Michael Wolff:

Those idle words uttered in the cold and rain ā€” “I would pay anything for a cab right now” ā€” turn out to foretell a new business model.

The most recent uproar over Uber surge pricing has been one of the oddest tempest-in-a-teapot situations I’ve ever seen. I understand that some people want to make this into some statement about class or the state of world we live in, but it seems much more straight-forward than that. And the company is being very clear about it.

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    I totally agree with MG Siegler here. Uber didn’t replace regular city-wide cab systems, it simply added a new on-demand...
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    Michael Wolff: Those idle words uttered in the cold and rain — “I would pay anything for a cab right now” — turn out to...
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