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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The problem with the Billionaire Savior phase of the newspaper collapse has always been that billionaires don’t tend to like the kind of authority-questioning journalism that upsets the status quo.

— Ryan Chittum, writing in the Columbia Journalism Review about the promise of Pierre Omidyar’s new media venture with Glenn Greenwald