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…

NASA Cargo Mission Completed By Using SpaceX’s Used Falcon 9 Rocket

SpaceX marched another step closer to its aim of achieving complete reusability of rockets after the company recently launched and landed a used rocket as part of a delivery mission for NASA. SpaceX’s robotic Dragon capsule was sent on a resupply mission to the International Space Station (ISS) with the help of the company’s two-stage Falcon…

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…

Panasonic & Toyota toying with the idea of joint development of batteries for EVs

The move could extend Panasonic’s lead as the world’s biggest producer of lithium-ion batteries, a key component for tomorrow’s electric vehicles. On Wednesday, a joint statement by Toyota Motor Corp and Panasonic Corp said, the duo are considering a joint development of batteries for electric vehicles. The strategic move could potentially aid Panasonic maintain and…