Taiwan has fined Uber a total of $1 million over the past 11 months for improper registration, turning up the pressure on the app-based taxi service as authorities mull revoking its license to operate on the island.
Angry Airbnb hosts have vented their frustration with the website's management after the company said it intends to hand over homeowners' details to the Revenue Commissioners, The Irish Independent reports.
The international transportation network company Uber is to establish a customer services hub in Limerick city, which it says will create 150 jobs by the end of the year and around 300 when it is fully operational.
A Spanish judge has asked Europe's top court if online taxi-hailing app Uber is a "mere transport service" or a digital service, as the US start-up claims, in a case that could set a precedent for legal battles across the continent.
French police in riot gear used tear gas as taxi drivers stepped up protests against US online liftsharing service UberPOP, blocking road access to airports and train stations in Paris and other cities.
Sterling bounced back to its highest level in a week last night and had its most dramatic one day jump in six years after it became apparent that there would not be long drawn out negotiations on the formation of the next UK government.