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The 8 advantages of Direct Carrier Billing

One solution has been here for quite a long time, but is still gaining popularity: Direct Carrier Billing (DCB) or Mobile Content Billing (MCB). …

FinTech

The overlooked mobile payment: direct carrier billing

July 1, 2014 | by Will Hernandez<p>Direct carrier billing, also known as direct operator billing in some parts of the world, can be viewed in the mobile …

Mobile Payments

Mobile payments are not what you think they are

Over the last few years, I’ve consulted banks on new segment/market entry strategies and new payments product launches, among other fun topics. Their …

FinTech

Report: Amazon To Open Hundreds Of Brick-And-Mortar Bookstores

Amazon, the online retailer that killed off so many independent bookshops, is getting ready to launch its own brick-and-mortar book chain. According to the <i>Wall Street Journal</i>, the CEO of a major mall operator, General Growth Properties, revealed on Tuesday that Amazon intends to launch hundreds of …

Top 10 Ways to Teach Yourself to Code

Programming is one of the most valuable skills you can pick up in these modern times, whether for career prospects or to stretch your brain and …

54 Colorful Small Icons – Introducing The Smallicons [Freebie]

Here’s what you’ll get:<p>PSD file with 32- and 64-pixel versions;<br>• Ready-to-use PNG files in 32- and 64-pixel versions (@2x sizes are also included with …

Efficiently Simplifying Navigation, Part 1: Information Architecture

• How do I best structure the content?<br>• How do I best explain the navigational choices?<br>• Which type of navigation menu is best suited to accommodate the …

To Land the Job, Do Something Different

Applying for a job is not what it used to be.<p>In this new digital world of work — where it’s more competitive than ever to land your dream position — …

Why you should move that button 3px to the left

When a product is close to launch, I become a perfectionist. Each misaligned element or awkward interaction is like a thorn in my side. There’ll be a …

Time I

Flexy Boxes — CSS flexbox playground and code generation tool

1<p>2<p>3<p>.flex-container { display: -ms-flexbox; display: -webkit-flex; display: flex; -webkit-flex-direction: row; -ms-flex-direction: row; …

CSS

4 Surprising App-Design Principles, From The Instagram Of Quick Quizzes

Designer Luke Wroblewski describes the sometimes counterintuitive tactics he used to make Polar stand out from the crowd.<p>When we first wrote about Polar, an addictive app that invites you to make and take “this or that”-style quizzes, we called it “an object lesson in mobile design done very, very …

Make a Beautiful Landing Page | Photoshop | Design Tips

In the Options bar, you can set up your Horizontal Type Tool so that:<p><i>font family</i>: <b>Source Sans Pro</b>• <i><br>font style</i>: <b>Bold</b>• <i><br>font size</i>: <b>16px</b>• <i><br>text color:</i> <b>#aed572</b> (a …

Photoshop

Stop working (so hard)

<i>(Pssst! I just released a book on building communities & how I work.</i> <i>I’d be thrilled for you to check it out</i><i>.)</i><p>I’m currently working the fewest hours …

Productivity

Designing for Humans | Elou Design

There is a growing trend throughout the web community to embrace an understanding of behavioral science, and to apply its tenets to our designs. This …