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.
Lyft finally rolls out in New York City boroughs, but with commercially licensed drivers behind the wheel, not ordinary people.
Uber's Asian expansion hit a snag in South Korea as Seoul's city government claims the service is illegal under current laws.
The ride-for-hire service's move into New York City has been put on hold. But the company says a restraining order wasn't the reason.