We Counter Hate Turns Hateful Tweets into Donations for Equality

We Counter Hate Turns Hateful Tweets into Donations for Equality

WeCounterHate is a new campaign by POSSIBLE that seeks to reduce hate speech on Twitter by turning retweets of these hateful messages into donations for a good cause. What topic gathers more tweets and retweets than the MLB, the Grammys and the Super Bowl? Hate. Racist messaging is unfortunately one of the more popular topics on […]

Dentsu Webchutney India Creates ‘Never Miss a Deal with Missed Caller’ Innovation for Café TC

Dentsu Webchutney India Creates ‘Never Miss a Deal with Missed Caller’ Innovation for Café TC

 Café TC and Dentsu Webchutney India launched a new campaign to make people aware of ‘Not 2 B Missed Deals’ using Truecaller in an innovative way. Friday night is party night. Bars and restaurants run exclusive deals and offers in order to get maximum footfalls. These deals are communicated to people using various conventional […]

Intel unveils smart glasses that look like regular frames

Intel unveils smart glasses that look like regular frames

Intel’s own take on smart glasses has been unveiled. It’s called Vaunt, and where Google Glass failed to blend into the designer crowd of eyewear, Intel’s attempt mostly nails that endeavor. Vaunt looks just like regular frames and a big part of that accomplishment stems from the fact that Intel’s glasses aren’t like Google’s discontinued […]

Sweden’s first driverless buses hit the streets

Sweden’s first driverless buses hit the streets

Telecommunications company Ericsson has partnered with local Swedish public transportation and technology providers to conduct a six-month trial of two electric self-driving shuttle buses on public Stockholm roads. The goal is to test how the autonomous vehicles perform under real-word conditions for an extended period alongside cars, cyclists and pedestrians. The fully-electric buses can carry […]

Amazon opens a supermarket with no checkouts

Amazon opens a supermarket with no checkouts

 Amazon is finally opening its checkout-free brick-and-mortar convenience store to the public, nearly a year after it originally planned to open its doors. Amazon Go is an 1,800 square foot automated store based at Amazon Seattle headquarters. The store relies on sensors and cameras to detect what items shoppers have taken from the shelves, […]

Text messages with a scent: Downy and Grey Group Hong Kong introduce “Scent by Downy”

Text messages with a scent: Downy and Grey Group Hong Kong introduce “Scent by Downy”

Text messaging is often read as cold and is toneless. In commemoration of the brand’s foray into China, Downy introduced: Scent by Downy. Because scent triggers emotions and Downy Unstoppables is one of the most popular in-wash fragrance beads, the Procter & Gamble-owned brand found a way to communicate and introduce these scents in one […]

Google inks patent deal with Tencent

Google inks patent deal with Tencent

Google has yet more news from China after the U.S. search firm announced a patent cross-licensing agreement with Chinese tech giant Tencent. The terms were not disclosed, but Google said the tie-in with Tencent, which is valued at over $500 billion, covers “a broad range of products and technologies” and is “long-term.” The two firms […]

Gekko’s Dan Todaro discusses how retailers can win the Smart Home revolution

Gekko’s Dan Todaro discusses how retailers can win the Smart Home revolution

The International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Vegas is where the globes Technology Brands for the past 51 years have converged to brag, showcasing what they are doing in advancing technology. This year an estimated 3,900 exhibitors from 150 different nations will have done so to over 180,000 forecasted visitors and a global media audience. […]

Google buys UK startup Redux, which turns screens into speakers

Google buys UK startup Redux, which turns screens into speakers

Alphabet Inc.’s Google has quietly acquired a UK startup focused on technology that turns surfaces such as phone displays into speakers. Redux developed technology that eliminates the need for small speakers in mobile phones, freeing up space for batteries or other components, the Cambridge, UK-based startup said on its now defunct website. It is unclear […]

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