Uber is probably the most well known of the various ride-sharing services around the world, with millions of users in dozens of countries. Despite the company’s ongoing problems with incumbent taxi firms in places like Paris and Connecticut — and various legal battles regarding whether drivers should be classed as employees or contractors — it’s obviously a very popular service […]
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Heh. I was just reading this post from Nick Summers over at The Next Web who’s reporting that Uber has seen a huge 850% increase in sign-up volume today. He writes: Across the city, Uber is reporting an 850 percent increase in sign-ups compared to the same day last week. It’s worth noting, however, that […]
Wheely is a mobile and web-based cab booking service. It currently operates in Moscow with a fleet of black Mercedes cars and – after a trial in London in 2012 – is due to re-launch there in mid-June, offering lower costs, hybrid cars and free 4G-powered WiFi.
Preparations are well underway for tonight’s 361 Degrees Question Time Live event. We’ve made a few more last minute tickets available just in case anyone finds themselves free tonight — sign-up (free) and get the details here. However I’m rather delighted to announce that we have partnered with UBER, to get all of you £20 […]
Michael Arrington over at TechCrunch highlights a key fundamental that we often forget at the bleeding edge of the mobile world: The basic stuff has to actually work. For all the talk about 4G and LTE and genius amazing whiz-bang gizmos, the basic reality is that when I hit ‘dial’, I expect my call to […]