Steve Case: Facebook Needs to Pivot and Recognize They’re Not in the Garage Anymore

Nov 16

AOL co-founder Steve Case says that Facebook needs to pivot and recognize that they are not in the garage anymore. Case sees some of this as a backlash against big tech, which he predicted a few years ago in his book The Third Wave. As companies like Facebook, Google, and Amazon become more important it is critical for them to engage more at the policy level. Steve...

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Steve Case: Facebook Needs to Pivot and Recognize They’re Not in the Garage Anymore

Nov 16

AOL co-founder Steve Case says that Facebook needs to pivot and recognize that they are not in the garage anymore. Case sees some of this as a backlash against big tech, which he predicted a few years ago in his book The Third Wave. As companies like Facebook, Google, and Amazon become more important it is critical for them to engage more at the policy level. Steve...

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Early Signs of a New Google Update This Morning

Nov 16

Search expert Barry Schwartz reported in his weekly video update that there are early signs that Google is rolling out another search algorithm update this morning. Early Signs of a New Google Update “There are early signs this morning of a possible Google update that is starting to roll out,” said Schwartz. “It’s very early but there are a number of signals both...

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Microsoft Rolls Out Tool for Brands to Build Their Own AI-Powered Virtual Assistant

Nov 16

It’s been a busy week for Microsoft. The company launched an open source system for designing virtual assistants and also revealed several updates to its conversational AI solutions. Microsoft showed several realistic ways that customers can use artificial intelligence in a just-concluded event in San Francisco. The company also spoke about how brands should...

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Whatsapp Will Start Running Ads in 2019, But How Will Advertisers Respond?

Nov 16

It’s been a long time coming, but ads will be making their way into WhatsApp, the Facebook-owned messaging platform. Starting early next year, in-app ads will be placed in the Status feature, as confirmed during the 2018 third-quarter earnings call in October. The move to put advertisements on the private messaging app was among Facebook’s plans to make money on...

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How Tech Startup Raycatch is Revolutionizing Solar Efficiency

Nov 16

Raycatch Founder Michael Goldstein says that his VC backed software startup is using artificial intelligence to bring significant efficiencies to solar projects all over the world. Their DeepSolar solution captures data, does an AI-powered analysis, and then provides action items to large solar panel users so that they can improve energy yield and reduce costs....

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