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Uber hits road block in France as taxi lobby gains upper hand

A new law in France includes several provisions, but one is especially damaging to Uber: no sharing location via GPS.

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Seoul says Uber ride-sharing is illegal before it's even started

South Korea's capital city says it will arrest drivers on the spot if the UberX service, currently in a free testing phase, becomes fully operational.

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Uber more reliable than ambulance, says 'Sin City' actress

Jaime King explains to Conan O'Brien that when she went into labor, Uber was her obvious choice of transport.

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Barnes & Noble Nook gets the Galaxy treatment

Samsung puts a Nook spin on its Galaxy Tab 4, Sharp launches a smartphone with an eye-catching design, and Uber takes on Google and Amazon with an instant-delivery service.

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Prius drivers angry at being mistaken for Uber

In America's more caring cities, drivers of certain cars say app-wielders try to climb into the back of their vehicles.

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Barnes & Noble Nook gets the Galaxy treatment

Samsung puts a Nook spin on its Galaxy Tab 4, Sharp launches a smartphone with an eye-catching design, and Uber takes on Google and Amazon with an instant-delivery service.

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Vexed in the city: The 'sharing' economy's hidden toll on San Francisco

Under the guise of "sharing," companies like Airbnb and Uber are cashing in. While they're providing services beloved by many, their impact is also causing reverberations on the ground

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Uber keeps up expansion in India

The car-for-hire startup brings its service to four more cities in the country, now reaching 10 total in India.

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Uber banned in Berlin as officials cite rider safety

With Uber facing issues in Spain, France, and the UK, Germany becomes the latest European country to have its doubts about the car-sharing service.

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Uber accused of playing dirty in competition with Lyft

Lyft claims Uber is trying to lure away its drivers by ordering and then canceling thousands of rides.

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Lyft gives way to ride with strangers, split fares

Ride-sharing apps have gone to the next level by including the ability to catch a ride with another passenger on your route for a discounted price. Lyft thinks its service can lead the way.

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Uber trials even cheaper ride-sharing service in Beijing

As demand for Uber grows in Beijing, the company has launched a new "People's Uber" ride-sharing service at rates below its own UberX.

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