Category: Technology

  • Easy Location-Sharing App Jink Is Kind To Your Smartphone’s Battery

    By Catherine Shu Jink is an iOS and Android app with one goal: to answer the question “where the heck are you?” The location sharing app, developed by Taipei and San Francisco-based Greenhouse Apps, is the latest entrant in a very busy space and is up against some formidable competition, including Glympse (which recently disclosed…

  • Matter Lets You Add And Edit 3D Objects In Your Photographs

    By Julian Chokkattu Pixite, a company that creates high-quality photo editing apps on iOS, is increasing its creative suite today with the launch of Matter, an app that allows users to add 3D effects with shadows and reflections into their existing photographs. Read More Source: Technology     

  • Microsoft Says It Isn’t Abandoning Xbox Music, Promises It Will Suck Less Shortly

    By Alex Wilhelm During Microsoft’s earnings call yesterday, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella indicated that his company would “streamline” its work in music and video. That was interpreted in some cases to imply that Microsoft was walking away from Xbox Music, its beleaguered Spotify competitor. Read More Source: Technology     

  • Learning Platform Declara Raises $9M, Sets Sights On Asia

    By Catherine Shu Declara, a startup that focuses on building tech for personalized learning tools, has raised $9 million from Linden Venture Fund and Singapore-based EDBI. This brings its total Series A funding to $25 million. The company first secured $16 million, led by GSV Capital, in April and it plans to open an office…

  • Google Wallet’s 2-Click Instant Buy Checkout Comes To iOS

    By Frederic Lardinois About a year ago, Google Wallet launched its Instant Buy API for Android apps, and today it is bringing it to iOS apps. With Instant Buy, developers can integrate Google Wallet’s checkout into their apps and have users check out with as few as two clicks. The Instant Buy API gives developers…