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 DMV orders the ride-for-hire services to stop operating within the state or face fines.
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.
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.
Ride-sharing startup is close to a $1 billion funding round that would give it a valuation as high as $40 billion, Bloomberg reports.
Owners of Nokia feature phones and Symbian and Nokia X phones will be redirected to the Opera Mobile Store before the Nokia Store closes by mid-2015.