2016: a year that was all go

From Pokémon Go to app mergers, it was another hectic year in tech

Emmet Ryan

Technology Correspondent @emmetjryan
23rd December, 2016
2016: a year that was all go
Jack Dorsey, chief executive of Twitter, on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Picture: Bloomberg

The battle for taxi supremacy in Ireland saw a major move announced in June as Hailo, the most popular taxi app in Ireland, merged with Mytaxi.

The latter has a heavy presence in Europe and already had an informal partnership arrangement with the business before the merger was announced. On a global level, this was a chance for both to get stronger in the battle against Uber. In the Irish market, it cemented Hailo’s position,...

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