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Uber

$470 For A Ride Home? ‘Surge’ Pricing Leads To Reports Of Shocking Uber Fares After Outside Lands

Uber prices surged to 500 percent of normal rates after Outside Lands music festival ended, and traffic nightmares began over the weekend. (More via LIVE 105)

08/11/2014

A screenshot of the UberPool beta. (CBS)

Uber To Test New Service That Allows Riders To Split Bill When Traveling To Similar Destinations

UberPool would allow customers to share a ride and split the cost when traveling along a similar route.

08/06/2014

Uber

Uber Driver Has Seizure, Hits Pedestrian In San Francisco’s Polk Gulch Neighborhood

Uber officials said Monday that one of their drivers who suffered a seizure and struck a pedestrian in San Francisco’s Polk Gulch neighborhood on Saturday night will be removed from their app pending a medical review.

08/04/2014

Uber Vehicle

Some Uber Drivers Accused Of Gaming System To Get Lucrative Airport Fares

Some Uber drivers are accusing other drivers of playing dirty to gain more lucrative airport fares.

07/29/2014

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App Lets Riders Connect With Drivers For Late-Night Runs From SF To South Bay

When Caltrain stops running at night, a new ride sharing app called Fleet offers to take people in private cars along the San Francisco to San Jose route.

07/29/2014

Uber Vehicle

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

WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 18: White House Press Secretary Jay Carney speaks during his last White House news briefing at the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House June 18, 2014 in Washington, DC. Jay Carney was stepping down from his position as the White House Press Secretary. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Apple, Uber Rumored To Be Interested In Hiring Former White House Press Secretary Jay Carney

A former White House Press Secretary may be in line for public relations positions at a few of the Bay Area’s big tech companies.

07/15/2014

Uber Vehicle

Ridesharing Company Uber Offering On Demand Weddings During San Francisco Pride Weekend

After disrupting the taxi business in San Francisco and in cities throughout the world, ridesharing company Uber is entering the marriage business in honor of the city’s LGBT pride celebration.

06/26/2014

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Parents Of San Francisco Girl Fatally Struck By Uber Driver Seek Stricter Ridesharing Rules

The parents of a six-year-old girl who was killed by an Uber driver in San Francisco on New Year’s Eve are urging state lawmakers to require app-based ride services to carry commercial insurance.

06/25/2014

Lyft Rideshare Service

State Senate Committee Passes 2 Bills That Would Tighten Regulations For Apps Like Uber, Lyft

A State Senate committee approved two bills Tuesday to tighten regulations on on-demand, ride-app services such as Uber and Lyft.

06/17/2014

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