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Seeking Alpha Case Study - Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Seeking Alpha used managed hosting for its platform’s infrastructure. Although the hosting company delivered excellent service, Seeking Alpha decided …

Cloud Computing
Diabetes

3 Steps To Embedding Artificial Intelligence In Enterprise Applications

In the context of contemporary applications, it’s hard to think of an application that doesn’t use a database. From mobile to web to the desktop, every modern application relies on some form of a database. Some apps use flat files while others rely on in-memory or NoSQL databases. Traditional …

Artificial Intelligence

Can Wal-Mart’s Expensive New E-Commerce Operation Compete With Amazon?

Last summer, Marc Lore, founder and chief executive officer of e-commerce startup Jet.com Inc., sat down to record a private video for the top …

Walmart

Gartner Identifies the Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2017

Gartner, Inc. today highlighted the top technology trends that will be strategic for most organizations in 2017. Analysts presented their findings …

Internet of Things

More than a dozen fans killed in stampede at Angolan football match

At least 17 die as crowds try to push their way into ground after failing to gain entry prior to kick off, a state news agency said<p>At least 17 people have died in a stampede at an Angolan football match when hundreds of supporters stormed the stadium gates, a medical official said.<p>The crowd in the …

Africa

Pinterest adds visual search for elements in images and through your camera

Pinterest said today it’s launching three new products today that will point out specific elements in pictures — whether viewed live through a camera or through a typical image search — and use them as a jumping point for search.<p>All of these are designed to keep Pinterest coming back over and over …

eCommerce

Here's how Evernote moved 3 petabytes of data to Google's cloud

Evernote decided last year that it wanted to move away from running its own data centers and start using the public cloud to operate its popular …

Facebook can now replace your weather app

Facebook is rolling out a useful new feature that puts a full weather forecast inside its mobile app and desktop site. The feature is accessible from News Feed or the mobile app’s “More” menu — the section that links you to areas like Friends, Events, Groups, Pages and other key Facebook features …

Apps

Buying a House in 2017? Know These 5 Rules

Buying a house is a huge financial undertaking. If you're planning to become a homeowner come 2017, here are five rules you should know by heart.<p>IMAGE SOURCE: GETTY IMAGES.<p>You may be tempted to stretch your budget and buy that larger home with the bigger yard, but remember: The more you spend on …

China's elevated bus test site has been abandoned for months

Remember China's wacky Transit Elevated Bus aka TEB which promised to carry passengers over traffic? Well, we have some bad news for you. <i>China News</i> reported that the 22-meter-long prototype unveiled in early August had been collecting dust in its hangar for well over two months, according to the …

வெள்ளை மாளிகையில் தீபமேற்றி தீபாவளி கொண்டாடிய ஒபாமா! வருங்கால அமெரிக்க அதிபர்களும் கொண்டாட கோரிக்கை

வாஷிங்டன்: வெள்ளை மாளிகையில் திருவிளக்கு ஏற்றி வைத்து தீபாவளியை கொண்டாடினார் அமெரிக்க அதிபர் பராக் ஒபாமா.<br>2009ம் ஆண்டு முதல் இக்கொண்டாட்டத்தை நடத்தி …

Facebook now lets you cast videos to your TV

Facebook wants you to lean back and watch its News Feed videos on your television with a new feature that lets you stream clips via Apple TV, AirPlay devices, Google Chromecast, and Google Cast devices. The move could help Facebook generate more video ad revenue, and increase usage time by giving …

Smart TV

Exclusive: How Elizabeth Holmes’s House of Cards Came Tumbling Down

In a searing investigation into the once lauded biotech start-up Theranos, Nick Bilton discovers that its precocious founder defied medical experts—even her own chief scientist—about the veracity of its now discredited blood-testing technology. She built a corporation based on secrecy in the hope …

Genetic Engineering

Hrithik Roshan-Kangana Ranaut war: The complete detailed story

It’s been flashing on the front page of almost every tabloid in India since a month now. Social media is going bonkers about the story. Every day, in …

Bollywood

These were your favorite apps for 2015

It’s already the beginning of a brand new year, and we’re excited to see what 2016 has in store for us. Last year, 2015, was an eventful year in the …

Apps

Amazon Invades India

<b>By Vivienne Walt</b><p>Photograph by Benjamin Lowy for Fortune Magazine<p>December 28, 2015, 6:30 AM EDT<p><i>How Jeff Bezos aims to conquer the next</i> …

India
Oil

Blippar Demonstrates New Real-Time Augmented Reality App

Ambarish Mitra just revealed Blippar’s next-generation app at TechCrunch Disrupt London 2015. By just pointing the app at everyday objects, the app identifies and categories nearly everything in the frame. The app launches in two weeks in an effort to become a visual browser.<p>The most important …

Augmented Reality

The top 100 brands for millennials

Ad agency Moosylvania asked 1,500 millennials — defined as 20 to 35-year-olds — to select their favorite brands over the past three years.<p>Great Questions, LLC helped rank the winning brands.<p>These brands are the ones that came out on top.<p>Some are surprising — others, not so much.<p>A common theme for …

Advertising

Why the 'moonshot project' that Google just launched could be such a big deal

Content from the nine apps that Google partnered with will now show up in mobile-search results, even if it doesn't exist on the company's website, and users will be able to click a "stream" button to get the full app experience without installing anything.<p>For example, if you search for "Hotels in …

Apps

Top 10 best Selfie Sticks For Taking Wonderful Selfies (2015)

Despite having a different number of definitions — some call it a purely narcissist act whereas some other consider it as the <i>new-generation</i> way of …

Gear & Gadgets

Vince Carter's dunk over Frédéric Weis happened exactly 15 years ago. http://t.co/Uhzu7pOubJ

Video explaining Syrian crisis goes viral

A video about the Syrian refugee crisis and its impact has gone viral on social media. The video explains the cause behind the exodus of Syrians and …

Social Media

iOS 9: Top 10 new enhancements in Apple's OS- Technology News, Firstpost

Apple's iOS 9 is now available for download for all iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch models that can run iOS 8.<p>According to Apple, iOS 9 is available as …

Apps

R O M A

Academy Awards: Best Visual Effects Oscar Winners

Los Angeles Hyperlapse/Timelapse Stock Footage Video Compilation

Reviewers Really Like The Way Samsung's New Watch Looks

Samsung showcased its new smartwatch Thursday, and it might look good enough for you to actually want to wear it.<p>The Samsung Gear S2 distinguishes …