Category Archives: Online

Amazon Starts Food Deliveries in London

Amazon said it would start delivering meals from restaurants direct to customers in some parts of London, the newest entrant to an increasingly competitive market which includes Just Eat, UberEats and Deliveroo. Amazon said in a statement on Wednesday that its “Amazon Restaurants” service would be available to subscribers of its Prime delivery scheme and that delivery would be free

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Amazon Launch Comprehensive Vehicles Guide

Amazon.com on Thursday launched Amazon Vehicles, an online platform for users to research on cars, auto parts and accessories. The platform will include specifications, images and reviews on Amazon.com for a large number of car models, ranging from Tesla Motors’ 2014 Model S to the iconic Ford Mustang 1965. Amazon Vehicles would be an extension of the existing Amazon Automotive

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Uber Partners with MaGIC and Digi Incub8 To Launch ASEAN’s Next Great Idea

The Malaysian Global Innovation & Creativity Centre (MaGIC), Uber and Digi have launched an ideation lab aimed at growing exciting, impactful business ideas from entrepreneurs within the ASEAN region. A panel from MaGIC, Uber and Digi will handpick the top 20 entrepreneurs to participate in a two week ideation lab, which will run on Digi Incub8 and MaGIC’s pre-accelerator curriculum, at MaGIC’s campus in Cyberjaya,

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Car Auction Bidding Goes Online & Real-Time

Impact Auto Actions Ltd., a subsidiary of Insurance Auto Auctions (IAA), has launched a new website (www.impactauto.ca). The new site also offers Impact’s buying customers access to two new tools: My Auction Center, a personalized dashboard designed to streamline the process of sourcing and purchasing salvage vehicles, and Impact AuctionNowTM, an online bidding platform that helps buyers optimize their time online which

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Tim Cook Pledges More Apple Investment in China

BEIJING— Apple Inc. Chief Executive Tim Cook, in a meeting with senior Chinese government officials, pledged to increase investment in China, including creating Apple’s first research center in the country. The research center, which will open later this year, will focus on developing new products and services and “strengthening relationships with local partners and universities,” an Apple spokesman said. “We look forward to expanding our

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Ohmyhome Online Disrupts Realty Marketplace

The founders of Anthill Realtors started ohmyhome transaction platform to disrupt the real estate market with a buyer-centric model which can save sellers of HDB property 2% agency commission. SINGAPORE (Aug 11): Looking to sell or lease your HDB property the DIY way without commissions to an agent? That has been a realistic option since May through Ohmyhome, a transaction

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‘Car Vending Machines’ Startup Raised $160 Million

Three-year-old Carvana nabs new funds to expand its online used car marketplace. Phoenix-based Carvana, which debuted such machines last fall, said it has raised $160 million in new funding from unnamed investors. This brings the online used car marketplace’s total funding to $460 million. Three-year-old Carvana is one of several companies that provide a white-glove approach to buying or selling used

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