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RideCell integrated mobility platform

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Published: 17 November 2016 RideCell, the developer of a Mobility-as-a-Service (MaaS) platform for automakers and transit providers, unveiled its multiservice platform which allows car manufacturers to provide on-demand mobility when it’s needed and where it’s needed. By integrating ridesharing and carsharing into a single platform, RideCell makes it easy for …

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Toyota and Uber sign MoU for mobility services

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Published: May 26, 2016 | Toyota, Japan Toyota Motor Corporation and Uber are entering into a collaboration for which the latter has received an undisclosed amount of investment. The companies have entered into a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to explore further prospects, starting with trials, in the world of ridesharing …

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Waze piloting carpooling service in Israel

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Published: July 7, 2015 | Israel Google-owned online mapping company Waze is piloting a carpooling service in Israel, focusing on commuters who pay drivers a fee for a ride to or from work.  The service, which was revealed in a blog post by the company, is available through Waze’s mobile …

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Europe’s ridesharing platform ‘carpooling’ debuts in the U.S.

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Published: December 16, 2014 | Munich, Germany The European ridesharing platform, carpooling, announced it is launching in the U.S., making door-to-door, long-distance transportation convenient and affordable. Drivers and passengers can quickly select and connect on the details of their trip via a free iOS and Android mobile app. With this …

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Uber’s ridesharing android app steals your personal data and your neighbour’s too

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Published: November 29, 2014 | United States Uber has been sideswiped by a ridiculous number of controversies lately, but things are about to get even worse for the ride-sharing service. A security researcher just reverse-engineered the code of Uber’s Android app and made a startling discovery: It’s “literally malware.” Digging …

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Spotify and Uber teams to create personalised soundtrack for your rides

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Published: November 18, 2014 | United States Spotify and Uber are teaming up to create the ultimate personalized soundtrack for a joyful ride. Uber connects riders with transportation on-demand, wherever and whenever they choose. Spotify brings listeners the right music for every moment. And now, with this first-of-its kind product …

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Lyft to buy Hitch’s carpooling app to expand its ridesharing business

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Published: September 24, 2012 | United States Lyft Inc., which makes a mobile application for ride-sharing, is acquiring Corral Labs Inc. to expand its carpooling business as competition with Uber Technologies Inc. mounts. Corral Labs makes Hitch, an app for San Francisco consumers that lets them coordinate rides with other …

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Uber updates its Android and iOS apps with destination entry and turn-by-turn navigation

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Published: August 15, 2014 | United States Uber, the taxi and ridesharing service, announced an update for its Android and iOS apps with two new features that the company claims will make the ride experience ‘seamless’. According to Uber’s official blog post, “We envision a day when there is no …

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