Michael Kors acquires Gianni Versace in a bid for the luxury market
The handbag maker is paying $2.1 billion for the high-end fashion company. Donatella Versace, who has headed her family's namesake company since her brother was murdered in 1997, will continue to run the brand.
Twitter is making a change to how its tweet reporting procedures will work. Before, Twitter had experimented with both showing or hiding the tweet you reported, but users told the company they sometimes needed to refer back to the tweet – like when they’re trying to report it to law enforcement, for example. Now, Twitter […]
Gmail users can now work with online services like Box, Dropbox, and Atlassian’s Jira without ever leaving their inboxes.
With a new feature called “compose actions,” users can save files directly to Dropbox, attach Jira or Bitbucket links with comments included, and attach files from Dropbox, Box, or Egnyte. (The Dropbox actions actually launched over the summer, but the others are new.) Google says more compose actions are coming soon, and they’ll be available through the G Suite marketplace.
Compose actions are an extension of Gmail add-ons, which launched last year. They also make use of Google’s recent Gmail redesign that added lots of new features and a fresh look. It’ll be interesting to see what other actions emerge as more developers get on board.
EXCLUSIVE: Artificial intelligence researcher Michelle Zhou has created a chatbot called Juji with a cheerful personality to hold personal conversations with people. The chatbot has the ability to listen and respond empathetically in conversations with humans, prompting the humans to chat for a longer time than usual. Zhou believes this kind of chatbot — Juji for […]