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taxis

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GetTaxi becomes Gett, starts ordering takeaways, plumbers and massages

The taxi app and Uber rival rebrands, and will also let you order a variety of third-party services.

By 28 April 2015

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London streets blockaded as taxi drivers protest against Uber

The city's iconic black cabs brought roads to a standstill in a protest against what drivers see as unfair regulation of the industry.

By 22 April 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

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Google vs. Uber in battle of self-driving taxis?

Reports say Google is working on its own version of Uber while Uber is mimicking Google with its own self-driving cars. Meanwhile, we wait for the Samsung Galaxy S6 to be revealed next month.

By 4 February 2015

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Can new tech boost safety in Uber cars, and in taxis, too?

After a slew of alleged assaults by drivers for taxi companies and ride-hailing services, firms like AsterRide and Shuddle are looking to increase passenger safety.

By 26 January 2015

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China's new app law drives away unlicensed taxis

The crackdown on unlicensed drivers has been made official in China, with changes to how taxi apps are allowed to operate.

By 12 January 2015

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Calls for freeze on taxi fares in face of 'illegal' ridesharing competition

Australia's pricing regulator has called for a freeze on Sydney taxi fares as research shows 11 percent of Sydneysiders have used ridesharing services, such as Uber X, in the past 6 months.

By 19 December 2014

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ACCC cracks down on taxi company for blocking goCatch

The ACCC has promised greater scrutiny of the taxi industry after one company allegedly blocked drivers from accepting bookings via mobile phone and booking app goCatch.

By 15 October 2014

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Uber hits road block in France as taxi lobby gains upper hand

A new law in France includes several provisions, but one is especially damaging to Uber: no sharing location via GPS.

By 20 September 2014

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Boeing said to win NASA space taxi contract

According to the Wall Street Journal, the aerospace giant is likely to beat out SpaceX for the contract, said to be worth more than $3 billion.

By 16 September 2014