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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 partnership with UN women's group hits dead end

Women's rights group UN Women says that though the car-hailing service did sponsor one of its events, there was no talk of a partnership on job creation for women.

By March 21, 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 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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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 struck down in Germany, but it's not as bad as it sounds

A German court provided a preliminary ruling that could ban UberPop, but it didn't prevent the company's other services from operating in the country.

By March 18, 2015

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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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Lyft gets a lift with $530 million funding round

The round was led by Japan-based e-commerce giant Rakuten. Lyft says it'll use the cash to expand its operation in the US, among other things.

By March 12, 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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Uber suspends service in Seoul after months-long row with officials

The ride-hailing service plans to return at some point but only after it's reached an accord with the government.

By March 6, 2015