SteamVR is an essential platform for virtual reality and, starting today, exploring it is about to get a whole lot better. In a community post published today, Valve Software is announcing a major update that will vastly improve the way users can interact with VR content and friends. SteamVR Home is the name of a new beta program […]
With the average consumer spending a minimum of £1380 annually on the Internet, social commerce 2017 is looking at a bright future. Ecommerce will be backed by continuously evolving software solutions which will create more engaging experience for customers and robust backend for retailers. Some of the game changers for social commerce 2017 are: Real-time, […]
Palo Alto has a bike lock problem, and a pair of software developers and a designer took a shot at trying to solve that problem in 24 hours in New York this weekend. Eugene Tonev, Alexander Sivura and Yuri Dymov — currently at health startup HealthTap — put together a model of the kinds of bike racks you might see on the streets of Palo Alto. Show More Summary
LiveWorld, Inc. — a social customer experience company — announced today the expansion of messaging platforms supported through its comprehensive conversation management software. MMW has learned that the SaaS platform enables brands...Show More Summary
A tool exposing how voters are targeted with tailored propaganda on Facebook has been launched in response to what is likely to be the most extensive social media campaign in general election history. Experts in digital campaigning, including an adviser to Labour in 2015, have designed a program to allow voters to shine a light […]
by Angela Guess A recent press release reports, “Blackbaud, Inc., the world’s leading cloud software company powering social good, today announced that its modern, unique approach to social good-optimized intelligence has already helped...Show More Summary
(Reuters) — Companies from Singapore to Finland are racing to improve artificial intelligence so software can automatically spot and block videos of grisly murders and mayhem before they go viral on social media. None, so far, claim to have cracked the problem completely. A Thai man who broadcast himself killing his 11-month-old daughter in a live […]
Indian prime minister Narendra Modi, who's one of the four global leaders in TIME's 'Most Influential People' list, has a new admirer in Bill Gates. The software billionaire took to social media to acknowledge Modi for putting "theShow More Summary
Gladly, which provides software to help businesses deliver better customer service, announced today funding of $36 million, led by GGV Capital. Companies use Gladly to interact with their customers across voice, email, SMS, chat, and social media. “Legacy products, including the leading cloud products, like Salesforce and Zendesk, are all centered around tickets and cases, […]
Facebook has released a software development kit (SDK) that developers can incorporate into their apps to allow users to capture their experience in a 360 photo or video. The file could then be shared and viewed either on the social network’s News Feed or through a virtual reality headset. The 360 Capture SDK leverages cube […]
You'll be able to hang out with friends in 3D with the social media giant's new VR platform, released to software developers Tuesday at the F8 conference.
Newly released records from the Seattle Police Dept. illustrate the formidable capabilities of Babel Street’s software and offers a look into who is using it.
Disruptor Beam is looking for a Software Engineer to work directly on critical features and mechanics for social games in Framingham, MA....
Where do you spend your marketing budget? Social media automation comes at a cost, even if you stick with basic software. Is it worth it? Email automation comes with a monthly cost; does it earn enough to justify the cost? Where should your marketing dollars go? Is email dead as a dodo? The crowd says […] The post Battle of the Giants – Facebook vs. Show More Summary
Teamable, which provides recruiting software for businesses, announced today funding of $5 million, led by True Ventures. The startup wants to help businesses connect employees’ social networks to Teamable’s software as a service (SaaS) in order to increase referrals to open positions. “The last three years, recruiters have seen a rise in technologies being brought […]
(Oregon State University) Researchers have developed new software to analyze social media comments, and used this tool in a recent study to better understand attitudes that can cause emotional pain, stigmatize people and reinforce stereotypes. Show More Summary
Posted Deeksha Padma Prasad and Allison Miller, Safe Browsing Google Safe Browsing gives users tools to help protect themselves from web-based threats like malware, unwanted software, and social engineering. We are best known for our warnings, which users see when they attempt to navigate to dangerous sites or download dangerous files. Show More Summary
(Reuters) – Twitter said on Tuesday it had stepped up efforts to rid its social network of posts from users advocating political or religious violence, and was increasingly using software to find them rather than relying on reports from users or governments. U.S. and European governments have been pressuring social media companies including Twitter, Facebook and […]
U.S. and European governments have been pressuring social media companies including Twitter, Facebook Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google to fight harder against online radicalization.
Open-source development lifecycle tool provider GitLab B.V. announced its acquisition of Gitter, a community hub platform for open-source developers. GitLab also announced that it will release Gitter’s code as open-source software. This includes the web application and mobile apps. Show More Summary