Waymo to Launch Ridehailing Robotaxis in France and Japan

Skift Take: Will Waymo pose a serious challenge to Uber with its autonomous ridehailing service? First it has to ensure a robot can do the job as well — if not better — than a human. — Raini Hamdi Read the Complete Story On Skift

Grab Enters Travel Booking With Hotels Now and Flights Next

Grab’s head of product and design, Jerald Singh, unveils four new services, including hotels booking. Raini Hamdi / Skift Skift Take: In the face of a fast-growing and innovative rival, Grab’s foray into travel, starting with hotels, could give it an edge over archrival Go-Jek, which does not do travel — yet. — Raini Hamdi … [Read more…]