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London Black Cabs Sue Uber In Latest Legal Tangle

More than 10,000 London black cab drivers sue Uber claiming company acted illegally to obtain licence and gain market share

2 months ago

Uber To Pay £149m In Settlement With Australian Taxi Drivers

Uber to pay £149m in settlement with Australian taxi drivers who alleged it used illegal tactics to establish itself in…

4 months ago

Uber To Tempt London Black Cabs With App Offer

Uber is to open up its platform to London's black cabs in 2024, but taxi association says there is no…

8 months ago

Apple Delivers iOS 17 Update To Address iPhone Overheating

Software update from Apple shipped on Wednesday to resolve overheating issue in certain circumstances with iPhone 15

9 months ago

San Francisco Grants Self-Driving Taxi Permits For Waymo, Cruise

Blow for Uber, Lyft. Self-driving players Waymo and Cruise can now take paying passengers 24x7 in San Francisco

11 months ago

EU Launches Probe Into Spanish Ride-Hailing Restrictions

EU launches initial probe into whether Spanish regulations breach law after landmark court ruling favours ride-hailing apps

12 months ago

Former Uber Security Chief Sentenced To Probation Over Hack

San Francisco judge sentences former Uber security chief to three years' probation for role in covering up massive 2016 data…

1 year ago

California Court Says Uber, Lyft Workers Are Contractors

California appeals court upholds Proposition 22 measure that allows Uber, Lyft and others to designate workers as independent contractors

1 year ago

Uber, Motional Launch Robotaxi Service In Las Vegas

People in Las Vegas will now be able to summon a Motional robotaxi on the Uber app, whilst visiting 'sin…

2 years ago

Lyft Confirms Hundreds Of Job Losses

Major job losses at ride hailing firm Lyft, as it says it will axe 13 percent of its workforce –…

2 years ago

Former Uber Security Boss Found Guilty Of Breach Concealment

Jury finds former head of security at Uber guilty of criminal obstruction for failing to report massive data breach in…

2 years ago

Ride-Hailing Firm Bolt Protests Barcelona Rules

Ride-hailing firm Bolt adds bumper extensions to comply with 'counterproductive' new regulations in Barcelona

2 years ago

Uber Begins Infosec Hiring Spree After Lapsus$ Hack

Ride hailing giant began a hiring spree for cybersecurity professionals, one day after a hack attributed to the Lapsus$ group

2 years ago

Uber Says Lapsus$ Extortion Gang Behind Hack

Uber says it believes hacker who carried out last week's breach is affiliated with Lapsus$ extortion group

2 years ago

Uber Responding After ‘Cybersecurity Incident’

Ride hailing giant Uber confirms 'cybersecurity incident', amid report that 18 year old hacker accessed its network via social engineering

2 years ago

SoftBank Sells Off Uber Stake, Cuts Vision Fund Staff

Japan's SoftBank sells off Uber stake, plans to cut staff at flagship Vision Fund investing arm as market turmoil leads…

2 years ago

Zomato Reduces Loss Amidst Investor Gloom Around Food Delivery

India's Zomato reduces quarterly loss and aims for profitability as Uber Technologies expected to show strain of petrol price hikes,…

2 years ago

Uber Sued By 500 Women Over Sexual Assault Allegations

But is Uber responsible? More than 500 women claim they were assaulted by Uber drivers and have filed a lawsuit…

2 years ago

Uber Agrees To Support Minimum Wage In Australia

Uber reaches deal with federal transport union to support legislation over minimum pay for 'gig economy' workers, following deals in…

2 years ago

Uber, Lyft Drop Mask Requirement In US

Masks now optional. Riders and drivers of ride hailing services Uber and Lyft will now longer be forced to wear…

2 years ago

Uber Raises Earnings Forecast Amidst Ride-Hailing Surge

Uber raises earnings forecast for current quarter after seeing surge in ride-hailing demand in February, as demand for delivery services…

2 years ago

Uber Competitor Bolt Raises Prices 10 Percent In London

Uber competitor Bolt raises prices 10 percent in London amidst driver shortage and regulatory changes that add to ride-hailing companies'…

2 years ago

Uber To Pay $9m Settlement Over Safety Reporting Failure

Uber agrees to pay $9 million to settle dispute with California regulators over its failure to provide detailed data on…

3 years ago

Uber Partners With WhatsApp For Ride Booking In India

Sign of things to come? Deal with Meta sees users in India being able to book an Uber ride via…

3 years ago

Uber Raises London Prices By 10 Percent Amidst Driver Shortage

Uber raises London prices by 10 percent amidst a shortage of 200,000 drivers and a surge in demand since the…

3 years ago

Uber To Offer 50,000 Tesla Cars To Drivers

Mammoth Hertz deal to purchase 100,000 Tesla’s electric vehicles, will allow Uber to offer a Tesla for rent to its…

3 years ago

Uber Sued In UK Over Alleged Facial Recognition Bias

Coloured drivers and couriers allege Uber's facial recognition system failed to effectively identify people of colour, or those with a…

3 years ago

Uber CEO: Governments, Not Companies, Should Push Vaccinations

Boss of ride hailing firm explains reasoning behind why Uber office staff must have vaccinations, but not its fleet of…

3 years ago

Chinese Ride-Hailing Giant Didi Chuxing Files For US IPO

World's second-biggest ride-hailing company Didi Chuxing files to go public in US, in what could be biggest Chinese US listing…

3 years ago

Uber Recognises GMB Trade Union In Historic Move

Another noteworthy gig economy change. Months after Uber granted British drivers workers rights, the firm recognises GMB trade union

3 years ago