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Nepean Mental Health Centre / Woods Bagot

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The Woods Bagot-designed Nepean Mental Health Centre (NMHC) is a new insertion into the existing …

Mental Health

Archello.com

Villa PM by Architrend Architecture <br>http://www.archello.com/en/project/villa-pm

iOS 8 Document Management Updates – MacStories

After updating PDF Converter and Scanner Pro with support for iOS 8 extensions last week, Readdle released updates to Documents and PDF Expert yesterday, bringing full integration with iCloud Drive and document pickers.<p>Similarly, Panic's Transmit was updated with various enhancements including an …

Apps

SAP To Acquire Expense Software-Maker Concur For $129 Per Share

Enterprise software company SAP just announced that it has agreed to acquire Concur Technologies, maker of expense and travel management tools that are used by 23,000 businesses (including TechCrunch and its parent company AOL).<p>The deal is for $129 per share, which is 20 percent higher than …

House in Fukuchiyama / arakawa Architects & Associates

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The Project site is located in an older residential area where the wife was born and grew up in. The …

Food & Dining

IFTTT Lands $30 Million Series B From Norwest Venture Partners, A16Z

IFTTT (If This Then That) has just announced it has closed $30 million in Series B funding led by Norwest Venture Partners with participation from existing investor A16Z. As part of the deal, IFTTT is also bringing on a new board member, Josh Goldman, who is a general partner at Norwest and who …

Architizer

Hemingway Editor Desktop App Helps You Write Economically

The economical, understated writing style of Ernest Hemingway is renowned within the literature world. Now, there’s a Windows and Mac app to help you nail the American author’s approach.<p>Simply called the Hemingway Editor, this $4.99 app will grade your work for ‘readability’ and is able to identify …

3 Psychological Traps that Keep Your Startup in Sorrow

<i>This post originally appeared on the iDoneThis blog.</i><p>You’re stuck in the trough of sorrow. No matter what you do, nothing in your company is improving.<p>You look around you, and everyone you know is crushing it. Their companies are getting acquired, they’re raising huge funding rounds, and they’re …

Dropbox for Business lets you limit your coworkers' access to shared files

Dropbox for Business is good for collaborating on files stored in the cloud, but it hasn't had fine-grained permission control -- not great if you have a sensitive project you'd rather <i>not</i> share with the folks in Accounts Receivable. You'll be glad to hear, then, that Dropbox is introducing some …

Ireland Becomes a Major Destination for European Founders

With dozens of millions of Irish people living outside the country, it totally made sense to turn to them and make them useful. It turned out however that at the time many of non-Irish founders were also interested in starting their business on the Emerald Isle.<p>“It came to a point when we were …

Salesforce Eliminates Newest Competitor In CRM Technology With $390 Million Purchase Of RelateIQ

RelateIQ is a Palo Alto-based startup that built what it calls "the world's first Relationship Intelligence platform," where it automatically analyzes data from multiple channels — email, calendars, and phone calls — or social media to come up with the best possible sales strategy.<p>RelateIQ most …

Wall Street

Taser Adds Former Facebook CTO Bret Taylor To Its Board

Taser, the public safety company probably best known for its eponymous electric stun-guns used by law enforcement people to immobilise suspects, is announcing a new board appointment that points to its ambitions to expand the other side of its business in connected wearables and cloud-based …

UK to introduce new road laws allowing the use of self-driving cars

Not to be left behind by developments in the US, the UK government is set to rewrite road laws to allow self-driving cars on Britain's roads. According to <i>Mail Online</i>, science minister David Willetts has already opened discussions with the Department for Transport to help British companies develop …

Why We Need Infographics (and How to Make Them Great)

<i>Alexander Huls is a freelance writer who has been writing about pop culture for over five years. His work has appeared in the New York Times, the Atlantic, National Post, Film School Rejects, and more. This post was originally published on the Shutterstock blog and has been reprinted with</i> …

Sunrise is the first great calendar app for Android and web

Another startup beats Google at its own game<p>The search results for "calendar" in the Google Play Store leave a lot to be desired.<p>You'll find Agenda and Cal, two decent free apps, and Business Calendar, a pricey app with lots of features but no sense of style. Today Calendar goes further, boasting a …

Any.do Releases a Web Version of Its Popular To-Do List Apps

Productivity app maker Any.do has released a Web version of its to-do list. The move comes as part of a trend for mobile-first developers that have grown big enough to warrant a Web service as well.<p>Any.do for the Web includes Planning and Focus Modes that toggle between a multi-folder and a single …

One-time Evernote rival Springpad to close its doors

Springpad, a productivity app that struggled to stand out from similar offerings from Evernote and Pinterest, is planning to close its doors, <i>The Verge</i> has learned. The six-year-old Boston company, which raised more than $7 million, had around 400,000 people using its digital notebooks to save …

Architizer

A Growing Number of E-Commerce Sites Are Moving Into Print

Ask any lifestyle magazine publisher how they’re making up for declining print revenue, and chances are they’ll mention e-commerce. But while …

eCommerce

U.K. Wanelo Competitor Nuji Launches A Weird App With An “Interactive” Woman As Part Of Its Interface

What are today’s mobile shopping applications missing? You know, the social and collaborative e-commerce services, like Wanelo or Polyvore, for example? Better search? Streamlined checkout? No? How about a giant, animated video of a woman stretching, yawning and smiling at you when you first launch …

The seven key steps to making a fashion business successful

Stella McCartney is the perfect role model for young fashion entrepreneurs, says a report by the British Fashion Council<p>Young British designers should emulate Silicon Valley and Stella McCartney and view the launch of a fashion brand as an entrepreneurial venture – not solely a creative endeavour – …

Someday, Her will be real. But first, an internet of things that obey our commands

Advertisement<p>4 Comments<p>Credit: Derrick Harris / Gigaom<p>Wit.AI co-founder Alex Lebrun has just one small dream: He wants to make artificially …

Why Transparency Is The Next Killer Feature In Mobile

<i>Ted Muething is a PR and marketing consultant at</i> <i>Jones-Dilworth Inc.</i><i>, a boutique agency in Austin focused on bringing early-stage technologies to market.</i><p>Every day we vote with our dollars how we want the world to be. By deciding what to buy, and what not to by, we shape strategies in the boardroom …

This marketing platform helped Samsung beat Apple … and predicts the future with 78% accuracy

Facebook wants to be the social layer for the web. Google wants to be the discovery layer, and PayPal wants to be the financial layer.<p>Networked Insights, however, wants to be the consumer intent layer.<p>In other words, a crystal ball — that works — for marketers.<p>Google knows a lot about the world, …

Google Acquires Divide in Bid to Make Android Enterprise-Friendly

Google has snapped up Divide, the team behind a mobile app that offers a secure means of separating personal and work-related data on company-owned devices. As Recode reports, the team was formerly called Enterproid and the terms of the deal were not disclosed.<p>Divide confirmed the deal on its site. …

A Tool For Building Beautiful Data Visualizations

Visage makes infographics easy, and they customize palettes for free.<p>If you’re an art director at a media outlet, odds are you have to assign and commission each data visualization you publish. That gets time-consuming, even when the graphic in question is nothing but a small pie chart running …

Data Visualization

BillGuard Launches Its Personal Finance App On Android And Adds Data Breach Alerts

Personal finance startup BillGuard has been working hard over the last several years to help its users to identify fraudulent charges on their credit and debit cards, and also to keep track of their spending on the web and on its iPhone app. Today it’s expanding its reach with the launch of an …

Heroku And Salesforce Aim To Link Business Process and Customer Experience

Salesforce announced today that it was releasing two new products to help ease the integration between Heroku mobile development tools and Salesforce 1. The new products should make it easier to create applications in Heroku and review data in almost real time as users interact with mobile apps.<p>The …