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Uber's Philippine suspension: What we know

2017-08-18 12:46

Ride-sharing app Uber faces a month-long suspension in the Philippines, in its latest run-in with authorities around the world.

Tech giants on offence against neo-Nazis after violence

2017-08-17 20:52

Technology companies have been taking pains to distance themselves from extremist customers.

Texts show ex-Uber chief urged to call out Elon Musk

2017-08-16 11:44

The former engineer at the centre of Uber’s self-driving car legal troubles has urged ex-Uber CEO to criticise Tesla’s Elon Musk and several of his claims about autonomous vehicles.

Pressured by US government, Uber agrees to protect rider data

2017-08-16 09:04

Ride-hailing service Uber has agreed to protect data and audit use of rider information to settle a complaint from the federal government that it deceived customers.

Uber board spat over ex-chief Kalanick goes public

2017-08-15 09:19

A bitter fight over control of Uber has intensified in recent days with warring factions battling over the future role, if any, of ousted chief executive Travis Kalanick at the global rideshare titan.

More Uber woes: Exec resigns, investor sues ousted CEO

2017-08-11 09:41

Uber faced a fresh round of turmoil , with its chief of global operations resigning and investors suing the company's former CEO Travis Kalanick.

SA Uber drivers can now decline cash trip requests

2017-08-10 13:12

Uber South Africa has introduced a new, pilot cash indicator feature. The cash indicator allows Uber driver-partners to choose whether they’d like to accept a cash trip request or not.

Acid thrown on Uber driver's face

2017-08-06 13:33

An Uber driver has sustained serious chemical burns to his face and hands after he was assaulted in Johannesburg.

Uber rented out defective cars to drivers - report

2017-08-04 08:00

Uber announced it had taken action to repair faulty cars in Singapore after a report said the ride-hailing giant rented them out to drivers despite being aware of a recall and after one caught fire.

Croatian taxis protest Uber at height of tourism season

2017-07-31 09:51

Hundreds of Croatian taxi drivers are protesting against Uber services, disrupting traffic at the height of tourism season in the Adriatic country.

 

Uber wins ruling in bid to keep price-fix suit out of court

2017-08-18 12:23

Uber may be able to force a feud over price-fixing claims into private arbitration, a New York appeals panel ruled in a victory for the firm’s efforts to settle disputes out of court.

BOOK REVIEW: Behind the Uber success story

2017-08-17 06:06

Ace book reviewer Ian Mann debunks some myths about the popular ehailing service which he says is constantly trying, succeeding and sometimes failing.

Uber forced to suspend operations in Philippines

2017-08-16 09:35

Uber was forced to suspend operations in the Philippines, after the ride-sharing giant's efforts to appeal a one-month ban were quashed as it tussles with authorities over driver permits.

Ex-Uber CEO says Benchmark suit should go to arbitration

2017-08-15 12:00

Ex-Uber CEO Travis Kalanick says the lawsuit brought by venture-capital firm Benchmark seeking his ouster from the company’s board should be heard in private arbitration.

Kalanick isn’t following the Steve Jobs blueprint: Fully charged

2017-08-14 14:15

Travis Kalanick has lost his job as CEO at Uber Technologies in June. That, it turned out, was just the beginning of the latest chapter in the roiling Uber saga.

Uber now allows drivers to choose payment method

2017-08-10 18:59

Uber has introduced a new, pilot cash indicator feature in South Africa which will allow drivers to choose the method of how they will be paid.

Alleged Uber hijackers could be linked to other robberies

2017-08-06 19:46

Two suspects arrested after a failed Uber hijacking, may be linked to other cases in which Uber drivers were either hijacked or robbed.

Manhunt for Uber driver after allegedly sexually assaulting passenger

2017-08-04 21:27

A manhunt has been launched for an Uber driver who allegedly sexually assaulted a female passenger in Delft, Western Cape police said.

With Uber in turmoil, Lyft's ridership surpasses all of 2016

2017-08-01 09:15

Ride-hailing service Lyft carried more passengers through June this year than it did in all of last year as it benefited from rival Uber's missteps

Uber taxi war nears tipping point as stakeholders meet

2017-07-28 13:50

The Ministry of Transport has met with various industry stakeholders as the feud between ehailing service Uber and metered taxi owners nears a tipping point.

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