New mobile app for Milwaukee taxis challenges disruptive competitors

Facing industry pressure from mobile ride-booking applications Uber Technologies Inc. and Lyft Inc., American United Taxi Services is pushing back with an app of its own. "TAXIMKE" is designed with its competitors' concept in mind: order, book and track a taxi through your smartphone. Unlike Uber and Lyft's apps, TAXIMKE lets users pay via credit card or cash, which the company bills as a selling point. However, as far as I can tell, you can't pay through the app itself, something I consider a slight… Continue reading at 'Silicon Valley Business Journal'

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2014-06-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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3Doodler's mobile app is like a coloring book for 3D printing

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[ Engadget | 2019-02-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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[ Digiday | 2018-07-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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[ Advertising Age | 2018-06-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook Is Testing a Separate Destination for Local News in Its Mobile Apps

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