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Australian Taxi Industry Association calls UberX 'cheap copies' of taxis  Mar 25, 1:42 pm
Melbourne, March 25 (ANI): The taxi industry in Australia has hit out at Uber by terming its UberX service "cheap copies" of taxis in the latest round of attacks on the taxi-hailing service.
Taxi firm Uber forms an alliance with Times Internet  Mar 23, 1:04 pm
New Delhi, Mar. 23 (ANI): American taxi hailing company Uber has agreed to work with media firm Times Internet for an undisclosed investment from the latter.
Ola launches food ordering service in selected Indian cities  Mar 21, 1:01 pm
Washington, March 21 (ANI): Ola, the SoftBank-backed taxi-hailing service in India, has launched a food ordering and delivery service in selected Indian cities.
Taxi companies file lawsuit against Uber for 'misleading advertising' in California  Mar 20, 12:20 pm
Washington, March 20 (ANI): Taxi companies in California have filed a lawsuit against Uber Technologies in a federal court, charging the taxi-hailing service with misleading advertising regarding the safety of its rides.
Police charges Uber CEO with operating illegal taxi service in South Korea  Mar 19, 1:04 pm
Washington, March 19 (ANI): Seoul police has reportedly charged 30 people linked to Uber's operation in South Korea, including its CEO Travis Kalanick, on suspicion of operating illegal taxi services in the country.
French police raid Uber's Paris headquarters  Mar 19, 10:18 am
Washington, March 19 (ANI): Uber's Paris office has been raided by the French police this week as part of a probe into its controversial UberPop service.
Delhi govt. orders GPS installation in all taxis  Mar 15, 3:37 pm
New Delhi, Mar. 15 (ANI): The Delhi government on Sunday directed all taxis operating in the city to install Global Positioning System (GPS) in their vehicles for the safety and security of the women.
Uber looking to hire 1 mln female drivers to allay fears about women's safety  Mar 11, 12:30 pm
Melbourne, March 11 (ANI): In a bid to address safety concerns, taxi-hailing service Uber is reportedly looking to hire more female drivers, following a few highly publicised assaults including, the rape of a female passenger in New Delhi.
Japan orders Uber to suspend pilot program saying it violates country's law  Mar 5, 2:07 pm
Sydney, March 05 (ANI): Japanese authorities have ordered Uber to stop its pilot program in the country saying it violates a law that prohibits unlicensed taxi services.
Uber acquires mapping company deCarta  Mar 4, 1:58 pm
Washington, March 04 (ANI): Taxi-hailing service Uber has reportedly acquired deCarta, a platform for location services including, mapping.
Ola acquires smaller rival TaxiForSure for 200 mln dollars to take on Uber  Mar 3, 11:30 am
Washington, March 03 (ANI): Indian taxi app service Ola has acquired smaller rival TaxiForSure for 200 million dollars, giving a tougher competition to Uber.
Uber database containing names, drivers' licenses of 50,000 cabbies in US compromised  Feb 28, 1:13 pm
Washington, Feb 28 (ANI): Taxi company Uber says that its database containing the names and drivers' license numbers of 50,000 of its drivers in the US was hacked in May last year. allows commuters to request 'roadside assistance' when ride breaks down  Feb 15, 5:39 pm
Washington, Feb 15 (ANI): A new taxi service app allows commuters to request for roadside assistance in case their ride breaks down.
Banned Iranian helmer takes home Berlin's Golden Bear award for 'Taxi'   Feb 15, 9:24 am
Washington, Feb 15 (ANI): Iranian Helmer Jafar Panahi, who was banned from filmmaking in his home country, was awarded with Berlin's Golden Bear for his movie 'Taxi' at the Berlin International Film Festival.
Uber set to make driver background checks in India more stringent  Feb 4, 2:29 pm
Washington, Jan 04 (ANI): Taxi firm Uber has said that it will exercise more strictness when checking the background of drivers in India.
Uber announces plans to develop its own 'self-driving cars'  Feb 3, 1:59 pm
Washington, Feb 03 (ANI): Self-driving cars may soon join Uber's fleet of taxis as the taxi-hailing service is working to develop the advance technology, the company said.
Uber resumes partial operations in New Delhi pending taxi license approval  Jan 24, 10:23 am
New Delhi, Jan 24 (ANI): The mobile car-hailing service Uber has said that the company is resuming operations in New Delhi where it was banned earlier following the alleged rape of a passenger by one of the drivers.
Uber drivers earning more than rival taxi drivers in US  Jan 23, 12:34 pm
London, Jan 23 (ANI): Uber drivers are reportedly earning up to 6 dollars more an hour on average than their taxi counterparts in the US.
Uber reportedly raised 1.6 billion dollars in deal with Goldman Sachs  Jan 22, 3:32 pm
Washington, Jan 22 (ANI): Taxi firm Uber has reportedly raised 1.6 billion dollars following a deal with Goldman Sachs Wealth Management clients.
Under fire Uber's bid to woo critics may create 50,000 jobs in Europe  Jan 19, 10:40 am
London, Jan 19 (ANI): The chief executive of the under fire taxi-hailing service Uber has reportedly announced his plan to make 2015 a year of rapid expansion in Europe.
Ola gears up to overtake Uber by announcing plans to cover 200 Indian cities in 2015  Jan 15, 1:48 pm
Washington, Jan 15 (ANI): Web-based taxi service Ola, which currently operates in nearly 50 Indian cities, has reportedly announced its plan to expand to 200 cities in India by the end of this year.
Police cracking down on Uber for lowering fares post complaints from big cab firms  Jan 11, 12:49 pm
Wellington, Jan 11 (ANI): Police are cracking down on Uber after complaints from old-school taxi firms that the company's lower fares are hurting the big cab companies.
New York suspends 5 of Uber's 6 bases over trip records  Jan 8, 1:45 pm
Washington, Jan 08 (ANI): New York's Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC), which licenses taxicabs in the city, has temporarily suspended five out of six car hubs of Uber until they divulge electronic records of drivers' trips.
Delhi govt. formulates new rules for radio taxis following Uber rape case  Dec 29, 9:50 pm
New Delhi, Dec.29 (ANI): The Uber cab rape case in the national capital has made the Delhi government to come up with a new set of rules for the radio taxis operating in the city on Monday.
Uber announces additional safety measures in India in wake of New Delhi rape case  Dec 29, 12:51 pm
Washington, Dec 29 (ANI): Under fire taxi company Uber has announced additional safety measures in India in the wake of the recent incident where one of its drivers raped a woman passenger in New Delhi.