The car-hailing service's proposal would see drivers get commercial licenses, requiring them to have minimum amounts of experience and insurance.
As the US company aims to disrupt taxi markets across the globe, regulators in several countries in Asia are making it difficult for it to gain a foothold.
Apple has sued Ericsson, arguing that the Swedish company is charging too much on royalties that are not "essential" to industry cellular standards.
Taiwan and China mega-city Chongqing are questioning whether Uber has the right to operate its service -- regardless of Uber's new agreement with Chinese search engine Baidu.
A survey from consumer group Choice has found that Australians who pirate are also more likely to pay for other content through legal downloads and subscriptions.
New research shows Australians are still unimpressed with content availability in this country, saying the answer to tackling piracy is cheaper and quicker access to TV shows and movies, not increased regulation.
Indiegogo joins another site in taking down a fundraising page for Michael Slager, who has been arrested for fatally shooting an unarmed man in the back.
The company has sued four separate sites this week, but only named one person so far linked to any of these sites.
With data retention now in the law books and rights holders given the green light to chase individual pirates, VPNs are more popular than ever with Australians looking to cover their tracks online.
Pao gives her first two in-depth interviews since losing her high-profile case, talking about the impact of the trial, her thoughts on Silicon Valley and whether she'll appeal.