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L.A. Taxis To Use Mobile Apps To Keep Up With Uber

Reuters | By Michael Fleeman | Posted 03.17.2015 | Technology

By Michael Fleeman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Taxi drivers in Los Angeles will be required to use an Uber-style app allowing riders to hail...

Uber Teams With Spotify To Let You Control Your Ride's Music

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 11.18.2014 | Technology

Your Uber ride is about to get a bit more personal.

This Uber Blog Post Will Make You Really Sad About The State Of Education

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 10.01.2014 | Business

Transportation service Uber is being criticized as “tone-deaf” for a blog post praising itself for offering underpaid teachers part-time jobs as d...

Uber Strikes Again! (This Time With Christmas Trees)

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology

In its apparent mission to make everything available on-demand, Uber is following up its hysteria-inducing kitten deliveries with a Christmas tree del...

GetTaxi - Some Real Competition for Uber in NYC

Shelly Palmer | Posted 10.12.2013 | Technology
Shelly Palmer

Does anyone really need another app to call a car service with? Yes. Did I wait too long to answer? I've been a loyal and evangelical Uber user for a...

David Sands

New On-Demand Car Service App Could Shake Up Detroit's Transportation System | David Sands | Posted 03.28.2013 | Detroit

Detroit's transportation infrastructure has been in a state of chaotic flux over the last few years. It's been a period that's included both drastic c...

Uber's Fare Playing Field

Steve Roberson | Posted 02.18.2013 | Small Business
Steve Roberson

Licensing to insure safety and accountability makes sense. It's reasonable to expect the equipment is safe and well maintained and businesses are accountable. But when it comes to the taxicab sector, what we have in many cities is an industry micro-managed by local government.

Uber Rethinks New York 'Surge Pricing,' But Doubles Driver Pay

The Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 11.02.2012 | Technology

With New York City's public transit system crippled by flooding caused by Hurricane Sandy and taxicabs in high demand, Uber is trying to make itself i...

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...

How To 'Uber' Your Way Through Cities

Renee Blodgett | Posted 03.18.2012 | Travel
Renee Blodgett

Many higher-end car services require you to call them well in advance and they're often fairly pricey. But Uber is a car service that is as simple to use as calling a taxi.

Car Service: 'Surge Pricing' Shouldn't Have Been A Surprise

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 01.04.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The CEO and co-founder the smartphone app-enabled Uber car service has a message for all those shocked by their expensive rides home on ...