Snap ad exec Sriram Krishnan leaves, but not why you think
 Flying from SF to LA every week sucks, and so Sriram Krishnan is leaving a big financial opportunity at Snap to ditch the commute. The former Facebook Audience Network executive spent the last year running Snap’s Ads API and platform, and now he’s leaving. The move was reported in Recode today, saying “The timing here isn’t great for Snap”. But that immediately… Read More ...
State Election Commission is using Messenger bot to spread awareness about upcoming BMC elections
State Election Commission of Maharashtra is using Facebook and Facebook Messenger bot platform to engage Facebook users in Mumbai for the upcoming BMC elections. The online campaign ‘Mahavoter Project’ is a collaboration between Operation Black Dot, Facebook, Bot framework provider Gupshup and Mumbai University. The campaign by their own admission is one of the largest apolitical voter registration and awareness campaign in Mumbai. The current effort is in collaboration with State El...
Let everyone be a DJ! What Spotify and Apple Music should learn from Tidal
Tidal's Track Edit feature allows subscribers to change the sound of almost any song they can stream on Tidal. Spotify and Apple Music could unlock its full potential by adding their own editing features. The post Let everyone be a DJ! What Spotify and Apple Music should learn from Tidal appeared first on Digital Trends....
Let everyone be a DJ! What Spotify and Apple Music should learn from Tidal
Tidal's Track Edit feature allows subscribers to change the sound of almost any song they can stream on Tidal. Spotify and Apple Music could unlock its full potential by adding their own editing features. The post Let everyone be a DJ! What Spotify and Apple Music should learn from Tidal appeared first on Digital Trends....
Scientists develop an app that can interpret eye gestures; speak language of eyes
Researchers have developed an app that could help people speak the language of eyes — literally. The smartphone app that researchers working with Microsoft have developed can interpret eye gestures in real time, decode these gestures into predicted utterances, and facilitate communication. Called GazeSpeak, the app would help people with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), a condition resulting in individuals gradually losing their strength and the ability to speak, eat or move. As part o...
The next iPhone could have a bigger display and more battery
 While the iPhone 8 isn’t going to be announced until September, this week has been packed with rumors on the upcoming device. And it looks like the display is going to be the main star of the show. Rumor has it that Apple is going to announce three new devices — two new versions of the iPhone 7 and the iPhone 7 Plus, and a new high-end device that could cost more than $1,000. And… Read More ...
Magnetic implant could deliver personalized doses of medication
A magnetic implant has been developed by researchers from the University of British Columbia (UBC). It could help ease treatments for patients required to take many pills or undergo regular intravenous injections. The post Magnetic implant could deliver personalized doses of medication appeared first on Digital Trends.
State Election Commission is using Messenger bot to spread awareness about upcoming BMC elections
State Election Commission of Maharashtra is using Facebook and Facebook Messenger bot platform to engage Facebook users in Mumbai for the upcoming BMC elections. The online campaign ‘Mahavoter Project’ is a collaboration between Operation Black Dot, Facebook, Bot framework provider Gupshup and Mumbai University. The campaign by their own admission is one of the largest apolitical voter registration and awareness campaign in Mumbai. The current effort is in collaboration with State El...
SpaceX successfully lands its first-stage Falcon 9 rocket at Cape Canaveral
 Success all around for today’s SpaceX mission. The company successfully launched a Dragon spacecraft that is on its way to the International Space Station. SpaceX also successfully landed the first stage of its Falcon 9 rocket at Cape Canaveral. The weather was cloudy but it looks like it wasn’t enough to stop SpaceX from launching a rocket. At 9:39 ET, the Falcon 9 took off from… Read More ...
Unlocking the potential of eye tracking technology
 While the year continues to be dominated by headlines touting the universal appeal of Alexa, there’s another gives a glimpse of what the big next step in human-computer interaction will be: eye tracking. The concept of measuring and responding to human eye motion isn’t new, but the past year saw a rising interest in the technology. There have been a slew of acquisitions of eye… Read More ...
How to record calls on your Android phone
Sometimes you need to record a phone call, whether it be for legal reasons or simply for future reference. Thankfully, there are a few ways to go about doing so on your Android phone, including Google Voice. The post How to record calls on your Android phone appeared first on Digital Trends.
Scientists develop an app that can interpret eye gestures; speak language of eyes
Researchers have developed an app that could help people speak the language of eyes — literally. The smartphone app that researchers working with Microsoft have developed can interpret eye gestures in real time, decode these gestures into predicted utterances, and facilitate communication. Called GazeSpeak, the app would help people with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), a condition resulting in individuals gradually losing their strength and the ability to speak, eat or move. As part o...
Watch SpaceX’s second attempt for its ISS resupply mission live right here
 Sunday seems like a fine day to launch a rocket into space. Yesterday, SpaceX rescheduled the CRS-10 mission. There was an issue with the the positioning of an engine nozzle that’s responsible for steering the rocket. At 9:39 AM ET (6:30 AM PT), SpaceX is set to launch its Falcon 9 rocket for good this time. The company just tweeted that weather conditions are 70 percent favorable with a… Read More ...
New details on ‘Final Fantasy VII’ and ‘Kingdom Hearts III’ emerge
At the Monaco Anime Game International Conferences 2017 Square Enix showed off screenshots of Final Fantasy VII Remake and Kingdom Hearts III. Both games have long been in development and fans have had to continue patiently waiting. The post New details on ‘Final Fantasy VII’ and ‘Kingdom Hearts III’ emerge appeared first on Digital Trends....
SpaceX will try again to launch Falcon 9 to resupply ISS from Kennedy Space Center
Countdown clocks were ticking down on Sunday for the launch of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from a historic launchpad leased from NASA at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Blastoff of Space Exploration Technology Corp’s Falcon 9 rocket is targeted for 9:38 a.m. local time/1438 GMT on a mission to fly supplies and science experiments to the International Space Station. SpaceX scrubbed its first launch attempt on Saturday seconds before liftoff due to concerns about the steering system in the...
What Is PlayStation Vue, and Can It Replace Your Cable Subscription?
Getting away from traditional TV service is becoming more and more popular, with streaming TV services leading the charge. Today we’re going to take a closer look at Sony’s take on TV streaming: PlayStation Vue.Click Here to Continue Reading...
State Election Commission is using Messenger bot to spread awareness about upcoming BMC elections
State Election Commission of Maharashtra is using Facebook and Facebook Messenger bot platform to engage Facebook users in Mumbai for the upcoming BMC elections. The online campaign ‘Mahavoter Project’ is a collaboration between Operation Black Dot, Facebook, Bot framework provider Gupshup and Mumbai University. The campaign by their own admission is one of the largest apolitical voter registration and awareness campaign in Mumbai. The current effort is in collaboration with State El...
Awesome tech you can’t buy yet: folding canoes, cheap mobile VR, and more
Check out our roundup of the coolest crowdfunding projects and product announcements that hit the web this week. You can't buy this stuff yet, but it sure is fun to gawk! The post Awesome tech you can’t buy yet: folding canoes, cheap mobile VR, and more appeared first on Digital Trends.
Telecom operators likely to see washout in Q3, losses may follow in Q4
The balance-sheet of major telecom operators in India – Bharti Airtel, Idea Cellular and Reliance Communications – came under major pressure in the third quarter (October-December) of the current fiscal and the trend is likely to continue in the fourth quarter, say the experts. “Margin pressure on telcos will continue as long the free data offer from Reliance Jio continues. As and when Reliance Jio decides to withdraw its offer and start charging for its data services, then it ...
SpaceX will try again to launch Falcon 9 to resupply ISS from Kennedy Space Center
Countdown clocks were ticking down on Sunday for the launch of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from a historic launchpad leased from NASA at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Blastoff of Space Exploration Technology Corp’s Falcon 9 rocket is targeted for 9:38 a.m. local time/1438 GMT on a mission to fly supplies and science experiments to the International Space Station. SpaceX scrubbed its first launch attempt on Saturday seconds before liftoff due to concerns about the steering system in the...