App makes parking tickets go away with a snap

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Outsourcing painful tasks has been made infinitely easier with smartphones, especially through snap-and-send apps such as PaperKarma — which identifies junk mail and automatically unsubscribes users. Working on a similar concept, Fixed enables users to simply take a photo of their parking tickets and have them challenged in court by an expert team. According to David Hegarty, one of the co-founders of the San Francisco-based service, the SF Municipal Transportation Agency has around "1000 different parking rules [that] are horrifically hard to understand", which leads to many tickets issued erroneously by under-pressure parking wardens. When drivers appeal, on average 50…

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