Family of slain Chicago area Uber driver sues Walmart

2017-06-27 10:04

Relatives of a suburban Chicago Uber driver who was fatally attacked while on the job has sued Walmart, where authorities say the teenage attacker stole weapons just before the killing

Mbalula calls for truce between Uber and metered taxis

2017-06-22 10:37

Police Minister Fikile Mbalula says metered taxi and Uber owners must find a way of working together to end the bloodshed and economic sabotage.

Uber searches for a new CEO in wake of Kalanick's departure

2017-06-22 08:09

As Uber searches for a new CEO, at least one candidate, Sheryl Sandberg, says no.

Timeline: #Uber's rough year leads to CEO's resignation

2017-06-21 10:26

Uber CEO and co-founder Travis Kalanick said in a statement to The New York Times that he has accepted a request from investors to step aside

Uber driver fined $250 for not speaking English

2017-06-20 09:45

A Spanish-speaking Uber driver has been fined in Miami for not speaking English.

Uber recommendations show company was 'out of control'

2017-06-15 12:16

Law firm's recommendations to fix e-hailing service Uber show that the company was 'out of control', according to a 13-page document headed by former Attorney General Eric Holder.

Uber board member quits after cracking sexist joke

2017-06-14 08:27

TPG Capital co-founder David Bonderman has resigned from the board of Uber after uttering a sexist comment during a meeting intended to address rampant internal gender bias.

Uber CEO Kalanick takes leave of absence

2017-06-13 22:20

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick is reportedly taking a leave of absence from his post to grieve the loss of his mother, an email distributed among company employees said.

Board adopts report on Uber's culture, silent on CEO leave

2017-06-12 09:12

Uber's Board of Directors has adopted a series of recommendations about the company's corporate culture from former Attorney General Eric Holder.

Polish taxi drivers protest against Uber

2017-06-05 20:43

Nearly 2 000 Polish taxi drivers have snarled traffic in the capital Warsaw by driving at a snail's pace to protest against competitors, including Uber drivers.


Kalanick ouster as Uber CEO began with hand-delivered letter

2017-06-23 08:37

As Travis Kalanick was in Chicago interviewing a candidate to be his deputy at Uber, two investors were on a plane to deliver the news that they wanted the chief executive officer gone.

Well-known names surface as possible Uber CEO candidates

2017-06-22 08:36

Uber needs a new leader after former CEO and company founder Travis Kalanick resigned under pressure from the company's board and investors.

Pretoria Uber taxi drivers assaulted, vehicle set alight

2017-06-21 18:07

An Uber vehicle has been set alight and two drivers attacked in Pretoria, police have confirmed to News24.

Uber CEO resigns from ride-sharing startup

2017-06-21 07:52

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick has resigned, capping a series of controversies that have rocked the world’s largest privately backed startup.

Uber driver fined $250 in Miami for not speaking English

2017-06-20 09:31

A Spanish-speaking Uber driver has been fined $250 in Miami for not speaking English.

Embattled Uber CEO Kalanick to take leave of absence

2017-06-15 09:18

Uber said its chief executive Travis Kalanick would take an indefinite leave of absence as it unveiled steps aimed at restoring confidence in the scandal-plagued ridesharing giant.

Uber must make changes at top to fix culture woes - experts

2017-06-14 07:14

Experts say Uber must hire people who don't misbehave, make changes at top to fix culture problems.

Sydney Uber driver sentenced to 9 years in prison for rape

2017-06-13 10:26

An Uber driver has been sentenced to nine years in prison for raping a drunken woman who fell asleep in the back of his ride-hailing car in Sydney

Uber says changes are coming, with executives’ fates uncertain

2017-06-12 07:40

Uber’s board has said directors approved several changes, without providing clarity on the fates of CEO Travis Kalanick or his confidant and head of business, Emil Michael.

Tweets claiming assault by Uber driver go viral

2017-06-03 19:05

Tweets by a student from the University of Cape Town documenting how she and her friends were allegedly assaulted by an Uber driver in the early hours of Friday have gone viral.

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