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Meru CEO on how its new marketplace model beats surge pricing | CIO

Meru CEO on how its new marketplace model beats surge pricing | CIO

Meru’s win-win formula If you look at a typical marketplace, it allows the supplier to set the price.  For instance, a hotel aggregator doesn’t mandate all 5-star hotels to offer the same price. However, if you look at the shared mobility space, the price is decided by the cab aggregator – there are fixed slabs […]

Uber launches new subscription service across five US cities | City A.M.

Uber launches new subscription service across five US cities | City A.M.

Ride-hailing app Uber has rolled out a new subscription scheme across five US cities. Based on subscriptions, the new ride pass will allow members to avoid surge pricing, when fees peak at rush hour and at other times when demand is high. The lowest monthly subscription comes in at $14.99 (£11.55) in Austin, Denver, Miami […]

Uber launches ‘Ride Pass’ subscription service | Business Insider

Uber launches ‘Ride Pass’ subscription service | Business Insider

Uber said on Tuesday that it started offering a subscription service, called Ride Pass, that allows users to guarantee set prices for a monthly fee. The service is available in Los Angeles, Austin, Orlando, Denver, and Miami, an Uber representative told Business Insider, adding that it costs $24.99 a month in Los Angeles and $14.99 […]

The NBA is selling lower-priced versions of League Pass | Digiday

The NBA is selling lower-priced versions of League Pass | Digiday

The NBA is diversifying its subscription product, NBA League Pass, to offer more lower-cost pricing options outside its core $200 package. This season, the NBA started selling access to a full game for $6.99, through the NBA’s app, League Pass and B/R Live, a streaming service operated by Bleacher Report. Starting later this year, it […]

MyTaxi advocates ‘surge pricing’ for Irish taxi market | Irish Times

MyTaxi advocates ‘surge pricing’ for Irish taxi market | Irish Times

Allowing taxi drivers to raise fares during peak periods, such as in the run-up to Christmas, on Saturday nights and in situations where public transport is unavailable, could help get people home quicker, boost public safety and encourage more people to work in the industry. This is according to MyTaxi’s Irish country manager, Alan Fox, […]

Uber Introduces PyML: Their Secret Weapon for Rapid Machine Learning Development | Towards Data Science

Uber Introduces PyML: Their Secret Weapon for Rapid Machine Learning Development | Towards Data Science

Uber has been one of the most active companies trying to accelerate the implementation of real world machine learning solutions. Just this year, Uber has introduced technologies like Michelangelo, Pyro.ai and Horovod that focus on key building blocks of machine learning solutions in the real world. This week, Uber introduced another piece of its machine […]

NTUC Income’s new insurance plan shields commuters from surge pricing on Grab when it rains, Transport | THE BUSINESS TIMES

NTUC Income’s new insurance plan shields commuters from surge pricing on Grab when it rains, Transport | THE BUSINESS TIMES

IN a move that suggests ride-hailing and surge pricing are here to stay, NTUC Income on Wednesday announced the launch of Droplet, a first-of-its-kind insurance product that protects commuters against unpredictable surge pricing on ride-hailing platforms when it rains. For now, Droplet covers only rides booked via Grab. It will be extended to other ride-hailing platforms by […]

New insurance to guard against price surges on ride-hailing apps when it rains | TODAYonline

New insurance to guard against price surges on ride-hailing apps when it rains | TODAYonline

SINGAPORE — To deal with a big peeve among users of ride-hailing applications, a new insurance product promises protection against price surges for rides during wet weather. Called Droplet, the new product by insurer NTUC Income offers users up to 60 per cent of their fares or cancellation fees back if it was raining at […]

Ola, Uber drivers off the road over base fare hike | The Hindu

Ola, Uber drivers off the road over base fare hike | The Hindu

Around 200 drivers staged a protest outside Uber’s office in Kurla in the afternoon. Sunil Borker, secretary of the transport wing, MRRSK, said when protesters reached the Uber office, it was closed. “Hence, drivers decided to go on a strike. All the drivers will be offline till the companies come forward to have a dialogue […]

Ola-Uber drivers may go on strike in Mumbai | Hindustan Times

Ola-Uber drivers may go on strike in Mumbai | Hindustan Times

“Most drivers participated in our meeting yesterday (Saturday) and were in favour of an indefinite strike. But we will announce our future course of action during the protest, depending on what most drivers want,” said Sunil Borkar, secretary, Maharashtra Rajya Rashtriya Kamgar Sangh, a union of app-based cab drivers led by Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) […]