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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

(AltSchool)

Startup Snatches Up Google, Uber Employees To Pioneer New Education System

Parenthood is propelling tech leaders to flock to a new kind of school with roots in the Bay Area.

03/04/2015

An Uber car.

Uber Buys San Jose-Based deCarta Navigation Technology

Uber Technologies is buying digital mapping specialist deCarta in a deal that may help the rapidly growing ride-hailing service lessen its dependence on navigation services supplied by Google and Apple.

03/04/2015

An Uber car.

Uber Database Breach Leaks 50,000 Drivers’ Names, License Numbers

Uber says a database containing the names and drivers’ license numbers of 50,000 of its drivers was breached in May.

02/27/2015

(Google Maps)

Unlimited Uber Rides Offered If You Buy This 1-Bedroom Condo In San Francisco

Moving around the city in a car is a painful experience for many residents who deal with traffic headaches and limited parking, that is, unless you plan to live at 2701 Van Ness Ave #604.

02/26/2015

An Uber car.

Homeless Man Acquitted Of Vandalism Charge After Throwing Skateboard At Uber Driver’s Windshield In SF

A homeless man was acquitted of all charges in a case involving an altercation late last year with an Uber driver. The jury said the man acted in self defense when he threw his skateboard into the car’s windshield.

02/23/2015

The mystery van as seen on the streets of Concord. (Claycord.com)

Apple’s Mystery Vans Now Spotted In Hawaii

Another minivan outfitted with a camera contraption has been spotted on the road, this time in Hawaii.

02/20/2015

An Uber car.

Trouble Getting An Uber Ride? Drivers Might Think You’re A Jerk

Uber customers can rate their drivers, but it turns out that drivers are also rating those customers, and that rating could get some riders blacklisted.

02/18/2015

Flywheel Cab. (CBS)

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

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