CNET On Cars
UberX gives out free rides in St. Paul, Indianapolis, and Phoenix shortly after Lyft announces its launch in two of those cities.
Uber has been pelted with criticism over price surging and aggressive recruiting tactics, but that's what happens when you get too big, says the company's leader.
In its competition with rival car-sharing service Lyft, Uber has a complex system in place that involves paying contractors to recruit Lyft's drivers, according to a report by The Verge.
Uber had already been banned in Berlin, but the Tuesday's court ruling means the car service could be shut out nationwide.
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.
The new era of dot-com fortunes spurs plenty of angst aimed at San Francisco's most privileged, but it hasn't stopped tech workers from moving in.
As clashes mar tech's epicenter, entrepreneurs find that fleeing San Francisco for up-and-coming startup hubs can offer unique advantages.
A major migration is under way, with technology companies large and small setting up shop in San Francisco and bypassing the historic heart of the tech industry.
Early users of the software tool include Hyatt Hotels & Resorts, which has integrated Uber's car service into its reservation screen.
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