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Last week, Google and Israel’s car service app Gett, formerly Get Taxi, furthered a collaboration that could contribute to the race to take over the market for mobile transportation.
Google has agreed to include a fare estimate and travel time along with a link to Gett, when users search for directions in Google Maps App. The feature allows users to easily go from Maps to ordering their cab with Gett, and if one doesn’t have the app they are directed to the app store to download it. The feature has been out in the UK, and became available in Israel and Russia last Wednesday, August 10. Google has already had this the same feature out with Uber for a while, although not in Israel, where Uber’s ride-sharing feature UberX ppis not
On Thursday, July 4, the New York media giant Viacom reported insipid results for the most recent quarter as the fight for control escalates between Viacom CEO Philippe Dauman and Redstone’s National Amusements Inc.
According to The Post, “When asked whether the feud was distracting him from the company’s day-to-day performance, Dauman was quick to play down concerns.
‘Obviously, it is somewhat of a distraction,’ Dauman acknowledged during a call with analysts, but said he was not ‘deterred
An Israeli start-up has done it again. Playtika, based in Herzliya and one of the world’s biggest online gaming firms, was bought out over the weekend by Chinese firm Giant Interactive, for $4.4 billion. The payment is in cash. The company will remain based in Israel, it said in a press release.
Playtika was established in 2010, and now employs over 1,300 people in nine countries. The company’s most popular game is Slotomania, which mimics real-life slot machines that allow the player to
In a stunning new development in modern technology, Samsung has unveiled a new digital phone that the user will be able to unlock simply by looking at it.
The Galaxy Note 7 will be equipped with an iris scanner, which has the capacity to match patterns in its user’s eyes with the patterns that were detected by the phone during its initial setup. This new feature presents an alternative to fingerprint ID, which does not produce the proper results when the individual’s fingers are wet. To be
In 2010, business leader Sam Waksal founded Kadmon Holdings LLC, a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing innovative medicines for serious unmet medical needs. While the new venture seemed promising, Wall Street investors had qualms about connecting with a high-profile executive who had served five years in federal prison for insider trading and other crimes.
But, according to the Wall Street Journal, Kadmon’s just-unveiled initial public offering may well make prominent investors