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Uber Vows Bigger Focus On Safety

Popular ridesharing service Uber promises to focus on rider safety amid increasing concerns that its drivers are not adequately screened for past criminal convictions.

12/18/2014

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New Rules For Dallas Ridesharing Providers

The Dallas City Council on Wednesday updated the city’s transportation regulations so that ridesharing companies are now required to have insurance.

12/11/2014

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Uber Valued At $40 Billion

Uber raised $1.2 billion in its latest round of funding from venture capitalists, a sign that investors were little fazed by the ride-hailing app’s recent spate of bad publicity.

12/05/2014

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Trending: Quarterback Surprises Shoppers, Uber Delivers Kittens

A look at the stories trending on social media sites like Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and others.

CBS 11–10/29/2014

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Beware Of Imposter Uber Drivers

A warning tonight for people who use hi-tech ride sharing services, like Uber. Users are encountering some imposter drivers wanting to take advantage of the service’s popularity

10/21/2014

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Tech Cities Struggle With New Business Rules

Technology companies point out that the push for regulation is ironic in many technology-heavy cities that have built their reputations, in large part, on being on the leading edge.

09/29/2014

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New App Sends Hair Stylists On House Calls

A new Dallas based company is bringing the blow-out to your front door.

CBS 11–07/14/2014

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Uber & MADD Partner Up For Safety Effort

In anticipation of the Fourth of July holiday weekend, Uber and MADD are forming a partnership and launching a national effort to keep people safe on the road.

07/02/2014

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No Resolution In Dallas On-Demand, Taxi Transportation Fight

Dallas City Hall tried once again to broker middle ground between traditional taxi service and app-on-demand private transport companies like Uber and LYFT. But a hoped-for resolution will have to wait for another day.

04/25/2014

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Regulation Possibly On The Way For Uber, Lyft

Taxi’s, limos and transportation technology companies Uber and Lyft may soon all play by the same rules.

04/24/2014

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Uber X Finds Gaps In Criminal Background Checks

The shared ride service Uber discovers a multi-state criminal database it was using may not include all federal criminal records and was missing many county records.

02/20/2014

A Surplus Of Taxis Roam The Streets Of Madrid

Dallas City Hall Divided On Uber Solution

Months after trying to quietly pass new “anti-Uber” regulations, the City of Dallas Tuesday held its first public hearing on changes to the city’s transportation codes.

01/22/2014

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