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Zeetings Adds Interactivity And Analytics To Your Presentations

Tired of making (or watching) the same old PowerPoint presentations? An Australian startup called Zeetings gives you new tools to interact with your audience and track their engagement.<p>“Despite the fact that we’ve got completely new capabilities in our hands in terms of technology, presentations …

StumbleUpon lays off dozens after failing to raise new round, source says

Content discovery company StumbleUpon was unable to secure additional venture capital funding and is now letting go of dozens of employees in a new round of layoffs, VentureBeat has learned.<p>The company had just under 100 employees and will only have around 30 by the end of this week, a source …

Employment

Singaporean Internet startup MyRepublic to launch in Australia

MyRepublic, an up-and-coming Singaporean broadband Internet provider, has set its sights on Australia.<p>The company hopes to launch services in …

Dreamify (Android) creates trippy images from your photos

A couple of months ago, Google created a visualization tool to understand how neural networks operate. It also open sourced the code for the Deep Dream project, allowing users to run images and video through it to get some interesting results.<p>With Dreamify for Android, you can do the same with …

Apps

OnePlus 2 Fingerprint Sensor: Better than Touch ID?

Note 5 Storage Options and iPhone 6s Force Touch Details

Customers Who Bought MacKeeper Can Get a Refund Under New Settlement

If you were tricked into buying MacKeeper, you may be able to get your money refunded. MacKeeper, for those unfamiliar, is Mac software that purports to optimize a Mac and keep it secure from viruses and malware, advertising claims that it has not been able to live up to.<p>As shared by <i>Macworld</i>, …

Customers

Plex's media-playing iOS app finally got an overhaul

Plex has overhauled its iOS app, which it's also calling the poster child "for new feature support", that includes Plex Home, music features like multi-disc support and mixes and music videos and secure connections. Because it's all new, you'll need iOS 8.1 or higher, but you've got that right? The …

Google Will Soon Bring Metal-Like, Low-Overhead Graphics API To Android

Google today announced that it will soon support the Khronos Group’s Vulkan graphics API on Android.<p>The goal of Vulkan is very similar to that of Apple’s Metal API for iOS and OS X. Vulkan is a low-overhead graphics API that gives developers more direct access to the graphics processor and control …

OpenGL

Google is reorganizing and Sundar Pichai will become new CEO

In a blog post today, Google co-founder Larry Page announced a massive restructuring of the company, instituting Sundar Pichai as CEO and shifting himself and co-founder Sergey Brin to a larger holding company called Alphabet. As CEO and President of Alphabet, Page and Brin will oversee Google as …

One statistic tells you why HTC collapsed and why Android is in so much trouble

In layman's terms, that means that if you could theoretically acquire all the shares of HTC, it would cost you less than the cash HTC holds — meaning HTC would effectively be paying you to acquire the entire company. In investors' terms, it means people think the company is essentially …

Google buying Twitter would be like Microsoft buying Yahoo

It cropped up again Tuesday morning and may have contributed to a 4% rise in Twitter's stock price. One outlet reported rumors that Twitter had hired Goldman Sachs to fend off two possible takeover rumors, one from Google.<p>We have no idea whether the rumor is true. Twitter declined comment, and we …