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Uber CEO: Oft-criticized ride-sharing service is just misunderstood

Uber has been pelted with criticism over price surging and aggressive recruiting tactics, but that's what happens when you get too big, says the company's leader.

By September 8, 2014

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Verizon pays $7.4 million to settle FCC privacy investigation

The settlement involves an investigation into what the Federal Communications Commission says is an "unacceptable use" of customers' personal info for marketing.

By September 3, 2014

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Despite backlash, Uber says it's rapidly expanding

As the ride-sharing service could face investigations from antitrust regulators for its shady recruiting tactics, it moves into 24 more cities.

By August 28, 2014

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Uber designs secret recruiting crusade -- Operation SLOG

In its competition with rival car-sharing service Lyft, Uber has a complex system in place that involves paying contractors to recruit Lyft's drivers, according to a report by The Verge.

By August 26, 2014

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Uber hires former Obama strategist David Plouffe

The on-demand car service brings in some big guns for its political fight against the taxi industry.

By August 19, 2014

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Uber accused of playing dirty in competition with Lyft

Lyft claims Uber is trying to lure away its drivers by ordering and then canceling thousands of rides.

By August 11, 2014

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Uber to cap surge pricing in NY during emergencies

It's not the end of Uber's notorious surge pricing model, but the on-demand car service agrees to stop charging excessive rates during natural disasters and emergencies.

By July 8, 2014

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Road Trip Pic of the Day, 7/9/14: What is this?

Recognize the structure in today's Road Trip Pic? If you do, you could win a prize.

By July 9, 2014

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Ride-sharing network BlaBlaCar raises $100M in funding

Long-distance ride-sharing network touts itself as an inexpensive alternative to planes and trains.

By July 1, 2014

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Uber CEO: New funding may mean 'record-breaking' valuation

At the Recode Conference, Travis Kalanick said Uber is raising money, but played coy when asked if he would sell to Google.

By May 28, 2014