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    Brief: Drivers are leaving Uber at an alarming rate. It’s working on a fix.

Brief: Drivers are leaving Uber at an alarming rate. It’s working on a fix.

Photo credit: Mark Warner Uber executives have been alarmed recently by the accelerating rate at which drivers are leaving the service. Internal data shows that only 25 percent of drivers who

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    Brief: Uber returns to Taiwan, but it’s not the same as before

Brief: Uber returns to Taiwan, but it’s not the same as before

Image uses photo from Pexels. Two months after suspending its service in Taiwan, Uber is returning to the island, the US-based startup announced today. Rather than allowing any car owner

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    In China, Didi speeds far ahead of Uber in gender diversity

In China, Didi speeds far ahead of Uber in gender diversity

A junction in Shanghai. Photo credit: Carlos ZGZ. Didi, China’s top ride-hailing startup, has more than twice the rate of women in technology-related jobs compared to Uber. Women make up

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Motorcycle taxis will face tougher regulation in Indonesia

  Motorcycle taxis will face tougher regulation in Indonesia

Photo credit: Grab. Motorcycle taxis are a common sight in Indonesia’s congested cities. Two-wheelers have previously been exempt from the

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WeChat leaps into bike-sharing craze

  WeChat leaps into bike-sharing craze

On your bike: Hu Weiwei, Mobike co-founder and president. Photo credit: Mobike. WeChat, China’s ubiquitous messaging app with not far

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Go-Jek’s app has major data leaks, claims security firm. Go-Jek says they’re fixed.

  Go-Jek’s app has major data leaks, claims security firm. Go-Jek says they’re fixed.

Indian security firm Fallible claims to have exposed major security flaws in Go-Jek – Indonesia’s highest valued startup on record

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Tencent just grabbed a 5% stake in Tesla

  Tencent just grabbed a 5% stake in Tesla

The all-electric Model 3, starting from US$35,000, is due to launch later this year. Photo credit: Tesla. Chinese tech giant

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Singapore taxis are free to start using surge pricing now

  Singapore taxis are free to start using surge pricing now

Photo credit: VasenkaPhotography. It’s the thing you hate the most when booking an Uber or a GrabCar: surge pricing due

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New regulatory hurdles in Indonesia bring Grab, Uber, and Go-Jek together in protest

  New regulatory hurdles in Indonesia bring Grab, Uber, and Go-Jek together in protest

Ridzki Kramadibrata, managing director of Grab, speaking on behalf of Grab, Go-Jek, and Uber, at a press conference today. Almost

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