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Paris taxi drivers strike, but Uber opens second front in the war

After a political setback last week, Parisian taxi drivers protest new-era car services booked via smartphone apps. But the new UberPop ride-sharing service could bring even more disruptions.

By Feb. 10, 2014

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Google ad patent would offer e-shoppers a free taxi to stores

Brick-and-mortar retailers might one day be able to serve up high-tech Web ads that do the math and potentially offer big-ticket shoppers free rides to their stores.

By Jan. 25, 2014

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Attack on Uber car breaks glass, tarnishes taxi driver image

Violent treatment at a roadblock outside Paris makes an Eventbrite executive a bigger fan of the very Uber car service that taxi drivers were protesting.

By Jan. 13, 2014

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Taxi dispute gets physical in France with attack on Uber car

During a day of protests by taxi drivers in Paris, an Uber car carrying a technology executive was left with slashed tires and broken windows.

By Jan. 13, 2014

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Uber brings cheaper UberX taxi alternative to London

The car-hire firm has brought a less expensive version of its service to the U.K. capital for those who don't want to pay a premium for a ride in a luxury car.

By Jul. 11, 2013

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Google designing self-driving 'robo taxi' to ferry you about

Google is reported to be working on its own self-driving car, in case it doesn't reach a deal with vehicle makers.

By Aug. 24, 2013

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Uber cuts ride-share prices below taxi fares

The car service's peer-to-peer option is now cheaper than a taxi in San Francisco, one of its biggest markets. It's a fare warning to competitors.

By Jun. 12, 2013

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Uber taxi service goes to Washington, D.C.

Following last month's legislative win, the on-call car service rolls out its taxi option in the nation's capital.

By Jan. 14, 2013

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Trade ads for free Internet in your London taxi

A new initiative aimed for early next year will give London cab riders free Internet time in exchange for watching advertisements.

By Dec. 10, 2012

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Uber taxi-hailing service returns to NYC streets, without payments

Private-car summoning service launches pilot program allowing taxi customers to use a smartphone app to request a cab. But the app won't accept payments, at least at first.

By Apr. 30, 2013