Category: Global IT News

Hashtag Trending Oct. 6 – Social media and depression; Micron semiconductor investment; Google Cloud Region comes to South Africa

Social media use is related to increased risk of depression, Micron to invest $100 billion in its semiconductor supply chain, and Google launches its first cloud region in South Africa. That’s all the tech news that’s trending right now, welcome to Hashtag Trending. It’s Thursday, October 6, and I’m your host, Samira Balsara. A newly

New platform uses augmented reality to power video-enabled packaging

Australia based company Immertia has launched a new platform called Displai which uses technology to seemingly bring product packaging to life. Displai uses augmented reality and smartphone technology to activate a hyper-realistic experience, where normal product packaging transforms into video-enabled interactive packaging. Here’s how it works: Smartphone users scan product packaging from the Displai app,