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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

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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

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Instagram to get political with D.C. liaison

Facebook is hiring a political outreach manager to spread the gospel of Instagram on Capitol Hill.

By July 19, 2013

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Google Maps boosts live transit in NYC, D.C., and Salt Lake City

The Web giant's mapping feature now boasts live departure times or service alerts in three new U.S. metropolitan areas.

By March 27, 2013

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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

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Uber on the road to reconciliation in D.C. with new legislation

The embattled car service scores victory with city council's approval of a legislative framework for "digital dispatch" transportation services.

By December 4, 2012

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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

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The Great Privacy Debate takes place tomorrow in D.C.

Join us for a debate moderated by CNET's Declan McCullagh at the National Press Club tomorrow. The topic for debate is timely: Consumer privacy can be adequately protected without new legislation.

By July 17, 2012

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Uber fights proposed D.C. taxi commission fare increase

Amendment would handicap sedan services by requiring them to charge customers at least five times what taxicabs charge, the Internet-based car service says.

By July 9, 2012

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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