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Need to hitch a ride? There's an app for that




Image showing the Uber transportation app.
Image showing the Uber transportation app.
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Smartphone applications designed for drivers, ride-sharers, and taxi seekers are starting to come into their own, but they're creating a lot of controversy.

Here to tell us about this fairly new class of transportation apps is Samatha Murphy, a tech writer for Mashable.com