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February 14, 2024, 10:54 PM

Date night strike: Thousands of US, UK delivery, ride-hailing drivers stop work on Valentine's Day

Thousands of ride-hailing and delivery workers in the U.S. and the U.K. went on strike on Valentine's Day in an effort to win better pay
February 14, 2024, 10:54 PM
February 14, 2024, 6:15 PM

Uber, Lyft and DoorDash drivers strike over pay

Uber, Lyft, and DoorDash drivers are striking at 10 U.S. airports Wednesday for better pay. This, as Valentine's Day spending is expected to hit a new record.
February 14, 2024, 6:15 PM
Uber, Lyft and DoorDash drivers strike over pay
1 month ago

Uber is closing its alcohol delivery app Drizly

Uber bought Drizly during the stay-at-home pandemic era, when at-home deliveries were soaring.
1 month ago
Uber is closing its alcohol delivery app Drizly
2 months ago

No time to return a package? Let Uber do it

Uber has announced a new feature that lets customers request couriers to return packages for them.
2 months ago
No time to return a package? Let Uber do it
4 months ago

Lyft and Uber to pay $328 million for withholding money from drivers

New York State says the companies wrongly deducted certain taxes and fees from drivers' payments between 2013 and 2017.
4 months ago
Lyft and Uber to pay $328 million for withholding money from drivers
4 months ago

Uber and Lyft to pay massive fines

The ride-share apps agreed to pay a combined $328 million for withholding money from drivers.
4 months ago
Uber and Lyft to pay massive fines
4 months ago

Uber, Lyft agree to pay combined $328 million for withholding money from drivers

Uber and Lyft also agreed to an "earnings floor," the N.Y. attorney general said.
4 months ago
Uber, Lyft agree to pay combined $328 million for withholding money from drivers
4 months ago

Uber launches 1st driverless car rides in Phoenix

It comes a day after California pulled General Motors' license for operating its driverless taxis in the state.
4 months ago
Uber launches 1st driverless car rides in Phoenix
4 months ago

Uber announces courier service to return packages

The new offering, which comes ahead of the holiday season, requires a $5 flat fee.
4 months ago
Uber announces courier service to return packages
5 months ago

Uber developing service to rival TaskRabbit: Report

Plus, Roblox is launching on PlayStation next month and users can now customize their favorite places in Google Maps using emojis.
5 months ago
Uber developing service to rival TaskRabbit: Report
8 months ago

Uber launches its car share service in North America

Users can rent a vehicle by the hour or by the day with owners picking their own pricing and availability.
8 months ago
Uber launches its car share service in North America
9 months ago

An inside look at Uber's new feature for the next generation of riders

Ride-sharing company Uber has expanded its service to include ride options for teenagers.
9 months ago
An inside look at Uber's new feature for the next generation of riders
9 months ago

Inside new Uber for teens features

The ride share service will roll out its latest features today in some major cities.
9 months ago
Inside new Uber for teens features
9 months ago

Uber to launch flight booking feature on app in UK

The new feature powered by online travel agent Hopper will roll out for users in the United Kingdom this summer.
9 months ago
Uber to launch flight booking feature on app in UK
10 months ago

Florida Uber Eats driver dismembered in ‘gruesome’ murder: Police

Oscar Solis has been charged with felony murder in the death of delivery driver Randall Cooke.
10 months ago
Florida Uber Eats driver dismembered in ‘gruesome’ murder: Police
1 year ago

Uber updates its app for a more personalized experience

The ride-share service now offers a more streamlined method for ordering rides and deliveries.
1 year ago
Uber updates its app for a more personalized experience
1 year ago

Uber drivers mount strike in New York City

A lawsuit from Uber temporarily blocked a pay increase last month.
1 year ago
Uber drivers mount strike in New York City
1 year ago

Uber drivers strike in New York City after pay increase temporarily blocked

A lawsuit from Uber temporarily blocked a pay increase last month.
1 year ago
Uber drivers strike in New York City after pay increase temporarily blocked
1 year ago

Uber drivers impending 24-hour strike

New York City Uber drivers are preparing to strike after the recent decision to temporarily block wages increases.
1 year ago
Uber drivers impending 24-hour strike
1 year ago

Uber drivers will make fewer left turns, be able to video record for safety

Uber drivers will take fewer left turns and soon be able to record rides on their phones as the ride-share company makes changes geared, officials said, toward safety
1 year ago
Uber drivers will make fewer left turns, be able to video record for safety
1 year ago

Uber expands electric car service to 25 North American markets

Upscale vehicle options now include Teslas and the Ford Mustang Mach-E.
1 year ago
Uber expands electric car service to 25 North American markets
1 year ago

Uber rolls out new safety features including 911 texts, calls with live agents

Uber is rolling out new safety features that will allow users to talk to a live safety agent and text 911 operators in the case of emergency
1 year ago
Uber rolls out new safety features including 911 texts, calls with live agents
1 year ago

Uber rolls out safety features including calls with live agents

Trained safety agents can now call or text riders who feel uncomfortable.
1 year ago
Uber rolls out safety features including calls with live agents
2 years ago

Uber's new rules on arbitration for sex-related claims face 1st test

A former employee has filed a lawsuit against the company.
2 years ago
Uber's new rules on arbitration for sex-related claims face 1st test
2 years ago

Uber posts $8B in revenue

Passenger trips in early spring and summer were up 25% over the same period last year.
2 years ago
Uber posts $8B in revenue
2 years ago

Report: Uber broke laws, secretly lobbied governments

A new report reveals the extreme steps Uber took in its worldwide expansion from 2013-17. New York Times correspondent Mike Isaac breaks down the new reporting.
2 years ago
Report: Uber broke laws, secretly lobbied governments
2 years ago

Uber permanently drops surcharge on environmentally-friendly cars

Riders who request an Uber Green hybrid electric vehicle will no longer pay an extra dollar.
2 years ago
Uber permanently drops surcharge on environmentally-friendly cars
2 years ago

Uber is adding a surcharge to rides and deliveries

The fuel surcharge will be up to 55 cents for rides and 45 cents for deliveries except for New York, who will have custom surcharge.
2 years ago
Uber is adding a surcharge to rides and deliveries
2 years ago

Hackers targeting Uber customers with verification scheme

A Florida man says he was the victim of a "two-factor authentication" scam.
2 years ago
Hackers targeting Uber customers with verification scheme
2 years ago

Uber, Lyft making record profits as consumers pay high prices

Uber and Lyft making record profits as the pandemic wanes as consumers pay high prices.
2 years ago
Uber, Lyft making record profits as consumers pay high prices
3 years ago

Parents keep memory of murdered student alive by promoting rideshare safety

Samantha Johnson was kidnapped and murdered by Nathaniel Rowland after getting in his car, believing it was a rideshare. Two years later, he was convicted and sentenced to life behind bars.
3 years ago
Parents keep memory of murdered student alive by promoting rideshare safety
3 years ago

Uber, Lyft prices rise as demand rebounds post-pandemic

As both ride-share companies face an unprecedented driver shortage, prices for the services have seen at least 40% hike nationwide, according to Rakuten.
3 years ago
Uber, Lyft prices rise as demand rebounds post-pandemic
3 years ago

UberEats driver killed in carjacking by teens

wo girls, 13 and 15, were arrested and charged with felony murder and armed carjacking after police say they violently attacked and killed delivery driver Mohammad Anwar, 66, in Washington, D.C.
3 years ago
UberEats driver killed in carjacking by teens
3 years ago

Uber unveils pharmacy delivery

Uber teams up with ScriptDrop to expand its prescription drug delivery service.
3 years ago
Uber unveils pharmacy delivery
3 years ago

Uber driver allegedly tried to lock woman in car

The victim told authorities she thought the driver was "behaving strangely" and requested to be let out.
3 years ago
Uber driver allegedly tried to lock woman in car
3 years ago

Uber driver allegedly tries to kidnap passenger in Boston: Police

Kamal Essalak is accused of trying to kidnap an Uber passenger in Boston last week.
3 years ago
Uber driver allegedly tries to kidnap passenger
3 years ago

Uber driver speaks out after passenger mask confrontation

The incident was caught on camera when Subhakar Khadka stopped the ride early after he picked up three women and one refused to wear a mask, then allegedly coughed on him.
3 years ago
Uber driver speaks out after passenger mask confrontation
3 years ago

California hits Uber with $59 million fine over sex assault data

California regulators hit Uber with a $59 million fine for allegedly refusing to provide more detailed information about sexual assault and harassment claims.
3 years ago
California hits Uber with $59 million fine over sex assault data
3 years ago

Uber Connect expands its service to over 2,400 new locations

The delivery service offers same day contact-free delivery.
3 years ago
Uber Connect expands its service to over 2,400 new locations
3 years ago

1st look at how Uber will make sure passengers wear masks

Uber will soon require passengers to take a selfie in the app to prove they are properly wearing a mask if they have previously violated the policy.
3 years ago
1st look at how Uber will make sure passengers wear masks
3 years ago

Uber riders who violate face covering policy must soon take mask selfie for service

Uber riders who violate the app's face mask policy must soon take a mask selfie to catch a ride.
3 years ago
Uber riders who violate face covering policy must soon take mask selfie for service
4 years ago

Uber, Lyft may discontinue up-rating if required to make drivers employees

Facebook to roll out notifications giving users more coronavirus-related info before sharing; Hyperion Motors' XP1 car, fueled with oxygen, goes into production in 2022
4 years ago
Uber, Lyft may discontinue up-rating if required to make drivers employees
4 years ago

Uber threatening to shut down in California

The CEO of Uber said it may have to shut down business in California after a judge ruled Uber and Lyft must re-classify drivers as employees rather than as independent contractors.
4 years ago
Uber threatening to shut down in California
4 years ago

California judge orders Uber and Lyft to classify drivers as employees

The rideshare giants have long fought to classify its drivers as contractors.
4 years ago
California judge orders Uber and Lyft to classify drivers as employees
4 years ago

California judge orders Uber, Lyft to reclassify their drivers as employees

Gaming industry is booming with gamers spending $11.6 billion during the pandemic; Sony to bring back wireless game controllers
4 years ago
California judge orders Uber, Lyft to reclassify their drivers as employees
4 years ago

Uber to buy Postmates for nearly $2.65B amid heightened demand for delivery due to coronavirus

Uber will acquire Postmates in an all-stock transaction for $2.65 billion amid the coronavirus pandemic and surge in delivery and takeout options.
4 years ago
Uber to buy Postmates for nearly $2.65B amid coronavirus delivery and takeout surge
4 years ago

Uber is buying food delivery app Postmates

The company hopes the new deal will expand its on-demand food delivery service.
4 years ago
Uber is buying food delivery app Postmates
4 years ago

Uber Eats waives delivery fees for black-owned restaurants

Uber Eats has made it easier for customers to select black-owned restaurants for food delivery without fees.
4 years ago
Uber Eats waives delivery fees for black-owned restaurants
4 years ago

Uber to require that drivers, riders wear masks

Uber's policy requiring drivers and riders to wear masks takes effect next week.
4 years ago
Uber to require that drivers, riders wear masks
4 years ago

Uber to use face detection technology to ensure drivers wear masks

Uber to use face detection technology to ensure drivers wear masks
4 years ago
Uber to use face detection technology to ensure drivers wear masks