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Dubai is one step closer to launching its flying taxi service

VolocopterInvesting big In February, Dubai, a city known for its active pursuit of all thing.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 12th, 2017

Dubai starts tests in bid to become first city with flying taxis

Dubai staged a test flight on Monday for what it said would soon be the world's first drone taxi service under an ambitious plan by the United Arab Emirates city to lead the Arab world in innovation......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralSep 25th, 2017

Dubai begins testing self-flying taxis

Thomson ReutersDubai on Monday showcased a flight for what it said would soon be the world's first drone taxi service under an ambitious plan by the United Arab Emirates city to lead the Ar.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 25th, 2017

Uber unveils plans for flying taxi

Ride-hailing service Uber announced plans for a flying taxi on Wednesday that could provide relief from road congestion for the commuters of the future. (Nov. 8) .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayNov 8th, 2017

JetTip launching alerts for unusual aircraft at DFW Airport, others

Do you want to know when unusual airlines or aircraft are flying in or out of Dallas Fort Worth International Airport? If so, you will soon be able to sign up for a new notification service from JetTip.net that will send text message or e-mail al.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 7th, 2017

Drones Might Someday Deliver Burritos and Medications to Australians

Alphabet is testing its Project Wing drone delivery service in the land down under. People living in rural areas of Australia are one step closer to seeing drones fly on by and deliver them burritos and medications. Alpha.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneOct 17th, 2017

Test lift off for Dubai drone taxi service

Dubai showcases what it says will soon be the world's first drone taxi service. Laura Frykberg reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersSep 27th, 2017

Watch World"s First Flight of Automated Flying Taxi Soaring Over Dubai

The video shows the unmanned aerial vehicle flying from an airstrip just outside the emirate’s city limits......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekSep 26th, 2017

Dubai aims to be first city with flying taxis

Dubai is taking it’s first steps into the future of transportation by clearing its first flying taxi for takeoff. Josh King has the story (@abridgetoland). .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodaySep 26th, 2017

Dubai tests 18-rotor drone taxi

The prototype of an electric self-flying taxi took its first test flight in Dubai......»»

Category: videoSource: cnnSep 26th, 2017

Opendoor expands into mortgages as CEO envisions ‘one click’ home buying

Opendoor CEO Eric Wu says new mortgage brokerage service "gets us one step closer to making it possible for people to buy a home in one click.".....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 30th, 2017

Daimler Is Helping This Startup Bring Self-Flying Taxis to Dubai

The startup is building a two-seat flying taxi Volocopter, a German startup that wants to build electric air taxis that can fly without help from humans, has raised nearly $30 mill.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneAug 1st, 2017

Rent the Runway launches same-day couture delivery

The virtual closet is getting closer to the real one. On Thursday, Rent the Runway, an on-demand rental service for women's clothing, is launching same-day delivery in New York City. Orders made by... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJul 27th, 2017

How to Snag a $99 Flight to Europe

Head to London or Paris for under $100. Flying overseas doesn’t have to cost a fortune. Scandinavian budget carrier Primera Air is launching service out of Boston and Newark--and it&.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJul 26th, 2017

This futuristic, flying taxi will shuttle passengers in Dubai later this year

e-volo German startup Volocopter will shuttle passengers in its futuristic, flying taxi in Dubai before the end of the year. Volocopter signed a deal with Dubai's Road and Transport Authority to begin testing the flying taxi in the fourth-quarter.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 26th, 2017

Planes, Trains, and Automobiles: Uber Is Trying to Do Everything in Transportation

Its ambitions run the gamut from motorcycles to flying cars. Uber Technologies has pursued a slew of businesses beyond taxi service to augment growth. Its a.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJun 15th, 2017

Airbus says a ride in its "flying car" will cost the same as a regular taxi — here"s a first glimpse of what"s to come

Project Vahana Airbus is inching closer to the very first test flight of its electric aircraft and says a ride in the vehicle will be as cheap "as taking a taxi" per mile. Airbus' Silicon Valley arm is developing a fly.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 19th, 2017

"The Machine" is a newfangled computer that"s unlike any other in the world

Getty ImagesHewlett Packard Enterprise has come a big step closer to launching a computer called The Machine that it's been talking about, researching, and developing since 2014. On Tuesday, it announced that is has a pro.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 16th, 2017

Target will step up Amazon Prime competition with household-essentials delivery

Target Corp. is just weeks away from launching a new service aimed at replacing the "Target Run" — the gotta-do-it stocking up of household supplies by shoppers. The Star Tribune reports on the plans for Target Restock, a digital venture that wi.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 8th, 2017

These are the companies helping Uber build its futuristic flying taxi

UberUber wants to take its ride-hailing service to the skies. At an event in Dallas on Tuesday, U.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 26th, 2017

Uber Picks Dallas and Dubai for Its Planned 2020 Flying Taxi Launch

Uber's flying taxis will be small, electric aircraft that take off and land vertically. A.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneApr 26th, 2017