Masaru Kamikura

Uber Can Only Use Livery Drivers In Moscow, Motorcycles Confiscated In Bangalore

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]

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Delta Cutting Some International Flights Later This Year

If you were planning to fly Delta Air Lines for an overseas trip this holiday season, you might want to start making other plans. The airline aims to cut its international flights by about 3% during the last three months of 2015. [More]


Squatters Can Get A Free Ride On The Moscow Subway

The Olympics are coming to Sochi, Russia and the country doesn’t want any of its citizens looking chubby in front of all those finely tuned athletes. So it’s rewarding subway riders with a free ticket if they can manage to squat 30 times in front of specially installed transit machines in the Moscow subway system. It’s a win-win-win: Passengers get a free ticket and some quick cardio and Russia gets publicity for the Sochi games. [Mashable] [More]

Scamming ATM Cards for Fun and Profit

Scamming ATM Cards for Fun and Profit

It’s a lot easier than you might think for the Ruskies to start vacuuming funds from your account after they steal the account number and PIN codes from Office Max.