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Slack Is Just The Tip Of The Iceberg For Enterprise Tech

Ross Fubini Contributor<p>Ross Fubini is a venture partner at Canaan Partners.<p>Slack’s valuation soared to $2.8 billion in less than two years, and has doubled in the past six months alone — all without any big marketing campaigns. The startup’s adoption curve and rave reviews are something many …

Microsoft Windows 10 Bombshell: It's Free For Everyone

<b>Edit:</b> Since publishing this article, Microsoft has since altered its original blog post and has more recently added a statement from Microsoft’s Gabe Aul, who has apologized for the confusion caused by the original post in relation to the supposed ‘free’ Insider copies of Windows 10 referred to in …

Windows 10

Is Larry Page asleep at the wheel?

Here's his argument:<p>Growth in Google's primary business, search advertising, has flattened out at about 20 percent a year for the last few years. The company's financial results have failed to meet consensus analysts' expectations for five straight quarters. And its stock price has fallen 8 percent …

Inventions

Turn Any YouTube Video Into A GIF By Just Adding “GIF” To The URL

Want to turn something on YouTube into a GIF, but don’t want to futz with downloading third-party apps or digging around for an online converter?<p>Here’s a handy, easy to remember trick: just add “GIF” to the beginning of the URL. After “www.” and before “youtube.com”<p>Like so:<p>.<p>So, for example, you’d …

“One Pan” Orecchiette Pasta with Sausage and Arugula - How to Cook Pasta & Sauce in One Pan

Here’s the best way to ensure that your Gmail account isn’t hacked

Following the outbreak of Heartbleed, Internet users are more wary than ever of potential exploits and hacks, which makes the timing of Google’s …

Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 Review

For the past couple of years Samsung, and many other Google partners, have been on the hunt to improve productivity on Android - particularly on …

How to use Tasker for Android - automate all things

We are Android users, and we are a pampered bunch. Android is such a flexible mobile OS that our Android devices often act as our personal genies granting our daily mobile wishes, making some of our mobile dreams come true. And, as powerful as OEM-provided genies already are, a task control and …

Android News

Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 review

The Galaxy Note 8 is Samsung's latest small form-factor tablet, and it checks in with a $399 price point. That's important, and we'll be referring …

Gear & Gadgets