Why gig workers in finance will grow 88% in the next three years

More for CXOs CFOs predict that gig workers in the finance industry will increase 88% over the next three years, according to Deloitte’s CFO Signals survey, released Thursday. During this time, he finance industry will also see a 66% rise in real or virtual shared services, said the report. The CFO Signal survey has been … Read moreWhy gig workers in finance will grow 88% in the next three years

Instagram may tidy up captions by hiding hashtags

Instagram appears to be testing a way to add hashtags to a post without having to include them in the caption itself. App researcher Jane Manchun Wong spotted the feature and tweeted a screenshot of an updated interface. In the image, you can see a new “Add Hashtags” section and a screen where you can … Read moreInstagram may tidy up captions by hiding hashtags

Apple Watch fire face was made with actual fire

With the Apple Watch Series 4, Apple introduced a new, larger display. It now has rounded edges and thinner bezels. And the company took advantage of that display to introduce new fire, water, liquid metal and vapor faces. Apple didn’t use CGI to create those faces — they shot those faces in a studio. Many … Read moreApple Watch fire face was made with actual fire

Photokina 2018: What to expect

Panasonic Panasonic has never strayed from its Micro Four Thirds roots, but that could be about to change. 43 Rumors is pretty convinced that it will unveil a full-frame model at its Photokina press conference on September 25th at 11:30 AM CEST (5:30 AM ET). It will reportedly be a prototype with non-final specs, and … Read morePhotokina 2018: What to expect

Spotify offers free direct uploads for indie artists

The company collaborated with performers such as Noname, Michael Brun, VIAA and Hot Shade to develop the upload tool. Several hundred US-based artists are participating in the beta from the jump, and Spotify will invite more to join over the next few months. Those taking part can preview what their albums, EPs, mixtapes or singles … Read moreSpotify offers free direct uploads for indie artists

Samsung’s New Galaxy Watch Comes So Close to Delivering the Modern Wearable Dream

Photo: Sam Rutherford (Gizmodo) Divorce yourself from the far out scifi depictions and crazy nerd dreams of what a smartwatch is supposed to be for just a second, and instead think about what makes sense for a wrist-mounted device in 2018. You’ll quickly realize there’s a huge gap between reality and expectation, because while the … Read moreSamsung’s New Galaxy Watch Comes So Close to Delivering the Modern Wearable Dream

AI could help push Neo4j graph database growth

Graph databases have always been useful to help find connections across a vast data set, and it turns out that capability is quite handy in artificial intelligence and machine learning too. Today, Neo4j, the makers of the open source and commercial graph database platform, announced the release of Neo4j 3.5, which has a number of … Read moreAI could help push Neo4j graph database growth

Bird hits 10 million scooter rides

Bird just announced 10 million scooter rides since launching about one year ago. If this story sounds familiar to you, it’s probably because Bird competitor Lime earlier today announced it surpassed 11.5 million rides across its shared bikes and scooters. Bird, which launched last September in Santa Monica, Calif., currently operates in 100 cities and … Read moreBird hits 10 million scooter rides