10 Stories Not To Miss On GDI This Week

  1. eharmony Brings Voice Recognition To Online Dating With Amazon Alexa Partnership – Alexa is the voice service available for use with devices like the Amazon Echo and Echo Dot.
  2. This Algorithm Can Accurately Predict Your Sexual Orientation Using Just A Picture Of Your Face – The researchers analysed 35,326 facial images, using deep neural networks to extract features from the images.
  3. Blued Turns To Live-Streaming After Hitting $15m In Revenue Last Year – Chinese gay dating app Blued has joined Momo and The Meet Group by launching a live-streaming feature.
  4. ExoClick Launches Membership Area Traffic Business – It also gives advertisers the opportunity to target their offers to this profitable segment.
  5. Buy Your Tickets To This Month’s GDI London Conference Now! – It’s our best lineup yet, and we are looking forward to welcoming everyone at The Grange, St Paul’s in London on 28th September.
  6. Tinder Date Ends In Nightmare After Woman Gets Trapped In Window Trying To Retrieve Her Own Poo
    – Liam Smyth set up a GoFundMe campaign to raise £200 to replace his bathroom window.
  7. The Meet Group’s Catherine Cook Connelly Speaking At App Valley This Year – It is run by Mobile World Congress Americas and takes place on 13th September.
  8. Google Releases New Augmented Reality Platform ARCore – It comes after three years of working with Tango, Google’s augmented reality computing platform, first released in June 2014.
  9. ComScore Releases Annual Mobile App Report, Looking At Millennial Habits, Mobile Web & Dating – The data reveals that mobile apps now account for 57% of all digital media usage.
  10. Match Group Stock Hits Record High After Tinder Revenue Success – Its stock climbed to 22.35 by the end of trading on Friday, its highest price since the dating group span off from IAC.
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