All posts tagged "Uber"

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    Uber partners up with Kia for premium service relaunch in Seoul

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — Uber, the controversial ride-booking mobile app, will make a fresh start in Seoul with its high-end version to be serviced on a popular Korean-made luxury sedan, its U.S. operator said Wednesday, seeking to set...

    • Posted November 12, 2015
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  • Uber driver Karim Amrani sits in his car parked near the San Francisco International Airport parking area in San Francisco, Wednesday, July 15, 2015. In the three months ended in June, Uber overtook taxis as the most expensed form of ground transportation, according to expense management system provider Certify. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
    Uber tops taxi use for business travelers, new report shows

    NEW YORK (AP) — Taxis are losing business travelers to ride-hailing services like Uber, a survey shows. In the three months ended in June, Uber overtook taxis as the most expensed form of ground transportation, according to...

    • Posted July 16, 2015
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    Uber halts ride-sharing service in Seoul

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — The local unit of U.S. ride-booking app creator Uber Technologies Inc. said Friday it will no longer operate its ride-sharing mobile platform UberX in Seoul, in compliance with city regulations that regard it as...

    • Posted March 6, 2015
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    Uber Korea to offer free UberX fares to counteract Seoul government ban

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — Uber Korea, the local unit of ride-booking app creator Uber Technologies Inc., said Wednesday it will make its ride-sharing service UberX free of charge, in an apparent move to counteract the Seoul city government’s...

    • Posted February 25, 2015
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    Uber’s proposal to S. Korea backfires as tensions increase

    (Yonhap) — Discord between Uber Technologies Inc. and South Korea is growing deeper after the government sharply rebuffed the U.S. cab-hailing app creator’s request to allow its driver become legal through a registration system. The Ministry of...

    • Posted February 6, 2015
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  • David Plouffe, the senior vice president of policy and strategy at Uber Technologies Inc., speaks at a press conference in Seoul on Feb. 4, 2015. (Yonhap)
    Uber calls on Seoul to set up registration system for its drivers

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — Uber Technologies Inc., the provider of the controversial taxi-hailing app, proposed Wednesday that the South Korean government allow local Uber drivers to become licensed, stressing that the U.S. startup is willing to work with...

    • Posted February 4, 2015
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  • Uber CEO and co-founder Travis Kalanick has not been well received in countries like South Korea and France. (AP Photo/Paul Sakluma)
    Uber taxi founder indicted for illegal business in S. Korea

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — South Korean prosecutors said Wednesday they have indicted the founder of the U.S.-based taxi service Uber on charges of operating an illegal taxi service here. The Seoul Central District Prosecutors’ Office said it prosecuted...

    • Posted December 24, 2014
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