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2014-09-22 16:21:08

HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The PA Taxi Association is urging lawmakers to put public safety first as they consider a series of proposals to make sure that ride-sharing services provide the same levels of insurance and safety that taxi owners and drivers are compelled to provide under current state law. "We welcome competition and we welcome innovation. That's why we have developed the 215GetaCab APP, to make it easier for people to order a cab," said Alex Friedman,...

2014-09-11 08:25:31

For the first time ever, Hailo allows riders to pay in-app for any street-hailed taxi NEW YORK and LONDON, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hailo, the world's favorite e-hail app, is making taxi payment even more seamless by launching a new feature, Pay with Hailo. This innovative service offering allows passengers to conveniently pay for a street-hailed taxi ride with the Hailo app. Using Apple's iBeacon technology, the Hailo app will automatically recognize when a passenger is in a...

2014-09-10 12:21:16

Nexlink devices and end-to-end solutions already deployed in taxi and commercial trucking industry AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The taxi business is changing. Rather than wildly waving their arms or running through traffic into the middle of the street to hail a cab, would-be riders are calmly turning to mobile devices to reach out to the closest ride, often in shinier, more upscale cars than they've ever ridden in before. And they love it. "At a time when every...

2014-09-10 08:21:44

RideLinQ® and Way2ride® Enhance Passenger Experience in NYC NEW YORK and SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Two existing payment apps in New York City's yellow and green taxis, RideLinQ® from Creative Mobile Technologies (CMT) and VeriFone's award-winning Way2ride®, have joined forces to introduce a new and improved passenger payment experience. Now, passengers will have the flexibility to use either app to securely and conveniently pay cab fares using their...

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2014-09-04 05:18:45

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Ride sharing apps for your smartphone are all the rage right now. Ride sharing services like Uber, Lyft, Ridejoy, Hitch and RideScout are popping up all over the world. The drivers are crowd-sourced, willing participants who have been background checked and vetted, and the payments are completely electronic (and sometimes involve ice cream) so no money changes hands. Most of the time, the ride is cheaper than calling a taxi. This is...

2014-09-03 12:20:54

CAR2GO NORTH AMERICA OFFICIALLY WELCOMES RIDESCOUT AUSTIN, Texas and STUTTGART, Germany, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- moovel GmbH announced today that car2go North America LLC, a brand of moovel, has acquired RideScout LLC, the leading app-based mobility platform in North America, dedicated to allowing users to search and compare ground transportation options on demand. In addition, moovel GmbH announced today that it has completed its acquisition of Intelligent Apps GmbH...

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2014-09-02 11:09:52

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Uber, the rapidly-growing US-based online ride-sharing service, has been hit with a temporary injunction by a Frankfurt court prohibiting it from operating throughout Germany, various media outlets have reported. According to Ben Knight of The Guardian, the court rules that the mobile app and chauffeuring service violated that country’s Passenger Transportation Act. The injunction, which was issued following expedited proceedings,...

2014-08-29 12:20:50

Just in time for Labor Day travel, Hailo passengers can save up to 65% on rides by sharing with Bandwagon NEW YORK, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bandwagon, a New York-based ridesharing app and logistics startup, is testing in-app integration with Hailo, one of the world's fastest growing e-hail apps. This test is the first alliance between a leading shared ride company and an e-hail provider, and makes sharing taxis and splitting fares--in the city, at a concert, or to and from the...

2014-08-15 23:00:26

Taxicode from Web 3 Resource Ltd. lets users across the UK – and not just in London -- book a taxi anytime, anywhere by following four simple steps: enter journey details; review quotes from quality-assured taxi and private hire companies; make a selection and choose a desired method of payment; receive a confirmation email. The new nocost app is compatible with iPhone, iPad, Android-enabled smartphone and Windows Phone, and offers users an unmatched 100% satisfaction money back...

2014-08-13 08:21:14

IVSC WORKS WITH INDUSTRY TO INTRODUCE MOBILE APP THAT OFFERS PASSENGERS GREATER ACCESS TO AVAILABLE TRANSPORTATION OPTIONS LAS VEGAS, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mark James, President and CEO of Las Vegas based Integrity Vehicle Solutions Company (IVSC), announced today that his company has launched the first and only regulator approved e-hailing application in Las Vegas. The mobile app called Ride Genie, will allow passengers to hail taxis, black cars, limos and...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
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