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UX Insights from India’s most visited Fashion App

Do you think poor design (UI/UX) is hurting your website, App and in turn your business?<p>No worries. I am going to show you, how you can improve your …

UX Design

Moment iPhone 6 lens add-ons are big, bold and feel a bit dangerous

Moment Lens asks the question: How committed are you to high-quality iPhone photography?<p>Its two, $99-a piece iPhone 6 add-on lenses require a …

Privacy in the Internet of Things Era

<i>Wojtek Borowicz, community evangelist at Estimote, freelance writer and a strong believer in the Internet of Things.</i><p>We’ve already entered the Internet of Things: a world where everything is connected, with billions of devices storing and exchanging data about each other and about their users – i.e. …

Bitcoin drops to $290, hits lowest price of 2014 before bouncing back

http://www.coindesk.com/price/<p>To cap off two weeks of falling prices, bitcoin plunged to its lowest price in 2014 on Sunday, hitting $290.83 at one …

KnCMiner Raises $14 Million To Take Bitcoin Mining To The Moon

Swedish maker of bitcoin miners, KnCMiner, has announced a $14 million Series A to help build out new mining chips along with hosted mining services. Founded by Sam Cole and Andreas Kenner, the company raised with GP Bullhound advising. Creandum led the round.<p>“The funding will enable KnCMiner to …

Two years later, a huge back door in iCloud is still wide open

Here we go again: The latest hacks to hit the headlines have everyone cringing at the thought of how shoddy our Internet security really is.<p>And yet the companies involved can’t seem to fix the problems at their roots.<p>Hackers break into a host of celebrities’ iCloud accounts and steal naked photos: …

Reconciliation draws closer for Skype-like chat on the Web

The future of Skype-like communications on the Web appears more secure with reconciliation in a standards debate that pitted Microsoft against Google and Mozilla.<p>On Tuesday, authors of a Web technology called Object Real-Time Communications (ORTC) published a draft of their specification they …

Software

10 Best Startups From Y Combinator's Demo Day

Something happens to you when you sit through 75 Y Combinator startups all vying for press coverage and investment dollars. Well, besides the fact that you body goes numb from sitting in a plastic chair for nearly seven hours, you see the patterns of a pitch: intro, product explanation, financials, …

Yahoo joins Google in effort to protect users' emails from prying eyes

Yahoo is reportedly working with Google on a new encryption system for emails<p>Yahoo said it will join Google to create a secure email system by next year that could make it nearly impossible for hackers or government officials to read users' messages, <i>The Wall Street Journal</i> reported.<p>The move comes …

Tricking Facebook's Algorithm

It may be possible to game Facebook's news feed, but the social publishing will still win in the end.<p>We often talk about algorithms like they're people. Algorithms take action. They think. They make decisions. Sometimes they even offend us and we tell them so: "Um, no thanks, Facebook." "Whoa, …

Facebook Messenger Is Getting Slammed By Tons Of Negative Reviews Right Now

In just a few days since the big split, Facebook Messenger has soared to the No. 1 spot in the iOS App Store — but it also has an overwhelming number of one-star ratings. Nearly 94% of those who rated the app gave it just one star. The Google Play store works a bit differently, as Mashable's …

Here's Why 'The Internet Of Things' Will Be Huge, And Drive Tremendous Value For People And Businesses

Estimates for Internet of Things or IoT market value are massive, since by definition the IoT will be a diffuse layer of devices, sensors, and computing power that overlays entire consumer, business-to-business, and government industries. The IoT will account for an increasingly huge number of …

If You Think 5G Is All About Faster Network Speeds, You're Wrong

You can already reach for your phone, ask Google a question, and receive the answer within seconds.<p>The forthcoming generation of wireless technology will be even faster, but it's not just about sheer speed.<p>The next major network upgrade will solve one of the most aggravating problems we experience …

Two men and their quest to make Bitcoin truly untraceable

For some, Bitcoin doesn't go far enough towards truly unregulated, untraceable currency. Cody Wilson, the man behind the world's first lethal 3D-printed gun, and Amir Taaki, a Bitcoin entrepreneur, are the two crytpo-anarchists leading the effort to build software that hopes to make Bitcoin …

Four biggest threats to the Internet: Pew study looks ahead to 2025

Samsung Galaxy F caught on camera

The Samsung Galaxy F, another rumored premium version of the Galaxy S5, has been spotted in numerous rendered images and leaks over the past few months.<p>Last month we even saw the first supposed images of the Galaxy F in the flesh, or should that be in the metal, but it was a little hard to tell how …

Tim Draper: the Bitcoin auction winner who wants to split California in six

He has just won a US government auction for a trove of bitcoins. His “university of heroes” is preparing to induct a new batch of would-be entrepreneurs. And his plan to split California into six states is nearing crunch time.<p>It is a busy summer for Tim Draper.<p>The venture capitalist and …

UX Design: Users Value Authenticity - Not Artificial Intelligence

<i>Greg Zontanos is the co-founder and CEO at Locish, a Q&A app that helps users find new places to eat, drink, and have fun.</i><p>They finally did it. Technology can now officially outsmart humans into believing it’s “one of our own.” Apocalyptic premonitions aside, this watershed moment – while an …

YouTube Is Blaming Your Internet Provider For Slow Video Streams

If you're having trouble streaming a YouTube video, you may see a new message from the company blaming your internet provider.<p>Quartz was the first to notice that YouTube, which is owned by Google, now displays a notification on some videos that explains why streaming might be choppy. The message …

And The Biggest Threat To The Internet Is...

…government. That’s the opinion of over 1,400 experts, from academics to engineers, consulted by the Pew Internet and American Life Project.<p>The Net Threats report highlights widespread fears that nation states will increasingly block, filter and segment the internet to try and maintain security and …

Coinbase Launches A More Secure Bitcoin Storage Option Called ‘Vault’

One of the amusing things about the fast-maturing Bitcoin ecosystem is how the better-funded startups in the space are offering products that increasingly resemble services proffered by banks, the very entities they arguably are trying to disrupt.<p>With Bitcoin, transactions can be handled …

How Bitcoin Is Changing Online eCommerce

Within the last six months bitcoin has been steadily increasing its mainstream process. Stores like Overstock, Lord & Taylor, TigerDirect, Virgin Galactic and earlier this week NewEgg all are now accepting the digital currency. But, after it was announced that Dish Network would be accepting …

Microsoft Acquires SyntaxTree To Offer Better Unity Support In Visual Studio

Microsoft today announced that it has acquired SyntaxTree, the France-based company behind UnityVS, a popular Visual Studio plugin for developers that use the cross-platform Unity framework to write their games.<p>As S. “Soma” Somasegar, Microsoft’s corporate vice president of its Developer Division, …

SoundCloud iPhone app gets complete redesign, iPad update coming in future release

SoundCloud, the popular music and audio uploading and discovery service, today released an update to its iPhone app that introduces a completely new design. For users of the previous version, the updated design is instantly noticeable with a much cleaner and more streamlined look and feel …

5G in the UK and Beyond: What We Know

With 4G now becoming more ubiquitous in the UK (as well as around the world), early work is being done on the <i>next</i> next-generation data standard, currently being referred to as 5G.<p>You’d be forgiven for thinking then, with all the noise around the subject, that 5G implementation could be just around …

Facebook secretly experimented with the moods of 700,000 of its users

In an experiment it conducted earlier this year, Facebook injected the feeds of nearly 700,000 of its (unknowing) users with negative content to see if it would make the posts they wrote more negative.<p>The researchers believe that it did. The mood of the posts seen in the news feeds of the …

Facebook Manipulated User News Feeds To Create Emotional Responses

Facebook conducted a massive psychological experiment on 689,003 users, manipulating their news feeds to assess the effects on their emotions. The details of the experiment were published in an article entitled “Experimental Evidence Of Massive-Scale Emotional Contagion Through Social Networks” …