When the former head of the Department of Homeland Security and current White House Chief of Staff’s personal smartphone gets hacked, nothing good can happen. Read more at Wired.
Day: October 10, 2017
More automakers are using Amazon’s Alexa to perform some vehicle functions that once required a set of car keys. Nissan is the latest automaker to use Alexa and is offering it in a way that may even benefit customers who… Read More ›
The Snap Maps function provides a window into people’s lives like few pieces of software before it. Read more at Quartz Media.
Why Facebook, Google and Twitter find themselves in the middle of an investigation into the 2016 election. Read more at Recode.
Google plans to roll out its mobile-first indexing in stages, although the timing remains unknown. Read more at MediaPost.
“The camera is the new search box.” This has been the rally cry from companies like Pinterest and Google that are embracing “visual search.” This emerging area is defined by apps that let consumers hold up their smartphones to identify and get… Read More ›
Researchers at Harvard and MIT are working on an mHealth sensor that can be tattooed onto the skin and change colors to denote dramatic changes in certain biomarkers, like glucose or sodium. Read more at mHealth Intelligence.
Google is set to round out the major smartphone launches of the year when the company debuts the second generation of its Pixel phone, the company’s answer to Apple’s iPhone. Read more at The Washington Post.
While Snapchat might have gotten its start as a messenger app that allowed users to send self-destructing messages, over time the developers have evolved what the app can do and have since branched out into more augmented reality features, which… Read More ›
Researchers have developed a smartphone-based program that can automatically detect diseases in the cassava plant—the most widely grown root crop on Earth—with darn near 100 percent accuracy. Read more at Wired.