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Facing Uber and accessibility hurdles, green taxi operators are seeing red

Boro-taxi permit owners, like medallion owners, feel the city betrayed them by not limiting Uber’s expansion.

They argue that they paid for the exclusive right to street hails, and e-hails are essentially the same (an argument that has failed in court).”

http://www.crainsnewyork.com/article/20160925/SMALLBIZ/160929932/the-great-green-cab-experiment-is-on-the-brink-of-crumbling-against

2016-12-06T00:58:35+00:00

Real-time fleet analysis protects duty of care and safety

Duty of Care supplement–tracks speeding, driver quality via on board vehicle computer.

“Previously, fleet operators had only been able to act retrospectively using such information, however the involvement of Ctrack’s system makes it possible to extract real-time driver performance data…”

https://www.contracthireandleasing.com/car-leasing-news/real-time-fleet-analysis-protects-duty-of-care-and-safety-responsibilities/

2016-12-06T00:58:36+00:00

Uber now requires drivers to take selfies for added security

“Uber announced today that it’ll require drivers to snap selfies before signing on to the platform and accepting ride requests. The new feature, called Real-Time ID …”

“…some critics say it’s an acknowledgement by Uber that some drivers have never undergone background checks. It’s also an interesting addition from a company that has long resisted other security measures such as fingerprinting drivers to check for criminal records.”

http://www.theverge.com/2016/9/23/13030682/uber-driver-selfie-facial-scan-fraud-security

2016-12-06T00:58:36+00:00

Concur: Seven ways to increase small business efficiency

Inefficiency, like rust, never sleeps, and can suddenly creep into any corner of your business.

Vigilance against inefficiency is even more critical for SMBs because the margins for error can be thin, and small but steady drains on revenue can suddenly hit a tipping point.”

https://www.concur.com/newsroom/article/seven-ways-to-increase-small-business-efficiency?pid=social&cid=US_LinkedIn_Newsroom_09012016_s-to-increase-small-

2016-12-06T00:58:37+00:00