Jamshed Wadia

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Report: WhatsApp is testing P2P payments in India, beta rolling out in Q1

Following murmurs from last April about WhatsApp gearing up to allow payments in India, FactorDaily reports that Facebook employees in the country are presently testing the new functionality in the messaging app, and that the company plans to begin testing it with about 1 percent of its user base …

Apps

Zuckerberg: Facebook engagement will likely decline after News Feed changes that show more posts by friends

Facebook users can expect to see more posts from friends and family in their News Feeds in the coming months, the company announced today. Posts that generate high levels of engagement will also be featured more prominently in the News Feed.<p>Businesses and organizations with Facebook Pages may …

Meet the AI startup that wants to make a digital copy of every person in the world

“Oben,” in German means “above,” or to be on top. That, in a nutshell, is also the vision Nikhil Jain has for the AI startup ObEN, of which he’s CEO …

Palo Alto

Why You Should Have the AI Mindset to Grow Digital Marketing in a Big Way

AI powered content magically creates content based on previous purchases and specific interests<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Technology in the past decade has made huge inroads helping …

Artificial Intelligence

Jeff Bezos's Amazon Has Come Up With a New Genius Way to Run Productive Meetings | Inc.com

• <b>As Amazon Web Services -- the retailer's massively profitable cloud-computing arm -- has grown larger, it's become harder to keep a regular weekly meeting running smoothly.</b>• <b><br>And so AWS turned to The Wheel, which leadership spins to choose a manager (or several) to present at the weekly meeting.</b>• <b><br>It</b> …

Cloud Computing

Amazon might release its own version of YouTube. Here's why that's a good idea

Amazon may be preparing to launch a YouTube-style streaming service.<p>The retail giant filed trademark requests on Dec. 5 for the names "AmazonTube" …

Facebook cracks down on 'like this if' bait in your news feed

Breathe a sigh of relief as we say goodbye to one type of spammy post on Facebook.<p>"Share this for a chance to win a month's supply of detergent!"<p>We've probably all got at least one Facebook friend who pushes posts like this into our news feeds. And we've all rolled our eyes -- or possibly hit the …

Spam

China’s CCTV surveillance network took just 7 minutes to capture BBC reporter

It took Chinese authorities just seven minutes to locate and apprehend BBC reporter John Sudworth using its powerful network of CCTV camera and facial recognition technology.<p>This wasn’t a case of a member of the media being forcibly removed from the country. The chase was a stunt set up to …

Surveillance

Happy birthday, SMS! The text message turns 25

Today is a special day. It marks the birth of one the most popular forms of mobile communication: the SMS text message. On December 3rd, 1992, the …

Text Messaging

Anger and confusion as crypto traders lose thousands in 'flash crash' on $54 billion exchange

A "flash crash" on the world's biggest cryptocurrency exchange has left customers demanding answers and refunds, with many claiming to have lost thousands of dollars.<p>The price of cryptocurrencies NEO, OMG, and ETP crashed as much as 90% in minutes on the Bitfinex exchange on Wednesday before …

Cryptocurrency

5 toxic habits I've quit to be happier, smarter, and more productive

Do you want to know the honest reason why I study productivity?<p>I'm lazy. And I love life.<p>I also sincerely believe that productivity is the key skill that leads to a successful career and happy life. Why? When you're productive, you know how to get the <i>right</i> things done so you never have to worry …

Self-improvement

Exclusive: Nearly 4 Million Bitcoins Lost Forever, New Study Says

Just as gold bars are lost at sea or $100 bills can burn, bitcoins can disappear from the Internet forever. When all 21 million bitcoins are mined by …

Bitcoin

Data management is the difference between winners and losers in digital transformation

The difference between leaders and laggards in digital transformation is how they manage and use data, according to 451 Research's Sheryl Kingstone.

This AI algorithm probably means the end of high-end art forgeries

In the mid-1900s, art historian Maurits Michel van Dantzig developed a system to identify artists by their brush or pen strokes, which he called Pictology. Dantzig found shape, length, direction, and pressure all contributed to a kind of stroke signature, unique to each artist.<p>New research with …

7 influencer marketing trends that will dominate in 2018

The popularity of influencer marketing shows no signs of slowing down. Interest in the term <i>influencer marketing</i> increased 90x from 2013 to 2016 and it doubled in first nine months of 2017. Reasons for ever-growing popularity of influencer campaigns are numerous ranging from their versatility (this …

A Smart Coffee Cup? It’s More Useful Than It Sounds

The Ammunition-designed mug lets you choose the exact temperature you’d like your coffee to remain for hours.<p>It’s a chilly Sunday morning. You pour yourself a cup of tea, curl up in a cozy blanket, grab a book, read a few pages, and take a sip only to find that it’s gone cold. This letdown is …

Coffee
Social Media

Bored with ironing? Effie quickly irons up to 12 items of clothing at once

One of the personal care activities that most people hate or are too lazy to do is ironing. Many avoid the chore and walk around in a wrinkled shirt …

Sewing

Elon Musk presents his vision for colonizing Mars by 2024

Elon Musk unveiled exciting changes to his vision of establishing a colony on Mars, and surprised us with a plan to use rockets to transport people …

Elon Musk

How China's mobile payment trend is encroaching on foreign markets

Chinese consumers spent a total of USD 5.5 trillion via mobile payment platforms last year, or simply put, it was about 50 times more than their American counterparts (around USD 112 billion), according to data from Forrester Research and iResearch.<p>The credit of the country's multi-trillion dollar …

FinTech

Facebook is testing a new WhatsApp button in its main app

Facebook appears to be running a trial that features its subsidiary WhatsApp a lot more prominently in the main app.<p>Users are reporting seeing a dedicated WhatsApp button in the main Facebook app on Android. When clicked, the button acts like a shortcut, opening WhatsApp without the need to leave …

FORMER CITI CEO: 30% of banking jobs will be wiped out in 5 years

In an interview on Bloomberg Television, the 60-year-old Indian-American said threats from artificial intelligence and robots will "change the back office."<p>"I see a banking world going from large financial institutions to one that's a little bit more decentralized," he told Bloomberg's Haslinda …

Swiss Bank

Data Visualization: The Best Infographic Tools For 2017

Infographics have become an increasingly popular data visualization tool which enable users to quickly give an overview of pretty much any topic. They rely on using images to accompany bite-sized pieces of information, in keeping with the theory that our brains are better at storing and recalling …

Infographics

A robot named Heliograf got hundreds of stories published last year

Robots are taking our jobs, no doubt about it. Just in the past year we’ve seen barista robots, fast-food robots, pizza delivery robots, and even a …

Journalism

Apple defends new ad-tracking prevention measures in Safari

Apple isn’t backing down from a new approach that limits how web visitors can be tracked by online advertisers.<p>The new feature in Safari, called Intelligent Tracking Prevention, was first announced at Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference in June. It incorporates a number of different ways that …

Digital Advertising

Ad industry “deeply concerned” about Safari’s new ad-tracking restrictions | Ars Technica

Apple's limits on tracking will "sabotage the economic model for the Internet."<p>Apple's latest operating systems for the Mac and iPhone will soon be …

Digital Advertising

Google has created a tool that tests for clinical depression

People often delay seeking treatment for mental health conditions like depression. The longer they wait to see their doctors, the worse the condition becomes, making it harder to treat in the future.<p>In an effort to encourage more patients to seek treatment sooner, Google announced Aug. 23 that it …

Quizzes

Bill Gates becomes Instagram's newest member

Move over Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, you’re number two on Instagram. Well, only if we’re measuring bank accounts. Bill Gates joined Instagram today, making Jeff Bezos not only the second richest person in the world but also on the popular photo sharing platform.<p>Gates, whose handle is <i>thisisbillgates</i>, …

Bill Gates