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California DAs sue ride-sharing app Uber, settle with rival Lyft

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.

By December 9, 2014

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China: The latest battleground for ride-sharing

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.

By October 26, 2014

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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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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

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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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Uber drivers hit with fines for ridesharing

Australian State Government authorities have cracked down on Uber's ridesharing service, issuing "infringement notices" to drivers offering lifts to passengers in Melbourne.

By May 11, 2014