I believe that Mark Zuckerberg truly has a Midas Touch. He’s not the first person to drop out of Harvard to start a company; nor is Facebook the first company to use networking as a social application. Yet, the...
According to Strata, a comcast platform service company, a recent advertising survey showed that 96% of respondents said they are likely to use Facebook for advertising, while YouTube came in second with 68%. More to our point, Instagram came...
On June 9th, 2016 UBER announced that UberRUSH API is officially open for everyone. The service has been on private beta since January this year, and this is something every technology company does to allow a handful of users...
Amazon is reportedly planning to enter the highly crowded streaming music race. No, this is not the Amazon Music service that Prime members currently enjoy. The new service will be a direct competitor to Apple Music, Spotify premium and...
News is out that Apple has recently floated a new company called Apple Energy LLC to sell off its excess clean energy. Didn’t know Apple was into energy? You’re not alone. You may have heard, however, that Apple is...
Rumors of Apple using Intel have finally been confirmed; a Bloomberg report today stated that Apple Inc.’s next generation of iPhone will be using modems from the chipmaker. The move is intended as part of Apple’s plans to diversify...
This week at the Annual Shareholder Meeting, Alphabet Chairman Eric Schmidt told shareholders that the company is looking seriously at wireless technology delivering 1 Gbps internet connections.According to a Wall Street Journal report, Schmidt is quoted as saying that...
In an effort to enhance customer experience in the United Kingdom, Amazon has launched a fresh grocery delivery service called Amazon Fresh in the island nation. The service currently covers 69 postcodes in East and Central London, and offers...
In a recent article published on bbc.com, tech reporter Zoe Kleinman tells of an Australian mother who used Siri on her iPhone 6 to phone emergency services when her year-old child stopped breathing. The incident happened in March, but...
Android’s latest OS version - Marshmallow - has been adopted at a steady pace, albeit a lot slower than their most popular release, Android 4.4 KitKat.Source: developer.android.comIn the seven-day period ending on June 6, 2016, Android Marshmallow breached a significant...
 In what is becoming a trend of major tech companies tapping into their existing client base for new business, IBM has announced a $300 million dollar 10-year deal with Emirates to provide IT Infrastructure-as-a-Service, and improve airport operations and...
In what is becoming a regular feature for deep-pocket tech companies, Facebook and Microsoft have recently announced a collaborative effort with Telxius (Telefonica’s new infrastructure division) to deploy, operate and manage a subsea cable from North America to Southern...
This week, Amazon announced that Alexa, cloud-based Virtual Assistant that powers Amazon Echo, Fire TV and Tap, has crossed a significant benchmark of 1,000 skills.A skill is nothing more than a particular task you want Alexa to perform. Understanding...
 When Microsoft bought Mojang - the creators of Minecraft - nearly two years ago for $2.5 billion, their motive was clear: that the deal would put muscle behind their gaming segment and continue to deliver strong results beyond the game...
Facebook is preparing to disable the messaging part of its mobile web app so to hopefully encourage users to use Facebook Messenger instead. A notice to users states that conversations are “moving to Messenger” and that the change will...
Microsoft has just announced that it is going to open up the Windows Holographic platform and make it available to other companies. The platform powers HoloLens, Microsoft's innovative augmented reality headset, and allows developers to be able to make...
With Amazon recently overtaking Facebook in terms of market cap, the question arises as to whether the Bezos-led organization has the ability to become the #1 company in the world in the next few years. With a market cap of...
In an unusual turn of events, Facebook has taken the trouble to actually respond to a recent rumor that its mobile app uses the device’s built-in microphone to capture audio without the user's knowledge and utilizes that information to...
Apple Pay has the most number of users compared to rivals Android Pay and Samsung Pay, but it is obvious that the latter two are growing much faster than Apple’s version. Will Apple Pay’s user base lead vanish over...
On May 24, IBM announced that it is collaborating with Twilio to offer two key services on the latter’s marketplace that was launched earlier this year. According to IBM’s press release, the two services that will be offered -...