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Extrem praktisch: 23 Gmail-Erweiterungen für deine Inbox

Mit den richtigen Gmail-Erweiterungen lässt sich das eigene E-Mail-Postfach optimieren. Wir stellen die besten Erweiterungen vor.<p>Gmail erfreut sich …

CrisisNET speedily aggregates social data in disaster situations

<b>CrisisNET speedily aggregates social data in disaster situations</b><p>Not-for-profit software company Ushahidi has launched CrisNET, an open-source platform that it claims will dramatically reduce the amount of time that it takes journalists, analysts and humanitarian organisations to get their hands on well-structured, crowdsourced data in the midst of conflict and disaster.<p>Ushahidi describes CrisisNET as a "the firehose of global crisis data". It has been designed to suck in data from a number of …

World Cup Day 1: What You Need to Know

Rejoice, sports fans, it's finally here! After months of excitement, anticipation and controversy of different stripes, the 2014 World Cup kicks off …

Starbucks starts rolling out wireless phone chargers nationwide

Starbucks plans to install Powermat's wireless charging stations at its coffee stores across the US. After a small pilot run with these "Powermat Spots" — small circles that are seamlessly implanted in tables and counters — the larger rollout will kick off within Starbucks and Teavana locations in …

Amazon Prime Music is no Spotify killer, but it doesn't need to be

It makes Prime seem like a better value, and that's everything<p>Amazon is getting into the streaming music game. The company has officially launched Prime Music, a new service that offers Prime customers access to over 1 million songs and hundreds of curated playlists. Today's reveal caps off weeks …

Medium: So cool arbeitet das Vorzeige-Startup aus San Francisco

Medium schickt sich an, die Blogger-Plattform der Zukunft zu werden. Die Zeichen stehen auf Erfolg – aber auch das Büro des Startups aus San …

Paypal-Alternative für Startups: Amazon rollt „Login and Pay“-Funktion aus

Nach monatelangen Tests startet Amazon seinen „Login and Pay“ genannten Bezahldienst. Vornehmlich für Startups und KMUs konzipiert, torpediert das …

Schneller zum fertigen Artikel: 9 Schreib-Tools für Content-Marketeers

Von der Planung bis zum Verfassen eines Artikels kann einiges schief gehen. Wir zeigen euch neun Tools, mit denen ihr besser plant, Ablenkungen …

Gut gesucht, gut gekauft – So dominierst du die Amazon-Suche

Google ist out, Amazon ist in – so in etwa könnte zumindest die Devise für SEO-Spezialisten aus dem E-Commerce-Bereich lauten. Tatsächlich wird die …

Skybox: Google schnappt sich Satelliten-Startup für 500 Millionen Dollar

Skybox, einer der heißesten Player im umkämpften Satelliten-Markt, geht für 500 Millionen US-Dollar an Google. Der US-Konzern bestätigt den Deal und …

Uber Accelerates In Europe As Incumbent Powers Stamp Their Feet

As many European countries see protests of scale against the popular, and controversial-to-some, ride-share service Uber, the company is seeing massive interest in its offerings. Media coverage of the strike indicated that Uber wasn’t being punished in the least: Instead, demand was spiking, and …

12 Things BuzzFeed’s Ben Smith Thinks You Should Know about Journalism » Nieman Journalism Lab

BuzzFeed editor Ben Smith came up to Cambridge this week and gave a talk at the Nieman Foundation about the site’s evolution from a meme factory into a meme factory that also reports on events in the Crimean peninsula. Our friends at Nieman Reports have video of the full event (featuring a few …

Huge Sword Fight Breaks Out Between Sikh Groups At Indian Temple

The clashes came on the 30th anniversary of a deadly military raid on the site.

Pakistan

19 Facts That Show Just How Massive Walmart Really Is

It's hard to fathom how giant and pervasive the world's biggest retailer is. The company's workforce is almost the size of the Chinese army.<p>1. Walmart brought in $476 billion for revenue in the year that ended Jan. 31, 2014, topping Exxon Mobil in the Fortune 500 for a second year. That's more than …

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What Netflix Categories Actually Mean

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The Dropbox Conundrum

It was supposed to be next high-profile tech IPO, but now it's facing many of the same questions that Facebook faced before going public.<p>With a seemingly sustainable business, plenty of capital, and crucial momentum, Dropbox seemed poised only months ago to be 2014's next big tech IPO. Entering the …

Democratic Congressman Used An iPad To Answer A Debate Question

"Congressman, are you googling during this debate?"

Democratic Primaries

Meet Pepper, the £1,000 robot that will read your emotions

<b>Meet Pepper, the £1,000 robot that will read your emotions</b><p>Like the Tin Man in The Wizard Of Oz, the robot community has finally found its heart. This time around it's not made of sawdust-stuffed silk. Better -- sensors, cameras, microphones and proprietary algorithms that calculate human emotion according to vocal intonation and facial expressions. And soon it could be ambling around your home, asking if you feel alright, after it goes on sale in Japan from February 2015 for 198,000 yen …