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86% of new users will stop using an app within 2 weeks of the first launch

As the datasets get bigger and the analytical tools more sophisticated, never before have we been able to gain such a comprehensive understanding of our customers and social networks as we strive toward core busiiness goals.

What apps are we downloading and using?  Why and why not?  What are the implications of these benchmarks that might influence the content served to users in this volatile environment?

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Your inside looking into Uber Air’s new flying taxi! Melbourne 2020!

The advent of the Uber franchise has revolutionised how we move, from electric bikes to shared pool rides and delivery.  It’s expansion and innovation leads it to the sky in a vision of the future that reduces dependence on individual car ownership, expanding access to transportation and opening immense mobility bandwidth.  It’s an ambitious project that has the backing of local governments and private enterprise that sees the production of a wholly new kind of aircraft that can scale in cities.

Elevate is the mission that takes transportation off of the 2D grid moving ridesharing into the sky.   In the coming years, at the push of a button, we will be able to book and passenger a flight a within minutes.   Melbourne will be the first as its announced as one of the pilot sites for next year.

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Rookee: A direct line to some of our favorite sporting heroes – train with them now!

The global fitness industry is worth a whopping $87.5 billion with a sports industry valued at $1.3 trillion.   Rookee opens the door to over 250 sports across 24 categories letting us into their exclusive training routines and nutrition information.

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Not only does it allow you to connect with your favorite sports heroes,  it also features a personalised workout creator that allows you to share your regime with friends and family.   The educational ensures correctness in technique.

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The new genetics testing platform

The advances in science in modern times allows us to become more proactive with our healthcare.   Understanding our genetic makeup may help lower the risks of developing an illness or disease we may have biological predispositions to.  A leading ASEAN company, Genecare, is one genetics testing company that allows clients to better understand their risks.  The company makes use of whole genome sequencing to detect a client’s genetic variance and susceptibility to diseases or abnormalities.  Once ready, the results will be uploaded onto Genecare’s app called NexTx (Google Play Store or Apple Store).

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How OzHarvest breaks through barriers of rural communities that arent accessible by their food vans

It’s the first of its kind, a technological manifestation of Oz Harvest’s mission to address the national target to halve food waste by 2030 (in line with the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals.)

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Pictured: Oz Harvest Executive Chef, Travis Harvey

How does it work?
The app connects local businesses and charities to facilitate donations on a regular and ongoing basis. Once a food donor is registered and a charity has been assigned to their store, there are 3 simple steps:

1. The Food Donor enters details of surplus food
2. A local charity receives a notification telling them about the food
3. The charity collects the food
The app is available on all Android and IOS compatible devices.

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The secret undergound of Sydney’s hidden car parking spots!

Following the rapid rise of ‘sharing economy’ services like AirBnB and Uber, entrepreneurs now have their sights set on turning unused driveways into a public parking option.  Since its 2016 inception, Share with Oscar has partnered with residents in various parking hot-spots, including Bondi and Randwick, to rent their driveways to the public.

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Bi-Lingual FREE Legal Advice for International Students through MyLegal Mate

MyLegal Mate was the first mobile service of its kind in Australia. Developed with grant funding from the City of Sydney, the app will provide free legal guidance tailored for international students across NSW.

“Moving to a new city can be a bewildering experience, especially if there are language barriers and you do not know where to go for advice,”  said Lord Mayor Clover Moore  “It will help ensure they’re given every opportunity to have a safe, enjoyable and rewarding time, living and studying in Sydney and across NSW.  International students enhance our city by contributing to Sydney’s diversity and strengthening our global connections.  Being able to attract and nurture the best candidates from around the world is an investment in our city’s future. That’s why we’ve supported this innovative information resource, and look forward to it helping students from all backgrounds.”

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