Posts Tagged: transportation apps


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Uber’s competitors throw a spanner in its works, cry it’s violating Indian law

Radio taxi services, chafing at the popularity of Uber, have complained to the Reserve Bank of India that the Uber app violates India’s fo...

  • August 9, 2014
  • at 10:37 am
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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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UberX hits the streets of Taipei, its second city in Asia

Uber has announced via company blog post that UberX, the lower-cost alternative to its flagship black car service, has arrived in Taipei. Th...

  • May 9, 2014
  • at 3:09 pm
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Uber rides into Bangkok as it transforms into the Starbucks of transportation in Asia

Yesterday Uber officially launched in Bangkok, following its soft launch in the capital at the end of February. The rollout marks Uber’s 1...

  • April 10, 2014
  • at 11:48 am
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Chinese taxi-hailing app Didi Dache now books 5 million rides a day, and it spent $225 million to get there

After months of burning through cash, the endless subsidies for China’s taxi riders using Didi Dache or Kuaidi Dache appear to be windin...

  • April 3, 2014
  • at 4:30 pm
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Avoid Bangkok’s traffic by taking to the river with this helpful new app

Bangkok is the world’s number one tourist destination with almost 16 million tourists flooding into the city each year. There are a handfu...

  • March 3, 2014
  • at 4:40 pm
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Alibaba hops on China’s taxi-booking craze as it launches cab-hailing feature for Alipay Wallet

Alibaba, China’s leading e-commerce firm, has introduced a new feature in its Alipay Wallet mobile e-wallet app that lets users hail t...

  • January 30, 2014
  • at 2:03 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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China’s taxi-hailing apps Didi Dache and Kuaidi Dache might soon face their biggest blow yet

China’s most popular taxi-hailing startups have long suffered jabs from government bureaus, as is common among transportation network ...

  • June 2, 2014
  • at 3:22 pm
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How Uber’s trek across the US will set the course for its run in Asia

Just over three years after it launched, a startup based in San Francisco has already become one of the most controversial companies of the ...

  • April 30, 2014
  • at 3:14 pm
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GrabTaxi nets seed funding as transportation apps sweep across Asia

The sharing economy is rearing its head in Asia as transportation startups spread across the continent. While English-language media outlets...

  • April 8, 2014
  • at 4:02 pm
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Uber brings cheaper rides to Singapore with closed beta launch of UberX

Uber, the San Francisco-based on-demand transportation startup, has upped the ante on its Asia presence with a closed beta launch of its low...

  • March 7, 2014
  • at 1:30 pm
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Shanghai issues new limits on transportation apps, which could affect China’s taxi apps and Uber

China’s heated taxi-booking app war just got more complicated yesterday as the Shanghai Municipal Transport and Port Authority issued...

  • February 27, 2014
  • at 4:09 pm
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As protests shut Bangkok down, these apps can make life easier

The protests against the Thai government has been ongoing in Thailand since the beginning of November and it doesn’t seem like it will end...

  • January 8, 2014
  • at 4:35 pm
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