In Indonesia, new law could destroy the way Uber and Grab are used to operating

IndonesiaTech in Asia — Remember the day Indonesia’s capital was practically held hostage by out-of-control taxi drivers? A violent street protest on March 22 in Jakarta was the climax of a series of demonstrations staged by Indonesia’s taxi industry in an attempt to get apps like Uber and Grab banned.

https://www.techinasia.com/indonesias-new-transportation-regulation-uber-grab

GrabTaxi, Asia-Based Uber Competitor, to Open Tech Centre in Seattle

SingaporeNDTV — GrabTaxi, the on-demand ride service and Uber competitor in Southeast Asia, is opening a technology centre in Seattle, marking the company’s first physical presence in the United States. GrabTaxi said on Wednesday the new centre will work on cloud computing and data projects to support the smartphone app its customers use to hail rides in a car or motorbike.

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