The mobile payment revolution was supposed to make things easier for us, offering a new way to store, carry, and access our money. But to date it seems that all this burgeoning payment platform has done is make things easier for the criminals, ostensibly giving birth to a new breed of cyber-criminal: the digital pickpocket. [...]
Facebook, Inc. has a knack for enabling social media users to create special reels of their digital lives. Remember the 0ne-minute “Facebook Look Back” video that lets you highlight all the important things that happened since you started using Facebook, to the “Say … Continue reading ?
The Internet of Things – all those connected objects and devices, and the vast data they produce – is giving way to the “Internet of People.” Big Data is allowing digitized humanity in the form of the growing network of predictive models describing what people have done, are doing, and are likely to do. Each Continue reading ?
Taylor Swift is possibly one of the best things ever. So it was an extra sad day when Taylor decided to pull ALL her music from Spotify!! It's all super sad and the digital music world has a hole in its heart but the craziest part of all this is how Taylor had no idea people would [...]
Digital creativity is still dominated by Adobe, whether you’re a designer, a developer, a photographer, videographer or even an animator. TrainSimple’s library of tutorials provides an in-depth education in all things Adobe, with lifetime...Show More Summary
There is something wonderfully anachronistic about 'Stream' -- WPP's "un-conference" that celebrates the collisions and collusion's between all things digital and creative -- namely, that a three day gathering dedicated to technology...Show More Summary
>We all know now that The New Republic is in shambles and shall never return from digital purgatory, and in a scathing article from The New Yorker, Ryan Lizza, who witnessed the entire thing firsthand, revealed one of the things that killed it: an incident where billionaire owner Chris Hughes blamed editor Franklin Foer for losing a crucial ad campaign from Amazon.
NPR's All Things Considered The founding publicity director of Def Jam Records, Bill Adler, amassed a highly valuable collection of music, writing and images.
Continuing its streak of cutting all the wrong things, Saturday Night Live released this very solid VH1 parody sketch from last weekend's James Franco episode as a "digital exclusive"—not sure if that's better or worse than "cut for time." Read more...
In theory, setting yourself up to sell products on the internet is the easiest thing in the world. Once you’ve created the product, you upload it to a 3rd party platform that will handle all the sales and deliveries automatically, and you just sit back and watch the money roll in. Show More Summary
In the vast, digital sea of gadget review blogs, Erika Moen's website has two things that set it apart. First, since she's an artist and cartoonist, so all her reviews aren't just text—they're comics. Second, she's reviewing sex toys. Welcome to the NSFW world of Oh Joy, Sex Toy. The post Finally, Sex Toy Reviews Done as Hilarious Comics appeared first on WIRED.
We don't like doing "bad things." We like making our Zap2it readers happy.So in partnership with HBO, we're giving away one set of "True Blood: The Complete Series" on Blu-ray and digital HD. All 80 episodes of the entire series of "True Blood" on 33 discs. Show More Summary
For all the fantastic (and fantastical) things tech companies do these days, they’re still spectacularly bad at one thing: transparency. This week, a lawsuit against Apple revealed that, between 2007 and 2009, the company deleted music off of users’ iPods—specifically songs from non-iTunes sources—without telling them. Show More Summary
In the past 20 years, technology has revolutionized the way we do things, yet for all of these advancements, digital marketing has not changed as much as you might expect.
For all of Assassin's Creed: Unity's foibles, from lackluster mission design to myriad, horrifying glitches in the initial release, one thing is undeniable: It's gorgeous. Ubisoft's digital recreation of Revolution-era Paris is a monumentally...
We all know that DJing is pretty much the greatest thing anyone can do with their spare time; however, lugging those bulky compact discs or, heaven forbid, vinyls along to clubs is such a chore, it almost makes me not want to DJ sometimes. Thankfully,...Show More Summary
Our houses are quickly filling with an internet of things—smart TVs, DVRs, thermostats, and more all online, all the time. But to a hacker, each of these devices is a digital door or window into your home (network). Here's what you need to do to keep your devices locked against outside intrusions. Read more...
Los Angeles's battle against digital billboards and advertising companies' battle to be able to put up the ugly, distracting things all over the city carries on in the wake of a decision last month that called the city's ban...
The Internet of Things, or IoT, is often misconstrued to only mean the interconnectedness of appliances, computers, microprocessors and machines, all of which have IP addresses or some form of digital identification. While IoT includes...Show More Summary
Steve Ballmer showed up in all his glory for the close of the Wall Street Journal Digital conference today. It all started out kinda just like the GIF you see above. And then before things really got going, the newly christened owner of the Clippers delightfully announced Fergie had recorded a song just for the team. Show More Summary