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New Unicorn Spotted In Silicon Valley?

A Silicon Valley startup quickly rises up the ladder as investors pump in new money

07/24/2015

An Uber application is shown on a smartphone. (Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP/Getty Images)

Uber Allowed To Keep Growing In New York City After Striking Deal

New York City and Uber struck an eleventh-hour deal that backs off, for now, placing a cap on the number of cars the ride-hailing company can have on the streets of the nation’s largest city.

07/22/2015

The Uber car Jeb Bush rode in during his visit to San Francisco had a license plate holder reading "Fresh As F--k." (CBS)

Jeb Bush Rides In Uber With Slogan On License Plate Holder He May Not Like

Republican Presidential candidate Jeb Bush was spotted riding in an Uber car with a license plate holder reading “Fresh As F**k,” during his visit to San Francisco Thursday.

07/16/2015

Republican Presidential Candidate Jeb Bush takes an Uber ride during his San Francisco visit. (CBS)

Jeb Bush Takes Uber To San Francisco Startup During Bay Area Visit

It wasn’t quite hipster Jeb Bush who arrived at a San Francisco startup— via ride-share service Uber— but the Republican presidential contender did his best Thursday to show he’s not part of what he called the ho-hum stagnation of Washington.

07/16/2015

An Uber application is shown on a smartphone. (Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP/Getty Images)

Uber Fined $7.3 Million For Withholding Information From California Regulators

Uber picked up a hefty fare Wednesday when a judge fined the taxi-alternative company $7.3 million for refusing to give California regulators information about its business practices, including accident details and how accessible vehicles are to disabled riders.

07/15/2015

Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Jeb Bush Plans To Take Uber During San Francisco Visit

Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush plans to hail an Uber during his visit to San Francisco Thursday.

07/15/2015

Accident Scene

Family Of 6-Year-Old Girl Killed By Uber Driver In San Francisco Settles Lawsuit

The family of a 6-year-old girl who was struck and killed by an Uber driver in 2013 settled a lawsuit against the ride-for-hire company Monday, according to court documents.

07/14/2015

The Uber smartphone app, used to book taxis using its service, is pictured over a parking lot in the Indian capital New Delhi. ( TENGKU BAHAR/AFP/Getty Images)

Tesla Board Member: Uber CEO Wants To Buy Half A Million Autonomous Cars From Us In 2020

“I believe they are already safer than my parents,” Jurvetson said of autonomous “robocars”, “and I would trust my kids with them.”

07/07/2015

An Uber car.

2 Uber Executives Arrested, Ordered To Stand Trial In France

Two Uber France managers have been ordered to stand trial on behalf of the San Francisco-based company on charges including “deceptive commercial practices” and complicity in illegal activities linked to its low-cost ride-hailing service.

06/30/2015

Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks during an event introducing new iPads at Apple's headquarters October 16, 2014 in Cupertino, California.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Silicon Valley’s Biggest Names Pull Out Rainbow Flags After Marriage Equality Ruling

This weekend’s big Pride Parade may be in San Francisco, but that didn’t stop Silicon Valley leaders from (digitally) waiving the rainbow flag in support of Friday’s Supreme Court ruling ending bans on same-sex marriage.

06/26/2015

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