Mobile Minutes: Facebook’s new emoji; Uber’s motorbike service; Smart trash cans; Citi’s mobile volume
Uber jumpstarts first motorbike service in gridlocked Bangkok
Uber Technologies Inc. is starting its very first motorcycle taxi service in Bangkok, where perennial congestion leads to rush-hour traffic speeds in the Thailand capital of just 11 kilometers per hour (6.8 miles).
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Safer Wi-Fi, smart trash cans and more: What mattered on Mobile World Congress day two
Mobile World Congress is in full swing in Barcelona, and the news keeps on flowing. On Tuesday, our crew got to see Microsoft’s newest Lumia, fitness bands from Garmin and a safer future in the workplace.
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Citi’s mobile platforms for corporates have processed $1 trillion since 2011
It’s difficult to walk down an avenue in Manhattan without being bumped by someone engrossed in texting on their smartphone.
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