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  • Crowdfunding site Crowdtilt has changed its name to Tilt

    31 July 2014, 3:02 pm by: Roberto Baldwin

    Startups can end up with awkward names. Crowdfunding site Crowdtilt was no different. But today the company changed its name to the easier to remember Tilt and it’s celebrating with cheap clothing. The newly renamed service is commemorating its name…
  • Microsoft Office for iPad updated with export to PDF and Presenter View

    31 July 2014, 2:18 pm by: Roberto Baldwin

    After taking more than a few years to get Office on the iPad, Microsoft is wasting no time updating the productivity suite. That’s good news for anyone about to give a PowerPoint presentation. The iPad version of Office now supports exporting files to PDF…
  • The customer is mostly wrong: How to use “No” to keep your competitive edge

    31 July 2014, 2:08 pm by: Gregory Ciotti

    Gregory Ciotti is the marketing director at Help Scout. This post originally appeared on the Help Scout blog. One of the more iconic phrases in customer service is “give ‘em the pickle,” drawn from a story by Bob Farrell regarding an unhappy customer…
  • Twitter acquires the team behind password manager Mitro as the project goes open source

    31 July 2014, 1:47 pm by: Josh Ong

    Twitter has acquired Mitro, the maker of a password manager. As part of the announcement, Mitro’s product has been open-sourced with the help of the Electronic Frontier Foundation. The goal is to switch the Mitro service to a community-led project in hopes…
  • French telecom Iliad makes an offer for T-Mobile USA

    31 July 2014, 1:25 pm by: Josh Ong

    French telecommunications company Iliad has confirmed (PDF) submission of a buyout offer to T-Mobile USA. The proposal includes $15 billion in cash ($33 per share) for a 56.6 percent stake in the company, and then $40.5 per share for the remaining 43.4…
  • Wikipedia goes fully native on iOS and now lets you edit articles too

    31 July 2014, 12:58 pm by: Paul Sawers

    As one of the biggest brands on the Web, Wikipedia needs little introduction. The world’s biggest online encyclopedia is available across a multitude of platforms, including desktop and mobile. However, on mobile, it has hitherto largely relied on HTML5…
  • Typo 2 iPhone 5s keyboard case up for pre-order at $99, now a little less like a BlackBerry

    31 July 2014, 12:29 pm by: Ben Woods

    The company behind the Typo keyboard case, which added a BlackBerry-style keyboard to your iPhone 5 or 5s, has announced the second version of the case, and this time it’s a tiny bit less like a BlackBerry. While the original could perhaps make you a more…
  • Whatsapp rival Chaatz now lets you talk to strangers without having to give your real phone number

    31 July 2014, 12:20 pm by: Kaylene Hong

    We wrote about Chaatz earlier this year when it launched as a messaging app targeted at emerging markets, but now it seems to be going in a slightly different direction with a new feature that taps on its unique offering of a ‘Chaatz number.’ The…
  • Wunderlist is completely rebuilt in a bid to become ‘the home of the world’s lists’

    31 July 2014, 12:00 pm by: Martin Bryant

    On the surface, today’s update to popular to-do list app Wunderlist is pretty straightforward, but it’s what the update points towards for developer 6Wunderkinder that’s most interesting here. Wunderlist 3.0 boasts a nice new look, improved speed and a…
  • NFL Mobile for iOS gets a much-needed redesign ahead of the new football season

    31 July 2014, 11:39 am by: Nick Summers

    The new NFL season is edging closer and if you’re itching for a quick football fix, the updated NFL Mobile for iOS app is worth checking out. The design has been given a much-needed overhaul, in particular regarding the home screen and slide-out navigation…

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