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Uber attempts to improve its drivers' lives by overhauling the route navigation experience

Uber attempts to improve its drivers' lives by overhauling the route navigation experience

While most of us think of Uber from a passenger's point of view and using the service to get somewhere, there is another side to that coin. Drivers are, obviously, quite fundamental to the success of
A UK court has upheld the ruling that Uber drivers have workers’ rights—and deserve benefits

A UK court has upheld the ruling that Uber drivers have workers’ rights—and deserve benefits

A UK court just shot down Uber’s appeal against a ruling made last year. In effect, the court says Uber drivers should be treated as…
Uber is facing another major setback in its plans for global expansion

Uber is facing another major setback in its plans for global expansion

The EU’s top court ruled today (pdf) that Uber should be regulated like a taxi company, defying the ride-hailing app’s argument that it’s a technology…
Uber, Lyft and Via Offered to Make a Fund for Taxi Drivers. The New York City Council Declined It

Uber, Lyft and Via Offered to Make a Fund for Taxi Drivers. The New York City Council Declined It

The council is also considering a freeze on new ride-share vehicles in New York City.
Uber, Lyft and Via Offered to Make a Fund for Taxi Drivers. The New York City Council Declined It

Uber, Lyft and Via Offered to Make a Fund for Taxi Drivers. The New York City Council Declined It

The council is also considering a freeze on new ride-share vehicles in New York City.
Ocasio-Cortez stands in solidarity with cab drivers — while taking an Uber

Ocasio-Cortez stands in solidarity with cab drivers — while taking an Uber

Standing on principles, sitting in Ubers The post Ocasio-Cortez stands in solidarity with cab drivers — while taking an Uber appeared first on Hot Air.
Guy Gets Terrible Shock When Helping Old Taxi Driver With His Phone

Guy Gets Terrible Shock When Helping Old Taxi Driver With His Phone

Well, that was a wildly unexpected, wrinkly 'ol curveball. Why do people have to be such creeps.
Indian Ola and Uber riders are fed up of surge pricing and driver cancellations

Indian Ola and Uber riders are fed up of surge pricing and driver cancellations

Finding the pricing sweet spot has been the holy grail of consumer-facing businesses in India. Homegrown cab aggregator Ola and its US-based rival Uber are…

Apple Maps gets turn-by-turn navigation in another key market

Turn-by-turn navigation in Apple Maps has expanded its reach to one of Apple’s most important markets. Users in India can finally take advantage of the feature when driving or walking. Apple has also
The race to be India’s second most-valued unicorn is now a game of musical chairs

The race to be India’s second most-valued unicorn is now a game of musical chairs

India’s largest homegrown mobility firm Ola, which saw its valuation erode significantly in 2017, has now regained lost ground. In fact, it has even surpassed…
A Flipkart co-founder is backing Ola with $21 million

A Flipkart co-founder is backing Ola with $21 million

India’s largest homegrown ride-hailing venture, Ola, has found a new backer in one of the country’s most celebrated entrepreneurs, Sachin Bansal. The Flipkart co-founder has…
Trucker Culture (Entry 1343.MT2514)

Trucker Culture (Entry 1343.MT2514)

In which a gas crisis and an early social media network conspire to make long-haul truck drivers national heroes, and Ken gives a big 10-4 to a heroic trucker named "Fuzzy." Certificate #25007.
Even Bhavish Aggarwal’s father wants to know when Ola will turn profitable

Even Bhavish Aggarwal’s father wants to know when Ola will turn profitable

At just 33, Bhavish Aggarwal is counted among the most successful Indian tech entrepreneurs of recent times. Within only eight years since Aggarwal and his…
When a celebrated unicorn founder was stumped by an Indian monk who sold his Porsche

When a celebrated unicorn founder was stumped by an Indian monk who sold his Porsche

It’s not every day that one gets to learn the inner workings of an entrepreneurial mind. So, when Bhavish Aggarwal, the co-founder & CEO of…

Uber v.s. Taxi: Which Saves You More?

This post Uber v.s. Taxi: Which Saves You More? appeared first on Daily Reckoning. If you live in a mid-to-large-sized city, there’s a good chance you’ve tried Uber or Lyft. But even if you haven’t,
Why India’s cabs will likely go electric before its private cars do

Why India’s cabs will likely go electric before its private cars do

Car manufacturers like Maruti favour CNG-fuelled vehicles over EVs
Google Maps keeps you safe by alerting you if your taxi goes off-route

Google Maps keeps you safe by alerting you if your taxi goes off-route

When you're traveling to a new country, region, or even an unfamiliar part of your own town, and hailing a ride, you may be suspicious of the driver taking advantage of your cluelessness to charge you