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Read the McLaren F1's gorgeous owner's manual with the man who illustrated it

The closest most of us will ever get to a real McLaren F1<p>The McLaren F1 is legend, widely considered the last great supercar built for drivers, not obscenely rich showoffs. Every detail of the car was painstakingly considered—including the owner's manual, a hand-illustrated, coffee table hardbound …

Steal Competitor's Customers with Effective Comparison Pages

<i>Meagan French is the founder of</i> <i>Lotus Growth</i><i>, a consultancy helping SaaS companies acquire and convert more customers.</i><p>Marketing your SaaS startup in a crowded space with many competitors presents its own set of challenges. Chances are, you’re going up against companies that have more funding, more …

Next-Generation Email Platform Inbox Rolls Out Open Source Apps, Details Its Hosted API Pricing

Inbox, the email startup founded by Dropbox and MIT alums offering modern APIs that allow developers to build new applications on top of email’s aging underpinnings, is today taking steps to make it even easier for developers to get started with the launch of open source email apps. The company is …

​Apple locks iPhone 6 NFC to Apple Pay

After months of speculation, Apple finally came good on rumours of NFC functionality at last week's launch of the iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, and Apple Watch. However, the NFC capability on the new devices is set to be locked down for use only with Apple Pay mobile payments.<p>While NFC has been present …

Steve Jobs Was Completely Wrong About Why People Like the iPhone

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>The launch of iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus — and the latter's massive 5.5-inch screen — appear to prove Apple founder Steve Jobs was completely wrong when he said in 2010 "no one" would want to buy a phone with a big screen.<p>And while this sort of …

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How to Craft a Compelling Storyline for Your Company

As mentioned in the beginning, the key to a consistent story about your business is that your entire team buys-in on what you’ve defined as your brand.<p>From the beginning, it’s important for the entire team to be involved in the process of creating your brand as well as providing their input on …

Former Microsoft Engineers Launch Pixotale, A Social Networking App For Visual Storytelling

A pair of ex-Microsoft engineers, Robert Mao and Haitao Li, have launched what they describe as a new social network based around photos and videos with Pixotale, an app that aims to re-imagine long-form storytelling for the mobile era.<p>Mao, previously having spent five years with Microsoft …

Robin, A Company Enabling Sensor-Powered Smart Offices, Raises $1.4 Million

Imagine walking into a room, having it recognize you, then customize itself to your particular preferences. That’s not the future — it’s happening now thanks to an up-and-coming startup called Robin, which provides a “software layer for office buildings.” The Boston-based company has raised a $1.4 …

GoDaddy Acqui-Hires Founders Of Smart Calendaring App Canary

GoDaddy is again expanding its team focused on serving the needs of small business owners with the acquisition of a smart calendaring service called Canary. The deal for Canary is more of an acqui-hire, than acquisition, as GoDaddy has no intentions of bringing the Canary application into its …

Google Offers A Free Crash Course In Android Development

Google has teamed up with Udacity to make available a free course in Android development available to all – complete with videos, quizzes, course materials and forums. The course is called “Developing Android Apps: Android Fundamentals,” and it provides everything you need to learn how to make an …

Twitter Acquires CardSpring To Power In-Tweet Commerce And Offers

Twitter just announced it’s acquired CardSpring to enable “in-the-moment commerce experiences.” CardSpring is an application platform that lets developers build card-linked offers electronic coupons, loyalty cards, and virtual currencies that work with credit cards and other types of payments. …

Apple Makes OS X Yosemite Beta Download Available To Testers

Apple flipped the switch on the OS X Yosemite Beta today as promised, and if you’ve already signed up and been accepted to the Beta program, you can head to the Apple site for the preview to get a Mac App Store redemption code for the new build now. If you haven’t yet signed up, you can try now, …

Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Apple’s OS X Yosemite Beta Preview

Apple has a new version of OS X coming to Macs this fall, and for the first time ever, it’s giving up to 1 million members of the public the opportunity to test it out in advance – for free, and without requiring they register as a developer, starting this Thursday. The purpose of the advance …

Kontakt.io raises $2M to boost 'beacon' devices and platform

Investment dollars may just now be starting to flow into beacon technology.<p>In the retail setting, beacon tech is wireless micro-location technology that detects your smartphone when you enter a store, then can deliver relevant content like coupons based on what you’re browsing. It got a big boost …

Introducing Stellar

Stellar is a decentralized protocol for sending and receiving money in any pair of currencies. This means users can, for example, send a transaction …

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Apple granted preliminary approval for $450 million ebooks settlement

Bloomberg reports that Apple has received preliminary approval for the $450 million lawsuit settlement reached over its ebook pricing practices.<p>The settlement was first reached out of court about six weeks ago just before the case was set to go before a jury. Despite that development, Judge Cote in …

Google Acquires Directr, An App For Shooting Short Films On Your Phone

Directr, an app that we’ve covered a few times since its launch back in 2012, has just been snatched up by Google.<p>In an age of ultra-brief videos, Directr existed to help users and businesses shoot videos that were a bit longer than your average Vine — think ads, or promo clips, or family holiday …

Yahoo To Strengthen Email Encryption

Yahoo will join Google in providing users of its email service with end-to-end encryption, helping to keep the private communications of people protected from the prying eyes of governments and hackers alike. The company made the announcement on stage at the Black Hat security conference earlier …

Square Rolls Out Online Appointments System for Businesses

Square took another step beyond mobile payments on Monday with the introduction of a new online appointments system for business owners.<p>The service, …

In Three Minutes, We Can Teach You How to Create Your Very Own Flipboard Magazine

MagMaker / November 7, 2013<p>If you’re just getting started with Flipboard magazines — or just thinking about getting ready to maybe possibly create …

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American Billionaire Ronald Lauder Is Funding Africa's Cheapest Car

American billionaire Ronald Lauder has reportedly provided start-up capital to Mobius Motors, a startup Kenyan car-manufacturing company that plans to build Africa’s cheapest car.<p>According to a report by Kenya’s Business Daily, Lauder, who is worth about $3.8 billion, is offering Mobius Motors an …