Transportation

Uber

Following Massive Protests, London Transport Authority Rules Uber Is Legal

The decision hinged upon a differentiation between traditional taxicab meters and the smartphone technology by which Uber charges passengers.
Salary

The Median Income of an Uber Driver in NYC Is Nearly $100,000

Uber published some staggering figures on its company blog about how much money its drivers make.
Self-Driving Cars

A Panic Button and No Steering Wheel: A Look at Google's First Self-Driving Car

The tech giant unveils a prototype of a tiny car that drives itself -- no human intervention required.
100 Brilliant Companies

This Startup Is Revolutionizing Mobility for Wheelchair Users

An electric car signals freedom for people with disabilities.
Technology

This Is Why You Should Be Excited for the 'Internet of Bikes'

You can't really get lost on this super connected GPS-enabled bike, which also tallies calories burned and other stats.
Google

Are Self-Driving Cars Only a Matter of Time?

Google has released new footage of vehicles in its self-driving cars program reacting to pedestrians, cyclists, stop signs and more.
Innovation Now

Tech, Food & Transportation: How Life Has Changed Since the 1964 World's Fair

In 50 years' worth of innovation, much has changed. But in some ways, the more things change, the more they stay the same.
Technology

Going to SXSW? Here's Your Survival Guide.

Fourteen things you need to know now if you're headed to the big event in Austin, Texas.
Technology

Commuters in NYC and Austin Get Some Techy Upgrades

As of this week, 35 of New York City's subway stations offer Wi-Fi. And in Austin, Texas, commuters are now able to store transit passes and tickets on their smartphones.
Growth Strategies

Angry Protesters Attack Uber Car in France

Be glad you weren't in this Uber car when French taxi drivers turned violent.
Technology

Uber Deepens Discounts on Its UberX Service

The venture-funded startup will reduce prices of its UberX service by 15 to 34 percent in many of the cities where it is currently available.
Technology

San Francisco to Tax Google, Facebook for Using City Bus Stops

The Wi-Fi-equipped commuter shuttle buses offered up by tech giants such as Google, Yahoo, Apple and Facebook are now going to be taxed based on the number of stops they make in city bus zones.
Innovation Now

Is It a Wheelchair or a Tank? It's Both, Actually.

This 'barrier-free sport-vehicle' is like the sport utility of wheelchairs.
Growth Strategies

FAA Will Allow Use of Electronic Devices During All Stages of Flight

The FAA has always told passengers they have to put away their electronics during takeoff and landing. Now that old rule has been abolished.
Innovation Now

Want to See the Earth From Space? This Startup Plans to Take You There.

If you thought the Red Bull Stratos 'space dive' project was cool, you'll want to give this a look.