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The electronics titans square off in a tangled tale of mobile technology, centered on Apple's iPhone
San Francisco and Los Angeles district attorneys claim Uber is misleading passengers on driver background checks and fraudulently charging "safe rides" fees. Lyft chooses to settle similar claims against it.
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.
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.
Uber's fledgling service in China will face tough competition from taxi-hailing company Kuaidi, which already boasts more than 150 million riders in 350 cities.
Uber's Asian expansion hit a snag in South Korea as Seoul's city government claims the service is illegal under current laws.
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.
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.
Lyft finally rolls out in New York City boroughs, but with commercially licensed drivers behind the wheel, not ordinary people.
The peer-to-peer driving service launches a marketplace model in hopes of becoming the Airbnb of ride-sharing.
Ride-sharing apps are increasingly making a mark in the US, but can they really appeal to drivers outside of tech-focused circles?