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How to Skyrocket Your Brand by Synergising Content and Social Media

Social media and content are inseparably related. In fact, the most successful marketers don’t even view the two as separate entities. To truly …

Marketing

How Amazon Go (probably) makes “just walk out” groceries a reality | Ars Technica

Amazon's new age grocery likely wasn't possible even five years ago.<p>These days, most announcements by tech companies are pretty meh. Details either …

Augmented Reality in 10 Lines of HTML

Do you want to do Augmented Reality on the web ? You can now do it in 10 lines of HTML! Seriously! Let me walk you through the code, it's crazy …

The 3 Social Networks That Matter to Your Business and Why

As a business, using social media as a marketing tool is a necessity, not a suggestion. But all channels aren't created equal. Here are the top three social networks to focus on today.<p>As a business, using social media as a marketing tool is a necessity, not a suggestion.<p>But all social channels …

Marketing

The best flight search websites – tried and tested

The internet’s supposed to make things easier when comparing flights. Rather than juggle dozens of airline websites, meta-search engines do the job for you, rifling through countless prices to find the best offers. The only snag is there are dozens of such sites, too, so which should you use?<p>To …

SEO

The Messy, Messy Relationship Between Income (and Race) and Obesity

Facebook Launches Open Academy To Give Kids College Credit For Open Source Contributions

A perfect GPA isn’t cool. You know what’s cool? Advancing an open source project. To help computer science students prepare for jobs (and boost its own recruiting efforts) Facebook today publicly launched Open Academy. The partnership with premier CS universities sets up a special class where …

Wunderlist To-Do App Checks Off $19M Raised From Sequoia

The company behind a to-do list app that has signed up six million people has now raised $19 million from one of the most respected venture …

Venture Capital

Apple To Offer In-Store Repairs For Its Newest iPhone Models

Owners of broken iPhones may soon be able to get them fixed inside Apple stores. The company is outfitting its retail locations with spare parts, instruction manuals for the staff, and the recalibration machines needed for the installation of touch screens, according to a report citing sources with …

Type Your Own Animated Movie With This Crazy Software

Inside this playful screenwriting software may hide the future of filmmaking: You simply write what you want to see, and that vision plays on screen.<p>Here’s how Hollywood works today: Somebody writes a script. And especially if it’s an animated feature–a piece that will take hundreds of Pixar …

With 30K Active Online Stores, Weebly Launches DIY eCommerce Platform To Take On Amazon And Shopify

On the heels of Wix’s debut on the NASDAQ this morning, another veteran website builder is responding with some big news of its own. Since launching in 2006 (the same year as Wix), Weebly has taken a slightly different approach to website creation than its competitors: By catering to entrepreneurs. …

Square considers going public next year, says report

The mobile payments company explores the possibility of a 2014 initial public offering, according to The Wall Street Journal.<p>Mobile payments company Square may go public next year, The Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday.<p>The company has been in discussions with banks, including Goldman Sachs …

Here's What Law Enforcement Can Recover From A Seized iPhone

You may think of your iPhone as a friendly personal assistant. But once it’s alone in a room full of law enforcement officials, you might be surprised at the revealing things it will say about you.<p>On Tuesday the American Civil Liberties Union published a report it obtained from a drug investigation …

Google+ expands custom URLs to more people, commoners included

You no longer need to be a star athlete or a pop diva to get a vanity URL on Google+. Even if you're but an Average Joe, you can now get a custom link that's possible to memorize, so long as you meet a handful of (easy) requirements. If you have a profile photo, have 10 or more followers and an …

Google’s Android smartwatch ‘ready within months,’ will feature Google Now

Google is close to finishing the development of its first smartwatch — so close that the device could be “ready within months,” a source tells the Wall Street Journal.<p>The company is reportedly in talks with Asian manufacturers about mass producing the smartwatch, and it’s currently working hard to …

Apple discovers 'manufacturing defect' causing iPhone 5S battery woes for some customers

New hardware always seems to have its share of problems, and Apple has confirmed to <i>The New York Times</i> that this time around some iPhone 5S owners are experiencing poor battery performance. "We recently discovered a manufacturing issue affecting a very limited number of iPhone 5S devices that could …

Google shows off updated Glass hardware with earbud and prescription support

A day after inviting members of its Explorers program to swap their old frames for new ones, Google Glass is showing the world what the latest model looks like. In a post on Google+, the company shows a slightly modified version of Glass that includes a removable mono earbud. These will also be the …

Samsung latest to embrace the second screen and take on Airplay

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Samsung believes that one of the best remotes may already be in your pocket: The company announced its new multiscreen SDK at …

5 Ways Google Could Improve Security In Android 4.4 KitKat

Android security has come a long way since the days when malware filled the Google Play app store. But as Google preps the latest version of Android—version 4.4 KitKat—it still has gaps to fill. In the recent past, many of the security questions that have plagued Android were solved by third-party …

Samsung begins rolling out Galaxy Gear support to more smartphones in the US

Right on schedule, Samsung has announced the rolling out of a key software update that will bring Galaxy Gear smartwatch support to more of its phones in the United States, beyond just the Galaxy Note 3. Owners of the Galaxy S 4, Galaxy Note II and GS3 will get their refresh as early as today, or …

Google now letting Glass users invite others to buy device

Remember when you needed an invitation to get a Gmail account? Google is using a similar system to sell its smartglasses to more users.<p>The Mountain View, Calif., tech company announced Monday that current Google Glass users will be able to extend an invitation to buy one of the company's $1,500 …

Wearable Tech

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 …

Meet Lesson.ly, A Training-As-A-Service Startup That Is Clocking Quick Revenue Growth

If you work for a large company, you likely dealt with an onboarding process. Perhaps little quizzes or pamphlets. I recently enjoyed this precise exercise while joining TechCrunch a few months ago, given that our corporate boss AOL is a fan of all things ancient.<p>The gist is that corporate training …