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Uber hits the billion journey mark in just five years

Uber is laying claim to having completed more than a billion journeys with its ride sharing, app-based taxi service in just five years since it began operation in 2010. Although it has faced stupendous opposition from traditional taxi firms and transport authorities, and makes giant losses every quarter, it continues …

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AMD: We need to invest in software to tap new markets

Advanced Micro Devices develops world-class graphics processing hardware. The company’s GPUs pose serious competition to Nvidia Corp.’s graphics solutions on the PC market. However, when it comes to professional graphics or high-performance computing applications, Nvidia has loads of advantages thanks to its fine drivers and comprehensive software suite. Apparently, AMD …

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Facebook logins top 1.35 billion a month

Facebook now officially has over 20 per cent of the world’s population as regular members, as its active logins this month topped 1.35 billion people. Daily visitors weren’t far behind, with around 864 million people logging in every day – that’s more than the entire population of Europe. Revenue and …

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Yahoo grows Tumblr audience by 40 per cent

Often times when it comes to social networks and online communities, the big ones people talk about are Facebook, Twitter and Reddit and yet there are others out there with many, many millions of users that are growing at an impressive rate. Tumblr is one of them and considering Yahoo …

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Apple CEO speaks out on iPad’s continued lack of sales growth

Apple had its quarterly earnings call last night, showing growth in the iPhone and Mac markets, the company also earned $42.1 billion in revenue and $8.5 billion in profit. However, unfortunately for Apple, while the iPads are still selling, they aren’t showing any growth, something that Tim Cook has to …

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UK Games companies are worth £1.7 Billion

The UK gaming industry consists of just under 2000 companies, 1902 to be exact and they seem to be doing quite well as they have a reported total economic value of around £1.72 Billion. This estimate is double what the UK industry was deemed to be worth back in 2012, …

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Strong ARM bulges to take more market share

As we’ve said before on KitGuru, companies communicate in a lot of different ways. The press release is one and the annual report is another. While these don’t normally contain downright lies, they are certainly spun in a very specific/positive way. But what about recruitment? It’s tough to spin job …

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Chip sales rocket – no one makes money

One of the smartest things anyone can do is work less for more money. Conversely, one of the dumbest things we can do is work harder/faster for less and less. Unfortunately, this is the situation that the major producers are finding themselves in. KitGuru heads down to the local takeaway …

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