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Uber Technologies To Expand To 100 Chinese Cities- Doubles Goal In Three Months Time

UBER

Uber Technologies is all set make another expansion in the coming days by entering another 100 cities in China in the coming year. The new announcement on Tuesday, is a clear indication of the fact that the company is doubling their previous goal they had s et three months ago, said Travis Kalanick, the Chief Executive of the U.S. ride-hailing service. Uber claims 30-35 percent market share According to the reports, presently China unit of the company, which functions in around 20 cities has raised $1.2 billion in the current fund-raising while Didi Kuaidi, the local rival of the company grossed $3 billion. Both the companies are giving tough competition to increase their hold in the market and Uber, which is new entrant in the field already has 30% to 35% of the market share. During his speech, Kalanick even said that Uber has also adopted the new set of [+more]

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Apple iPad Pro And Apple iPad Mini 4 Set To Unveil On September 9 In San Francisco

Apple launches iPad mini 4

Apple’s big event, where they launch new products on an yearly basis, will be held on September 9 at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in San Francisco. This event is expected to showcase the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus. Also on the cards are the new generation Apple TV, Apple iPad Pro and Apple iPad Mini 4. What’s Up With The iPad Pro? In the news since 2014, the iPad Pro should be making its debut at the Apple event on 9 September. It is a 12-inch tablet that will run on the OS X. Latest reports even suggest it will come equipped with Force Touch that began with the Apple Watch. A probable split-screen feature could make way with this new tablet. The iPad Pro is expected to be available for shipping from November against October pre orders. Looking Into The iPad Mini 4 As for the iPad Mini 4 we [+more]

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IFA 2015: Lenovo Launches Yoga Tab 3, Idea Centre, IdeaPad And ThinkPad

Lenovo

Berlin is experiencing some grand moments at the IFA 2015 as tech-giants are unveiling new devices for their fans. After Motorola, another reputed brand, Lenovo launched Yoga Tab 3 devices, Idea Centre, IdeaPad and ThinkPad at the event. Though these formed the major attraction, the Vibe smartphones, viz. Vibe P1m, Vibe P1 and Vibe S1 was also unveiled during the event. This is also not all, Phab series smartphones were also announced by the company during this event.  New devices at a glance  Even though the company unveiled some of its trendiest devices, Lenovo fans will have to wait for some more time to get these on stores. According to the reports, Lenovo Vibe P1m priced at $159 will be available in sale from mid-september, while Lenovo P1 will be on sale from $279 and is priced at $279. Lenovo Vibe S1, which is priced $299 will be on sale [+more]

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LinkedIn Revamps Messaging And Invitation Feature To Stay Ahead In The Competition

LinkedIn

LinkedIn is all set to make a remarkable graphical modification on its site. The business-oriented platform for social-networking, which is often criticized for its limited features has now announced some changes in their messaging service. According to the reports, the inbox will not have a look much similar to instant messaging service rather than email.  Improvisations at a glance LinkedIn Product Management director, Mark Hull said that they have done everything required from the ground so that users can experience a much streamlined and cleaner appearance of the portal.   Read More: Cisco And Apple Etch A Deal To Ensure Higher iDevice Inception Into Business Mainstream In his blog post, Hull even mentioned about adding “chat-style interface” to allow users in accessing messages at ease. The portal, which was earlier criticized for borrowing features from Twitter and Facebook has now got their desktop interface much similar to the popular messaging app, [+more]

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Cisco And Apple Etch A Deal To Ensure Higher iDevice Inception Into Business Mainstream

Apple launches iPad mini 4

Cisco and Apple have finally etched a historic partnership in a bid to bring more iPads and iPhones into the business mainstream. Apple is already a well known market leader in the world of gadgets while Cisco is a computer network giant with global popularity. In a joint statement from both titans, we read that Cisco will work towards providing a “fast lane” for apps or devices that run on iOS from Apple. What The Deal Could Do? Apple believes that along with Cisco it could boost businesses using tools equipped with its operating system. This could be a perfect time for such a step since long-dominant Microsoft has been facing threats to its position given that consumers have made their preference for Android and iOS very clear. Cisco has officially said that its networks will see changes for allowing more efficient working. This could contribute to better performance levels. [+more]

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Google Inc Rejects Allegations Leveled By European Commission; Submits Counter-Statement

Google Inc Rejects Allegations Leveled By European Commission

After the European Commission alleged charges of antitrust against Google Inc in April, the company has gone ahead and rejected all charges that claim how the latter has been abusing market power. The charges leveled against Google exposed it to the risk of coughing up a heavy fine unless it changed the way it does business. What Are The Allegations? To begin with the Commission alleged that Google played up with its search results so as to benefit its own shopping service while causing losses for competitors and customers. However, Kent Walker, the general counsel of Google has blogged that economic data for the last ten years and related documentation prove the competitiveness of Google search. He went on to write, “We believe that the statement of objection’s preliminary conclusions is wrong as a matter of fact, law, and economics.” These comments came at a time when Google submitted a [+more]

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Faasos Confirms Its Shift To Mobile App-Only, Plans Expansion Across Tier II Cities

Faasos, the popular feast on the run provider is going app only. The online food ordering service claims that its mobile app has resulted in 800,000 downloads already and it is now expecting the figure to touch 1 million in a fortnight. Faasos has been performing well in its niche and is currently available across 10 major Indian cities. The app alone accounts for 97 per cent of all delivery orders—even in Tier II cities, says Revant Bhate, the company’s marketing head. The Big Advantages Of App-Only There are many advantages of the app only model since it adjusts well to the changing menu items as well as speeds up delivery times for orders across its locations. Recently, Faasos has added new items as well as expanded its breakfast delivery services. Lately, it also initiated tea and snack deliveries in Mumbai. This part of the service will soon roll out [+more]

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Google Adds Street View Tab To Maps; Plans To Integrate Delhi Routes

Google Inc Rejects Allegations Leveled By European Commission

Google has finally added some new features tagged to their popular Maps.  According to what we saw on the Android client for Google’s navigation and mapping offerings, you can gear up for Map previews besides offering a business shortcut. Last weekend, Google has started the test phase for allowing food related photograph uploads on Maps. What’s more — these new add-ons will be available for the Indian version too. What’s New? Google Maps saw an update to Android 9.13.0 version and will come enhanced with Street View option on the left bottom corner of the display screen.  Once you tap it, the entire Street View of the region pops up.  However, Street View has not yet arrived in India. Adding new businesses too is a much acclaimed feature. In case you can see a business that is yet to see a listing, you simply need to click on “add a missing business” button [+more]

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