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Uber Quickly Shuts Down Hack That Showed Secret Passenger Rating

Uber quickly shut down a hack Sunday night that allowed Uber passengers to find out how drivers secretly rated them.

07/28/2014

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Uber, Google Partner To Shuttle Bay Area Entrepreneurs To Meet Face-To-Face With Venture Capitalists

Hopeful entrepreneurs got a chance to pitch their ideas to venture capitalists in face-to-face meetings Wednesday when Google teamed up with ride-sharing service Uber.

04/09/2014

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KCBS In Depth: Options For Advancing Bay Area Transit

With the BART labor negotiations on commuters’ minds, SFSU Professor Dr. Jason Henderson gives suggestions on how to alleviate the Bay Area’s growing public transit issues.

08/05/2013

A taxi cab crosses Market St. in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

SF Taxi Drivers File Suit Against Car Sharing Company Uber

San Francisco cabbies have accused a startup that allows customers to hail limos and cabs with a smartphone app of violating both city and state taxi regulations.

11/15/2012

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Tech Report: State PUC Attempts Crackdown On Ride Share Startups

California regulators have issued cease-and-desist orders to car-sharing startups in the Bay Area, saying the companies are essentially limousine or taxi services that need permits while entrepreneurs call it an effort to stifle innovation.

10/09/2012

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