News tagged with taxis

Dutch threaten UberPOP with million-euro fine

Dutch authorities on Tuesday said they have raised the amount they can fine UberPOP to one million euros ($1,12 million) after the taxi service paid out the previous maximum of 100,000 euros.

dateMay 19, 2015 in Business
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Uber driver found guilty in Belgium crackdown

An Uber driver in Belgium was found guilty of breaking taxi laws on Monday, in the first case to land in a Brussels court after dozens of drivers were caught by police posing as clients of the banned service.

dateMay 05, 2015 in Business
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Sao Paulo court backs taxi drivers, bans Uber

A judge on Wednesday barred Uber from operating in Sao Paulo, siding with the city's taxi drivers who complained that the popular ride-sharing service enjoys an unfair competitive advantage.

dateApr 29, 2015 in Business
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New taxi app challenges Uber in S.Korea

South Korea's top mobile messenger operator launched a new web-based cab-hailing service Tuesday to compete with California-based Uber, whose service has been subjected to crackdowns from state regulators.

dateMar 31, 2015 in Software
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Leading China taxi apps to merge

Leading China taxi apps Didi Dache and Kuaidi Dache on Saturday announced a plan to merge, creating a new challenge for Uber Technologies Ltd.'s global expansion.

dateFeb 14, 2015 in Business
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Taxi app Uber defies ban in Spain

Smartphone car-ride service Uber vowed Friday to keep operating in Spain despite a ban following a lawsuit by taxi drivers and said it would fight the case in court.

dateDec 26, 2014 in Business
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Uber hits roadblock as CEO charged in S. Korea

South Korean prosecutors brought charges on Wednesday against the founder and CEO of controversial smartphone taxi app Uber for operating an illegal cab service, the latest roadblock for the California-based ...

dateDec 24, 2014 in Business
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