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New Yorkers can pay for taxis via e-hailing apps within 60 days

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.

By May 1, 2013

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You can now pay for a Hailo cab without cash even if you hailed on the street

Cab app Hailo has hit the road to take on Uber with new features after quitting the US earlier this month.

By October 23, 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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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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Vexed in the city: The 'sharing' economy's hidden toll on San Francisco

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

By August 20, 2014

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Uber arrives on Windows Phone

Windows Phone users can finally hail the on-demand car service from a native app, instead of via the mobile website.

By July 23, 2014

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Saturn's blings: Diamonds may float in the planet's atmosphere

Researchers believe diamond rain and hail are present on Jupiter and Saturn, and that future generations could send robots to harvest such precious precipitation.

By October 18, 2013

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How BlackBerry could be a last-minute fixer-upper

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.

By October 30, 2013

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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