Uber and a growing number of startups like Lyft, Hailo and GetTaxi try to make the taxi-business more flexible, cheap, efficient and user friendly. The do this using mobile technologies. Travis Kalanick, Uber’s chief executive, in Bloomberg: ‘The taxi industry has been ripe for disruption for decades. But only technology has allowed it to really kick in.” Uber has an even greater ambition: the company wants to transform itself into a logistics powerhouse and make any type of delivery possible. The ins & outs of Uber.
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