ARTICLES RELATING TO UBER

Uber demotes exec in self-driving tech lawsuit

2017-04-30 11:29

Uber has demoted an executive heading its self-driving car operations who has been at the center of a lawsuit filed by Alphabet's Waymo accusing the ride-sharing giant of theft.

Uber plans to test flying cars in Dallas and Dubai by 2020

2017-04-26 10:18

Uber Technologies Inc. hopes to one day operate a network of flying cars. On Tuesday, the ride-hailing company laid out some aggressive plans to get closer to its first flight.

Uber banned in Czech Republic's second biggest city

2017-04-20 10:33

A court has banned the ride-sharing service Uber from operating in Brno, the second largest city in the Czech Republic.

Uber to restart Taiwan operations after two-month pause

2017-04-11 14:44

Uber said it would relaunch its ride-hailing service in Taiwan following a two-month hiatus on the island after sparring with authorities over legal issues.

Uber smartphone apps banned in Italy

2017-04-09 11:33

An Italian court has banned the use of smartphone apps for the ride-hailing group Uber, saying they contribute to traditional taxis facing unfair competition.

Woman sues Uber, says she was stabbed by another passenger

2017-04-06 11:25

A Chicago woman has sued Uber and a customer of the ride-sharing company, saying she was stabbed by another passenger.

Uber temporarily pulls out of Denmark after new taxi law

2017-04-03 11:05

Ride-sharing group Uber said it would temporarily withdraw its business in Denmark, where a new taxi law restricts cab services.

Uber grounds self-driving cars after crash

2017-03-26 07:59

Uber has grounded its fleet of self-driving cars pending an investigation into the crash of an Uber vehicle in Arizona, a spokesperson for the car-hailing service said on Sunday.

Uber launches new safety feature for SA

2017-03-22 11:09

Cab-hailing service Uber has introduced Real-Time ID check to South Africa, a feature prompts Uber driver-partners to share a selfie from time to time before going online.

Uber president Jones quits amid turmoil and search for COO

2017-03-20 10:44

Uber Technologies Inc. President Jeff Jones is quitting after less than a year, amid multiple controversies engulfing the ride-hailing company.

 

Taxis, buses protest against Uber in Bucharest

2017-04-26 22:05

About 200 taxis and buses have parked outside the government offices, demanding that Uber and other online taxi services be outlawed in Romania.

Uber wants to launch 'flying cars' by 2020

2017-04-26 07:08

Uber said it wants to launch a system of flying cars to move people around cities, with a goal of putting demonstration projects in place by 2020.

Uber lifts financial veil on cash-burning machine

2017-04-17 07:37

Uber has said its revenue growth is outpacing losses, hoping to show the business is on a strong trajectory as it attempts to address a recent cascade of scandals.

Uber fires back at Google spinoff in self-driving car case

2017-04-10 08:37

Uber is scoffing at claims its expansion into self-driving cars hinges on trade secrets stolen from a Google spinoff, arguing that its ride-hailing service has been working on potentially superior technology

Uber provisionally banned in Italy

2017-04-08 08:47

An Italian court banned the use of smartphone apps for the ride-hailing group Uber, saying they contribute to traditional taxis facing unfair competition, local media reported.

Uber driver in US charged after police find gun in car

2017-04-04 21:22

A South Carolina Uber driver has been arrested after police say they found a fake police badge and loaded gun inside his vehicle.

Uber putting self-driving cars back on the road

2017-03-28 07:45

Uber on Monday said its self-driving cars were being put back in action on roads after a weekend crash prompted the ridesharing giant to halt testing.

Alleged Uber attackers head to High Court for trial

2017-03-23 21:54

Four men who allegedly attacked, robbed, and raped several Uber commuters will go on trial in the High Court in Johannesburg.

Uber chief remains in driver's seat on road to change

2017-03-22 10:45

Uber chief Travis Kalanick will remain in the driver's seat as the scandal-tainted on-demand ride service tries to plot a friendlier course with workers, riders and drivers.

Google's self-driving car company escalates battle with Uber

2017-03-14 10:32

A self-driving car company founded by Google is presenting new evidence to support allegations that a former manager stole technology that Uber bought to help build robot-powered vehicles for its ride-hailing service

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