November Paypal Hit Over $1bn In Mobile Payments During Black Friday & Cyber Monday (TechCrunch, 30/11/2018) Amazon Developed AI Medical Tool (Forbes, 28/11/2018) LinkedIn Is Launching Its Own Snapchat Stories (Digital Trends, 20/11/2018) Voxox’s SMS Database Exposed Tens Of Millions Of Text Messages (TechCrunch, 15/11/2018) Microsoft Signed An Agreement To Acquire XOXCO In… Read More
500M Users’ Data Stolen In Massive Data Breach
(BBC, 30/11/2018) BBC reports: The hotel chain said the guest reservation database of its Starwood division had been compromised by an unauthorised party. It said an internal investigation found an attacker had been able to access the Starwood network since 2014. […] For about 327 million guests, the information included… Read More
1st Picture from NASA’s InSight Lander
(Space.com, 26/11/2018) Space.com reports: The InSight lander touched down on the Red Planet today (Nov. 26) just before 3 p.m. EST (2000 GMT) and beamed home its first image from the surface mere minutes later. […] InSight aims to carry out the first-ever in-depth investigation of the Martian interior. The lander will do… Read More
Are Chatbots Better Than Static Sites?
(Chatbotslife.com, 22/11/2018) Chatbotslife.com reports: When you go to a website, you think about what you want and you try to find it. Ultimately, what you want can be expressed in a question you can ask, such as ‘how much does it cost?’ or “can this product do XYZ?” Unfortunately, most… Read More
SMB Risky Technology Decision-Making Revealed
(Business Wire, 20/11/2018 ) Businesswire.com reports: Capterra, the leading online resource for business software buyers, today (20th of Nov 2018) released findings from its latest survey of more than 700 small and mid-size business leaders across vertical markets to understand how they manage technology investments, and the technologies they consider… Read More
Chatbots Redefining Customer Experience In Restaurants?
(CustomerThink, 16/11/2018) CustomerThink.com reports: Designed to communicate in a meaningful manner with customers, chatbots can be integrated with any interface (Facebook, Slack or Telegram to name a few). For e.g., the pizza bot from Domino’s takes delivery orders directly from Facebook Messenger with a mere emoji. […] With chatbots, your customers… Read More
Autonomous Bots To Build Products In Space
(SpaceNews, 15/11/2018) Spacenews.com reports: Space Tango, a Kentucky startup focused on research and manufacturing in microgravity, announced plans Nov. 15 to launch in the mid-2020s an autonomous in-orbit manufacturing facility. The facility, called ST-42, will be a free-flying spacecraft sent into low Earth orbit with robotic systems onboard to produce… Read More