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London taxi drivers explore possibility for a class action suit against Uber
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London taxi drivers explore possibility for a class action suit against Uber

This happened after Uber was granted a temporary license renewal to operate in London.

Uber to roll-out new tools to make pickups efficient for both riders and drivers
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Uber to roll-out new tools to make pickups efficient for both riders and drivers

Uber pickups can be stressful and they are rolling out a new set of tools to fix this problem.

Uber gets a new license to operate in London as it agrees to some policy changes
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Uber gets a new license to operate in London as it agrees to some policy changes

Uber was refused license for failing to report criminal offenses and background checks on drivers.

Uber is a taxi service and not just a ride-hailing app: EU court
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Uber is a taxi service and not just a ride-hailing app: EU court

The case is yet another thorn in the side for Uber, which has drawn the fury of local taxi drivers and officials for flouting local regulations.

Uber heads to court to defend its right to operate in London, after being stripped off its license
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Uber heads to court to defend its right to operate in London, after being stripped off its license

Uber's drivers, representing one in three of all private hire vehicles in London, can continue to take passengers until the appeals process is exhausted.

Uber's license battle with London's transport regulator could take years
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Uber's license battle with London's transport regulator could take years

Transport for London shocked Uber in September by deeming it unfit to run a taxi service and refusing to renew its licence.

Ride hailing company Grab secures $700 million in funding; plans to expand its car rental programme
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Ride hailing company Grab secures $700 million in funding; plans to expand its car rental programme

Grab said it would make more cars available for rent, and provide more favourable terms and services for drivers.

Top boss of Uber in Britain to quit the company midst of the licence lawsuit in London
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Top boss of Uber in Britain to quit the company midst of the licence lawsuit in London

Uber’s Northern European Manager Jo Bertram will leave the firm in the next few weeks, according to an email sent to staff seen by Reuters.

Drivers to defend British tribunal's decision about workers' rights at Uber
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Drivers to defend British tribunal's decision about workers' rights at Uber

Uber’s a transportation services company marketing itself to customers as giving a uniform experience and pricing of what it means ‘to take an Uber’

Uber in talks with London's transport regulator in a bid to retain its license
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Uber in talks with London's transport regulator in a bid to retain its license

The British capital’s transport regulator deemed Uber unfit to run a taxi service and decided not to renew its licence to operate.

Uber set to make concessions in a bid to reverse licence decision made by TfL
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Uber set to make concessions in a bid to reverse licence decision made by TfL

TfL stunned the powerful US start-up on Friday when it deemed Uber unfit to run a taxi service for safety reasons and stripped it of its license from 30 Sep.

Ola committed to investing Rs 100 crore in National Skill Development, to train 1 lakh drivers over 3 years
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Ola committed to investing Rs 100 crore in National Skill Development, to train 1 lakh drivers over 3 years

Ola claims to see “phenomenal growth” in the mobility sector and seeks to “empower” people from all walks of life.

Uber to start motor-bike taxis, UberMOTO in Hyderabad from next month
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Uber to start motor-bike taxis, UberMOTO in Hyderabad from next month

International transportation network company Uber Tuesday announced the launch of motor-bike taxis here from next month. Hyderabad will be the third city in India, after Bengaluru and Gurgaon to get the two-wheeler taxi service.

Uber defends business model, wants to avert strict EU rules
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Uber defends business model, wants to avert strict EU rules

Uber defended its business model in Europe's highest court saying its service had made it easier for people to get around and cut pollution as it fights a case which could leave app-based startups facing tougher regulation.

Ola's decision to allow offline bookings was unnecessarily delayed, but it's better late than never
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Ola's decision to allow offline bookings was unnecessarily delayed, but it's better late than never

Ola recently announced that they’re unveiling an offline booking option for users across India and the only thing I could think off when I heard that was, “It’s about time!”

Ola has launched 'Prime SUVs' in 10 Indian cities; base fare set at Rs 80
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Ola has launched 'Prime SUVs' in 10 Indian cities; base fare set at Rs 80

Transportation app Ola has added SUVs like Toyota Innova, Nissan Evalia and Chevrolet Enjoy on its platform under 'Prime' category to cater to customers travelling in big groups.

Is surge pricing by Uber and Ola legal in India?
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Is surge pricing by Uber and Ola legal in India?

Taxi aggregators like Uber and Ola revolutionised the taxi service system through technology. While these services are extremely popular, their surge pricing systems have invited controversy around the world

Ola, Uber! Improve your service instead of using nationalism as a shield
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Ola, Uber! Improve your service instead of using nationalism as a shield

Instead of fighting against each other on needless issues, Uber and Ola should rather compete each other to deliver better and friendly service to its customers.

Apple invests $1 billion in Chinese ride-hailing service Didi Chuxing
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Apple invests $1 billion in Chinese ride-hailing service Didi Chuxing

Apple has said it has invested $1 billion in Chinese ride-hailing service Didi Chuxing, a move that Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook said would help the company better understand the critical Chinese market.

South Korea rejects Uber's proposal to legalise service
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South Korea rejects Uber's proposal to legalise service

South Korea rejected today a proposal by the web-based taxi firm Uber to legalise its business by registering its drivers, and vowed further crackdowns on the company and its services.