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Twitter Will Start Selling Ad Space on Other Websites

The tech giant hopes to monetize non-users by expanding its advertising platform.<p>Twitter is planning to sell ad space on Twitter feeds embedded on other websites or apps, The Wall Street Journal reported on Friday.<p>The report said Twitter talked up this plan during the 2014 International Consumer …

Wall Street Journal

The Revolutionary New iPad Feature Apple Didn’t Talk About

Apple unveiled a pair of new iPads during a somewhat subdued event Thursday at its Cupertino, Calif., headquarters. At first, it seemed there was …

Chromecast Now Lets You Choose Your Own TV Backdrops

When not being used to stream content, Google’s Chromecast usually occupies your TV’s screen with a slideshow of pre-selected wallpapers. Naturally, users wanted to be able to choose their own images to display, and as of today, you’re finally able to.<p>Google gives you a few options, including photo …

iPhone 6 Review: It’s a Winner

In my view, the iPhone 6 is the best smartphone on the market, when you combine its hardware, all-new operating system, and the Apple ecosystem whose doors it opens.<p>After stubbornly resisting for years, Apple has finally joined the big-screen smartphone movement with its two latest models, the …

5 Private Islands You Can Rent

Why settle for a private swath of sand when you can have an entire island to yourself?<p>Why settle for a private swath of sand when you can have an entire island to yourself? <i>Via TownandCountryMag.com</i><p>Petit St. Vincent, Grenadines<p>Musha Cay and the Islands of Copperfield Bay, Bahamas<p>Guana Island, …

BitTorrent Sync Gets New Interface, Links for Sharing

BitTorrent today released BitTorrent Sync version 1.4, adding a slew of new features to its file synchronization tool. You can download the new version now for Windows, OS X, and Linux from bittorrent.com/sync while the Android, iOS, and Windows Phone apps will roll out later during the day on …

Hands-On With Bublcam’s Spherical Video Camera

The Bublcam is a video camera that can capture a sphere of content with its four high-def sensors. We first covered it when its creators put up a Kickstarter campaign looking to raise $100,000 to bring the gadget to market. After raising more than three times that, the team behind it has spent nine …

Evernote Adds Desk Tidies and Tablet Stands to Market

Evernote today expanded Market, a range of premium products and accessories designed to compliment its cross-platform note-taking service, with a series of plastic and wooden desktop organizers.<p>Admittedly, desk tidies aren’t the most earth-shattering product category, but Evernote’s contributions …

Acorns Micro-Invests Your Spare Change

There’s a growing arsenal of apps that integrate with your daily spending habits to deliver smart tips on how to make the most of your money. BillGuard, for example, helps you combat credit card fraud and hidden merchant fees. But a new entrant to the personal finance space is looking to go the …

A New Advertising Format for Re/code

Re/code is introducing native advertising. But we are making clear who wrote it.<p>Eagle-eyed readers may notice a new feature here on <b>Re/code</b> today. It’s called “Sponsor Content,” and is, for us, a new form of advertising. Known broadly as “native advertising,” this is a category of ad that takes the …

Facebook Launching 'Mentions Box' Device During Emmys

LOS ANGELES — Like a child shaking an Etch A Sketch with both hands, celebrities on Monday's Emmys red carpet will be shaking a new toy created by …

Top designers react to Google’s new ‘Material’ design language

Two days ago, Google revealed its next generation “Material” design language — a departure from past guidelines and a clear reaction to design trends made popular by Apple and Microsoft.<p>To fully digest the impact Material will have on the future of digital design, VentureBeat asked several …

For Four Years, One Man Has Been Making His Own Animated Film

Camoji lets you tap your iPhone to record reaction GIFs

Camoji, a new iPhone app, makes it extremely easy to send animated GIFs to your friend.<p>The app follows a trend of overly simplistic interfaces, relying on swipe gestures for you to get around. When in camera mode, you just tap to record up to five seconds of video.<p>The app then processes it into a …

Netflix's latest weapon to take on HBO: Cosby

The online TV service adds four more stand-up comedy specials to its lineup as it aims to become the Internet's HBO.<p>Netflix's ambition to become the Internet's HBO is no gag, but it will try to get a laugh out of you anyway in the process.<p>The subscription streaming-video service announced four more …

Healthy Future for HealthKit

By on Thu, 08/14/2014<p>Apple didn't introduce an iWatch or fitness band at their Worldwide Developers Conference, but they introduced technology to make it easier for others to do so. HealthKit is a framework for developers and gadget makers that can help them integrate fitness and wearable gear with …

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Report: eBay payment unit Braintree may open up to bitcoin payments

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Could you have a “pay with bitcoin” button for your Uber sometime soon? The WSJ reported today that eBay’s payment unit …

YouTube refreshes television app for set-top boxes, game consoles and smart TVs

If you use YouTube's app on your TV, get ready for a new UI (finally!). The app has a much cleaner look now, in line with Google's Material Design, and includes features that you're used to seeing on your computer, smartphone and tablet, such as a guide that pops up on the left side, latest videos …

YC-Backed VizeraLabs Projects New Materials Onto Any Surface

Let’s say you’re at a furniture store and see a couch you like. It has the number of seats you need for your living room and the cushions are comfortable. But the model in the store is cotton, and that just won’t do — you wanted leather. How are you supposed to know if you like how it looks in …

One of Steve Jobs' Last Public Statements Can Help You Discover Your Passion

Keynote Speaker, Bestselling Author, Communication Coach<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Passion is everything. You cannot inspire unless you’re inspired yourself.<p>In 25 years of studying communication, I’ve never met an inspiring entrepreneur who isn’t freakishly …

Motivation

The World's Best Balconies

BAZAAR's edit of the hotels across the globe with the most breathtaking balcony views.<p><i>BAZAAR</i>'s edit of the hotels across the globe with the most breathtaking balcony views.<p>Fairmont, San Francisco, USA<p>Curtain Bluff, Antigua<p>Le Sirenuse, Positano, Italy<p>Shangri-La, Paris, France<p>Baros, Maldives<p>ME, …

The Principles of Adaptive Design

There’s a conversation that crops up time to time again about the definition of responsive design and treating RWD as a goal unto itself. Has it …

How to Find Balance Between High Productivity and Overworking

You have no problem keeping busy. No problem crossing things off your to-do list. You multitask like it's going out of style. But the weeks continue …

Productivity

Why we should believe the dreamers — and not the experts

History is littered with the failed predictions of experts. Yet governments hire high-paid consultants to advise on policy; businesses use them to vet research and development projects; and venture capitalists have them make investment decisions. Experts excel in looking backwards, protecting their …

UX Design Practice Verticals

Origin of the UX Design Practice Verticals<p>The UX Design Practice Verticals grew out of the industry’s short history as a maturing practice over the …

Mobile Web, Native or Hybrid App? [Decision Chart]

en_US<p>article<p>You can read articles about mobile web vs. native app vs. hybrid app, but sometimes a visual, such as a decision tree, is the best …

The New CX Toolbox – Six Research Toolsets for Building a Better Customer Connection

BETTER RESEARCH MAKES BETTER BUSINESS<br>For any customer experience initiative to be successful, the project team needs to be very well informed about …