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Need to get somewhere with your guide dog? Now you can call an Uber.


Uber clarified that tipping isn't expected or required, citing a hassle-free experience as to why it doesn't give riders the option to add a tip to their fares.


Uber is telling some users to "Request When You're Ready" or face fees tacked onto their ride.


Uber drivers will continue as independent contractors rather than employees.

The 385,000 Uber drivers are from California and Massachusetts, and those driven more than 25,000 miles might get $8,000.


In February Lyft informed drivers it was removing the surge cap — but nobody told the riders. So much for disclosure.


Shuddle, a ride-sharing service designed to help parents get their kids to school, is shutting down. Apparently, the company didn't attract enough funding.


Unless you drive less than seven days. A year.

San Francisco is going to required Uber and Lyft drivers to get business licenses if they want to work more than a handful of days a year.


BMW wants to ensure their products get driven, even if they are shared.

BMW has chosen Seattle to be the first city for its new ReachNow program, which is an overhauled version of the earlier DriveNow car sharing program available in San Francisco.


Uber promises never to describe its service as the "safest ride on the road" or call its background check process "the gold standard" again. That's one of the terms it agreed to when it hashed out a settlement agreement with the San Francisco and Los Angeles District Attorney's offices.


Juno has a simple solution for improving the ride-sharing experience: better drivers.


Women-only alternative to Uber and Lyft raises important questions.

Chariot for Woman aims to provide safe, comfortable and convenient transportation for women and their children.


After failing to get a class-action lawsuit dismissed, Uber CEO Travis Kalanick will go to court over price fixing claims.


Sidecar recently became part of GM. Not long after, Sidecar's co-founder Jahan Khanna left.


Though they're mostly services outside the US.

When you use Google Maps in iOS now, you may find a host of new ride hailing options to move you through big cities.


The ride hailing company is working with HackerOne on this project.

Uber will pay you $10,000 if you find a critical safety bug in its software. Get hacking.


The ride-hailing app will arrange transportation for a one-way trip across the border.


Uber doesn't own a fleet of cars for would-be drivers to use, which makes the fact that the company seems to have bought 100,000 S-Classes all the more fascinating.


The new program will help drivers avoid high-fee payday lenders.

A new partnership with Gobank will let Uber pay its drivers right after each ride, instead of once a week.


Google is teaming up with a bunch of new providers and integrating their services into Google Maps. These are 99Taxis in Brazil, Ola Cabs in India, Hailo in the UK and Spain, mytaxi in Germany and Spain, and Gett in the UK.


The tech company is now valued at over $20 billion.

A Chinese company that is taking on Uber in the ride-on-demand market, Didi Kuaidi, is now worth over $20 billion, thanks to a new $1B financing round.


We learned more about the Kalamazoo shooting suspect today, including that he passed Uber's background check, had a rating of 4.73 out of 5, and gave over 100 rides.

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