Category: Software

Clever car racking and intelligent software double number of cars in shipping containers

Shipping cars could be safer and more efficient than ever before, thanks to innovative solutions developed by WMG at the University of Warwick for Trans-Rak International (TRI). Working with Warwickshire-based manufacturer Trans-Rak International, Piero Filippin, Innovation Manager at WMG, has created software that automates the task of finding the optimal placement of cars in a […]

Android Studio 2.0 Preview Released With Massive Speed Improvements

Almost two years after the introduction of Android Studio, a freely available integrated development environment (IDE) for the Android platform, Google announces that the tool has hit version 2.0 in a preview form. The company says that the tool comes with a faster emulator as well as an improved GPU profiler. Android Studio 2.0 is […]

Foodpanda Ties Up With IRCTC to Pilot Food Delivery Scheme

Rocket Internet’s online food ordering platform Foodpanda announced that it has entered into an association with IRCTC to enable meal pre-orders. While the partnership has materialised, the date of rollout of the pilot, which will start with New Delhi Railway Station, has yet to be confirmed or finalised, a spokesperson for Foodpanda told Gadgets 360. […]

Google+ Revamped With Focus on Communities and Collections

US Internet colossus Alphabet on Tuesday revamped Google+ online social network focused on people’s interests, and tuned for smartphones or tablets. “We’re starting to introduce a fully redesigned Google+ that puts Communities and Collections front and center,” director of streams Eddie Kessler said in a blog post. “Now focused around interests, the new Google+ is […]

Microsoft Gets Serious About Security as Apple Eyes Enterprise Market

In the mid 2000s, Microsoft’s security reputation was so bad that Apple parodied it as part of its famous “Get a Mac” commercials. “You okay?” a casually dressed Justin Long, representing a Mac, asked a sneezing, suited PC stand-in John Hodgman in one spot. “No, I’m not okay. I have that virus that’s going around,” […]

Taxi Owners, Lenders Sue New York City Over Uber

Taxi owners and lenders on Tuesday sued New York City and its Taxi and Limousine Commission, saying the proliferation of the popular ride-sharing business Uber was destroying their businesses and threatening their livelihoods. The lawsuit filed in Manhattan federal court accused the defendants of violating yellow cab drivers’ exclusive right to pick up passengers on […]

Ola Raises $500 Million From SoftBank, Didi Kuaidi, and Others

Taxi aggregator Ola has raised $500 million (roughly Rs. 3,299 crores) from Baillie Gifford, Tiger Global, SoftBank Group and others to fuel capacity building and drive new use cases as it up the ante to compete with rivals like US-based Uber and homegrown Meru. Ola has closed the Series F funding, raising $500 million from […]