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BlackBerry fires 250 employees from its product testing, research and development team

BlackBerry has fired 250 people from its research and development division while it attempts to re-establish itself as a leading smartphone manufacturer and stabilize its business. As reported by TechCrunch … Continue reading

February 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

If you’ve ever sent an email to the wrong person, Recipicheck wants to help

We’ve all done it: one minute you’re happily sitting there sending emails and the next you have that horrible moment of realization that, actually, you hadn’t meant to send that … Continue reading

February 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

Zynga decides against real-money gaming in the US, but will keep testing casino games in the UK

Zynga confirmed today in its second quarter earnings announcement that it will not pursue a license for real-money gaming in the US. In April, the company launched ZyngaPlusPoker and ZyngaPlusCasino … Continue reading

February 9, 2014 · Leave a comment

Google’s free Netflix promotion for Chromecast sells out in a day

That escalated quickly. When Google unveiled its Chromecast dongle for streaming YouTube, Netflix and Chrome tabs, it announced a promotion for three free months of Netflix with purchase of the … Continue reading

February 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

Breaking Bad finale coming exclusively to Netflix in UK and Ireland starting August 12

The series finale of the hit TV series Breaking Bad will air in the UK and Ireland exclusively on Netflix starting from mid-August, following hotly on the heels of the … Continue reading

January 31, 2014 · Leave a comment

Board game creator cans $123K Kickstarter project, reinforces the platform’s lack of accountability

After raising $123,000 on Kickstarter to develop a new tabletop board game called ‘The Doom That Came To Atlantic City’, creator Erik Chevalier has told backers that the project has … Continue reading

January 29, 2014 · Leave a comment

Sky increases mobile and on-demand viewing figures more than five-fold

British Sky Broadcasting (BSkyB), or known better as simply Sky, has reported full year earnings for the last 12 months revealing that the broadcaster made great strides in growing on-demand … Continue reading

January 29, 2014 · Leave a comment

Infographics: Separating the great from the mediocre

18 months ago, if you made an infographic, chances are that it was going to get widely spread. But people grew tired of the format quickly, perhaps largely because most … Continue reading

January 25, 2014 · Leave a comment

500px integrates MapBox to vizualize photos’ geolocation data and help users find shots taken nearby

Photo sharing platform 500px has integrated MapBox maps across its site over the last couple of days, giving users a better idea of where their newly discovered or all time … Continue reading

January 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

Spy agencies reportedly have a long-standing ban on Lenovo PCs due to back-door vulnerabilities

Spy agencies in the UK, Australia and the US have internally banned using Lenovo PCs because of remote access vulnerabilities that were discovered during testing, a new report from the … Continue reading

January 19, 2014 · Leave a comment