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  • Uber parks its service in Morocco
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     Uber is pulling the brakes on its service in Morocco, which will cease on February 23, as it waits (and hopes) for local regulators to accommodate app-based ride-hailing. Read More ... Read more »
  • Sony Corp. to launch an AI-based taxi-hailing service in Japan
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     Sony Corporation said today that it will build an AI-based ride-hailing system in Japan in partnership with five taxi companies. The service will use artificial intelligence to manage taxi dispatches and forecast demand based on factors like weather, traffic and local events. Sony’s announcement came just before Uber chief executive... Read more »
  • Homie raises $4M to help London’s ‘Generation Rent’ find their next property
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     Another nascent proptech startup targeting ‘Generation Rent’ is London-based Homie, which might best be described as a concierge-style service that promises to save Londoner’s time, hassle and money when going in search of their next rental property. Today the company is disclosing that it has raised a further $4 million... Read more »
  • Amazon’s Prime Rewards Visa cardholders now get 5% back at Whole Foods if they pay for Prime
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     Amazon has already rolled out price cuts for Whole Foods shoppers as a result of its acquisition of the grocery chain. It has also rolled up its Treasure Truck deals service to Whole Foods locations, and began delivering Whole Foods groceries through Prime. Now, it’s offering Prime members 5 percent... Read more »
  • Update for iOS and Macs negates text bomb that crashed devices
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     Last week we reported a major bug in Apple operating systems that would cause them to crash from mere exposure to either of two specific Unicode symbols. Today Apple fixes this major text-handling issue with iOS version 11.2.6 and macOS version 10.13.3, both now available for download. Read More ... Read more »

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  • Uber parks its service in Morocco February 20, 2018
     Uber is pulling the brakes on its service in Morocco, which will cease on February 23, as it waits (and hopes) for local regulators to accommodate app-based ride-hailing. Read More
    Natasha Lomas
  • Sony Corp. to launch an AI-based taxi-hailing service in Japan February 20, 2018
     Sony Corporation said today that it will build an AI-based ride-hailing system in Japan in partnership with five taxi companies. The service will use artificial intelligence to manage taxi dispatches and forecast demand based on factors like weather, traffic and local events. Sony’s announcement came just before Uber chief executive officer Dara Khosrowshahi, who is […]
    Catherine Shu
  • Homie raises $4M to help London’s ‘Generation Rent’ find their next property February 20, 2018
     Another nascent proptech startup targeting ‘Generation Rent’ is London-based Homie, which might best be described as a concierge-style service that promises to save Londoner’s time, hassle and money when going in search of their next rental property. Today the company is disclosing that it has raised a further $4 million in Seed funding in a […]
    Steve O'Hear
  • Amazon’s Prime Rewards Visa cardholders now get 5% back at Whole Foods if they pay for Prime February 20, 2018
     Amazon has already rolled out price cuts for Whole Foods shoppers as a result of its acquisition of the grocery chain. It has also rolled up its Treasure Truck deals service to Whole Foods locations, and began delivering Whole Foods groceries through Prime. Now, it’s offering Prime members 5 percent back at Whole Foods when […]
    Sarah Perez
  • Update for iOS and Macs negates text bomb that crashed devices February 19, 2018
     Last week we reported a major bug in Apple operating systems that would cause them to crash from mere exposure to either of two specific Unicode symbols. Today Apple fixes this major text-handling issue with iOS version 11.2.6 and macOS version 10.13.3, both now available for download. Read More
    Devin Coldewey