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Who's really taking you for an Uber ride?

After an Uber driver allegedly rapes a woman in Boston, the ride-sharing service's background checks come under scrutiny.

By December 22, 2014

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Uber driver charged with vehicular manslaughter

The former driver for the on-demand car service is facing legal action after allegedly hitting and killing a 6-year-old on New Year's Eve in San Francisco.

By December 9, 2014

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Uber agrees to suspend service in Portland after lawsuit

Ride-sharing service plans to pause operations for three months while the city takes time to craft new taxi regulations.

By December 18, 2014

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Uber hit with lawsuit over launch in Portland, Ore.

After warning Uber that its planned launch would violate city regulations, Oregon's largest city files a lawsuit to shut down the ride-sharing service's operations there.

By December 8, 2014

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Uber driver arrested in alleged rape of female passenger in India

Local police say they will take legal action against the on-demand ride service over alleged driver and vehicle violations.

By December 7, 2014

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Uber 'disciplines' exec accused of tracking journalist, but offers little detail

The car-hailing service says it has "taken disciplinary actions" against an executive who purportedly used an internal tool to track a reporter's whereabouts. But what those actions are isn't clear.

By November 29, 2014

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Sony to take another look at ad-supported music streaming

Chief financial officer says that Sony, owner of one of the world's three major labels, needs to evaluate what kind of value it's getting in allowing catalog music to be streamed for free.

By November 18, 2014

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Attention, artists: Streaming music is the inescapable future. Embrace it

Music's bedrock business will be selling access to streams, not ownership of tunes. So what does that mean for the artists you love? It should be music to their ears.

By November 14, 2014

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Oculus warns rivals not to 'poison the well' with VR kit that makes us sick

Oculus founder Brendan Iribe says he showed Oculus Rift to Sony, and challenged rivals to "make yours the same or better."

By November 4, 2014

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Spotify to Taylor Swift: Please 'stay stay stay'

Spotify regretfully removes Swift's songs from its service after receiving a request from the pop star and her management team.

By November 3, 2014