South Korea announces new cryptocurrency regulations coinciding with the drop in bitcoin prices, YouTube gets pulled from Fire TV and SoftBank will now own about 15 percent of Uber. All this on Crunch
More than $3 billion has been raised through so-called initial coin offerings so far in 2017. Yet while numerous of these have already proven to be good old-fashioned scams, regulators in Washington h
The UK government has announced it will introduce draft legislation in the spring aimed at preventing unsafe or criminal use of drones.
London's transport regulator, Transport for London, has released details of a new more expansive and expensive system of tiered license fees for private hire operators that will drive up the fees tha
The UK government has announced a plan to require drone owners to register their devices. It says the incoming rules are aimed at ensuring safer use of the technology.
Europe's top court appears to be leaning towards calling a spade a spade by judging Uber's business a transportation company, rather than just an enabling tech platform as the company prefers to think
Uber's European business has been indicted in a Danish court on charges of assisting two drivers of breaking local taxi laws, Reuters reports.
The days of startups being able to hit the ignition and, Uber-like, accelerate away from the law are done. The regulation disruption party is over. That was the loud-and-clear message coming out of a
Uber is taking legal action to try to block forthcoming regulatory changes in London that could impact its ability to recruit drivers onto its platform -- including a new requirement for drivers to ha
2-factor authentication is a great thing to have, and more and more services are making it a standard feature. But one of the go-to methods for sending 2FA notifications, SMS, is being left in the dus
Not a week goes by without some sort of development in the world regarding self-driving cars -- the subject consistently finds a place in any given news cycle. But if you're waiting for a self-driving
Sometimes the government, not the startup, wins. Case in point: Fixed, the company that began as a tool to help drivers fight their parking tickets through the use technology, has been acquired. Fi
London's transport regulator TfL has concluded a review of a public consultation into changes to the rules for private hire vehicles, dropping a raft of measures that would have substantially impacted
Uber is expanding the option of cash payments to another market in South East Asia, testing cash payments in Bandung, Indonesia. It now accepts cash payments in six countries globally, three of which
China’s ministry of transportation has proposed new guidelines that would significantly increase the amount of power the government holds over ridesharing apps like Didi Kuaidi and Uber. If passed,
After a number of delays, the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today officially announced its proposed rules for small commercial drones. Most of the proposed rules already leaked earlier th
PayPal phases out donations to foreign non-profits and charities from Singapore accounts starting tomorrow, the 21st of March, and will complete this by the end of the month. This decision is a result
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