Tue, Feb 21, 2017 | updated 01:40 PM IST

Now, ask Siri to book your next Ola cab ride

Updated: Sep 28, 2016 12:36 IST

New Delhi [India], Sep 28 (ANI): App-based cab service provider Ola has announced its roll out with the latest update for iOS 10, which includes Siri and Apple Maps integration that will enable iPhone and iPad users to book their next ride using their voice, running iOS 10.

The iOS 10 users can simply say, "Hey Siri, get me an Olacab" to book their next ride.

This integration marks Ola's growing focus on making cab booking even more accessible and convenient for iPhone and iPad users in India.

The popular mobile app for transportation will help the users to ask Siri to book a cab using a wide range of options, including Micro, Mini, Prime and Lux.

Also, the customers can book a ride without ever opening up the Ola app to track a ride's progress and view ride estimates and trip progress in a rich notification.

"We are proud to be one of the early adopters of Sirikit and Mapkit in the world and we are

confident that customers using Apple devices will benefit from this refreshed experience." He further added, "With this update, Apple users will also get access to Ola directly from Apple Maps when searching for their destination," said Co-Founder and CTO Ola, Ankit Bhati.

Ola has also made sure a consistent experience across all Apple devices for which it has launched an Independent app on Apple Watch.

The company's understanding of India and its customers enables it to roll out innovative solutions that help it stay ahead of the curve.

It intends to ride on a mission of building mobility for a billion Indians is aided by a focused approach on delivering seamless customer experiences through innovative use of technology. (ANI)

New Delhi [India], Feb. 21 (ANI-BusinessWireIndia): HCL Infosystems, one of India's Premier IT Services, Distribution and Digital Solutions Company, showcased Cloud and Internet-of-Things (IoT) based solutions at the Future Decoded, Microsoft India's flagship conference, being held in Mumbai on February 21 and 22, 2017.

Full Story >>

New Delhi [India], Feb 21 (ANI): Addressing the media on the progress in making Digital Payments a mass movement in India, CEO Niti Aayog Amitabh Kant said that there are nearly 10 lakh citizens who have so far got reward money of over Rs. 153.5 crore for embracing digital payments.

Full Story >>

New Delhi [India], Feb. 21 (ANI): In the wake of the ongoing BMC Polls in Mumbai, Niranjan Hiranandani, CMD, Hiranandani Communities has encouraged Mumbaikars to exercise their voting rights and feel proud of their city.

Full Story >>

New Delhi [India], Feb. 21 (ANI): India's first healthcare education and training company, Vivo Healthcare is eyeing major expansion across India, South Asia and the Middle East, following fresh strategic funding from Netherlands-based ICCO Investments.

Full Story >>

New Delhi [India], Feb 21 (ANI-BusinessWireIndia): Eminent educationist and psychologist has been bestowed the BBC Knowledge Award for Outstanding Contribution to education at the World Education Awards at Taj Lands End in Bandra by the Minister of Education of Malaysia on 18th February for his mass movement to reduce dropouts and girl education.

Full Story >>

New Delhi [India], Feb. 21 (ANI): Siemens Limited and Siemens Rail Automation Ltd. S.A.U Spain have jointly won an order worth Rs. 287 crore to supply state-of-the-art signaling technology for the first two metro lines of the Nagpur Metro, the North-South and the East-West Corridors.

Full Story >>

New Delhi [India], Feb 21 (ANI-NewsVoir): Samsung, Apple and HTC have emerged as the most successful mobile brands in the first decade of smartphones in India, according to the Mobile Industry Consumer Insight (MICI) Report by CyberMedia (CMR) Research.

Full Story >>

New Delhi [India], Feb 21 (ANI): To commemorate the 25th year of the ASEAN India relations, TEPC (Telecom Equipment and Services Export Promotion Council) organized an inter-ministerial meeting between telecom ministers of ASEAN countries and India in New Delhi today.

Full Story >>

New Delhi [India], Feb. 21 (ANI): The most anticipated Goods and Services Tax (GST) bill, which is most likely to be a game-changer in terms of cost cutting will provide leverage to implement cost cutting mechanisms, thus paving way for consumers to avail Gensets at lower costs, said Sanjeev Nimkar, Vice President, Business Head Kirloskar Oil Engines Ltd., at the launch of their new range of High Horsepower (HHP) Gensets.

Full Story >>

New Delhi [India], Feb. 21 (ANI): After relentless debates have been underway discussing the impact of demonetisation, HDFC Bank Chairman Deepak Parekh on Tuesday stated that it is high time this discussion ended, while casting his vote in Mumbai today in the BMC polls.

Full Story >>

New Delhi [India], Feb. 21 (ANI): Known for its diverse publishing programmes across different disciplines, Oxford University Press (OUP) introduced its medical publishing programme to India.

Full Story >>

New Delhi [India], Feb. 21 (ANI): Excelity Global, India's largest provider of payroll administration, benefits and human capital management, announced its collaboration with Fortis Healthcare, on Monday.

Full Story >>

New Delhi [India], Feb. 21 (ANI): IT solutions provider Infosys retaliated against allegations made in the anonymous whistleblower's letter that was published in newspapers on Monday, stating that the assertions made are libellous and are aimed at tarnishing the image of Infosys and its management.

Full Story >>

Mumbai [India], Feb. 20 (ANI): Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) Ltd on Monday appointed V. Ramakrishnan as the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of the company.

Full Story >>

Mumbai, [India], Feb. 20 (ANI): Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd and Uber have announced a strategic partnership aimed at bringing the benefits of Jio Digital Life ecosystem to their users.

Full Story >>

New Delhi [India], Feb.20 (ANI): Kissandhan Agri Financial services Pvt. Ltd (Kissandhan), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sohan Lal Commodity Management Pvt Ltd (SLCM Group), India's leading post harvest agri-management Group, today announced activation of loan facility at Narela Mandi, which is Asia's largest mandi for wheat and rice. The company has also started penetrating the market at Bikaner Mandi in Rajasthan and Latur Mandi in Maharashtra.

Full Story >>

Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], Feb.20 (ANI-Businesswire India): India's much acclaimed inner wear brand; Rupa Frontline has launched its latest ad campaign starring Ranveer Singh. This is the first campaign post its logo launch earlier this year, which reiterates the brand's proposition of comfort in a fun and lively manner.

Full Story >>

New Delhi [India], Feb 20 (ANI): NEC Corporation today announced that NEC Laboratories Europe has developed a new technology, Net2Vec that brings Artificial Intelligence (AI) to communication networks.

Full Story >>

Idea launches 4G services in UP West

Updated: Feb 20, 2017 16:12 IST

New Delhi [India], Feb 20 (ANI): Telecom operator Idea Cellular on Monday announced the launch of world class 4G services in UP West Telecom circle.

Full Story >>

TCS approves buyback of up to 5.6 crore shares

Updated: Feb 20, 2017 15:56 IST

New Delhi [India], Feb 20 (ANI): The Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) board on Monday announced buyback of up to 5.6 crore equity shares of the company for an aggregate amount not exceeding Rs. 16,000 crore.

Full Story >>