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Uber's biggest rival? Its investor, Google

Google is preparing to offer its own ride-hailing service, most likely in conjunction with its long-in- development driverless car project. Its entrance into the market would leave Uber without a partner in the suddenly plausible future of driverless cars.

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UBER faces an ever-growing cast of adversaries that includes dubious regulators, litigious drivers, hostile members of the press, and some well-funded rivals. But the most significant threat to the app-based transportation company may be much closer to home: one of its biggest...

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