Californian startup Uber is founded by Garrett Camp and Travis Kalanick, who had an idea for an application during his stay in Paris, where he had difficulty finding a free cab. Startup is launched 2009 under the name UberCab, and in 2010 released the Uber app for iOS and Andriod. Applications can connect people who have a vehicle with those who need a ride, and the ride is cheaper than a standard taxi and paid via the Internet.Financial ascent
After the founding they started to raise capital, and by 2011 they collected $ 49 million. Great encouragement they received in 2013 when Google invested in Uber $ 258 million. Meanwhile, investors have gone mad for Uber which until [...]
Internet of things (IoT) has many different definitions, and one of the shortest is a global network that connects smart things. This definition is now perhaps the most widespread interpretation where smart devices are actively involved in the communication. These are usually sensors or actuators, although can be connected and other types of devices such as computing resources, data storage device, to communicate with users and others.
The word thing says that people do not communicate but only devices that autonomously generate and use data. An example of such a device can be a thermometer, car, garage door or any other thing. Other things may then use this information, for [...]
Tennis racket that will help you to improve your performance? The toothbrush that will alert you when you skip a spot? The entire house that know when it’s hot, when you’re cold and if you want breakfast? Welcome to the Internet of things!What are we talking about?
Internet of things (also known as IoT). We will simplify this concept – it does not answer the question, “What things?” But the question “Internet of what?”. “Things,” collect data, synchronized with the central applications or servers and help you to improve the way of life, making decisions – or simply make your life easier.You’re already [...]
Company logo is the first thing that customers will notice! Here are some tips on how to make one:Simplicity
First, decide how you will use the logo – for the company, service or product, and whether you will use the name and icon or just the name. Avoid using just icon unless your company already has an image.Explore
To stimulate your creativity, compile a list of existing logos and bundle them into competitive, industrial, those you like and those you do not like. After you finish the list, save it. yAgain, the view on Check this list again when you are finished with the design to see the way in which you apart from the competition.Design in black and [...]