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  • newRussia May Be Planning National Space Station To Replace ISS

    Russia May Be Planning National Space Station To Replace ISS

    An anonymous reader writes with news that Russia may be building its own space station to replace the ISS. Russia may be planning to build a new, independent national space station rather than prolong its participation in the $150 billion Internation…
    - 2 hours ago, 21 Nov 14, 8:02am -
  • newThe Man Who Made Tetris

    The Man Who Made Tetris

    rossgneumann writes Life gets pretty chill after creating 'Tetris' and escaping the KGB. A quick web search for "Alexey Pajitnov" brings up pages of articles and interviews that fixate only on his seminal creation—a work that remains, far and away,…
    - 3 hours ago, 21 Nov 14, 6:47am -
  • newGreenwald Advises Market-Based Solution To Mass Surveillance

    Greenwald Advises Market-Based Solution To Mass Surveillance

    Nicola Hahn writes In his latest Intercept piece Glenn Greenwald considers the recent defeat of the Senate's USA Freedom Act. He remarks that governments "don't walk around trying to figure out how to limit their own power." Instead of appealing to a…
    - 5 hours ago, 21 Nov 14, 5:33am -
  • newHarvard Students Move Fossil Fuel Stock Fight To Court

    Harvard Students Move Fossil Fuel Stock Fight To Court

    mdsolar writes A group of Harvard students, frustrated by the university's refusal to shed fossil fuel stocks from its investment portfolios, is looking beyond protests and resolutions to a new form of pressure: the courts. The seven law students and…
    - 7 hours ago, 21 Nov 14, 3:02am -
  • newThe Nintendo DS Turns 10

    The Nintendo DS Turns 10

    An anonymous reader writes The Nintendo DS has reached a remarkable milestone: it's turned 10 years old. A new retrospective on one of Nintendo's greatest ever smash hits points out that it's now old enough to become a Pokemon trainer, and looks back…
    - 9 hours ago, 21 Nov 14, 1:04am -
  • newCustomers Creating Fake Amazon Pages To Get Cheap Electronics At Walmart

    Customers Creating Fake Amazon Pages To Get Cheap Electronics At Walmart

    turkeydance writes People are reportedly creating fake Amazon pages to show fake prices on electronics and other items. In the most heavily publicized cases, Walmart was reportedly duped into selling $400 PlayStation 4 consoles for under $100. From t…
    - 10 hours ago, 21 Nov 14, 12:20am -
  • newUNSW Has Collected an Estimated $100,000 In Piracy Fines Since 2008

    UNSW Has Collected an Estimated $100,000 In Piracy Fines Since 2008

    Jagungal (36053) writes The SMH reports that The University of NSW says it has issued 238 fines — estimated to total around $100,000 - to students illicitly downloading copyright infringing material such as movies and TV shows on its Wi-Fi network…
    - 11 hours ago, 20 Nov 14, 11:36pm -
  • newGoogle Announces Image Recognition Advance

    Google Announces Image Recognition Advance

    Rambo Tribble writes Using machine learning techniques, Google claims to have produced software that can better produce natural-language descriptions of images. This has ramifications for uses such as better image search and for better describing the…
    - 11 hours ago, 20 Nov 14, 11:18pm -
  • newTracking a Bitcoin Thief, Part II: Illustrating the Issue of Trust In Altcoins

    Tracking a Bitcoin Thief, Part II: Illustrating the Issue of Trust In Altcoins

    An anonymous reader writes The team over at the BITCOMSEC (Bitcoin Community Security) project released a second part to their 'Tracking a Bitcoin Thief' series in which they disclose what happened to a once-rising alternate crypto currency project t…
    - 11 hours ago, 20 Nov 14, 10:59pm -
  • newIntel Planning Thumb-Sized PCs For Next Year

    Intel Planning Thumb-Sized PCs For Next Year

    angry tapir (1463043) writes Intel is shrinking PCs to thumb-sized "compute sticks" that will be out next year. The stick will plug into the back of a smart TV or monitor "and bring intelligence to that," said Kirk Skaugen, senior vice president and…
    - 12 hours ago, 20 Nov 14, 10:17pm -
  • newAmnesty International Releases Tool To Combat Government Spyware

    Amnesty International Releases Tool To Combat Government Spyware

    New submitter Gordon_Shure_DOT_com writes Human rights charity Amnesty International has released Detekt, a tool that finds and removes known government spyware programs. Describing the free software as the first of its kind, Amnesty commissioned the…
    - 13 hours ago, 20 Nov 14, 9:34pm -
  • newDoes Being First Still Matter In America?

    Does Being First Still Matter In America?

    dcblogs writes At the supercomputing conference, SC14, this week, a U.S. Dept. of Energy offical said the government has set a goal of 2023 as its delivery date for an exascale system. It may be taking a risky path with that amount of lead time becau…
    - 13 hours ago, 20 Nov 14, 8:46pm -
  • newA Brilliant Mind: SUSE's Kernel Guru Speaks

    A Brilliant Mind: SUSE's Kernel Guru Speaks

    An anonymous reader writes The man who in every sense sits at the nerve centre of SUSE Linux has no airs about him. At 38, Vojtch Pavlík is disarmingly frank and often seems a bit embarrassed to talk about his achievements, which are many and varied…
    - 14 hours ago, 20 Nov 14, 8:03pm -
  • newAsk Slashdot: Workaday Software For BSD On the Desktop?

    Ask Slashdot: Workaday Software For BSD On the Desktop?

    An anonymous reader writes So for a variety of reasons (some related to recent events, some ongoing for a while) I've kinda soured on Linux and have been looking at giving BSD a shot on the desktop. I've been a Gentoo user for many years and am reaso…
    - 14 hours ago, 20 Nov 14, 7:53pm -
  • newApple Swaps "Get" Button For "Free" To Avoid Confusion Over In-App Purchases

    Apple Swaps "Get" Button For "Free" To Avoid Confusion Over In-App Purchases

    New submitter lazarus (2879) writes Apple is falling in line with the European Commission's request that app sellers do more to stop inadvertent in-app purchases. Following Google's lead, Cupertino has removed all instances of the word "free" within…
    - 15 hours ago, 20 Nov 14, 7:11pm -
  • newCMI Director Alex King Talks About Rare Earth Supplies (Video 2)

    CMI Director Alex King Talks About Rare Earth Supplies (Video 2)

    Yesterday we ran video #1 of 2 about the Critical Materials Institute (CMI) at the Iowa State Ames Laboratory in Ames, Iowa. They have partners from other national laboratories, universities, and industry, too. Obviously there is more than enough inf…
    - 16 hours ago, 20 Nov 14, 6:30pm -
  • newInterviews: Ask Adora Svitak About Education and Women In STEM and Politics

    Interviews: Ask Adora Svitak About Education and Women In STEM and Politics

    samzenpus writes Adora Svitak is a child prodigy, author and activist. She taught her first class on writing at a local elementary school when she was 7, the same year her book, Flying Fingers was published. In 2010, Adora spoke at a TED Conference.…
    - 16 hours ago, 20 Nov 14, 5:48pm -
  • newAs Amazon Grows In Seattle, Pay Equity For Women Declines

    As Amazon Grows In Seattle, Pay Equity For Women Declines

    reifman writes Amazon's hiring so quickly in Seattle that it's on pace to employ 45,000 people or seven percent of the city. But, 75% of these hires are male. While Seattle women earned 86 cents per dollar earned by men in 2012, today, they make only…
    - 17 hours ago, 20 Nov 14, 5:05pm -
  • new"Barbie: I Can Be a Computer Engineer" Pulled From Amazon

    "Barbie: I Can Be a Computer Engineer" Pulled From Amazon

    New submitter clcto writes Back in 2010, Computer Engineer Barbie was released. Now, with the attention brought to the Frozen themed programming game from Disney and Code.org, unwanted attention has been given to the surprisingly real book "Barbie: I…
    - 18 hours ago, 20 Nov 14, 4:24pm -
  • newGoogle Maps Crunches Data, Tells You When To Drive On Thanksgiving

    Google Maps Crunches Data, Tells You When To Drive On Thanksgiving

    Nerval's Lobster writes Whatever your plans for Thanksgiving, Google can offer some advice: try to avoid driving anywhere the day before. Analysts from the search-engine giant's Google Maps division crunched traffic data from 21 U.S. cities over the…
    - 18 hours ago, 20 Nov 14, 3:42pm -
  • newPeople Trained To Experience an Overlap In Senses Also Receive IQ Boost

    People Trained To Experience an Overlap In Senses Also Receive IQ Boost

    Zothecula writes Tasting lemons when they see a number seven, regarding a certain letter as being yellow in color. Not a great deal is known about why some people experience an overlapping of the senses, a phenomena known as synesthesia. But a new st…
    - 19 hours ago, 20 Nov 14, 3:21pm -
  • newLessons Learned From Google's Green Energy Bust

    Lessons Learned From Google's Green Energy Bust

    the_newsbeagle writes In 2007, Google boldly declared a new initiative to invent a green energy technology that produced cheaper electricity than coal-fired power plants. Sure, energy researchers had been hammering at this task for decades, but Googl…
    - 19 hours ago, 20 Nov 14, 3:02pm -
  • newWhatsApp To Offer End-to-End Encryption

    WhatsApp To Offer End-to-End Encryption

    L-One-L-One (173461) writes In a surprise move, nine months after being bought by Facebook, WhatsApp has begun rolling out end-to-end encryption for its users. With true end-to-end encryption data becomes unaccessible to admins of WhatsApp or law enf…
    - 20 hours ago, 20 Nov 14, 2:20pm -
  • newUS Gov't Seeks To Keep Megaupload Assets Because Kim Dotcom Is a Fugitive

    US Gov't Seeks To Keep Megaupload Assets Because Kim Dotcom Is a Fugitive

    mrspoonsi writes with this excerpt from Billboard: 'On Tuesday, the U.S. Department of Justice told a Virginia federal judge that Kim Dotcom and cohorts have no business challenging the seizure of an estimated $67 million in assets because the Megaup…
    - 20 hours ago, 20 Nov 14, 1:49pm -
  • newUS Intelligence Unit Launches $50k Speech Recognition Competition

    US Intelligence Unit Launches $50k Speech Recognition Competition

    coondoggie writes The $50,000 challenge comes from researchers at the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA), within the Office of the Director of National Intelligence. The competition, known as Automatic Speech recognition in Reve…
    - 21 hours ago, 20 Nov 14, 1:02pm -

Engadget

  • newHere's how to 3D print using mashed bananas

    Here's how to 3D print using mashed bananas

    We've seen many people use food as 3D printer feed in the past, such as chocolates, candies and even ice cream. But can you imagine 3D printing anything using bananas? Sounds hard, if not, well, bananas -- but 3Digital Cooks' founder Luis Rodriguez.…
    - 4 mins ago, 21 Nov 14, 10:03am -
  • newCanadian middle-schoolers rank pretty high for computer literacy

    Canadian middle-schoolers rank pretty high for computer literacy

    In addition to making excellent poutine and maple syrup, our friendly neighbors to the north are also pretty adept at prepping students for the future we live in too. The International Computer Literacy Study recently looked at 60,000 eighth graders…
    - 1 hour ago, 21 Nov 14, 8:55am -
  • newInvestment bank builds Oculus Rift app to fly you around your stocks and shares

    Investment bank builds Oculus Rift app to fly you around your stocks and shares

    Well hello there, I'm Augustus Q. Moneybags, inventor of the word "Funtrepreneur" and thrillionaire owner of Military Industrial Complex LLC. Now, I may be an internationally loved businessman, y'see, but that doesn't mean I'm too good at calculatin…
    - 2 hours ago, 21 Nov 14, 7:40am -
  • new​AMD's answer to NVIDIA G-Sync arrives on Samsung monitors in 2015

    ​AMD's answer to NVIDIA G-Sync arrives on Samsung monitors in 2015

    Looking for a new computer monitor? If you're rocking an AMD-sourced graphics card, you may want to wait a few months. Samsung just announced the UD590 and UE850, the first two monitors with support for FreeSync -- AMD's open-source answer to NVIDIA…
    - 4 hours ago, 21 Nov 14, 6:32am -
  • newChevy previews next-gen Volt with location-based charging system

    Chevy previews next-gen Volt with location-based charging system

    We'll be seeing the next-generation Chevy Volt in less than two months when GM launches it at the North American International Auto Show in January. But, for the sake of those who can't wait, the company has shown off a bit more of the 2016 hybrid..…
    - 4 hours ago, 21 Nov 14, 6:02am -
  • newNext Glass takes the guesswork out of beer and wine shopping

    Next Glass takes the guesswork out of beer and wine shopping

    Have you ever walked into a beer or wine store only to be overwhelmed by the vast selection, including many options you'd never even heard of? We've all been there, but there's a new app that should help recommend options you've yet to taste. Next..…
    - 5 hours ago, 21 Nov 14, 5:22am -
  • new​Amazon rumored to be preparing travel site that offers hotel bookings

    ​Amazon rumored to be preparing travel site that offers hotel bookings

    Are you ready to spend even more money at Amazon? According to Skift, Amazon is preparing its own travel service, focused on independent hotels and resorts near major US cities, including New York, Los Angeles and Seattle. The travel news site...
    - 6 hours ago, 21 Nov 14, 4:10am -
  • newEngadget Daily: 'The Imitation Game,' Ricoh's upgraded 360-degree camera, and more!

    Engadget Daily: 'The Imitation Game,' Ricoh's upgraded 360-degree camera, and more!

    Alan Turing has long been regarded as the father of modern computing. Why? We're glad you asked. Today, we dive into the history of the Turing machine, go hands-on with Ricoh's new Theta camera, and take a look at Corning's new Gorilla Glass 4. Read…
    - 6 hours ago, 21 Nov 14, 3:39am -
  • newAirbnb will cover guests' accidental injury costs

    Airbnb will cover guests' accidental injury costs

    Accidents happen, and for Airbnb guests, it could take place while navigating an unfamiliar home. It would come as no surprise if people ended up arguing on who should foot the bill, so Airbnb has decided to make it easier on all its customers by...
    - 8 hours ago, 21 Nov 14, 2:02am -
  • newNetflix picks up fourth season of popular A&E series 'Longmire'

    Netflix picks up fourth season of popular A&E series 'Longmire'

    Fans of A&E's Longmire were pretty vocal when the network announced it would part ways with the series after a massive cliffhanger at the end of season 3. Well, the show will live on at the hands of Netflix. The streaming service nabbed the rights t…
    - 8 hours ago, 21 Nov 14, 1:38am -
  • newGoogle cuts a deal over old Nortel Networks patents

    Google cuts a deal over old Nortel Networks patents

    Remember the Rockstar Consortium? The group was formed by a handful of tech giants (including Apple, Microsoft, Ericsson and Sony) to buy a treasure trove of patents and promptly sue both Google and some Android partners, which promised one of the..…
    - 9 hours ago, 21 Nov 14, 1:06am -
  • newTechnics has a hi-fi music download service, too

    Technics has a hi-fi music download service, too

    In order to give its high-end audio wares the proper content to offer pristine listening, Panasonic's Technics brand is building its own hi-fi music store. Launching in the UK and Germany next year, Technics Tracks will serve up a library of 24-bit.…
    - 10 hours ago, 21 Nov 14, 12:28am -
  • newMindlessly cook baller sea bass with a $200 smart frying pan

    Mindlessly cook baller sea bass with a $200 smart frying pan

    Are your mornings often ruined by the acrid smell of a blackened ham and cheese omelet? Do you long to sink your teeth into a succulent pan-seared ribeye, but aren't really sure what "pan-seared" even means? If you're thinking "heck yes,"...
    - 10 hours ago, 20 Nov 14, 11:58pm -
  • newPlaydate: We're livestreaming 'Dragon Age: Inquisition' on PS4! (update: game over!)

    Playdate: We're livestreaming 'Dragon Age: Inquisition' on PS4! (update: game over!)

    Who doesn't like fighting dragons? That's a serious question. If you excitedly answered "I do!" then this edition of Playdate is just for you. Today we're going to be streaming the first big role-playing game of this new set of consoles, and it's...
    - 11 hours ago, 20 Nov 14, 11:30pm -
  • newThe food industry's next big hope is to sell you exercise in a can

    The food industry's next big hope is to sell you exercise in a can

    In every business, from the Amalgamated Rubber Sole Company through to the halls of Nabisco, someone, somewhere, is dreaming of a pill that instantly makes you thin. Several already exist, but if you don't want to sit through that one worrying...
    - 11 hours ago, 20 Nov 14, 10:55pm -
  • newBake your turkey to the tune of Spotify's Thanksgiving playlists

    Bake your turkey to the tune of Spotify's Thanksgiving playlists

    Most people in the US are getting ready to celebrate Thanksgiving next Thursday, November 27th. Typically, this holiday is mostly about eating a ton of food, watching American football, spending quality time with the family and, most importantly,...
    - 12 hours ago, 20 Nov 14, 10:33pm -
  • newBillboard tweaks album sales chart to include streams, digital track sales

    Billboard tweaks album sales chart to include streams, digital track sales

    Until now, the Billboard 200 chart has been ranked based on albums sales, but that's about to change. On November 30th, that list will expand its criteria to include sales of a record's individual tracks and streaming plays for the chart that'll pos…
    - 12 hours ago, 20 Nov 14, 10:02pm -
  • newNew Moleskine sketchbooks beam your scribbles to Adobe's Creative Cloud

    New Moleskine sketchbooks beam your scribbles to Adobe's Creative Cloud

    As part of its big mobile push, Adobe opened up its SDK to allow third-party apps to tap into Creative Cloud, and Moleskine's latest effort takes full advantage. Similar to its collaborative offering with Evernote, the Moleskine Smart Notebook uses.…
    - 13 hours ago, 20 Nov 14, 9:29pm -
  • newTwitter lets you share public tweets in your direct messages

    Twitter lets you share public tweets in your direct messages

    Well, that was fast. Twitter casually mentioned at its Analyst Day festivities last week that it'd soon give users the ability to share public Tweets in private conversations, and now a new update to its apps and web clients means you can do just...
    - 13 hours ago, 20 Nov 14, 8:57pm -
  • newHumble Bundle teams with Joystiq on curated charity game sale

    Humble Bundle teams with Joystiq on curated charity game sale

    The Joystiq staff tried to package and send out boxes of love to everyone on the internet, but shipping costs were crazy. So we helped prepare this Humble Weekly Bundle instead!The Humble Weekly Bundle Joystiq edition includes Beat Hazard Ultra...
    - 13 hours ago, 20 Nov 14, 8:45pm -
  • newGoogle Cardboard app immerses you in a Paul McCartney concert

    Google Cardboard app immerses you in a Paul McCartney concert

    Google took the VR world by surprise when it introduced its $20 DIY headset, Cardboard. Still, to this day, there's only so much anyone can do with it. Thankfully, there are third-party developers like Jaunt, which recently created a virtual reality…
    - 14 hours ago, 20 Nov 14, 8:24pm -
  • newGoogle's Contributor lets you crowdfund sites instead of seeing their ads

    Google's Contributor lets you crowdfund sites instead of seeing their ads

    Banners, takeovers, pop-unders, interstitials -- there's no understating how important/valuable they are financially, but ads are still basically the bane of the modern internet. That's why it's a little heartening to see Google, a company that made…
    - 14 hours ago, 20 Nov 14, 7:53pm -
  • newJFK Airport has a drone problem

    JFK Airport has a drone problem

    If you're wondering why the FAA is taking its time approving drones for commercial use, here's a good example. Two separate flights reported near-misses with a drone at John F. Kennedy airport, with one of the pilots saying it came within "several..…
    - 15 hours ago, 20 Nov 14, 7:27pm -
  • newFlickr lets you turn other people's photos into wall art for your home

    Flickr lets you turn other people's photos into wall art for your home

    Remember that Wall Art service Flickr launched in October that gave you a way to buy big prints of your own snapshots (or, you know, selfies)? Well, now you can also buy wall-size versions of other people's photographs, though, that doesn't mean you…
    - 15 hours ago, 20 Nov 14, 7:00pm -
  • newFTC shutters bogus tech support firms that scammed $120 million from victims

    FTC shutters bogus tech support firms that scammed $120 million from victims

    You've heard it happen one time or another: a senior who's not very tech-savvy clicked a dubious link online and paid a shady internet company a hefty sum to remove a virus that was never there. It's one of the oldest tricks in the book, and...
    - 15 hours ago, 20 Nov 14, 6:40pm -

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Campaign Monitor

  • Are you designing for accessibility?

    Are you designing for accessibility?

    Almost 20% of both Americans and Australians have some form of disability - and yet within both the web and email communities, there's little to no conversation around how we can make our messages accessible to everyone.This is unusual for a number…
    - 7 days ago, 14 Nov 14, 1:06am -
  • Constellation, ETC

    Constellation, ETC

    - 8 days ago, 13 Nov 14, 1:01am -
  • 4 tools to help you collaborate on email marketing campaigns

    4 tools to help you collaborate on email marketing campaigns

    Pulling together an email marketing campaign may seem easy enough from the outside, but as you’re well aware, it actually involves many moving parts. And things can get even more complex when you start building a campaign with others.One of the b…
    - 9 days ago, 12 Nov 14, 4:50am -
  • Ambassador Coffee Boutique

    Ambassador Coffee Boutique

    - 9 days ago, 11 Nov 14, 11:32pm -
  • How to increase your email click-through rate by 22% using positivity

    How to increase your email click-through rate by 22% using positivity

    Imagine you've got this great new feature you're about to announce to your subscribers.You know they are going to love it, and you can't wait to tell them it's finally here. You draft up the email and everything looks great; you've written a compel…
    - 11 days ago, 9 Nov 14, 11:35pm -
  • The Explainers

    The Explainers

    - 14 days ago, 7 Nov 14, 12:28am -
  • 5 persuasion techniques to help you write email copy that converts

    5 persuasion techniques to help you write email copy that converts

    If you send email marketing campaigns, chances are you find yourself writing a lot of copy.We've previously written about a few copywriting formulas to help you out with this, but those formulas aren't always appropriate for the message of your ema…
    - 15 days ago, 6 Nov 14, 1:20am -
  • RED

    RED

    - 17 days ago, 4 Nov 14, 2:38am -
  • Use this free Google Analytics dashboard to measure your email marketing

    Use this free Google Analytics dashboard to measure your email marketing

    We’ve been focusing a lot on metrics & reporting internally here at Campaign Monitor.We’ve overhauled the way we measure signups and are really knuckling down on measuring ROI across the different channels we use to drive growth.After spendin…
    - 18 days ago, 3 Nov 14, 8:57pm -
  • Everywhere

    Everywhere

    - 18 days ago, 3 Nov 14, 7:56pm -
  • Google’s responsive email moment, #letsfixemail and more at Inbox Love 2014

    Google’s responsive email moment, #letsfixemail and more at Inbox Love 2014

    At yesterday's Inbox Love conference, we crossed the curtain between us email designers and high-profile email service providers, including Microsoft Outlook, Gmail, Lavabit and more. Not wanting to waste this rare opportunity to collaborate with the…
    - 22 days ago, 30 Oct 14, 12:22pm -
  • Lakeland Animal Shelter

    Lakeland Animal Shelter

    - 22 days ago, 30 Oct 14, 10:24am -
  • Increase your click-through rate using these 3 principles of conversion-centered design

    Increase your click-through rate using these 3 principles of conversion-centered design

    There’s a lot that goes into an effective email campaign, and it can be hard to know what you really need to do to make your emails convert.You can try making sure it’s structured for scanners, ensuring your copy is compelling or making sure yo…
    - 23 days ago, 29 Oct 14, 12:26pm -
  • The Calm Gallery

    The Calm Gallery

    - 24 days ago, 28 Oct 14, 2:55am -
  • Increase your email click-through rate using this simple copywriting formula

    Increase your email click-through rate using this simple copywriting formula

    As a marketer, you probably write a lot of copy.However, it can often be difficult to know what to say, and how to say it, in order to appeal to your audience and get them to click-through.But imagine if you could write email copy that was so compe…
    - 24 days ago, 28 Oct 14, 12:07am -
  • ChaCha Design

    ChaCha Design

    - 24 days ago, 28 Oct 14, 12:04am -
  • What Gmail’s new Inbox app means for email marketers

    What Gmail’s new Inbox app means for email marketers

    This week, Google introduced a brand new app called Inbox.It has been billed by the tech press as the future of Gmail and has some interesting new features and workflows that have the potential to change the way people manage their email.In this…
    - 28 days ago, 24 Oct 14, 12:00am -
  • Rip Curl

    Rip Curl

    - 29 days ago, 23 Oct 14, 12:09am -
  • Canvas Customization Now Available

    Canvas Customization Now Available

    As we mentioned last month, we’ve been working hard on adding more design flexibility to our email builder Canvas. We know how important this level of control is to so many of you, so we’re really excited to share that it’s now live.You now h…
    - 29 days ago, 22 Oct 14, 10:45pm -
  • Buzzsprout

    Buzzsprout

    - 31 days ago, 21 Oct 14, 1:33am -
  • How we use email autoresponders to onboard new employees

    How we use email autoresponders to onboard new employees

    Six months ago, the customer support team sat down to discuss our performance. Like many of our meetings, it was filled with good discussion, ideas, and laughter. We have a strong bond that allows us to share ideas openly, and typically we are the fi…
    - 31 days ago, 21 Oct 14, 1:33am -
  • Campaign Monitor not vulnerable to SSL3 poodle flaw

    Campaign Monitor not vulnerable to SSL3 poodle flaw

    On the Internet, communications can be secured by a number of different protocols and many of these protocols have different versions.On Tuesday October 14th a security flaw in the SSLv3 encryption protocol was disclosed which would allow an attack…
    - 31 days ago, 20 Oct 14, 10:43pm -
  • Look Hear

    Look Hear

    - 32 days ago, 20 Oct 14, 12:49am -
  • Have your say on CSS support and #letsfixemail at Inbox Love

    Have your say on CSS support and #letsfixemail at Inbox Love

    Have you come across your fair share of email client display issues when coding HTML emails? Help us make a case for a better experience for email designers and marketers at Inbox Love on 29 October - and #letsfixemail together.From Outlook 2013 to…
    - 35 days ago, 17 Oct 14, 12:08am -
  • Oh My Cupcakes!

    Oh My Cupcakes!

    - 35 days ago, 16 Oct 14, 11:29pm -
  • Use this email campaign checklist to send error-free email marketing campaigns

    Use this email campaign checklist to send error-free email marketing campaigns

    Have you experienced that moment of dread when you discover an error in your email marketing campaigns? Or do you hover over the send button for what seems like hours wondering what you may have forgotten? This is what we like to call ‘Sendphobia…
    - 37 days ago, 15 Oct 14, 5:29am -
  • Do Not Iron

    Do Not Iron

    - 37 days ago, 15 Oct 14, 5:00am -
  • Why web push won’t hurt email marketing

    Why web push won’t hurt email marketing

    Email marketing has always been one of the best ways to reach and convert your audience, but once in a while something new comes along and makes you wonder if the game has changed.Web push is new, and from the sounds of it, could be a threat to your…
    - 37 days ago, 14 Oct 14, 11:12pm -
  • AGDA

    AGDA

    - 37 days ago, 14 Oct 14, 11:08pm -
  • How CoSchedule improved open rates by systematically A/B testing email subject lines

    How CoSchedule improved open rates by systematically A/B testing email subject lines

    Are you A/B testing your email subject lines?If so, you are taking a step in the right direction towards better results from your email marketing.However, if you are just creating two different subject lines at random for each campaign then you may…
    - 38 days ago, 13 Oct 14, 11:13pm -
  • Goodstuff.fm

    Goodstuff.fm

    - 39 days ago, 13 Oct 14, 12:04am -
  • How to set the order of stacked columns in a responsive email design

    How to set the order of stacked columns in a responsive email design

    Got two or more columns of content in your responsive email design, but find them stacking in the wrong order when viewed on mobile devices? This simple coding technique will put them in their place.When coding emails, there are likely times when y…
    - 42 days ago, 9 Oct 14, 10:31pm -
  • Bank of Tennessee

    Bank of Tennessee

    - 43 days ago, 8 Oct 14, 11:52pm -
  • How to create the perfect call to action for your email marketing campaigns

    How to create the perfect call to action for your email marketing campaigns

    Is your email click-through rate lower than you’d like?You’re getting everything right as well. You’re writing great email subject lines, structuring your email for scanners, and writing simple copy that sells.But for some reason, people st…
    - 45 days ago, 7 Oct 14, 1:46am -
  • Web Together

    Web Together

    - 46 days ago, 6 Oct 14, 9:36pm -
  • Your say: Conferences, talks and courses for email designers and marketers

    Your say: Conferences, talks and courses for email designers and marketers

    Asking what events email designers and marketers attend is a bit like asking where pigeons hide their eggs. To many, it's all a bit of a mystery. However, with the benefit of having attended some great talks, I'd like to share some of my favorites, b…
    - 49 days ago, 3 Oct 14, 6:46am -
  • Cockatoo Island

    Cockatoo Island

    - 51 days ago, 1 Oct 14, 1:50am -
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