Ukrainian Digital Week. MEGOGO Audio Series, Bolt Expansion, MacPaw Updates

25 February 2021

We briefly tell about the key news of the week from local and global brands in Ukraine

MEGOGO launches its own audio series

MEGOGO media service has started its own production of audio series. On February 23, the first audio series “Kurenivka: History of the Kiev Flood” appeared on the platform, dedicated to the 60th anniversary of the memory of the greatest man-made disaster in the history of Kyiv.

During the year, the company plans to release about ten more audio series. Among them is a project based on Lesya Ukrainka’s correspondence, a story about a trip to Antarctica, a documentary project dedicated to the anniversary of the Chernobyl disaster, stories based on the stories of Irena Karpa and others.

You can listen to audio series in the “Audio” section of the MEGOGO application on iOS and Android, and in cars equipped with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. The service will be free.

Bolt has launched in Bila Tserkva and Sumy

On February 25, the service will be launched in two cities simultaneously. The price of the trip in Bila Tserkva starts from UAH 15, and in Sumy — from UAH 19.

“For the first time, we are launching the service in two cities of Ukraine at once — Bila Tserkva and Sumy. We occupy a leading position in the Ukrainian travel booking market and come to new cities with quality service for passengers and favorable terms of cooperation for drivers,” comments Serhiy Pavlyk, Head of Bolt Riding in Ukraine.

This month, the service has already started working in Chernihiv, and the number of its app downloads in Ukraine has exceeded 3 million.

MacPaw announces updated CleanMyMac X with new design and support for Apple Silicon processors

Ukrainian company MacPaw is releasing an update to the CleanMyMac X application with a new design and support for Apple’s new M1 processor. CleanMyMac X, a program for optimizing the performance of Mac computers, will now support processors from both Intel and Apple.

Oleksiy Myronenko, Tech Lead of CleanMyMac X product: “In addition to higher speeds, the application’s operation in native mode allows you to use the resources of the M1 chip more efficiently. As a result, it affects the performance of the entire system, more efficient use of RAM and less battery consumption.

The update is free and available for CleanMyMac X on MacPaw and Setapp.

In one sentence:

  • banda has created a vanishing logo for the exclusion zone. The purpose of the project is to draw attention to the disappearance of places of remembrance.

  • Chester Cheetah in Ukraine. Cheetos corn snacks will appear in the line of PepsiCo brands in Ukraine from February. A feature of the brand is its mascot, Chester the cheetah.
  • Bosch and Microsoft are developing a cloud platform for cars. It will allow drivers to use new features and digital services. The first prototypes will be launched by the end of 2021.
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