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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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Robots roam hallways of SF's newest hospital, lending a helping hand

A fleet of 25 new workers rolls through the hallways of UCSF Medical Center at Mission Bay, delivering meals and medicine, among other tasks formerly completed by humans.

By January 16, 2015

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Uber trims prices in 48 cities to drum up more rides

The car-hailing company cuts fares to help boost winter ridership and offers drivers a guarantee that their wages won't take a hit -- so long as they follow certain rules.

By January 9, 2015

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Google Lunar XPrize: Astrobotic's rover rakes in $750,000

As one of the commercial teams racing to get to the moon, Pittsburgh-based Astrobotic successfully tests its lunar rover prototype, getting a big, fat check in the Milestone Prize phase of the competition.

By December 24, 2014

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Google Lunar XPrize: Testing Astrobotic's rover on the rocks (pictures)

The Google Lunar XPrize is the next great space race, with a $30 million purse offered to commercial teams. Check out Pittsburgh-based Astrobotic's test, which won the team $750,000.

10 Images By December 24, 2014

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Google Lunar Xprize: Astrobotic completes rover tests for $750,000 prize

Team Astrobotic takes to an active quarry just outside of Pittsburgh to put its lunar rover through its paces. Tests complete, the team takes home two milestone prizes worth $750,000.

By December 24, 2014

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Uber's year of prosperity and controversy

Uber had a tumultuous 2014. Here's a look at its biggest ups and downs -- from becoming the highest-valued venture-backed company in the world to #Ubergate.

By December 26, 2014

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Uber indicted in South Korea two weeks after official launch

CEO Travis Kalanick is named in the indictment, which accuses the ride-sharing service of violating public transportation law.

By December 23, 2014

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Uber agrees to suspend service in Portland after lawsuit

Ride-sharing service plans to pause operations for three months while the city takes time to craft new taxi regulations.

By December 18, 2014

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Uber hit with lawsuit over launch in Portland, Ore.

After warning Uber that its planned launch would violate city regulations, Oregon's largest city files a lawsuit to shut down the ride-sharing service's operations there.

By December 8, 2014