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taxi-hailing app


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


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


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


Uber boosts driver pay in China as war with local rival revs up, report says

It can't sit still as Chinese competitor Didi Kuaidi makes bold moves. One way for Uber to get drivers' attention: Pay them big bonuses.

By September 28, 2015


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


Uber to launch carpooling service for commuters in China

The service pairing drivers with passengers heading in the same direction will debut in China before expanding to other markets around the world.

By September 22, 2015


Uber plans to expand service to 100 more Chinese cities

CEO Travis Kalanick announces he's turning up the dial in the ride-hailing service's fastest-growing market.

By September 8, 2015


Uber driver accused of sexual assault in China

Another report surfaces of an Uber driver attacking a passenger -- calling into question the safety of the ride-hailing service in one of its fastest growing markets.

By August 27, 2015


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


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