Build an iOS App

Building an app has never been this simple. Sketch and Xcode makes the whole process approachable to both designers and developers. On one hand, Sketch has every template and tool designed for this type of work, and on the other hand, we have Xcode’s Storyboard and Assets Catalog which allows you to quickly build a functional prototype. […]

Everyone seems to hate the new Skype

Microsoft’s radical redesign of Skype isn’t going down well. While Android users have had access to the new Skype design for a month, the refresh only debuted on iPhone a couple of weeks ago. Ratings of the Skype app on Apple’s App Store have plummeted worldwide since the new Skype launched. In the UK App Store Skype is […]

Instagram is still clobbering Snapchat, and it’s worse than we thought

Instagram Stories is still eating Snapchat alive, and we have fresh data to prove it. Instagram’s Stories now have 250 million daily active users, up from 200 million in April, according to the company. At the same time, engagement with Snapchat Stories declined 50 percent in June compared with the same time last year, according to […]

Robots Are Eating Money Managers’ Lunch

Rishi Ganti used to help manage the personal fortunes of hedge fund founders David Siegel and John Overdeck, whose quantitatively driven strategies turned them into billionaires. Ganti, 45, says he’s glimpsed the future of his industry. A wave of coders writing self-teaching algorithms has descended on the financial world, and it doesn’t look good for most […]

The 20 Most Influential People in Tech Right Now

The latest technological breakthroughs can sometimes seem to emerge from nameless, faceless companies. But behind every corporate logo are individual people shaping the future. Some are executives, others are programmers or researchers chasing world-changing achievements. Then there are the rule-makers, whose decisions can have far-reaching consequences for the future. The 20 people on this list […]