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19 July, 2018 11:10 AM Exploring opportunities to work with local govt, communities in Australia: Ola

Bengaluru-based ride hailing app Ola today said it is exploring opportunities with local governments and communities in Australia to invest in smarter transport infrastructure. The company, which launched its services in Australia in February this year, said it has facilitated over 1.5 million rides and onboarded more than 40,000 driver-partners within 31

4 July, 2018 7:20 AM Uber in talks with Dubai's Careem to merge in Middle East: Bloomberg

Careem's current leaders would manage the new combined business while retaining one or both of the companies' local brands, and another proposal would be Uber acquiring the Middle East ride-hailing app. Uber Technologies is in preliminary talks with rival Careem to combine their Middle Eastern ride-hailing services, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday, citing 46

29 June, 2018 5:46 AM Donald Trump says SoftBank Masayoshi Son's US investment hitting $72 billion

US President Donald Trump said on Thursday SoftBank Group Corp Chief Executive Masayoshi Son is increasing his investment in the United States to $72 billion, significantly more than the $50 billion he had previously pledged. "His $50 billion turned out to be $72 billion so far, he's not finished yet," Trump said, without providing details. Trump's comments 40

28 June, 2018 4:55 AM Lyft Value Jumps to $15.1 Billion in New Funding Round

Smartphone-summoned ride service Lyft on Tuesday announced it is raising $600 million (roughly Rs. 4,100 crores) in a funding round that values the Uber competitor at $15.1 billion (roughly Rs. 1.04 lakh crores). The financing round is being led by Fidelity Management & Research Company, and has been joined by Senator Investment Group. The Lyft valuation 35

27 June, 2018 2:16 PM Uber rolls out its traffic insights tool in Mumbai

Ride sharing platform Uber today rolled out a free urban planning tool 'Movement in Mumbai' to help the government and city planners make informed decisions on infrastructure, urban mobility and traffic management. This data-sharing exercise on traffic patterns, which was launched in Delhi last month, will be replicated in Bengaluru and Hyderabad as well, the company 39

26 June, 2018 5:05 PM Uber Granted Licence To Operate In London For 15 Months

Transport officials in the British capital had stripped Uber of its license last September amid safety concerns. Uber won a legal bid on Tuesday to restore its operating license in London after a judge overturned a decision to deny the ride-hailing app a permit and granted it a 15-month reprieve. Transport officials in the British capital had stripped 33

25 June, 2018 1:16 PM Zomato Adds Short Bio for Delivery Executives, Includes Feature to Tip Them

Zomato will now show a short biography of the delivery executive and will give you an option to add a tip for the person. With the two new features, the Gurugram-based said it seeks to change social behaviour towards delivery personnel. The company, which started its online ordering and food delivery services in May 2015, claims to deliver 10.5 million 54

25 June, 2018 12:09 PM China's Didi Steps Up Challenge to Uber With Australia Push

Chinese ride-sharing giant Didi has intensified its drive for global business, launching in Melbourne Monday as it joins rivals Uber, Taxify, and Ola in Australia's taxi market. Didi Chuxing claims to be the world's leading mobile transportation platform with more than 450 million users, and its latest expansion is part of attempts to rival American 68

21 June, 2018 1:19 PM Garmin Forerunner 645 Music GPS Smartwatch Launched in India at Rs. 39,990

Garmin has launched the Forerunner 645 Music smartwatch in India. The Switzerland-headquartered company had first introduced the smartwatch that comes with integrated storage for music, at CES 2018 in January this year. Garmin has recently been unveiling several products in its smartwatch lineup that add music to the mix, such as the Vivoactive 3 Music 85

19 June, 2018 8:10 AM Uber names Pradeep Parameswaran as India and South Asia President

US-based cab aggregator Uber said it has elevated Pradeep Parameswaran as President of its India and South Asia operations. He succeeds Amit Jain, who was elevated to the role of Head of Asia Pacific region last month. "I'm delighted to announce Pradeep Parameswaran will succeed me as the President of Uber India and South Asia, effective immediately 33