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Engadget: Scientists are trying to help taxis beat Uber at its own game

http://www.engadget.com/2014/05/09/mit-fujitsu-ride-sharing-research/?ncid=rss_truncated

To continue on the Uber train, here’s an interesting development about trying to improve taxi utilization.

This is, in a nutshell, why Uber and other disruptive businesses are such a good thing. Even if they don’t upend a market, they force the imcumbents to compete, and we the customers are all better off for it.

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