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Back to the Future: Ford Vehicle Owners Can Easily Upgrade 2010 – 2016 Vehicles to Have Connectivity Features

31 Jan Ford_logo (1)

Millions of current Ford customers stand to benefit from Ford SmartLink, a technology that enables connectivity features normally only available on new modem-equipped vehicles. (more…)

CompuCom Survey: Cloud Security is Top Priority for IT in 2017

30 Jan sm-emerging-technology-pr

According to a new survey from CompuCom Systems, Inc. (“CompuCom”), a leading technology infrastructure services company, nearly half of IT professionals surveyed (47 percent) believe that cloud security is the most important technology for their organization this year, over Internet of Things (IoT), data analytics, third-party software support and robotics process automation (RPA). The online poll collected responses from 662 IT professionals across multiple industries from November 9, 2016 – January 12, 2017. (more…)

Citi Launches Credit Card Scanning Ability Within Mobile App

30 Jan citibank_MDJ_20141226-624x344

Starting today, U.S. Citi credit cardmembers can scan their cards using their mobile device’s camera when activating in the Citi Mobile App. Once scanned, the card account number will populate within the registration, which serves to streamline the process. Citi is the only major U.S. credit card issuer to offer the ability for cardmembers to scan both embossed and non-embossed credit cards within a mobile app. (more…)

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Agrees to Acquire Toronto-Based AI start-Up, Meta Inc.

26 Jan money 2

iGan Partners is thrilled to announce the pending acquisition of its portfolio company, Meta, by the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative. Launched in 2015 by Mark Zuckerberg and Dr. Priscilla Chan, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative is dedicated to advancing human potential and promoting equal opportunity, with a current focus on scientific research, education, and building strong communities. The goal of their science initiative is to cure, prevent, or manage all diseases by the end of this century. (more…)

TechNews Daily 2017.01.26

26 Jan Hynix_2Gb_DDR2_DRAM11

Data from Cheetah Global Lab reinforces that WeChat IS the Chinese internet
Cheetah Global Lab and Chinese tech portal 36kr have just released the 2016 App Ranking. (more…)

FXGear Introduces New NOON VR+ Mobile VR Headset, Adds Wireless PC Streaming

25 Jan NOON_VR_Retail_Box

FXGear Inc., an industry-leading AR and VR technology enterprise operating with headquarters in Seoul, S. Korea, has announced the release of their NOON VR+ mobile virtual reality headset. NOON VR+ is the next generation of the company’s popular NOON VR headset, currently available at BestBuy and Amazon in the US and Canada. (more…)

DuPont Collaborates with Industry Pioneers to Showcase Advanced Wearable Electronics

25 Jan DuPont-logo-10515-624x351

DuPont Advanced Materials (DuPont) will feature its innovative suite of stretchable electronic inks for wearable electronics and showcase a number of industry collaborations at the upcoming Wearable Expo Japan. With deep collaborations with industry value chain partners, DuPont will exhibit at the Wearable Expo, Tokyo Big Sight, Japan, featuring various advanced wearable applications in sports and safety at booth No. W20-13 from Jan. 18-20. (more…)

TechNews Daily 2017.01.24

24 Jan Hynix_2Gb_DDR2_DRAM11

Are China’s bike-sharing platforms really part of the sharing economy?
China’s O2O market has seen quite a few companies doing interesting things, some succeeding, some failing. (more…)

FinTech Company BELLIN Pick Up Two Titles in Business Worldwide Magazine Awards

23 Jan money 2

As well as being awarded Best Treasury Software and Services Company (2016), CEO and founder Martin Bellin also picked up the title of Financial Services CEO of the Year (2016). (more…)

Jaunt Debuts Cinematic VR Field Guide for Creatives Venturing Into VR Filmmaking

23 Jan computex-vr-ar-equipment-1-624x416 (1)

Jaunt Inc., the industry leader in cinematic virtual reality (VR), has announced the availability of The Cinematic VR Field Guide: A Guide to Best Practices for Shooting in 360° from Jaunt Studios. (more…)