A deputy commissioner at the New York Taxi & Limousine Commission also says the Hailo hailing app should be approved this week and join just-approved rival app Uber.
Cab app Hailo has hit the road to take on Uber with new features after quitting the US earlier this month.
A new law in France includes several provisions, but one is especially damaging to Uber: no sharing location via GPS.
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.
Under the guise of "sharing," companies like Airbnb and Uber are cashing in. While they're providing services beloved by many, their impact is also causing reverberations on the ground
Windows Phone users can finally hail the on-demand car service from a native app, instead of via the mobile website.
Researchers believe diamond rain and hail are present on Jupiter and Saturn, and that future generations could send robots to harvest such precious precipitation.
commentary BlackBerry's darkest days arrived after the handset and OS that were supposed to save it. A couple of tweaks and a bit of time, though, could still improve its standing.
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.
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.