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Are Uber's gratuity fees misleading? Judge says yes

A US judge rules the ride-sharing service must face a lawsuit in which a passenger alleges the company pockets a "substantial portion" of the tips meant to go to drivers.

By September 18, 2014

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Lyft pimps its ride, takes on Uber's 'stodgy' black car service

The peer-to-peer car service asks drivers to purchase tricked-out SUVs as part of its new Lyft Plus premium option.

By May 8, 2014

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How to beta test Uber's new Android app

Uber has started a beta program for Android users wanting to test out the latest features. Here’s how you can join in on the fun.

By May 7, 2014

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Uber disputes kidnapping claims

A Los Angeles woman claims her Uber driver drove her 20 miles off her route and took her to an abandoned parking lot. Uber says the driver was dealing with an intoxicated passenger.

By October 14, 2014

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Uber gets an F from the Better Business Bureau

Customers call in a slew of complaints about the ride-sharing service -- ranging from allegedly being overcharged by hundreds of dollars to having troubles with customer service.

By October 9, 2014

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How risky is your Uber ride? Maybe more than you think

When you agree to Uber's terms and conditions, you basically sign your life away, consumer advocates say. So then, what happens when a driver hits you on the head with a hammer, as one passenger claims?

By October 8, 2014

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Should Uber and Lyft keep passenger ratings secret?

Beware passengers: don't vomit, drink beer or annoy your drivers. Drivers are rating you -- and no, in most cases, you can't see what that score is.

By September 25, 2014

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Uber seen upping fee it charges new drivers in SF to 25%

Drivers for the peer-to-peer car service are increasingly being hit with pay cuts and raised costs, according to an Uber notification posted to Reddit.

By September 22, 2014

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Uber hits road block in France as taxi lobby gains upper hand

A new law in France includes several provisions, but one is especially damaging to Uber: no sharing location via GPS.

By September 19, 2014

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Seoul says Uber ride-sharing is illegal before it's even started

South Korea's capital city says it will arrest drivers on the spot if the UberX service, currently in a free testing phase, becomes fully operational.

By September 19, 2014