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  • newR.U. Sirius Co-Authors New Book On Transhumanism

    R.U. Sirius Co-Authors New Book On Transhumanism

    An anonymous reader writes "I've never been able to work up a fear of the robot apocalypse," admits R.U. Sirius, who more than 20 years after Mondo 2000's original guide to geek culture has again collaborated on a new encyclopedia of emerging technol…
    - 2 hours ago, 31 Jan 15, 7:52am -
  • newIndian Woman Sues Uber In the US Over Alleged New Delhi Taxi Rape

    Indian Woman Sues Uber In the US Over Alleged New Delhi Taxi Rape

    "Uber has been the subject of controversy all around the globe," notes new submitter yuetteasvy (3999351), who supplies this story from Reuters about one of the reasons for that controversy: An Indian woman who says she was raped by an Uber driver wh…
    - 5 hours ago, 31 Jan 15, 5:09am -
  • newThere Is No "You" In a Parallel Universe

    There Is No "You" In a Parallel Universe

    StartsWithABang (3485481) writes "Ever since quantum mechanics first came along, we've recognized how tenuous our perception of reality is, and how — in many ways — what we perceive is just a very small subset of what's going on at the quantum le…
    - 8 hours ago, 31 Jan 15, 2:02am -
  • newGeorge R. R. Martin's "The Winds of Winter" Wiill Not Be Published In 2015

    George R. R. Martin's "The Winds of Winter" Wiill Not Be Published In 2015

    Dave Knott (2917251) writes George R.R. Martin's "The WInds Of Winter", the fifth book of his bestselling fantasy saga "A Song Of Ice And Fire" (known to television fans as "Game Of Thrones") will not be published in 2015. Jane Johnson at HarperColli…
    - 10 hours ago, 30 Jan 15, 11:52pm -
  • newCutting Through Data Science Hype

    Cutting Through Data Science Hype

    An anonymous reader writes: Data science — or "big data" if you prefer — has evolved into a full-fledged buzzword, thanks to marketing departments around the world. John Foreman writes that part of the marketing blitz has been focused on how fast…
    - 11 hours ago, 30 Jan 15, 11:05pm -
  • newScientists Float Soap Bubbles As a More Effective Drug Delivery Method

    Scientists Float Soap Bubbles As a More Effective Drug Delivery Method

    Zothecula writes: As if soap bubbles don't spread enough happiness on their own, scientists have discovered a way of coating them in biomolecules with a view to treating viruses, cancer and other diseases. The technology has been developed at the Uni…
    - 12 hours ago, 30 Jan 15, 10:23pm -
  • newMost Americans Support Government Action On Climate Change

    Most Americans Support Government Action On Climate Change

    mdsolar points out this report in the NY Times: An overwhelming majority of the American public, including nearly half of Republicans, support government action to curb global warming, according to a poll conducted by The New York Times, Stanford Uni…
    - 12 hours ago, 30 Jan 15, 9:44pm -
  • newAsk Slashdot: How Do I Engage 5th-8th Graders In Computing?

    Ask Slashdot: How Do I Engage 5th-8th Graders In Computing?

    An anonymous reader writes: I volunteer at a inner-city community after school program focused K-8th grade. Right now, due to the volunteer demographic, we spend most of our activity time in arts and crafts and homework. The 5th-8th students are gett…
    - 13 hours ago, 30 Jan 15, 9:01pm -
  • newUS Army Releases Code For Internal Forensics Framework

    US Army Releases Code For Internal Forensics Framework

    An anonymous reader writes: The U.S. Army Research Laboratory in Maryland has released on GitHub a version of a Python-based internal forensics tool which the army itself has been using for five years. Dshell is a Linux-based framework designed to he…
    - 14 hours ago, 30 Jan 15, 8:18pm -
  • newFixing Verizon's Supercookie

    Fixing Verizon's Supercookie

    New submitter ferro lad sends a story about Verizon's so-called supercookie, a unique identifier they add to web traffic going across their network to help advertisers target their ads better. A new article at Slate demonstrates how Verizon could fix…
    - 14 hours ago, 30 Jan 15, 7:35pm -
  • newWi-Fi Issues Continue For OS X Users Despite Updates

    Wi-Fi Issues Continue For OS X Users Despite Updates

    itwbennett writes: Although Apple has never officially acknowledged issues surrounding Yosemite and Wi-Fi connectivity, the company is clearly aware of the problem: Leading off the improvements offered in the update 10.10.2 update released Tuesday wa…
    - 15 hours ago, 30 Jan 15, 6:53pm -
  • newMathematicians Uncomfortable With Ties To NSA, But Not Pulling Back

    Mathematicians Uncomfortable With Ties To NSA, But Not Pulling Back

    An anonymous reader writes: When we talk about how the NSA operates, it's typically about the policymakers and what the agency should or should not do. It's worth remembering that the NSA is built upon the backs of world-class mathematicians, whom th…
    - 16 hours ago, 30 Jan 15, 6:12pm -
  • newHow Gaseous, Neptune-Like Planets Can Become Habitable

    How Gaseous, Neptune-Like Planets Can Become Habitable

    An anonymous reader writes: Life as we know it requires small, rocky planets. The gas giants of our solar system aren't habitable (to our knowledge), but a research team has discovered that smaller, Neptune-like planets can be transformed into gas-fr…
    - 17 hours ago, 30 Jan 15, 5:30pm -
  • newVirtualBox Development At a Standstill

    VirtualBox Development At a Standstill

    jones_supa writes: Phoronix notes how it has been a long time since last hearing of any major innovations or improvements to VirtualBox, the virtual machine software managed by Oracle. This comes while VMware is improving its products on all platform…
    - 17 hours ago, 30 Jan 15, 4:48pm -
  • newTech Companies Worried Over China's New Rules For Selling To Banks

    Tech Companies Worried Over China's New Rules For Selling To Banks

    An anonymous reader writes: China is putting into place a new set of regulations for how banks interact with technology, and it has many companies worried. While the rules might enhance security for the Chinese government, they devastate it for every…
    - 18 hours ago, 30 Jan 15, 4:05pm -
  • newTech Companies Worried Over China's New Rules For Selling To Banks

    Tech Companies Worried Over China's New Rules For Selling To Banks

    An anonymous reader writes: China is putting into place a new set of regulations for how banks interact with technology, and it has many companies worried. While the rules might enhance security for the Chinese government, they devastate it for every…
    - 18 hours ago, 30 Jan 15, 4:05pm -
  • newReverse Engineering the Nike+ FuelBand's Communications Protocol

    Reverse Engineering the Nike+ FuelBand's Communications Protocol

    An anonymous reader writes: Security researcher Simone Margaritelli has reverse engineered the Bluetooth low-energy communications protocol for his Nike+ FuelBand SE, a wrist-worn activity tracker. He learned some disturbing facts: "The authenticatio…
    - 19 hours ago, 30 Jan 15, 3:23pm -
  • newUS Wireless Spectrum Auction Raises $44.9 Billion

    US Wireless Spectrum Auction Raises $44.9 Billion

    An anonymous reader writes: The FCC's recent wireless spectrum auction closed on Thursday, and the agency has raked in far more money than anyone expected. Sales totaled $44.89 billion, demonstrating that demand for wireless spectrum is higher than e…
    - 19 hours ago, 30 Jan 15, 2:40pm -
  • newSafety Review Finds Yucca Mountain Nuclear Waste Site Was Technically Sound

    Safety Review Finds Yucca Mountain Nuclear Waste Site Was Technically Sound

    siddesu writes: The U.S. Department of Energy's 2008 proposal to build a nuclear waste repository at Yucca Mountain, Nevada, was technically sound, a report by the NRC says. However, the closed-down project is unlikely to revive, as its staff has mov…
    - 20 hours ago, 30 Jan 15, 1:51pm -
  • newNew Study Says Governments Should Ditch Reliance On Biofuels

    New Study Says Governments Should Ditch Reliance On Biofuels

    HughPickens.com writes The NYT reports on a new study from a prominent environmental think tank that concludes turning plant matter into liquid fuel or electricity is so inefficient that the approach is unlikely ever to supply a substantial fraction…
    - 21 hours ago, 30 Jan 15, 1:08pm -

Engadget

  • newYour BMW just downloaded a security patch

    Your BMW just downloaded a security patch

    Have a BMW, Mini or Rolls Royce with the ConnectedDrive feature parked in your driveway? Maybe all three? Well, it turns out there was a bug that allowed ne'er-do-wells to manipulate it -- entirely wirelessly. According to Reuters, by simulating a fa…
    - 22 mins ago, 31 Jan 15, 9:39am -
  • newDaily Roundup: Tesla Model X, DARPA YouTube robots and more!

    Daily Roundup: Tesla Model X, DARPA YouTube robots and more!

    Tesla's Model X has been spotted in the wild; a new DARPA technology lets robots learn from YouTube videos; and Verizon is changing its policy on "supercookies." Get the details on these stories and more in the Daily Roundup....
    - 5 hours ago, 31 Jan 15, 5:11am -
  • newNest is losing its tech VP and the CEO of Dropcam

    Nest is losing its tech VP and the CEO of Dropcam

    Google's plan for a connected home including Nest and Dropcam lost a few family members today. Nest's Vice President of Technology Yoky Matsuoka and Dropcam cofounder Greg Duffy have left for other ventures, according to The Verge's sources. Matsuoka…
    - 6 hours ago, 31 Jan 15, 3:54am -
  • newGoogle makes Earth Pro available to virtual travelers for free

    Google makes Earth Pro available to virtual travelers for free

    While we're sure Google Earth works just fine for your daily virtual 'round-the-world travels, the Pro version comes with some really useful features -- even better, it's now completely free. Google Earth Pro, which used to cost an eye-watering $399…
    - 9 hours ago, 31 Jan 15, 1:04am -
  • newChicago's subways are getting speedy LTE data

    Chicago's subways are getting speedy LTE data

    Just because you have cellular service in the subway doesn't mean you have good service -- in many cases, your data goes in the dumps when your train ventures underground. That won't be a problem in Chicago for much longer, though. The city has reach…
    - 10 hours ago, 31 Jan 15, 12:11am -
  • newAziz Ansari's new Netflix stand-up special debuts March 6th

    Aziz Ansari's new Netflix stand-up special debuts March 6th

    If you're a big fan of comedy specials that are unique Netflix, the latest from the man behind Parks and Recreation's Tom Haverford is on the way. On March 6th, Aziz Ansari: Live at Madison Square Garden will premiere at 12:01 AM PT. The title is ano…
    - 11 hours ago, 30 Jan 15, 11:13pm -
  • newThis art dealer wants to hang an indie game on your wall

    This art dealer wants to hang an indie game on your wall

    Dutch art dealership and gallery Cook & Becker has been selling fine art prints from video games for a few years now. Thanks to partnerships with companies like Capcom, Naughty Dog, DICE and BioWare, it's offered artwork from critically acclaimed tit…
    - 11 hours ago, 30 Jan 15, 10:37pm -
  • newWoman in India rape case sues Uber

    Woman in India rape case sues Uber

    A woman who claims she was raped by an Uber driver in New Delhi last month has filed suit against the US-based car-sharing company. In a civil complaint filed yesterday in California, the unnamed woman, who's referred to as "Jane Doe," said the compa…
    - 12 hours ago, 30 Jan 15, 9:52pm -
  • newESPN offers standalone subscription for the Cricket World Cup

    ESPN offers standalone subscription for the Cricket World Cup

    Talks of ESPN's standalone options are nothing new, and for the 2015 Cricket World Cup, the network is offering a cable-free standalone subscription. Access to the event's six-week slate of 49 matches will cost viewers $100 for viewing on the web. Te…
    - 13 hours ago, 30 Jan 15, 9:16pm -
  • newAT&T and Dish were the big spenders in the FCC's wireless auction

    AT&T and Dish were the big spenders in the FCC's wireless auction

    There's no doubt that companies spent a ton of money in the FCC's latest wireless auction -- $44.9 billion of it, to be precise. But who was it that was so eager to part with their cash? You don't have to wonder for much longer. The FCC has revealed…
    - 13 hours ago, 30 Jan 15, 8:36pm -
  • newGoogle Now finally pulls in data from your favorite apps

    Google Now finally pulls in data from your favorite apps

    At long last, Google Now will support third-party apps. That means that in addition to serving you helpful information like when your next appointment is and how long it'll take you to get to the airport, Google's predictive search app will now push…
    - 14 hours ago, 30 Jan 15, 7:49pm -
  • newUber gets a thumbs up on data security from privacy auditors

    Uber gets a thumbs up on data security from privacy auditors

    The results from Uber's six-week-long external privacy audit, spurred on by several high profile security controversies, are in. And, surprisingly, the final report looks positively rosy for the on-demand taxi company . "Uber has dedicated significan…
    - 14 hours ago, 30 Jan 15, 7:45pm -
  • new'Heavy Rain' creator's early cinematic game gets remastered

    'Heavy Rain' creator's early cinematic game gets remastered

    If you missed out on the cult classic Indigo Prophecy (("Fahrenheit" in Europe), the first stab at a pseudo-cinematic game from Heavy Rain developer Quantic Dream, you've now got a good reason to give it a spin. A revamped version of the title has ju…
    - 15 hours ago, 30 Jan 15, 7:26pm -
  • newGoogle's 3D-sensing Project Tango is no longer an experiment

    Google's 3D-sensing Project Tango is no longer an experiment

    Yet another project is graduating from experiment to proper part of Google. Only two weeks ago, Glass left the confines of the Skunk Works-like Google X and became its own division headed up by Nest co-founder Tony Fadell. Now Project Tango, the 3D-s…
    - 15 hours ago, 30 Jan 15, 6:48pm -
  • newVine Kids delivers family-friendly video loops

    Vine Kids delivers family-friendly video loops

    Let's be honest: Kids are really easy to entertain. Give 'em something that makes noise and flashes some pretty colors and they're set. And that's pretty much what Vine does, ad infinitum. There's sounds, and sites and it loops forever or until the k…
    - 16 hours ago, 30 Jan 15, 6:04pm -
  • newVerizon Wireless will let you dodge those sketchy 'supercookies'

    Verizon Wireless will let you dodge those sketchy 'supercookies'

    Living a wholly private life on the internet is getting to be impossible, but months of thinkpieces and public outcry finally seem to have done a little good where one company is concerned. According to the New York Times, Verizon Wireless is giving…
    - 17 hours ago, 30 Jan 15, 5:16pm -
  • newTesla's long-delayed Model X SUV is testing in California

    Tesla's long-delayed Model X SUV is testing in California

    It may look like a Prius that's been vomited on by Mad Max, but the vehicle you see in the clip below is probably Tesla's long-delayed Model X SUV. You see, when companies begin stress-testing vehicles, they dress them down with a dodgy paint job and…
    - 18 hours ago, 30 Jan 15, 4:19pm -
  • newTesla doubles the size of its Supercharger network in the UK

    Tesla doubles the size of its Supercharger network in the UK

    The last time we checked in with Tesla's UK roll-out, the company had opened three new Superchargers in London, bringing its grand total for the British Isles up to nine. It promised that within six months, Model S owners would be able to drive the l…
    - 19 hours ago, 30 Jan 15, 3:29pm -
  • newSoundcloud's latest iPad app is good for listeners, bad for creators

    Soundcloud's latest iPad app is good for listeners, bad for creators

    Soundcloud likes to keep its apps looking sharp -- this much we know. It was only just recently that the music service gave its iPhone app a bit of spit and polish. This time it's the iPad version's turn. Unsurprisingly, a lot of the design-DNA from…
    - 19 hours ago, 30 Jan 15, 3:16pm -
  • newMicrosoft's white space internet aims to improve education in Ghana

    Microsoft's white space internet aims to improve education in Ghana

    Microsoft has long been championing TV white space internet for use in places conventional types of connections don't reach, even in places that don't even have access to electricity. After a pilot program that brought white space broadband to some A…
    - 20 hours ago, 30 Jan 15, 2:17pm -
  • newBritish thieves stole DVDs from a supermarket by mailing them home

    British thieves stole DVDs from a supermarket by mailing them home

    Before we start, we know that crime is wrong and that theft is a serious issue. That said, the lengths some people will go to steal a few DVDs is pretty entertaining. Thieves at a Walmart-owned ASDA supermarket in Cheshire, England managed to evade s…
    - 21 hours ago, 30 Jan 15, 1:27pm -
  • newGoogle agrees to make its privacy policy clearer in the UK

    Google agrees to make its privacy policy clearer in the UK

    Three years ago Google merged more than 60 privacy policies into one gargantuan document, in the hope it would be simpler and more readable for its customers around the world. Some people were skeptical of the changes and, despite Google's best effor…
    - 21 hours ago, 30 Jan 15, 12:44pm -
  • new'Revenge porn' peddler banned from posting images without consent

    'Revenge porn' peddler banned from posting images without consent

    If your significant other sends you artful nudes, it'd be pretty nasty to share those pics in the event of your separation. It's a feeling that the Federal Trade Commission shares after handing down a judgment on Craig Brittain, the owner of a websit…
    - 22 hours ago, 30 Jan 15, 12:29pm -
  • newThe Big Picture: Virtual Los Angeles' minimalist skyline

    The Big Picture: Virtual Los Angeles' minimalist skyline

    Hello darkness, my old friend. No the image above isn't a minimalist poster for the Jack Nicholson classic Chinatown on Etsy, it's what Grand Theft Auto V's version of Los Angeles looks like when the game's textures are stripped away, leaving just th…
    - 23 hours ago, 30 Jan 15, 11:14am -
  • newBT says faster broadband is coming, but it could take 10 years

    BT says faster broadband is coming, but it could take 10 years

    Everyone in the UK wants super-fast broadband in their home. The most reliable and effective solution right now is fibre, which every internet provider uses as the backbone for their network nationwide. But there's a problem -- the fibre often stops…
    - 23 hours ago, 30 Jan 15, 10:39am -

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Campaign Monitor

  • How we use progressive enhancement to improve our email templates

    How we use progressive enhancement to improve our email templates

    If you're approaching email design from the point-of-view of someone who largely works on web projects, then the idea of separating cosmetic touches from your content most likely comes naturally to you. However, when we started designing templates…
    - 8 days ago, 23 Jan 15, 12:03am -
  • Take Magazine

    Take Magazine

    - 8 days ago, 22 Jan 15, 10:57pm -
  • The evolution of our own email marketing strategy

    The evolution of our own email marketing strategy

    A few months ago, Campaign Monitor hit a milestone. We turned 10 years old.We shared a few bottles of Champagne Monitor (our custom-branded champagne) and said a few words, but then got back to business.One of the things we talked about on the da…
    - 9 days ago, 22 Jan 15, 3:30am -
  • Humble Beast

    Humble Beast

    - 11 days ago, 20 Jan 15, 12:36am -
  • How to turn your plain-text emails into conversion machines

    How to turn your plain-text emails into conversion machines

    We’re pretty big fans of beautiful HTML emails over here at Campaign Monitor. We recently compiled the top 100 of them from 2014, we launched a free tool to help you create them, and we regularly write about how to structure them, code them and o…
    - 12 days ago, 19 Jan 15, 8:16pm -
  • The Villages of Mt Dandenong

    The Villages of Mt Dandenong

    - 13 days ago, 18 Jan 15, 9:28pm -
  • Get set for 2015 with General Assembly’s “Future of Email Marketing”

    Get set for 2015 with General Assembly’s “Future of Email Marketing”

    Want to know what's next for email marketing? We've teamed up with General Assembly to produce a free 3-part series featuring our take on email & mobile, creating relevancy for recipients and future-forward email campaigns. To start receiving the s…
    - 15 days ago, 15 Jan 15, 11:05pm -
  • MK Geek Night

    MK Geek Night

    - 16 days ago, 14 Jan 15, 11:43pm -
  • How to write better subject lines using the EMV Index

    How to write better subject lines using the EMV Index

    Do you find it difficult to write great email subject lines?Although there are a number of subject line formulas that can help, it can be hard to know if what you’re writing is really resonating with your audience and compelling them to open you…
    - 18 days ago, 12 Jan 15, 11:50pm -
  • Banff Mountain Film Festival

    Banff Mountain Film Festival

    - 19 days ago, 12 Jan 15, 3:51am -
  • The 3 things that email marketers should prioritize this year

    The 3 things that email marketers should prioritize this year

    So, you mastered responsive email design, with a set of mobile-friendly email templates to show for it. Your email lists are growing steadily and you're seeing great results from your campaigns. Now that you've put into practice many of your email ma…
    - 22 days ago, 9 Jan 15, 4:32am -
  • Dingsy

    Dingsy

    - 43 days ago, 18 Dec 14, 11:07pm -
  • Happy holidays from everyone at Campaign Monitor

    Happy holidays from everyone at Campaign Monitor

    As the year draws to a close and everybody’s attention turns towards the holidays, we wanted to use the final post of 2014 to take a look back at the year that’s been.We genuinely believe that a great product is one that makes its users success…
    - 43 days ago, 18 Dec 14, 11:05pm -
  • Orion Creative

    Orion Creative

    - 45 days ago, 17 Dec 14, 12:57am -
  • See 100 of the best email campaigns of 2014

    See 100 of the best email campaigns of 2014

    What makes a truly standout email newsletter? In this year's edition of the Top 100 Email Marketing Campaigns of 2014, we went beyond simply good looks and presented 100 of the best performing emails from our customers, on a stunning new site.Whi…
    - 47 days ago, 15 Dec 14, 7:35am -
  • 6 customers that made the most of Canvas this year

    6 customers that made the most of Canvas this year

    What can you do with Canvas? We've collected 6 of our favorite customer campaigns, to show you what can be achieved with a little creativity - and without having to write a single line of code!Since its launch back in June, we've been hard at work…
    - 50 days ago, 12 Dec 14, 1:47am -
  • Protein Pouch

    Protein Pouch

    - 50 days ago, 11 Dec 14, 11:15pm -
  • Gmail: Larger font sizes don’t mean media query support

    Gmail: Larger font sizes don’t mean media query support

    What's going on with Gmail? If you've recently used the app and noticed that your emails are suddenly easier to read, your heart may have skipped a beat and a funny thought may have crossed your mind: Are Google finally embracing responsive email?W…
    - 52 days ago, 10 Dec 14, 3:33am -
  • Lifestyle Asia

    Lifestyle Asia

    - 53 days ago, 9 Dec 14, 9:13am -
  • Holiday reading to help you send better email in 2015

    Holiday reading to help you send better email in 2015

    What were email's big headlines this year? As many of you out there prepare to pack up your desks for the holidays, we thought we'd take a moment to reflect on a what's been a massive 12 months, by sharing some of our favorite articles.From learnin…
    - 54 days ago, 8 Dec 14, 4:37am -
  • Creative People

    Creative People

    - 54 days ago, 8 Dec 14, 3:16am -
  • Get more subscribers by optimizing your email subscribe forms

    Get more subscribers by optimizing your email subscribe forms

    Is your email list not growing as fast as you’d like?Perhaps you’ve tried adding a feature box to your website and including a subscribe form on your Facebook page, but you still can’t get people to join your list. It may be that you just n…
    - 57 days ago, 4 Dec 14, 10:32pm -
  • Serein

    Serein

    - 58 days ago, 4 Dec 14, 8:55am -
  • How to build your email list using contests

    How to build your email list using contests

    Email is proven to be one of the most effective communication channels you can leverage, and one of your tasks as a marketer is to keep your list of email subscribers constantly growing.However, people are guarding their email addresses tighter tha…
    - 59 days ago, 3 Dec 14, 8:08pm -
  • Hampton Row

    Hampton Row

    - 59 days ago, 2 Dec 14, 11:46pm -
  • Alignment and logo resizing come to Canvas

    Alignment and logo resizing come to Canvas

    Since the addition of font and color customization, we’ve been working hard on more updates for our email builder, Canvas. You can now control the alignment of your text and buttons, as well as the alignment and size of your logo.AlignmentWe kn…
    - 60 days ago, 2 Dec 14, 4:34am -
  • Global Fund for Women

    Global Fund for Women

    - 68 days ago, 23 Nov 14, 11:53pm -
  • Speed up your email campaigns with 6 essential code & workflow tips

    Speed up your email campaigns with 6 essential code & workflow tips

    When designing and coding email newsletters from scratch, a good part of the battle is finding ways to reduce your email payload and thus reduce email load times. Writing less and cleaner HTML & CSS code in the process is an upside to this, too.To…
    - 72 days ago, 20 Nov 14, 9:54pm -
  • Wright Brothers

    Wright Brothers

    - 72 days ago, 20 Nov 14, 6:20am -
  • Increase your email open rates using this Hollywood storytelling technique

    Increase your email open rates using this Hollywood storytelling technique

    If you're like me, you've probably experienced that moment where TV episode finishes on a cliffhanger and you just have to know what happens next. So you watch the next episode, and sure enough it ends on another cliffhanger, and before you know it…
    - 73 days ago, 19 Nov 14, 9:49pm -
  • Rooftop Cinema

    Rooftop Cinema

    - 73 days ago, 19 Nov 14, 12:59am -
  • Campaign Monitor acquires GetFeedback - the most beautiful survey tool on the planet

    Campaign Monitor acquires GetFeedback - the most beautiful survey tool on the planet

    About four months ago, my co-founder Ben received an email from the Association of Surfing Professionals looking for feedback on the latest surfing world tour. At the time he was on his phone and in the middle of something. But as a passionate surfer…
    - 74 days ago, 18 Nov 14, 8:23am -
  • Fame & Partners

    Fame & Partners

    - 75 days ago, 17 Nov 14, 11:09am -
  • 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…
    - 78 days ago, 14 Nov 14, 1:06am -
  • Constellation, ETC

    Constellation, ETC

    - 79 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…
    - 80 days ago, 12 Nov 14, 4:50am -
  • Ambassador Coffee Boutique

    Ambassador Coffee Boutique

    - 80 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…
    - 82 days ago, 9 Nov 14, 11:35pm -
  • The Explainers

    The Explainers

    - 85 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…
    - 86 days ago, 6 Nov 14, 1:20am -
  • RED

    RED

    - 88 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…
    - 89 days ago, 3 Nov 14, 8:57pm -
  • Everywhere

    Everywhere

    - 89 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…
    - 93 days ago, 30 Oct 14, 12:22pm -
  • Lakeland Animal Shelter

    Lakeland Animal Shelter

    - 93 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…
    - 94 days ago, 29 Oct 14, 12:26pm -
  • The Calm Gallery

    The Calm Gallery

    - 95 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…
    - 95 days ago, 28 Oct 14, 12:07am -
  • ChaCha Design

    ChaCha Design

    - 95 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…
    - 99 days ago, 24 Oct 14, 12:00am -
  • Rip Curl

    Rip Curl

    - 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…
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  • Buzzsprout

    Buzzsprout

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  • 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…
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  • 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…
    - 20 Oct 14, 10:43pm -

Gizmodo

  • newMore Comcast Customers Report Name Changes to "Whore" and "Dummy" 

    More Comcast Customers Report Name Changes to "Whore" and "Dummy" 

    Remember a couple days ago, when the world learned Comcast had changed a customer's name from "Ricardo Brown" to "Asshole Brown?" Looks like our Ricardo might not have been the only one. More Comcast customers have reported similar incidents to El…
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  • newThere's Actually a Legitimate Reason Why L.A.'s Skyline Is So Ugly

    There's Actually a Legitimate Reason Why L.A.'s Skyline Is So Ugly

    Los Angeles' skyline has none of the soaring spires that grace the Burj Khalifa or the Chrysler Building. Instead, it's uniformly flat, like someone took an axe to downtown and left only stumps of buildings. And it's all because of a piece of misgui…
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  • newA Jacket With Its Own Laugh Track Makes You Terrifying
    A blazer and jeans is just about the official uniform for stand-up comics with a modicum of success, and to guarantee you keep bringing down the house once you've made it, the folks at Adafruit have put together a tutorial showing you how to make a…
    - 11 hours ago, 30 Jan 15, 11:15pm -
  • newWhat Piece of Technology Has Literally Saved Your Life? 

    What Piece of Technology Has Literally Saved Your Life? 

    Me, I rely on my glasses every waking moment of the day. I can barely read a book six inches from my face. Without two simple circles of glass set in plastic on my head, I almost certainly would have stumbled blindly in front of a car or a train or…
    - 11 hours ago, 30 Jan 15, 10:45pm -
  • newBreakfast: the most important meal of the day. Or is it?
    You want to rise and shine like the special ray of sunshine that you are. And, like the sun, you require fuel: coffee, juice, oatmeal, and, let's be honest, sometimes Pop Tarts. Here's the latest science on breakfast optimization, including caffeine…
    - 11 hours ago, 30 Jan 15, 10:44pm -
  • newMagic Leap Ripped Off Those Awesome UI Concepts

    Magic Leap Ripped Off Those Awesome UI Concepts

    Magic Leap is secretly building a headset that could blend computer graphics with the real world . Recently, we lucked into a treasure trove of illustrations from Magic Leap about what that future might hold. There's just one problem: Magic Le…
    - 12 hours ago, 30 Jan 15, 10:25pm -
  • newIt's Official: That Much-Hyped Big Bang Discovery Was Literally All Dust

    It's Official: That Much-Hyped Big Bang Discovery Was Literally All Dust

    There will be no Nobel prizes after all. Last March, scientists announced they had discovered our first direct evidence of the Big Bang, but that evidence has been slowly crumbling away. The results of a joint analysis released today make it officia…
    - 12 hours ago, 30 Jan 15, 10:14pm -
  • newModern Conveniences Make This Retro Flashlight New Again

    Modern Conveniences Make This Retro Flashlight New Again

    Whether you're mining for gold deep in the heart of Alaska, or trying to find your way downstairs to replace a blown fuse, this retro-styled lantern from Barebones will light the way without needing a single drop of kerosene. Because instead of a fl…
    - 12 hours ago, 30 Jan 15, 10:00pm -
  • newAfter Billions in Subsidies, The Final Verizon FiOS Map Is Bleak as Hell

    After Billions in Subsidies, The Final Verizon FiOS Map Is Bleak as Hell

    As Verizon inches towards the end of its long-promised FiOS expansion, we can finally get a look at all the places these heavily trumpeted fiber cables have actually ended up. Behold the final(ish) Verizon FiOS Fiber map. It's bleak as hell. Read mo…
    - 12 hours ago, 30 Jan 15, 9:40pm -
  • newThe Best Vape Pen for Every Appetite

    The Best Vape Pen for Every Appetite

    Why settle for a vape pen that can only handle oils, waxes, loose-leaf marijuana or e-liquids when one pen can do it all? Multimode pens are getting easy to find, and they're quickly dropping down to double-digit prices. Problem is, a lot of these…
    - 13 hours ago, 30 Jan 15, 9:20pm -
  • newBeware: Porn-Based Malware Is Sweeping Across Facebook

    Beware: Porn-Based Malware Is Sweeping Across Facebook

    Don't click any porn links on Facebook. Just don't. It's a good rule of thumb, but there's an extra good reason right now. There's a troubling type of porn-based malware that's apparently infected over 110,000 Facebook users in two days. And you cou…
    - 13 hours ago, 30 Jan 15, 9:00pm -
  • newThe Future of GIFs Is Killing What Makes Them So Great

    The Future of GIFs Is Killing What Makes Them So Great

    Those wonderful looping animations we call GIFs are an unlikely story of survival in an age when digital formats come and go like the wind. The lure of the decades-old GIF format has caused people to ignore its flaws, but those looking to bring the…
    - 13 hours ago, 30 Jan 15, 9:00pm -
  • newObama's Precision Medicine Plan Sounds Great—Unless It's an IT Nightmare

    Obama's Precision Medicine Plan Sounds Great—Unless It's an IT Nightmare

    After teasing a "Precision Medicine Initiative" in his State of the Union address, President Obama today released the details of his $215 million plan: A massive database containing the genetic profiles and health records of at least a million volun…
    - 14 hours ago, 30 Jan 15, 8:25pm -
  • newThe Real Reason Why US Adaptations Of British TV Shows Rarely Succeed

    The Real Reason Why US Adaptations Of British TV Shows Rarely Succeed

    When it comes to TV, us Brits get very defensive when America tries to adapt one of our shows - just look at the reaction to the announcement that Black Mirror is getting a US remake. There's a good reason for the concern though: Most of the time th…
    - 14 hours ago, 30 Jan 15, 8:17pm -
  • new6 Supermaterials That Could Change Our World 

    6 Supermaterials That Could Change Our World 

    Graphene isn't the only game-changing material to come out of a lab. From aerogels nearly as light as air to metamaterials that manipulate light, here are six supermaterials that have the potential to transform the world of the future.Read more...
    - 14 hours ago, 30 Jan 15, 8:00pm -
  • newWhat's Better For Hiking? Boots vs Trail Runners vs Approach Shoes

    What's Better For Hiking? Boots vs Trail Runners vs Approach Shoes

    You want to wear hiking boots to go hiking, right? That may be conventional outdoors wisdom, but often, it's not the right answer. Let's examine the merits of each and try to help you find the right solution. Read more...
    - 14 hours ago, 30 Jan 15, 7:55pm -
  • newCute miniature kitchen allows you to cook tiny breakfast on tiny pans

    Cute miniature kitchen allows you to cook tiny breakfast on tiny pans

    Japanese toy company Konapun has this cute but fully-functional miniature kitchen that is just perfect to cook a real Thanksgiving dinner for your hamster —or his favorite breakfast.Read more...
    - 14 hours ago, 30 Jan 15, 7:48pm -
  • newF-35 gets turned into popsicle by giant fridge

    F-35 gets turned into popsicle by giant fridge

    Cool photo of Lockheed Martin's F-35 Lightning II undergoing tests in extreme freezing weather conditions.Read more...
    - 14 hours ago, 30 Jan 15, 7:47pm -
  • newTimeline shows the potential future of Russia's next-gen fighter jet

    Timeline shows the potential future of Russia's next-gen fighter jet

    Here's the potential timeline for Russia's T-50 PAK-FA, the fifth generation multirole fighter that will get the designation Su-50once it gets into production on January 2016. The nemesis to the American F-22 Raptor and F-35 Lightning II will fly…
    - 16 hours ago, 30 Jan 15, 5:44pm -
  • newPlan Your Next Trip To Mordor With This Google Map Of Middle-Earth 

    Plan Your Next Trip To Mordor With This Google Map Of Middle-Earth 

    Because Middle-Earth can be a confusing, perilous place, Reddit user mbingcrosby created this Google Maps-style guide to the journey from Hobbiton to Mordor. As you can see, it's expected to take six months ("four months without Orcs"), and be ready…
    - 17 hours ago, 30 Jan 15, 5:20pm -