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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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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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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

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Uber's legal struggles hamstring expansion in Asia

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.

By January 28, 2015

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Uber rides back to New Delhi after temporary ban

Uber says that it has applied for a taxi fleet license and will only work with drivers who have had "re-verification" of their police clearance to improve rider safety.

By January 23, 2015

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Uber's roadmap: 50,000 new jobs in Europe

The ride-sharing company has its sights set on Europe, where it wants to expand its UberPool service and reduce the number of cars on the road.

By January 18, 2015

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Uber indicted in South Korea two weeks after official launch

CEO Travis Kalanick is named in the indictment, which accuses the ride-sharing service of violating public transportation law.

By December 23, 2014

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Crystal ball, cracked: Could these be 2015's biggest tech stories?

As we gear up for another year, here are 10 headlines that are (almost) sure to appear in the coming year.

By January 4, 2015