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Uber reaches 4x surge pricing as Sydney faces hostage lockdown

As a major hostage operation plays out in the centre of Sydney, Uber briefly reached record surge pricing for rides in the CBD, before changing tack and offering free rides for passengers trying to leave the city.

By December 14, 2014

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After Uber's stumble, is it Lyft and Sidecar's time to shine?

Both Lyft and Sidecar see significant bumps in business after Uber's publicity blunders, but it appears it'll take more than a boycott to oust the top dog.

By November 26, 2014

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Uber's 'God View' under scrutiny as spotlight intensifies on its practices

The car-ride service, which is accused of tracking a reporter's Uber rides, is investigating a top executive -- in the wake of a controversy involving another exec's intense interest in reporters.

By November 19, 2014

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Ashton Kutcher is uber-annoyed at Uber criticism

In a series of tweets, the famous actor, tech personality and Uber investor defends the ride-sharing startup by suggesting he sees nothing wrong in "digging up dirt on shady journalist."

By November 19, 2014

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Uber's bad behavior and the trouble with trusting Snapchat

Snapchat expands into mobile payments and Uber is under fire after an executive suggests taking revenge on journalists. On the bright side, WhatsApp is boosting security with end-to-end encryption.

By November 18, 2014

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Uber's bad behavior and the trouble with trusting Snapchat

Snapchat expands into mobile payments, and Uber is under fire after an executive suggests taking revenge on journalists. On the bright side, WhatsApp is boosting security with end-to-end encryption.

By November 18, 2014

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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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Uber defies government warnings and goes live in Seoul, Korea

After a tense battle, the City government of Seoul will crack down on UberX following the service's launch, offering rewards for reporting drivers.

By December 11, 2014

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Uber driver charged with vehicular manslaughter

The former driver for the on-demand car service is facing legal action after allegedly hitting and killing a 6-year-old on New Year's Eve in San Francisco.

By December 9, 2014

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Uber could face charges in Brussels, reports say

Belgium's capital allegedly plans to file a complaint against Uber as the ride-sharing service continues to operate despite being banned in the city. Also, reports surface of a possible investment from Baidu.

By December 12, 2014