Uber resumes testing of self-driving cars in Toronto and San Francisco

The resumption of testing of Uber’s autonomous automated fleet of cars will now be under more controlled and monitored conditions. In a significant development, Uber Technologies Inc stated, it is resuming the limited testing of self-driving cars on public roads in Pittsburgh; the move comes 9 months after it suspended the program following a deadly…

Uber plans on integrating bus and Tube timetables in its app

The strategic move places Uber in direct competition with venture-capital backed startup Citymapper. On Tuesday, as per a report from the Financial Times which cites source familiar with the matter at hand, Uber Technologies Inc plans on integrating the bus and Tube timetables of Transport for London. The development will place Uber in direct competition…

Wal-Mart acquisition of Mexican Cornershop for $225 million to spur app-based food delivery services

The strategic acquisition has multiple sweet spots: not only it places Wal-Mart on a better footing in its competition with its peer – Amazon.com Inc, it will also provide Wal-Mart crucial learning experience which it can use in other markets. In a move that will enable Walmart Inc to increase its footprint in Chile and…