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Facebook's new API lets you livestream forever

Facebook is adding the ability for Live broadcasts to be indefinite, but won’t let you save or share those streams.<p>A new Continuous Video API will make all of this possible, according to TechCrunch. It aims to host live feeds of nature, huge events and or just keeping an eye on your dog while …

5 trends every entrepreneur needs to know about

Let’s face it: Tech start-ups are the rockstars of today.<p>Where once youngsters would model themselves on Jim Morrison or John Lennon, the kids of today are more likely to idolise Mark Zuckerberg or Daniel Ek. When I was at school the dream was to be headlining Glastonbury – now it’s to create …

The Information Age is over; welcome to the Experience Age

Mike Wadhera Contributor<p>Mike Wadhera is the founder of Teleport.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>The future of mobile video is virtual reality<p>Twenty-five years after the introduction of the World Wide Web, the Information Age is coming to an end. Thanks to mobile screens and Internet everywhere, …

App Store

With EmoWatch your Apple Watch knows if you are :) or :(

Siri is good for a lot of things, but she generally doesn’t care much whether you sound your usual perky self. Launching today is EmoWatch, a new app for your iPhone and Apple Watch that will take care of that side of things, helping you track your emotional state.<p>EmoWatch is basically a technical …

Apple Watch

Testlio raises $6.25M to expand its testing-as-a-service empire

Mobile testing startup Testlio today announced it raised a $6.25 million round of funding led by Altos Ventures and Vertex Ventures. The company is aiming to make it easy to do QA for mobile app developers on a variety of devices in a variety of circumstances. The company also plans to move beyond …

Startups

Who will be the next Tinder?

Or do we even need one? At Disrupt NY in May, we’ll try to get to the bottom of that question.<p>In a panel on the new frontier of digital dating, we’ll be bringing together some of the freshest minds in the space to discuss how niche dating services could be the next big thing we swipe right …

Startups

Build An Offshore Development Team That Won’t Suck

The No. 1 problem of almost every Silicon Valley entrepreneur is finding engineers. Developers in San Francisco are similar to apartments in San Francisco — really expensive, hard to get and even harder to keep. On top of a six-digit salary, bonuses and large stock packages, you’ve got to offer a …

San Francisco

Headliner lets you video the news like a DIY 'Daily Show'

If you’ve ever had dreams of making it big reading the day’s top stories — whether seriously like ‘NBC Nightly News’ or semi-seriously (and hilariously) like ‘The Daily Show’ — Headliner is a new iOS app designed to take a crowd-sourced approach to news-gathering and sharing.<p>“Headliner is …

Founders: What to do when you’re replaced as CEO

The quintessential tech entrepreneur? Names like Mark Zuckerberg, Steve Jobs and Sergey Brin come to mind. Each created a company, weathered some early bumps and turned their businesses – and themselves – into iconic brands.<p>But most entrepreneurs do not. According to Harvard Business Review author …

How to monitor your Product Hunt launch

Calling launch day a big deal is like calling the Atlantic Ocean a big puddle. It’s actually pretty ginormous. Launch days are always some of the most important for your business. You’ve spent weeks, months, or even more building a product. Now you’ve sent the link over to your favorite Hunter and …

Medium now lets users shield themselves from nasty comments

Blogging platform Medium, known for its interest in fostering intraplatform discussion, is now allowing writers to hide response posts.<p>Here’s how Medium introduced the new tool:<p>We live in the real world and recognize that sometimes you may not want to get in a discussion. Sometimes, you just need …

10 tips on prototyping UIs with Sketch

Since it was purpose-built for web and mobile design, it’s no surprise that Sketch is one of the fastest and most versatile tools for designing …

How non-U.S. startups should approach Silicon Valley investors

“Everything is trending, everything is hot,” said Bill Reichert, managing director at California venture capital (VC) fund Garage Technology Ventures, at an event put on by the Slovakian government to connect big tech companies with emerging innovation.<p>Reichert was participating in a panel …

Facebook’s new Slideshow ads could transform how the company sells ads in emerging markets

MENLO PARK, Calif. — Facebook is working to increase its reach throughout the world, including emerging markets. To do that, it has increasingly become mindful of connectivity speeds and modifying its tools to make sure that it can reach the next set of users slowly coming online.<p>But as more …

How we helped raise over $1,000,000 for a kickstarter campaign in 3 steps

In summary, if you want to hold a successful crowdfunding campaign, here are the three steps that you should take:<p><b>Build and focus on your community</b> – Your backers are the most important part of your campaign and you should make them feel that they are an essential part of your success. Keep them …

How to focus your app in the right direction

When you sleep, do you dream about the next ‘it’ app?<p>If so, you’re probably an entrepreneur, and as a revolutionary thinker you know that not all innovations are as easy as dreaming them up in your head. It is a gruesome task to transform an idea into an actual implementation.<p>“75% of European …

Want to do PR right? Here's what not to do

In recent years, the pressure for page views has transformed online journalism. No longer can writers spend a day, half a day, or even much more than an hour (if that) to get a story researched and posted.<p>In that environment, journalists depend to a disproportionate degree on contacts in the …

How to outmaneuver your competitors in the startup world

In an environment where up to 90 percent of startups fail within their first three years of existence, entrepreneurs need to be keenly aware of what their competitors are doing. Keeping the news and social media at your fingertips, and being able to quickly make sense of the data out there are …

Draw gorgeous, responsive websites with Macaw (72% off)

Web design is more than setting up eye-appealing images on a page and slapping some words together for publishing. To bring a functional website to life, meticulous amounts of HTML are needed to add front end functionality.<p>In the past, designers were restricted to processes through Adobe Creative …

Google thinks it’s found Asia’s ‘top beauty creators’ on YouTube

If you want to know what’s trending online in Asia’s beauty industry — from fashion to makeup — Google thinks it has put together something of a definitive list of must-follow YouTube channels from the region.<p>It also claims to have spotted some interesting cultural differences between the YouTubers …

The ‘tech bubble’ is only a B2C problem

Silicon Valley is preemptively reacting to a ‘bubble’ that hasn’t popped – a bubble that only exists in the business-to-consumer (B2C) tech world. While most business-to-business (B2B) startups launch with a plan to make money (a.k.a. a monetization model), social content ‘unicorns’ are in race …

How to adopt a 5-hour workday and make time for extraordinary living

The nine-to-five grind has created a cult of workaholics.<p>Lawyers, consultants and investment bankers pride themselves on putting in 12-hour days, and …

A side by side test of iPhone 6S vs. iPhone 6 photography

You now know that the iPhone 6S is worth the upgrade if it tickles you pink. More so, if you're into 3D touch and a faster processor, among other …

The future of cards in Web design

According to The Complete Guide to an Effective Card-Style Interface Design: “The best card design is simple. It also features a rich content experience. For a successful card-style project, both of these elements must be present. But there are plenty of other design techniques that can add to …

A complete guide to designing your morning routine to double your productivity

On average, each of us wake up to 25,000 mornings in our adult life, which means we have 25,000 days to maximize how we spend it.<p><b>Your morning defines the rest of your day.</b><p>If you can optimize your morning routines, you’ve set yourself up to have a productive day ahead of you.<p>The good news is, we all …

10 ways to build a bulletproof push notification

The difference between a smart mobile marketing strategy and a mediocre one is the goal. If you’re looking for downloads, you’re in the wrong group. If, however, your mind is set on acquiring loyal users for your app – it means that you are heading in the right direction. One of the best ways to …