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Uber announced today at the 2018 Uber Open Summit that it was joining the Linux Foundation as a Gold Member, making a firm commitment to using and contributing to open-source...
Manik Gupta got his first taste of solving logistics nightmares when fresh out of college, he was delivering Palm Pilots around Singapore. He’d started a precursor to Groupon called BuyItTogether....
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Until autonomous vehicles are here, ride-hailing companies like Lyft and Uber have to attract and retain human drivers if they hope to sustain their...
Uber has reported a quarterly loss of $1.07bn (£820m) as it pumped money into bikes, scooters and food deliveries.
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Uber Technologies said on Wednesday that growth in bookings for its ride-hailing and delivery services rose 6 percent in the latest quarter.
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Uber, which is expected to go public sometime next year, just released its Q3 2018 financial results. Uber’s net losses...
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Plus: Uber launches a rewards program and Kia teases its new Soul ahead of the LA...
Uber’s new loyalty program incentivizes you not to check Lyft or the local competitor. Riders earn points for all the money they spend on Uber and...
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uber rolls out its own airlines style rewards program
Uber hasn’t taken to the skies yet, but the ride-hail company is already offering a frequent flyer-style rewards program for...
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Unlike Lyft, Uber's program has different tiers and perks associated with them.
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A new Uber Rewards loyalty program has been announced today, offering rewards points which...
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A new Uber Rewards loyalty program has been announced today, offering rewards points which...
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Google's Waymo driverless ride service is set to launch in the coming months.
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CEO Dara Khosrowshahi says his company isn't changing anything in terms of its relationship with Saudi Arabia until more is...
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The Czech Republic's highest legal authority has upheld a ban for the operations of the ride-sharing service Uber in Brno, the second-largest city in the country.
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After ending forced arbitration, the ride-hailing company compiles a safety transparency report.
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After ending forced arbitration that kept claims out of court, the ride-hailing company compiles a safety transparency report.
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Uber and Lyft put an end to forced arbitration earlier this year.
In three years, the Uber Eats restaurant food delivery service has grown from an experiment to serving much of the U.S. and major cities worldwide.
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Grab, the Singapore startup that bought Uber’s Southeast Asia business earlier this year, continues to announce strategic investors for its ongoing Series H funding round. The...
Luminar, the buzzy LiDAR startup founded by Austin Russell, has added another high-profile executive to its ranks. This time, Luminar has hired Uber executive Brent Schwarz...
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Tech companies are doing their part to help get Americans to the polls.
Uber is offering gratis rides, while Lyft will give you half off.
It recently applied to resume testing and released a big report on how the company approaches safety.
uber seeks permission to resume self driving car testing on public roads
Uber is seeking permission from the state of Pennsylvania to resume testing its self-driving...
Uber wants to resume testing on public roads nearly eight months after one of its autonomous test vehicles hit and killed an Arizona pedestrian
uber will start rewarding high performing drivers with better earnings and free college tuition
Uber drivers who maintain high ratings and low cancellation rates...
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Uber Eats is expanding to enterprise customers with the launch of Uber Eats for Business. The new service allows companies to manage their employees’ food orders and positions Uber Eats...
Xiaomi, the electric scooter manufacturer that a handful of the shared electric scooter services in the U.S. (like ones from Uber, Lyft, Spin and Bird) rely on, has sent a cease-and-desist letter...
Voters can bike, scoot, carpool or hitch a ride to go to cast their ballots.
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911 operators will see exact details of a car and its location if calling from the app.
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Ride Pass starts at $14.99 and is available Tuesday in five US cities.
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uber introduces an amazon prime style monthly subscription service
Uber has a new plan to lock customers in its transportation ecosystem while also expanding its list of services it...
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Hundreds of people who work in the so-called "gig economy" are protesting outside Britain's Royal Courts of Justice as Uber appealed rulings that have implications for its business model.
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The food and beverage market is having a moment as venture capital money sloshes around looking for its high-potential startups. Hillhouse Capital, the China-based...
The taxi-hailing app appeals against a ruling its drivers should be treated as workers, not self employed.
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Uber is back in court in the UK today and tomorrow to try once again to overturn a  two year old employment tribunal ruling...
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Lime has tapped David Richter, Uber's former vice president, to lead its business operations.
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Move aside Uber, China’s ByteDance is now the world’s highest-valued tech startup. That’s according to reports from Forbes and Bloomberg both of which claim that the company has...
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china now has the world s most valuable startup
A new $3 billion round of investment led by SoftBank has crowned China’s Bytedance the world’s most valuable startup, Bloomberg...
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Two hackers who stole millions of users’ data from ride-hailing firm Uber have been indicted on separate hacking charges related to a...
Two hackers who stole millions of users’ data from ride-hailing firm Uber have been indicted on separate hacking charges related to a data breach at online...
Ride-hailing firm Grab branched out into payments last year and now the $11 billion-valued company, which acquired Uber’s Southeast Asia business earlier this year, has given its fintech...
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uber is offering 10 off rides to polling locations on election day
Uber announced on Wednesday that it would offer $10 discounts on rides to the polls on Election Day. The promotion, which will be available...
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Ride-hailing firm Grab branched out into payments last year and now the $11 billion-valued company, which acquired Uber’s Southeast Asia business earlier this year, has given...
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Legitimate augmented reality use cases are hard to come by. Spatial, which dubs itself as a cross-reality platform, is launching today with $8 million in...
Uber is continuing to expand its on-demand food delivery service, Eats. By the end of this year, Uber...
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Uber is continuing to expand its on-demand food delivery service, Eats. By the end of this year, Uber...
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uber eats announces its plan to conquer the us suburbs
Uber Eats, the ride-hailing company’s food delivery arm that’s critical to Uber’s plan to go public...
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Plus, Uber may deliver food by drone sooner than you think, and it's national iPod day.
Uber says it plans to charge users in London an extra 15p per mile from next year as it gears up for an all-electric future in the UK capital.
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A rise in passenger fees will help drivers upgrade to electric vehicles.
Uber says it plans to charge users in London more from next year as it gears up for an all-electric future in the UK capital.
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The 15p fee will be handed to drivers to help them pay for an all-electric car, says ride-hailing firm
Cameron Poetzscher allegedly has a history of making sexually suggestive comments to female colleagues.
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Less than one month after the Wall Street Journal reported allegations of sexual misconduct by Cameron Poetzscher, Uber’s head of corporate development, Poetzscher has resigned, according to the WSJ. Uber has confirmed Poetzscher’s resignation to TechCrunch. While Uber...
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The taxi firm is pitting itself against rival Uber in a race to offer self-driving car services.
After undertaking a year-long investigation with Ford and four other mobility specialists on how to build...
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The ride-hailing company could also become a temp agency.
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Uber is reportedly developing a short-term staffing business to offer 1099 independent contractors for events and corporate functions, the Financial Times first reported. Dubbed Uber Works, the service would provide waiters, security guards and...
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uber is testing an on demand staffing business called uber works
Uber is testing an on-demand staffing business called Uber Works, according to the Financial Times. The...
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For the first time, Uber will make contextual, personalized suggestions about the best way to get from point A to point B. The startup offers more than just cars now, and it’s starting to understand the...
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If you’re heading out to meet someone, there are plenty of ways to inform them of your location and estimated arrival. Chat apps like WhatsApp, Messenger, LINE, and iMessage, for example, offer location sharing...
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Hundreds of taxi drivers have driven slowly through Poland's capital city Warsaw causing some traffic jams in protest against low earnings and competition from unlicensed companies like Uber
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The Safety Toolkit is heading to two dozen countries.
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The company is preparing to go public in 2019.
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Lyft has today announced its new monthly subscription plan to offer users easy access to the ride service as well as a nice price...
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Lyft has today announced its new monthly subscription plan to offer users easy access to the ride service as well as a nice price...
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Lyft and Uber’s race to an IPO is heating up. Lyft has selected JPMorgan Chase & Co. as the lead underwriter of its initial public offering along with Credit Suisse Group...
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Uber may have an IPO early next year that values the company at as much as $120B, according to a report
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