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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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NailO turns your fingernail into a tiny trackpad

A wearable input device in the form of a nail sticker could make it easy to control a computer with a subtle swipe. Could nail calls be the new butt dials?

By April 16, 2015

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Human cruise control zaps legs to send you in the right direction

Would you trust electrodes attached to your muscles to guide you? A new system out of Germany aims to keep your eyes off your smartphone by buzzing your legs toward your destination.

By April 13, 2015

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The chaebols: Samsung and LG's 50-year 'star wars'

LG and Samsung are among the best-known of South Korea's conglomerates, and their ongoing rivalry is just as famous. We take a look at their closely intertwined histories in part two of this series on chaebols.

By April 9, 2015