Mobile Minutes: Snapchat video; Twitter’s best tweets; Apple buys advanced AI; Microsoft’s new smartphones
Snapchat on pace to overtake Facebook for video supremacy
Two of today’s most popular social networks are battling for video dominance, and although Snapchat’s community is just a tenth of the size of Facebook’s user base, the smaller app is poised to pass its larger rival in daily video views.
Read more on CIO
Twitter rolls out feature that showcases day’s best tweets
Twitter Inc rolled out its much-anticipated Project Lightning on Tuesday, a feature that shows users the site’s best tweets and content as curated by a Twitter team.
Read more on Reuters
Apple acquires startup developing advanced AI for phones
Apple Inc. acquired Perceptio, a startup developing technology to let companies run advanced artificial intelligence systems on smartphones without needing to share as much user data.
Read more on Bloomberg
Microsoft unveils new smartphones in bid to revive mobile business
Microsoft Corp. announced Tuesday two new smartphones of its own design and running Windows software, in the company’s latest bid to revive its struggling mobile-phone business.
Read more on The Wall Street Journal