Mongabay at 20: Two decades of news and inspiration from nature’s frontline (commentary)

Nearly 25 years ago, I had an experience that dramatically altered my life’s course, and ultimately inspired me to establish Mongabay, which with more than 4 million monthly readers is now one of the world’s most widely read conservation news publications. When I was in high school, I had the great fortune to visit a […]

Dutch typographer and graphic designer Wim Crouwel dies at 90

Wim Crouwel, the renowned Dutch graphic designer responsible for the identity of Amsterdam’s Stedelijk Museum for more than two decades and founder of Total Design, has died aged 90. Dutch typographer and graphic designer Crouwel, nicknamed Mr Gridnik, died last week in his hometown of Amsterdam at the age of 90. Tributes from around the world Tributes have flooded […]

Internet advertising to grow at slowest rate since 2001 dotcom bust

 Internet advertising is forecast to grow by 10% globally next year. Photograph: Alamy Stock Photo The internet is about to lose its mantle as the fastest-growing sector of the global advertising market for the first time in two decades, as brands seeking risk-free space to spend their ad budgets turn to traditional media such as […]

Explore the Wu-Tang Clan’s world of Kung Fu inspiration at SBS On Demand

“Toad style is immensely strong and immune to nearly any weapon. When it’s properly used it’s almost invincible…” – “‘Da Mystery of Chessboxin’” by the Wu-Tang Clan, sampled from Kung Fu movie Five Deadly Venoms It’s hard to overstate the impact that the Wu-Tang Clan’s debut album, Enter The Wu-Tang (36 Chambers), had on hip hop when […]

Kingdom Hearts 3 Official Frozen Trailer Released at Microsoft Xbox E3 2018 Event

Kingdom Hearts 3 is a crossover game featuring both Disney and Final Fantasy characters and settings. With this latest instalment in the series receiving a release date earlier this week, publisher Square Enix showed off a generous portion of gameplay at Microsoft’s E3 2018 event with a trailer. It showcased Kingdom Hearts 3’s take on Frozen as well […]

Xiaomi Promises to Cap Hardware Income Margin at 5 Percent Ahead of IPO

Chinese smartphone and smart device maker Xiaomiwill cap income from its hardware business at 5 percent of total profits starting in 2018, as it looks to position itself as an Internet services provider ahead of a highly-anticipated IPO. Xiaomi – which makes dozens of Internet-connected products including scooters, water purifiers and televisions – said in a […]

Android Oreo Distribution Reaches 4.6 Percent in April, Nougat Still Dominates at 30.8 Percent

After a marginal distribution of a little over one percent in February, Android Oreo is now on 4.6 percent of Android devices, the highest ever for the current build. This includes the growth of Android 8.0 as well as Android 8.1. Unsurprisingly, the latest Android version isn’t yet dominating the entire Android family. According to the Android distribution chat for the […]

‘OnePlus Bullets Wireless’ Earphones Unveiling Likely at OnePlus 6 Launch Event

OnePlus 6 is the next big smartphone coming our way, with the launch confirmed to be in second quarter, though the official unveiling may be as early as April-end. However, it seems the OnePlus 6 won’t be the only product the company will showcase at the event, as it is apparently working on a paid of wireless […]

Instagram Spotted Testing New ‘Active At’ Feature on Direct Messaging; Text-Only Stories, Screenshot Alerts Also Coming Soon

Instagram has been spotted testing a new feature on its mobile app. With the new feature, users can see the online status for people that they been conversing with on DMs (Direct Messages). Interestingly, the feature works even if the person is not following your account. Gadgets 360 spotted this feature, along with other users on […]