• How to deal with private parking tickets – Which? investigates
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    How to deal with private parking tickets – Which? investigates

    Private parking is big business. There are independently run sites all over the country, and some of the firm’s running them are making millions of pounds. An investigation by Which? has found the number of drivers being fined by these companies is on the rise, and so are the number of people appealing them. This is dash cam footage from one Which? member’s car. It records a journey Ruth Hadfield regularly makes to Manchester from her Oxfordshire home and back. Without this video, along with data from a tracking device, this quick pit stop could have led to a charge of almost £150. – When I do that trip I…

  • HotelOGA – facilitating hotel bookings in African countries
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    HotelOGA – facilitating hotel bookings in African countries

    HotelOga is a very simple tool made for the tourism industry, through which hotels can increase their online presence and access technology that was previously either unobtainable or simply too expensive. We work internationally. The first market we entered was Nigeria. Our next step will be to expand into the Asian market. The biggest problem in emerging markets is the lack of electricity, which means a lack of Internet. When there is no power, a desktop computer won’t work, but an app on a tablet will continue to run. So the hotel is always online and connected to booking portals. We chose Android because updating our app on it is…