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Uber suspends service in Seoul after months-long row with officials

The ride-hailing service plans to return at some point but only after it's reached an accord with the government.

By March 6, 2015

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Uber goes free in Seoul as pressure from city government mounts

The car-hailing service has been operating despite the city's argument that it's illegal. It says its latest move is an effort to establish "a consensus" with government officials.

By February 25, 2015

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Seoul offers cash for tattling on Uber drivers

The South Korean capital says it will give up to 1 million won, or a little more than $900, to anyone who reports cases of Uber drivers carrying paying customers.

By December 23, 2014

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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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These robot bugs don't just walk on water, they jump on it

An international team has developed robot water-striders. Is this more evidence of a coming awesome robot apocalypse?

By July 31, 2015

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Mysterious ancient star chart shows foreign skies

A star chart carved into the ceiling of an ancient tomb in Japan is believed to be the world's oldest, and may show the sky as it was seen from China.

By July 19, 2015

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Samsung Pay shows promise, but mobile payments face uphill battle

Samsung's answer to Apple Pay is being tested in its home country of South Korea. CNET had the chance to see how the mobile payment system works in real life.

By July 16, 2015