Instagram threatening Amazon with its e-trade plans

IANS-   The current dominance in online commerce enjoyed by Amazon could be endangered if Instagram, with its one billion users worldwide, pushes ahead with its plans to enter that space, as its new chief, Adam Mosseri, has said he intends to do. In his first public interview on the company’s future strategy since taking […]

Google invests $1 billion in housing across Bay Area

IANS-   After announcing a fresh investment of $600 million in expanding its data center in Oklahoma, Google has now decided to invest $1 billion for 20,000 homes in the Bay Area in San Francisco. “Today we’re announcing an additional $1 billion investment in housing across the Bay Area. Over the next 10 years, we’ll […]

Google top spender on lobbying in US: Report

IANS- Tech giant Google spent $21.7 million on lobbying efforts last year to influence lawmakers as the government and regulators sought great scrutiny from tech companies related to users’ privacy and unfair market practices. According to a CNBC report on Sunday, Google has been the top spender on lobbying for two consecutive years. “Amazon and […]

Adobe launches AI-powered ‘Experience Platform’

IANS- Software major Adobe on Tuesday announced the global availability of “Adobe Experience Platform” for customer experience management (CXM). Stitching together data from across the enterprise, the platform enables real-time customer profiles leveraging Adobe Sensei, the company’s artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) technology.  To help enterprises deliver personalized experiences in real-time, the Adobe […]

UN, tech giants lead push for green tech solutions

IANS-   The United Nations, tech giants and the finance, policy and science fraternities on Saturday teamed up to push the use of cutting-edge technology to create a cleaner, greener and more efficient solutions to sustainable development. Around 2,000 people, including representatives from IBM, Google, and Barclays, attended the 2nd global session of the UN […]