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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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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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Ever felt ripped off by a taxi driver? Ride-hailing Cars with Smart Navigation? Almost There.

I challenge taxi drivers everywhere to be honest, drive by the fastest or best route using GPS (with real time traffic) and let your customer know you are dong the best possible job for them. Continue reading

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What we lose when GPS does all our navigating for us – Washington Post (blog)

The last holdouts — cab drivers — are increasingly adopting the technology. Source: http://www.washingtonpost.com I am all for these discussions, they are important, but I’m not sure that this isn’t a Luddite expression of a wish for things of the … Continue reading

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