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Meet BlaBlaCar, a ride-sharing service for the talkative or taciturn

The service lets passengers find cheap rides from one city to another in 19 countries. But Brazil, not the US, is next on the company's expansion list.

Uber hit with lawsuit over alleged sexual assaults

The ride-hailing company is being sued after two women allege they were sexually assaulted by Uber drivers. The plaintiffs say Uber needs to do more to keep passengers safe.


How texts and mobile apps are letting you feel like a boss

Looking for someone to serve you? No matter where you live, there's probably a startup just waiting to become your virtual butler.

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