Mobile

Facebook revenue jumps 33% to $13.73 billion in Q3 2018, but growth continues to slow

After reporting lower-than-expected growth last quarter, Facebook once again slightly missed Wall Street expectations on monthly active users, daily active users, and revenue in its Q3 2018 earnings report. Facebook reported 2.27 billion monthly active users and 1.49 billion daily active users this quarter, below an expected 2.29 billion and 1.51 billion. Last quarter, those […]

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Intel, Mobileye, and Champion Motors team up to deploy Israel’s first self-driving taxi service

(Reuters) — Volkswagen and Intel’s Mobileye are planning to roll out Israel’s first ride-hailing service using self-driving cars starting early next year. The two companies are forming a joint venture with Israeli car importer Champion Motors, under which Volkswagen will provide the electric vehicles and Mobileye its autonomous driving technology, the companies said in a […]

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How Munich’s IDNow uses AI and biometrics to enable mobile authentication

As people increasingly rely on mobile gadgets to handle everyday chores, they frequently run into old-fashioned requirements to present paper-based forms of ID to verify a wide range of transactions. To eliminate this cumbersome step, IDnow wants to make authentication as easy as taking a selfie. The technology is particularly of interest to mobile-based financial […]