Uber, headquartered in California, is an international company which created taxi and food delivery apps. Since its creation in 2009, millions of people worldwide have downloaded Uber apps on their smartphones for ordering taxis at any time.
New York taxi drivers are calling for stricter regulation of ride-sharing services. Their protest comes after four cab drivers committed suicide over financial difficulties exacerbated by Uber and Lyft competition.
Taxi drivers across Brussels are holding a "tough and extremely disruptive" strike Tuesday, effectively bringing large parts of the EU capital to a standstill, in protest over the so-called 'Uberization' of the city.