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How Uber Helps Transform the Taxi Industry in Chicago – a Case Study

According to an Uber case study, Uber’s arrival in Chicago in 2011 changed how people get around the city. For decades, people in Chicago experienced poor taxi services. In the past three years, taxi passengers filed nearly 36,000 complaints, major issues are related to •    reckless driving and rude driver behaviour...

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Got issues with WiFi at home? This product could be the solution.

Plume Design Inc., a Silicon Valley startup, created the Plume Adaptive WiFi system which allows you to use an unlimited amount of tiny Wi-Fi extenders in a home network and report device data to computers in the cloud. The system monitors traffic and prioritises services on the fly. For example, a...

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Change Life by Connecting Things

You may have seen this in the fiction movies, but connecting your physical and digital things together with the aim to take care of your self, your family, your home is coming to everyone’s life. Stringify is a new app which has yet been fully released. However, you can try its...

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Google Translate Now Offers 103 Languages That Cover 99% of The Online Population

Google just added 13 new languages — Amharic, Corsican, Frisian, Kyrgyz, Hawaiian, Kurdish (Kurmanji), Luxembourgish, Samoan, Scots Gaelic, Shona, Sindhi, Pashto and Xhosa - — Amharic, Corsican, Frisian, Kyrgyz, Hawaiian, Kurdish (Kurmanji), Luxembourgish, Samoan, Scots Gaelic, Shona, Sindhi, Pashto and Xhosa to the language library. Google uses two approaches to build...

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Pocket is acquired by Mozilla

If you have used Pocket, the app, which saves articles for you to read later, you may be impressed by its simple idea however the great deal of impact it made to it users. Pocket has just been acquired by Mozilla as a wholly-owned, independent subsidiary of Mozilla.Pocket started out as...

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Trello is acquired by Atlassian

Last month I wrote about collaboration, and mentioned two tools Trello and Atlassian Confluence. Now Trello is being acquired by Atlassian. Trello was launched five years ago, since then, more than 19 million people have used Trello to solve many different challenges both personal and professional. Atlassian has its own excellent...

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The iPhone App of the Year

Prisma has been nominated by Apple as the app of the year in Australia. Prisma is a free photo app that uses technology to transform your photos and video into works of art. It claims to transform media using the styles of famous artists like van Gogh, Picasso, Levitan, as well...

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Moodle • Open Source Software for Online Learning

Moodle is an education software helping teachers and trainers create and deliver effective online. There are already many education institutes using Moodle such as TAFE, University of New England, UNSW ect. View the associated listing in directory...

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Twitter. It's what's happening.

Twitter is a social media services which enables users to send and read messages. From breaking news and entertainment to sports and politics, get the full story with all the live. It was found 10 years, and rapidly gained worldwide popularit, it had with more than 100 million users in 2012....

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WeChat

WeChat is a messaging app which is available for all kinds of platforms such as mobile and web services. With WeChat, you can enjoy group chat, photo sharing, video sharing, text messaging and voice messaging. You can also share your moments with links from external. There is free call feature which...

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Pinterest • The world’s catalog of ideas

Pinterest is a social networking site for photo sharing.  You can find and save recipes, parenting hacks, style inspiration and creative ideas. According to research, items listed in pinterest has a longer life to be re-shared compared to items in other network site. View the associated listing in directory...

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Google maps now wheelchair friendly

Google has added a new feature to its Map service providing wheelchair accessible information for locations, however, currently only available to users in the United States according to Business Insider. The accessibility data was crowd-sourced from people who are regular Google Maps users that respond to questions such as cost, operating hours,...

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