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Comfort hooks up with Ryde to offer taxi-booking service | TODAYonline

Comfort hooks up with Ryde to offer taxi-booking service | TODAYonline

The other five taxi operators — SMRT Taxis, Prime Taxi, Premier Taxis, Trans-Cab and HDT Singapore Taxi — partnered third-party booking app Grab to launch dynamic pricing in March. Prices for JustGrab, the dynamic-pricing feature in the Grab app, will depend on factors such as real-time demand and supply, travel time and distance. On the […]

AI-powered dynamic pricing turns its gaze to the fuel pumps | The Register

AI-powered dynamic pricing turns its gaze to the fuel pumps | The Register

Analysis “AI” could soon be making petrol more expensive at times of peak demand like the start of a bank holiday weekend or the school run. Danish data analytics company a2i touts fuel pricing as an ideal implementation of its learning algorithms. The company claims that PriceCast Fuel, its dynamic pricing product, can improve fuel […]

Pricing pressure the new worry for Indian pharma | Business Standard News

Pricing pressure the new worry for Indian pharma | Business Standard News

The intense pricing pressure in the US market, reflected in the 26 per cent dip in March 2017 quarter net sales of Sun Pharma’s US subsidiary Taro Pharma, saw India’s largest pharma company lose nearly eight per cent in intra-day trade on Tuesday. The stock closed 4.3 per cent down at Rs 612.55. The price […]

Uber’s new pricing model could upset drivers | Business Insider

Uber’s new pricing model could upset drivers | Business Insider

Uber has been experimenting with a new pricing method in several cities that uses machine learning algorithms to predict the amount a customer is willing to pay for a given ride, Bloomberg reports. Uber hopes to grow its revenue with this new “route-based pricing” system, as it continues to bleed money for rider discounts and […]

Beware of Pricing strategy at gate! – Review of Universal Studios Florida, Orlando, FL | TripAdvisor

Beware of Pricing strategy at gate! – Review of Universal Studios Florida, Orlando, FL | TripAdvisor

Although I would still give the park experience,a five star overall rating, with special accolades for the Harry Potter display, please be aware that the park has been separated by main attractions. Gate admission for (3) was quoted at $660.00(!!!) even though I indicated we found an online price of ($330) or $110 each person……”…oh, […]

Law Professor: Online Shopping Growth Has Upped Price-Fixing Threat | Tennessee Today

Law Professor: Online Shopping Growth Has Upped Price-Fixing Threat | Tennessee Today

Online retailers have long employed a dynamic pricing model that’s now making its way to traditional retail stores. Through the use of artificial intelligence software, retailers gauge when to raise or lower prices based on shoppers’ spending habits and when they are more likely to buy. This shift to implement pricing algorithms should raise concerns […]

Sydney commuters left stranded as bus driver strike continues to disrupt network | 9news.com.au

Sydney commuters left stranded as bus driver strike continues to disrupt network | 9news.com.au

Commuters worried about Uber’s surge pricing during the strike can rest easy today, Uber Corporate Communications Lead Mike Scott told 9news.com.au. “We have let (the drivers) know demand is likely to be higher than normal today,” Mr Scott said. “We’ve seen consistent and reliable availability of cars.” Mr Scott said the average wait time for […]

Netflix increases prices in new test | The Independent

Netflix increases prices in new test | The Independent

Initial reports from The Australian and News.au claimed that the prices rise only applied to users looking to sign up to the service on weekends, but Netflix has denied this in a statement sent to the The Independent. “We continuously test new things at Netflix and these tests typically vary in length of time,” said the company. […]

Curbs on dynamic pricing on flights from Kerala | The Hindu

Curbs on dynamic pricing on flights from Kerala | The Hindu

The Civil Aviation Ministry has stepped in to curb exorbitant dynamic pricing resorted to by airlines for flights operated to and from the Thiruvananthapuram, Kochi and Calicut international airports to West Asia during the festive season. Responding to the demand of Non-Resident Keralites (NorKs) raised by Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan at a meeting of the […]

Surge pricing not taboo for Malaysia, Singapore | The Hindu

Surge pricing not taboo for Malaysia, Singapore | The Hindu

Driving integration Malaysia integrated 13 agencies under one body, the S.P.A.D., to drive integration of public transport. One of its mandates is to change the costly, rent-seeking character of its Pajak taxi license system. Under new laws to be in place by July, drivers would be strictly screened, but helped with financing to buy a […]