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To enhance safety, Uber introduces Phone Anonymisation

Uber, the world's largest on-demand ride-sharing company, today introduced two-way Phone Anonymisation, a new technology that will improve the way riders and drivers connect and communicate with each other. With this, when a rider and driver contact each other regarding a trip, both phone numbers will be anonymised, ensuring neither can see the other’s personal contact details.   Phone anonymisation is a
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Gateway Express: New Name In The Courier Service Sector

There are quite a number of courier companies in the market. Recently a new name got added to the list- Gateway Express. They have differentiated themselves by adding a taste of confidentiality, reliability, fast & security. They deliver documents, parcels of the clients with order tracking system which enables customers to locate his/her products' current location through the website. Gateway Express
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Housing.com and PropTiger Merged To Form India’s Largest Online Retail Service Company

PropTiger.com and Housing.com- announced today they have merged to form the country’s largest online retail services company. As part of the deal, the new company will receive a new US$55 million investment. US$50 million will come from REA Group Limited, an ASX-listed company specialising in property, and an affiliate of SoftBank Group Corp. will invest US$5 million.
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Malaysia-Based Salon Booking Service Bfab Received Funding

Malaysia-based salon booking service Bfab received a “six-figure USD” funding from existing investor Captii Ventures. Captii, 500 Startups, and KK Fund injected seed funding into the startup last year, prior to its launch. The team will use the money to further develop the product and grow its base of salons and beauty professionals- which now number 1,900 and 200, respectively.
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Beijing-Based Startup Getui Raised US$58 Million From Several Investors

Getui, a third-party push notification service provider announced Monday a RMB400 million (US$58 million) D round from several returning investors. Together with the funding news, the company rolled out Gexin, a mobile marketing platform that help local brands to engage customers more efficiently with specific demographics of their audiences, including age, gender, country, hobby, consumption habits and social networking features.
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Citycell Will Resume Its Service For Now

Citycell will resume its services shortly after the telecom regulator reinstated its suspended spectrum yesterday evening, said a senior official of the operator. If the mobile operator fails to pay Tk 100 crore to the telecom regulator by November 19, Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission can cancel its spectrum again, the Supreme Court said in its order.
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Samsung Plans To Launch AI Assistant Service For Galaxy S8

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said it would launch an AI digital assistant service for its upcoming Galaxy S8 smartphone, seeking to rebound from the Galaxy Note 7’s collapse and differentiate its devices. Samsung plans to integrate the San Jose-based company’s artificial intelligence platform, called Viv, into the Galaxy smartphones and expand voice-assistant services to home appliances and wearable technology devices.  
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LocalOye Launches Online Consulting Services Across India

The online marketplace has launched 12 india-wide services under its ‘Pan India Online Service’- including services such as online astrology, fitness, legal, depression, career and relationship counseling and consulting. LocalOye claims to have over 100 certified and verified partners who will be able to service 600 requests daily, but as of now, this category seems to be  app only.
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