How Microsoft turns an obsession with detail into micron-optimized keyboards

Posted on: September 5, 2019, in Blog

Nestled among the many indistinguishable buildings of Microsoft’s Redmond campus, a multi-disciplinary team sharing an attention to detail that borders on fanatical is designing a keyboard… again and again and again. And one more time for good measure. Their dogged and ever-evolving dedication to “human factors” shows the amount of work that goes into making […]

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Twitter to attempt to address conversation gaps caused by hidden tweets

Posted on: September 4, 2019, in Blog

Twitter’s self-service tool for blocking content you don’t want to see (as well as a growing tendency for users to delete a lot of the content they post) is making some of the conversations on the platform look like Swiss cheese. The company says in the next few weeks it will introduce added “context” on […]

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How startups can make the open office work, for employers and employees

Posted on: September 3, 2019, in Blog

Alejandra Albarrán

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Discord now lets you group chat servers into folders

Posted on: September 2, 2019, in Blog

If you’re on Discord, you’re probably not a member of just one chat server. They tend to collect. You install it to chat with your Fortnite friends… then a few of them split off and start an Apex server. And each of your favorite streamers has a server, so maybe join those. Oh! And now […]

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Google intros Gallery Go offline photo editor

Posted on: September 1, 2019, in Blog

At an event this week in Nigeria, Google introduced Gallery Go, a photo management and editing tool designed for offline use. The new offering joins a suite of Google apps created specifically for users in developing markets, where solid online connections aren’t always a given. Gallery Go works with devices running Android 8.1 (Oreo) and […]

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Coinbase tells you if top holders are buying or selling a crypto asset

Posted on: August 31, 2019, in Blog

Coinbase is taking advantage of its significant user base to give you more information about trading behavior and price correlation. Given that there are now 15 different cryptocurrencies on Coinbase that you can trade, the new features should provide some signals. In addition to price and variation information, you can see what Coinbase customers with […]

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TrustRadius, a customer-generated B2B software review platform, raises $12.5M

Posted on: August 30, 2019, in Blog

Customer reviews play a key role in helping people decide what to buy on consumer-focused marketplaces like Amazon or app stores, and the same tendency exists in the B2B world, where nearly half a trillion dollars is spent annually on software and IT purchases. TrustRadius, one of the startups capitalising on the latter trend, with […]

Read More launches its big redesign with simpler navigation and more features

Posted on: August 29, 2019, in Blog

Twitter’s website is getting a major overhaul. The company has been testing a new version of its desktop website since the beginning of the year, and today the final product is rolling out to the public. The upgraded experience simplifies navigation with a new — and fairly large — left-hand sidebar that directs you to […]

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Three great opportunities for startups in the entertainment space

Posted on: August 28, 2019, in Blog

Arvin Patel With over-the-top (OTT) changing the way we consume entertainment across devices, most of the media attention is going to the big players trying to elbow their way into the streaming space with big new subscription services and original programming. Less discussed is the suite of technologies that pave the way for those services […]

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The need-to-know takeaways from VidCon 2019

Posted on: August 27, 2019, in Blog

VidCon, the annual summit in Anaheim, CA for social media stars and their fans to meet each other drew over 75,000 attendees over last week and this past weekend. A small subset of those where entertainment and tech executives convening to share best practices and strike deals. Of the wide range of topics discussed in […]

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