The big picture: How Uber stacks up against its main global rival

An Uber station
An Uber station outside a mall in China. Photo: Str/AFP via Getty Images

Uber is winning in multiple markets across the globe, but it isn't doing so without stiff competition. Didi Chuxing, a China-based ride-hail service with international reach, is right on Uber's heels after Uber sold its resources in Southeast Asia, reports Recode.

The big picture: Despite Didi being an investor in Uber, the two are increasingly facing off around the world as Didi expands its reach in new markets.