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  1. Uber CEO Kalanick indicted in South Korea over taxi serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    40 min ago | SFGate

    Prosecutors in South Korea charged Uber Technologies Inc. CEO Travis Kalanick and the head of its domestic business partner MK Korea Co. with violating a transportation law.

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  2. Uber hits speed bumps in ChinaRead the original story

    1 hr ago | China Daily

    Uber Technologies Inc., on its journey to rapid global expansion, has recently faced challenges and setbacks in its operation in China. Currently, Uber, which is valued at $40 billion, has operations in eight Chinese mainland cities.

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  3. Sharing economy fagship Uber brought to trial in SeoulRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | English Dong-A

    Sharing economy fagship Uber brought to trial in Seoul . DECEMBER 25, 2014 04:18.

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  4. South Korea indicts Uber CEO, local unit for transport law breachRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | West Australian

    South Korea has indicted the chief executive officer and local subsidiary of Uber Technologies Inc for violating a law governing public transport, becoming the latest jurisdiction to challenge the U.S. taxi service provider. The Seoul Central District Prosecutors' Office issued the indictment against CEO Travis Kalanick and the firm's Korean unit for violating a law prohibiting individuals or firms without appropriate licences from providing or facilitating transportation services, an Uber spokeswoman said.

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  5. Uber CEO Indicted in South Korea Over Its Taxi ServiceRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Travis Kalanick, chief executive officer of Uber Technologies Inc., speaks during the Institute of Directors annual convention at the Royal Albert Hall in London, U.K., on Friday, Oct. 3, 2014. Prosecutors in South Korea charged Uber Technologies Inc. Chief Executive Officer Travis Kalanick and the head of its domestic business partner MK Korea Co.

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  6. Uber CEO Travis Kalanick indicted in South Korea under transport lawRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    Prosecutors in South Korea charged Uber Technologies Inc. Chief Executive Travis Kalanick and the head of its domestic business partner MK Korea Co. with violating a transportation law.

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  7. Uber CEO Kalanick Indicted as Asian Authorities Crack Down on E-Hail ServiceRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Skift

    First the Korean Air 'nut rage' executive, then Uber's Kalanick; Korea is not messing around today when it comes to indicting travel executives. Uber Technologies Inc. Chief Executive Officer Travis Kalanick was indicted in South Korea and Chinese police raided a company training site in the latest instances of government scrutiny of the car-booking company.

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  8. UPDATE 1-S.Korea indicts Uber CEO, local unit for transport law breachRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Reuters

    South Korea has indicted the chief executive officer and local subsidiary of Uber Technologies Inc for violating a law governing public transport, becoming the latest jurisdiction to challenge the U.S. taxi service provider. The Seoul Central District Prosecutors' Office issued the indictment against CEO Travis Kalanick and the firm's Korean unit for violating a law prohibiting individuals or firms without appropriate licences from providing or facilitating transportation services, an Uber spokeswoman said.

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  9. Uber CEO indicted over its taxi serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Korea Herald

    Prosecutors in South Korea charged Uber Technologies Inc. Chief Executive Officer Travis Kalanick and the head of its domestic business partner MK Korea Co. with violating a transportation law.

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  10. Uber CEO indicted in South Korea, China city raids firmRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Thanh Nein News

    Uber Technologies Inc. Chief Executive Officer Travis Kalanick was indicted in South Korea and China's largest municipality pledged to crack down on its service in the latest instances of government scrutiny of the company. Kalanick, Uber's Korean unit and car-rental partner MK Korea were charged yesterday by the Seoul Central District Prosecutors' Office for flouting a local transportation law prohibiting rental cars from operating as cabs, according to an official at the department, who asked not to be named citing internal policy.

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  11. The Wall Street Journal: Uber CEO indicted in South Korea for breaking public-transport lawRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | MarketWatch

    South Korean prosecutors have indicted Uber Technologies Inc. Chief Executive Officer Travis Kalanick and his Korean partners for violating a public-transport law. The Seoul Central District Prosecutors' Office said Wednesday it has issued indictment for Kalanick, Uber's Korean unit and car-rental partner MK Korea on charges of violating a law that bans rental-car service operators from using their cars to conduct passenger-transport business.

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  12. South Korea prosecutors indict local Uber subsidiary: YonhapRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Reuters

    South Korean prosecutors have indicted the local subsidiary of U.S. taxi-hailing service provider Uber Technologies Inc for violating a law governing public transport, Yonhap News Agency reported on Wednesday. The Seoul Central District Prosecutors' Office issued an indictment - which also named Chief Executive Officer Travis Kalanick - for violating a law prohibiting individuals or firms without appropriate licences from providing or facilitating transportation services, Yonhap reported, citing an unnamed prosecution official.

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  13. Uber CEO Indicted in Korea as Police Raid Chinese Training SiteRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Uber Technologies Inc. Chief Executive Officer Travis Kalanick was indicted in South Korea and Chinese police raided a company training site in the latest instances of government scrutiny of the car-booking company. Kalanick, Uber's Korean unit and car-rental partner MK Korea were indicted yesterday by the Seoul Central District Prosecutors' Office for flouting a local transportation law prohibiting rental cars from operating as cabs, according to an official at the department, who asked not to be named citing internal policy.

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  14. 5 things to know, including a state that's even bigger than New YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | Business Journal

    ... laughs," according to website Rotten Tomatoes. Kim Jong -un may be right, after all: Seth Rogen is just not that funny. Uber Technologies Inc. Chief Executive Officer Travis Kalanick and his Korean partners have been indicted in South Korea, where ...

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  15. Disability suit against Uber gets U.S. scrutinyRead the original story

    Tuesday | Los Angeles Times

    The U.S. government told a court it's concerned about the civil rights issues raised by a lawsuit against Uber Technologies Inc. alleging discrimination against blind passengers. The U.S. Justice Department said Tuesday that Uber's attempt to dismiss the case may be based on a misunderstanding about the Americans With Disabilities Act.

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  16. Uber Moves to Patent the Surge Pricing Its Customers HateRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Skift

    When Uber Technologies Inc. jacked up prices in Sydney this week to meet the demand of people fleeing a hostage crisis, critics accused the ride-sharing service of price gouging. The company, though, makes no apologies for what it calls "surge pricing" - and in fact is seeking to patent it.

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  17. Uber Fights to Stay in TaiwanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | Wall Street Journal

    Uber Technologies Inc. is pushing to put its business in the clear in Taiwan after the authorities there declared its car-hailing service illegal, in another regulatory challenge for the company.

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  18. Year in Review: The sharing economy rolls into KCRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | Business Journal

    Kansas City was introduced to the so-called sharing economy when upstart ride-sharing companies Lyft Inc. and Uber Technologies Inc. rolled into the metro area in the spring of 2014.

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  19. Uber's legality under scrutiny in Taiwan and Chinese mega city ChongqingRead the original story

    Monday Dec 22 | Techmeme

    Uber's legality under scrutiny in Taiwan and Chinese mega city Chongqing - Uber business model faces legal scrutiny in Taiwan, Chinese mega city - - Uber Technologies Inc is under fire in Taiwan and the Chinese mainland mega city Chongqing over concerns that it and its drivers

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  20. Uber Hits Roadblocks in Taiwan, ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | Entrepreneur Magazine

    Sales numbers for the latest version of this popular game are down significantly year-over-year. Did investors see this drop coming? Uber Technologies Inc is under fire in Taiwan and the Chinese mainland mega city Chongqing over concerns that it and its drivers are not appropriately licensed, adding to a string of official complaints aimed at the fast-growing U.S. start-up.

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