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Alibaba places China smartphone business bet with $590 million Meizu deal

BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China’s Alibaba Group Holding Ltd is taking a $590 million stake in an obscure domestic smartphone maker as the e-commerce giant tests ways to expand its mobile operating system in a shrinking, cut-throat handset market.<p>Alibaba Group Holding Ltd chairman Jack Ma …

Samsung's warning: Our Smart TVs record your living room chatter

<i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>Why worry about Big Brother?<p>It's your big Samsung TV that's watching you. Oh, and listening to you.<p>That seems to be the conclusion from reading the privacy small print offered by the company. (Samsung's …

Privacy

Desktop Touchscreen Visualized in Apple Lightmac Concept

Aiming to become Apple’s next step in mobile computing, industrial designer Tomas Moyano has<p>Aiming to become Apple‘s next step in mobile computing, industrial designer Tomas Moyano has developed the Apple “Lightmac.” This concept design fuses the power of a desktop computer with the portability and …

Real Estate and Property Market News

Samsung Is Designing the Future of Television: Yves Béhar and Yun-je Kang

It was at last month’s 2015 Consumer Electronics Show where technology giant Samsung unveiled a surprise collaboration with prolific designer, Yves …

Product Design

10 Floating Homes Of The Future

Life at sea—it sounds far away, like a distant lifestyle reserved for Navy seamen, ocean trawlers and submarine captains. But as shorelines recede, populations grow and property-ownership ideas evolve, designers and architects are prompted to re-think how—and where—we live. Many look to the …

A Comprehensive Look into the Disciplines of Digital Design

Most people who are familiar with the world of digital graphics also recognize that there are dozens of unique disciplines out there. The Adobe suite …

Graphic Designers Turn Worst Client Feedback Into Posters

Frustrated by the endless amounts of stupid client criticism they received, Irish graphic designers Mark Shanley and Paddy Treacy decided to team up …

25 Free PSD Mockups Every Graphic Designer Should Have

There’s no better way to showcase your design than with a mockup. It’s easier to convince a client that your idea for a logo or website is solid when …

Graphic Design

What's the Future of Wearable Tech now Google Glass is Out?

<b>What's the future of wearable technology now that Google Glass is out? I discuss how perhaps the term can mean more than computers in our …

Discover the best 10-must-have-modern-floor-lamps on Dwell - Dwell

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Hooked: How to Build Habit-Forming Products

The book suggestion of this week is about how to create products that got people to use very often. The title of the book is Hooked: How to Build …

Product Management