Paulien Eeckels

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Facebook Messenger’s new camera is another shot at Snapchat

Maybe this one will stick<p>Facebook’s latest attempt to clone the success of Snapchat is making its way to Messenger. The company’s standalone messaging app now has a camera front and center that comes packed with many of the now-familiar features once pioneered by its rival. Using the new camera, …

AirPods Aren’t Headphones, They’re Apple’s First Implants

Once you realize you have them in more than you have them out, you’ll start to be more comfortable with the idea of actual body hacking.<p>Apple’s newest headphones, the AirPods, are not actually headphones: they’re aural implants. Absent any wires, earpods are so unobtrusive that you may never take …

Apple's Carplay nu in meer dan 200 auto's beschikbaar

Dat Apple geen eigen auto gaat maken is nu wel duidelijk, maar ze gaan wel verder inzetten op de techniek in auto's. CarPlay, het operating systeem …

Google test zoeksuggesties in Play Store

Google is in eerste instantie een zoekmachine. Het is dan ook niet vreemd dat het bedrijf de zoekresultaten in de Play Store wil uitbreiden met …

Editor's Note

Chat Apps To Lead Corporate Communication In 2017: Study

As the industry is moving towards digitization, enterprises are increasingly giving preference to informal communication platforms such as chat and …

Shoot now, view later with 1-Hour Photo for iOS

This anachronistic iPhone photo app makes you wait an hour before you can see the shots you have snapped with it.<p>We all spend too much time staring at our phones. Me, you, the guy sitting next you on the train, everybody. So, here's an app that prevents you and me and the guy on the train from …

Instagram is ready to take its shot

<b>By Jessi Hempel</b><p>July 9, 2014, 12:00 PM EDT<p><b>The photo-sharing social media service has a fast-growing, hyper-engaged user base that advertisers love.</b> …

Facebook's Zuckerberg speaks up about fake-news fixes

Internet

Neuromarketing - What, Why & More

This guest column is authored by Manoj P A, Business Partner at Vintage Denim Factory<p>Neuromarketing has emerged today because of some amazing new …

The Brain

Duolingo's new language tutors might be the first chatbots that don't suck

For all their hype, chatbots kind of suck right now. Not necessarily because they’re fundamentally <i>bad</i>, but because it’s often apparent a good old app or website is more convenient and reliable.<p>But thanks to Duolingo, we might finally have chatbots that make sense. The company is today launching a …

Reuters built an algorithm to flag and verify breaking news on Twitter

A tool that filters out the fake<p>Reuters has developed a tool capable of automatically detecting and verifying breaking news on Twitter, in an attempt to report on events more rapidly and accurately. The tool, known as Reuters News Tracer, has been developed over the past two years, but Reuters only …

Facebook will now let Pages schedule Live Video

Live video is great and all, but it’s not very useful if most of your audience doesn’t know when you’re planning on streaming. Facebook is addressing that problem by introducing official scheduling feature for Verified pages; users can be notified about videos up to a week in advance.<p>To be clear, …

The complete guide to virtual reality – everything you need to get started

Until recently, virtual reality had been something of a fantasy for storytellers and technologists. As long ago as 1935, American science fiction writer Stanley G Weinbaum described something like virtual reality in a short story called Pygmalion’s Spectacles.<p><i>“But listen – a movie that gives one</i> …

Virtual Reality

What a Spectacle! Hundreds line up to buy Snapchat’s sunglasses from a pop-up vending machine

The debut of Snap Inc.’s camera-equipped sunglasses was exactly what you’d expect from the Los Angeles company: Unorthodox, viral, and a little too …

Why artificial intelligence will finally unlock IoT

According to Gartner, there will be more than 20 billion connected devices worldwide by 2020. Today’s enterprises are already benefitting greatly from a strong, connected workforce, but as Internet of Things (IoT) enabled devices move forward, saturating the market, is it possible for them to …

The fascinating and frightening future of the Internet of Things

The Internet of Things is about to get more powerful—and potentially more dangerous.<p>Earlier this year, developers began rolling out the Web Bluetooth …

Internet of Things isn’t fun anymore: IoT’s growing faster than the ability to defend it

The recent DDoS attack was a wake-up call for the IoT, which will get a whole lot bigger this holiday season<p><i>This article was originally published by Scientific American.</i><p>With this year’s approaching holiday gift season, the rapidly growing “Internet of Things” or IoT — which was exploited to help …

The Future of IoT: Our 5 Predictions

In my previous blog post, I discussed how IoT describes a world in which more and more devices are sensor-enabled, connected, and able to share …

A cheap Internet of Things threatens the internet

<i>A side effect of the smartphone revolution is the emergence of a rich—but cheap—ecosystem of building block modules. Unfortunately, these modules are very insecure and, when assembled into a quick and inexpensive device, they can cause serious trouble. They already have.</i><p>Once upon a time, if you …

10 Ludicrously Advanced Technologies We Can Expect by the Year 2100

Predicting the future is hard. It’s nearly impossible to know what technological marvels await in the next few years, let alone the next eight …

How a researcher used big data to beat her own ovarian cancer

Academic scientists devote their lives to research, often toiling away on problems that few people outside their discipline fully understand. Perhaps some are driven by pure curiosity or competition, while others have a personal interest in the topic at hand.<p>For Shirley Pepke, a genomics researcher …

Cancer

Snap Inc.'s 'Spectacles' are fetching as much as $2,500 on eBay

Yesterday, Snap Inc. — formerly Snapchat — started selling its first hardware product, ‘Spectacles,’ in a kooky pop-up vending machine called a ‘bot.’ The bot stays put for all of 24 hours before moving to a new location to offer up Spectacles to other crazed fans.<p>And crazed they are. Those that …