Washington DC expands its partnership with WeChat to cater to the Chinese tourist market

Washington DC expands its partnership with WeChat to cater to the Chinese tourist market

Destination DC (DDC), the official marketing organisation for Washington DC, expands its partnership with WeChat by launching the first City Experience Mini Program in the United States to support Chinese travellers when they arrive in the city. Through Tencent’s instant messaging platform, DDC continues its expansion into Washington, DC’s top overseas market with the immersive new program built for the […]

New FreshSpoke app promises to make local Canadian food more accessible and honest

New FreshSpoke app promises to make local Canadian food more accessible and honest

 There’s a dramatic shift in consumer preference when it comes to food. The majority of Canadians are turning away from cheaper imports in favour of those produced closer to home. But with many businesses looking to cash in on local, consumers are increasingly concerned about whether such claims are true; according to recent Dalhousie-led […]

Google Maps’ new look adapts to how you travel

Google Maps’ new look adapts to how you travel

Google Maps has gotten an updated look. The driving, navigation, transit, and explore maps have gotten a refresh so that important information is shown more clearly. Gas stations will now appear more prominently during navigation, as will train stations on transit maps. When you schedule an event using Google Calendar, get a reservation confirmation in […]

Uber Finalizes Deal to Sell Major Stake to SoftBank

Uber Finalizes Deal to Sell Major Stake to SoftBank

Uber recently completed a deal to sell a significant stake of itself to SoftBank, a Japanese conglomerate, paving the way for the ride-hailing company to make sweeping governance changes and to go public by 2019. Under the agreement, a consortium of investors led by SoftBank will buy at least 14 percent of Uber through a combination […]

Postmates Launches Updated App Along with Dedicated Grocery Service

Postmates Launches Updated App Along with Dedicated Grocery Service

On-demand delivery service Postmates revamped its app and introduced a service dedicated entirely to delivering groceries within in it. The updated Android and iOS app shows users the best restaurants around them upon opening the app, and the new Explore section adapts to the user’s location and time of day. Meanwhile, Postmates has launched its […]

Blippar Launches App Allowing People to Navigate the World with Augmented Reality

Blippar Launches App Allowing People to Navigate the World with Augmented Reality

Blippar, one of the leading augmented reality and computer vision technology company, announced the launch of its new large scale augmented reality experiment in form of an app: AR City. The app, currently in beta, harnesses both augmented reality and computer vision to allow users to access information and content as they travel and navigate around cities. […]

A10 Networks Introduces Software Subscription Model for Consumption of Secure App

A10 Networks Introduces Software Subscription Model for Consumption of Secure App

A10 Networks, a Secure Application Services company, announced A10 FlexPool, a software subscription model that provides enterprises and service providers with the ability to simplify the consumption of app services. The A10 FlexPool aggregated capacity model allows customers to flexibly allocate and re-distribute capacity across applications, multiple clouds and data centres.  As businesses attempt to […]

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