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Link between ride-sharing and drop in car sales not a figment of Nirmala Sitharaman's imagination, but this debate is fake; here's why
Politics

Link between ride-sharing and drop in car sales not a figment of Nirmala Sitharaman's imagination, but this debate is fake; here's why

Legitimate queries can be raised about the veracity of Nirmala Sitharaman's claims, but it should be noted that she did not present ride-sharing as the sole cause behind slowdown, but as one of the causes driving it.

Uber names former NSA counsel Matt Olsen as its new chief security officer
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Uber names former NSA counsel Matt Olsen as its new chief security officer

Uber had fired its chief security officer, Joe Sullivan, and a deputy, Craig Clark, in November.

Indus OS to integrate Ola services at an operating system level to benefit 8 million users
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Indus OS to integrate Ola services at an operating system level to benefit 8 million users

Users of Indus OS will be able to avail Ola services in English and twelve regional languages.

Uber and Ola fare prices may go up: Report
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Uber and Ola fare prices may go up: Report

Ola and Uber in India have massive financial backing from funds. But that too at times may not be enough; not for the rider but for the driver.

Uber wants to map the streets of Asia to improve its service, Singapore to be first target
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Uber wants to map the streets of Asia to improve its service, Singapore to be first target

Uber will start mapping Asian roadways from 13 February. The first such program will be launched in Singapore.

OlaShare, UberPool ride-sharing services are illegal in Karnataka from 3 February; Uber open to talks
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OlaShare, UberPool ride-sharing services are illegal in Karnataka from 3 February; Uber open to talks

The Karnataka Transport minister had ordered Uber and Ola to stop ride-sharing services in the state by 3 February. Starting today, these services are now illegal.

Ride-sharing a grey area under law; government should consider legalising
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Ride-sharing a grey area under law; government should consider legalising

While ride-sharing services are not expressly illegal, the specific conditions under the contract carriage permits granted to Ola and Uber render it illegal.

Autonomous Anonymous Automobiles: Why cars are about to change forever
Tech

Autonomous Anonymous Automobiles: Why cars are about to change forever

All signs point to a coming seismic shift that could transform the automobile as we know it

UberPool, Ola Share ride-sharing services to be banned in Karnataka from Monday
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UberPool, Ola Share ride-sharing services to be banned in Karnataka from Monday

Ride-sharing services from Ola and Uber are now facing a ban in Karnataka. The state’s transport commissioner insists that the service is illegal.

The aggregator model – rise, challenges, and scope of this approach in India
Biztech

The aggregator model – rise, challenges, and scope of this approach in India

Typically, the goods and / or service providers are the real customers of such aggregator based businesses.

Fleets of autonomous vehicles driving in formation can conserve fuel: MIT study
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Fleets of autonomous vehicles driving in formation can conserve fuel: MIT study

Driverless cars can save fuel if they trail each other in large platoons, as they will experience less aerodynamic drag when they drive close together.

Bengaluru rider takes 3,135 Uber trips in 2016: Uber India
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Bengaluru rider takes 3,135 Uber trips in 2016: Uber India

A rider in Bengaluru took 3,135 Uber rides -- about eight trips a day -- making it the highest number of trips taken by a single rider globally in 2016, the online cab service provider revealed on Thursday.

Uber's CEO Travis Kalanick and K T Rama Rao perform the mannequin challenge at the launch of UberMoto
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Uber's CEO Travis Kalanick and K T Rama Rao perform the mannequin challenge at the launch of UberMoto

Uber says that it’ll be officially launching its uberMoto bike taxi service in Hyderabad by January next year.

Carmakers and Oil firms are debate of the shift to electric vehicles and demand for oil
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Carmakers and Oil firms are debate of the shift to electric vehicles and demand for oil

Many carmakers are predicting a significant shift to electric vehicles in the next decade. Advances in battery technology and the growth of autonomous driving and ride sharing - suited to electric vehicles - will power this expansion, they reason.

Uber to acquire Geometric Intelligence, an AI group to form its own research center
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Uber to acquire Geometric Intelligence, an AI group to form its own research center

Uber announced Monday it was buying the artificial intelligence group Geometric Intelligence, to form the core of the ride-sharing giant's own research center. The move signals a stepped-up effort in artificial intelligence, helping research efforts to bring self-driving car technology into the mainstream.

Strict background checks for Uber and Lyft drivers starting next year in Massachusetts
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Strict background checks for Uber and Lyft drivers starting next year in Massachusetts

Massachusetts next year will require ride service companies including Uber[UBER.UL] and Lyft to perform the strictest background checks in the United States on all of their drivers, according to a deal reached with the companies on Monday.

Uber update for iOS delivers the revamped app experience
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Uber update for iOS delivers the revamped app experience

The new Uber app gets a complete design overhaul and is expected to take users back to its humble beginnings with a modern twist.

Tesla planning to roll out ride services program called Tesla Network; details to be out next year
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Tesla planning to roll out ride services program called Tesla Network; details to be out next year

Tesla Motors Inc is planning to roll out a ride services program and will announce details next year, the luxury electric vehicle maker said on its website, a service first outlined by Chief Executive Elon Musk in his master plan in July.

Juno, a ride-sharing startup is seeking $50 million in its biggest fundraising round
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Juno, a ride-sharing startup is seeking $50 million in its biggest fundraising round

Juno Inc, a startup looking to attract drivers from bigger ride-sharing rivals such as Uber Technologies Inc by offering them its own stock, is seeking $50 million in its biggest fundraising round to date, according to a person familiar with the matter.

Mahindra partners with Ola to increase vehicle sales
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Mahindra partners with Ola to increase vehicle sales

With this partnership, Mahindra is targeting vehicle sales and financing worth over Rs 2,600 crore