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Chaos Unfolds in France as Uber and Taxi Drivers Riot
Uber

Chaos Unfolds in France as Uber and Taxi Drivers Riot

Drivers of the highly regulated taxi system in France say they are unable to compete with the peer-to-peer UberPOP model.
Catherine Clifford
Your 8-Year-Old Can Hail a Ride Uber-Style With This App
Ridesharing Apps

Your 8-Year-Old Can Hail a Ride Uber-Style With This App

San Francisco-based ridesharing company Shuddle today announced a new app that allows kids to order their own rides.
Catherine Clifford
Taxi App War: Uber's Competitor in China Raises $1.5 Billion
Uber

Taxi App War: Uber's Competitor in China Raises $1.5 Billion

Days after news leaked that Uber would be investing $1 billion in China, reports claim the newly merged Uber competitor Didi Kuaidi is raising its own, bigger round.
Catherine Clifford
Apps as Fortune Tellers? 5 Ways Predictive Apps Will Change Your World.
Mobile Apps

Apps as Fortune Tellers? 5 Ways Predictive Apps Will Change Your World.

Need an Uber? Or the very latest music? Technology is gearing up to know you better than you know yourself.
Tim Porter
5 Entrepreneurial Lessons From Uber on Its 5-Year Anniversary
Uber

5 Entrepreneurial Lessons From Uber on Its 5-Year Anniversary

To mark Uber's five-year anniversary,CEO and founder Travis Kalanick spoke about his experience as the leader of the transportation technology company juggernaut. Here's a few pieces of advice owners can apply to their business.
Catherine Clifford
Lyft Is Playing in Tinder's Sandbox
Lyft

Lyft Is Playing in Tinder's Sandbox

The ridesharing app is trying out a new feature that allows carpooling passengers to rate and message each other after a ride.
Catherine Clifford
California Man Sues Uber Claiming It Stole Ridesharing Idea
Legal Issues

California Man Sues Uber Claiming It Stole Ridesharing Idea

The complaint accusing alleges misappropriation of trade secrets and breach of contract.
Carl Icahn Invests $100 Million in Ride-Sharing Service Lyft
Lyft

Carl Icahn Invests $100 Million in Ride-Sharing Service Lyft

Icahn joins a long list of backers for the three-year old startup.
From Rides to Eats, Uber Launches New Food-Delivery Service
Uber

From Rides to Eats, Uber Launches New Food-Delivery Service

The ride-hailing tech company that has been growing at astronomical rates around the world is promising 10-minute food delivery in New York City and Chicago.
Catherine Clifford
Uber Competitor Gett Adds New Delivery Categories in 32 Cities Around the World
Ridesharing Apps

Uber Competitor Gett Adds New Delivery Categories in 32 Cities Around the World

With 20,000 drivers from New York to London to Moscow, the Gett transportation network will start delivering goods and services in July.
Catherine Clifford
How Patience and Good Timing Paid Off for This Super Hot Startup
Sharing Economy

How Patience and Good Timing Paid Off for This Super Hot Startup

Waiting out human behavior habits to change requires some serious patience. And maybe a bit of serendipity. Just ask BlaBlaCar.
Catherine Clifford
The Sharing Economy Is Taking Off: Get On the Rocket or Risk Being Left Behind
Sharing Economy

The Sharing Economy Is Taking Off: Get On the Rocket or Risk Being Left Behind

For business owners, the sharing economy is too big an opportunity to miss and too big a risk not to mitigate, according to a new report by PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Catherine Clifford
Ridesharing App Via Raises $27 Million, Looks to Expand Beyond NYC
Ridesharing Apps

Ridesharing App Via Raises $27 Million, Looks to Expand Beyond NYC

Hoping to compete with Uber and Lyft, Via appears to be gaining traction.
Carly Okyle