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The Workflow App Favored By Designers At Airbnb, Dollar Shave Club, And Snapchat

Lingo not only helps keep designers’ assets organized, it makes syncing them across teams as easy as joining a Slack channel.<p>It’s sometimes hard to remember that iTunes once solved a real problem, given what a bloated mess it has become. Digital music was taking off, and so people had folders upon …

UI Design

Infosys Invests $3 Million In Pro Sports Performance Data Startup Whoop

Infosys, the India-headquartered consulting and IT firm, is getting into sports and wearables after it announced a $3 million strategic investment in Whoop, a Boston-based company that provides performance data to professional athletes and sports teams.<p>Whoop was spun out of the Harvard Innovation …

Earnest raises $275M to help millennials manage their financial futures

Lending platform Earnest wants to help millennials manage their finances. To build out its offering of loans and other financial management tools, the company has raised $75 million in funding, plus $200 million worth of loan capital from New York Life.<p>Battery Ventures led the round, which saw …

8 Ways Startups Are Changing the Healthcare Industry

<b>8. Tech Integration for Improving Care</b><br>The use of technology to build better relationships, improve communication and diagnose early based on EMR-integrated provider-patient platforms excites me as a healthcare angel investor. Although the quantified self receives lots of attention, large segments …

John Sculley-backed Audax Health nabs $20M to help people take healthier steps

Audax Health, a digital health startup backed by former Apple(s aapl) CEO John Sculley and other technology and health executives, just raised $20 …

8 Things Recruiters Notice About Your Resume at First Glance (and 4 Things That Don't Matter)

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora.</i><p>When recruiters look through a stack of resumes for candidate screening, what is the vital information …

Mac to the Future: 96% Off a Bundle of 8 OS X Apps

Do more with your Mac today, with these eight great apps from top developers in this fantastic bundle. For a fraction of their total value, you can:<p>Learn to play your favorite songs with Capo<br>• Edit your photos professionally in AfterShot Pro 2, a full-featured 64-bit photo processing suite<br>• Add …

BlackBerry's latest Porsche Design smartphone is real, ridiculous

Well folks, the rumors and leaks were true (as usual): the heated BlackBerry/Porsche Design love affair has once again borne fruit, this in time in the form of the new Porsche Design P'9983. At its core, we're looking at a device running BlackBerry 10.3 along with a few Porsche-produced bits like a …

Last Night in Ferguson

Tear gas, rubber bullets, Molotov cocktails, tanks, heavily armed forces in camouflage — and now attempts to limit media coverage.<p>This isn't a war …

Elemoon Wearable Bracelet Wants To Make Alerts More Chic Than Geek

Wearable tech that aims to blend in and look like a fashion accessory is the next obvious step in the trajectory of electronic things designed to cling to the human body. Bottom line: not everyone wants to put something utilitarian looking — or downright ugly — on their person.<p>Costume jewelry with …

How to Replace Your Wallet With Your Phone

There's something liberating about walking around without your wallet. No giant clump of leather, plastic or fabric pressing itself against your …

Instagram Develops Into Career Path For Photographers

Hear the term Instagramer, and you probably envision teenagers taking endless selfies or diners obsessively snapping pics of their meals. You’re less likely to think of someone like Chris Ozer (@chrisozer), an up-and-coming commercial photographer whose clients include Nike, Johnnie Walker and …

What makes a good digital design portfolio?

Dear Doctor,<p>I’m redesigning my digital design portfolio, and I’m not sure what the best practice is right now. I’d like to start using it to apply for roles – do you have any tips on putting one together so it’s appealing to employers?<p>Rob Wood says…<p>Digital design is very subjective, and everyone’s …

Dr Dre: the hip-hop head with a business brain

When Kanye West was asked by <i>Rolling Stone</i> magazine to write a panegyric to Dr Dre, he had no fear of hyperbole. "Do hip-hop producers hold Dr Dre in high esteem? It's like asking a Christian if he believes Christ died for his sins."<p>In terms of commercial clout, artistic influence and longevity, no …

Enterprise SaaS Integration Platform MuleSoft Raises $50M At A $800M Valuation

MuleSoft, an integration platform for connecting SaaS and enterprise applications in the cloud and on-premise, has raised $50 million led by existing investors NEA and Lightspeed Venture Partners as well as new investor Meritech Capital Partners. Cisco also participated as a new investor in this …

Adorable 4-Year-Old Girl Creates Fashionable Paper Dresses

The world's next big designer may just be this four-year-old girl whose love for fashion goes way beyond the average kid. The young girl, lovingly called Mayhem by mom Angie (@2sisters_angie), was not satisfied with playing dress-up in store-bought princess dresses or in her mom's clothes. She …

Karri Loop House by MORQ Architects

Karri Loop House Architecture.<p>MORQ architects have created the Karri Loop House situated in southwest Australia’s Margaret River township. To protect …

2014 could be the year web browsers replace Photoshop

The language that controls the web’s style—CSS, or Cascading Style Sheets—could be getting a new set of features that will make it the new gold standard for graphic design.These features, collectively known as blending modes, are currently under consideration by the World Wide Web Consortium, the …

Sacramento Kings set to broadcast using Google Glass, accept Bitcoins

Watching hoops from the stands or on TV is great, but have you ever wanted to see an NBA game from the perspective of a coach, cheerleader or broadcaster? That's going to happen on January 24th during a Sacramento Kings broadcast vs. the Indiana Pacers, as select players and staff will be decked …

Google Is Working On A “Chromoting” App For iOS Users, Too

A message spotted on Chromium.org, home to the open source browser project Google Chrome is based on, states that a “Chromoting” application is in development for iOS devices. This would allow users to control their computers from their iPhone or iPad, for example. An Android version of this same …

Archos will debut multiple 'Pebble-like' smartwatches at CES, starting at less than $50

There's one more interesting nugget in today's jam-packed Archos press release. Alongside the home tablet, scale, weather system, activity monitor, et al. is a very brief mention of a smartwatch -- a "selection of" smartwatches, actually. There's not much info here, save for the fact that at least …

Apple hires lead 'New York Times Magazine' designer for marketing

The designer behind <i>The New York Times Magazine</i>'s distinctive style and covers is heading to Apple. In an interview with <i>Mediabistro</i>, Arem Duplessis — the design director for all <i>Times</i> magazines — says that after 10 years with <i>The New York Times Magazine</i>, he'll begin working as a creative director at …

The ugly truth about Peyton Manning

<b>THE WIND PICKS UP</b> when Peyton Manning settles in at linebacker. A mid-October practice has just ended, but Manning is not finished. Something isn't …

Identity crisis

<b>WHETHER USED TO</b> promote sports or justify the police state, the predominant black male image in America is one of anger and aggression. In the right …

Arab Women’s Tech Advantage

Middle Eastern countries sent two all-female teams to Microsoft’s Imagine cup this year. That’s not as surprising as it sounds.<p>Asya AlJabri’s first steps toward app building started with dyslexia: not her own, but her 9-year-old cousin’s. AlJabri was trying to teach him the alphabet, but he wasn’t …

San Francisco

The tech industry’s woman problem: Statistics show it’s worse than you think

One of the most frustrating things about the tech industry’s woman problem is the paucity of reliable data on the number of women working in technical roles. Now, thanks to a public Google spreadsheet created by Tracy Chou, a software engineer at Pinterest, we have data on how many women engineers …

Women in Tech

11 Or 12 Things I Learned About Life From Day Trading Millions Of Dollars

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>James Altucher is an investor, programmer, author, and several-times entrepreneur. His latest book, is “Choose Yourself!”</i> <i>(foreword by Dick Costolo, CEO of Twitter). Follow him on Twitter @jaltucher. I was a day trader for many years and it almost killed me.</i><p>I was a day trader for many …

New App Lets You Unlock Your Mac By Knocking On Your iPhone

Can your mobile phone become a replacement for manually typing in a password? That’s the promise of a new application called Knock, launching today, which uses an iPhone paired with a Mac desktop or laptop computer to log you in to your locked machine. The system takes advantage of the newer …

Fly Or Die: Tylt Energi Backpack

The holiday season is nearly upon us, and we’re all scrambling to find each other the best possible gifts.<p>Well, if you’re close with someone who carries the world on their shoulders and always seems to be low on battery, the Tylt Energi backpack may be a good option.<p>The Tylt Energi backpack is …