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Uber Driver Takes Passengers On Terrifying Car Chase

The Huffington Post | Emily Thomas | Posted 07.10.2014 | Technology

When Ryan Simonetti got into an Uber taxi he had no idea his car ride would turn out to be, as he describes, like an "episode of 'Cops.'" On Tuesda...

Now Your Dreams Of Riding In Optimus Prime Can Be A Reality

The Huffington Post | Tyler McCarthy | Posted 06.19.2014 | Technology

Some people prefer to roll up to a party in an expensive sports car or limousine; others prefer to show up in a Transformer. Luckily for the latter gr...

Uber To Complaining Travelers: Like It Or Leave It

Reuters | Sarah McBride | Posted 03.04.2014 | Technology

By Sarah McBride SAN FRANCISCO, Jan 2 (Reuters) - Uber Chief Executive Travis Kalanick knows the value of a good contr...

Uber Threatens To End On-Demand Taxi Service In D.C.

The Huffington Post | Will Wrigley | Posted 05.24.2013 | DC

In December, the D.C. Council passed a legal framework that officially made Uber, the on-demand taxi service, legal in the District. And ever since...

NYC Selects Uber Tech App To E-Hail Cabs

AP | Posted 04.27.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- People don't have to use their hands to hail New York City cabs anymore – now there's an app for that. Taxi and Limousine Commissio...

Judge Oks Taxi-Hailing Apps In NYC

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 04.24.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- The city can experiment with letting taxi seekers hail rides electronically, a judge said Tuesday in a ruling that could clear the way for...

Uber Cab Hit With Lawsuit

Aaron Sankin | Posted 11.15.2012 | San Francisco

Cab drivers in San Francisco have filed a class action lawsuit against mobile taxi/town car app service Uber, alleging the company is engaging in unfa...

Uber To Partner With Taxis In Low-Cost Chicago Pilot Program

Posted 04.19.2012 | Chicago

Smart phone app-based car service Uber is launching an experimental program in Chicago that adds taxis to the lineup, in an effort to make the on-dema...