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  • L.A. to re-examine regulations controlling city's taxi companies

    L.A. to re-examine regulations controlling city's taxi companies
    In a push to level the playing field for taxi firms competing with new, app-based ride-sharing businesses, Los Angeles officials agreed Thursday to re-examine hundreds of regulations that control the city's nine licensed cab companies. At the urging...
  • Kinnevik CEO sees little risk of tech bubble ahead of Zalando, Rocket floats

    STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Painful memories of the Internet bubble bursting more than a decade ago are likely to cut the risk that tech stocks get too frothy, as newcomers Zalando and Rocket Internet prepare to make market debuts, the head of Sweden's Kinnevik...
  • California governor signs ridesharing insurance legislation

    (Reuters) - California Governor Jerry Brown signed new insurance requirements on ridesharing companies into law on Wednesday, but the regulations come at a far lower cost to the industry than previously written into the bill, officials said. Companies...
  • German judge lifts temporary ban on Uber ride-sharing

    German judge lifts temporary ban on Uber ride-sharing
    FRANKFURT (Reuters) - A Frankfurt judge granted a reprieve to Uber, the online transportation service, setting aside a temporary injunction issued two weeks ago against the Silicon Valley company from operating a novel car-sharing service across Germany....
  • Europe’s startups get bootcamp booster

    Europe’s startups get bootcamp booster
    AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - In the two years that Rockstart Accelerator - a private bootcamp for tech firms - has been going, it says the 20 startups it has backed have raised 15 million euros ($19 million) and created nearly 150 permanent jobs. "It's cool to...
  • NYC's women-only taxi service brakes for now

    NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The debut of a livery car service providing women drivers for female passengers in the New York City area has stalled over lack of a sufficient number of drivers, the founder of the service said on Monday. In a...
  • Orlando wrestles with new rules for Uber, Lyft

    Orlando wrestles with new rules for Uber, Lyft
    City Hall is working on a new set of rules that would allow Uber, Lyft and other so-called "ridesharing" companies to operate in Orlando legally, even as city regulators continue to ticket their drivers for ignoring the current rules. Orlando...
  • Immigrants, rideshare, and tolerance: Letters

    Immigrants, rideshare, and tolerance: Letters
    Treat immigrants humanely I applaud Eli Garcia for her courage to be an example of and advocate for immigration reform ("Immigrants get boost from local college," Orlando Sentinel, Tuesday). I am a sociology professor at Valencia College, and I try to...
  • New Orleans council clears Uber, others to offer luxury online taxi service

    (Reuters) - New Orleans lawmakers cleared online for-hire car firms such as Uber on Thursday to offer luxury taxi-like services in the city, handing the fast-growing sector a partial legal victory. Under the new ordinance, Uber will be allowed to provide...
  • Uber banned across Germany

     
    Filed under: Europe, Government/Legal, Technology A German court has issued a nationwide ban on Uber, the increasingly popular, taxi-replacing, ride-hailing app. The ban will run until later this year until the "legality" of the service can be determined,...
  • Daimler buys smartphone apps but seeks to avoid Uber upset

    Daimler buys smartphone apps but seeks to avoid Uber upset
    Daimler on Wednesday said it had bought mytaxi and RideScout, two smartphone applications that will help the maker of Mercedes-Benz limousines provide services to people who do not own cars. Daimler emphasized the acquisitions would not disrupt the...
  • Frankfurt court bans Uber taxi services across Germany

    Frankfurt court bans Uber taxi services across Germany
    A German regional court has issued a temporary injunction against Uber, the fast-growing, U.S.-based online chauffeur service which is no stranger to legal challenges from taxi-cab rivals and regulators around the globe. In its ruling, the Frankfurt...