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    What SoftBank’s $10b investment in Uber means for its battle with Ola in India

What SoftBank’s $10b investment in Uber means for its battle with Ola in India

Photo credit: Ola. Scandal-ridden Uber has confirmed a deal to sell a chunk of its stakes to SoftBank. The Japanese giant could invest US$10 billion over the next month to

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    Brief: Uber board finally agrees to terms of $10b deal with SoftBank

Brief: Uber board finally agrees to terms of $10b deal with SoftBank

Illustration by Tech in Asia, from photo by Softbank. The news (via Reuters): Uber’s warring board members have finally agreed to terms for an investment by SoftBank that could be

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    Brief: Uber’s Khosrowshahi ‘not optimistic’ on Southeast Asia profitability

Brief: Uber’s Khosrowshahi ‘not optimistic’ on Southeast Asia profitability

Dara Khosrowshahi. Photo credit: Uber. The news (via Reuters): Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi said that he doesn’t expect the US ride-hailing company’s Southeast Asian business to be profitable in the

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Didi eyes electric car market, plans to build own network of charging stations

  Didi eyes electric car market, plans to build own network of charging stations

Photo credit: Didi Chuxing. Didi Chuxing, China’s biggest ride-hailing player, is about to get electric. With more than 260,000 electric

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Grab launches hawker center cashless payments as part of big play beyond transport

  Grab launches hawker center cashless payments as part of big play beyond transport

GrabPay managing director Jason Thompson (L), Nornizam Bin Amin of Rayyan’s Waroeng Penyet (M),and Grab co-founder Tan Hooi Ling at

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The self-driving industry has a scaling problem

  The self-driving industry has a scaling problem

Teaching cars to drive in India will come with its own set of special pain points. Photo credit: Igor Ovsyannykov

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Ola gives its auto-rickshaws free wifi while Uber struggles to kickstart Indian tuk-tuks

  Ola gives its auto-rickshaws free wifi while Uber struggles to kickstart Indian tuk-tuks

A still from Tamil movie star Rajnikanth’s hit film, Baasha. Photo credit: YouTube. There’s something romantic about an auto-rickshaw ride

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OBike rolls out geofencing to address illegal parking concerns

  OBike rolls out geofencing to address illegal parking concerns

Geofencing in action on the oBike app. Photo credit: oBike. Singapore-based oBike has introduced “geofencing” in a move designed to

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Singapore wants fewer cars on its roads. Here’s what it means for Grab and Uber

  Singapore wants fewer cars on its roads. Here’s what it means for Grab and Uber

Photo credit: petunyia / 123RF. Does fewer cars on Singapore’s roads bode well or ill for Uber and Grab? It’s

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