Posted September 13, 2017

Uber Asks Court To Toss Contract Suit Brought By TSI, Its Former TMC

Uber has filed a motion to dismiss a lawsuit its former travel management company, Dallas-based Travel Solutions International USA, filed last year. The TMC is seeking nearly $2 million in damages on contract and tort claims. Read More »
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Posted July 28, 2016

Uber's Former TMC Alleges Breach Of Contract In Lawsuit

Dallas-based travel management company Travel Solutions International on Wednesday filed a lawsuit against former client Uber, seeking nearly $2 million in damages for the transportation network's alleged breach of contract, among other claims. Read More »
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Posted June 6, 2016

Uber Cuts Startup's API Access, Asserts Price-Comparison Restrictions

Uber blocked Urbanhail's access to its API after the startup dared to compare Uber's real-time pricing and pickup times with competing ground options like taxis and Lyft. Read More »
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Posted February 25, 2016

TMC Mobile Apps Hook Up With Uber

Major travel management companies Carlson Wagonlit Travel and Expedia's Egencia have incorporated Uber ride requests into their respective mobile apps. Read More »
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Posted January 12, 2015
Dean Sivley

INTERVIEW: GroundLink CEO Dean Sivley

It's hard to ignore Uber when discussing ground transportation these days, and the tech disruptor came up quite a bit in a conversation last week with GroundLink CEO Dean Sivley. Read More »
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Posted July 31, 2014

PwC Cancels Whisk Ground Transportation App Pilot Program

PricewaterhouseCoopers this week discontinued a pilot program with mobile ground transport tech platform Whisk, according to an internal memo from the firm's U.S. travel department sent to employees and obtained by The Beat Read More »
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Posted June 17, 2014

PwC Whisks Up 'Uber-Like' App For Employee Ground Transport In NYC

Many corporate travel buyers see value in the on-demand ground transportation concept popularized by Uber, but quite a few also have expressed concerns related to ensuring duty of care and sacrificing preferred supplier usage. Read More »
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Posted March 18, 2014

Newly Combined Dav El And BostonCoach Put Uber In Their Crosshairs

With last year's acquisition of BostonCoach and Tuesday's purchase of Dav El, Marcou Transportation Group plans in the "very near future" to release "new mobility solutions" that would replicate for the corporate market the on-demand, e-hail technology model popularized by Uber. Read More »
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