News@Noon: Tasty Tech Snacks

A curated list of today’s most interesting tech news to snack on over your lunch break. Instagram Lands on Windows Phone (Minus Video) We wanted to make Instagram available to people with Windows Phones as quickly as possible, so we focused on creating an awesome experience with Instagram’s core features. We’re not finished, and our team will continue developing the …

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Of Passwords, Breaches And The Need For Change

Editor’s note: Brennen Bryne is the CEO and co-founder of Clef, a company dedicated to building a better digital identity for the internet. Redefining Identity Security Clef is a new identity company with the sole purpose of redefining digital authentication and security as we know it. For digital brands, Clef provides an architecture that distributes user data between paired mobile …

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Rolocule RoloMotion

Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Rohit Gupta, CEO of Rolocule Games who was the part of “THE SIMS 3″ engineering team at Electronic Arts (EA) headquarters in Redwood City, California. He has also held positions at Infosys Technologies, where he was also awarded Best Software Engineer award in 2006. Rohit holds Master of Science (MS) in Computer …

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Goodbye Recruiters? Hire Elite Freelance Writers for Business Projects

Hiring elite freelance consultants has always been inefficient: freelancers spend more time marketing themselves than actually performing work in their core competency, and businesses have to wade through thousands of applicants to find that one gem in the rough. Well, we’re here to fix all of that. Copywriter Central helps businesses discover and hire elite writing talent, and helps top …

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Giveaway: Recharge Your Batteries With Huckberry

A few times each year, we like to shut down our devices (or at least lose reception) and get away from it all. We’ve camped Yosemite, skied Jackson Hole, and surfed Costa Rica. Each time we come back recharged and ready to bring you the best in tech. To outfit our decidedly low-tech adventures, we visit Huckberry is an …

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Game of Fame: Sky Gamblers Storm Raiders

A Sky Gamblers: Storm Raiders designer shared some behind the scenes information about the development of the game. The first thing that makes Sky Gamblers: Storm Raiders unique is definitely the attention to detail. We put a disproportionate amount of work in recreating the locations where the action takes place as close as possible to reality. Also all missions are inspired …

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Inside SoundCloud

Jane Shin is the US community manager for SoundCloud in San Francisco. She leads community outreach activities and programs to engage SoundCloud community members to build connections, stories and sounds in the community. Check out what Jane has to say about the SoundCloud experience! If you could describe the essence of SoundCloud’s culture in one word, what would that be? Collaborative. …

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Game of Fame: Galcon Fusion

Phil Hassey created Galcon, a multiplayer arcade real-time strategy game which won an IGF award. Phil is one of the current organizers of the Ludum Dare game jam community. Most recently he launched his game Dynamite Jack on Steam and the iOS App Store. Here, he shares some behind the scenes information about the development of Galcon! Galcon was inspired …

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Inside Box

Kimber Lockhart is Director of Engineering at Box, where she leads the web application engineering team that builds most new features on Box. Launched in 2011, Kimber was responsible for #newbox, a major redesign and rebuild of the Box user experience which marked a turning point in the company’s transition to the enterprise market. She’s especially interested in Box’s virality …

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Game of Fame: Bloons Tower Defense

Stephen Harris is the co-founder of Ninja Kiwi, a developer and publisher of flash web games and mobile games. He started Ninja Kiwi in 2006 with his brother Chris. Ninja Kiwi recently acquired Scottish mobile gaming studio Digital Goldfish, which increased Ninja Kiwi’s number to 34 full time people. As a game-maker, here are some of Stephen’s insights into how …

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