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Hail to the Big Apple! NYC temporarily approves taxi apps, but e-hailing's restricted to 1.5 miles

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With taxi-booking app Hailo killing it in London since its launch in the UK last year, New York would seem like the obvious entry point for the service when it finally landed in the US two months ago…but alas, Boston claimed that accolade. Indeed, it seems there have been a...
Hail to the Big Apple! NYC temporarily approves taxi apps, but e-hailing's restricted to 1.5 miles

Cannes 2012: Abbas Kiarostami: 'The world is my workshop'

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Unable to film in his native Iran, Abbas Kiarostami now has to shoot his enigmatic films abroad. Does it matter that Cannes audiences found his new work exasperating?It's hard to spot Abbas Kiarostami amid the gloom of the Cannes beachfront pavilion. There he is, behind the curtain, still as a millpond, his...
Cannes 2012: Abbas Kiarostami: 'The world is my workshop'

Tech to get you home safe on New Year's Eve

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Already nervous about getting home safe on the busiest night of the  year, New Year’s Eve? If you decide to forgo a traditional taxi cab, there are myriad options to choose from. But be warned, many of these novel ride-sharing services have already issued warnings that prices will be...
Tech to get you home safe on New Year's Eve

This guy got his stolen iPhone back with OkCupid and a hammer

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27-year-old Nadav Nirenberg from Brooklyn had his iPhone 4 stolen recently, but he got it back thanks to some quick thinking. All that he needed was a fake OkCupid profile showing off a busty 24-year-old, and a hammer. The thief was apparently using Nirenberg’s stolen iPhone to look for a...
This guy got his stolen iPhone back with OkCupid and a hammer
Uber reportedly launching app for all those yellow taxis in NYC soon

Mobile Native Services

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One of the most exciting areas of Internet applications these days are applications that are "mobile native". That doesn't just mean mobile first. It means mobile native - the app could not exist if the mobile smartphone didn't exist. A great example of this is the "book a cab ride...
Mobile Native Services

Support E-Hailing in NYC!

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Last year, at about this time, USV met Jay Bregman and Ron Zeghibe, who are two of the cofounders of Hailo, a mobile app for hailing taxis, that had just launched in London. If anyone has been to London in the past year, you probably know that Hailo has taken...
Support E-Hailing in NYC!

Ride and car-sharing companies tout personal safety in wooing regulators

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Sharing economy companies are no strangers to regulatory troubles. There’s a long laundry list of examples of City Hall trying to put the clamp on these companies, from Airbnb’s legality being questioned in New York to RelayRides being banned in New York State to FlightCar being sued by the city...
Ride and car-sharing companies tout personal safety in wooing regulators

Mayor Bloomberg, Eric Schmidt Dish on Upgrades to New York's Tech Scene

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Mayor Bloomberg and Mr. Dorsey. (Photo: nycgov.tumblr.com) Earlier today, Betabeat ventured downtown for a tech-world double whammy: Not just Mayor Michael Bloomberg, but also Google chairman Eric Schmidt were scheduled to speak. The pair were stopping by the joint headquarters of Boxee and Sidetour for a quick check-up on the state...
Mayor Bloomberg, Eric Schmidt Dish on Upgrades to New York's Tech Scene
Travis Shrugged: The creepy, dangerous ideology behind Silicon Valley's Cult of Disruption

Here’s what to expect from an UberX hybrid ride [photos]

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Transportation providing company Uber is offering a new service in private beta right now, called UberX. Right now it’s being tested in the biggest markets, San Francisco and New York City. As we noted, Uber is rolling out a fleet of hybrid vehicles, called UberX, as an option to the...
Here’s what to expect from an UberX hybrid ride [photos]

RT @chrisboutet: Stranded John Cleese takes US$5,100 cab ride from Oslo to Brussels http://natpo.st/cnN7IL

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RT @chrisboutet: Stranded John Cleese takes US$5,100 cab ride from Oslo to Brussels http://natpo.st/cnN7IL

Driver social network Waze picks up 2M users a month, eyes global markets

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On the traffic-clogged streets of Tel Aviv, every cab ride I experienced was either thrillingly close-to-illegal or brain-meltingly tiresome. But car rides were a little easier – and they all had one thing in common – each had an iPhone cradled in a hands-free stand, each toting Waze, the crowdsourced...
Driver social network Waze picks up 2M users a month, eyes global markets

A most ominous cab ride

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A most ominous cab ride
Building a delivery startup in Turkey with epic traffic, scant funding, and no broadband
Heading Home for Thanksgiving? New Yorkers Can Split a Cab to the Airport with Shairporter
GetTaxi announces the G-Car, an Uber-like service for the 99 percent
Your next NYC cab ride could be in a mobile office
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