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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.
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.
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.
Lyft finally rolls out in New York City boroughs, but with commercially licensed drivers behind the wheel, not ordinary people.
Uber's Asian expansion hit a snag in South Korea as Seoul's city government claims the service is illegal under current laws.
Long-distance ride-sharing network touts itself as an inexpensive alternative to planes and trains.
Australian State Government authorities have cracked down on Uber's ridesharing service, issuing "infringement notices" to drivers offering lifts to passengers in Melbourne.
Despite warnings, Uber has opened its ridesharing service to the public and gone on a marketing offensive offering free rides from Kings Cross.
The verdict on Uber's ridesharing service is in, with the NSW Transport authority saying it operates outside the law.
Uber has defended the safety and reliability of its new ridesharing service, which has come under fire from the taxi industry for posing "an unacceptable risk to the public".