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We rode in a self-driving Uber — here’s what it was like

Uber opened for trading as a public company Friday at $US42 a share. Leading up to its IPO, Uber faced backlash from its drivers over pay and working conditions. In 2016, Business Insider got to ride in one of Uber’s self-driving cars while the company tested them in Pittsburgh. Visit […]
We rode in a self-driving Uber — here’s what it was like
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How Uber made taxi fares in NSW more expensive

Uber sells itself on the promise of cheaper fares, but for the next 250 million rides in New South Wales, passengers will be paying more as the price for legalising the service in the state. NSW transport minister Andrew Constance announced that taxi licence holders can apply from today for […]
How Uber made taxi fares in NSW more expensive
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South Australia’s taxi industry isn’t happy with the new Uber laws

The South Australian government announced new rules today to legalise Uber and other ride sharing services as part of it. But the local taxi industry isn’t happy about the changes, with Chris Cudsi, general manager of Australia’s biggest fleet, 13CABS, slamming the new laws. “The assertion from Premier Jay Weatherill […]
South Australia’s taxi industry isn’t happy with the new Uber laws