Enterprise

Cryptocurrencies Thrive After Donald Trump’s Commutation to Power
Donald Trump’s commutation to power has predictably put the value of dollar on foreign currency exchange markets in a tailspin. Surprisingly, it’s just the opposite for cryptocurrencies. According to Coindesk, Bitcoin value has started climbing steadily since Donald Trump became the 45th President of the United States. Bitcoin is trading up at 3.38%, with the value of one Bitcoin reaching $732, up from $707 yesterday. Similarly, Zcash, a decentralized and open source cryptocurrency which only launched at the end of last month, is up ...
Google Will Soon Allow Developers To Set Introductory Subscription Price
Alphabet, Inc.’s Google just changed its policy for Android app subscriptions giving Android developers more flexibility than their iOS counterparts. To win the face off with Apple Inc. Google now plans to increase subscriptions, by allowing developers to charge introductory rates for app subscriptions. Welcoming Introductory Subscription Price The reform comes under the leadership of Sameer Samat, who rejoined Google earlier this year after a long-stint with wearable device maker Jawbone. Google is now trying to welcome revenue...
5 Harsh Realities About Silicon Valley
In the so-called ‘cradle of innovation,’ nearly everyone you know will testify that nothing is impossible. Its grandiose to the ‘Yes We Can’ claim is in fact, changing the world that we live in. The best of Silicon Valley is the belief that because you can, so you will. However, the worst of Silicon Valley highlights the same tomorrow in a much different light. The stress, anxiety, paralyzing self-doubt, stories of failure, stories of shortcomings, and the weighty expectations that tomorrow holds. In last few months, I’ve been able to...
Microsoft selects 10 machine learning startups for accelerator
Microsoft is providing a helping hand to a group of data science and machine learning startups. Since past several months, the company was on a cross-country tour across 12 cities in the United States and Canada. On Thursday, the tech giant announced that it has selected 10 startups out of total 720 applicants, who will be a part of the four-month accelerator in Seattle. Tech accelerators are intended to help new companies by providing guidance, networking, and funding. The director of Microsoft’s Seattle accelerator, Hanan Lavy s...
Enterprise Dark Data is a Big Deal
Dark Data, a subset of Big Data has been finding its way into the spotlight. We live in the midst of an atmosphere of numinous, yet docile data revolution. Our bromides about big data say a lot about our penchant for it. A single, personal object like the smartphone epitomizes the synthesis of Herculean information. It reminds us that data is encrypted into the air we breathe. Our love for social conversations, for more privileged, inside information, pales before the colossal volume of data contained in the web. Top analysis firm ...
Google CEO Sundar Pichai Shows Light at End of the Tunnel!
Google Q3 earnings call showered lots of love on artificial intelligence and machine learning. Google CEO Sundar Pichai prepared a brief report and pointed out the investment priorities of Google in order to thrive for the top. These investment priorities include artificial intelligence and machine language. Google CEO Sundar Pichai further went on mentioning the fact that his company is looking forward to re-branding all of its products and include more machine learning and AI in its core systems. As the algorithms are the str...
Reddit launches new site UPVOTED where Users cannot Comment or Upvote
Reddit, the so-called Internet’s front page, will launch a new venture called UPVOTED, a news site that aggregates top stories from its community. Despite its name, there will be no way users can upvote stories on the standalone news site. The newly launched site will pull interesting content on news, sports, animals, and lifestyle issues from Reddit communities– pretty much all of the internet’s top stories – and put it on the site where users can neither vote/downvote or comment. Upvoted will be run by an editorial team of aro...
Japan: the next Battleground for Netflix and Amazon
The on-demand streaming services such as Netflix and Hulu are still a broad American approach, but they are making their pace towards Eastern countries like Japan. In a very short time after the news broke out that the Los Gatos based streaming media giant will be launching in Japan, which marks its entry into the markets of East Asia, Amazon announced that it will also be heading towards the Sushi nation with its Prime Video streaming service. Recently in Spring, Netflix was launched in New Zealand and Australia, with further plan...
A Spur in IoT industry- Amazon Echo and SmartThings Merger
It seems that Amazon has planned to collaborate with SmartThings to power different home automation specifications with the Amazon Echo, a personal assistant device that is voice-powered. According to a Google website of the SmartThings, Amazon Echo will very soon be able to power SmartThings suited devices in the home via simple shout-out. This involves non-SmartThings varieties that are plugged into a Power Outlet of SmartThings, as well as lights and switches from the company. Recently a software development kit (SDK) has bee...
Google’s New Parent Company- Alphabet
In the world of the most powerful technology companies, Google just announced publicly traded new parent company that will house all of its divergent businesses; it will be known as Alphabet Inc. The company will be run by co-founders of Google Larry Page and Sergey Brin, Eventually Google will evolve in as ancillary of Alphabet with top Google executive Sundar Pichai as its brand new CEO. The founders wanted to come up with something accountable and cleaner. The following news is seems to have Wall Street taken by surprise as a...