Thursday, March 30, 2017
Facebook Launches Human-Curated Events and Slideshow Movie-Maker

Facebook Launches Human-Curated Events and Slideshow Movie-Maker

Facebook is introducing a human-curated list of Featured Events. The new Facebook feature will be currently limited to iOS users in the US and...
Microsoft announces new data protection tool to help enterprises secure their data

Microsoft announces new data protection tool to help enterprises secure their...

Microsoft today announced a new project that aims to help enterprises protect their data as it moves between servers and devices. The new Azure Information...
Samsung to Invest $1.2 Billion in IoT Research in US

Samsung to Invest $1.2 Billion in IoT Research in US

Samsung announced plans Tuesday to invest $1.2 billion (roughly Rs. 8,111 crores) for US-based research over the next four years on "human-centered" applications for...
Yahoo's Tumblr Launches Live Video

Yahoo’s Tumblr Launches Live Video

Tumblr, the Yahoo-owned blogging platform, said Tuesday it was launching live video to help compete against similar offerings from Facebook and Twitter. The new feature,...

New Tesla Model 3 revealed: price, specs and 2017 release date

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has revealed the new Tesla Model 3 electric car at a California launch event. It's due in 2017 priced around...

Self-Letting.com Launches the long awaited Premier Letting & Property Sharing Platform

You may surprise yourself with how beneficial a share can be, but if you wouldn’t mind a little more cash, and a little more...

6 Stupid Office Rules that should be Banned

Rules in the workplace. Without them we'd have anarchy right? Or would we? According to an article by Dr Travis Bradbury in the Huffington Post most...

Looking for love. On LinkedIn?

Valentines Day isn't a big thing on LinkedIn. Well it wasn't until BeLinked was launched, a Tinder style dating app that syncs with a users...

Google’s Blogger will get Featured Submit widget that will help you...

Google is introducing a new tool for bloggers to highlight articles they’ve written on their own blogs. As bloggers, we all know how important it...

WordPress.com now has its own Windows app

Automattic, the company behind WordPress.com, released a Windows app this morning. Here’s a closer look at the app.

Facebook launches Instant Articles

Facebook announced that its Instant Articles — which allows for faster loading within the Facebook news feed for content from select publishers, as well...
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Founders of Microsoft, Facebook, LinkedIn, Amazon, and more to invest in...

Bill Gates and a group of elite private investors — including Facebook cofounder Mark Zuckerberg, Alibaba cofounder Jack Ma, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, LinkedIn...

Beyonce and Arcadia confirm 2016 launch

Tycoon Sir Philip Green’s Arcadia retail empire is gearing up to unveil its long-awaited fashion range with pop star Beyoncé. The confirmation that Parkwood Topshop...

WordPress.com Gets a New Face

Today the company relaunched WordPress.com, the hosted version of its content manager used by up to 25 percent of the Web. On top of that, Automattic...

Google unveils Android Studio 2.0 with Instant Run, faster Android emulator,...

At the Android Dev Summit today, Google announced Android Studio 2.0, the second major version of its integrated development environment (IDE). Version 2.0 adds Instant...

Website Review: 5 Nigerian Start-ups to Watch Out in 2016

Edusko.com Edusko is nothing like the education sector has ever experienced. Edusko bridges the gap between good schools and parents, thereby making the right schools...

Facebook launches fundraising tools for nonprofits

Facebook has launched a new fundraising tool to help non-profit organizations raise money, and has also improved the Donate button to help them reach new...

Google redesigns Google+ with focus on Communities and Collections

Google has redesigned its Google+ social network with more of a focus on Communities and Collections. The updated service has become more mobile-friendly and...
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YouTube Launches New YouTube Music Service and iOS App

YouTube today launched YouTube Music, a new app designed specifically for discovering music on the video-sharing website. You can download YouTube Music now directly...
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Happy? Sad? Angry? This Microsoft tool recognizes emotions in pictures

Microsoft today announced several updates to its Project Oxford portfolio of machine learning tools aimed at developers. Microsoft has begun a public beta for...

Google Maps gets offline search and directions

Google has announced that Maps is getting offline search and directions, from today on Android and coming soon to iOS. Google Maps is finally embracing...

Instagram launches partner program

Instagram has launched a partner program aimed at providing its business customers with experts to help them grow on the photo-sharing platform. The company...

INFORMATION MISSING FROM ENTREPRENEURS’ PITCHES

I have been studying entrepreneurs’ pitches for over 10 years in the private equity world and for three and a half years in academia....

Google releases Who’s Down app to help friends make plans

Google just released a new social app called Who’s Down. The invite-only app appeared in both the Google Play and Apple App Store today. Who’s Down lets users see when...
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PITCHING TO INVESTORS

In 2012 my company received 400 business plans; we interviewed 40 and funded four. Where was the disconnect? After bringing this tidbit of information...
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Brand new Apple TV

Today, Apple opens pre-orders for its long-overdue Apple TV relaunch.   The remote is the first thing that appears radically different. Gone are the days of the minimal two-button,...

Indiegogo launches Generosity

Indiegogo is relaunching its charity crowdfunding platform as a new product replete with its own domain, and broadening the scope to include nonprofit organizations. Now,...
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Google woos retailers with Shopping Insights tool

Google has launched a new ad product that marries search and mapping data to help brick-and-mortar retailers identify shopping trends by analysing consumers’ habits...

Facebook launches TechPrep

Facebook today announced the launch of TechPrep, a new online computer science and programming resource, to address what it sees as a “lack of exposure to...
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Google and Udacity launch Tech Entrepreneur Nanodegree

Google has teamed up with Udacity to introduce the Tech Entrepreneur Nanodegree, a program aimed at teaching students how to build sustainable revenue-generating businesses....
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Fly around Hong Kong like a bird

Hong Kong’s skyline is one of the most dramatic in the world, and with new 3D imagery on Google Maps and Google Earth, you...

Alibaba launches ‘Alibaba Defined’ to Help Audiences Outside of China Better...

Alibaba today launched “Alibaba Defined” to help people outside China better understand what the ecommerce and payments giant is all about. “Alibaba needs no explanation in...

Facebook reveals what its ‘dislike button’ looks like

From tomorrow (October 9, 2015), some Facebook users in Ireland and Spain will start seeing “Reactions,” Facebook’s new emoji-based buttons that let users express...

Everything Amazon announced at AWS re:Invent 2015 so far

Amazon Web Services (AWS), the biggest public cloud available today, loves to announce one new service after another during keynotes at its annual re:Invent...
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Google launched : Nexus 5X & 6P, Chromecast 2, Pixel C,...

Google announce a slew of new products including two new phones, next-generation Chromecast devices, and a new Pixel tablet. Google unveiled two new Nexus phones: the 5X...

Microsoft launches meeting app Invite for iPhone, coming soon to Android...

Microsoft today launched a new standalone app for scheduling meetings called Invite. Available only for iPhone users in the U.S. and Canada for now,...

Google launches its Keep note-taking app for iOS

Google today launched Google Keep for iOS. You can download the new app now directly from Apple’s App Store. Google says the features Google Keep...

Google launches Brotli, a new open source compression algorithm to speed...

Google today announced that it has released its Brotli lossless compression algorithm under an open-source Apache license on GitHub. Benchmarks suggest that new algorithm outperforms...

Microsoft launches Office 2016 for Windows

Microsoft launched Office 2016 for Windows today. Microsoft announced Office 2016 in January and released the first preview for Windows back in March. While the...

Samsung launches SleepSense

Samsung has launched a new “Internet of Things” healthcare device designed to improve your sleep. The SleepSense analyses your heart and respiratory rates, as well...
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Intel launches its Skylake processor to jumpstart PC sales

Intel is launching a new family of PC microprocessors code-named Skylake today. The chips represent the world’s biggest chip maker’s hopes for reviving the...

Toshiba unveils 12.5-inch 4K convertible laptop

Toshiba is announcing a convertible laptop-tablet that has a 12.5-inch screen and a 4K Ultra HD display. The Japanese electronics company claims the Satellite Radius...
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Google’s look, evolved new logo

Google just unveiled its new logo. In fact, the new look is more than just a new logo: The company has revamped its whole...

Nvidia launches Grid 2.0 virtual desktop technology with support for 128...

Chipmaker Nvidia today announced the launch of Grid 2.0, the latest version of its desktop virtualization technology that companies can use to deploy graphics-heavy...

You can now play the classical Snake game in Bing’s search...

Bing engineer David Flink announced today’s addition on Twitter, and it was subsequently picked up by multiple Microsoft-focused publications like WinBeta. You can now experience...

Gmail will now automatically add Google Calendar events for emails with...

Google today announced an update that brings Gmail and Google Calendar closer together. The new feature, which adds events to Google Calendar based on...

PayPal’s One Touch checkout service now available across Europe and Australia

Today PayPal One Touch is launching in 13 new markets including Australia, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and Turkey....

Box announces unlimited storage, new tools for higher education partners

San Francisco-based Box announced today an expansion of its file-sharing services aimed at higher education, in a bid to tap more deeply into a...
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Microsoft beats Google to the punch

Microsoft today is introducing a major new capability to its Bing Search app for Android. Now when you want more information on the people,...
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Google brings Android One to Africa starting with 6 countries

Google has finally launched Android One, a standard created for Android devices in developing countries, in Africa. First revealed last September, Android One launched in India...

Google Hangouts gets its own dedicated web app

Google has introduced a new web app for its Hangouts cross-device messaging app, a full two years after the app first launched to the...

Line launches ‘Lite’ version of its mobile messaging app globally

Mobile messaging giant Line is launching a new “Lite” version of its service globally, following a limited rollout back in June. The aptly-titled Line Lite...
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Your phone’s internet is about to get super fast

Samsung has announced two new large high-end Android handsets: the Galaxy S6 Edge+ and the Galaxy Note 5. The Galaxy Note 5 features a slightly...
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Google to restructure into new holding company called Alphabet

The new company, Alphabet, will preside over a collection of companies, the largest of which will be Google. Even the site’s new address eschewed...

Microsoft open-sources Windows Bridge for iOS, one of four tools for...

Microsoft today released Windows Bridge for iOS (previously called Project Islandwood) as an open-source project under the MIT license. The tool isn’t ready for...

Microsoft launches Outlook for Apple Watch, Translator for Apple Watch and...

Microsoft today launched and updated many of its apps for wearables. The biggest releases are of course the new apps, which you can download...
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Microsoft launches Visual Studio 2015 and .NET 4.6 for ‘any developer...

Microsoft today launched Visual Studio 2015 and .NET 4.6. These new versions are aimed at developers targeting new platforms, including cross-platform mobile development (Android,...

Twitter eyes Latin American market from new Miami office

Twitter officially opened offices in Miami earlier this week with six employees commanded by Twitter Latin America VP Guilherme Ribenboim. The Miami Herald reported that the...
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Microsoft releases new Windows 10 Mobile preview with ‘lots of small...

Microsoft has announced the release of an updated build for its Windows 10 Mobile Insider Preview. For those in the company’s Fast ring, you...

Yahoo Sports now lets you win cash daily by playing fantasy...

SAN FRANCISCO — At a press event today, Yahoo announced the launch of its daily fantasy sports league. No longer will you have to...

Updates to Entertainment in Windows 10

Windows 10 was built to offer a familiar and secure experience, with unmatched productivity offerings and more entertainment options for Windows fans. Not only...

Volkswagen Scirocco R review: The forgotten hot hatch is one of...

VOLKSWAGEN has made a serious name for itself as the king of comfortable hot hatches, with both the Golf GTI and Polo GTI leaders...

How Google Glass v2 Could Change The Enterprise

This week a new device passed through the FCC—codenamed GG1—and many have speculated that it’s the next generation of the Google GOOGL +0.68% Glass hardware. While...

LAUNCH TECH Introduced X431 5C Diagnostic Tool

With the advancement of internet technology,auto repair increasingly important,engineers need for automotive diagnostic equipment are also become increasingly high. Fast,accurate,interconnect and affordable car diagnostic tool...

Microsoft Lumia 640 XL vs Samsung Galaxy s4 Mini

Microsoft and Samsung are two big brands of technology world. As Microsoft have on top of fame in software industry, on the other side...

Jameela Jamil hosts star-studded Why Not People? launch event

Jameela Jamil hosted the launch event for Why Not People? - a brand new music and events members club for disabled people - at...

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IQ vs EQ – which makes you more successful?

What makes you successful at work? Being smarter? Being more assertive? Being better looking? Well according to a recent CNN report it's proven that Emotional Intelligence (EQ) plays...
21 Effective and Useful Content Marketing Tips

21 Effective and Useful Content Marketing Tips

  Whilst content marketing costs 62% less than outbound marketing, it generates more than three times as many leads. What innovative and useful content marketing...

In Praise Of Sacred Time

It's that time of year. Beyond the hustle and bustle, we settle into moments of sacred time. Related: Gratitude and Thanksgiving Sacred time. We stop and remember...
Summer Slow-Down Lessons

Summer Slow-Down Lessons

My friend Marc Rubin and I tease our colleague Tina Governo. You seem to be working harder than ever, we chuckle during a phone chat...
7 Secrets To Driving Traffic With Content

7 Secrets To Driving Traffic With Content #TechTuesday

DID YOU KNOW: BY 2019, 80% OF THE CONTENT SHARED ONLINE WILL BE VIDEO? Regardless of whether you are a startup, small business or even...