Bibish Pillai

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On The Heels Of Apple Pay, Jumio Launches A Card-Scanning Mobile Checkout Product For Retailers’ iOS And Android Apps

Computer vision startup Jumio, best known for its payment card and ID-scanning technologies which allow end users to hold up their cards to a mobile device’s camera to simplify the process of entering in that data on small screens, is rolling out a new product today designed to improve the mobile …

FKA twigs calls on Google Glass for dance tips in her latest music video

FKA twigs already has a reputation for using technology to make artistic statements in her music videos, and her latest takes this to its logical extreme. The two-minute #throughglass promo has twigs using Google Glass to seemingly influence a music video as it's being shot -- she looks for vogue …

Hands-On With The Nexus 6 And Android Lollipop

Smack dab in the middle of last week, Google announced two new pieces of shiny: the Nexus 6 phone, and the Nexus 9 tablet.<p>Alas, both announcements came by way of blog post, rather than the standard fanfare-filled physical event — meaning no one actually got to <i>touch</i> the devices.<p>Until now!<p>While the …

Apple is now crowdsourcing business listings to help make Maps better

For years you've been able to report inaccurate or otherwise lacking information from Apple Maps listings. The company has also employed what's known as "ground truth" personnel, people whose job it is to verify the company's data. Now Apple's putting some of that work in the hands of businesses …

Someone put Spotify inside this old cassette recorder

The above contraption may <i>look</i> like the kind of cassette player bygone teens used to use to create mix tapes, but it's not -- it's a Raspberry Pi-powered Spotify speaker with NFC-based playlists. Its creator, a British builder named Matt Brailsford, said he came up with the idea after being …

NASCAR Turns To Microsoft And Windows 8 To Streamline Race Operations

Have you ever experienced the chest-rattling thrill of a NASCAR race up close and personal? There is a lot of effort involved before the green flag drops to start the race to make sure all of the vehicles comply with NASCAR rules, and—most importantly—that the vehicles are safe. The pre-race …

Windows Phone features make their way into Windows 10

It's all one Windows now<p>Microsoft is starting to bring some of its useful Windows Phone features directly into Windows 10. The software maker released an update to its Windows 10 Technical Preview earlier today, and the latest build now includes the same Action Center (Notification Center) from the …