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How Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency might fit into travel
By Linda Fox | July 1, 2019
Concerns are not surprising given the probes into the social media platform around privacy and wider concerns about cryptocurrencies, but, for travel, there are a few interesting elements about Libra. Read More
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Mary Meeker's annual report: Growing giants, next-gen data and super apps
By Linda Fox | June 17, 2019
Many in the digital and wider industrial world await Mary Meeker’s annual trends report with anticipation for what can be expected for their sector. We look at the travel-related elements. Read More
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Uber gets $1B investment boost for autonomous vehicle unit
Uber gets $1B investment boost for autonomous vehicle unit
By Kevin May | April 22, 2019
Three organizations are behind the move to back Uber's Advanced Technologies Group: car manufacturing giant Toyota, SoftBank Vision Fund and the Denso Corporation. Read More
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Why a women-only ride-share app opted for crowdfunding (after kickback from male VCs)
Why a women-only ride-share app opted for crowdfunding (after kickback from male VCs)
By Jill Menze | March 29, 2019
Dismissed by male venture capitalists, Australian company Shebah has nearly hit its funding goal of $3 million through crowdfunding. Read More
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Uber eyes Middle East with $3.1B acquisition of Careem
Uber eyes Middle East with $3.1B acquisition of Careem
By Kevin May | March 26, 2019
The purchase price will be split between $1.4 billion in cash and $1.7 billion in convertible notes, Uber said when confirming the acquisition this week. Read More
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The effect of IPOs on transportation network companies like Uber and Lyft
The effect of IPOs on transportation network companies like Uber and Lyft
By Dave Kilduff - Windy City Limousine, Bus Worldwide, & Dave Kilduff - Windy City Limousine & Bus Worldwide | March 19, 2019
There's good disruption and bad, and plenty of corporate travel buyers will argue whether the disruption in ground transportation by transportation network companies like Uber and Lyft has been good or... Read More
Opinion | Technology
Are urban mobility apps the new online travel agencies?
Are urban mobility apps the new online travel agencies?
By David Litwak - Mozio  | March 13, 2019
As more money gets poured into the sector, it's time to start thinking about urban mobility and how it intersects with the travel industry. Read More
Opinion | Distribution
Lyft, Amex GBT and more executive moves...
Lyft, Amex GBT and more executive moves...
By PhocusWire | February 14, 2019
In today’s wrap-up of news in brief… Lyft poaches from Uber... Kiwi.com creates new role... Amex GBT bets on digital... Read More
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Business travelers continue to spend big on Uber and Lyft, food delivery services gaining share
By Linda Fox | February 7, 2019
The latest business travel expense report from Certify reveals the dominance of digital brands. Read More
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Uber's plans for an air taxi, explained
Uber's plans for an air taxi, explained
By Arnie Weissmann - Travel Weekly  | January 17, 2019
Uber air taxis by 2023? As the realities were laid out at CES, it became clear: It's not easy. Read More
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Uber up next in ride-hailing IPO frenzy
Uber up next in ride-hailing IPO frenzy
By Kevin May | December 10, 2018
Not to be undone by its ride-hailing rival, Uber has become the second brand in the space of a few days to declare its intention to list on the public financial markets. Read More
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Following its bike dream, Lyft plans to invest $100M in New York bikeshare scheme
By Linda Fox | December 5, 2018
Lyft has complicated its acquisition of bikeshare company Motivate and plans to invest $100 million to expand in New York City. Read More
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VIDEO: Old and new players on the changing face of corporate travel
VIDEO: Old and new players on the changing face of corporate travel
By Jill Menze | November 27, 2018
What needs to change in the backbone of the corporate travel industry in order to improve the service level to the customer? Read More
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In the green room at Phocuswright with... Matt Curtis
By PhocusWire | October 23, 2018
As founder of Smart City Policy Group which he set up a year ago, Curtis works with governments and companies to formulate regulations for emerging technology and the sharing economy.  Read More
Interview | Technology
Ground transportation on the cusp of another revolution
Ground transportation on the cusp of another revolution
By PhocusWire | September 21, 2018
Ground transportation of the road variety in the travel industry was once dominated by car rental and highly regulated taxi services. Read More
Opinion | Technology