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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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Uber does damage control amid firestorm, but is it enough?

After being called an "arrogant" and "jerkish" company that doesn't respect privacy, the ride-sharing service aims to show it's a "positive member of the community."

By November 20, 2014

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Uber and Spotify set to announce partnership?

A new setup will let ride-sharers listen to their Spotify tunes when they climb into an Uber vehicle, according to a report.

By November 15, 2014

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Sen. Franken questions Uber about 'troubling disregard' for user privacy

Minnesota Democrat wants answers in the wake of a report that an Uber executive monitored a reporter's movements on the ride-sharing service.

By November 19, 2014

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Uber exec wanted to 'dig up dirt' on journalists

The popular ride-sharing service has a controversy on its hands after a senior executive said he wanted to investigate reporters critical of the company.

By November 18, 2014

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Tuneup, redefined: You can now Spotify your Uber ride

The two startups link up to let passengers play their own personalized Spotify music as soon as they get into an Uber car.

By November 17, 2014

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Nvidia jumps into the cloud with Grid gaming service

The chipmaker hopes to drive interest in its Shield gaming devices with the streaming service, which offers 20 games that are free to play until next summer.

By November 13, 2014

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Seoul partners with BMW and others to encourage drivers to go electric

The new partnership between the South Korean city and BMW, GM, Kia, and Renault Samsung sees prospective electric car buyers being offered up to $24,825 in incentives.

By November 6, 2014

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Lyft sues former COO, claiming he shared secret files with Uber

Travis VanderZanden is said to have downloaded more than 1,400 confidential documents to his personal computer before resigning from Lyft.

By November 5, 2014

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Startup IFTTT banking on more automation in your life

Today, companies have apps and websites. Tomorrow, they'll let their customers link electronically in a new way with if-this-then-that actions, IFTTT CEO Linden Tibbets predicts.

By November 5, 2014