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Facebook has launched a new feature called Secret Crush in its dating app which is available in only five countries for over 6 months now. With 14 new countries having joined the Facebook Dating service since April 30th, Facebook said it has included ‘Secret Crush’ to help users find friends secretly crushing on them. The Facebook dating app new feature lets users express interest in as many as nine friends who will be added to an ostensibly private list. You will get a notification saying someone likes you if the user is on Facebook ...
Snapchat Q1 2019 earnings report revealed that the company reached 190 million daily active users – 2% increase from 189 million users in 2018. The company’s revenue for Q1 of 2019 was $320 Dollars, showing a 39% year-over-year growth. “In the first quarter we delivered strong results across our business with growth in daily active users and revenue. “Our new Android application is available to everyone, with promising early results. This month we announced several new products that we believe will drive further engagement and monetiz...
Apple Music rolled out a new feature comprising ‘Top 100’ charts on Friday. To be precise, the company released 116 ‘Top 100’ music charts – one global and rest of them are for each nation where Apple’s music streaming service is available. So, if the Apple Music subscribers travel from one nation to another, they can now easily get to know which top music the country people are listening to. New Feature of Apple Music Apple Music, in a software upgrade, showcases the 116 ‘Top 100’ music charts under the tab ‘Browse’. The appeara...
The dominance of Adobe Photoshop in the world of image editing may soon start to crack. A team of researchers from MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) has proposed an AI-assisted image editing tool which can automatically segregate each set of layers of an input image. The MIT researchers working on the project have still not given a commercial name to the revolutionary image editing tool. For now, they’re chosen to call it by the foundational technology involved, Semantic Soft Segmentation (SSS). ...
Revolut, European fin-tech unicorn just announced its most exclusive debit card till date, Revolut Metal. It includes a contactless metal card made from a single sheet of reinforced steel and weighs 18 grams. Revolut becomes the second company to offer a metal card following another fin-tech firm, N26. The card gets a shiny black color look with a tiny Revolut logo at the top-right corner and the owner’s name at left-bottom corner. Besides offering more perks than the company’s £6.99 ($8) Premium level subscription plan, Revolut Met...
We live in an era of digital communication whether it’s spoken or written. Then why is it so that we still exchange business cards and look for elegant business card holders on e-commerce sites? Why are we contributing to rapid deforestation? Moreover, this is happening when all of us carry the most revolutionary gift of the technology – smartphone or similar portable device in our hands all times. Maybe, it’s high time that we simply need to kill this custom of sharing business cards in its physical form and make more use of digital...
Reading has become more interactive lately, with oodles of digital experience increasing the obsession and flexibility in sorting out your digital library. With just a few swipes on your smartphone using some of the apps to keep track of books, a whole bunch of your friends could learn about the new additions to your bookshelf and your favorite quotes. The most reason why you need to keep track of books is that everyone would admit failing to recall most of the books they've read (at least for reference purposes or quotes), to say the...
A majority of revenue the music industry generates goes to the production and distribution divisions, rather than music artists. Audius, an audio streaming service, has decided to employ blockchain in music industry to reclaim this value for audio creators as well as listeners. The San Francisco-based Audius is a digital music and audio creation, distribution and attribution company. It is co-founded by a platinum-selling Sri Lankan pop artist, Ranidu Lankage, a seed investor in Blockchain and AI companies, Roneil Rumburg and Forrest...
A US cryptocurrency investor, Michael Terpin registered a $224 million lawsuit against AT&T on Wednesday, accusing negligence of the telecommunication giant to protect his personal mobile information. He is seeking $24 million as compensatory damage and $200 million in punitive damage. Terpin is the co-founder of the first angel group for Bitcoin investors, BitAngels, established in 2013. He is also the founding member of the first digital currency fund, BitAngels/Dapps Fund, created in March 2014; and a senior advisor to one of...
Bitmain Technologies Ltd, the world's largest producer of cryptocurrency mining chips is planning to go public later this year and has proposed a world record initial public offering (IPO) price, according to documents obtained by CoinDesk. The company is reportedly filing for an IPO as high as $18 billion at a market capitalization of between $40 and $50 billion in September. China International Capital Corporation (CICC) will be underwriting the process and the shares listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange in the year’s fourth-quar...