Judge suggests implementing online courts

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Summary: In England a senior Judge called Lord Justice Briggs has motioned to institute an online court that would settle claims up to $50,000 without the use of lawyers. The implementation has been suggested in order to develop a more cost Continue reading Judge suggests implementing online courts

Google makes Docs & Sheets mobile- friendly

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Summary: Google released new compatibility options for google Doc and Sheets enhancing the UX for the mobile platform. New features like E-signing and enhanced CRM data tracking are available now. Prosperworks, Docusign and Scanbot are both compatible with the new platform. Additionally, Continue reading Google makes Docs & Sheets mobile- friendly

Oracle acquires Netsuite for $9.3 billion

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Summary: Oracle has acquired NetSuite for $9.3 billion in order to access small-scale clients and compete with their major competitor, Salesforce. The acquisition is the largest in their record books excluding PeopleSoft back in 2004 for $10 billion. The company Netsuite Continue reading Oracle acquires Netsuite for $9.3 billion

Microsoft’s Pix app uses AI to enhance photos

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Summary: Microsoft’s new Pix app will use AI to better develop photos. Photo’s are really important in today age of virtual media and social platforms. Having the right picture and being the best you virtually is extremely important in both professional Continue reading Microsoft’s Pix app uses AI to enhance photos

The first Etruck has been unveiled by Mercedes in Germany

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Summary: Daimler unveiled the first Etruck for Mercedes. It is designed for urban locations and heavily reduces the noise of mass-transit and product hauling vehicles. This increases the comfort in highly dense urban areas, especially for sleeping residents. It also makes mass-transit Continue reading The first Etruck has been unveiled by Mercedes in Germany

Facebook smashes their revenue goals by half a billion

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Summary: Facebook deserves recognition for consistently adding over 60 million users to the platform per month in the last year. There total user base now exceeds 1.7 billion. Thats almost a quarter of planet earth. Plus, it exceeded it’s revenue goals Continue reading Facebook smashes their revenue goals by half a billion

Smart Flower Recognition System can identify 800,000 plant species

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Summary: Meet the Smart Flower Recognition System. It’s an AI driven computer-based image recognition program that can identify over 800,000 flowers by the snap of a picture. From Microsoft Asia, the program is the beginning of a long slew of unique Continue reading Smart Flower Recognition System can identify 800,000 plant species

German fintech app N26 gets banking license

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Summary: N26, the German banking app, has approval for a banking license. The Fintech app can now integrate it’s own credit card, savings account and investment options. Essentially the application is no longer just a nifty interface to play with fun money Continue reading German fintech app N26 gets banking license

Apple sold 91.6 million iPhones in the last two quarters

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Summary: Apple generates $42.4 billion in revenue with a 6 percent growth increase. Since Apple’s “core growth engine” reached it’s saturation point the company stumbled a bit to find solid ground. They are looking to revamp the old iPhone 4 model Continue reading Apple sold 91.6 million iPhones in the last two quarters

Introducing the Alchemist Media.io top 200 private company competition

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The Alchemist.io editorial team, along with our partners at Sunrise [Silicon Valley], are pleased to announce the kick-off of our first annual Media.io top 200 private company competition.  In our search for the Media.io 200, we are looking for the break-out Continue reading Introducing the Alchemist Media.io top 200 private company competition