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Taxi-App Company Flywheel Aims to Kill Bulky Taxi Equipment

Bay Area-based Flywheel has positioned itself as a company that will keep taxis relevant in the age of Uber. And on Thursday, the company announced a new strategy to streamline the clunky and nasty business that has long been associated with taxis. Until now, Flywheel courted consumers and taxi fleets much like Uber and Lyft […]

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Uber wins High Court case over taxi app | Uber

Taxi booking service Uber has received a boost after the High Court ruled its app was legal in London. Had it lost the case, the company would have been forced to modify its service to comply with rules that protect black cab drivers. Transport regulator Transport for London (TfL) had brought the case under pressure […]

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No fare: Taxi app backed by Cabcharge found to be anti-competitive

Julia Wheeler/Veronika Laws/Corbis Australia’s Consumer Watch Authority is planning to take down a new taxi app set to take on Uber and goCatch, saying it is anti-competitive. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has said it intends to deny permission to a new app, known as ihail, which has been proposed by a joint group […]

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Hailo taxi app returns to black cabs only in London – TechCrunch

Handbrake ride! UK-based taxi app Hailo is handing over its Private Hire Vehicle (PHV) license to London and only using black cabs, which is where the business started – only expanding than at ORVs in May 2014 and angered some taxi drivers. attacking his offices last year. But from now on (5pm UK time today), […]