New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio drops his proposal to place a cap on the number of Uber cars in the city, while the ride-hailing service agrees to hand over previously undisclosed data.
In its battle with New York Mayor Bill de Blasio, Uber attempts to sway customers to its side by launching a feature showing what the city would look like under "de Blasio's Uber."
Known as UberEats, the service promises quick curbside food delivery from local restaurants.
The ride-hailing service plans to return at some point but only after it's reached an accord with the government.
Five Uber bases are said to have refused to provide city-requested ride data to the Taxi & Limousine Commission.
The ride-sharing service says the data, compiled in a way that protects driver and rider privacy, can be used to reduce congestion, expand transportation options and even identify potholes.
In Hong Kong, Uber is testing a service for consumers and businesses that enables users to cart large goods from one place to another.
The Uber competitor is showing strong growth in Southeast Asia, with 400,000 active monthly users and two bookings made every second.
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.
NYC Taxi and Limousine Commission warns drivers and passengers that the ride-for-hire service is not authorized in the city.