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4G free in taxis courtesy of EE from today

EE is offering taxi passengers in London and Birmingham the chance to experience the UK’s only 4G network via Wi-Fi for free.

By Apr. 2, 2013


NYC turns to pilot program for app to hail taxis

After foot-dragging by the New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission, a pilot program that lets users summon a taxi with a smartphone app is becoming a reality.

By Dec. 12, 2012


New Yorkers can pay for taxis via e-hailing apps within 60 days

A deputy commissioner at the New York Taxi & Limousine Commission also says the Hailo hailing app should be approved this week and join just-approved rival app Uber.

By May. 1, 2013


Mobile payment service Square coming to NYC taxis

The service that lets you charge credit cards on your smartphones will soon begin rolling into cabs in New York City, reports the New York Times.

By Mar. 6, 2012


San Francisco's taxis go green

Mayor Gavin Newsom announces that 55 percent of San Francisco's taxis now run on alternative fuels.

By Mar. 22, 2010


Vodafone's patriotic taxis offer free mobile charging and payments service

Seen a London cab adorned with the Union Jack recently? It's nothing to do with the royal wedding. It's Vodafone's new mobile-friendly taxi fleet.

By May. 4, 2011


Zap unveils all-electric taxis, hires COO

Electric automaker unveils a line of all-electric taxis, and a prototype Zap sports car at the Beijing Motor Show.

By Apr. 21, 2010


SF Bay Area taps Better Place for electric taxis

San Francisco-area residents will see electric car taxis and automated battery-switching stations by the end of next year as part of a Department of Transportation-funded project.

By Oct. 27, 2010


Better Place to test electric taxis in Japan

The Japanese government is sponsoring a trial project to test Better Place's battery-changing stations for electric cars used as taxis in Tokyo.

By Aug. 26, 2009


Webware Radar: Get free taxis from Boost Mobile

Also: Mint has 1 million users, Quintura has new patents, TweetDeck has added Facebook integration, and 123People has expanded into new markets.

By Mar. 16, 2009