Monthly Archives: October 2017

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AI Has Learned to Spot Suicidal Tendencies from Brain Scans

Suicide is the second-leading cause of death among young people between the ages of 15 and 34 in the United States, and clinicians have… Continue reading on MIT Technology Review » Powered by WPeMatico Please follow and like us:0GurupriyanGurupriyan is a Software Engineer and a technology enthusiast, he’s been working […]

Samsung patents a pressure-sensitive in-display fingerprint reader for its upcoming Galaxy Note 9

Samsung’s in-display pressure-sensitive fingerprint scanner almost ready for Galaxy Note 9 Samsung drew the ire of many of its users when it decided to kill the Home Button on its Galaxy S8 and Galaxy Note 8. The users are largely complaining about the awkwardly placed fingerprint reader next to the […]

People with chronic illnesses and disabilities get their own media channel with The Mighty

 There’s a corkboard in the office of The Mighty, the social network for people with chronic illnesses, mental health disorders and disabilities, which has pictures and letters from many of the site’s contributors and readers who have benefited from the stories the site shares. It’s there to remind staffers of […]

Former media honcho Edgar Bronfman Jr. is co-founding a new VC firm

 Former media chief Edgar Bronfman Jr. is starting a venture firm called Waverley Capital with longtime investor Daniel Leff, reports Bloomberg, which says the two are looking to raise up to $100 million. The idea: to target media investments. Read More Powered by WPeMatico Please follow and like us:0GurupriyanGurupriyan is […]

Twitch’s concurrent streamers grew 67% in Q3, as YouTube Gaming declined

 Amazon-owned game streaming site Twitch is continuing to see solid growth, according to a new report from Streamlabs, which found that Twitch increased its numbers of concurrent streamers on the platform by 67 percent in the third quarter of 2017. That growth is being attributed, in part, to Twitch’s newer […]

Square announces the Register, a $999 point-of-sale device for larger businesses

 Square is expanding its hardware lineup with a new point-of-sale device called the Square Register. Square’s Head of Hardware Jesse Dorogusker explained that while the company’s existing products incorporate existing hardware (the Square Stand, for example, turns an iPad into a POS stand), the Square Register is “totally integrated — […]

Instagram injects 2X bigger Stories previews mid-feed

 Instagram Stories is doing so well, the app wants to ensure you don’t just scroll by its Snapchat clone. Instagram confirms to TechCrunch that it has redesigned its mid-feed re-engagement box for Stories to show preview tiles of people’s slideshows that are twice as big as the Stories bar atop […]

AWS continues to rule the cloud infrastructure market

 AWS’s domination of the Infrastructure as a Service market continues unabated this quarter. Yes, Microsoft, Google, Alibaba and others continue to grow much faster than AWS, but that has not had a significant impact on AWS’s command over the IaaS market. For starters, AWS had a monster quarter posting $4.57 […]

The Internet Giants Should Demand Regulation, Not Duck It

The tech industry can’t go it alone. Pretending otherwise only makes the problem worse. As Sheryl Sandberg would say: Lean In. The Internet Giants Should Demand Regulation, Not Duck It was originally published in NewCo Shift on Medium, where people are continuing the conversation by highlighting and responding to this story. […]