A new mobile app called Click A Taxi has launched in the UK and Ireland, promising coverage across all towns and cities. It’s already available in Denmark, Sweden and Norway.
The Click A Taxi app is available for iPhone and Android devices. Customers who book via the app are located by GPS; the nearest participating taxi company is then located and the app provides regular updates on the arrival time. There’s no charge for the app and no fee for booking a journey.
Microsoft has agreed to acquire business-focussed social network provider Yammer for $1.2 billion.
Yammer will become part of the Microsoft Office Division and will continue to report to current CEO David Sacks.