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Ola Cabs Start using Ola Maps, Exit Google Map
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Ola Cabs Start using Ola Maps, Exit Google Map

Bengaluru, 8th July 2024: In a significant development within the tech and transportation industry, Ola Cabs, under the leadership of Bhavish Aggarwal, has made a strategic transition to utilizing its proprietary online mapping service, Ola Maps. This move marks a pivotal shift for the Bengaluru-based ride-hailing company as it aims to enhance operational efficiency, reduce costs, and offer advanced features to its users. The decision to shift to an in-house navigation platform comes on the heels of Ola Electric's successful commercial launch of Ola Maps in January this year. Founder Bhavish Aggarwal emphasized the substantial cost savings achieved by the company through this transition, stating that they have managed to eliminate an annual expenditure of ₹100 crore by fully leveraging...
Google’s ‘Driving Mode’ will determine your destination
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Google’s ‘Driving Mode’ will determine your destination

ANI: Internet giant Google will soon make travel a lot easier by making its navigation software even smarter. The new map mode termed as 'Driving Mode' may take into account an individual's current location and will determine the destination. The app is also expected to give you information about the prevailing traffic in the route travelled. According to the Verge, Google Maps version 9.19, the one with Driving Mode, is not yet available on the Google Play Store. This will be the first major update for the Google maps in 2016 and also feature audio control and timeline changes. Currently, Google maps has predictive features when it comes to destinations but it is restricted to already saved labelled addresses like home or office which only appear when one taps the search bar i...