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Split a Cab?

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Ride sharing companies are extraordinary success stories, and there’s little wonder why: it’s the perfect app for mobile devices, and who among us doesn’t need a ride from time to time? But the progress, so far, of the two big firms is quite different.

One the one hand, there is the gigantic UBER. Its chart is a complete dud, however. It seems to have reached a state of equilibrium swiftly, and it is just grinding along with diminishing interest.

slopechart UBER