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Uber rolls out ice cream service (but only for today)

Uber rolls out ice cream service (but only for today)

Uber has had its ups and downs, and while the service has its fans, not everyone is excited about its presence in their cities. Perhaps in an effort to help sway opinions towards friendlier grounds (or just to get more people to sign up), the company has announced that today it will be rolling out a different kind of service: on-demand ice cream.

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Seattle Mayor strikes new deal with Uber, Lyft; eliminates caps

Seattle Mayor strikes new deal with Uber, Lyft; eliminates caps

Several ride-sharing services were under fire recently in Seattle, where a limitation of how many drivers each service could have on the road at a given time drew the ire of he three companies. Uber, Lyft, and Sidecar all cried foul over the limitations, and Seattle Mayor Ed Murray heard them. In response, he’s lifted those limitation from an ordinance set to go before the City Council soon.

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Uber protests bring cities to a standstill

Uber protests bring cities to a standstill

Anti-Uber protests have brought European cities, including London, to a standstill today, as traditional taxi and limo firms block the roads in anger around how the on-demand car service has disrupted the market. Over 30,000 drivers clogged the streets in London, Madrid, Paris, and other locations, demanding that regulators step in and clamp down on techie upstarts like Uber. Meanwhile, Uber itself is trying to sweeten the deal with the broader roll-out of UberTAXI.

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Uber, Lyft sued — plaintiffs claim they violate ADA rules

Uber, Lyft sued — plaintiffs claim they violate ADA rules

Uber and Lyft, tow popular ride sharing services, have been sued. Three wheelchair-bound citizens in Texas have sued the two services under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), claiming the two services deny service to disabled people. The three plaintiffs are asking that both services have their operations shut down until they provide wheelchair access.

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