Category Archives: taxi

How Uber conquered London | Sam Knight

The long read: To understand how the $60bn company is taking over the world, you need to stop thinking about cars Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.theguardian.com This is a fascinating insight into the world of Uber. It’s a 15 minute … Continue reading

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Uber mocks Australian state’s stiff fines, takes away the Ubers

Imagine a world without Uber? Okay, now come back to 2016. Unless you are in Queensland, Australia. Sourced through Scoop.it from: mashable.com I arrived at Newark airport on my first trip to NYC at midnight. There was a sign above … Continue reading

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Lyft to Launch Car-Rental Program, Aiming to Attract, Motivate Drivers

Lyft plans to start a new program in Chicago later this month aimed at expanding and motivating the ride-hailing service’s driver pool by offering the chance to rent GM cars for $99 a week, plus 20 cents a mile. Sourced … Continue reading

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Uber partners with TomTom for Maps

TomTom, the navigation company, said on Thursday it had signed a multi-year deal to provide Uberwith digital maps for the software used by its drivers. It is the … Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.youtube.com This is a really good story … Continue reading

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Ola introduces social ride-sharing feature on its app – Tech2

Taxi aggregator Ola launched a new ‘Share’ feature on its app that will allow its users in the city to share rides, making their travel cheaper. Sourced through Scoop.it from: tech.firstpost.com I don’t know much about India, including whether taxi … Continue reading

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EXCLUSIVE: Uber says De Blasio misleading on NYC congestion

Mr. Mayor, don’t blame Uber for your claims of congestion on the streets of Manhattan, the app-based taxi service said Tuesday. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.nydailynews.com It appears that there is dissension in the Big Apple, where I experienced my … Continue reading

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Uber Upgrades SOS Button in India With GPS Tracking

The updated button for Uber’s app is designed to help local law enforcement act more quickly in emergencies. Source: http://www.pcmag.com Two in one in this story and the second one is more interesting, click on the link for a video … Continue reading

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