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New taxi app challenges Uber in South Korea

Uber launched its service in South Korea in 2013 but immediately faced opposition, with taxi drivers protesting what they saw as a threat to their livelihoods. South Korea’s leading mobile messaging operator on Tuesday launched a new web-based taxi service to compete with California-based Uber, whose service has faced a crackdown from state regulators. Daum […]

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Police raid Paris offices of online taxi service Uber

PARIS — French police raided the Paris offices of taxi app company Uber on Tuesday as part of an investigation into its controversial ride-sharing service, the company told AFP.The headquarters of the French branch of the American firm was targeted at the request of the Paris prosecutor’s office.The survey focuses on the smartphone app UberPop, […]