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  • Uber denies plans to kill surge pricing in the U.S.

    Uber denies plans to kill surge pricing in the U.S.

    Despite the headlines today, Uber says it does not have plans to nix surge pricing in the U.S. It did away with surge in Delhi, India, but has now reinstated the feature there as well. An earlier report from NPR claimed Uber would be doing away with surge, a feature on the Uber app that bumps prices up in a particular area when there’s high demand for rides. Surge pricing benefits drivers… Read More

  • Nix Is A Smartphone Colour Sensor & App That Lets You Scan & Save Favourite Shades

    Nix Is A Smartphone Colour Sensor & App That Lets You Scan & Save Favourite Shades

    The army of auxiliary hardware being built by hardware startups to extend the native capabilities of smartphones shows no signs of slowing its march. Meet Nix: a colour sensor that lets you scan an object and get its exact colour data signature sent to the corresponding app on your phone so you can maintain a palette of preferred shades — and even track down an exact colour match tin… Read More