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Uber partnership with UN women's group hits dead end

Women's rights group UN Women says that though the car-hailing service did sponsor one of its events, there was no talk of a partnership on job creation for women.

By March 21, 2015

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Forbes' tech billionaires list shows rich got richer, with Gates at No. 1

Bill Gates has added $3 billion to his net worth, cementing his position as the world's richest tech billionaire -- and once again as the richest person in the world.

By March 2, 2015

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Uber CFO steps down after huge year of financing

Brent Callinicos helped lead financing rounds that made the ride-hailing startup the second-most valuable venture-backed company.

By March 16, 2015

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To tip or not to tip drivers, that is Uber's question

People do it with taxis, people do it with Lyft. Now, drivers for the ride-hailing service are petitioning Uber to allow for cashless tipping by including an in-app gratuity feature.

By February 16, 2015

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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 snaps up mapping company deCarta

The ride-hailing service acquires deCarta to amp up its carpooling feature and the way it figures out passengers' ETAs.

By March 3, 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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Charles Barkley: Nerds never played the game, never got the girls in high school

Technically Incorrect: In a critique of teams built on stats, the NBA analyst excoriates those who believe numbers are all. In fact, he says, there is no proof that numbers lead to winning.

By February 11, 2015

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Uber makes move to operate legally in South Korea

The car-hailing service's proposal would see drivers get commercial licenses, requiring them to have minimum amounts of experience and insurance.

By February 4, 2015

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Watch out Google, Uber may be making its own self-driving cars

The ride-hailing service partners with Carnegie Mellon University to build a high-tech lab that focuses on mapping, vehicle safety and autonomy technology.

By February 2, 2015