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Taxi-hailing app Didi Kuaidi controls around 90 per cent of the Chinese market.

Coronavirus fears prompt Chinese ride-hailing app DiDi to install protective sheets in vehicles and give masks to drivers

The sheets are supposed to block transmission of the virus between riders and drivers, and have already been used in some Chinese cities.
Didi Chuxing is one of China's largest ride-hailing services

The only company to ever beat Uber at its own game is reportedly looking to raise $2 billion to keep growing

Didi Chuxing is among China's largest tech firms, and has backers including Apple and SoftBank. Now it wants even more money to compete with Uber.
Taxi-hailing app Didi controls around 90 per cent of the Chinese market.

China’s largest ride-hailing company is now recording in-car audio during passenger trips

Some users have expressed concern that the new safety measures are an invasion of privacy.
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Building a car is still the best way for Apple to ‘move its big needle,’ say analysts

Apple needs to break into another big market to keep growing, Guggenheim analysts believe. They think that market should be cars, which has a total addressable market of more than $2 trillion.

China’s ride-hailing service will limit night time car pooling to passengers that are the same sex as the driver after a woman using the service...

After a 21 year old female flight attendant was allegedly killed by her car pool driver last month, Didi Chuxing has been reviewing its safety procedures. It will now limit the Hitch service late at night and early in the morning based on gender.
Didi suspended its ride-sharing service after a 21-year-old woman was murdered.

A massive Chinese ride-sharing service removed passenger attractiveness ratings after a woman was killed

Chinese ride-sharing giant Didi Chuxing is trying to make its Hitch cab service safer for users, after a 21-year-old female passenger using the app was allegedly murdered by her driver. Hitch is the social ride-sharing service inside the Didi transport app.

10 things in tech you need to know today

Donald Trump said he would lift a US ban on ZTE, Facebook might launch its own cryptocurrency, and Didi Chuxing is about to test self-driving cars.

China’s Didi, SoftBank to roll out taxi venture in Japan

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Uber competitor Grab has raised $2.5 billion from Asian tech giants

It is believed to be the largest investment into a startup in South East Asia.