Ksenia Kolchina

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The In-Depth Guide to Using Pocket

The internet has created a new era of journalism. Readers have an ever-growing number of newspapers, magazines and blogs at their disposal, littered with in-depth features, investigative reports and breaking news. Many of the best outlets are free to access too.<p>Keeping up with this endless stream …

Microsoft's Smartwatch Will Be A Contender — But Here's How It Can Be A Winner

Microsoft plans to introduce a wearable device “within the next few weeks,” according to Forbes.<p>The report says the device is a smartwatch that can track its wearer’s heart rate and “work across different mobile platforms,” which might mean it’s compatible with iOS and Android handsets — not just …

First Spotify, now Pandora wants to reward listeners with ad-free music for engaging with brands

Internet radio streaming service Pandora has announced a new Sponsored Listening offering, letting brands give listeners a full hour of ad-free beats in exchange for a little engagement.<p>Available in the US, Australia and New Zealand, Pandora serves up music from across a multitude of genres for …

'Simpsons World' app and website, featuring every episode, premieres tomorrow

All 500+ episodes of <i>The Simpsons</i> in one place—available to watch whenever and wherever you want? That’s unpossible!<p>At least, it will be… until …

Keep OS X Yosemite from sending Spotlight data to Apple

OS X Yosemite has changed the way your Mac deals with your privacy. On the one hand, Apple has decided to enable hard drive encryption by default, despite the FBI requests not to.<p>On the other hand, every time you type in Spotlight, your location and local search terms are sent to Apple, and, …

10 Must-Have Photo Apps For The Mobile Photographer

Luckily, photo apps have kept up, making it possible to tweak and tune more than ever as you turn a raw photo into a polished photograph.<p>From newcomers like "Manual," which give you unparalleled access to your camera's inner workings, to age-old favorites like "Camera+," your photos will never look …

Lionsgate and Tribeca are launching a video-streaming service

There's no doubt that video on demand is about to go through its own gold rush era. From giant TV networks like CBS to wireless providers such as Rogers, it looks as if everyone wants to join the fun before it's too late. Taking note of this, film studio Lionsgate and Tribeca Enterprises, the media …

Social Media Actually Reduces Political Extremism, Study Says

Social media users are exposed to more political diversity than they expect, and that has an important and unexpected effect.<p>Conventional wisdom says that social media leads to groupthink, as users can tune out anyone they don’t agree with. But a new study says that social media isn’t as much of an …

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Does Yosemite have a privacy problem? Not exactly

This morning, <i>The Washington Post</i> called out an unexpected privacy concern in Apple's new Yosemite operating system. Apple's Spotlight application, previously used to index material on a user's hard drive, has added a new Suggestions feature that points to external sites relevant to a given search …

Here’s What You Need To Know From Microsoft’s Cloud Event

Today in San Francisco, Microsoft’s CEO Satya Nadella and his lieutenant Scott Guthrie detailed the status of their company’s cloud efforts, breaking out a few growth metrics, and announcing several new features that they hope will spur growth.<p>Microsoft is hellbent to be a winner in the cloud …

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Instagram partners with Omnicom to launch ad service in the UK

Seven brands managed by Omnicom Media Group agencies Manning Gottlieb OMD, OMD, M2M and PHD have become the first to roll out ads in users’ Instagram …

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View: the best of Instagram's debut ads from Starbucks to Waitrose

The ads appear as sponsored photos or videos in the app's main feed. They are identified with a sponsored label and brand logo or other image, but …

How human-computer symbiosis is driving the future of big data

In 1997, chess Grandmaster Garry Kasparov was defeated in a game by IBM's Deep Blue supercomputer, providing a pivotal moment in the history of big …

New technology is another way to be creative

Tham Khai Meng, the worldwide chief creative officer at Ogilvy & Mather; Sir John Hegarty, the co-founder of Bartle Bogle Hegarty, and Chuck Porter, …

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Five behaviours marketers can learn from the new YouTube stars

With viewing figures that many TV producers would kill for, more obsessive fans than most boy-bands and engagement levels that marketers can only …

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Guardian joins forces with Telegraph for media planning tool

For the first time, media buyers will be able to build campaigns around the audiences of the UK’s two leading quality newsbrands in one simple …

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