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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 […]

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Taxi Dispatchers Still Unhappy Everyone Likes Uber

Boston Cab Dispatch Inc. said Tuesday that it’s suing Uber, the company that allows users to hail limos and taxis from their smartphones. The dispatch […]

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Uber TAXI’s Tale of Two Cities

It’s a juxtaposition worthy of Dickens for Uber today: the car-service company announced it is shutting down its taxi-hailing service in New York City, even […]

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Uber's Free Taxis Are in Action

Uber, the smartphone-operated black car service, is celebrating its move into taxis by offering free taxi rides up to $25 to everyone in the Boston […]

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Why Uber Plays It Fast and Loose in Massachusetts

Massachusetts wasn’t the first or last place where the on-demand livery car service Uber ran into trouble with regulators, and that’s in part because Uber’s […]

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Massachusetts Makes an Uber Screwup

Photo via Thinkstock Yesterday, in a move highlighting Massachusetts’ breathtaking bureaucratic idiocy, the state decided to shut down a new car service business called Uber. […]