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Uber asks US court to toss out alleged rape case from India

The car-hailing service says a US-based company cannot be sued in a "dispute involving an alleged wrong committed by one Indian citizen against another Indian citizen, in India."

By April 7, 2015

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Can one woman change the way Uber operates?

After allegedly being raped by her Uber driver in Delhi, an Indian woman sues the US-based ride-hailing service on its home turf. She's asking Uber to "overhaul" its safety measures around the world.

By April 25, 2015

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Uber banned from India's capital after alleged rape

The ride-sharing service faces a new round of allegations, and now has been blacklisted by the Delhi government, which says Uber was misleading customers.

By December 8, 2014

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Uber driver arrested in alleged rape of female passenger in India

Local police say they will take legal action against the on-demand ride service over alleged driver and vehicle violations.

By December 7, 2014

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This nail polish may detect date-rape drugs

Undercover Colors nail polish changes color when in contact with Rohypnol, Xanax and GHB so you know when to drink or dump a beverage.

By August 25, 2014

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Twitter expands threats ban, may lock accounts in aim to limit abuse

Social network says previous policy on violent threats was "unduly narrow." Also, it will suspend accounts or force users to delete tweets if they engage in abusive behavior.

By April 21, 2015

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Uber's background checks don't catch criminals, says Houston

After a passenger was allegedly raped by her Uber driver, the Texas city threatens to shut down the ride-hailing service. Uber says it will comply with the city's rules.

By April 17, 2015

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Drones are making the rounds in Asia

Across the continent, unmanned aerial vehicles are already in use across a broad spectrum of industries.

By April 17, 2015

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Uber homes in on safety initiatives amid concerns

After a series of allegations of Uber drivers committing rape and other crimes against passengers, the ride-hailing company expands on its safety measures.

By March 25, 2015

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Uber snags Facebook exec as its first chief security officer

Joe Sullivan, who had the same role at the social network, makes the leap to the car-hailing service, where he'll be in charge of data security.

By April 2, 2015