Uber has been pelted with criticism over price surging and aggressive recruiting tactics, but that's what happens when you get too big, says the company's leader.
The settlement involves an investigation into what the Federal Communications Commission says is an "unacceptable use" of customers' personal info for marketing.
As the ride-sharing service could face investigations from antitrust regulators for its shady recruiting tactics, it moves into 24 more cities.
In its competition with rival car-sharing service Lyft, Uber has a complex system in place that involves paying contractors to recruit Lyft's drivers, according to a report by The Verge.
The on-demand car service brings in some big guns for its political fight against the taxi industry.
Lyft claims Uber is trying to lure away its drivers by ordering and then canceling thousands of rides.
It's not the end of Uber's notorious surge pricing model, but the on-demand car service agrees to stop charging excessive rates during natural disasters and emergencies.
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Long-distance ride-sharing network touts itself as an inexpensive alternative to planes and trains.
At the Recode Conference, Travis Kalanick said Uber is raising money, but played coy when asked if he would sell to Google.