Tag: Apps

Why chatbot surveys are taking over

The way to really know what your customer wants, needs, or even would like you to stop doing, is to ask them. Surveys are the key to the kind of customer feedback that can make or break your company, but survey fatigue is real, customer engagement is as tricky as ever to nail, and survey […]

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KeepSolid rolls out freemium VPN Lite app for Android and iOS

KeepSolid, makers of the popular VPN app VPN Unlimited, has quietly rolled out a new freemium VPN app that allows users to use the service without registering. VPN Lite, as the new app is called, is available on Android and iOS only, which is the first obvious differentiator between it and its multi-platform VPN Unlimited big […]

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From Withings to blockchain: Meet the French entrepreneur trying to reinvent digital health

Despite the highs and lows that Alexis Normand has experienced the past few years, his faith in the digital health revolution remains surprisingly unshaken. In fact, it’s grown so strong that he is pursuing two separate but equally interesting paths toward realizing the potential benefits. The first is his ongoing role as vice president of […]

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LinkedIn tests Snapchat Stories-esque feature called ‘Student Voices’

Well, it’s finally happened. LinkedIn finally ripped off Snapchat’s Stories, meaning it joins the illustrious company of Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google, WhatsApp, and just about everyone else. The new feature is called “Student Voices,” and resembles Snapchat’s Stories. First spotted by consultant Carlos Gil, LinkedIn has since confirmed, via TechCrunch, that it is in fact working on […]

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Assassin’s Creed Rebellion Now Live For iOS & Android

If you’ve enjoyed Ubisoft’s Assassin’s Creed franchise and would not mind playing it on your phones, then you’ll be pleased to learn that Assassin’s Creed Rebellion is now available for download on both iOS and Android devices. The game was initially pegged for a release on the 21st of November, but it seems to have […]

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Deezer Launches Updated Apple Watch App

Just last week, Spotify launched its official app for the Apple Watch which brought about native features and controls for Spotify on the smartwatch. Not to be outdone, it looks like Deezer has since updated its own app where it will now offer up a lot more features to the Apple Watch which we imagine […]

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Netflix For iOS Updated With Better Media Controls

Netflix’s app on iOS works just fine where it does pretty much what it says it will do. However for those who enjoy scrubbing through their TV shows and movies, that’s where the Netflix app falls short, where its scrubbing abilities certainly leave a lot to be desired, especially compared to the version that can […]

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Facebook starts rolling out dashboard to show how much time you waste on it every day

After Facebook announced in August that it was working on activity trackers so that users could see how much time they’re spending on the Instagram and Facebook apps, the company confirmed that the feature is starting to roll out. Called “Your Time on Facebook,” it is starting to roll out now to the latest versions of […]

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Volvo Issues Odd Teaser Image For LA Auto Show

Volvo released a mysterious teaser image for the Los Angeles Auto Show on Monday. The photo features what is obviously a phone boasting bold text that reads “this is not a phone” while resting on the seat of an automobile. While it’s not immediately evident what the car brand is promoting, the hashtags #FutureIsMobility and #AutoMobilityLA give […]

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You can now sign into your Microsoft account without a password

Passwords aren’t as effective a means as preventing account break-ins as they might seem. Three out of four people use duplicate passwords, and 21 percent of people use codes that are over 10 years old. (In 2014, among the five most popular passwords were “password,” “123456,” and “qwerty.”) Two-factor SMS authentication adds a layer of protection, but […]

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Oh, Snap! Instagram Is Cracking Down on Fake Activity. Will the Insta-famous Survive?

Photo: iStock File this under “When Doing the Most Goes Wrong”: Some of your Insta-faves may be revealed to be a little less popular than you thought, as Instagram seeks to restore trust and integrity to its platform by banning paid-for likes and followers. This move follows similar measures taken on Twitter and Facebook (the […]

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Apple removed Tumblr from App Store due to child pornography sharing

Mirroring a situation earlier this year with Telegram’s app for iOS devices, the official Tumblr app unexpectedly disappeared from Apple’s App Store — a development the service now explains is due to child pornography sharing by some of its users. Owned by Verizon, Tumblr currently hosts 447 million blogs, and it exists to help people easily […]

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Agora raises $70 million to grow its voice, video, and broadcasting SDKs globally

Agora, a platform that makes it easier for developers to add voice and video features to their applications, has raised $70 million in a series C round of funding led by hedge fund Coatue Management, with participation from SIG, Morningside, and Shunwei Capital. The news comes just five months after Agora announced that it had added […]

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ApisProtect raises $1.8 million for bee-monitoring sensors

The worldwide honeybee community is in a crisis. In the years leading up to 2013, over 10 million of the nearly 90 million managed beehives were lost — close to twice the normal rate. Eight years ago in Northern Ireland alone, beekeepers reported an alarming decline of greater than 50 percent. Colony collapse disorder, as the […]

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eGym raises $20 million to grow its connected fitness platform in the U.S.

Germany-based fitness equipment and software startup eGym has raised $20 million in a series D round of funding led by Nokia-funded venture capital firm NGP Capital, with participation from Highland Europe and HPE Growth Capital. Founded out of Munich in 2011, eGym’s platform constitutes both hardware and software. The company builds fully connected electronic strength machines, in addition […]

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