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The new smartphone app Arro allows traditional cab drivers in the Big Apple to challenge Uber. The service lets users hail a taxi and pay for it from their phone without ever having surge pricing.

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With Uber's Upcoming IPO It Seems That Ride-hailing Services Are Here To Stay

With Uber's IPO rumored to launch sometime within the next 24 months, it appears on-demand commuter services are here to stay. Autoblog's Eddie Sabatini reports on this edition of Autoblog Minute, with commentary from Autoblog Green's Sebastian Blanco.

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Charlie Miller And Chris Valasek Head To Ride-Sharing Giant

Chris Valasek and Charlie Miller, the security researchers behind some of the most prominent car-hacking studies to date, are taking on their next automotive challenge.

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Companies like Uber and Lyft can now pick people up at LAX, instead of just dropping them off.

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Arizona, Look Out: Autonomous Vehicles Are On The Way

The University of Arizona and Uber have announced a deal that will test self-driving cars in Tucson and will help build up better mapping software.

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In San Francisco, Uber is basically turning private cars into buses.

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Uber's rapid ascent is only going to continue, according to company data for investors obtained by Reuters. The ridesharing service predicts bookings to triple in 2015 and 2016, and an IPO might be on the way in that time.

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Due to problems with Uber's background checks, the San Francisco district attorney says he will broaden the scope of an ongoing consumer-protection lawsuit.

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Ridehailing companies Lyft and Uber filed paperwork to start operating in Nevada last week. If all goes well, you will be able to app your way around soon.

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The New Taxi Driver-Owner Association Speak Out Agains Surge Pricing

A new group in NYC, the Taxi Driver-Owner Association, is raising taxi driver complaints against Uber and similar ridehailing companies.

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Five Uber drivers arrested in Hong Kong after a raid by police. The issue is potentially illegal taxi operations.

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Annual Cost Would Be $300,000 Plus A Percentage Of Revenue

The Nevada Transportation Authority may impose an annual fee of $300,000 plus a percentage of revenue to ridehailing companies like Uber and Lyft.

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Model X Configurator Comes Online In Three Weeks, Deliveries In September

The Tesla Motors Q2 earnings call with financial analysts revealed a number of interesting things about the company's current operations and future plans, including the possibility of creating its own autonomous ridesharing fleet.

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Ride-hailing service Uber has announced a $1 billion investment for the Indian market for the next nine months as it hopes to expand services and products.

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Uber Xchange Will Let You Lease A Car From The App Company

Uber announces Xchange, a car-leasing program for people who want to be Uber drivers.

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A crowd near Mexico City attacked Uber drivers and their cars yesterday. At the same time, taxi drivers protested for a total ban on the ridehailing app.

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Turns out, when you use Uber and see those little cars on the app, they're not all actually there.

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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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