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Will Uber and Others Cause the Death of Taxis?

During the short period that they’ve been operating, ride-hailing services such as Uber and Lyft have revolutionized the taxi and related-service businesses. Uber alone has handled well over a billion rides since its founding; and it is located around the … Continue reading

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The Self-Driving Car: Coming Tomorrow Or in 2020+?

Over the last few years, manufacturer interest in self-driving cars has intensified. Some models seem ready to launch relatively soon. Others seem to be much farther in the future (such as an Apple self-driving car). With the growing fascination and … Continue reading

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