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The Uber Wars Are Shaping Up to Be Even More Heated in Europe

The ride-hailing company faces legal challenges across the continent.

Uber's Usage Maps Are a Handy Tool for Finding the World's Rich, Young People

A stark pattern repeated around the world.

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The Twin Cities Are Taking Very Different Approaches to Lyft and UberX

St. Paul has welcomed the ride services, while Minneapolis hasn't. 

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Uber's New Courier Service Will Deliver Things to You Instead of the Other Way Around

For a $15 to $30 fee.

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The War Between Uber and Lyft Will Be Won With an Algorithm

The fight to create a faster, more convenient car-share.

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Seattle Just Became the First City to Cap the Number of UberX and Lyft Drivers on the Road

Each service will be limited to 150 drivers at any given time.

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Taxi Drivers Miffed Over Uber and Lyft Just Sued the City of Chicago

They say they're trying to protect riders.

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The Wrongful Death Suit That Could Finally Define Uber

Questions over just who can be held liable in the "sharing economy" are coming to a head.

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Congress Just Started Caring About the Sharing Economy

A friendly first hearing on Capitol Hill.

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Tonight's Uber Surge Pricing Nightmare Doesn't Have to Happen Next New Year's Eve

2 ideas for the company's busiest times.

AP

Should You Feel 'Car Culture' Guilt for Using Uber?

A host of services now enable people who don't own cars to still use them. Is that just as bad?

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The Start-Ups Trying to Kill the Credit Card

Forgot your wallet? No problem. Coin, PayPal, Google Wallet, Dwolla, and other tech companies are making it easier than ever to live without plastic.

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The Rise of Invisible Work

Companies like Airbnb and Etsy are redefining what it means to have a "job." Is that good for the economy?

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For $20, Uber Will Bring You a Live Kitten and Let You Pet It for 15 Minutes

Disturbing concept, or most brilliant marketing ploy ever? 

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No, Ride-Sharing Is Not the Death of Public Transportation

It helps cities cut car ownership, and it might even support a broader transit network.

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Mayor Bloomberg's Retirement Plan: 'Destroy' the Taxi Industry

Bloomberg has pledged to reinvent the industry after he leaves office. What might that look like?

Om Malik

Taxi Battle of the Day: Uber vs. Lyft

It's heatin' up out there folks.

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An App to Help You Navigate the Many, Many Car-Share and Transit Options Out There

RideScout makes it easy to compare wait times, prices and travel times.

A Taxi Service Where Payment Is Optional

Sidecar hopes to compete with Uber by using part-time drivers and letting riders decide what to pay. Will it work?