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Microsoft Pumps $5 Million Into India’s Oyo Ahead of Its Planned Public Listing

A drop-in-the-ocean investment for the technology giant, but still a vote of confidence ahead of Oyo's IPO.

Microsoft Pumps $5 Million Into India’s Oyo Ahead of Its Planned Public Listing

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Lyft, Other Car Services Cater to Grounded Corporate Travelers

The latest round of platform updates revolve around cost and safety — two things that corporations care deeply about today.

Lyft, Other Car Services Cater to Grounded Corporate Travelers

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SoftBank Is In for Long Haul With Massive Ridehailing Bet

SoftBank founder Masayoshi Son is a big believer in Uber, and the company's upcoming initial public offering will make him and his company richer. But it sounds like he's thinking about the more lucrative rewards further down the line.

SoftBank Is In for Long Haul With Massive Ridehailing Bet

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Ola Pushes for a Million Electric Vehicles on India’s Roads by 2021

Making this push toward electric ridesharing vehicles might be expensive, but it could really help improve the air quality in the world's second-most populous country.

Ola Pushes for a Million Electric Vehicles on India’s Roads by 2021

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Uber Plans Expansion in Japan Despite Withdrawal Talk

Uber's expansion into Japan might irritate SoftBank, but Uber needs to start making real money. That $1.5 billion loss in the third quarter of 2017 was a big one.

Uber Plans Expansion in Japan Despite Withdrawal Talk

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India’s Ridesharing Leader Ola Begins Push Into Australia

Ola will compete with Uber for the Australian ridesharing market, although the two may one day consolidate operations to better compete against Grab since Softbank backs both players.

India’s Ridesharing Leader Ola Begins Push Into Australia

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Bangalore Cracks Down on Surge Pricing, Seizes Uber and Ola Cars

Competition in India has led to massive price swings, from free rides to surge pricing that makes New Year's Eve in New York look like bargain fares. Apparently authorities aren't having it anymore.

Bangalore Cracks Down on Surge Pricing, Seizes Uber and Ola Cars

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Uber, Ola Face Off in Battle For India’s Booming Taxi Market

It's difficult for foreign companies to scale across Asia and Uber has found that out the hard way as mobile ride-booking preferences and behaviors have wide variations from country to country.

Uber, Ola Face Off in Battle For India’s Booming Taxi Market

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Uber Accuses India’s Ola Cabs of Uber-Like Dirty Tricks

The best competition in the on-demand car world is happening in Asia. And if Uber is being out-Ubered by a rival there's cause for worry.

Uber Accuses India’s Ola Cabs of Uber-Like Dirty Tricks