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July 4, 2014 5:30 PM Uber faces challenge in Maryland as cabbies aim to drive app offline

App-based ride service Uber has come under fire from taxi companies. The companies claim Uber provides the same service without paying associated fees.(Photo : David Holt) App-based ride service Uber has come under fire from taxi companies. The companies claim Uber provides the same service without paying associated fees. One smartphone app has managed 10

July 4, 2014 4:54 PM Uber legal in London, rules TfL

Transport for London (TfL) has ruled Uber is not against the law in the UK, despite huge black cab driver protests. Black cabbies were concerned that the taxi app had been breaking taxi-metering rules, but TfL has ruled the service is perfectly lawful. TfL has said the ride-sharing service is free to continue working in London, letting customers book drivers 11

July 4, 2014 3:44 PM Uber ruled legal in the UK by TfL

After uproar in the UK over taxi app service Uber, Transport for London has ruled that it is not breaking any laws. There has been growing upset over recent months about apps like Uber not being held to the same standards as London's traditional Hackney Carriages, or black taxis. The Licensed Taxi Drivers Association says that Transport for London (TfL) 11

July 3, 2014 9:47 PM Here’s How Kendra Wilkinson-Baskett Reacted to Hubby’s Reported Cheating

It was a cheesy-but-uber sweet and intimate ceremony when Kendra Wilkinson wed her knight in shinning armour Hank Baskett. Kendra dating founder of Playboy Magazine Hugh Hefner at that time, fell head over heels in love and started a committed relationship with the former NFL player. The couple said their I dos at the Playboy mansion with the E! cameras 37

June 12, 2014 1:30 AM 30,000 taxi drivers stage huge protest over Uber app

Uber, the car-sharing service that's rankling with some cities' taxi-drivers, is fighting its biggest protest yet from European cabbies who say the smartphone application threatens their livelihoods. Traffic began snarling in cities yesterday, with a total of more than 30,000 taxi and limo drivers from London to Milan planning blockades in tourist centers 19

June 11, 2014 10:47 PM Cab drivers put brakes on over Uber app

CABBIES brought central London to a standstill yesterday in protest against Mayor Boris Johnson giving mobile phone app Uber — a private-hire company — the green light. Thousands of taxis blocked traffic around Trafalgar Square against the decision, which unions Unite, transport workers’ union RMT and the GMB have suggested subjects drivers to fraud 28

June 11, 2014 7:01 PM Europe cities gripped by taxi drivers' strike

Taxi drivers protest against Uber that allows ordering rides and fixing fares with an app at a touch of a button. Taxi drivers have brought several European cities to a standstill by mounting one of the biggest ever protests against Uber, a US car service which allows people to order rides and fix fares with a smartphone application. On Wednesday, drivers 27

June 11, 2014 5:41 PM Uber Sees "850%" Increase in Sign-ups Amidst London Protests

Taxi-booking app Uber has boasted of an “850%” increase in sign-ups because of today’s London black-cab protests. Speaking to me this afternoon, Jo Bertram, Uber’s UK general manager, claimed that Uber has seen “an 850% increase in sign-ups compared to last Wednesday”. Although she refused to reveal the exact figures because of “market sensitive reasons 22

June 11, 2014 4:29 PM Taxi drivers gridlock European cities to protest Uber cab app

(CNN) -- London's taxi drivers are famed for cramming their brains with an encyclopedic knowledge of the city's backstreets that allows them to swerve around any traffic jam. But on Wednesday many were stuck in gridlock of their own making as they joined other cabbies across Europe staging protests against Uber, a mobile phone app they say threatens 23

June 11, 2014 3:20 PM London’s Black Cab Drivers Protest Against Taxi Apps

Central London was jammed Wednesday afternoon as black cabdrivers converged to demonstrate against upstart taxi apps they said skirt regulations, in one of a number of similar protests planned across Europe. Starting at about 1:45 p.m. local time, drivers brought the surrounding streets around Trafalgar Square to a crawl, honking horns and sporting signs 14