Posts Tagged: uber

Reinventing four wheels - 14 apps that are changing the way we get around

Reinventing four wheels: 14 apps that are changing the way we get around

We’re all used to tapping on an app to help us find our way or book tickets for a trip, but the newest wave of transportation apps go far ...

  • April 15, 2014
  • at 10:56 am
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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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Australia startup news roundup

Australia tech news round-up (February 2014)

I’m currently in San Francisco and meeting up with lots of Australian founders over here. I’ve been catching up with them on the latest ...

  • February 26, 2014
  • at 2:42 pm
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Uber and Tripid hit speed bumps as the Philippine government cracks down on transportation apps

Transportation tech startups Uberand Tripid are facing regulatory issues in the Philippines. Interaksyon recently reported the nationa...

  • February 13, 2014
  • at 9:30 am
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Uber embarks on a hiring blitz in Asia as it extends its reach across the continent

Uber, the startup that’s disrupting urban transportation as we know it, announced today it will begin a hiring blitz across Asia. The ...

  • January 22, 2014
  • at 1:00 pm
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Uber cars are now secretly driving around Manila

Uber is expanding in Asia at astonishing speed. This year alone it had made its way into seven cities in China, Japan, India and Taiwan. Tod...

  • December 20, 2013
  • at 6:26 pm
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Uber takes its limos into third city in China

Online limo-booking service Uber is rolling out today in its third Chinese city. Now the cars are available in Guangzhou. The new city launc...

  • December 5, 2013
  • at 4:59 pm
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Uber continues its startup love affair in Asia as it partners with Taiwan’s WhatsTheNumber

Today Uber, the fast-growing transportation startup, announced it will collaborate with WhatsTheNumber, the phone-number search service from...

  • December 2, 2013
  • at 10:05 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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Finally, Uber launches in Bangkok

The long anticipation and speculation has come to an end. Uber is finally available in Bangkok. This is just a soft launch for now, with lim...

  • February 28, 2014
  • at 4:23 pm
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GrabTaxi enters Vietnam, intensifying the battle for mobile taxi booking apps

GrabTaxi has now entered three big places outside of Malaysia: Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam. What's next for the promising taxi booking ...

  • February 26, 2014
  • at 5:39 pm
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Uber picks a Chinese name as it officially launches in China

Uber picks a Chinese name as it launches officially in China

App-connected limo service Uber revealed its Chinese name and brand today at an official launch event in Shanghai. It comes six months aft...

  • February 13, 2014
  • at 3:03 pm
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Uber is official in Manila; can we expect lower costs and more payment options soon?

In December, car-booking service Uber quietly made its way into Manila with a soft launch in the capital of the Philippines. Now, after ...

  • February 12, 2014
  • at 9:00 am
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Uber to bring its most hated feature to India - "surge pricing"

Uber to bring its most hated feature to India: “surge pricing”

Car-booking service Uber is currently operating in three Indian cities – Delhi, Bangalore, and Hyderabad. Now that the US startup has ...

  • December 26, 2013
  • at 5:34 pm
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NOTW - Asia tech news this week

Staff picks: 7 top news stories this week on Tech in Asia

This week, Bitcoin bites the bullet in China, while in Australia an upcoming IPO will mark a maturing of the daily deals industry in Southea...

  • December 7, 2013
  • at 2:05 pm
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What’s Uber’s strategy for gaining customers in Asia? One word: Puppies.

Uber is spreading rapidly throughout Asia and around the world, and as it attempts to conquer new markets, it must ramp up its marketing to ...

  • December 3, 2013
  • at 9:58 pm
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Uber hits streets of Shenzhen, its second city in China

Uber hits streets of Shenzhen, its second city in China

Three months after first entering China by rolling out in Shanghai, fancy car-booking service Uber has today launched in Shenzhen. As is Ube...

  • November 28, 2013
  • at 4:47 pm
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