Adobe brings visual search to its Typekit font service

 Say you have a photo of a billboard or poster that you like and you want to find the font the designer used. Typically, that involves a lot of trial and error, but Adobe Typekit is launching a new feature that should make this process easier. With visual search in Typekit, you can now upload an image and the company’s ...

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Adobe’s XD prototyping and wireframing tool is now out of beta

 XD is Adobe’s tool for helping user experience and user interface designers prototype and wireframe new mobile and web applications. The company started testing this application back in 2016; today, it’s finally coming out of beta. XD (which was previously known as the Adobe Experience Design tool) has not hit its 1.0 release, as the company announced at its annual ...

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Adobe launches a cloud-centric redesign of Lightroom CC

 While Photoshop is Adobe’s flagship product for photographers, its photo management and editing tool Lightroom is probably even more popular among photographers as it allows them to easily manipulate the color and other aspects of their photos. Today, Adobe is launching a completely new version of Lightroom CC that will come as a shock to current Lightroom users. Read More

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Amid Brazil’s persistent economic crisis fintech startup GuiaBolso raises $39 million

 Despite a continuing economic crisis, Brazil’s technology startups are continuing to attract cash and financing, with the mobile personal financial service GuiaBolso raising $39 million in fresh funding. Readers outside of Brazil can think of the company as a combination of U.S. services like Mint, CreditKarma, and Lending Club, all rolled into one. That GuiaBolso has emerged as a… Read ...

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Spotlight: EcoEnclose Offers Earth Friendly Shipping Supplies

Shipping materials have a reputation for being wasteful and bad for the environment. But what if you could get a more eco-friendly solution? That’s exactly what EcoEnclose is trying to provide. The company sells a variety of shipping materials made with recycled and recyclable content. Read more about the business and what it has to offer in this week’s Small ...

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Apple and GE announce deep partnership

 While Apple has had its share of enterprise partners in recent years including IBM, Cisco and SAP, today’s announcement that it will be working directly with GE feels a bit different with the two companies more closely intertwined than in previous deals. Apple and GE have committed to build a set of development tools and to develop apps together using ...

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Blogger Spotlight: Jen Walshaw, Mum in the Mad House

Jen Walshaw recently ranked on the Top 10 UK Parenting Blogs with her award-winning Mum in the Mad House. Chronicling the life of a family of four, Jen also uses her blog to share creative makes and recipe ideas. We caught up with Jen to talk about the rewards of family life, working with PRs and being creative!

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Machine Learning With Heart: How Sentiment Analysis Can Help Your Customers

When you think of artificial intelligence (AI), the word “emotion” doesn’t typically come to mind. But there’s an entire field of research using AI to understand emotional responses to news, product experiences, movies, restaurants, and more. It’s known as sentiment analysis, or emotion AI, and it involves analyzing views – positive, negative, or neutral – from written text to understand ...

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