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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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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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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

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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

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Cabbies dismiss Uber 'PR stunt,' but protest may have backfired

Cabbies hit back at Uber's new London taxi service, but the protest may have driven more customers to the controversial app.

By June 11, 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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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, Lyft, Sidecar get cease-and-desist letters from LA

The Los Angeles Department of Transportation is ordering the three ride-sharing apps to halt all vehicle operations "immediately." However, the companies say there aren't grounds for such demands.

By June 25, 2013

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Uber car service battles to stay in Colorado

The state's Public Utilities Commission is proposing regulatory changes that could shut down the transportation startup's Denver service. But the company is not leaving without a fight.

By January 29, 2013

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Hail-a-cab apps get green light in New York

Uber CEO says the return of his company's taxi-summoning service is "imminent" as the NYC Taxi and Limousine Commission votes in favor of a yearlong test.

By December 13, 2012