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SideCar adding Boston to ride-sharing venues

SideCar, a San Francisco company specializing in a mobile ride-sharing app that matches smartphone users who need a ride with drivers willing to give them one, is expanding into the Boston market, a move that could make local taxi companies uneasy.

Launched last year and operating in such markets as San Francisco, Los Angeles, and Seattle, SideCar said it is adding Boston, Chicago, and Brooklyn to its roster.

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