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From Kanye to McCartney, Big Concerts Arrive in SF in August

• <b>GUIDES</b> > See all<p>by Chris Ellis on Jul 29, 2014<p>August is a huge month for live music in San Francisco and Northern California with some of the biggest …

Wireless Carriers Made 'Hundreds Of Millions' From Unauthorized Charges

The cramming often originates with small companies that provide celebrity gossip, ring tones or similar services.<p>But the money is collected by cellphone providers, including Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile US Inc or Sprint, owned by SoftBank Corp, which typically keep 30 to 40 percent of the revenue, the …

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Twitter’s earnings: Pile of harassment complaints

<i>News and views that caught my eye this morning.</i><p>#<b>TwitterHarass</b>. Twitter reports record earnings and what do people want to talk about? Harassment, abuse and privacy on the social media platform.<p>Using the hashtag #AskDickCostolo, the company’s CEO, the top tweet on a call-in show on CNBC where …

Pinterest Acquires Icebergs, The Pinterest For Creatives

Pinterest has acquired Icebergs, a “Pinterest for creative types,” which offered an online collaboration service that allowed users to organize their projects, including not only images, but also articles, files, videos, and other content, and share that content with others. The Barcelona-based …

Facial Features Are Key For First Impressions, Researchers Say

The eyes may be the window to the soul, but apparently the face is key for first impressions.<p>In a new study, researchers in the United Kingdom investigated how facial features can impact first impressions. As it turns out, the presence of certain physical characteristics can enable scientists to …

Facebook Forces Users Worldwide To Download Messenger For Mobile Chat

Over the next few days, Facebook will stop allowing messaging in its main iPhone and Android apps, and force all their users around the world to download its standalone Messenger app. Facebook first started requiring users in Europe to use Messenger back in April, but after seeing “positive …

How Silicon Valley Millionaires Stole Progressivism

On a Saturday afternoon in early February, more than 600 residents of San Francisco gathered at the Tenderloin Elementary School for a citywide …

Content-first UX Design: What video games teach us about UX

Great UX design influences one video game becoming a cultural icon while another lands in the $5 bin at GameStop. So what cues can we take from these popular games—and from this technology-driven industry that so closely parallels our own?<p>Steph is going to teach us about two: Content-first UX …

Video Matters

Marketers today are using video more and more in their campaigns. Why? Because its exceptionally effective: visual data is processed much faster by …

McDonald's Debuts Veggie Nuggets — Sort Of

Photo: Courtesy of McDonald's Japan.<p>It looks like Japan's not taking any chances: Hot on the heels of last week's tainted meat incident that forced …