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French anti-Uber taxi protest ensnares singer Courtney Love

The loudest protest so far against smartphone-era car services involves burning tires, blocked traffic, riot police and an assault on a celebrity taking an Uber ride from the airport.

By June 25, 2015

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Taxi drivers demand US mayors regulate Uber

Cabbies hold a protest at the ride-hailing company's San Francisco headquarters in hopes of catching the attention of the US Conference of Mayors.

By June 22, 2015

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GetTaxi becomes Gett, starts ordering takeaways, plumbers and massages

The taxi app and Uber rival rebrands, and will also let you order a variety of third-party services.

By April 28, 2015

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London streets blockaded as taxi drivers protest against Uber

The city's iconic black cabs brought roads to a standstill in a protest against what drivers see as unfair regulation of the industry.

By April 21, 2015

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'Taxi drivers aren't against change': How Hailo is taking on Uber in the taxi app wars

We flagged down Caspar Woolley, the co-founder of international taxi app Hailo, to talk taxis, apps, and Uber.

By July 11, 2014

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Asia-based taxi booking app GrabTaxi raises $90 million in funding

The Uber competitor is showing strong growth in Southeast Asia, with 400,000 active monthly users and two bookings made every second.

By October 20, 2014

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China's leading taxi apps join forces in $6B merger

The merger of Kuadi Dache and Didi Dache is set to dominate smartphone-based transport services in the country.

By February 24, 2015

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Google vs. Uber in battle of self-driving taxis?

Reports say Google is working on its own version of Uber while Uber is mimicking Google with its own self-driving cars. Meanwhile, we wait for the Samsung Galaxy S6 to be revealed next month.

By February 3, 2015

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Uber suspends low-cost service in France in the name of safety

Ride-sharing company halts UberPop -- the subject of riots by taxi drivers last week -- until a French court decides whether it's constitutional.

By July 3, 2015

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Can new tech boost safety in Uber cars, and in taxis, too?

After a slew of alleged assaults by drivers for taxi companies and ride-hailing services, firms like AsterRide and Shuddle are looking to increase passenger safety.

By January 25, 2015