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Not this kind of bubble.

Tech IRL: The trouble with bubbles? They pop.

Jan 30, 2015
David Lazarus talks with Katie Benner, a tech columnist with Bloomberg View.
Posted In: Tech bubbles, IPOs, Uber, airbnb
Where did all the New Year's Eve celebrants go after leaving Times Square in New York City? A fair number hopped into an Uber.

Uber has a rockin' New Year's Eve

Jan 2, 2015
More than 100,000 ring in 2015 in an Uber as demand for service is strong.
Posted In: Uber, New Year's eve, surge pricing, car share, New York
New Year's Eve fireworks erupt over Sydney's iconic Harbour Bridge and Opera House during the traditional fireworks show held at midnight Wednesday.

Catching an Uber on New Year's Eve? It'll cost you

Dec 31, 2014
Uber's "surge pricing" policy means prices go up when demand is high.
Posted In: Uber, new years eve, consumer demand, surge pricing
Gathering at the Sydney Opera House to welcome the new year.

Doing the numbers on New Year's Eve

Dec 31, 2014
Bed times, ball drops, public drinking and a very, very expensive Uber.
Posted In: New Year's eve, Uber, alcohol
The Uber app is displayed on a smartphone against cabs waiting for passengers in Barcelona.

Uber needs to say more than 'I'm sorry'

Dec 10, 2014
Company is getting push-back from Oregon to India. How can Uber repair its rep?
Posted In: Uber, bad PR, Uber taxi
People crowd the first floor of a Macy's before the store's midnight opening that kicks off the "Black Friday" shopping weekend. A social-media campaign to boycott Black Friday in protest of events in Ferguson, Missouri, has begun to take shape.

Making a statement by spending – or not

Nov 26, 2014
The numbers we're reading and watching for Wednesday.
Posted In: Ferguson, Black Friday, Uber, San Francisco, flu
The Uber app is displayed on an iPhone. Several unpopular circumstances have plunged public opinion of the company and its leadership.

Why Uber execs may get away with their bad behavior

Nov 18, 2014
Consumers don't seem overly concerned about questionable conduct by Uber execs.
Posted In: Uber, pr, bad PR
Emil Michael, senior vice president of business for Uber Technologies Inc.

Uber's data makes a creepy point about the company

Nov 18, 2014
A 2012 blog post from Uber's data team tracked post-one-night-stand rides.
Posted In: Uber, walk of shame, consumer data

The numbers for November 5, 2014

Nov 5, 2014
Republicans enjoyed a decisive midterm victory, and markets are up.
Posted In: midterm elections, Uber, minimum wage

The numbers for November 4, 2014

Nov 4, 2014
As Americans head to the polls, their view of the economy could decide races.
Posted In: midterm elections, Uber, Amazon, Google, smartphone

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