There’s a car service Cambridge riders can summon with an app that has no surge pricing and even offers a 25 percent discount off the cost of every ride. It’s called the taxi, and the app is called Origa.
A local entrepreneurs are eligible to apply for a four-month program on navigating the fundraising process.
It’s very difficult to understand the City Council’s leadership on regulating taxis and on-demand car services such as Uber and Lyft.
A year after the city started renovations on the City Council’s Sullivan Chamber to improve audio quality, disastrous problems continue to occur. There was no audio for viewers watching Monday’s summer meeting on either the Internet or on cable TV.
The first episode brings together Housing Authority, library and Community Learning Center officials to talk about how broadband affects their constituencies, but future episodes look at innovation in other cities and “broadband as a social justice issue.”
The Harvard Art Museums collections have been online for more than a decade on their own website, but this week 1,061 high-resolution images got added to the Google Cultural Institute, bringing a bunch of cool new features.
HyreCar lets lets people rent a car to become a driver for Uber and Lyft – so people who don’t own cars can drive for other people who don’t have cars. It’s the sharing economy squared.
City councillor Leland Cheung announced the kickoff for his campaign for a fourth term would be at 10 a.m. June 6.
The sharing economy, which shakes up the concept of ownership and employment through the application of new technologies, gets a look this weekend at a free “Making the Sharing Economy Work for Everyone” panel.
After 29 years – and long after its competitors gave up and moved on – Hollywood Express is closing, ending the era of independent video renters in Cambridge.