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Uber Could Bring You a Car Full of Puppies Next Week
Uber

Uber Could Bring You a Car Full of Puppies Next Week

Our tails are already wagging with excitement.
Carly Okyle
Uber Plans to Fight $1.3 Million Fine in France
Legal

Uber Plans to Fight $1.3 Million Fine in France

The ridesharing giant was found by a Paris court to havemade 'ambiguous' recommendations to its drivers.
San Francisco's Largest Yellow Cab Company Files for Bankruptcy Protection
Bankruptcy

San Francisco's Largest Yellow Cab Company Files for Bankruptcy Protection

The company's president blamed competition from ride-sharing services such as Uber and Lyft, among other factors.
Laura Entis
5 Reasons You Should Join the Sharing Economy Revolution
Sharing Economy

5 Reasons You Should Join the Sharing Economy Revolution

At least 17 startups in the sharing economy have valuations of a billion dollars or more, and the sector is poised for enormous growth.
Brett Relander
London Cabbies Crowdfund to Fight Uber
Uber

London Cabbies Crowdfund to Fight Uber

Traditional taxi drivers say they are unable to compete on a level playing field with the ridesharing giant.
Catherine Clifford
GM Buys Sidecar's Assets as It Preps Its Own Ride-Hailing Service
General Motors

GM Buys Sidecar's Assets as It Preps Its Own Ride-Hailing Service

Sidecar closed shop at the end of December after a multi-year fight to stay in the race against rivals Uber and Lyft and their ever-growing war chests and market shares.
Kia Kokalitcheva
Uber Is Piloting an On-Demand Helicopter Service
Technology

Uber Is Piloting an On-Demand Helicopter Service

The ridesharing giant has inked a deal with Airbus Group to test on-demand helicopter rides at the Sundance Film Festival this week.
Uber's Fight to Win China
Weekly News Roundup

Uber's Fight to Win China

This quick news recap will keep you "in the know" this weekend.
Catherine Clifford
Uber Drives Into China's Tourism Industry With New Partnership
Uber

Uber Drives Into China's Tourism Industry With New Partnership

The ridesharing giant just snagged an investment from HNA Group, the Chinese aviation and shipping conglomerate.
The Sharing Economy Is More than a Buzzword. It's Changing How We Live.
Small Business - Big Impact

The Sharing Economy Is More than a Buzzword. It's Changing How We Live.

One in five adults have worked in the sharing economy, while two in five have used it, according to new report.
Catherine Clifford
General Motors Partners With Lyft to Develop Network of Self-Driving Cars
Lyft

General Motors Partners With Lyft to Develop Network of Self-Driving Cars

The San Francisco-based Uber competitor announces a new $1 billion funding round that values it at $5.5 billion.
Catherine Clifford
Uber Competitor Sidecar Is Shutting Down
Ridesharing Apps

Uber Competitor Sidecar Is Shutting Down

The ride-hailing and delivery company has long struggled to keep up with rival Uber and Lyft.
Uber Lights Up Drivers' Windshields to Help Customers Find Their Rides
Uber

Uber Lights Up Drivers' Windshields to Help Customers Find Their Rides

Rolling out in Seattle this month, the visual cue offers a basic but brilliant way to find an Uber.
Kim Lachance Shandrow