Twitter’s Android app looks a little different for many today: the platform now uses its own “Twemoji” emoji set rather than system emoji. The update will have the most effect for users on older Android versions, which lack some newer emoji. This is because users with lder versions of Android see little boxes with an… Read More »
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There is no doubt that Apple’s marketing has become a benchmark for other companies that want to reach similar heights of recognition and revenue. After all, it is one of the largest brand in the technology industry in terms of its revenue generated as well as its brand ranking. The hundred billion dollar giant ranked the #2 most valuable brand… Read More »
A coalition of eight progressive advocacy groups launched a digital ad campaign on Monday calling on the Federal Trade Commission to, among other things, break up Facebook, Instagram, Messenger, and WhatsApp into separate, competing companies. The privacy and anti-monopoly groups are calling on the FTC to spin off Instagram, WhatsApp and Messenger into competing networks,… Read More »
Nine new, exciting startups in Ireland’s sunny South East recently began the first ever NDRC at ArcLabs accelerator programme, supported by Enterprise Ireland. The programme is the second regional accelerator undertaken by NDRC, following the successful delivery of NDRC at PorterShed, in Galway, last year. The Accelerator programme is part of Enterprise Ireland’s overall… Read More »
Microsoft has acquired conversational AI startup Semantic Machines for an undisclosed amount. Founded in 2014, the startup’s goal was to build AI that can converse with humans through speech or text, with the ability to be trained to converse on any language or subject. Semantic Machines has raised about $20.9 million in funding from investors, including General… Read More »
Recruitment tech firm Debut has raised a further £5.1m in funding from James Caan CBE, a former Dragon and recruitment entrepreneur. Debut, founded two years ago, has raised £7.3m to date from prominent funds including LocalGlobe. Charlie Taylor, Founder and CEO of Debut commented on the fundraise. “Given the importance of an effective, productive and… Read More »
Ossic, a startup that crowdfunded a pair of headphones that personalized 3D sound for your ears, has shut down due to a lack of funds. This was after taking tens of thousands of crowd-funding pre-orders for a high-end pair of “3D sound”.. It successfully shipped on;ly 250 of developer-oriented units in January despite having received a whooping… Read More »
GLOBAL technology platform and digital payments leader PayPal Holdings, Inc and Southeast Asian venture capital firm Alpha JWC Ventures announced that Alpha JWC will invest up to US$5 million in 2018 participants of PayPal Incubator, a fintech startup incubation programme in Southeast Asia. Launched in 2016, the nine-month PayPal Incubator programme offers participating startups the opportunity… Read More »
Facebook has become an integral part of our lives with millions every day visiting the social media website. According to We Are Social’s Digital in 2018 Global Overview, Facebook is the second most visited website in the world after Google. For businesses, stepping up your Facebook marketing seems like a no brainer. One way businesses… Read More »
I was pretty excited for this session since for some reason Tatiana Bonneau would be the first female CEO I have interviewed. I have interviewed several women involved in the startup scene but never a CEO. So I was really looking forward to my session with Tatiana. I met Tatiana by chance. I was invited… Read More »