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Chicago picks 2 companies to provide universal taxi app

Chicago cabdrivers got a high-tech boost Wednesday in their fight for survival in the ride-hailing era. One year after campaigning for re-election on a promise to deliver a citywide taxi app like the one pioneered by Uber, Mayor Rahm Emanuel is finally getting around to delivering the system that could put cabs on equal footing with the ride-hailing giant whose investors include the mayor’s brother. January 06, 2016