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YouTube improves upload process with optional notifications and new tags editor

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Google on Thursday announced three new features for YouTube publishers: the ability to upload public videos that won’t set off subscriber notifications, custom thumbnails that can be set while a video is uploading, and a revamped tags editor. The tweaks come in response to feedback from publishers requesting the changes....
YouTube improves upload process with optional notifications and new tags editor

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Starting today you can make your presence on Twitter more meaningful with new Twitter profiles. Upload an all-new header photo on mobile apps for iPad, iPhone and Android or twitter.com, and the same image will appear whenever anyone views your profile on the web or these apps. You can upload...
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New Cyberweapon IXESHE Discovered

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A new advanced persistent threat named IXESHE (pronounced I-Sushi) was recently discovered on the computer networks of Taiwanese electronics companies and several East Asian governments. The IXESHE campaign appears to have been underway since early 2009.According to a research paper by Trend Micro, IXESHE spread via infected .PDF files that...
New Cyberweapon IXESHE Discovered

Workplace Social Network Convo Adds An Android App And Group Chat

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When it comes to business social networking products, Convo, created by Scrybe Labs, probably doesn’t have the name recognition (or the funding) of Yammer. But judging from the demonstration I saw recently, it has a compelling product, and it’s announcing some nice additions today. CEO Faizan Buzdar came by the...
Workplace Social Network Convo Adds An Android App And Group Chat

Facebook brings back games discovery module

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Some users are once again seeing the “Discover New Games” module in the right sidebar of Facebook. The Discover New Games module highlights games a user’s friend is playing or that are otherwise popular. This time around it includes a larger game thumbnail instead of their friends’ profile pictures as...
Facebook brings back games discovery module

Google simplifies content management on its cloud storage service

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Google has added a new notification to its Cloud Storage service, allowing applications to automatically take action when new content is uploaded by users.Normally, applications would have to poll for changes, which can be a resource waste or cause the application to react slowly. Also, writing and deploying custom...
Google simplifies content management on its cloud storage service
Meet your new addiction: Pingram, a mashup of Pinterest & Instagram

Facebook suggests similar pages after users click Like on page's Timeline

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Facebook is trying a new module that immediately recommends additional pages to Like after a user clicks the Like button on a page’s Timeline. When users click Like on some pages, a box of “More Pages You May Like” appears beneath the page’s cover photo. Facebook will show pages from...
Facebook suggests similar pages after users click Like on page's Timeline

How Google's Designers Got the Company on the Same Page

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You know how Google last year redesigned its products to align their design, with more white space and more consistent navigation schemes? You might not have liked all that change. I know I found it jarring, to put it nicely — and I still bristle at some of the things...
How Google's Designers Got the Company on the Same Page

Windows 8 deep dive: Get to know your Photos app

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It's easy to take a good photo management app for granted. Now that we store and share so many of our photos online, the value of a good program for organizing, displaying, and editing images can be difficult to appreciate--until you find yourself without one. In the past I...
Windows 8 deep dive: Get to know your Photos app

Square Offers Flat Monthly Fee for Processing Credit Cards

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If there’s one thing that businesses like in their costs, it’s predictability. When there’s a bill to pay every month, it’s easier to plan around when you know exactly what it’s going to be. Charges associated with accepting credit cards have always been variable: A heavier month costs more in...
Square Offers Flat Monthly Fee for Processing Credit Cards

6 Tips For A Social Media Friendly Logo Design

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With the increasing availability of powerful graphics tools, color schemers, and logo generators, even those of us who are artistically challenged can create a professional looking logo design.  But there is more to consider than simply whether the logo looks good on your website. These days your logo needs to...
6 Tips For A Social Media Friendly Logo Design

Inhabitat's Week in Green: a locomotive that runs on hydrogen, honey detective and a 30 mph-capable hover bike

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Each week our friends at Inhabitat recap the week's most interesting green developments and clean tech news for us -- it's the Week in Green. Inhabitat is always on the lookout for new and interesting innovations, but some of the things that flashed across our screens this week truly...
Inhabitat's Week in Green: a locomotive that runs on hydrogen, honey detective and a 30 mph-capable hover bike

Watch the NASA Control Room React to Curiosity's Martian Touchdown

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The survival of a robot provokes a scene of unbridled humanity. Last night, just after 10:30 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time, NASA's Curiosity rover touched down on Mars. For the NASA engineers and flight controllers who orchestrated the mobile science lab's trip, the seven minutes of terror that characterized the vehicle's...
Watch the NASA Control Room React to Curiosity's Martian Touchdown

Nook De-Kindles Classic Books

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Some classic public domain books for the Nook appear to be stripped of any mention of the word "Kindle," no matter what the context, resulting in some odd reading.One blogger recently discovered that his downloaded 99-cent Nook version of War and Peace, ported by Superior Formatting Publishing from the Project...
Nook De-Kindles Classic Books

How to Create a Screencast Like A Pro with These 6 Free Online Tools

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Have you ever wondered how to create a screencast or why you may want to? Screen recordings, also known as screencasts, could serve a number of purposes, such as teaching your less tech-savvy relatives or friends some time-saving techniques, and showing customer service agents what the problem is when...
How to Create a Screencast Like A Pro with These 6 Free Online Tools

UberConference Adds File Sharing To Conference Calls With New Box And Evernote Integrations

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Firespotter Labs‘ visual conference calling solution UberConference is rolling out several new features today, including international phone numbers and integrations with online file sharing services Box and Evernote. The company previously worked with Evernote to offer optional call summaries, but the new features are an expansion on that, allowing users to share their...
UberConference Adds File Sharing To Conference Calls With New Box And Evernote Integrations
Thumbnails On Firefox’s New Tab Page Could Expose Your Private Data, Fix Coming Soon

Hulu Player Gets Better Bitrate Controls and Thumbnail Seeking [Updates]

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Hulu's rolling out a new version of its video player today that should make finicky connections and looking for a particular show moment much more enjoyable. It also normalizes advertisement volumes, something even television stations haven't pulled off yet.The marquee feature in the new Hulu player, due to roll out...
Hulu Player Gets Better Bitrate Controls and Thumbnail Seeking [Updates]

Wii U Virtual Console Trial Campaign hands-on

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Looking forward to the Wii U's incoming Virtual Console update? No need to wait -- despite the service's post-spring update launch announcement, Nintendo is already rolling out fully functional (and Wii U enhanced) Virtual Console games to the eShop. It's part of the Famicom's 30th anniversary celebration, and gives...
Wii U Virtual Console Trial Campaign hands-on

Google Images Tests New Related Searches User Interface

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Google Operating System reports Google is testing a new Image Search interface for related searches. The example given shows images for [nexus 7] and at the top is a carousel of related searches to the [nexus 7]. When you click on one of those related images, Google will show you...
Google Images Tests New Related Searches User Interface

Google Chrome dev channel update brings theme sync, drops taskbar thumbnails

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Filed under: Google, Browsers Google has released an update to Chrome's developer channel build, and the changelog is a lengthy one. Among the plethora of bugfixes and UI tweaks are some notable changes like the arrival of theme syncing, the departure of Windows 7's taskbar thumbnails, and several minor UI...
Google Chrome dev channel update brings theme sync, drops taskbar thumbnails
Google Goggles now supports non-autofocus cameras, protects against malicious links

Viber Updates iPhone, Android Apps To Version 2.2: Group Messaging, Improved UI, Enhanced HD Calling

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Viber has just released version 2.2 of the app for both Android and iPhone, bringing some much-requested features to the platform for the very first time including group messaging and improved call quality. The UI has also been significantly improved, which should please Viber’s growing user base. In May, we...
Viber Updates iPhone, Android Apps To Version 2.2: Group Messaging, Improved UI, Enhanced HD Calling

Google+ Integration Comes To Chrome Web Store, Now Powers Social Discovery Of Apps

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Just because Google I/O is over, that doesn’t mean the Google+ announcements have stopped flowing. Yesterday, the company revamped its Google+ iOS app (it’s now “Google+ Local” and includes Zagat integration), and today, it’s integrating Google+ into its Chrome Web App Store. The integration presents itself in a section dedicated to...
Google+ Integration Comes To Chrome Web Store, Now Powers Social Discovery Of Apps
Facebook photos go high resolution and full screen

Japan's Cinemacraft moves to Silicon Valley, launching Videogram to breathe new life into thumbnails

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It’s not very often that you hear of Japanese startups breaking out of their insular home market to set up in the States, but Tokyo-based 500 Startups participant Cinemacraft is doing just that. It has announced that it is relocating to Silicon Valley and pivoting to offer a new service...
Japan's Cinemacraft moves to Silicon Valley, launching Videogram to breathe new life into thumbnails

Google Goggles updated with faster object tracking and better QR code scanning

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Google Goggles has received a decent update today that brings more than a few new features and enhancements. Most notably, users no longer have to enable search history in order to use the search-from-camera function, and Google noted object tracking in continuous mode is now “faster and more robust.” Google...
Google Goggles updated with faster object tracking and better QR code scanning
Netflix updates its web video player with a gorgeous new design
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?