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After a lawsuit put a yearlong e-hail pilot program on hold, taxi-hailing app startups like Uber, GetTaxi, and Hailo are now given a green light.
The electronics titans square off in a tangled tale of mobile technology, centered on Apple's iPhone
Private-car summoning service launches pilot program allowing taxi customers to use a smartphone app to request a cab. But the app won't accept payments, at least at first.
The crackdown on unlicensed drivers has been made official in China, with changes to how taxi apps are allowed to operate.
The taxi-hailing app switches gears to remain operational in India, despite a ban on their main business due to an ongoing legal battle.
Ride-sharing service ceases operations but vows to return when it finds a legal way to operate in the state.
With new leadership and a $12 million funding round, the taxi-hailing app guns for ride-sharing rivals like Uber and Lyft.
As the US company aims to disrupt taxi markets across the globe, regulators in several countries in Asia are making it difficult for it to gain a foothold.
Taxi use in the city has tumbled by 65 percent over the last year -- much of this is attributed to the growing use of ride-sharing services.
Uber's fledgling service in China will face tough competition from taxi-hailing company Kuaidi, which already boasts more than 150 million riders in 350 cities.
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.