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Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella to Visit India in February for Future Decoded Event

Microsoft’s India-born chief Satya Nadella will be in India later this month to address a conference on ‘Future Decoded’ in Mumbai. While Nadella has visited India a number of times since assuming the leadership role, this visit takes on added significance as the global debate on US’ clampdown on visas and its impact on flow of skilled manpower rages. Nadella ... Read More »

Will Snapchat’s $3 Billion IPO Boom or Go Bust?

EARLIER Google Chrome for iOS Is Now Open Source THIS STORY Will Snapchat’s $3 Billion IPO Boom or Go Bust? YOU ARE HERE:   HOME MOBILE TECH THIS STORY Support every customer. Anytime. Anywhere. NEWS OPS By Jef Cozza. Updated February 3, 2017 11:09AM SHARE ALSO SEE Snapchat Snap IPO Mobile App Facebook Apple Google Social Networks Social Media Technology ... Read More »

76% of Apple’s mobile devices are now running iOS 10

  POST YOUR COMMENT COMMENTS (34) Himanshu, 06 January 2017 Apple iOS Apple has released its latest iOS adoption numbers, revealing that the version 10 of its mobile operating system now powers 76% of compatible devices. That’s a rise of 13% compared to the last time these figures were released, which happened in November. In October, the adoption rate stood ... Read More »

Twitter Just Became Even More Like a Cable Company

HIGHLIGHTS Twitter will share ad revenue on videos by US users Twitter’s bet on video stands to pull viewers away from cable On the internet, anyone can become a paid programmer If Twitter’s biggest challenge is attracting new users to its service and showing investors it’s capable of competing with the likes of Facebook, the company’s latest move seems to ... Read More »

Computer Reseller News

Nominated for a Small Business Influencer Award in: News Outlets Read more about this nominee CRN.com delivers strategic information and business tools that Solution Providers and other Channel professionals use every day. Its news, slide shows, videos, blog and reviews help computer resellers stay on top of industry trends. EverythingChannel.com provides tools to help increase the sales and loyalty of ... Read More »

VideoBlocks Gives Video Editors, Designers another Option

Usefulness Functionality Price Summary VideoBlocks is good resource for all things stock footage. Use it to access studio-quality videos, templates and backgrounds for your advertisements. VideoBlocks is a stock video footage media company that allows you to pay an annual subscription for unlimited access to its catalog of audio clips, images and of course videos. You can as well consider ... Read More »

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Buys AI Startup ‘Meta’ to Battle Disease

A charitable foundation backed by Mark Zuckerberg and his wife said Monday it has bought a Canadian artificial intelligence startup as part of a mission to eradicate disease. The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative did not disclose financial terms of the deal to acquire Toronto-based Meta, which uses AI to quickly read and comprehend scientific papers and then provide insights to researchers. ... Read More »

WhatsApp’s New iPhone Update Adds Ability to Queue Messages Without Internet and More

WhatsApp for iPhone has received an update that introduces many nifty features for users. The changelog includes increased the WhatsApp photo and video sharing limit to 30 at one go, a redesigned and more useful Storage Usage screen, and the ability to queue messages – a feature that has been available on Android for quite some time now. The latest ... Read More »

Instagram Stories Live Video Feature Rolling Out to Users Worldwide: Here’s How it Works HIGHLIGHTS It will work for users with Instagram version 10 and above The live video feature shows up in Stories It has been rolled out to users globally After releasing it in November and making it available only to users in the US, Instagram has now introduced live broadcasting on Instagram Stories for users worldwide. The Live video feature will work in the same way as Facebook Live, and will allow users to go live for its followers to see real-time feed via the social app. Live video on Instagram Stories is rolling out globally for all users with version 10.0 and above across platforms. The new Live button shows up on Instagram Stories, which appears when you swipe right on the home page. The Live Button now sits at the extreme left in Instagram Stories section, followed by the Normal, Boomerang, and Hands-free mode. Hit the Start live video button and the app will start looking for a proper connection. Once it is satisfied with the connectivity, a countdown starts to warn you to get ready for the live video. As the live video starts, followers are notified of the development so that they could come and watch the live broadcast. The number of people watching your live video is also shown on the screen. Unlike Facebook, the live video does not get saved on Instagram, and disappears as soon as you finish with the broadcast. There’s also an option to comment on the live video, and the user can even pin it to the top for everyone to see. The user can alternatively even disable comments if need be. You can switch cameras from rear to front mid-recording, and can even see the time since you started recording by tapping on the Live button on the top-left edge. Instagram has also added a new section in Explore called ‘Top Live’ that shows you all the people that are live currently with the most popular ones getting the top spot. Tags: Instagram, Instagram Stories, Apps, Android, Apple, Social, Instagram Live Video [“Source-Gadgets”]

Shelving rumours surrounding his plans to run for the US presidency, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has insisted that for now he has no such intentions, saying he would continue to work to grow his company. For now, he said he would continue working on growing his company as well as the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) – the corporation he and ... Read More »

Get Ready for Lower Capital Investment Expensing

The amount the U.S. tax law allows businesses to deduct in a year for investments in new property, equipment and computer software is falling. From 2010 to 2013, businesses could deduct up to $500,000 in investments in a single year instead of depreciating that investment over time. But this year, due to changes in the tax code, that amount could ... Read More »