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Didi uses big data and biometrics in new safety push
Didi uses big data and biometrics in new safety push
By Martin Cowen | July 8, 2016
Didi has announced a range of measures designed to improve the safety of drivers and riders as the taxi app battle with Uber in China and overseas continues. The five initiatives launched this week Read More
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Uber China morphs into end-to-end travel app
Uber China morphs into end-to-end travel app
By Martin Cowen | June 29, 2016
Uber China has launched a new initiative, "Uber + Travel", which increases the number of travel options its Chinese customers can access, domestically and overseas. It claims that it is working wit Read More
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Watch out, Uber: Didi Chuxing completes $7.3 billion round [update]
Watch out, Uber: Didi Chuxing completes $7.3 billion round [update]
By Sean O'Neil | June 15, 2016
The world's biggest ride-hailing companies, US-based Uber and China-based Didi Chuxing, are smashing records for private-company financing. Didi Chuxing has raised more than $7 billion in cash and Read More
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Another $600 million for Didi
Another $600 million for Didi
By Martin Cowen | June 14, 2016
Didi has named its latest investor, with China Life getting on board to the tune of $600 million. The state-owned insurance firm's investment comes a few weeks after Didi picked up $1 billion from Read More
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Apple pumps $1 billion into China's Didi
Apple pumps $1 billion into China's Didi
By Martin Cowen | May 13, 2016
The mobile-enabled global transportation industry has a new entrant - Apple. Didi Chuxing (formerly Didi Kuaidi) has confirmed a $1 billion investment from Apple as part of its latest funding round Read More
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Uber refuses to lie down - launches UberPool in India
Uber refuses to lie down - launches UberPool in India
By Martin Cowen | September 21, 2015
Uber's decision to pilot its carpooling brand UberPool in one city in India takes on greater significance this week in light of the week-old Lyft-Didi global alliance. "India is a top global priori Read More
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