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Seoul says Uber ride-sharing is illegal before it's even started

South Korea's capital city says it will arrest drivers on the spot if the UberX service, currently in a free testing phase, becomes fully operational.

By September 19, 2014

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California deems carpooling via all ride-share services illegal

Uber, Lyft and Sidecar are told to halt any carpool features. The California Public Utilities Commission confirms it sent two copies of a warning letter to all three peer-to-peer car services.

By September 12, 2014

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Uber CEO: Oft-criticized ride-sharing service is just misunderstood

Uber has been pelted with criticism over price surging and aggressive recruiting tactics, but that's what happens when you get too big, says the company's leader.

By September 8, 2014

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Uber trials even cheaper ride-sharing service in Beijing

As demand for Uber grows in Beijing, the company has launched a new "People's Uber" ride-sharing service at rates below its own UberX.

By August 5, 2014

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Seoul set to ban 'illegal' ride-sharing app Uber

Uber's Asian expansion hit a snag in South Korea as Seoul's city government claims the service is illegal under current laws.

By July 23, 2014

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Ride-sharing network BlaBlaCar raises $100M in funding

Long-distance ride-sharing network touts itself as an inexpensive alternative to planes and trains.

By July 1, 2014

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Ride-sharing service Sidecar lets drivers name their own prices

The peer-to-peer driving service launches a marketplace model in hopes of becoming the Airbnb of ride-sharing.

By February 19, 2014

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California regulators approve ride-sharing guidelines

The new rules require driver background check, training, and insurance coverage, and let the state collect fees from the ride-sharing companies.

By September 19, 2013

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Uber cuts ride-share prices below taxi fares

The car service's peer-to-peer option is now cheaper than a taxi in San Francisco, one of its biggest markets. It's a fare warning to competitors.

By June 12, 2013

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NYC gets Lyft ride-sharing, but without the sharing

Lyft finally rolls out in New York City boroughs, but with commercially licensed drivers behind the wheel, not ordinary people.

By July 27, 2014