Google tightens the rules for YouTube Monetization

Google has introduced tough criteria for youtube monetization. Previously, YouTube channels had to reach 10,000 total views to be eligible for the YouTube Partner Program (YPP). Instead of basing acceptance purely on views, Google wants to take channel size, audience engagement, and creator behavior into consideration to determine eligibility for ads. That’s why starting today, … Continue reading “Google tightens the rules for YouTube Monetization”

Zhou Youguang’s 112th birthday Google Doodle

Zhou Youguang was a Chinese economist, banker, linguist, sinologist, publisher, and supercentenarian, known as the “father of Pinyin”, a system for the romanization of Mandarin Chinese, which was officially adopted by the government of the People’s Republic of China in 1958, the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) in 1982, and the United Nations in 1986. … Continue reading “Zhou Youguang’s 112th birthday Google Doodle”

Portable Device to generate corrective lens prescriptions in 10 seconds

Vision impairment is a major global issue. More than 2 billion people worldwide don’t have access to corrective lenses. Getting eyeglasses prescriptions is especially difficult in developing countries. Optometrists are generally located in urban centers and rarely see patients from rural areas, so many people suffer from uncorrected impairments. According to the World Health Organization, … Continue reading “Portable Device to generate corrective lens prescriptions in 10 seconds”

Kodak is launching KODAKOne and KODAKCoin to manage photography rights using Blockchain

The 130-year old photography company Kodak has missed the Digital revolution by staying back with its film-based cameras. But it doesn’t want to miss the cryptocurrency and blockchain technology revolution. That’s why Kodak is launching KODAKOne image rights management platform and KODAKCoin, a photo-centric cryptocurrency to empower photographers and agencies to take greater control in … Continue reading “Kodak is launching KODAKOne and KODAKCoin to manage photography rights using Blockchain”

Alan Paton’s 115th birthday Google Doodle

Alan Stewart Paton (11 January 1903 – 12 April 1988) was a South African author and anti-apartheid activist. His works include the novels Cry, the Beloved Country and Too Late the Phalarope. Google Celebrates Alan Paton’s 115th birthday on Jan 11, 2018. South African author and activist Alan Paton introduced the world to life in … Continue reading “Alan Paton’s 115th birthday Google Doodle”