This month, Tumblr is introducing its second mobile ad unit, Sponsored Trending Blogs, which leverages one of Tumblr’s most-read sections.
The ad unit is Tumblr’s fifth since the Yahoo-owned company began running ads in May 2012. The others include Radar and spotlight ads, Sponsored Radar, Sponsored Spotlight, Sponsored Web Post and Sponsored Mobile Posts. The latter unit, introduced in April, was Tumblr’s first on mobile.
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The Shawshank Redemption. Good Will Hunting. 12 Angry Men. Of these three critically acclaimed films, not one of them would receive an ‘A’ rating based on a review system being implemented in several Swedish cinemas. The rating system in question? The Bechdel Test, of course.
The Bechdel Test, named after the author/artist Alison Bechdel, was first introduced in 1985 to assess films according to the following guidelines:
Curious if your Adobe account was one of the millions compromised in October by hackers? A new tool launched by password security service LastPass will help you identify if your account is at risk.
Last month, Adobe confirmed hackers infiltrated its network and stole millions of customer emails and encrypted passwords. The company originally said about 2.9 million users were affected, but news later circulated that passwords published online were for about 150 million breached accounts
Vine, Twitter’s six-second video recording app, introduced a few new additions to its popular app on Thursday, allowing users to finally edit and save posts before sharing.
A new tool called “Sessions” allows users to save up to 10 posts at once and come back to work on them again at a later time. To do so, users click on a new icon at the bottom right side of the camera to save a session or open one you’ve already started.
From a distance, Apple‘s new, powerful Mac Pro desktop workstation looks pretty cool. Up close though it’s, well, better. The body is pure aluminum and feels as smooth and luxurious as the left bumper of a Maserati.
Another surprising piece of information: This little cylindrical powerhouse is built not in China alongside most of Apple’s other hardware, but in the U.S.
Apple, which introduced the Mac Pro back in June, finally revealed during its iPad Air…
Amazon, the world’s biggest e-commerce company, and HTC Corp. have been in talks since at least June to develop handsets for sale to users of the Amazon Prime service, according to two people familiar with the talks.
A final decision hasn’t been made on whether to proceed with a product or when it would be delivered, the people said, asking to not be identified because the talks are private. Amazon wants to increase the number of devices that can access its Amazon Instant Video service and…
Apple invitations to major product unveilings are short, cryptic messages, stingy with words and visuals, but if you read them correctly, rich with meaning. The emailed invite to Apple’s Oct. 22 event in California is no different. Read carefully: It’s a veritable font of information.
Obviously, the invite comes after months of rumors about what Apple will do and just more than a month after Apple CEO Tim Cook introduced two new phones, the iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C. All of that informs a good…
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The Samsung Galaxy S5 smartphone might debut sooner than expected
According to Korean site Naver, which is run by former Samsung employees, the company is gearing up to launch its next-generation Galaxy device in January as a part of an effort to kickstart slowing sales of its current model.
The report indicates the Samsung Galaxy S5 could launch less than a year after its predecessor, the Galaxy S4, which was introduced in March.
Breaking news may not be broken, but it could use a tune-up for the mobile era — at least, that’s what one startup is betting on
Circa launched its original news app for iPhone last October with the goal of rethinking the news reading experience for mobile devices. The San Francisco startup relies on a team of editors to distill the key points of important stories and provide a hub for readers to follow updates to that story over the following hours and days