Telling stories using words without video
Last December, Facebook introduced a mildly revolutionary, culture-changing feature called Live Video allowing users to broadcast their whereabouts in real-time from any place at any time, with the side of effect of having everyone on the network receiving pesky notifications.
Only works in VoLTE coverage areas
On Tuesday, AT&T introduced a new smartphone app called Call Protect that it claims will warn subscribers before answering their phones if an incoming call could be a spam dialer.
Understands requests using text and voice
In a Facebook blog post published Monday morning, Mark Zuckerberg described some of the inner workings behind his personal home automation AI assistant, a personal challenge he set out to complete in 2016 to run his home.
Tied with wearables
In a new report from Reuters featuring interviews with nearly two dozen analysts, shipments of personal virtual assistants including Amazon Echo, Google Home, and other smart speaker devices featuring Microsoft’s Cortana are expected to outpace VR headset sales this holiday season.
Unaffiliated mobile video operators end up footing the bill
A few weeks ago, Verizon and AT&T came under fire by the FCC for violating principles of net neutrality through the use of “zero-rating” data promotions.
Growth pivots towards gaming and VR
Sony Corporation has recently considered merging its gaming and film divisions into a single business, according to a recent report from the Washington Post.
Prototypes for now
Back in October, a report circulated that Samsung and LG were seeking to win orders for the manufacture of “out-foldable” OLED panels with major smartphone manufacturers for use in upcoming devices.
Prime Air delivers package in just 13 minutes
Three years ago, Amazon chief executive Jeff Bezos described his "vision" for e-commerce in which unmanned aerial vehicle drones could be used to deliver packages to customers' doorsteps.
Title II reclassification became signature achievement
The current chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, Tom Wheeler, said that he will resign at the end of the current presidential administration in January, during a tenure driven by increasing consumer protection in the satellite and cable industies while overseeing an escalating court battle over Title II broadband reclassification policy.
Update affects less than seven percent of remaining owners
Samsung has been slowly receiving any remaining recalled Galaxy Note 7 units over the past week since it issued an expanded voluntary recall statement on its support website, as we reported.