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2014-10-10 08:22:30

Massive price cut gives riders fare relief, 75% off taxi fares and less than UberX ATLANTA, Oct. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hailo, one of the world's fastest growing e-hail apps, today made a move to take on major ridesharing competitors including Uber and Lyft by introducing new pricing to passengers. The massive price cut makes Hailo rides on average 75% cheaper than a traditional taxi and cheaper than UberX. This price reduction and no surge pricing is a direct challenge to other...

2014-10-08 12:21:35

Drivers Say Proposed Two-Tier System Will Give Uber, Others An Unfair Advantage WASHINGTON, Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Thousands of D.C. cab drivers affiliated with the Teamsters Union participated in a second "Fairness NOW!" caravan today throughout the city to demand equal regulatory treatment with private sedan services by the D.C. City Council. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100127/IBTLOGO Taxi drivers are insisting on fair legislation from the D.C. Council....

2014-10-02 23:06:10

Second Annual Techweek New York conference and expo kicks off on Thursday, October 2 New York, NY (PRWEB) October 02, 2014 Techweek, the nation’s leading technology conference and festival showcasing and enabling innovation ecosystems, today kicked off its expo and conference at 82Mercer in SoHo. The 2nd Annual Techweek New York presented by Yelp is dedicated to bringing together entrepreneurs, visionaries, influencers and thought leaders under a single 7-day “big tent” of...

2014-09-29 12:21:56

Innovative Ridesharing Company to Add 420 Jobs by End of 2016 CHICAGO, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Pat Quinn and Uber executives today announced that the ridesharing giant is moving forward with creating 420 new jobs by the end of 2016 in a major expansion of its Chicago regional headquarters. The announcement follows action the Governor took last month to veto legislation that would have imposed statewide restrictions on Uber and prohibited it from expanding...

2014-09-25 23:01:28

Techweek spotlight set to shine on New York City technology community at 82Mercer New York, NY (PRWEB) September 25, 2014 Techweek, the nation’s leading technology conference and festival showcasing and enabling innovation ecosystems, will kickoff on Monday, September 29, 2014 as it enters it second year in New York. Techweek New York 2014, presented by Yelp, is dedicated to bringing together entrepreneurs, visionaries, influencers and thought leaders under a “big tent” of...

2014-09-18 12:21:59

Travelers Score Special Offer on Flights,* Free Uber Rides** and a Chance to Party at 35,000 Feet with Sir Richard Branson on the Airline's First Flight into Dallas Love Field - Featuring a Special In-flight Performance by Grammy Award-Winning Country Star, Kacey Musgraves SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin America, the California-based airline known for making flying fun again, today announces a co-branded "Share the Love" digital promotion at...

2014-09-12 12:20:45

FRANKFURT, Germany, September 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - Poll shows over half of Germans aged 18-35 believe government should do more to support ridesharing - 62% say competition and innovation should be encouraged by the government - 60% welcome new transport options in their area A recent poll shows that the vast majority of 18- to 35-years-old Germans are in favour of ridesharing with 70% either considering doing it or having...

2014-09-10 12:21:16

Nexlink devices and end-to-end solutions already deployed in taxi and commercial trucking industry AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The taxi business is changing. Rather than wildly waving their arms or running through traffic into the middle of the street to hail a cab, would-be riders are calmly turning to mobile devices to reach out to the closest ride, often in shinier, more upscale cars than they've ever ridden in before. And they love it. "At a time when every...

2014-09-04 12:29:52

NEW YORK, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lifebooker, the online destination for booking beauty services, is expanding their platform to include Lifebooker on Location, a new addition to the website solely dedicated to mobile services. "Mobile continues to change the way people search and receive services. We are very excited to have developed Lifebooker on Location, the Uber for beauty," says CEO Arnold Reichman. Now live in New York City and Los Angeles, Lifebooker's mobile menu...

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2014-09-04 05:18:45

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Ride sharing apps for your smartphone are all the rage right now. Ride sharing services like Uber, Lyft, Ridejoy, Hitch and RideScout are popping up all over the world. The drivers are crowd-sourced, willing participants who have been background checked and vetted, and the payments are completely electronic (and sometimes involve ice cream) so no money changes hands. Most of the time, the ride is cheaper than calling a taxi. This is...


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