Uber’s bumpy road to world domination
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Uber is good at two things: running a taxi service and getting on regulators’ nerves. The car service’s entire history has been a series of back and forth battles between it and the cities that it’s trying to operate in, with Uber frequently ignoring regulations when launching in a new location. For the most part, that strategy has been successful. Major cities have reworked their taxi laws to account for Uber, as well as other services like it. But for every success, Uber seems to run into a new hurdle in another city or with another type of service. This StoryStream follows our coverage of Uber’s ongoing legal struggles.