Posts Tagged: uber


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What’s it like to be an attractive woman in tech? GrabTaxi executive and runway model explains

GrabTaxi executive and part-time model Natasha Bautista shares what it’s like to be an attractive woman in tech.

  • July 21, 2014
  • at 11:04 am
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Uber’s got competition in India – Bangalore-based Olacabs nets another massive funding round

Uber has offices in six cities in India, but that doesn’t mean that domestic players won’t take it on. Bangalore-based transport...

  • July 10, 2014
  • at 11:14 pm
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Part-time model, full-time GrabTaxi executive Natasha Bautista introduces us to GrabCar’s stoic drivers

GrabTaxi executive Natasha Bautista introduces us to the drivers of GrabCar.

  • July 8, 2014
  • at 6:31 pm
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GrabTaxi ups their game in Singapore with the launch of premium service GrabCar

GrabTaxi hits at Uber in Singapore with launch of premium service GrabCar

While GrabTaxi currently has the second largest fleet of cab drivers locally, it remains to be seen if they can replicate their performance ...

  • July 8, 2014
  • at 12:00 pm
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Uber picks a Chinese name as it officially launches in China

Uber continues its greater China hiring spree with job openings in 12 second-tier cities

By now it’s a given that Uber will expand into to every major metropolis under the sun. But if you suspected it would slow down aft...

  • July 4, 2014
  • at 1:27 pm
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Uber finally arrives in Vietnam, a country that needs a major logistics overhaul

Most people in Vietnam never thought it would happen, but it has: Uber has arrived in the country today.

  • June 20, 2014
  • at 6:00 am
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‘Uber for logistics’ is already happening in Asia, and Uber is getting left behind.

Over the past two years, investors and entrepreneurs have demonstrated a renewed interest in logistics, both in the west and in Asia. Amazon...

  • June 16, 2014
  • at 5:31 pm
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China’s top limo app set to expand overseas, wants to challenge Uber in the US

App-connected limo service Uber is about to meet a surprising new rival on its home turf. Chinese startup Yongche is set to launch in San Fr...

  • June 13, 2014
  • at 4:25 pm
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Why Uber will fail in Jakarta, and why it won’t

Indonesia could be Uber's most challenging market yet. We figure out why.

  • June 9, 2014
  • at 6:01 pm
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Olacabs sets aside $16M to help cabbies buy cars

Olacabs, which raised US$41.8 million in series C funding, will set aside US$16 million to help drivers in buying cars and starting up their...

  • July 11, 2014
  • at 1:10 am
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Why online booking is Vietnam’s next tech startup frontier

Vietnam's got three categories of startup growth: gaming, ecommerce, and mobile. But there's one new wave coming and it's booking, here's wh...

  • July 9, 2014
  • at 5:30 pm
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Uber hits first backlash from taxis in Asia as Taipei cabbies block streets in protest

Uber’s expansion through Asia has been less chaos-filled than its trek across the US, but yesterday the company got its first taste o...

  • July 8, 2014
  • at 1:39 pm
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China’s Kuaidi Dache challenges Uber with launch of high-end black car service

China’s on-demand transportation startups are dominated by two companies focusing on taxi rides, but today, one of them is going upmar...

  • July 7, 2014
  • at 8:37 pm
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Uber just got cheaper in India. Watch out Ola, Meru, and TaxiForSure

App-connected transportation service Uber has just launched its lower-cost UberX tier in Bangalore, Delhi and Hyderabad. This immediately i...

  • June 26, 2014
  • at 4:58 pm
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Uber finally rides into Hong Kong

More than a year after it first ventured into Asia, popular transportation network company (TNC) Uber has finally arrived in in the fragran...

  • June 18, 2014
  • at 11:03 am
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SOTW - weekend reading

10 of our hottest tech stories, lists, and features for your weekend reading

Two steps forward and one step back is how we would describe Asia's tech scene of late. Here are all our biggest stories from the past week.

  • June 14, 2014
  • at 4:51 pm
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Uber’s first celebrity passengers chauffeured around Jakarta

While it’s not yet an official launch announcement, Uber Jakarta’s Twitter account tweeted that the service has chauffeured a couple Ind...

  • June 10, 2014
  • at 5:00 pm
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These 7 US startups show that your business can survive in China

These 7 US startups show that your business can survive in China

Twitter, Facebook, Dropbox, and nearly everything that Google produces – all blocked in China. But that’s not discouraging some US start...

  • June 9, 2014
  • at 3:29 pm
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