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The Dublin Web Summit evolves from a conference into a SXSW-style festival of ideas and events

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Few tech events have made as big an impact in as short a time as the Dublin Web Summit. 2013 will be only its fourth year and its now evolving from a conference into what the organisers are calling “a festival of ideas and events.” The Summit is expected to...
The Dublin Web Summit evolves from a conference into a SXSW-style festival of ideas and events
Facebook acqui-hires Carsab, more for the sabi than the car

10 hard truths for software developers

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On most days, programming is a rewarding experience, with no problem too challenging to solve. Perseverance, intuition, the right tool -- they all come together seamlessly to produce elegant, beautiful code....
10 hard truths for software developers
Facebook seizes team behind iOS tool-maker Pieceable Software

Trials Evolution – review

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Xbox 360 (XBLA), RedLynx, cert 12, out nowIn the world of hardcore console titles, where narrative and mechanical intricacy remain dominant design trends, Trials Evolution remains determinedly and exquisitely simple. A hybrid of automotive and platforming game conventions, this motorcycling title centres on the basic concept of driving in a...
Trials Evolution – review

Preparing to Write Your First iPhone App

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You’ve seen the statistics and glowing success stories and you’re interested in writing your first iPhone app. Good for you! If you’ve never developed content for a mobile device, or if you’re new to software development, learning iPhone development can be a fun and rewarding experience. In future articles I’ll...
Preparing to Write Your First iPhone App

CashStar Nabs $5 Million From Intel Capital And Others For Digital Gifting Platform

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CashStar, a company that makes an online platform for giving digital gift cards, has raised $5 million in new funding. The new round included Intel Capital and existing investors Passport Ventures, FTV Capital, and CashStar co-founder and current Coupons.com CEO Steven Boal. CashStar says the new money will be put...
CashStar Nabs $5 Million From Intel Capital And Others For Digital Gifting Platform
Badgeville Brings Gamification to Drupal Communities

New Africa: the politician fighting corruption in Tanzania

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Government minister January Makamba is full of innovative ideas for harnessing technology to help his countryJanuary Makamba is Tanzania's deputy minister for communication, science and technology. In 2009, President Kikwete introduced him to Barack Obama, who was much taken by his dynamism, observing that he was the sort of politician...
New Africa: the politician fighting corruption in Tanzania

Legendary designer Saul Bass’ children’s book is back in print for a new generation

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Saul Bass was one of the greatest designers of the 20th century. His legendary poster and film title design helped propel giants like Hitchcock and Martin Scorsese into the stratosphere, all while practically inventing motion graphics with his movie title sequences. Back in 1962, Bass worked with Leonora Klein to create a children’s book...
Legendary designer Saul Bass’ children’s book is back in print for a new generation

Animated typography: It’s a beautiful thing

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Designing a typeface from scratch is one of the most challenging tasks imaginable, but if you manage to create something successful, it can be an incredibly rewarding experience. As if designers weren’t challenged enough by the balance of art and strict letterforms, animated typography is growing in popularity (outside of...
Animated typography: It’s a beautiful thing

Startups 101: Advice from 63 entrepreneurs in the trenches

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Lessons from those who’ve taken the startup plunge. Photo via Bigstock Sometimes when you’re running a startup, it can feel like the world is stacked against you, with nowhere to turn and no one to talk to. Well, at the very least, you know others are experiencing the same thing....
Startups 101: Advice from 63 entrepreneurs in the trenches

Apple Retail Will Be the Last Tech Stores Standing (And That’s OK)

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When I think back over the years, I can remember countless technology-focused brick-and-mortar stores I enjoyed shopping at. From CompUSA to Circuit City to the ridiculous number of other stores that came and went, there was a time when a large portion of my life was spent shopping in the...
Apple Retail Will Be the Last Tech Stores Standing (And That’s OK)

Akai Katana – review

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Xbox 360, Rising Star, Cert: 12, out nowSet during a violent conflict in a lusciously detailed alternate reality, Akai Katana is the latest western release from the respected Japanese arcade games maker Cave.What makes this particularly special is the scoring system, which gives an apparently simple, exhilarating 2D shooter real...
Akai Katana – review

Facebook Picks Up The Mobile Development Team From Pieceable

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How many mobile acquisitions and team hires can Facebook do in one month? Too many to count, apparently. There was mobile commerce startup Karma, then they hired the team from Android developer shop Lightbox. Now the developers from Pieceable, which created an easy way for publishers to build their apps...
Facebook Picks Up The Mobile Development Team From Pieceable
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