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New open source tech Marathon wants to make your data center run like Google’s

• Derrick Harris<br>• 5 years ago<br>• Tags: big data, Cloud Computing, cluster computing, cluster management, distributed-systems, Events 2013, Grid Computing, …

21 tools that will help your remote team work better together

Working as a remote team can be difficult, but doesn’t have to be. Here at The Next Web, much of our team is remote.<p>We have staff in the UK, India, The Netherlands, USA and New Zealand all working together across time zones successfully, even though the time differences can be confusing …

Gmail for Mac app promises to unchain Gmail from browser tabs

While Gmail users have a range of great mobile clients to choose from, on the desktop, Gmail still lives primarily in browser windows.<p>But a new …

Google Launches Consolidated Partner Program

Over the last few years, Google has run a reseller program for Google Apps For Work, as well as programs around some of its other services. Today it is relaunching and consolidating these programs under the Google Apps for Work and Education Partner Program moniker.<p>The new partner program will …

Google’s reCAPTCHA (Mostly) Does Away With Those Annoying CAPTCHAs

The end of the CAPTCHA is nigh — and very few tears will be shed for them. As Google today announced, those ubiquitous forms that make you prove you are human by typing in barely legible words and house numbers will soon be replaced with a single click — at least on sites that use Google’s …

Video: Wie man einen Weltrekord-Papierflieger bastelt

Papierflieger bauen ist nicht nur was für Kinder. Das beweisen die diversen, professionellen Meisterschaften, die in der Disziplin Weitfliegen ausgefochten werden. Vor zwei Jahren flog ein Papierflugzeug von John Collins einen Weltrekord: 69,14 Meter weit ging das Ding. Mittlerweile kennen alle …

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How to Beat the Twisted Psychology of Busyness

You actually have more free time than you think.<p>A recently released book by <i>Washington Post</i> reporter Brigid Schulte is getting a lot of media attention. When you read the title--<i>Overwhelmed: Work, Love, and Play When No One Has the Time</i>--you'll see why.<p>From parents to students to teachers to CEOs, …

This $80 mobile app prototyping software for Mac is now free courtesy of Google acquisition

Google just bought RelativeWave, the company behind the mobile app prototyping software <i>Form</i>, and with the purchase it’s making the previously $80 Mac app available for free on the Mac App Store. The company made an announcement on its website noting that it will continue working on the Form app …

Microsoft puts Docker on Windows clients

Microsoft said today that users can now run Docker inside a Windows machine and manage Linux-based containers with the new Docker Command Line …

Rätselraten um Google Foobar

Nutzt Google Deine Such-Eingaben, um heraus zu finden, was für ein/e tolle/r Programmierer/in du bist und ob Du was für das Unternehmen wärst? Sieht ganz so aus, wenn man den Postings zu foobar.withgoogle.com folgt: Denn Google scheint bei bestimmten, mit Programmiersprachen zusammenhängenden …

Two of the best iPhone car mounts we’ve tried: Fuse Chicken Une Bobine and MONTAR by WinnerGear

There are a lot of options for mounting your iPhone in your car. I’ve relied on the highly-rated Kensington suction cup windshield car mount for a few years without too much incident. However, I’ve never been too pleased about how it blocks a bit of my driving view and requires a non-elegant wire …

Slack is now the fastest-growing workplace software ever

And it has $120 million in new funding to push it forward<p>Slack has become a big enough deal that it almost makes you care about enterprise software. The company, which integrates a kind of sophisticated group chat with dozens of other software services that your company may already use, has spread …

Ulysses III: Das kann die Scrivener-Alternative aus Leipzig

Mit Ulysses III gibt es einen mit praktischen Funktionen vollgestopften Markdown-Editor, der sich vor allem an Vielschreiber richtet. Was das …

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Google’s giant modular displays are about more than just TV

Google is working on modular displays that “plug together like Legos” to create really big screens, according to a <i>Wall Street Journal</i> report. The …

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because sometimes a pocket knife is not enough<p>Flask is a microframework for Python based on Werkzeug, Jinja 2 and good intentions. And before you …

Next-Generation Email Platform Inbox Rolls Out Open Source Apps, Details Its Hosted API Pricing

Inbox, the email startup founded by Dropbox and MIT alums offering modern APIs that allow developers to build new applications on top of email’s aging underpinnings, is today taking steps to make it even easier for developers to get started with the launch of open source email apps. The company is …

Shared Inbox Front Pulls $3.1 Million To Optimize Your Email Workflow

Front is the front desk of your company. Whenever someone sends an email to your contact@, jobs@ or support@ email addresses, the email will appear in your team member’s Front accounts. Then, instead of forwarding the email, creating group emails and forgetting to CC someone, it works like a modern …

Ray Ozzie's 'Talko' app wants to help your team say it with their chest

New team collaboration / messaging apps are seemingly everywhere, from Trello to Slack to (now Microsoft-owned) Yammer. A new entrant Talko is interesting not only for its pedigree -- the team is led by Lotus Notes co-creator and former Microsoft Chief Technical Officer / Chief Software Architect …

Top designers react to Google’s new ‘Material’ design language

Two days ago, Google revealed its next generation “Material” design language — a departure from past guidelines and a clear reaction to design trends made popular by Apple and Microsoft.<p>To fully digest the impact Material will have on the future of digital design, VentureBeat asked several …

Folia: a Google Docs Rival That Lets You Contextually Link Documents

Re-inventing the word processor might not sound like the most exciting thing in tech right now – and indeed, it might not be – but with our workday increasingly peppered by distractions and ‘Columbo tasks’ (“Just one more thing”), saving time and improving the way in which we work is a worthwhile …

Leak, The Website That Lets You Send Anonymous Emails With Clues, Shuts Down After Getting Kicked Off Its Own Email Server

In a new turn, Leak has shut down after getting kicked off of the email service that enabled Leak to work, SendGrid, according to TechCrunch.<p>Leak detailed the issues in a blog post titled "Why we are forced to suspend Leak ... for a while," which explains that this is actually the second time the …

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