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Uber lawsuit in California over drivers rights gets class action status

An Uber lawsuit in California asserting that drivers are employees — not contractors — has been granted class-action status. U.S. (...)

2015-08-31
The sharing economy: sharing for money

The sharing economy is disruptive. It gives more power to both sellers and buyers. And it lowers prices while raising quality. But (...)

2015-08-31
Women don’t excuse Ashley Madison’s deceitful fembots

Just in case you think we’ve exited the Uncanny Valley of affair site Ashley Madison, particularly its use of bots to cater to (...)

2015-08-31
Google, Microsoft, Netflix, Cisco and more are designing an open-source video format

Seven of the largest tech companies have formed the new Alliance for Open Media, an open source project to develop new formats, (...)

2015-08-31
Google will soon demote sites with full-page app install ads

On the mobile Web, app install pop-ups can interfere with your experience.  Google is taking steps to make sure they don’t, and (...)

2015-08-31
Crashlytics rolls out Pinned Builds for developers who have multiple app versions

If you’re working on several builds of your app, tracking what’s going wrong — and where — can be tough. Crashlytics now has (...)

2015-08-31
Google created an entirely new typeface for its snappy logo redesign

Google’s colorful new logo has the technology blogs abuzz, but there’s a lot more to it than a slick redesign. It’s a branding (...)

2015-08-31
This new site is like an ongoing Reddit AMA where you can ask ‘experts’ anything you want

Have you ever had a question, but didn’t know where to turn? Social media or sites like Quora are great, but may not offer insight (...)

2015-08-30
I love Apple Music and I’m willing to forgive its flaws

I love Apple Music, even though it has so many flaws that it can feel like condescending to the slightly-deaf, undeniably jerky owner (...)

2015-08-30
Samsung introduces the Gear S2 smartwatch

Samsung has announced its latest offering in the smartwatch world, the Samsung Gear S2. With a round look and two different styles, (...)

2015-08-30
Samsung Galaxy Note 5 Review: The best big phone you can buy

We’re living in a world with a new Samsung. Gone are the days of flimsy construction and uninspiring design, replaced by a new (...)

2015-08-30
Augmented reality is the future of design

In 1992, researcher Tom Caudell coined the term Augmented Reality (AR). It’s an experience that supplements the real world with (...)

2015-08-30
Upgrade your workflow with the Pay-What-You-Want UX to UI Designer Toolbox

Assets and apps are the tools of the trade when it comes to interface design. The UI to UX Designer Toolbox from TNW Deals brings (...)

2015-08-30
2 course bundles to help you build an audience and convert leads

An expert digital marketeer can generate huge growth. To help you learn these skills, TNW Deals has two bundles of video courses which (...)

2015-08-29
Choosing font pairings just got easier: Meet ‘Tinder’ for typefaces

Picking font pairings can prove to be incredibly difficult, particularly if you’re not a top-notch designer. Even now, many of us (...)

2015-08-29
Light Table Loupe for iOS lets you easily view your film negatives

There are all sorts of tricks you can use in iOS (Accessibility, for example) to view film negatives — the kind you got when you (...)

2015-08-27
Internet meme Grumpy Cat is not stoked to be the first Madame Tussauds animatronic kitty

She may look cranky, but Tardar Sauce — the three-year-old internet meme known the world over as Grumpy Cat — seems content to (...)

2015-08-27
Meet the 13-year-old founder building an incredible tool to understand startups

Soroush Ghodsi is 13-years-old. It shouldn’t matter. It doesn’t really matter. And yet… I first encountered Soroush when I emailed (...)

2015-08-28
App changelogs should be useful, not easter eggs or boilerplates

App changelogs used to be simple – they showed you what was new in the latest update. But now developers have fallen victim to trends (...)

2015-08-28
Introducing @TNWstyle: A new account exploring the way we write about technology

You may not realize it, but styleguides are an important part of journalism. They help all writers for a publication use the same (...)

2015-08-28
If you want to connect people, sell stories not social media shares

Content marketing may be a timeless concept, but its role within the digital media ecosystem is brand new. It’s known that blog (...)

2015-08-27
Why parents should challenge autoplay video

In nineteenth century America, parents prepared children with macabre children’s books and fairy tales. It was impossible (...)

2015-08-27
Supercharge your Mac with 9 killer apps for $39.99

High quality apps can seriously streamline your workflow. The Supercharge Your Mac Bundle offers nine of the best for $39.99, covering (...)

2015-08-27
Trouble in Mind Candy’s magic kingdom? Sources say ‘yes’, Acton Smith says ‘no’

Michael Acton Smith is one of Britain’s most high-profile entrepreneurs. The ‘Willy Wonka’ figure founded and has continued (...)

2015-08-27
iZettle Advance is like Square Capital for small UK and European businesses

Surviving as a sole trader or small business isn’t an easy task – balancing the cash flow against your expenses can often leave (...)

2015-08-27
Live inside the LEGO house of your dreams with EverBlock

LEGO bricks are a flippin’ awesome piece of equipment. Whether you’re 8 or 80 years old (and beyond), there’s something really (...)

2015-08-26
Android Pay isn’t coming any time soon (but don’t tell Google’s partners!)

Android Pay is coming. Well, someday at least. Partners don’t seem to know as much, and are already promoting their acceptance of (...)

2015-08-25
Fitbit’s Surge helped me lose 10 pounds in a month, but I don’t want to wear it anymore

Losing weight is hard work, but it’s also incredibly rewarding. Like many others, I committed myself to shedding fat for the new (...)

2015-08-25
Report: Yep, Ashley Madison is full of Fembots

In the wake of the scandal-inducing Ashley Madison data dump, there has been plenty of skepticism regarding the demographics of the (...)

2015-08-25
6 Web design mistakes (and how to correct them)

It happens to everyone at some point: You look back on a website design and realize that you made a mistake. And we’re not talking (...)

2015-08-25
Coin 2.0 has NFC for contactless payments, starts shipping today

Coin, the mobile payment card that’s perpetually in beta mode, is releasing another new card. Version 2.0 has NFC for contactless (...)

2015-08-25
Pushbullet’s free file-sending app Portal arrives for iPhone

Pushbullet’s Portal app that lets you send large (or small) files from your computer to your phone is now available for iOS devices. (...)

2015-08-25
Here’s how to disable video auto-play on Twitter and Facebook

This morning, a disturbing video was uploaded to social media. The reason it had so many views was a mixture of cold, morbid curiosity (...)

2015-08-25
PSA: Instagram has removed custom locations

If you’re a power-user of Instagram, you’ve probably taken advantage of its ability to write Custom Locations on your image. (...)

2015-08-24
OneRX helps you find where to get the lowest-priced prescription medication

While most insurance providers offer tools to help you calculate your prescription medication costs, the websites or apps are often (...)

2015-08-24
Uber and Lyft can now apply for permits to operate at LAX

Next time you need a lift from LAX, you may be able to get Uber or Lyft to pick you up. According to The Los Angeles Times, the City (...)

2015-08-24
Grab 60% off the Sound Step Lightning 2, a portable Bluetooth speaker with full-bodied sound

Audiophiles are often challenged in small spaces, but the remarkably rich sounds of Sound Step Lightning 2 prove that true quality (...)

2015-08-24
Master data analytics with 85% off this training bundle

The use of big data is spreading rapidly, from farmers optimizing the use of their land, to journalists sourcing enlightening statistics. (...)

2015-08-24
Why emotions are key to impactful websites

Humans like to fancy themselves logical beings, but anybody with some sense will tell you that most people are ruled by their emotions. (...)

2015-08-23
Judge rules FTC has the authority to govern corporate cybersecurity

A U.S. appeals court has ruled the FTC can govern corporate cybersecurity. Citing a law established in 1914 allowing the FTC protect (...)

2015-08-23
Recently documents your life via a monthly photo magazine

Talk about defying a trend. At a time when paper-based publications are looking for a way to ditch production and mailing costs in (...)

2015-08-23
Staff Recommender: Tyler Adams, Who Can Identify Every Country From Its Amorphous Blob

The best things on the Internet this week, curated by Fast Company employees. Tyler AdamsPhoto: Celine Grouard for Fast Company Name: (...)

2015-08-20
Amazon Web Services Engineer Bootcamp Bundle + Stuk.io Ruby on Rails: 2-year subscription

Don’t Miss out on these Deals! Amazon Web Services Engineer Bootcamp Bundle for just $29 If you need to deploy any kind of application, (...)

2015-08-21
The state of startups in Israel

In the face of myriad studies, statistics, fundings, and exits among Israeli startups and venture capitalists in the past couple (...)

2015-08-20
Ashley Madison hackers: Website is ‘like a drug dealer abusing addicts’

It’s hard to ignore the serious fallout from the data dump of affair site Ashley Madison: from lascivious stories of Josh Duggar’s (...)

2015-08-20
Pac-Man 256 has just one insane, endless map

Bandai Namco’s beloved Pac-Man arcade game turned 35 earlier this year, and the company celebrated the occasion with a revamp of (...)

2015-08-21
QuizUp wants companies to train employees with its new corporate trivia game

QuizUp is expanding beyond its realm of competitive trivia gaming with a new program aimed at helping companies revamp corporate learning, (...)

2015-08-21
Why you can’t be a quiet creative (if you want to make a living)

If you’re selling your time as a freelancer, or selling your own products, you’ve probably already realized you need to put nearly (...)

2015-08-21

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