ride-hailing

Man with orange jacket and sunglasses stopping taxi in the city street
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Mark Abrams
June 15, 2019 - 4:00 am
NEW JERSEY (KYW Newsradio) — Gov. Phil Murphy is expected to sign into law a bill that would require New Jersey ride-hailing companies to roll out more passenger-protection and driver ID measures. The bill is known as Sami's Law and it's named in memory of Robbinsville, New Jersey native Samantha...
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Philadelphias Uber hub near PHL airport
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Tim Jimenez
May 08, 2019 - 6:46 am
UPDATE: 1:48 p.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Unions representing Uber and Lyft drivers are calling a national day of action on Wednesday, pushing for many of those drivers to stay off the road, and encouraging riders to do the same. Philadelphia drivers gathered to protest at the Uber hub near...
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This June 12, 2018, file photo shows the Uber app on a phone in New York.
Richard Drew/AP Photo, File
March 26, 2019 - 3:56 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Ride-hailing service Uber announced on Tuesday it has acquired its Mideast competitor Careem for $3.1 billion, making it the largest-ever technology purchase in the region. Uber said in a prepared statement that the $3.1 billion purchase consists of $1.7 billion...
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