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SHUNTARO FUKUTOMI, Nikkei staff writer January 24, 2019 14:36 JST | Japan
TOKYO -- Uber Technologies on Wednesday rolled out a cab-hailing service in Osaka with a smartphone application that connects passengers to a local taxi company.
Since it launched full-scale taxi-hailing operations in Japan last year, the U.S. ride-hailing service has been expanding; it is planning to begin operating in Tokyo later this year.
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