Google’s Waze to start carpooling pilot program in Israel

(REUTERS) Google-owned online mapping company Waze is launching a carpooling pilot program in Israel where commuters pay fellow drivers a small fee for a ride to and from work. The new application, called RideWith, will use Waze's navigation system to learn the routes drivers most frequently take to work and match them up with people looking [...]

By | July 7th, 2015|News, Tech|0 Comments

Facebook Launches ‘Celebrate Pride’ Tool Which Puts A Rainbow Filter Over Profile Pictures

(GOODNEWS PARTY) Facebook has launched a tool that lets users show their support of marriage equality. Facebook’s “Celebrate Pride” tool was announced by co-founder and chief executive Mark Zuckerberg. The tool was launched shortly after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that same-sex marriage is now considered a fundamental constitutional right guaranteed under the 14th Amendment. [...]

By | June 27th, 2015|News, Tech|0 Comments

Facebook To Launch Buy Button To Keep Up With Pinterest, Google

(YAHOO) Facebook to offer news feed buy button to Shopify Merchants Facebook (FB) is jumping on the bandwagon of “buy-button” service. A report by John Constantine was recently published in Techcrunch called “Facebook Challenges Pinterest With News Feed Buy Button for Shopify Merchants.” According to the article, the company will collaborate with the e-commerce player Shopify (SHOP) [...]

By | June 25th, 2015|News, Tech|0 Comments

Google Will Soon Accept Requests To Remove Revenge Porn From Search Results

Image Credits : Flickr via plaits (VENTUREBEAT) Google is taking a firm stance on revenge porn by announcing that they’ll honor requests for removal related to naked or “sexually explicit” photos of a person shared without their consent. In the coming weeks the company will post a web form where people can request to have [...]

By | June 20th, 2015|News, Tech|0 Comments

Google Confirms Possible Launch Of ‘BUY’ Button, Set To Increase Pressure On Amazon

(DIGITALTRENDS) Google is on the verge of adding a ‘buy’ button to its mobile search results, the company has confirmed. “There is going to be a buy button, it is actually imminent,” Omid Kordestani, Google’s chief business officer, said at Re/code’s Code conference on Wednesday. The Mountain View company hopes the one-click buy button will [...]

By | May 28th, 2015|News, Tech|0 Comments