Last Build Date: Mon, 20 Feb 2017 18:38:28 +0000
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 18:38:28 +0000
"I envision a future where everything will be captioned, so the more than 300 million people who are deaf or hard of hearing like me will be able to enjoy videos like everyone else," said Liat Kaver, a YouTube Product ... Read More
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 17:37:09 +0000
By simply adding the words "fun facts" to a search involving a living creature Google will try to provide an interesting tidbit. For example, if you search for "Cat fun facts" a new Google box will appear at the top ... Read More
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 11:45:09 +0000
According to a post on the Instagram Business blog the number one driver of visits to restaurants is the act of craving. In advertising this simply means making people hungry for what your are selling. Restaurants love Instagram because of ... Read More
Mon, 13 Feb 2017 15:04:43 +0000
Earlier this month Apple pledged to start publicly releasing its research on artificial intelligence. During the holiday week, Apple has released its first AI research paper detailing how its engineers and computer scientists used adversarial training to improve the typically ... Read More
Wed, 08 Feb 2017 17:48:45 +0000
Facebook announced today a new feature for it's Safety Check called Community Help, which makes it easier for people to find and offer help to others needing food, housing or transportation during or after a regional crisis such as an ... Read More
Mon, 06 Feb 2017 16:31:00 +0000
IBM announced a partnership with H&R block to use their artificial intelligent platform IBM Watson to radically improve tax preparation. "Introducing the biggest advancement in tax preparation technology," exclaimed IBM in an announcement video. "Say hello to the partnership between ... Read More
Fri, 03 Feb 2017 18:02:52 +0000
This is a story of inspiration for all of you wannabe YouTube creators who are afraid to follow your dreams. Alonzo Lerone was working in a bakery, posting some videos on YouTube, but not really believing that he could make ... Read More
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Thu, 02 Feb 2017 10:02:09 +0000
Google more than doubled the amount of ads it took down in 2016 from its platform compared to 2015, removing over 1.7 billion "bad" ads. Why take down so many ads? "Ultimately, bad ads pose a threat to users, Google’s ... Read More
Wed, 01 Feb 2017 09:29:35 +0000
"Today we are going to talk about two things," said Sean McGaughran, Engineering and Technology Recruiter at Google. "One, we are going to talk about some common Google myths and busts them and two, we are going to talk about ... Read More
Wed, 01 Feb 2017 07:53:33 +0000
Instagram announced today the ability to add stickers to your posts, just like Snapchat. The stickers will be both for the consumer like Snapchat, but more importantly will also be targeted at businesses which are looking for creative ways to ... Read More
Sun, 29 Jan 2017 20:19:32 +0000
Government around the world play a key role in whether IoT becomes a mainstream technology sooner rather than later according to Cisco IoT expert Maciej Kranz. Kranz recently posted an excerpt of his book Building the Internet of Things on ... Read More
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Sat, 28 Jan 2017 17:41:19 +0000
If you've never heard of a "crawl budget" you're not alone. It's actually something that most publishers don't have to worry about, as long as your pages tend to be crawled by Googlebot the same day that they're published. Also, ... Read More
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Sat, 28 Jan 2017 14:00:53 +0000
Matt Cutts, who was once believed to be the mysterious GoogleGuy on Webmaster World forums and later became the main conduit of information to webmasters about Google search updates, has resigned from Google. For the last few years Cutts has ... Read More
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Fri, 27 Jan 2017 17:12:16 +0000
YouTube has launched 'Super Chat' as a way for fans of YouTube stars to make their comments stand out during live stream videos and more importantly as a new financial stream for video creators. Viewers of live streams can purchase ... Read More
Thu, 26 Jan 2017 19:49:33 +0000
Snapchat announced a major redesign of their popular app on Thursday. The new changes aim to make the the app less confusing to use and better for content discovery. The update, which is first being rolled out to some Android ... Read More
Wed, 25 Jan 2017 23:37:13 +0000
Mark Zuckerberg has posted his 2017 personal challenge, and it's pretty easy compared to his previous challenges such as running 365 miles, building an system AI for his home or learning Mandarin. This year he's committed to visiting the 30 ... Read More
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Mon, 16 Jan 2017 16:55:23 +0000
"From conventions to debates to election day, millions of you came to YouTube over the past year to stay informed and engage in a conversation on the 2016 U.S. election," noted Brandon Feldman, who is in charge of News & ... Read More
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Thu, 05 Jan 2017 18:04:18 +0000
The Apple App Store has paid out over $20 billion to developers in 2016, which is an increase of over 40% over 2015, according to Apple. They also said that January 1, 2017 had the highest dollar volume of app ... Read More
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Wed, 28 Dec 2016 04:25:52 +0000
I recently came across the Distraction Podcast hosted by Dr. Edward Hallowell, who happens to have dyslexia. He interviewed internet pioneer Alan Meckler who also happens to have dyslexia. Dr. Hallowell emphasized that Mecker was able to do amazing things ... Read More
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Wed, 28 Dec 2016 03:26:09 +0000
Amazon had a record Christmas and its own Alexa devices, Echo Dot, Fire TV Stick, Fire tablet and Amazon Echo, lead the way. Sales were up over last year's holiday season an amazing 9 times. "Echo and Echo Dot were ... Read More
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Tue, 27 Dec 2016 18:47:15 +0000
YouTube Rewind 2016 is YouTube's epic year-end celebration of the videos, people, music and moves that made 2016 on YouTube. Starting with an intro video of the event, the 5 Rewind videos on YouTube have generated an astounding 228 million ... Read More
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