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5 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

Rauner speaks out against limits on ride-sharing industry

Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner on Tuesday urged Gov. Pat Quinn to veto a bill that would provide oversight of the largely unregulated industry of ride-sharing, including requiring drivers of companies such as Uber to have commercial insurance and possibly a chauffeur's license.


Related Topix: Pat Quinn, US Governors, Goldman Sachs, Financial Services, Investment Services, Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, Illinois, Family, Kids

Mon Jul 21, 2014

LiveDaily News

Beyonce, Jay-Z to share "On the Run" tour via HBO

Beyonce and Jay-Z have signed a deal with HBO to share their uber-successful "On the Run" tour with fans at home.


Related Topix: Arlington, TX, France, World News,

The New York Observer

'Ray Donovan' 2 -2 Recap: 'Uber Ray'

Last Sunday Ray went walking into Lucy's shirtless, baseball bat in hand, ready to do some damage to the thugs and bring Mickey back to the FBI.


The Daily Caller

Government Agency That Wants To Commandeer The Internet Just Had Their Website Crash - Twice

The Federal Communications Commission has already been twice unanimously rebuked by the D.C. Circuit Court in previous attempts to impose network neutrality.


Related Topix: Business News, Federal Communications Commission, US News, Conservative Political News

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Hispanic Business

Engineer faces District 64 incumbent

Because of her late start, Steinberg faces a fundraising disadvantage. She has about per year, more for the House speaker, and serve two-year terms limited to a total of eight consecutive years.


Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Daily Kos

Reflecting on New York RNC Arrest

Two years from now, when the GOP faithful convene in Cleveland for their national convention, protests will surely accompany the festivities.


Related Topix: New York, US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison, George Bush, Barnes & Noble, US News, Liberal Political News

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Willamette Week

Them's The Brakes

That's one reason he has championed rewriting city rules to legalize the operations of Airbnb .


Related Topix: AirBnB, Portland, OR, Downtown (Seattle, WA), University Village (Seattle, WA), Capitol Hill (Seattle, WA)

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Riding high: Pittsburghers can gain from car service competition

The ride-share services Lyft and Uber have been taking customers all over Allegheny County for several months now, giving rise to an activity that previously was impossible in the local transportation market: comparison shopping.


Related Topix: Allegheny County, PA, Opinion

Mon Jul 14, 2014


Defenders: How safe is UberX?

The company that puts everyday people in the driver's seat is dealing with a controversy that could affect your safety.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Detroit, MI

Sun Jul 13, 2014

The Columbian

Uber maps a route into the suburbs

Michael Zhadanovsky, an incoming senior at Fort Lee High School, uses the Uber app on his phone to get a ride home from school.


Related Topix: Princeton, NJ

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Daily Kos

Why We Should Show Immigrant Children Kindness And Respect

No matter what their eventual fate whether it is in the US or to be returned home that is up to the congress and the President to work it out.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Liberal Political News

Fri Jul 11, 2014


In Brief - July 10, 2014

Ashley Nickels joins CHR WRQX /Washington, D.C. for nights. Nickels heads eastward from Sacramento, where she most recently handled nights at CHR KDND .


Thu Jul 10, 2014

Daily Mail

Lisa Kudrow, 50, looks radiant as she discusses the return of her...

EXCLUSIVE: Bitter uncle 'tied up and executed six members of his ex-wife's family because he was jealous of their perfect lives and resented getting divorced', says devastated grandfather Surfer caught on camera punching man in row over Peanuts the dog is arrested after police find him hiding in his mom's house Ghost of the polar vortex to make a ... (more)


Related Topix: Celebrities, Lisa Kudrow, Israel, World News, Middle East

Daily Mail

Shahs Of Sunset star Golnesa 'GG' Gharachedaghi shows off...

EXCLUSIVE: Bitter uncle 'tied up and executed six members of his ex-wife's family because he was jealous of their perfect lives and resented getting divorced', says devastated grandfather Surfer caught on camera punching man in row over Peanuts the dog is arrested after police find him hiding in his mom's house Student, 15, accused of rape and ... (more)


Related Topix: Texas, US News, Illegal Immigration, Life, Holidays, 4th of July


Uber rideshare service arrives in Myrtle Beach

MYRTLE BEACH, SC It's official: Uber has arrived in Myrtle Beach. The popular smartphone-based transportation company hit the streets of Myrtle Beach at noon on Thursday, according to the blog .


Related Topix: Myrtle Beach, SC, Charleston, SC

Charleston City Paper

Uber launches ride-sharing service in Charleston

The wildly-popular ride-sharing app Uber lands in Charleston and three other South Carolina cities today, and for a few days only, your first few rides using the ad hoc taxi service can be free.


Related Topix: Uber, iPhone and iPad App, Charleston, SC, North Charleston, SC

The Washington Post

Sen. Ron Wyden: Uber should be as unfettered as Facebook

Back in 1996, then-Reps. Ron Wyden and Christopher Cox added 26 words to the Communications Decency Act that have, in the 18 years that followed, perhaps done more than any other law to shape how the Internet has evolved in the United States.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Ron Wyden, Democrat, Startups, Facebook, AirBnB, Business News


TaskRabbit pivots, launches on-demand service for cleaning, handiwork, moving, & errands

Check out this article! TaskRabbit just killed off its famous task bidding system for an new model: instantly bookable services in four of its most popular categories.


Tue Jul 08, 2014

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Two-pronged attack: Fontana's plan is the right way to free Lyft and Uber

State Sen. Wayne Fontana, who wants Pennsylvania consumers to have the transportation choices they've been demanding, has a two-part remedy for the standoff between state regulators and the Lyft and Uber ride-sharing services.


Related Topix: Opinion


Zuckerberg's immigration push hits brick wall

But not even Silicon Valley could make this investment - and the Facebook founder's first foray into national politics - pay off.


Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Social Software, Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Renee Ellmers, North Carolina


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