Here Comes Slingshot, Facebook’s Snapchat

After many rumors, we finally see Facebook bet on the world of messages that self-destruct. It’s Slingshot ( sling.me ) presented as an application that allows us to send a picture or video to a contact person who can only see the content if you send something back. So, unlike with Snapchat, in Slingshot you…

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Vimeo introduces a new system to protect copyright

The Vimeo team has announced a new system to be implemented in the platform, which allows balancing copyright with creative freedom. This system called Match Copyright ( vimeo.com / help / faq / legal-stuff / copyright-match ) follows a similar dynamic to other popular platforms. When a user upload a video will be checked through…

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Google purchase Skybox Imaging, specializing in satellite imaging

Google just issued a statement in which it has signed an agreement to acquire the company Skybox Imaging, which specializes in capturing high resolution images via satellite, for a total of $ 500 million cash. As stated in the press release, Skybox satellites will help keep up the images of Google Maps and Google Earth,…

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Uber just received a major round of funding

Uber, a company specialized in offering a system of convenient and efficient alternative for passenger transport in cities in which it operates, has just announced a major new round of funding, receiving 1.2 billion dollars in capital that has valued the company at 17 billion dollars. They add that the total amount will be 1.4…

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NASA and Khan Academy launch online tutorials on astronomy and space exploration

In the context of a new edition of White House Science Fair, the NASA and Khan Academy announced their collaboration to share online interactive content on astronomy and space exploration. The purpose of this tutorial series is to encourage students to train in STEM careers (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics). Find a combination of video,…

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Breaking News now considers our location

Breakingnews.com is a service that provides important and urgent news that occurs throughout the world. It is a website created by NBC which has a mobile application that can send alerts when something important is happening in the world. The updated version now includes the ability to configure the application to receive only what is…

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