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Big tech is under increasing pressure as London bans Uber

Big tech is under increasing pressure as London bans Uber

Beyond London’s Uber-ban: several magazines this week have been commenting on the recent anti-Silicon Valley groundswell, citing both Facebook and Uber. We’ve selected a piece by The Economist. The global techlash is picking up strength. There had been signs that Uber, the ride-hailing firm, might face difficulties renewing its operating licence for London, but it(…)

PRODUCT NEWS

Addison Lee to launch branded car service in New York with acquisition of Tandem Technologies

Addison Lee to launch branded car service in New York with acquisition of Tandem Technologies

Addison Lee Group, the World’s largest managed car service, announced today that it is acquiring car service booking and management platform Tandem Technologies from Transdev to expand and enhance the company’s services for business customers in New York City. Tandem provides car service booking and management software to corporate customers in New York. The company’s(…)

OPINION

There’s blood In the water In Silicon Valley –  The bad new politics of big tech.

There’s blood In the water In Silicon Valley – The bad new politics of big tech.

Ben Smith, BuzzFeed’s Editor in Chief wrote this interesting and critical piece on the growing distrust of Silicon Valley companies – including Uber. The blinding rise of Donald Trump over the past year has masked another major trend in American politics: the palpable, and perhaps permanent, turn against the tech industry, BuzzFeed writes. The new(…)

INSTANT INTELL

Pat Russo Partner at Windels Marx New York

Pat Russo Partner at Windels Marx New York

Pasqualino ‘Pat’ Russo of the Transportation Practice Group at Windels Marx has been named partner. Since joining the firm in 2012, Pat has represented and counseled a diverse array of clients in the practice group in the areas of ground transportation regulation and licensing, compliance, regulatory reforms, accessibility, medallion market valuation, corporate investigations, litigation, employment(…)

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