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Apple Watch may soon automatically detect when you’re driving and only show important alerts

Apple Watch is useful at putting notifications just a glance away on your wrist when you’re not using your iPhone, but that can be a distraction when you’re driving. In a recent Feature Request, we suggested Apple could address this issue by automatically enabling its upcoming Theater Mode feature …

iOS

Instagram rolls out shopping for brands on app

Instagram shopping featureLuxury brands now have the opportunity to reach a massive receptive audience through more convenient experiences with …

eCommerce

Google Maps Introduces New Location Sharing Feature With Real-Time Friend Tracking

Google today announced an update coming to the iOS, Android, and desktop versions of Google Maps will introduce a way for users to share their real-time locations with friends and family. Google's update differs from the location sharing in Apple Maps, Messages, and Find My Friends, which all lack …

Google

The Hidden Breakthrough in Apple’s New Video App

You may be tempted to compare Clips, Apple’s new mobile video app, to Snapchat and Instagram. When it appears in the App Store next month, the slick …

iOS

CloudBerry Backup gives you total control of your Mac backup

<i>This post is brought to you by CloudBerry Lab, maker of versatile backup software.</i><p>When you click “back up now,” it’s easy to feel unsure about exactly what’s about to happen. With iCloud, for example, Apple decides what data on your device is most important and necessary to back up. Depending on …

Cloud Computing

Instagram Shopping Expands, Made Easier for Brands

Instagram is stepping up its shopping functionality.<p>The company, which began testing shopping on its app with 20 brands in November, said Tuesday …

eCommerce

Why do chatbots fail?

How to Type on Apple TV Using Your iPhone or iPad

Being able to use your iPhone or iPad as a remote for your Apple TV is a fantastic feature, especially since the included remotes are easily lost. Using Siri to type on Apple TV (Gen 4) isn’t perfect, which makes using your iPhone or iPad to type on Apple TV the quickest way to type anything on …

Apple TV

React Conf 2017 Overview for the React Native Developer

For myself, others who didn’t attend, and those wishing to review I wanted to put together a list of presentations & announcements that happened …

JavaScript

Bots comprised 40% of 2016 web traffic - half of that came from bad bots

As much as 40% of all web traffic in 2016 originated from bots, those capable of disrupting sites (bad bots) comprised 20% of all web traffic, claims …

Web Traffic

4 Ways Enterprise Software is Failing Businesses

The absence of progress with current enterprise software is having a negative impact on businesses, according to a new survey.<p>It’s easy to say that enterprise software has made great strides. After all, it’s hard not to marvel at the progress that’s been made over the last several decades, as …

SaaS

Why today’s tech themes are poor predictors of tomorrow’s hot startups

One of the questions a VC gets most often is “what are you interested in?” Many investors have developed “themes” that become a shorthand used to …

Startups

Improve Your UX by Dynamically Rendering Images via React `onLoad`

It’s a competitive world out there right now. As we all know, just having a good idea isn’t enough to make your company the next billion dollar IPO. …

JavaScript

Why HomeAway's New President Is Building A Science Lab Instead Of a Sales Strategy

You can learn a lot about effective leadership from HomeAway's John Kim, who approaches everything with the attitude that you can make it ten times better, cheaper or faster than people expected.<p>HomeAway's new President John Kim wants to give travelers exactly what they are looking for and believes …

Leadership

Entrepreneurship is the Future, Not Education

Three years ago I was in the midst of my second year of college — an average student by many standards — trying not to panic about the mess that was …

Getting 100/100 on Google Speed Insights with React

Hey man thanks for the awesome tips and tricks I just have one minor tweak I did so you can get 100/100 on Google Speed Insights:<p>On the root level …

Build a Retrogames Archive with Node.JS, React, Redux and Redux-Saga Part2: Redux Integration.

In the previous tutorial we built the retrogames archive app and successfully made it work.<p>Actually, for a small project like this, adding <i>Redux</i> may …

JavaScript

5 tips for luxury brands to get ecommerce returns right

Returns are an inevitable part of the ecommerce processWith the rise of ever-present mobile devices, ecommerce is becoming even more common.Along …

eCommerce

Amazon is the reason Warren Buffett sold Walmart

Last month in Berkshire Hathaway’s SEC Form 13F filing, Warren Buffett revealed that in Q4 2016 he had sold $900 million worth of Walmart stock—or 90% of the Walmart stock Berkshire owned. This leaves Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway with about $100 million of Walmart stock, down from $3 billion in …

Warren Buffett

Why Yoox Net-a-Porter wants to sell through WhatsApp

The Yoox Net-a-Porter Group is interested in more than having a conversation with customers on WhatsApp.<p>On Thursday, CEO Federico Marchetti announced …

Advertising Industry

Why the Hell Would You Use Node.js

This article comes from Tomislav Capan, technical consultant and Node.js enthusiast. Tomislav originally published this in August 2013 in the Toptal …

JavaScript

‘Shazam for art’ app to launch across several major museums including the Louvre

A brand new smartphone app has been released that will allow users to scan artworks at major museums and receive instant art commentary directly onto their mobile device in return.<p>The application, called Smartify, will launch across a number of major museums, including the Louvre in Paris, France …

MOMA

Apple EarPods Falling Out? Keep Them Snug with Earhoox

The Apple EarPods or AirPods you get with a new phone are all well and good - there's a reason you're still using them - but their major flaw is that …

iPhone

Bro culture is poisoning Silicon Valley

In an hour-long talk today at SXSW, best-selling author Dan Lyons broke down bro culture in three parts: What is it? Why does it exist? How do we fix it?<p>Lyons, author of the New York Times bestseller <i>Disrupted: My Misadventure in the Startup Bubble</i>, delivered a compelling talk in on his experience …

Silicon Valley

A Drone to make your biopic!

A drone that can document your life is a dream! The QUADRO concept aims to do just that. This foldable, lightweight companion drone is designed to …

Drones

Adidas' e-commerce business increases by 59% leading it to double 2020 target to €4bn

Adidas achieved record sales of €19.3bn in 2016 thanks to a growth of almost 60% in its ecommerce business, leading the company to double its digital …

eCommerce

Airbus Has A Flying Car Concept That's Just Two Years Away From Never Happening

Airplane-maker Airbus and legendary coachbuilder Italdesign have teamed up to make a novel flying-car concept called Pop.Up that, like all flying car …

Aerospace

Hottest Cars Of The Geneva Motor Show 2017

As the future beckons, it’s a comforting sight to also see that big manufacturers aren’t just focusing on family-friendly SUVs and the latest …