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Matterport raises $48M to ramp up its 3D imaging platform

Posted on: March 15, 2019, in Blog

The growth of augmented and virtual reality applications and hardware is ushering in a new age of digital media and imaging technologies, and startups that are putting themselves at the center of that are attracting interest. TechCrunch has learned and confirmed that Matterport — which started out making cameras but has since diversified into a […]

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This handy Twitter video downloader bot is now seeing 7,500 requests a day

Posted on: March 15, 2019, in Blog

Not all the bots on Twitter are spammers or democracy hackers. You may recall seeing requests to the Thread Reader app bot to “unroll” a long thread into readable copy, for example, and in more recent days you may have spotted Twitter users tagging a newer bot, @this_vid, on tweets with a video file attached. […]

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Regarding Facebooks cryptocurrency

Posted on: March 14, 2019, in Blog

If Bloomberg and the New York Times are to be believed, later this year Facebook will introduce a cryptocurrency which will allow WhatsApp users to send money instantly. Yes, that’s right: Facebook. Cryptocurrency. Earthquake! Revolution! The world is tilting on its axis! The end times are cometh! Except – um – what exactly are people […]

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LinkedIn forced to pause mentioned in the news feature in Europe after complaints about ID mix-ups

Posted on: March 14, 2019, in Blog

LinkedIn has been forced to ‘pause’ a feature in Europe in which the platform emails members’ connections when they’ve been ‘mentioned in the news’. This follows a number of data protection complaints after LinkedIn’s algorithms incorrectly matched members to news articles — triggering an internal review of the feature. LinkedIn told us it subsequently decided […]

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Facebook says that Workplace now has 2M paying users

Posted on: March 13, 2019, in Blog

With Slack gearing up to go public and now seeing daily active users of 10 million with 85,000 organizations using it to help employees communicate with each other, Facebook today released some updated numbers of its own for Workplace, its enterprise-focused platform: the company says that there are now 2 million paid users on the […]

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Google will bring its Assistant to Android Messages

Posted on: March 13, 2019, in Blog

It’s only been a few weeks since Google brought the Assistant to Google Maps to help you reply to messages, play music and more. This feature first launched in English and will soon start rolling out to all Assistant phone languages. In addition, Google also today announced that the Assistant will come to Android Messages, […]

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Indias entrepreneurial future

Posted on: March 12, 2019, in Blog

Few countries have more entrepreneurial potential than India. It’s home not just to the wave of IT offshoring firms of the 1990s and early 2000s, but also to some of the most interesting unicorn tech startups in the world, including Freshworks, Paytm, Oyo and of course Flipkart, which sold to Walmart last year for $16 […]

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The Google Assistant gets a button

Posted on: March 12, 2019, in Blog

Traditionally, the Google Assistant always lived under the home button on Android phones, but as the company announced at MWC today, LG, Nokia, Xiaomi, TCL and Vivo are about to launch phones with dedicated assistant buttons, similar to what Samsung has long done with its Bixby assistant. The new phones with the button that are […]

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Facebook announces new program for premium video ads

Posted on: March 11, 2019, in Blog

Facebook is expanding its efforts around premium video advertising with a new program called Facebook Showcase. This follows the announcement last fall of what the company calls In-Stream Reserve advertising — video ads with a curated list of hundreds of publishers, at a set price, with Nielsen-verified audiences. In fact, Facebook said at a press […]

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Facebook expands its internet infrastructure projects

Posted on: March 11, 2019, in Blog

Like every year, Facebook is using MWC Barcelona to focus on its infrastructure projects. While you may mostly think of Facebook as a social network, the company started launching infrastructure projects for bringing more people online (and onto its network) many years ago. These projects include things like the (now-cancelled) solar-powered Aquila drone and plenty […]

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