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Autonomous cars with safety drivers will give rides in Frisco, Texas

Silicon Valley self-driving startup Drive.ai said on Monday it will launch a pilot program for an autonomous ride-hailing service in July in Frisco, Texas, with safety drivers present.

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7 workers, 3 openings toward its goal of 120 Motor City workers

A slow start on its goals of hiring 120 workers for self-driving cars

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Commercial service is scheduled to begin in Phoenix this year and expand from there.

Commercial service is scheduled to begin in Phoenix this year and expand from there.

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German automakers could join forces against Uber and Lyft.

BMW aims to have 100 million customers for "premium mobility services" by 2025.

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Quebec wants Uber drivers to undergo training.

Quebec wants Uber drivers to undergo training.

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Rideshare service has been planning to expand outside of U.S.

Ridesharing isn't dead in London.

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Regulator says it's not satisfied the ride service "is fit and proper to hold a license"

Regulator says it's not satisfied the ride service "is fit and proper to hold a license"

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"This has been one of the toughest decisions of my life," he told Uber's staff.

What a welcome.

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Of course, GM owns a piece of Lyft and leases a lot of cars to drivers at both startups.

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Lyft's approach is far different than Uber's.

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SAN FRANCISCO - The U.S. Department of Justice has begun a criminal investigation into Uber Technologies Inc's use of a software tool that helped its drivers evade local transportation regulators, two sources familiar with the situation said. Uber has acknowledged the software, known as "Greyball," helped it identify and circumvent government officials who were trying to clamp down on Uber in areas where its service had not yet been approved, such as Portland, Ore. The company prohibited the u

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For two years, Uber reportedly exploited a vulnerability in Lyft's system.

The program targeted drivers who were "double-appers."

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Didi, the Chinese ride-hailing service, is worth more than 1.5 times the 2015 NASA budget.

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The app just became more useful to jetsetters.

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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.

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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.

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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.