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  • newFCC Postpones Spectrum Auction Until 2016

    FCC Postpones Spectrum Auction Until 2016

    An anonymous reader writes: 2014 was supposed to be the year broadcasters would be allowed to sell off their unused spectrum to mobile carriers. That got pushed back to 2015 in December, and now the Federal Communications Commission has bumped it to…
    - 48 mins ago, 25 Oct 14, 6:52pm -
  • newEU Sets Goal To Cut Greenhouse Gas Emissions 40% By 2030

    EU Sets Goal To Cut Greenhouse Gas Emissions 40% By 2030

    An anonymous reader writes: The 28 nations in the European Union agreed Friday to reduce greenhouse gas emissions 40% (going by 1990 levels) by the year 2030. The deal received widespread criticism; industry bosses said the 2030 targets were too extr…
    - 2 hours ago, 25 Oct 14, 5:50pm -
  • newHigh Speed Evolution

    High Speed Evolution

    Taco Cowboy writes: Normally, the term "evolution" implicitly refers to super-long time frames. However, in the case of lizards on Florida islands, evolution seems to have shifted into a higher gear. Researchers have documented noticeable changes in…
    - 3 hours ago, 25 Oct 14, 4:46pm -
  • newItalian Supreme Court Bans the 'Microsoft Tax'

    Italian Supreme Court Bans the 'Microsoft Tax'

    An anonymous reader writes: In a post at the Free Software Foundation, lawyer Marco Ciurcina reports that the Italian Supreme Court has ruled the practice of forcing users to pay for a Windows license when they buy a new PC is illegal. Manufacturers…
    - 4 hours ago, 25 Oct 14, 3:39pm -
  • newScientists Engineer Cancer-Killing Stem Cells

    Scientists Engineer Cancer-Killing Stem Cells

    SternisheFan writes with news that medical researchers from Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital have successfully cultivated stem cells that will kill brain cancer cells in mice without damaging healthy cells. "They used genetic…
    - 5 hours ago, 25 Oct 14, 2:35pm -
  • newCHP Officers Steal, Forward Nude Pictures From Arrestee Smartphones

    CHP Officers Steal, Forward Nude Pictures From Arrestee Smartphones

    sabri writes: Following the initial suspension of a California Highway Patrol officer earlier this week, news has come out that the CHP has an entire ring of officers who steal and subsequently share nude pictures. The nudes are stolen from women who…
    - 6 hours ago, 25 Oct 14, 1:28pm -
  • newBallmer Says Amazon Isn't a "Real Business"

    Ballmer Says Amazon Isn't a "Real Business"

    theodp writes According to Steve Ballmer, Amazon.com is not a real business. "They make no money," Ballmer said on the Charlie Rose Show. "In my world, you're not a real business until you make some money. I have a hard time with businesses that don'…
    - 7 hours ago, 25 Oct 14, 12:23pm -
  • newGoogle Search Finally Adds Information About Video Games

    Google Search Finally Adds Information About Video Games

    An anonymous reader writes Google has expanded its search engine with the capability to recognize video games. If your query references a game, a new Knowledge Graph panel on the right-hand side of Google's search results page will offer more informa…
    - 10 hours ago, 25 Oct 14, 9:25am -
  • newPeter Kuran:Visual Effects Artist and Atomic Bomb Archivist

    Peter Kuran:Visual Effects Artist and Atomic Bomb Archivist

    Lasrick links to this interview with Peter Kuran, an animator of the original Star Wars and legendary visual effects artist, writing If you saw the recent remake of Godzilla, you saw stock footage from Atom Central, known on YouTube as 'the atomic bo…
    - 13 hours ago, 25 Oct 14, 6:21am -
  • newOwnCloud Dev Requests Removal From Ubuntu Repos Over Security Holes

    OwnCloud Dev Requests Removal From Ubuntu Repos Over Security Holes

    operator_error notes a report that ownCloud developer Lukas Reschke has emailed the Ubuntu Devel mailing list to request that ownCloud (server) be removed from the Ubuntu repositories because it contains "multiple critical security bugs for which no…
    - 16 hours ago, 25 Oct 14, 3:14am -
  • newMicrosoft Now Makes Money From Surface Line, Q1 Sales Reach Almost $1 Billion

    Microsoft Now Makes Money From Surface Line, Q1 Sales Reach Almost $1 Billion

    SmartAboutThings writes Microsoft has recently published its Q1 fiscal 2015 earnings report, disclosing that it has made $4.5 billion in net income on $23.20 billion in revenue. According to the report, revenue has increased by $4.67 billion, compare…
    - 20 hours ago, 25 Oct 14, 12:07am -
  • newDays After Shooting, Canada Proposes New Restrictions On and Offline

    Days After Shooting, Canada Proposes New Restrictions On and Offline

    New submitter o_ferguson writes As Slashdot reported earlier this week, a lone shooter attacked the war memorial and parliament buildings in Ottawa, Canada on Wednesday. As many comments predicted, the national government has seized this as an opport…
    - 20 hours ago, 24 Oct 14, 11:22pm -
  • newAT&T Locks Apple SIM Cards On New iPads

    AT&T Locks Apple SIM Cards On New iPads

    As reported by MacRumors, the unlocked, carrier-switchable SIM cards built into the newest iPads aren't necessarily so -- at least if you buy them from an AT&T store. Though the card comes from Apple with the ability to support (and be switched among…
    - 21 hours ago, 24 Oct 14, 10:47pm -
  • newPasswords: Too Much and Not Enough

    Passwords: Too Much and Not Enough

    An anonymous reader writes: Sophos has a blog post up saying, "attempts to get users to choose passwords that will resist offline guessing, e.g., by composition policies, advice and strength meters, must largely be judged failures." They say a passwo…
    - 22 hours ago, 24 Oct 14, 10:08pm -
  • newVerizon Injects Unique IDs Into HTTP Traffic

    Verizon Injects Unique IDs Into HTTP Traffic

    An anonymous reader writes: Verizon Wireless, the nation's largest wireless carrier, is now also a real-time data broker. According to a security researcher at Stanford, Big Red has been adding a unique identifier to web traffic. The purpose of the i…
    - 22 hours ago, 24 Oct 14, 9:26pm -
  • newSecretive Funding Fuels Ongoing Net Neutrality Astroturfing Controversy

    Secretive Funding Fuels Ongoing Net Neutrality Astroturfing Controversy

    alphadogg writes: The contentious debate about net neutrality in the U.S. has sparked controversy over a lack of funding transparency for advocacy groups and think tanks, which critics say subverts the political process. News stories from a handful o…
    - 23 hours ago, 24 Oct 14, 8:43pm -
  • newA Low Cost, Open Source Geiger Counter (Video)

    A Low Cost, Open Source Geiger Counter (Video)

    Sawaiz Syed's LinkedIn page says he's a "Hardware Developer at GSU [Georgia State University], Department of Physics." That's a great workplace for someone who designs low cost radiation detectors that can be air-dropped into an area where there has…
    - 24 hours ago, 24 Oct 14, 8:01pm -
  • Computer Scientist Parachutes From 135,908 Feet, Breaking Record

    Computer Scientist Parachutes From 135,908 Feet, Breaking Record

    An anonymous reader writes: The NY Times reports that Alan Eustace, a computer scientist and senior VP at Google, has successfully broken the record for highest freefall jump, set by Felix Baumgartner in 2012. "For a little over two hours, the balloo…
    - 1 day ago, 24 Oct 14, 7:14pm -
  • Researcher Finds Tor Exit Node Adding Malware To Downloads

    Researcher Finds Tor Exit Node Adding Malware To Downloads

    Trailrunner7 writes: A security researcher has identified a Tor exit node that was actively patching binaries users download, adding malware to the files dynamically. The discovery, experts say, highlights the danger of trusting files downloaded from…
    - 1 day ago, 24 Oct 14, 6:32pm -
  • Employers Worried About Critical Thinking Skills

    Employers Worried About Critical Thinking Skills

    Nerval's Lobster writes: Every company needs employees who can analyze information effectively, discarding what's unnecessary and digging down into what's actually useful. But employers are getting a little bit worried that U.S. schools aren't teachi…
    - 1 day ago, 24 Oct 14, 5:49pm -
  • Recent Nobel Prize Winner Revolutionizes Microscopy Again

    Recent Nobel Prize Winner Revolutionizes Microscopy Again

    An anonymous reader writes: Eric Betzig recently shared in the Nobel Prize for Chemistry for his work on high-resolution microscopy. Just yesterday, Betzig and a team of researchers published a new microscopy technique (abstract) that "allows them to…
    - 1 day ago, 24 Oct 14, 5:07pm -
  • Decades-old Scientific Paper May Hold Clues To Dark Matter

    Decades-old Scientific Paper May Hold Clues To Dark Matter

    sciencehabit writes: Here's one reason libraries hang on to old science journals: A paper from an experiment conducted 32 years ago may shed light on the nature of dark matter, the mysterious stuff whose gravity appears to keep the galaxies from flyi…
    - 1 day ago, 24 Oct 14, 4:23pm -
  • PCGamingWiki Looks Into Linux Gaming With 'Port Reports'

    PCGamingWiki Looks Into Linux Gaming With 'Port Reports'

    AberBeta writes: PCGamingWiki contributor Soeb has been looking into the recent larger budget game releases to appear on Linux, including XCOM: Enemy Unknown and Borderlands: The Pre–Sequel produced by Mac porting houses Feral and Aspyr. Soeb repor…
    - 1 day ago, 24 Oct 14, 3:40pm -
  • How To Beat Online Price Discrimination

    How To Beat Online Price Discrimination

    New submitter Intrepid imaginaut sends word of a study (PDF) into how e-commerce sites show online shoppers different prices depending on how they found an item and what the sites know about the customer. "For instance, the study found, users logged…
    - 1 day ago, 24 Oct 14, 2:57pm -
  • Automation Coming To Restaurants, But Not Because of Minimum Wage Hikes

    Automation Coming To Restaurants, But Not Because of Minimum Wage Hikes

    dcblogs writes: McDonald's this week told financial analysts of its plans to install self-ordering kiosks and mobile ordering at its restaurants. This news prompted the Wall Street Journal to editorialize, in " Minimum Wage Backfire," that while it m…
    - 1 day ago, 24 Oct 14, 2:15pm -

Engadget

  • newDrug stores drop Apple Pay and Google Wallet to push their own payment tech

    Drug stores drop Apple Pay and Google Wallet to push their own payment tech

    If you're bent on using Apple Pay or Google Wallet for your shopping, you may have to be finicky about your choice of drug stores. Both CVS and Rite Aid have shut off their support for NFC-based payments just days after Apple Pay went live. Try to..…
    - 1 hour ago, 25 Oct 14, 6:27pm -
  • newIRL: Keeping a journal with Day One

    IRL: Keeping a journal with Day One

    Trying to keep a journal has always been difficult for me. Before the age of smartphones, I tried to rely on text files or a physical notepad. If I wasn't forgetting to write down my thoughts, I was losing the file or my handwriting was so bad it...
    - 3 hours ago, 25 Oct 14, 5:00pm -
  • newInvestigating the science in Christopher Nolan's 'Interstellar'

    Investigating the science in Christopher Nolan's 'Interstellar'

    Even the most well respected filmmakers have been known to bend the truth a bit when it comes to depicting science on the silver screen, throwing accuracy to the wind in favor of trivialities like "plot" and "drama." We kid, of course. But how does.…
    - 4 hours ago, 25 Oct 14, 3:44pm -
  • newSony wants to show you how PS4's online game-sharing works

    Sony wants to show you how PS4's online game-sharing works

    When next Tuesday's 2.0 update hits for the PlayStation 4, Sony will finally turn one of the most ambitious promises it made when the console was first announced a reality. We're talking about Share Play, of course. We know: the ability to virtually…
    - 5 hours ago, 25 Oct 14, 2:38pm -
  • newWho'd have thought the Power Mac G5 made a good bench?

    Who'd have thought the Power Mac G5 made a good bench?

    Like it or loathe it, you have to admit that the design of the Power Mac G5 was a very clever way of getting around the system's legendary thermal issues. It was no surprise that the ol' cheesegrater was kept around for the Mac Pro, at least until..…
    - 7 hours ago, 25 Oct 14, 1:04pm -
  • newRobotic hand uses the power of static electricity to pick up objects

    Robotic hand uses the power of static electricity to pick up objects

    A cheap robotic hand developed by a company called Grabit offers something most of the other mechanical limbs we've seen before don't: the ability to pick up objects using electrostatic attraction. Even if you're not familiar with term, you've likel…
    - 8 hours ago, 25 Oct 14, 11:18am -
  • newAmazon has made its Appstore for Android obsolete

    Amazon has made its Appstore for Android obsolete

    Since its creation, the Amazon Appstore stood apart, banned from being offered in the official store for Android apps, Google Play, until now... sort of. When Amazon recently updated its main Android app, it got a new "Apps & Games" department that.…
    - 13 hours ago, 25 Oct 14, 6:39am -
  • newNetflix has two more TV shows for 2015: 'Bloodline' and 'F is for Family'

    Netflix has two more TV shows for 2015: 'Bloodline' and 'F is for Family'

    Concerned there's not enough to watch on Netflix, or that the big studios and networks might hold stuff back for their own streaming services? Rest easy, the video streamer has plans for a slew of exclusive content over the next few years, and this.…
    - 17 hours ago, 25 Oct 14, 2:45am -
  • newEngadget Daily: Nexus 9, Google VP sets new space-jump record, and more!

    Engadget Daily: Nexus 9, Google VP sets new space-jump record, and more!

    It's Friday, ya'll. But before you checkout for the weekend, check out all our news highlights from the last 24 hours, including our hands-on with the Nexus 9, a new high-altitude jump record, the best gaming mice you can buy right now, and more...…
    - 19 hours ago, 25 Oct 14, 12:39am -
  • newNest owns Revolv's home automation tech now, too

    Nest owns Revolv's home automation tech now, too

    Google's adding another member to its household family that includes Nest and Dropcam, and this time its home automation outfit Revolv. The firm's website lists it as "a Nest company" now, and goes on to to assure existing customers that they're...
    - 20 hours ago, 24 Oct 14, 11:58pm -
  • newSundar Pichai takes control of Google's crucial products

    Sundar Pichai takes control of Google's crucial products

    Well, we guess congratulations are in order. According to Re/code, Sundar Pichai, the senior vice president at Google who used to just be in charge of the Chrome, Android, and web apps teams now basically has control of almost every other Google...
    - 21 hours ago, 24 Oct 14, 10:55pm -
  • newPlaydate: We're livestreaming 'Fantasia: Music Evolved' on Xbox One! (update: game over!)

    Playdate: We're livestreaming 'Fantasia: Music Evolved' on Xbox One! (update: game over!)

    The developers at Harmonix Music Systems know a thing or two about music. And we'd hope so, it is in the company name, after all. The studio's latest Kinect game, Fantasia: Music Evolved, is quite a bit different than anything they've done...
    - 21 hours ago, 24 Oct 14, 10:30pm -
  • newGot Google's new Inbox app? Now you can invite three friends!

    Got Google's new Inbox app? Now you can invite three friends!

    The jury's still out on Google's new mobile approach to email, but that hasn't stopped people from going a little batty over getting invited to use it (see also: Gmail, Google Wave). In case you were feeling a little weird about begging Google for a…
    - 22 hours ago, 24 Oct 14, 9:39pm -
  • newYardarm will tell dispatchers when and where police fire guns

    Yardarm will tell dispatchers when and where police fire guns

    With the exception of maybe old Andy Taylor, most police officers in the United States carry a firearm as part of their standard equipment. Wouldn't it be nice to know when those sidearms are drawn, and why? A Silicon Valley startup called Yardarm..…
    - 23 hours ago, 24 Oct 14, 8:48pm -
  • newAT&T locks your new iPad's SIM so you can't switch carriers without a new one

    AT&T locks your new iPad's SIM so you can't switch carriers without a new one

    Apple's iPad Air 2 and Mini 3 launched with a very, very pleasant surprise: If you splurged on an LTE model, you could choose whether you wanted to jump on Sprint's, T-Mobile's or AT&T's networks (along with EE's if you're in the UK), with nary a SI…
    - 24 hours ago, 24 Oct 14, 8:08pm -
  • The Nexus 9 wasn't designed to be an iPad killer

    The Nexus 9 wasn't designed to be an iPad killer

    The Nexus 9 wasn't designed to be an iPad killer; it was designed to inspire Google's Android partners to create one instead. Though you'd be forgiven for thinking otherwise: It was announced one day before the iPad Air 2 and mini 3, comes with a...
    - 1 day ago, 24 Oct 14, 7:30pm -
  • Google exec sets a new record for highest-altitude jump (video)

    Google exec sets a new record for highest-altitude jump (video)

    Move over Felix Baumgartner -- just two years after the daredevil's record setting 128,000 foot Red Bull Stratos space jump, Google VP Alan Eustace has topped it. The New York Times reports Eustace rode a balloon 135,908 feet above New Mexico and...
    - 1 day ago, 24 Oct 14, 7:28pm -
  • Nest can now talk to Pebble and other home automation products

    Nest can now talk to Pebble and other home automation products

    Nest's thermostat and smoke detector now works with more third-party home automation products, the first fruits of the developer program that the Google-owned company launched in June. First in the list is something you're likely familiar with:...
    - 1 day ago, 24 Oct 14, 7:00pm -
  • Canadians now have faster mobile data than you

    Canadians now have faster mobile data than you

    Our Canadian neighbors have already been given a taste of Rogers' extremely data-friendly LTE, but now the carrier is officially rolling out its LTE-Advanced network across 12 different cities. In fact, it's the first North Amercian carrier to launc…
    - 1 day ago, 24 Oct 14, 6:41pm -
  • Deezer bets podcasts will make its music service better

    Deezer bets podcasts will make its music service better

    Deezer's streaming service may not have a reputation in the US to match others like Spotify, Beats and Rdio, but the "first truly worldwide digital music streaming service" is expanding by acquring the podcast app Stitcher. The company tells...
    - 1 day ago, 24 Oct 14, 6:16pm -
  • What's up with Engadget Expand?

    What's up with Engadget Expand?

    We're just two weeks away from our free Engadget Expand event, taking place at New York City's Javits Center on November 7th and 8th and there's still so much to tell you about. If you can't join us in person, don't worry -- we'll keep you updated..…
    - 1 day ago, 24 Oct 14, 5:50pm -
  • 'Fantasia: Music Evolved' and its origins in the Kinect-hacking scene

    'Fantasia: Music Evolved' and its origins in the Kinect-hacking scene

    The developers at Harmonix aren't afraid to hit the reset button if something isn't working correctly. Chances are, strumming a plastic Stratocaster changed quite a bit before you ever even started playing "Creep" by Radiohead in Rock Band. Same goe…
    - 1 day ago, 24 Oct 14, 5:20pm -
  • Here's how Nintendo's Amiibo toys work in Super Smash Bros. for Wii U

    Here's how Nintendo's Amiibo toys work in Super Smash Bros. for Wii U

    Nintendo was dropping Smash Brothers info-bombs left and right last night, but the company also felt compelled to dive a little deeper into how the Wii U version of the game will play with those curious little Amiibos. You know, the Nintendo...
    - 1 day ago, 24 Oct 14, 4:41pm -
  • London Science Museum catalogs 200 years of communication tech

    London Science Museum catalogs 200 years of communication tech

    Her Majesty the Queen took to Twitter for the first time today, but not to complain about the amount of ice in her post-brunch frappé. Instead, Liz was announcing the opening of a new permanent gallery at London's Science Museum that takes visitors…
    - 1 day ago, 24 Oct 14, 4:12pm -
  • Joseph Gordon-Levitt is shooting a 4K film with Samsung's NX1

    Joseph Gordon-Levitt is shooting a 4K film with Samsung's NX1

    In an effort to make a push for its recently unveiled Samsung NX1, the South Korean company is now recruiting celebrities to help along the way. As part of this, Samsung has revealed that Joseph Gordon-Levitt, known for roles in movies like 10 Thing…
    - 1 day ago, 24 Oct 14, 3:48pm -

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Campaign Monitor

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

    Rip Curl

    - 3 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…
    - 3 days ago, 22 Oct 14, 10:45pm -
  • Buzzsprout

    Buzzsprout

    - 5 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…
    - 5 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…
    - 5 days ago, 20 Oct 14, 10:43pm -
  • Look Hear

    Look Hear

    - 6 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…
    - 9 days ago, 17 Oct 14, 12:08am -
  • Oh My Cupcakes!

    Oh My Cupcakes!

    - 9 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…
    - 11 days ago, 15 Oct 14, 5:29am -
  • Do Not Iron

    Do Not Iron

    - 11 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…
    - 11 days ago, 14 Oct 14, 11:12pm -
  • AGDA

    AGDA

    - 11 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…
    - 12 days ago, 13 Oct 14, 11:13pm -
  • Goodstuff.fm

    Goodstuff.fm

    - 13 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…
    - 16 days ago, 9 Oct 14, 10:31pm -
  • Bank of Tennessee

    Bank of Tennessee

    - 17 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…
    - 19 days ago, 7 Oct 14, 1:46am -
  • Web Together

    Web Together

    - 19 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…
    - 23 days ago, 3 Oct 14, 6:46am -
  • Cockatoo Island

    Cockatoo Island

    - 25 days ago, 1 Oct 14, 1:50am -
  • 6 free icon sets you can use to make your next email marketing campaign more beautiful

    6 free icon sets you can use to make your next email marketing campaign more beautiful

    When we shared our favorite stock photography websites with you earlier this year we got a great response, with many of you sharing your stories of how the sites helped make your email campaigns more beautiful.This made us realise that although bea…
    - 27 days ago, 28 Sep 14, 10:36pm -
  • App Partner

    App Partner

    - 28 days ago, 27 Sep 14, 10:39pm -
  • 5 top email designers share the tools they can’t live without

    5 top email designers share the tools they can’t live without

    Is there an ideal "email design toolkit" that every coder should be carrying? What should we familiar with to get an edge in our field? To find out, we asked 5 email professionals to weigh in on the apps (and habits) that keep them productive and san…
    - 30 days ago, 26 Sep 14, 12:13am -
  • Theatre Projects Manitoba

    Theatre Projects Manitoba

    - 30 days ago, 25 Sep 14, 11:00pm -
  • 6 tools to help you create awesome visual content for your email campaigns

    6 tools to help you create awesome visual content for your email campaigns

    Have you ever found it difficult to get the right image for your email marketing campaign?If you're like most marketers, you probably don’t have a design background and years of experience with tools like Photoshop and Illustrator, which can make…
    - 30 days ago, 25 Sep 14, 10:28pm -
  • How to get Better Marketing Results with Beautiful Design

    How to get Better Marketing Results with Beautiful Design

    If you've been paying attention to the blog lately, you may have noticed our new guide. Alongside this lovely online resource to read and learn from, we also created an email campaign that, in no modest terms, is a thing to admire. With custom icons…
    - 31 days ago, 25 Sep 14, 4:33am -
  • Introducing our free guide: How to get Better Marketing Results with Beautiful Design

    Introducing our free guide: How to get Better Marketing Results with Beautiful Design

    Here at Campaign Monitor, we believe beautiful design gets better results.That's why whenever we send our email newsletters, we have our design team create unique icons for each one and why when we publish blog posts like this one, we go the extra…
    - 31 days ago, 24 Sep 14, 10:47pm -
  • border:none

    border:none

    We love a good fluid-width email - and this newsletter leading up to Germany's border:none conference has definitely won our support. Featuring a flexible-width header image, web fonts and a lovely responsive layout, it's an attention-getter - not ju…
    - 34 days ago, 22 Sep 14, 3:53am -
  • Color blindness and email: Are you designing for accessibility?

    Color blindness and email: Are you designing for accessibility?

    Almost 5% of the population is color blind. To put this into perspective, that's roughly the same number of people who use Outlook.com or Yahoo! Mail. Yet despite this prevalence, remarkably little has been said about how to choose colors for accessi…
    - 37 days ago, 19 Sep 14, 3:51am -
  • Big Sea

    Big Sea

    - 38 days ago, 18 Sep 14, 1:00am -
  • 20 email marketing statistics to help you prove how awesome email is

    20 email marketing statistics to help you prove how awesome email is

    When I first started here at Campaign Monitor, I reached out to some of our most frequent blog readers and asked them what their biggest challenge with email marketing was.My goal was to understand what people found most difficult about email market…
    - 38 days ago, 17 Sep 14, 11:58pm -
  • Sydney Living Museums

    Sydney Living Museums

    - 39 days ago, 17 Sep 14, 2:27am -
  • Sneak peek: More design flexibility coming to Canvas

    Sneak peek: More design flexibility coming to Canvas

    When we launched Canvas a couple of months back, we were blown away with the positive response. Every day, we see thousands of beautiful responsive email designs being sent that took minutes to create instead of days. While the reaction so far has be…
    - 39 days ago, 16 Sep 14, 11:46pm -
  • Point 2 Design

    Point 2 Design

    - 39 days ago, 16 Sep 14, 11:38pm -
  • How to write email copy that sells

    How to write email copy that sells

    So you’ve got a great new product or feature that you’re about to launch.You sit down to write copy for the email campaign and you start drawing blanks. What am I supposed to write? How do I make this new product or feature appealing to my aud…
    - 40 days ago, 15 Sep 14, 9:40pm -
  • The Restaurant

    The Restaurant

    - 41 days ago, 14 Sep 14, 6:15pm -
  • How we designed and coded an animated banner ad with no images

    How we designed and coded an animated banner ad with no images

    We were recently given a banner ad spot over on Codepen, a code prototype and community platform for developers. Between people's banner blindness and the low click-through rates associated with banner advertising, we knew we had to do something a bi…
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  • Studio Alexander

    Studio Alexander

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  • The Apple iPhone 6 and Watch: What email designers should prepare for next

    The Apple iPhone 6 and Watch: What email designers should prepare for next

    If you were one of a handful of people who tuned in for Apple's announcement today, a couple of things may have caught your attention. Sure, there were some big reveals, but if you're an email geek like myself, you were likely hoping to get one big q…
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  • Divvy

    Divvy

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  • Are you using these 8 subject line formulas to get your emails opened?

    Are you using these 8 subject line formulas to get your emails opened?

    Do you struggle to come up with great subject lines for your email campaigns?The subject line is the start of the readers experience with your campaign, and in a world of increasing distractions, it can also be the end of their experience if you do…
    - 47 days ago, 8 Sep 14, 10:58pm -
  • Yogi Surprise

    Yogi Surprise

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  • Is wearable technology the future of email marketing?

    Is wearable technology the future of email marketing?

    With Android Wear releasing three smartwatches and generally making a lot of noise in the days prior to Apple's much-hyped announcement, the collective imagination has run wild around how wearable tech will change how we interact with the world.In…
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  • Lisa Said So

    Lisa Said So

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  • How Gmail’s unsubscribe button really affects email marketers

    How Gmail’s unsubscribe button really affects email marketers

    Earlier this month, Gmail made a widely publicized announcement about the unsubscribe button which now appears in the header of your email marketing campaigns.It was picked up by major publications like Adweek and Mashable and was proclaimed as a '…
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  • Communikate

    Communikate

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  • Are you missing click-throughs by not structuring your email campaigns for ‘scanners’?

    Are you missing click-throughs by not structuring your email campaigns for ‘scanners’?

    How do you read email marketing campaigns that land in your inbox? Do you meticulously read every single word? Or do you scan them looking for things that might be of interest to you?I subscribe to a lot of email lists as part of my role here at Cam…
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  • Soda Digital

    Soda Digital

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  • Growing the Campaign Monitor design team, while maintaining the same high standards

    Growing the Campaign Monitor design team, while maintaining the same high standards

    If you've ever worked as a designer in a rapidly-growing team, you'll know that the territory comes with its fair share of challenges. For newcomers, there's the gauntlet of adopting the team's tools and workflow, not to mention culture. For the team…
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  • Foo Fighters

    Foo Fighters

    - 59 days ago, 28 Aug 14, 1:55am -
  • 3 product announcement emails critiqued by marketing expert Neil Patel

    3 product announcement emails critiqued by marketing expert Neil Patel

    I don’t know about you, but I'm a visual learner.I can read about great copywriting techniques and microcopy all day long, but one of the ways I learn best is by seeing something in action.Apparently I'm not alone either, with approximately 65%…
    - 59 days ago, 27 Aug 14, 9:06pm -
  • Film Fest Gent

    Film Fest Gent

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  • How we create and send a monthly email newsletter to over 175,000 subscribers

    How we create and send a monthly email newsletter to over 175,000 subscribers

    When I first started here at Campaign Monitor, I reached out to a number of the frequent readers of this blog and asked them about some of the challenges they faced with email marketing.One of the most common challenges I heard is that it’s often…
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  • Birchbox

    Birchbox

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  • newWatch This Unicyclist Race a Pickup Down a Mountain
    We've seen some slightly crazy stuff attempted on unicycles before, but attempting to race a pickup down a mountainside on one wheel definitely has to rank up there in the pantheon of 'funniest prospective things to write on the insurance claim fo…
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  • newFitbit's Upcoming Smartwatch Basically Confirmed In Pre-Order Page

    Fitbit's Upcoming Smartwatch Basically Confirmed In Pre-Order Page

    Fitbit's Surge smartwatch has already been leaked what feels like a million times , but we now know pretty much all the remaining details, thanks to a pre-order page on Brookstone that hangs every last detail out to dry. Read more...
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  • newI want to live in the optimistic sci-fi worlds of Nicolas Bouvier

    I want to live in the optimistic sci-fi worlds of Nicolas Bouvier

    Nicolas Bouvier aka Sparth—whose latest work is being art director for Halo 5—is getting better all the time. His private work is so optimistic and far away from the usually gritty and dark vision of other authors. And I love the fresh use of ge…
    - 15 hours ago, 25 Oct 14, 4:31am -
  • newCan you detect the stealth animals hiding in all these pictures?

    Can you detect the stealth animals hiding in all these pictures?

    Can you see it? Hiding in plain sight there are two of the most stealthy creatures in the animal kingdom, almost impossible to detect. Thanks to the wonders of natural selection, these and other animals can avoid most predators and perpetuate their…
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  • newGuy using wheel barrow to do skateboard tricks is hilariously absurd

    Guy using wheel barrow to do skateboard tricks is hilariously absurd

    Here's the progression of my thoughts when I first saw this video of Hä Wie using a golden wheel barrow to do skateboard tricks on the street. I thought it was so dumb. So, so stupid. And then I started giggling. And then I started laughing. And th…
    - 18 hours ago, 25 Oct 14, 1:50am -
  • new​This Valet App Might Be The Next Best Thing To Uber

    ​This Valet App Might Be The Next Best Thing To Uber

    Parking in most major cities – and San Francisco, in particular – sucks. More often then not, when the wife and I head into the city for a night out, we park somewhere cheap and Uber our way around. It's both idiotic and costly, but it beats cir…
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  • newJust an awesome two minute video of badass action scenes from movies

    Just an awesome two minute video of badass action scenes from movies

    Oh, nothing to see here. Oh wait. Just kidding. There is everything to see here. This two minute clip of action scenes from MovieClips Trailers is so badass that I've watched it multiple times now. I can't get enough. In fact, it has me hankering fo…
    - 18 hours ago, 25 Oct 14, 1:21am -
  • newSome Like It Hot Just Might Be The Funniest Movie Ever Made

    Some Like It Hot Just Might Be The Funniest Movie Ever Made

    There are tons of hilarious performances in the history of modern movies, but Jack Lemmon's turn in Some Like It Hot is absolutely, positively, one of the funniest—if not the funniest—of all time. Read more...
    - 20 hours ago, 25 Oct 14, 12:02am -
  • newThe different ways animals breath in one cool animated graphic

    The different ways animals breath in one cool animated graphic

    Science illustrator and animator Eleanor Lutz—the same who brought us this cool graphic of how animals fly —has created this cool animated illustration showing the differences between animal breathing: Human vs birds vs insects. Even if you pai…
    - 20 hours ago, 24 Oct 14, 11:59pm -
  • newScientists discover 64P comet stinks and has dunes just like Earth

    Scientists discover 64P comet stinks and has dunes just like Earth

    The spacecraft Rosetta keeps surprising everyone with amazing new photos taken in pursuit of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, taken just 7.4 kilometers from its surface. These images reveal dunes just like those you can find on Earth. Scientists hav…
    - 20 hours ago, 24 Oct 14, 11:36pm -
  • newNico: These Days
    Nico's version of "These Days" is the perfect fall song. It's the kind of music best listened to in solitude, sipping tea and contemplating failure and the nagging sense of unspecific loss that accompanies the passage of time and the change to a chi…
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  • newLet's Talk About Whatever You Want Right Now

    Let's Talk About Whatever You Want Right Now

    You know what? It's Friday! Thank goodness! Let's all make like Diddy and Bjork and talk about anything and everything in this here Kinja, right here, right now. Read more...
    - 22 hours ago, 24 Oct 14, 9:32pm -
  • newThe only thing better than watching these cakes get made is eating them

    The only thing better than watching these cakes get made is eating them

    If you are into cooking you probably know about silicone molds. If you are not, it doesn't matter. Just look at how they peel from the cake—and then how the cake gets build into various patisserie wonders. It's such a satisfying process.Read more.…
    - 22 hours ago, 24 Oct 14, 9:23pm -
  • newLet a Tiny Trash Can Dispose of Your Desk Clutter

    Let a Tiny Trash Can Dispose of Your Desk Clutter

    Despite its diminutive stance, this miniature garbage can from Vipp is fully functional. Touch the tiny pedal where you'd usually stomp your foot and the lid temporarily pops open letting you dispose of tiny bits of trash, or store pens, pencils, pa…
    - 22 hours ago, 24 Oct 14, 9:20pm -
  • Paris and New York are not that different from the right angles

    Paris and New York are not that different from the right angles

    I love New York despite/because New Yorkers and I love Paris despite/because Parisians. This time-lapse compares their striking similarities—from the right angles. I only wish Paris shared New York's 24-hour life and New York shared Paris' joy de…
    - 1 day ago, 24 Oct 14, 7:35pm -
  • Allied aircraft deliver massive bombing to destroy a single ISIS flag

    Allied aircraft deliver massive bombing to destroy a single ISIS flag

    The AFP is reporting (in Spanish) about the massive bombing operation over a single ISIS flag placed on a tiny, almost nonexistent hill next to the Turkish border and the Syrian city of Kobane, which ISIS and Kurdish troops are fighting for. This vi…
    - 1 day ago, 24 Oct 14, 5:50pm -
  • This awesome roadster should be the new Batmobile

    This awesome roadster should be the new Batmobile

    The new Batmobile for Batman v Superman is cool, but I wish we could go back to something lighter, less militaristic, and a lot cooler. The Vapour GT by Swedish design firm Gray Design is the car that I would like for a new Batman TV series that…
    - 1 day ago, 24 Oct 14, 3:08pm -
  • The gorgeous alphabet of Alex Persani

    The gorgeous alphabet of Alex Persani

    I'm a sucker for good typography and lettering and when I saw this gorgeous and playful alphabet by French designer Alex Persani, my jaw dropped. Read more...
    - 1 day ago, 24 Oct 14, 1:06pm -
  • These stunning trailers for an animation short left me craving for more

    These stunning trailers for an animation short left me craving for more

    I really like these two trailers from Tant de Forêts—a short film by France-based directors Burcu Sankur and Geoffrey Godet. The animation starts simple and colorful but all of a sudden, that happy world turns dark and intriguing. Enough to leave…
    - 1 day ago, 24 Oct 14, 11:19am -
  • Welcome to Toyland

    Welcome to Toyland

    We love toys around here. We love writing about them, playing with them, shooting each other in the face with them. But while we try to find any excuse we can to share them with you, there are some toys that just aren't quite tech enough to fit on…
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