Paul King

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40 Top WordPress Themes to Use in 2017

Here is a massive collection of 40<b> top WordPress themes to use in 2017!</b> These are amazing themes that will give you all the tools you need to create …

Web Design

The 10 Best Wireframing and Prototyping Tools for Designers

Wireframe becomes more and more important as it will make it easier to communicate ideas and cut down project cost. The prototyping tools for designer …

Access one of the web’s largest design asset libraries for only $49

Clean, striking icons are important for properly embellishing any design. Which makes a subscription to Noun Project Unlimited Icons essential for pro and amateur designers alike.<p>For a limited time, you can pick up a two-year subscription to Noun Project Unlimited Icons for just $49.<p>With Noun …

Google Nearby allows apps to get a better feel for where you are

So Google has started an initiative that angles to make your devices provide you with information that’s more relevant based on your current location. Although GPS is nice and all, the search giant has found that low-power Bluetooth ‘beacons’ are far more effective at this task. This project, …

Apps

How We Grew Our Web Traffic By 5,000% In 3 Months (With Zero Advertising)

<i>554.</i><p>That’s how much monthly website traffic we had to our website three months ago.<p>20 visitors a day may sound encouraging if you’re starting a personal project, but when your goal is to build a successful business with a team counting on you…<p>Well, you’re probably screwed.<p>And if we continued at …

13 effective ways your startup can use Periscope to grow the business

By now, most digital-savvy startups are not only popping up on Pinterest and Facebook, but also on Snapchat and Instagram. Visual and video-driven …

Sell stories, not tech: 8 steps for pitching a hard-to-describe startup

<i>This article is part of DBA, a series on Mashable about running a business that features insights from leaders in entrepreneurship, venture capital</i> …

Thanks To Technology, It's Possible To Start A Business From Abroad

My current situation isn’t ideal for building a business. I live in Sydney, Australia in a studio apartment that doesn’t even have a kitchen table much less a desk. My WiFi is terrible. Planning international Skype calls within a three-hour window of time when both sides of the world are awake is …

Business Strategy

How do you turn your tech start-up into a global giant?

<b>Launching your own tech start-up propelled by dreams of becoming a paper billionaire is undoubtedly exciting - and relatively easy these days.</b><p>But turning your "killer app" or web service into a global giant attracting millions of users and stratospheric valuations is much more difficult.<p>Yes, we've …

Startups
Marketing

The Five Most Common Ways Startups Waste Money

In the startup world, there’s a difference between spending money to make money and just burning through your cash.<p>Startups often spend more than they earn. But running out of money because you can’t manage to raise more capital is the ultimate killer. The two most important metrics of any venture …

Startups

11 Ideal Facebook Tools for Contests and Analyzation

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>The built-in tools that Facebook offers to business pages and advertisers are robust and detailed. Hence, you’re likely to uncover a smaller stash of third-party tools than you might for a network like Twitter.<p>Still, there are some fabulous Facebook …

Auto Imaging Tech Takes Pain Out of Tagging and Searching

Possibly the most tedious part of photo management is tagging images so that users can easily classify and locate them in the future. While that task is hard enough for casual users, for businesses dealing in high image volume, it can evolve into a labor intensive, time-consuming nightmare.<p>A …

TechStars London Demo Day 2014: Meet The 11 Startups (And Our Picks)

Today in an old music-hall-turned-arthouse-movie-theatre in the East End of London, TechStars presented its London DemoDay, three months after the group was announced. The startups presenting ran the gamut from B2B to consumer, education to e-commerce and social networking. Only three of the …

The 5 Best Ways To Learn How To Code

Photo: Courtesy of Skillcrush.<p>It’s no secret that the world of tech has a serious diversity problem. From bro-y CEOs and founders behaving badly on …

Programming

It’s 2014. Do you know where your data is?

Advertisement<p>11 Comments<p>Credit: Gmac84/Thinkstock<p>It’s no secret that over the last year, companies have adopted and deployed big data architectures …

10 Kinds of Stories to Tell with Data

For almost a decade I have heard that good quantitative analysts can “tell a story with data.” Narrative is—along with visual analytics—an important way to communicate analytical results to non-analytical people. Very few people would question the value of such stories, but just knowing that they …

Stripe Goes Global, With Its API Now Accepting Payments In 130 Currencies

Stripe, the U.S.-based startup that lets developers integrate payments into their site or app with a few lines of code, is stepping up its game in the world of e-commerce. From today, users of its API will be able to accept payments in 130 currencies, up from the handful that it accepted up to now. …

The Chief Data Officer: An executive whose time has come

Advertisement<p>14 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock / semisatch<p>I often ask people whether they know what Netflix, Harrah’s, Amazon and Wal-Mart have in …

Android to AirPlay Mirroring demonstrated, coming soon to CyanogenMod

Just in case you thought incorporation would slow things down among the folks behind CyanogenMod, dev and VP of Engineering Koushik Dutta just posted this video showing off AirPlay Mirroring from an Android phone. He's been working on Android streaming support to various protocols / devices for the …

McDonald's Turns Tables Into NFC Racetracks for Kids

Fast-food chain McDonald's is giving kids a reason to get excited beyond the ball pit. The restaurant has started rolling out NFC-enabled "Happy …

Google Maps Update Adds Waze Reports For Both iOS And Android Google Map Apps

Google and Waze the company which Google purchased for a cool $1 billion back in June of this year have now started to integrate their service within …

Firefox OS smartphone sells out

'The Open' smartphone running Firefox OS has sold out on eBay in the UK and US after just three days.<p>The phone was retailing for £59.99 in the UK and $79.99 in the US.<p>It was released on the site on Friday, but by Monday both the US and UK eBay stores of ZTE, the Chinese company which manufactured …

Mobile

Samsung Gear review

<b>Updates:</b> <i>Our Galaxy Gear review contains updates to address its lower price, the increased competition and the optional switch to Tizen.</i><p>What makes a …

Gear & Gadgets

Survey says: 85% of iPhone owners likely or very likely to upgrade

Advertisement<p>25 Comments<p>Apple’s(s aapl) core audience of iPhone owners may be the most loyal customers when it comes to upgrading to new models. …

MongoDB: Now with Hive compatibility

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: Flickr / junyaogura<p>MongoDB proprietor 10gen announced an updated version of its Hadoop connector on Tuesday that …