Published on 21.02.2017, in Stories

 

 

Dubai to introduce automated flying taxis by July

Commuters in Dubai, in the United Arab Emirates, may soon climb aboard automated flying taxis, soaring over busy streets and past the desert city’s gleaming skyscrapers, all, quite literally, at the push of a button.

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Why Amazon Is The World's Most Innovative Company Of 2017

Unlike Apple, Google, and Microsoft, Amazon is not fixated on a tightly designed ecosystem of interlocking apps and services. Bezos instead emphasizes platforms that each serves its own customers in the best and fastest possible way.

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Japan introduces new maternity taxi service in Tohoku to help pregnant women

For the past six years or so, pregnant women in Tokyo have been able to pre-register for special maternity services with some of the city’s most popular taxi companies.

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Peer 'kept taxi running while claiming £300 House of Lords allowance'

Baroness D’Souza, who stepped down as Lord Speaker last year, told a BBC documentary that many peers “contribute absolutely nothing” and attend only to take advantage of the daily attendance allowance.

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The Regulators Are Finally Coming for Airbnb and Uber

From the beginning, the promise of Airbnb, Uber, and the rest of the so-called sharing economy was that by using social media and digital technology, markets for goods and services such as taxis and hotel rooms could be made more efficient, and thereby provide benefits for society and (especially) for investors. But this golden vision of the future has started to look somewhat tarnished of late.
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