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Google Gearing Up To Compete With Uber

Posted on February 3, 2015
Uber faces an ever-growing cast of adversaries that includes dubious regulators, litigious drivers, hostile members of the press, and some well-funded rivals. But the most significant threat to the app-based transportation company may be much closer to home: one of its biggest investors, Google.

There are signs that the companies are more likely to be ferocious competitors than allies. Google is preparing to offer its own ride-hailing service, most likely in conjunction with its long-in-development driverless car project.

Bloomberg Business article here

Related Topics: apps, mobile applications, taxis, TNCs, Uber

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