next level

next level

Now anyone in the UK can be an early stage startup investor as Seedrs launches

thenextweb.com
Crowdsourced investing has arrived in the UK after Seedrs officially opened the doors of its alternative funding platform in the country today, mobilising a potential army of armchair investors for promising young firms. Seedrs, which won the startup competition at the London Web Summit in March, lets investors to put...
Now anyone in the UK can be an early stage startup investor as Seedrs launches

Hands-On With The HTC First Running The Gesture-Powered Facebook Home [Video]

techcrunch.com
[tc_5min code="517734091"] The Facebook Home experience is based around next-level gesture control. Here you can watch us swipe, fling, and pop Facebook content on the new HTC First handset that comes with Home pre-installed. Compared to Facebook’s flagship mobile apps, Home is much more responsive. You could even call it...
Hands-On With The HTC First Running The Gesture-Powered Facebook Home [Video]

Smackdown: UFC plans to drag individual ‘streaming pirates’ to court for copyright violation

thenextweb.com
The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is preparing itself for a new fight in its ongoing battle against Internet piracy. The organisation’s supremo Dana White has been vocal in his stance on Internet piracy, but his organisation is taking its efforts to the next level with plans to sue individual Internet...
Smackdown: UFC plans to drag individual ‘streaming pirates’ to court for copyright violation

Lights, Cameras, Revolution

parislemon.com
Lights, Cameras, Revolution: Zach Lowe of Grantland looks at how SportVU -- an advanced camera-tracking system that records every move on the floor in an NBA game -- is changing basketball. This is some next-level "moneyball" type stuff, but one particularly interesting note: It's not a coincidence that the only team...
Lights, Cameras, Revolution

Designers: Shipment's latest update makes reviewing mockups over Dropbox slick and easy

thenextweb.com
Following a private beta release back in March, Shipment, the Web app that makes it easy for designers to share their work with clients, has been updated with brand new collaborative features. As we said before, email is one of the most popular ways creatives and clients converse, but unfortunately...
Designers: Shipment's latest update makes reviewing mockups over Dropbox slick and easy

Mobile Marketplace EggDrop Shuts Down Following Craigslist C&D, But Says Slow Growth To Blame

techcrunch.com
EggDrop, a mobile marketplace application with over half a million downloads, is shutting down. The company will inform its current user base via email on Friday. According to CEO Dan Zheng, EggDrop was the recipient of a Cease & Desist letter from Craigslist a few months ago, but that’s not the primary...
Mobile Marketplace EggDrop Shuts Down Following Craigslist C&D, But Says Slow Growth To Blame

IE takes Contre Jour to the next level

reviews.cnet.com
Where's a popular iPad game like Contre Jour to go after winning 'Game of the Year' from Apple itself? Why, HTML5, of course -- and it's getting there with help from an unlikely source: Microsoft. [Read more]...
IE takes Contre Jour to the next level

UltraViolet to bundle free movies with Smart TVs and Blu-ray players

www.engadget.com
The Digital Entertainment Group has announced plans to give away free movies when you buy an UltraViolet compatible device. If you buy a Smart TV from one of the following brands, you'll get ten free movies accessible anywhere UltraViolet titles work; including CinemaNow, Flixster, Nook and VUDU. Blu-ray players...
UltraViolet to bundle free movies with Smart TVs and Blu-ray players

We Share Photos: Easy Facebook photo sharing for events, using an RFID wristband

thenextweb.com
The Amsterdam-based interactive agency Dorst & Lesser has released a new app called We Share Photos, which lets event attendees share pictures on Facebook thanks to simple RFID wristbands. As you may remember, the agency already attracted a lot of attention last summer when it first showcased this technology at the...
We Share Photos: Easy Facebook photo sharing for events, using an RFID wristband

Facebook privacy targeted by Austrian law student

www.washingtonpost.com
VIENNA -- To carry on his war against Facebook, Max Schrems figures he needs at least 200,000 euros -- about $250,000 -- no small sum for a law student scraping by on a government stipend. But like those he is targeting, Schrems, 25, is a creature of the Internet age....
Facebook privacy targeted by Austrian law student

Viddy takes social video to the next level: Officially opens up its API

thenextweb.com
Today, social video sharing site Viddy has made a huge leap towards becoming a powerhouse. The company has announced the availability of its API, which will allow developers to build around the platform and come up with new ways to share videos. In a blog post, the company has challenged...
Viddy takes social video to the next level: Officially opens up its API
Startup Spotlight: This upstart wants to bring the 3D viewing experience to 2D TVs

PlayStation 4: welcome to the next level

www.guardian.co.uk
The machine itself was nowhere to be seen, but last week's PlayStation 4 press conference in New York promised important innovationsSony's video games division have finally revealed the long anticipated PlayStation 4 at a high-profile event in New York. Or rather, they've revealed how the PS4 will function. The actual...
PlayStation 4: welcome to the next level

The Facebook Marketing Bible April 2012 Edition Is Now Available

www.insidefacebook.com
The new Timeline format for Facebook pages brings new opportunities for marketers and advertisers on the platform. Optimize your Facebook page for the new format with the April 2012 edition of the Facebook Marketing Bible: The Leading Resource for Marketing and Advertising on Facebook. In the April 2012 edition we...
The Facebook Marketing Bible April 2012 Edition Is Now Available

Marble Droid brings amazing 3D playgrounds that will keep you entertained for hours [Hands on Video]

www.talkandroid.com
A couple of weeks ago, I reviewed 3D Stunt Marbles, which is a cool game, but if you’re looking for something conceptually the same, but a little different, the folks over at Zebralightning Studios just released Marble Droid. With 3D Stunt Marbles it’s more about getting from point A...
Marble Droid brings amazing 3D playgrounds that will keep you entertained for hours [Hands on Video]

Yahoo's Europe Head Riley Steps Down, But Will Remain at Company

allthingsd.com
Earlier this week, Rich Riley — the nattily-dressed SVP and managing director of Yahoo’s EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) region — sent an email to his staff that he was stepping down from that top role at the company. But, unlike other high-ranking execs that have departed the...
Yahoo's Europe Head Riley Steps Down, But Will Remain at Company

Live now: digital-telepathy's founder answers questions via video. Get involved!

thenextweb.com
Got a question for Chuck? Use the chat feature above to get it answered live. Chuck is the founder of the user experience design company, digital-telepathy. He helps startups, web designers, entrepreneurs and large organizations improve the user experience of websites by making them easier to use. He has the...
Live now: digital-telepathy's founder answers questions via video. Get involved!
Marco Tempest does it again: a motion-tracking augmented reality tale of magic from TED

Chilean startup Hadza wants to crowdsource live event videos

thenextweb.com
Are you a Beastie Boys fan? If so, you will understand very quickly what the new Chilean platform Hadza does. The link between the two is an innovative concert video the band did in 2006. Called ‘Awesome; I… Shot That!‘, it was filmed by members of the audience. As an Internet simultaneity-based video platform, what Hadza does...
Chilean startup Hadza wants to crowdsource live event videos

Richard Branson’s Tweet Scored An 18-Year-Old's Startup $1 Million In Funding

www.businessinsider.com
Last year, eighteen year-old Stacey Ferraira saw the following tweet by Richard Branson:  Enjoy intimate cocktails with me in Miami on June 15th - $2,000 to charity.For details email: Community.investment@fly.virgin.com — richardbranson (@richardbranson) June 10, 2011 Even though Ferraira was too young to accept a cocktail she decided to jump at...
Richard Branson’s Tweet Scored An 18-Year-Old's Startup $1 Million In Funding

Games for the weekend: Tiny Monsters

gigaom.com
Games for the Weekend is a weekly feature aimed at helping you avoid doing something constructive with your downtime. Each Friday we’ll be recommending a game for Mac, iPhone or iPad that we think is awesome. Here is one cool enough to keep you busy during this weekend. Tiny Monsters...
Games for the weekend: Tiny Monsters

Microsoft App-V 5.0 takes virtualization to the next level

www.pcworld.com
The Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack (MDOP) is a suite of tools available to Microsoft Software Assurance customers that enables IT admins to manage Microsoft environments more effectively. App-V--one of the tools included in MDOP--has been updated with significant enhancements IT admins and users will appreciate. What is App-V Let's...
Microsoft App-V 5.0 takes virtualization to the next level

NomNom Combo provides new take on “Match 3″ gameplay

www.insidemobileapps.com
NomNom Combo is a new puzzle game for iPhone from Vancouver-based studio East Side Games. It’ll be initially launching on the Canadian App Store. with a worldwide launch later in the quarter. The game is something of an experiment for the developer, which has previously focused on Web-based and social...
NomNom Combo provides new take on “Match 3″ gameplay

Networks under attack

www.guardian.co.uk
Your company's confidential information is under threat from botnets, spreading infection across the networkA botnet is a collection of connected PCs that are under the control of a remote hacker, typically through an infected PC that is then run by an external command and control system.The infected software can be...
Networks under attack

Google Maps adds features ahead of Apple’s rumored WWDC map reveal

www.washingtonpost.com
Google has announced some new features for its Maps service, taking online maps to the next level. The announcement comes as the technology community watches what happens to the relationship between Apple and Google in the maps space — rumor has it that Apple will ditch Google Maps for...
Google Maps adds features ahead of Apple’s rumored WWDC map reveal

TimesCast Media+Tech: Making Money After the Oscars

bits.blogs.nytimes.com
How studios and networks continue to profit after the Academy Awards. Taking social media food photography to the next level. NBC struggles to recover from its ratings plunge....
TimesCast Media+Tech: Making Money After the Oscars

If You Really Want To Innovate Put An Austic Person On Your Team

www.businessinsider.com
This Series On The Future Of The Workplace Is Brought To You By Cognizant Companies who really care about innovation should consider hiring a person who always sees things differently: one with Aspergers syndrome or high-functioning Autism, some experts say. "Innovation is all about looking at things in a new...
If You Really Want To Innovate Put An Austic Person On Your Team

Facebook Insights: Taking Web Analytics to the Next Level

www.readwriteweb.com
Facebook Insights: Taking Web Analytics to the Next Level

Microsoft could bring curved, one-handed software keyboard to Windows Phone

venturebeat.com
As with 8Pen and Flit, we’ve seen more than a few unconventional mobile keyboards. The latest oddball effort, however, could come from Microsoft. Windows Phone gadget blog WMPowerUser has unearthed a leaked screenshot of a new keyboard, which was taken from a Microsoft Research presentation. Unlike most keyboards, Microsoft’s...
Microsoft could bring curved, one-handed software keyboard to Windows Phone

Escape from the 35 rooms with DOOORS

www.insidemobileapps.com
DOOORS is iOS game from Japanese developer 58works.  Although originally released in December, in March the game has been consistently showing up near the top of the free app charts. The game appears to have climbed the chart based on word-of-mouth, since its received almost no attention from the mainstream...
Escape from the 35 rooms with DOOORS
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?