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Congrats, Utah: Uber Will Deign to Enter Your State for Sundance

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Where busy and important people go, Uber follows. And next week, it will be following them all the way to freaking Utah!

Yes, the venerable Sundance Film Festival is occurring once more on the snowy mountains? plains? vistas? streets? of Park City. Confession: Everything we know about this town we learned from early episodes of Entourage, so we’re not exactly experts. It goes from Jan. 16 to Jan. 27, though, and is sure to be chock full of quirky and/or moving indie films. Read More

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Cheapskates Lindsay Lohan, Neil Patrick Harris Get $10 Every Time You Use Their Uber Promo Codes

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We at Betabeat are avid followers of Lindsay Lohan’s Twitter feed. After all, you never know what you might find there.

So when we saw a LiLo tweet promoting taxicab disrupter Uber’s services and offering a promo code, we just had to know: was this the result of an official partnership between the startup and the star, or was Lindsay up to something shady? Read More