PayPal Lets Messenger Users Send Money to Buddies


PayPal has announced the immediate availability of its peer-to-peer payment service on Facebook Messenger, making it easy to exchange money between friends and family. PayPal also introduced its first-ever customer service bot, which gives Messenger customers payment and account support right in the app. An agreement struck last year with Facebook allowed 2.5 million PayPal customers in the U.S. to connect their accounts with Messenger and use PayPal to shop on Messenger, as well as to communicate with other PayPal users, noted COO Bill Ready.

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Einstein Tries Sales Forecasting


When Salesforce unveiled sales forecasting with its AI tool, Einstein, my immediate reaction was that it should have tried something easier — like solving global warming. A sales forecast that bears some resemblance to reality has been a grail quest for all of us for many years, and Salesforce is not the first software company to throw its hat in the ring. It’s not that the company should have tackled an easier problem, but that the success of a sales forecast is inversely proportional to the amount of human involvement in producing it.

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App alerts CPR-trained people to emergencies

Sudden cardiac arrest requires immediate CPR to prevent brain damage; a smartphone app connected to local 911 emergency systems alerts CPR-trained people within a quarter mile radius that their help is needed.

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SoundCloud launches Go subscription service with more content & offline caching

Article Image SoundCloud on Tuesday announced the immediate launch of Go, a subscription streaming service set to compete with Apple Music, promising perks on top of its regular free listening options.

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DxO One iPhone camera drops to $499, updates with new app-based features

Article Image DxO on Tuesday announced an immediate price drop for its DxO One iPhone camera, along with an update to the hardware’s companion iPhone app, introducing several new features.

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Apple Stores expand high-end audio offering with Devialet Phantom 'implosive' speakers

Article Image High-end French audio firm Devialet on Tuesday announced immediate availability of its highly acclaimed, just-under-$2,000 Phantom Implosive Sound Center at select U.S. Apple Stores, with wide availability to follow in 2016.

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Swatch beats Apple to China mobile payments market with Bellamy watch

Article Image Swatch, the world’s largest watchmaker by revenue, on Wednesday announced immediate Chinese availability of Bellamy, an NFC-toting watch capable of conducting mobile transactions processed by credit card operator UnionPay and the state-owned Bank of Communications Co.

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