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Uber, Lyft ordered to halt all operations in Pittsburgh

Two Pennsylvania judges slap the ride-for-hire apps with cease and desist orders just before the 4th of July holiday weekend.

By July 2, 2014

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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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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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Smart high-beam headlights won't blind oncoming drivers

Researchers at Carnegie Mellon created an experimental headlight that tracks other vehicles and blanks out the bits of light that would normally blind them in traffic.

By September 9, 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 banned in Berlin as officials cite rider safety

With Uber facing issues in Spain, France, and the UK, Germany becomes the latest European country to have its doubts about the car-sharing service.

By August 14, 2014

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Uber throws sabotage accusations back at Lyft

The claws are out at the two popular on-demand car service startups as more allegations of canceled rides surface.

By August 12, 2014

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Google Lunar XPrize: Astrobotic lifts off

Eighteen teams are in a race to get to the moon, with a $30 million payoff. Astrobotic is one of those teams, and it recently completed an important test at the Mojave Air and Space Port.

By August 14, 2014

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Uber, Lyft allowed to freely drive Seattle's streets

The city council lifts several restrictions and gives the green light to on-demand car service apps.

By July 14, 2014

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Lyft hits roadblock in New York days before launch

NYC Taxi and Limousine Commission warns drivers and passengers that the ride-for-hire service is not authorized in the city.

By July 9, 2014