Slack Technologies, a Silicon Valley company which owns team communication app Slack announced that it has launched a third-party App Directory aimed at being the de facto source for certified integrations. Slack is also forming an $80 million venture fund to invest in other startup funds. Slack has also reveals that it now has 2 million daily active users, a 16 percent jump from October, when the service had 1.7 million users. It also now has 570,000 paid seats, up from 470,000 two months ago.
Sonos is supporting the Apple Music on Beta version. The ultimate version of the integration is supposed to launch early next year.
The eCommerce store for Blackberry has launched the special festive holiday promotions starting from 15th December, 2015 afternoon. Grab the last minute gifts for Christmas and New Year from the official Blackberry online store.
Razor USA, the company behind the wildly popular scooters, has high hopes for its version of the hoverboard. Its Hovertrax board started selling earlier this month and is more than doubling its sales daily, according to founder and CEO Carlton Calvin. That's welcome news to Calvin and his team, especially given the recent controversy around the two-wheeled self-balancing rides. Fire safety concerns in the U.S. and UK have led Amazon and Overstock.com to ban the sale of the self-stabilizing scooters. The potential risks associated with hoverboards may not be enough to stop people from buying them, however.
Ekster, the calf leather built smart wallet, introduced by Kickstarter, Phorce appointed marketing agent, is witnessing a huge customer demand due to its unique features which include securing preserved cards through wi-fi, GPS tracking of lost device, super power storage capability as well as recharging to other devices.
Microsoft has formed a new philanthropic arm to improve access to technology to combat some of world's challenging problems. Brad Smith, the software giant's President and Chief Legal Officer announced on Tuesday that the new philanthropic arm, Microsoft Philanthropies will focus on driving greater inclusion, and empowerment of people who do not yet have access to technology and the opportunities it offers.
Recent attacks on Syria have caused more than 1 million influx of refugees in Germany, leading to hateful comments on social media. However, Facebook, Google and Twitter have approved the request to erase all the racist comments on their platforms within 24 hours. Due to Germany's Nazi past, the country does not tolerate racist hate speech.
A year ago, Lyft introduced a new way to pay its drivers which offered more money based on the number of hours a driver clocks. But this system was easy to manipulate, forcing the ride-hailing company to rethink its strategy. Now Lyft have decided to distribute bonuses based on number of rides a driver makes instead, which is definitely hard to falsify. So if a driver clocks 100 rides a week, 30 of them during peak hours, she gets the full price of the ride.
Ford will begin testing its fully autonomous vehicles in California roadways in 2016. The company has received a permit from DMV in California to test its Fusion Hybrid and plans to add more models to the autonomous vehicles road tests.
Dell could approve a $3 billion fund to purchase back VMware tracking stock on Monday.
Shazop is a brand new comparison shopping site, where shoppers can select designers dressers, shoes, and handbags, all from over 60 different retailers such as Neiman Marcus, Saks Fifth Avenue, Shopbop, Nordstrom, and Macy’s - and compare size and prices. Shazop has become the new addictive clothing shopping website and could revolutionize the shopping for high-end fashion store.
Google’s Tuesday’s announcement on bringing new designer watch faces to the Android Wear portfolio in collaboration with nine other crop designers, provides the users an opportunity to imagine smartwatches in more personalized and contextual manner.
Tesla feature of semi-autonomous driving in all of its Hong Kong vehicles was disabled in the past. Now, it is also considering limiting its car's Autosteer feature, its automatic lane-keeping technology. However, information regarding the update of the feature will be revealed in upcoming months.
Smartphones are considered as one of the daily essentials and can be used for multiple purposes. However, the battery timings of smartphones have always been a major concern. By following some battery saving tips, the user can avoid stress over the unnecessary decline of Smartphone's battery life and struggle to keep the power source all the time along.
If you think that the micro accounts are useful only for beginners who may not be able to cope with the fast dynamics of changing quotes on trading platforms, then this is not so. Professionalism grows out of these cent accounts.
Journalists love their jobs because they get to interact with people from all sorts of backgrounds and expertises, then turn around and share their knowledge with the world.
As the metaverse takes over more of our digital lives, the commoditization of all aspects of our virtual beings becomes more and more of a reality.
Rustam Gilfanov is a famous IT businessman, a founder of a large IT company, and a partner of the LongeVC Fund.
In the currency trading business, many individuals make mistakes. Since most individuals join this profession with too much excitement, they forget about efficient strategies. Instead of controlling their investment and execution process, most individuals make poor choices for trading.
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.