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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...
There is something special about Shudu, the famous Instagram model from Africa registered under the username @shudu.gram. Followed by 136k Instagramers, Shudu is crowned with the most beautiful model of the Instagram title. Yet her account profile mentions a unique description of herself. She is "the world’s first digital Instagram model". Yes, that’s a bit surprising and fascinating. When we came across Shudu’s profile, she seemed a picture-perfect supermodel. Her shots are just mesmerizing to the extent that a lot of professionals ...
Apple Inc. is lately pushing hard on turning its dream autonomous car project into a market disruptor. In May this year, the company joined hands with Volkswagen to create an electric driverless vehicle integrated with in-house developed sensors and software system. Interestingly, Apple has mostly remained silent about on autonomous car project due to its stringent privacy policies. Tim Cook, Apple CEO had earlier this year called the autonomous car project the “mother of all AI projects”. On Wednesday, Patently Apple came across a E...
Microsoft Corp. on August 6 evening officially announced partnership with Disney’s Movies Anywhere to get access to its library of movies on the Movies & TV app for Xbox and Windows 10 devices. The news leaked out on Monday morning itself when Movies & TV logo was seen on Movies Anywhere’s website. To get access to the online movie service, the users simply need to sync their Microsoft accounts with Movies Anywhere account and that’s it. The Microsoft account holders are all set to watch eligible movies on the Movies & TV...
It’s 1995 and the internet has to change the world for better or worse. Fast forward to 2018 and the widespread of viral fake videos, images and news stories on the internet platform has become a threat to the digital generation. Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and other social networking sites are the biggest victims (or mediums?) of the unethical online trend of fakeism. To combat this sensitive issue, almost all tech enterprises have put the concerned subject on priority in this year’s annual agendas. The enterprises have laid down ext...
Playtika Ltd., the top maker of social casino mobile games such as House of Fun Slots and World Series of Poker - Texas Holdem Poker claimed the other day that the Android Instant Apps feature for games boosted its user acquisition rate and engagement ratio on its gaming platform. The company is one of the pioneer developers to integrate this new technology into its gaming portfolio and experiment with it. Android Instant Apps are hybrid models of how a website functions and how an app works. The users can simply choose to try an app...
Video-sharing is yet to find a better medium since the beginning of YouTube in 2005. With the number of daily users currently floating around 13,000,000,000 and still growing, it's rare to lack audience for good quality videos. And the interesting story is: anyone can make a free account, start sharing videos and most importantly, start earning money. Many YouTubers now depend on making videos to earn for a living, with some of the most popular YouTubers fiercely competing for spots on the list of the richest YouTubers, earning millio...