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KGI: iPhone 7 to feature 2.4GHz A10 chip, IPX7 waterproofing, new 12 megapixel cameras, piano black color, more

A weekend report from KGI is shining some last minute details on the iPhone 7. As well as reaffirming everything we’ve already heard, such as the design resembling the iPhone 6s with tweaked antenna lines, the report includes some specific details about certain changes.<p>KGI says that the iPhone 7 …

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52 Concepts To Add To Your Cognitive Toolkit

Signalling/ countersignalling – the idea that an action conveys information to someone about the actor. Buying an expensive wedding ring conveys that …

Finance novice beats hedge fund pros, winning $100k in Quantopian trading contest

What does it take to break into the lucrative world of hedge funds? It’s a question that countless Wall Street up-and-comers would love to see …

With Launch Of “Topics,” Imgur Adds A New Way To Explore By Interests

After moving to a fully ad-supported model earlier this month, popular photo-sharing site Imgur is today introducing a new feature designed to make it easier for visitors to explore images that relate to subjects of interest to them. Called “Topics,” these new selections will now appear within …

A Teenager’s View on Social Media

Written by an actual teen<p><b>I read technology</b> articles quite often and see plenty of authors attempt to dissect or describe the teenage audience, …

The Best Netflix Original Series To Watch Right Now

We all love Netflix. It’s always there for us after a stressful day at work or a bored weekend at home. But, we can all agree settling on one …

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9 Warming Booze-Infused Winter Drink Recipes

<i>By Tara Fuller</i><p>Soup is a classic go-to when the weather cools down, but there are many other ways to warm up from the inside out. Take boozy …

20 Concealer Hacks Every Woman Should Know

From the editors of Cosmopolitan.com, life-changing ways to cover under-eye circles, blemishes, and more.<p><b>1) If you use foundation, apply it first, and then apply your concealer.</b><p>If you apply your foundation first, you'll find that you don't need to use as much concealer. If you apply concealer …

LEAKED: Internal Uber Deck Reveals Staggering Revenue And Growth Metrics

How much revenue is Uber already generating? How many active users does it have, and how many people are driving for it in cities around the world?<p>Business Insider obtained an internal Uber presentation that's nearly 60 pages long last week that was produced in early 2014. In it, there's …

How We Redesigned Our Product in Less Than a Week

<i>Bastiaan Janmaat and Mike Dorsey are co-founders of DataFox, a predictive intelligence company reinventing the way investors, analysts, and business development professionals research and track technology companies.</i><p>Time is often the scarcest resource for a startup. When you’re building a complex …

189 Words That Get Your Customer's Attention Every Time

This story originally appeared on Buffer<p>“Join us!”<p>“Sign up!”<p>These phrases litter the huge variety of email newsletter boxes you’ll come across online, and they generally serve the same purpose: Click here to give us your email address. They serve the same purpose, but do they say the same thing?<p>Can …

59 Free Twitter Tools and Apps for Marketers

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>Twitter is a fascinating adventure of relationships, entertainment, education, and fun. Now imagine layering on a few dozen powerups.<p>That’s how it feels sometimes when you find just the right Twitter tool. And there’s a tool for practically every …

New York Times Chief Data Scientist Chris Wiggins On The Way We Create And Consume Content Now

“What we’re aiming to do is try to inform product decisions and marketing decisions, as well as potentially newsroom decisions.”<p>The <i>New York Times</i> turned 163 years old this year. And while it might be understandable for an institution older than almost anyone not named Yoda to be less-than-cutting …

The TSA Wants You To Redesign Its Slow Lines

The Transportation Security Administration has been proudly touting its TSA PreCheck program for months, promising low-risk travelers “expedited, more efficient security screening” in exchange for $85 and a background check. Too bad nobody bothered to design how the two-tier system would work in …

Google’s Street Art Project is a Step in the Right Direction for Graffiti - The Fox Is Black

Google’s Paris-based Cultural Institute has recently launched a database called the Street Art Project. This initiative features street art from …

NeonGrid offers an IMDb-esque directory for web videos

There's no question how useful the Internet Movie Database (IMDb) is for gathering info on a costume designer or the complete list of Ray Liotta films. Unfortunately, hasn't been a similar for works published on sites like Vimeo or YouTube... until now. Thanks to co-founder and former IMDB exec …

Why Storehouse Wants Mechanics Reading Stories About Fashion

We’re multifaceted people. The app Storehouse wants to sate our diverse tastes.<p>Twitter is the ultimate bubble. You can follow people just like you to learn about things you already know you’re interested in. Mark Kawano, the former Apple designer who co-founded the longform, visual story platform …

Epoxy Raises $6.5M From Upfront Ventures And Time Warner To Connect YouTubers With Fans

First there was YouTube. And from YouTube came an ecosystem of video creators who could use the platform to freely distribute their content and maybe make money from it. Then came the YouTube multichannel networks, which herded up all the creators in hopes of creating a giant mass of subscribers …

Snapchat’s “Our Story” Is A Genius, Collaborative Reinvention Of The Livestream

What does it feel like to be a massive music festival? Nothing like a glossy livestream of the mainstage. Much more like Snapchat’s new Our Story feature, a curated channel of user submitted photos of videos from all around a big event. I was there last night at Vegas’ Electric Daisy Carnival, an …

5 Tough Questions You Should Ask Your Team Today

If you are not trying to put yourself out of business, someone else will be.<p>It's been almost two decades since Andy Grove, the former CEO of Intel, published one of the best business books I have ever read.<p>In <i>Only the Paranoid Survive,</i> <b></b>Grove spends a lot of time talking about what he calls "strategic …

Web Design: Sites Using Parallax

It's been a really long time since the last time I published a web design post, but recently I've been crazy about sites using parallax. It's elegant …

9 Iconic Growth Hacks Tech Companies Used to Boost User Base

<i>John McLaughlin is a start-up founder and entrepreneur based in Manhattan and a writer for Fueled, a mobile development company based in New York City.</i><p>These days, it seems like some tech companies go from zero to a million users overnight. The growth of these firms — Airbnb and Uber might service …

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In the Details: Building a Better Plastic Coffee-Cup Lid

Anyone who has experienced the wrath of a malfunctioning takeout coffee cup will be relieved to hear that a new alternative is coming to the market. …

Next-Generation Responsive Web Design Tools: Webflow, Edge Reflow, Macaw

22 min read<p>Share on Twitter or LinkedIn<p>Smashing Newsletter<p>Upgrade your inbox and get our editors’ picks twice a month.<p>With useful tips for web devs. …

Contextly Launches Its Editorial Tools To Find “Related Content” That’s Actually Related

If you’re tired of seeing “related content” widgets that are full of links that are, at best, kinda, sorta related, a startup called Contextly is trying to make things better.<p>The company was founded in 2012 and aimed, in the words of co-founder Ryan Singel, to create online publishing tools that …

SocialRank Raises $1M To Help Brands Find Their Competitors’ Most Valuable Followers

SocialRank, the startup that promises to help users find their most valuable, engaged, and all-around “best” followers, is announcing that it has raised $1 million in seed funding. It’s also opening sign-ups for a new feature, the ability to run similar reports on your competitors.<p>The initial …

Style-Focused Community And Shopping Service Polyvore Arrives On Android

Polyvore, the style-focused community whose members regularly pin collages of outfits and accessories to Pinterest, has now arrived on Android. The app follows the company’s iOS debut by roughly a year and a half, indicating, perhaps, its largely female user base’s preference for iPhone and iPad …