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Creative Director, Art Director or Designer? - The Fox Is Black

The other day Josh Benedikt, a talented UX/UI designer on my team at Disney, sent me an email with a link that said, “I feel like I understand your …

Alpine Climbing with Patagonia

At 12,000 feet above sea level, with a cold wind perpetually whipping and the alpine sun intensified by the reflective snowfields below, the old adage "the clothes don't make the man (or rather, person)" couldn't be less true. Technical, carefully designed clothing and accessories won't get you up …

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Google Drive gets creative with image editing in Slides

Users can now crop, apply shape masks, and add borders directly to images in Slides and Drawings presentations.<p>Ever put together a slideshow presentation with Google Slides only to realize the photos needed a bit more tinkering with?<p>Well, this process has just become a bit easier. Google announced …

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This simple pricing strategy has driven the phenomenal growth of mobile gaming

With King, the London-based game maker behind the incredibly successful Candy Crush Saga, expected to price its initial public offering tonight, we’ve been given an ideal opportunity to look back at the sizzling growth of the digital and mobile gaming space.<p>In short, it’s gobsmacking.<p>While music, …

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Boot up: smartwatch chic, truth about Turkey's Twitter block, Chomper leaves Apple, and more

Plus tips for making user use your app, Waze's Google bounce, Prezi gets pwned, and more<p>A burst of 8 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology team<p>Smartwatch Chic >> Tumblr<p>Now in an arm-wrestling/staring match semifinal with White Men Wearing Google Glass.<p>LAPD: All cars are under …

China's Tencent Invests In Korea's CJ Games

Chinese Internet giant Tencent is stepping up its commitment to mobile social games as it announced plans to acquire a 28 percent stake in Korea’s CJ Games for $500 million.<p>CJ Games is known for its portfolio of mobile games, which includes ‘Taming Monster’ by Seed9, ‘Modoo Marble’ by N2Play, …

Welcome to the VR social: What to expect from Oculus in the Facebook era | Ars Technica

Despite doom-saying, the acquisition could prove beneficial for all involved.<p>If you asked me yesterday to start listing companies that might purchase …

Searching For Happiness In 'Utopia'

Most people have something about their lives they would like to be different. But when Peter Goldstein entered his late 20s, he had a realization that went far beyond a wish for small improvements. He felt a yearning for something more. Not more money, or more success in the traditional sense, but …

The Time the Hadzabe Tribe in Tanzania Got My Goat... Literally (PHOTOS)

(<i>Dust swirls in the air obscuring our view as we drive to visit the Hadzabe Bush Tribe in Tanzania</i>)<p>It was the end of our second hour driving down a pot hole-infested, rattle-the-teeth-out-of-my-head dirt road in Tanzania, and I was starting to feel as if my body was going to shake apart.<p>The wind …

Continuing Travel Trend for 2014: Substandard Travel Startups Abound

Early in January we released our big report, “<b>14 Global Trends That Will Define Travel in 2014</b>,” outlining the major trends that will define travel …