Uber's Asian expansion hit a snag in South Korea as Seoul's city government claims the service is illegal under current laws.
Windows Phone users can finally hail the on-demand car service from a native app, instead of via the mobile website.
Uber is facing a backlash over its "free ice cream" promotion after Australian customers complained of being repeatedly hit with hidden fees.
The city council lifts several restrictions and gives the green light to on-demand car service apps.
We flagged down Caspar Woolley, the co-founder of international taxi app Hailo, to talk taxis, apps, and Uber.
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.
Uber slashes prices for its UberX tier in New York City by 20 percent, but drivers are left making less money per ride.
The car-booking service was touted as a complementary add-on for GrabTaxi's taxi booking app, but in practice, the flat hiring fees position it as competition for Uber Asia's transport network.
UK transport authorities have dropped legal action on controversial e-hailing app Uber because the courts are tied up with cases relating to individual drivers.
Two Pennsylvania judges slap the ride-for-hire apps with cease and desist orders just before the 4th of July holiday weekend.