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Google is pushing product ads to third-party e-commerce sites for more ‘contextually relevant results’

With Shopping Campaigns, Google lets merchants organize their online product inventory within AdWords, helping them create customized (...)

2014-09-08
Apple unveils the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus

Apple is back with the latest iteration of its wildly successful smartphone, the iPhone. Today, the company introduced two new models: (...)

2014-09-08
Private cloud service Younity adds a group chat feature for sharing media files

Younity has added a chat feature to its peer-to-peer file management service. Users will now be able to leave comments on music, video (...)

2014-09-08
Nest devices now work with other home automation systems, including Dropcam

Nest Labisn’t content with simply offering its own smart home devices: It wants to be the platform that binds all home automation (...)

2014-09-08
Amazon finally brings Instant Video and Prime Instant Video streaming to Android

Update: Just like that, Amazon’s regular Android app has been updated in the UK and Germany too. Forget the workaround below regarding (...)

2014-09-08
Berg, the company behind Little Printer, is going into ‘hibernation’

Berg, the British company that made the desktop Little Printer device, has announced that it is going into a period of “hibernation” (...)

2014-09-08
Timehop for Android taps into Google+ to show your old photos stored with Auto-backup

Timehop is a beloved app that offers a daily dose of nostalgia from years gone by. The latest Android update adds Google+ photos (...)

2014-09-08
Jawbone opens its fitness-tracking wearable to data from Apple, Android and Windows Phone

Jawbone, the company behind the UP activity-tracking wearable, is opening its platform to rival services. The company told Reuters that (...)

2014-09-08
Japan’s Rakuten buys Ebates, the company behind Shopping.com, in a $1 billion deal

Japanese e-commerce giant Rakuten is pressing on with its plans for the North American e-commerce market after it confirmed that it (...)

2014-09-08
These Headless Chicken Weathervanes Spin When The Internet Freaks Out

An English seaside town has just received five highly unusual instruments for gauging tempests online.If online news stories were (...)

2014-09-07
Bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto’s old email address appears to have been hacked

Don’t take this as cause to run and dump your wallet and dismantle your mining rig, but there’s something fishy going on in the (...)

2014-09-07
Polarr, an intelligent browser-based photo app, learns your aesthetic preferences

There’s no shortage of online photo editors on the Web, but Polarr, which recently launched as an open beta, is targeting advanced (...)

2014-09-07
The Klara app lets you send photos of your skin problems to certified dermatologists

Skin conditions are a – pardon the pun – sensitive topic, so going to a dermatologist can be an intimidating experience. Now you (...)

2014-09-07
Twitch founder says streaming-service won’t become an Amazon storefront

Since Twitch’s acquisition by Amazon, there has been speculation (including my own) that the company would incorporate ads and (...)

2014-09-07
PayPal Finally Embraces Bitcoin

This integration will allow Braintree customers to accept bitcoin as a payment method.For PayPal, it was a question of when. The payments (...)

2014-09-07
Google’s Chromecast gets 1080p Chrome tab casting in beta

Google is offering Chromecast owners 1080p tab casting through the latest beta version of its desktop Chrome browser extension. At (...)

2014-09-07
Apple is sending iCloud users email alerts when their account is accessed via iCloud.com

With the recent furore around iCloud, stirred by the substantial leak of nude celebrity photos online, it should come as no surprise (...)

2014-09-07
Yahoo launches publishing tool Yahoo Recommends with personalized content and native advertising

Yahoo today launched Yahoo Recommends, a publishing tool that offers personalized content recommendations and native advertising. (...)

2014-09-07
World Startup Events is a guide to key networking and tech events across the globe

The folks from behind the World Startup Wiki have released a neat new project that shines a light on startup events and networking (...)

2014-09-07
Critique vs. criticize: The lost art of candor in the workplace

Gregory Ciotti is Help Scout‘s resident content marketer. He also gets nerdy about behavioral psychology at Sparring Mind. This (...)

2014-09-07
Sumry’s new one-page PDFs let you see when your résumé was opened by a recruiter

Sumry, a service that provides you with an interactive résumé displayed as a timeline, has added new features to its platform to (...)

2014-09-07
Flipboard recruits the team behind Ultravisual, an iPhone app for creative inspiration

Flipboard has acquired the team behind Ultravisual, an iPhone app that gives creative types fresh inspiration in a beautiful visual (...)

2014-09-07
8 Apple keynotes that shook the tech industry

Apple keynote events are known as the best shows in the industry. They are well rehearsed, perfectly presented and highly anticipated (...)

2014-09-07
Twitter is testing a ‘buy’ button for tweets on mobile

Twitter is introducing a seamless commerce experience to its users on mobile. While browsing through your timeline, there’s a chance (...)

2014-09-07
Facebook hits 100 million monthly active users in Africa, with over 80% on mobile

Facebook just keeps on growing. The number of people accessing its social network each month has reached 100 million in Africa, (...)

2014-09-07
Facebook now has 100 million monthly active users in Africa

Facebook just keeps on growing. The number of people accessing its social network each month has reached 100 million in Africa, further (...)

2014-09-07
HomeTube brings child-friendly YouTube content to your Android device

If you find that YouTube serves as a useful tool for entertaining your kids while you try and FINALLY get that lawn mowed or those (...)

2014-09-07
Tesla delivers its first Model S electric cars to customers in Japan

Tesla Motors is making inroads in Japan after handing over its first electric-powered Model S cars to customers in the region. Elon (...)

2014-09-07
Spotify will now serve free users with video ads on desktop and mobile

Spotify has been pushing hard to tempt paying subscribers over from the gratis realm, the result of which has led to a quarter (...)

2014-09-07
Microsoft fully revamps its MSN portal, Bing mobile apps to be rebranded MSN too

Microsoft has fully overhauled its MSN portal to make it more deeply integrated with its other services. Alongside this, it will also (...)

2014-09-07
Adobe freshens its Creative Cloud video suite interface and expands the focus on streamlined workflows

With Adobe’s subscription-based Creative Cloud, upgrades to the company’s pro-level video editing and collaboration tools is a (...)

2014-09-07
Resources to help you get started on learning Ruby

This post originally appeared on Code-love. In an online chat session between Yukihiro Matsumoto and Keiju Ishitsuka in early 1993, (...)

2014-09-06
4 ways and 14 tactics to drive more revenue with the power of community

Shannon is Mention’s Content & PR Manager, where she crafts words, creates strategies, and recruits loyal advocates. This (...)

2014-09-06
Windows 9 is nearly here, but Microsoft needs a touch-first version of Office much more urgently

It’s been almost two years since Microsoft made Windows 8 available for the world, but now, two major updates on and we’ve still (...)

2014-09-05
The end of ownership: The zero-marginal-cost economy

Dries Buytaert created Drupal, an open source content management platform, in his dorm room. He is also the co-founder and CTO at (...)

2014-09-05
How to save 6 hours a week on social media planning

This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog. You know the feeling. You’re sitting there, staring at your hands, at the keyboard, (...)

2014-09-05
The iWatch won’t be what you expect it to be...

They say that the only thing we learn from history is that we never learn anything from history. With the highly anticipated and expected (...)

2014-09-05
Why complexity is enterprise’s biggest debt

Jean-­Pierre Pequito is a product designer at Cupenya. As internet pioneer-­turned-­VC Marc Andreessen famously pointed out, “software (...)

2014-09-05
Nest to launch its thermostat and smoke alarm in France, Netherlands, Belgium and Ireland

Google’s Nest connected home platform will expand across Europe later this month with the release of its learning thermostat and (...)

2014-09-05
Apple hires industrial designer Marc Newson to work with Jony Ive on new products

Vanity Fair reports that Apple has hired industrial designer Marc Newson. Newson will join his friend and Senior Vice President (...)

2014-09-04
Magisto iPhone video app update has a surprise for you

Magisto, a cloud-based iOS app that uses Artificial Intelligence to automatically mix your iPhone photos and videos into movies, (...)

2014-09-04
9 black-and-white mobile camera apps go mono a mono

Monochrome is back in fashion — as if it every really left. Despite the ubiquity of color images native to digital cameras, the (...)

2014-09-04
Zuckerberg: WhatsApp can become ‘the global text messaging platform’ connecting ’2 or 3 billion people’

Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg has revised his goal for WhatsApp. Having previously said the messaging service should (...)

2014-09-04
Google will start sunsetting the SHA-1 cryptographic hash algorithm in Chrome this month, finish by Q1 2015

Google today announced its plans to sunset the SHA-1 cryptographic hash algorithm as Chrome uses it in certificate signatures for (...)

2014-09-04
Google settles with photographers over book scanning lawsuit

Google has announced a settlement with a coalition of photographers over use of their work in its Google Books scanning project. The (...)

2014-09-04
Moto 360 smartwatch sells out on Motorola.com in under three hours ‘due to high demand’

The Moto 360 smartwatch went on sale in the US today at noon. 2 hours and 25 minutes later, and Motorola has already announced that (...)

2014-09-04
Facebook woos developers with simplified registration flow for integrating apps

Facebook today announced it has simplified the developer experience for integrating apps with the social network. You can try out (...)

2014-09-04
World map of top social networks shows Facebook now dominates 130 out of 137 countries

Every June and December, social media strategist Vincenzo Cosenza updates his “world map of social networks” to show what the (...)

2014-09-04

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