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5 tips on using Google Play’s new store listing experiments to double page conversion

At EverythingMe we’ve been using Google Play Store Listing Experiments for the past six months. It had a dramatic and immediate effect on our numbers. It doubled our Google Play page conversion and had direct impact on our daily organic growth. We tried to compress six months and tens of …

Google Play

Don’t Be Google

Dear Google: what happened? Android sales are falling. Chrome has become a bloated hog. Analysts are calling you the new Microsoft, or, much worse, “the new Yahoo!” And most damning of all: you have squandered our trust. You used to be special, Google. Or at least we used to believe you were …

Google News

One radical theory behind Apple's sudden interest in cars

Apple’s apparent interest in making an electric car is getting people pretty excited.<p>In case you missed it, at least three reports have swept through the business media on this topic in the past 48 hours.<p>The Financial Times (paywall) was out first with a story that said Apple was hiring experts for …

iPhone 5

Apple is now an existential threat to Android

Google ought to be terrified at this news. Apple's iOS operating system for iPhone and iPad is trampling all over the Android world right now. This isn't just an incremental shift in market share.<p>This is, if left unchecked, an existential turning point for Android and its developers and …

A new app called SparkStarter offers a fresh twist on online dating: Matchmaking

Looking for love this Valentine’s Day? A new online dating service called SparkStarter launched this week, promising to help singles find romance — with a little help from their friends.<p>Okay, so if I had a dollar for every time a new app promised to revolutionize a particular industry, I’d probably …

Most Internet Users Will Soon Be Smartphone-Only

Paul Thompson—FPG/Getty Images<p>Keystone/Holton/Getty Images<p>Kypros/Getty Images<p>Lyn Alweis—Denver Post/Getty Images<p>Bill Dow—NBC/Getty Images<p>Mark …

Google is funding “an artificial intelligence for data science”

Google is funding a project called Automatic Statistician that bills itself as “an artificial intelligence for data science,” it announced Tuesday. …

10 best Steve Jobs emails

Steve Jobs has been dead three years, but his words live on -- and continue to be used against him.<p>Emails sent by Jobs have surfaced once again in a class action lawsuit brought against Apple (AAPL) for making iTunes the exclusive store for iPod music. Jobs' emails are characteristically frank, …

Almost no one is using the new version of Android

Apple recently had to reveal a rare piece of disappointing news: That adoption of its latest mobile operating system, iOS 8, has been happening more slowly than the previous version last year. But even that is lightning-speed, compared with the adoption rate for Google’s new Android OS …

Operating Systems

25 Websites That Will Make You Smarter

Here's a list of websites that will actually make you smarter:<p><b>CodeAcademy</b>— Learn programming languages like HTML, CSS, and Javascript with this free, interactive resource.<p><b>Coursera</b>— With more than 800 free courses on topics that range from internet history to financial engineering, the education …

Learning

Tumblr Overtakes Instagram As Fastest-Growing Social Platform, Snapchat Is The Fastest-Growing App

With 1.35 billion active monthly users, Facebook continues to be the world’s largest social network by some margin, but when it comes to picking up new users, it appears to have reached a saturation point. Research out today from the Global Web Index notes that Tumblr’s active user base in the last …

Why Inclusive Workplaces Drive More Innovation and Better Performance

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Good managers want to build high-performing teams but it isn’t always clear how to do so.<p>According to Catalyst’s global report, "Inclusive Leadership: The View From Six Countries," released today, the answer is simple: Help your employees …

Employment

How Google Can Leverage Facebook’s Biggest Weakness

<b>Editor’s Note:</b> <i>Brenden Mulligan</i> <i>is a co-founder and designer at</i> <i>Cluster</i><i>, a web and mobile app that enables users to create private social networks around interests and experiences. He previously created and sold</i> <i>ArtistData</i> <i>and</i> <i>Onesheet</i><i>.</i><p>News broke yesterday that Vic Gundotra is leaving Google. Many have …

Without Much Fanfare, Apple Has Sold Its 500 Millionth iPhone

Apple has been known to mark big numerical milestones, celebrating the 50 billionth download from its App Store last May and the 30th anniversary of the Mac earlier this year. But it appears to have quietly let a big one pass within the last few weeks as somewhere on earth, the 500 millionth iPhone …

What 10 Things Should You Do Every Day To Improve Your Life?

Chris Pecoraro—Getty Images<p>Sam Edwards—Getty Images/Caiaimage<p>Jetta Productions—Getty Images<p>by nacoki ( MEDIA ARC )—Getty Images/Flickr RF<p>Reza …

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