Daily Archives: 2015-05-28

B2C communications on WhatsApp? The Online world reacts

Last week, an observation by Facebook’s Chief Financial Officer David Wehner set the Online world abuzz. He said Facebook Inc. was toying with the idea of allowing businesses to contact users through WhatsApp. Which means, 1 of the ways WhatsApp was contemplating earning revenue was through B2C chat.

Reports: VentureBeat, Phone Arena, Microfinance Monitor, Bloomberg, InternetRetailer.com

Super Siri on the way? Apple planning to bring in Proactive in iOS 9

There’s a lot of buzz around Apple’s upcoming iOS 9. Signs are it will happen at the annual Worldwide Developers Conference on June 8. Now it emerges that Apple’s intelligent digital assistant Siri is slated to take on a more pro-active role in iOS 9. According to a report in 9to5Mac, the new tool called Proactive, which includes Siri, will take that digital assistant to a new level. Siri has been around since 2011, at the time of the launch of the iPhone 4S.

Reports: ComputerWorld, MacRumors, Daily Mail, 9to5 Mac (blog), Forbes