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Amazon Pinpoint Now Includes Phone Number Validate

Phone Number Validate also provides important metadata about end users' phone numbers. For example, it can determine if a phone number is associated …

Here Are 16 Cute and Captivating Wall Mural Ideas to Inspire Your Next Kid’s Room Makeover

If there’s one thing all designers – and design fans – know to be true, it’s that kid’s rooms make for some of the most fun projects. After all, …

Meet the six startups selected for Target’s India accelerator programme

Target Corporation India, the local arm of US-based retail giant Target, has selected six startups for the sixth batch of its flagship Target …

The Six Watches Our Staff Is Obsessing Over, Now

As watch lovers, we spend our afternoons pitching, researching and writing stories, poring over the new timepieces coming in and out of our office, …

VoLTE Flows and CS network

VoLTE Flows and legacy CS network. Basic call routing to and from CS network using BGCF, MGCF, MGW. ENUM role in routing. IMS Cetralized Services (IMC) and SRVCC scenarios.

Sourcegraph raises $20M to bring more live collaboration to coding

Quinn Slack thinks we’re close to the future that <i>Back to the Future II</i> promised back in the ’80s — flying cars, artificial intelligence, sending rockets into space and the rest of the whole suite — but there’s a way to get there even faster.<p>That’s why he and his co-founder Beyang Liu started …

Matroid picks up $10M Series A to automate video stream monitoring

As computer vision and object recognition technology continue to mature, we’re edging closer to automating away the exceedingly boring task of monitoring closed circuit TV cameras. Matroid is one of the startups leading the democratization of this variety of machine intelligence. The company is …

The Story of How ‘Superbad’ Was Born

In 1999, a teen comedy came out that pushed the boundaries of how appropriate a teen comedy had to be. We mean, Jim fucked a pie. Then, a little less …

Tile Sport

Tile, makers of the popular Bluetooth tracker, have introduced the Pro Series, an improved version with plenty of new features. Two versions are …

Your IT job is at risk if you currently do these things for a living

The spectre of layoffs looms large over the Indian information technology (IT) sector. Human resource firms estimate that up to two lakh industry jobs will be lost annually over the next three years. Talk of Indian techies abroad being laid off, increasing local hiring, and re-skilling is rife, too.<p>…

NoSQL Databases: a Survey and Decision Guidance

Together with our colleagues at the University of Hamburg, we — that is Felix Gessert, Wolfram Wingerath, Steffen Friedrich and Norbert …

Matroid can watch videos and detect anything within them

If a picture is worth a thousand words, a video is worth that times the frame rate. Matroid, a computer vision startup launching out of stealth today, enables anyone to take advantage of the information inherently embedded in video. You can build your own detector within the company’s intuitive, …

Meet Packet, The Elastic Cloud Infrastructure Without The Virtualization Tax

In 2008, when Amazon decided to reveal virtual machines as a service, which was controlled and managed through an API, it was considered revolutionary. Dubbed as Amazon EC2, it paved the way for the emergence of the fastest growing cloud services delivery model, Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS). …

6 Areas of AI and Machine Learning to Watch Closely

This post is by Nathan Benaich, Investor and technologist, UK It’s amazingThe post 6 Areas of AI and Machine Learning to Watch Closely appeared first …

Hands-On with the Marloe Watch Company Lomond Chronoscope

A few years ago, we wrote about the the Cherwell watch from a small outfit out of the UK, Marloe Watch Company. Featuring a multi-level dial and …

Ozlo releases a suite of APIs to power your next conversational AI

Building on its promise to give the entrenched a run for their money, conversational AI startup Ozlo is making its meticulously crafted knowledge layer available for purchase today. Ozlo’s new suite of APIs that includes tools for both expressing knowledge and understanding language will help to …

Peer5 leverages viewers’ devices for a P2P approach to streaming video

Anyone who’s tried to watch a popular show like <i>Game of Thrones</i> online has probably had moments where everything pauses and you’re stuck watching a spinning wheel or blinking dots as the streaming service struggles to handle viewer demand.<p>Peer5, one of the startups in the current class at incubator …

Here's the New Dark Matter-Free Theory of Gravity

Erik Verlinde has picked a fight with Einstein -- and could win.<p>The existence of dark matter is generally accepted by the sort of scientists who care …

Withings Steel HR Smartwatch Is A Clever Melding Of Analog And Digital

Withings has taken a unique approach with their line of Steel fitness trackers in that they’re actually analog watches with special tracker dials instead of bulked-up bracelets festooned with LEDs and screens. Now Withings is taking that analog aesthetic and bringing it forward to fill the gap left …

10 Things To Know About Android Things - Google's Latest IoT Device OS

Google has launched Android Things, an Android-based device OS for the Internet of Things. Combined with Weave, this software will play a crucial role in Google’s IoT strategy.<p>Android Things heats up the device market with a new OS. Microsoft is pushing Windows 10 IoT to hobbyists and OEMs. Though …

This Striking Swiss Watch Salutes the Classic Shelby Cobra Race Car

Last year Swiss watch brand Baume & Mercier joined forces with the company licensed by the legendary Carroll Shelby's estate to produce watches …

Watches

Ex-Skype Crew Sued Developers Of WhatsApp Encryption Over '$2m Extortion'

As the fight between Apple and the FBI attested, we’re in the midst of Cryptowars 2.0. But it would be reductive to claim it’s technologists facing off against the government over how to best protect the public from criminal hackers and terrorists. On both sides there are internecine battles being …

3 Simple Business Practices Inspired by Hinduism

The key to innovation is grasping cycles of preservation, destruction, and creation.<p>For more than 30 years, Vijay Govindarajan, a professor at Dartmouth's Tuck Business School and an expert in strategy, has drawn upon his Hindu faith to help companies gain a clearer understanding of innovation.<p>In …

You won’t recognize the new world of digital payments without this report

The modern smartphone is a remarkable device. A single device that fits in your pocket can do all the tasks that once required cameras, camcorders, GPS devices, watches, alarm clocks, calculators, and even TVs.<p>But the next change might be the most radical of all—it could eliminate the need to carry …

Nixon Mission Smartwatch

Posted in Watches and Wear<p>Action sports watchmaker Nixon has finally created a smartwatch tuned for surfers and skiers. The Mission offers an …

Skype Co-Founder Launches End-To-End Encrypted 'Wire' App

A group of former Skype, Apple and Microsoft employees, backed by Skype’s co-founder Janus Friis, created a Skype alternative called “Wire” back in …

Privacy

This Simple Balloon Experiment Will Blow Your Mind

It seems to defy logic.<p>It may not look like much, but this simple 2014 experiment involving a helium-filled balloon and a minivan created by Destin …