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Rising number of people using Uber for hospital trips
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 22:24:52 +0100
Hey Uber, let’s go to the ER! Ambulance use has plunged at least 7 percent nationally since the ride-sharing app hit the market, according to a new study. Researchers compared the number of ambulance rides taken before Uber launched to after it...
© New York Post
Uber driver accused of raping 16-year-old girl
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 16:21:04 +0100
An Uber driver was arrested after a 16-year-old girl accused him of sexually assaulting her before dropping her off at her destination.
© NY Daily News
Uber driver accused of raping 16-year-old female passenger
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 09:11:51 +0100
An Uber driver was arrested Thursday in Georgia, accused of raping a 16-year-old female passenger earlier in the week. Abdoulie Jagne, 58, was booked into the Gwinnett County Jail in north central Georgia, Fox 5 Atlanta reported. Authorities told the...
© New York Post
Anger over ‘Grinch’ #Uber
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 05:24:00 +0100
As the ANC elective conference kicks off this weekend and the festive season approaches, Uber has come under fire for “illegally” increasing its prices.
© Cape Times
[Leonid Bershidsky] Airbnb, like Uber, needs to grow up
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 09:29:20 +0100
With Uber’s problems grabbing all the headlines, it’s easy to overlook the fact that the other great “sharing economy” c
© The Korea Herald
Peter Guber is taking what he's learned from the Warriors and Dodgers and applying it to the new Los Angeles Football Club
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 00:45:00 +0100
When Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr was sidelined with back pain during last spring’s NBA playoffs, he got a call from Peter Guber, one of the team’s owners. But Guber wasn’t calling to pressure his coach to get back on the bench and he...
© LA Times
There's a criminal investigation linked to Uber-Waymo spat, Justice Department letter confirms
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 23:45:00 +0100
The Justice Department has opened a criminal investigation into allegations that a former Uber executive stole self-driving car technology from Google spinoff Waymo to help the ride-hailing giant build robotic vehicles, a letter from the U.S. attorney's...
© LA Times
Uber describes what hackers accessed in giant data breach
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 19:35:00 +0100
An outside cybersecurity firm, hired by Uber after a massive data theft, found no evidence that riders’ credit card, bank account or Social Security numbers were downloaded by two hackers, the company said in a response to demands for information from...
© LA Times
British city refuses licence for Uber
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 12:37:26 +0100
The city of York in northern England has refused to grant US ride-hailing app Uber a licence to operate, creating more headaches for the company in Britain after a similar move by regulators in London. The city’s council explained its decision on...
© The Punch
Lyft, Uber’s ridesharing rival, launches Toronto service
Tue, 12 Dec 2017 21:41:12 +0100
Lyft calls its service similar to Uber on price and time, aims to win over Toronto customers with enhanced ‘experience.’
© The Star
Uber goes to court to operate in London
Tue, 12 Dec 2017 21:30:00 +0100
Uber will defend its right to operate in London in court next year after the app was deemed unfit to run a taxi service.
© Cape Times
Uber user charged $14,000 for a 20-minute trip
Tue, 12 Dec 2017 20:47:23 +0100
A Toronto man who took an Uber about five miles was charged 18,518.50 Canadian dollars — about $14,401.25 American.
© NY Daily News
Uber stays on London streets until at least April on appeal
Tue, 12 Dec 2017 07:30:00 +0100
Uber Technologies Inc.’s London fate won’t be decided until mid-way through 2018.
© Cape Times
TTC must be innovative to compete with Uber, says board chair
Tue, 12 Dec 2017 01:32:48 +0100
Ridership growth strategy being released next month will recommend ways to compete with increased options at people’s disposal.
© The Star

Most read news about Uber:

Now worth $40 billion, upstart Uber outraces other tech models
Fri, 05 Dec 2014 03:35:00 +0100
SAN FRANCISCO — The popular ride-hailing app Uber is now worth $40 billion, making it by far the most valuable technology start-up in the country.
© LA Times
Barcelona taxis stage 'slow strike' against Uber
Fri, 01 Aug 2014 10:33:00 +0200
Around 50 taxi drivers are seriously disrupting traffic in central Barcelona on Friday, their latest action protesting the mobile taxi app Uber, which they claim threatens their livelihood.
© The Local
NYPD investigating video of officer harassing Uber driver
Tue, 31 Mar 2015 10:46:51 +0200
WARNING GRAPHIC LANGUAGE: NYPD Internal Affairs is investigating a video showing an officer unleashing a racist rant on an Uber driver, the Daily News has learned.
© NY Daily News
Young Vietnamese drive Uber growth
Wed, 23 Sep 2015 01:47:00 +0200
© Bangkok Post
Uber appeals after labor commission says San Francisco driver is an employee
Wed, 17 Jun 2015 18:08:00 +0200
The California labor commissioner's office has determined that a San Francisco-based Uber driver is an employee, not a contractor, of the popular ride-hailing service, according to a document filed in a San Francisco court Tuesday.
© LA Times
Huge opportunity for Uber-like services in India: Vishal Sikka
Wed, 10 Dec 2014 14:56:47 +0100
Uber may be in the midst of a major controversy over a rape incident in India, but Infosys CEO Vishal Sikka feels that digital services like this app-based taxi provider have huge potential in the country."The e-commerce services like Uber, these have...
© Deccan Herald
Chargesheet filed in Uber cab rape
Thu, 25 Dec 2014 03:50:08 +0100
Nineteen days after the rape of a 26-year-old woman in a cab in north Delhi, Delhi Police filed a chargesheet at Tis Hazari Court on Wednesday.The formal set of charges, which came along with 155 pages of evidence, was filed against Uber cab driver Shiv...
© Deccan Herald
‘Sharing economy’ surge raises labor questions for those using services such as Uber, TaskRabbit
Sun, 09 Aug 2015 06:28:16 +0200
They drive for Uber, deliver groceries for Instacart, run errands for TaskRabbit, and rent spare rooms on Airbnb. Are these the new, empowered participants in the “sharing economy,” or workers being exploited by well-funded technology companies?...
© Japan Times
Uber driver shot dead in Cape Town
Sat, 26 Mar 2016 07:59:34 +0100
A Cape Town Uber driver was killed Good Friday morning while waiting to pick up two passengers in Rondebosch.
© Cape Times
Latest News: Obama on Colbert, Uber in India, Royals in N.Y.
Mon, 08 Dec 2014 12:15:14 +0100
Here’s what you need to know to start your day.
© The New York Times
Ola, Uber can't charge more than govt-prescribed rates: HC
Mon, 25 Jul 2016 11:00:25 +0200
The Delhi High Court today made it clear to app-based taxi service providers Ola and Uber that they cannot charge customers more than the rates prescribed by the AAP government.The direction from Justice Manmohan came on the issue of surge pricing resorted...
© Deccan Herald
Uber caps pricing at 2.8 times normal fare during NYC storm
Mon, 26 Jan 2015 20:52:58 +0100
Expect to pay more if you want an Uber in the midst of this week’s New York City snowstorm.
© NY Daily News
Uber suspends amateur taxi service in Spain
Wed, 31 Dec 2014 17:44:01 +0100
Popular web-based taxi company Uber has suspended its amateur driver service in Spain after it received confirmation of a court ruling to ban it in the country.
© The Local
State of the Art: Uber, a Rising Business Model That Could Change How You Work
Wed, 28 Jan 2015 18:37:43 +0100
New technologies have the potential to divide a variety of traditional jobs into tasks that can be assigned to people just when they’re needed.
© The New York Times
Bits Blog: Uber to Introduce Driver Background Checks in India
Fri, 16 Jan 2015 20:16:09 +0100
The ride-hailing start-up brings new screening policies to India after months of scrutiny from lawmakers.
© The New York Times
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