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Ryanair provides Twitter info on all flights

Ryanair is providing real-time information on every flight via a new Twitter account.

17/10/2014  |  Full story...

Lufthansa puts customers in marketing images with ‘Selfie’ ad units

Lufthansa has become the first brand to sign up to anew 'Selfie' ad unit, putting customer images into mobile ad campaigns and showcase products in 3D panoramic mode.

29/09/2014  |  Full story...

New marketing boss at Hailo as taxi app expands

Taxi app Hailo has appointed Gary Bramall as its Global Chief Marketing Officer as the taxi app continues to expand globally.

25/09/2014  |  Full story...

Uber banned in Germany over safety concerns

Uber has been banned in Germany as the social-powered cab service continues to spark controversy.

Watch this video from the BBC, discussing the issues around its launch in the UK market:

02/09/2014  |  Full story...

Uber takes on AmazonFresh with grocery delivery service

Uber is testing a grocery delivery service in the US, as the firm looks to take successful social taxi service to other sectors.

21/08/2014  |  Full story...

Google links ads to discounted taxi rides

Google has patented new technology that links online ads to free or discounted taxi rides, aimed at venues such as restaurants, theatres and shops.

27/01/2014  |  Full story...

AccuWeather to launch weather channel this year

Weather app AccuWeather is to launch a 24-hour weather channel in the third quarter of 2014.

16/01/2014  |  Full story...

BMW showcases self-driving cars with smooth ‘drift’

BMW has unveiled its version of self-driving cars that can "drift" around bends and slalom between cones.

14/01/2014  |  Full story...

British Airways ‘look up’ outdoor campaign identifies real planes in the sky

British Airways has unveiled new interactive digital billboards that can identify real planes as they fly overhead, courtesy of some technical wizardry.

View a video showing the poster in action below:

22/11/2013  |  Full story...

Google revamps maps with multi-stage directions

Google has updated its maps tool with the ability to add multiple destinations, as well as find upcoming local events and view flight, hotel, and restaurant reservations.

14/10/2013  |  Full story...

Google planning ‘robo-taxi’ service for self-driving cars?

Google’s self-driving cars, currently being tested in the US and soon in the UK, could be turned into a futuristic taxi service, according to new reports.

28/08/2013  |  Full story...

Google Maps adds traffic incident updates from Waze

The first benefits of Google's $1 billion acquisition of map software service Waze will appear today.

22/08/2013  |  Full story...

Who is using travel sites in Spain?

During May 2013, 13 million Spanish people accessed a travel website. Of the 13 million, people aged 35-44 used travel sites the most (24/*%). According to engagement statistics, users aged 55 and over spent close to 35 minutes on travel sites, the highest engagement rate.

Who is using travel sites in Spain? During May 2013, 13 million Spanish people accessed a travel website. Of the 13 million, people aged 35-44 used travel sites the most (24/*%). According to engagement statistics, users aged 55 and over spent close to 35 minutes on travel sites, the highest engagement rate.

29/07/2013  |  Full story...

UK to road test driverless cars this year

The UK government has announced plans to test driverless cars on public roads by the end of 2013.

18/07/2013  |  Full story...

Garmin smartphone app projects sat-nav on car windshield

Garmin has developed a portable head-up display (HUD) for cars that projects turn-by-turn sat-nav directions on to a vehicle's windscreen.

10/07/2013  |  Full story...

"Thanks for making me late": New social media tool claims to spot sarcastic comments

Social media monitoring provider Spotter has developed a tool it claims will identify sarcasm in online comments.

05/07/2013  |  Full story...

Cannes Lions 2013 winners: ‘Dumb Ways to Die’ scoops top awards

Ad agency Mccann’s Dumb Ways to Die became the most awarded ad in the history of the Cannes advertising festival, with its offbeat public service announcement for Metro Trains Melbourne finishing the festival with 32 Lions, including five Grand Prix awards, 18 gold, three silver and six bronze.

24/06/2013  |  Full story...

Google buys social sat-nav Waze for $1.3bn

Google has bought crowd-sourced navigation app Waze for a reported $1.3bn (£835m), as the firm looks to extend its sat-nav tools.

Watch this video from Bloomberg discussing the deal here:


12/06/2013  |  Full story...

Apps dominate mobile travel traffic in US

US iPhone and Android users are increasily relying on apps, rather than mobile websites, to get their travel information while on the move, according to new research. As the summer travel season comes to a close, Nielsen looked at the usage of travel-related mobile apps and websites during June 2012.

11/09/2012  |  Full story...

Google Maps adds navigation and live traffic updates in India

Google has updated its mapping service in India, with two new features to boost navigation and traffic updates. The service now includes ‘turn-by-turn’ voice navigation through Google Maps Navigation (Beta). Google maps also now features live traffic information for major roads in select cities - Bengaluru, Mumbai, New Delhi, Chennai, Pune and Hyderabad.

10/09/2012  |  Full story...

Video viral of the week: KLM plays airline matchmaker with ‘Meet and Seat’

KLM’s quirky ‘Meet and Seat’ passenger matchmaking campaign has already drawn many plaudits. Now it’s ramping up awareness with a number celebrity endorsements on YouTube. See why it’s our video viral of the week here…

07/08/2012  |  Full story...

Google debuts bicycling route-finder in UK

Google Maps has launched a cycle-specific routing on its Maps feature in theUK, including National Cycle Network routes. A “bicycling” option will appear in the “bird’s eye view” menu (alongside traffic, photos, weather, terrain), allowing users to see cycle routes in their area. These will be divided into bike trails (where there are no motor vehicles), streets with bike lanes and streets recommended for cyclists.

11/07/2012  |  Full story...

London Overground gets free Wi-Fi

London’s Overground train passengers will be able to access 60 minutes of free wifi per day with the introduction of hotspots in 56 stations. The service, provided by The Cloud (owned by BSkyB) will be free to begin with but it eventually become a pay as you go service. Users will need to register once to access the service.

27/03/2012  |  Full story...

London Underground gets Wi-Fi in time for Olympics

London Mayor Boris Johnson has hired Virgin Media to provide free Wi-Fi access on the London Underground this summer, with plans to charge for the service when the event is over. The service will be available in 80 stations by July and 120 by the end of the year. The Wi-Fi connections will only work on platforms, escalators, and ticket offices.

16/03/2012  |  Full story...

National Rail debuts mobile site for instant rail updates

National Rail Enquiries has launched a new version of its site optimised for mobile users, providing rail travellers with instant access to up-to-the minute train information. The mobile site boasts a new look and feel aligned with the main NRE website and offers commuters and other rail passengers a vastly enhanced user experience through stripped-down code, delivering super slick page load times and easy to access real-time information.

22/02/2012  |  Full story...

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