News tagged with taxi drivers

Police question Uber after India rape allegation

Indian police questioned an Uber executive Tuesday about the company's claim it conducts comprehensive background checks and a top official called for the taxi-booking service to be banned nationwide after ...

Dec 09, 2014
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Dutch judges ban taxi service UberPOP (Update)

Dutch judges on Monday banned the popular ride-sharing service UberPOP from taking bookings via its smartphone app, threatening the US company with fines of up to 100,000 euros ($123,000).

Dec 08, 2014
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Indonesian capital threatens to ban Uber car app

The Indonesian capital is threatening to shut down controversial smartphone car-hailing service Uber due to licensing issues a week after it officially launched in the city, an official said Wednesday.

Aug 20, 2014
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European taxi protest: Transport tech upheaval

Roads snarled in London, Paris and several other major European cities Wednesday as taxi drivers and train workers protested new technology they say endangers passengers and gives upstart enterprises an unfair a ...

Jun 11, 2014
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European taxis cause chaos in app protest (Update)

Taxi drivers brought parts of London, Paris and other European cities to a standstill on Wednesday as they protested against new private cab apps such as Uber which have shaken up the industry.

Jun 11, 2014
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