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Rude Uber Riders Could Be Booted From The App

Uber riders prone to rude behavior such as leaving trash or urging drivers to speed may be booted from the app under a policy change that took effect here Wednesday....

Rude Uber Riders Could Be Booted From The App

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Bad riders could be banned under new Uber policy Badly behaving Uber passengers can be banned from using the ride-sharing service if their rating score falls below a certain threshold, the company said in a policy update Wednesday....
20:51, 05/29/2019

Uber will deactivate riders with low ratings Rude behavior or leaving trash behind could get you booted from Uber. The company has added "ratings-based rider deactivations" to its safety policy. Users can now get kicked off the app if they devel...
18:51, 05/29/2019

Uber to ban riders with low ratings: will you pass the test? Failure to tip, a refusal to chat … even where you sit could influence how drivers rate you and under a new policy could see you bannedWill your Uber rating be docked if youdon’t tip? What side of the...
10:51, 06/01/2019

Uber will start banning riders with low ratings Uber said Wednesday that it will start banning riders with low ratings, a significant change to the company’s previous policies. The ride-sharing giant said that riders who have “significantly b...
20:00, 05/29/2019

Uber will start booting riders with low ratings Better be nice to your Uber driver and keep those stars up. Beginning Wednesday, the ride-hailing app will start to boot the worst of its boorish riders off the platform. “Respect is a two-way s...
21:17, 05/29/2019

Uber now lets premium riders opt out of conversations with drivers Uber is rolling out a bunch of new features for Uber Black premium riders, including the ability to request "quiet time" and help with luggage.Read More...
04:00, 05/15/2019

Uber error charges riders 100 times more than the original price An error in Uber's systems on Wednesday led to people being charged 100 times what their ride should have cost. One user was charged $2,053 dollars on a ride that should have cost $20.53....
14:51, 07/18/2019

Uber now reminds riders to check for cyclists before opening their door Uber will soon roll out push notifications that indicate when riders' drop-offs are near bike lanes, giving them ample time to check for oncoming cyclists.Read More...
16:00, 05/15/2019

We Think Uber and Lyft's New Surge Fares Screw Drivers and Riders. Help Us Prove It. Uber changed how its surge pricing works last year. Not for riders, but for drivers. The changes have resulted in drivers earning less from surge pricing, but riders are still paying the same inflated...
21:00, 07/01/2019

New Feature Lets Uber Black Car Riders Tell Their Filthy Pleb Drivers to Shut the Fuck Up Uber has announced a new feature that will allow some riders to properly express their disgust for their filthy, lower class drivers—all with the simple touch of a button. Read more......
19:34, 05/15/2019

'Shut up and drive'? Option for Uber riders to avoid small talk divides drivers Some decried the change as a violation of ‘free speech’, while others worried about how it would affect their ratingsLess than a week after a disappointing IPO, Uber is taking the guesswork out of whe...
09:34, 05/18/2019

Is it rude to ask to bring a plus one to a wedding? 'Do I get a plus one?', the dreaded question we've all wanted to ask a bride. So, is it rude to ask for a plus-one? See what experts say.       ...
18:17, 06/18/2019

Surprisingly Rude Canadian Motorist Causes Chaos Police in Mississauga, Ontario are looking for a suspect in a hit-and-run accident in which the culprit caused a 180-degree spin before fleeing the scene. Talk about no more Mr. Nice Guy, eh?...
04:51, 05/16/2019

Woman, called rude, accused of hitting man with car PITTSBURGH (AP) — A woman has been charged with intentionally hitting a man and running over his packages with her car outside a Pennsylvania post office after he accused her of rudeness. Pittsburgh p...
19:51, 06/03/2019

Hair-Pulling Considered Rude In Every Sport But Football In the midst of play a few weeks ago, WNBA player Liz Cambage’s arm got all wrapped up in her opponent Kalani Brown’s hair. At first the tangle seemed to be an accident, but soon there was pushing and...
08:00, 07/17/2019

Yankees Give Padres a Rude Welcome in First Visit to New Stadium Clint Frazier, Brett Gardner and Gary Sanchez homered, and Manny Machado was booed, as San Diego became the last opposing team to play in the Yankees’ decade-old stadium....
02:34, 05/28/2019

Patients of rude surgeons have more problems after surgery, study says Having surgery — even minor surgery — can be an incredibly stressful experience for any patient. Placing trust in a surgeon is often frightening, even if that surgeon is impeccably trained...
05:17, 06/21/2019

Mike Huckabee says Dems have 'got nothing' on Barr, were 'rude and disrespectful' Democrats have "got nothing” in trying to discredit Attorney General William Barr on the Mueller report, former Republican presidential candidate and Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee said Wednesday....
10:00, 05/02/2019

Sainz apologised to McLaren for being "rude" before Austrian GP charge Carlos Sainz says his apologised to his McLaren team for being in a "bad mood" and "rude", before he drove from 19th to eighth in the Austrian Grand Prix...
09:00, 07/02/2019

Bumble’s new ‘Private Detector’ protects users from rude, lewd and nude photos Bumble is stepping up safety precautions on its popular dating site with a new feature that will shield users from, uh, junk mail. Bumble’s “Private Detector” will use artificial intelligence to tackl...
22:17, 04/28/2019

Slow Transition to EVs Is What Booted BMW CEO: Report In the case that you thought anyone wasn’t taking the transition to EVs seriously, go ask Harald Krüger, out of the job as BMW CEO. All that and more on The Morning Shift for July 8, 2019....
16:51, 07/08/2019

Turkey crosses “red line,” gets booted from F-35 partnership Enlarge / Turkey's planned purchase of F-35A Joint Strike Fighters has been vetoed in the wake of the Turkish purchase of Russian anti-air defenses. (credit: US Air Force) Today, the White House off...
23:17, 07/17/2019

Mom booted off flight for wearing black, lacy top The mom-of-two was trying to board an EasyJet flight at an airport in Spain when a flight attendant took issue with her low cut, sheer, lacy black top....
05:34, 07/01/2019

Uber Eats is 'critical' for Uber to make money in the future, Morningstar analyst says Uber is expected to go public later this week in one of the most anticipated initial public offerings in recent memory. However, the company has lost millions in the last two years....
19:00, 05/09/2019

Uber, Lyft drivers plan to strike Wednesday ahead of Uber IPO Uber and Lyft drivers are scheduled to strike Wednesday, the day before Uber's planned initial public offering.        ...
03:17, 05/06/2019

See inside Uber's first passenger drone, which could eventually fly passengers at 150 mph while burning no fossil fuels (UBER) Uber Uber is unveiling its first visions for passenger aircraft. The company hopes to offer air services beyond helicopters as early as 2023. We spoke to executives about the first aircraft, a helico...
06:00, 06/12/2019

Cboe Global Markets Plans Listing of Options on Uber Technologies, Inc. (UBER), on Thursday, May 16 CHICAGO – May 14, 2019 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today said it plans to list options on Uber Technologies, Inc. (UBER), a r...
02:00, 05/15/2019

Uber just launched an Amazon-like feature that could help it cash in on millennials' mobile-shopping addiction (UBER) Matt Cardy / Stringer / Getty Images Uber has announced a new partnership with Cargo for an in-car shopping experience. By downloading the app and scanning a QR code during your ride, you'll unlock ...
07:17, 07/18/2019

Uber's CEO sent an email to employees addressing its disastrous IPO, drawing on Amazon and Facebook's rough starts (UBER) Getty/Spencer Platt Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi sent an email to employees on Monday, addressing the ride-hailing giant's brutal stock-market debut. He noted that while the market has so far punished ...
22:51, 05/13/2019

Uber/Lyft drivers plan strike before Uber's IPO in New York, elsewhere Uber and Lyft drivers could go on strike in for two hours in New York City and elsewhere Wednesday morning, one day before Uber's initial public offering on the New York Stock Exchange....
13:00, 05/06/2019

Uber, Lyft drivers plan to strike ahead of Uber’s IPO The protests come as ride-hailing firms face increasing scrutiny over the sustainability of their businesses, which experience massive losses while relying on the work of millions of drivers who are n...
20:34, 05/06/2019

Cuomo booted MTA board member for being too ‘independent’, sources say Gov. Cuomo bounced one of his newest MTA-board appointees last week — a move that came because his pick was too “independent,” sources said. Michael Lynton, 59, former chair of Sony Entertainment and ...
02:00, 06/09/2019

Uber, Lyft Drivers in US to Strike Ahead of Uber IPO Uber's drivers in multiple US cities will go on strike this week shortly before the ride-hailing company goes public to protest what they view as unfair employment condition....
09:34, 05/06/2019

Traders have a $1.5 billion bet riding against Uber (UBER, LYFT) Carlo Allegri/Reuters Short-sellers have ramped up their bets against Uber to $1.5 billion. Borrowing of Uber shares has surged by more than 160% in the past two weeks, to 36 million shares from 13.6...
06:17, 05/29/2019

Uber wants to gain more users by getting people to stop using Uber Starting April 30, Londoners will be able to view public transport information alongside fares and wait times on the Uber app, to see if taking the tube is quicker or cheaper than waiting.The first, a...
22:34, 04/30/2019

Nursing mom gets booted from water park. Officer says she can't sit with both breasts out The Nessler Park manager wanted the mom out after people complained. An officer was called to the scene where his body cam captured the altercation.        ...
00:17, 06/12/2019

Judge tosses suit by ‘intimidating’ cop booted from de Blasio security Justice Julio Rodriguez III says in his decision that Alex Pelepelin — then 51-years-old — didn’t prove that he faced adverse consequences as a result of the reassignment....
02:00, 06/06/2019

NCAA Division III school being booted from conference over athletic dominance An NCAA Division III powerhouse is set to be booted from the conference they helped found with six other schools in 1920 for being too successful in athletics....
17:17, 05/23/2019

Booted lawmaker wants rival axed for ‘irresponsible’ sex crimes remark A lawmaker who was booted off the City Council’s Immigration Committee last month is now demanding a rival politician receive the same treatment for opposing the addition of certain sex offenses to a ...
10:34, 05/20/2019

Suited and booted: menswear on show at London Fashion Week Men's Tailored suits and leisure wear take center stage at London Fashion Week Men's this weekend, where designers are presenting their latest offerings for spring wardrobes....
18:51, 06/08/2019

Cops booted from Arizona Starbucks because patron didn’t ‘feel safe’ Five cops in Tempe, Ariz., were asked to leave a Starbucks because a customer did not “feel safe’’ with them around. Rob Ferraro, president of the police union, told Phoenix FOX 10 that such reactions...
08:17, 07/07/2019

Andy Cohen Reveals Why Real Housewives Stars Get Booted From the Show When it comes to the Real Housewives, fans always have their favorites. And whether those Bravolebrities hail from New York or Atlanta, it can be hard for viewers to say goodbye. Andy......
21:17, 06/26/2019

#Resistance grifters Ed and Brian Krassenstein booted from Twitter, and good riddance If you’ve been on Twitter in the last 24 hours, you may have noticed that things are a bit less resistance-y over there. That’s due in large part to Twitter’s recent decision to permanently ban brothe...
18:00, 05/24/2019

Liberal MP wants Cooper booted from Tory caucus over comments on online hate Edmonton Centre MP Randy Boissonnault says Scheer's decision to remove Cooper from the committee that held the hearing, but not from caucus, shows there's a ``revolving door'' for bigots in the Conser...
00:17, 06/04/2019

Uber Lit $1 Billion on Fire Last Quarter Because That's What Uber Does In its first earnings as a public company, Uber posted losses of $1 billion over the previous quarter, more or less matching investor expectations, because sending the GDP of Vanuatu off a cliff every...
10:00, 05/31/2019

Rugby player booted off plane for allegedly sexually harassing flight attendant A “disgusting” rugby player delayed a 55-minute flight for over 90 minutes before being hauled off the plane for allegedly sexually harassing a stewardess. The easyJet flight, bound for Be...
20:00, 05/13/2019

Rock band called Confederate Railroad booted from Illinois state fair A Southern rock group called Confederate Railroad has been booted from the lineup of an upcoming Illinois state fair over its name and use of the Confederate flag, sparking fury from fans and country ...
21:34, 07/09/2019

Alastair Campbell booted out of Labour Party after voting for Lib Dems in European elections Tony Blair's former spin doctor Alastair Campbell has been expelled from the Labour Party after voting for the Liberal Democrats at the European elections....
15:17, 05/28/2019

Baltimore Ravens' Michael Pierce owns up to poor conditioning after being booted from practice Baltimore Ravens defensive lineman Michael Pierce revealed how he ended up in bad shape which resulted in him being booted from the team’s first practice last week....
04:00, 06/18/2019

Mom booted from youth basketball tournament after she appears to trip player from opposing team Stunning video from a California youth basketball game Saturday appeared to show a mother trip a child of the opposing team while the boy was dribbling up the court....
17:00, 05/16/2019

Katana Zero is a good game about swords, and a great game about being a rude, interrupting prick Every Friday, several A.V. Club staffers kick off our weekly open thread for the discussion of gaming plans and recent gaming glories, but of course, the real action is down in the comments, where we ...
16:51, 05/03/2019

Japanese Restaurant Bans Japanese Customers, Says They're Rude This is a change. For years, there were stories of Japanese establishments with “Japanese-only” policies, refusing foreigners. But now, one noodle restaurant in Okinawa is refusing to serve Japanese c...
17:51, 07/16/2019

Starbucks execs reportedly meeting with Tempe police after officers booted from coffee chain location Starbucks executives were reportedly meeting again with the Tempe Police Department on Monday after six officers were booted from one of the coffee giant's locations in Arizona when a customer told an...
16:34, 07/08/2019

A titan of global investing just booted Facebook from its do-good index as a direct result of privacy concerns Associated Press S&P Dow Jones Indices is removing Facebook from its S&P 500 ESG Index, which tracks companies that score well in its environmental, social, and corporate governance rankings. The i...
08:51, 06/14/2019

'Uber Copters': Uber will offer $200 helicopter flights in New York City this summer Uber announced that active users will get access to Uber Copter, a new service from Manhattan to the John F. Kennedy International Airport.        ...
05:34, 06/07/2019

Uber Wants to Be the Uber of Everything---But Can It Make a Profit? The ride-hailing company, headed for its IPO next week, aims to dominate the world of transportation, from food delivery to freight. It’s still not making any money....
06:00, 05/04/2019

1 in 4 NYC local bus riders don’t pay the fare The MTA’s next stop will be the poorhouse at this rate. More and more riders are boarding city buses without paying the fare, according to new MTA data for the first quarter of 2019. The cheapskates r...
05:17, 06/24/2019

What NYC subway riders are really reading on the train Say what you will about the New York City subway system — and many locals are saying plenty, given its crumbling infrastructure, chaos and delays — but Uli Beutter Cohen still sees the beauty in it. F...
17:17, 06/22/2019

Tour de France 2019: Where do the riders come from? It's no surprise that France and other European nations dominate the Tour de France. What is surprising is that the number of riders from outside of Europe has declined in recent years....
19:17, 07/12/2019

3 ATV riders killed in Tennessee, 1 injured JACKSBORO, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee authorities say three ATV riders from North Carolina were killed when their vehicle fell down an embankment through thick brush. Media outlets report a fourth person ...
22:51, 05/27/2019

Love Island's Sherif Lanre claims he was booted from villa for kicking Molly-Mae in the crotch and making a crude joke Former Love Island contestant Sherif Lanre has claimed he was booted out of the villa for kicking fellow contestant Molly-Mae Hague in the crotch and then making a crude joke about it....
10:51, 06/16/2019

'Petty, sensitive' riders can't take trash talk "Riders are far too \"petty\" and \"sensitive\" to take trash talk in cycling - it\u0027s far too serious. Subscribe to The Bradley Wiggins Show podcast!"...
09:00, 05/13/2019

New York subway riders will be able to tap and pay the fare starting May 31 New York City will let riders “tap and pay” with a “contactless” credit card from Mastercard and Visa, and certain mobile devices to ride the subway.     &...
18:17, 05/22/2019

Two-Wheeler Riders Without Helmet Will Not Be Able To Buy Petrol In Noida Two-wheeler riders without a helmet will not be able to buy petrol in Noida and Greater Noida in Uttar Pradesh, after the Noida District Administration has taken an initiative by announcing the move.....
00:00, 05/18/2019

Woman arrested on subway after riders spot possible gun A woman was busted on a Manhattan train early Saturday after straphangers spotted her with what looked like a gun inside a holster and a pair of handcuffs, cops said....
04:17, 06/02/2019

AI warns motorcycle riders before they turn too abruptly Researchers at ETH Zurich and KU Leuven propose an AI system that warns motorcycle riders when they're about to take a curve too sharply or quickly.Read More...
17:17, 07/15/2019

Disgruntled PATH riders finally have reason to hope Some relief is on the way for long-suffering PATH train commuters. The Newark-to-New York City system is getting longer trains and more frequent service as part of a $1 billion capital investment, Por...
02:00, 06/22/2019

Blazin' Saddles: The 10 best riders and biggest disappointments of the spring "With the focus now switching to the Grand Tour, our cycling correspondent Felix Lowe runs the rule over the success stories – and failures – of the spring. Who\u0027s performed the best in the major ...
14:00, 05/03/2019

Petacchi among 4 riders linked to blood doping ring AIGLE, Switzerland (AP) — The International Cycling Union says retired sprinter Alessandro Petacchi is among four riders linked to a blood doping ring. Petacchi, who won the points classification at a...
12:17, 05/15/2019

Over 400 Riders Participate In Harley-Davidson Eastern H.O.G. Rally The two-day event in Raipur, Chhattisgarh was attended by H.O.G. members from across the country. A new chapter, called "The Iron Ore Chapter" was launched in the 8th Eastern H.O.G. Rally....
15:00, 07/03/2019

Crash, bang, wallop: Riders hit the deck in Jerez "It was a red flags all round at FIM Supersport 300 World Championship in Jerez after several riders hit the deck in an illustration of the dangers the sport."...
19:00, 06/09/2019

Riders want autonomous cars that drive like humans, not machines Autonomous cars may very well be our future, but we’re not there yet. Not only is the technology lacking, but many would-be passengers just don’t feel confident in the ability of a machine...
08:51, 07/05/2019

Disrespectful or funny? Pro riders react to bottle controversy "Marco Haller clashed with a fan who tried to take a bottle from his mouth at the Giro d\u0027Italia - but what did his fellow pros make of the incident?"...
22:00, 05/25/2019

Here's the many ways Disney's Tower Of Terror ensures riders don't die Tower Of Terror is one of the best rides at Walt Disney World (and Disneyland, before it was redone into Guardians Of The Galaxy theme). The noir Hollywood glamour of the storyline combined with ghost...
02:17, 06/28/2019

Cal Crutchlow says riders want "stupid" MotoGP Q2 rule changed LCR Honda rider Cal Crutchlow says MotoGP riders would overwhelmingly back a change to the "stupid rule" that awards spots in Q2 on the basis of combined times from practice...
19:00, 05/18/2019

New roller coaster flips riders a record-breaking nine times You know, because eight loop-de-loops just isn’t enough. Buzz60’s Tony Spitz has the details.       ...
06:00, 07/18/2019

Leading MotoGP riders call for changes to Mugello on safety grounds Leading MotoGP riders have called for modifications to be made to Mugello's famous start/finish straight to improve safety, as racing speeds continue to increase....
21:51, 05/30/2019

Cycling: Four riders suspended for potential anti-doping breach Four European cyclists have been provisionally suspended for potential doping violations following information from Austrian law enforcement authorities, the International Cycling Union (UCI) announce...
12:51, 05/15/2019

New York subway riders will be able to use phones and credit cards to pay the fare May 31 New York City will let riders “tap and pay” with a “contactless” credit card from Mastercard and Visa, and certain mobile devices to ride the subway.     &...
21:34, 05/23/2019

De Blasio announces program to get unruly homeless riders into shelters Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday officially announced a summons diversion program aimed at getting unruly homeless subway riders above ground and into shelters. In the program — first reported by The ...
23:00, 06/13/2019

Bird Announces Electric Moped That Can Injure Two Riders at the Same Time Bird is about to launch a new way to get seriously injured. It is similar to the current means the company provides for riders to get seriously injured, except with the new vehicle, riders can get se...
04:00, 06/05/2019

Three subway pervs wanted for groping female riders: cops Police on Wednesday released photographs of three perverts who inappropriately touched females — including two teenagers — in separate incidents while riding on subways through Manhattan....
02:17, 06/13/2019

Student booted from Turning Point USA chapter for chanting 'white power' in video A viral video clip shows a member UNLV’s Turning Point USA chapter shouting “white power” and using a white supremacist hand sign.        ...
00:51, 05/13/2019

Leah Chase, Creole Chef Who Fed Presidents and Freedom Riders, Dies at 96 In New Orleans, Dooky Chase’s was the only upscale restaurant that welcomed African-Americans, and it became a gathering place for civil rights leaders....
22:34, 06/02/2019

CDC to E-Scooter Riders: Please, for the Love of God, Do the Absolute Bare Minimum Safety Thing Amidst a rise in reports that emergency rooms are seeing a spike in visits from people who have seriously messed themselves up while riding electric scooters, the Centers for Disease Control and Preve...
18:17, 05/01/2019

Waymo's self-driving vans will start picking up Lyft riders in Phoenix Waymo and Lyft have clarified how their self-driving technology partnership will work in the short term. As an initial move, Lyft customers in the metro Phoenix area will have access to 10 Waymo vehi...
09:51, 05/08/2019

Alphabet's self-driving car company tests free Wi-Fi and music to entice riders Waymo is rolling out amenities to entice riders to use its self-driving taxis, creating a potential route to profitability in a money-losing industry....
17:34, 07/08/2019

Froome’s absence gives Tour riders reason to believe in their chances | Jeremy Whittle Egan Bernal is strongly fancied as is defending champion Geraint Thomas but plenty of others – even the French – are hopefulFor the first time since he made his debut in July 2012, the Tour de France ...
23:51, 07/04/2019

Tour de France goes extra-high this year, testing riders’ limits For the first time in its 116-year history, the race that starts Saturday features three stages that finish on mountain climbs to above 2,000 meters (6,500 feet). The unprecedented assault on altitude...
04:00, 07/06/2019

Self-driving taxi service Waymo rolls out perks to lure riders Waymo is rolling out amenities to entice riders to use its self-driving taxis, creating a potential route to profitability in a money-losing industry. The Alphabet subsidiary is testing complimentary ...
16:34, 07/08/2019

New York subway riders can use iPhone, Apple Watch and credit cards to pay the fare May 31 New York City will let riders “tap and pay” with a “contactless” credit card from Mastercard and Visa, and certain mobile devices to ride the subway.     &...
20:51, 05/29/2019

Crash at Mountain of Hell bike race sends riders flying downhill The Mountain of Hell bike race took place Sunday on a glacier at Les Deux Alpes ski resort in France and it really lived up to its name as a big crash sent cyclists flying down the hill....
20:00, 07/02/2019

Rolling Thunder riders hope Trump lives up to promise to continue event Riders at Sunday's Rolling Thunder motorcycle convoy said they're optimistic President Trump follows through on his morning pledge that the imperiled event will carry on after this year....
00:51, 05/27/2019

Dems trying to add ‘radical’ riders shielding illegal immigrants in border bill: GOP sources House Democrats are trying to overhaul a major border bill by attaching riders that would nullify significant parts of immigration law and protect illegal immigrants who sponsor child migrants, multip...
20:00, 06/18/2019

Unwelcome guests: moped riders protest as Amsterdam drives them from bike lanes Dutch capital steps its pro-cycling reputation up a gear with new regulations – and not everyone is happyConvoys of mopeds speed down Amsterdam’s bike lanes, beeping their horns and flouting their bar...
11:34, 06/04/2019

New York subway riders can use iPhone, Apple Watch, Google Pay and credit cards to pay the fare May 31 New York City will let riders “tap and pay” with a “contactless” credit card from Mastercard and Visa, and certain mobile devices to ride the subway.     &...
17:51, 05/31/2019

An American Tour de France team has barred its riders from using cellphones at the dinner table during the 3-week race Jojo Harper/EF Education First Pro Cycling Team A US-based team at the Tour de France told Business Insider that it's banned cellphones use at the dinner table, including use by the riders and staff....
02:34, 07/07/2019

Two LGBT women attacked on London bus for refusing to kiss for 'misogynistic' male riders Melania Geymona, one of the victims, says she shared the gruesome image on Facebook to show how common violence is towards marginalized groups.        ...
21:00, 06/07/2019

Uber Wants to Be the Uber of Everything The ride-hailing company, headed for its IPO next week, aims to dominate the world of transportation, from food delivery to freight. But can it make any money?...
22:34, 05/03/2019

If Uber Wants It, It's Bad If you are negotiating with someone, and they are willing to make concessions as long as they keep one, single, big thing, then that is the thing that is important. Duh. Today, that thing is “your abi...
17:34, 06/14/2019

|Uber'shypedissolvesandIPOjoinsranksofWallStreetflops Uber plunged immediately at the opening of trading, falling as much as 8.8% from its IPO price of $45 per share, a level that was already at the low end of bankers’ expectations....
08:00, 05/12/2019

Here's What You Need to Do to Take an Uber or Lyft at PDX Now Figuring out the best mode of transportation for leaving an airport can be tricky, especially if your preferred method is using a rideshare app. Confusion starts when you try to pin yourself to the co...
22:51, 05/14/2019

Uber's IPO may end up being a bust Based on how two high-profile initial public offerings have done lately, Uber might be better off pitching itself as a delivery service for plant-based food via Uber Eats as opposed to a company that ...
23:51, 05/07/2019

Here's who gets rich from Uber's IPO Over the last decade, Uber raised unprecedented amounts of funding from a who's who of investors to pave the road for its rapid expansion into cities around the world. Now, as Uber finally becomes a p...
09:34, 05/13/2019

Uber will now kick you off its app if your rating is too low According to an app researcher Jane Manchun Wong with a history of impressive scoops that come from her constant reverse-engineering of popular mobile apps, it seems that Uber may be testing a feature...
00:34, 05/30/2019

Uber Prices IPO at $45 a Share Uber priced its initial public offering at $45 a share, near the low end of its expected range as the ride-hailing giant grapples with choppy markets and the disappointing debut of its chief rival....
23:51, 05/09/2019

IRS looking into Uber 2013-14 tax returns Uber Technologies Inc is currently under a federal income tax examination by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) for tax years 2013 and 2014, the ride-hailing company said in a filing https://www.sec.g...
14:00, 06/04/2019

Uber says IRS looking at its 2013-14 tax returns The U.S. Internal Revenue Service is currently looking at Uber Technologies Inc's taxes for 2013 and 2014, and the ride-hailing company said it expects unrecognized tax benefits to be reduced within t...
14:00, 06/04/2019

Should Uber Bar Felons From Becoming Drivers? The tight U.S. labor market is pushing more employers to consider hiring nontraditional candidates, including some with criminal records. That is intensifying debates about safety, fairness and likeli...
16:34, 05/22/2019

The Legal Argument That Could Destroy Uber Days after Uber began selling stock, the National Labor Relations Board’s top lawyer gave the company a huge gift. In an advice memo, the general counsel’s office determined that Uber’s drivers are i...
22:34, 05/20/2019

The New Provence: From Quaint to Uber-Chic Need proof this beloved vacation spot is evolving? An influx of design-savvy hotels and modern cuisine is reinvigorating the region. So long bouillabaisse....
00:34, 07/12/2019

Uber loses more than $1bn in first quarterly report since IPO Company said it now had 93 million customers who are active on a monthly basis, 33% higher than the same period last yearUber lost more than $1bn in the first three months of the year, the ride-sharin...
03:17, 05/31/2019

Uber prices IPO at $45 a share, at low end of range Uber, in one of the most high-profile U.S. listings since Facebook's IPO seven years ago, raised $8.1 billion in adopting a risk-averse stance with its equity market debut. The IPO comes against a bac...
03:17, 05/10/2019

Uber valued at $82.4bn as it prices IPO at $45 per share Loss-making ride-hailing app asking investors to pay $45 per share – at the low end of the range it had set for Wall Street debutUber is seeking a valuation of $82.4bn, less than the $100bn it was hop...
02:51, 05/10/2019

Uber loses $1B in Q1 as revenue rises 20% Uber’s loss in its first quarterly report as a public company affirmed the challenges the company faces while spending heavily to fend off ride-hailing and delivery rivals. Uber's CFO said the company...
00:00, 05/31/2019

Uber Lost Another Billion Dollars, NBD Uber’s first quarterly earnings report as a publicly-traded company tells us much of the same as every other report the company has ever released about its finances: they can’t stop, won’t stop losing...
23:34, 05/30/2019

Uber, Lyft drivers strike for better pay Uber and Lyft drivers went on a nationwide strike and urged riders to boycott the services Wednesday in an effort to urge the companies to increase wages....
22:51, 05/08/2019

Uber suspends XL service in Istanbul U.S.-based ride-hailing service Uber will suspend its UberXL services in Istanbul from Friday, it said, though passengers in Turkey's largest city will still be able to call smaller yellow taxis throu...
16:51, 05/31/2019

Uber's IPO Was Just a Bump in the Road, Top Executive Says Uber staff remain focused on global expansion following last month’s initial public offering, said Brooks Entwistle, the company’s chief international business officer....
13:51, 06/14/2019

UPDATE 1-Uber says IRS looking at its 2013-14 tax returns The U.S. Internal Revenue Service is currently looking at Uber Technologies Inc's taxes for 2013 and 2014, and the ride-hailing company said it expects unrecognized tax benefits to be reduced within t...
14:00, 06/04/2019

With ring of a bell, Uber goes public With a ring of the opening bell, Uber is looking to pick up passengers as a newly public company on the New York Stock Exchange. Officials expect trading to start around 11:30 a.m. Friday. (May 10) &...
18:34, 05/10/2019

No Ride for You? Uber's Risky Ratings Uber says it will start banning riders in the U.S. and Canada with “significantly below average” ratings. “Respect is a two-way street,” Uber said, noting that riders and drivers should meet a minimum...
15:17, 06/04/2019

Uber says IRS probing its 2013-14 tax returns The U.S. Internal Revenue Service is auditing Uber Technologies Inc's taxes for 2013 and 2014 and the ride-hailing company expects unrecognized tax benefits to be reduced within the next year by at le...
17:34, 06/04/2019

DealBook Briefing: Uber Is Lowballing Its I.P.O. The ride-hailing giant plans to disclose this morning that its I.P.O. could value it at $90 billion — less than it had told some investors to expect....
19:34, 04/28/2019

PayPal to invest $500 million in Uber Online payments company PayPal plans to invest $500 million in Uber Technologies as the ride-hailing firm unveiled terms for its initial public offering on Friday, Refinitiv IFR reported....
22:00, 04/28/2019

Uber unveils IPO terms that are well below expectations Uber Technologies Inc, the world's largest ride-hailing company, plans an initial public offering that values the company as much as one-third below what the startup's insiders had hoped for, between ...
23:00, 04/28/2019

Uber starts trading at $42, down 6.7% from IPO price Uber's stock crumpled 6.7% down from its IPO price at the start of trading in Silicon Valley's most hotly anticipated public offering in years.Read More...
21:17, 05/10/2019

How the Promise of a $120 Billion Uber I.P.O. Evaporated Uber’s offering was supposed to be a crowning moment for the ride-hailing company. But it suffered setback after setback and ultimately resulted in pointed questions for all involved....
04:00, 05/16/2019

Parents, would you let your kid ride an Uber or Lyft by themselves? Uber and Lyft state that kids under 18 can't ride without being accompanied by an adult. Some do anyway, even with parental permission.        ...
12:00, 05/01/2019

Uber had the worst first-day dollar loss ever of any US IPO AP Photo/Richard Drew Uber started trading on Friday in an initial public offering that valued the company at $75.5 billion. By the end of day Friday, the stock was trading down 6.7% off the $45 a sh...
00:17, 05/12/2019

Two Top Uber Executives Out Amid Shakeup Uber Technologies Inc. is shaking up its executive team less than a month after its disappointing initial public offering, with Chief Operating Officer Barney Harford and Chief Marketing Officer Rebec...
23:17, 06/07/2019

Uber threatens to withdraw from Austria U.S.-based ride-hailing service Uber Technologies Inc threatened on Tuesday to withdraw from Austria if a new law that would subject it to the same price regulations as taxis is adopted....
16:17, 06/18/2019

Uber drivers protest ahead of IPO Drivers for Uber turned off their app to protest what they say are declining wages ahead of Uber’s initial public stock offering, expected to raise billions for the ride-hailing giant. (May 8) ...
02:51, 05/09/2019

Why I wouldn't panic about Uber's lackluster IPO Uber's initial public offering proved a gigantic bust. On Friday, the ride sharing company took the largest financial hit of any American company, and its stock plummeted by roughly 10%. Leftist activ...
22:51, 05/14/2019

Uber shares fall for second day after ill-fated IPO Uber Technologies Inc's shares fell as much as 10% on Monday, more than doubling their losses since the ride-hailing giant's poorly received Wall Street debut on Friday and raising more questions abou...
18:00, 05/13/2019

Uber Has Poisoned an IPO Market That Was Sick Anyway Uber’s flop makes it harder for the next big Silicon Valley unicorn trying to shift its losses on to public markets, just as Snap’s dire debut did two years ago....
16:34, 05/14/2019

A bad Uber rating could get you banned from the service If your Uber rating is too low, you could be banned from using the car-riding service. Uber announced it was refreshing its guidelines.        ...
01:51, 05/30/2019

Outside Uber HQ, Drivers Demand a Cut of the Riches SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – Just days ahead of Silicon Valley’s most hyped mega-IPO, a group of a several hundred Uber drivers gathered in front of the company’s San Francisco headquarters and took over t...
06:34, 05/09/2019

Uber drivers strike over pay and conditions Protests take place in UK, US, Brazil and Australia as ride-hailing app prepares for stock market debutUber drivers have gone on strike in the UK, US and other countries including Brazil and Australia...
01:00, 05/09/2019

Uber drivers strike as IPO looms Just a day before its planned IPO, some Uber drivers in the U.S. and Britain planned to strike May 8 in protest at what they say is poor pay and conditions....
16:34, 05/08/2019

Uber slips below $70 billion value in turbulent first day It took more than two hours for Uber shares to finally start trading after Uber executives and drivers congregated at the New York Stock Exchange for the bell-ringing ceremony. Uber closed at $41.57, ...
17:51, 05/11/2019

Analyst: Uber value will grow above IPO price Uber began trading as a public company at $42 per share Friday, nearly 7% below its initial public offering price. But many analysts predict the price will recover and grow. (May 10)   ...
21:17, 05/11/2019

Two Top Uber Executives Are Out as C.E.O. Consolidates Power A month after Uber’s rocky I.P.O., its chief executive laid off two members of his executive team: the chief operating officer and the chief marketing officer....
03:00, 06/08/2019

Uber executive reshuffling drops its COO and CMO In an email that went out to employees on Friday, Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi said that because of progress made over the last two years, he now has more time to oversee day-to-day operations. Post-IPO...
05:34, 06/08/2019

Uber, Down $14 Billion Since Friday, May Drop Even Further Outpacing the New York Stock Exchange’s losses on another rocky day of trading, Uber’s disappointing IPO is becoming disastrous, falling an additional 10.8 percent in its second day as a public compan...
03:00, 05/14/2019

Uber's IPO flops as shares slide again Downward spiral continues in early trading after stock market debut on FridayUber shares dropped again after Wall Street opened on Monday as demand for the taxi-hailing app’s stock continued to slump ...
18:34, 05/13/2019

Uber opens first day of trading at $42, below IPO price It’s not the 5-star ride Uber wanted. The ride-hailing giant opened its first day of public trading at $42 a share, well below its IPO price of $45 a share — a major setback for the company’s mu...
18:17, 05/10/2019

Uber has a solution for chatty drivers We've all been there. You've had a long, tiring day, and you hail a ride to get home. Your driver is nice, but they're perhaps a little too eager for some chit-chat and to play their fa...
03:34, 05/15/2019

Uber starts trading at $42 a share, 6.7% below IPO price Uber Technologies Inc's stock on Friday opened down 6.7 percent in its first trade on the New York Stock Exchange, in the most high-profile U.S. market debut since Facebook Inc seven years ago....
20:17, 05/10/2019

Uber's Jump will take on Lime's e-bikes in London Londoners have seen multiple bikeshare companies come and go -- including ofo, oBike and Urbo. When Lime introduced its e-bikes in December, it seemed like the tide could be changing. Now, Uber's...
21:00, 05/24/2019

Uber driver accused of being a Somali war criminal An Uber driver with a near-perfect five-star rating has just been outed as an accused Somali war criminal who carried out acts of torture, according to a new report. Yusuf Abdi Ali — an alleged ...
16:17, 05/15/2019

Uber parties for IPO were so wild an employee had to resign Hopefully Uber drivers on duty skipped these alcohol-fueled company parties. In-house bashes on the day the company went public reportedly got so out of hand that one was shut down and another employe...
19:00, 05/18/2019

Uber goes into reverse as first day stock price disappoints Stock traded considerably lower than $100bn the ride-hailing app had hoped to achieveUber’s hopes of a surge in the price of its shares have fallen flat, as investors gave the taxi-hailing app’s eager...
21:17, 05/10/2019

Uber’s IPO nightmare gets worse as stock tanks again Uber’s nightmare debut as a public company continued on Monday, with the ride-hailing giant’s stock plunging more than 10 percent after a disastrous kickoff on Friday. Shares of the San Francisco-base...
19:51, 05/13/2019

Uber could give you the option to ‘favorite’ drivers Uber might be developing a feature that lets riders add drivers as a "favorite" so they can ride with them again in the future. App researcher Jane Manchun Wong revealed the potential app addition on ...
16:17, 05/29/2019

Uber CEO expects further pressure as shares add to losses, down 12% Uber Technologies Inc's shares fell 12% on Monday, more than doubling their losses since the ride-hailing giant's poorly received market debut, and its chief executive officer said he expected the sto...
22:51, 05/13/2019

New Uber feature to silence drivers - but it comes at a price It is well-known that taxi drivers often like to chat with their customers, but if you prefer a quieter journey, then ride-hailing app Uber has the answer....
20:51, 05/17/2019

Uber reports $1B loss as revenue rises Car sharing giant Uber has met its first quarter forecast, with a loss of $1 billion but increasing revenue and users. The losses were the result of big spending in the lead-up to its IPO earlier in M...
12:00, 05/31/2019

Uber driver pulls out sex toy on cops who feared it was a gun A Connecticut Uber driver was tackled to the ground by police who believed he was reaching for a gun — only for him to whip out a sex toy, authorities said. Eliot Buenano-Andrade, 48, was allegedly ca...
00:34, 07/02/2019

Here's why the Uber, Lyft protests might not even work Despite the call form organizers to stop using ride-sharing apps, people could still take Ubers, Lyfts during national protests.        ...
03:17, 05/09/2019

Uber unveils next-generation Volvo self-driving car Uber unveiled its newest Volvo self-driving car as it works to deploy vehicles without drivers under limited conditions. Uber said the production-ready XC90s will have factory-installed steering and b...
01:00, 06/13/2019

Uber unveils its vision of flying taxis Uber presented a grandiose vision of flying vehicles whisking people around cities at its annual flying car conference Tuesday in Washington, DC, a day after a fatal helicopter crash raised safety que...
23:34, 06/12/2019

Like Uber, But For Organs: First Kidney Delivered By Drone A kidney needed for transplantation has been delivered by a drone for the first time ever, the University of Maryland Medical Center said, a development that could herald faster and safer organ......
12:51, 05/02/2019

Uber upgrades its Jump scooters and bikes Uber has revealed its second-generation Jump electric scooters, which will feature bigger wheels and improved brakes. The rideshare giant showed off its new scooter at its third-annual Elevate confere...
22:17, 06/12/2019

| Like Uber, but for organs: First kidney delivered by drone A kidney needed for transplantation has been delivered by a drone for the first time ever, the University of Maryland Medical Centre said, a development that could herald faster and safer organ transp...
10:34, 05/02/2019

Uber will test its flying taxis in Melbourne Uber has chosen the third test city to join Dallas and Los Angeles for its flying taxi trials: Melbourne, Australia. The third location was supposed to be Dubai, but negotiations fell through and prom...
20:34, 06/12/2019

Volvo and Uber's first self-driving car is ready for the road Two years later, Volvo and Uber are ready to show off their first purpose-built self-driving car. They've introduced a variant of the XC90 SUV that's designed to accept and work with Uber�...
20:34, 06/12/2019

Uber to unveil next-generation Volvo self-driving car Uber Technologies Inc on Wednesday will unveil its newest Volvo self-driving car in Washington as it works to eventually deploy vehicles without drivers under some limited conditions....
14:17, 06/12/2019

They Got Rich Off Uber and Lyft. Then They Moved to Low-Tax States. Meet the semiretired millennials who left California for low-tax, low-stress places like Texas, as their former start-ups stampede toward the stock market....
13:17, 05/09/2019

Uber rolls out next-generation self-driving Volvo At an event in Washington, Uber unveiled a fleet of redesigned self-driving cars that it expects will hit public roads in the coming months.Read More...
01:34, 06/13/2019

Uber Set to Price IPO at Midpoint of Target Range or Below Uber Technologies is on track to price its initial public offering at the midpoint of its target or below, according to people familiar with the matter, following a big stock-market drop and the disap...
02:34, 05/09/2019

Uber launches helicopter service in New York The new service transports passengers from Manhattan to the John F. Kennedy International Airport for about $200.       ...
03:17, 07/11/2019

Why Uber Drivers Will Strike Around the World on Wednesday We’re just days out from Uber making its multibillion-dollar move to the New York Stock Exchange and thousands of drivers from around the world are preparing to launch a series of strikes protests on ...
23:00, 05/07/2019

Uber drivers eye IPO riches, call for strike in U.S. and UK Some Uber Technologies Inc drivers in the United States and Britain said they will strike on Wednesday, protesting what they call low pay a day before the ride-services company launches its initial pu...
10:34, 05/08/2019

Uber drivers in UK cities strike over pay and conditions Drivers to take part in global protest on eve of ride-hailing app’s flotation on stock marketHundreds of Uber drivers in Britain are to go on strike as part of an international protest against pay and...
03:00, 05/08/2019

Mendoza lays out welcome mat for Uber, but drivers are yet to arrive Unlike in Buenos Aires City, the innovative ridehailing firm was welcomed by the provincial authorities in Mendoza with open arms. But while Uber was a runaway success in the capital, takeup has been ...
22:00, 05/04/2019

Uber promises a bottomless well of money to investors … but not yet Expect a barnstorming debut at the latest tech company listing, yet there is no sign of any profits in the near futureWho wants to invest in a company that has never made a profit, admits it may never...
14:00, 05/05/2019

An Uber riddle, a cat caper and a character called Tim It’s all happening on book club nightTwo days before book club, my wife comes to find me in my shed.“I’m going over the road to look at the kittens,” she says. Continue reading......
10:34, 06/22/2019

Eyeing IPO riches, Uber drivers go on strike in U.K. and U.S. Uber drivers in London and New York started a day of strikes on Wednesday to protest the disparity between gig-economy conditions and the sums that investors are likely to make in Friday's blockbuster...
15:51, 05/08/2019

Cramer's week ahead: A red-hot market, and Uber's IPO "We've got a runaway freight train of a market and I'd love to see the darned thing cool off for more than a session or two," the host said....
01:00, 05/04/2019

Ari Lennox Went From Uber Driving to Headlining Her Own Tour The R&B singer Ari Lennox spoke to GQ about her debut album, 'Shea Butter Baby,' and why she really wishes people would stop comparing her to Erykah Badu....
20:17, 06/17/2019

Uber and Lyft drivers are striking over pay and job security Ridesharing drivers for have acted on promises to go on strike over labor conditions. Workers for Uber, Lyft and other companies in 10 cities (including Chicago, New York City and LA) are staging act...
21:01, 05/08/2019

Top Uber executives pushed out in shake-up after IPO launch Two of Uber’s top executives were pushed aside last week in a management shake-up at the ride-share company following its lackluster initial public offering. Chief Operating Officer Barney Harfo...
03:51, 06/09/2019

The Morning After: Amazon drones and Uber Copter Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. In the lull between WWDC and E3 (remember to tune in for Google's Stadia announcement at noon ET), Amazon's showing off new delivery drones, Uber Copte...
17:17, 06/06/2019

US$84 billion? Uber is set to hit the road in this year's biggest IPO Ride-hailing company entered the final stretch of the ultimate capital-raising exercise on Friday, when it disclosed details of an initial public offering that could set its value at around US$84 bill...
21:34, 04/29/2019

Uber launching helicopter service to JFK this summer Uber is finally ready to take to the skies — and has chosen the Big Apple for its helicopter-sharing debut. The ride-hailing giant said Thursday its aerial division, Uber Elevate, will launch a luxe s...
22:00, 06/06/2019

Off-duty officer stabbed after argument in Uber BARTLETT, Tenn. — Police in Tennessee say an off-duty Bartlett officer has been stabbed in the face, neck and leg by a person still being sought by police. Memphis police tell news outlets that the of...
13:17, 06/04/2019

Bajaj Qute Launched On Uber XS In Bengaluru Bajaj and Uber have partnered to launch the Qute quadricycle for the Uber XS ride category in Bengaluru. This is a pilot project and it will be offered in certain parts of Bengaluru, to begin with....
18:51, 06/13/2019

Uber's first investors open up about their wild ride Mike Walsh was busy trying to manage his doomed software company in 2009 when he agreed to take a 15 minute meeting with a little-known figure in the tech industry named Ryan Graves....
17:00, 05/10/2019

Uber Gets Sell-Side Green Light The ride-hailing firm has a stamp of approval from nearly every large research group despite the fact that it has yet to prove its business model can turn a profit....
20:17, 06/04/2019

Government To Order Uber, Ola To Go Electric: Report Some taxi players, like Ola, have previously tried to operate electric cars in the country, but with little success given inadequate infrastructure and high costs....
16:51, 06/06/2019

Uber Copter's $200 flights launch in NYC on July 9th Uber's autonomous flying taxis aren't ready to take flight yet, but according to a report in the New York Times, it will offer air transit starting July 9th. Uber Copter will be available in...
08:34, 06/06/2019

Uber quizzed on growth at IPO roadshow in London Uber Technologies Inc Chief Executive Dara Khosrowshahi sought to persuade money managers in London that the loss-making ride hailing firm's growth plans justified a valuation of up to $91.5 billion i...
18:34, 04/29/2019

Uber Copter Is Here For People Worth $400 an Hour Uber is a modest company with modest goals. It simply wants to change how people get around and also get New Yorkers from Manhattan to John F. Kennedy Airport in less than half an hour. I’m still not ...
00:00, 06/07/2019

Disgruntled Uber drivers turn off apps The best ride-hailing app in the world is useless if it can't connect you with a vehicle, something customers often discover after last call at an out-of-the-way bar or arrival at a sparsely populated...
06:17, 05/10/2019

Uber drivers plan protest over pay ahead of IPO Uber Technologies Inc's drivers in six U.S. cities are planning to shut their apps for 12 hours on May 8 to protest against low wages and working conditions, two days ahead of the company's expected m...
00:34, 04/30/2019

Top executives leave Uber after internal shakeup NEW YORK (AP) — Uber is parting ways with two of its top executives less than a month after the company’s rocky initial public offering. CEO Dara Khosrowshahi told employees in an email Friday h...
01:51, 06/08/2019

Uber and Lyft stop hiring new drivers in NYC Both Uber & Lyft have placed a hold on new drivers in New York City. Buzz60’s Natasha Abellard has the story.        ...
20:00, 04/30/2019

The Latest: Uber reaches settlements with some drivers SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on Uber pricing its initial public offering of stock on Wall Street (all times local): 2:45 p.m. Uber has reached settlements with some drivers who said they should hav...
00:00, 05/10/2019

Uber and Lyft stop accepting new drivers in NYC Uber and Lyft have stopped hiring new drivers in New York City, due to a newly-passed law aimed to tamp down on an already oversaturated rideshare market. Politico reported that Uber stopped accepting...
03:34, 04/30/2019

Uber COO, marketing chief step down - memo Uber Technologies Inc Chief Operating Officer Barney Harford and Chief Marketing Officer Rebecca Messina are leaving the company, Chief Executive Officer Dara Khosrowshahi said in an internal memo see...
01:17, 06/08/2019

Uber drivers and other gig workers in California could get better pay under proposed law Uber, Lyft in the crosshairs as California lawmakers look to redefine part-time job rules to boost pay, benefits for drivers.       ...
19:34, 07/17/2019

How Uber Aims To Move Things Around The World Uber's biggest competitor isn't rival ride-hailing service Lyft, analysts say, but Amazon, which moves goods all over the world. It has budding businesses such as freight forwarding, food delivery and...
05:34, 05/10/2019

Uber Leaning Toward Pricing Shares at $45 Apiece The landmark IPO of ride-hailing firm Uber is expected to price later Thursday as investors weigh a broader stock-market decline and the struggles of rival Lyft’s shares....
22:34, 05/09/2019

Uber expands Pro perks globally, but drivers would probably prefer better pay Uber is bringing its driver-focused Uber Pro service to international markets, including Mexico and India, following a series of pilot programs.Read More...
23:17, 07/02/2019

Uber Eats now lets you preorder the food you want to eat in a restaurant Uber has introduced a brand new feature of its food delivery service that involves absolutely no food delivery whatsoever. Instead of having a driver pick up your order and bring it to your home, the ...
17:51, 07/03/2019

‘Uber of Weed’ wants to raise $100M despite app store bans Snoop Dogg-backed cannabis company Eaze is raising a new round of financing that’s expected to value it at $800 million — despite Google trying to kill the vibe on Wednesday, sources told The Post. Th...
04:34, 05/30/2019

Mets find a new hero after 112-mile Uber ride An Uber driver named Jason picked up his passenger at 1050 IronPigs Way in Allentown, Pa., early Wednesday evening. The rider needed to go about 112 miles to 123-01 Roosevelt Avenue in Queens for what...
11:00, 05/23/2019

Uber rang in its IPO with champagne and mimosas. Then the hangover began. Uber's IPO celebrations were boozed-filled benders that and occasionally got out of control, hearkening back to the company's culture under ousted CEO Travis Kalanick....
22:00, 05/17/2019

Uber wants to sell you Echos, AirPods and Oculus headsets Uber is taking its retail offerings up a notch. Last year, the company teamed up with Cargo to let drivers hawk goods ranging from snacks to phone chargers. Now, Uber and Cargo are hoping riders will ...
16:34, 07/17/2019

Uber launches in Hamburg, now live in six German cities Uber said on Wednesday it was launching ride-hailing services in Germany's second city, Hamburg, as it seeks to achieve scale in a country where it has met resistance from local taxi firms, city gover...
03:51, 07/17/2019

There's a Good Chance Your Uber or Lyft Hasn't Gone In For Its Recalls Uber and Lyft are bad at recalls, Tesla is still sliding, Maven is packing up in some markets, and Toyota is playing games, all in The Morning Shift for Tuesday, May 21, 2019....
17:17, 05/21/2019

Uber Eats may soon offer an unlimited delivery subscription Paying for delivery is so passé, and Uber Eats knows it. Like Postmates, DoorDash and the UK's Deliveroo, which all offer unlimited food delivery subscriptions, Uber is set to offer a mont...
14:00, 05/22/2019

BlackRock, Other Big Investors Spoil Uber's Coming-Out Party Uber Technologies grew to be the nation’s most valuable startup thanks to support from some of the biggest investors around, but that support became a liability when the ride-hailing giant made its st...
19:34, 05/19/2019

Blasting Rich People Into Space Is Better Business Than Uber, Somehow Virgin Galactic is preparing to become the first publicly traded spaceflight company, and the venture is setting a course to be profitable by August 2021, which would put it lightyears ahead of the pr...
01:34, 07/10/2019

Uber Must Act Against Those Who Harassed Disability Rights Activist: Centre The Centre has asked app-based cab aggregator Uber India to act against two of its drivers, who had allegedly harassed disability rights activist Arman Ali....
00:00, 07/05/2019

Uber rang in IPO with champagne and mimosas. Then the hangover began. Uber's IPO celebrations were boozed-filled benders and occasionally got out of control, hearkening back to the company's culture under ousted CEO Travis Kalanick....
04:17, 05/18/2019

Bolt won’t beat Uber by copying it – it needs to forge its own path Bolt, previously known as Taxify, is a ride-sharing app and one of Estonia‘s four unicorns (AKA startups valued at over $1 billion). On a visit to Talinn, TNW met with Martin Villig, the company’s co-...
15:00, 05/23/2019

Uber makes it easier to find bikes and scooters in its app As of today, when Uber customers in Atlanta and San Diego open their Uber app, they'll see Jump bikes and scooters, as well as Lime scooters, in the main map. According to TechCrunch, Uber plans ...
09:34, 07/02/2019

Proposed rules in India could force Uber to go electric Uber has been trying to get more electric vehicles to join its fleet for a while now, but it might have to find a way to speed things up if India passes a set of proposed rules for clean mobility. Acc...
13:17, 06/10/2019

Uber's COO and CMO to step down as CEO Khosrowshahi takes on bigger role Khosrowshahi said he will take on a more involved role in the company, with the heads of core businesses such as Ridesharing and Uber Eats now reporting directly to him....
07:51, 06/08/2019

Dad claims he caught Uber driver raping his daughter A father claims he caught an Uber driver raping his daughter after he tracked her on a new app when she didn’t come home. The horrified dad allegedly found his 25-year-old daughter being attacke...
06:17, 06/08/2019

Off-duty officer stabbed in Memphis after argument in Uber BARTLETT, Tenn. (AP) — Police in Tennessee say an off-duty Bartlett officer has been stabbed in the face, neck and leg by a person still being sought by police. Memphis police tell news outlets that t...
12:51, 06/04/2019

12-year-old girl took Uber alone to jump to her death, family says A 12-year-old Florida girl called an Uber to bring her to a parking garage to kill herself, and her family blamed the the company this week for her death, according to a report. Benita “BB̶...
16:00, 06/07/2019

Uber posts $1B loss in its first quarter as a public company Uber Technologies reported a $1 billion loss in its first quarterly report as a public company on Thursday, despite a 20 percent rise in revenue, posting results in line with its forecasts but undersc...
00:00, 05/31/2019

Uber, Indian Oil To Offer Fuel Discounts To Drivers Ride-hailing giant Uber on Thursday announced it is partnering with state-run Indian Oil Corp Ltd (IOCL) to offer discounts to drivers on petrol, diesel and CNG at IOCL petrol pumps across India....
10:00, 05/31/2019

Uber Copter to Offer Flights From Lower Manhattan to J.F.K. For an 8-minute, one-way flight, the average ride will cost between $200 and $225 per person and include private ground transportation on both ends of the trip....
00:00, 06/06/2019

Family of slain Chicago cab driver sues Uber CHICAGO (AP) — The family of a Chicago cab driver who died after being hurt in a fight with a ride-sharing driver is suing Uber. Fangqui Lu is wanted on a murder warrant in the September death of Anis...
07:34, 06/05/2019

This brilliant free app tells you if it’s cheaper to take Uber or Lyft Doug Feigelson’s app Anyride has been out for a few months now, which means it’s still new enough that you might not have heard of it or become aware of it yet. But if you’re a frequ...
03:51, 06/05/2019

Uber Air flying taxi service to be trialled in Melbourne Telstra, Macquarie, Westfield-operator Scentre Group, and Melbourne Airport to help the Silicon Valley darling launch a third Uber Air pilot city and the first outside of the United States....
04:17, 06/12/2019

De Blasio plans to make NYC’s cap on Uber, Lyft permanent City Hall is putting the cap on Uber and Lyft — again. With the daily app-based for-hire vehicle trips nearing 800,000 per day, Mayor Bill de Blasio has decided to permanently suspend the issuance of ...
21:00, 06/12/2019

Volvo and Uber unveil autonomous production XC90 Volvo’s self-driving ready XC90 is ready for deployment in Uber’s future driverless ridesharing service Volvo has presented the fruits of its ongoing collaboration with ride-hailing firm Uber: a prod...
22:34, 06/12/2019

UBER To Offer Discounts To Families Of Fallen Heroes (LEX 18) – Ridesharing company UBER will be offering discounted rides to the families of fallen military heroes UBER is offering $15 off rides to and from local National Veteran Cemeteries on Mo...
21:51, 05/24/2019

Polish payment system Blik to be available on Netflix, Uber: PPS CEO Netflix, Uber and other companies will soon accept payments using Poland's Blik, said the chief executive of Polish Payment Standard (PPS), the company behind the system....
03:34, 06/29/2019

Hundreds of Uber Drivers in Toronto Are Joining a Union In a growing number of cities where rideshare platforms operate, drivers are fed up with the low pay, long hours, and lack of basic worker protections that shlepping strangers around entails. In the U...
22:51, 06/26/2019

Uber's flying taxi will slash your commute by 2023 Uber has whipped the curtains off its first prototype passenger drone, which it says will be able to whisk passengers to their destinations at up to 150mph.The company's CEO Dara Khosrowshahi rev...
11:51, 06/24/2019

Uber Eats driver caught masturbating just after delivery An Uber Eats delivery driver was allegedly caught masturbating inside his car by the New Jersey woman to whom he’d just delivered an order, authorities said Wednesday. Vinicius Porto, 31, had ju...
22:17, 06/19/2019

WSJ: Facebook's cryptocurrency finds backing from PayPal and Uber Facebook has secured some pretty big backers for Project Libra, according to The Wall Street Journal. PayPal, Uber, Visa and Mastercard are reportedly investing around $10 million each in the social n...
16:51, 06/14/2019

Uber Rides Get Cheaper With New Bajaj Qute Car on UberXS Uber has launched a new ride-hailing service in Bengaluru that will use miniature gas-powered cars called Qute to win over commuters stressed out by the sprawling city's heavily-congested streets....
10:34, 06/14/2019

U.S. denies Tesla, GM, Uber 25% Chinese tariff relief The Trump administration is expanding efforts to block the use of Chinese technology in advanced vehicles, denying additional requests by Tesla Inc for tariff relief on key components of its electric ...
00:51, 06/14/2019

Students: Know the rules of the road before your Uber or Lyft summer gig Driving for Uber or Lyft could be an ideal way for college students to earn some summer cash. Here are some rules of the road they should know first.       ...
18:01, 06/13/2019

Volvo unveils first fully self-driving vehicle for Uber Uber and automaker Volvo on Wednesday unveiled a new self-driving sport-utility vehicle they say is the next step in reaching autonomous rideshare transportation....
03:00, 06/13/2019

Uber braced for bumper tax bill as IRS and other countries investigate Taxi app firm’s ‘transfer pricing positions’ under examinationUS, UK, Netherlands and India reviewing company’s taxesUber is under investigation by US and foreign tax authorities, the company confirme...
18:51, 06/04/2019

Uber’s IPO bombs, has worst debut for marque name in a decade Uber’s IPO is officially a bust. The ride-hail giant finished its first day of trading on the New York Stock Exchange down nearly 8 percent — making it the worst IPO for a marque name in at least a de...
03:00, 05/11/2019

Uber and Lyft drivers on two-hour strike Wednesday Uber and Lyft drivers in New York will participate in a two-hour strike on Wednesday morning as part of a nationwide protest of Uber's treatment of mobile app drivers.     &#...
19:00, 05/08/2019

Uber Drivers’ Day of Strikes Has Muted Start Before Company’s Big I.P.O. Drivers for the ride-hailing company in Australia and Britain began a series of planned work stoppages to protest ride-hailing companies’ wages and work conditions of ride-hailing services....
17:51, 05/08/2019

Uber and Lyft Confront High Driver Turnover Uber and Lyft are banking on a future where ever-more riders rely on ride-hailing. But that future assumes the companies will be able to accomplish something pretty difficult—finding enough drivers....
21:17, 05/12/2019

Softbank shares come under pressure after Uber's rough first day of trading Shares of Japanese conglomerate Softbank Group came under pressure in Monday's trading session following the large losses seen on ride-hailing giant Uber's debut day last Friday....
07:17, 05/13/2019

How to market uber-luxury travel to the super wealthy CEO of Half Moon Bay Antigua, William Anderson, explains to CNBC's James Wright how to sell $25M plots to the super rich, when the resort hasn't even been built....
20:51, 05/31/2019

Uber IPO: the rich people who will get even richer when the company goes public The ride-hailing app will have one of the largest initial public offerings in history on 10 MayThey are the spoons full of sugar that make the bitter taste of capitalism go down. When billion-dollar t...
13:17, 05/08/2019

Uber is testing PIN-based pickup at the Portland airport Finding your Uber at a crowded arrivals curb while several other passengers are doing the same can be daunting. To help alleviate that pain, Uber is piloting a PIN feature today at Portland Internatio...
04:00, 05/14/2019

Drivers Start Strikes Ahead of Uber’s Blockbuster I.P.O. A walkout by Australian drivers began a series of planned work stoppages around the world to protest wages and work conditions of ride-hailing services....
11:51, 05/08/2019

Uber Faces Class-Action Suit in Australia Uber Technologies is alleged to have destroyed livelihoods and operated in Australia illegally, in a lawsuit brought by thousands of taxi and limousine drivers, broadening legal challenges ahead of on...
10:00, 05/03/2019

Count Goldman's Millionaire Clients as Big Winners on Uber Wealthy clients of Goldman Sachs will emerge with deeply discounted stakes in Uber when it goes public this week, placing them among the biggest winners....
02:34, 05/09/2019

Polish payment system Blik to be available on Netflix, Uber - PPS CEO Netflix, Uber and other companies will soon accept payments using Poland's Blik, said the chief executive of Polish Payment Standard (PPS), the company behind the system....
15:34, 06/28/2019

Uber, Lyft drivers plan to strike in cities across the US NEW YORK (AP) — Drivers for ride-hailing giants Uber and Lyft are planning to turn off their apps to protest what they say are declining wages at a time when both companies are raking in billions of d...
09:17, 05/08/2019

Uber tumbles 9% in rocky stock market launch Uber Technologies Inc's shares fell nearly 9% in their New York Stock Exchange debut on Friday, marking a rocky start for one of the most high-profile U.S. companies to go public since Facebook Inc se...
20:17, 05/10/2019

What the Strike Ahead of Uber’s IPO Exposes About American Inequality The instant Uber shares start trading on the New York Stock Exchange Friday, lots of people and groups are going to make millions—and in some cases billions—of dollars. They include Travis...
22:51, 05/07/2019

Beyond Meat shares spike another 14%, leaving Uber in the dust after IPO Shares of Beyond Meat, which makes plant-based meat substitutes, surged more than 14% on Tuesday, adding to their stellar start in the public market....
00:17, 05/15/2019

Ride-hailing firm Uber steps on the gas as IPO looms Ride-hailing service Uber is going public on Friday, and it's been billed as one of the largest IPOs in the history of the New York Stock Exchange. But the company's high losses have many questioning ...
16:51, 05/09/2019

The Latest: Uber gets a cold embrace on Wall Street NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on ride-hailing giant Uber’s initial public stock offering (all times local): 1:36 p.m. Uber’s transition to becoming a publicly traded company is landing with a...
20:34, 05/10/2019

Uber shares likely to fall in stock market debut Uber Technologies Inc shares are likely to open below their initial public offering price of $45 in their long-awaited market debut on Friday, early price indications showed....
01:34, 05/11/2019

It Looks Like Uber's Sleazy Approach to Driver Lawsuits Could Be Backfiring Uber has had what can best be characterized as a shitstorm of scandals in its decade-long run, and that isn’t even including any misconduct kept out of the public eye thanks to forced arbitration. Hid...
06:34, 05/09/2019

‘We’re not robots’: Uber and Lyft drivers protest in San Francisco Uber and Lyft drivers staged demonstrations in major cities nationwide May 8. Drivers in San Francisco demanded more compensation as ride-hailing companies go public....
05:00, 05/09/2019

Uber, Lyft say they help ease traffic congestion. New study says otherwise. Ride-sharing services like Uber and Lyft have become popular by offering a convenient alternative to crowded public transportation and stressful city driving. But a new study conducted in San Francisc...
04:00, 05/09/2019

Uber's market debut sours most anticipated IPO since Facebook Uber Technologies Inc's conservative initial public offering could not keep its shares from sinking in their trading debut on Friday, fueling debate on Wall Street over whether the outcome of the most...
00:17, 05/11/2019

Uber and Lyft drivers strike for better transparency about how much they’re paid Ride-hailing drivers began striking and demonstrating in multiple cities, starting on the East Coast. Despite some drivers in New York City logging off between 7 a.m. and 9 a.m., few riders appeared t...
01:34, 05/09/2019

Uber's IPO went off amid outcry over labor conditions and wages Uber's much-anticipated IPO happened this morning, with shares hitting the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol UBER. The IPO raised $8.1 billion, with shares set at $45 and the company value...
00:00, 05/11/2019

Uber, Lyft drivers strike during rush-hour Uber and Lyft drivers participated in a two-hour strike on Wednesday morning as part of a nationwide protest of Uber's treatment of drivers.        ...
08:34, 05/09/2019

The answer to Uber's profit challenge? It may lie in its trove of data Over the past two years, Uber Chief Executive Dara Khosrowshahi has used his peace-making and political skills to settle battles with lawmakers and rivals and endear himself to employees who had suffe...
11:00, 05/09/2019

Indian Drivers Face The Heat As Uber Plans IPO As Uber drivers planned a global strike on Wednesday ahead of the ride-hailing giant's massive initial public offering (IPO), Uber drivers in India said they are facing the heat as cash incentives......
11:00, 05/09/2019

Uber to price blockbuster IPO against grim market backdrop Uber Technologies Inc will price its initial public offering on Thursday, the most high-profile U.S. listing since Facebook Inc seven years ago, against a backdrop of turbulent financial markets and t...
14:00, 05/09/2019

Uber Is 'Worth' Twice As Much As Ford Because That's the Insane World We Live In Now Every high school economics teacher tells their students—or should, at least—that the entire field depends on the assumption that people act rationally. This is not because people aren’t stupid—good L...
21:34, 05/10/2019

Uber’s Twisted Logic Means This Isn't a Strike. It's a Boycott Today, many Uber and Lyft drivers in major cities across the country are striking to protest their pay and working conditions, in large part because they’re classified as independent contractors inste...
23:17, 05/08/2019

Uber drivers cross Brooklyn Bridge to protest IPO Uber and Lyft drivers turned off their apps Wednesday to protest declining wages at a time when both companies are raking in billions of dollars from investors. Striking drivers formed a caravan to cr...
22:34, 05/08/2019

Uber IPO Stumbles, Stock Price Opens at $42 a Share Uber shares opened at $42 on the New York Stock Exchange, 6.7% below the ride-hailing service’s IPO price of $45, a rare setback for a high-profile debut. Shares recovered to about $44 in afternoon tr...
21:17, 05/10/2019

Uber, Like Other 'Unicorns,' Began Its IPO Path After the Financial Crisis Despite the tough economy, startups such as Uber, Pinterest and Airbnb benefited from scrappy entrepreneurs as well as the rise of the smartphone and cloud computing....
19:00, 05/09/2019

Uber makes long-awaited IPO by trading at $42 per share Ride-share company Uber made its long-awaited initial public offering Friday -- with an initial list price of $45 per share, which fell to $42 by the start of trading on the New York Stock Exchange....
19:17, 05/10/2019

Lyft share price crash sucks the air out of Uber’s IPO Expectations of the valuation investors are likely to put on Uber when it lists are falling in line with the shares of its closest competitor that beat it to public ownership....
19:17, 04/28/2019

Cashing out in Uber's IPO: China, Russia and the Middle East In 2015, Uber Technologies Inc went on a fundraising spree in China, tapping venture capitalists and state-backed corporations for cash and connections to try and navigate the Chinese regulatory envir...
07:17, 05/10/2019

Denver Uber users can buy public transit tickets in the app Uber customers in Denver can now use the app to purchase transit tickets. This makes Denver the first city in the world to get the added capability, but it won't be the last. It's all part o...
01:00, 05/03/2019

Uber kicks off IPO roadshow with secret meeting in London Uber Technologies Inc. chief executive Dara Khosrowshahi sought to persuade money managers in London that the loss-making ridesharing firm’s growth plans justified a valuation of up to $91.5 billion i...
15:00, 05/02/2019

Investor group demands changes to Uber's board ahead of IPO Investor group CtW called for the removal of John Thain from Uber's board and said the board's composition "falls short of best practices."...
11:34, 05/02/2019

5 ways Uber changed our lives as company IPO arrives Even with questions lingering about its finances as its IPO arrives, this much is settled: Uber has forever altered the way we travel, talk and work.        ...
07:00, 05/10/2019

Uber takes IPO roadshow to New York as demand builds up Uber Technologies Inc CEO Dara Khosrowshahi and his top management team took the ride-hailing giant's investor roadshow for its initial public offering to New York on Tuesday, as demand for its shares...
22:34, 04/30/2019

Uber and Lyft Cut Off Hiring of New Drivers in NYC as New Regulations Appear to Work Lyft and Uber are halting onboarding for new drivers in New York City following last year’s historic vote that lifted the wage minimum for drivers ride-hailing companies late last year, Politico repor...
21:17, 04/30/2019

Uber’s $82 billion valuation underwhelms in most anticipated IPO since Facebook Uber priced its IPO at the low end of its target for a valuation of $82.4 billion, an underwhelming result for the most anticipated IPO since Facebook.Read More...
11:00, 05/10/2019

As WeWork's Losses Mount, It Aims to Distance Itself From Uber As WeWork heads toward an initial public offering, its ebullient chief executive believes it shouldn’t be lumped in the same category as massively money-losing companies like Uber and Lyft....
04:17, 05/16/2019

RPT-Cashing out in Uber's IPO: China, Russia and the Middle East In 2015, Uber Technologies Inc went on a fundraising spree in China, tapping venture capitalists and state-backed corporations for cash and connections to try and navigate the Chinese regulatory envir...
12:17, 05/10/2019

Uber adds London's public transportation info to its app Londoners can now compare their public transport and ridesharing options in the Uber app. Tuesday, the company added real-time Underground, bus, train and Docklands Light Railway (DLR) info to a new "...
02:17, 04/30/2019

‘Quiet Mode’ is now an option for Uber rides, but there’s a catch The idea of a “Quiet Mode” in Uber — which actually started out as a meme a few years ago — has now become a reality. According to the company, Uber passengers now have the abi...
06:00, 05/16/2019

Short-term markets are putting Uber in trouble Uber's rise until now has been fueled by investors' willingness to subsidize a big market buildout. But post-IPO, the company is being hit by new realities.Read More...
14:34, 05/16/2019

Amazon squares up to Uber with backing for UK food app Deliveroo Amazon has led a funding round in British online food delivery company Deliveroo, pitting itself against Uber Eats and other smaller providers in an escalating battle to deliver takeaway meals....
11:00, 05/17/2019

Amazon is backing Uber Eats rival Deliveroo in the UK Amazon's restaurant delivery service in the UK folded in late 2018, because it couldn't keep up with rivals like Deliveroo. Now, the corporation is subscribing to the old adage "if you can&#...
13:17, 05/17/2019

Australian taxi drivers sue Uber over 'illegal operations' A law firm has filed a class action against Uber Technologies Inc on behalf of thousands of taxi and chartered drivers in Australia, accusing the world's largest ride-hailing company of operating ille...
05:34, 05/03/2019

The next Uber will come from the $1.2 trillion global truck and shipping industry The shipping business is huge and inefficient. But a number of start-ups, including Flexport and Convoy, which was founded by former Amazon executives, have leaped into the market with some technology...
16:51, 05/15/2019

UK Drivers to Stage Massive Strike Coinciding With Uber's IPO Rideshare drivers across the Atlantic have plans to sign off the Uber app and spend their time protesting in four major metro areas. The message, coordinated around Uber’s plans to go public, is a cle...
20:00, 05/03/2019

Uber makes its hotly anticipated public debut Ride-hailing giant Uber will begin life as a public company Friday, under pressure to start trading strongly after conservatively pricing its initial public offering. The start of trading comes after ...
18:17, 05/10/2019

Ride-hailing firm Uber in biggest IPO in five years Ride-hailing service Uber went public on Friday, and the event had been billed as one of the largest IPOs in the history of the New York Stock Exchange. But the company's high losses have many questio...
17:00, 05/10/2019

Uber shifts into lower gear, prices IPO at $45 per share SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Uber is about to embark on a wild ride on Wall Street with the biggest and most hotly debated IPO in years. The world’s leading ride-hailing service set the stage for its lo...
00:00, 05/10/2019

Uber and Eight Other Once-Small Startups Are Now Worth a Combined $225 Billion Despite the tough economy, startups such as Uber, Pinterest and Airbnb benefited from scrappy entrepreneurs as well as the rise of the smartphone and cloud computing....
22:34, 05/09/2019

Loss-making Uber does not look like a business worth $90bn As drivers protest and the IPO roadshow rolls on, investors need to ask some tough questionsGood luck to those Uber workers protesting about wages and working conditions. They picked their moment to c...
23:34, 05/08/2019

U.S. Ride Share Drivers Will Strike On May 8th Ahead of Uber IPO Uber and Lyft drivers in major U.S. cities have united to strike during peak hours on Wednesday May 8th for two hours from 7AM to 9AM local time, according to a report from Autoblog. Cities which may ...
14:00, 05/05/2019

Uber’s London Taxi Rival Will Cost You Peanuts Carlyle must be hoping that some of Uber’s magic valuation dust rubs off on Addison Lee. The investment has been difficult for the private equity firm....
09:51, 05/03/2019

Uber drivers are contractors, not employees, U.S. labor agency says Drivers for ride-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc are independent contractors and not employees, the general counsel of a U.S. labor agency has concluded, in an advisory memo that is likely to ca...
06:34, 05/15/2019

Uber prices IPO at $45 per share, at lower end of target range -sources Uber Technologies Inc on Thursday priced its initial public offering at $45 per share, according to people familiar with the matter, at the lower end of its target range to raise $8.1 billion....
23:34, 05/09/2019

SoftBank Group shares tumble as Uber prices IPO at lower end Shares in Japanese conglomerate SoftBank Group Corp tumbled 5.5% on Friday, a day after one of its biggest tech bets, Uber Technologies, priced its initial public offering at the low end of the target...
12:17, 05/10/2019

UPDATE 3-Uber prices blockbuster IPO conservatively to raise $8.1 bln -sources Uber Technologies Inc priced its initial public offering on Thursday at the low end of its targeted range, raising $8.1 billion, two people familiar with the matter said, adopting a risk-averse stance...
23:34, 05/09/2019

20% of New York drivers for apps like Uber have had to rely on food stamps Ints Kalnins/Reuters Uber improved margins by cutting driver pay, writes an industry expert in American Affairs. Drivers for ride-sharing services have reportedly required food stamps and slept in th...
11:51, 06/08/2019

Uber treads cautiously with $82.4bn valuation ahead of market debut Uber has priced its initial public offering at $45 (£34.50) a share, meaning the ride-hailing company now has a valuation of $82.4bn (£71.1bn)....
05:17, 05/10/2019

How Corporate Delusions of Automation Fuel the Cruelty of Uber and Lyft As drivers around the world went on strike just days before Uber’s IPO, they shared harrowing stories of being overworked and underpaid, subjected to a frustratingly opaque payment system, and even sl...
19:17, 05/09/2019

Uber drivers are not employees, Fair Work Ombudsman rules Ruling declares that ridehailing company drivers decide whether, when and for how long they work, not when their employer saysThe ridehailing company Uber does not have a traditional employment relati...
06:17, 06/07/2019

Congratulations to Uber, the Worst Performing IPO in U.S. Stock Market History Rideshare unicorn Uber doesn’t do anything small. When it was in the game of raising money, it raised close to $25 billion. When it loses that money—and it does every single quarter—it loses it at ast...
05:51, 05/11/2019

Investors are hiring Uber drivers to scout houses to flip CNBC's Diana Olick reports on how Uber drivers are getting paid to scout potential properties for investors as the house flipping market fizzles....
00:34, 06/08/2019

One Country's Uber-Convenient, Incredibly Invasive Digital ID System Residents of Estonia use their digital identities to vote, fill prescriptions and start businesses. Proponents say the system solves one of the internet’s thorniest issues, but cybersecurity and priva...
19:00, 05/09/2019

Uber's European rival Bolt enters London market, again Estonia's Bolt, which until early 2019 was called Taxify, will on Tuesday re-enter the competitive London taxi market, promising cheaper rides to passengers and a better cut to drivers than its bigger...
03:00, 06/11/2019

Betting addict forged Uber receipts to con £90k from Deloitte bosses A city accountant who swindled his bosses at Deloitte out of more than £90,000 with bogus taxi expenses to bankroll a secret gambling addiction has been spared prison....
15:51, 06/11/2019

Uber chief executive laments U.S. trade policy for lackluster IPO Uber Technologies Chief Executive Dara Khosrowshahi said on Tuesday the company's initial public offering last month was hurt by U.S. trade tensions even as he downplayed recent volatility in the stoc...
20:17, 06/11/2019

Uber COO, marketing chief step down in leadership overhaul: memo Uber Technologies Inc Chief Executive Officer Dara Khosrowshahi wants to take more control of operations and is overhauling the ride-hailing company's leadership to deal with brand challenges, accordi...
02:00, 06/08/2019

Uber Elevate plans to deliver Big Macs by drone this summer Move over, Uber Eats. Uber Elevate plans to deliver food via drone as early as this summer. To start, the service will be available in San Diego, and since Uber has been working closely with McDonalds...
20:34, 06/12/2019

Lyft shares hit record low, piling pressure on Uber ahead of IPO Lyft Inc's stock slumped nearly 11% on Wednesday to a record low after the ride-hailing company posted a deep quarterly loss, putting pressure on Uber Technologies Inc as it prepares to price its init...
08:00, 05/09/2019

'They treat us like crap': Uber drivers feel poor and powerless on eve of IPO Wage cuts and inadequate bonuses mean drivers are left behind as ride-hailing firm prepares for stock market debutA lot of very rich people will get even richer when Uber goes public on 9 May in one o...
08:17, 05/07/2019

Uber Eats courts smaller European restaurants with new offer Uber Eats is opening up its platform to more restaurants in Europe that prefer to use their own delivery staff, seeking the business of smaller, independent restaurants as it battles Just Eat and Take...
02:17, 07/03/2019

Uber Eats dine-in option lets you pre-order your food Uber Eats has a new option for those diners who want the ambiance of a restaurant but hate the wait. The company has unveiled a dine-in feature in some cities that lets customers pre-order food on the...
06:34, 07/03/2019

Government Asks Uber India To Take Action Against Erring Drivers The Social Justice and Empowerment Ministry has asked Uber India to take action against erring drivers after a disability rights activist alleged he was "treated horribly" by two drivers of the......
23:17, 07/03/2019

Ride-hailing drivers in New York to strike ahead of Uber IPO Uber Technologies Inc's drivers in New York will go on strike next week shortly before the ride-hailing company goes public to protest what they view as unfair employment conditions, a taxi union said...
00:00, 05/04/2019

Lyft, Uber drivers planning worldwide strike next week New York drivers for Uber, Lyft and other ride-sharing apps will be joining colleagues from across the globe by briefly going on strike Wednesday to demand better job security, and higher wages....
23:17, 05/03/2019

Australian Taxi Drivers Sue Uber Over Wages They Say Its Arrival Cost Them In their lawsuit, the drivers accuse the ride-hailing giant of operating illegally in the country and of destroying their livelihoods. Uber denied the allegations....
19:51, 05/03/2019

Uber sued for 'hundreds of millions' in Australian class action Uber is no stranger to lawsuits on any continent, but a new class action filing from four Australian states looks set to become one of the largest in the country's history....
16:17, 05/03/2019

Grannies In Running Shoes Are Delivering Ramen For Uber In Japan Uber's strategy for Japan, where ride-sharing is banned, is as unique as the country itself - think grandma in running shoes delivering ramen noodles....
16:17, 07/07/2019

Uber drivers set to protest around the world ahead of the company's $90 billion IPO Drivers are also expected to stage protests against Uber and Lyft in at least eight cities around the U.S., including New York, Chicago and San Francisco....
11:17, 05/08/2019

Uber Comfort launches with bigger cars and ‘no conversation’ option Uber is rolling out a new service level for riders today, one that offers additional "comfort" features such as extra leg room and quiet time. Read More...
17:51, 07/09/2019

Baby bird takes its own Uber to Utah wildlife rescue OGDEN, Utah — A local wildlife rescue is giving a good Samaritan five stars for his creative approach to saving an abandoned baby bird. Staff were surprised, to say the least, when a tiny, dehydrated ...
07:34, 07/11/2019

The Innisfil experiment: the town that replaced public transit with Uber Ridership is high and there’s plenty of work for drivers, but success has come at a cost to this Ontario townPhotographs by Cole BurstonWhen Daniel Arrega, 19, heads to work at a mall in Innisfil, he ...
16:00, 07/16/2019

Uber shares will be overvalued the day they go public, growing number of skeptics say While Uber's IPO is drawing big-name buyers, there's a rising chorus of voices saying the world's biggest ride-hailing company is overvalued....
16:51, 05/01/2019

McDonald's DoorDash Deal Delivers Blow to Uber Eats DoorDash will start making deliveries from McDonald’s restaurants in Houston later this month, a blow to Uber Technologies’ deal to ferry the burger giant’s food to customers in the U.S....
12:17, 07/17/2019

Amazon has been quietly running an 'Uber for trucking' service since last year It's Amazon's first foray into the freight brokerage space, which includes major competitors like Uber Freight, C.H Robinson, and XPO Logistics....
20:51, 04/30/2019

Uber strike London: Why are drivers striking? How long will the boycott last? Hundreds of Uber drivers are expected to stage protests in cities across the UK tomorrow ahead of the rideshare firm's bumper stock market flotation this week....
21:17, 05/07/2019

The bigger they are, the harder they fall — WeWork and Uber’s fight against reality We now know that Uber is worth one of two amounts: precisely $68.95bn or absolutely anything. Never before has a company both been a worthless empty assetless cathedral to hope over unit economics and...
17:34, 07/01/2019

Uber settles with UK women who accused driver of sexual assault Firm had contested allegations but has reached undisclosed out-of-court settlementsUber has reached out-of-court settlements with two women who alleged they were sexually assaulted by the same driver ...
21:34, 06/27/2019

Uber’s graph expert bears the scars of billions of trips One of Uber's experts in building knowledge graphs, Joshua Shinavier advises fellow data scientists that "real data is messy, but the fact is, if you want to build an enterprise knowledge graph, you h...
00:00, 05/09/2019

Uber loses bid for U.S. tariff relief on Chinese-made e-bike The U.S. Trade Representative's Office rejected Uber Technologies Inc's request for relief from 25% tariffs imposed on Chinese-made electric bicycles, according to a May 29 letter....
19:17, 06/13/2019

Uber enlists "Qute" to take on India's choked, polluted roads Uber Technologies Inc has launched a new ride-hailing service in India's tech capital Bengaluru that will use miniature gas-powered cars called "Qute" to win over commuters stressed out by the sprawl...
19:17, 06/13/2019

U.S. denies Tesla, Uber 25% tariff relief on components, e-bikes The Trump administration is expanding its efforts to block the use of Chinese technology in advanced vehicles, denying additional requests by Tesla Inc for tariff relief on key components of its elect...
20:00, 06/13/2019

Uber set to debut on NYSE, under pressure to avoid Lyft debacle Ride services giant Uber Technologies Inc will begin life as a public company on Friday, under pressure to start trading strongly after conservatively pricing its initial public offering....
15:17, 05/10/2019

UPDATE 3-U.S. denies Tesla, GM, Uber 25% Chinese tariff relief The Trump administration is expanding efforts to block the use of Chinese technology in advanced vehicles, denying additional requests by Tesla Inc for tariff relief on key components of its electric ...
00:51, 06/14/2019

U.S. Government Denies Tesla and Uber Chinese Tariff Exemptions The U.S. is doubling down on its refusal to exempt Tesla’s and Uber’s request to dodge a 25 percent tariff on key parts for its electric cars and entire e-scooters because they are coming from China....
02:51, 06/14/2019

Tesla, GM, Uber denied relief from U.S. tariffs on China goods The White House, citing 'Made in China 2025’ or other industrial programs, is expanding efforts to block the use of the country's technology in advanced vehicles, denying additional requests by Tesla ...
06:34, 06/14/2019

Uber and Lyft increased traffic delays in San Francisco by 40 percent Uber and Lyft say they help cut down on vehicle congestion, but a new analysis of San Francisco traffic found they did the opposite over a six year period...
22:17, 05/08/2019

Bhairavi Desai On Why the Uber and Lyft Strikes are the Future of Labor On Wednesday, drivers for Uber, Lyft, and lesser-known services like Via and Juno will sign out of their apps and stop picking up passengers as part of a global strike against these companies’ abys...
21:51, 05/08/2019

Visa, Uber, and PayPal Are Reportedly Backing Facebook's Cryptocurrency After months of rumors, it appears a Facebook cryptocurrency is imminent. Reports last week said its planned launch is slated for June 18, and now it appears that the cryptocurrency, Libra, has some l...
03:17, 06/15/2019

Rush-hour Uber and Lyft driver strike was a flop in NYC Ride-hailing strike? What ride-hailing strike? A driver strike that was planned for the Wednesday morning rush hour against ride-sharing services like Uber and Lyft appeared to be a flop in New York C...
20:00, 05/08/2019

I'm Sure Austria Is Really Scared by Uber's Threats to Pack Up Its Toys and Go Home Spurred on by looming unfavorable legislation and stock market disappointment, Uber is reportedly playing hardball again, this time with the entire country of Austria.Read more......
08:17, 06/19/2019

SoftBank's Vision Fund Poised to Reap Big Uber Gain SoftBank’s Vision Fund, the world’s largest technology investor, is set to be a big winner on Uber’s blockbuster IPO this week, with a paper profit of roughly $3 billion in about 16 months....
12:17, 05/08/2019

As Uber gears up for IPO, many Indian drivers talk of shattered dreams In 2016, Rajesh Raut started driving an Uber taxi in Mumbai, hoping he could earn more than the $215 he received each month for making flatbreads at a roadside stall....
11:17, 05/08/2019

Uber Outlines First-Quarter Results After Cutting Valuation Target Uber moved its target valuation lower, setting a range of about $80.5 billion to $91.5 billion for its initial public offering, and gave hungry investors a look at its first-quarter financials....
21:00, 04/28/2019

Uber's First Hired Employee, Ryan Graves, Is Leaving the Board Ryan Graves, Uber Technologies Inc.’s first hired employee and one of its longest standing directors, is leaving the board two weeks after the company’s initial public offering cemented his status as ...
03:51, 05/25/2019

Uber, Lyft Get Creative, but Investors Aren't Blind to Losses Uber, Lyft and other big startups have touted their new business models that disrupt old industries but lose historic amounts of money. To try to win over investors, they have also come up with unusua...
16:17, 05/14/2019

Uber to open third Latin America support center in Bogota Ride-hailing app Uber will spend $40 million over five years to open its third support center in Latin America in September in the Colombian capital Bogota, the company said on Wednesday....
04:34, 05/23/2019

Uber and Lyft to turn the wheels on car ownership: industry experts Ride-hailing apps like those of Uber Technologies and Lyft Inc are expected to alter the state of car ownership towards subscription-based services and shared ownership, auto industry experts said at ...
02:51, 05/23/2019

At $14,777, Could This 2014 Nissan NV200 Taxi be an Uber-Good Deal? One of the best ‘dad jokes’ is when someone asks you to call them a cab and you reply with “okay, you are a cab.” Today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe NV200 is already a cab, but could its price be callin...
18:00, 06/03/2019

Deluge of analyst reports on Uber expected after IPO quiet period With the quiet period related to Uber Technologies disastrous IPO last month coming to an end, investors can expect a deluge of analyst research initiations on the ride-hailing service....
23:00, 06/03/2019

Uber's High Profile Stock Market Debut Disappoints ber had considered going public for at least four years. Yet the ride-hailing company picked a week for its IPO plagued by market turbulence fuelled by US-China trade worries....
13:34, 05/11/2019

Are You An Uber Driver? Send Us Your Flat Surge Fare Screenshots Over the last few weeks, we’ve been hearing from an increasing number of Uber drivers that changes to the surge price model have impacted their take-home pay. In particular, my article about whether U...
07:00, 05/22/2019

Uber Stock Slides in Disappointing Trading Debut That Followed Muted I.P.O. Uber’s road to the public market has been rocky. Last year, investment bankers said it could be valued at $120 billion upon I.P.O. That number has declined in recent weeks....
19:34, 05/10/2019

Women realize mid-trip that drunk man is not their Uber driver, police say Two would-be Uber passengers traveling in Nashville learned mid-trip their driver was not only reportedly drunk, he wasn't even a real ride-share driver.        ...
20:51, 05/14/2019

Uber Offering Discounted Rides To National Veterans Cemeteries (LEX 18)– To recognize the sacrifices made by our fallen heroes and their families, Uber is offering discounted rides Monday. Uber riders can get $15 off rides to and from national veterans ceme...
13:51, 05/27/2019

UPDATE 2-Uber drivers are contractors, not employees, U.S. labor agency says A U.S. labor agency has concluded that ride-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc's drivers are independent contractors and not its employees, which could prevent them from joining unions....
23:17, 05/14/2019

Uber drivers are contractors, not employees, U.S. labor relations board says Drivers of ride-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc's were independent contractors and not its employees, the U.S. National Labor Relations Board said in a memo....
23:17, 05/14/2019

Uber Cites Tight Competition After Posting $1 Billion Loss Uber executives sought to reassure investors about its growth as an onslaught of competition from ride-hailing and delivery rivals led to a $1 billion loss in the first quarter....
02:00, 05/31/2019

Uber closes down 7.67%, putting chill on big IPO year for tech stocks Uber performed a historic face plant on its first day of trading. Now the stable of unicorns hoping to IPO this year will have to see the fallout.Read More...
08:00, 05/11/2019

Uber's first post-IPO earnings report shows another $1 billion lost Uber's first earnings report as a public company shows that while its revenue is higher than last year; the company is still hemorrhaging money. Still, there's no doubt that the company is g...
05:51, 05/31/2019

Uber brings electric bike service JUMP to London Taxi app Uber will pilot its electric bicycle service JUMP in London from Friday as it makes 350 bikes available to rent in a part of Britain's capital city, a key global market for the firm....
02:00, 05/24/2019

UPDATE 4-Uber drivers are contractors, not employees, U.S. labor agency says Drivers for ride-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc are independent contractors and not employees, the general counsel of a U.S. labor agency has concluded, in an advisory memo that is likely to ca...
02:17, 05/15/2019

Uber fizzles in Wall Street debut, opens below $45 IPO price Uber Technologies Inc's shares made a disappointing market debut on Friday, marking a rocky start for the most anticipated initial public offering of the year as other high-profile startups such as Sl...
22:34, 05/10/2019

Uber launches ScUber: an underwater ride-hailing service It was a pun waiting to happen – Uber has launched an underwater ride-hailing service named, naturally, ScUber.ScUber is a partnership with Tourism and Events Queensland, and will take pairs of...
17:34, 05/23/2019

Uber Stumbles in Stock Market Debut, Opens at $42 a Share Uber shares opened at $42 on the New York Stock Exchange, 6.7% below the ride-hailing service’s IPO price of $45, a rare setback for a high-profile debut....
18:51, 05/10/2019

Report: Many Uber, Lyft drivers fail to respond to recalls NEW YORK (AP) — One in six Uber and Lyft drivers in the New York City and Seattle areas are driving vehicles with outstanding recalls, according to Consumer Reports. But taking a taxi or limousine isn...
23:17, 05/21/2019

Uber set to debut on NYSE, hopes to avoid Lyft's fate Ride services giant Uber Technologies Inc is set to make its long-awaited stock market debut on Friday, after its initial public offering was priced at the lower end of its expected range....
16:34, 05/10/2019

Mexico unveils plans to withhold taxes from Uber and other drivers Mexico's Finance Ministry on Monday laid out plans to withhold taxes from drivers for ride-hailing and food delivery technology firms such as Uber Technologies Inc, Rappi and Cabify....
21:00, 05/20/2019