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The 7 Best Prototyping Tools for UI and UX Designers in 2018

It is undoubted that UI/UX design is an important aspect of making a website or application work. Creating and improving products based on prototypes …

The 22-year-old whiz kid who runs Apple's Twitter account shares his social media tips

One of the main people behind it is 22-year-old Tai Tran. Apple offered him a full-time job running social media before he even graduated. He's been named to Forbes' 30 under 30 list for marketing, and when he accepted a job at Apple, it was covered by Apple blogs.<p>Tran is sharing his social media …

UC Berkeley

Google Launches New Design Portal for Mobile App, Website Developers

As a company that derives a huge portion of its revenue from online ads, Google has a lot at stake in ensuring that people are able to access …

Tracking Digital Marketing Campaigns Without Expensive Software

There are a lot of tech companies that are taking a crack at tracking digital marketing campaigns. If you have the budget to invest in software, …

Black Country seeks £6bn rebirth as UK’s largest garden city

Plans to transform region from ‘industrial backwater’ into a ‘new Albion’ would see 45,000 new homes built in next 10 years<p>The Black Country long ago secured its place in the nation’s history as one of the catalysts of Britain’s industrial revolution. If it involved metal, the chances were that …

Local Economies
Python Programming

Top 16 Most Effective Search Engine Optimization Tips – 2016 [Infographic]

A simple introduction to on-page and off-page SEO factorsWith every website vying for a moment in the spotlight, and viewers becoming more discerning …

Digital Marketing

Massive sculpture relocated because people busy texting kept walking into it

The statue by Sophie Ryder had to be moved because people on their phones were bumping into it<p>A massive 20ft statue of two clasped hands had to be relocated after people texting on their mobile phones kept walking into it.<p>The sculpture, called ‘The Kiss’, was only put in place last weekend, but …

Art

UK weather: Britain hotter than Madrid this weekend as heatwave brings temperatures twice average for the time of year

Temperatures could reach 14C (57F), but there is a dividing line between cold weather in the north and mild conditions in the south<p>Parts of the country will be hotter than Madrid this weekend as the UK experiences a mini heatwave with temperatures double the average for the time of …

3D-Printed Sundial Engineered to Display Time like a Digital Clock

Long before there were digital watches, there was the sundial–a device that tells the time of day by the position of the sun in the sky. They're harder to read than our modern means of time telling, until now. Etsy shop Mojoptix has created a 3D-printed version of the sundial that displays the …

3D Printing

Apple shares new iPhone 6s ads showcasing 3D Touch, Live Photos

Apple today has debuted a pair of new ads for its iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus. The two ads, one simply titled “Live Photos” and the other titled “Less Time,” are fast-paced 30 second spots that quickly jump between using a pair of features that differentiate the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus from their …

Pharmaceutical firms paying members of panel which oversees NHS drug procurement

Ten senior officials on the Department of Health's Pharmaceutical Market Support Group also act as consultants to drugs companies<p>More than one in three members of the government panel overseeing the NHS’s procurement of medicines across Britain has been carrying out paid work for drugs companies, a …

Scrap BBC charter and keep Channel 4 public, say Tory peers

Lords Fowler and Inglewood say government needs to underline BBC independence and rule out any plans to sell Channel 4<p>Two Conservative grandees have told the government to change course on its two most high-profile media polices, saying ministers should scrap the BBC’s royal charter and rule out …

United Kingdom

UK drops first bombs in Syria after MPs approve air strikes

British bombers attacked oilfields in eastern Syria early on Thursday, the UK government said, hours after parliament approved the bombing of Islamic State (IS) group targets in the country.<p>"I approved yesterday a series of targets in the Omar oilfields [and] well heads”, Defence Minister Michael …

Middle East

Britain is our bridgehead to Europe because of its world-class talent

Trevor Mann, the chief performance officer at Nissan, on why Nissan has chosen to build the Infiniti Q30 in Sunderland<p>This week Nissan will reaffirm its position as the top car manufacturer in Britain. On Thursday at our Sunderland plant – the largest automotive production facility in the UK – we …

Nissan

Flood warnings as rain batters Britain

Nearly a month’s volume of rain expected to fall in parts of Wales, with wintry showers forecast for Northern Ireland and Scotland<p>Gale-force winds are making way for heavy rain, putting parts of the country on flood alert as the UK feels little respite from the unsettled weather.<p>Almost a month’s …

Weather

ARM: Britain's most successful tech company you've never heard of

Without ARM, the iPhone and other smartphones wouldn’t work. Hardly anyone knows it – and that’s just how Cambridge’s ‘Silicon Fen’ company likes it<p>In a loose collection of offices on an underwhelming business park outside of Cambridge sits Britain’s most successful technology company, ARM. You’ve …

Profit

First genetically modified humans could exist within two years

Humans who have had their DNA genetically modified could exist within two years after a private biotech company announced plans to start the first trials into a ground-breaking new technique.<p>Editas Medicine, which is based in the US, said it plans to become the first lab in the world to …

From defence to technology, six deals to look out for as Narendra Modi visits the UK

Indian prime minister Narendra Modi is in the UK from Nov. 12 for a three-day visit.<p>There is pressure on both India and the UK to sign a package of business deals to mark the occasion. The pair has a long, shared history, but trade between the two countries ranks low. There are many areas, however, …

India

Meet Niche, Twitter’s Secret Weapon

Twitter's small, little-discussed acquisition is paying big dividends.<p>Over the past few months, McDonald's enlisted social media star Crawford Collins to promote its all-day breakfast on Instagram, Oxygen TV ran a campaign with the widely followed Sara Hopkins on Snapchat, and Coke enlisted Vine …

WordPress Plugins We Use, 3rd Edition

Ever wonder what's running under the hood here at CSS-Tricks? Well, it's been a while since we last shared the WordPress plugins used here on the …

Time I
Marketing

This app will make sure you don’t lose your most important stuff

Ever find yourself scouring the house for a lost set of keys just yearning for the sci-fi device that’d tell you where you left them? In yet another sign that the future is indeed here, there’s an app for that.<p>FindMyStuff uses any of a wide array of small Bluetooth beacons to tag and track your …

Macaw’s code-savvy Web design tool will help your site shine

Web designing is more than setting up eye-appealing images on a page and slapping some words together for publishing.<p>To bring a functional website to life, meticulous amounts of HTML are needed to add front end functionality. In the past, designers were restricted to processes through Adobe …