Uber’s Blitz on London Leads to Drop in Black-Cab Recruits

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The black cabbies are worried that yearly earnings of up to 50,000 pounds ($78,000) and a way of life going back centuries are under threat as London is flooded by Uber. Photographer: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

London’s famous black cabs, which have ferried city-goers around the capital for more than a century, are in danger of being run out of town by upstart U.S. taxi app Uber Technologies Inc.

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