Apps & Software

Alphabet Inc.’s Google is (quietly?) working on a new operating system from scratch under the project titled, Fuchsia OS. Okay, this piece of information is about a couple of years old.  We already know that Google CEO Sundar Pichai’s top engineers are mysteriously developing a successor to Android called Fuchsia OS. The project is founded to overcome the recurring limitations (read user privacy issues) of Android, the leading mobile operating system of present times. In addition, Google wants the new operating interface to smoothly ...
IDMvalidate has set the pace for how to provide instant ID authentication results for embassies, banks, cryptocurrency exchanges and other financial institutions who want to undergo a primary second-source verification. Seth Sewornu, the former head of the Ghana Police Visa and Document Fraud Unit, once met a man who tried to rent his passport. The detective had a valid UK visa, and the man offered him $1,300 because they looked alike. If Sewornua had leased his passport to the visa fraudster—he did not—it would not have caused much ...
Back in 2017, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg envisioned augmented reality (AR) as a future of technology, while addressing developers at the Annual F8 Developer Conference (F8). With over 2 billion active users on Facebook, let us peek though the evolution of its AR platform. Zuckerberg was fascinated by the augmented reality concept right when he was first exposed to Oculus Go headset. He said, “I used to think that glasses were going to be the first mainstream augmented reality platform,” at his keynote at F8 in 2017. Contradicting h...
Watching a music video and could not hear your favorite instrument’s notes among the loud drums? Thanks to MIT researchers, they have developed artificial intelligence (AI) based software, PixelPlayer that can single out each instrument playing in the video and make it louder or softer. Pixel Player is a new AI project paved the way from MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL). A team of MIT researchers led by Hang Zhao, a Ph.D. student at CSAIL has proposed to devise a deep-learning system that can analyz...
In true terms, the demand for video content on the internet is at peak right now, complementing the ongoing battle for best video platform. The online world is jam-packed with apps to unleash your video creation skills that are either compatible with mobile devices or laptops or Macs. Working on this loophole, Adobe has designed the first all-in-one, cross-device video editing app, Project Rush. Adobe’s Project Rush is developed to address the current need of online content creators – to make the videos look best regardless of the pl...
Alphabet-owned largest video hub, YouTube is empowering its creators to further engage with their community and earn money at the same. It announced a series of new revenue generating tools for creators while celebrating the power of online video content at VidCon Conference in Anaheim, California. The new cluster of alternative monetization at YouTube includes the rollout of Channel Memberships, Merchandise, Marketing Partnerships between brands and creators via FameBit and the launch of Premieres. All of these introduced tools are ...
Facebook Inc. has introduced a new tool, Brand Collabs Manager for helping the content creator community. The new collaboration tool aims to facilitate an effortless connection between content creators and brands. Facebook’s new branded content collaboration will enable creators to grow their audience base and hence earn more money. The social media giant’s new collaboration tool Brand Collabs Manager is a sort of two-way search engine platform for advertisers and content creators. Here the tool highlights each creator’s audience dat...
MOBI, the Mobility Open Blockchain Initiative, expanded its scope of operations last week after it founded a global consortium of automakers in May. CarBlock, the world's first Blockchain-based transportation solution has collaborated with the MOBI team to further explore blockchain for transportation. CarBlock, a start-up founded in 2017, builds solution on data generated by smart devices and smart contract and seek to disrupt the entire allied car industry targeting consumers as well as businesses. The company provides a huge infra...
Nothing kills friendship like a mooch who never offers to pick up the tab. You go out to do things together: dinners out, movies, a weekend at the beach, cocktails. It’s fun, but turns into an unwelcomed drill where you end up unintentionally paying for the things. Even if it’s just for Uber. It can happen to everyone at some time, but some people seem to make a habit of not splitting bills with friends. We are all broke at times, and nobody likes mooching. But sometimes the friends who pay for their cab fare, or the beer despite a...
Digital bank Revolut has announced raising additional $250 million in funding, which increased its valuation to $1.7 billion, CNBC reports. The London-based company has become one of the fastest technology companies in Europe to reach the unicorn status after increasing it's valuation five times in just six months. Revolut provides a debit card that offers people the freedom to spend money in 150 different currencies at real-time exchange rate without charges. The fintech company recently introduced more services to include cryptocur...