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Uber drivers will get a $14,000 bonus as the taxi app encourages them to buy stock

Uber drivers will receive up to $14,000 next week as part of a global campaign to encourage them to buy shares in the company. Prizes will be distributed to up to 5,000 Australian Uber drivers and will appear in their bank accounts on April 27. The move is part of a $420 million global investment […]

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Uber and Mears reach agreement on Orlando taxi app

Orlando passengers will have a choice starting Friday between Uber drivers or Mears taxis when they go to book a ride through the ride-sharing company’s mobile app. UberTechnologies and Mears Transportationa Central Florida-based taxi, van, shuttle and bus company, announced Thursday that it has reached a deal offering the full taxi option, through Mears Transportation, […]

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Taxi services kick into high gear with the app

The taxi industry has launched its own online calling application – eTaxi – so that passengers can call taxis and pay with Octopus cards or via Octopus’ O! ePay app. Around 4,000 drivers have signed up for the Octopus app and payment app for commercial operators. There are around 40,000 drivers who operate […]