Category: Launches

Vaya Africa launches electric ride-hail taxi network
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Vaya Africa launches electric ride-hail taxi network

Vaya Africa, a ride-hail mobility venture founded by Zimbabwean mogul Strive Masiyiwa, has launched an electric taxi service and charging network in Zimbabwe with plans to expand across the continent. The South Africa headquartered company has acquired a fleet of Nissan Leaf EVs and developed its own solar powered charging stations. The program goes live…

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ChatableApps launches its hearing assistance app
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ChatableApps launches its hearing assistance app

ChatableApps is launching its hearing assistance app on iOS today, with a wider Android release to follow shortly. Backed by Mark Cuban, and based on the work of auditory neural signal processing researcher Dr. Andy Simpson, the app removes background noise in near real-time so that one-to-one conversations can be heard more clearly. And, unlike…

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Fitbit launches a COVID-19 early detection study, and you can join from the Fitbit app
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Fitbit launches a COVID-19 early detection study, and you can join from the Fitbit app

Fitbit’s activity-tracking wearable devices are already being used by a number of academic institutions to determine if they might be able to contribute to the early detection of COVID-19 and the flu, and now Fitbit itself is launching its own dedicated Fitbit COVID-19 Study, which users can sign up for from within their Fitbit mobile…

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McEnany Launches Media Beatdown with Wrong Coronavirus Predictions
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McEnany Launches Media Beatdown with Wrong Coronavirus Predictions

White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany on Wednesday fired back at reporters after they criticized her for a prediction about the coronavirus she made in February. Reuters reporter Jeff Mason asked McEnany whether she regretted saying that President Trump would not let the coronavirus  come to this country. “Given what has happened since then, would…

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AWS launches Amazon AppFlow, its new SaaS integration service
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AWS launches Amazon AppFlow, its new SaaS integration service

AWS today launched Amazon AppFlow, a new integration service that makes it easier for developers to transfer data between AWS and SaaS applications like Google Analytics, Marketo, Salesforce, ServiceNow, Slack, Snowflake and Zendesk. Like similar services, including Microsoft Azure’s Power Automate, for example, developers can trigger these flows based on specific events, at pre-set times…

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Quibi launches its mobile streaming service in the middle of the quarantine era
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Quibi launches its mobile streaming service in the middle of the quarantine era

Quibi, the much-hyped mobile app promising to deliver “quick bites” of video entertainment, is finally here. The company has been in the headlines for more than two years, thanks to the involvement of founder Jeffrey Katzenberg (who previously co-founded DreamWorks Animation) and CEO Meg Whitman (previously the CEO of eBay and Hewlett Packard Enterprise). Plus,…

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Peloton launches an Android TV app
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Peloton launches an Android TV app

With gyms across the country closed for business, at-home exercise companies like Peloton have found an unexpected opportunity. As the connected fitness company looks to onboard new customers, they’re also expanding platform support, announcing today that they would be bringing their app to Android TV, the OS used by millions of smart TVs. Peloton announced…

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BitDeer.com Launches Antminer S19 Pro Acceleration Plan
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BitDeer.com Launches Antminer S19 Pro Acceleration Plan

SINGAPORE – BitDeer.com, the first computing power-sharing platform to launch the highly anticipated Antminer S19 Pro mining plans, unveils an innovative acceleration plan for users, which would speed up the process of returns. BitDeer.com is launching an acceleration plan that allows customers who purchase their S19 Pro mining plans to gain returns at a faster…

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