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An Uber car waits for a client in Manhattan last June. Uber says customers, drivers and employees who are sexually harassed or assaulted won't have to go to arbitration, which required them to keep their stories private. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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Under Pressure, Uber Drops Arbitration Requirement For Sexual Assault Victims

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CEO Dara Khosrowshahi has said he is committed to changing the company's culture to have a new emphasis on accountability and earning trust. Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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During a January 2016 blockade in Paris, taxi drivers complained of unfair, less-regulated competition from services such as Uber. The EU's top court ruled Tuesday that France can bring criminal charges against Uber for organizing ride networks. Christophe Ena/AP hide caption

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This image made from video of a mounted camera provided by the Tempe Police Department shows an exterior view moments before an Uber SUV hit a woman on Sunday in Tempe, Ariz. AP hide caption

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An Uber driverless car heads out for a test drive in San Francisco in December 2016, the same month that the company halted testing there and moved it to Arizona. Eric Risberg/AP hide caption

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MIT researchers say they underestimated the median hourly profit that Uber and Lyft drivers are making. Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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An Uber waits for a client in New York City. The company is partnering with health care organizations to provide patients with reliable transportation. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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Police investigate a car stopped in front of a security gate this week outside City Hall in New York. Douglas Schifter, a longtime New York City livery driver, took his life in front of City Hall. Mark Lennihan/AP hide caption

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Driver's Suicide Highlights 'Race To The Bottom' In Cab Industry, Union Director Says

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An Uber driverless Ford Fusion drives in Pittsburgh in 2016. On Friday, Uber and Google's Waymo self-driving unit announced a settlement in their trade secrets case. Jeff Swensen/Getty Images hide caption

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Waymo alleges that in early 2016, Anthony Levandowski downloaded 14,000 files related to autonomous vehicle design before leaving to found his own self-driving truck startup with several Google engineers. AFP/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Europe's top court has ruled that Uber is a transportation company — not merely an e-commerce service. Here, a Spanish taxi driver is seen protesting against Uber and another service, Cabify, during cabdrivers' demonstration last month. Gabriel Bouys/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A Lyft driver places a company emblem on his dashboard Jan. 31, in San Francisco. Lyft announced it's offering education benefits, a move aimed at recruiting and retaining drivers in its competition with Uber. Kelly Sullivan/Getty Images for Lyft hide caption

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In Effort To Court Drivers, Lyft Offering Education Discounts

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A man holds a smartphone showing the Uber app in London. In September, London transport authorities announced they would not renew Uber's license to operate in the city for safety reasons; on Friday, Uber lost an appeal of a British tribunal decision that its drivers are workers who deserve legal protections. Ben Fathers/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Uber leased cars it knew were unsafe to its drivers in Singapore, according to a report in The Wall Street Journal. Above, Uber's San Francisco headquarters in June. Eric Risberg/AP hide caption

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