Month: March 2018

WhatsApp co-founder wants everyone to delete Facebook

Brian Acton posted a tweet, mentioning that his followers should delete the Facebook application. He quoted “It is time, #deletefacebook”. Later in 2014, Facebook acquired WhatsApp for $16 billion and made its co-founders, Jan Koum and Brian Acton a wealthy person.

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L’Oreal acquires Canada’s Modiface

L’Oreal is set to acquire the Canadian beauty tech company ModiFace, gaining tools for customers to test make-up and lipstick online by using Augmented Reality. A company also has hand in the creation of many customs augmented reality beauty apps.

Apple Maps includes bike-sharing feature in 175 cities

Apple has recently come into a partnership with Ito World to add a new bike-sharing data feature in Apple Maps in over 175 cities across 36 countries. This feature doesn’t tell you the number of available bikes or empty docks, It just gives you the location.

Instagram and Snapchat remove the Giphy sticker feature

Instagram and Snapchat both have removed their Giphy sticker feature after a user discovered a racist GIF could be added to story posts. According to the terms of services, users are not allowed to post content that is abusive, obscene, offensive, or vulgar.

Netflix plans gamification of children’s shows

Netflix is planning to launch a new feature for children that lets them earn “patches” for watching/streaming episodes of certain shows. Selected Netflix shows are Trollhunters, A Series of Unfortunate Events, Home, and The Magic School Bus Rides Again. 

Fortnite Battle Royale is available on iOS and Android

Fortnite developer Epic Games has recently announced its entry of Fortnite Battle Royale on to iOS and Android devices, the incredibly popular free-to-play multiplayer game is available for both the platforms, phones, and tablets. Previously, Sony turned down Microsoft’s overtures.

Everything you need to know about Amazon

This article covers the history of Amazon, achievements and success stories of Amazon, information about fundings and investors of Amazon, information about earnings and mode of delivery. Moreover, it also has brief information about the vision and market response of the eCommerce Company.

Amazon will stop selling Nest products

Online eCommerce platform, Amazon informed Nest employees on a conference call at the end of last year that it would not list any of the newer Nest products recently announced by the company. Previously, Amazon has also talked about its acquisition of Ring.