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Lyft or Via: Which Ride-Sharing Service in New York City Will You Use?

David Drake | Posted 04.05.2016 | New York
David Drake

Via does not run yet on weekends in New York City so at 4 a.m. Sunday November 30th I jump into a Lyft to take me to JFK for my trip to Art Basel in M...

Matt Sheehan

Chinese Rapper Shouts Out Uber And Calls Out Haters in Banned Track | Matt Sheehan | Posted 06.09.2015 | World

BEIJING -- Chinese taxi drivers have been protesting, police have been raiding and politicians have been debating ride-hailing companies like Uber. An...

This Will Make You Never, Ever Forget Your Taxi Seat Belt Again

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 04.29.2015 | Healthy Living

Riding in a taxi without a seat belt isn't just a big city public health problem. Thanks to the popularity of car-hailing services such as Uber and Ly...

Uber Adds New Incident Response Teams Following Safety Concerns

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2015 | Technology

Ride-sharing company Uber said it has formed response teams to address safety issues across the world, amid increasing concerns about the security of its passengers and drivers.

3 Basic Safety Rules for Using Uber and Lyft

Shermans Travel | Posted 12.13.2014 | Travel
Shermans Travel

These car services are becoming more and more ubiquitous, and they're often the most convenient way to get from place to place in a new city. But we've heard a few strange stories recently that inspired us to share a few basic safety reminders.

Abundant Living: Free Rides and Phone Service

Michael Morgan | Posted 07.22.2014 | Technology
Michael Morgan

The term "freemium" is used mostly in the digital marketplace referring to when a product or service is provided free of charge, but a premium is added on for access to special features.

Uber To Expand Private Ride-Sharing Service In Major U.S. Cities

Reuters | Gerry Shih | Posted 06.13.2013 | Technology

By Gerry Shih SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - At various times in its short life, Uber, a service that allows users to hail black sedans on t...

Aaron Sankin

Are Those Pink Mustache Cars Breaking The Law? | Aaron Sankin | Posted 10.09.2012 | San Francisco

One question pondered by many San Francisco residents during recent months: "What's the deal with all these pink mustache cars?" Adorned with pink ...

Car Rental Startups Fight For Supremacy

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 06.28.2012 | Small Business

Are the days of hopelessly waving one's hand in the air as occupied cabs stream past finally over? A new crop of startups is trying to make the experi...