A court in Italy has suspended a ruling banning Uber services from running in the country.
Earlier this month, a court blocked the use of Uber in Italy for contributing to what it called “unfair competition” faced by the local taxi industry.
The app-based service faced a fine of $10,600 fine a day if it remained active.
However, an Italian court has accepted Uber’s appeal against the ruling. An Uber spokesperson told Engadget that "drivers and riders... can now continue using the Uber app until the court's appeal ruling."
Uber promises to "continue fighting this judgement in the hope that Italians will be able to enjoy the benefits of modern technology that provides reliable transportation at the push of a button."
Tipping in New York
Uber could be forced to add a tipping function to its app for rides in New York after the city’s Taxi and Limousine Commission announced it was supporting a petition from the Independent Driver’s Guild.
Uber has never included a tipping feature in the app because “it would be better for riders and drivers to know for sure what they would pay or earn on each trip -- without the uncertainty of tipping".