A weeklong cab strike is paralyzing traffic in Rome as taxi drivers protest new regulations they say favor ride-sharing services like Uber.
Uber's plans to have air taxis in every city have leapt off the drawing board after it signed a deal with the US space agency. The ride-hailing app thinks the first flights could begin within three years in US cities.
The ride-hailing app has lost the latest round of its battle with two drivers who claim they should get the minimum wage. As it readies further appeals to the ruling, Uber could face more legal action.
Silicon Valley slowly erodes the taxi industry. Despite being a New York novelty, the livelihood of yellow cabs is threatened by ridesharing apps like Uber and Lyft, having a major impact on professional drivers.
Ride-hailing service Uber has threatened to stop services in the Canadian province of Quebec from next month, saying it's pulling out to avoid following new regulations aimed at leveling the playing field with taxis.
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