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Adobe's spring video update sticks to essentials

Compared to last year's NAB show where Adobe announced some really innovative new tools, this year's NAB updates for the video applications in Creative Cloud are more yawn and less "yay!" That doesn't mean there aren't important workflow enhancements that will make day-to-day production easier; …

Report: Nintendo’s Miitomo has 4 million users, earns $280,000 per week

According to a new report, Nintendo’s first foray into the mobile app segment, social networking app Miitomo, has managed to accumulate 4 million users since it was released last month. The news comes via SurveyMonkey, who notes the following:<p>1. Since last week, over 2.6 million downloads have …

Google (re)attempts to defeat deceptive download buttons and ads

<b>Update, April 13:</b> Google has finally stepped up it’s Chrome Safe Browsing game, by actually delivering on the claims it laid out two months ago. The original post on the Google Blog from early February has been reposted, but this time what Google claims is meant to happen, actually happens. See …

Social Issues

Snapchat now has emoji stickers that move with your videos

Snapchat videos just got even more interesting with new emoji stickers, which you can attach to objects and move with them, changing size and even …

New emoji and home-screen shortcuts are coming to Android N

The second developer preview for Android N, the next version of Google's mobile operating system, is now available.<p>Available for the Nexus 6, Nexus …

The Location Data From Just Two Of Your Apps Is Enough To Identify You

A new report from researchers at Columbia University and Google has found that geotagged posts on just two social media apps are enough to draw a line back to a specific user.<p>SAN FRANCISCO — People using fake names on Twitter, Instagram, Foursquare, or Tinder in the hope these accounts can't be …

This bored gamer hacked his ecig to play a Flappy Bird clone

Electronic cigarettes are probably not going to provide a platform for mobile games in the near future — except this one.<p>Using an eVic-VTC Mini electronic cigarette, an enterprising gamer managed to hack the personal vaporizer to play the popular mobile game Flappy Bird on the built-in OLED …

Another iPhone 7 Leak 'Confirms' Apple Is Eliminating The Headphone Jack

Apple’s iPhone 7 line of smartphones — which are the successors to the iPhone 6S — should be announced in September 2016. But there are many leaks about the iPhone 7 already surfacing, one of which is about the headphone jack being abandoned. And last month this image of an iPhone 7 Plus rendering …

Mobile Technology

Snapchat Should Start Paying Its Users, Investor Hunter Walk Says

Also: "It’s never been easier to become a VC, but in the next few years, it’ll never be harder to stay one."<p>As an early product leader at YouTube, Hunter Walk saw the video-sharing site go from 100 million video views per day to four billion. As it grew, it also started to make money — and it chose …

Indian government ranks ministers on their Twitter performance

The Indian government has ranked its ministers on the basis of how quickly and efficiently they respond to people's requests on Twitter. The survey, …

Chrome 50 promises more reliable push notifications and faster page loading

Chrome 50 has now been released to the stable channel for Windows, Linux and Mac. Besides the usual bug fixes and performance enhancements, Chrome 50 also promises to deliver more reliable push notifications and faster page loading times.<p>The Push API in Chrome 50 uses a new notification model …