BANGKOK, THAILAND--(Marketwire - Jan 4, 2013) - World Moto, Inc. (OTCBB: FARE) (OTCQB: FARE) (BERLIN: WM7) (BERLIN: A1J8SY) ("World Moto" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that the Company has attracted significant interest and coverage on its revolutionary Moto-Meter in a number of publications and other media as they follow World Moto's progress. Changing the way the world goes around, World Moto is a global authority on the $500 billion dollar a year motorcycle taxi industry and inventor of the Moto-Meter, the world's first motorcycle taxi meter.
Fast Company Magazine's full article titled "Introducing the First Real Taxi Meter Innovation in 100 Years" refers to the Moto-Meter as "a $3 billion dollar idea... Meet the taxi meter that would take over the world... The market for the device is potentially enormous." The magazine was launched in November 1995 by Allen Webber and Bill Taylor two former Harvard Business Review editors, and publisher Mortimer Zuckerman. In 2000, Zuckerman sold Fast Company to Gruner and Jahr, majority owned by media giant Bertelsmann for $30 million. At the time this was the second largest amount for any US magazine in history. Fast Company remains a prominent technology publication following the world's most exciting new companies and technological advances.
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The Company is also pleased to announce that Wired Magazine has featured World Moto in its award winning magazine. Wired is a full-color monthly American magazine and on-line periodical, published since January 1993, that reports on how new and developing technology affects culture, the economy, and politics. Owned by Condé Nast Publications, it is headquartered in San Francisco, California.
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The Moto-Meter is a landmark device that CNN, Newsweek, and Moneylife, among others, are calling "the world's first motorcycle taxi meter" and "world's first portable taximeter" and "first ever black box for motorcycles" while the Concept Times named it "one of the most significant inventions of this decade."
World Moto CEO Paul Giles commented, "$3 billion is just the beginning of the industry World Moto can penetrate; as well we are proud to have attracted coverage from such prestigious names and can expect more as we execute our business plan to claim the $500 billion motorcycle taxi industry."
Watch the Moto-Meter in use on motorcycle taxis: http://www.worldmoto.com/videos.php
About World Moto
World Moto, Inc is the global authority on the $500 billion dollar a year motorcycle taxi industry and creator of Yes, the "Need it Now!" service. World Moto has revolutionized the taxi industry by inventing the Moto-Meter, a landmark device that CNN, Newsweek, Wired, Moneylife, among others, are calling "the world's first motorcycle taxi meter" and "world's first portable taxi meter" and "first-ever black box for motorcycles," while the Times named it "one of the most significant innovations of this decade" and Fast Company declared it "The First Real Taxi Meter Innovation in 100 Years...a $3 billion dollar idea."
Watch Yes: http://www.worldmoto.com/yes.php
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