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Tech Startup Firefly Adds Smart Screens to Ridesharing
February 5, 2019
Updated 12d ago
Kaan Gunay, CEO and Co-Founder of Firefly, joins Cheddar to discuss how the platform benefits Uber and Lyft drivers and is working to help make cities smarter.
Former Google Employee Claims Company Fails 'Don't Be Evil' Mission
Feb 5, 2019
Firefly CEO Says Smart Screen Tech Will Boost Pay for Ridesharing Drivers, Provide Data to Cities
Firefly is a car-top digital smart screen that benefits ridesharing drivers by giving them a new source of income ー and helps their home cities by providing them with new streams of data, the company's CEO told Cheddar. "We placed digital smart screens on top of taxi and rideshare cars, and thereby we serve location and time-targeted outdoor advertisements, at the same time our smart screen generates a lot of smart screen data which we share back with municipalities and cities," said Firefly's co-founder and CEO Kaan Gunay.
Feb 15, 2019
Lyft Making Moves to Pass Uber in Race to IPO
Lyft is gearing up to pitch investors on fast U.S. growth as it tries to get an IPO before Uber, according to Reuters. Brian Deagon, senior reporter at Investor's Business Daily, discusses Lyft's future and the competition.
Feb 13, 2019
New Congestion Surcharge Hurts Taxi Passengers and Drivers: NYC Taxi Group President
Catching a ride in New York just got more expensive, and passengers aren't the only ones complaining. "It's a problem for the drivers," Aleksey Medvedovskiy, the president of NYC Taxi Group, told Cheddar Wednesday. "It's a problem for the general public."