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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

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Uber rolls into Portland, Ore., despite city regulations

A Portland transportation official says the ride-sharing service is operating illegally in the city and warns that drivers could face fines or even jail time.

By December 6, 2014

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Kevin Rose halts plans to raze 122-year-old house in Portland

After pleas from neighbors, the Google Ventures partner and his wife accept an offer to sell the house to a longtime resident of the area who plans to preserve it.

By June 24, 2014

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Google's Kevin Rose upsets Portland neighbors with home demolition

A neighborhood group calls on the millionaire to halt the demolition of a 122-year-old house, so as not to lose "old structure, old bones, history, and community."

By June 23, 2014

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Google Fiber coming to new cities, including Atlanta and Nashville

The search giant's 1-gigabit fiber network will arrive in 18 new cities across four metro areas. The company also hopes to expand to cities including San Jose, Calif., and Phoenix.

By January 27, 2015

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Uber rides back to New Delhi after temporary ban

Uber says that it has applied for a taxi fleet license and will only work with drivers who have had "re-verification" of their police clearance to improve rider safety.

By January 23, 2015

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BMW, VW to help Chargepoint create charging corridors

Owning a battery-powered electric vehicle is no good if you have nowhere to charge it. BMW and VW are working with Chargepoint to give you plenty more choices in the US.

By January 22, 2015

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Uber to reveal ride details with Boston to help ease traffic woes

The ride-sharing service says the data, compiled in a way that protects driver and rider privacy, can be used to reduce congestion, expand transportation options and even identify potholes.

By January 13, 2015

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Celebrate J.R.R. Tolkien's twelvety-third birthday with a traditional toast

Be sure to have a drink in your hand at 9 p.m. on January 3 if you want to properly honor the master of Middle-earth.

By January 3, 2015