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Uber, Lyft Allowed To Make Pickups At Los Angeles Int’l Airport

Uber, Lyft and other ride-hailing companies won approval Tuesday to pick up passengers at Los Angeles International Airport after weeks of debate over whether their drivers are properly screened to weed out criminals.

08/25/2015

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Pilot Program Allows Uber To Serve Passengers At Oakland International Airport

Transportation network company Uber has made an agreement with the airport authorizing the company’s UberX service to legally pick up and drop off passengers.

08/15/2015

An UBER application is shown as cars drive by in Washington, DC on March 25, 2015. (Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP/Getty Images)

Uber, Lyft Apply For Permits To Operate In Nevada

Ride-hailing companies Uber and Lyft say they’ve filed applications for permits to operate in Nevada.

08/14/2015

Specially-designed vans are displayed outside Lyft headquarters in San Francisco, August 6, 2015. (CBS)

Lyft Offers Music-Themed Vans For Outside Lands; Announces Cap On Surge Pricing

Ride-hailing service Lyft is getting into the spirit of the Outside Lands festival in San Francisco outfitting a number of vans into music-mobiles to transport festival goer back and forth.

08/06/2015

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Bay Area Couple Says They Were Attacked By Lyft Passengers Sharing Ride

A Bay Area couple said their experience with Lyft became a nightmare when they were attacked by two men sharing a ride with them in San Francisco early Wednesday morning.

07/23/2015

An UBER application is shown as cars drive by in Washington, DC on March 25, 2015. (Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP/Getty Images)

Uber Banning Drivers & Passengers From Carrying Guns On All Rides

Ride-hailing app company Uber says it is banning its riders and drivers from carrying guns.

06/19/2015

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Survey Reveals Many On-Demand Workers Face Long Hours And Low Wages

Many workers for on-demand tech companies say they are getting a raw deal.

05/20/2015

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Lyft Apologizes For Backpedaling On $1,000 Bonuses For New Drivers

Lyft is digging itself out of a public relations mess after angry drivers claim the ride-sharing company failed to deliver a $1,000 bonus advertised to new recruits and those referring them.

03/06/2015

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San Francisco’s DeSoto Cab Company Ditches Longtime Name For Flywheel App

A San Francisco taxi company is ditching its 82-year-old brand and renaming itself after a smartphone app in the latest sign of how mobile technology is changing the way people get a ride.

02/18/2015

An image of what a potential Uber-Google car might look like (Photo Used By Permission From Zack Kanter)

How Uber’s Autonomous Cars Will Destroy 10 Million Jobs And Reshape The Economy by 2025

COMMENTARY: Autonomous cars will be commonplace by 2025 and have a near monopoly by 2030, and the sweeping change they bring will eclipse every other innovation our society has experienced. They will cause unprecedented job loss and a fundamental restructuring of our economy, solve large portions of our environmental problems, prevent tens of thousands of deaths per year, save millions of hours with increased productivity, and create entire new industries that we cannot even imagine from our current vantage point.

01/27/2015

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