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NYC Taxi Industry Takes Aim at Uber With New App
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NYC Taxi Industry Takes Aim at Uber With New App

Arro is a new smartphone app that lets users hail and pay for cab rides in the Big Apple, one of the most hotly contested markets for ride hailing.
Catherine Clifford
From Startup to Established Brand: Are You Ready to Transition?
Branding

From Startup to Established Brand: Are You Ready to Transition?

Four ways to tell whether you're poised to be the next Uber or Airbnb, or at least a leader in your product sector.
Avishai Abrahami
Researchers Find Uber Use Leads to a Decrease in DUI Deaths
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Researchers Find Uber Use Leads to a Decrease in DUI Deaths

A study of drunk-driving deaths shows Uber has a positive effect, provided the price is right.
Ray Hennessey
Amazon Aftermath and the First Global Robot Battle: Weekly News
Weekly News Roundup

Amazon Aftermath and the First Global Robot Battle: Weekly News

Plus: A company crowdfunds a 12,000 lb robot for bot-to-bot combat.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
Woman Socked With $1,500 Bill After Uber Never Closed Out Her Ride
Customer Service

Woman Socked With $1,500 Bill After Uber Never Closed Out Her Ride

The ridesharing company was loath to respond to Jenny Partington's complaints until she involved local media.
Geoff Weiss
California Prosecutors Say Convicted Criminals Passed Uber's Background Checks
Uber

California Prosecutors Say Convicted Criminals Passed Uber's Background Checks

The ridesharing service is accused of having brought on drivers who have previously been convicted of murder and sex crimes.
Uber Scores a Win in Connecticut as Court Dismisses Racketeering Lawsuit
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Uber Scores a Win in Connecticut as Court Dismisses Racketeering Lawsuit

Another day, another legal fight for Uber.
By the Numbers: Facebook Likes, Tinder Swipes, Uber Rides and More (Infographic)
Infographics

By the Numbers: Facebook Likes, Tinder Swipes, Uber Rides and More (Infographic)

We live online. And that means we are creating data all day, every day. Tons of it.
Catherine Clifford
Uber's Class Action Case Might Set Risky Precedent, Lawyer Warns
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Uber's Class Action Case Might Set Risky Precedent, Lawyer Warns

If considered a class action, the lawsuit filed by three Uber drivers in San Francisco could grow to include more than 160,000 California drivers.
4 Ways You Can Secure Partnerships for Your Startup
Strategic Partnerships

4 Ways You Can Secure Partnerships for Your Startup

Looking for a strategic new alliance? Trying looking in all the "wrong" places to find just the right partner.
Jonha Revesencio
How One Firm Is Taking a Different Approach to Helping Startups Fight Regulation
Consulting

How One Firm Is Taking a Different Approach to Helping Startups Fight Regulation

Tusk Ventures is the consultancy behind Uber's successful fight against NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio.
Uber Speeds Past Facebook as Quickest to $50 Billion Value Level
Uber

Uber Speeds Past Facebook as Quickest to $50 Billion Value Level

Uber reached an important milestone in valuation three years before Facebook.
Ray Hennessey
Uber Launches Car Leasing Unit, Makes Entry Into Financial Services
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Uber Launches Car Leasing Unit, Makes Entry Into Financial Services

It's an effort to sign up more drivers, injecting the fast-growing ride services company directly into the financial services sector for the first time.
De Blasio Backs Off Proposed Uber Cap -- Your Weekly News
Weekly News Roundup

De Blasio Backs Off Proposed Uber Cap -- Your Weekly News

Plus: America's oldest Pizza Hut closes, teaching us the importance of changing consumer tastes.
Tanya Benedicto Klich