Mobile Apps

Travel insurance providers have users covered with mobile apps – Travel Weekly

Travel insurance providers are increasingly introducing apps or adding to an existing app’s list of features to act as both a differentiator and a customer service arm in the channel where most consumers want it: their mobile phone. “We’re kind of in an arms race right now with the mobile apps,” said Daniel Durazo, director of communications at Allianz. “The …

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Microsoft Simplifies Embedding Image Recognition Into Mobile Apps – eWeek

Key to stoking demand for Microsoft’s intelligent services is to make it easier for developers to tap into the software maker’s growing catalog of cloud-based artificial intelligence technologies. Accordingly, the company has added a code-free way of embedding Custom Vision Service models into applications. Part of the Azure Cognitive Services suite, Custom Vision Service is a tool used for training, …

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Nearly 2M South Koreans Used Mobile Crypto Apps Last Week – The Merkle

Over the past few months, South Korea has become one of the world’s biggest cryptocurrency hubs. Local exchanges generate billions in volume every single day, divided among the top and smaller cryptocurrencies. Even though the government is looking to curb cryptocurrency trading, the general population is not too bothered. A new study shows that close to two million South Koreans use …

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The best mobile photo-editing apps – Engadget

There’s no shortage of photo-editing apps for mobile devices. But if you want to graduate beyond Instagram filters, the sheer number of listings on the App Store or Google Play can be overwhelming. We’ve sifted through dozens to find the ones worth your time (and money, in some cases). A word about built-in photo apps The Photos app on iOS …

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China Tightens Regulation Over Mobile Payment Apps — What's Next For Tencent and Ant Financial? – Forbes

Tweet This <div _ngcontent-c22 innerhtml=" An employee scans a quick response (QR) code displayed on the Ant Financial Services Group’s Alipay app inside a Sa Sa International Holdings Ltd. store in an arranged photograph in Hong Kong, China, on Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2016. (Photo by Anthony Kwan/Bloomberg) China is quickly hurtling towards a cashless society, thanks largely to digital payment …

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4 Steps To Ensuring Your Mobile App Will Make You Money – Forbes

Tweet This <div _ngcontent-c22 innerhtml=" Shutterstock Open up the app store on your mobile device and it can seem a little cluttered. If you’re searching for an app for a specific task, chances are you’ll be overwhelmed with choices, with several different brands offering the same functionality. With over 3 million apps available on Google Play and more than 90 …

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Iran Moves to Block Social Media Apps, Mobile Networks as Protests Spread – Gizmodo

Photo: AP The government of Iran has shut down mobile internet access and blocked apps including Telegram and Instagram after days of protests that exploded into widespread civil unrest. According to the Washington Post, at least two people are reported dead during the demonstrations, “the largest in Iran since an uprising over disputed election results shook the country eight years …

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