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Uber defies government warnings and goes live in Seoul, Korea

After a tense battle, the City government of Seoul will crack down on UberX following the service's launch, offering rewards for reporting drivers.

By December 11, 2014

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Seoul partners with BMW and others to encourage drivers to go electric

The new partnership between the South Korean city and BMW, GM, Kia, and Renault Samsung sees prospective electric car buyers being offered up to $24,825 in incentives.

By November 6, 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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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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Struggling Pantech asks employees to return part of salary

Employees of the South Korean handset maker have agreed to return 20 percent of their salary from December to March to help Pantech stay afloat amid rising debt and growing concerns over securing a buyer for the company.

By December 14, 2014

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Uber could face charges in Brussels, reports say

Belgium's capital allegedly plans to file a complaint against Uber as the ride-sharing service continues to operate despite being banned in the city. Also, reports surface of a possible investment from Baidu.

By December 12, 2014

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This is what happens when severe turbulence hits a plane

Passengers on an American Airlines flight between Seoul and Dallas post videos showing the sheer fright during turbulence.

By December 17, 2014

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Samsung: Expect Tizen TV at CES, but 'no surprise shows'

Meanwhile, Samsung is gearing up for a keynote speech at the show, where it will likely talk up smart homes and the Internet of Things.

By December 16, 2014

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Prosthetic 'smart' skin can feel all of the things

A stretchy synthetic skin is embedded with sensors to replicate a skin-like sense of touch for prosthetics.

By December 9, 2014

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Boston Uber driver charged with sexual assault

A Boston Uber driver who allegedly attacked a woman is charged with rape, kidnapping and two counts of assault and battery.

By December 18, 2014