vk ghanta

22 Flips | 3 Magazines | 5 Likes | @gvk5904 | Keep up with vk ghanta on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “vk ghanta”

The Incredible Ways Heineken Uses Big Data, The Internet of Things And Artificial Intelligence (AI)

Every industry can benefit from Big Data, IoT and AI, and that includes brewers. Dutch brewer Heineken has been a worldwide brewing leader for the last 150 years, but today, as the No. 1 brewer in Europe and No. 2 in the world they are ramping up their results thanks to the use of big data and AI. …

Artificial Intelligence

The Business Case For Augmented Reality

Todd Chusid Contributor<p>Todd Chusid is the practice director of corporate applications and data solutions for Randstad Technologies.<p>When we think of augmented reality, we think of the interaction of superimposed graphics, audio, GPS data and other sensory enhancements converging within a real-world …

Augmented Reality

More Than 19,000 Businesses Are Using Android For Work

Google has announced that more than 19,000 organizations are using its Android for Work software.<p>The Android for Work service allows employees to …

How to do a clean install of Windows 10

Here's three ways to install a clean version of Microsoft's operating system onto any PC.<p>If you have a Windows 7 or 8 computer, you have until July 29 to upgrade it to Windows 10 for free. While your data, apps and most of your system settings will remain intact, upgrading tends to adversely affect …

Operating Systems

India Will Have 500 Million Internet Users By 2017, Says New Report

Inexpensive smartphones and 2G subscriptions are expected to help boost Internet usage rates in India over the next two years, according to a new study by the Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) and KPMG. While city dwellers are quickly upgrading to 3G and 4G, slower but more …

Telecoms

Brands and mobile ads: The $25B opportunity waiting to be tapped (report)

As a research analyst, you spend a lot of time with data. One of the first things you do upon encountering new research data is pick apart the methodology and look for any kind of bias.<p>I recently looked at new data illustrating the time, activity, and consumer behaviors on mobile devices, and I’ve …

Jump the line and get Windows 10 right now

Don't want to wait for Microsoft to push the update to your PC? Here's how to download the new OS immediately.<p>As you're no doubt aware, today is Windows 10 launch day. If you're already registered for the new OS, now it's just a waiting game as Microsoft pushes out the update.<p>Don't want to wait? …

Software

Three Things To Consider Before Investing In Ad Tech

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Satish Polisetti is the co-founder of</i> <i>AdsNative</i><i>, an ad platform that allows publishers to monetize their websites and applications through visually integrated ads that blend with their content. The SaaS platform enables publishers to manage and maximize native ad revenue from</i> …

Augmented reality: the future of advertisement?

Passengers at a bus stop in London recently got more than they had bargained for when they were plunged into a world of science fiction thanks to augmented reality advertising. After one woman was scared out of her seat by a crashing meteor, it was another passenger’s turn to be terrified by a …

This goofy Chinese app turns you into the creepiest avatar possible

If you've been browsing Twitter, Instagram, or Vine lately, there's a good chance you've borne witness to the part-horrifying, part-amazing phenomenon that is My Idol: a free Chinese iPhone app that takes selfies and turns them into singing, dancing cartoon avatars dredged straight from the depths …

The Chinese app 'MyIdol' creates your creepily lifelike cartoon replica

If creating an eerily lifelike and accurate version of yourself and having it sing "Let It Go" sounds like fun, we've found the app for you.<p>Created …

What's fast and green? Tesla Model S is tops in the 2015 AAA Green Car Guide

Used to be you had to pick power over efficiency, but those days are long gone. Now you can be an environmentalist who gets your need for speed …

Electric Vehicles

Ferrari's new app lets you virtually dismantle your $300,000 sports car

It's a problem we've all faced — you're in your local Ferrari showroom, but you just can't decide which color supercar you want to buy this time. Classic red? A nice suave black? Garish yellow, to beat your Lambo-owning friends at their own game? Finally, there's an answer.<p>Ferrari has joined forces …

This virtual reality system takes your cycling workouts to the streets

Your spin class may never be the same again.<p>An Italy-based team has come up with an innovative new product that promises to mix the Oculus Rift with …

How the mad scientists at Aldin Dynamics are creating emotions in virtual reality

It takes me a second to realize where I am. The console-style television, the all-white mannequins‎ in the room with me — it's all so familiar, but I can't quite put my finger on it. I can feel the blood run from my face when I put it all together. "How long do I have left?" I ask.<p>I can hear Gunnar …

You Can Now Use Your Cellphone As A 3D Modeling Tool

Researchers have created a new technology that uses the camera and accelerometers in an average cellphone to measure real objects in 3D space. Created at Carnegie Mellon University, you can use the system to build “3D models of the world” just by waving your phone around an object or scene.<p>The …

Emerging Technology

Your Face Could Be in Homefront: The Revolution

Ever wanted to have your face in a video game? Now's your chance.<p>Homefront: The Revolution developer Deep Silver Dambuster Studios has launched a new campaign, looking for people to have their faces scanned into the upcoming game and "other future video games."<p>Deep Silver is seeking out male and …

Revolution

Memoji Keyboard Lets You Send Emojis of Yourself

Emojis just got even more diverse. Memoji Keyboard is an app that lets you create emojis and gifs of yourself to send to your friends and family.<p>The iOS app is available now and is a fun way to add a bit more character to your messages. When you download it, you can create five emojis of yourself …

Apps

Akili Wants to Make the First FDA-Approved Game For ADHD

There are many reasons to love video games: They’re wonderful resources for fantasy, fun, social engagement (mostly) and an overall great way to let loose. But video games can do more than just provide hours of entertainment.<p>Akili, a California-based startup, is hoping to create the first …

FDA

iPhone 6 vs. Galaxy S6: a pixel-perfect size comparison

I'll let you in on a little secret: I'm <i>really</i> looking forward to the Galaxy S6. After years of underwhelming flagship Galaxy devices, Samsung once again has a phone that people can be legitimately excited about. I spent only a few moments with the S6 at Mobile World Congress, but it was enough time …

You’d Be Surprised By What Really Motivates Users

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>This article is adapted from Hooked: A Guide to Building Habit-Forming Products, a new book by Nir Eyal and Ryan Hoover.</i><p>Earlier this month, Twitter co-founder Biz Stone unveiled his mysterious startup Jelly. The question-and-answer app was met with a mix of criticism and head …

As fashion retail meets tech, more is more

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>The fashion and retail industries are taking a page from the technology world, making startups in that field some of the …