From today, Grab users can hail Lyft rides in the US from within the Grab app, the first integration to roll out from a global alliance involving the two startups as well as China’s Didi Kuaidi and India’s Ola.
Ride-hailing startup GrabTaxi has renamed itself Grab, launching a new logo and service to drive home the point.
Garuda Indonesia aims to be a full digital airline by 2020. Karamjit Singh talks about the possible ripple effect this can have on other state-owned enterprises and even SMEs. Meanwhile, GrabTaxi’s new R&D centre in Seattle has him pondering as well.
GrabTaxi has set up an R&D centre in Seattle, but said its Singapore centre will continue to be the core of its engineering activities.
GrabTaxi CTO Wei Zhu, the former Facebook engineer who joined the taxi-hailing startup to great fanfare in August last year, has left the company after just about a year.