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taxi-hailing app

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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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Uber ruling could sound 'death knell' for taxis say angry cabbies

Representatives of the London taxi industry say authorities are "kowtowing to Uber's money" as the e-hailing app heads for a legal showdown in the UK.

By May 30, 2014

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Uber adds support for taxis as cabbies protest across Europe

Taxi drivers will put the brakes on European cities today to protest against e-hailing app Uber, but critics argue the protest is "pointless" and "crazy."

By June 11, 2014

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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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Angry cabbies attack London taxi app office

Angry taxi drivers vented their frustration on a London office of e-hailing app Hailo, part of a wave of discontent surrounding apps such as Uber.

By May 21, 2014

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Uber taxi row goes to court in UK

With a taxi driver demonstration set to gridlock the city, London's transport authority is turning to the courts to provide a definitive ruling on controversial e-hailing app Uber.

By May 29, 2014

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Uber lets strangers catch a ride together with UberPool

The car-hailing app is working on an upcoming car-pool feature that will let people shares rides and split the cost.

By August 5, 2014

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Seoul set to ban 'illegal' ride-sharing app Uber

Uber's Asian expansion hit a snag in South Korea as Seoul's city government claims the service is illegal under current laws.

By July 23, 2014

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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