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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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Chinese authorities pay visits to Uber offices

Officials in Guangzhou and Chengdu have investigated two Uber offices in China, as part of the government crackdown on the taxi-hailing app's operations.

By May 7, 2015

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Flywheel lets people flag down a cab and still pay via the app

The taxi-hailing app touts old-school cab hailing with new-school cashless payment.

By April 30, 2015

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Uber app in India lets friends and family track users

The taxi-hailing app introduces two passenger-safety features to address the challenges it faces in the country.

By February 13, 2015

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Carpool startup Ride launches, with a different plan in mind

The latest entrant in the ride-hailing industry is hoping to make waves by focusing more on car-sharing with commuters rather than on-demand rides.

By April 7, 2015

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Uber to invest over $1B in China, expand to 50 more cities

In a letter to investors, CEO Travis Kalanick calls the ride-hailing service's growth in the country "remarkable and unprecedented."

By June 12, 2015

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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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China's new app law drives away unlicensed taxis

The crackdown on unlicensed drivers has been made official in China, with changes to how taxi apps are allowed to operate.

By January 11, 2015

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Uber adopts a no-commission approach to stay operational in New Delhi

The taxi-hailing app switches gears to remain operational in India, despite a ban on their main business due to an ongoing legal battle.

By January 28, 2015