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WIRED Awake: 10 must-read articles for 27 August

Your WIRED.co.uk daily briefing. Today, major dark web marketplace shuts down, Facebook launches personal assistant, finding the Ashley Madison …

Announcing The Disrupt SF 2015 Agenda

Every year, at the end of summer, a new kind of school opens in San Francisco. The school year is truncated – only three days of intense education – and the students come from all walks of life.<p>There are hungry makers, intent on building the next big thing. There are folks who have seen it all and …

UI Principles for Great Interaction Design

<b>Interaction design</b> is a very common term today, but many designers and developers still don’t know what exactly it means. Today we are going over …

UX Design

Design an iPad app UI

In this walkthrough we’ll create two basic user interfaces for an iPad app and develop them to a prototyping level. Using Apposing’s best-selling …

7 Amazing Tools for Mobile Apps Wireframing

Mobile applications are developed after a deep consideration of the user demand. The way they are designed determines to which extent they can …

Apps

10 Questions Startups Use to Make Change Happen

Change is hard. I see entrepreneurs every day who are trying to change the world with a new idea, and startups that are trying to survive their hyper-growth phase by changing processes to meet demand. In both cases, it’s easy for them to become frustrated and give up, since most have never been …

Top Silicon Valley Advisor Explains The Key Rules Behind Every Great Startup Idea

But the reality is much less binary and much more nuanced, The Founder Institute maintains.<p>Founded in 2009 by serial entrepreneur Adeo Ressi, The Founder Institute is an early-stage startup accelerator that works with companies from the idea stage to fruition.<p>"What we have found is that if an …

Top 10 Motivational Books of All Time | Inc.com

In previous posts, I've identified the most influential business books of all time and the best sales books of all time. In this post, I list the books that drive readers to change their lives, improve their lot, and build better careers. Beware of the final (No. 1) book!<p><b>10.</b> <i>The 7 Habits of Highly</i> …

Motivation

17 Startup Founders on How to Become Insanely Successful

Here's what it takes to launch a business, from those who have been there before.

Startups

How to Convince Investors

<b>Want to start a startup?</b> Get funded by Y Combinator.<p>August 2013<p>When people hurt themselves lifting heavy things, it's usually because they try to …

Venture Capital

Silicon Valley Legend Paul Graham Reveals 5 Things He Looks For Before Investing In A Startup

Graham, a longtime Silicon Valley investor who has backed startups like Dropbox and Airbnb, says the first step is to understand why your startup is worth investing in. Then you just need to explain that to investors.<p>Here's how to at least seem like you'll be a big success and get investors to back …

21 Useful iPhone Apps We're Obsessed With Right Now

Many of these app makers are raising a ton of money to enhance, remix, or try to take down kings like photo-favorite Instagram, travel comparison service Kayak, and even Apple's own camera app.<p>Take for example LandCam, a brand-new camera that will have you itching to ditch Apple's stock camera. …

How to Grow Adoption and Engagement for your Mobile App

<i>Sangeet Paul Choudary analyzes business models for Internet startups at his blog Platform Thinking. You can follow him on Twitter where he is @sanguit.</i><p>It’s never been easier to build an app. Conversely, it’s never been more difficult to gain adoption for one.<p>There are several challenges that mobile …

Taxi E-Hail Startup Flywheel Launches In Los Angeles To Take On Uber, Lyft, And SideCar

Mobile taxi-hailing app Flywheel is growing fast, doubling its number of rides over just the last two-and-a-half months. And with new funding in place, it’s looking to enter new markets to provide a way for passengers to hail a cab from their mobile phones. The next big market it’s launched in is …

How Much Do Average Apps Make?

The last few years have seen an unprecedented number of people rushing to develop mobile apps for iOS and Android. But looking at the installed user base on each platform and information on the payouts made by the different companies, it appears that the vast majority of developers will find …

Gigaom | Six digital publishing startups to watch

Advertisement<p>You know you can blog with Tumblr or WordPress, or self-publish a book on Kindle (s AMZN) or iBooks (s AAPL). But what’s next for the …

Startups Apparently Do Not Care That Android Is Better

In a must-read post for the tech industry, Twitter experience designer and serial startup founder Paul Stamatiou writes: “Android is Better.” His op-ed serves as something of a wake-up call for the industry, where developers building the next generation of mobile applications still heavily prefer …