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Uber and Lyft: 9 things to consider before your first ride

Ride-sharing is rapidly edging out taxis in major cities, and here's everything you should know about these apps that are shaking up transportation.

By August 16, 2015

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What is Uber doing to train its drivers on disability rights?

With looming lawsuits and the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, disabled people ask whether Uber can do more to ensure they're not refused rides from drivers.

By August 3, 2015

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Lyft is keeping up with Uber, but at a price, report says

Leaked documents allegedly reveal the ride-hailing service estimates it rung up $130 million in revenue in 2014, but it's spending more than half of that on marketing.

By April 30, 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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Lyft gets all social with personalized 'profiles'

The ride-hailing service will soon let passengers and drivers share more about themselves, such as their hometown and music tastes.

By March 26, 2015

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Google 'encouraged too much attention,' too soon to Glass

Astro Teller, head of the search giant's Google X research lab, talks about Google's missteps with Glass -- and beyond.

By March 17, 2015

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Lyft CEO: I'm not just a customer, I'm a driver too

Logan Green, the ride-hailing service's co-founder and CEO, discusses his company's vision and his larger competition at the South by Southwest festival.

By March 16, 2015

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How risky is your Uber ride? Maybe more than you think

When you agree to Uber's terms and conditions, you basically sign your life away, consumer advocates say. So then, what happens when a driver hits you on the head with a hammer, as one passenger claims?

By October 8, 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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Close-up of first comet to give a ride around the sun

An ESA spacecraft nears its target, a comet the Philae lander will saddle up to for a ride around our nearest star.

By July 31, 2014