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Dec 4 13
Google Inc. Unveils New Chrome Tools for Android, Desktop Developers
Dec 4 13
Avis Integrates Avis Preferred Service with Google Wallet
Nov 28 13
Avis Car Rental has integrated Avis Preferred, the company's express rental service, with Google Wallet. The Google Wallet app, available for Android and iPhone devices, allows users to save all their loyalty program information and offers in one place, as well as easily send money to anyone in the US. Starting travelers can easily enroll in Avis Preferred via the Google Wallet mobile app and have their new Avis Wizard number automatically populated in the app. Existing Avis Preferred members can save their Wizard number in the app as well. Storing this information will allow Google Wallet users to receive offers for Avis rentals directly via the Google Wallet app and easily retrieve their Wizard number when needed.
Google Announces Launch of Google Transit in Ireland
Nov 27 13
Ireland has had its entire public transport system mapped on Google Maps, meaning commuters and tourists can now easily plan trips and journeys anywhere in Ireland, from door-to-door. Google Maps Transit is now live in Ireland as a result of a partnership between Google and the National Transport Authority. The Authority has provided Google with the route network and timetable data behind their very popular Journey Planner. As a result, all bus services (including commercial operators, Bus Eireann, Dublin Bus), Irish Rail (including the Dart), Luas - and even the Dursey Island Cable Car - are now mapped on Google Transit, and readily available to all Google users planning a trip.
Google Invests an Estimated $14 Million in a Metronet in Kampala to Open Up the Market
Nov 22 13
Google announced the launch of a Metronet in Kampala designed to open up the market. Google will probably invest somewhere between $12 million -$14 million in a 6-700 kilometre fibre Metronet that covers most of Greater Kampala, stretching from Entebbe towards Jinja across one axis.