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Uber taxi service goes to Washington, D.C.

Following last month's legislative win, the on-call car service rolls out its taxi option in the nation's capital.

By January 14, 2013


Uber battles D.C. regulators over the size of its cars

The Washington D.C. Taxi Commission outlaws UberX because it uses mid-size vehicles without a meter, which supposedly causes unfair competition to taxicabs.

By August 21, 2013


Silicon Valley execs press D.C. on immigration law fixes

Tech firms present a rare unified front in asking President Obama and Congress "to enact immigration reform this year." But the political obstacles they face in Washington are considerable.

By March 14, 2013


D.C. chief allows citizens to record and photograph police

Washington D.C.'s police chief issues an order that "recognizes that members of the general public have a First Amendment right to video record, photograph, and/or audio record" the police.

By July 24, 2012


Wireless CEOs go to Washington, D.C.

CEOs from AT&T, T-Mobile USA, Sprint Nextel, and Cellular South will head to Washington, D.C., next week to argue for and against AT&T's $39 billion bid to buy T-Mobile USA.

By May 6, 2011


Simulation shows Discovery's final flight -- into D.C. (video)

Next week, the Space Shuttle Discovery will take to the air for the last time, aboard NASA's special 747. But why wait to see the combo soar above Washington when you can watch this video?

By April 13, 2012


Google drops $5 million on D.C. lobbying in 2010

Spending on Google's congressional arm-wringing was up 29 percent this year as the company sought to defend its interests in Washington.

By January 31, 2011


Twitter joins Facebook, Google with D.C. hire

New Washington representative, currently a C-SPAN producer, says he looks forward to "enhancing civic debate" by helping government agencies embrace Twitter.

By November 4, 2010


T-Mobile 3G launches in Sacramento; Memphis, Tampa, and Washington D.C. next

T-Mobile expands its 3G network to Sacramento and plans to roll out it out to Memphis, Tampa, and Washington, D.C., in the weeks to come.

By October 17, 2008


Obama names D.C. official as federal CIO

The president announced Thursday that Vivek Kundra, Washington, D.C.'s CTO, will be the new federal chief information officer.

By March 5, 2009