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- 04/24/17--10:44: _How Uber nearly got...
- 04/25/17--10:51: _Uber expects flying...
- 05/28/17--10:45: _SBI suspends car lo...
- 06/11/17--08:40: _Ola slams Uber’s, M...
- 06/12/17--10:20: _Coverfox raises $15...
- 06/12/17--10:51: _Uber’s Relationship...
- 06/14/17--07:30: _Ola secures $50m, A...
- 06/15/17--19:07: _Uber sued, MoneyTap...
- 06/21/17--10:55: _Travis steps down a...
- 06/22/17--10:27: _The fall of Uber’s ...
- 08/28/17--07:01: _Expedia’s Chief Dar...
- 10/22/17--11:10: _The ride hailing ra...
- 03/26/18--06:49: _Uber plans on selli...
- 04/24/17--10:44: How Uber nearly got kicked out of Apple’s App Store
- 04/25/17--10:51: Uber expects flying taxis to take off in 2020
- 06/12/17--10:51: Uber’s Relationship Problem With Its Customers
- 06/21/17--10:55: Travis steps down as UBER CEO amidst increased investor pressure
- 08/28/17--07:01: Expedia’s Chief Dara Khosrowshahi all set to become the Uber CEO
Travis Kalanick, the chief executive of Uber, visited Apple’s headquarters in early 2015 to meet with Tim Cook, who runs the iPhone maker. It was a session that Kalanick was dreading.
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Flying taxis may become a reality in the next four years. US ride-hailing service Uber Technologies Inc expects to deploy flying taxi services in Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas, and Dubai in 2020, Chief Product Officer Jeff Holden said at the Uber Elevate Summit in Dallas.
Per ET report, State Bank of India ( SBI )has suspended car loans for Ola and Uber taxis across multiple cities. This decision was taken in response to increasing defaults by drivers of the said cab aggregators. The bank has also seized close to 300 cars for payment defaults. As per the report suspension has been implemented in larger [...]
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Here are the hot startup news of this week where Ola slams Uber’s, Microsoft buys startup, Paytm boss buys new home and more stories. 1. Ola slams Uber’s ‘attempt to trivialise sexual assault case’ Ola, India’s largest ride-hailing app, has slammed rival Uber, for what it termed as an “attempt to trivialise a horrific crime” [...]
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In the news, Coverfox raises $15M, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos’ net worth drops, Uber’s CEO might step down & more stories in Today’s brief, 1. Fin-tech startup Lendingkart raises $7.8 mn in debt from Yes Bank Ahmedabad- and Bangalore-based Lendingkart, an online lending platform for small and medium enterprises (SMEs), has raised Rs 50 crore ($7.8 [...]
A few years ago, I was taking an early morning flight home from Atlanta. Since it was 5 in the morning, I didn’t feel like standing outside to wait for a taxi, so I decided to use Uber. As with most of my Uber experiences, the car arrived promptly, the driver was courteous and personable [...]
In today brief we have Ola securing $50 million, Amazon doubling seller base, Uber CEO’s unclear future & more stories. 1. Ola secures $50m from NY hedge fund India’s largest taxi aggregator Ola has continued its fundraising momentum, adding hedge fund Tekne Capital Management to its growing set of investors. The New York-based investment firm [...]
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In the startup news brief today we report that Uber has been sued, MoneyTap has raises $12.3M, Tesla’s is working on the import duty exception for India launch and more stories. 1. Uber sued by India rape victim over alleged privacy violation Uber Technologies has been dragged to the court by a woman who was [...]
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Earlier this week Uber CEO Travis had announced that he would soon be taking an indefinite leave of absence to become a better leader. However, apparently this didn’t convince the investors who have pumped in huge investments in the company that has been in headlines of late for not so good news. Kalanick’s exit came [...]
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Travis Kalanick’s final hours as Uber’s chief executive played out in a private room in a downtown Chicago hotel Tuesday. Just a few months ago, Kalanick’s position at Uber seemed impregnable. He had helped found the company in 2009 and had pushed it into markets around the world. Kalanick, who was on a trip to [...]
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Uber has been under the storms eye for a long time now and the most important blow was the stepping down of the Uber founder Travis three months ago. Well, apparently things look brighter now since Dara Khosrowhahi is the final choice for filling in the void created by Travis’s exit. After months of contentious [...]
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With the ever growing traffic on the roads more and more people are looking for alternatives to driving their way across the city. Well the fight for a piece of the cake has become fiercer due to this. The future of the ride-hailing industry depends on the capricious largesse of two internet billionaires on opposite [...]
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Uber has been trying hard to regain its lost sheen in past couple of months. To manage this the ride-hailing firm Uber Technologies Inc. has agreed to sell its Southeast Asian business to bigger regional rival Grab, the firms said in a statement on Monday, marking the U.S. company’s second retreat from an Asian market. [...]
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