A Brazilian judge lifted the 48-hour ban on phone-messaging app WhatsApp in the country.
Evernote is doing some thinning on its software offerings as the company announced that early next year the company is going to discontinue Evernote for Pebble, every version of Skitch except for the OS X app and its Clearly web extension. Each version will continue work for existing users but, because there is no longer a team or resources dedicated to each product, external changes like updates to your operating system or browser may break features or functionality at any point in the future.
Researchers at the University of Nevada and the University of Arkansas team up to develop a robotic glove-like device that can help the blind to recognize the objects around them. The researchers team received $820,000 of NRI grant to develop this technology.
The automobile industry leaders and experts have written a letter to California regulator asking it to confine Volkswagen to making of electric vehicles only as a punishment for cheating the customers and violating the US emissions laws. Tesla CEO Elon Musk and others signed the letter. They opine that fixing the software involves lots of money and could also lead to technical problems further.
IBM's Watson is going to transform customer service, the customer experience, and hospitality. Powered by IBM's Watson, Ivy from Go Moment is an artificial intelligence-driven system capable of handling, in real time, some 90% of the requests that come in from guests on property, without requiring a lick of human intervention. Ivy uses this Watson engine to decipher and fulfill a wide variety of requests from hotel guests in real time.
Lamborghini unveiled its all new Huracan LP 580-2 which is a real wheel drive version of its popular Huracan supercar. This model is said to be an exclusive creation for drifter boys.
The Air Force adopted policy, unveiled on Thursday, has allowed enlisted non- officers to become drone pilots for the first time. The announcement appears to be an alternative measure after the Air Force has apparently failed to allure officers to become drone pilots against annual monetary incentive. The decision is believed to be a similar one that has been adopted by its predecessor. The Army Air Corps., which too allowed enlisted airmen to fly warplanes in WWII.
Apple has launched its new version of Apple TV with Microphone on Remote, introduces Siri.
A professor at the University of Colorado invented a hat that can fight insomnia. The hat, called Sleep Shepherd, works by slowing brain activity naturally with a pulsating tone that can induce sleep.
Apple and China's Union Pay has signed a partnership and hopes to bring Apple Pay in China next year. The service will enable the users to have an easy, secure and private way of payment. Apple Pay will also be launched in Spain, Singapore, and Hong Kong other than in China.
Amazon, the online sales store has decided to shun selling of self balancing scooters or hoverboards after Trading Standard, Product Safety watchdog confiscated some 15,000 hoverboards, those have been brought to UK for selling. Non compliant UK plugs, faulty chargers and cables have caused fire incidences in UK, USA and Hong Kong. Moreover, faulty design containing lithium ion- powered battery emits radiation that may cause fire and so aircraft have also slapped ban on carrying any sort of self driving scooters.
In today's digital world, more and more people are investing in cryptocurrencies. These digital tokens have exploded into popularity over the past few years, and have grown to the point that there are now nearly over 6,000 of them, according to Statista.
Following the pandemic, natural calamities, and major employment shifts, a startling new study on the online news site News Nation shows that 1 in 4 Americans don't have an emergency fund.
Generational wealth is a facet of wealth management that is often misunderstood. Labeled trust fund babies, rich kids, and lucky breaks, those who receive an inheritance from families are rare.
Social media has successfully made it to the mainstream consciousness of over half the global population. DataReportal's latest study shows that over 4.33 billion people worldwide are using some form of social networking site this year. That's why it's no wonder many tech companies are interested in investing or forming the next Facebook, Twitter, or YouTube to capture the hearts and minds of the general population.
Ease of access, freedom to choose in which to invest the money and lines of credit designed according to the needs of consumers, are some of the characteristics that have made consumer credit one of the most important financing products in the world’s market.
While researchers have suggested that individuals who base their self-worth on their financial success often feel lonely in everyday life, a newly published study by the University at Buffalo and Harvard Business School has taken initial steps to better understand why this link exists.
The younger generations are willing to put their money where their mouth is when it comes to sustainable living.
An international research team led by NUST MISIS has developed a new iron-cobalt-nickel nanocomposite with tunable magnetic properties. The nanocomposite could be used to protect money and securities from counterfeiting. The study was published in Nanomaterials.
Bank credit officers are more likely to approve loan applications earlier and later in the day, while 'decision fatigue' around midday is associated with defaulting to the safer option of saying no.
After graduating or leaving college, many students face a difficult choice: Try to pay off their student loans as fast as possible to save on interest, or enroll in an income-based repayment plan, which offers affordable payments based on their income and forgives any balance remaining after 20 or 25 years.