Twitter growing revenues on slow user growth
Twitter reported earnings yesterday and beat expectations on revenue growth of 61% year-over-year on 15% user growth in the same period. Jack [...]
David Marcus, vice president of messaging products at Facebook Inc., speaks during the Facebook F8 Developers Conference in San Francisco, California, U.S., on Wednesday, March 25, 2015. Facebook Inc. is opening up its Messenger chat application, letting developers create software for people to add photos, videos and other enhancements to their online conversations. Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg  *** Local Caption *** David Marcus
Will Facebook concierge strengthen or dilute Messenger’s positioning?
The Information just reported Facebook currently testing a beta version of its new concierge service, internally known as “Moneypenny” (for [...]
Microsoft re-focusing phone strategy
FT reported Microsoft’s massive $7.6bn writedown from Nokia’s $7.9bn deal and cut 7,800 jobs, mostly from Nokia. There are lots of examples of [...]
Amazong  - Robots/NJ
How Amazon achieved impressive robotic automation
MIT Technology Review wrote an interesting article on Amazon warehouse automation via robots. Here are some interesting benefits:
Uber in France
Uber suspended in France
Uber decided to suspend UberPop (equivalent of UberX) activities in France tonight to ensure safety of drivers and re-open negotiations with government. [...]
Is AI a real threat?
Mark Bergen wrote recently an article about the potential perils of artificial intelligence. He writes about the Boston-based Future of Life [...]
What are the major auto makers waiting for?
According to Mark Bergen Google has 48 self-driving cars already registered. They have now demo’ed various features to recognize interesting events [...]
What technology skills you should focus next
iOS and Javascript development skills are on the rise. I am always interested in emerging technology skills that are in high demand so I decided to use [...]
News week of Nov 24
Will HBO’s move signal the beginning of the end of cable? Net neutrality will be an increasingly important topic (TechCrunch) Uber banned from [...]
News week of Nov 17
Reserve – new pricing design for restaurant reservation and bill payment. Traditionally companies charge restaurants but Reserve is charging diners [...]
News week of Oct 20
I spent some time this week looking at Apple Pay and Bitcoin. An in-depth look at Apple Pay – Tuaw Interesting Bitcoin apps – Chain Apple [...]
News week of Oct 13
I hope everyone took some time off during Columbus day to enjoy family and life. With all that’s going on in the world and the US still maintains an [...]
News week of Oct 6
HP will split into Hewlett-Packard Enterprise (focused on business software, hardware, and services) and HP Inc (focused on retail). The alignment with [...]