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A rendering of the Mercedes-Benz F 015. (Photo credit: Mercedes-Benz)

Why Driverless Cars Both Excite & Terrify Automotive Futurists

Technology analysts who monitor Silicon Valley for a living have a bit of advice: fasten your seat belts. Driverless cars are coming your way. They’re ahead of schedule – -and may soon be for sale.

05/20/2015

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Google ‘s Eric Schmidt Backs Uber-Style Helicopter Service For Elite

Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt has joined a group of executives backing an Uber-style mobile app for the luxury chopper crowd, called Blade. The startup was launched a year ago to get New Yorkers to the Hamptons in a matter of minutes.

05/19/2015

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Uber Founders Sued, Accused Of Stealing Idea For Ridesharing Service

A California entrepreneur sued Uber Technologies Inc., its founders and several investors in San Francisco Superior Court Thursday, claiming they stole his idea and plans for a cellphone-based ride service.

05/14/2015

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)

Reporter Goes Undercover To Drive For Uber, Finds Drivers Not Raking In The Dough

As San Francisco-based Uber is set to become the most valuable tech startup since Facebook, a reporter goes undercover to find out how much drivers of the ridesharing company get to take home.

05/12/2015

Uber Ridesharing App

World’s Most Valuable Startup? Uber Could Soon Be Worth $50 Billion

Uber is reportedly seeking a new round of financing that could make the San Francisco-based ridesharing startup worth $50 billion, before offering publicly traded stock.

05/11/2015

An Uber car.

Uber Surge Pricing Reported As BART Delays Leave Commuters Frustrated

“BART, and you’re there,” was not a slogan that applied to Wednesday’s commute, and many riders turned to Uber to get across the Bay and around the city.

05/06/2015

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)

Uber Emergency ‘SOS’ Button In India Now Alerts Police Of Your Current Location

San Francisco-based Uber has rolled out a new safety feature in India that provides police with an exact GPS location in case of emergency, according to tech news website The Verge.

04/30/2015

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Man Claims Uber Driver Chased Him Down, Robbed Him On San Francisco’s Embarcadero

An Uber driver allegedly robbed his passenger early Saturday morning in San Francisco’s South Beach neighborhood.

04/27/2015

Uber Ridesharing App

Uber Accidentally Charges New Yorker $12,000 For 5.5 Mile Trip

Uber surge pricing has taken on a whole new meaning for one woman trying to get to Manhattan one snowy March morning.

04/22/2015

uber driver Emerson Decarvalho

Uber Driver Arrested In Road Rage Incident With Cyclist At Fisherman’s Wharf In San Francisco

An Uber driver was arrested for assault with a deadly weapon Sunday in an alleged road rage incident with a bicyclist at San Francisco’s Fisherman’s Wharf.

04/20/2015

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