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taxi-hailing app

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Apple v. Samsung

The electronics titans square off in a tangled tale of mobile technology, centered on Apple's iPhone

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Judge gives taxi-hailing apps in NYC the go-ahead

After a lawsuit put a yearlong e-hail pilot program on hold, taxi-hailing app startups like Uber, GetTaxi, and Hailo are now given a green light.

By April 23, 2013

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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 April 30, 2013

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New Yorkers can pay for taxis via e-hailing apps within 60 days

A deputy commissioner at the New York Taxi & Limousine Commission also says the Hailo hailing app should be approved this week and join just-approved rival app Uber.

By May 1, 2013

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NYC turns to pilot program for app to hail taxis

After foot-dragging by the New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission, a pilot program that lets users summon a taxi with a smartphone app is becoming a reality.

By December 12, 2012

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Does Flywheel exec shakeup spell trouble? CEO says no

With new leadership and a $12 million funding round, the taxi-hailing app guns for ride-sharing rivals like Uber and Lyft.

By November 21, 2014

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You can now pay for a Hailo cab without cash even if you hailed on the street

Cab app Hailo has hit the road to take on Uber with new features after quitting the US earlier this month.

By October 23, 2014

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Uber hails arrival of its taxi service in San Francisco

The private car-summoning service delivers its cab-hailing program to San Francisco after acquiescing to regulatory resistance in New York.

By October 17, 2012

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Uber, Lyft reportedly sinking San Francisco taxi business

Taxi use in the city has tumbled by 65 percent over the last year -- much of this is attributed to the growing use of ride-sharing services.

By September 17, 2014

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Uber exec wanted to 'dig up dirt' on journalists

The popular ride-sharing service has a controversy on its hands after a senior executive said he wanted to investigate reporters critical of the company.

By November 18, 2014

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China: The latest battleground for ride-sharing

Uber's fledgling service in China will face tough competition from taxi-hailing company Kuaidi, which already boasts more than 150 million riders in 350 cities.

By October 26, 2014