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Is there any industry Reliance is not a part of? Folks at Factor Daily have uncovered that Reliance will soon be launching Reliance Jio Cabs, an app based cab aggregator. They've already placed an order for 600 cars! Hey Bhavish & Travis, jittery much?

Speaking of cab aggregators, anyone know what's happening with the drivers' strike in Bangalore, Delhi & Bombay? We'd love to hear your thoughts on the issue via Twitter or even Medium.

While Uber is used to fire fighting externally, be it unions or governments, the last couple of weeks have been tumultuous to say the least. Seems like Susan Fowler's disclosure (much needed in the light of things) of blatant sexism & harassment within the company has opened a can of worms. And the problems go far deeper.

In the latest development, Amit Singhal, a highly regarded SVP at Uber got the boot. Singhal, it seems, did not disclose that he left Google in adispute over a sexual harassment allegation. Unfortunately, this seems more of a PR stunt as a 'stern measure' in the wake of the recent harassment scandal. 

Things turned for even worse when a video of Travis Kalanick arguing with an Uber driver surfaced recently. The two are seen arguing about price drops and their effect on the drivers.

#DeleteUber trended last month during Trump's Muslim ban. Will all these revelations push even more users to say goodbye to the app?

Tech Tales

We dedicated our entire issue last time around AI and how it's going to impact the World. One of the reasons was that its a topic that impacts the masses directly, yet it is not being touched by our politicians or the mainstream media. It's nice to see articles like these taking a stab at informing the larger masses about the impending crisis.

It's not just us, thought leaders like Bill Gates, Elon Musk & Stephen Hawkings have all shown great concern about the consequences of replacing jobs with machines.

VR was huge in 2016. There was a lot of hype around the technology and a lot was being written about it. This year, however, VR hasn't enjoyed the same spotlight with some people writing it off as a fad. Chris Tan, founder of ConstructVR, argues against the notion, with a powerful comparison of VR sales with early smartphone growth. Insightful.


Online ads have been a pain to deal with, especially when it comes to reading news or blogs. The constant barrage of pop ups and gifs are a big distraction. Since content websites have found a way around ad blockers, we discovered this amazing tool in the Google Chrome browser called reader mode.

We hear the term Product Market Fit all too often. But what is it really? When do you know you've reached PMF? This article by Microsoft's Tren Griffin synthesizes some of the most valuable wisdom on product-market fit into 12 digestible points.


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