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Choosing font pairings just got easier: Meet 'Tinder' for typefaces

Picking font pairings can prove to be incredibly difficult, particularly if you’re not a top-notch designer. Even now, many of us developer types just pick some fonts and jam them together. 64 more words

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Geekin Radio ties streaming music to social like never before

Here’s how it works: you create a playlist of tracks from SoundCloud (other integrations are coming, we’re told) in Geekin Radio. Once you begin streaming, those who follow you can listen in on your playlist — in real-time. 58 more words

Streaming Service

YouTube’s Web video player just received a sleek transparent update

The new video player is a lot sleeker, featuring controls floating on the video itself instead of planted underneath. Besides just looking nicer, the redesign also saves a few vertical pixels of screen real estate. 43 more words

Web Tv

Movie studios keep asking Google to remove pirated content on their own computers

The submissions are likely innocent mistakes due in part to the actual hunt for infringing content, but shows just how little effort the movie studios are putting into submitting takedown requests. 33 more words

TV & Movies

Twitch is finally transitioning from Flash to HTML5

The company is following in the footsteps of another major online video haven. Youtube switched its default player to HTML5 in January of this year, citing the format’s recent adoption of Adaptive Bitrate (ABR). 36 more words

Policy & Ethics

How Pornhub's designers keep you coming…back

Behind the public facing Pornhub persona lurks MindGeek, a global conglomerate headquartered in Luxembourg. The company is controversial with many performers and directors in the adult business uncomfortable with its near monopoly status. 28 more words

Web Tv

Slack invents emoji favs, which are the best thing ever 💁

Some of us are addicted to favoriting tweets, but Slack had a better idea: what if you could favorite a message with emoji? After users consistently asked for a “like” button in its app, Slack wanted to find a better way to do it. 36 more words

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