Uber launches in East London - after its application was opened 100,000 times there

2019-10-17 10:54

Uber said the service will only be available in the main parts of the city at launch.

A major update is coming to Uber's app, and the company's CEO says it wants to be 'the operating system of your life'

2019-09-26 21:03

At an event on Thursday, Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi unveiled the new vision for the ride-hailing giant, including a major overhaul of its app.

Investors who dumped Uber stock last week are idiots: Here's what's really going on.

2019-08-11 13:01

Uber didn't lose money last quarter. It added over $5 billion in cash. Investors may have misunderstood what's really going on.

An Uber driver made a hilarious 'ride menu' for his passengers, offering everything from 'life lessons' to complete silence

2019-07-19 10:31

If you find yourself in Fairbanks, Alaska, you can opt for trips including "The Road Rage Ride" and "The Simon and Garfunkel Ride."

There is a panic button for South African Uber users – here’s how it works

2019-06-24 11:43

This comes after years of intimidation and violence from especially meter taxi drivers.

See inside Uber's first passenger drone, which could eventually fly passengers at 240 kph while burning no fossil fuels

2019-06-11 21:12

Uber showed off the latest in its vision for the future of air travel at a conference in Washington, DC, this week.

Uber will ban passengers if their rating drops to a certain level. Here's how to make sure you don't get booted.

2019-05-31 08:32

Business Insider spoke to more than two dozen drivers about passengers' most annoying habits. These are their biggest pet peeves.

Uber is tanking after logging the biggest first-day dollar loss in US IPO history

2019-05-13 15:34

Uber were under pressure early Monday after the ride-hailing giant's messy initial public offering on Friday.

Uber’s first employee is poised to make over $1 billion after the company’s massive listing

2019-05-10 18:12

He’s already committed to donating at least some of it to charity.

Uber is offering discounts on trips to polling stations on Wednesday – even if it is being slightly cheap compared to 2016

2019-05-06 11:42

You can get R50 off a trip to and from casting your vote on 8 May by using the right discount code.


This was the longest Uber trip in South Africa - ever

2019-10-08 15:04

Uber said it will also be launching in a new South African city in the weeks ahead.

Uber has deployed security guards to all Gautrain stations - here’s why

2019-09-20 18:33

Uber said clients will be alerted to go to the zones with private security when they use the app at Gautrain stations.

Uber plunged 12% after losing more money than expected

2019-08-09 08:36

"We think that 2019 will be our peak investment year," said Uber's CEO Dara Khosrowshahi. ""In 2020, 2021, you'll see losses come down."

Uber closes above its IPO price for the first time after announcing plans to expand into West Africa

2019-06-28 10:36

Uber views West Africa as a major growth opportunity, according a statement from the company's chief business officer, Brooks Entwistle.

The strangest requests Uber Eats customers have made

2019-06-14 11:27

From singing "Africa" by Toto to a deconstructed sandwich, Uber Eats customers have made some interesting comments on their order preferences.

South Africans can now get banned from Uber for being rude to drivers – here’s what we know so far

2019-06-03 14:11

Uber in South Africa is taking a different approach to its US parent in weeding out bad passengers, and a "small number" of customers are facing suspension and, eventually, "full deactivation".

Uber riders in the US can now ask their drivers to be quiet directly from the app - but the function won't be available in South Africa

2019-05-15 18:03

Uber is offering some added perks for users who choose its pricier Uber Black and Uber Black SUV service in the US.

Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi on basic Uber etiquette: Ask before using your phone, and don't slam the door

2019-05-13 13:33

The CEO of Uber has a few suggestions for how to be a nice person while riding in an Uber.

Uber chose the worst possible week to have its IPO, and the bad timing will cost it billions

2019-05-10 05:27

A confluence of negative events likely weighed down Uber's shares, forcing it to price it public offering at the low end of its range.

Uber is delivering flu vaccines on Thursday – and you can get one for just R20

2019-04-29 16:16

If you have five people who want the flu shot at the same spot (and within an included major city) on Thursday, a special event will offer, by far, the cheapest private vaccination on offer.

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