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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

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

China"s first big jetliner clears final hurdle before flying

China's first big jetliner just passed a crucial test that will take the country a step closer to becoming one of the world's elite large airline makers......»»

Category: topSource: moneyApr 23rd, 2017

Tips for Uber drivers | NYPD body cameras challenged | New Boulud restaurant

Uber drivers are a step closer to getting tips. The city Taxi and Limousine Commission proposed a rule that would force Uber and other ride-hailing apps to add a tipping option. Uber drivers can... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkApr 23rd, 2017

Udacity spinout plans to challenge Uber with a self-driving taxi service

Udacity's self-driving car training program took a giant step on Wednesday when the Mountain View company told employees it plans to spin out a self-driving taxi challenger to Uber. Business Insider reported that Udacity announced internally that .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 6th, 2017

A German startup is using its futuristic aircraft for a flying taxi service in 2018

A Ge.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 5th, 2017

NASA approved for $19.5B spending plan, focuses on Mars

Government agency NASA may be one step closer to launching humans to space from American soil again, as well as a manned mission to Mars. On March 7, the U.S. House unanimously approved a one-year, $19.5 billion spending plan for NASA that requir.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 8th, 2017

U.S. Sucked In Wake Behind Dubai"s Passenger Drone Program

The U.S. is tiptoeing into a future of autonomous vehicles, but the United Arab Emirates is taking the shift one step further. Dubai will launch passenger drones — essentially flying, pilotless taxis — as early as July. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaFeb 21st, 2017

This MegaDrone Will Be a Self-Flying Air Taxi in Dubai This Summer

It has enough space for one passenger and a suitcas.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneFeb 16th, 2017

Flying Drone Taxis Could Take Off in Dubai - MarketWatch

Telegraph.co.ukFlying Drone Taxis Could Take Off in DubaiMarketWatchDubai hopes to have driverless taxi drones flying through its skies as soon as this summer......»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsFeb 15th, 2017

Dubai is set to fill its skies with these self-flying taxi drones later this year - Quartz

The Express TribuneDubai is set to fill its skies with these self-flying taxi drones later this yearQuartzDubai is planning to offer self-flying t.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsFeb 15th, 2017

Uber Is a Step Closer to Making a Flying Car

The ride-sharing startup is bringing on a former NASA engineer to work on the top-secret initiative......»»

Category: topSource: incFeb 7th, 2017