Ahoy there Uber! Online taxi firm launches Thames boat service for app-users to book on their phone

Ahoy there Uber! Online taxi firm will launch Thames boat service for app-users to hail Clipper services between Putney and Woolwich this summer Taxi app hails deal on fleet of 20 boats and says it will help people on commute Partnership with Thames Clipper will let users book trips on their phones  Uber still has … Read more Ahoy there Uber! Online taxi firm launches Thames boat service for app-users to book on their phone

Boohoo launches independent review of its UK supply chain after Asos, Next and Amazon ditch retailer

Under fire fashion retailer Boohoo has launched an independent review of its supply chain after a scandal about working conditions at factories. The investigation will be led by lawyer Alison Levitt QC and comes after the company’s shares plummeted £1billion amid the claims of poor pay and practices. Boohoo said it was going to invest … Read more Boohoo launches independent review of its UK supply chain after Asos, Next and Amazon ditch retailer

Uber launches grocery delivery in Latin America and Canada, with a US roll out expected end of July

Uber launches on-demand grocery delivery in Latin America and Canada, with a US roll out expected end of July Uber has rolled out an on-demand grocery service in Latin America and Canada The feature lets users select grocery items at major stores in their area A courier then collects the order and a driver will … Read more Uber launches grocery delivery in Latin America and Canada, with a US roll out expected end of July

Insurer launches travel cover if you catch coronavirus before a trip

Insurance firm, insurefor.com, has become the first to offer protection to travelers who catch coronavirus prior to their holiday. At a time when many Britons are preparing to head abroad for the first time in months, the new product promises to protect holidaymakers against Covid-19 related issues both pre-departure and whilst abroad. This includes cover … Read more Insurer launches travel cover if you catch coronavirus before a trip

Trump launches attack on Bubba Wallace demanding NASCAR star ‘apologize’ for noose ‘hoax’

President Donald Trump launched an attack on Bubba Wallace on Monday, demanding the only black NASCAR driver apologize to everyone who supported him when it was reported a noose had been found in his garage stall. Wallace had not seen the noose that was found in his garage stall at the Talladega Superspeedway at the end … Read more Trump launches attack on Bubba Wallace demanding NASCAR star ‘apologize’ for noose ‘hoax’

Japan launches new 223mph N700S bullet train that can escape to safety in the event of an earthquake

Japan launches new 223mph bullet train that can ‘escape’ to safety in the event of an earthquake The N700S serves the Tokaido Shinkansen line which connects Tokyo with Osaka and Kobe It became the world’s first high-speed line when the first bullet trains began running on it on October 1, 1964  The train has an … Read more Japan launches new 223mph N700S bullet train that can escape to safety in the event of an earthquake

‘Costco Karen’ launches furious tirade in superstore after she refused to put on a face mask

A white woman dubbed ‘Costco Karen’ was filmed throwing a furious tantrum in the superstore after she was asked to put on a face mask, where she on the floor declaring, ‘I have constitutional rights’.   Shocking video of the confrontation, believed to have unfolded at the returns desk of a Costco in Hillsboro, Oregon, shows … Read more ‘Costco Karen’ launches furious tirade in superstore after she refused to put on a face mask

Spotify launches a $12.99 per month premium plan for COUPLES that merges their music tastes together

Spotify launches a $12.99 per month premium plan for COUPLES that merges their music tastes together with shared playlists The plan will attempt to court couples to join Spotify premium It allows them to merge music tastes and curates joint playlists  Users can still keep their individual accounts and listening histories The plan option is … Read more Spotify launches a $12.99 per month premium plan for COUPLES that merges their music tastes together

SpaceX launches US Space Force GPS satellite on Falcon 9

Liftoff! SpaceX successfully launches US Space Force GPS satellite into orbit aboard its Falcon 9 rocket SpaceX launched a GPS satellite for US Space Force aboard the Falcon 9 rocket The launch took off at 4:10pm  ET at Kennedy Space Center in Florida This is Falcon 9’s 11th launch this year, but this time it … Read more SpaceX launches US Space Force GPS satellite on Falcon 9

Liftoff! SpaceX launches US Space Force GPS satellite into orbit aboard its Falcon 9 rocket 

Liftoff! SpaceX successfully launches US Space Force GPS satellite into orbit aboard its Falcon 9 rocket SpaceX launched a GPS satellite for US Space Force aboard the Falcon 9 rocket The launch took off at 4:10pm  ET at Kennedy Space Center in Florida This is Falcon 9’s 11th launch this year, but this time it … Read more Liftoff! SpaceX launches US Space Force GPS satellite into orbit aboard its Falcon 9 rocket