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25 Other Lists Featuring Perennial List-Maker David Karp

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Congratulations, David Karp! The Tumblr founder will grace the cover of the January 21 issue of Forbes, headlining the magazine's "30 Under 30" issue, in which pages he reveals his "Jason Bourne or James Bond fantasy" and holds forth on his minimalist proclivities. It's a fine honor for the...
25 Other Lists Featuring Perennial List-Maker David Karp
What if Craigslist had design sensibility? This is what you'd get

SideCar sues Austin, claiming its ridesharing service is legit

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The San Francisco-based ridesharing service claims the Texas capital's City Council is misinterpreting the law and illegally attempting to regulate its business. [Read more]...
SideCar sues Austin, claiming its ridesharing service is legit

Uber, other car-hailing apps now a-okay with California regulators

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Uber and similar ride-hailing apps have had their run-ins against authorities before, but it looks like the town car service is finally getting a reprieve, at least in California. Last October, the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) and the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency issued a cease and desist...
Uber, other car-hailing apps now a-okay with California regulators

Taxi service apps could be hit by a proposed ban on GPS metering

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Taxi and car-sharing apps which quote for journeys based on GPS data could find themselves outlawed by regulators. Transport authorities across fifteen US and Canadian cities are looking at a set of rules that would prohibit anything except physical metering to calculate the cost of a trip. The proposals...
Taxi service apps could be hit by a proposed ban on GPS metering

Voice is a killer app, but not all carriers will kill to control it

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As controversy over AT&T placing restrictions on FaceTime over cellular demonstrates, carriers are still the gatekeepers when it comes to over-the-top communications services. The possibility of getting blocked by carriers is a real possibility if you’re an OTT player, said Rob Williams, CEO and founder of Sidecar, a new VoIP...
Voice is a killer app, but not all carriers will kill to control it

Silvercar Lands $11.5M From CrunchFund, Dave Morin & Others To Reinvent Airport Car Rental

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There’s been a lot of excitement in Silicon Valley lately over the automobile business. As if we’ve magically been transported back to 1908, we’re now seeing a new generation of companies breathing new life into everything from taxi services to auto repair. In particular, startups like RelayRides, GetAround, Wheelz, Zipcar,...
Silvercar Lands $11.5M From CrunchFund, Dave Morin & Others To Reinvent Airport Car Rental
Startups: California Über Uber: Why Ride-Sharing Ruckus Should Surprise No One

SideCar Buys an Austin Competitor -- Let the SXSW Ride-Sharing Wars Commence

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Both of San Francisco’s leading on-demand ride-sharing startups, Lyft and SideCar, are setting off to conquer cities across the country this year by signing up swarms of local drivers to run a sort of alternative cab service that hooks up riders using their smartphone apps. Today SideCar is making its...
SideCar Buys an Austin Competitor -- Let the SXSW Ride-Sharing Wars Commence
Insurance companies might be the next roadblock for Lyft and SideCar

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

Stranded In SF? Corral Rides Shows Uber, Lyft, Sidecar And Muni In One App

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Super Awesome SF Party A has just ended, and you need to figure out how to get to Super Awesome SF Party B stat… and preferably by spending as little money as possible. So what do you do? Muni? Uber? Lyft? Sidecar? Hoof it? You could switch between half...
Stranded In SF? Corral Rides Shows Uber, Lyft, Sidecar And Muni In One App

Zimride Turns Regular Cars Into Taxis With New Ride-sharing App, Lyft

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Here’s one to watch: the ride-sharing service Zimride, which has focused on matching riders and drivers for long trips, is launching a new on-demand ride-sharing app called Lyft. With an interface like Uber, Lyft users will be able to find nearby drivers and hop in for a ride, paying a...
Zimride Turns Regular Cars Into Taxis With New Ride-sharing App, Lyft

Sidecar Smartphone App: Share Data While Making a Phone Call

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When using the Sidecar app for Android- or iOS-based phones, users can share video, photos, location, and contact information while making a phone call....
Sidecar Smartphone App: Share Data While Making a Phone Call

If Craigslist was Pinterest, it would look like this app

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April 1 - 2, 2013Sausalito, CA Request An Invitation Craigslist is possibly one of the ugliest sites on the web. But you can experience it as if it was Pinterest, as long as you use Mokriya Craigslist on your smartphone. Mokriya is a design studio that has worked on...
If Craigslist was Pinterest, it would look like this app
Funding Daily: An Indian mafia don, his daughter, and some funding news

Guzzle Turns Out 2.0

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Paris-based Lemonchik has announced Version 2.0 of their topic-by-topic aggregator, Guzzle. Do you...dig? Guzzle's new backend, Nibble, has been rewritten from scratch. Nibble receives PubSubHubbub notifications and every story is automatically processed with Reuters Calais technology, adding rich semantic encoding information. There's also a new user interface, categories and archives...
Guzzle Turns Out 2.0

After agreement with regulators, Uber to onboard more drivers for its UBERx service in San Francisco

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Following its operating agreement with the California Public Utilities Commission, private car service Uber is moving forward with plans in San Francisco to onboard more of those drivers who aren’t specifically licensed to drive a limousine or taxi cab. In a blog post today, the company said that it hopes...
After agreement with regulators, Uber to onboard more drivers for its UBERx service in San Francisco

Striking Uber drivers plan on not answering calls for rides on St. Patrick's Day in San Francisco

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Unhappy Uber black towncar drivers are planning on disrupting St. Patrick’s Day weekend service in San Francisco by refusing to respond to calls for rides. In an email TNW received from an unofficial spokesperson, from March 16-17, participating towncar drivers say they will not accept any Uber work. However, while...
Striking Uber drivers plan on not answering calls for rides on St. Patrick's Day in San Francisco

Commutist podcast: Apple's iO-mess, dirty data centers and Tesla

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Do you know the way to San Jose? Apple Maps might not and has made an iO-Mess of the company’s new operating system launch, Tom Krazit stops by the Commutist podcast to point us in the right direction on the topic. And our cleantech editor, Katie Fehrenbacher, talks about the...
Commutist podcast: Apple's iO-mess, dirty data centers and Tesla

Taxi, Limo Trade Group Hates Innovative Upstarts, Labels Them 'Rogue Applications'

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There's nothing like a bit of disruptive innovation to make the legacy players start busting out the old moral panics. We've written a few times about the new generation of ride-for-hire and ride-share services, which are really disrupting the old taxi and limo business -- leading to all sorts of...
Taxi, Limo Trade Group Hates Innovative Upstarts, Labels Them 'Rogue Applications'

After Being Hit With A Sting Operation In NYC, SideCar Asks Users To Lobby Mayor Bloomberg For Ride Sharing

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Ride-sharing startup SideCar received the first enforcement action against it since launching in the city in March, as a couple of its drivers were stopped by police over the weekend. In response, the company is asking its users to reach out to the New York City mayor’s office. In a...
After Being Hit With A Sting Operation In NYC, SideCar Asks Users To Lobby Mayor Bloomberg For Ride Sharing

Lyft, Sidecar face roadblocks from CA regulators over legality of ridesharing

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Lyft and Sidecar, two of San Francisco’s latest ridesharing companies, were issued cease-and-desist orders from the California Public Utilities Commission in August, the San Francisco Chronicle reported Monday, but continue to operate and deny that they lack required permits. The news comes as a continuation of the battle over city regulation of...
Lyft, Sidecar face roadblocks from CA regulators over legality of ridesharing

Transportation App Corral Rides Loses Access To Lyft's Driver Data

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Looks like not everyone is embracing the vision behind Corral Rides, which aims to bring all of your transportation options togethers in one place — cabs, ridesharing, mass transit, and more. A reader tipped us off that Lyft, which was one of the main services in the app, has been...
Transportation App Corral Rides Loses Access To Lyft's Driver Data
Ridesharing startups hit with cease-and-desist by California regulator
Uber CEO Kalanick Denies Pitching Investors For Funding At A $1B Valuation

SideCar Defends Its NYC Ride Sharing Business, Says TLC Protects Taxi Industry

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“The TLC protects the taxi industry. And I don’t think anyone in their right mind can deny that fact,” Sidecar co-founder Sunil Paul said to applause at Disrupy NY today. Paul argued back and forth with New York Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC) Deputy Commisioner of Policy and  Programs Ashwini Chhabra,...
SideCar Defends Its NYC Ride Sharing Business, Says TLC Protects Taxi Industry
Look Out, Lyft: Uber CEO Travis Kalanick Says It Will Do Ride Sharing, Too

Zynga Appoints Founding Yahoo Exec Ellen Siminoff to Board of Directors

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Ellen Siminoff, President, and CEO of Shmoop University, an educational publishing company, and a founding executive at Yahoo, joined Zynga’s board of directors today. Siminoff joins DreamWorks Animation CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg, LinkedIn Founder and Chairman Reid Hoffman, Sidecar Rideshare CEO Sunil Paul,  Kleiner Perkins Partner Bing Gordon, LinkedIn board member Stanley J. Meresman, Zynga...
Zynga Appoints Founding Yahoo Exec Ellen Siminoff to Board of Directors

Tumblr Play: The secret microblog version of Twitter #Music that never was

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Last week, Twitter launched its new social music discovery app #Music. A lot of us thought that this was a long time coming, as musicians are a big component of Twitter’s celebrity users, and many of them follow other musicians, creating an easily exploitable way to expose users to popular...
Tumblr Play: The secret microblog version of Twitter #Music that never was
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