These are the 11 best hacks from TNW Europe 2015

Every year at The Next Web conference there’s an epic hack battle held over the space of 36 hours during the event. It’s two days of coding, learning and meeting people. This year we had six API partners for the hack battle participants to leverage, including Zeef, Nexmo, Verisign, Braintree, Dropbox and Deezer. Here are the best hacks from the hack battle presentations this year. 1) Dropshop This … [Read more...]

The secret psychology of Facebook

The post first appeared on Buffer. Whenever I hop onto Facebook to do something specific—find a link I saved for later or see what’s happening on Buffer’s Facebook page, perhaps—something strange happens. Despite my best intentions to stay on track and accomplish my goal, I get sucked in. Suddenly I’m checking my own notifications, looking at what’s been recently posted and generally forgetting … [Read more...]

21 of the best iOS apps from April 2015

April was a busy month for iOS apps, with clever new ways to mashup your photos, get a hand-drawn selfie delivered to your door or, err, book bus tickets. Also, Mattel’s Magic 8 Ball arrived. We’ve gathered the best new and updated apps below to save you some time. It’s split across a few pages to make it easier to read, but if you’d rather read it on one page, you can do that here. Fivrr Faces If … [Read more...]

WikiLeaks has started accepting secret documents again after nearly five years

You can once again submit secrets to WikiLeaks anonymously, without worrying that some network spy or even a WikiLeaks staffer will reveal your identity. The site announced today that, after several years, it has now launched a beta version its leak submission system running on Tor, the anonymity software. This will once again allow people to share secret documents and tips, according to a report … [Read more...]

YouTube could roll out paid subscriptions for select channels as early as this April

YouTube is about to launch a paid subscription model for a selection of channels on its video-sharing network, according to a report by AdAge. Sources “familiar with the plans” have told the publication that YouTube has already contacted a small number of content producers, and asked them to file applications for a new channel that viewers would need to pay a monthly subscription for. … [Read more...]