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2014-04-10 23:22:58

National tech conference brings thousands together to showcase innovative ecosystems. Detroit, Michigan (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 Techweek, the conference dedicated to showcasing innovation ecosystems in Chicago, Los Angeles, Miami and New York, today announced it is coming to Detroit in May. Techweek Detroit’s conference and expo will take place on Thursday, May 22 and Friday, May 23 at the former Federal Reserve Building in downtown Detroit located at 160 Fort Street. Admission prices...

2014-04-10 08:27:24

NEW YORK, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The ADVERTISING Club of New York, the industry's leading professional organization representing the vision and mission of the global advertising community across crafts, today will present Media:NOW - Inspired Leadership, Accelerated Innovation from 8:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Pier Sixty located at Chelsea Piers in New York City. Sponsored by Tongal, Tremor Video, Turner, Yahoo and Uber, the one-day conference will feature presentations and discussions...

2014-04-02 08:21:08

ORLANDO, Fla., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the Florida Taxicab Association called Uber's rating of passengers "dangerous and discriminatory." In recent legislative testimony in Tallahassee, it was revealed to lawmakers that Uber rates passengers and the Uber "driver has the ability to see ratings of you." The testimony continued that Uber could then decide "if you are somebody" they may "reject service to" in the future. (Source: Florida House of Representatives,...

2014-02-25 08:21:08

ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A statewide poll of more than 3,000 Floridians released today found that 78% of Floridians believe the transportation provider and ride sharing mobile app company Uber should be regulated the same as taxis and other transportation providers. The poll, commissioned by Mears Transportation Group and supported by the Florida Taxicab Association asked Floridians for their opinions on the vehicle-for-hire industry, laws that regulate the industry and...

2014-01-29 23:34:37

ETD offers a monthly online informational resource to its Independent Travel Director registry to better prepare them for working on the road as on-site support for meetings and events. This month's newsletter included 3 top mobile apps for navigating foreign destinations more efficiently, something meeting professionals must do regularly. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 Every month, Executive Travel Directors (ETD) sends out a “TD Toolbox” newsletter to all their independent...

2013-12-31 16:21:15

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Concerned with fatalities, the Appel Law Firm aims to curb drunk driving, and drunken driving accidents on New Year's Eve by offering a safer alternative through Uber. Anyone who signs up for Uber can use the promo APPELLAWYER to receive $10 off their ride between the hours of 8:00 PM and 2:00 AM. There are a limited number of discounts, so act fast once the clock strikes 8:00 PM. "The San Francisco Police Department is giving fair warning...

2013-12-31 12:21:44

CHICAGO, Dec. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In an attempt to curb drunk driving on New Year's Eve Willens Law Offices is offering a solution. If you want to use the code act quickly because there are a limited number of promo codes. The promo code WILLENSLAW will allow the rider to receive $10 off their ride between the hours of 8:00 PM and 2:00 AM on NYE in Chicago. "I've seen way too many accidents caused by drunk driving," said Matt Willens, owner of Willens Law Offices, a top-rated...

2013-12-19 08:20:46

Complimentary on-demand car service available Dec. 23 and 24 SEATTLE, Dec. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Getting to the airport during the busy holiday season will be a little easier for Seattle travelers next week thanks to Alaska Airlines and Uber, who are partnering to offer free rides to Seattle-Tacoma International Airport on Dec. 23 and 24. During the two-day promotion, Alaska Airlines will pay for one ride, up to $50*, to shuttle travelers to the airport in comfortable town cars. "Holiday...

2013-11-27 23:29:05

Fabricating.com awarded $10,000 in prize money. New York, NY (PRWEB) November 27, 2013 Fabricating.com, the developer of an online marketplace created exclusively for American custom manufacturing, was named one of 20 finalists in the Take the H.E.L.M. competition. In its second iteration, Take the H.E.L.M.: Hire + Expand in Lower Manhattan, is designed to attract the best and brightest to the area by encouraging innovative companies to open or expand office space in Lower Manhattan....

2013-10-25 08:27:46

Patron Social Club Members get an Uber Ride Courtesy of Patron XO Cafe NEW YORK, Oct. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- After a night of Halloween celebration, Patron XO Cafe will offer people the best "treat" of the evening - a reliable, safe ride home with a tap of Uber's smartphone app. Now through November 10, Uber, which connects riders with high-quality transportation providers in 50 cities around the world, is offering an exclusive Patron XO Cafe promotion code for a ride up to $25 in value....