Liz Gannes

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Uber Approved for NYC Taxi E-Hail

Uber is the first application to be approved for the New York City taxicab e-hail pilot, per Valleywag, after a judge cleared the program earlier this week. Other mobile apps in line for NYC approval include Hailo (which may have jumped the gun in alerting users today), Flywheel and Taxi Magic.


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Another gadget you don’t really need. Will not work once you get it home. New model out in 4 weeks. Battery life is too short to be of any use.

— From the fact sheet for a fake product entitled Useless Plasticbox 1.2 (an actual empty plastic box) placed in L.A.-area Best Buy stores by an artist called Plastic Jesus