It's pretty similar to Google's (still unreleased) Instant Apps feature. WeChat might not mean much here in the US, but in Asia, the messaging app boasts some 800 million users. Its next step toward dominance
Whenever a new technology arrives we typically misuse it. Rather than rethinking what’s possible and transforming industries, we consistently use it to embellish what we’ve done before. We’ve seen this
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Though podcasting has been around since the early '00s, 2016 was arguably the year of the podcast, with so many great ones hitting high points, with more and more terrific luminaries joining the medium.
Google has launched Android Things, an IoT platform that lets you build connected devices while leveraging Android APIs and the company’s cloud-based services for delivering updates and enabling voice
Facebook has been putting a big effort into growing Messenger as a bot platform this year. Now there are 34,000 of these bots in existence, built to automatically feed you news and entertainment, let shop,
AI is changing how we think, debate, and choose. The day before the election, as millions of Americans were feeling confident that the vast majority of the country shared their opinions, a pair of researchers
Since the dawn of the iPhone, Apple has been designing, revolutionizing and, to some extent, controlling the way people interact with their mobile devices through a marketplace known as the App Store.
Facebook’s experiment with semi-anonymous social networking centered around interests, via a standalone app called Rooms, failed. But the learnings from that earlier experiment have now popped up in Facebook’s
Facebook’s Messenger bots have proved to be a hit amongst businesses, and now — following a successful testing period — the social networking giant is looking to capitalize on the feature’s large user
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The hottest ticket in tech is an invitation to a banal South Florida business park, indistinguishable on the outside from countless other office buildings that dot America’s suburban landscape. Inside,
IFTTT has announced that it is doing away with Recipes, and replacing them with something called Applets. These, its says, will offer greater functionality and complexity. According to the company, Applets
Hey Zenbo, say hi to your long-lost brother. As Amazon's Alexa voice assistant becomes smarter each day, it's also showing up in more form factors, with the latest being a small home robot courtesy of,
In its continued effort to become the internet, or at least the parts of the internet you want to visit, Facebook is now diving into the gaming world… for realsies this time. We’re not talking ‘Candy and