While the ride-sharing service is entering 2015 with plans for worldwide expansion, it's also dealing with mounting resistance from regulators.
The so-called "Google tax" requires aggregators to pay a fee for posting links and excerpts of news articles. Google says it can't afford the expense.
Transportation official in Thailand says the ride-sharing service does not use licensed vehicles, while a judge in Spain says Uber drivers lack official authorization.
Days after violent cabbie protests in France, tension between the ride-hailing service and the authorities continues to grow.
The loudest protest so far against smartphone-era car services involves burning tires, blocked traffic, riot police and an assault on a celebrity taking an Uber ride from the airport.
Several Jewish groups in Spain file a complaint with prosecutors to investigate a flood of racist tweets posted after Real Madrid lost a basketball game to Israel's Maccabi Tel Aviv team.
The e-commerce giant is offering its virtual currency in three more countries -- along with a promotion to get customers to use them.
Demand for Apple products is usually very high in the city-state, but the company's smartwatch has received a lukewarm welcome on its first day on sale in Southeast Asia.
The European Commission's decision means that Europeans who travel within the EU will pay the same mobile phone charges they do in their home country.
Car company Lexus is working on a hoverboard, teasing the product with a short video showing off its prototype that flies using magnetic levitation.