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Airbnb is a platform widely used by people around the globe to rent out spaces to stay as an alternative to a hotel. But now, some hotels are also using this platform to attract new customers. It is considered as an important “sharing economy” site and now its users may also get an option to choose from a list of hotels who are renting their rooms. Hotels were already using several hotel booking services like Expedia and Priceline, which charges approx 10% to 25% per reservation. And Airbnb provides the same opportunity to hotelier...
Verily, previously known as Google Life Sciences is about to change the world by engaging chemists, engineers, doctors and behavioural scientists into their interdisciplinary efforts to use data to identify symptoms of health and diseases. It is sharing the parent company Alphabet with Google and its many expanding businesses. It aims to truly understand health using sensors, digital medical record, Artificial Intelligence, and its processing power to prevent, detect, and manage disease. “Verily” is an archaic English word whic...
Boom! Wham! Apple hits back the tech pavilion with its opulent lineup of iOS devices. This time the tech behemoth has rolled back in the gadget streets with a high-end iPad Pro from its iPad lineup series. It has also released iPhone 6S and the Apple TV simultaneously, but there is no denial in the fact that the new iPad Pro and the Apple TV plunder the show entirely. In an event organized in San Francisco, the “Think Different” company revealed the extra large tablet- iPad Pro, with an updated version for iPad Mini 4, and l...
Is it possible that stem cells can be a root cause for common form of cancers? Well, a startup firm known as Stemcentrx believes so. Talk About Stemcentrx Silicon Valley is familiar with the private and rapidly growing imminent tech companies that are worth a million dollars mostly, like Square, Uber, and Calico. The same phenomenon is widely spreading to the biotechnology fields, where all the investors are throwing their pennies in a huge amount at firms, which promise to smack away the historically lower odds of drug success ...
Amazon, Google, Microsoft, Cisco, Intel Corporation, Netflix and Mozilla are the founding members of the collaboration, which is said to be the biggest till date for revamping an open source video format to be used by all. If there had been any group of technology leaders to turn this format in reality than a mere fantasy, it is this one. The Alliance for an Open Source Video Codec of Media has been launched this week with high hopes to revamp the Video Codec system, in order to provide an open codec format to all video streaming s...
Lo and behold. Finally the time arrived when Samsung finally pulled the drapes off its SmartWatch, Gear S2, ahead of the Berlin IFA trade show, broadening its ever-ripening lineup of smart wearables. The Korean device maker already tantalized its next-gen gadget during Unpacked Galaxy Note 5 event, earlier this month, in the New York City. On Monday, it has revealed a bit more details about the latest device that is the successor of its stout Samsung Gear S, though the availability and price remains to be still unknown. The r...
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...
Users for Windows Insider program just got subjected to a nice treat. The new tool of Microsoft gets a new code into the baskets of all hardcore users ahead of the common people: Windows 10 build 10532. Exactly, it’s another build for Windows 10. So what is different in this build? Well, it has improved menus that would provide a more harmonic and symphonic fit. It also grants the ability to distribute notes from the Feedback app by Windows with others. Gabe Aul, Microsoft’s spokesperson, posted in the company’s official blog: ...
If robots rise up and takeover our jobs, we might have to blame ourselves- at least those who share the knowledge about how to perform certain human tasks online. One of the main challenges we are facing in new-age robotics is making robots that behave like us. Although, advanced Artificial Intelligence technology are granting machines a better knowledge of how to navigate surroundings, still there is a huge barrier in the way they work in association with humans. Whenever we have tried to learn how to do a certain thing, be it ...