developers. The new features include an Enhanced (...)

2014-09-15
Lyft Line’s shared carpooling service is coming to the perpetually congested Los Angeles

When you live in Los Angeles you plan most of your life around traffic. Actually, it’s planning on how you’ll pass the time while (...)

2014-09-15
Envoy turns the cumbersome process of visitor registration into a sleek, digital experience

It’s funny how everyday experiences shape our ideas and create potential businesses. For Larry Gadea, the inspiration for Envoy (...)

2014-09-15
If you think you can’t write, you’re wrong: Copywriting tips for the novice blogger

Barry Feldman is a content marketing consultant, copywriter, social media advisor and more. This post has been adapted with permission (...)

2014-09-15
The MOD Duo wants to be the last digital guitar pedal you ever own

Digital guitar pedals can be great. They offer a huge range of sounds via various pedals and that’s sort of the problem. They’re (...)

2014-09-15
Microsoft unveils wired Xbox One controller for Windows, coming this November for $59.95

Microsoft today announced four new accessories to its lineup, all set to arrive before the holiday season this year. Gamers will be (...)

2014-09-15
The Apple Watch won’t kill the Swiss watch industry

Benzi Rosenski is CEO and co-founder of Torgoen Swiss Watches which specializes in pilot’s watches. He’s a pilot himself, and (...)

2014-09-15
DataFox’s service for tracking private company data goes into beta

DataFox, an artificial intelligence service that collects data on private companies, has graduated from its public alpha to a beta (...)

2014-09-15
LittleBits launches a hardware store for user created modules

LittleBits has been in the business of democratizing hardware prototyping. Today it’s taking another step towards that ultimate (...)

2014-09-15
90% off a lifetime of finance, business, dev and IT training

In today’s competitive markets, it’s important for finance industry executives to constantly adapt and sharpen their skills to (...)

2014-09-15
FiftyThree’s Paper goes the collaborative route with new Mix platform

These days, it’s not enough to just create something — increasingly, the creative process involves collaboration, whether it’s (...)

2014-09-15
Build your own Siri: API.ai offers voice integration for all

The team behind Speaktoit, the virtual assistant app for Android, has launched a natural language understanding platform today called (...)

2014-09-15
Amazon brings ‘Login and Pay with Amazon’ service for buying from third-party sites to Europe

Amazon today introduced its ‘Login and Pay with Amazon‘ service in Europe. The tool allows businesses to update their websites (...)

2014-09-15
Wolfram now lets the clever kids use its technical computing tools within a browser

If you’re a fan of Wolfram’s Mathematica app, you’ll be pleased to hear its comprehensive tools for technical computing (...)

2014-09-15
Ahead of IPO, Rocket Internet CEO tells staff to conquer ‘all four corners’ of the world

Rocket Internet is out to bring its e-commerce empire to all four corners of the world. That’s according to founder and CEO Oliver Samwer, (...)

2014-09-15
Roku reveals it has sold 10 million streaming devices in the US

Roku has gone public with a few new metrics about its business, most notably it is revealing that it has now sold 10 million video (...)

2014-09-15
Content marketers: It’s time to find a new blogging trend

Erin Robbins O’Brien is the COO of GinzaMetrics and co-founder of FOUND Conference. 10 Ways to Create Better Content. The Top 3 (...)

2014-09-14
Flickr launches 20under20 award to recognize and support young photographers

Flickr, one of the first Web-based social networks dedicated to photography, today launched a new program recognizing emerging young (...)

2014-09-14
Why every founder should work for someone else in between startups

Daria Shualy is Don Draper/product marketer at daPulse. All entrepreneurs are serial entrepreneurs. It’s a personality trait, some (...)

2014-09-14
Chrome for Android has a hidden search feature that suggests answers to questions as you type

Hidden inside Google’s Chrome for Android app is an experimental feature that will instantly display suggestions to various queries (...)

2014-09-14
WikiLeaks releases FinFisher ‘weaponized malware’ to help people build defenses

WikiLeaks has today released copies of ‘weaponized malware’ used by various governments around the world to snoop on individuals. (...)

2014-09-14
It’s official: Microsoft is buying Minecraft developer Mojang for $2.5 billion

Following rumors of a potential acquisition, Microsoft has today confirmed that it will be purchasing Mojang, the developer of the (...)

2014-09-14
Samsung unveils its new flagship NX1 camera for photo pros

Samsung has launched the NX1 SMART Camera — its new flagship model — just in time for tomorrow’s opening of the Photokina (...)

2014-09-14
YouTube for Android will soon support offline video playback in India

Google will soon allow Android users in India to download YouTube videos and watch them offline. The announcement was made alongside (...)

2014-09-14
Google announces its first ‘affordable’ Android One smartphones in India, priced from $105

Google has finally revealed more specific details of its new Android One program, an initiative announced earlier this year that aims (...)

2014-09-14
This Chinese city has special walking lanes for pedestrians who can’t put their phones down

Asia is so often the vanguard of new tech trends: how about dedicating walking lanes for people using mobile phones? That’s what (...)

2014-09-14
Netflix makes its much-anticipated debut in France

Netflix has finally said ‘bonjour’ to France after the video-on-demand site marked its long-awaited arrival in the country, another (...)

2014-09-14
Why you should measure backward, not forward

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

2014-09-13
Meet MUBI, the ‘Netflix for cult, classic and indie movies’

Scrolling through the usual list of on-demand video-streaming services on my PS3 last year, I couldn’t quite decide whether to fire (...)

2014-09-13
Golfer Greg Norman Injures Hand in Chainsaw Accident, Lives to Tweet About It

After nearly severing his left hand with a chainsaw, Australian golfer Greg Norman did what all socially savvy celebrities do in (...)

2014-09-13
5 must-have attributes for future-proof application integration

David Akka is the Managing Director of Magic Software Enterprises (UK). Application integration solutions have become key enablers (...)

2014-09-13
10 unscalable tactics Quibb used to build a community of influential professionals

Carrie Melissa Jones is the editorial director of CMX Media. This post originally appeared on the CMX Hub. When you’re building (...)

2014-09-13

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