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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.

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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.

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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.

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Uber, Lyft reportedly sinking San Francisco taxi business

Taxi use in the city has tumbled by 65 percent over the last year -- much of this is attributed to the growing use of ride-sharing services.

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Uber recruits military veterans to be drivers

The ride-sharing service rolls out a new initiative to "on-board 50,000 members of the military community" within the next year and a half.

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Lyft began testing a carpool feature called Lyft Line in San Francisco in August.

Lyft brings carpool feature to Los Angeles, despite dispute

Looking to help cut down on gridlock, the peer-to-peer car service rolls out Lyft Line in one of the most traffic-congested cities in the country.

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San Francisco resident and ride sharing enthusiast Kenny Liao poses next to his car, which he uses to give rides as a Sidecar driver.

Sidecar raises $15M as Uber, Lyft duke it out

Looking to expand to more US cities and focus on its carpool feature, the peer-to-peer car service gets a wad of dough from several investors, including Virgin's Sir Richard Branson.

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California deems carpooling via all ride-share services illegal

Uber, Lyft and Sidecar are told to halt any carpool features. The California Public Utilities Commission confirms it sent two copies of a warning letter to all three peer-to-peer car services.

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San Francisco resident and ride sharing enthusiast Kenny Liao poses next to his car, which he uses to give rides as a Sidecar driver.

Carpooling with Sidecar? Regulators say not so fast

California regulators issue a warning to the peer-to-peer car service saying it's illegal to operate its Shared Rides feature. Are Uber and Lyft next?

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Uber CEO: Oft-criticized ride-sharing service is just misunderstood

Uber has been pelted with criticism over price surging and aggressive recruiting tactics, but that's what happens when you get too big, says the company's leader.

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Despite backlash, Uber says it's rapidly expanding

As the ride-sharing service could face investigations from antitrust regulators for its shady recruiting tactics, it moves into 24 more cities.

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Uber designs secret recruiting crusade -- Operation SLOG

In its competition with rival car-sharing service Lyft, Uber has a complex system in place that involves paying contractors to recruit Lyft's drivers, according to a report by The Verge.

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