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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Google is reported to be working on its own self-driving car, in case it doesn't reach a deal with vehicle makers.
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.
Following last month's legislative win, the on-call car service rolls out its taxi option in the nation's capital.
A new initiative aimed for early next year will give London cab riders free Internet time in exchange for watching advertisements.
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.