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The best mobile photo-editing apps

There's no shortage of photo-editing apps for mobile devices. But if you want to graduate beyond Instagram filters, the sheer number of listings on the App Store or Google Play can be overwhelming. We've sifted through dozens to find the ones worth your time (and money, in some cases).<p>A word about …

iPhoneography

I mentored Mark Zuckerberg. Here’s my road map for fixing Facebook.

<i>Roger McNamee is a managing director at Elevation Partners and was an early investor in Google and Facebook.</i><p>Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg announced last week that he would spend 2018 fixing the problems with his platform that enable bad actors to do harm, such as Russia’s interference in …

Facebook

Facebook’s Virtual Assistant M Is Dead. So Are Chatbots

It’s difficult to remember now, but there was a moment in early 2016 when many in the tech industry believed chatbots—automated text-based virtual …

Chatbots

How to easily share access to your Wi-Fi network without revealing the password

One of the oft-overlooked automatic features in iOS 11 makes it a cinch to give access to your Wi-Fi network to a friend by making it effortless to …

Wi-Fi

Blockchain: The next revolution in the food supply chain

Judy Fainor, IT expert and chief architect of Sparta Systems, explores how this technology could solve the transparency and traceability challenges …

Bitcoin

Ripple announces XRP trial with cross-border remittance firm MoneyGram

Well, well, well. Ripple, the company behind the controversial XRP cryptocurrency which has been criticized for obfuscating the nature of its partnerships with financial organizations, has announced a tie-up with global payment network MoneyGram.<p>MoneyGram, which saw a $1.2 billion acquisition from …

Philips Hue Entertainment is a smart lighting game-changer

With new ways to sync your color-changing lights with movies, music, and video games, plus new outdoor lights and a major update to the app, 2018 could be Hue's biggest year yet.<p>It's been a busy CES for color-changing light. Nanoleaf made a splash by teasing its newest color-changing, …

Home Automation

Kodak Enters the Blockchain Market with Image Licensing Service and Its Own Crypto Currency

Kodak is poised to launch an ambitious new image licensing platform that uses blockchain to authenticate works and crypto currency to pay …

Bitcoin

It's not just you: The Philips Hue update system is overwhelmed today

It turns out these smart bulbs are kinda popular.<p>Philips used CES as a perfect opportunity to drop a big feature update into its app today, but in …

Home Automation

10 Lessons from 10 Years of AWS (part 1)

I recently presented a talk at the AWS Community Day in Bangalore. The tweet following the talk became my most popular tweet ever and I received …

Cloud Computing

How Google’s AMP Project is Changing the Mobile Web

Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) is an open-source framework, launched by Google in February 2016, that’s focused on putting mobile performance first. …

SEO

How Telegram's Cryptocurrency Could Become the Next Ripple or Ethereum

The messaging app has a bold agenda.<p>By on<p>Filed Under Bitcoin, Blockchain, Money, Privacy & Ripple<p>The revolution will not be televised. It'll be sent …

Bitcoin

Telegram plans multi-billion dollar ICO for chat cryptocurrency

Encrypted messaging startup Telegram plans to launch its own blockchain platform and native cryptocurrency, powering payments on its chat app and beyond. According to multiple sources which have spoken to TechCrunch, the “Telegram Open Network” (TON) will be a new, ‘third generation’ blockchain …

Bitcoin

Electric cars struggling to cross the 'valley of death' in Colorado

More than a quarter of the energy consumed in Colorado goes to transportation — and a big shift from gasoline toward electricity is expected in the …

Electric Vehicles

WP Engine, a managed WordPress platform, raises $250M from Silver Lake

While apps continue to grow in popularity as a primary route for people to interface with the digital world, there remains a very significant role for the web, and today, a startup that helps businesses build and run websites, specifically on WordPress, has raised a very large round of money.<p>WP …

Eric Ries

App revenue climbed 35 percent to $60 billion in 2017

Global app revenue climbed 35 percent in 2017 to reach nearly $60 billion, according to a new report today from app intelligence firm Sensor Tower, which measured paid apps, subscriptions, and in-app purchases across both Apple’s App Store and Google Play. However, Apple is the one pulling n the …

Markets

LG to show its drool-worthy 4K projector at CES

Every product here is independently selected by Mashable journalists. If you buy something featured, we may earn an affiliate commission which helps …

Gear & Gadgets

Classifying clothes using Tensorflow (Fashion MNIST)

Image classification is used in several applications, ranging from recognising life-threatening illnesses in medical scans to detecting hotdogs in …

Deep Learning

Why 43% of Front-End Developers want to learn Vue.js

According to the State of JavaScript 2017 survey Vue.js is the front-end library that developers would most like to learn. I’m here to explain why I …

JavaScript

Tesla Has More Trouble Than Anyone Thought

Tesla Inc (Nasdaq: TSLA) stock was down 3 percent in pre-market trading on Thursday after the company came up well short of dialed-down Wall Street …

Tesla

$100 Billion Controversy: XRP's Surge Raises Hard Questions for Ripple

Ripple's native cryptocurrency, XRP, is on a bull run.<p>According to CoinDesk data, the price of XRP is up over 1,000 percent in just the last month …

Bitcoin

iRobot Is Ready to Bring Smart Homes to the Next Level

Soon, the Roomba will do a whole lot more than clean your house.<p>If you thought your Roomba's only job was to clean your floors, <b>iRobot</b> (NASDAQ:IRBT) …

Robots

Apple just shared some staggering statistics about how well the App Store is doing

• <b>Apple announced new App Store statistics on Thursday.</b>• <b><br>It revealed for the first time that over half a billion iPhone and iPad users visit the App Store every week.</b><p>Apple has an annual tradition in early January of announcing how well its App Store is doing.<p>But instead of simply announcing its yearly …

App Store

Want to learn programming? This startup pays you cryptocurrency to study Python

Blockchain-based skills platform BitDegree has unconventional plans for connecting tech talent and recruiters.<p>Lithuania-based startup BitDegree has …

Bitcoin

Amazon's Mobile Problem

Amazon is dominating online shopping search and enjoys a high conversion rate.<p>That domination provides it with a lot of leverage versus the …

eCommerce

Why Bitcoin is Stupid

Well, shit. I’ve been watching this situation for a few years, and assuming it would just blow over so we wouldn’t have to talk about it here in this …

Bitcoin

There’s a huge chance, Apple might just acquire Netflix! | Latest News & Updates at Daily News & Analysis

Initial reports stated that Apple had plans to launch a new video-streaming service this year, but analysts from Citi have now suggested that the …

Reese Witherspoon

Trump Went After Amazon And The United States Postal Service In His Latest Early Morning Tweetstorm

Not content with his rambling, impromptu interview with the <i>New York Times</i> on Thursday, on Friday morning Donald Trump took to Twitter yet again to give his thoughts on some other topics he missed the day before. This time Trump took aim at the United States Postal Service, which he blames for not …

Donald Trump

10 Instagram Automation Tools to Build a Massive Following

Instagram has immense power to make or break brands and influencers. For example, Halo Top Creamery increased online sales by 2,500 percent after …

Social Media Marketing