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China's leading taxi apps join forces in $6B merger

The merger of Kuadi Dache and Didi Dache is set to dominate smartphone-based transport services in the country.

By February 24, 2015

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Uber goes free in Seoul as pressure from city government mounts

The car-hailing service has been operating despite the city's argument that it's illegal. It says its latest move is an effort to establish "a consensus" with government officials.

By February 25, 2015

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China's new app law drives away unlicensed taxis

The crackdown on unlicensed drivers has been made official in China, with changes to how taxi apps are allowed to operate.

By January 11, 2015

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Uber adds 'panic button' in India to boost rider safety

The panic button comes a couple of months after a woman was allegedly raped in India while using the car-hailing service.

By February 9, 2015

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Uber could face charges in Brussels, reports say

Belgium's capital allegedly plans to file a complaint against Uber as the ride-sharing service continues to operate despite being banned in the city. Also, reports surface of a possible investment from Baidu.

By December 12, 2014

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To tip or not to tip drivers, that is Uber's question

People do it with taxis, people do it with Lyft. Now, drivers for the ride-hailing service are petitioning Uber to allow for cashless tipping by including an in-app gratuity feature.

By February 16, 2015

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Uber trims prices in 48 cities to drum up more rides

The car-hailing company cuts fares to help boost winter ridership and offers drivers a guarantee that their wages won't take a hit -- so long as they follow certain rules.

By January 9, 2015

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Google reportedly plans to take on Uber with ride-hailing service

Bloomberg reports the Internet giant has been working on an Uber rival in conjunction with its driverless car project.

By February 2, 2015

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Boston Uber driver charged with sexual assault

A Boston Uber driver who allegedly attacked a woman is charged with rape, kidnapping and two counts of assault and battery.

By December 18, 2014

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Uber lets strangers catch a ride together with UberPool

The car-hailing app is working on an upcoming car-pool feature that will let people shares rides and split the cost.

By August 5, 2014