Facebook unveils Messenger assistant ‘M’

Facebook has launched its artificial intelligence-powered Messenger assistant dubbed Facebook M. The Messenger assistant ‘M’ will be able to take messages as well as offer up search results, including purchases inside of Facebook. It was reported in July that the social networking giant was testing its own digital assistant, which would compete with Apple’s Siri, Google ...

Amazon Underground offers over $10,000 worth of premium apps and games for free

Retail giant Amazon has rolled out a revamped version of its existing Amazon shopping app for Android dubbed Amazon Underground. Amazon claims that new Underground app offers over $10,000 worth of premium apps, games and in-app items completely free of charge. Amazon explains that many apps and games that are marked as ‘free’ turn out not to ...

Microsoft: Windows 10 currently running on more than 75 million devices worldwide

In mere four weeks of launch, Microsoft’s newest OS iteration dubbed Windows 10 has been installed on more than 75 million devices worldwide. A whopping 14 million machines had upgraded to the new operating system within just 24 hours. In comparison, Windows 8 was installed on around 40 million devices within the first month, while Windows ...

Microsoft rolls out SharePoint Server 2016 first technical preview

Microsoft has rolled out the first technical preview of SharePoint Server 2016 which includes new features focused on mobile and cloud capabilities. The forthcoming version of Microsoft’s collaboration and content management platform includes a number of new features including a new app launcher that allows users to quickly launch their apps, browse sites and access personal ...

uTorrent exploring new revenue model alternatives

It seems the world's most used BitTorrent client, uTorrent, which currently has over 150 million monthly users, is keen in revamping its revenue model and charge money from users. Until now, the light-weight BitTorrent client has been a free piece of software for its users. It has been trying to monetize to support its development ...

Torrent sites ban Windows 10 over privacy concerns

Recent reports claim torrent site iTS has banned sharing of Windows 10 over privacy concerns. According to a report coming from TorrentFreak, iTS has started redirecting Windows 10 users accessing their site to a YouTube video called- Windows 10 is a Tool to Spy on Everything You Do. The reason for the ban is Microsoft’s recently updated ...

Software helps the deaf to ‘hear’

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London, UK-based Frank Swain has come up with a novel idea of creating a software that helps deaf person to listen to sounds coming through via Wi-Fi signals. The software, dubbed Phantom Terrains, currently only works with iPhones and hearing aids and turns local Wi-Fi signals into audible soundscapes. "Unlike glasses, which simply bring the world ...