23rd January 2019, Wednesday
Volume XII Issue 04
Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose had once famously said - I want not only political freedom but also social and economic freedom. As we remember him on his 123rd birth anniversary, we realize how we have gradually progressed on to set new ideals of social freedom with digital media voicing opinions from all. This week's Ideate looks into the feature announcements by the tech and social media giants, new deals and also highlights how Artificial Intelligence can push marketing benchmarks. Read more to know what's going to further the digital and tech front globally.
Facebook is launching a petitions feature

Facebook is expected to launch a petitions feature called Community Actions, which will allow users to notify their local officials of actions that they'd like to see happen... read more

Source: The Verge
Deal! Fossil sells smartphone technology to Google for $40 mn

Global watch and accessories maker Fossil Group has announced to sell its smartphone technology to Google for $40 million... read more

Source: The Economic Times
Exide Care - That's another sixer!

Exide Care introduces 6-month extended warranty on car batteries, thus persuading the users to 'drive more'. Check out the benefits for yourself.
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The social media platforms that hit 100 million users fastest

Amazon has revealed that over 100 million Alexa-enabled units have been sold in the just more than four years since the digital voice assistant first launched... read more

Source: The Motley Fool
Museum on Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose to open on January 23 at Red Fort

The museum on Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose will be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on January 23, on the occasion of the 123rd birth anniversary of the INA founder... read more

Source: Hindustan Times
Amazon's new Echo Input brings voice activation to your audio setup

Amazon Echo Input is a device capable of turning any speaker into a smart speaker. CES 2019 saw the announcement... read more

Source: Moneycontrol
After self-driving cars, Uber is planning to develop self-driving bikes and scooters

Uber's self-driving bikes and scooters would be able to drive themselves to the charging stations or to the locations where users need them... read more

Source: India Today
4 ways Artificial Intelligence can improve your marketing (plus 10 provider suggestions)

There are over 2.6 billion active social media users. Among them are your customers and potential customer. The question is, how to reach them! In today's fast-paced... read more

Source: Forbes

Snooping on the capped dog

Fast-paced and interactive, this is a game released by Belgian digital agency, Dogstudio. Start snooping on your phone, tablet or computer and see how much you score!

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Photo 'Morgue'

The NY Times is digitizing its archive, using Google Cloud Storage for visual storytelling and historical context. The preserved pictures turned priceless over time. Have a look!

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