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  Telecom elements in WeChat


As an engineer who spends much time on focusing on WeChat like applications(Skype, Fring, Viber, Kik Messenger, WhatsApp, Talkbox, LINE, Kakao Talk) , I would like to share with you the telecom element in WeChat to show the inheritance and integration of traditional telecom services in the Internet service and applications.First, WeChat is an application to send messages, the fully IP-based messaging capabilities may replace the traditional telecom services such as SMS, MMS and VMS ,This is ver...

   WeChat,Telecom operator     2013-04-13 20:29:46


  Samsung announces Galaxy S III mini


Samsung announces Galaxy S III mini today, compared to Galaxy S III, the mini version has some changes in screen size and configurations. Below are the detail configurations of Galaxy S III mini: 4-inch screen 800 × 480 resolution 5-megapixel primary camera, VGA front camera 1GHz dual-core processor Android 4.1 operating system Support the Samsung S Voice Personal Assistant, NFC and S Beam transmission function 1GB RAM, two versions with 8GB and 16GB memory, expandable to 32GB with microS...

   Galaxy S III mini,Configuration     2012-10-11 19:27:53


  When will Google be back to China?


There will be news about Google returning back to China every now and then since the search giant left China in 2010. Every sign of change about Google in China will give people big hope on its return. But Chinese are still waiting for the dream to become true though nothing real happen until now. On Thursday, it seems there is "proof" again that Google is going back to China. In the morning, many Chinese noticed that the official Google China weibo(China's Twitter) account uploaded a photo with...

   GOOGLE,CHINA,SEARCH ENGINE,BAIDU     2017-03-02 09:39:51


  Siri in Practice


Some quick comments on using Siri in practice—for things other than asking it to open the pod bay doors. Siri’s voice recognition is very impressive, and the scope of what it understands is very good given the difficulty of what it’s doing. But it has a lot of trouble with certain sorts of names—Irish names, for example, which often are not written as pronounced. For example there are a lot of people in Ireland named “Aoife”—it’s a very popular girl’s name, pronounced “Eee-fa...

   Siri,Apple,Practice,Artificial Intelligence,AI     2011-10-15 15:01:13


  2013 Google Code Jam is around the corner


According to Google Code Jam, the registration time of Google Code Jam 2013 will start on 12th March, and the deadline for registration will be 14th April 00:00UTC. This year the champion will get $15,000. Besides the prize and title, the champion will be enrolled in the qualification round in 2014 directly. Since 2003, Google Code Jam attracted many professional and students to solve the hardest algorithm problems in the world. Last year, there were over 35000 programmers participated in this c...

   Google,Code Jam 2013     2013-03-13 05:48:24


  Google+ is sick


Google says that Google+ now has over 170million registered users, but according a new research report of Fast Company about Google+,  Google+ is just a virtual ghost town.This research selected a sample of 40,000 random Google+ users. The result is :The average post on Google+ has less than one +1, less than one reply, and less than one re-shareRoughly 30% of users who make a public post never make a second oneEven after making five public posts, there is a 15% chance that a user will not ...

   Google+,Sick,Research     2012-05-16 05:41:35


  Tom Uglow from Google : 5 steps to innovation


Google has been known for its innovation In Google there is a "welfare": each employee can spare 20% of his/her time to do what he/she likes to do so that any idea has a chance to be turned into reality. Perhaps this freedom makes Google capable of introducing new products and new ideas continuously. Google China held a small discussion session in its office in Tsinghua Science Park recently, Google Creative Director Tom Uglow shared some experience and cases of Google in production and innovat...

   Innovation,Technology,Google     2012-10-10 20:00:47


  Google completes acquisition of Waze


Yesterday there was news about Google's acquisition of Waze with 1.3 billion US dollars. Today Google officially released news that they had completed the acquisition of Waze. However the price is not unveiled. Google said on its official blog : The Waze product development team will remain in Israel and operate separately for now. We’re excited about the prospect of enhancing Google Maps with some of the traffic update features provided by Waze and enhancing Waze with Google’s searc...

   Google,Waze,Acquisition     2013-06-11 13:02:42


  Google.com is considered as partially dangerous by Google


Google has a service called Transparency Report which is to examine billions of URLs per day to identify dangerous pages which may trigger downloading of malicious software.  When you search a site, it will give the status of the site and also the safety details of the site if there are potential dangerous pages on the site.  These details will help the site owners to identify the potential issues and fix them as early as possible, Embarrassingly when searching for Google.com, it is c...

   GOOGLE,GOOGLE.COM     2016-04-20 00:38:15


  Why doesn't Google copy successful startup ideas?


Google is definitely one of the largest players in Internet world. It owns the most popular search engine, mobile operating system and mapping service. It not only has huge user base but also is extremely rich. It can copy and create any product that is proven to be successful with its talent pool and money. But why doesn't Google copy those successful startup ideas? Based on the current status quo and culture gene of Google, there are several reasons Google doesn't copy startup ideas. First, Go...

   Google,Startup,Copy     2013-09-11 07:03:02