Snapchat will also look to partner with more applications in the future, to maximize the potential of the new feature.
Dubbed Context Cards, the new tool appears at the bottom of a snap and will include location data and other relevant company information that can be accessed without having to leave the Snapchat app.
Recently Snap announced that over 170 million users spend an average of more than 30 minutes each day with the app. However, thanks to Snapchat's many partners that it's working with for context cards, you can actually do more than just browse static information.
Despite missing second-quarter expectations, Snap did manage to increase its average revenue per user for the quarter to $1.05, an increase of 109 percent from a year ago.
In addition, Our Stories has been integrated into Context Cards so it's easier for people to see Snaps from places and/or events that interest them.
Google simplifies Android video calling The company will let Android users start a video call directly from within the Google Phone, Contacts, and stock Messages app. Additionally, there's a new Pixel 2 Cityscape wallpaper, but you'll need a Pixel or Pixel XL to access that one.
The feature has been rolled out in the USA, the UK, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand on both Android and iOS.
"With Context Cards, Snaps have become the visual starting point for learning more about the world, empowering our community to get more information about anything that catches their eye".
Restaurant and local attraction reviews from critics and customers on TripAdvisor and Foursquare.
Contact details for a business or attraction, including phone numbers, email address, websites, etc.
If your friend shares a photo from a restaurant that you'd like to try, you can make a reservation to have dinner there later in the evening from Bookatable, OpenTable, or Resy. Moreover, the Context Cards also provide a way to take simple actions like calling for a ride with Uber. While getting to your reservation or a specific venue is easily done by tapping either the Uber or Lyft option and booking a ride. How successful it will be, however, will rely a lot of Snap's ability to grow its platform and deepen this product without distracting too much from the appeal of its core product to users. We will have to wait and see whether Context Cards will be a successful feature for Snap, but if past history is anything to go on, will we soon see a similar feature in Instagram Stories?
Following the completion of the sale, the chairman now owns 153,546 shares of the company's stock, valued at $14,235,249.66. It improved, as 51 investors sold ALK shares while 150 reduced holdings. 64 funds opened positions while 168 raised stakes.
Haumea is twice as long, maybe longer, in one direction as it is in the other, giving it an appearance sort of like a river rock. Interestingly, the many oddities that make Haumea such a unusual dwarf planet might be related .
Besides, the back of the phone also seems to be curved at the edges, which should help users hold it more comfortably. The smartphone is also said to house a fingerprint scanner and will also feature an Iris Scanner as well.
The Kindle Oasis is available for pre-order online now at JB Hi-Fi and Officeworks for $389AUD and the 32GB device for AUD$529. The 32GB version will also be available with a 3G connection for [$280], which can be used within more than 100 countries.
Nichols And Pratt Advisers Ltd Liability Partnership Ma has invested 0.32% of its portfolio in Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT). It worsened, as 69 investors sold ABT shares while 545 reduced holdings. 26 funds opened positions while 34 raised stakes.
Israeli spies looked on as Russian hackers breached Kaspersky cyber-security software two years ago, United States media report. Thus, the Russian government turned "Kaspersky antivirus" tool for espionage, the article says The Wall Street Journal.
If we look at the Volatility of Oracle Corporation (ORCL ), Week Volatility is 0.94%, whereas Month Volatility is at 1.28%. This number is based on a 1 to 5 scale where 1 indicates a Strong Buy recommendation while 5 represents a Strong Sell.
Imran and Babar have been embroiled in a legal battle before the ECP and Islamabad High Court for the last three years. The PTI chief's counsel then requested the ECP to withdraw the show-cause notice issued on September 24.
The tenure of the Gujarat Assembly term ends on January 22, 2018, while Himachal's House ends on January 7, 2018. When AK Jyoti was asked if Gujarat election will be held in two phases, he said that it was yet to be decided.
But now they face New Zealand in a tricky two-legged intercontinental play-off in a bid to make it to Russian Federation . Colombia qualified after holding Peru to a draw, while Chile crashed out, but Sanchez says he is not getting carried away.
Occulus Go Is A RM840 Standalone VR Headset
His company's Oculus headsets that send people into artificial worlds are too expensive and confining to appeal to the masses. According to Gartner, some 16m VR headsets were shipped worldwide in 2016, a number that is tipped to reach 22m in 2017.
Digging Up the Facts on Gilead Sciences, Inc. (GILD)
Maxim Group reaffirmed a "hold" rating on shares of Gilead Sciences in a research report on Thursday, July 27th. The Texas-based King Luther Cap Corporation has invested 0.05% in Acadia Healthcare Company Inc (NASDAQ:ACHC).
(NYSE:M) and BlackBerry Limited (NASDAQ:BBRY)
Stock market analysts and brokers have recently amended their target prices on shares of BlackBerry Limited (NASDAQ: BBRY ). The company reported $0.05 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of ($0.01) by $0.06.
Asset Advisors Corp Sells 400 Shares of ConocoPhillips (COP)
Sell-side analysts that regularly cover the stock have offered price targets and recommendations on ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP). Further, company shares have been recently trading -7.30% away from the 52 week high and 22.10% away from the 52 week low.
Mr Robot season 3 arrives this week
Robot is tonight, and fans are excited about the twists and turns that the new season will bring. Here, she makes it quite clear that Elliot is completely disposable - just not yet.
Oculus talks new $199 self contained VR
As the name suggests, the device will run independently of a PC, phone, etc., and will be dependent entirely on its own hardware. The overall experience is supposed to be familiar to the Gear VR too, allowing users to spin around but not move freely.
Gucci vows to go fur-free in 2018
Simone Pavesi, manager of animal free fashion for LAV, said: "Gucci's decision will radically change the future of fashion". Products, like Gucci's fur-lined loafers, will be replaced with products made of faux-fur, wool, and new fabrics.
Active Volume Stock: Rite Aid Corporation (RAD)
Mizuho set a $2.00 price objective on Rite Aid Corporation and gave the stock a "hold" rating in a research note on Saturday. OxFORD Asset Management LLP purchased a new position in Rite Aid Corporation in the 2nd quarter valued at about $14,659,000.
Q2 Sentiment Las Vegas Sands Corp (NYSE:LVS)
Insider Trading Activity for Las Vegas Sands Corp . (NYSE:LVS) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, July 26th. Northern Cross Llc holds 30.58% of its portfolio in Las Vegas Sands Corp. for 37.14 million shares. (NYSE:LVS) or 3,178 shares.