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Here's everything the Amazon Echo can do (pictures)

The online mega-retailer's smart speaker seems to get smarter every day. Here's a rundown of the many tricks up "Alexa's" sleeve.

20 Images By February 5, 2016

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Uber's cheaper rates: Good for you, but some drivers hate them

Livid drivers came to Uber's New York office to protest a rate cut from Friday. It's just the latest incident that has gotten the startup in hot water.

By February 1, 2016

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The 404 Show 1648: Uber's awful logo, Error 53, how to survive the Super Bowl, "Hail, Caesar!" review (podcast)

Russ and Jeff gang up on Uber's hideous new logo, look up the meaning of Error 53, prepare for Super Bowl 50 and get a quick and dirty review of the Coen Brothers' latest film, "Hail, Caesar!"

By February 5, 2016

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Uber's trick for taming drunks? A children's toy

Placing Bop It toys in cars is reportedly preventing drunk passengers from bopping their Uber drivers.

By January 26, 2016

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Uber's rumored valuation bigger than most economies on Earth

Uber's said to be raising an eye-popping $2 billion, pushing its value to more than $62.5 billion. That's bigger than the economic output of most of the countries tracked by the World Bank.

By December 3, 2015

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Uber blacks out app in Paris to protest government, taxi opposition

Restrictions on drivers and car-hailing services could leave 10,000 drivers out of a job, Uber says.

By February 9, 2016

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'I will run Uber out' vows London mayoral candidate as taxis gridlock streets again

Fringe candidate George Galloway joins cabbies protesting against ride-hailing apps, but organisers of the demo don't welcome his support.

By February 10, 2016

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Uber drivers can now accept tips electronically, without Uber's help

Before now, all tips for Uber drivers had to be done in cash. But in-car advertising company Vugo is hoping to change that by adding a gratuity feature to its app.

By August 7, 2015

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Amazon Echo now lets you hail an Uber ride

There's another service you can summon using the voice-activated speaker. Just say, "Alexa, order me an Uber."

By February 5, 2016

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Court rules Uber's app legal in London

The ruling is a victory for the ride-hailing service, which has faced significant opposition from London's established cab trade, but taxi drivers already are challenging the decision.

By October 16, 2015