Uber buys UK software firm, expands reach from 40 locations to up to 170

Get the Full StoryEven though it s had its operating license revoked in London, England, Uber is still intent on burrowing its way into as many other corners of the country as it can. Bloomberg s Katharine Gemmell reports that the ride-hailing company has bought Autocab, a British company that specializes in making software for taxi firms. There s nothing out of the ordinary here, tech companies acquire other firms all the time. This acquisition however, will increase Uber s UK market presence from 40 locations to up to 170 in one fell swoop. Read: Trade secret stealing ex-Googler sues Uber for 4B Through integrating with Autocab s This story continues at The Next WebOr just read more coverage about: Uber