Ride-hailing app Uber wants to provide transportation services around the world, but taxi service laws are very local, forcing them to fight city by city for each of their services to exist legally. In Moscow and Bangalore this week, cities were able to limit the service’s growth, including confiscating drivers’ motorcycles in India. [More]
Brent’s friend bought an XBOX in November with a 90-day warranty. It died. When he called the Bangalore based tech support, “Steve” told him:
Cognisant of the pejorative qualities it has taken on in recent years, Bangalore changed its name to Bengalooru on Wednesday.
- “NEW DELHI — More than 100,000 English-speaking children in Bangalore, India’s information technology capital, will soon have to switch to schools offering lessons exclusively in a regional tongue following a crackdown on more than 2,000 English-language institutions in the state of Karnataka.”
Have you ever wanted to stand in Nick Denton’s shoes, astride a vast and powerful blog network? Us neither, but if you did, your wet dream has just come true. Nick’s on the phone with Vonage and it’s not to congratulate them on losing 13% of their share price since their recent IPO. Rather, its to hang up the phone on Vonage, something they’re a little less than helpful with enabling…