Apps

Gleam: the consumer fashion app targeting businesses and brands | Shop talk

What is Gleam? Andreia Campos Gleam is an app and service for discovering, shopping for and organising the best in world fashion. Our overriding vision is to change the way the fashion industry interacts with global consumers in the mobile digital age. Combining a proprietary distribution channel with over 300,000 users, the Gleam app, with […]

You snooze you lose the app that donates to charity while you sleep

Age: Brand new Appearance: Sold as slick and stylish – not sure anything that wakes you up can be, but hey. Photograph: Chelsea Apps Factory What is it: It’s an alarm clock app that allows you to donate money to charity every time you hit the snooze button. Time is money, after all. How does […]

Could new technology help older people in Barcelona create stronger networks?

As life expectancies grow ever greater, cities around the world are being forced to face up to the challenges posed by social isolation and deteriorating health among their ageing populations. More than 20% of Barcelona residents are 65 or over, according to city data, and that is expected to rise to 25% by 2040. To […]

Games

Fantasy football players and moguls reap millions as internet game gets real

Fantasy is variously described as imaginative power, a mental image or dream, an impractical idea or a genre of fiction. There is also a new definition, driven by millions of online game players, which is becoming more real by the week. Consider these four facts: 1. The Fantasy Sports Trade Association (FSTA) indicates there are […]

Ubisoft sees sales shrink in Q2 but rise 65% for first half

By James Brightman Thu 30 Oct 2014 4:54pm GMT / 12:54pm EDT / 9:54am PDT PublishingFinancialInsights Watch Dogs has now shipped 9 million units, and Ubi’s digital sales increased more than 90% French publisher Ubisoft today reported its second quarter and first half fiscal performance, which revealed a better than expected sales total over the […]

Anki taps Activision, EA execs

By Brendan Sinclair Thu 30 Oct 2014 5:18pm GMT / 1:18pm EDT / 10:18am PDT Jobs Skylanders creative director Joby Otero and Origin biz dev VP Craig Rechenmacher join robotic toy maker The company behind the app-powered Anki Drive racing playset is dipping into the traditional gaming world for leadership. Anki today announced that it […]

Social Media

Facebook loses $24,420 a minute during outages

At 6:52 p.m. Eastern on Oct. 28, Facebook went down. (It began working again at 7:27 p.m.) This is the third such outage in the last several months, and it happens to coincide with the company’s announcement of impressive summer earnings. The close proximity of outage and earnings makes some uncomfortable math possible. In the […]

Twitter’s executive shakeup continues with 2 more resignations

In yet another high level shakeup at Twitter, two more executives are reportedly leaving the company. Jeremy Gordon, Twitter’s VP of engineering and Adam Kinney, who heads up analytics, are stepping down from Twitter’s engineering team, the two announced Wednesday. See also: It’s More Than Just Ali Rowghani: A Look at Who’s Left Twitter Gordon, […]

Photographer documents the death of real-life conversation

As our smartphones make it easier to connect with people across the globe, they often can make it harder to connect face-to-face. London-based photographer Babycakes Romero doesn’t own a smartphone. Instead, he treks along in his beloved city, camera in hand, capturing whatever catches his eye. “As a person dedicated to observation, I just feel […]

WP + Blog

Userplane Plug-Ins Now Support WordPress, Drupal, and More.

Userplane has been adding to its roster of available community-building tools for some time, with free API options for things like chat and Webmessenger. The plugins for these Userplane additions are now available as plug-ins for VBulletin, WordPress, Drupal, Mambo, Joomla and phpFoX. The point is to make it even more simple to create communities […]

20+ Must-Have WordPress 2.5 Compatible Plugins

Even though WordPress 2.5 has been out for a while now, not all plugins are up-to-date. We’ve put together a list of 20+ must-have WordPress 2.5 compatible plugins to manage your blog, engage readers, and tempt new ones as well. Below you’ll find helpful plugins that enable you to block spam, track analytics, promote your […]

Share Media Directly from iPhoto with YouSendIt Plugins

If you’re an Apple user then you’ve probably come to appreciate the sharing options that are available to you through various applications like iPhoto’s Share to iWeb or iMovie’s send to YouTube options. YouSendIt, the digital content delivery system that recently raised an additional $14 million in funding, has created a couple of plug-ins for […]

Tech + Reviews

If you haven’t noticed, Facebook’s News Feed is 50% faster on iOS

You might have noticed that your Facebook News Feed is faster than it used to be on your iPhone or iPad. You’re not crazy. Facebook has made the News Feed operate 50% faster than the previous version in the iOS app, according to the company. See also: 8 Brutally Honest Facebook Notifications That Need to […]

All-in-one PC brings entertainment to tight spaces — and budgets

The Lenovo B40 is a budget-conscious all-in-one desktop that’s built for slinging media in tight spaces. It’s got a 21.5-inch IPS display with a 1,920×1,080-pixel resolution and a built-in sound bar — all packed into a minuscule footprint. Media savvy Lenovo outfits the B40 with up to fourth-generation Intel Core processors, up to a 2TB […]

College students trust Snapchat despite hack, study says

Snapchat may have security vulnerabilities but that’s not deterring one of the app’s biggest demographics: college students. A new study found that most students still trust the service and haven’t changed their use of the app since the hack, that resulted in nearly 100,000 private user photos and videos being published online. See also: Ghost […]

Seo

Free traffic – Get 10’000 Hits today

Use free traffic to your site to increase overall traffic and boost generic metrics. There in principle a few benefits to arranging free traffic, there are many companies out there with a variety of methods of doing this also. The best practice to apply here is simply be realistic, its not going to make your […]

Free backlinks – 500 links no cost no strings

Get 500 Free Backlinks today: Free backlinks are rare, especially by legitimate companies. I found this site offering 500 free backlinks for just signing up. If you wondering what backlinks are they: Backlinks, also known as incoming links, inbound links, inlinks, and inward links, are incoming links to a website or web page. In basic link terminology, a backlink is any link received by a web […]

Just How Interested Is the World in SEO?

How big is the SEO industry on the Internet? Really big, according to a new infographic by Spanish-based SEO service provider BlueCaribu. In fact, the infographic reveals that 3.5 people look up the term “SEO” on Google each second and 9.1 million web users are digging up information on the topic each month. People are […]

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Todays freelance jobs October 31, 2014

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Browse and find Freelance jobs direct with the client – programmers, coders, writers, artists, designers, salespeople, agents, admins, anything and everything its here. Write my Product Descriptions by viswaram I need a copywriter who could write the product description for items like salwar kameez, sarees and lehengas (Budget: ?600-?1500 INR, Jobs: Copywriting, eBay, Product Descriptions) […]

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Sony apologizes for Driveclub’s ongoing launch woes

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By Brendan Sinclair Thu 30 Oct 2014 7:34pm GMT / 3:34pm EDT / 12:34pm PDT Publishing Shuhei Yoshida acknowledges player patience is running out, delays PS Plus edition indefinitely It’s been three weeks since launch, but Sony’s PlayStation 4-exclusive Driveclub is still beset by online problems. In a post on the game’s official Facebook page […]

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