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ridesharing

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Uber to take on Lyft, Sidecar with ridesharing service

Controversial car-summoning app Uber says it will roll out service in places where regulators aren't restricting already existing rideshare businesses.

By Apr. 12, 2013

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Lyft drives into 24 new cities, now in 60 US markets

Ousting UberX as the ridesharing leader, Lyft currently operates in more US cities than any other peer-to-peer rides-on-demand platform. To celebrate, it's slashing prices.

By Apr. 24, 2014

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Ride-sharing service Sidecar lets drivers name their own prices

The peer-to-peer driving service launches a marketplace model in hopes of becoming the Airbnb of ride-sharing.

By Feb. 19, 2014

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Uber begins charging customers $1 'Safe Rides Fee'

Looking to help ease the costs of driver background checks and insurance, the on-demand car service adds a new fee to customers' bills.

By Apr. 17, 2014

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Uber extends insurance coverage after 6-year-old girl's death

The on-demand car service adds coverage for the times when drivers are in between rides.

By Mar. 14, 2014

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UberX rolls out price cut in California after regulatory win

The ride-sharing service tries cutting fares in Los Angeles and San Diego by 30 percent. If the lower prices increase demand substantially over the next two weeks, UberX will keep them low.

By Oct. 3, 2013

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Benchmark's Gurley: Uber is our fastest-growing company ever

Bill Gurley, a general partner at the VC firm, says that the taxi-hailing service is rising even quicker than eBay, an earlier investment by the firm.

By Apr. 29, 2013

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Uber launches in Beijing, eyes more growth overseas (Q&A)

As the 4-year-old on-demand car service opens for business in its 100th city, its head of global expansion talks to CNET about what it’s been like to go international.

By Apr. 23, 2014

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From Geek Street to Main Street: Ride sharing's road to a mass market

Ride-sharing apps are increasingly making a mark in the US, but can they really appeal to drivers outside of tech-focused circles?

By Nov. 18, 2013

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SideCar sues Austin, claiming its ride-sharing service is legit

The San Francisco-based ride-sharing service claims the Texas capital's city council is misinterpreting the law and illegally attempting to regulate its business.

By Mar. 12, 2013