Is Linkedin kissing it’s grave? 

The company is confident that Talent Solutions will succeed. But the lowered outlook prompted many analysts to rethink not only their assessment of LinkedIn’s dependence on global economic health but more broadly, how large the Silicon Valley company could become in the longer term. Advertisements

Google Lens turns your phone into a super-intelligent camera

At Google’s I/O developer conference, CEO Sundar Pichai announced a new technology called Google Lens. The idea with the product is to leverage Google’s computer vision and AI technology in order to bring smarts directly to your phone’s camera. As the company explains, the smartphone camera won’t just see what you see, but will also…

New to Instagram Stories: Boomerang, Mentions and Links

Get ready, Instagram fiends, because a new Instagram Stories update will take your slideshows to a whole new level. Released on Nov. 10, the Stories update adds two new features, plus a test of a third for some users: You’ll now be able to @mention people and use the Boomerang camera in Stories; additionally, some…

10 TIME-TRACKING APPS

THE NEW YEAR IS HERE. DON’T WASTE IT. TRACK IT, AND MAKE YOUR TIME WORK FOR YOU. BY LAURA VANDERKAM (Fast Company) My favorite tools to keep track of my time are, honestly, pen and paper. What I lose in snazziness, I make up for in flexibility. I don’t have to turn on my computer or…

Alarming Fact: Parents

When it comes to kids under the age of seven? 41% of parents allow them to use a gaming console unsupervised. 40% allow unsupervised access to a computer. 29% of parents allow their kids under age 7 to use a mobile apps unsupervised. The poll also asked about teaching online safety to kids. Eighty-nine percent…

Healthcare / Health Innovation Summit – “Google Glass”

Missy Krasner, EIR at Morgenthaler Ventures, leads a discussion with Ian Shakil cofounder of Augmedix and Dr. Pierre Theodore, surgeon and thoracic oncologist at UCSF about ways wearable technology Google Glass could be used in healthcare, in clinical, surgical, and consumer settings. Rock Health’s Health Innovation Summit brings together the brightest minds across industries to…

“Google Glass” -Holds Promise for Improved Health Care

Application developers are racing to have their software ready to go when Google Glass, the wearable computer with an optical head-mounted display, finally becomes available to the general public by year-end. But while most apps will focus on the infotainment space, analysts predict there will be a huge secondary opportunity for app development in healthcare…

Cengage Learning Files for Bankruptcy

Chalk it up to a learning experience: too much debt, even in a low interest rate environment, can be costly. Cengage Learning, a private equity-backed education company, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Tuesday as part of an effort to shrink its $5.8 billion debt load. The company, based in Stamford, Conn., also said…

VithU – i care

My Dear Blog Reader, I saw this promo by Chitrangana S today, was impressed and motivated to share this vital info with my sister, mother, wife, daughter, and friends. Tell them that we are VithU (V and U, with you…..) I am a regular follower of GUMRAH on Air or online if I miss any,…

“Gamify me”: Motivating learners through mobile gamification [Demo]

The first time I came across GoVenture´s Gamify.me mobile app I was doing some research for xAPI Design Program organized by ADL (I will write more about this in the upcoming weeks). I was looking for some ways to integrate gamification with existing learning solutions in order to make them more effective and engaging. Let´s…

WARNING!!!! If you take photos with your cell phone

“Warning” If you, your kids or grand kids take pics from your phone—WATCH THIS! This is truly alarming – please take the time to watch. At the end they’ll tell you how to set your phone so you don’t run this risk! PLEASE PASS THIS INFO TO ANYONE YOU KNOW WHO TAKES PICTURES WITH THEIR…