Taxis

10.16.15
NYC considering GPS-based meters for taxis, on top of nixing TVs
10.16.15

NYC considering GPS-based meters for taxis, on top of nixing TVs

In a few years, the iconic NYC yellow cab may look a lot different on the inside.

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06.26.15
Uber defiant in the face of French ridesharing crackdown
06.26.15

Uber defiant in the face of French ridesharing crackdown

French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve today launched a legal action to permanently shut down...

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12.31.14
How to be smart about Uber and Lyft's surge pricing
12.31.14

How to be smart about Uber and Lyft's surge pricing

Uber and Lyft's universally-hated surge pricing model, which drives fares up depending on rider de...

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11.29.14
Ridesharing apps are erasing the value of taxi services
11.29.14

Ridesharing apps are erasing the value of taxi services

It's no surprise that ridesharing outfits like Lyft and Uber are disrupting the taxi business thro...

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11.05.14
Amazon is exploring taxi deliveries in San Francisco and Los Angeles
11.05.14

Amazon is exploring taxi deliveries in San Francisco and Los Angeles

Amazon is reportedly testing taxis to help speed up its delivery service, which is sadly not nearl...

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09.17.14
The Uber effect: how San Francisco's cab use dropped 65-percent
09.17.14

The Uber effect: how San Francisco's cab use dropped 65-percent

Hailing a ride has never been easier -- just take out your phone, tap on an app and wait for your...

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06.27.14
What you need to know about Uber, Lyft and other app-based car services
06.27.14

What you need to know about Uber, Lyft and other app-based car services

For the first time last month, I requested a car using a smartphone. The app correctly guessed my...

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