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    Ola driver holds rider hostage for 13 days, arrested after shootout

Ola driver holds rider hostage for 13 days, arrested after shootout

Photo credit: Pixabay. A doctor in Delhi was rescued last night after being held for ransom by an Ola driver for 13 days, police have informed local media. The doctor,

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    Brief: SoftBank and Greylock lead $159m investment in autonomous car startup

Brief: SoftBank and Greylock lead $159m investment in autonomous car startup

SoftBank’s Masayoshi Son at SoftBank World 2016. Photo credit: SoftBank. Palo Alto-headquartered Nauto is a transportation technology company that collects data to make driving safer. Competitors: Waymo, Nutonomy, Five.ai, automakers like

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    Smart bike racks are coming to Singapore’s public housing, thanks to a startup

Smart bike racks are coming to Singapore’s public housing, thanks to a startup

Photo credit: Viatick. The Housing and Development Board (HDB) – the government agency responsible for Singapore’s extensive network of public housing – has teamed up with local startup Viatick to

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Brief: Uber pulls out of Russia market after deal with local rival

  Brief: Uber pulls out of Russia market after deal with local rival

Photo credit: Mark Warner. The news: In a case of history repeating itself a little too soon, Uber is pulling

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Uber was catching up with rivals in Southeast Asia. Now the gap could be widening

  Uber was catching up with rivals in Southeast Asia. Now the gap could be widening

Image uses photo from Pixabay. Uber famously quit China in 2016, after selling its business unit there to incumbent Didi.

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Uber preps new country launch as it reaches 630k drivers across Asia

  Uber preps new country launch as it reaches 630k drivers across Asia

Photo credit: Tech in Asia. Uber now has 630,000 drivers across Asia from a global total of 2 million, said

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Grab offers hackers bug bounty

  Grab offers hackers bug bounty

Grab cars in Singapore. Grab is offering rewards of up to US$10,000 to hackers who are able to identify security

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Uber teams up with Malaysian taxi association to offer licensed cab booking

  Uber teams up with Malaysian taxi association to offer licensed cab booking

Photo credit: Andrew Lawson. Gabungan, an association representing Malaysian taxi companies, has today signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with

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Ofo gets $700m-plus in Alibaba-led series E funding

  Ofo gets $700m-plus in Alibaba-led series E funding

Photo credit: Ofo. Ofo has raised more than US$700 million in its just-closed series E funding round, the company announced today.The

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