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Seoul set to ban 'illegal' ride-sharing app Uber

Uber's Asian expansion hit a snag in South Korea as Seoul's city government claims the service is illegal under current laws.

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Uber arrives on Windows Phone

Windows Phone users can finally hail the on-demand car service from a native app, instead of via the mobile website.

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Uber, Lyft allowed to freely drive Seattle's streets

The city council lifts several restrictions and gives the green light to on-demand car service apps.

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'Taxi drivers aren't against change': How Hailo is taking on Uber in the taxi app wars

We flagged down Caspar Woolley, the co-founder of international taxi app Hailo, to talk taxis, apps, and Uber.

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VC funding hits $13.88B in Q2, highest point since 2001

Total venture funding goes gangbusters in the second quarter with companies like Airbnb, Pinterest, Uber, and Lyft raising billions.

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Lyft to roll out in New York City with free rides for new users

Going head to head with Uber, the ride-sharing service brings its pink mustache to Brooklyn and Queens.

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Uber to cap surge pricing in NY during emergencies

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.

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UberX rides now cheaper than a yellow cab in New York City

Uber slashes prices for its UberX tier in New York City by 20 percent, but drivers are left making less money per ride.

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Facebook messes with your emotions in CNET UK podcast 395

Facebook has owned up to manipulating moods of its users, while Uber has dodged court in the UK.

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Facebook messes with your emotions in CNET UK podcast 395

Facebook has owned up to manipulating moods of its users, while Uber has dodged court in the UK.

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LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 11:  A London taxi's line up on The Mall during a protest against a new smart phone app, 'Uber' on June 11, 2014 in London, England. London's licensed black taxi drivers are campaigning against the introduction of the 'Uber' taxi smartphone app in the United kingdom. Drivers say that there is a lack of regulation behind the new app.  (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

Uber escapes London court date -- because its drivers are already in the dock

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.

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Uber, Lyft ordered to halt all operations in Pittsburgh

Two Pennsylvania judges slap the ride-for-hire apps with cease and desist orders just before the 4th of July holiday weekend.

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