Ross Fehily

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Silicon Valley comes up against the Great Firewall of China

Mark Zuckerberg is one of the world’s most high-profile Sinophiles. The Facebook founder speaks fluent Mandarin, in which he regularly addresses Chinese audiences in speeches and online videos. His own Facebook profile has photos of him beaming while walking the Great Wall, jogging through …

Indonesia will be Asia’s next biggest e-commerce market

Indonesia presents much opportunity for e-commerce among other emerging Asian economies, with current projections putting this archipelago nation’s e-market at $130 billion by 2020 (coming third behind China and India). With an estimated annual growth rate of 50 percent and strong mobile-first …

eCommerce

Israel is opening an innovation center to showcase Israeli technology and inspire young entrepreneurs

It’s no secret that Israel is a hotbed of technological innovation. Just over the past few years the country has given birth to popular consumer startups like Waze, Viber and Fiverr. Plus, Israel also is the birthplace of many hard science inventions like USB Flash Drives and coronary stents.<p>But …

Google's new tool helps test your website's speed and mobile-friendliness

Speed testing services seem to be the new thing tech companies are dabbing into on their free time – just weeks after Netflix launched Fast.com, Google has announced its own tool to help you measure your website’s speed and mobile-friendliness.<p>The site takes your URL and measures on a scale of …

Logistics: The $350 billion opportunity tech hasn’t cracked yet

Uber is consolidating its food delivery business, shuttering an instant delivery option only a few weeks after its official launch. The move suggests that the company’s courier-provided meals posed a greater logistical challenge than the giant company anticipated.<p>If Uber couldn’t do it, it’s not …

Facelifts

HMV is closing the gap with Amazon in the UK

What a difference three years makes. HMV, a company that was teetering on the edge of closure three and a half years ago, has pushed past Tesco to become the UK's second biggest entertainment retailer behind Amazon. The company recorded a 2 percent rise in sales of CDs, DVDs and video games in the …

Here’s Why You Should Visit The Tiny Town Of Betancuria In The Canary Islands

Truth be told, until we arrived in Fuerteventura with Thomas Cook Airlines, I’d never even heard of Betancuria. Even after arriving in this little …

Thomas Cook

SocialRadar’s PlaceKit promises more accurate location data for business and storefront locations

Online street maps have become incredibly accurate over the last few years, but most maps aren’t all that precise when it comes to knowing exactly where on a street a store, restaurant or other business is located. That’s why your Uber driver sometimes wants to drop you off in the alley behind a …

Cisco Finds Global Mobile Users Growing 2X Faster Than Global Population

• More people will have mobile phones (5.4B) than electricity (5.3B), running water (3.5B) and cars (2.8B) by 2020.<br>• By 2020, over 75% of the world’s mobile data traffic will be video, making this category the highest growth rate of any mobile application.<br>• By 2020, 4G connections will account for 72% of …

Internet of Things

Get with the program: the coders offering training for free

It’s the must-have skill-set of the 21st century, yet unless you’re rich enough to afford the training, or fortunate enough to be attending the right school, the barriers to learning can be high. Now a movement of pioneering coders is challenging the stereotype by offering free training for all<p>‘Why …

How App Design Can Hurt App Development

Mobile apps have become so ubiquitous that it’s easy for most people in tech to assume that creating them is a simple, straightforward process. Look behind the curtain of their development, however, and you’ll often find a painful history of cost-overruns, code and asset bloat and development …

6 Ways to Make the Most of Night Time Photography

Night time photography is surprisingly similar to daytime photography in the sense that it’s all about finding the right light. Obviously, things are …

10 Tips to Help You Grow as an Artist in Photography

Over the past few days, I’ve thought about what’s helped me become a better photographer over the years. It’s a constant journey, and developing as …

Turn Your Photo into An Artwork

Have you ever wanted to do something a little different with your photographs? Not stop with the simple click of the shutter and turn it into an …

Tutorials

Top 10 Compact Cameras for Travelers

Upgrade your travel photos with these lightweight cameras that pack a punch.<p><i>Tom O'Brien is a mechanical engineer and the photo engineer for</i> National Geographic <i>magazine. He designs and builds custom equipment for the photographers of the magazine. You can follow him on Instagram @Mechanicalphoto.</i>

If Your Photos Aren’t Good Enough, Your Camera Isn’t Expensive Enough

The best camera in street photography is the most expensive one.<p>If I gave myself advice in street photography if I started all over again I would …

The 10 Lightroom Tools That Are A Landscape Photographer's Dream

As we know, Lightroom has become a very powerful tool not only for image management but also for post production. Amongst the tools available are …

Common Portrait Lighting Mistakes

Here is a quick list of several common portrait lighting mistakes that beginners, and even pros, often make. Why are they mistakes? Because the goal …

List-Worthy

7 Tips for Photographing Groups

Whether you’re an amateur or professional photographer, whether you usually photograph people, products, landscapes or insects, the time will come …

How to become an outstanding photographer

Wow, that is a bold title for a blog post, isn’t it? And I bet you’re expecting a fool-proof list of actions that will make you outstanding – maybe a …

Self-improvement