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Andrew J. Hawkins / The Verge:
Washington state judge rules against Uber's attempt to block the implementation of a law that would allow Seattle drivers to unionize   —  Landmark law gives drivers the right to collectively bargain  —  A Washington state judge put the brakes on Uber's attempt to block the city of Seattle …
Mar 21, 2017, 1:30 PMIn context
Andrew J. Hawkins / The Verge:
Waymo asks court to block Uber from operating autonomous vehicles, adds Levandowski's former colleague's testimony to support allegations of trade secrets theft   —  The case of the stolen self-driving car is heating up  —  Waymo, Alphabet's self-driving spinoff from Google …
Mar 10, 2017, 2:15 PMIn context
Andrew J. Hawkins / The Verge:
Lyft hires Luc Vincent, an ex-Google engineering director who worked on Google Maps, to lead its mapping and marketplace division   —  Luc Vincent, your Lyft is arriving  —  Luc Vincent, senior director of engineering at Google, has been hired by Lyft to lead the ride-hail company's maps and marketplace division.
Feb 9, 2017, 12:55 PMIn context
Andrew J . Hawkins / The Verge:
Uber sues Seattle over law allowing drivers to unionize, hearing set for March 17   —  Liberal city of the Northwest vs. global ride-hailing juggernaut  —  Late last month, Uber sued the city of Seattle, challenging the city's authority to implement a landmark law allowing drivers in the gig economy to unionize.
Feb 7, 2017, 10:55 AMIn context
Andrew J . Hawkins / The Verge:
Waymo says it is now producing all self-driving tech in house, with big cost savings, will deploy Chrysler minivans this month in Mountain View and Phoenix   —  Now with all-new tech produced in-house  —  Waymo, the self-driving car startup spun-off from Google late last year …
Jan 8, 2017, 5:05 PMIn context
Andrew J . Hawkins / The Verge:
Uber refuses to apply for autonomous vehicle testing permit, asks DMV to clarify how self-driving Ubers in SF are different from Teslas with autopilot   —  Your move, California  —  Uber is sticking to its guns in refusing to apply for a $150 permit that the California Department of Motor Vehicles …
Dec 16, 2016, 8:30 PMIn context
Andrew J . Hawkins / The Verge:
Lyft replaces mustache with Amp, a Bluetooth-enabled, dash-mounted LED device that displays a specific color indicated in riders' app   —  Meet the Lyft Amp  —  Lyft has outgrown its pink mustache.  Today, the ride-hail company says it will retire the oversized facial hair logo that has defined …
Nov 15, 2016, 10:45 PMIn context
Andrew J . Hawkins / The Verge:
Toyota debuts Smart Key Box, a device that lets smartphones unlock and start cars via bluetooth; tests begin next year with P2P car-sharing service Getaround   —  Smart Key Box will help make car-sharing easier  —  Toyota is jumping into the increasingly crowded car-sharing market …
Oct 31, 2016, 8:55 PMIn context
Andrew J . Hawkins / The Verge:
Uber brings surge pricing to its UberEATS food delivery service in select cities, starting with Phoenix, Houston, Dallas, DC, Miami, and Atlanta   —  $30 for a grain bowl anyone?  —  PIN  —  UberEats, the ride-hailing giant's standalone food delivery service, is about to get more expensive for some customers.
Oct 27, 2016, 12:45 PMIn context
Andrew J . Hawkins / The Verge:
Uber and Lyft face challenges including traditional taxi regulations, fingerprinting drivers, wheelchair access, and more as they expand in the US   —  Why can't we be friends?  —  PIN  —  Ride-hailing services like Uber and Lyft have been Silicon Valley's big disruptive success story of the last five years.
Sep 21, 2016, 5:10 PMIn context

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