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Tesla CEO Elon Musk unveiled his plans for a "Hyperloop" transportation system on August 12, 2013. Musk claimed the system would whisk passengers between San Francisco and Los Angeles in 30 minutes. (CBS)

Company Behind Musk’s ‘Hyperloop’ High-Speed Transit System Opens Space In LA

A company behind Tesla and SpaceX billionaire Elon Musk’s vision to build a futuristic, high-speed transportation system is now operating out of a downtown Los Angeles warehouse space.

03/25/2015

An Uber car.

Woman Claims UberX Driver Raped Her In Philadelphia

A Philadelphia woman has alleged that an UberX driver raped her after being picked up last month.

03/24/2015

An Uber car.

New York City Cabbies Seek Cap On Uber Cars In Big Apple

While San Francisco-based Uber has experienced major growth in a few short years, New York City’s taxi industry is looking to impose a cap on how many cars can belong to the ridesharing service in the Big Apple.

03/20/2015

SF Richmond District Police Station

4 Men Carjack Uber Driver’s Toyota Then Flee After Crashing It In SF Richmond District

Police are investigating the carjacking of an Uber driver’s vehicle that ended in a hit-and-run collision in San Francisco’s Inner Richmond District early Wednesday morning.

03/20/2015

Uber Ridesharing App

More Uber Cars On New York City Streets Than Traditional Taxicabs

In a span of less than four years, San Francisco-based Uber has grown from a ridesharing startup to overtake the streets of New York City.

03/18/2015

Taxicab drivers in San Francisco have been voicing their frustration with rideshare services like Uber, Lyft and sidecar with these bumper stickers. (CBS)

19 Taxi Companies Sue Uber, Claiming False Advertising Hurting Their Businesses

Nineteen taxi companies sued Uber Technologies Inc. in federal court in San Francisco Wednesday, accusing the transportation network company of false advertising when it claims it has “the safest rides on the road.”

03/18/2015

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Swanky San Francisco Bus System Serving Marina Commuters Breakfast On Board

A new public transit system described as a hybrid between a Muni bus and an Uber taxi is launching its first route in San Francisco Wednesday.

03/17/2015

San Jose

Tech Bubble Bust, ‘Dead Unicorns’ Predicted By Silicon Valley Venture Capitalist

A Silicon Valley venture capitalist is predicting some stormy weather and “dead unicorns” in the tech industry.

03/16/2015

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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

An Uber car.

Grandmother Driving For Uber Says She Was Attacked By Door-Slamming Passengers

A Los Angeles grandmother who drives for Uber says her passengers attacked her Friday evening.

03/05/2015

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