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Spotify announces family plans for up to 5 users

1 hour 18 min ago

Spotify has announced new plans designed for families of up to five members, which was one of its most requested features. Pretty much anyone in a family has experienced fighting... Keep reading →
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Chat app Yik Yak adds a map to let you browse anonymous conversations around the world

1 hour 19 min ago

Yik Yak, an anonymous chat app that has gained popularity among the college set, lets you track, view and contribute to conversations and posts without having to divulge personal information. An update,... Keep reading →
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Offline over the weekend? Read all the tech news you missed right here

1 hour 34 min ago

Accept it: the weekend is over. It’s no use pining for those couple of extra hours you spent lolling (you remember the actual word lolling, don’t you?) about in bed... Keep reading →
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The BBC taps Doctor Who to bring the basics of coding to kids

5 hours 3 min ago

Tying in with the new coding and computing content initiative announced by the BBC last month, the British broadcaster has announced a new Doctor Who-themed game designed to teach the basics... Keep reading →
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The problem with problems: Google[X] chief on finding the right real-world issues to fix

Sun, 19/10/2014 - 8:26pm

‘Head of getting moonshots ready for contact with the real world‘ isn’t the simplest job title you’ll ever see, but that’s exactly what Obi Felten at Google[X] gets to call... Keep reading →
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Which startups should jump into the ‘Shark Tank’?

Sun, 19/10/2014 - 8:00pm

As child refugees from Lebanon, Donna and Rosy Khalife knew how to get creative. Growing up in Canada, then Massachusetts, their dad taught the sisters how to engrave plastic, recycle... Keep reading →
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The iPhone is now the perfect smartphone

Sun, 19/10/2014 - 7:46pm

Big screens are finally in fashion — well, for Apple at least — after what seems like eons of rumors, leaks and predictions from the media of Apple’s shift into larger... Keep reading →
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The UK will quadruple prison sentences for online abuse, trolls can get up to 2 years in jail

Sun, 19/10/2014 - 4:26pm

The issue of online trolling is never too far away from public debate, but the UK government is gearing up to tackle the problem head-on by quadrupling the maximum sentence... Keep reading →
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The content marketing trends your business should be implementing

Sun, 19/10/2014 - 4:00pm

JT Ripton is a business consultant and freelance writer. Through proper content marketing, businesses can build their brand, raise awareness, and engender trust. This type of marketing positions businesses as... Keep reading →
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Landing pages for dummies: A how-to guide

Sun, 19/10/2014 - 2:00pm

Paul Jarvis experiments with words and design. His latest book is called The Good Creative: 18 ways to make better art.  What’s a landing page? It’s a page on your website... Keep reading →
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Hands on: Flickr for iPad — it’s like the iPhone app, only larger

Sat, 18/10/2014 - 11:17pm

Do you know how to use the Flickr app for iPhone? If the answer is yes, then you already know how to use the brand new Flickr for iPad, which hit... Keep reading →
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How publishers and brands can measure the value of native advertising

Sat, 18/10/2014 - 6:30pm

Brian Honigman is a marketing consultant, speaker and a freelance writer. This post originally appeared on the Skyword blog. There’s undoubtedly widespread interest in native advertising among publishers and brands as... Keep reading →
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BBM goes all Snapchat with new ephemeral timer feature, will let you retract messages manually too

Sat, 18/10/2014 - 5:32pm

BlackBerry has announced a new update is a-comin’ to BBM, with a couple of privacy- and control-focused features in tow. The Canadian company is following in the footsteps of numerous messaging... Keep reading →
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6 TV ads by A-list directors: From Wes Anderson to David Lynch

Sat, 18/10/2014 - 5:15pm

This post was originally published on the Shutterstock blog and has been reprinted with permission. Whether they’re flexing their creative muscles to experiment with different approaches or simply snagging a... Keep reading →
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Baby boomers aren’t tech novices. They just want you to think they are

Sat, 18/10/2014 - 3:00pm

When it comes to technology, whether it be consumer tech or the overall concepts of technological advancement, most people in our modern society would say you should adapt or die. While that... Keep reading →
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Privacy in the Internet of Things era: Will the NSA know what’s in your fridge?

Sat, 18/10/2014 - 12:00pm

Wojtek Borowicz, community evangelist at Estimote, freelance writer and a strong believer in the Internet of Things. We’ve already entered the Internet of Things: a world where everything is connected,... Keep reading →
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Flickr finally launches for iPad

Sat, 18/10/2014 - 10:19am

Good news for Flickr users today – the Yahoo-owned photo-storage and sharing app has finally been optimized for iPad, though it will only work for those running iOS 8. While Flickr already worked... Keep reading →
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iFixit takes apart the new iMac with Retina display

Sat, 18/10/2014 - 1:40am
It has 14.7 million pixels, but none of those tiny dots of color could stop the folks over at iFixit from ripping apart the 27-inch beast. What the team found... Keep reading →
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Who or what is Hatsune Miku? The making of a virtual pop star

Fri, 17/10/2014 - 9:19pm

Doug Levy is a staff copywriter and editor for the Shutterstock blog. This post was originally published on the Shutterstock blog and has been reprinted with permission. Last week, mainstream America... Keep reading →
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Snapchat will fire up its first ad campaign this weekend

Fri, 17/10/2014 - 8:50pm
Snapchat has announced that it will show its first advertisements in its disappearing message app starting this weekend. The company pledged to not place ads next to personal communications, instead... Keep reading →
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