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The Digest: Uber promises 50,000 jobs in Europe… and 4 other things people are talking about today

Stuart O'Connor Apps, Computer Security, Google, Internet, iPhone, Microsoft, The Digest, Transport, Travel Gadgets, Windows Leave a Comment

Uber taxi firm promises 50,000 jobs under 'new' Europe deal | BBC News "The chief executive of the online taxi-sharing firm Uber has said he wants to make 2015 a year of rapid expansion in Europe. Travis Kalanick told a conference in Munich that Uber could create 50,000 jobs as part of a…

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European flights no longer need airplane mode

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Excellent news for travellers: There's no longer any need to worry about switching off your devices before take-off, in Europe, at least. The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has announced new guidance for airlines, which allows the use of phones, laptops and other devices through-out the flight - with no need to switch off or…

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Whistl trials electric unicycle, the AirWheel Q3, for urban deliveries

Chris Price Energy & Efficiency, Transport, Travel Gadgets Leave a Comment

It may look a bit like a poor man's Segway, but meet the AirWheel unicycle.  Billed as  a futuristic transport device, it's being deployed by whistl (formerly TNT Post) to get parcels around the city more quickly. Posties from whistl took to the streets of London, Manchester, Liverpool and Birmingham on Monday 15th September, creating…

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