With Uber, calling for a cab is appsolutely easy

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  1. Uber entered the African market last August by setting up an operation using luxury cars in Johannesburg, to be followed by Cape Town and Durban.. At present Cape Town is the only local city offering the cheaper UberX service. Pictures: Uber
  2. Transportation app Uber is seen on the iPhone of limousine driver Shuki Zanna, 49, in Beverly Hills, California, December 19, 2013. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson
  3. The Uber mobile phone public transport app in use in Dublin. Picture date: Saturday May 31, 2014. Photo: Niall Carson/PA Wire
  4. A user scans for an available vehicle using the Uber Technologies Inc.'s app on an Apple Inc. iPhone 5 smartphone in this arranged photograph in London, U.K., on Friday, May 30, 2014. London's taxis are planning a 10,000-cab protest next month, as professional drivers ac ...
  5. Taxi drivers block the road in Whitehall in central London June 11, 2014. Taxi drivers sowed traffic chaos in Europe's top cities on Wednesday by mounting one of the biggest ever protests against Uber, a U.S. car service which allows people to summon rides at the touch o ...
  6. A demonstrator kicks a car, suspected to be a private taxi during a 24 hour taxi strike and protest in Madrid, Spain, Wednesday, June 11, 2014. The taxi drivers were protesting against unregulated competition from private companies, in particular, Uber, an international ...
  7. An Uber driver in Shanghai, China. February 13th 2014. Picture: Patrick Wack/Uber

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