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Beauty Salons Could Be the Next Big Thing in the On-demand Service Industry

Technology has evolved over the years, a century ago, it was the machines, industrialization, and factories. Then came the internet, about three decades back, and it completely transformed our lives. Before this, did you ever imagine being able to connect on a real-time video call with a relative staying seven seas across the world? Or did you ever think that now with a few buttons you could call yourself a chauffeur at any time in the night? Today, practically you can get grocery, medicines, laundry, food – anything under the earth with a few touch points on a small screen – these are on-demand services.

Four Business Trends to Expect in 2020 Bryan Ruby Mon, 12/23/2019 - 06:23

As the fast-paced world of science and technology drives toward tomorrow’s innovation, technology is expected to shape the way businesses function more than ever. Here are a few of the business trends that we expect to be impacted by technology in the coming year.

Logistics Apps: Potential To Mobilize The Entire Industry Ritesh Patil Thu, 12/05/2019 - 17:39

2016 and 2017 have seen a lot of dynamic activity in the logistics and transportation industry. Some interesting industry trends are being witnessed at a global level. Interested to check what these trends are? Then read on:

Mobile applications: What is the age of mobile-ready to surprise us with?

A recent survey by SurveyMonkey pointed to a long-noticeable jump in the popularity of mobile applications in comparison with familiar websites. Stunning 962.5% - this is the result of the transformation of 8 billion invested in the industry into 77 billion. With a high probability, by the end of 2020, this figure will exceed 100+ billion. Already, iTunes and the Google Play Store are offering us to install 4.3 million applications, and this is not the limit - the number of mobile clients continues to grow exponentially.

Bike Taxi App Development: Everything You Need To Know

On-demand transportation may have become synonymous with taxi booking apps like Uber, Lyft, Didi, Ola, Careem, etc. However, mobile app powered transportation has continued to expand into new segments with practical use cases.

Hailing a cab on-demand by making a few taps on a mobile device is great, but how about doing the same for calling a motorbike?

Just like you hail an Uber, you can use a bike taxi app and request a bike ride to your destination. You may ask why you would want to drop the comfort of traveling in an AC car. But when you want to travel fast and cheap, nothing beats a 2-wheeler option like a bike.

Robots hiring humans: new research reveals the importance of striking the balance in the hiring process Real Wire Thu, 10/31/2019 - 05:31

31 October 2019: New research into job-seeker attitudes to digitization, automation and AI in the recruitment process has revealed how job-seekers are cheating recruitment technology platforms, to better their chances of landing a job. Seven in ten (67%) job seekers admitted to deliberately using optimization strategies to improve their chances of getting a job. 

The study, Hiring Humans vs. Recruitment Robots, by recruitment software provider TribePad canvassed the views of over 1,000 employees and job seekers in the UK. The findings revealed a worrying trend: as technology continues to permeate the recruitment and HR industry, job-seekers are looking for ways to game the system. 

Fraud alert: Popular video app Snaptube needs careful watching Real Wire Thu, 10/17/2019 - 11:53

London, October 17th, 2019 – Snaptube, a popular Android smartphone video app which claims some 40 million users, has been caught making millions of suspicious transactions without the knowledge of its users. The Snaptube app features the same piece of developer software code, Mango SDK, that was at the center of the Vidmate expose earlier this year - when another popular video app from a Chinese developer was found to be conducting mass scale advertising and premium services’ subscription fraud. Snaptube also displays a common traffic pattern and similar URLs and domains as those reported with Vidmate.