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What Google’s new Inbox app means for email marketers

Google is a company that thrives on innovation, and it has brought that energy and spirit to the email channel over the last few years, helping shake …

The end of apps as we know them

The experience of our primary mobile screen being a bank of app icons that lead to independent destinations is dying. And that changes what we need …

Drone permits issued to UK operators increase by 80%

The number of organisations given permits to use drones in the skies over Britain, including police forces and film-makers, has increased by 80% since the beginning of the year.<p>The figures have been released ahead of a warning by mainstream pilot union representatives at a parliamentary hearing on …

How 21 Big Tech Companies Got Their Names

Tech company names<p>The expression ‘what’s in a name’ – or the slightly more poetic ‘a rose by any other name’ – means, essentially, that a name doesn’t matter. It suggests that it’s the attributes of a person or object that will dictate what it truly is and how it is seen by the world.<p>However, in …

This is How Facebook Ranks Your Friends

Have you ever wondered how Facebook ranks your friends for you? The company keeps a score for everyone you interact with on the social network.<p>This affects the order of results when you start typing a name into the search box, the people that appear on top in your Friends pane when someone visits …

Smooth Fade Animations

When iOS 7 was first announced, Apple developers all over the world tried to compile their apps, and spent the next few months fixing whatever was …

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Ara is a Motorola Project to Make Phones as Customizable as Android

If you thought Motorola and its Moto X Maker helped you customize a unique smartphone, then prepare for even more. The Google-owned company has just announced Ara, a hardware platform that is entirely open to customization — essentially letting tinkerers develop their own smartphones.<p>“We want to do …

BBM Android app hits Samsung Galaxy phones on Friday

BBM for Android is coming on Friday -- if you have a Samsung Galaxy phone. Samsung has finally confirmed the release date for the BlackBerry …