Taxi Apps

Blue Bird takes on ride-hailing startups with refreshed app
44-year-old taxi company Blue Bird has launched a new version of its pioneering ride-hailing app to take on today’s upstart startups.
Indonesian taxi-hailing app pioneer Blue Bird aims to catch up
Blue Bird first launched a booking app in 2011, but only saw it as yet another platform – that has changed with the rising competition.
PayPal ekspansi Seller Protection ke enam pasar Asean
PayPal Inc mengatakan mereka akan ‘secara signifikan’ memperluas kebijakan Seller Protection di enam pasar Asean: Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapura, Filipina, Thailand, dan Vietnam.
PayPal expands Seller Protection in six SEA markets
PayPal Inc said it will be “significantly” expanding its Seller Protection policy in six markets: Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam.
GrabCar fully legalised as a transport company in the Philippines
GrabTaxi said its GrabCar private hire vehicle booking service became the first service of its kind in the Philippines to be fully accredited as a Transportation Network Company (TNC) by the Land Transportation Franchising & Regulatory Board (LTFRB).
TaxiMonger and Telebiz collaborate on media tablets for taxis
Taxi Monger Sdn Bhd and Telebiz Sdn Bhd have rolled out ‘My Lifestyle Media Interactive Taxi’ tablets, which they said would “revolutionise the way customers perceive a taxi ride.”
Easy Taxi scales down Malaysian ops, layoffs begin
20 to 30 members of Malaysian team told they would be laid off Company withdraws from India, Hong Kong and Indonesia; regional executive leaves
Week in Review: Does Anthony Tan have the chops to win the war?
Having raised around US$325 million (RM1.12 billion) to date, Anthony Tan now has to demonstrate his management and leadership chops after proving he has among the best sales skills of any startup founder in Asia, much less South-East Asia writes Karamjit Singh.
Singapore’s LTA moves to regulate taxi-booking apps
In a move to “safeguard commuter safety and interests,” the Land Transport Authority (LTA) of Singapore has introduced a basic regulatory framework which is expected to come into effect by the second quarter of 2015.
Taxi-booking startups, say ‘Hailo’ to more competition
Consumers in Singapore now have another taxi-booking app vying for their attention with the official debut of Hailo on Oct 29.
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