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USA – Uber partners with city, transit agencies, business to boost Cincinnati transportation

https://www-bizjournals-com.cdn.ampproject.org/c/s/www.bizjournals.com/cincinnati/news/2018/01/30/uber-partners-with-city-transit-agencies-business.amp.html

USA -Business travelers increasingly prefer ride-hailing services over car rentals, taxis

https://www.cnbc.com/2018/01/29/business-travelers-increasingly-prefer-ride-hailing-services-over-car-rentals-taxis.html

USA – SF agency may sue California to disclose how it spent millions in Uber, Lyft revenue

Documents reveal which streets SF is considering for Uber, Lyft curb pilot

Phillipines – Uber driver accused of harassment

Uber driver accused of harassment

China – Didi Chuxing is preparing yet another market expansion after it inked an agreement with SoftBank, Uber’s largest shareholder, to introduce taxi-hailing services in Japan this year.
SoftBank recently became Uber’s largest shareholder after it completed a drawn-out $7.7 billion investment in Uber

China’s Didi partners with SoftBank to launch taxi-hailing services in Japan

Japan – Toyota invests in ride hailing app
https://asia.nikkei.com/Business/Deals/Toyota-pumps-68m-into-Japanese-taxi-hailing-app

USA
Legal work to prepare for a trial has been very costly — judge William Alsup recently estimated that Uber and Waymo must have collectively spent at least $300m on lawyers fees as they prepare for the case.

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