The Los Angeles Department of Transportation is ordering the three ride-sharing apps to halt all vehicle operations "immediately." However, the companies say there aren't grounds for such demands.
State division ruled the private car service was illegal due to a lack of national guidelines for use of GPS location technology in commercial transportation.
In Germany, patent licensing firm IPCom sends cease-and-desist letters to retailers and wholesalers of HTC's 3G devices.
State DMV orders the ride-for-hire services to stop operating within the state or face fines.
Amahi, a company that offers home server software, says it doesn't have the resources to dispute Apple's "heavy handed move" and asks users to help rename its app marketplace.
In yet another case over the use of the term "app store," Apple is calling on the adult app store MiKandi to stop billing itself as the "world's first app store for adults."
Uber (formerly UberCab), which received a cease-and-desist order from the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Authority, is alive and kicking despite the SF taxi commission's best attempt at squelching the private car network. In fact, the company is looking to expand in 2011.
Change doesn't come easily in San Francisco, so it's no surprise that history buffs are fighting Evan Williams' plans to destroy an old house.
A "mysterious" Chinese firm asked Engadget Japan to take down alleged spy photos of what may be a new, slimmer version of the PS3. Does that mean they're real?
California's Department of Public Health issues cease-and-desist notices to 13 DNA testing centers that sell self-administered testing, including Google-backed 23andMe.