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China executes ride-hailing driver who killed passenger

Aug 30, 2019 - 11:11 PM

Didi Chuxing has been slammed by critics and China's transport ministry over safety lapses after the incident in the eastern city of Wenzhou in August 2018, barely 3 months after a similar death

DIDI. A taxi driver uses the Didi Chuxing app while driving along a street in Guilin, China on May 13, 2016. File photo by Greg Baker/AFP

China's Didi suspends carpool service after murder

Aug 26, 2018 - 2:16 PM

Police have arrested a 27-year-old driver on suspicion of raping and killing a female passenger who used the app to hail a carpool ride

DIDI. A taxi driver uses the Didi Chuxing app while driving along a street in Guilin, China on May 13, 2016. File photo by Greg Baker/AFP

Grab to raise $2.5B in new financing

Jul 24, 2017 - 1:10 PM

The Singapore based firm says it will use the fresh funds to bolster its leading position in the ride hailing industry and invest in a mobile payment platform called GrabPay

STILL GROWING. Despite a stunted expansion due to an LTFRB moratorium, when it comes to profit, Grab Philippines 'expects double-digit revenue growth in 2016.' Rappler file photo

The ranking that had Malacañang talking

Jan 26, 2017 - 11:01 AM

As the lunar new year arrives – the Year of the Rooster – on January 28 we take one last look at the Year of the Monkey 2016 and the rankings that perked up Malacañang

Apple tapping brakes on self-driving cars

Sep 10, 2016 - 3:11 PM

Apple fuels speculation about it automotive ambitions this year with a billion dollar investment in Chinese ride sharing powerhouse Didi Chuxing

TITAN. The team at what Apple named project Titan grows to more than a thousand people but runs into problems, including showing what it could do differently from other companies working on the technology

Ride-share battle ends with Didi buying Uber China operations

Aug 01, 2016 - 2:21 PM

3rd UPDATE As part of the merger Didi Chuxing will also take a stake in Uber

This file picture taken on March 20, 2016 shows an Uber Station being seen outside a hotel in Chengdu, in southwest China's Sichuan province. Greg Baker/AFP

China's Uber rival Didi Chuxing raises $7.3B in new capital

Jun 16, 2016 - 10:00 PM

The ride hailing app says it will use the funds to upgrade its technology conduct research improve rider driver experience and explore new opportunities

A taxi driver uses the Didi Chuxing app while driving along a street in Guilin, in China's southern Guangxi region on May 13, 2016. Apple has invested 1 billion USD in Chinese ride hailing app Didi Chuxing, the Beijing company said on May 13, as it vies with bitter US-based rival Uber for market share in China. / AFP PHOTO / GREG BAKER

Didi Chuxing denies initial public offering reports

May 16, 2016 - 6:00 PM

An earlier report says the ride hailing app and service is targeting a New York listing in 2017 but the company denies this saying it does not have IPO plans as of now

DIDI CHUXING. A commuter shows the Didi Chuxing app on her iPhone in Beijing, China, May 13, 2016. Photo by How Hwee Young/EPA

Apple invests $1B in China ride-hailing app Didi Chuxing

May 14, 2016 - 11:45 AM

Analysts say the deal could help Apple expand its mobile payments service in the crowded Chinese market

epa05303061 A commuter shows the Didi Chuxing app on her iPhone in Beijing, China, 13 May 2016. US technology giant Apple Inc. has invested 1 billion US dollars in Didi Chuxing, a Chinese ride-sharing company and a rival of Uber in China, the company said in a statement on 13 May. EPA/HOW HWEE YOUNG