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5 Steps to Making a Magical Animal-Filled Forest with Photoshop

Before I get into the nitty gritty details of how this piece came together, I would just like you all to take a minute to appreciate how very …

Tutorials

CamSwarm Turns Multiple Phones Into a Bullet-Time Camera Array

The “bullet time” effect popularized by the 1999 film <i>The Matrix</i> is generally done by arranging a large number of still cameras on a circular track, …

Imaging

How to Photograph Swirling Splashes of Liquid

Shooting splashes is always great fun, even if it’s a simple image with a coffee cup and a falling piece of refined sugar. Plus, there is always so …

Toothsome Treat: Make a Shark Fruit Bowl from a Watermelon

Watermelon is one of the best treats for summer; it’s tasty and very refreshing on a hot day. You could just dice it up and serve it or you could transform it into a delicious and decorative shark fruit bowl! Mike Warren came up with this fun way to serve your watermelon and it is pretty easy to …

Paris, Mois de la Photo Off, 2014

10 More Exciting Early-Stage Startups to Look Out For

Every week from now until The Next Web Conference USA on December 10, we’ll be announcing another 10 startups that have been handpicked by our team to exhibit in our conference business area. With more than 200 applications the selection process has not been easy, but it has left us confident the …

How Location Analytics Will Transform Retail

Any company building an online presence wouldn’t think twice about the need for sophisticated web analytics. In fact, 98% of IR500 retailers use some form of web analytics. It’s become an essential tool for understanding online customer behaviors and driving site improvement efforts.<p>Despite its …

E-Commerce Is Not Eating Retail

The recent headlines about retailing are nothing if not provocative. “Shoppers Are Fleeing Physical Stores.” “The Great Mall Exodus.” “Macy’s Confronts the Crisis of the American Mall.” They seem to bolster Marc Andreessen’s prediction that by the end of this decade “retail guys are going to go out …

THE E-COMMERCE REPORT: Mobile Is Giving Traditional Retailers A Chance To Bounce Back These Holidays

Using smartphones and tablets as shopping devices is a relatively new trend, and legacy retailers are using it to catch up to the original e-commerce giants. For example, Target's audience is more mobile-centric now than even Amazon's.<p>In a new report, BI Intelligence takes an exhaustive look at the …

eCommerce

How to Launch a Retail Transformation via Mobile | Inc.com

You've probably heard much of the buzz around mobile marketing. Over three years ago, Google published its YouTube video explaining the power of the Mobile Advertising movement. But what you may not have been keeping up with are the seismic shifts that are happening right now inside physical retail …

eCommerce

Insecam Displays Unsecured Webcams From Around The World

An odd site called Insecam purports to display 73,000 unsecured webcams from around the world, most of them CCTV and simple IP cameras. All of the cameras have two things in common – they’re streaming on publicly accessible network ports and they are still using the default passwords, thereby …

Benchmark Backs Real-Time Data-Processing Startup Confluent

Companies nowadays are creating huge amounts of data, but harnessing it and making it useful still remains a problem for many businesses. A startup called Confluent, which was founded by members of LinkedIn’s data infrastructure team, hopes to solve that problem by building commercial tools around …

Get Comfortable With Being Uncomfortable: 5 Tips | Inc.com

"As entrepreneurs we like to think that the world bends at our whim, but it doesn't work that way," says Amos Winbush III. He should know. He started out as a recording artist but then lost the data on his smartphone and got an idea for a business that would back up mobile data and allow consumers …

Business Strategy

It's No Longer True That Android App Developers Are Starving For Revenue, Here's The Evidence

For a couple of years, app marketing and analytics firms have estimated the size of the Android-iOS monetization gap using various definitions of revenue, and their conclusion has always been that Android falls short.<p>But in a new report, BI Intelligence explains that it's no longer the case that …

Digital Advertising

The 100 Most Important People In History

Stony Brook University computer science professor Steven Skiena and Google software engineer Charles B. Ward take on this ambitious task in a book published this fall: "Who's Bigger: Where Historical Figures <i>Really</i> Rank."<p>Just as Google ranks web pages, the researchers created an algorithm that ranks …

War