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Following complaints by the Spanish Association of Hotel Managers and the Regional Hotel Association of Madrid, Spain’s competition watchdog has opened an investigation into what could be anti-competitive behaviour by Dutch travel agent, Booking.com.
The firm is testing the system in northern Italy and believes it could be used on trains, buses and trams in the UK Railway station ticket barriers could be replaced by sensors which detect when passengers board trains, Hitachi Rail has claimed. The train manufacturer is developing technology designed to ensure travellers are automatically charged… Read More
The UK government has set up a £25 million fund for self-driving car projects with the aim of getting them on roads by 2020. The Centre for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles (CCAV), set up by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy and the Department for Transport in 2015, has a fund of up… Read More
John Bensalhia meets DOVU co-founder Irfon Watkins to discuss the background, mission and ethos of this hugely successful business Eureka! Isn’t it wonderful when a plan comes together? The classic Eureka or A-ha! lightbulb moment of coming up with the solution to a problem has been seen throughout history from Archimedes to Einstein. For Irfon… Read More
U.S. semiconductor and telecom giant Qualcomm, in partnership with a Chinese startup company, is creating a smart car lab in southwest China. The new learning center, or “IoT-connected smart car collaborative innovation laboratory”, will provide a dedicated facility for Qualcomm and Thunder Software Technology Company (Thundersoft) researchers to make strides in areas of intelligent cockpit and… Read More