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Hail, Boston: The Uber vs Taxi Livery War Is Changing the Industry

As Uber digs ever deeper into taxi territory, Boston’s simmering livery war comes to a boil.

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City Official: ‘Let’s Talk About Uber Regulations’

Cambridge has been spending a lot of time talking about regulating on-demand taxi services like Uber and Lyft. Now, it looks like it’s Boston’s turn. […]

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Uber Delivering Ice Cream Today

Today, between 11 a.m. and 5 p.m., Uber customers can have an ice cream truck pull up right to their home or office. For one […]

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Why Boston Allows Uber But Opposes Haystack

The City of Boston has come out strongly against Haystack, a newly launching phone app that lets users pay to reserve another user’s public parking […]

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More Meetings About Uber’s Operations to Be Held in Cambridge

The battle over Uber’s business operations is taking a back seat as Cambridge officials craft a new set of proposed regulations, and prepare for additional […]

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Labor Lawyer Files Lawsuit Against Uber for Unfair Practices

A labor lawyer from Boston filed a class-action lawsuit in Suffolk County Superior Court this week, claiming the on-demand car service Uber treats its workers […]

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Cambridge Goes After Uber…Again

For the second time ­in as many years, officials from Cambridge are taking aim at Uber’s on-demand car services, and proposing the company adhere to […]

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Uber Offers Boat Service for a Limited Time

For a few weeks this month, Uber users can say “Ahoy!” to a new service being offered by the on-demand transportation company: UberBOAT. In a […]

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When It Comes to Uber, Cab Drivers Have a Public Relations Problem

In light of the protest that Boston cab drivers put on Thursday outside the Uber’s offices, let us take a moment to gently remind the city’s cabbies of […]

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Cab Drivers Plan to Circle Uber Headquarters in Protest

Cab drivers from Somerville, Cambridge, and Boston are expected to circle the block around Uber’s headquarters Thursday, protesting the company’s practices as an on-demand ride […]

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Uber Is OK With the MBTA’s New Late-Night Train Service, But Cab Drivers Are ‘Concerned’

Students and workers in Boston’s tech sector are rejoicing over the news that the MBTA will run a one-year pilot project on the weekends, where […]

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Uber’s Bus Driver Strike Promotion Worked Even Without a Strike

It’s a sign that Uber has found a marketing strategy that’s taken hold when users begin coming up with their promotions for them. Yesterday, we […]

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A Judge Rejected Cambridge’s Lawsuit Against Uber

A judge ruled against Cambridge in the city’s court battle with Uber, the company that allows users to hail and pay for taxis and black […]

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Uber Promotes Its New Car-Sharing Service with Free Rides

Uber, the company that allows users to hail taxis and town cars from their smartphone, is launching a new downmarket option “UberX” and offering everyone […]

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Uber Wants to Get In on This Whole Ridesharing Thing

For those who follow the saga of Uber, the company’s announcement today should strike at some familiar themes: a scrappy tech startup in the taxi […]