You can now book Uber rides through BBM Messenger

Uber Technologies collaborates with Creative Media Works to allow users across the globe to book rides through the popular BBM Messenger. On Monday, Uber Technologies stated it is collaborating with Creative Media Works, which operates as BBM Messenger, to allow users around the globe to book rides via the messenger service. ”With this partnership, BBM…

The world’s largest derivatives exchange operator launches bitcoin futures

The cryptocurrency is making steady gains towards legitimacy, a move which is likely to draw attention of institutional investors. The bitcoin hit yet another milestone with the CME Group, the world’s largest derivatives exchange operator, launching trading in bitcoin futures. This step towards legitimacy is likely to attract large institutional investors towards it. Trading on…

Study Claims Larger Quakes Can Be Triggered By Fracking Related Minor Quakes

According to a new study, large tremors could be triggered in the near future because of fracking. Fracking is the technological process that is applied in the oil and natural gas industry for production where hydraulic fracturing or small earthquakes are created through artificial means to bring out oil and natural gags from the Earth.…

Billions Of Online Video Watchers Are Mining Cryptocurrencies Without Them Realizing Anything.

Cryptocurrencies are being unwittingly mined by the users of four popular video sites every month. According to a report on the practice of the so called cryptojacking, the number of visitors in this case is almost one billion. According to security firm Adguard, tokens for the bitcoin-like cryptocurrency Monero are being created as cryptocurrency mining…

Ford fine tunes its car strategy, to produce more fuel efficient SUVs

Ford’s strategy is woven around consumer feedback and the growing demand for autonomous automated vehicles. Jim Hackett, Ford’s CEO, revealed that the firm is reviewing its product portfolio since consumers have shown a preference for SUVs which have fuel efficiencies closer to sedans. At a Ford event in Detroit, Hackett said although in the past…