Uber restarts service in Delhi; govt says company still banned

  

* Uber applies for radio taxi licence in New Delhi * Transport official says Uber still banned * Application follows tie-up in Korea, CEO job-creation promise (Adds comments from govt official, Uber, driver) By Aditya Kalra and Sanjeev Miglani NEW DELHI, Jan 23 (Reuters) – Uber, the U.S.-based online taxi-hailing company, has restarted services in India’s capital after
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Flouting Law, Uber Suspends Drivers For Properly Registering Cars

  

The ride-hailing giant has suspended some drivers in California who registered cars for commercial use. But the DMV says that only cars with commercial registrations may carry passengers for hire in the state. Uber has suspended a number of its drivers because they took steps to comply with California vehicle registration laws, escalating a showdown over
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From Arrogance to Acquiescence: Can Uber Really Change?

  

It was the reckless new kid on the block that taunted cab companies for their inefficiency and baited city governments into banning its service. In its latest role, Uber, the ride-sharing startup the press loves to hate, is playing the chastised child. What do you think? Last week Uber CEO Travis Kalanick sought “partnerships” with EU cities at Brussels.
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State agency orders Uber to stop operations in SC

  

The Public Service Commission of South Carolina ordered ride-sharing company Uber to stop operating in the state. The commission said all motor carriers, including taxi cab services, which transport persons or property for compensation, must first obtain a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity. “Consumers benefit from, and deserve choices in, the marketplace. However, those
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Uber driver charged with rape in India, company could be next

  

Uber driver charged with rape in India, company could be next By Katy Daigle, Associated Press POSTED: 01/13/2015 09:58:06 AM NEW DELHI — A New Delhi court charged an Uber cab driver on Tuesday with rape, kidnapping and criminal intimidation in a case that has renewed a national fury over chronic sexual violence in India. Authorities
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Uber again offering free rides in Boise after drivers cited

  

BOISE (AP) — The ridesharing company Uber is going back to offering free promotional rides in Boise after two of its drivers received citations for failing to have commercial transport service driver’s licenses. The company on Thursday said it is reinstating free rides after learning drivers could face arrest and jail time for charging riders.
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Ask The Mayor: Is Uber Going to Be Regulated by the County?

  

The mayor answers questions from the public in this series. By Mayor Alan Arakawa Q: Uber, which recently arrived on Maui, has had a list of problems worldwide. These problems include sexual assault by their drivers, violation of state and local regulations for car services, and complaints from their drivers who have no way of voicing
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China Bans Uber

  

China is banning private cars from offering cab services via apps, according to Bloomberg. This would mean services like Uber would be banned from the country. In a statement to the Financial Times Wednesday, the director of Beijing’s traffic enforcement unit Liang Jiangwei said “the use of unlicensed taxis by internet hailing apps violated a ban on illegal
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