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Uber, Lyft ordered to halt all operations in Pittsburgh

Two Pennsylvania judges slap the ride-for-hire apps with cease and desist orders just before the 4th of July holiday weekend.

By July 2, 2014

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Google Lunar Xprize: Astrobotic completes rover tests for $750,000 prize

Team Astrobotic takes to an active quarry just outside of Pittsburgh to put its lunar rover through its paces. Tests complete, the team takes home two milestone prizes worth $750,000.

By December 24, 2014

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Uber indicted in South Korea two weeks after official launch

CEO Travis Kalanick is named in the indictment, which accuses the ride-sharing service of violating public transportation law.

By December 23, 2014

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Google Lunar XPrize: Astrobotic's rover rakes in $750,000

As one of the commercial teams racing to get to the moon, Pittsburgh-based Astrobotic successfully tests its lunar rover prototype, getting a big, fat check in the Milestone Prize phase of the competition.

By December 24, 2014

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Uber agrees to suspend service in Portland after lawsuit

Ride-sharing service plans to pause operations for three months while the city takes time to craft new taxi regulations.

By December 18, 2014

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Uber's year of prosperity and controversy

Uber had a tumultuous 2014. Here's a look at its biggest ups and downs -- from becoming the highest-valued venture-backed company in the world to #Ubergate.

By December 26, 2014

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Uber hit with lawsuit over launch in Portland, Ore.

After warning Uber that its planned launch would violate city regulations, Oregon's largest city files a lawsuit to shut down the ride-sharing service's operations there.

By December 8, 2014

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Uber rolls into Portland, Ore., despite city regulations

A Portland transportation official says the ride-sharing service is operating illegally in the city and warns that drivers could face fines or even jail time.

By December 6, 2014

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Uber suspends operations in Nevada after injunction

Ride-sharing service ceases operations but vows to return when it finds a legal way to operate in the state.

By November 28, 2014

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How to make Thanksgiving travel less miserable

If you are driving to your turkey dinner next week, Google Maps offers seven helpful pointers.

By November 20, 2014