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Uber's background checks don't catch criminals, says Houston

After a passenger was allegedly raped by her Uber driver, the Texas city threatens to shut down the ride-hailing service. Uber says it will comply with the city's rules.

By April 17, 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's Japan car service hits roadblock as city cracks down

City officials in Fukuoka are debating with Uber over whether the service is a car-sharing operation or a research project.

By March 4, 2015

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Uber's safety push continues with SafetiPin collaboration

The ride-hailing service will help the India-based safety-tracking app collect more information about various areas in New Delhi.

By February 23, 2015

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Uber aims to be uber-funded by expanding funding round by $1B

The second highest valued venture backed company in the world is looking to get even richer by expanding a round of funding from $1.8 billion to $2.8 billion.

By February 18, 2015

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HBO Now promotes launch with Iron Thrones on Uber

HBO's new streaming service faces trial in how it handles Game of Thrones demand. Bridget Carey-si, mother of CNET Updates, takes HBO Now's Uber promotion for a spin. Also: Guitar Hero returns and GameStop goes retro.

By April 15, 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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HBO Now promotes launch with Iron Thrones on Uber

Mother of CNET Updates Bridget Carey takes HBO's Uber promotion for a spin, and discusses how HBO's new streaming service handles demand for "Game of Thrones". Also: Guitar Hero returns and GameStop goes retro.

By April 15, 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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Cop caught going ballistic on Uber driver apologizes on TV

Technically Incorrect: Detective Patrick Cherry, stripped of his badge for berating an Uber driver (in a YouTube video that went viral), tries to present his side of the story. A wise move?

By April 4, 2015