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August 15, 2017

Facebook boosts snubbed Stories Camera with Live, GIF, & text sharing

 Despite the tepid reception for Facebook Stories, the social network is doubling down on its full screen Camera feature. Today Facebook added the ability to go Live, shoot two-second GIFs, and share full-screen text posts on colored background from Facebook Camera, which lets you share to Facebook Stories, Direct messaging, and the traditional news feed. […]

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August 15, 2017

Narrativ helps publishers make more money when they drive sales

 Narrativ founder and CEO Shirley Chen said there’s a big revenue opportunity that’s gone largely untapped by online publishers — namely, the links those publishers are already using to direct readers to buy the products mentioned in an article. Sure, affiliate links are a common business model, where publishers get a cut of the business […]

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August 15, 2017

Uber debuts new Uber for Business with custom travel programs and rules

 Uber is introducing a major revamp of their Uber for Business platform today, the first significant update they’ve done since the enterprise tool’s introduction. The new Uber for Business incorporates a lot of user feedback to provide easy setting of rules to ensure travel policy is followed, as well as group-based access levels and custom […]

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August 15, 2017

Microsoft acquires Cycle Computing

 Microsoft today announced that it has acquired Cycle Computing, a twelve-year-old Connecticut-based company that focuses on helping enterprises orchestrate high-performance computing jobs, large data workloads and other “big computing” jobs in the cloud. The financial details of the deal were not disclosed. Read More Source: New feed

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August 15, 2017

Rabbi Abe Cooper talks about online hate

 In this episode of Technotopia I talked with Rabbi Abe Cooper, Associate Dean, Director Global Social Action Agenda of the Simon Wiesenthal Center. Rabbi Cooper doesn’t use many online services, but he knows how to remain human in a time of great digital upheaval and he shared some of the tactics he uses to help […]

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August 15, 2017

Google Allo arrives on the web, only pairs with Android phones at launch

 Google’s consumer-facing chat application Allo, a successor of sorts to Gchat, is today available on the web for desktop users. The service, which lets you chat with friends while taking advantage of features like stickers, “smart replies” for one-tap responses, and Google Assistant integration, among other things, has been in the works for some time. […]

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