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NYC Taxi App ZabKab Allegedly Dodges TLC's Calls, Launches Without Commission's Permission
After Fears That E-Hailing Rules Wouldn't Pass, TLC Approves Year-Long Pilot Program to Test Taxi Apps

Congress: The TSA Is Wasting Hundreds Of Millions In Taxpayer Dollars

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The House Oversight Committee has come out with a report slamming the TSA for tremendous amounts of waste, specifically in the "deployment and storage" of its scanning equipment. Basically, it sounds like the TSA likes to go on giant spending sprees, buying up security equipment and then never, ever using...
Congress: The TSA Is Wasting Hundreds Of Millions In Taxpayer Dollars

Amazon Adds Discovery Shows to Streaming Service

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Amazon has added shows from Discovery’s cable networks to its “Prime Instant Video” service, which offers free videos for Amazon Prime members. Like other video licensing deals Amazon has struck, this one will give it access to “library” content from channels like Discovery Channel, TLC and Animal Planet. Amazon says...
Amazon Adds Discovery Shows to Streaming Service
Want to turn your car into a taxi? New York City says that's a crime
Current flash memory technologies won't scale beyond 2024, researchers say

Uber's Taxi Services Shutting Down In NYC, CEO Still Says To Expect "Rollouts In Many More Cities" Soon

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Uber has noted in a blog post today that it will indeed be shutting down its taxi beta after around a month of operation, claiming its efforts to provide adequate Uber yellow cab supply was quashed by New York’s Taxi and Limousine Commission. Uber didn’t go into details about how...
Uber's Taxi Services Shutting Down In NYC, CEO Still Says To Expect "Rollouts In Many More Cities" Soon

Uber Wants To Win A Big App Contest To Get More New York City Users

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Uber, the black car service locator and payment app, just submitted its NYC taxi app application last minute. Even though The NYC Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC) has been accepting applications since March, the startup decided to throw its hat into the ring when it realized the opportunities for greatly...
Uber Wants To Win A Big App Contest To Get More New York City Users
Uber wins in NYC lawsuit filed by limo lobby, clearing the way for city to test e-hail apps

Discovery shows hit Amazon Prime Instant Video, because it's 'Dirty Jobs,' but someone has to stream it

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Amazon today announced a deal that will bring a slew of content from Discovery Communications to its ever increasing selection of streamable Prime videos. The partnership includes content from such properties as the Discovery Channel, TLC and Animal Planet, amongst a handful of others, with shows like Dirty Jobs...
Discovery shows hit Amazon Prime Instant Video, because it's 'Dirty Jobs,' but someone has to stream it

TLC Cancels RFP for Taxi Apps in Favor of Free Market: New Rules Permit E-Hailing & Paying with Apps

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As expected, the New York City Taxi and Limousine released proposed regulations today that call for allowing riders to e-hail and pay for taxis through a smartphone app. However, along with the new rules, the TLC has cancelled its request-for-proposal from March soliciting smartphone apps: “Because the e-hail rules will enable app...
TLC Cancels RFP for Taxi Apps in Favor of Free Market: New Rules Permit E-Hailing & Paying with Apps
What a difference six months can make: The consistent and in no way disingenuous messaging of Travis Kalanick

Uber confirms it is shuttering NY taxi service, blames TLC and NYC for not supporting innovation

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Following reports from The Verge that Uber has shuttered its taxi service in NY, the transportation startup has publicly confirmed this is true on its blog, blaming New York’s Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC) for putting up “obstacles and roadblocks in order to squash the effort.” Going further, Uber explained to users that, in...
Uber confirms it is shuttering NY taxi service, blames TLC and NYC for not supporting innovation

'Hoarding' Love Triangle

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Janet and Herv are hoarders, and despite their house being crammed with junk and garbage, they have managed to keep their hoarding a secret from everyone around them. However, that changed on "Hoarding: Buried Alive" (Sun., 9 p.m. EST on TLC) when Herv invited his mistress, Wendy, into the house....
'Hoarding' Love Triangle

Flywheel eyes launch in New York after being one of the first e-hail services granted a base license

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E-hail application Flywheel has moved closer towards launching its service in New York City. It tells us that recently it was issued e-hail base permit #0001 putting it on the path to provide licensed access to all of the yellow cabs in the city through its mobile app. It is...
Flywheel eyes launch in New York after being one of the first e-hail services granted a base license
Cabbies say Uber is quietly shutting down taxis in New York City after fight with regulators

Taxi and Limousine Commission Tells Uber They Can't Legally Operate In New York City, Uber CEO Disagrees

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“We got a love letter from the TLC,” Uber CEO Travis Kalanick just told Betabeat over the phone. He was referring, sarcastically, to a statement just issued by Taxi and Limousine Commission to “remind” medallion yellow cab drivers and owners that the TLC “has NOT authorized any electronic hailing or...
Taxi and Limousine Commission Tells Uber They Can't Legally Operate In New York City, Uber CEO Disagrees

TLC Finds Religion With 'Preacher Wives'

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TLC is taking audiences into the holy world of Atlanta's "Preacher Wives." The new reality series from TLC and True Entertainment, the producers of "The Real Housewives of Atlanta," will follow the "outspoken ladies who work to ensure that their churches run as smooth as Southern-churned butter.""We are excited to...
TLC Finds Religion With 'Preacher Wives'

Discovery Channel and TLC iOS apps updated with "Plus" interactive second-screen experience

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Discovery Communications updated two of its iOS apps today with a brand new second screen experience dubbed “Plus”. Available for the Discovery Channel HD app and the TLC app for iPhone and iPad, “TLC Plus” and “Discovery Plus” brings interactive “second-screen” content that syncs to some of the network’s...
Discovery Channel and TLC iOS apps updated with "Plus" interactive second-screen experience

Discovery, TLC apps for iPad add 'Plus' second screen experience

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While Discovery and TLC have offered some show-specific second screen content before, the latest updates to their apps put a new spin on it. Referred to as Discovery Plus and TLC Plus, the new features are currently iPad-only (coming soon to iPhone), bringing behind the scenes info, photos, quizzes...
Discovery, TLC apps for iPad add 'Plus' second screen experience
NYC regulators announce proposed rules for taxi apps

Verizon expanding San Francisco Innovation Center, currently working on cross-carrier HD Voice support

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2011 sure doesn't feel like that long ago, but it's evidently long enough for Verizon to realize that demand for innovation is booming in Silicon Valley. Not quite two years after the company cracked open the doors to its San Francisco-based Innovation Center, it's already looking to expand. During...
Verizon expanding San Francisco Innovation Center, currently working on cross-carrier HD Voice support

LinkedIn (Finally) Gives BlackBerry Some TLC: New App Works On BB7; Streamlines Messaging, Adds Job Changes, Profile Views And More

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Last week LinkedIn unveiled major updates to LinkedIn profiles – giving them a Facebook-style makeover. It’s now turned its attention to its BlackBerry app — currently only holding a two star rating on BlackBerry App World — with a much needed update to boost functionality. The new BlackBerry app is available for...
LinkedIn (Finally) Gives BlackBerry Some TLC: New App Works On BB7; Streamlines Messaging, Adds Job Changes, Profile Views And More

In A Win For E-Hail Services, Judge Clears The Way For Mobile Taxi Apps To Launch In NYC

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New York City is one step closer to having regulator-approved e-hail apps, thanks to the end of litigation against the New York Taxi and Limousine Commission. That’s because a judge today dismissed a controversial lawsuit filed by the black car industry against the regulator. The lawsuit, which was designed to...
In A Win For E-Hail Services, Judge Clears The Way For Mobile Taxi Apps To Launch In NYC

Fernando Torres indicates a return to form as Chelsea beat Aston Villa

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• Torres benefits from Roberto Di Matteo's TLC• Striker scores and has hand in the other threeEveryone loves to be loved and footballers are no different. Put an arm around them, smother them in praise and, hey presto, they shall deliver. And who knows? It may just be the making...
Fernando Torres indicates a return to form as Chelsea beat Aston Villa

Thirty tickets left for PandoMonthly NY with Spotify CEO Daniel Ek on Thursday

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Spotify isn’t often thought of as a pillar of the New York tech scene. But when the Swedish company (finally) came to the US, it chose to planted its flag here, and not in the Valley. That’s significant, and part of the reason I’m so excited about this Thursday’s PandoMonthly...
Thirty tickets left for PandoMonthly NY with Spotify CEO Daniel Ek on Thursday
Amazon Instant Video adding Discovery, TLC, Animal Planet, and more
Black car industry files last-minute injunction against NYC e-hailing app pilot program
Hailo joins New York City taxi e-hail program after gaining TLC approval
Uber wins in NYC lawsuit filed by limo lobby, clearing the way for city to test e-hail apps
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