Category: London

Uber wins latest London licence appeal
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Uber wins latest London licence appeal

Uber has won its appeal against having its licence to operate withdrawn in London. In today’s judgement the court decided it was satisfied with process improvements made by the ride-hailing company, including around its communication with the city’s transport regulator. The new licence comes with 21 conditions, jointly suggested to the Magistrate by Uber and…

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Lime puts Jump bikes back on London streets
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Lime puts Jump bikes back on London streets

Jump bikes are returning to London — this time through its new owner Lime . London is the first city in Europe to see Jump bikes return since Uber offloaded the company to Lime in a complex deal that unfolded in May. Lime raised $170 million in a funding round led by Uber, along with…

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London fintech Curve to power Samsung Pay Card in the UK
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London fintech Curve to power Samsung Pay Card in the UK

Curve, the London fintech that is re-bundling various financial products by letting you consolidate all your bank cards into a single card and app, is partnering with Samsung in the U.K. to power its forthcoming debit card, which is scheduled to launch later this year. Dubbed “Samsung Pay Card” — and obviously a bid by…

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London Bridge Terror Attack: the Good, the Bad, and the Shameful
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London Bridge Terror Attack: the Good, the Bad, and the Shameful

Terrorist attacks often reveal a country at both its worst and its best. Yesterday’s atrocity – in which a Muslim terrorist Usman Khan murdered two passers-by before being shot dead by police – was no exception. Here is the good news and the bad… The good news: Ordinary people have had enough This was the…

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