Super Bowl Sunday is a boon for the makers of beer, chicken wings, and pizza. And if the Patriots pull off a victory this weekend, it’s likely that both the caloric intake and the blood alcohol levels of many fans will be inordinately high.
Ride-hailing companies Uber and Lyft said their prices could triple during the snowstorm that has begun on the East Coast -- that is, if they're even on the road.
Uber said its service would be unavailable starting at midnight Tuesday until the Massachusetts travel ban is lifted. After that, it said it would cap its surge pricing at 2.9 times the base fare for as long as the state of emergency was in effect.
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Massachusetts Legislative Tech Hub Caucus co-chairwomen Senator Karen Spilka and Representative Ann-Margaret Ferrante will be holding a meeting on Monday that will focus on a proposed "Innovative Communities" bill. Read More
Dan Primack reported in Fortune yesterday that Uber was raising a $1.8 billion round of funding (confirmed by Re/Code as $1.2 billion), and it seems like the innovative transportation company has been in the news almost every day for the past month, though mostly for the antics of what is being portrayed in the press as a highly dysfunctional leadership team.
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