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How to use Google Lens

Google came out with a new version of Google Lens in beta, the company announced at its annual developer conference on Tuesday. If you have one of the ten additional Android devices that are getting Google Lens inside their native camera apps, you’ll be able to access the feature simply by going …

The Startups (Possibly) Threatened By Google’s Newfound Voice

Google has always been smart. And now, Google is articulate. Google Assistant, powered by Google Duplex, is so well spoken that it can book …

Workplace, Facebook’s enterprise version, now has 52 SaaS apps and bots, opens up for more integrations

Workplace, the more secure, closed enterprise version of Facebook that competes against the likes of Slack, Microsoft Teams and Hipchat as a platform for employees to communicate and work on things together, says that it today has tens of thousands of organisations using its platform.<p>Now to pick up …

Apps

The newest idea for smartwatch texting looks just like your old flip phone

T9-word may be making a comeback: Researchers at Dartmouth College have created a new technique for typing on a smartwatch that looks unnervingly similar to the archaic text messaging system used by early cell phones.<p>It’s all based on a keyboard where letters are arranged alphabetically around a …

Text Messaging

Tame wants to bring order to conference and event planning chaos

Tame, a self-proclaimed “design-driven” tech startup from Copenhagen in Denmark, is on a mission to “solve the chaos of event planning.” The company’s founders, who claim to have previously organised more than 30 large conferences and events, think they have spotted a gap in the market for an …

Project Management

HQ Trivia will soon let you see your friends’ answers to questions while you play

It might even help you win a game<p>Popular daily quiz game HQ Trivia is adding a new feature on Friday that might make winning a little bit easier. If you decide to upload your contact list into HQ following Friday’s update, you’ll be able to see which of your friends are playing the same match as …

The state of iOS game development, according to the creators of Alto’s Odyssey

From Metal to Android, Ryan Cash, Jason Medeiros, and Eli Cymet talk shop.<p>2015's <i>Alto's Adventure</i> was a surprise hit. It launched on iOS as a premium …

Game Development

LinkedIn to launch Talent Insights, a new analytics tool, as it dives deeper into data

LinkedIn, the Microsoft-owned social network for the working world with some 500 million members, has made a large business out of recruitment — with some 11 million job listings on the site at any given time, and the recruitment market providing the company with its largest source of revenue.<p>Now …

Scanning Barcodes with iOS 7 (Objective-C)

Introduction<p>With the release of iOS 7, Apple included the ability to detect barcodes through its AV Foundation framework. The supported types …

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Responsive Web Design

• <b>Author:</b> Ethan Marcotte<p>From mobile browsers to netbooks and tablets, users are visiting your sites from an increasing array of devices and browsers. Are your designs ready? Learn how to think beyond the desktop and craft beautiful designs that anticipate and respond to your users’ needs. Ethan …

A College Kid Made More Than $24,000 Yesterday Just By Waving This Sign On ESPN

A college student quickly made over $24,000 just by waving this sign on TV.<p>Here's the deal: Yesterday on ESPN's "College GameDay" (an ESPN college football show that's filmed at a different college campus each week) some student held the above sign that has both the Bitcoin logo and a QR code.<p>A QR …

Bitcoin

Sentient code: An inside look at Stephen Wolfram’s utterly new, insanely ambitious computational paradigm

In 2002 Stephen Wolfram released <i>A New Kind of Science</i> and immediately unleashed a firestorm of wonder, controversy, and criticism as the British-born scientist, programmer, and entrepreneur overturned conventional ideas on how to pursue knowledge. Earlier this month, he teased something with the …

Consumer drones are coming, and they will change everything

I recently spent a week flying the DJI Phantom 2 Vision quadcopter. It’s a 2.5 pound drone with an attached camera and easy flight controls, and I …

Prompt.ly Raises $1.5M Seed To Become The OpenTable For Time And Services

We’ve seen the rise of the ‘on-demand’ economy in the form of startups like TaskRabbit and FancyHands. What we have seen less of is a full-blown ‘platform play’ where it is not about connecting buyers and sellers (TaskRabbit) but about managing a business based on time (likeOpenTable). BookingBug, …

More Moolah for MOOCs: Coursera Raises Another $20M

After being founded just last year, online education startup Coursera turned heads this summer when it raised a $43 million Series B round.<p>Coursera’s …

Online Education

By Tracking Spending and Finding Deals, BillGuard Hopes to Be Heir to Mint.com

The BillGuard app will now help users save money, not just fend off bad charges.<p>BillGuard, an iOS finance app that launched four months ago, would …

Apps

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Don't Bet Against Aaron Levie

The improbable but beautifully executed pivot. The prescience about technological change. The insight about what users want and need. Aaron Levie, the 28-year-old CEO of the billion-dollar cloud-computing company Box, just keeps getting it right.<p><i>Editor's note: Box went public Friday, opening at</i> …

How Thieves Stole $1 Million In Bitcoins From A 'Bitcoin Bank'

The crooks walked away with 1,295 bitcoins, BIPs founder and CEO Kris Henriksen, told his customers via a post to the company's online forums. That's about $990,00 based on today's value of Bitcoins on Coindesk (about $760 per coin).<p>BIPs offered a service that lets merchants accept bitcoins and …

Bitcoin

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How To Make a Tower Defense Game Tutorial

This Tower Defense Game Tutorial shows you how to make a complete tower defense game with shooting towers and multiple waves of enemies. Now fully …

Tutorials

Create a Weather App with Forecast – User Interface

In the last article of this series, I will show you how to create the user interface of our weather application. Thanks to the work of Chris Carey, a …

iOS Programming

Augmented Reality iOS Tutorial: Location Based

Learn how to make a location based augmented reality app that displays points of interest over video!<p><i>Update note</i>: This tutorial was updated for Swift …

iOS Programming

First ATM turns bitcoins into cash

Bitcoin users lined up at the world’s first publicly accessible bitcoin ATM on Tuesday to trade their digital currency for cold hard cash.<p>The machine, located in a Vancouver coffee shop, is the first of five machines to be launched across Canada by local dealer Bitcoiniacs.<p>The machine identifies …