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Transportation competitors Uber, Mears to partner in Orlando

Transportation competitors Uber, Mears to partner in Orlando

Once fierce competitors, transportation companies Uber and Mears announced a partnership in Orlando Monday, reports clickorlando.com. The two companies made the strategic partnership official Monday during an announcement at the Dr. Phillips Center for Performing Arts Center. Uber app users in the Orlando area will soon be able to select the taxi option on the Uber app to select a Mears taxi.(…)

PRODUCT NEWS

mytaxi, Europe’s leading taxi app, announces new management structure.

mytaxi, Europe’s leading taxi app, announces new management structure.

- Eckart Diepenhorst has been appointed acting CEO of mytaxi – Diepenhorst will be supported by Johannes Mewes (CPO), Andy Batty (acting COO), Thomas Zimmermann (CMO), Jan Sören Ramm (CTO) and Lena Dröge (People Director) – Marc Berg is the new CEO of mytaxi’s Parent Company Intelligent Apps mytaxi, Europe’s leading taxi app, earlier this(…)

OPINION

Thomas Grätz (BZP): “A political solution is needed in the debate about driving bans in German inner cities. The taxi industry demands a sensible political solution.”

Thomas Grätz (BZP): “A political solution is needed in the debate about driving bans in German inner cities. The taxi industry demands a sensible political solution.”

Thomas Grätz, is a lawyer and managing director of the German Taxi Private Hire Association (BZP) e.V. Feb. 22, 2018 is marked on my calendar. A single sentence from the Federal Administrative Court could turn our lives upside down. It is about driving bans in German inner cities. In September 2016, the Düsseldorf Administrative Court(…)

INSTANT INTELL

Baltic boss: Taxify’s 24-year-old CEO is smashing Uber’s monopoly in Europe and Africa

Baltic boss: Taxify’s 24-year-old CEO is smashing Uber’s monopoly in Europe and Africa

Estonia has produced some superstar tech startups over the years. Skype and TransferWise are just two Estonian-born tech companies that have revolutionized the way people communicate or send money around the world. Now there’s Taxify, Estonia’s rapidly growing answer to Uber, which launched in 2013 and now has 500,000 drivers and 10 million customers across(…)

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