Uber drivers will no longer see exact location history for riders

Uber drivers will no longer see exact location history for riders

In a pilot program launching soon, Uber will begin obscuring riders’ exact pickup and drop-off locations in the trip history displayed to drivers. Instead, it will display a broader location area. The change is intended to enhance rider privacy and safety, the first of several upcoming changes Uber is making to limit the exposure of […]

Shazam tackles cyberbullying in Singapore with ‘Unmute Daniel’ campaign via MullenLowe Group

Shazam tackles cyberbullying in Singapore with ‘Unmute Daniel’ campaign via MullenLowe Group

 MullenLowe Group has collaborated with Shazam to roll out the ‘Unmute Daniel’ campaign, in a bid to raise awareness around the issue of cyberbullying in Singapore. ‘Unmute Daniel’ is a digital campaign that utilises technology to communicate with their target audience of youths and their parents. The campaign mascot, Daniel, represents every child who […]

Bareburger’s AR menu lets customers scan a Snapcode and see any dish before ordering

Bareburger’s AR menu lets customers scan a Snapcode and see any dish before ordering

 Fast-casual burger restaurant Bareburger expects to soon replace all of its paper menus with 3D models of its burgers and other items rendered in augmented reality, but for now, the company is preparing some rather interesting limited AR interactions. The up-and-coming restaurant chain, framed by some as one of the hottest in the US, […]

Netflix’s new 30-second mobile previews look like Snapchat and Instagram Stories

Netflix’s new 30-second mobile previews look like Snapchat and Instagram Stories

Netflix is taking a page from social networks with a new feature that will let users watch TV and movie previews in vertical-video orientation on their mobile phones. The 30-second mobile previews are presented in a slideshow format with circular thumbnails, very much like the presentation of Snapchat and Instagram Stories. As with the popular […]

Vacherin partners with Kafoodle to launch first bespoke mobile app

Vacherin partners with Kafoodle to launch first bespoke mobile app

Vacherin, a specialist London contract caterer, has launched an app, in conjunction with end-to-end food management software specialist, Kafoodle. The app has been designed to reflect Vacherin’s clients branding, making it bespoke to their foodservice sites, and also hosts a unique set of personalised features. Customers will benefit from being able to look at menus […]

Amazon’s app goes abroad with new international shopping feature

Amazon’s app goes abroad with new international shopping feature

Amazon has launched the ‘International Shopping’ experience within the Amazon Shopping App, making it possible for international customers to browse and shop over 45 million eligible items that can be shipped to their country from the United States. This experience is available on mobile browser and mobile app within the Amazon Shopping App for both iOS […]

Coleman launches mobile app to inspire people to get outdoors

Coleman launches mobile app to inspire people to get outdoors

Want to find stunning campsites, delicious recipes, and expert gear recommendations from camping pros with more than 100 years of experience? Coleman, an international leader of durable outdoor recreation products, launched its first mobile app, “Coleman – Get Outdoors”, which is now available for iPhone and Android users in the US. The Coleman – Get […]

Snapchat launches ‘shoppable’ augmented reality feature in Lenses

Snapchat launches ‘shoppable’ augmented reality feature in Lenses

Snapchat is rolling out a new ‘shoppable’ augmented reality (AR) Lens feature for advertisers around the world. Shoppable AR Lenses serve as an extension of sorts to Snapchat’s existing shoppable ads that allow marketers to engage with potential customers natively through Snapchat. Back in 2015, Snap rolled out its machine learning-based Lenses feature that allowed […]

Bekol hacks Israel’s Spotify launch to deliver a message to the country’s young music lovers

Bekol hacks Israel’s Spotify launch to deliver a message to the country’s young music lovers

Spotify has been available abroad for years, but in Israel it just landed in April 2018. As an anticipated launch by Israel’s many youngsters and music lovers, it was a dream opportunity for Bekol, Israel’s Organisation for the Hard of Hearing, to speak directly to youngsters. Why? Because with most youngsters using earphones to listen […]

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