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Admiral Insurance Facebook account blocked after announcement of firstcarquote plans


Published: 03 November 2016 Admiral made an announcement that it would use data from consenting Facebook users to predict their driving attributes. Right after this announcement, Facebook blocked Admiral’s account, thereby ruining their plans. The scheme was already running in beta and was due to launch fully this week, but …

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Facebook planning to acquire GPS app Waze


USA: Facebook is in discussions on a potential $1 billion deal to acquire the GPS mobile navigation app Waze, The Wall Street Journal reported. The report said that the discussions were “serious” but that no deal had been finalized. Waze, which claims more than 40 million users, could allow Facebook to expand …

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BMW launches Ultimate Driving app

Ultimate Drive App

USA: BMW has launched the Ultimate Drive app for Facebook, that enables BMW drivers and other driving enthusiasts find and share their exceptional driving routes. Users of the app can add their own route descriptions, photos or ratings, and see all of the contributions from others on the map or …

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FB4car and Tweet4car apps for in-vehicle use launched

FB4car and Tweet4car app

USA:  Clarion Corporation of America (CCA) has launched FB4car and Tweet4car applications designed for in-vehicle use via the Next GATE that was recently made available to the public. Clarion’s Next GATE presents a smarter way to stay connected in your vehicle.  The smartphone controller for the iPhone utilizes optimized apps …

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MakeMyTrip unveils mobile location based app

Make My Trip

Mumbai: MakeMyTrip has unveiled mobile apps for Android devices and the iPhone and an upgraded HTML site for smartphones. Following the launch of the Blackberry app, the new one marks a comprehensive mobile suite from MakeMyTrip that offers its services across all mobile devices, and is designed to make travel …

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Mercedes-Benz introduces mbrace2 as standard feature on 2013 models in USA


USA: The Mercedes-Benz U.S. division has rolled out detailed information about its 2013 model year lineup. The key  highlight of 2013 model year lineup  is that telematics service mbrace2 is launched as a standard equipment on most model 2013MY vehicles, including the C- and E-Class. mbrace2 which moves into the cloud, …

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