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Uber Offering Rides For Downtown Detroit Events

By Edward Cardenas

DETROIT (CBS Detroit) – With predictions of heavy traffic in downtown Detroit tonight, on-demand car service Uber is using social media to remind concert-goers and sports fans to leave the driving to them. 100 more words

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[CEO Friday] Why We Partnered with Uber

I think it’s safe to say Uber is one of the most significant startups of the decade. Their vision is to make arranged transport so cheap and convenient that you literally don’t need to own a car: it’s so audacious, when Travis told me I straight up laughed. 473 more words

CEO Friday

Uber drivers in LA report spate of gunpoint assaults, allege taxi industry involvement


Uber drivers in LA say they’ve suffered a spate of serious assaults in recent months, including robberies at gunpoint. Speaking to PandoDaily, three Uber drivers claim either that they have been victim of attacks themselves or have friends who have been assaulted. 623 more words

Tech

Frugal Idea #20

Sharing is caring!

Peer to peer ridesharing has exploded in popularity in my opinion. Everyone I know in San Francisco had has taken a Lyft car, Sidecar, Uber car or is actually a driver. 262 more words

San Francisco

Uber: A Free Market Success

One of the first issues I encountered after coming to Georgetown was that of how to navigate around the city of Washington, D.C. After a few expensive taxi rides to and from GW, where my girlfriend goes to school, I discovered UberX and immediately the cost of my rides were cut by about 33%, from twelve to eight dollars. 710 more words

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Rideshare app Uber meets with Edmonton officials on taxi bylaws

Representatives with the rideshare app Uber met with city officials Thursday, as the controversial company explores expansion into Edmonton.

Garry Dziwenka, the city’s director of licensing, confirmed city officials met with the company for the first time on Thursday, but said it was in the preliminary stages. 363 more words

Edmonton

Uber is testing a grocery delivery service

Need coffee, diapers or, um, prophylactics quickly but don’t want to run to the store?

Uber wants to be the app for that.

But don’t get too excited. 333 more words

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