Gallery: E-Hail Taxi Apps Ruled OK (For Now) by NYC Court

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New Yorkers can shout a big “hail yes!” in response to a recent court ruling, which overturns a temporary restraining order blocking users from hailing yellow cabs via their smartphones. The Appellate Division’s First Department granted permission for e-hail apps like Uber, TaxiMagic and Hailo to operate their services in the city despite protests and pushback from black car and limo companies. The new ruling won’t take the e-hail commission completely out of limbo yet, but it does allow people to continue to use the apps while the appeal case is being argued.

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