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Justin Udo
June 20, 2019 - 8:02 pm
NEW JERSEY (KYW Newsradio) — New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed a law Thursday requiring ride-hailing vehicles to take some extra precautions to help ensure their passenger’s safety. Sami's Law is named after the New Jersey woman who was abducted and killed in South Carolina back in March after she...
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June 18, 2019 - 1:19 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook already rules daily communication for more than two billion people around the world. Now it wants its own currency, too. The social network unveiled an ambitious plan Tuesday to create a new digital currency similar to Bitcoin for global use, one that could drive more...
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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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Mike Dougherty
June 06, 2019 - 3:34 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — As reliance on Uber and Lyft expands, lawmakers in Pennsylvania sat in on a public hearing to learn what it's like to work for those companies. Drivers say working conditions have deteriorated in the past couple of years and it's only gotten worse with both ride-...
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June 04, 2019 - 4:00 am
By Amy E. Feldman, Judge Technology Solutions PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Who wants to drive my kids to their activities? Not Uber or Lyft. A New Orleans rap artist known as GameOva Reedy was recently arrested for not what you're thinking. She called a Lyft to take her son to school. It seems...
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Update the ol' Uber app because beginning Monday, May 27 for an extremely limited time, riders in select Queensland, Australia cities will be able to request a ride out to the Great Barrier Reef.
Uber via CNN
May 23, 2019 - 7:28 pm
Stacey Lastoe, CNN (CNN) -- Update the ol' Uber app because beginning Monday, May 27, for an extremely limited time, riders in select Queensland, Australia, cities will be able to request a ride out to the Great Barrier Reef. From May 27 through June 18, accessing the world's largest coral reef...
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Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi
Richard Drew/AP
May 13, 2019 - 11:40 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Uber shares were down 8% in morning trading and dipped below $38 after the opening bell. Monday was the first full day of trading for the ride-hailing company after its rocky debut on the stock market Friday. Its shares had been priced at $45 each. It's rare to see shares in a tech...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, May, 8, 2019 file photo, drivers for ride-hailing companies Uber and Lyft hold a rally at a park near Los Angeles International Airport.
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May 11, 2019 - 4:37 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A fare war between Uber and Lyft has led to billions of dollars in losses for both ride-hailing companies as they fight for passengers and drivers. But in one way it has been good for investors who snatched up the newly public companies' stock: The losses have scared off the...
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Uber is about to embark on a wild ride on Wall Street with the biggest and most hotly debated IPO in years. Uber's shares begin trading on the New York Stock Exchange, Friday, May 10, 2019.
FILE - This March 20, 2018, file photo shows the Uber app on an iPad in Baltimore. Uber is about to embark on a wild ride on Wall Street with the biggest and most hotly debated IPO in years. Uber's shares begin trading on the New York Stock Exchange, Friday, May 10, 2019. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
May 10, 2019 - 5:47 pm
By Cathy Bussewitz, Michael Liedtke, Tom Krisher NEW YORK (AP) — After much hype leading up to the largest initial public offering in five years, Uber hit a few potholes on its first day of trading, closing down 8% and reflecting lingering doubts about its future prospects for profitability. The...
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The statue of Fearless Girl stands in front of the New York Stock Exchange before Uber, the world's largest ride-hailing service, holds its initial public offering, Friday, May 10, 2019.
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May 10, 2019 - 12:51 pm
By Cathy Bussewitz, Michael Liedtke and Tom Krisher AP Business Writers NEW YORK (AP) — Uber began trading as a public company at $42 per share Friday, nearly 7% below its initial public offering price on an already volatile day for the markets. The ride-hailing giant sold shares in the IPO at $45...
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