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As Competition Heats Up, Uber Lowers Prices By 10% In SF And Rolls Out UberX To Everyone There

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Uber is lowering its prices in San Francsico, as the company seeks to remain competitive with an influx of low-cost on-demand transportation offerings in the city. The startup is also expanding availability of its lower-priced UberX service to all San Francisco users. In a blog post today, Uber announced that...
As Competition Heats Up, Uber Lowers Prices By 10% In SF And Rolls Out UberX To Everyone There
Uber adds taxis to its San Francisco fleet

Despite NYC Delay, Uber Launches Taxi Option In SF

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Uber, the technology startup best known for its flagship app that lets people summon and pay for transportation in private black limousines, is starting to look like it’s the subject in a nationwide game of whack-a-mole with local regulators — it is shot down in one place, only to pop...
Despite NYC Delay, Uber Launches Taxi Option In SF

UK Entertainment Industry: Fair Use Hurts Economic Growth

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Just as we're seeing increased recognition about the importance of exceptions to copyright law in making sure that creativity can thrive, you have a bunch of the biggest copyright trade organizations in the UK putting out a document that completely trashes the notion of copyright exceptions. In a list of...
UK Entertainment Industry: Fair Use Hurts Economic Growth
From Seattle to Portland, BoltBus feels like a beta
Square iPad payments will come to first New York City taxis within weeks

Letters: Sunday Dialogue: A New School Schedule?

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Readers react to a proposal for a longer school year and day.    ...
Letters: Sunday Dialogue: A New School Schedule?

Telus nixing activation fees for new and current subscribers

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Oh the ever-so-wonderful activation fees. For some lucky folks in The True North, however, these one-time, undesired carrier tolls will be a thing of the past very, very soon. Today, Canadian carrier Telus announced it's taking a cue from Consumer Cellular and waving goodbye to those activation fees you...
Telus nixing activation fees for new and current subscribers

Sensor & RFID Apps of the Future, Part 2: Buildings & Environment

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Buildings & Objects RFID data could make building mapping automated and much more accurate. It could identify the location of gas lines, the temperature at various locations, how to optimize air flow in a data center, and more. Likewise, in your home you could have sensors deployed everywhere. For example,...
Sensor & RFID Apps of the Future, Part 2: Buildings & Environment

Is the free ride over on I-90? State to consider tolls on second floating bridge

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Electronic tolling was implemented on the 520 bridge last January. WSDOT photo. The free ride may be over for thousands of geeks who cross Lake Washington each day on Interstate 90, one of two Lake Washington floating bridges that connect Seattle to the tech-heavy suburbs of Redmond, Bellevue and Kirkland....
Is the free ride over on I-90? State to consider tolls on second floating bridge
Toll booth: Could Facebook charge developers for access?

App Spotlight: Automatically track your mileage with TripLog

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TripLog for Android When it comes to managing business expenses, half the battle is keeping tabs on your mileage. Obviously there are plenty of apps that let you manually enter your miles or odometer readings--but that's still a pretty low-tech approach. But, hey, your smartphone has a built-in GPS,...
App Spotlight: Automatically track your mileage with TripLog

Tolls on I-90: Here's your chance to comment

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Electronic tolling was implemented on the 520 bridge last January. WSDOT photo. Tolling of the Interstate 90 is inching toward reality, with the Washington State Department of Transportation saying that it is continuing to investigate whether to implement tolls on the floating bridge. For the past year, drivers in the...
Tolls on I-90: Here's your chance to comment

Watch Out Verifone, Mobile Payments Platform Square Is Headed To New York City Taxi Cabs

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As we heard last week, mobile payments platform Square pitched the New York Taxi and Limousine Commission to replace the current taxi TVs and payments technology in 50 cabs. The company says today that the pilot has been approved, and Square will be tested in up to 30 cabs in...
Watch Out Verifone, Mobile Payments Platform Square Is Headed To New York City Taxi Cabs
Why Samsung paying Apple billions in patent tolls is freakishly awesome for the mobile industry ... and you
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