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taxis

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'I will run Uber out' vows London mayoral candidate as taxis gridlock streets again

Fringe candidate George Galloway joins cabbies protesting against ride-hailing apps, but organisers of the demo don't welcome his support.

By 11 February 2016

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Uber blacks out app in Paris to protest government, taxi opposition

Restrictions on drivers and car-hailing services could leave 10,000 drivers out of a job, Uber says.

By 10 February 2016

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Deals on wheels: OnePlus to sell its X smartphone through taxi hailer app

The Chinese phone manufacturer is flipping the script on e-hailers, using India's Uber-esque Ola to sell its X smartphone.

By 7 December 2015

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"It's like Uber but for taxis": Data retention, Telstra TV and the ihail app (Girt by CNET podcast 46)

Data retentions laws are now in effect, much to the confusion and bemusement of many. Telstra TV is ready to hit the shops, but a new taxi app was told to hit the streets by the ACCC -- and not in a good way.

By 16 October 2015

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No fare: Cabcharge-backed taxi app ruled anti-competitive

The ACCC has struck down a new cab-hailing app from the taxi industry, designed to take on the likes of Uber and goCatch, saying it is anti-competitive.

By 13 October 2015

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NYC taxis to compete with Uber

NYC taxis set to launch an app of their own, one billion people visit Facebook in a day, Chrome sets end date for Flash support and HTC's Vive VR headset gets delayed.

By 29 August 2015

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NYC taxis to compete with Uber

New York cab companies are set to launch an app of their own, one billion people visit Facebook in a day, Chrome sets end date for Flash support, and HTC's Vive VR headset is delayed.

By 29 August 2015

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French anti-Uber taxi protest ensnares singer Courtney Love

The loudest protest so far against smartphone-era car services involves burning tires, blocked traffic, riot police and an assault on a celebrity taking an Uber ride from the airport.

By 26 June 2015

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Taxi drivers demand US mayors regulate Uber

Cabbies hold a protest at the ride-hailing company's San Francisco headquarters in hopes of catching the attention of the US Conference of Mayors.

By 23 June 2015

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'Taxi drivers aren't against change': How Hailo is taking on Uber in the taxi app wars

We flagged down Caspar Woolley, the co-founder of international taxi app Hailo, to talk taxis, apps, and Uber.

By 11 July 2014