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Google Keep welcomes your pretty drawings on Android

Google's Keep note-taking app has improved drastically since its release in 2013, thanks to features like labeled to-do lists being added over time. It's also now available for iOS, which opened the gates to the large audience of people who own Apple devices and use Google cloud services. Now, the …

Why Aren't There More Women in Tech?

From education issues to gender misconceptions, we ask ‘Why aren’t there more women in tech?’ and explore the possible reasons.<p>Why Aren’t There More …

Google releases Marshmallow Quick Start Guide

Google has just released their Quick Start Guide to Android 6.0 Marshmallow on the Google Play Store. If you’re eager to get a view of what’s in store with this highly anticipated update, you’ve got 60+ pages to pore over, and it won’t even cost you a dime.<p>Those looking for world-changing interface …

Google Play

LinkedIn Wants To Shut Down An App That Reveals Your Age

Age-Insights estimates people's age based on their LinkedIn profile. Update: the creator has decided to shut it down.<p>The extension works by analyzing data points on the public profile, such as the year you graduated college and the dates of your work experience, and gives an estimated age range. …

LinkedIn

Facebook is adding a GIF-finder and attachment buttons to chat and Messenger

If you’ve used Facebook chat or Messenger, you might’ve noticed something a little different: Facebook is testing adding GIF and attachment buttons.<p>Though not all users have the feature yet, over the past few days some users have noticed the feature, including yours truly. If you open up a chat …

Microsoft Surface Dock Is Built To Be Future-Proof

Microsoft invited the media to New York earlier this month to unveil an array of new hardware, including the Surface Book, Surface Pro 4, Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL smartphones, and the Microsoft Band 2 fitness wearable. One of the most exciting things that Microsoft announced, though, was an …

Gear & Gadgets

Apple ordered to pay $234m to university for infringing patent

A US jury has ordered Apple Inc to pay the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s patent licensing arm more than $234m (£151.5m) in damages for incorporating its microchip technology into some of the company’s iPhones and iPads without permission.<p>The amount imposed on Friday was less than the $400m the …

Computer Science

US court backs Google book-scanning project

<b>Google can continue to scan millions of books for an online library without violating copyright laws, the US court of appeal ruled on Friday.</b><p>The court rejected claims from a group of authors that Google Books violated their intellectual property rights.<p>Judges sided with an earlier ruling that the …

Intellectual Property

Intel reportedly partnering with Apple to provide chips for the next-gen iPhone

According to a report out of VentureBeat, Intel has built a team of more than 1,000 people to build chips for the next-generation iPhone. Specifically, Intel hopes to supply its 7360 LTE modem chip to Apple for the device, and if all goes well, even take part in the manufacturing.<p>The iPhone 6s and …

Nextgen

What's the difference between Android Pay and the new Google Wallet?

Times are changing, and as we shift away from "traditional" in-store purchasing with physical cards to a variety of new systems, there's plenty of …

How Much Extra Battery Power You'll Actually Get with iOS 9's Low Power Mode

iOS 9 is packed with all kinds of great features and one of the most useful is a new low power mode that triggers when your battery gets to 20%. …

10 Content Marketing Checklists Proven to Skyrocket Your Monthly Traffic

While content marketing is in fact an amazing tool that you can use to get hundreds of thousands of monthly visitors to your website; not everyone …

Twitter Is Experimenting With Putting Analytics Highlights In Your Notifications Tab

"Popular Tweet," "Noteworthy Mention," and "Top Follow" now appear in Twitter's "Notifications" tab for some verified users.<p>Twitter's "Notifications" tab now features analytics highlights, at least for some users, on the web.<p>A Twitter spokesperson confirmed the changes are part of a new experiment, …

San Francisco

This startup just raised $81 million to sell your used clothes

The startup then pivoted to swapping kid's clothing — after all, they outgrow it faster — and that got the attention of a few investors.<p>"When we launched in 2009, we were really the first company to try to tackle second hand. It was a crazy idea. Airbnb and all of these companies were using the …

Notifications, alarms and more with the IF notification tool - Android customization

Last week we kind of went overboard on our Android customization, building a personal favorite project of mine, using IF, Pushbullet, Tasker and Zooper Widget all together in one. The project was pretty simple, we were creating our own custom widget-based notification to remind us when the latest …

Android News

Airbnb Acquires Multi-City Trip Planning Service Vamo, Will Shut Down Product

Airbnb is acquiring Vamo, a service that helps in the process of booking trips with stops in multiple cities, and shutting the product down.<p>Airbnb might not use Vamo, but the company’s appetite for a team like Vamo CEO Ari Steinberg’s makes sense. Airbnb isn’t just about booking a residence — …

Engineer produces 'world's first' 3D printed violin

A French engineer says he has created the first ever 3D printed electric violin.<p>Laurent Bernadac is a graduate of the Toulouse Conservatory and says his new violin brings together his two passions; engineering and music.<p>Based loosely on a Stradivarius violin, Mr Bernadac's "3D-varius" took a week …

This Unique Startup Offers Shipping Address For E-Shoppers To Avoid Failed Deliveries

Is your best friend’s wedding scheduled for next month and you have just discovered the perfect lehanga online but are skeptical about ordering it …

Complete Lesson Archive - Actionable Social Media Strategies for Marketers

Share your story multiple times in order to reach those who missed it the first time! Change up your message: alternate the headline, grab a …

HashtagToDo Turns Google Calendar Into a To-Do List

A new add-on for Google Calendar, our favorite online calendar app, turns it into a usable task list. Just append an entry with #todo to turn it into …

This app gives you a virtual security guard to walk you home

Some of the best app ideas are also the most obvious, and that's definitely the case with the Companion app.<p>The app makes it easy to recruit friends …

Google Launches Street View App

The world in the palm of your hand.<p>Google has launched a handy app version of its groundbreaking Street View service. Through an announcement this weekend by Charles Armstrong, Product Manager at Google Maps, the company revealed that iOS and Android users will now be able to “tour immersive …

Google Maps

Google Compute Engine launches Autoscaler out of beta

Google today announced that the autoscaling feature for its Google Compute Engine cloud infrastructure service is now out of beta and generally available to everyone. Google first announced the Autoscaler back in November 2014 at its Google Cloud Platform Live event in San Francisco.<p>Now developers …

Viewport Sizes and Pixel Densities for Popular Devices

Mobile Technology

Uber's New Service Sounds Suspiciously Like a Bus | Inc.com

UberPool was announced a little over a year ago now as a “bold experiment” designed to further the company’s vision of “a more energy-efficient world with less traffic congestion and pollution in our cities.” Presumably, Smart Routes is an equally bold experiment. The new feature “aims to simplify …

Transportation

How Google Secretly Uses Search History to Hire Staff

Imagine your Google search page suddenly splitting in half and there being a message from the company itself.<p><i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>At Google, they’re terribly clever.<p>And you know they only want to hire people who are …

Facebook's M Is Here, and Google Should Be Worried | Inc.com

Facebook launched a new virtual assistant called M on Wednesday. If it does everything it promises to do, it will be time for a lot of competitors to worry -- one in particular.<p>M, named for James Bond's devoted secretary Moneypenny, is a hybrid personal assistant, points out Wired. The Facebook …

Artificial Intelligence

Reach into the computer and grab a pixel

The border between our physical world and the digital information surrounding us has been getting thinner and thinner. Designer and engineer Jinha …

5 Statistics That Will Make You a Social Selling Believer | Inc.com

Social selling has quickly become an essential component of every salesperson’s toolkit. Gone are the days of salespeople cold calling every potential lead under the sun. Salespeople can now be present at every stage of the buyer’s journey.<p>In the past, salespeople had it easy for far too long. The …

Selling

10 Ways to Kill the Distractions and Supercharge Your Productivity

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Technology is both a blessing and a curse. While we all occasionally find ourselves obsessing over our Facebook feeds, technology also helps us perform better at our jobs.<p>A 2014 survey by Pew Research Center reported that technology has …