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cab-hailing app


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


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


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


Uber vs Lyft: 9 things to consider before your first ride

Ride-sharing is rapidly edging out taxis in major cities, and here's everything you should know about these apps that are shaking up transportation.

By November 2, 2015


Flywheel lets people flag down a cab and still pay via the app

The taxi-hailing app touts old-school cab hailing with new-school cashless payment.

By April 30, 2015


'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


Angry cabbies attack London taxi app office

Angry taxi drivers vented their frustration on a London office of e-hailing app Hailo, part of a wave of discontent surrounding apps such as Uber.

By May 21, 2014


Uber, Lyft hit with cease and desist orders in Virginia

State DMV orders the ride-for-hire services to stop operating within the state or face fines.

By June 5, 2014


Uber taxi-hailing service returns to NYC streets, without payments

Private-car summoning service launches pilot program allowing taxi customers to use a smartphone app to request a cab. But the app won't accept payments, at least at first.

By April 30, 2013


Uber hails arrival of its taxi service in San Francisco

The private car-summoning service delivers its cab-hailing program to San Francisco after acquiescing to regulatory resistance in New York.

By October 17, 2012