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cab-hailing app

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Apple v. Samsung

The electronics titans square off in a tangled tale of mobile technology, centered on Apple's iPhone

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Cab-hailing apps get green light in NYC

Appellate court lifts injunction against city's pilot program allowing users to hail yellow cabs via smartphone. Good news for services like Uber and its devoted user base.

By June 6, 2013

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Uber cab-hailing app hits another legal roadblock in NY

Livery car companies reportedly win injunction against the pilot program, which would allow potential passengers to hail a cab by putting their location information into a smartphone app.

By May 1, 2013

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New York City puts the brakes on new Uber cab-hailing app

Taxi commission says it has not authorized any apps for summoning taxis or paying for rides for use in city cabs.

By September 6, 2012

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Hail-a-cab apps get green light in New York

Uber CEO says the return of his company's taxi-summoning service is "imminent" as the NYC Taxi and Limousine Commission votes in favor of a yearlong test.

By December 13, 2012

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Uber changes lanes in New York by hailing cabs too

Private car-summoning service will begin allowing New Yorkers to call for cab rides, which will be free for the first week while a regulatory hurdle is cleared.

By September 4, 2012

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Uber, Lyft reportedly sinking San Francisco taxi business

Taxi use in the city has tumbled by 65 percent over the last year -- much of this is attributed to the growing use of ride-sharing services.

By September 17, 2014

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Uber trials even cheaper ride-sharing service in Beijing

As demand for Uber grows in Beijing, the company has launched a new "People's Uber" ride-sharing service at rates below its own UberX.

By August 5, 2014

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Uber lets strangers catch a ride together with UberPool

The car-hailing app is working on an upcoming car-pool feature that will let people shares rides and split the cost.

By August 5, 2014

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'Taxi drivers aren't against change': How Hailo is taking on Uber in the taxi app wars

We flagged down Caspar Woolley, the co-founder of international taxi app Hailo, to talk taxis, apps, and Uber.

By July 11, 2014

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Lyft to roll out in New York City with free rides for new users

Going head to head with Uber, the ride-sharing service brings its pink mustache to Brooklyn and Queens.

By July 8, 2014