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  • newDeaf Advocacy Groups To Verizon: Don't Kill Net Neutrality On Our Behalf

    Deaf Advocacy Groups To Verizon: Don't Kill Net Neutrality On Our Behalf

    Dega704 sends this quote from Ars: No company has lobbied more fiercely against network neutrality than Verizon, which filed the lawsuit that overturned the FCC's rules prohibiting ISPs from blocking and discriminating against Web content. But the ab…
    - 1 hour ago, 23 Jul 14, 2:24am -
  • newOpen-Source Blu-Ray Library Now Supports BD-J Java

    Open-Source Blu-Ray Library Now Supports BD-J Java

    An anonymous reader writes: Updates to the open-source libbluray, libaacs, and libbdplus libraries have improved the open-source Blu-ray disc support to now enable the Blu-ray Java interactivity layer (BD-J). The Blu-ray Java code is in turn executed…
    - 2 hours ago, 23 Jul 14, 1:25am -
  • newEFF Releases Wireless Router Firmware For Open Access Points

    EFF Releases Wireless Router Firmware For Open Access Points

    klapaucjusz writes: The EFF has released an experimental router firmware designed make it easy to deploy open (password-less) access points in a secure manner. The EFF's firmware is based on the CeroWRT fork of OpenWRT, but appears to remove some of…
    - 3 hours ago, 23 Jul 14, 12:30am -
  • newBlack Hat Presentation On Tor Cancelled, Developers Working on Bug Fix

    Black Hat Presentation On Tor Cancelled, Developers Working on Bug Fix

    alphadogg writes A presentation on a low-budget method to unmask users of a popular online privacy tool Tor will no longer go ahead at the Black Hat security conference early next month. The talk was nixed by the legal counsel with Carnegie Mellon's…
    - 4 hours ago, 22 Jul 14, 11:49pm -
  • newThe Daily Harassment of Women In the Game Industry

    The Daily Harassment of Women In the Game Industry

    An anonymous reader writes: Brianna Wu, leader of a game development studio, has an article exposing the constant harassment of women in the games industry. She says, "I'm not writing this piece to evoke your sympathy. I'm writing to share with you w…
    - 5 hours ago, 22 Jul 14, 11:07pm -
  • newResearchers Successfully Cut HIV DNA Out of Human Cells

    Researchers Successfully Cut HIV DNA Out of Human Cells

    mrspoonsi sends word that researchers from Temple University have managed to eliminate the HIV-1 virus from human cells for the first time. "When deployed, a combination of a DNA-snipping enzyme called a nuclease and a targeting strand of RNA called…
    - 5 hours ago, 22 Jul 14, 10:25pm -
  • newGoogle Offers a Million Bucks For a Better Inverter

    Google Offers a Million Bucks For a Better Inverter

    An anonymous reader writes: With the Little Box Challenge, Google (and IEEE, and a few other sponsors like Cree and Rohm) is offering a $1 million prize to the team which can "design and build a kW-scale power inverter with the highest power density…
    - 6 hours ago, 22 Jul 14, 9:43pm -
  • newFirefox 31 Released

    Firefox 31 Released

    An anonymous reader writes Mozilla has released version 31 of its Firefox web browser for desktops and Android devices. According to the release notes, major new features include malware blocking for file downloads, automatic handling of PDF and OGG…
    - 7 hours ago, 22 Jul 14, 9:00pm -
  • newBuying New Commercial IT Hardware Isn't Always Worthwhile (Video)

    Buying New Commercial IT Hardware Isn't Always Worthwhile (Video)

    Ben Blair is CTO of MarkITx, a company that brokers used commercial IT gear. This gives him an excellent overview of the marketplace -- not just what companies are willing to buy used, but also what they want to sell as they buy new (or newer) equipm…
    - 7 hours ago, 22 Jul 14, 8:18pm -
  • newWhy Are the World's Scientists Continuing To Take Chances With Smallpox?

    Why Are the World's Scientists Continuing To Take Chances With Smallpox?

    Lasrick writes: MIT's Jeanne Guillemin looks at the recent blunders with smallpox and H5N1 at the Centers for Disease Control and the National Institutes of Health to chronicle the fascinating history of smallpox eradication efforts and the attempts…
    - 8 hours ago, 22 Jul 14, 7:37pm -
  • newResearchers Test Developer Biometrics To Predict Buggy Code

    Researchers Test Developer Biometrics To Predict Buggy Code

    rjmarvin writes: Microsoft Research is testing a new method for predicting errors and bugs while developers write code: biometrics. By measuring a developer's eye movements, physical and mental characteristics as they code, the researchers tracked al…
    - 9 hours ago, 22 Jul 14, 6:55pm -
  • newUK Users Overwhelmingly Spurn Broadband Filters

    UK Users Overwhelmingly Spurn Broadband Filters

    nk497 (1345219) writes "Broadband customers are overwhelmingly choosing not to use parental-control systems foisted on ISPs by the government — with takeup in the single-digits for three of the four major broadband providers. Last year, the governm…
    - 9 hours ago, 22 Jul 14, 6:14pm -
  • newAsk Slashdot: Linux Login and Resource Management In a Computer Lab?

    Ask Slashdot: Linux Login and Resource Management In a Computer Lab?

    New submitter rongten (756490) writes I am managing a computer lab composed of various kinds of Linux workstations, from small desktops to powerful workstations with plenty of RAM and cores. The users' $HOME is NFS mounted, and they either access via…
    - 10 hours ago, 22 Jul 14, 5:40pm -
  • newExodus Intelligence Details Zero-Day Vulnerabilities In Tails OS

    Exodus Intelligence Details Zero-Day Vulnerabilities In Tails OS

    New submitter I Ate A Candle (3762149) writes Tails OS, the Tor-reliant privacy-focused operating system made famous by Edward Snowden, contains a number of zero-day vulnerabilities that could be used to take control of the OS and execute code remote…
    - 12 hours ago, 22 Jul 14, 4:10pm -
  • newNetflix Reduces Physical-Disc Processing, Keeps Prices the Same

    Netflix Reduces Physical-Disc Processing, Keeps Prices the Same

    Nom du Keyboard writes: After seeing a drop in my DVD service from Netflix I got a customer service representative tonight to confirm that Netflix has ceased processing DVD returns on Saturdays nationwide. And that they did this without notifying the…
    - 12 hours ago, 22 Jul 14, 3:29pm -
  • newNVIDIA Launches Tegra K1-Based SHIELD Tablet, Wireless Controller

    NVIDIA Launches Tegra K1-Based SHIELD Tablet, Wireless Controller

    MojoKid (1002251) writes NVIDIA just officially announced the SHIELD Tablet (powered by their Tegra K1 SoC) and SHIELD wireless controller. As the SHIELD branding implies, the new SHIELD tablet and wireless controller builds upon the previously-relea…
    - 13 hours ago, 22 Jul 14, 2:47pm -
  • newAirMagnet Wi-Fi Security Tool Takes Aim At Drones

    AirMagnet Wi-Fi Security Tool Takes Aim At Drones

    alphadogg (971356) writes "In its quest to help enterprises seek out and neutralize all threats to their Wi-Fi networks, AirMagnet is now looking to the skies. In a free software update to its AirMagnet Enterprise product last week, the Wi-Fi securit…
    - 14 hours ago, 22 Jul 14, 2:07pm -
  • newMIT' Combines Carbon Foam and Graphite Flakes For Efficient Solar Steam Generati

    MIT' Combines Carbon Foam and Graphite Flakes For Efficient Solar Steam Generati

    rtoz (2530056) writes Researchers at MIT have developed a new spongelike material structure which can use 85% of incoming solar energy for converting water into steam. This spongelike structure has a layer of graphite flakes and an underlying carbon…
    - 14 hours ago, 22 Jul 14, 1:26pm -
  • newMIT' Combines Carbon Foam and Graphite Flakes For Efficient Solar Steam Generation

    MIT' Combines Carbon Foam and Graphite Flakes For Efficient Solar Steam Generation

    rtoz (2530056) writes Researchers at MIT have developed a new spongelike material structure which can use 85% of incoming solar energy for converting water into steam. This spongelike structure has a layer of graphite flakes and an underlying carbon…
    - 14 hours ago, 22 Jul 14, 1:26pm -
  • newFor Now, UK Online Pirates Will Get 4 Warnings -- And That's It

    For Now, UK Online Pirates Will Get 4 Warnings -- And That's It

    New submitter Tmackiller writes with an excerpt from VG247.com: The British government has decriminalised online video game, music and movie piracy, scrapping fuller punishment plans after branding them unworkable. Starting in 2015, persistent file-s…
    - 15 hours ago, 22 Jul 14, 12:47pm -
  • newA New Form of Online Tracking: Canvas Fingerprinting

    A New Form of Online Tracking: Canvas Fingerprinting

    New submitter bnortman (922608) was the first to write in with word of "a new research paper discussing a new form of user fingerprinting and tracking for the web using the HTML 5 <canvas> ." globaljustin adds more from an article at Pro Publica: Can…
    - 16 hours ago, 22 Jul 14, 12:06pm -
  • newPrint Isn't Dead: How Linux Voice Crowdfunded a New Magazine

    Print Isn't Dead: How Linux Voice Crowdfunded a New Magazine

    M-Saunders (706738) writes The death of print has been predicted for years, and many magazines and publishers have taken a big hit with the rise of eBooks and tablets. But not everyone has given up. Four geeks quit their job at an old Linux magazine…
    - 19 hours ago, 22 Jul 14, 8:54am -
  • newExperiment Shows People Exposed To East German Socialism Cheat More

    Experiment Shows People Exposed To East German Socialism Cheat More

    An anonymous reader writes The Economist reports, "'UNDER capitalism', ran the old Soviet-era joke, 'man exploits man. Under communism it is just the opposite.' In fact new research suggests that the Soviet system inspired not just sarcasm but cheati…
    - 21 hours ago, 22 Jul 14, 7:01am -
  • newMIT's Ted Postol Presents More Evidence On Iron Dome Failures

    MIT's Ted Postol Presents More Evidence On Iron Dome Failures

    Lasrick (2629253) writes In a controversial article last week, MIT physicist Ted Postol again questioned whether Israel's vaunted Iron Dome rocket defense system actually works. This week, he comes back with evidence in the form of diagrams, photos o…
    - 24 hours ago, 22 Jul 14, 4:05am -
  • No RIF'd Employees Need Apply For Microsoft External Staff Jobs For 6 Months

    No RIF'd Employees Need Apply For Microsoft External Staff Jobs For 6 Months

    theodp (442580) writes So, what does Microsoft do for an encore after laying off 18,000 employees with a hilariously bad memo? Issue another bad memo — Changes to Microsoft Network and Building Access for External Staff — "to introduce a new poli…
    - 1 day ago, 22 Jul 14, 2:02am -

Engadget

  • newGoogle's new, image-rich Play Store for Android is rolling out now

    Google's new, image-rich Play Store for Android is rolling out now

    It looks like you won't have to wait long at all to check out Google's visually rich Play Store revamp -- it's rolling out now. The refresh doesn't appear any different on the surface, but a quick dive shows very different product pages that are...
    - 1 hour ago, 23 Jul 14, 2:35am -
  • newAmazon Fire phone review: a unique device, but you're better off waiting for the sequel

    Amazon Fire phone review: a unique device, but you're better off waiting for the sequel

    After producing a long line of e-book readers and tablets (not to mention a set-top box), Amazon has its sights set on the smartphone market. But finding success here won't be easy, even for an established tech giant like Amazon. With the Fire phone…
    - 3 hours ago, 23 Jul 14, 1:00am -
  • newEdward Snowden's preferred OS has a major security flaw

    Edward Snowden's preferred OS has a major security flaw

    Think you're safe from spies because you're using Tails, the same Linux distribution that Edward Snowden uses to remain anonymous? Unfortunately, you'll still have to be on your guard. Security firm Exodus Intelligence has revealed that the latest..…
    - 3 hours ago, 23 Jul 14, 12:37am -
  • newEngadget Daily: NVIDIA's Shield Tablet, Atari's 'Pridefest' and more!

    Engadget Daily: NVIDIA's Shield Tablet, Atari's 'Pridefest' and more!

    Today, we take a look at NVIDIA's new Shield Tablet, investigate Atari's future with the LGBT community, ponder an Apple smartwatch patent and learn about a potential HIV breakthrough. Read on for Engadget's news highlights from the last 24 hours....
    - 4 hours ago, 23 Jul 14, 12:10am -
  • newASUS has the world's fastest WiFi router... for now

    ASUS has the world's fastest WiFi router... for now

    Hey look, a new router from ASUS and, apparently, it is super, super fast. According to the Taiwanese company, its RT-AC87 is "the world's first" with Wave 2 features, which bring better reliability, major speed boosts and overall performance...
    - 4 hours ago, 22 Jul 14, 11:53pm -
  • newArtist uses over-sized pixels to keep an eye on London's pedestrians

    Artist uses over-sized pixels to keep an eye on London's pedestrians

    Folks strolling past the Welcome Collection's venue in London may have an eery feeling that they're being watched. Well, that's because they are. And not just by a government's prying eyes, but with 650 over-sized pixels that render their own set of…
    - 5 hours ago, 22 Jul 14, 11:09pm -
  • newYou can now unlock your Motorola phone with a 'digital tattoo'

    You can now unlock your Motorola phone with a 'digital tattoo'

    Hate unlocking your Android smartphone so much that even Face Unlock or Skip feels like too much of a hassle? Motorola just came to your rescue. The company has partnered with VivaLnk to launch the previously teased Digital Tattoo, an NFC-based skin…
    - 5 hours ago, 22 Jul 14, 10:34pm -
  • newZepp takes a swing at baseball with its tiny data analyzer

    Zepp takes a swing at baseball with its tiny data analyzer

    As someone who doesn't play baseball often, if ever, I need all the help I can get. But since America's Pastime isn't my first sport of choice to practice, I'm okay admitting how extremely terrible I am at it. For others, however, things might be a.…
    - 6 hours ago, 22 Jul 14, 9:55pm -
  • newGovernment turns to robots for security interviews

    Government turns to robots for security interviews

    National Center for Credibility Assessment is looking to bring the process of doling out national security clearances into the future. As it does more often than not, "the future" in this case means robots. Alright, well not robots exactly but a...
    - 6 hours ago, 22 Jul 14, 9:26pm -
  • newChina and Macs power Apple's growth as iPad demand wanes

    China and Macs power Apple's growth as iPad demand wanes

    Apple had a very strong second quarter. iPhone sales were up significantly over Q2 2013 and the company pocketed $700 million more in profit than it did during the same period last year, even though iPad sales slipped slightly. The company's third..…
    - 7 hours ago, 22 Jul 14, 8:52pm -
  • newThe cloud is a big money maker for Microsoft as it rethinks hardware and content

    The cloud is a big money maker for Microsoft as it rethinks hardware and content

    We always want to know how Microsoft is doing, but today we're paying especially close attention: The company just released its earnings for its fourth fiscal quarter, the first full quarter that new CEO Satya Nadella was on the job. Also, let's not…
    - 7 hours ago, 22 Jul 14, 8:22pm -
  • newYo and the app hype machine

    Yo and the app hype machine

    Yo is a notifications app where all it does is send the word "Yo" to your friends. That's it. Just "Yo." Of course, silly single-purpose apps like these are a dime a dozen -- remember those fart apps of old? -- but the thing that sets Yo apart is...
    - 8 hours ago, 22 Jul 14, 8:00pm -
  • neweBay brings its RedLaser barcode-scanner app to Google Glass

    eBay brings its RedLaser barcode-scanner app to Google Glass

    You might know eBay as the website where you can buy a rare NES game for a hundred grand, but the company also has its own barcode scanner, called RedLaser. It's been out on Android and iOS for a while, and now the company is bringing it to Google..…
    - 8 hours ago, 22 Jul 14, 7:33pm -
  • newNew plugin-free web games run (almost) as well as their desktop counterparts

    New plugin-free web games run (almost) as well as their desktop counterparts

    So far, sophisticated 3D web games have typically required either a plugin (think Quake Live) or a special environment where they can run native code. While those are just dandy, they aren't really web games, are they? That's going to change shortly…
    - 9 hours ago, 22 Jul 14, 6:59pm -
  • newApple TV now auto-plays the next episode of whatever you're watching on Netflix

    Apple TV now auto-plays the next episode of whatever you're watching on Netflix

    When you start chugging a series, it's hard to stop, even for trips to the bathroom, or going to work, or catching up on sleep. It's a problem that Netflix loves to exploit, only giving you a few seconds before offering up the next episode of...
    - 9 hours ago, 22 Jul 14, 6:28pm -
  • newWacom's sketching app finally arrives on Android, Kindle Fire and Windows 8

    Wacom's sketching app finally arrives on Android, Kindle Fire and Windows 8

    Wacom loves doodlers almost as much as serious artists, but its Paper-esque sketching app was limited to iOS devices only. That changes from today, now that the company has launched Windows, Android and Kindle Fire versions of Bamboo Paper. Thanks t…
    - 10 hours ago, 22 Jul 14, 5:54pm -
  • newLG's rollable TVs are (predictably) very flexible

    LG's rollable TVs are (predictably) very flexible

    Remember when LG announced that it had managed to create a rollable 18-inch display? Well, here's the proof: a very much flexible OLED display. The resolution might not be there yet (1,200 x 810, alas) but the hopes and dreams of a picnic-blanket TV…
    - 10 hours ago, 22 Jul 14, 5:23pm -
  • newA newer kind of web tracking is almost impossible to stop

    A newer kind of web tracking is almost impossible to stop

    You may think you're thwarting advertisers and other nosy web citizens by blocking cookies and invoking Do Not Track whenever possible, but that apparently isn't good enough. Researchers have just documented a newer web tracking technique, canvas...
    - 11 hours ago, 22 Jul 14, 4:56pm -
  • newApple 'iTime' patent details a modular smartwatch with sensors in the band

    Apple 'iTime' patent details a modular smartwatch with sensors in the band

    A new Apple patent for smartwatch designs and features is bound to fuel more speculation about an incoming "iWatch," even though such claims often amount to nothing. Still, the patent is interesting on its own merits. One version shows a receptacle.…
    - 11 hours ago, 22 Jul 14, 4:27pm -
  • newSamsung's curved, 105-inch 4K TV can be yours for just $120,000

    Samsung's curved, 105-inch 4K TV can be yours for just $120,000

    There were so many TVs on display back at CES, that you'd be forgiven if they all blended together. So allow us to give you a recap: The Samsung UN105S9W was, in the company's own words, the "world's first, largest and most curved 105-inch curved UH…
    - 12 hours ago, 22 Jul 14, 4:00pm -
  • newO2 Travel add-on offers unlimited data in Europe for £2 per day

    O2 Travel add-on offers unlimited data in Europe for £2 per day

    Roaming charges aren't something you should be worrying about on holiday, as most major UK carriers are well aware. Vodafone will let you use your usual call, text and data allowances abroad for as little as £2, while Three lets you do the same for…
    - 12 hours ago, 22 Jul 14, 3:50pm -
  • newAmazon has a new service for managing payments, named Amazon Wallet

    Amazon has a new service for managing payments, named Amazon Wallet

    Tried Apple's Passbook and Google's Wallet and not feeling satisfied? Perhaps Amazon's flavor of mobile payment app will strike your fancy. It's also named Wallet, and it arrived in beta form on the Google Play store recently. Like Apple and Google'…
    - 12 hours ago, 22 Jul 14, 3:36pm -
  • newFirst look: 'Heos by Denon' wireless speakers take Sonos head on

    First look: 'Heos by Denon' wireless speakers take Sonos head on

    Denon is no stranger to the home audio market. In fact it was making HiFi kit long before home streaming was even a thing. Times change, and new markets get new dominant players. For streaming, that means Sonos -- company Denon is tackling head-on..…
    - 12 hours ago, 22 Jul 14, 3:30pm -
  • newKeyPoint wants you to try its multilingual smart keyboard for iOS 8

    KeyPoint wants you to try its multilingual smart keyboard for iOS 8

    There's soon going to be a glut of custom keyboards for iOS 8, many of which will have word suggestions in multiple languages. However, they might not be as well-versed as KeyPoint Technologies' upcoming Adaptxt for iOS. Besides supporting over 100.…
    - 13 hours ago, 22 Jul 14, 3:00pm -
  • newGoogle is adding free WiFi to Uber cars in Philadelphia, but only for the summer

    Google is adding free WiFi to Uber cars in Philadelphia, but only for the summer

    We have no scientific data to back this up, but we suspect most of you are not tough enough, not resilient enough, to work on a laptop in a moving vehicle without hurling. If you're that special sort, though -- or if you just like to have your phone…
    - 13 hours ago, 22 Jul 14, 2:34pm -

Wired

Boingo Boingo

  • newIf correlation doesn't imply causation, what does?

    If correlation doesn't imply causation, what does?

    Open science advocate Michael Nielson writes about how scientists can infer causation in situations where it's not possible to a randomized controlled trial.
    - 14 mins ago, 23 Jul 14, 3:27am -
  • newThe Apollo program was not always popular

    The Apollo program was not always popular

    It holds a singular place in the American imagination today, but there was a lot of opposition to the Apollo program as it was happening.
    - 18 mins ago, 23 Jul 14, 3:23am -
  • newHow sandstone arches form

    How sandstone arches form

    It's not caused by erosion. Instead, the rock, itself, forms the arch and the erosion just washes away everything else around it. Read the rest
    - 23 mins ago, 23 Jul 14, 3:18am -
  • newGiving up on saving the world

    Giving up on saving the world

    Grist has an interview with activist and writer Paul Kingsnorth, a former environmentalist who has decided that the right way to deal with the end of the world is to just accept its inevitability. Read the rest
    - 32 mins ago, 23 Jul 14, 3:09am -
  • newComcast says rep from hell was just doing “what we trained him to do”

    Comcast says rep from hell was just doing “what we trained him to do”

    The internet provider's COO admits the rep's retention attempts were “painful to listen to,” but that he “did a lot of what we trained him...to do.” Read the rest
    - 4 hours ago, 23 Jul 14, 12:10am -

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…
    - 41 days ago, 12 Jun 14, 1:59am -
  • Webtype

    Webtype

    - 42 days ago, 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…
    - 43 days ago, 9 Jun 14, 11:18pm -
  • eWebDesign

    eWebDesign

    - 44 days ago, 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…
    - 65 days ago, 19 May 14, 12:36pm -
  • Stamm

    Stamm

    - 68 days ago, 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…
    - 75 days ago, 9 May 14, 5:29am -
  • Stumptown Coffee Roasters

    Stumptown Coffee Roasters

    - 77 days ago, 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…
    - 79 days ago, 4 May 14, 9:01pm -
  • New Zealand Red Cross

    New Zealand Red Cross

    - 82 days ago, 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…
    - 84 days ago, 30 Apr 14, 5:34am -
  • TypeEd

    TypeEd

    - 84 days ago, 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…
    - 85 days ago, 29 Apr 14, 4:54am -
  • Online Store Guys

    Online Store Guys

    - 86 days ago, 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…
    - 89 days ago, 24 Apr 14, 11:25pm -
  • CxAlloy

    CxAlloy

    - 90 days ago, 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…
    - 90 days ago, 23 Apr 14, 11:48pm -
  • Playtype

    Playtype

    - 92 days ago, 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…
    - 98 days ago, 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

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  • 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…
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    Creative burnout: How do you keep it at bay?

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  • Simple

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  • 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…
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    Artur

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  • 10 web conferences to watch in 2014

    10 web conferences to watch in 2014

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  • Everywhere

    Everywhere

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  • Win a trip to CSSConf Australia + JSConf AU!

    Win a trip to CSSConf Australia + JSConf AU!

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  • Inspirations Paint

    Inspirations Paint

    Design and code by The Village of Useful and Newism, for Inspirations Paint.
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  • 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…
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  • 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…
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  • InVision

    InVision

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  • 8 Reasons Why BuzzFeed’s Emails Could Change Everything

    8 Reasons Why BuzzFeed’s Emails Could Change Everything

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  • 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!
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  • 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…
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  • EWERK

    EWERK

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  • 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…
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  • 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…
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  • Plastyk

    Plastyk

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  • 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…
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  • Gridbooks

    Gridbooks

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  • 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

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  • 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

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    Équilibre

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    Seeing real US Navy SEALs moving underwater is way cooler than any movie

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    How to Get Your Sex Tape Off the Internet

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    Googlers didn't make a 'traitor' cake for a departing co-worker

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    I Paid $50 for a Tinder Coach and All I Got Was This Sense of Doom

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    Pests masterfully turned into grieving widow bugs

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    Nothing says summer like these slow melt ice cream time-lapses

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