BERLIN — Rather than join everyone in bumping up screen resolutions, Asus is giving users what they really need: more battery life and better photos. At IFA, the electronics company announced a family of new Zenfones, including the Zenfone...Show More Summary
He nailed the interview at an unnamed suburban Chicago company, but went from hired to fired when he accidentally sent a naked selfie to the human resources manager last month.
Photo: Joi Ito/Flickr The recent expansion of top-level domains (TLDs) has created fertile ground for cyber scammers, according to a study published on Tuesday by security company Blue Coat. Blue Coat analyzed tens of millions of websites...Show More Summary
Photos courtesy SIVAG. The long and slow collapse of the Bertone coachbuilding corporation appears as though it will come to an end this month as Lilli Bertone, the widow of company scion Nuccio Bertone, has put up for sale the last vestiges of the company, including dozens of concept cars and the rights to the […]
Instagram is once again adding some new features to its popular photo sharing and filtering app. This time, the Facebook-owned company has made a number of improvements in its Direct messaging feature.
TWhat do you see when you look out your window? A new photo project, “The View From Here,” shows what 41 people in 27 different countries see when they do this, from Ringgold, Virginia, to Kolkata, India. The project, by a company called Somfy Systems, used freelance photography websites like Fiverr and Upwork to contact […]
AOL is announcing another acquisition — Kanvas Labs, maker of mobile social apps. An AOL spokesperson told me that the company will continue to offer the existing Kanvas Labs products. Those include photo editing app Kanvas; Kanvas Keyboard,...Show More Summary
From the official Pokémon Company event, the Pokémon World Championships. Photo: Jason Koebler The Pokémon Company International, which owns and operates the popular card and video game franchise, has filed suit against a Pokémon-themed...Show More Summary
(Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images) Companies suffering security breaches or being alerted of vulnerabilities are nothing new, and to be honest, their responses are usually dismal. So much so that when I started poking around for names of businesses that have handled issues well, the name that kept coming up was [...]
Koenigsegg’s first car, the CC8S, was launched in 2002 but the company’s story goes back much further than that. Recently, CEO and founder Christian von Koenigsegg revealed the inspiration behind the Swedish supercar marque and how he actually went about raising funds to start it. Incredibly, even he thought it was a stupid idea. The...
The best things on the Internet this week, curated by Fast Company employees. Zacqary Adam Xeper Photo: Celine Grouard for Fast Company Name: Zacqary Adam Xeper Role at Fast Company: I'm a web developer, specializing in front-end—that means the stuff that happens on your device, as opposed to the stuff that happens on our servers. Show More Summary
In a world where even Instagram photos can be severely edited, FCKH8, a "for-profit t-shirt company with an activist heart," is ready to take a stand against Photoshop. It recently released a truly empowering video, featuring five women of all shapes and sizes stripping down to their underwear. Show More Summary
Eugene Hoshiko/APNoel Biderman, CEO of Avid Life Media, poses during a 2014 photo session. By BREE FOWLER NEW YORK -- The CEO of the company that runs adultery website Ashley Madison is stepping down in the wake of the massive breach of the company's computer systems and outing of millions of its members. Avid Life Media Inc. Show More Summary
Instagram has decreed an end to the tyranny of the square, a longstanding policy that restricted users to posting photos with sides of even length. The company announced the end of its reign with some wistfulness. “Square always has been and will be part of who we are,” it tweeted. Show More Summary
PicsArt is announcing that it has hired Eric Edge as its vice president of marketing. Edge spent the past last four-plus years at Facebook (where he led the company’s marketing efforts in Europe, the Middle East and Africa), then at Facebook-owned Instagram (where he worked on brand strategy). Show More Summary
Instagram is no longer a photo sharing service just for squares. The company today announced that it will finally support portrait and landscape photos and videos with its latest updates on Android and iOS. Since making its debut five years ago, Instagram has only ever supported square images. To upload portrait or landscape snaps, you […]
Instagram is one of the more popular social networks out there, letting users share their favorite photos and videos. But the company has decided to start thinking “Outside the Square” and has just announced that Instagram will now support even more ways to share your content. On August 27, Instagram officially announced that it now [...]
Instagram is making it easier for people to post photos to its service without having to unnecessarily crop and adjust their work. The company announced that it’s adding support for landscape and portrait formats. This applies to both photos andvideos starting today. That’s right, folks. You no longer have to abide by the square ratio […]
One day, we didn't know a thing about Motorola's forthcoming smartwatch, and now it seems we can't stop the massive dam break from the company's Chicagoan labs. More photos of the forthcoming Moto 360 2015 have leaked.