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Uber CEO promises to be good from now on

In a public letter to the whole of London Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi struck a conciliatory tone while vowing to appeal the recent decision not to renew its license.

Huawei opens London finance centre

Chinese infrastructure vendor Huawei has opened a “Global Finance Centre of Excellence” in London. The firm will use the centre to manage its global finance risks and efficiency.

New Yorkers get four times faster mobile speeds than Londoners

Mobile internet users in New York benefit from broadband speeds that are almost four times faster than users in London experience, according to research published today. The average download speeds for New Yorkers stands at 8.5 Mbps, compared with 2.265 Mbps for Londoners. Average upload speed in New York is 4 Mbps, whereas in London, it is just 1 Mbps.

London trials electronic wallet, ticket platform

Londoners could be using their mobile handsets as electronic train tickets and credit or debit cards from as early as next year, as the UK’s first large scale trial of Near Field Communications (NFC) technology gets underway. On Wednesday, mobile operator O2 UK revealed the details of its O2 Wallet application, which has already been […]

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