Emotion-detection: The Next Step for Amazon’s Alexa

Amazon made waves in 2014 when it introduced its own version of an artificial intelligence-based virtual assistant (VA) on its Echo speaker. Dubbed Alexa, the VA is already capable of answering simple questions and...

Apple Bags IBM, Shopify to Push Apple Pay Agenda

Shortly after Apple announced at the WWDC that they would take Apple Pay to the web, tech major IBM and e-commerce portal Shopify have confirmed that they will be integrating the payment option into...

Will Google address the Microsoft Challenge?

Ever since word came out that Microsoft would acquire LinkedIn, there has been speculation that Google may well respond with an acquisition of its own. What options does Google have, and will leveraging a...

Apple Pay Goes Web, Steps into PayPal Territory

At the Apple Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) in San Francisco, Apple made a huge announcement that can shake things up for Paypal. The Cupertino-based tech behemoth announced that it will be taking Apple Pay...

Microsoft to Acquire LinkedIn: A Marriage Made in the Cloud?

One of the biggest advantages of sitting pretty on a cash pile of $105 billion is that you can pretty much spend it on what you like. The bigger the spend, however, the returns...

Tesla Revs Up China Agenda, Will Deliver Model X Ahead of Schedule

If you are an automaker - and aim to be a large one - there is one market you cannot afford to ignore - China. After all, they are the number one auto market...

Apple Gets Another Coat of Green: From Datacenters to Dirty Water

Apple Inc.’s passion for green technology is well known. Last week, the Cupertino-based iPhone maker turned more than a few heads with its floating of Apple Energy LLC, a new company dedicated to generating...

Is Video Commenting on Facebook Zuckerberg’s New Angle on the Mobile Video Push?

Reports came out on June 10 that Facebook has just introduced a new feature where users can upload a video when commenting to a post. The move seems to be in line with Facebook’s aggressive...
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg

Mark Zuckerberg and The Dilemma of Founder Ownership

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...
Facebook vs Twitter

Instagram Now More Preferred By Advertisers Than Twitter, But Is That Relevant?

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...