Posts Tagged: uber

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A nimble startup is targeting a blind spot of India’s ecommerce giants, and pulling the rug from under their feet

While the big cats of ecommerce fight it out for leadership stakes in India, a jackal may run off with the spoils - mobile commerce innovato...

  • October 1, 2014
  • at 11:43 pm
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China’s car services startups get a funding boost that will drive them off a cliff

If you run a startup that has anything to do with cars in China, then there’s a pretty good chance you got funded recently.

  • October 1, 2014
  • at 11:30 am
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UberTaxi charges up to 30% extra for each ride – but only applies in US and Canada

What you may not know: Uber charges as much as 30 percent for tips on a cab ride. But it only applies in one country.

  • September 29, 2014
  • at 10:02 pm
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UberTaxi launches in Singapore to do battle against GrabTaxi, Easy Taxi

Another taxi app enters the cab booking arena in Singapore. This time it's Uber, which previously only allowed users to book private vehicle...

  • September 16, 2014
  • at 12:34 am
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GrabTaxi Philippines warns passengers of 3 common taxi scams (Infographic)

Let’s not end up on the news, guys.

  • September 4, 2014
  • at 4:30 pm
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Ola Prime debuts in 6 Indian cities to take on Uber

Olacabs in India now comes in three flavours: Mini, Sedan, and Prime. The Sedan and Mini were already running; now Prime targets an addition...

  • September 2, 2014
  • at 9:20 pm
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Malaysian taxi association calls for action against Uber

An association representing the local taxi industry is calling for action against Uber.

  • August 28, 2014
  • at 11:10 pm
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Uber ignores possible government crackdown, test launches UberX in Korean capital

Starting today, Seoul residents looking to ferry passengers around the city can sign up to become an UberX driver during a temporary testing...

  • August 28, 2014
  • at 1:43 pm
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Uber finds peace in Singapore while facing brickbats in the rest of Asia

Their arrival in Asia continues to be fraught with resistance from all quarters - governments, taxi companies, and even banks.

  • August 27, 2014
  • at 4:00 pm
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Olacabs launches in-app wallet

Olacabs, Meru Cabs enable cashless rides with in-app wallets

Indian taxi service providers drive to deliver easy, cashless rides by automating payments through in-app mobile wallets.

  • October 1, 2014
  • at 9:16 pm
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The next big job perk? Uber is coming to workplaces in 45 countries

Uber is going full force into the business space. Competitors beware.

  • October 1, 2014
  • at 10:45 am
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Malaysia’s crackdown on Uber isn’t a total ban

Malaysia’s crackdown on Uber isn’t a total ban

Offenders could be fined between MYR1,000 (US$307) and MYR10,000 (US$3,077), or jailed for up to a year.

  • September 23, 2014
  • at 6:12 pm
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Singapore government’s latest crackdown on drivers who use mobile devices falls short

Singapore government’s latest crackdown on drivers who use mobile devices falls short

One rule will cover the use of a whole slew of mobile communication devices, such as tablets and smartphones, while driving.

  • September 9, 2014
  • at 8:11 pm
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Gree is not saying sayonara to games, explains diverse investments

Gree not saying sayonara to games, looks for the ‘next big trend’ with diverse investments (#StartupAsia)

It might seem random to most, but naturally Tanaka has his reasons.

  • September 4, 2014
  • at 1:25 pm
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12 Philippine companies that should really start accepting Bitcoin

Executives from four Bitcoin firms called out twelve Philippine companies to accept the cryptocurrency.

  • September 2, 2014
  • at 2:30 pm
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Hailo, a well-funded taxi app from London, is expanding to Singapore

It faces competition from Uber, GrabTaxi, and Easy Taxi. But it'll have an easier ride than the US market.

  • August 28, 2014
  • at 2:01 pm
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Uber continues its China expansion as it launches in Hangzhou and Chengdu

When the Uber team flashes the #UberEverywhere hashtag, they mean it. Just days after launching in four Indian cities simultaneously, the S...

  • August 27, 2014
  • at 8:39 pm
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Why is Uber sweating in India? The low-down on tricky payment rules

The RBI issued a circular cracking down on card-less payments, rumours are flying about Uber shutting in India. Here's what you need to know...

  • August 26, 2014
  • at 7:35 pm
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