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Past articles by Kaylene:

LinkedIn Mulls Changing Censorship Policy in China

LinkedIn has acknowledged that it may have been too enthusiastic about its censorship efforts in China. The company’s director of communications, Hani Durzy, told Bloomberg that LinkedIn is “strongly considering changing our policy... Keep reading → → Read More

Reddit Now Has an Official 'AMA' App

Reddit is well known for its interesting AMA (Ask Me Anything) interviews – it reached a high in 2012 when Obama participated in an AMA on the site and subsequently has seen colorful characters including... Keep reading → → Read More

Alibaba teams up with Huawei to let Alipay Wallet users pay with just their fingerprint

As Chinese internet giants are fighting to own people on mobile payment, Alibaba has announced a way to make its payments service Alipay even more secure on a smartphone — with... Keep reading → → Read More

Microsoft Has 20 days To Respond To Antitrust Probe in China

Things aren’t looking all that good for Microsoft in China as it comes under close scrutiny by the government for antitrust issues. Authorities visited Microsoft’s offices in July and have... Keep reading → → Read More

Drone Video Shows Apple's Campus In Construction

There’s been a lot of hype about Apple’s new ‘spaceship’ Campus 2, a 2.8 million square-foot collection of buildings that was first proposed back in 2011. Now, a video captured by a GoPro... Keep reading → → Read More

Apple Reportedly Partnering Visa, MasterCard, AMEX

The countdown to Apple’s event on September 9, where it will almost certainly announce the next iPhones, has started — and rumors are increasingly piling up. The latest is that Apple will... Keep reading → → Read More

Tesla Inks Deal To Build Charging Points in China

Early this year, Tesla Motors revealed plans for a network of free charging stations in China, which would let owners of its electric cars travel long distances in the country, such... Keep reading → → Read More

Travel Butler Is A Packing List App With Travel Suggestions

Those who tend to leave planning for their trips up to the very last minute will find new iOS app Travel Butler very useful indeed. Travel Butler is primarily a... Keep reading → → Read More

Samsung’s new smartwatch, the Gear S, can make calls and go online without a smartphone

Samsung took the wraps off the Gear S today, its next-generation smartwatch that comes with 3G connectivity, touted to bring “the smartphone experience to the wrist.” The introduction of 3G... Keep reading → → Read More

Microsoft purges over 1,500 ‘misleading’ apps from the Windows Store

There's much work to be done to improve the Windows app ecosystem, and not only in terms of adding more apps. Microsoft said today that it is stepping up efforts to make sure apps are ... → Read More

Opera Mini for Android Updated to Set Big Downloads on WiFi

Opera has added a useful feature to its Opera Mini browser for Android — now you can set your large downloads to start only when you’re connected to Wi-Fi. Opera... Keep reading → → Read More

Proud Dad Introduces Baby Like an Apple Product

Former Apple employee Andreas Kleinke wanted to announce the birth of his baby boy Jonathan Henry, and the way he did it is an amazing replication of Apple’s iPad Mini product... Keep reading → → Read More

Spotify is Now Free on Windows Phone

Music streaming service Spotify is playing catch-up with its Windows Phone app, finally making it free on the platform after unveiling a free, ad-supported and shuffle-mode which came to iOS and Android... Keep reading → → Read More

Visual Storytelling App Steller Gets Discovery, Social Features

Steller, a beautiful storytelling iOS app developed by Mombo Labs that lets you create photo and video stories with an emphasis on design, has gotten a much-needed refresh that makes it easier to search for... Keep reading → → Read More

SoundCloud Introduces Ads, Revenue Sharing for Creators

Audio-sharing platform SoundCloud is introducing ads for the first time ever, in line with launching a new program for its content creators that allows them to make money on the platform. The... Keep reading → → Read More

SoundHound Lets You Add Songs To Rdio In-App

Music search company SoundHound is now letting you add your discoveries to streaming service Rdio in-app. The new feature called “Connect to Rdio” automatically places songs that you have tagged... Keep reading → → Read More

User-Created Stickers Bring in $12M for Line in 3 Months

The cutesy stickers that messaging app Line is famous for are not just popular — they help to rake in the money. After all, Line makes over $10 million a... Keep reading → → Read More

Twitter says it will remove images of the deceased at the request of family members

Twitter will now remove images or videos of the deceased at the request of family members, according to a tweet from the company’s spokesman Nu Wexler (as spotted by the Wall... Keep reading → → Read More

Reddit is coming to the Xbox One with an official app

Xbox One users who are also fans of Reddit will be happy to know that Microsoft is launching a dedicated Reddit app for the game console, which will be available... Keep reading → → Read More

Dolphin Browser Aims To Be A Channel For All Mobile Content

Mobile browsers are solidifying their importance amidst the mobile revolution, as more and more people access the internet via their smartphones and tablets, abandoning the desktop experience in the process.... Keep reading → → Read More