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New Yorkers now use Uber more often than taxis

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Flickr / Jason Lander Uber has made a concerted push to expand its reach in New York City, and it's starting to reap the benefits.
For the first time ever, more people are using Uber in New York than the city's classic yellow taxi cabs, the New York Times reported this week. On the average day in July, for example, Uber completed 289,000 rides while New York taxis recorded 277,000 trips, according to the report.
Uber's new lead is the result of sending thousands of black cars to New York's outer boroughs, such as Queens and the Bronx, according to The Times. Cabs can be hard to find in...
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WatchTime Kicks Off in New York City

WatchTime Kicks Off in New York City

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By Olivia Cuccaro
Check your world timer for New York this weekend as the watch event of the season arrives in the city. For the third year running, the event is set to bring the latest and greatest in luxury timepieces in front of experts and enthusiasts alike. This year's show welcomes 30 of the world's most prominent brands to the Gotham Hall venue, inviting those in attendance to see and try on watches - some for the very first time.
WatchTime New York kicks off today with a cocktail party sponsored by Wempe, followed by tomorrow's full day of seminars including an ode to James Bond's...
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