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Car-sharing showdown: UberX offers free rides in Lyft's new cities

UberX gives out free rides in St. Paul, Indianapolis, and Phoenix shortly after Lyft announces its launch in two of those cities.

By September 5, 2013

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Should Uber and Lyft keep passenger ratings secret?

Beware passengers: don't vomit, drink beer or annoy your drivers. Drivers are rating you -- and no, in most cases, you can't see what that score is.

By September 25, 2014

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Lyft buys Hitch, giving its carpool feature a jumpstart

The peer-to-peer car service buys another ride-sharing platform that's focused on connecting multiple passengers along the same route.

By September 22, 2014

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Uber hits road block in France as taxi lobby gains upper hand

A new law in France includes several provisions, but one is especially damaging to Uber: no sharing location via GPS.

By September 19, 2014

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Seoul says Uber ride-sharing is illegal before it's even started

South Korea's capital city says it will arrest drivers on the spot if the UberX service, currently in a free testing phase, becomes fully operational.

By September 19, 2014

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Uber recruits military veterans to be drivers

The ride-sharing service rolls out a new initiative to "on-board 50,000 members of the military community" within the next year and a half.

By September 17, 2014

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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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Sidecar raises $15M as Uber, Lyft duke it out

Looking to expand to more US cities and focus on its carpool feature, the peer-to-peer car service gets a wad of dough from several investors, including Virgin's Sir Richard Branson.

By September 15, 2014

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Carpooling with Sidecar? Regulators say not so fast

California regulators issue a warning to the peer-to-peer car service saying it's illegal to operate its Shared Rides feature. Are Uber and Lyft next?

By September 11, 2014

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Uber CEO: Oft-criticized ride-sharing service is just misunderstood

Uber has been pelted with criticism over price surging and aggressive recruiting tactics, but that's what happens when you get too big, says the company's leader.

By September 8, 2014