City Maps joins Trip Advisor to give them a mapping interface tailored to travelers

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Summary: Trip Advisor, with 380+ million users, aggregates City Maps to it’s company in order to leverage a new mapping interface. City Maps, based in New York, as only a million users but involves niche interests for travelers. For one, it’s Continue reading City Maps joins Trip Advisor to give them a mapping interface tailored to travelers

WhatsApp has a new privacy agreement to boost adtracking and usage metrics

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Summary: WhatsApp, powered by Facebook, will now connect the two companies with ad-target data and content sharing to better track usage. The loosening of privacy reigns on behalf of WhatsApp is demonstrative of Facebook’s ultimate sovereignty. The privacy agreement will enhance Continue reading WhatsApp has a new privacy agreement to boost adtracking and usage metrics

The future of AI and monopoly tech giants

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Summary: Apple’s recent acquisition of AI company Turi for $200M is one of the many AI-based acquisitions from major tech conglomerates. This suggests that the monopolization of AI technology is going to be a problem in the foreseeable future. AI technology Continue reading The future of AI and monopoly tech giants

Octobot, the autonomous robot that thinks and acts

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  Summary: The Octobot, designed at Harvard school of Chemistry, is an intricately made and free thinking autonomous robot. It can move around and is enabled to execute a myriad of protocols. The ingenuity behind this autonomous bot is that it Continue reading Octobot, the autonomous robot that thinks and acts

Tesla’s are now even faster and boast 315 miles range

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Summary: Tesla’s new P100D performance vehicle is still techy, innovative and electric. Even more, it can hit 0-60mph in 2.5 sec, comparable only to the Porsche Spider that is priced at $800,000. It also gets an EPA standard of 315 miles Continue reading Tesla’s are now even faster and boast 315 miles range

Google makes digital spaces a little more inhabitable

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Summary: Google brings two updates to it’s search engines that are particularly worth noting. The first is that they have removed the “mobile-friendly” sticker. The second is that they are now punishing interstitial ads that block or invasively misrepresent website content. Continue reading Google makes digital spaces a little more inhabitable

Smartsite offers sensor technology to monitor the health of construction workers

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Summary: Smartsite is a product that helps to monitor the healthy and safety of construction workers. It was developed by two Royal Academy of Art students. The concept was founded on the notable high-risks associated with construction labour. Almost 1000 deaths Continue reading Smartsite offers sensor technology to monitor the health of construction workers

Microsoft acquires AI task master application called Genee to beef up Office 365

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  Summary: Microsoft acquires AI app Genee and plans to integrate it into Office 365. The plans will make the app more intelligible and on a grander scale. The app works to implement automated processing on the next level; by reading Continue reading Microsoft acquires AI task master application called Genee to beef up Office 365

Lifestage is the Facebook of 2016

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Summary: New app Lifestage IOS was developed by young genius Michael Sayman, a jedi-in training from Mark Zuckerberg. The app is directed at teens and high school kids. The app will allow them to share their stories and updates by video. It Continue reading Lifestage is the Facebook of 2016