Tag Archive: London

London refuses to renew Uber’s license to operate due to safety concerns

Transport for London announced today that it would not be renewing Uber’s license to operate, citing Uber’s current policies regarding safety and security as grounds for the decision.

According to a statement released by TfL, Uber’s license will expire on September 30. However, Uber has 21 days to appeal this decision in Britains courts, and will be allowed to continue to operate while any appeals remain ongoing. The full list of reasons TfL gave for terminating Uber’s license included  [Read More…]

Uber will now deliver delicious food in 30 minutes across central London

UberEATS has launched in London, enabling those located within the center of the UK capital to have food delivered within 30 minutes. Just when you thought the company had revolutionized the hiring of taxis, it now wants to bring delicious food right to your door step.

Before looking into using the service, you can check if your home or work address is covered by Uber on the official website. If you’re all set to go, think  [Read More…]

Huawei plans to ‘change the way you see the world’ next month in London

Huawei has sent out invitations to the media for an upcoming event, which is set to take place next month in London. With the tagline “Change the way you see the world,” the world’s number three smartphone manufacturer is expected to announce the P9.

According to recent leaks, we’re looking at a handset that will be powered by an octa-core Kirin 950 processor and 3GB of RAM. It is also said to have 32GB of internal  [Read More…]

Huawei hosting London event on April 6, might be for the P9

Huawei has announced an event on April 6 in London with no detail on what is to be revealed. The tag line is “Change the way you see the world,” and it might be the company revealing the Huawei P9.

The revealing of the P9 would make sense, as the phrase seems to be a reference to the dual cameras. We saw some leaks of the device last week, and it looks to be camera-focused, boasting dual 12MP cameras on  [Read More…]

Uber tries to get along with black cab drivers in London by letting them use the app for free

Uber has published a new blog post on the company website detailing how both Uber and black cab drivers in London can coexist and get along just fine. Said drivers will now be able to fire up the Uber app and utilize the Taxi option to connect to paying customers, without paying out a service fee for the first year of use.

It’s billed as a means for black cab drivers to reach new customers and  [Read More…]

OnePlus teams up with Henchman to deliver phones in London in under 60 minutes

If you’re in London and wish to purchase the OnePlus 2 or OnePlus X smartphones, you’ll be able to take advantage of free concierge delivery by Henchman for one day only tomorrow. What’s more is if your order isn’t delivered within 60 minutes, you’ll get the phone for free.

If that wasn’t enough, if you order the OnePlus X you have the chance to receive a limited-edition OnePlus X instead. Those who order the OnePlus 2  [Read More…]

Google said to be negotiating with NFL for streaming rights to London games

Google is reportedly in talks with the National Football League over streaming rights for the three games planned for London during the next football season. Apple is also said to be in negotiations for those rights. The NFL broadcast a game in London in 2015 as well, with Yahoo providing the livestream.

Samsung opens up the Galaxy Studio in London to showcase the Gear S2

Samsung has unveiled a new platform inside White City’s Westfield shopping centre, London. Called the Samsung Galaxy Studio, this new showcase is open to visitors who wish to experience what Samsung products like the Gear S2 can offer, and will be open until November 3.

Amazon Prime Now expands to cover more of London

Good news for impulsive Amazon Prime shoppers in London today as the online retail giant has announced expanded coverage that increases the supported postcodes five-fold. Thanks to a new depot in Wimbledon, Prime customers in Merton, Wandsworth and Sutton can get one-hour delivery slots while those in Kingston, Sunbury and Croydon can get a still pretty speedy two-hour slot.

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Samsung gatecrashed the iPhone 6s launch in London

Because of course it did.

Few of the iPhone devotees at Apple’s flagship Regent Street store in London seemed swayed by Samsung’s pack of leafleters, who were out plugging the Galaxy S6 edge and Galaxy S6 edge+ to queueing iPhone 6s buyers. In any case, the stunt is sure to reinforce Samsung’s place as the de facto alternative to Apple’s new smartphones.

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