NHS Blood and Transplant uses augmented reality for donor appeal

NHS Blood and Transplant uses augmented reality for donor appeal

NHS Blood and Transplant has launched an augmented reality campaign supported by experiential activity to raise awareness of blood donations among potential donors. The campaign, ’See the power of blood donation’, created by agency 23red, also highlights the life-saving power of blood donations and uses innovative augmented reality technology to encourage the public to offer […]

Google puts search functions directly into mobile keyboard

Google puts search functions directly into mobile keyboard

Google has launched a new keyboard for iOS devices that directly integrates search functions, such as maps, GIFs or shopping results, into user’s messages. Called Gboard, the keyboard features a button on the upper left that lets users perform web searches, look for images or GIFs, or even search for emoji without ever leaving the […]

Facebook’s controversial facial-recognition app Moments launches in Europe

Facebook’s controversial facial-recognition app Moments launches in Europe

Facebook has launched its photo-sharing app in the EU and Canada after adapting its controversial facial-recognition software to work around each region’s privacy laws. The program – Moments – was released in some countries in 2015, but withheld elsewhere because of local data privacy rules. The company has created a different version of the software […]

Barclays Launching Mobile Payments Service to Compete with Android Pay

Barclays Launching Mobile Payments Service to Compete with Android Pay

Barclays is rolling out its own contactless payment service for Android phones this summer, enabling customers to pay at over 400,000 locations in the UK and placing the bank in direct competition with the upcoming launch of Android Pay. The service, simply called ‘Contactless Mobile’, will build upon the functionality launched to Barclaycard customers earlier […]

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