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Facebook-Uber partnership will allow US users to order cab from within Messenger smartphone app

Facebook-Uber partnership will allow US users to order cab from within Messenger smartphone app

Facebook is turning its Messenger service having 700 million users to more of an all-purpose platform. The world’s largest social network on Wednesday has announced partnership with Uber that for the first time will allow its users in America to call for a vehicle from within the Messenger smartphone app.

Google Disappointed with California’s New Regulations that Requires Driver for Driverless Cars

Google Disappointed with California’s New Regulations that Requires Driver for Driverless Cars

The California's Department of Motor Vehicles has unveiled draft regulations that would require drivers to be present in self-driving vehicles in the state. The new regulations have disappointed Google that has been testing driverless cars for a couple of years in the State of California. Despite of Google’s dismay, the regulation will prove beneficial in the long run. According to Google, they have been trying to introduce driverless cars with an aim to provide comfort to those having an inability to drive a car.

Facebook’s new feature aims to connect users with best-rated local service providers

Facebook’s new feature aims to connect users with best-rated local service providers

Facebook’s new feature ensures users’ comfort as it provides the top-rated and reviewed local service providers in the area. The new feature aims to take up the place of industry giants- Angie’s List and Yelp with the help of strength and broad reach Facebook enjoys.

With the click on Facebook.com/services, users will be able to have an access of a wide list of professional service providers, including contractors, painters, plumbers, doctors, child care providers, pet groomers, salons, decorators and much more.

Ford receives permit to operate Fusion hybrid in California

Ford receives permit to operate Fusion hybrid in California

Ford has received a go-ahead to start operating a driverless car on public streets as a part of the California Autonomous Vehicle Testing Program. Ford Fusion hybrid is already being tested in a closed-course setting in the Palo Alto area.

Facebook to do away with Photo-syncing and introduce ‘Moments’ app in its place

Facebook to do away with Photo-syncing and introduce ‘Moments’ app in its place

Facebook will soon stop photo syncing service and in its place, it will introduce Moments, private photo-sharing service. The company will ask its users to download its next hit app, Moments, through pop-up notification to appear on the top of the News Feed.

Facebook is already heavily promoting the app Moments through News Feed promotions and Messenger integration. Moments allows users to privately share photos with selected friends. The app has become immensely popular over the past few months as Facebook has been supporting it get maximum visible across its social network.

Samsung Galaxy S7 specifications leaked online; S7 might support Pressure Sensitive Screen

Samsung Galaxy S7 specifications leaked online; S7 might support Pressure Sensitive Screen

Samsung Galaxy S7 specifications have appeared online and a Wall Street Journal report suggests that the latest Galaxy smartphone from Samsung could support pressure sensitive display and fast charging. According to reports, ClearForce pressure- feedback technology will be used in Samsung Galaxy S7.

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Sneak Peek into Chevrolet’s new Malibu

Sneak Peek into Chevrolet’s new Malibu

Chevrolet’s new Malibu is the midsize sedan that you actually would like to buy. The new Malibu has been completely redesigned and is now lighter, stiffer and up with enticing design. The front grille of the car gives a look of a race car. Without a doubt, the new Malibu has a cohesive and great design.

Legroom is one think that a person looks when looking for a car in any segment. Chevrolet being aware of this requirement has made sure that customers do not feel unsatisfied in this section as the new Malibu has an extra 1.3 inches of legroom at the back.

Apple uses its App Store to Update Users to upgrade their iPhones via Pop-Up Ads

Apple uses its App Store to Update Users to upgrade their iPhones via Pop-Up Ads

With a hope to boost its sale on holiday season, Apple has surprised a number of iPhone owners by displaying unsolicited pop-up ads within the App Store application that promote the iPhone 6s. If you are an iPhone user and having model older than the iPhone 6 then you must have seen pop-up ads on the App Store application. The ads are full-screen interstitials that reads ‘iPhone 6s Ridiculously Powerful’.

Valve taking strict security measures as 77,000 Steam accounts hijacked a month

Valve taking strict security measures as 77,000 Steam accounts hijacked a month

Up to 77,000 gamer accounts a month on Steam are hijacked, admitted Valve, which has taken strict measures to curb account and virtual item theft. With new security measures, Valve is determined to clamp down account hijacking that is getting out of hand.

Cyber theft and sale of virtual items have only increased with time and rarest items even sell for thousands of dollars. While directly addressing Steam users, Valve said that many new attempts to deter hackers may annoy some users, but they have been employed for the benefit of the users, in order to keep their accounts safe.

Apple pushes ‘hold button’ for its TV live streaming service

Apple pushes ‘hold button’ for its TV live streaming service

Rather than offering a live Internet-based television service, Apple has said that it will now focus on to itself becomes a platform for media companies to directly sell to customers through App store. But t can also not be considered that Apple has totally given up on the plan of having a live-TV service.

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