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  • newThe Executive Order That Redefines Data Collection

    The Executive Order That Redefines Data Collection

    sandbagger writes: " ...it is often the case that one can be led astray by relying on the generic or commonly understood definition of a particular word." That quote apparently applies to words offering constitutional protections against unreasonable…
    - 4 hours ago, 1 Oct 14, 6:15am -
  • newAntarctic Ice Loss Big Enough To Cause Measurable Shift In Earth's Gravity

    Antarctic Ice Loss Big Enough To Cause Measurable Shift In Earth's Gravity

    An anonymous reader writes: Contrary to what we were sometimes taught in high school physics, the Earth's gravity is not constant. It actually shows slight variations on different parts of the Earth's surface, and the variations correlate with the de…
    - 6 hours ago, 1 Oct 14, 4:10am -
  • newMysterious Feature Appears and Disappears In a Sea On Titan

    Mysterious Feature Appears and Disappears In a Sea On Titan

    schwit1 writes: Cassini images taken in 2007, 2013, and 2014 of one of Titan's largest hydrocarbon seas find that a mysterious feature there keeps appearing and disappearing. Quoting: "The mysterious feature, which appears bright in radar images agai…
    - 7 hours ago, 1 Oct 14, 3:03am -
  • newAre the World's Religions Ready For ET?

    Are the World's Religions Ready For ET?

    Science_afficionado writes: At the current rate of discovery, astronomers will have identified more than a million exoplanets by the year 2045. That means, if life is at all common in the Milky Way, astronomers could soon detect it. Realization that…
    - 8 hours ago, 1 Oct 14, 2:04am -
  • newArducorder, Next Open Source Science Tricorder-like Device, Nears Completion

    Arducorder, Next Open Source Science Tricorder-like Device, Nears Completion

    upontheturtlesback writes: The Arducorder Mini, an Arduino-compatible pocket-sized handheld sensing tool and the next in line of open source science tricorder-like devices designed by Dr. Peter Jansen, is nearing completion. Where the previous models…
    - 10 hours ago, 30 Sep 14, 11:58pm -
  • newHong Kong Protesters Use Mesh Networks To Organize

    Hong Kong Protesters Use Mesh Networks To Organize

    wabrandsma sends this article from New Scientist: Hong Kong's mass protest is networked. Activists are relying on a free app that can send messages without any cellphone connection. Since the pro-democracy protests turned ugly over the weekend, many…
    - 11 hours ago, 30 Sep 14, 11:13pm -
  • newJoey Hudy: From High School Kid to Celebrity Maker to Intel Intern (Video)

    Joey Hudy: From High School Kid to Celebrity Maker to Intel Intern (Video)

    Timothy Lord met Joey Hudy at an Intel Dev Forum. Joey is possibly the youngest intern Intel has ever hired, but he's made a big splash in the 'Maker world', so having him around is probably worth it for the PR value alone. Joey is obviously pretty b…
    - 12 hours ago, 30 Sep 14, 10:30pm -
  • newEbola Has Made It To the United States

    Ebola Has Made It To the United States

    An anonymous reader sends news that the CDC has confirmed the first case of Ebola diagnosed on U.S. soil. An unnamed patient at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas was placed in isolation while awaiting test results for the dreaded virus. Ap…
    - 12 hours ago, 30 Sep 14, 9:45pm -
  • newFour Charged With Stealing Army Helicopter Training Software

    Four Charged With Stealing Army Helicopter Training Software

    itwbennett writes: Four alleged members of an international computer hacking ring face charges in the U.S. of breaking into the computer networks of the U.S. Army and several tech companies and stealing several software packages, including programs u…
    - 13 hours ago, 30 Sep 14, 9:00pm -
  • newGrooveshark Found Guilty of Massive Copyright Infringement

    Grooveshark Found Guilty of Massive Copyright Infringement

    An anonymous reader writes: If you're a Grooveshark user, you should probably start backing up your collection. In a decision (PDF) released Monday, the United States District Court in Manhattan has found Grooveshark guilty of massive copyright infri…
    - 14 hours ago, 30 Sep 14, 8:17pm -
  • newLinux Foundation Announces Major Network Functions Virtualization Project

    Linux Foundation Announces Major Network Functions Virtualization Project

    Andy Updegrove writes: The Linux Foundation this morning announced the latest addition to its family of major hosted open source initiatives: the Open Platform for NFV Project (OPNFV). Its mission is to develop and maintain a carrier-grade, integrate…
    - 15 hours ago, 30 Sep 14, 7:35pm -
  • newFCC Rejects Blackout Rules

    FCC Rejects Blackout Rules

    Today the Federal Communications Commission eliminated its sport blackout rules, which prevented cable and satellite television providers from showing sporting events that were blacked out on a local station. It's common practice in the NFL to black…
    - 15 hours ago, 30 Sep 14, 6:52pm -
  • newMicrosoft Announces Windows 10

    Microsoft Announces Windows 10

    Today at a press conference in San Francisco, Microsoft announced the new version of their flagship operating system, called Windows 10. (Yes, t-e-n. I don't know.) With the new version of the operating system, they'll be unifying the application pla…
    - 16 hours ago, 30 Sep 14, 6:00pm -
  • neweBay To Spin Off PayPal

    eBay To Spin Off PayPal

    In 2002, eBay bought PayPal for $1.5 billion in stock. Nowadays, PayPal's yearly revenues exceed $7 billion, and investors are worried that eBay and PayPal together are too big to compete effectively. (They're also too big to be acquired, which is on…
    - 17 hours ago, 30 Sep 14, 5:28pm -
  • newHP Introduces Sub-$100 Windows Tablet

    HP Introduces Sub-$100 Windows Tablet

    jfruh writes While Windows-based tablets haven't exactly set the world on fire, Microsoft hasn't given up on them, and its hardware partners haven't either. HP has announced a series of Windows tablets, with the 7-inch low-end model, the Stream 7, pr…
    - 17 hours ago, 30 Sep 14, 4:46pm -
  • newMatchstick and Mozilla Take On Google's Chromecast With $25 Firefox OS Dongle

    Matchstick and Mozilla Take On Google's Chromecast With $25 Firefox OS Dongle

    An anonymous reader writes Matchstick and Mozilla today announced their open-source take on the Chromecast: a $25 Firefox OS-powered HDMI dongle. The streaming Internet and media stick will be available first through Kickstarter, in the hopes to driv…
    - 18 hours ago, 30 Sep 14, 4:06pm -
  • newInterview With Facebook's Head of Open Source

    Interview With Facebook's Head of Open Source

    Czech37 writes Facebook may be among the world's most well-known tech companies, but it's not renowned for being at the forefront of open source. In reality, they have over 200 open source projects on GitHub and they've recently partnered with Google…
    - 19 hours ago, 30 Sep 14, 3:25pm -
  • newAdobe Photoshop Is Coming To Linux, Through Chromebooks

    Adobe Photoshop Is Coming To Linux, Through Chromebooks

    sfcrazy writes Adobe is bringing the king of all photo editing software, Photoshop, to Linux-based Chrome OS. Chrome OS-powered devices, such as Chromebooks and Chromeboxes, already have a decent line-up of 'applications' that can work offline and el…
    - 19 hours ago, 30 Sep 14, 2:44pm -
  • newMicrosoft's Asimov System To Monitor Users' Machines In Real Time

    Microsoft's Asimov System To Monitor Users' Machines In Real Time

    SmartAboutThings writes Microsoft will monitor users in the new Windows 9 Operating System in order to determine how the new OS is used, thus decide what tweaks and changes are need to be made. During Windows 8 testing, Microsoft said that they had d…
    - 20 hours ago, 30 Sep 14, 2:03pm -
  • newRobotic Taster Will Judge 'Real Thai Food'

    Robotic Taster Will Judge 'Real Thai Food'

    HughPickens.com (3830033) writes The NYT reports that Thailand's former prime minister, Yingluck Shinawatra repeatedly encountered a distressing problem while traveling the world: bad Thai food. Too often, she found, the meals she sampled at Thai res…
    - 21 hours ago, 30 Sep 14, 1:22pm -
  • newApple Fixes Shellshock In OS X

    Apple Fixes Shellshock In OS X

    jones_supa (887896) writes Apple has released the OS X Bash Update 1.0 for OS X Mavericks, Mountain Lion, and Lion, a patch that fixes the "Shellshock" bug in the Bash shell. Bash, which is the default shell for many Linux-based operating systems, ha…
    - 21 hours ago, 30 Sep 14, 12:42pm -
  • newCalifornia Governor Vetoes Bill Requiring Warrants For Drone Surveillance

    California Governor Vetoes Bill Requiring Warrants For Drone Surveillance

    schwit1 sends word that California governor Jerry Brown has vetoed legislation that would have required warrants for surveillance using unmanned drones. In his veto message (PDF), Brown said, "This bill prohibits law enforcement from using a drone wi…
    - 22 hours ago, 30 Sep 14, 12:12pm -
  • Analyzing Silk Road 2.0

    Analyzing Silk Road 2.0

    An anonymous reader writes: After a recent article about breaking the CAPTCHA on the latest incarnation of Silk Road (the darknet-enabled drug market place), Darryl Lau decided to investigate exactly what narcotics people were buying and selling onli…
    - 1 day ago, 30 Sep 14, 9:17am -
  • How Tech Is Transforming Teaching In a South African Township

    How Tech Is Transforming Teaching In a South African Township

    An anonymous reader writes: The founders of the African School for Excellence have an ambitious goal — nothing less than redefining low cost, scalable teaching that brings international standards to the poorest schools in Africa. Their first model…
    - 1 day ago, 30 Sep 14, 7:44am -
  • FBI Plans To Open Up Malware Analysis Tool To Outside Researchers

    FBI Plans To Open Up Malware Analysis Tool To Outside Researchers

    Trailrunner7 writes: The FBI has developed an internal malware-analysis tool, somewhat akin to the systems used by antimalware companies, and plans to open the system up to external security researchers, academics and others. The system is known as M…
    - 1 day ago, 30 Sep 14, 6:19am -

Engadget

  • newBig theater chains team up against Netflix's first movie

    Big theater chains team up against Netflix's first movie

    Unsurprisingly, there's one group that's not at all excited to hear Netflix and IMAX are arranging for the Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon sequel to hit theaters and streaming at the same time: movie theater owners. According to the LA Times, Regal,.…
    - 55 mins ago, 1 Oct 14, 9:16am -
  • newUK government swaps paper car tax discs for its vast camera network

    UK government swaps paper car tax discs for its vast camera network

    The paper car tax disc has had a very good innings, but it's finally come to the end of its life. Presented proudly by UK motorists for more than 90 years, those circular bits of paper have today officially been replaced by an electronic register...…
    - 2 hours ago, 1 Oct 14, 8:16am -
  • new​Deezer's redesigned its web interface to look more like a tablet app

    ​Deezer's redesigned its web interface to look more like a tablet app

    Excited to take advantage of Deezer's ad-free desktop streaming, but prefer the look of the service's tablet app? You're in luck: the company just gave its web interface a visual overhaul, conveniently inspired by its own tablet interface. The new..…
    - 2 hours ago, 1 Oct 14, 8:02am -
  • newApple Watch has a smaller screen in tweaked video

    Apple Watch has a smaller screen in tweaked video

    Apple has released a new version of its Apple Watch design video, and a perceptive viewer noticed a slightly different design from the original. Most noticeable is a smaller sapphire screen and larger bezel on the Watch render, which appears to more…
    - 3 hours ago, 1 Oct 14, 7:09am -
  • newiPad, I choose you: 'Pokémon' officially hits the App Store

    iPad, I choose you: 'Pokémon' officially hits the App Store

    Remember that Pokémon iPad game that was teased not too long ago? Well, if the mere mention of it stoked a fire inside that made you want to abandon Blizzard's Hearthstone forever, Joystiq has spotted that the pocket monster trading card game is...
    - 4 hours ago, 1 Oct 14, 6:08am -
  • newThe government insists airlines replace WiFi-allergic cockpit displays

    The government insists airlines replace WiFi-allergic cockpit displays

    A fleet of 737s and 777s are definitely in line for an upgrade, now that the Federal Aviation Administration has ordered airlines to replace their cockpits' displays with ones not vulnerable to WiFi signals. Let's go back a few years to understand..…
    - 5 hours ago, 1 Oct 14, 5:19am -
  • newPavlok needs you to shock more people into breaking bad habits

    Pavlok needs you to shock more people into breaking bad habits

    There's no way you'd use a shock collar to train your beloved dog, but you wouldn't mind using one on yourself if it means breaking your nastiest habits, eh? If that's the case, then your day has come: Pavlok (a wearable band that can zap you with..…
    - 7 hours ago, 1 Oct 14, 3:37am -
  • newBloomberg: Apple's splashing gold paint on the iPad too

    Bloomberg: Apple's splashing gold paint on the iPad too

    The nice thing about living in Apple's ecosystem is everything is consistent: the app library, the user interface and design motifs echo across all of the company's devices. Well, unless you have a gold iPhone -- then any iPad you could possibly buy…
    - 8 hours ago, 1 Oct 14, 2:26am -
  • newStationary bike MMO lets you race the world without leaving home

    Stationary bike MMO lets you race the world without leaving home

    Indoor cycling normally isn't as fun as the outdoor variety, and it certainly isn't as social. Where's the thrill of blowing past a rival? That's what Zwift's upcoming massively multiplayer cycling game promises to solve. So long as you have a...
    - 9 hours ago, 1 Oct 14, 1:39am -
  • newArduino's new 3D printer lets you modify just about everything

    Arduino's new 3D printer lets you modify just about everything

    If you're a fan of Arduino's tinker-friendly approach to computing, you'll be glad to hear that it's now extending that open philosophy to 3D printers. The company has teamed up with Sharebot to unveil the Materia 101, a small (5.5 inches by 4...
    - 10 hours ago, 1 Oct 14, 12:40am -
  • newEngadget Daily: Windows 10, the $200 laptop you've been waiting for, and more!

    Engadget Daily: Windows 10, the $200 laptop you've been waiting for, and more!

    It looks like Microsoft's new OS will be called Windows 10. Who'd have thunk it? Read on for Engadget's news highlights from the last 24 hours -- we go hands-on with Here maps for Android, break down Facebook's battle with drag queens and more....
    - 11 hours ago, 30 Sep 14, 11:37pm -
  • newMSN's simpler, mobile-savvy homepage is rolling out to everyone

    MSN's simpler, mobile-savvy homepage is rolling out to everyone

    Well, that was quick -- after just a few weeks in preview mode, the revamped MSN homepage is rolling out to everyone. You should see Microsoft's simple, desktop-like web portal in your browser sometime within the next three days. If you're using...
    - 11 hours ago, 30 Sep 14, 10:55pm -
  • newPlaydate: We're livestreaming 'Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor' on PS4! (update: game over!)

    Playdate: We're livestreaming 'Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor' on PS4! (update: game over!)

    Welcome, ladygeeks and gentlenerds, to the new era of gaming. The one where you get to watch, and comment, as other people livestream gameplay from next-gen consoles. Because games! They're fun!...
    - 12 hours ago, 30 Sep 14, 10:30pm -
  • newCrackdown on spying apps leads to StealthGenie CEO's arrest

    Crackdown on spying apps leads to StealthGenie CEO's arrest

    Apparently, the US government is now on a mission to bring down mobile applications offering spyware services -- which, for a variety of well-documented reasons, simply seems kind of ironic. Controversy aside though, the Department of Justice...
    - 12 hours ago, 30 Sep 14, 9:57pm -
  • newMore to expect at our free Engadget Expand event in NYC!

    More to expect at our free Engadget Expand event in NYC!

    If you're keeping score, we've announced a bunch of great speakers heading to this year's Engadget Expand (such as RJD2 and the head of DARPA, Arati Prabhakar). Of course there's plenty more where that came from and we're excited to announce what...
    - 13 hours ago, 30 Sep 14, 9:12pm -
  • newHackers plead guilty to stealing code for unfinished Xbox games and military software

    Hackers plead guilty to stealing code for unfinished Xbox games and military software

    Surprise, surprise: the government doesn't take kindly to being hacked. The United States Department of Justice announced today that four members of an international hacking group have been indicted for stealing over $100 million of software and...
    - 14 hours ago, 30 Sep 14, 8:38pm -
  • newOzz takes the guesswork out of mixing cocktails

    Ozz takes the guesswork out of mixing cocktails

    It takes time to hone your cocktail craft. Thanks to Ozz, the learning curve isn't quite so steep. The device visually guides pouring and mixing so that you don't have to worry about eyeballing the notches on a shot glass. A companion app for iPhone…
    - 14 hours ago, 30 Sep 14, 8:07pm -
  • newSmart yoga mat helps you perfect your poses

    Smart yoga mat helps you perfect your poses

    Yoga can be a great way to stay healthy, but it's hard to refine your technique at those times you can't see an instructor. SmartMat may have a solution for when you're stuck at home, though. Its self-titled smart yoga mat gives you feedback on pose…
    - 15 hours ago, 30 Sep 14, 7:36pm -
  • newResearchers want to make tech more accessible for animals, too

    Researchers want to make tech more accessible for animals, too

    Studying human-computer interaction is certainly nothing new. With a growing trend of using gadgets to work with animals though, a new conference aims to further research into our furry (and not so furry) friends' tech tendencies. In November,...
    - 15 hours ago, 30 Sep 14, 7:04pm -
  • newPhilips' new LED light strap lets you treat skin disease at home

    Philips' new LED light strap lets you treat skin disease at home

    A skin disease like psoriasis is bad enough by itself, but it's made worse by the frequent need to visit your physician just to alleviate the pain and all-too-visible symptoms. Thankfully, Philips has just unveiled a wearable device that will let...
    - 16 hours ago, 30 Sep 14, 6:32pm -
  • newPath now lets you text businesses so you don't have to wait on hold

    Path now lets you text businesses so you don't have to wait on hold

    About three months ago, Path announced that not only was it rolling out a dedicated messaging app, it was also acquiring a company called TalkTo whose service allowed you to communicate with businesses via text. Today, Path is finally integrating th…
    - 16 hours ago, 30 Sep 14, 6:00pm -
  • newSpotify goes live in Canada

    Spotify goes live in Canada

    Canadians: you no longer have to jump through hoops (or hope for an early invitation) to check out Spotify. The streaming music service has finally launched in Canada, complete with an extensive collection of domestically-made tunes. As elsewhere,..…
    - 17 hours ago, 30 Sep 14, 5:36pm -
  • newMicrosoft's next OS is Windows 10, will ship later in 2015

    Microsoft's next OS is Windows 10, will ship later in 2015

    Instead of announcing the next version of its iconic operating system in front of a massive crowd of thousands, Microsoft chose an intimate venue with 50 or so reporters to launch the new Windows, which it's calling Windows 10. The company looks at.…
    - 17 hours ago, 30 Sep 14, 5:07pm -
  • newPebble drops prices by $50 and adds continuous fitness tracking

    Pebble drops prices by $50 and adds continuous fitness tracking

    If you've been thinking about getting a smartwatch but haven't been persuaded to plunk down a lot of cash, Pebble's trying to make the decision a little easier for you. The watch maker is lowering the price of its full lineup by $50, which means you…
    - 17 hours ago, 30 Sep 14, 5:00pm -
  • newFCC unanimously rejects NFL's blackout rules

    FCC unanimously rejects NFL's blackout rules

    Well, that didn't take long. We reported yesterday that the FCC was taking aim at sports blackout rules this week, and today the Commission voted to nix the "unnecessary and outdated regulations." For nearly four decades, policies kept pay-TV...
    - 18 hours ago, 30 Sep 14, 4:40pm -

Wired

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Campaign Monitor

  • Subscribe form showdown: Do sliders, lightboxes or tabs work best?

    Subscribe form showdown: Do sliders, lightboxes or tabs work best?

    There are lots of ways to collect email addresses on a site. So, between sliders, lightboxes, tabs and regular subscribe forms, what's the most effective choice - and why? We got three popular services to share their list building techniques.In add…
    - 12 Jun 14, 1:59am -
  • Webtype

    Webtype

    - 10 Jun 14, 11:26pm -
  • 5 steps for re-engaging your subscriber lists (and saving money)

    5 steps for re-engaging your subscriber lists (and saving money)

    Are your subscribers as active as they could be? Read on as we show you how to identify who's still paying attention, use re-engagement techniques for those who aren’t, and improve the relationship you have with the people on your lists.All email…
    - 9 Jun 14, 11:18pm -
  • eWebDesign

    eWebDesign

    - 9 Jun 14, 7:36am -
  • Introducing Monitor, our new iPhone app

    Introducing Monitor, our new iPhone app

    Today we’re super excited to show you a completely new way to use Campaign Monitor and connect with your audience, especially when you’re on the go. Monitor, our brand new iPhone app, gives you real-time access to what’s been happening in your…
    - 19 May 14, 12:36pm -
  • Stamm

    Stamm

    - 16 May 14, 3:38am -
  • Email Marketing Trends: Mobile vs Desktop

    Email Marketing Trends: Mobile vs Desktop

    By now, the fact that people are increasingly accessing email on mobile devices is no longer a surprise. Our data shows that from Q1’13 through Q1’14, 41% of nearly 1.8 billion email opens were on mobile devices. That’s a whole lot of email mak…
    - 9 May 14, 5:29am -
  • Stumptown Coffee Roasters

    Stumptown Coffee Roasters

    - 6 May 14, 11:38pm -
  • Gmail’s message to email marketers: Focus on engagement

    Gmail’s message to email marketers: Focus on engagement

    When it comes to why campaigns get marked as spam, most ISPs are regarded as "black boxes". But recently, Gmail's Anti-Spam Team bucked that trend, by demystifying much of what they're doing behind the scenes. I've summarized the key points from our…
    - 4 May 14, 9:01pm -
  • New Zealand Red Cross

    New Zealand Red Cross

    - 2 May 14, 1:37am -
  • Segments in autoresponders now available

    Segments in autoresponders now available

    We know how important segmentation is in allowing you to target your subscribers with the most relevant content. So in the last few months we’ve been doing a lot of work on our segments feature, including releasing our new segments builder and exte…
    - 30 Apr 14, 5:34am -
  • TypeEd

    TypeEd

    - 30 Apr 14, 4:19am -
  • Introducing Geolocation Segments

    Introducing Geolocation Segments

    Location can be a powerful tool in driving relevance in email marketing. Whether it’s providing local information or personalizing your content to match local conditions, knowing where your subscribers are is the first step. Collecting this informa…
    - 29 Apr 14, 4:54am -
  • Online Store Guys

    Online Store Guys

    - 28 Apr 14, 12:45am -
  • How big should an effective A/B email test be?

    How big should an effective A/B email test be?

    One of Campaign Monitor's strengths is the ability to test versions of your email campaign on a subset of your subscriber list. Many call this A/B testing, but in some circles, this is known as split testing, or even 10/10/80. We regularly get asked…
    - 24 Apr 14, 11:25pm -
  • CxAlloy

    CxAlloy

    - 24 Apr 14, 6:06am -
  • How we’re working with Gmail’s Feedback Loop to make email safer for everyone

    How we’re working with Gmail’s Feedback Loop to make email safer for everyone

    Campaign Monitor was invited by Gmail's team to enter an early, pre-beta program of their Feedback Loop (FBL) in December, to help them work through any issues they had prior to rolling it out widely. We were privileged to be part of a select handful…
    - 23 Apr 14, 11:48pm -
  • Playtype

    Playtype

    - 22 Apr 14, 2:01am -
  • Campaign Monitor partners with Insight Venture Partners

    Campaign Monitor partners with Insight Venture Partners

    Today I’m excited to announce that for the first time in our ten year history, Campaign Monitor has raised its first round of funding. We’ve just taken a $250 million investment from Insight Venture Partners, one of the most experienced tech inve…
    - 16 Apr 14, 6:52am -
  • H. Halpern Esq

    H. Halpern Esq

    A fun, altogether Canadian campaign designed by Array Design Studio, for H. Halpern Esq. Click through to see the dynamic content areas used - it's very clever, eh?
    - 11 Apr 14, 1:04am -
  • OpenSSL (heartbleed) statement

    OpenSSL (heartbleed) statement

    OpenSSL is an open source software suite that is used all over the world to encrypt communications over the internet. Heartbleed is the name given to a bug in that software that could allow unencrypted access to that information while it's in server…
    - 11 Apr 14, 12:04am -
  • FoxyCart

    FoxyCart

    You’ve probably received a few emails today regarding The Heartbleed Bug today, from apps and companies warning you to change your passwords or patch your kit. What makes this one from FoxyCart special? First of all, they’ve used dynamic content…
    - 9 Apr 14, 5:34am -
  • Yahoo! Mail bounces itself, or why using a webmail address is a bad idea

    Yahoo! Mail bounces itself, or why using a webmail address is a bad idea

    Recent changes within Yahoo! Mail mean that it's bouncing email sent from @yahoo.com addresses, but not actually originating from Yahoo's servers. Apart from outlining this issue, we thought it was a good time to revisit a bit of email marketing best…
    - 8 Apr 14, 8:06am -
  • Pho

    Pho

    - 28 Mar 14, 1:06am -
  • Do fewer links mean more clicks?

    Do fewer links mean more clicks?

    At a time when the popular look on the web is one of simplicity, it's tempting to apply the same ideas to email. Less is more. The fewer prompts the better. But does this result in more click throughs, or are we simply indulging in form, over functio…
    - 25 Mar 14, 9:49pm -
  • LEDbogen

    LEDbogen

    - 25 Mar 14, 9:49pm -
  • Passing custom fields through to custom subscribe and unsubscribe pages

    Passing custom fields through to custom subscribe and unsubscribe pages

    Recently we launched an update to allow the use of custom fields in links leading to custom subscribe and unsubscribe confirmation pages.While many people choose to use the default pages, we also provide an option to redirect to your own so you can c…
    - 25 Mar 14, 9:00am -
  • Vida

    Vida

    Design by Allis, coding and concept by Adachi Consulting.
    - 25 Mar 14, 8:00am -
  • Denise Jacobs, on creativity, tiny habits and being your brilliance

    Denise Jacobs, on creativity, tiny habits and being your brilliance

    We've all heard of that "one weird trick", but can we feed our creativity by making small changes to daily habits? And how do we find meaning in our work? In this interview with Denise Jacobs, we discuss creativity as something developed, not gifted…
    - 24 Mar 14, 11:44pm -
  • UNICEF Sverige

    UNICEF Sverige

    - 24 Mar 14, 11:33pm -
  • The essential email marketing checklist

    The essential email marketing checklist

    Have you ever seen an email that’s been sent accidentally multiple times? Have you ever seen an email personalised with the wrong person’s details? These things can lower a customer’s trust in a company and erode brand loyalty.Creating a pre-fl…
    - 24 Mar 14, 3:59am -
  • Creative burnout: How do you keep it at bay?

    Creative burnout: How do you keep it at bay?

    After a recent bout of what I can describe as mild burnout, I polled the people around me - for whom communication and creativity are crucial - for advice. After listening to Hannah Donovan and others, I realized how widespread an issue it was - and…
    - 21 Mar 14, 2:31am -
  • Simple

    Simple

    - 21 Mar 14, 12:46am -
  • Create & Send Redesign: Your Feedback

    Create & Send Redesign: Your Feedback

    Last month we announced a new design for creating and sending email campaigns. We’re always looking at ways we can make Campaign Monitor even easier to use, so we gave the whole workflow a new, cleaner look and feel - and also spent some time impro…
    - 20 Mar 14, 6:18am -
  • Artur

    Artur

    - 19 Mar 14, 5:28am -
  • 10 web conferences to watch in 2014

    10 web conferences to watch in 2014

    Looking to sharpen your skills this year, meet new people, or simply get out of the office more? We've shortlisted our favorite web design and development conferences for this year, so you can plan, sweet talk the boss and go!As the curator of Camp…
    - 17 Mar 14, 8:28am -
  • Everywhere

    Everywhere

    - 17 Mar 14, 1:41am -
  • Win a trip to CSSConf Australia + JSConf AU!

    Win a trip to CSSConf Australia + JSConf AU!

    Want to attend CSSConf Australia and JSConf AU at the Melbourne Arts House on 9-10 April? Here's your chance. We're giving away a ticket to both of these sold out events, plus travel expenses - simply enter your details below to go into the draw.Th…
    - 16 Mar 14, 3:49am -
  • Inspirations Paint

    Inspirations Paint

    Design and code by The Village of Useful and Newism, for Inspirations Paint.
    - 12 Mar 14, 12:11am -
  • The ideal email frequency

    The ideal email frequency

    Every marketer wants to figure out the “perfect” number of email campaigns they should send: enough to get the best response, but not so much that subscribers stop paying attention. Or worse yet, get annoyed. Our data suggests that sending a new…
    - 9 Mar 14, 10:30pm -
  • Send more relevant emails with additional rules for segments

    Send more relevant emails with additional rules for segments

    Following last month’s new segment builder release we’ve been working on beefing up the builder’s abilities. Segments are designed to make it easier to send relevant emails to certain subscribers, instead of sending every email to your whole li…
    - 6 Mar 14, 5:45am -
  • InVision

    InVision

    - 4 Mar 14, 2:36am -
  • 8 Reasons Why BuzzFeed’s Emails Could Change Everything

    8 Reasons Why BuzzFeed’s Emails Could Change Everything

    Could your newsletter do with a bit of BuzzFeed's stickiness? We asked Dan Oshinsky, their Newsletter Editor to share with us their secret sauce. Find out why personality and good content curation really count with Dan's top 8 tips.1. The Subject L…
    - 25 Feb 14, 5:09am -
  • Meusinvest

    Meusinvest

    There's so much going on in this campaign for Meusinvest, by Epic - click and scroll down to see the amazing play between animated GIFs and text, lush imagery and more. Huge praise to the Epic team for such an inventive campaign!
    - 25 Feb 14, 4:55am -
  • Below the Fold, a podcast supporting and inspiring women in design

    Below the Fold, a podcast supporting and inspiring women in design

    We're proud to introduce "Below the Fold", a podcast which shares unique and personal stories from female designers - spanning career challenges, cultures, creative outlets and more. Hosted by Erin Anacker, each episode provides practical advice and…
    - 25 Feb 14, 3:18am -
  • EWERK

    EWERK

    - 25 Feb 14, 12:08am -
  • Creating campaigns gets a fresh new look

    Creating campaigns gets a fresh new look

    We’re excited to announce a new design for our campaign creation workflow. We’ve made it easier than ever to see what step you’re at, what you’re sending, who you’re sending to and when your campaign will go out.The Create & Send sectio…
    - 24 Feb 14, 6:43am -
  • Gmail’s unsubscribe links provide an alternative to getting marked as spam

    Gmail’s unsubscribe links provide an alternative to getting marked as spam

    As folks who regularly subscribe to a wide variety of newsletters, we can understand the frustration that comes when you can't opt-out. So when Gmail announced that they were making it easy to unsubscribe from both the inbox and preview pane, our fir…
    - 23 Feb 14, 7:18am -
  • Plastyk

    Plastyk

    - 23 Feb 14, 6:58am -
  • Using Twitter Lead Generation Cards to build your email subscriber lists

    Using Twitter Lead Generation Cards to build your email subscriber lists

    When building subscriber lists, it's often the small things that make a big impact. So, when we saw Adii Pienaar of WooThemes and Brandiing fame using Twitter's Lead Generation Cards to connect with his followers, we were curious - was this novel sig…
    - 21 Feb 14, 2:25am -
  • Gridbooks

    Gridbooks

    - 10 Feb 14, 3:08am -
  • Segments - now easier to create, faster and more flexible

    Segments - now easier to create, faster and more flexible

    We've taken one of the most essential features in our app and rebuilt it from the ground up, to help you send more targeted email campaigns. Today, we're introducing a whole new segment builder and new segment rules, so you can focus on delivering re…
    - 6 Feb 14, 10:47pm -
  • Walker Designs

    Walker Designs

    - 5 Feb 14, 12:51am -
  • Images not appearing in Gmail: What’s happening, and what senders can do

    Images not appearing in Gmail: What’s happening, and what senders can do

    Have you noticed on-off image loading in Gmail? Turns out you're not the only one. A few weeks after this popular webmail client started caching and serving images via their proxy servers, senders and recipients have begun to report broken images thr…
    - 4 Feb 14, 4:44am -
  • Équilibre

    Équilibre

    - 31 Jan 14, 4:46am -

Gizmodo

  • newDid you miss our real-time coverage of Microsoft's Windows 10 reveal?
    Did you miss our real-time coverage of Microsoft's Windows 10 reveal? You can now watch all 40 minutes of the presentation yourself in this video. [YouTube via The Verge]Read more...
    - 9 hours ago, 1 Oct 14, 1:37am -
  • newMurakami turned a Pharrell music video into an anime-style video game

    Murakami turned a Pharrell music video into an anime-style video game

    Here's the official music video for Pharrell Williams' latest single "It Girl". It's a visual trip that combines lovely anime and nostalgia inducing 8-bit video games with the always colorful imagination of artist Takashi Murakami. It's not so much…
    - 9 hours ago, 1 Oct 14, 1:18am -
  • newThe Concise, Complex Art Of A Successful Creative Brief

    The Concise, Complex Art Of A Successful Creative Brief

    Before the creative project there is: the brief. It's a concise communication nugget developed between a client and an artist, or an architect, or a designer, that clearly lays out the mission for the task at hand. Briefly is a short doc that explor…
    - 10 hours ago, 1 Oct 14, 12:41am -
  • newThis is probably the most fun you can have jumping on a seesaw

    This is probably the most fun you can have jumping on a seesaw

    I think we should re-visit the playgrounds of our childhood to see how much fun we can have now. Because if it's anything like these guys from the Streaks Show, it looks like it'll be an insane amount of fun. I mean, they used a seesaw to basically…
    - 11 hours ago, 30 Sep 14, 11:30pm -
  • newCharring A Whisky Barrel Transforms It Into A Portal To Hell

    Charring A Whisky Barrel Transforms It Into A Portal To Hell

    Scotland might be the spiritual home of whisky, but Japan is perfecting its own unique take on the liquor. At Nikka's Yoichi distillery in Hokkaido, watching a barrel get charred—for flavor!—looks a hell of lot like the living flames of satan'…
    - 11 hours ago, 30 Sep 14, 11:05pm -
  • newThe Producer Behind the Year's Best Rap Tracks Makes His Own Music, Too

    The Producer Behind the Year's Best Rap Tracks Makes His Own Music, Too

    It's hard to find good, quality You Time when you're collaborating with Kanye West, Rick Ross, and Pusha-T (not to mention Azealia Banks, Action Bronson, and many, many others). But after a couple of busy years, 28-year-old Scottish DJ Hudson Mohaw…
    - 11 hours ago, 30 Sep 14, 11:01pm -
  • newNaturally, the funniest lightbulb ad ever stars Jeff fucking Goldblum

    Naturally, the funniest lightbulb ad ever stars Jeff fucking Goldblum

    Kudos to General Electric for hiring actor Jeff Goldblum and directors Tim and Eric to make this hilarious commercial to promote their new LED lightbulbs. I'm a fan of Philips' LEDs but, after this, I will be checking GE again. Because I'm that easy…
    - 11 hours ago, 30 Sep 14, 11:00pm -
  • newArduino's New 3D Printer Will Cost You Less Than $1000

    Arduino's New 3D Printer Will Cost You Less Than $1000

    Arduino is at the heart of do-it-yourself electronics, and now the company wants to make inroads into additive manufacturing with its 3D printer: The Arduino Materia 101.Read more...
    - 11 hours ago, 30 Sep 14, 10:46pm -
  • newThis portrait made with electric sparks is the ultimate homage to Tesla

    This portrait made with electric sparks is the ultimate homage to Tesla

    Phil Hansen is a multimedia artist "who specializes in representative portraiture using media that connect to the subject matter." This portrait of Nikola Tesla using electricity is the perfect example of that. Read more...
    - 12 hours ago, 30 Sep 14, 10:25pm -
  • newCool animated technical illustrations show how animals fly

    Cool animated technical illustrations show how animals fly

    Science illustrator and animator Eleanor Lutz has created these cool animated technical drawings of flying animals in motion. I would love to paths the wings draw in 3D.Read more...
    - 12 hours ago, 30 Sep 14, 9:56pm -
  • newWhy You Shouldn't Freak Out About the First U.S. Ebola Patient

    Why You Shouldn't Freak Out About the First U.S. Ebola Patient

    Today, the CDC confirmed the first case of Ebola diagnosed in the U.S.: a man who was traveling in Liberia and is now at a hospital in Dallas. Should you panic about Ebola now? Nope, and here's why.Read more...
    - 12 hours ago, 30 Sep 14, 9:55pm -
  • newWhy Selfie's Worth Watching Despite Its Name

    Why Selfie's Worth Watching Despite Its Name

    Selfie is a new romantic comedy series premiering tonight on ABC. Once you get past the terrible name, you're left with My Fair Lady for internet age, and you should definitely watch. Read more...
    - 12 hours ago, 30 Sep 14, 9:43pm -
  • newAmazing photos of a hundred mountaineers doing crazy stunts in the Alps

    Amazing photos of a hundred mountaineers doing crazy stunts in the Alps

    We have covered Robert Bösch's photos featuring a hundred alpinists doing crazy things before. but here are the complete series because they are simply beautiful and amazing. Some are pretty damn crazy too, like the one above. Read more...
    - 15 hours ago, 30 Sep 14, 7:30pm -
  • newChinese noodle chef tries to hook customers using opium poppy shells

    Chinese noodle chef tries to hook customers using opium poppy shells

    The South China Morning Post reports on a noodle shop chef who was secretly adding opium poppy shells used for the creation of opium and heroin. His hope was that the ingredient would make customers addicted to his food but, while the ingredient tri…
    - 15 hours ago, 30 Sep 14, 6:51pm -
  • newThe entire planet seems shrouded in one aurora in this space video

    The entire planet seems shrouded in one aurora in this space video

    I would never get tired of looking through the cupola of the International Space Station, which is how I imagine Darth Vader's Death Star bedroom window. Astronaut/Captain America Reid Wiseman used it to record this great clip of an aurora. It mak…
    - 17 hours ago, 30 Sep 14, 5:02pm -
  • newI wish these were real dollar bills because they are brilliant

    I wish these were real dollar bills because they are brilliant

    Artist James Charles redesigned the US money by adding contemporary pop-culture icons. In this series called American Iconomics the classic green bills are modified or changed completely with the faces of Yoda, Einstein, or Mr. T.Read more...
    - 18 hours ago, 30 Sep 14, 4:01pm -
  • newRare white shark on white shark attack captured in terrifying video

    Rare white shark on white shark attack captured in terrifying video

    The huge fish always eats the less huge fish: Witness the attack of a white shark against a younger one recorded on Neptune Island, 50 miles off the coast of Australia. Perhaps it was a mistake—the big one seemed headed to the bait when the small…
    - 19 hours ago, 30 Sep 14, 3:41pm -
  • newThis decadent burger/croque-madame hybrid is all the food I want today

    This decadent burger/croque-madame hybrid is all the food I want today

    Behold PornBurger's Croque Van Damme, a decadent mix of croque-madame and burger made with Belgian waffle instead of bread, "dijon mustard, two smashed patties, applewood smoked gruyere, country ham, an over easy duck egg, and parmesan bechamel." Oh…
    - 19 hours ago, 30 Sep 14, 3:02pm -
  • newMusic video: A futuristic dystopian world that is not too far from ours

    Music video: A futuristic dystopian world that is not too far from ours

    This music video for the song Function/Void by British musician The Bug (aka producer Kevin Martin) features a dystopian futuristic world that is literally falling apart—like the life of the sad and lonely humans that inhabit it. Read more...
    - 20 hours ago, 30 Sep 14, 2:21pm -
  • newThis is the most bizarre Simpsons' couch gag ever

    This is the most bizarre Simpsons' couch gag ever

    The Simpsons opened its 26th season with this surprisingly bizarre couch gag. Oscar-nominated animator and filmmaker Don Hertzfeldt asked himself what the Simpsons will look like in a very distant future. Well, this is what he came up with:Read more…
    - 22 hours ago, 30 Sep 14, 12:28pm -