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After battling with Uber, celebrities and New York Governor Cuomo, the De Blasio administration has shelved plans to cap Uber growth in New York City. For now.

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Ridehailing App, Sharing Economy Rapidly Becoming Political

NYC mayor Bill de Blasio will not debate with Uber, saying that he doesn't do that with private corporations. Elsewhere, Uber is fast becoming political.

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The Attorney General of Massachusetts is asking Lyft and Uber just how accommodating they are to disabled passengers.

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A federal judge in rules that California taxicab companies can sue Uber for advertising that it offers the safest rides on the road.

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Staff for Uber have praised Mexico City for becoming the first city in Latin America to issue official regulations for such smartphone-based services.

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According to Certify, Uber is beating taxis for business travelers. The ridehailing app took in 55 percent of ground transportation, while taxis were at 43.

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The California Public Utilities Commission slapped Uber with a $7.3 million fine and ordered its suspension after it failed to meet the state's reporting requirements.

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US Labor Department To Weigh In

The US Labor Department is taking up the question of whether or not people who drive for companies like Uber and Lyft are contract workers or not.

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In a speech on the US economy, Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks out against companies that use contracted workers instead of actual employees.

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A bit of good news for the app-centered mobility company in Vermont, where the city of Burlington has said it's okay now to operate.

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Signal Labs Aims To Give Drivers Intelligent Real-Time Safety Alerts

A Silicon Valley entrepreneur has created an app that culls information on traffic dangers and alerts drivers.

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Uber is on the hook for yet another unpleasant incident, after a London driver threatened to slit the throat of a user who canceled their ride.

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Uber drivers might be required to align with a taxi service in Johannesburg, South Africa.

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Uber's CEO told a venture capitalist that he would buy every one of the 500,000 self-driving cars Tesla plans to build in the next five years.

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Uber gets a lifeline in Mexico City, with new rules that will let the ridehailing service operate there.

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The Sao Paulo city council voted 48-1 late Tuesday to prohibit the use of smartphone-based ride-sharing applications like Uber.

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Uber is suspending its ridehailing service in France, hoping to defuse a legal dispute and sometimes-violent tensions with traditional French taxi drivers.

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For 'deceptive commercial practices,' two Uber France managers have been ordered to stand trial.

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Move Is Part Of Redmond's New Strategy, Which Also Involves AOL And Ads

Microsoft is going to sell a small mapping unit, one that collected visual images of streets and buildings, to Uber.

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French police interview and then arrest the CEO of Uber France and general manager of Uber Europe, charging them with running an illegal taxi service and hiding documents.

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The smartphone-based ridesharing app Uber might be getting some good news in Mexico City and be allowed to operate there legally.

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