'If you’re a taxi owner/operator, you need to find a new business model because this trend is clear and continues to result in fewer taxi rides taken,', says Certify CEO Bob Neveu.
Grab will also add 1,000 technology jobs across its research and development centres around Asia.
Lyft’s initial public offering could end up valuing the company at about US$25 billion – more than 60% above its last private valuation.
Grab continues to see strong interest from global investors.
Go-Jek is in the middle of a US$500 million (RM2 billion) expansion plan beyond its Indonesian base with a focus on Southeast Asia, and has recently introduced services in Vietnam and Thailand.
An employment appeal tribunal upheld that decision last year prompting Uber to go to the Court of Appeal, with a two-day hearing due to begin on Tuesday.
Uber sold its Southeast Asian business to bigger regional rival Grab in March in exchange for a 27.5% stake in the Singapore-based firm.
The ride-hailing firm had already gathered enough orders for the bond sale last week after a series of calls with investors.
Other areas of the agreement include Grab adopting Microsoft's Azure as its preferred cloud platform and using it for data analytics and fraud detection services.
Uber’s new scooters will rely on a different assembler than those of rivals, such as Bird and Lime, whose scooters have sprung up overnight in US cities.
California, one of lead states in the settlement effort, will keep US$26 million, to be split between the state Attorney General's Office and the San Francisco District Attorney’s Office.
Uber sold its Southeast Asian business, including in Singapore, to bigger regional rival Grab in March in exchange for a stake in the Singapore-based firm.
In recent months, Canada has attracted significant foreign investment in the field of artificial intelligence, including from Microsoft, Facebook, Google and Thales.
The victim was stabbed at least 20 times and the dead body was later found in a nearby river.
Southeast Asia's largest ride-hailing service is amassing a mighty war chest and is on track to raise US$3 billion of funding before the end of this year.
The US firm says it is working with Fuji Taxi Group located near the heart of Japan's automaking heartland.
Didi has been stepping up safety measures including for its carpooling service, Didi Hitch, after the murder of a flight attendant in May sparked wider community outrage.
In 2015, Hu Weiwei and her co-founders hatched the idea of pooling bicycles to help harried urbanites glide through worsening congestion.
Minister in the PM's Department Nancy Shukri says e-hailing will enable taxi drivers not to lose out on earning more money with growing competition.
Talk of Uber leaving the Southeast Asia region by selling its business worries consumers and drivers as having no competition would only benefit Grab.
The size of the stake could be around 20% or more than 30%, US media reports say.
Having already relinquished China to Didi Chuxing, Uber giving up on Southeast Asia would be a precursor to perhaps losing India and Japan too.
Sources say it could be similar to Uber's deal with Didi Chuxing in China in 2016, when it sold its local operation in exchange for equity in the company.
He was likely to have been the victim of a turf war between the ride-sharing app, Taxify, and local taxies.