Mobile Minutes: Facebook’s weather alerts; Samsung’s smart contact lenses; Twitter’s new board; BMW’s ride-booking
Facebook is now showing people weather forecasts
Here’s a neat new feature from Facebook: The social network has started showing some users weather forecasts at the start of their day.
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Samsung’s smart contact lenses take photos in the blink of an eye
Contact lenses that contain a built-in camera, sensors and a display that can project images directly into wearer’s eyes have been conceived by Samsung.
Read more on Newsweek
Twitter adds two board members amid struggles, lack of diversity
Twitter is shaking up its board with two new directors as it grapples with slowing user growth and mounting competition from Facebook and Google.
Read more on USA Today
BMW challenges Uber in U.S. with its own ride-booking service
BMW plans to offer a ride-booking service in Seattle and then other U.S. cities, becoming the first luxury-car maker to go toe to toe with Uber Technologies Inc.
Read more on Bloomberg