David Letterman is coming to Netflix, Didi Chuxing backs Careem in the Middle East, Crusie is running an autonomous ride-hailing service and Andrew Ng launches Deeplearning.ai. All this on Crunch Repo
Amid ongoing struggles at Uber, one of its stronger regional rivals in transportation on demand has raised a significant round of funding, picking up a significant strategic investor in the process. C
One more regional on-demand transport startup is raising a big round of funding to fortify itself for the next phase of competition against the likes of Uber and incumbent taxi firms. Cabify, the rid
Uber plans to close its UberRUSH courier service to restaurant deliveries, according to a report in Quartz. Instead, restaurants will be encouraged to use UberEATS, the company's food delivery service
Finally some good news for Uber: it will resume its ride-hailing service in Taiwan today, two months after suspending operations following a long-running battle with the country’s government. To avo
Another day, another revelation of an ethically questionable business practice by Uber. This time The Information reports that Uber secretly tracked Lyft drivers using an internal software program it
Uber is on the defensive after the New York Times reported that it manipulates drivers using techniques from behavioral science in order to reduce costs and increase corporate growth. The company did
Uber says it will pull out of Denmark next month, on April 18, blaming a taxi law that includes requirements such as mandatory fare meters and seat sensors.
Didi Chuxing, the largest ride sharing app in China, is deliberating a proposed $6 billion investment backed by SoftBank Group, according to a report in Bloomberg.
Southeast Asia's ridesharing war is spreading to a new frontier after rivals Grab and Uber revealed plans to expand into Myanmar. Singapore-based Grab announced its launch in the country today, its fi
Grab, the main rival to Uber in Southeast Asia, is expanding its engineering footprint after announcing new development centers in India and Vietnam. The addition of bases in Bangalore, India and Ho C
A while back, I reminded people that they should tip their Uber drivers. But a common response was essentially, "I'd like to tip, but half the point of Uber is not having to carry cash. And there's no
Southeast Asia’s Grab is taking a leaf out of the Uber playbook and bringing in a prominent insider to get ahead in its most important market. Uber popularized the approach of nabbing execs l
Ola, the ride-sharing service that rivals Uber in India, has hired a new COO.
There's trouble in China for ride-sharing services after authorities in Beijing and Shanghai instituted new regulations that forbid people not officially registered as living in either city from worki
2016 is almost out but there's just time to anoint one more ride-sharing unicorn. Careem, one of Uber's lower profile rivals in emerging markets, has taken a step into the global limelight today after
Southeast Asia's Grab, a ridesharing rival to Uber, has welcomed a new backer after Honda announced an undisclosed investment in the company today.
Grab, the Uber rival in Southeast Asia, has scooped up a strategic investment that could help it expand its pools of drivers to battle rival services.
Grab, the main rival to Uber in Southeast Asia, has stepped up its efforts to build a payments platform after it began allowing users to store credit inside its app.
If you're an overseas visitor to China, you'll no longer be able to use Uber for your rides.